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Grand Banks 32

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Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 120hp, Ford Lehman 6D380 (1974)

Seattle our dock.


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Extra Details

Builder American Marine Limited
Lying Seattle our dock.
Fuel capacity 240.0 G Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 120.0 G Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 14.0 G Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/08/2016


Engine 1 x Diesel 120hp
Engine make and model Ford Lehman 6D380 (1974)
Engine Hours Engine1: 2800
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 4 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 G /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots

Cruising speed is 1700 RPM. Hours on engine are added between original hour meter and current replacement meter. Fuel and speed are tide and current dependent and are owner estimates. Batteries are 1-8D start and 2 4D House. The 4D batteries are being replaced April 2016 while the 8-D is about 5 years old and still good. Victron Centaur Charger. Oil changed every 100 hours approximately, fuel filters changed yearly. Owner keeps a light for warmth going in the engine room to maintain a dry environment.


LOA 32'0"
Beam 11'6"
Draft Max 3'8"
Displacement 17,002.9lbs
Headroom 6'3"
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Solid fiberglass full displacement construction with teak overlay on cockpit, side decks, foredeck and flybridge deck. Lots of canvas done by Barrett Enclosures within the last few years keeps the boat well protected. There is even a second bridge cover as a spare. The aft side window frames in the house have been rebuilt by Jensen Marine, Starboard side in 2016 and port side earlier.
The teak decks show signs of age. The August 2016 survey reported the lower decks are reparable and the flybridge deck needed to be partially removed and glassed over. In June 2017 the top flybridge deck was sanded and covered with a four-part urethane eleastic non-skid material known as Moby Deck. Jensen Marine in Seattle performed the application and the seller estimates that the lower decks would cost about $3800-$4200 to finish in the same manner. The asking price of this vessel is based upon this consideration.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick

Double "V" berth style forward master cabin with head and shower located forward starboard side. Galley is up on port with helm directly across on starboard. The salon has an "L" shaped settee and table that converts to a double berth. Across to port is a settee where the back lifts and converts to two single bunks. Large cockpit with walk arounds make this a very popular design. Cabin heat is supplied by an Ardic forced air diesel Furnace.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Datamarine Dart depth, speed, log, water tempurature with repeater at flybridge helm. Compass at both helms. Benmar auto pilot has trouble correcting to port. Seller reports Benmar factory has told him if he sent the brain in they could fix it. Uniden VHF on bridge, iComm VHF at lower helm.

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Bimini tick

Electric Ideal windlass
2 anchors
(CQR Main, Danforth spare)
150'0" of chain
Livingston Rowing Dinghy dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)
Spare Danforth has 30 feet chain and 125 feet 5/8" 3 strand rode


Bait Boxes 1 Bait Boxes

Portable live well or bait tank has transom mount and hose fitting from cockpit wash-down faucet. The cockpit is also equipped with removable Sunbrella Sun Cover

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Horn tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

A distinctive and classy small trawler in every way a Grand Banks. She's a capable and sought-after Northwest cruiser. One of the early fiberglass 32s, this one has been lovingly cared for and kept in fresh water by her current owner for over two decades.

The seller reports the fuel tanks have been kept filled to make sure they are full during the winter months as has been his custom since purchasing the boat 25 years ago.

Decks are original teak. A recent survey found no signs of moisture intrusion, though there are some loose teak strips on the port foredeck and many missing bungs. The seller has recently addressed the flybridge deck with the professional application of Moby Deck, a four-part urethane elastic UV and weather resistant deck covering material.

These boat details are subject to contract. Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Grand Banks 32 has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary Buck of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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