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.
3 Blue Heron
sailing to the Faroe Islands on a broad reach force 5 to 6" with
returning from the Faroes with the wind on the rear quarter
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