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Current Price: €249,000 (Tax Paid) Grand Banks 42 Motor Yacht sold

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47.41ft / 14.45m
14.07ft / 4.29m
Caterpillar 2 units @ 350 hp 3116TA Inboard diesel 350 horsepower x2
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Unknown, Spain
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 A very fine example of this well known, long range cruising vessel, with an extraordinary amount of fitted equipment and a comprehensive spares list she is ready to go anywhere.   For someone looking for a distinguished, long range motor yacht  this pristine yacht is a prime contender.    One owner since new, cruised with a long term crew member, both of whom have maintained her in immaculate condition.    

This three cabin Grand Banks 42 Motor Yacht has been designed with cruising in mind. The boat has a host of additional equipment including air conditioning,  heating and a water maker all of which combine to make long haul cruising a pleasure.   Teak decks, hardened glass windows with screens and hard chine hull.  Many additions fitted for Mediterranean cruising.   Raised aft deck for easy berthing.


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Windshield cover, hatch covers

Bimini top


Manual bilge pump

Drip pans under engines

Engine raw water intake strainers

Sea cooled exhaust system

Fresh water outlet in engine room

Fuel manifold system

Steel fuel tanks, 2 x 2270 L

Bronze, four bladed fixed pitch propellers

Stainless steel propeller shafts

Fibreglass rudders

Seacocks on below waterline

Racor fuel and water filters

Alternator on each engine

Heavy duty engine starting batteries

Bonding system

Battery selector switch

Tinned copper cable

220v AC and 12v DC systems througthout

Circuit breakers on all circuits

12v engine room blowers

12v/220v engine room lights

Pressurised  water system 12v

Automatic battery charger additional to Trace system

Galvanic isolator

Generator amp and volt meters

Ground fault circuit interrupters

Holding tank with 12v pump out

Indicator light on bilge pump 

Indicator light, reverse polarity

12v navigation lights

LED anchor lights

Shore power inlets, AC, bow and stern

Spreader lights on mast

Water heater

Air horn

Anchor chain locker

Anchor platform with pulpit

Anchor windlass locker

Teak bulwark caps

S/S cleats and chocks

Courtesy lights

S/S deck fillers, diesel and water

Teak decking

Engine room vents

Flagstaff holders bow and stern

Teak name boards

Teak navigation light boards

Hinged mast and boom

S/S stanchions

Step plates at rail openings

Waste pump out deck fittings in S/S

Windshield centre opening 

Alarm panel for engine temperature and oil pressure on flybridge

2 x Compasses, fixed

Electronics locker

Gas cylinder storage

Instrumentation panel

12v DC outlets

Storage boxes under seating on flybridge

2 x deck boxes on aft deck

Steps to flybridge on aft deck

Transom boarding steps

Hot and cold shower on aft deck

Hatch, door and windscreen covers

Steadying sail and rigging

Teak wheel on flybridge

S/S and teak outboard motor stand on flybridge

Swim platform and ladder

S/S hand rail around flybridge windshield

Flybridge area cushions

Teak table on fllybridge

220 V waterproof outlet on flybridge

S/S fender baskets

Insect screens for hatches

Insect screens for portholes




Crewsaver lifejackets with lights

Lifebuoys with lights

McMurdo 406 Eprib

Hand held fire extinguishers throughout accommodations

Fire blanket

2 x Plastimo four man liferafts (mounted on aft deck rails and flybridge) - need servicing

Gas detector  ??

Carbon monoxide detector  ??

Fire suppression system with FM200 gas in engine room with auto engine shutdown

AB dinghy with Yamaha outboard, oars and anchor     


Access to this GB42 can be  made via an Angelo Gandolo hydraulic gangway that can be operated from the boat or remotely when mooring stern to.  Having cruised extensively in the Mediterranean this boat has a 20kg (45lb) CQR anchor with 100M of chain as well as a Danforth anchor with 15M of chain, perfect for deep water cruising.   The Lofrans electric windlass is operable from the flybridge or the bow.   Boarding ladder, bathing platform, swim ladder and hot/cold aft deck shower assist swimmers.  Additional useful external equipment includes ropecutters, bow wash, fenders and warps, cushions for flybridge seating. 



Lower Helm|:

Ritchie Dome-type magnetic compass  

Raytheon ST700+ autopilot

Raymarine RL80C chart plotter / 72 nm radar

Shipmate RS8400 VHF radio + Simrad HD52 handheld VHF

Nav4 Navtex + receiver

Raymarine ST60 log display

Raymarine ST60 depth display

Raymarine ST60 wind indicator 


Flybridge Helm:

Ritchie Dome-type magnetic compass  

Raytheon ST700+ autopilot

Raymarine RL80C chart plotter / 72 nm radar

Shipmate RS8400 VHF radio

Raymarine ST60 multi-function display

Raymarine ST60 Tridata (log, depth)

Navigation Lights



Twin Caterpillar 350Hp diesel engines, approximately 1,200 hours each.Cruising speed approximately 15 knots with a top speed of approximately 18 - 20 knots depending upon load.  

Indirect cooling system

Twin Disc gearboxes

Propeller protector and Norscot propeller shaft seal, four bladed fixed pitch bronze propellers

Hydraulic trim tabs

Onan 6.5KW generator fitted with sound shield and gas/water separator

12v and 220v electrical system. 

Three banks of gel batteries, in addition to the independent Trace inverter. 

Lofrans windlass can be operated automatically from bow, flybridge and lower helm

Sea Recovery Reverse Osmosis water making system means long range cruising in comfort with no more stops than desired or required. 


Classic Burma teak interior. Three cabins, two heads one en-suite, large flybridge, comfortable saloon, well fitted galley. Master cabin with central island berth, en-suite shower room with separate en-suite toilet and sink. Double wardrobe, heating and air conditioning.

Forward head with toilet, sink and shower to serve a Pullman two berth  guest cabin, (one single; one three quarter) with full hanging wardrobe, drawers full length, mirror and separate Grunert drinks fridge.  A guest/crew cabin with double V-berth has full hanging wardrobe, drawers and full length mirror completes the accommodation. 

Amidships is  the saloon, wheelhouse and galley.  The carpeted saloon, with L-shaped settee with dining table to seat six, also boasts bar and entertainment centre. Just forward of the saloon the bright and airy galley has an inlaid wooden floor and is designed for sociable cooking and entertaining with ease.  Blake & Taylor gimbaled oven and grill and a hob with two burners and hot plate share space with one of two Grunert fridges on board.  Also on board is a Bosch washing machine.  All cupboards have push button flush mounted safety catches for secure storage whatever the conditions.


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

To discuss your interest in this beautiful motor cruiser contact Colin Watts on +44 (0) 2380 458990 or email 

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