1971 Grand Banks 32 Sedan
It is always well prepared boat and underwent two major renovations (2006 and 2010).In 2006 the interior of the cockpit was completely covered with marine plywood, the engine was overhauled, renewed and upgraded the alternator has been replaced the old Onan generator with a new 3.5-kW Mase, added a GPS plotter, radar 40mg, rebuilt the seats on the flybridge. (cost jobs 65.000,00 Euros).
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An all round seaworthy performer, the Grand Banks 32 Sedan is capable of real deep water cruising. Long keel, 20,000 lb displacement, hard chine, and a deep forefoot hull provide stability and seaworthiness. The aft house superstructure incorporates a seat box which adds extra livable space inside the aft cabin. High bulwarks with sturdy teak handrails, the mastery of beautifully carved teak scrolls, stainless steel stanchions and grabrails on the house sides, anchor platform with anchor roller and bow pulpit, teak swim platform, transom boarding steps, wide side decks, port, starboard and stern boarding gates are some of the features standard on the Grand Banks 32. The flybridge offers a duplicate helmsman station with full instrumentation, venturi windscreen, and extra stowage beneath the console. An enclosed electronics locker next to the flybridge helm provides space to house essential electronics equipment. The long and wide flybridge has seating for six adults. Under the seats are teak slatted watertight stowage compartments. The fiberglass Grand Banks 32 is also luxurious. Teak joinery work by old-world hand craftsmen gives a practical beauty above and below decks. The cabin soles are teak parquet throughout. The main decks and flybridge are teak planked. Extensive locker and drawer space are made out of golden Burmese teak. The upholstery and drapes are selected to complement the warm look of the surrounding teak. The saloon is a spacious living area complete with solid teak yacht table, L-shaped settee, bar cabinet, and the helm station. Accessibility to the exterior and flybridge from the saloon is made easier with the presence of port and starboard saloon doors. Full instrumentation and the AC and DC panels are neatly recessed into the helm station. A full width teak console above the helm station provides space to house an array of electronics equipment. Three ply laminated safety glass windows all round provide full fore and aft visibility. The well equipped galley comes with hot and cold pressurized water system. The three-burner stove and oven, large stainless steel sink, dish locker and electric refrigerator are all conveniently located. The master stateroom aft has a double berth at starboard and a single berth at port with generous drawer space below. The adjoining toilet compartment is spacious and airy with full headroom. There is a separate shower stall with telephone-type shower, cultured marble counter top with built in sink, head, large mirror, and convenient storage space in the counter drawers and locker. The companionway in the aft stateroom leads to the aft deck. A neatly recessed stowaway teak ladder provides access to the aft deck via twin opening doors. The forward stateroom also has a large hanging locker and plenty of storage space. Its adjoining toilet compartment has full headroom, a large mirror, shower and cultured marble built in sink and sink counter top. Whether you are motoring around the bay or you're hundreds of miles at sea, quiet single or twin diesel engines are made quieter by the use of special engine room sound insulation. These smooth, heavy-duty engines provide long-range economical operation. GRAND BANK 32: Successor to the wooden 36 introduced in the 1960s, these boats enjoy the improvements and refinements of over 30 years. Known for seaworthiness and a comfortable ride, they are efficiently driven at 8.5 knots. Cruising at 12 knots is easily achieved with larger engines. Available in four deckhouse configurations, each with a number of interior layouts, the Classic features wide side decks, spacious lazarette, aft stateroom, and dinghy storage. The Europa offers one-level living with a main saloon that opens to the deck and a protected cockpit. One or two staterooms are located forward. The Sedan's traditional, open cockpit is a favorite among cruisers who love to fish. For more spacious accommodations, the motoryacht features a large, full width aft stateroom with a walk-around bed, and an equally attractive forward stateroom with optional island bed. The GB32 is a living legend that has been refined to perfection.
It is always well prepared boat and underwent two major renovations (2006 and 2010).
In 2006 the interior of the cockpit was completely covered with marine plywood, the engine was overhauled, renewed and upgraded the alternator has been replaced the old Onan generator with a new 3.5-kW Mase, added a GPS plotter, radar 40mg, rebuilt the seats on the flybridge. (cost jobs 65.000,00 Euros).
In 2010 the boat was subject to a major restructuring which it left completely renewed and expanded in the equipment: installation of a bow thruster; reconstruction of the entire deck and teak beams worn with the highest quality; bow of steel protects against shocks anchor; reconstruction of the instrument panel on the flybridge; replacement antenna tv, radio, VHF, construction of two new peaks to the aft cockpit with folding teak, teak reconstruction of the access hatch to the bilge Stern, construction of new support to anchor winch with transport of hot and cold fresh water lines. Bruce anchor in stainless steel; revision of some sections of the walls of the cabin, installation of remote controlled spotlight, complete engine overhaul; replacement of the water tank with installation of two additional tanks with a total capacity of about 1000 liters fresh water; replacement of the fuel oil tanks; renovation of the entire electrical system, with a new framework for control and governance; renewal of all maintenance-free batteries with models and strengthening the services (three batteries) and the bow (two batteries); renewal of the interior upholstery, for a total cost of € 85,000.00(Euros).
Finally, in 2013, was set up a convenient locker, in contiguity with the coverage of the cabin, which now allows you to stow peaks and useful material for anchoring and mooring, and, above all, to enjoy a comfortable sun for two people.
The boat, during 2013’ summer, has covered about 600 nautical miles cruising along the coast of> Sardinia and Corsica and the same is doing this year(2014). It is now visible at the Marina di Capitana Port( near Cagliari) - Sardinia-Italy