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In recognition of World Ocean Day on June 8, guests and crewmembers from all 14 Maine windjammers will scour the beaches for trash that's washed ashore over the winter. (Maine Windjammer Assoc., POB 1144P; Blue Hill, ME 04614; Ph. 800 807-WIND; WWW. sailmainecoast.com) ... The JamestownYorktown Foundation (VA) is a flurry of activity as it prepares for the 400th anniversary of the founding ofJamestown next year. In February it announced that retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will serve as the Honorary Chair of America's 400th Anniversary Commemoration. In March, Rockport Marine in Maine launched a new replica (the third built to date) of Godspeed; sails and rigging by Nathaniel S. Wilson. Godspeed will tour the east coast this summer with stops in Alexandria, VA,

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