Nautical Minutes

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painting by Edward Hopper
For centuries the ocean that surrounds us has been friend and benefactor to our area - a source of both commerce and recreation. And it's also been a fearsome destructive force at times. These Nautical Minutes celebrate the many facets of our historic and intimate relationship with the sea. The series was produced by Brian Morris for WCAI.

Listen Chatham Shellfishing
Sue Farnham has been shell fishing Chatham waters for many years.

Listen The Golden Age of Mapmaking
Bruce Wolf and David Garner are co-curators of an antique map exhibit in Orleans.

Listen Maps bring people to the New World
Bruce Wolf and David Garner are co-curators of an antique map exhibit in Orleans.

Listen Early Cape Cod Maps
Bruce Wolf and David Garner are co-curators of an antique map exhibit in Orleans.

Listen Lighthouse
Gerard Smith is a guide at the Highland Lighthouse in North Truro.

Listen Coast Guard Lifeboat
Pete Kennedy is curator of the CG36500, a Coast Guard lifeboat that rescued 32 sailors from the wreck of the Pendleton in 1952.

Listen Working on Wooden Boats
Brad Pease is co-owner of Pease Boatworks in Chatham.

Listen Boats in the Barn
Brad Pease is co-owner of Pease Boatworks in Chatham.

Listen Marine Railways
Brad Pease is co-owner of Pease Boatworks in Chatham.

Listen Starting up a Business
Ed Wanamaker owns The Bait Shack in Orleans.

Listen Ship Wreck
Barry Clifford discovered the wreck of the pirate ship Whydah in 1984.

Listen Tri-Works Exhibit
Matthew Stackpole is Executive Director of the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Listen The Beetle Cat
Mike Matthewson of Marstons Mills has been an avid sailor on Cape Cod for many years.

Listen Shack from Chappaquiddick
Matthew Stackpole is Executive Director of the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Listen Anchor from schooner Liberty
Matthew Stackpole is Executive Director of the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Listen Boat in a Bottle
Brad Finch owns the Spyglass Nautical Antique Shop in Brewster.

Listen Road Service at Sea
Kurt Jessup runs the Sea Tow franchise in Buzzards Bay.

Listen Seaman's Tool Chest
Brad Finch owns the Spyglass Nautical Antique Shop in Brewster.

Listen Learning how to sail
Mike Matthewson of Marstons Mills has been an avid sailor on Cape Cod for many years.

Listen Ship Models
Mike Matthewson of Marstons Mills has been an avid sailor on Cape Cod for many years.

Listen Fresnel Lense
Matthew Stackpole is Executive Director of the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Listen Research Ship
Barry Clifford operates the 75-foot research vessel Vast Explorer.

Listen Beetle Cat Races
Mike Matthewson of Marstons Mills races Beatle Cat Sailboats in Barnstable Harbor.

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