IRISH LADY

46' Grand Banks 1996

$284,000

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46' Grand Banks 1996 Irish Lady

BROKER DESCRIPTION

 

This is the best priced 46 Grand Banks Europa currently on the market.

NEW Raymarine Radar & GPS (June, 2018)

Her owners have loved her and enjoyed traveling with her all over the East Coast during the  past 16 years and are now thinking about making a change.

Irish Lady had her spring launch and commissioning and is sitting pretty in the water ready for a great 2018 summer of fun.

 Easy to inspect…so call and come take a look at this pretty Europa.

She is a nicely maintained example of the popular Grand Banks 46 Heritage Europa.  With her in-line six cylinder Caterpillar engines, her engine room is a dream to work in.  The only 46 Europa we have seen with Captains Quarters built into what we originally referred to as the garage space (the very large storage/utility area aft of the house and forward of the lazarette).

She is on her second owner, originally from Florida she has been a New England boat since 2002 and is always stored under cover in the off season.  Priced right for an immediate sale.

SPECIFICATIONS

Builder:

Grand Banks

Model:

46 Heritage Europa

Cruise Speed:

12 KTS

Max Speed:

16 KTS

Range NMI:

0

Beam:

14' 9"

Engine Details:

Caterpiller 3116

Engine 1:

1996 2619.00 HRS 350.00 HP

Engine 2:

1996 2619.00 HRS 350.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

630 GAL

Water Capacity:

300 GAL

DETAILS

Grand Banks is well known for their superbly crafted full varnished teak interiors and this yacht is no exception.  She has the preferred solid teak parquet soles and is the preferred two stateroom, two head galley up layout. 

There is an abundance of natural light and ventilation courtesy of the salon/helm deck that is fully surrounded by large windows, several of which are sliders with screens. Forward there are smaller slider type windows in the trunk cabin in each stateroom and head as well as overhead hatches.  Artificial light is also superb with brass swivel style reading lamps at each berth and settee as well as several overhead lights throughout.  When natural ventialtion is not enough, cooling is provided via three reverse cylcle (they also can provide heat) air conditioning units. 

MASTER STATEROOM & HEAD

Starting forward is the Master Stateroom featuring an island queen berth below. There is storage in a full sized chart drawer and four cargo drawers.  There is additional storage in lockers outboard, a five drawer bureau and cedar lined hanging locker with light.  A 15" TV is in a cabinet aft and to starboard followed by the separate shower comparment while opposite to port is the private head featuring Vacuflush W.C. and a generous vanity with ample storage. 

GUEST STATEROOM

Next aft and to port is the Guest Stateroom which features two thwartship running 6'-6" berths below.  There is storage in drawers while hanging storage is outboard between the berths in a cedar lined hanging locker with light. 

GUEST HEAD

Opposite to starboard is the Guest Head featuring a separate stall shower compartment, combination washer an dryer unit, large vanity with excellent storage and Vacuflush W.C. 

U-SHAPED GALLEY

Up four steps (storage under some of them) to the Salon, Galley and Lower Helm Station.  The U-Shaped Galley is to port and features expansive Corian counter space and storage in several lockers and drawers, stainless steel single basis sink, Princess 3-burner stove with oven and Sharp convection microwave. Refrigerated storage is in two boxes with Grunert 12V refrigeration with small freezer compartments.  The yacht was ordered with the optional overhead dish lockers. 

LOWER HELM STATION

Opposite to port is the Lower Helm Station with double helm seat, full navigational and engine controls and the yachts electrical distribution panels.  Adjacent to the helm is a side door for quick access to the starboard decks. 

SALON & DINETTE

Aft is the full width salon that opens out onto the aft deck via two wide double doors, to port is the dining settee, an L-shaped arrangement and teak drop leaf table on a high low pneumatic assist.  Aft is a small bureau with storage.  Opposite are two barrel chairs with storage under and an entertainment console with storage.  Forward of the seating area is a dry bar housing bottle and glass storage and the U-Line ice maker. 

CAPTAINS QUARTERS

Unique to this Grand Banks 46 Europa is the short term "Captains Quarters" built into what is otherwise a generous utility compartment aft of the engine room, below the forward portion of the aft deck.  Access is gained via the aft deck and there is a double berth to starboard, electric W.C. to port along with a small vanity and sink. 

GENERAL

  • 12V fans in staterooms
  • Custom inner spring matterss in Master
  • Smoke detector
  • Kariba Washer/Dryer
  • (2) Sharp flat screen TVs
  • (2) Sony DVD players
  • Kenwood AM/FM/CD stereo
  • U-Line icemaker
  • 12 VDC refrigerated cooler 

Wired for both 12 volt and DEC and 120 volt AC power.  An Onan 8KW generator showing 1550 hours handles heavier loads when off the dock while a Heart/Freedom 3000 watt inverter handles lighter loads.

  • 12 Volt DC System
  • Switch panel with breakers
  • (2) 8D lead acid house/inverter batteries
  • (2) 8D lead acid engine start batteries
  • (1) Group 29 lead acid generator start batteries
  • 120 Volt AC system
  • Switch panel with breakers
  • Volt and amp meters
  • 50 amp shower power connection forward and aft
  • (11) outlets
  • (2) 110 amp alternators
  • Seward 20 gallon hot water heater (also engine supplied)
  • Sentry 40 amp battery charger
  • Heart/Freedom 3000 watt inverter/charger
  • (2) 50' amp shore power cords

Fully equipped with all necessary electronics at both the upper and lower helm stations:

LOWER HELM STATION

  • 2010 Garmin color plotter
  • Raytheon R11 radar
  • Autohelm ST7000 autopilot
  • Autohelm GPS display
  • Ray 202 VHF/Hailer
  • Ritchie 6" compass
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • (3) windshield wipers with washer
  • Horn
  • Engine Synchronizer
  • Windlass controls

UPPER HELM STATION

  • Garmin 2010 color plotter (removes to lower station)
  • Raytheon R11 radar
  • Autohlem ST7000 autopilot
  • Autohelm tridata speed/log/depth
  • Ray 202 VHF/hailer
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Ritchie 6" compass
  • Horn
  • Synchronizer
  • Windlass controls

A pair of 3116 Caterpillars that have been well maintained turn 4-blade Nibral propellers on 2" stainless shafts through twin disc 2.5:1 reduction gears.

  • Racor fuel filters
  • Morse engine controls
  • Air Seps on engines
  • Sea Star/Teleflex hydraulic steering
  • 12 volt engine room lights
  • Glendinning sychronizer
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Lofran windlass with dual control
  • (3) electric bilge pumps
  • (1) manual bilge pump
  • Tank tender holding tank level monitoring
  • Macerator pump

Solid fiberglass hull with original white gel coat in excellent condition with molded in plank lines, spray rails, rub rails and quarter rails.  The rub rail is capped with bronze half round as is the varnished teak cap rail.  Flag blue gel coat boot top in excellent condition and hard expoxy anti fouling with minimal build up. 

Full walk around decks and an expansive aft deck all with the traditional Grand Banks 9/16" thick (thickest in the industry) teak deck overlay in excellent condition.  Varnished teak cap rails and safety rails and other trim.  Again all varnish work is in very good to excellent condition.  Bronze deck hardware including stanchions, cleats and chocks.  There are gates P & S and at the transom to provide ease of access. 

Part of the beauty of the Europa layout is bringing the outdoors in with her wide double doors opeing from the salon on the aft deck. Irish Lady affords expansive living area on the main deck level. Access to the Captain's Quarters and a generous lazarette is via hatches in the aft deck. 

Up the varnished teak ladder to the flying bridge where there is an equally expansive area for family and guests with open deck to port and the optional L-settee which can seat up to 6 with table to starboard.  Forward there are the standard fore and aft facing bench seats with storage under (storage is also found under the L settee) capable of seating 8.  When one wishes to be out of the sun, a bimini with 3/4 enclosure covers the forward area. 

  • Lofran windlass with chain & rope drums
  • Fresh water wash down
  • 45 lb CQR with 150' chain
  • 20 H Danforth with 20' chain & 150' rode
  • Transom shower
  • Teak swim platform
  • Transom door
  • Large lazarette
  • Hubbel TV/phone connection aft
  • Textaline covers for all windows
  • Transom cover
  • Stainless steel propane grill
  • (8) PFD's
  • Life ring
  • Bell
  • (5) fire extinguishers
  • (6) fenders
  • (6) docklines

Irish Lady is on her second owner, originally from Florida she has been a New England boat since 2002 and is always stored under cover in the off season. 

She is attractively priced for immediate sale.



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. This listing is a courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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