SANTO ANTONIO- 78' 0" - Builder: West Bay Sonship
Specs In Brief
The “Santo Antonio” offers accommodations for up to eight owners and guests in four luxurious en-suite staterooms. The separate Crew Quarters for two are located all the way aft, under the Aft Deck area and offers a large head, laundry facility and a “kitchenette”/workshop area.
“Santo Antonio” was designed and custom built for an experienced yachting couple as a family User-friendly yacht and she is known to be the only enclosed bridge 78’ West Bay Sonship semi-custom quality built motoryacht from the famous North West Canadian first class yacht manufacturer.
Access to the walk-around main Deck is via one of the forward entrance gates or from a floating dock via the Swim Platform. Upon entering the vessel, one sees immediately the subtle and sophisticated design concept the owners chose.
The Aft Deck offers comfortable seating for 6 to 8 at a large rectangular shaped table. A custom built-in cabinet houses a large chest freezer. Main engine and bow thrusters controls are concealed in a clever “flip-out” control panel to port and direct access to the Flybridge is via a stainless steel ladder to starboard. The Aft Deck of “Santo Antonio” also benefits from a fully extended aft Flybridge extension covering the overhead area above the aft molded-in bench seat.
Several storage locker cabinets, courtesy deck and overhead lighting as well as safety “see thru” child a gate to Swim Platform makes for a great “al-fresco” dining area.
Entering the main Salon thru stainless steel framed double sliding glass doors; one can immediately appreciate the warm and inviting feeling of the open and spacious interior layout; thanks to the owner's selection of the “Honey Rift Cut Oak” woodwork finish combined with Madrone Burl accents and soft light color fabrics and plush carpeting.
In the main Salon, there is an oversized custom-built "U-shaped" sofa and a custom coffee table with two matching chairs to starboard. A Burl wood top cabinet to starboard houses an elaborate entertainment package with 42" LCD TV on lift with a complete Audio/Video System, a wineglass storage and liquor storage. Extra-large windows have custom "shadow boxes" with matching wood blinds.
Up two steps is the Galley. All the appliances are full-size and the countertops are granite. There are generous storage cabinets and over-sized drawers. The “Country Style” Galley is open to the large Dining area forward and a cabinet to starboard houses four additional refrigerator/freezer drawers and electrical panels; large windows all the way around with starboard immediate deck access makes this Pilothouse area the ideal location for owners and guests while underway.
Accommodations below consist of a VIP Stateroom forward with a full centerline queen berth. Like all the cabins, it has an abundant cedar-lined hanging space and drawers as well as a private en-suite head with frameless large shower. The VIP Stateroom, like all cabins, offers an Audio/Video System and is fully climate controlled.
The second Guest Stateroom to port features upper/lower twin berths and an en-suite head and shower. This twin bed stateroom also offers a cedar-lined hanging locker and Audio System.
The third Guest Stateroom to starboard also offers “over-sized” bunk berths, hanging locker and multiple drawers. This cabin shares the head with separate large stall shower located across the companionway.
The full-beam Master Stateroom features a centerline king size bed, a built-in vanity and two built-in night tables with lamps and indirect soffit lighting. There is a large dresser and his & hers cedar-lined closets. The Master Head is spacious with generous storage, as well as, over-sized frameless shower and Corian countertops.
The Enclosed Flybridge can be accessed from the Galley area or from the Aft Boat Deck area. There is a raised “L-Shaped” settee with a matching table aft, a built-in desk to starboard and a full “glass Cockpit style” area forward housing all the “state-of-the-art” necessary navigation and communications components. The area aft of the Enclosed Pilothouse features a Hydraulic crane that can easily handle the tender mounted on removable cradles. The Boat Deck area also features a custom molded cabinet and an additional small chest freezer, as well as, a stainless steel BBQ grill.
The Crew Quarters and Engine Room are accessed from the Swim Platform via the transom door. There is a well-organized work bench with storage cabinets and a kitchenette-style Galley for the Crew. The Crew Stateroom to port has upper and lower over-size berths, cedar-lined hanging locker and drawers, a large head with separate shower.
The Engine Room is forward of the Crew Quarters via a watertight bulkhead door. Full-beam walk-in Machinery Room is extremely well laid out, with Twin 32kW Gen sets on raised frames port and starboard, fuel tankage runs athwartship, walk-around main engines; all secondary hydraulic, mechanical and electric systems are easily accessed.