The 42 Europa series of Heritage class Grand Banks are highly sought after vessels. The covered side decks and cockpit, the open flow and space from the cockpit into the spacious salon and galley, the stairway to the flybridge with large piloting and entertaining space, two exceptional cabins, the master with an island berth all add to the extensive list of Grand Banks attributes that gives rise to a perfectly designed yacht for cruising in our waters.
Boathouse kept, “Grand Lady’s” owner is fastidious, all aspects of her maintenance, service and upgrading have been carried out to precise and exacting standards, with no details being overlooked. She is a yacht easily singled-handed, or cruised by a couple in luxurious comfort, capable of extended cruising or equally at home at a yacht club outstation. “Grand Lady” is truly an immaculate and exceptional yacht that is;
To view this vessel, call Brian Kell directly at 604-328-3611.
Entering the bright, spacious salon from the cockpit through a double sliding teak and glass panel door, fitted with a Phantom screen. Inside to starboard is an “end table” with ship’s stereo. Forward is the L-shaped settee, with pull out berth and the classic Grand Banks yacht table. Forward is the L-shaped galley, with drawers, shelving, storage and glass panelled cabinet. Across from the galley is the lower helm, with helm seat by the side door to the starboard side deck for ready access to the foredeck or dock. Aft of the helm seat is the traditional GB bar cabinet. Aft into the salon, and two comfortable barrel chairs either side of the entertainment locker, wired for a television. Down the companionway forward, the twin berth guest cabin is to port, the upper athwartship giving a good sense of space to the cabin. The head to starboard is accessed from either the companionway (for guests or as a day head) or from the privacy of the master cabin (as an ensuite). It is spacious, with sink, head and separate shower stall. The spacious master cabin, features an island berth, a large hanging locker and bank of drawers, including a proper chart drawer, at the foot of the berth, which itself lifts to access the deeper storage behind.
The interior of Grand Lady is immaculate and superbly crafted in the latest Grand Banks joinery, simple, elegant and modern. The salon and galley area is bright, airy and open, enhanced by large non-tinted windows all around, and the glass panels of the double salon doors.
• Grand Banks renowned teak joinery, with satin finish.
• Teak parquet soles.
• Teak valances and crown moldings.
• Fabrics selection by “A’Lamer” interior yacht designers, featuring medium blue fabric on the settee and helm seat, grey in the barrel chairs and assorted accent cushions. Master cabin features designer bedspread and pillow covers.
• Stainless steel and chrome hardware
• Vimar outlets and switches (grey) for 110VAC.
• Grohe tap and shower sets.
• abundant salon, galley, and cabin storage; drawers, hanging lockers and cabinets abound.
• Hurricane hydronic heat, with zone controls, maintains even temperature throughout - warming the boat itself, not just the air in the boat.
• Hot/cold pressure water system.
• Carbon monoxide detector in sleeping cabins and salon
• Screens for all overhead hatches, doors and port lights
• Cantalupi 12VDC overhead lights, and Stainless reading lights at each berth, converted to LED bulbs.
• Canada Coast Guard required safety equipment for the yacht and tender.
The bright, airy salon has many details and features:
• Classic Grand Banks teak yacht table, with two covered bins in the table top, bottle and cruising guide storage below. The table top has fiddles to prevent objects sliding off at sea, and hinges out to either side for expanded dining area.
• L shaped settee with storage below, and custom pull-out berth with flat cushions
• Custom cabinet with large drawer, housing the AM/FM/CD player
• Sirius satellite radio (in forward overhead locker).
• Two “newer style” upholstered barrel chairs to starboard.
• Custom teak cabinet with sliding doors between chairs.
• Teak bar cabinet, with drop front panel, Corian cutting board, and lift top to access bottle and glass storage, locker below.
• The inboard side of the L-galley counter, across from the bar, features a beveled glass teak framed door, with bar glass storage.
• Double upholstered helm seat with fold up foot rest and storage locker
• Oceanair "Skysol" blinds in the salon, windows, doors and the windshield.
• Pleated curtains.
• “Sea dog” installed on side door
• Clock and Barometer.
• Overhead hand rail.
• Table lamps
The galley is exceptional; close to the helm for making a quick sandwich when underway and open to the salon increasing the sense of space in the cabin, it features incredible storage and has an exceptional work or serving countertop.
• Corian countertop with backsplash guard.
• Scandvick polished double stainless steel sink
• Reversible Corian sink cover with teak cutting board.
• Force 10, 3 burner propane range/oven with hinged Corian/Stainless cover panel and stainless pot holders.
• stainless steel protective panel, with a vent fan.
• Propane solenoid and gas detector.
• Custom condiment locker
• drop down, overhead dish lockers.
• Coolmatic 12/110V Refrigerator/freezer with teak door.
• top load stainless steel lined freezer, a cold plate with remote Danfoss 12VDC compressor.
• drawers and lockers
Visibility all around the vessel is exceptional from the lower helm. The helm seat is comfortable and all controls, remote panels and instruments are close at hand, readily accessible and can be monitored while underway. There is an overhead locker accessed by hinged panels for additional electronic installations. The blinds drop down the sloped windshield on guide strings and stay close to the glass. The centre windshield panel opens for ventilation. A spacious chart area, with a custom fiddle to prevent chart gear sliding off while underway, is located across from the helm, forward of the galley.
• Engine room access hatch
• Double helm seat.
• Emergency fuel shut off valves, in helm seat locker,
• Teak rimmed steering wheel.
• Lift up access helm storage lockers
• Teak pencil holder.
• Kahlgenberg air horn, (dual station) controls.
• CAT 3126B engine instrument panel on overhead locker includes: switches and indicator lights for engine synchronizer, slow vessel mode, indicator lights for engine diagnostics and maintenance
• Full engine instrumentation with electronic CAT gauges, (dual station).
• Warning panel lights for genset, engine room lights, bilge pumps, and high exhaust temperature
• AC rotary power source switch
• Pantographic windshield wipers, with speed control, auto park and fresh washer.
• VDO Tank gauges for fuel (two) and water (one).
• Rudder angle indicator (dual station).
• Bennet trim tab controls (dual station).
• DC power point, Perko dual prong style.
• Thermostat to regulate cabin temperature
• Hydraulic steering (dual station)
• Dual lever Panish throttle and gear shift controls (dual station)
• Status light and manual control for engine room auto fire quench system.
• Hurricane furnace remote control panel, with diagnostic panel.
• Xantrex remote inverter panel.
• Xantrex battery monitor.
• Village Marine Tec water maker control panel
• Designer bedspread and curtains
• Anchor locker door access forward.
• Hanging locker with louvered door, lined with aromatic wood.
• Ample drawers and storage under berths.
• Island queen berth, with bedspring mattress.
• gas lift-assist cylinders to ease access to storage under berth.
• Teak framed beveled mirror.
• 4 S/S opening port lights.
• Overhead hatch for additional ventilation, with screen and sunshade.
• Offset single berths (upper berth athwartship).
• Hanging locker with louvered door lined, with aromatic wood.
• Ample drawers and storage under berths.
• 2 S/S opening porthole/windows.
• Overhead hatch for additional ventilation, with screen and sun shade.
• Cordless vacuum, and ironing board in hanging locker
• Beveled mirror on back of sliding door.
• Head with Corian countertops and cultured marble sink, tank watch monitor system, electric head, enclosed shower with bifold door and storage cabinet.
• Tecma head system.
• Private access from the master cabin, or from the companionway for guest and day access
“Grand Lady” features an updated flybridge arrangement which is ideal for both piloting the vessel and for entertaining. The layout includes a single Pompanette pedestal helm seat with footrest, a single back to back seat to port, and L shaped settee to starboard with traditional grate style teak table. The helm features an FRP himalaya for mounting electronics, chart table locker, solid stainless steel safety rail over over the flybridge venturi, and moulded drink holders.
• Helm station with full engine instrumentation and navigation electronics.
Stainless steel rimmed, teak steering wheel.
• Stereo speakers.
• teak decks
• Nick Jackson 12VDC electric crane with 550 lb. capacity - dinghy launch to starboard.
• vented propane locker and three 10lbs tanks
• Grand Banks aluminum mast, with winch pad, fitted self tailing winch, and with internal halyard and toping lift, shives and line stoppers.
• Block and tackle system for raising and lowering the mast
• Mast fitted with spreader and navigation lights, two halyards for flags.
• Barbecue, rail mounted with canvas cover.
• Custom outboard bracket on aft flybridge rail.
• Aquapro 1101 RIB - 11' 2", with Honda 20hp 4 stroke.
• Grand Banks teak and stainless steel dinghy chock, athwartship.
• Soft shell 4 person life raft
The hallmark of the Europa style boats are the covered side decks and cockpit which are a huge part of the appeal of this Grand Banks 42. Thigh bulwarks and stainless safety rails makes moving around the boat safely and comfortably for all guests, easily accomplished even in awkward conditions. The side and transom gates provide easy access on and off the boat at dock or anchor. Salon windows are covered and consequently in rainy conditions the windows remain dry, providing a more pleasant and clear feeling overall. The foredeck features storage and seating space. The cockpit is spacious with plenty of room for a table and chairs and sports or fishing gear.
• Teak decks
• Dual anchor pulpit with stainless steel rollers.
• Main anchor is a 65lb CQR, 200’ of high tensile 5/16” chain
• Second anchor is a 55 CQR with 100’ of chain
• 2 x 100’ and 1 x 200’ lengths of 3/4” Nylon rode
Lofrans 12 VDC windlass set on a teak king plank
• Stainless steel hand rails and stanchions, with custom intermediate 1/2” rail, with SS wire and pelican hooks in the way of rail gates.
• 100' tow line.
• Stainless steel grab and safety rails.
• Stainless steel chocks and mooring cleats.
• Deck hatches to access the top of the fuel tanks.
• Fresh water wash down at bow.
• Shore power connection at bow and stern. The Hubble connection is 50 amps, but fused to 30 amps
• TV cable connection, bow and stern.
• Cockpit and deck courtesy lights
��� Port and starboard side gates with step plates.
• Transom shower with retractable hose, hot/cold water.
• Extended teak swim platform, with cleats
• Fold up swim ladder, S/S with teak step.
• Molded fibreglass, teak-clad steps to flybridge, with storage locker.
• Molded plank lines in hull, with navy blue Awlgrip boot top stripe.
• FRP spray knock down rails forward.
• Factory installed epoxy barrier undercoat.
• annual bottom service.
• two large aft cockpit lazzerettes with storage space
Navy Blue Sunbrella Canvas covers are all included:
• flybridge seats - helm, back to back seat and L-shaped settee
• flybridge table
• helm and instrumentpanel
• flybridge dodgers with stainless steel flat bar top and bottom
• teak cap rail covers
• transom cover
• dinghy and davit winch motor
• white Textaline mesh windshield covers
The electronics were chosen for quality and reliability. The owner achieved relative simplicity and complete redundancy in the design.
• Comnav 1001 autopilot.
• Furuno NAVnet GPS/chartplotter/video sounder/radar black box.
• Furuno keypad.
• Two chart card receptacles, with charts ranging from Puget Sound, to Glacier Bay.
• Depth sounder - a second Furuno sounder is fitted inside the overhead locker, as a redundant sounder easily viewed if the main sounder fails
• ViewSonic display for Furuno windows and data.
• ICOM M601 VHF radio in overhead locker, with smart mike located beside wheel.
• Hand held West Marine VHF, in a charger at salon door.
• Compass and hand bearing compass
• Overhead night lights (red)
• Paper charts, Puget Sound to Glacier Bay.
• Furuno multi display GP-30
• Furuno NAVnet GPS/chartplotter/radar/sounder (stand alone, independent of the black box lower helm unit)
• ICOM VHF remote command mic
• Remote autopilot control
• Wi-Fi Booster & ariel
• Tall Shakespeare VHF antenna
• Canvas chart bag
Engine room access is from the salon hatch and ladder, or through a door in the aft cockpit lazarette. The room is well organized and detailed, with good access for servicing. The fuel tanks are outboard of the main engines. The genset is aft, on the centerline. The high pressure pump and a filter, part of the water maker prep, are aft to port. The main battery bank is between the inboard stingers, forward of the genset. The engine room is well insulated and has soft motor mounts and shaft couplers to increase noise and vibration reduction.
• Twin Caterpillar 3126TA engines, 350HP
• Engine block heaters.
• Twin Disc MG5061-A gears, 2.47:1
• Fuel manifold system.
• Portable oil change system
• Fabricated SS exhaust risers and Centek two stage Aqualift mufflers.
• Faster Propulsion System propellers, “Foil Series” 28” x 26” four blade
• Aqualoy propeller shafts.
• PPS dripless shaft seals.
• Vetus anti-vibration shaft couplers.
• Vibration dampening engine mounts.
• Shaft Brushes.
• Racor fuel filters, each engine and genset, each with vacuum gauge.
• Hurricane hydronic furnace system.
• Fresh water faucet.
• Manual bilge pump.
• Bennett trim tabs.
• Engine room vents, and Delta T air demisters.
• Two fuel tanks, with sight gauges
• Two stainless steel water tanks,
• Fire suppression system by Firebox-Xintex model FE241
• Holding tank (FRP) with macerator overboard and deck discharge.
• Detailed Maintenance Log and noted part numbers for spares.
• Assorted spare parts and fluids
The Grand Banks standard electrical system is robust but has been updated with a larger bank of batteries and charger inverter system, providing for an extended time at anchor. This yacht lives on 30 amp shore power. AC and DC electrical systems, AC 110 Volts through distribution panel and circuit breaker protected.
• House Bank - new 2016 - 6 x 6 volt Fullriver AGM DC224-6 batteries
• Lifeline AGM 8D battery start battery
• Dedicated Generator start battery AGM T27
• 9KW 110VAC Onan E-QD diesel generator with sound shield and Vernay exhaust/water separator, 1,115 hours
• Xantrex SW series 2500 Watt inverter and 0-145 amp charger
• Battery charger Xantrex XC5012 50 amp
• Heavy duty alternators.
• Galvanic Isolator.
• Full bonding system to the transom zinc
• AC outlet in salon, and inside aft deck locker.
• 8 extra circuit breakers in overhead electronics locker
• GFIC protection.
• Seaward 20 gallon hot water tank heated by 110VAC
• Three auto bilge pumps.
• Battery parallel switch
Personal gear shall be removed at time of sale.
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.
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