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Tall ship visits Saxon Harbor


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SAXON, Wis. - Saxon Harbor played host to a larger vessel than it usually sees over the past few days as a tall ship, Schooner Huron Jewel, docked in the harbor Thursday.

"We're sailing around the Great Lakes this summer to put smiles on people's faces by bringing a tall ship to their backyard," said Julie Covert, who owns the ship with her husband, Hugh.

The 60-foot schooner - which means the vessel has more than one mast and has its biggest sail in the back - sails out of Drummond Island and normally offers a variety of day sails, overnights and...