#TBT: Deception Pass, An Exciting Destination

In our latest Throwback Thursday, find out more about Deception Pass from cruising guide authors Jo Bailey and Carl Nyberg that appeared in the March 2002 edition of 48° North. With  swift currents churning between towering…

Waggoner’s Details for Day-Use Reopening of Recreational Boating

Understanding and Following the Guidelines are Key to Continuing (and Increasing) Access, Now That Day-use Boating has Reopened Editor's Note: The team that brings you one of the most trusted names in cruising, Waggoner…

Q & A With Washington State Parks

Many of Washington's Marine State Parks reopened for day use yesterday. What does that mean for boaters? Washington State Parks offers these answers. 48° North: How can boaters find out which marine state parks are open?…

Dog-Friendly Destinations

Around Puget Sound Gig Harbor Charming Gig Harbor is a wonderful stop on any cruise. With multiple guest moorage options and anchoring space to boot, there is a spot to be found and some fun to be had in Gig Harbor for most…

Choose Your Winter Cruising Adventure

This is the third in Andy Cross's excellent series about winter cruising destinations around the Puget Sound region. If you missed the others, be sure to check them out: Winter Anchorages of Puget Sound and Holiday Splendor…

#TBT: A Quick Tour of San Juan Island State Parks

With so many islands, parks, and recreational areas,  from Sucia, to Stuart, to Spencer Spit, the San Juans  are truly a unique and treasured cruising ground. From the April 2008 Issue By Becky Coffield Protected Reid Harbor…