The 1969 Grand Banks 42 model built by American Marine Limited powered by Twin Ford Lehmans 120hp FWC.
The layout features a two-stateroom/two-head arrangement divided by midship saloon and galley. The saloon is spacious with entrance companionways on either side, and also has an L-shaped dinette aft to starboard. There is a small bar between the dinette and helm too.
Staterooms have opening ports and an overhead deck hatch for natural ventilation. The master stateroom is aft of the main saloon and again down several steps with a head and shower.
If you are willing to travel at a leisurely, slow pace consider the Grand Banks 42 Classic a near perfect coastal cruising powerboat or a great liveaboard.
There is a forward cabin that is down from the saloon. The forward cabin has a v-berth and locker space and a private head with shower. The main saloon is up with helm station to starboard and galley to port. The aft cabin has port and starboard berths, built-in locker space and a large hanging locker. The aft head has separate shower stall. Cooling is an older Cruiseair A/C and heat pump with air handler to serve the forward and aft cabins. Salon is cooled by a portable unit.
Raymarine 400 series autopilot with remote that can be controlled by the plotter or a wireless device like a tablet. It can be controlled through a Brookhouse iMuxST wireless access point that feeds a phone, tablet, and laptop and as a hardwired connection to the Digital Yacht Class B AIS and a router to a Garmin 3010C Chartplotter with the 24" analogue Digital Yacht Class B AIS connected to a Garmin radar and Sirius electronics. The Standard Horizon Matrix AIS/GPS VHF was purchased 2014 and the Standard Horizon UX851 Handheld VHF in 2011.The Danforth Express magnetic compasses at the upper and lower helms were rebuilt in 2014. Raymarine ST40 depth gauges and transducer to upper and lower helms was installed in 2012.
Sewerage is handled by a twenty gallon black water tank forward and a six gallon black water tank aft all connected by Y-Valves, gate valves, an anti-backflow connector, charcoal vent filters, deck pump-out and an overboard macerating discharge pump all supplied by 12V macerating toilets fore and aft.
There is a 50# SuperMax adjustable with 30' 1/2 chain and 300' 7/8 three-strand nylon, 35# CQR with 250' 3/4" three-strand nylon, Two 18# Danforth anchors one with 15' 3/8 chain and approximately 100' 1/2" three-strand nylon. 30# antique collapsible fisherman-style with 15' 3/8" chain and approximately 100' 1/2" three-strand nylon. There is also approximately 300' 3/4" three-strand nylon and braided dock-lines of assorted lengths.There is a 50# SuperMax adjustable with 30' 1/2 chain and 300' 7/8 three-strand nylon, 35# CQR with 250' 3/4" three-strand nylon, Two 18# Danforth anchors one with 15' 3/8 chain and approximately 100' 1/2" three-strand nylon. 30# antique collapsible fisherman-style with 15' 3/8" chain and approximately 100' 1/2" three-strand nylon. There is also approximately 300' 3/4" three-strand nylon and braided dock-lines of assorted lengths.
The hull is 5/4" mahogany and was painted above the water with Awlgrip. No known rot exists. The whole hull was re-caulked a couple of years back and should be good for many, many years. Hull maintenance should be minimal. The exterior cabin was also Awlgripped.
The mast is the original wood with spreaders added in 2014. It is rigged with a steadying sail. Two boat boxes for cordage and maintenance supplies are secured over aft cabin on a dinghy platform. The teak swim platform was replaced in 2016. The teak deck was partially removed replaced with a rubber-like surface over new sub-deck in 2012. The engine exhaust lines were replaced in 2012. The transom was removed to replace the substructure in 2012. The gunnels have been rehabbed. Bottom was sanded re-caulked, sealed and painted with Trinidad SR in Spring 2012 and repeated in Spring 2015 with the same paint. The hull and house were repainted with two-part Awlgrip white in Spring 2015 and railing and pulpit refinished with Awlgrip clear Spring 2016. New cutlass bearings installed in June 2015 and zincs for vessel bonding and for the blade-type, wire-cutting capable, prop-shaft line cutters. One inch spacers were installed to improve water flow between the cutter body and cutlass bearing on the rear struts. Interior ceiling has 2" rigid foam and 1/2' cedar T&G 3" and 6" planking in salon and after cabin.
A Defender 10' Hypalon Dinghy is powered by a 6 hp Tohatsu 4-cycle purchased in 2014 and a 150cc scooter also available at an additional cost.
PO Box 522409
11400 Overseas Highway
Marathon Shores, FL 33052-2409