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24 March 2020

Current Price: £179,000 (Tax Paid) Grand Banks 42 Classic sold

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47ft / 14.33m
14ft / 4.27m
Caterpillar 1991 3116TA Inboard diesel 300 horsepower
Caterpillar 1991 3116TA Inboard diesel 300 horsepower
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Located In:
Greenock, United Kingdom
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An opportunity to acquire one of the later Mark III Classics with the wider beam, island bed and more economical Caterpillar 300hp diesels, Onan generator, Water maker, Recent service history available ,full nav kit and many more options.  - A nice example.   


'Zulu' is a great opportunity to acquire one of the latest wide beam Grand Banks 42 Classic at a very reasonable price . This well presented two cabin, two en-suite motor cruiser will sleep 4 in comfortable luxury - plus 2 in saloon conversion.   A fully equipped galley and large flybridge make this 42 Classic ideal for entertaining.This boat benefits from having had only two owners and has been serviced regularly, last fully serviced April 2017. Some useful upgrades, including Upgrading and repairs to Autopilot including new Raymarine Autopilot Computer, new Raymarine Control Heads at Saloon and Fly-bridge steering positions, overhaul Raymarine Servo unit (by Raymarine), tested on completion including all interfaces with Radar and AIS. Fit new VDO engine temperature senders to saloon and fly-bridge gauges. Fit new VHF/DSC radio at saloon steering position, the Icom unit has a buit in GPS as emergency back up to the main system. Standard Icom radio on flybridge. New life raft. All new shaft cutlass bearings 2014

A great boat at a great price and well worth viewing. Supplied by Boat Showrooms when new so full VAT and  usage  history available 

Factory Fitted Extras

Overhead dish lockers in galley

Engel fridge with teak door

Teak rim steering wheel at lower helm - SS wheel at upper helm

Fixed helmseat

Additional engine room insulation 

Flip up swim ladder

SS chocks mounted on aft cabin top - SS outboard motor stand

Trim tabs with dual station controls

Locking device for lazarette hatch

All windows fitted with aluminium window drain covers

San-X holding tank level indicator

Saloon settee modified to accommodate double pull out berth

Pioneer radio/cassette in entertainment centre with speakers in saloon and separate radio with waterproof speakers on flybridge




Raytheon/Autohelm 7000 autohelm, dual station - Upgraded  and serviced 2015

Autohelm Tridata - dual station

Raymarine ST60 Wind - dual station

Raymarine rudder indicator - dual station

Autohelm Navcentre

Raytheon C120 Chart Plotter/ Radar - dual station master - Fly unit serviced 2107

Icom VHF/DSC - Saloon

Icom VHF - Flybridge

Raytheon 590 GPS

Lo-kator Navtex 1

Tank tender gauges -  fuel, water and holding tank


Mechanical Equipment

Water Maker

Eberspacer D7 hot air heating throughout boat with remote controls in master cabin

Firebuoy FM200 engine room fire extinguisher system

Hand held fire extinguishers in cabins

Mnaual bilge pump

Drip pans under engines

Engine raw water intake strainers

Sea water cooled exhaust system

Fresh water outlet in engine room 

Fuel manifold system

SS propellor shafts

GRP rudders

Seacocks on all thru hulls below waterline

Fuel-water separating filters

Sight gauges on fuel tanks

Mechanical steering

Bronze struts with rubber bearings

Throttle and gear shift controls - dual station

Emergency tiller 

Water/gs separator installed on generators exhaust system

Electrical Equipment

Alternator on each engine

Heavy duty engine starting batteries with GRP boxes 

Automatic battery charger

Battery selector switch

Automatic bilge pump - 12v

Cable, tinned-copper

Carbon monoxide detector

Circuit breakers on all circuits

Engine room blowers, 12v

Engine room lights, 12v

Pressurised water system, 12v

Galvanic isolator

Generator amp and volt meters

Onan generator - serviced 2017

Ground fault circuit interrupters

Holding tank with pump out, 12v

Indicator light, bilge pump

Indicator light reverse polarity

Navigation lights, 12v 

Shore power inlets, AC, bow and stern

Spreader lights on mast, 12v

Water heater



Exterior Finish

Air horn

Anchor chain locker, divided for rope and chain

Anchor platform, GRP with pulpit

Anchor windlass locker, GRP

Teak bulwark caps - revarnished  2014 -2017

SS chocks and cleats

SS deck fillers

Teak decking on front and side decks

Engine room vents

Flagstaff holders bow and stern with teak staffs

Fresh water outlet, fwd

Teak name boards and navigation light boards

Port and starboard rail gates, teak with teak scrolls and step plates on rail openings

Skylight hatch  

SS stanchions

Vents for fuel and water tanks

Chrome Waste pump-out deck fittings

Windlass, horizontal, rope/chain, 3 station, 12v

Teak window frames

Centre opening windshield 

GRP ladder to flybridge

Hinged lazarette hatches

SS scuppers

Transom boarding ladder,  extended swim platform, teak transom

Transom shower with retractable hose (H&C) 


Alarm panel, engine temperature and oil pressure


Teak decking

Electronics locker

Raytheon C120 Chart Plotter/ Radar - dual station master

Icom VHF

Instruments panel

Outlets, 12v DC

SS rail around flybridge windshield

Venturi windshields

SS safety rails

Storage boxes under seats with teak grating 

Electric remote controlled winches for mast and boom

4 man life raft  - Replaced 2015

separate radio cassette player and speakers

Interior Finish


Teak drinks cabinet

Hatches to engine room

Port and starboard doors

Portside settee

Starboard L-shaped settee converts to double berth 

Entertainment centre

Teak yacht table


Overhead lockers

Corian counter tops

Corian sink

Exhaust blower, 12v

Rubbish bin integrated into cupboard

Oven and hob



Alarm panel, engine temperature and oil pressure


Control panel, AC/DC

Teak electronics locker

Indicator light, reverse polarity

Instrumentation panel

12v DC outlets

12v windshield wipers/washers

Teak rim steering wheel


Writing Bureau/dressing table

Vanity chair

Chart drawer

Door to cockpit

Hanging lockers

Brass reading lamps



Engine room access hatch

Drawers under berth

Hanging locker

Brass reading lamps



Teak towel rack

Toothbrush holder

Marine toilet

Marble sink and countertop

Shower pan with drain pump

Separate shower stall in aft head

Holding tank indicator light

Teak gratings

Exhaust blower, aft head


AC outlets

Teak and formica bulkheads

Teak parquet cabin sole 

Teak valances,  Lined curtains

Teak grab rails

Teak gratings in lazarette and engine room 


12v interior lighting



LLOA   47' 5"    (14.45M) inc bathing platform and bow spit

LOA     43' 3"    (13.17M) hull length

LWL     41' 1"    (12.53M)

Beam: 14'  1"    (4.29M)

Draft:   4' 2"      (1.27M)

Height from DWL to top bridge windscreen:   13' 1"  (3.99M)

Height from DWL to top bridge without windscreen:   12' 2.5"  (3.72M0   

Height from DWL to top of mast:       22' 6"   (6.86M)

Additional Information

Engines  and Generator last serviced April 2017 with service history available

Last antifouled 2017 and regularly undertaken annually 

Used to cruise South Coast, Channel Islands and Northern France and Scotland

Available to view by appointment with the broker Colin Watts 02380 458990



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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