Thank You, Andrew Nelson

48° North contributor, Andrew Nelson, is stepping away from his role as the Youth Sailing Director for The Sailing Foundation. Andrew has given the sailing community — youth and all of us — so much in his tenure. Andrew…

Sailing Foundation to Host Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminar February 13

The Sailing Foundation will be hosting a US Sailing International Offshore Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminar on Sunday, February 13, 2022 on Bainbridge Island. The seminar will be a "hybrid" course; students will first complete…

The Sailing Foundation’s Online Auction: Some Real Good Stuff to Support a Really Great Organization

Support The Sailing Foundation during their 50th Anniversary Auction, which is open now and ends this Saturday at 7:00 p.m. PDT. An essential local non-profit, The Sailing Foundation (TSF) has turned 50 and continues its…

PNW Hero: Dick Rose – Part 2

From the April 2021 48° North Issue. Around the Pacific Northwest, heroes come in many forms, and 48° North is excited to honor some of them in this series. Here is part two of an interview with Dick Rose, a man many think…

Creating a Culture of Safety, A Skipper’s Responsibility

Essential safe-boating recommendations established by the Cruising Club of America’s Safety & Seamanship Committee The Cruising Club of America recently published guidance entitled “Creating a Culture of Safety: The…