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Operation Sail

President Kennedy founded Operation Sail in 1961 to promote unity and goodwill between nations through sail. Though he never lived to see it, his vision of unity is realized by the gathering of majestic tall ships, and the seamen and -women who sail them, all united in a single purpose and by a similar passion.

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