Classic beauty spruced up in Port Townsend

by Tim Flanagan on January 31, 2010

David G. Sellars has the story in the Peninsula Daily News:

THE ORION, sickness A 64-foot Sparkman and Stephens yawl, is on the hard at the Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-Op, reports Brooks Townes of Port Townsend (who get a big tip of the bosun’s cap for his heads-up).

It is there that Pete Rust and Chris Chase are replacing the deck and reconfiguring below-deck spaces into berthing compartments.

Work should be complete and the yawl back in the water by the middle of April.

Orion is owned by Capt. Kevin Campion, a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest and founder of Deep Green Wilderness, an educational organization that uses the boat as an educational tool to expose students from 14 years to 17 years to the marine and coastal landscapes of the Northwest.

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