The Grand Parade of Sail that will grace Boston Harbor on Saturday promises to be a visual delight, a slow, majestic procession of 54 vessels from around the world that pays homage to the city’s rich maritime heritage.
But what a headache to get them here.
“There were a few egos involved,” said Dusty Rhodes, the big-event impresario who organized Sail Boston 2017. “Each ship has to be requested, cajoled, begged — whether it’s a foreign navy or a maritime foundation or nonprofit ownership.”
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