One Tack & Two Jibes

One Tack & Two Jibes 1,300 Miles from Alaska to San Francisco Wedged between the lee cloth and cushions on Yahtzee’s starboard settee, I stare aloft through the dark of the cabin and the main hatch, listening intently to the…

Are You Ready For Alaska?

Your Boat, Your Skills, Your Expectations The article below, written by Mike Huston, was published in the September 2015 issue of 48° North. After our recent Alaska themed issue, we decided it was a good idea to share it…

#TBT: Are We There Yet? Know Before You Go.

From the March 2011 issue of 48° North by Gary Dickinson When our son was young, going to his grandparent’s house, he would say those universal words we all have heard, “Are we there yet?” That got me to thinking. How do we…

48°N R2AK Preview: Team Willpower

We are less than a month from the start of the 2017 edition of Race to Alaska (R2AK). This year promises to be different than either of the previous years, both in competition and in conditions. It’s unlikely that we’ll see…