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2005 West Bay Sonship


Anacortes, WA, US
  • 2 Staterooms
  • 2 Heads
  • 3 Engines

                                       New Arrival!!  LLC OWNED - TAX PAID 

Come See This Beautiful, Better Than New West Bay Sonship!  "Idlehour" Has Been Lovingly Kept With Many Upgrades Along The Way.  With An Open Design That Provides Spectacular Views From The Helm, Galley And Main Salon Everyone Aboard Will Definitely Enjoy The Scenery, Whether At Anchor Or Underway.




Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Randy Cowley Yacht Consultants.

  • Last updated Feb 27th, 2024


Quick Specs

Builder:West Bay
Country: US
Category: Power
Model: Sonship
Model Year: 2005


Cabins: 2
Heads: 2

Hull Information

Hull ID: BZH05004E505
Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 54 ' (16.46M)
Draft: 3.83 ft' (1M)
Beam: 16.17 ft' (4M)


Cruising Speed: 7 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 800 G. 3028 L.
Water Capacity: 210 G. 794 L.
Holding Tank: 90 G. 340 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: C-9
Engine Year: 2005
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 525
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 3,645

Engine 2

Engine Make: Caterpillar
Engine Model: C-9
Engine Year: 2005
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 525
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 3,645

Engine 3

Engine Make: Northern Lights
Engine Model: 12 KW
Engine Year: 2005
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 525
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 2,821


Project List

 "Idlehour"- Purchased Date 11-5-2019

Project list from 2019 to 2023

  • 2019 New aft engine mounts to starboard engine
  • 2019 New Magma grill
  • 2020 New 8D AGM start batteries (2)
  • 2020 New brushes for the bow thruster 
  • 2020 Replaced trunnion nut on trash compactor
  • 2020 New port engine raw water pump
  • 2020 New ICOM M605 VHF (2nd VHF for lower helm)
  • 2020 New Morad attenna for ICOM M605
  • 2020 New Lenova ThinkCentre PC
  • 2021 Installed new Sea-RO Water Maker - 36 GPH
  • 2021 Upholstered pilot bench seat & foam (Paloma Stone)
  • 2021 Victron 70A convertor & circuits added for 2 downriggers
  • 2021 New Planar 4 KW diesel heaters (2)
  • 2021 New monitors for flybridge (2)
  • 2021 Two large monitors for lower helm
  • 2021 New anchor chain - 400' of 5/16
  • 2021 Swim platform staples
  • 2021 Six drawer cabinet under helm bench seat added
  • 2021 Solenoid for Windlass (spare)
  • 2021 Fish cleaning station
  • 2021 Engine oil pressure sensors (2)
  • 2021 New HD anchor pulpit 
  • 2021 LED lights installed throughout
  • 2021 New spotlight (ACR RCL-95)
  • 2022 Saltwater washdown added to cockpit
  • 2022 Denon surround sound receiver
  • 2022 New Bimini & cockpit side covers
  • 2022 Two coats bottom paint
  • 2022 Zinc coat barnacle barrier on shafts
  • 2022 Props trued and Prop speed added
  • 2022 New transducer - Airmar B-164
  • 2022 New sounder - Furuno DFF1-UHD
  • 2022 New Kenwood CD/receiver & speakers for flybridge
  • 2022 New Furuno satellite compass (AP-25)
  • 2023 Sub-Zero Fridge Thermostat replaced
  • 2023 Exterior buffing & waxing
  • 2023 Upholstered dining benches (Paloma Stone)
  • 2023 New stern rub rail
  • 2023 Bottom paint touchup and repaint along water line
  • 2023 Zinc coat barnacle barrier on shafts
  • 2023 New Highfield Sport 360 tender w/VHF and transducer
  • 2023 New gas struts for engine room door
  • 2023 New emergency ladder for swim platform
  • 2023 Subzero freezer - new defrost timer; terminator & condensor fan

Aft Deck/SwimStep

As you walk across to the newly cleaned teak swimstep which is equipped with stainless "staples", a swim/emergency ladder and fish cleaning station. The transom storage has 2 access doors on the face of the transom. You then go up to the aft deck, also with newly cleaned teak decks. 

The Aft Deck is equipped to accommodate function and fun - for entertaining which has a Miele Grill, water/sink and a comfortable settee which you can sit comfortably and see if your fishing poles are striking! 

On the function side, lots of  waterproof lockers and to port is a ladder up to the flybridge and also to access to the engine room. 

Main Salon

To Port is a comfortable L-shaped sofa (which makes out to a queen bed when needed) with a beautiful teak coffee table and a nicely fitted flat screen TV.  To Starboard, are two (2) swivel chairs with a stone end table between with lamp. Warm wood blinds and wallcoverings give the Salon a nice rich looking feel and plenty of space for storage, and also steps leading down to the ensuite Master Stateroom. 


As you go up several steps you enter the Gally and Helm area.  To Port is the Galley with wood flooring and cherry wood cabinetry and finished with Corian counters.  Fully equipped with all appliances and great storage, including drop down hatches to access wiring under the flybridge. 

  • GE Microwave/Convection Oven
  • Electric Stove Top
  • Refrigerator in Galley and Freezer on Starboard side
  • Trash Compactor
  • Dual well stainless Sink
  • Lots of storage!

Going forward is the dining and helm area.  Dinette is to Port with seating for 6 and  recently reupholstered seating with a 360-degree views both front and rear and right next to the helm for co-piloting and within reach able to provide snacks for the Captain.  The helm has bench seating and is equipped with an abundant amount of Electronics (as noted above). 


As you descend down stairs on the Starboard side are the Staterooms and Heads.  The Master Stateroom with ensuite head is outfitted with cherry wood cabinets and drawers.  Below the bed which has a spring assisted lift, has a great amount of space for stowage.  Within the cabinetry is a washer/dryer combo and cedar lined closets.

Forward is the VIP Stateroom with another ensuite head and is finished with cherry woods cabinets and drawers, cedar lined closets.  


Going up from the Galley area on the Starboard side is the Flybridge/Tender area. 

Featured with a fiberglass radar arch and connecting canvas Bimini top, is a wonderful open area and cushions for navigating and entertaining.  The centerline wheel and console are fully equipped with electronics and bench seating.

Going aft is the tender area with:

  • SM1000R Davit
  • Highfield Sport 360 RIB tender w/VHF and transducer

The Flybridge also includes Magma Propane Grill and storage for stowing canvas covers.

Engine Room

This engine room has lots of head room!  Equipped with twin Caterpillar C-9's and Northern Lights 12kw Generator. 

  • Bow & Stern Thrusters
  • Planar 4kw Diesel Heaters (2)
  • Electric Wall Heaters (3)
  • 30 gallon Hot Water Heater
  • Sea Water Pump (2)
  • X-Change-R Oil Change System
  • Racor Dual Fuel Filters (2)
  • Hot Water Recirculating Pump
  • Isolation Transformer


  • Buddy Bear and Buffalo Bill
  • Time Zero Software
  • Ships Tools in Tool box,  the tool box will remain on board

Other Items

  • AIS - Furuno FA-50 Class B
  • Muir Atlantic 2200 Windlass
  • Yacht Controller
  • Electrical Circuit - 24V, 110V, 240V
  • Windlass control under hatch (great feature to have!)


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.