Dory Fleet holds special piece of maritime history

Pacific City, a beautiful stretch along the stunning Oregon Coast, prides itself in being “The Home of the Dory Fleet.” What is a dory? How did dory fishing develop into what it is today in Pacific City? In general, a dory is a 16- 23-foot lightweight vessel with a flat bottom and tall sides made from wooden planks. Our traditional double ended dories were developed in New England in the early 18th Century. Designed for maneuverability, balance, and fairly easy rowing, a dory provides the skilled operator with a stable platform for navigating and hauling large amounts of fish. >click to read<10:25

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