Sea History 40 (1986): 10–11.
Operation Sail. Go out of the fraternity of the sea and speak these words and you will, more often than not, get a flicker of recognition, a remembrance of something heard about or better, of something experienced, a day lived in the full expectation and in the presence of something that was more than memorable . . . a gathering of the “greatest sailing ships on earth marching out of the mists to the south,” as one captain noted in his log while preparing to weigh anchor and take up position in the parade of ships on July 4, 1976.More