The Argon Collective

"Argon" owners Jasmine Wornstaff, Sam Morin, Libby Borchert, and Calla Ward {left to right} enjoy Lake Union with Jasmines sister, Jessica Going sailing starts with a decision. Going sailing starts with a decision. A…

She Tells Sea Tales: A celebration of women in the maritime industry

For the fifth straight year, the Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC) in Port Townsend will play host to "She Tells Sea Tales" — an incredible collaboration of talented women who work and play on the water. She Tells Sea Tales…

Beyond Fun: A Panel Presented by Northwest Women in Boating

Now in it’s 12th year and taking place on January 31, Women’s Day at the Seattle Boat Show featured the all-day Boat University course designed specifically for female boaters. There were also free seminars with numerous…

Women's Day at the Boat Show

Captain Margaret Pommert is talking about diapers but there isn’t a woman in the room giving babies much thought. The attendees of this week’s sell-out Women: Dock, Diesel, Navigate, Crew Overboard Boat Show University…

You Know More Than You Think You Do!

This article, by Irene Panke Hopkins, was originally published in the October 2017 issue of 48° North.   One Woman's Discoveries about Equal Partnerships, Sailing Knowledge, and Self-Confidence On a recent sunny…

Important Inspiration at “Women in Boating” Panel

A competitive rower, a commercial captain, a maritime tradeswoman, a lifelong learner, and a cruising author; the women of the 2017 Northwest Women in Boating panel lead inspiring lives both on and off the water. Coinciding…