Announcing Christensen Shipyards, LLC

November 04, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
November 4, 2015 - Vancouver, WA — On July 1st, 2015 certain assets of Christensen Shipyards, LTD were sold to Christensen Shipyards, LLC. Under the guidance of controlling shareholder Henry G. Luken, Christensen has resumed production. The current work force employs 105 of the finest craftspeople in the Pacific Northwest, operating out of the same location.

Henry Luken purchased his first Christensen, M/Y Liquidity, in 2001. In 2003, Dave Christensen invited Mr. Luken to become 50% owner of Christensen Shipyards. Together, Dave Christensen & Henry Luken dramatically improved the methodology and standards that were associated with the Christensen product, ultimately creating the Custom Series line. Since this joint venture occurred, Christensen has delivered 13 world-class yachts, with their eyes set on the future.

Current production of the Christensen Custom Series yachts:
  • Hull 36 (M/Y Silver Lining) Approaches delivery in the final quarter of 2015. Silver Lining features a traditional Black Walnut interior and exquisite stonework throughout. Designed with larger than normal living spaces in the main salon, dining, and sky lounge areas, this spacious six stateroom yacht will sleep up to 12 guests. Built to ABS Unlimited Cruising and under 300 US regulatory gross tonnage. Silver Lining will debut in 2016. Please inquire to this yachts availability.
  • Hull 40 (M/Y Chasseur) Delivery is on schedule for the first quarter of 2016. At 160' Chasseur's contemporary interiors provide the pinnacle of refined luxury. Featuring six luxurious staterooms comfortably accommodating 12 guests. The lavish interior and outdoor living areas provide abundant opportunities for dining, entertaining and relaxing. Built to ABS & MCA Certified Unlimited Cruising.
  • Hull 38 Has moved into production and expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018. A sister-ship to Hull 36, Hull 38 has also been designed with larger than normal living spaces in the main salon, dining, and sky lounge areas. This spacious six stateroom yacht will sleep up to 12 guests and is built to ABS Unlimited Cruising and under 300 US regulatory gross tonnage. Hull 38 is available for purchase.

  • Christensen will have representatives on site at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. For more information about current or future projects please contact us at: or CSL Main Office: 360-831-9800 / Cell: (888) 260-7000

    Christensen Shipyards was founded in 1983 in Vancouver, Washington by Dave Christensen, and builds state of the art yachts of 120' and more for discerning clients who recognize Christensen's global reputation. Christensen Shipyards has been a staple in the yachting community and the Pacific Northwest for over 30 years. The shipyard encompasses over 300,000 sq. ft. of climate controlled manufacturing space and employs over 100 craftspeople. State of the Art facilities and modern manufacturing techniques enable Christensen to adhere to high manufacturing standards and build yachts of unsurpassed quality and beauty.

    Mr. Henry G. Luken, III serves as President of Mont Lake Properties Inc. Mr. Luken served as Chairman of Equity Media Holdings Corporation from March 2007 to May 15, 2008 and its Chief Executive Officer and President from February 11, 2008 to May 15, 2008. He was a Co-founder of Telco Communications Group Inc., and served as its Chairman and Treasurer from July, 1993 to April, 1996, and its Chairman from July, 1993 to October, 1997. Mr. Luken served as Chairman of Tel-Labs, Inc., since 1991, and Chairman of Telco Development Group Inc., a computer systems firm owned by Mr. Luken, since 1987, both of which entities he founded. He has been Chairman of the Board of Covista Communications Inc., since February, 2001 and its Director since February 1999. He serves as a Director of Equity Broadcasting Corp., ACNTV and Managing Agent of Henry IV LLC. He served as Director of Equity Media Holdings Corporation until May 15, 2008.

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