In the News: The Tall Ships may be majestic. But bringing them here can be a headache.

By June 15, 2017September 14th, 2018In the News

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.”

Read the full article from The Boston Globe

Photo: Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff