PRICED REDUCED 8/10/2016 ! !
ABSOLUTELY THE BEST VALUE IN THE COUNTRY ON A 42 GRAND BANKS CLASSIC ! ! ! FAMILY HEALTH ISSUES AND BOAT NEEDS TO GO NOW ! ! Needs a little updating but overall very good condition inside and out.
In Water and ready for new owners to head up to Maine or Cruise the Great Loop ! !
"Charlotte's Web" (Hull #1302) is a Must see for the 42 Grand Banks Classic buyer looking for great value in one of these classic beauties and is priced $20-50K behind the competition. The owner has reluctantly put her on the market due to some health issues and wants her to be the next one SOLD ! ! This low hour 42 Classic is in need of a little interior and electronics updating and some TLC (nothing major, original soft goods sun faded etc. NOTE: (She is not equipped with a bow thruster but handles just fine around the docks with her fairly deep draft and displacement). PUT THIS 42 CLASSIC ON YOUR SHORT LIST AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS EXCELLENT DEAL AND MAKE HER YOURS ! ! !
The Grand Banks 42 Classic has been decades in the making. The original Ken Smith design has been amended and updated with the practical input of her owners. The experience gained since the laying of the first GB 42 keel in 1966 is reflected in each one commissioned today. Her practical layout, sturdy fiberglass construction, deep water design, and long range capability all add up to a complete cruising boat. The Grand Banks semi displacement hull design, with a fine entry forward, hard chines aft, and a full keel has been proven on waters around the world. Single or twin diesel power will deliver economy at hull speed and provide higher cruising speeds when larger than the standard engines are chosen. The flybridge is easily accessible from the main deck and offers excellent 360-degree visibility when underway or maneuvering dockside. A pair of back-to-back double seats provide generous seating for eight with watertight storage beneath the seats. The bridge console has full instrumentation with handy storage for large items below. The steering wheel is handcrafted teak. The standard electric windlass, mounted on a dual roller anchor platform protected by a stainless rail, helps make the anchoring process as simple as possible. The location of the shore power inlets, at the bow and stern, makes power connections possible without boat position being a problem. The foredeck storage locker is great for lines and the large lazarette aft provides convenient storage for a variety of cruising gear. The focal point of the Grand Banks 42 Classic is the deckhouse. The spacious main saloon measures 14-feet, 8-inches by 10-feet, 4-inches and combines the activities hub, entertainment center, and main living area. Forward is the fully equipped galley to port and the complete helm station to starboard. The companion-way forward leads to the guest stateroom with V-berths and a roomy head with its own shower. The galley is complete with a range - oven, refrigerator, stainless steel sink, cutting boards, and excellent storage in several cabinets. The helm area features a full width overhead electronics locker and a flip up storage compartment for manuals and navigational tools. Just aft of the starboard door is the dry-bar cabinet. Looking aft in the saloon, you can see the long L-shaped settee with a teak yacht table. The aft stateroom displays beautiful teak joinery. Parquet soles, built-in furniture and cabinets and hand-crafted moldings are blended with modern fabrics to create the traditional yacht look. This stateroom features a choice of several layouts with a double berth to starboard and a single berth to port being standard. All layouts have exceptional storage in hanging lockers, bureaus, and below-berth drawers. A large, flat chart drawer is standard in each layout. The private owners head has a separate stall shower and good storage for towels in several cabinets. The engine room in the 42 Classic is special. With working space outboard of and between both engines there is plenty of installation space for essential gear. The standard 8-KW generator comes with a sound shield for quiet operation. The exterior of the hull and deckhouse on the GB 42 is smooth gelcoated fiberglass. Teak decking is laid over the fiberglass on the main deck and flybridge. The bulwarks surrounding the wide main deck are capped with a sturdy teak safety rail providing safe movement from bow to stern for those on board. The Grand Banks 42: In production since the 60s, her hull was redesigned in the early 90s giving the proven Grand Banks semi-displacement hull a longer waterline and an increased beam. Ideal for a couple with children or guests, she cruises economically at 9 knots, yet 17 knots is typical with optional engines. The Classic offers two staterooms, separated by the main saloon and galley. A variety of layouts are available including an aft cabin with an island double bed. The Europa's main saloon opens to a protected cockpit for expanded, one-level living. Two forward staterooms are standard. The aft sundeck expands the outdoor living area and provides room for stowage.
This 42 Grand Banks is a two stateroom two head vessel equipped with the desirable walkaround island queen berth in the master stateroom and 3116 Caterpillar engines. She has a a galley up to port and a v-berth forward with an ensuite head and lots of storage.
Guest Stateroom with Ensuite Head
The Guest Stateroom is located forward and features a spacious V-berth with filler cushion. There is an abundace of storage drawers and cabinet storage as well. A private ensuite head is located to starboard.
The Salon is located to starboard and boast a large full length L-shaped settee with a Hi-Lo Grand Banks drop leaf table. Forward of the sette is a bar, ice-maker and glass and bottle storage. Forward of the bar and aft of the helm station is a door for access to the weather deck. Port and aft of the galley is a TV, entertainment center, bench seat with storage and an access door to the weather deck. Large windows throughout make this area light and bright.
The galley is located to port and offers an abundance of storage, large countertop and elegant teak trim through out.
Master Stateroom with Ensuite Head and Shower Stall
The Master Stateroom is located aft and features the desirable centerline queen berth. There is an abundance of storage through out this cabin. Lockers are located port and starboard with multiple drawers. Aft to port is a access companionway to the aft weather deck. Forward to starboard is a ensuite shower stall. Forward to port is a ensuite head with vanity and sink. Elegant teak finishes and parquet teak floors.
Wide teak decks (teak in very good condition) and varnished cap rails. There is a large aft trunk cabin with dinghy and chocks. Forward is a substantial Lofrans Tigres horizontal anchor windlass system with three control stations. Fresh water washdown system forward and hot/cold shower aft.
The lower helm is located in the salon forward to starboard.
Lower Helm Electronics
The Engine room can easily be accessed through the salon floor hatches. The engine room is light and well laid out. Easy access to mains, genset and all systems including the outboard side of port and starboard mains.
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.
2010 Harbortown Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34946