Oregon Field Guide

Dory Builder

Clip: Season 24 Episode 2413 | 9m 18s

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.

Aired: 02/28/13

Rating: TV-G

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