BLUE STAR is GB 36-1135 and the “Last One”. After she was completed Grand Banks discontinued the production of one of the most popular boats in the Trawler-Yacht category. In fact, the first Grand Banks ever built was the 36 Classic double cabin. The rest is history.
BLUE STAR boasts the most popular arrangement in the renowned Grand Banks 36 line with the Island Queen aft stateroom. Her twin 220 Cummins diesels provide a 12 kt cruise, if desired, and along with loads of other pluses chief among them is extensive upgrading since early 2019 including new electronics, batteries, dinghy and motor, electric heads, wiper motors, brightwork stripped and refinished and many other items.
As the very last Grand Banks 36 ever built she incorporates all the refinements and lessons learned on the 1134 prior boats! She is the perfect “couple boat for doing the Great Loop or island cruising. Don’t miss this opportunity to own the very last of a legend. She is sure to become a collector’s item if she hasn’t already.
BLUE STAR is a Co-Central listing shared with Bill Full / East Coast Yacht Sales (207) 776-8517 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Phil Annunziato for further details and to arrange a showing. (941) 718-0076 or email email@example.com.
Standard Grand Banks 36 interior with the preferred island queen aft and with impeccable joiner work and finish on full teak including teak parquet soles throughout. There are numerous opening ports and windows providing an abundance of natural light and ventilation while properly placed reading and dome lights provide excellent artificial light throughout. Reverse Cycle Air conditioning (provides both heating and cooling) will provide ample warmth to all cabins on season extending cruises, or cool the interior on the hottest of days.
Starting forward is the Forward Stateroom featuring a large V-berth with bin type stowage below and the typical teak hull ceiling over. There are two drawers and two lockers below the V-berth as well. Just aft of the port berth is the large hanging locker and opposite to starboard is the Guest Head featuring an Atlantes fresh water electric W.C. (new in 2019), ensuite shower, vanity and sink with H&C pressure water. There is good counter space and stowage.
Up three steps is the Main Salon, Lower Helm Station, and Galley. The lower helm is to starboard and has full engine instrumentation, and houses the yacht's electrical distribution system, and navigational electronics. The Galley is opposite to port (see galley), aft of this area is the Main Salon featuring an L settee to starboard with stowage under and a fixed drop leaf teak dining table with bottle and magazine stowage below. Just forward of the L-settee is the cabinet housing the U-line ice maker (new '19) and glass and bottle storage further forward is the starboard access door. Opposite to port and just aft of the galley is a port side door, short bench settee, with stowage in a drop face locker under. All windows have off white drapes and there are numerous custom book racks aft as well as a custom cabinet for stereo equipment.
Down three steps is the Master Stateroom featuring the preferred island queen layout. The 60" X 80" berth has drawer storage under including a chart drawer and two deep storage drawers, a hidden cabinet . To starboard is a bureau, a number of large drawers under the side decks and a voluminous hanging locker. To port is a second bureau and again large drawers and lockers under the side decks. Good sized Master Head with an Atlantes fresh water flush electric W.C. (new 2019), ensuite shower, vanity and sink with Hot and Cold pressure water and good stowage.
The straight galley is to port in the Main Cabin area and features a large single basin sink with Hot and Cold pressure water, good counter space and storage. Princess three burner propane stove below which is a convection Microwave oven, and Custom Sea Freeze 12 volt refrigeration with freezer compartment.
The yacht is fitted with a new suite of electronics all in 2019
Flying Bridge Helm:
The yacht is wired for both 12 volt DC and 110 volt AC service. An 8KW Northern Lights Genset showing 805 hours as of date of listing handles heavier loads when off the dock while a new in 2019 Magnasine inverter handles light loads.
12 Volt DC
110 Volt AC
Cummins 220 hp diesels turn 28" three bladed wheels on 2" shafts through Twin Disc 2:1 reduction gears.
Solid fiberglass hull with molded in plank lines and stainless capped rub strake with original white gel coat in excellent condition, with blue boot top. The bottom of the yacht is painted with a hard epoxy anti fouling in blue. The house and decks are partially cored and the decks have a teak overlay in very good condition showing only minor wear. Teak cap rails, stainless stanchions and teak safety rails and other assorted teak trim is also in super condition; the brightwork is in excellent condition.
For those not familiar with Grand Banks; they have wonderful side decks with bulwarks and safety giving them a very "shippy" look and feel while also providing more timid yachtsmen a tremendous sense of security.
BLUE STAR is a very well equipped and nicely taken care of example of the ever popular Grand Banks 36. Her preferred island queen arrangement, twin Cummins 210's and many other pluses principally her extensive 2019 upgrading. THE LAST GRAND BANKS 36 ever built incorporating all the changes and lessons learned from 1134 prior boats! She will attract a lot of attention from thoughtful Buyers. Call for your showing today!
The 2019 upgrades are re-listed here: