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Current Price: £149,500 (Tax Paid)

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40.42ft / 12.32m
12.83ft / 3.91m
Ford Sabre 1991 6 Cylinder Turbo Inboard diesel 225 horsepower x2
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Located In:
Bursledon, United Kingdom
Hull Material:
Billy Ruffian

A much cared for example of the popular Grand Banks 36  combining the rugged qualities of a displacement cruiser with semi-displacement performance if required. Distinctive Grand Banks styling, sleeping 5/6 in two cabins and saloon if required, this lovely little ship is an ideal cruising boat with a large open cockpit area straight from the saloon and a spacious flybridge with extended seating for entertaining. Deep safe, wide side decks with easy low access to  pontoon level via transom gate to bathing platform. .             

                                     Call Colin on 02380 458990 for further details

Factory Fitted Extras

V-berth infill in Forward cabin
Hammock Bunk over double berth in guest cabin
Extra 29P 200Ah battery in battery box ( Batteries replaced for 2021 season) 
Transom door for access to bathing platform
Flybridge covers
Flybridge dodgers
Windshield cover
Door covers
Trim tabs with dual station controls
Navigation light boards
Outboard motor storage
Locking lazarette hatch
Gas cooktop ( New gas delivery piping and storage box)
Engel fridge with solid teak door
Delta anchor with 40 m chain
Spur weed cutter
Railgate openings port, starboard, forward and aft
L-settee and table on flybridge

Fixed helmseat
Racor fuel filters with cross over system



Additional Equipment/Information

Fischer Panda 3KW diesel generator (Serviced 2021)
Sea water wash down at cockpit
Flow-scan fuel flow meters
Eberspacher 4 DL hot air heater (Serviced 2021)
Sharpe Combi - Microwave oven
Firetrace Engine room fire fighting system
Alarm system
Replaced flybridge cushion covers
Zodiac dinghy
Snap Davits
Full Bimini top and frame
Cruising spares


Stern thruster

New electric head and service piping

Replacement single lever engine controls 

All sea cocks recently serviced or replaced 

Replacement fresh water delivery piping

Fixed helmseat

Racor fuel filters with cross over system







Navigation Equipment

Furuno Navtex NX300
Furuno GPS
Furuno 1751 mk2 24 mile radar with open scanner
Furuno FCV 528 depth/fish  sounder/finder
Simrad AP26 Autopilot
Rudder angle gauge
Simrad RS82 VHF with DSC complete with f/b repeater
Raymarine C80 Chart plotter
Nasa Clipper depth sounder
Eagle TPA 15N Fog and general warning system
Plastimo Navigation binnacle compass
Clock and barometer

Wind speed indicator

Matsutec 12" Plotter with combined AIS



Additional Information

'BILLY RUFFIAN' has been  much cared for and extensively reviewed where required by her current owners benefiting from several upgrades..

This larger engined Grand Banks 36 Sedan combines the rugged qualities of a displacement cruiser with the semi-displacement performance if required with distinctive Grand Banks styling. Sleeping 4 in two cabins, with a 5th option in the saloon this lovely little ship is an ideal cruising boat with a large open cockpit area straight from the saloon and a spacious flybridge with extended seating for entertaining.

Originally supplied by Boat Showrooms  consequently 'BILLY RUFFIAN'  history and details of her VAT conformity are available. 

A much loved vessel looking for a new home.

Recent Maintenance and Current Maintenance

Removed from water in late April 2024 and went back in with fresh antifouling and new anodes May 2024. The port engine serviced  May 2024 - Oil & Filters, starboard engine due for service early June 2024.:

Semco sealant to be applied onto freshly sanded teak including the transom and quarter deck sides and the cap rails. 

Folding down mast for ease of low bridge passage. 

Improvements since purchase by current owner 2022

Bonding circuits July 2022

New AFFF Fire extinguishers x 2   July 2022

Batteries renewed  1 x Port 2023 2 x Strb 2021

Shaft brush carbons  August 2022

Stiffen mast cables  October 2022

Reset mast to fall forwards  October 2022

Clean & seal teak deck  October 2022 

New Night heater  October 2022

Secure heater fuel tank  November 2022

Fuel polishing system including valve diagram  2023

Exhaust temperature alarms   March 2023

Engine water flow switches & alarms  March 2023

New Macerator pump   March 2023

Flush holding tank  March 2023

Fly bridge table - re-varnish  April 2023

New Battery charger  April 2023

Saloon door runners  May 2023

Quarter deck awning   May 2023

Forward power in receptacle  June 2023

Multi function meters - Volts / Amps / Temperatures / Power  November 2023

Anodes  May 2024

Extensive inventory included - boat ready to go to sea.



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.

Contact Information

Please contact Colin Watts on 02380 458990 for further information 

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