Getting the Whole Family Involved in Youth Sailing

As we gratefully celebrate Andrew Nelson's tenure as Youth Sailing Director at The Sailing Foundation, here's one of our favorite articles he wrote for us contextualizing and seeking to strengthen youth sailing. This article…

CYC Turkey Bowl — Intergenerational Dinghy Goodness

Sailors of all ages came to the waters of Shilshole Bay for some small boat racing fun. Corinthian Yacht Club’s Turkey Bowl is always one of the coolest regattas of the year, and it seems to be getting cooler. Seattle’s…

West Coast Sailing Joins Zim and Dwyer to Create New Company, Starting Line Sailing

Starting Line Sailing, Inc. Acquires Zim Sailing and Dwyer Mast & Rigging; combining forces with West Coast Sailing. No doubt this is one of the cooler developments in the recreational sailing biz recently, and it…

Port Townsend Thunderbirds

A History, and Review of the 2020 Sailing Season From the December 2020 issue of 48° North. A successful season of racing on Port Townsend Bay has come to an end. At the center of the planning and implementation, as every…

Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part 6 — Gig Harbor

Sending More PNW Graduating Senior Sailors Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has…

FINAL DAY of Sail Sand Point’s Annual Campaign…Support a Great Organization!

Today is the day to support one of the Pacific Northwest's most important community sailing programs! Sailors around the Pacific Northwest are, no doubt, already familiar with the important work of Sail Sand Point (SSP) in…

Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part Five — Seattle

Sending More PNW Graduating Senior Sailors Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has…

PNW Hero: Sarah Hanavan

Growing a yacht club youth program from 4 participants to more than 60 in four years; coaching her high school racers to achieve the highest-ever finish for a Northwest team at a Mallory Cup Fleet Racing National…

Happy Father’s Day to My Three Sailing Dads

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there, including the Three Sailing Dads celebrated in this article Of all the likely phrases you may hear shouted at you over the loud music of a college party, “Your dad is so cool!”…

Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part Four — Olympia

Sending Even More PNW Senior Sailors Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has their…