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West Bay | 54 SonShip Pilothouse

  • Make
    West Bay
  • Model
    54 SonShip Pilothouse
  • Year
  • Condition
  • Price
  • Class
  • Length
    54.00 ft
  • Hull Material
  • Location
    San Diego, CA
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This is a stunning West Bay SonShip 54, built at the legendary Pacific Northwest West Bay shipyard.  This SonShip hull # 54-07 comes complete with an unbeatable package of custom factory options, extensive owner upgrades and delivers grace, beauty and superior built systems and performance in a conveniently sized motor yacht. For those looking to own a manageable yacht without sacrificing quality of build and materials, look no further than the SonShip 54. 


Volvo D12D-B 715 HP engines with Volvo controls at Pilothouse and Command Bridge and power steering. Teprorib matting package in Lazarette and Transom storage locker. 50amp Glendinning system with 75 ft. power cord at transom. One (1) Miele 240 volt AC barbecue to port forward cabinet. Raw water washdown tap at anchor locker. Interior décor package #3 (Black / Tan. Granite countertops in Galley and Phantom screens for Salon doors and Pilothouse door. Espar model D5-L forced air heating system, (2) vari-speed furnaces with outlets throughout vessel. Custom salon chair. Stainless steel elliptical port lights (2) with screens and privacy covers, (1) port and (1) starboard. 17" LCD TV/DVD combo on forward wall to port in Master Stateroom. Washer/dryer combo unit (ventless) located in cabinet above forward port dresser in Master Stateroom. 

Custom Owner Upgrade Highlights (partial list):

  • TRAC stabilizers
  • Yacht Controller wireless engine/thrusters/windlass control
  • 2nd generator (6kW)
  • Maretron ships computer monitoring system
  • Custom flybridge hardtop by West Bay with full enclosure
  • Flybridge Webasto heating system
  • Stern thruster (in addition to bow thruster)
  • Village Marine Watermaker
  • Stidd leather helm seat
  • Nautic-Air air purification system
  • Updated helms with top-of-the-line electronics
  • Steelhead ES1000 davit
  • 11' Nautica RIB with 40hp Yamaha


* Two staterooms, two ensuite head layout with additional sleeping space on salon sofa pullout. Two separate sets of staircases leading to each secluded ensuite to ensure complete private access to the nearly equal sized staterooms. 

* The only yacht in its class with a stand-up engine room, the West Bay SonShip 54 engine room was designed with ease of access in mind. A floating ceiling and forward bulkhead are fitted with ample sound-proofing which effectively prevents engine noise from transferring into the living areas, so you can carry on a conversation while underway without having to raise your voice. 
* Walk-around side decks with raised bulwarks permit safe and easy movement about the vessels exterior. 
* A 3ft 10inch draft permits comfortable manoeuvring in shallow areas, while propeller tunnels and a substantial keel provide further protection for the propellers. 
* Transom storage, easily accessed from the swim grid, and a large lazarette area beneath the aft deck, provide convenient spaces for stowing fenders, life jackets and plenty of other gear. 
* Molded stairs leading from the aft deck to the command bridge provide safe and easy access to the bridge deck. 
* The open layout on the main deck permits excellent visibility and allows for owners and guests to gather together in a comfortable area. 
* Climate control with Espar forced air heating system and Cruisair air conditioning system for Galley and Pilothouse.  
* Two additional portholes in the VIP stateroom for comfortable, natural lighting. 
* Custom command bridge layout featuring West Bay styled helm seat, L-shaped settee and triangular table. 
* Twin Volvo 715HP engines deliver an estimated top speed of 24 Knots and a 21 Knot cruise.

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:


Builder: West Bay SonShip Yacht Builders Ltd. Designer: West Bay SonShip Yacht Builders Ltd.


LOA: 54 feet Beam: 16.17 feet Displacement: 54000 pound Cruising Speed: 21 knots Max Speed: 24.5 knots


Fuel: 800 gallon Water: 200 gallon Holding: 95 gallon

Engine 1
Type: Inboard
Location: Starboard
Maker: Volvo
Model: D12D - D MP
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Direct Drive
Power: 715.0 HP
Hours: 700

Engine 2
Type: Inboard
Location: Port
Maker: Volvo
Model: D12D - D MP
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Direct Drive
Power: 715.0 HP
Hours: 700


  • Standard Volvo D9-500 500 hp diesel inboard engines upgraded to D12D-B715 715hp diesel engines (FWC) with marine gears, adjustable engine mounts, Quiet Run underwater exhaust system and low RPM back pressure compensation system.
  • Volvo controls for throttle and clutch functions.
  • Two 4-blade high-speed computer designed manganese bronze propellers.
  • 2.25 inch propeller shafts (Aquamet 22HS).
  • Hydrodynamic stainless steel V-struts with replaceable Cutlass bearings.
  • Hydrodynamic manganese bronze rudders and hydraulic steering assembly.

Engine Room, Lazarette & Bilges

  • Two Delta T 24 volt engine room blowers on thermostat.
  • Four 24 volt Rule 2000 bilge pumps, one in each major compartment.
  • (2) Fire extinguishing system: Fireboy.
  • Ship's Alarm Display (bilge pumps, tank levels, fire suppression systems)
  • Fuel level indication: sight gauge on tank.
  • Fuel tank: aluminum, marine grade.
  • Dual Racor engine fuel filters
  • Generator 1: Northern Lights 12 kW with sound shield, muffler, remote panel and Silent Run exhaust system. 846 Hours.
  • Generator 2: Northern Lights 6kW with sound shield, muffler, remote panel and Silent Run exhaust system. 418 Hours.
  • Bronze and / or Marelon ball valves on all intake and exit thru-hulls below the waterline. 24 volt xenon overhead lighting. Incandescent lighting in Lazarette & Forward bilges and 120 volt fluorescent lighting in Engine Room.
  • Sewage holding tank with 24 volt macerator pump switched (timed) at Pilothouse electrical panel, thru-hull with valve for discharge overboard and deck connection for discharge to a pumping station.  Tankwatch Monitor
  • Sound insulation: barium filled foam composite laminate in Engine Room bulkheads and overhead.
  • Groco Sea strainers for main engines and generator: large capacity, easily accessible for servicing.
  • Shower sump with automatic pump system and strainer.
  • Fresh water system: (1) 24 volt pump with pressure sensing and accumulator tank.  Tankwatch monitor.
  • Hot water tank: 30 USG (AC 240 volt) with heat exchanger. Potable water tank: polyethylene.
  • Tides Marine Strong main engine and rudder shaft seals. Flooring with blue Teprorib matting in Engine Room.
  • Cadet electric heaters (engine room and laz)
  • Lenco Trim tabs with controls at Pilothouse and Command Bridge.
  • Bow thruster (24 volt electric): 10" dual prop.
  • Stern thruster (24 volt electric)

Electrical Systems & Components

  • Audio, temperature and oil pressure alarm systems (Volvo ).
  • Ships battery / inverter set: 24 volt, 525AH Optima sealed deep cycle AGM, and updated Magnum 3000-watt inverter.
  • Starting battery set: 1400CCA 24 volt for main engines (2 - 8D sealed type). Engine control battery set: dedicated 24 volt set for Volvo engine controls (2 - H31-DCM sealed type).
  • Thruster / Windlass booster battery set located forward, 24 volt, connected to ships battery set (sealed deep cycle).
  • 100 amp 24 volt alternator to charge ships battery set, starboard engine.
  • 60 amp 24 volt alternator to charge engine start and control battery sets, port engine.
  • Custom Yacht-O-Matic to provide hands on control for generator, shore power and inverter.
  • 60 amp charger, 24 volt to ships battery set (part of the 3000 watt Outback Inverter).
  • Xantrex TrueCharge generator battery charger.
  • ChargeMaster 24/30-3 battery charger.
  • Phase Three smart charger.
  • AC circuit breaker panels for inverter loads and non-inverter loads. AC digital meters for voltage, amperage.
  • 24 volt DC panel with digital multi-meter for voltage and house system load amperes.
  • 12 volt DC panel with digital multi-meter for 12 volt accessories.
  • 24 volt DC to 12 volt DC converter for 12 volt equipment supply.
  • 24 volt DC xenon and 24 volt DC stair lights.
  • GFCI receptacles in all Heads, Engine Room, Aft Deck, Command Bridge, Galley, Lazarette and Transom storage.
  • 24 volt navigation lights and anchor light.
  • Dockside telephone/television receptacle at Transom with outlets in Salon, Master and Forward Guest Stateroom.
  • 50 amp, 120/240 volt shore power Cablemaster with 75' of cord with isolation transformer at Transom.
  • Bonding system, including sacrificial anodes and shaft brushes.
  • Separate 24 volt electronics circuit breaker panel in Pilothouse.
  • Commercial grade ANL fuses on all heavy DC battery systems.
  • Automatic 120-208-240 volt AC shore power selector to allow use of various available dock powers, digital voltmeter to show dockside voltage.

Decks & Command Bridge

  • 1.25 inch 316 stainless steel handrails and rail fittings.
  • Electric anchor windlass with hand held control at bow and with controls at bridge and Pilothouse, Muir 24 volt DC.
  • Anchor: Davis Talon XT-60 (60 lb.) galvanized.  Upgraded 300ft 5/16 galvanized chain with paint code every 50'.
  • Stainless steel bow anchor roller.
  • Teak flagstaff (aft) and stainless steel burgee staff (forward).
  • Mooring cleats: (10) including (2) bow, (2) stern, (4) springline and (2) flip-up on Swim Grid.
  • Mooring lines: (4) including 2-35ft and 2-25ft x 5/8 black.
  • Fenders: (4) 10inch x 2inch, black with 15ft x 3/8inch lines.
  • Boot line stripe 2inch tapered to 5inch at bow black Imron,
  • Stainless steel gunwale guards.
  • Stainless steel and chromed brass hardware.
  • Dual air horns.
  • ACR Searchlight
  • Dockside fresh water connection with pressure regulator at Transom.
  • Fresh water washdown taps at anchor locker, starboard Aft Deck cabinet and Command Bridge.
  • Port and starboard fuel deck fills, midship.



Aft Deck/Swim Grid

  • Lounge seating aft, molded, with Sunbrella cushions and Stamoid weather cover.
  • Storage lockers with vents.
  • Miele electric BBQ
  • Engine Room access hatch.
  • Lazarette access hatch.
  • Molded stairs to aft bridge deck, port, with double sliding hatch.
  • Courtesy lighting (24 volt).
  • Aquatik Hand-held shower at transom. Transom gates port and starboard, hinged,with stairs from Aft Deck to Swim Grid Swim Grid with ladder.
  • Speakers (2) and waterproof volume control, connected to Salon stereo.
  • Transom storage locker with (2) doors.
  • Flexiteek synthetic teak decking.
  • Downrigger mounts (wired for Scotty electric down riggers) & (4) rod holders
  • Stern rode on a reel for securing transom to shore.


  • West Bay style helm chair.
  • L- shaped molded bench seating, port and starboard with Sunbrella cushions (2).
  • Solid surface table with (2) aluminum pedestals.
  • Custom flybridge hardtop with skylight and (7) lights
  • Fully enclosed flybridge enclosure on tracks plus center wiper
  • Hatch from bridge to Pilothouse & hatch from bridge to cockpit.
  • Electronics console.
  • Dash, molded, with hydraulic steering, stainless steel Destroyer type helm wheel, start/stop controls for main engines, Volvo engine controls and display panels, controls for bow thruster, trim tabs and windlass, switches for navigation lights, horn, and flush-mounted 3" magnetic compass. Tinted plexiglass venturi.
  • Volume control with (2) Alpine waterproof speakers connected to the salon stereo.
  • Lifeline with stainless steel stanchions surrounding bridge deck, aft.
  • Steelhead 1000lb. Davit with canvas cover
  • 11' Nautica 2010 with 40hp Yamaha
  • Custom stainless steel removable dinghy chocks

General Interior & Salon

  • Select flat cut American Cherry woodwork.
  • Laminate vinyl flooring, Galley and Heads.
  • Carpet with underlay.
  • Lighting: flush-mounted xenon in ceiling with Vimar switching.  Custom sconces and reading lamps throughout.
  • Headliner: fitted vinyl.
  • Decorative wallcoverings.
  • Aromatic cedar lined closets and hanging lockers.
  • Solid surface countertops: Galley, Pilothouse settee table and head.
  • Windows: gray tinted, heat-treated laminated glass with SonShip frameless design.
  • Built-in sofa with pull-out sleeper.
  • Entertainment center
  • Storage cabinet (1) above entertainment center.
  • Cherry wood Blinds: port, starboard and aft.
  • Xenon lighting with Vimar switching.
  • Salon doors with painted aluminum frame and lock, at aft bulkhead.
  • Cabinet for electrical breaker panel and power status indicators, with light and door at forward stairs, inboard.
  • Stairs, starboard to Master Stateroom with wallcovering on walls.
  • Stairs, starboard from Salon to Galley with stainless steel grabrail, outboard.


Pilothouse & Galley

  • Refrigerator: Sub-Zero undercounter.
  • Freezer: Sub-Zero in starboard cabinet.
  • Wood veneer fronts on fridge and freezer.
  • Cooktop: 3 burner deluxe with pop-up ventilator fan.
  • GE Monogram Microwave/convection oven.
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Granite Countertops
  • Trash compactor: Broan.
  • Stainless steel double basin sink, undermounted, with faucet (Grohe).
  • Built-in spice rack, aft port.
  • Solid surface countertops with splash rail aft.
  • Cabinets over cooktop and forward counter.
  • Storage cabinets and drawers.
  • Blinds: port and starboard.


  • Stairs, starboard to Forward Guest Stateroom.
  • Helm with stainless steel Destroyer type helm wheel with wood accents, start/stop controls for main engines, Volvo engine controls and display panels, controls for bow thruster, trim tabs and windlass, generator control panels, switches for navigation lights, instrument lights, anchor light, horn, bilge pumps, wipers, defogger, display panel for fire extinguishing system, and digital compass. Three marine grade windshield wipers with two speeds, wash and park.
  • Upgraded Stidd leather helm seat (electric)
  • Windshield ambient air defogger fan, 24 volt.
  • Dinette and settee with Solid surface tabletop on raised platform with storage in platform.
  • Chart storage, port of dash.
  • Starboard flush-fit aircraft type sliding door with pop-open window and lock.
  • Stairs to Command Bridge, wood with non-skid on treads.
  • Stainless steel grab rail on starboard side of stairs to Command Bridge.
  • Hatch to Command Bridge.
  • Holding tank monitoring system display panel (Tankwatch).


Master Stateroom & Head

  • Dresser, forward port.
  • Valance above portlights w/ blinds.
  • Hanging locker with light, starboard.
  • Storage cabinet forward of hanging locker, starboard.
  • Washer/dryer combo
  • Bin storage, port hull side.
  • Reading lights with switch at fixture.
  • Built-in night tables.
  • Furuno RD-33 Depth Sounder (Anchor Watch)
  • Stainless steel oval portlights with screens.
  • Queen-size bed, 7inch reversible foam mattress, bedspread and pillow shams (2).
  • Hinged bed frame with tremendous storage below.
  • Upholstered headboard panels.
  • Hatch to bilge.
  • Two Storage cabinets forward.
  • Master Head Solid surface countertop with oval sink, undermounted, with faucet (Grohe).
  • Mirrored medicine cabinet doors over sink.
  • Storage cupboard and drawers in sink cabinet.
  • Vacu-Flush vacuum toilet.
  • Shower stall with frameless glass door and cross handle polished brass showerhead (Grohe).
  • Polished brass paper holder, towel ring and robe hook.
  • Privacy door.
  • Ventilating fan on switch Fitted headliner.
  • Linen locker, forward port of shower.

Forward Guest Stateroom & Head

  • Hanging locker with light and storage shelf, port aft.
  • Escape hatches: (2) with screens and nightshades.
  • Xenon lights with Vimar switching, xenon reading lights with switch at fixture.
  • Built-in dressers, port and starboard (hull sides).
  • Queen-size bed with wood keeper, 5" foam mattress, bedspread and pillow shams (2).
  • Upholstered headboard panels.
  • Forward Guest Head Solid surface countertop with oval sink, undermounted, with faucet (Grohe).
  • Mirror above sink.
  • Storage cabinet beneath sink.
  • Vacu-Flush vacuum toilet.
  • Shower stall with frameless glass door and cross handle polished brass showerhead (Grohe).
  • Frosted skylight.
  • Polished brass paper holder, towel ring and robe hook.
  • Privacy door.
  • Ventilating fan on switch.
  • Fitted headliner.
  • Linen locker, forward port of shower.

Safety & Miscellaneous

Owners manual with schematic drawings for all systems.

USCG safety package

Winslow Canister Life Raft

Hard-wired Carbon Monoxide Detectors


  • Decks and bulkheads cored.
  • Three sealed bulkheads.
  • Hull: Vectorply hand laid-up fiberglass with 1inch Divinycell on bottom and 1inch on hull sides, vacuum-bonded
  • Osmosis protection below the waterline AOC vinyl ester resin.
  • Stringers: fiberglass.



Furuno NAVnet 3D

(3) Furuno RD-33 Displays (depth, SOG, STW, GPS position, Trip log, COG, Water temp)

(3) Nauticomp monitors (one is touch screen to work with the Maretron system)

Standard Horizon VHF Quantum GX5000S

Furuno FA-50 AIS

Camera System with 4 cameras.


Furuno NAVnet 3D

Furuno RD-33 Display (Speed, Depth, Water Temp)

Simrad AP25 Autopilot

Simrad WR20 Autopilot remote

Standard Horizon VHF

(3) Nauticomp Monitors

Updated Entertainment

Denon Stereo Receiver with Subwoofer

KVH TracVision HD7 Satellite system

Samsung Blu-Ray player

Samsung HD TV

Speakers zones with volume controls


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.



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