Founded in 1967 by Ben and Leidy Vermeulen, West Bay SonShip is a full service shipyard. We sell select brokerage yachts and we excel in the design and construction of new luxury semi-custom fiberglass motor yachts in the 54ft – 158ft size range.
Through quality, commitment and service, we proudly bring to life the yachting dreams of our customers.
At West Bay SonShip we believe in:
Semi-retired, Ben & Leidy Vermeulen remain active in the company as founders with Ben Vermeulen serving as chairman of the board of directors. Wes Vermeulen, Ben and Leidy’s eldest son, is president with the additional responsibilities of over seeing Select brokerage and New Yacht sales. Bas Vermeulen, Ben and Leidy’s younger son, is vice president in charge of production and product development. Lynda Vermeulen, Wes’ wife, specializes in interior design. Danny Kilberg, the Vermeulen’s son-in-law, is V.P. Customer Service.
West Bay’s SonShip line of luxury motor yachts includes the SonShip 54 pilothouse, SonShip 63 pilothouse, SonShip 72 pilothouse, SonShip 72 skylounge, SonShip 81 pilothouse, SonShip 81 skylounge, SonShip 110 pilothouse, SonShip 110 Tri-deck, SonShip 128 Tri-deck; and SonShip 158 Tri-deck. View Our Yachts.