by Laura Johnston, cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Tall Ships are coming to Cleveland!

The recreated sailing vessels will dock in Cleveland July 11-14, as part of the Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes. The ships race throughout Lakes Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario, with stops in the United States and Canada.

Tall Ships America aims to preserve the maritime heritage of North America build character through sail training and education.

In Cleveland, the three-day event on Lake Erie will include day sails, waterfront activities and more. It is sponsored by the city of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Downtown Cleveland Alliance, Destination Cleveland,

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