By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The recently opened, Rio Classic Sailing, is now offering both Rio’s tourists and residents alike, the unique opportunity to sail Rio’s iconic waters, whether it be for a relaxing day tour or a romantic sunset cruise, in a rare classic vessel, a fully restored 42.7-foot yawl, the Maria de Luna.

In nautical terms, a yawl is a two-masted sailboat with a large mainmast and smaller mizzenmast. Importantly, Rio Classic Sailing’s principle, Italian expatriate Stefano Macchi, is . . .

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