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1997 Grand Banks 49 Classic

$475,000 USD

  • $475,000 USD
  • Steve Fithian
  • Sold
  • Used
  • Motor Yachts
  • 1997
  • Grand Banks
  • 49 Classic
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US
  • Power
  • 49ft / 14.94 m
  • 15ft 5in / 4.70 m
  • Lugger
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2014-01-13
  • 2015-04-28
  • 1846130

"Bella II" is the most magnificent Grand Banks 49 Heritage Classic ever built! She was one of the last of this model to be built and offers many features found in the newer model Grand Banks we sell today. She is outfitted with extensive electronics and entertainment systems, Wesmar stabilizers, bow & stern thrusters and so much more!


"Bella II" is a 3-stateroom, 2-head yacht. The private aft master stateroom has been custom enlarged and features a King bed and an en suite head. Two guest staterooms forward with access to the guest head with a custom bathtub & shower.


  • Gel-coated fiberglass exterior
  • Hand laid fiberglass

Exterior Equipment

  • 11' Caribe 1998 dinghy w/ Mercury 9.9hp outboard engine
  • UMT Davit, 110V electric, new 2008
  • Zodiac Offshore auto-deploy Liferaft (recertified 2013)
  • Fortress Anchor and Bruce-style plow anchor
  • Custom transom swim ladder
  • Custom spray rail
  • Heavy duty Ideal Windlass, horizontal, rope/chain, 3-station, 12V 
  • Extended Bimini top with cover & side panels - Tan (new in 2012)
  • Forward windshield covers & side door covers
  • Transom cover, dinghy cover & flagstaff cover
  • L-shaped settee
  • Teak table
  • Flybridge Dodgers
  • Air horn
  • Anchor chain locker, divided for rope & chain
  • Anchor platform, fiberglass, w/ pulpit
  • Anchor windlass locker, fiberglass
  • Chocks & cleats, stainless steel
  • Courtesy lights, side decks
  • Deck box on forward deck, fiberglass
  • Deck fillers, diesel fuel & water, stainless steel
  • Engine room vents
  • Flagstaff holders, bow & stern
  • Grab rails, stainless steel
  • Name boards, teak
  • Navigation light boards, teak
  • Mast, hinged, aluminum
  • Rail gates at port, stbd & aft
  • Teak safety rails on main deck
  • Salon doors, stbd & port sides
  • Skylight hatches
  • Teak staffs, bow & stern
  • Stanchions, stainless steel
  • Step plates at rail gate openings
  • Vents for fuel & water tanks
  • Waste pump-out deck fittings, stainless steel
  • Windlass, horizontal, rope/chain, 3-station, 12V 

Aft Deck

  • Glendinning Cablemaster for shore power and washdown hoses (new 2011)
  • Extended Swim Platform, teak
  • Swim ladder, teak and stainless steel
  • Transom  Hot/Cold Shower w/ retractable hose
  • Fresh water outlet, fwd
  • Hatch to lazarette
  • Teak gratings in lazarette
  • Ladder to flybridge
  • Rail gate
  • Safety rails, stainless steel
  • Scuppers, stainless steel


  • (2) Leblanc Captain's Chairs (new 2013)
  • Alarm panel, engine temp & oil pressure
  • Compass
  • Electronics locker
  • Instrumentation panel
  • Steering wheel, teak w/ stainless steel rim
  • Outlets, 12V DC
  • Venturi windshields
  • Railing around flybridge windshield, stainless steel
  • Safety rails, stainless steel
  • Seats w/ cushions (new 2013)
  • Storage boxes under seats w/ teak grating
  • Gas cylinder storage

Helm Area

  • Alarm panel, engine temp & oil pressure
  • Chart reading light
  • Compass
  • Control panel, AC/DC
  • Indicator light, bilge pumps
  • Indicator light, reverse polarity
  • Instrumentation panel
  • Outlets, 12V DC
  • Teak steering wheel w/ rim
  • Windshield wipers/washer, 12V


Electronics – Flybridge

  • Raytheon Raypilot Autopilot
  • Raytheon RayData Depth, GPS Display
  • Garmin 3210 GPS Plotter
  • Kobelt Electronic Transmission Controls
  • Sony AM/FM/CD stereo with detachable face plate
  • Raytheon 610 14" color Chart Plotter in hideaway cabinet
  • ACR Searchlight Remote Control
  • Furuno Nav VX2 GP1920C Remote radar/chart plotter display with 10.4" color LCD displays

Electronics - Lower Helm

  • Wesmar CPS1000 Stabilizer Control Panel
  • Kobelt Electronic Transmission Controls
  • Raytheon Autopilot
  • Raytheon VHF
  • Raytheon Raydata speed, GPS & depth
  • Additional NEMA GPS output for laptop chart plotter
  • Furuno Navnet VX2 Radar/Chart Plotter, 48-mi. Open Array w/ 10.4" color LCD display
  • Furuno C 500 R Heading sensor overlay for chart plotter & radar
  • Seatel Satellite TV Antenna


  • Custom "stretched" Salon is 2 feet longer than standard version
  • Custom L-shaped settee, starboard
  • Custom 3-cushion settee w/ gas lifts, port side
  • Teak yacht hi-lo table
  • Custom Teak bar cabinet
  • Icemaker, AC (in bar cabinet)
  • Electronics locker
  • Custom Entertainment center w/ TV/DVD
  • Stereo/CD Player
  • Custom roll top desk with teak stool
  • Magazine racks
  • Custom valances w/ indirect lighting & mini-blinds
  • Dark tinted 3/8 laminated glass in all windows
  • Mesh windshield and salon door covers
  • Extra overhead lighting throughout
  • Teak gratings in engine room
  • Hatches to engine room
  • Ladder to engine room


  • U-shaped Galley is Up
  • (2) Grunert Refrigerators, holding plates & temp gauges
  • (1) Grunert Freezer, holding plate & temp gauge
  • Range/Oven, AC
  • Exhaust blower, 12V
  • Microwave Oven
  • Corian Countertops
  • Corian Sink
  • Faucet, single lever
  • Teak overhead dish locker w/ adjustable shelves
  • Teak drawers
  • Garbage bin, fiberglass

Master Stateroom

  • Centerline King berth (modified from standard Queen)
  • Brass reading lamps
  • Barrel chair
  • Entertainment center w/ TV
  • Teak bureaus w/ drawers
  • Walk-In hanging locker
  • Mirrors
  • Teak writing table
  • Teak writing stool
  • Custom curtain valances w/ indirect lighting
  • Additional cabin windows on aft bulkhead

Master Head

  • Separate head & sink area w/ Vacuflush head & tank tender
  • Indicator light, holding tank
  • Cultured marble Sink/Countertop
  • Mirror
  • Separate shower w/ drain pump, teak gratings
  • Additional deck hatch over shower
  • Linen locker
  • Teak towel rack
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Exhaust blower
  • Separate laundry area w/ Washer & Dryer

Guest Stateroom - Forward

  • Full centerline queen berth
  • Brass reading lamps
  • Mirrors
  • Bureau
  • Drawers under berth
  • Entertainment center w/ TV
  • His & Hers hanging lockers

Guest Stateroom - Port

  • Double berth
  • Brass reading lamps
  • Seat
  • Hanging locker

Guest Head

  • Custom bathtub & shower
  • Vacuflush head & tank tender
  • Indicator light, holding tank
  • Cultured marble Sink/Countertop
  • Mirror
  • Teak towel rack
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Exhaust blower

Engine/Mechanical Equipment

  • Custom Tropical Air air conditioner system, including AC in heads
  • Hydraulic wheel steering
  • Soundown lead foam engine room Sound insulation on bulkheads
  • Custom workbench with tool chest
  • Aluminum faced engine room entryway with see-thru door into engine room
  • Bow thruster, Side-Power 15hp w/hand-held remote
  • Stern thruster, Side-Power 12hp w/hand-held remote
  • Micro controls - single lever
  • Wesmar RS 700 single cylinder Roll fin stabilizer system with 7.5 sq. ft. fins
  • Bilge pump, manual
  • Drip pans under engine
  • Engine raw water intake strainers
  • Exhaust system, sea-water cooled
  • Fresh water outlet in engine room
  • Fuel manifold system
  • Propellers, bronze
  • Propeller shafts, stainless steel
  • Rudders, fiberglass
  • Seacocks on thru-hulls below waterline
  • Separating filters, fuel-water
  • Sight gauges on fuel tanks
  • Steering, mechanical
  • Struts, bronze with rubber bearings
  • Throttle and gear shift controls, dual station
  • Water tanks, marine aluminum
  • Water/gas separator installed on generator's exhaust system

Electrical Equipment

  • 20kW Northern Lights Generator located in sound insulated room
  • MasterVolt Mass Combi Pure Sine Wave Inverter/Charger (new 2012)
  • (11) Odyssey PC2150 12V Long Life sealed MIL Batteries (new 2012)
  • (2) Charles 5000SP Chargers for Bow and Stern Thrusters
  • Automatic battery parallel switch for main engine starting
  • Link switch to bring all 4 batteries on-line for added inverter capacity
  • Air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat
  • Alternator, each engine
  • Fiberglass battery boxes
  • Battery charger, automatic
  • Battery selector switch
  • Bilge pumps, automatic, 12V
  • Bonding system
  • Charger panel, remote
  • Circuit breakers on all circuits
  • Engine room blowers, 12V
  • Engine room lights, 12V
  • Fresh water system, pressurized, 12V
  • Galvanic isolator
  • Generator amp and volt meters
  • Generator compartment exhaust blower, 12V
  • Generator with sound shield, diesel, 20kW for 60Hz
  • 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 & stern
  • Spreader lights on mast, 12V
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Water heater


"BELLA II" is a must see for anyone looking for a Grand Banks 49 or high quality trawler. Maintained to a high degree by her knowledgeable owners. Photos included were taken in early January and represent the yacht's current condition. The features and benefits of her design and layout are simply fantastic and will far exceed your expectations! 


Owners' personal belongings.  A complete list will be provided at closing.


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.

For Sale By HMY Yacht Sales, Inc. - Dania Beach

817 NE 3rd Street At Harbour Towne Marina
Dania Beach, Florida, 33004