Owning a boat in the USA of Reviews

you should be proud to own a boat in the united stated of America only a limited fue can say they are boat owners and you can be one of the proud

Faria Gauges vs. VDO Gauges: Which is Better?

In choosing new gauges for your boat, brand is one of the top factors to consider. Two of the most popular brands for boat gauges are Faria and VDO. So, how do you know which one is right for you? He

6 Simple Meals To Prepare While Sailing

Sailing is a great way to get away from it all and relax. But what do you do when you get hungry? Don’t worry. This blog post discusses six simple meals that you can prepare while sailing. All of t

Introducing the new The Ocean Race VO65 Sprint Cup

Along with five confirmed IMOCA teams racing around the world, up to five VO65 teams will be on the starting line in Alicante, Spain in January, with an option to compete for a new trophy within The

The Race to Alaska Documentary Now Available for Streaming

Now ready to stream nationally from the warm and dry comfort of home, the Race to Alaska movie captures the […] The post The Race to Alaska Documentary Now Available for Streaming appeared first on

KM Yachtbuilders turns aluminium hull Pelagic 77 #2

December 4th, in the early morning, KM Yachtbuilders employees were out and about, the street was cordoned off, the cranes prepared, and it promised to be a beautiful Monday morning in Makkum. This w

Dates and Race Area confirmed for the 37th America’s Cup Match

The Racing Area for both the Challenger Selection Series and the America’s Cup Match itself has now been agreed with Barcelona’s Capitán Marítimo and are set to the south of the City along Barc

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Doable DIY:Crafting a Simple, Durable Dodger

Have you ever noticed an old and badly neglected sailboat at the marina or boat yard or that grabs you […] The post Doable DIY:</br>Crafting a Simple, Durable Dodger appeared first on 48° No

Led Flood Lights For Boats: A Beginner’s Guide

Boating at night is a great way to enjoy the beauty of the water, but you have to ensure you're safe and visible. LED flood lights for boats are a great way to light up your vessel and make sure oth

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CYC Turkey Bowl Recap

CYC Turkey Bowl Regatta, which was also the District 22 Grand Prix Series Finale, brought varied dinghy fleets to Puget […] The post CYC Turkey Bowl Recap appeared first on 48° North.

Destinations: Verging on Cape Caution

Here’s our latest destinations installment courtesy of SalishSeaPilot.com‘s Jim Burgoyne detailing four anchorages south of Cape Caution good for waiting for […] The post Destinations: Verging

Boat Speedometer: The Essentials

Boat speedometers are an essential piece of equipment for any vessel. They help boaters keep track of their speed and stay within the legal limit. There are a few different types of speedos for boats

How OCEANR Removed 269,980 plastic bottles from the Sea

Eco-apparel company OCEANR has unveiled its latest move towards creating a fully-sustainable economic ecosystem for its products. Hailing from Cork in Ireland, OCEANR was founded in 2016 by keen envi

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Boat Trim Gauge- The Basics

If you're new to boating, the boat trim gauge may seem like a bit of a mystery. What is it for? Do you really need one? In this post, we'll give you the basics of boat trim tilt gauges and help you

Editor’s Letter: Continuing Excitement for Shorthanded Racing

I am frequently asked, “What is cool or noteworthy in the world of sailing? What’s the next big thing?” and […] The post Editor’s Letter: Continuing Excitement for Shorthanded Racing appear

30 Best Fishing Gear Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2022

Fishing Gear Blog List ranked by popularity based on social metrics, google search ranking, quality & consistency of blog posts & Feedspot editorial team

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Swimming – Recreation and sports

Register or drop in for swimming lessons, water exercise, leadership, and first aid programs or find a recreational swimming time at indoor or outdoor pools across the City.

Can You Take a Pontoon Boat in the Ocean?

If you love the feel of the ocean breeze, the sound of the waves, and the thrill of an adventure, then you may be wondering if it's possible to take a pontoon boat out in the open ocean. You might be

Temperature Sender: What Is It and Why Should Your Boat Have One?

If you have a boat, then you know how important it is to keep an eye on the temperature. After all, you don't want your engine to overheat, do you? But what do you need to keep track of that? Well, o

Beacon Background:Patos Island Lighthouse

Boaters venturing north beyond the bustle of Friday Harbor, Roche Harbor, Deer Harbor, and other popular destinations in the San […] The post Beacon Background:</br>Patos Island Lighthouse ap

Water Pressure Gauge: An Introduction

If you love being out on the water, then you know how important it is to have a boat engine that is in good working condition. One of the most important parts of your boat is the water pressure gauge

YYachts delivered the first new Flagship Y9

YYachts delivered the first Y9. The new flagship of the German shipyard shows sporty lines, an enormous volume and a sophisticated interior. The yard’s new flagship Y9 is born from the ambitious

Emirates Team New Zealand AC40: implementing the solution

Just days ago, Emirates Team New Zealand buried the bow of their AC40 while testing in waves on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, which resulted in damage to the forward sections of the hull and deck struct

Thanksgiving Aboard

Rewarding No Matter Where You Go or What You Eat The sweet smell of pumpkin pie wafted through the cabin […] The post Thanksgiving Aboard appeared first on 48° North.

Galley Essentials: Fall Harvest Season in the Pacific Northwest

This installation of our former long-running culinary cruising column, Galley Essentials, from the November 2020 issue of 48° North still […] The post Galley Essentials: Fall Harvest Season in the

How to Choose the Correct Boat Rudder Angle Indicator?

When sailing, you need to be able to change the angle of your boat quickly. With a rudder, you can do that by tilting it at a specific angle. If your rudders are not working properly, or if you want

Schooner Athos re-delivered by Huisfit following a Successful Conversion 

Before acquiring the 62 m / 203 ft Hoek-designed, Holland Jachtbouw-built Athos (2010), the new owner chartered her for a year. He fell in love with the boat but saw many ways in which she could be o

November Products News

ICOM M605 VHF Radio Not simply a VHF radio, M605 is designed to allow users the choice on how to […] The post November Products News appeared first on 48° North.

Marine VHF Frequencies: The Basics

If you’re new to the world of marine radio, the VHF frequencies can seem like a confusing jumble of numbers. But don’t worry, it’s not as complicated as it looks.  Marine VHF frequencies are

Digital Boat Gauges: How They Work And Why You Should Get One

There's a lot to know about everything in your marine environment. Keeping tabs on the correct pressure, temperature and flow are essential to keeping your boat running as efficiently as possible. Di

The Fast Lane on Golden Shores — Round the County 2022

Two days, 120 boats, 700 sailors, 65 miles… Another wonderful November circumnavigation of the San Juans. Round the County has […] The post The Fast Lane on Golden Shores — Round the County 20

Top 5 Sailing Australia Experiences

Australia is full of wondrous sights, from spectacular beaches, unique wildlife, lush rainforests and winding waterways, and what’s more, there are plenty of places to visit victoria whilst you are

Dock Lines for Boats (All You Need to Know)

"Dock lines for boats? Do I need to know about that?" you might be thinking. Well, if you're a boat owner, the answer is a resounding yes! You need the right dock lines to keep your boat safe and sec

20 Most Unique Gift Ideas for Boaters in Your Life

If you know a boater, then you know that they are a unique breed. They have their own lingo, their own culture, and their own way of life. And when it comes to gift giving, they can be a tough bunch

3 Bank Battery Chargers: Ultimate Guide

There's nothing worse than being out on the open water and having your boat's battery die on you. That's why it's important to have a good quality charger on board, so you can keep your battery toppe

Why you need a Life Jacket for Fishing (And How to Choose the Right One)

Fishing comes with its dangers, and wearing a life jacket is one of the best ways to protect yourself. Indeed, they're not the most stylish things in the world. But, when you're out in the middle of

SEAsonings Article in June 2022 Issue of Sailing Magazine

Sailing Magazine featured our US Regional Manager and instructor Randon Finkelstein in their SEAsonings artcle, June 2022. Click on the link below to read about Randon’s love for sailing, teaching.

Colgate Sailing Adventures – 2022 Antigua Flotilla Trip

ANTIGUA April 21-28, 2022 By Heather Hild-Atwater We were very lucky to be here at this time! Our flotilla is sandwiched between the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and Antigua Race... The post Colgate

St. Martin/Marteen Flotilla, January 2022

Written by Tom Rankin, participant in St. Martin Colgate Sailing Adventures® Flotilla Vacation, January 2022 Best of Times 😊 • Dinner at the Fort Luis Yacht club • Sailing and... The post St.

Learning to Bareboat Cruise on a 40-foot Catamaran with Offshore Sailing School

By: The Wandering Kellers (Karen and Matthew from Pennsylvania) “One of our plans for retirement is to buy a sailboat and cruise around enjoying the ocean breeze and beautiful sunsets,... The post

2021 BVI Flotilla Cruise Blog

HOLD ON TO YOUR COCONUTS MARGRET! In COVID times; it’s a small miracle when everyone shows up on time, and we all did, amazing! November 6-13, 2021, our Colgate Sailing Advent

Fantastic Views and Crews on our Big, Fat Greek Islands Sailing Adventure

I had the amazing opportunity to join the Colgate Sailing Adventures® flotilla vacation in the Greek Islands in June 2021. An unexpected, last-minute cancellation on this sold-out trip brought about

Offshore Sailing School Owners’ Biography to be Published in October 2021

OFFSHORE High – Biography of Steve & Doris Colgate Offshore Sailing School Vice President, Director of Sales & Marketing, Beth Oliver, is pleased to announce that company founder and owners

Great Sailing Getaway Contest Winner is Luis Ramos

The winner has been announced for our 2021 Great Sailing Getaway Contest Congratulations to Luis Ramos and his wife, Eva Daraban-Ramos from Virginia. Luis’ touching essay and photo montage with...

Colgate Sailing Adventures Fun In Exumas, Bahamas

We Sailed Away & Loved Every Minute in the Exumas May 9-16, 2021 By Heather Hild-Atwater What do a Pilot, a Librarian, an Artist, a Cowgirl, and a Financial Planner... The post Colgate Sailing Ad

Q &amp; A with Colgate Sailing Adventures Flotilla Trip Hosts Nate and Heather Atwater

HOME ON THE WATER We caught up with Nate Atwater and Heather Hild-Atwater while they were preparing to host the second of five Colgate Sailing Adventures® flotilla sailing vacations in... The post Q

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