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Steady As She Goes
August 27, 1962
The smiling skipper behind the binnacle above may seem to be keeping a weather eye out for his wife and his child as they bounce along the waves, precariously perched in tandem on water skis. But this former naval person was cruising on a friend's yawl off the coast of Maine, 4,000 miles from the blue Mediterranean, where his wife and daughter, vacationing in Italy, were having their seagoing fun. If he had been closer, the Commander in Chief might have looked more alarmed than pleased. Less than a minute after the picture was snapped, Jackie, rendered unseaworthy by Caroline's wriggling, lost her balance and temporarily foundered.
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August 27, 1962

Steady As She Goes

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The smiling skipper behind the binnacle above may seem to be keeping a weather eye out for his wife and his child as they bounce along the waves, precariously perched in tandem on water skis. But this former naval person was cruising on a friend's yawl off the coast of Maine, 4,000 miles from the blue Mediterranean, where his wife and daughter, vacationing in Italy, were having their seagoing fun. If he had been closer, the Commander in Chief might have looked more alarmed than pleased. Less than a minute after the picture was snapped, Jackie, rendered unseaworthy by Caroline's wriggling, lost her balance and temporarily foundered.

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