42' Grand Banks 1977



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42' Grand Banks 1977 Hope


"Hope" is a must see GB 42 if you are looking for a clean and well maintained turn key cruiser.
Reliable John Deere 135 HP smokeless engines (5500 Hrs), 8 Onan Generator (1500 Hrs), Lewmar Bow Thruster, Barrier Coated 2015, all thru hulls replaced, no leaks in windows or nice condition teak decks, excellent electronics, wonderful cabinetry and parquet floors, isotherm dual voltage refrigeration and St Croix Davits with a new 10' AB dinghy and 15 hp Yamaha.  She is complete with manuals and digital wiring diagrams.  Brightwork just done.


"Hope's" owners have cruised her extensively and are will be travelling inland the next few years.  They documented the first circumnavigation of the "Kite Loop" in a 2 part series published in the August 2016 issue of Points East Magazine.  (This inland cruise of NY and Canadian canals; when charted,  took the shape of a kite).

New customers can take advantage of a 50% discount for one year's slip and storage at a participating Brewer Marina and keep in mind there is no sales or use tax in Rhode Island. Please see the full description for the complete details and photos.





Grand Banks


Classic Trawler

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Builder: Grand Banks


LOA: 41' 10"...with pulpit and swim platform: 43' 5"
LWL: 40'10
Beam: 13'7
Displacement: 34000 lbs
Draft: 4'2

Height - Waterline to top of mast:  19' 9"  To top of the Bimini:  15' 6".  Will clear all ICW Bridges

Engine(s): John Deere Model 6404
Engine(s) HP: 135
Hours: 5500+/-
Cruising Speed: 8K 1400 rpm and 5 GPH
Max Speed: 10K @ 2400 rpm

Fuel: 600 gallons
Water: 265 gallons
Holding:  75 gallons

She sleeps 4 owners and guests in 2 staterooms, plus 2 dinette berths for a total of 6 berths. The owner and guest staterooms each have a head and shower (including a tub in the master head).  Dual system heat and air conditioning and the 8 KW generator powers all systems offshore. She can be operated from the bridge or wheelhouse; both with complete electronics package.

The aft cabin has port and starboard twins with teak dresser between. Head to starboard with tub and shower. The helm is to starboard, there are doors port and starboard, the galley is to port and the dinning and seating tostarboard aft. The saloon features parquet floors, beautiful teak cabinetry, wooden mini blinds and a elegant hi/low dining table that seats 8. Forward and down is a completely private guest cabin with ample storage, head and shower.

Isotherm dual voltage refrigerator
Second 110 V Refrigerator and ice maker/freezer in the bar caddie
4 burner propane stove with oven
Microwave oven
Large stainless steel sink w/single lever faucet. Fresh and salt water system.
The convertible teak dining table seats 8 and converts to a double berth if needed

Teak dish cabinet with adjustable dividers; 12V galley exhaust fan, flush sink covers with teak cutting boards below.

Radar, autopilot and integrated Raymarine C-120 GPS at both helm stations
Icom VHF with DSC, AIS and Loud hailer with horn
Standard Horizon VHF DSC and loud hailer
Class B ACR AIS with dedicated antenna
(2) Danforth compasses
(2) depth sounders
Datamarine speed and distance
Electric horn and spot Light

Bottom was barrier coated with 10 mills of epoxy Interprotect in 2015
She has 2 trace coats of Pettit black hard and 3 coats of blue Hydrocoat ablative
Bowthruster-5.4 HP Lewmar
Lofrans Electric windlass with all chain
45# Delta anchor, chain and rode
20 # Danforth anchor,150' chain and rode
300' Spool of spare 3/4" anchor rode
(6) life jackets
Side stanchions w/ beautiful teak rails
Bow pulpit
Original teak Grand Banks boat hooks plus aluminum extendables
Windshield wiper; one ring buoy; teak decking on flybridge and main deck; teak anchor platform; aluminum boom gallows; rail gates port and starboard; teak grabrails; teak handrail on saloon overhead; teak navigation light boards; hinged lazarette hatches, emergency tiller; main saloon port and starboard doors; canvas covers for windshield, dinghy, flybridge control panel, flybridge seats, two hatches, and flybridge side curtains

The John Deere 6404 Diesels run flawlessly with annual oil analysis to verify condition.
Cabin, bridge controls; manual wheel steering; stainless steel shafts; three-bladed props; mechanical steering; chain and cable; lubricating oil transfer pump for both engines and the generator; teak steering wheel. 
3 hand held manual fire extinguishers
Raw water sea strainer
Thetford Tecma electric head with tank monitor
Raritan Electro-san system electric head.
Both heads have macerators and flush via a Y to the holding tank or overboard
Borg-Warner transmission
Engine temperature alarm
Bilge blower
Winterizing pump with attachments
Bilge water alarm 
Dual Racor fuel filters on each engine with vacuum gauges and electric priming
Fuel shut-off valve
Automatic and manual bilge pump

1l0V shore service inlet with reverse polarity indicator light
Breakers on all electrical circuits
Electrical wiring diagrams for all
8 KW Onan generator (2000 hrs) with sound shield
2 8D engine start batteries, 1 4D generator start battery and 400 AH of house batteries
3000 Watt Xantrex Inverter
Cabin lighting is LED
Xantrex battery monitoring system for amp hours, volts and Amps.
Alarm panel on upper and lower stations 
12V lighting throughout cabins and engine room
12V outlets at upper and lower helm and spreader lights
40 amp automatic battery charger 
Dockside electrical cables: 2-30 amp and 1 50 amp


Beefy ground tackle includes 3 anchors, with all chain on her bow anchors with windlass. Updated Raymarine C 120 integrated GPS, Radar and Auto Pilot at Upper and Lower Stations.. Bridge Canvas and Covers keep her seating clean, mold free and very comfortable. Her cabins are a true "9" folks. The parquet floors are in the best condition we have seen. Air conditioning is in perfect running order. Her galley sports a large SS Sink, SS 4 Burner Stove with Oven, Dual Voltage Fridge, Second 110 Fridge and New Ice maker in the Bar Caddie. The 8 KW Onan Generator has only 1500 Hours and has the Sound Shield.

All service records and up to date oil analyses are available.

The cabin windows and joinery show no evidence of leaks. One fuel tank was replaced and the second shows to be in excellent condition. Her 5500 low hour AM Marine John Deere Twin Diesels fire right up, don't smoke and she sips fuel with a total 5 gallons per hour at 1400 rpms cruising at 8-9 knots. Her bottom was done three years ago with no blisters, all thru hulls were replaced in the past 4 years

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

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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