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Drew Larson (Class of 2014) helps complete project Alyssa and joins Cape George Marine, Port Townsend, WA

Drew LarsonWe are proud to announce that Drew Larson (Class of 2014) has been working on the restoration of Alyssa, a 42-foot sloop from Bremerton, WA. Drew has been employed with shipwright Kees Prins as an apprentice. This boat project gave him the opportunity to further his woodworking and boat building skills under the tutelage of a highly respected shipwright.

Drew’s next professional step will be working with Cape George Marine in Port Townsend, WA.


Drew¬† graduated in the Class of 2014 from the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding. He completed his Associate of Occupational Studies degree in Contemporary Wood Composite Boatbuilding. He also took Repair and Restoration during the summer quarter at the school. Drew always impressed us with his mathematical mind – he could summarize so many boat building processes in mathematical patterns! He was a highly disciplined student who always took care to get jobs done in a meticulous manner. Drew’s problem solving abilities were also noteworthy.

Best wishes, Drew! We are so proud of your accomplishments!