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About Southwinds Magazine

Editor & Publisher's Message:

                                Steve Morrell, editor

Southwinds Magazine is the news and information source for cruisers and racers in the Southern United States. The magazine was founded by Doran Cushing, who published his first issue in December 1993. The magazine was then located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

In May 2002, Steve Morrell, the current Editor and Publisher, purchased the magazine from Mr. Cushing and published his first issue in July 2002.

Southwinds magazine covers Sailing, cruising, racing and other events of interest to sailors in general, but particularly to sailors in the eight southern states where the magazine is distributed: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. The magazine covers Sailing news in those areas and also in the Caribbean and the Bahamas.

Southwinds has always had an interest in the largest island in the Caribbean, Cuba, and has been a source of information for sailors wishing to go to Cuba since the magazine's birth in 1993. Southwinds believes that sailors have a right, without interference, either domestic or foreign, to sail to Cuba and promotes the freedom of American sailors and sailors from around the world to do so.

Southwinds is delivered to over 500 locations in eight southern states, plus St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands. The magazine is delivered to yacht clubs and Sailing associations, marine stores, yacht brokers, marinas, boatyards, sail lofts, Sailing schools, and other Sailing-related locations. Click here to see where you can Pick Up a Copy of Southwinds.

Subscriptions are sent throughout the United States and the Virgin Islands. We will mail subscriptions anywhere as long as there are no vicious dogs or other entities nearby that could do harm to the delivery person.

Southwinds Media, Inc, also owns and runs the Southeast US Sailing & Cruising Business Directory and the Southern Youth Sailing Programs and Yacht Club Directory

The magazine, owned by Southwinds Media, Inc., whose president is Steve Morrell, is currently published in Bradenton, Florida. Graphics are done by Heather Nicoll. The mailing address is as follows:

 Southwinds Media, Inc.
 PO Box 14456
 Bradenton, FL 34280-4456
 (941) 795-8704
 (941) 866-7597 fax
 E-mail: editor@southwindsmagazine.com