"We are tied to the ocean." – The Backstory Behind One of the Most Iconic JFK Quotes 

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John F. Kennedy sailing

"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch it, we are going back from whence we came."  As President John F. Kennedy shared this sentiment with the attendees of the 1962 America's Cup dinner, he may not have guessed how those words would resonate with boaters and sailors for decades to come.

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