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This feature length high-def documentary tracks the journey of the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle from Portland, Oregon to San Francisco where she leads the Tall Ships Parade through the Golden Gate and into San Francisco Bay. This is Eagle’s first trip to the West Coast in over a decade.

The Eagle is the largest tall ship flying the American flag and the only square-rigger in active U. S. government service. Its rich nautical heritage dates back to the German Navy.

On the decks and in the twenty miles of rigging, the cadets get their first taste of life at sea. They learn to overcome fear and learn how to work together to tackle the challenges that the ocean throws at them.

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