Olympus leaving for the East Coast Bid Her Farewell at the Locks Sunday 26th 1:30pm

On Sunday afternoon  NWWB member, Diane Lander’s, historic 1929-built motor yacht Olympus is leaving Seattle for the East Coast.  It has an interesting history, more at www.yachtolympus.com.  Olympus will be accompanied by other “classic boats and other interested vessels …. in a farewell flotilla”.

An article from Three Sheets NW says…

Historic motor yacht Olympus set to leave the PNW, and you’re invited to bid her farewell

By Editor on February 22, 2017

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Olympus at the Seattle waterfront on Elliott Bay.

The historic motor yacht Olympus is making her last trip out of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard and you’re invited to help send her off.

On Sunday, February 26, Olympus will take on fuel at Morrison’s Fuel Dock on Lake Union and classic boats and other interested vessels are welcome to rendezvous there at noon and travel with her to the locks in a farewell flotilla.

Olympus will take her time heading westward towards Ballard and boating enthusiasts are encouraged to gather at the locks at 1:30 p.m. to give her a grand sendoff as she heads toward Puget Sound.

From Shilshole Bay, Olympus will turn north en route to Victoria where she’ll be put on a transport ship and sent back to her birth place, New York.

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2 Responses to Olympus leaving for the East Coast Bid Her Farewell at the Locks Sunday 26th 1:30pm

  1. Elizabeth Ellingsen-Wannamaker says:

    Did Diane sell it? Or is she moving it herself?

  2. Administrator says:

    It is being transported to a new owner, yes, it sold.

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