Chouest group buys Washington yacht builder

(WESTPORT, Wash.) (June 6) — Westport Shipyard, the largest yacht builder in North America, has been purchased by a group that includes members of the Louisiana-based Chouest family, KONP reported. Westport has completed more than 120 yachts since 2000, including one for Gary Chouest, founder of Edison Chouest Offshore. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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By Professional Mariner Staff