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Cruising World celebrates 35 years

Cruising World magazine will kick off its yearlong 35th anniversary with the publication's October issue.

The first Cruising World edition, called The Sailboat Show Annual, was released during the 1974 Annapolis Sailboat Show held in October of that year.

The commemorative issue of Cruising World will include not only its regular features, but also a number of articles by longtime friends and readers of the publication, including a special Mailbag section with "Letters to Murray" - a tribute to Cruising World's founder, Murray Davis, in which sailors tell the stories of how they got hooked on sailing.

Regular columnist Cap'n Fatty Goodlander recounts what cruising was like in 1974; and Melanie Neale, author of Short Story, describes growing up on a boat while her father, Tom Neale, Soundings magazine's technical editor, used to come to Newport, R.I., each year to write articles.

In an excerpt from his upcoming book, yacht designer Chuck Paine talks about his early years when articles in Cruising World helped him gain traction. Longtime editor Bernadette Bernon contributes an essay describing her encounters with some of the well-known authors who've visited the magazine's offices.

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