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Grand Banks 32 Flybridge Sedan Trawler

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Boat REF# 216311
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 9.75m (32'0")
Year 1971
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 120hp, Ford Lehman (1971)
Lying Brinnon, WA USA - Shown by Appointment


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Extra Details

Designer Kenneth Smith
Builder American Marine Limited
Lying Brinnon, WA USA - Shown by Appointment
Fuel capacity 1,136.4 ltr (250.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 500.0 ltr (110.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 136.4 ltr (30.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 25/07/2011


Engine 1 x Diesel 120hp
Engine make and model Ford Lehman (1971)
Engine Hours engine1:   3,800 appr
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze 24X18
Fuel consumption (approx) 13.6 ltr (3.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 8 knots
Max speed (approx) 8.5 knots

Fuel consumption is an estimate. The seller reports that the engine starts easily, burns no oil, has good oil pressure and has been properly maintained.


LOA 9.75m (32'0")
Beam 3.54m (11'7")
Draft Min 1.14m (3'9")
Displacement 7,711kg (17,002.9lbs)
Headroom 1.91m (6'3")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power Aims 2500 Watt inverter


Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Carvel mahogany 1-3/8" planks on sawn frames spaced every 16". The stringers are 3" by 8-1/2" fir with bronze fasteners.

In 2012 this boat spent three months in the Port Townsend Boat Yard getting extensive repairs and upgrades. All receipts for that work are available. A summary: repair to house and flybridge, wood the hull and remove the guards, replace planks in way of the guards, the purchase of a complete boat cover, new cushions, new dinghy. In 2013 work included: topsides paint, bottom paint, six new batteries, re-wired, and installed new stainless exhaust lift. In 2015 bottom and topside paint, installed new cutless bearing.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

The entrance into the vessel interior is via the door from the cockpit. To starboard is an L-shaped dinette that converts to double sleeping, To port is a single seat. Forward to starboard is a chest of drawers and the helm station. To port is the galley in which the counter and overhead cabinet storage have been modified to extend half the way aft into what would have been a full length settee. This modification provides additional galley storage and counter space. Forward and down to starboard is the head compartment with sink, shower and electric toilet. Forward is the double berth. All of the original woodwork appears well-kept as well as the parquet flooring. The new upholstery, color combinations, nicely varnished woodwork combine to present a very "proper classic yacht" interior. The next owners will feel that they are traveling in style. The cockpit and the fly-bridge have canvas and stainless steel frame covers. From the cockpit port side is the ladder to the upper helm and flybridge.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
DVD tick
Fish Finder tick
Echo sounder tick

Additional details: Uniden ES, VHF transceiver
Uniden Submersible hand held VHF transceiver
Raymarine digital depth finder
Standard Horizon quartz digital depth finder
Garmin 192XC GPS plotter
Two battery voltage digital monitors
Three 12V windshield wipers
Bilge high water alarm
Aims 2500 watt inverter
30 amp shore power and cord
Red Dot engine hot water cabin heater
Webasto kerosene fired forced air furnace
Alpine AM/FM/CD player with remote control

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Sun awning tick
All-over cover tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Instrument Covers tick
Bimini tick

Electric McMurry 12V anchor windlass windlass
2 anchors
(#20 Danforth and 45lb Northhill)
31.45m (103'2") of chain
91.44m (300'0") of warp
Walker Bay dinghy (2012)
(Hard Dinghy)
Anchor rode is chain with 1/2" nylon rode. Each anchor is set up with the same chain and rode and are new, never used.

Safety Equipment

LPG Detector tick
Petrol Detector tick
Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

The two electric pumps have auto-manual switches.

Broker's Comments

For those looking to own a one of the absolute definitive small trawlers, a classic Grand Banks 32, this boat is a must see. This woodie has had everything done that you would would expect to ensure that it is structurally and mechanically sound. She has been recently wooded out, the guards removed, planks replaced, re-fastened as needed, flybridge rebuilt, repainted and bright work varnished. In additional to its physical condition you will find this boat very well equipped with current upgrades. Be sure to view the video to confirm my written word. She has a full boat cover of very light material that lets it breath and helps to create a good environment for proper ventilation while protecting her from harsh conditions.

I learned years ago that it can be a real value opportunity to find a boat that has had recent yard work and new equipment installed because the seller spends much more in upgrades and restoration costs than will ever be recouped in the sale.

A price reduction can be made regarding the dinghy and the full boat cover should the next owner not be interested in these items.

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

This Grand Banks 32 Flybridge Sedan Trawler has been personally photographed and viewed by David Carleson CPYB of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and where appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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