Gary Chouest is the owner of the Westport 164 yacht My Girl
Gary Chouest is president of the Edison Chouest Group, which was founded by his father Edison Chouest.
Founded as Edison Chouest Boat Rental in Galliano, Louisiana, in 1960, the Edison Chouest Offshore companies (ECO) are active in the marine transportation services. ECO operates a growing fleet of well over 200 vessels, ranging from 87 to over 525 feet in length. ECO supports the majority of the U.S. Gulf deepwater operations a with its fleet of highly specialized offshore service and supply vessels
Part of the Edison Chouest group is the yacht builder Westport. Westport was founded in 1964 en would become the largest yacht builder in the US. Wesport was a pioneer in the use of composite materials in yacht and commercial construction, and to date has completed a total of more than 140 yachts and many commercial vessels
The net worth of Gary Chouest is estimated at US$ 1 billion, but some sources claim his net worth is more than US$ 7 billion.
Gary and his wife Carolyn Chouest live in a large waterfront house in Palm Beach, Florida. They also own a property in Louisiana.
Chouest is the owner of a Gulfstream G550, with registration N728EC (Edison Chouest). The jet was built in 2013 and is registered to Chouest Air Inc.
The yacht My Girl was delivered by Westport Yachts in 2016. My Girl is designed by Donald Starkey an can accommodate 12 guests and 13 crew. She is powered by two MTU engines which bring her a top speed of 14 knots. We believe Chouest still owns his 2007 Westport My Girl, which he now named Wanderlust.