Sailboats from other countries dock in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate Brazil’s independence

Navy event to celebrate Brazil's 200 years of independence.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The huge sailboats attracted the attention of those passing through the port area of Rio de Janeiro on Monday (14). The vessels, which come from several countries, are taking part in the "Sail Latin America 2022" event.

The event, which runs from Feb. 13 to 20, kicks off the Navy's celebrations of Brazil's 200th anniversary of independence this year.

In addition to the Brazilian Navy's sailboat "Cisne Branco," boats from Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Uruguay will also participate.

The event has been held every four years since 2010. It aims to gather . . .

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