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Wind Vane Video


These videos were taken in Scotland in varying sea and wind conditions .

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Video 1 A broad reach buffeted by strong winds testing the vane in difficult conditions. The vane is damped by "feed back" from the swing of the pendulum.

Video 2 was recorded in a beam reach in Force 5 to 6 around the Isle of Skye. A small plywood vane is all that is needed.   

Video 3 Blue Heron sailing to the Faroe Islands on a broad reach force 5 to 6" with Blue Heron

Video 4 Blue Heron returning from the Faroes with the wind on the rear quarter Blue Heron


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