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OREGON FIELD GUIDE

Dory Builder

  • Aired: 02/28/2013
  • 09:18
  • Rating: TV-G
Pacific City, Oregon owes its identity, and its fishing industry, to dory boats. The flat-bottomed, no-keel boats take off from dry sand directly into the surf. When they return, fishermen throttle up full blast to slide back in using the beach as their brakes. A group of students from Linfield College are making a major effort to preserve the unique history.
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One of the last commercial dory builders keeps up a century old tradition.
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