Grand Banks 55 Alaskan
Grand Banks 55 Alaskan for sale | 55'0" | 1972 | 2x diesel 210hp | Wood Construction | Full-Displacement underwater profile | 5 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 146362
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|Engine||2 x diesel 210hp, Caterpillar 3160 (3208) natural V-8 (1974)|
|Lying||Seattle, WA USA - Shown by Appointment|
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|Fuel capacity||1,800.0 USG Total - 6 Tanks|
|Water capacity||1,000.0 USG Total - 4 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||60.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||2 x diesel 210hp|
|Engine make and model||Caterpillar 3160 (3208) natural V-8 (1974)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: unknown engine2: unknow|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||4.0 USG /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||7.5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||9.5 knots|
She features an Outback true sine wave 2800 watt inverter, eight L-16 house batteries (new Fall 2008), two 8-D starting batteries (new Winter 2012) on an isolated charger, two marine deep cycle batteries to power davit (new Fall 2008) on an isolated charger. Engines charging as follows: 110 amp starboard alternator and a 150 amp port engine alternator.
• Shorepower via a 30/50 cable.
Extensive rewiring of DC and AC systems completed in 2009.
A note about the engines:
Actual engines hours are unknown, current hourmeters indicate 3,600 (P) and 2,500 (S) hours, but they are not the original meters. During Winter 2009, a significant maintenance upgrade was performed by NC Machinery with the objective of extending the life of the engines another 3000 plus hours. Work included replacing the raw water systems (new sea strainers, raw water pumps, custom made heat exchangers mounted off the engines), new engine mounts, new exhaust systems and rebuilt injector pumps. The engines operate with no apparent problems, run great and should survey well.
12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator Northern Lights 8 kw genset
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1-1/2” mahogany-planked hull on yacal frames, with teak interior and trim.
Six fuel tanks totaling 1800 gallons.
Four water tanks totaling 1000 gallons.
|Total # of berths||5|
|No. of double berths||2|
|No. of single berths||3|
|Heads||3 heads (Vac flush)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
Three staterooms: master stateroom; second stateroom with two single bunks across from master; forward stateroom with full bunk+single bunk.
Two heads featuring a complete new vacuum flush system including a new 60 gallon holding tank, all new piping and hoses. The master head features a tub and the second head includes a shower. The third head in forward section has been removed however the sink remains. Note: The wastewater system is based on two separate vacu-flush systems emptying into one 60 gallon holding tank.
The forward cabin features space for a separate clothes washer and dryer, currently now used for storage however all wiring and plumbing remains in place for easy hook-up should you want to add appliances.
The bright pilot house features excellent visibility and includes a table and seating for four as well as a watch berth.
Galley : U-shaped galley with Corian counters and an extra-large Kohler sink. Princess 3-burner stove oven. Galley features a Sanyo microwave and Magic Chef fridge.
Heating System: the heating system was replaced in Fall 2009 and features a mix of passive radiators and fan units supplied by a 80,000 BTU Webasto boiler.
Note: The massive passive radiators retain heat well, reducing rapid-cycling and creating a home-like warmth. The heating system was enhanced to provide comfortable heating year-round in a live-aboard situation (even including a heated towel rack!)
There is a tiled alcove and chimney in the salon.
3 burner propane Stove
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Essentially all of the electronics were replaced in Winter 2009. Bridge electronics includes:
• Dell laptop with Fugawi navigation software and an xl9 Navionics Gold chip covering the BC coast.
• Furuno 1942 mk2 Open Array Radar
• ComNav 1420 autopilot (drive system and compass)
• Standard Horizon VHF, VLH-3000 Loudhailer
• Electronics also include: older perfectly working Furuno Color video sounder, a Standard Horizon depth gauge, rudder angle indicator, Floscans, Davis weather station. Additional Furuno 1820d chart-plotter as a back-up to the Fugawi laptop chart plotter.
Electric Ideal windlass
(Bruce (60 kg))
250'0" of chain
Zodiac 14 dinghy (2000)
25hp outboard, Tohatsu, Long shaft (2009)
Vessel has a spare Bruce-style anchor and swivel plus two spare props.
Remote transmission controls in cockpit for tight backing maneuvers are a real plus.
Full canvas cover for bow area + canvas for side door (new in 2010)
New cutless bearings spring 2010.
A kayak rack is located on pilot house roof.
4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 electric)
The original CO2 fire protection system was replace by two separate Fireboys: one for the main engine room and one for the lazarette.