Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op has been building a sport fisher vessel this year.  The new boat construction is an Erickson 38.  It is close to completion with a launch date to be determined in the coming weeks.  Chris Chase and Chris Brignoli are leading the project.  The fine detail interior work was completed by Chase.  The system installation by Brignoli, with Matt Henderson and Matt Mortenson working on the electric as well.  The fly bridge and fish hold are now completed and the newly fabricated mast ready for installation.

New construction of the sport fisher, Erickson 38, at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.

New construction of the sport fisher, Erickson 38, at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.  The fly bridge and the fish hold are completed.

Erickson 38's mast was fabricated at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op and is ready for installation.

Erickson 38’s mast was fabricated at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op and is ready for installation.

The interior of the Erickson 38 sport fisher displays fine detail woodwork.

The interior of the Erickson 38 sport fisher displays fine detail woodwork.