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On any number of the commercial fishing boats that you will see coming and going about Cape Cod’s harbors, you may notice a small vane or flag of bunting or like material flying from a mast or “stay.”

It may even be simply an odd piece of cloth tied there at one end. This is the “dogvane.” Its purpose is to enable the crew to tell quickly the direction of the wind and to some extent, the velocity. Also referred to as a “telltale” by sailors.

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Posted by Cape Cod - (website) on 02/06/06
Categories: Boating
Keywords: maritime, boating


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