President John F. Kennedy loved the sea! He spent many hours on the water off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts and off the coast of Rhode Island. Below he sails the U.S. Coast Guard yawl “Manitou” in waters off Rhode Island.
President Kennedy at the helm of the U. S. Coast Guard yawl “Manitou”. This was one of his favorite sailing yachts, and there are many White House Diary entries that describe cruising aboard “Manitou” with family and friends.