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1980 | 42' Grand Banks 42 Europa Trawler for Sale

1980 Grand Banks

42' (12.80m) 42 Europa - Tortuga Azul

Most iconic and sought-after 1980 Grand Banks 42 Europa that is immaculately cared for and refitted, the Perfect fuel efficient trawler for the American Great Loop, Bahamas Cruising, and Even Fishing!


Vessel ID# 2799518      Last Updated: 2024-03-04 18:05:38

$ 199,500 USD

€ 185,245 Euros
$ 269,341 CAD

Description

The most iconic and sought-after 1980 Grand Banks 42 Europa is immaculately cared for, refitted, and is the perfect fuel-efficient trawler for the American Great Loop, Bahamas Cruising, and Even Fishing!

Embark on a lifetime of adventure with this stunning 1980 Grand Banks 42 Europa. Meticulously refitted since 2019, this reliable and versatile vessel is ideal for boat buyers and enthusiasts. Perfectly suited for the Great American Loop, cruising the Bahamas, and local fishing, it's a true gem.

Key Features:

  • Meticulously cared for by just three owners
  • 360-degree views from the salon and massive flybridge
  • Unmatched Reliability
  • Great American Loop Ready (Mast Clearance up 19’2” / down 15'3")
  • Bahamas Cruising Excellence
  • Astounding Refit

Don't miss this opportunity to own an exceptional Grand Banks 42 Europa. With its extensive upgrades, including modern electronics and luxurious finishes, it's turnkey and ready for your next adventure. Contact us today to arrange a viewing and make this extraordinary vessel yours!

List of Extensive Refit Items Since 2019:

  • New Generator: Northern Lights model M673L3 (2019)
  • All new electronics installed: – Dual plotters, radar, sonar, and autopilot (see full details in history) (2020)
  • Recondition both A/C units (2021) / Flushed (2023)
  • New Custom bow pulpit, aluminum framing assembly, stainless bow rails, windless, and anchor (2021)
  • New fuel/water separator systems and filter systems (2021)
  • Replace and reconfigure main electrical cabling, AGM batteries, and chargers on boat (2021)
  • Replace and install new custom aluminum fuel tanks (2022)
  • Install new sea strainers and thru-hulls (2022)
  • Total rebuild on both engines. Port read 2702 at a rebuild.(add 1100 meters for the total on boat) (2023)
  • Installed new A/C water pump (2023)
  • New bottom paint (2023)
  • New flybridge windshield (hurricane Ian) (2023)
  • Replace both antennas (hurricane Ian) (2023)
  • Rebuild head Toilets (2023)
  • New Forward Bilge Pump Added (2023)


Serious inquiries only. Situated near Bradenton, Florida, and conveniently accessible for observation,


Curtis Stokes & Associates is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Denison Yachting. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Data Sheet

LOA: 42' " (12.80 Meters)

Type: Power - Used

Year: 1980

Beam: 13' 6"

Bridge Clearance: 19' 2"

Draft Max: 4' 2"

Draft Min: ' "

Cabins: 2

Single Berths: 1

Twin Berths: 1

Double Berths: 1

Heads: 1

Maximum Speed: Knots

Cruise Speed: 8 Knots

Range NMI:

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Fuel Tank: 600 Gallons (2271.25 Liters)

Fresh Water: 278 Gallons (1052.34 Liters)

Holding Tank: Gallons ( Liters)

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Deck and Hull

Exterior areas include wide, covered teak decks with covered walk-around capability, sturdy safety rails, and substantial bulwarks. Grab rails are strategically placed for steady support, ensuring safety at every turn. The ladder is designed for easy and secure use, even in rough waters. Additionally, the swim platform provides convenient access for boarding or launching a dinghy.

  • Folding away starboard and port rails for easy dock access
  • Windlass 
  • Dinghy davit mounts are located on the transom 
  • Fresh water washdown
  • Swim platform
  • Dual Large lazaretto storage areas
  • Collapsible flybridge mast. (Mast clearance; up 19’2” / down 15'3")
  • New flybridge windshield (2023)
  • Replace both antennas (2023)

Hull Construction

Constructed with high-quality fiberglass, the 1980 Grand Banks 42 Europa offers a durable and low-maintenance hull that withstands the rigors of the sea while ensuring longevity. The fiberglass hull provides excellent strength, stability, and resistance to corrosion, allowing you to enjoy worry-free cruising for years to come.

  • Bottom paint 2023
  • Replaced sea trainers and thru-hulls 2022


Salon

Step into the 1980 Grand Banks salon through the sliding doors and admire the wood parquet floors that run throughout. A custom storage cabinet and hanging chairs await to the starboard, while a wet bar with an ice maker is positioned behind the helm. On the port side, a comfortable settee and table accompany a well-equipped galley with plenty of storage. This salon offers a functional layout for both cruising and entertaining. 

Features include:

  • Rich wood interior
  • Built-in white settee
  • Custom wood dining table with collapsable sections 
  • Ample storage
  • Classic wall lighting sconces 
  • Wetbar with top loading storage compartment and ice maker
  • Pioneer stereo player with Realistic speaker system
  • French sliding cockpit glassdoors

 

Galley

The U-shaped galley on the forward port side of the main cabin provides a terrific working space with generous counter space and extra storage. It offers a beautiful view of the surroundings and is equipped with upgraded features for enhanced functionality.

Features include:

  • U-shaped galley with ample under and in-counter storage
  • Subzero refrigerator with upper freezer section
  • Additional large Norcold refrigerator/freezer located within the aft deck lazaretto
  • Force Ten 3 burner electric stove/oven
  • Sharp Carousel microwave
  • Stainless steel sink


Cabins

The 1980 Grand Banks 42 Europa boasts a dual cabin setup, offering comfort and privacy for overnight stays. The spacious cabins are thoughtfully designed, providing a serene retreat after a day of cruising.

Each cabin features ample storage space, allowing you to stow away your belongings effortlessly. With attention to detail and a focus on relaxation, these cabins provide a cozy haven for a restful night's sleep while onboard.

Features Include:

Master Cabin (Forward):

  • Large berth
  • Hanging lockers
  • Compartment Storage
  • Port Hole and Ceiling Hatch
  • Book rack storage
  • Reading lights
  • Reconditioned A/C System (2021) / A/C Water Pump (2023)

Guest Cabin:

  • Twin Bunk, top bunk sliding hideaway feature
  • Storage locker
  • Reading lights


Single Head

The well-appointed single-head setup. Designed for functionality and convenience, this clean and modern space offers all the necessary amenities for your comfort while onboard. Equipped with a sink, toilet, and shower, the head ensures you have everything you need for your daily routines. Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing personal care experience in this thoughtfully designed single-head setup.

Features Include:

  • Full shower with curtain enclosure
  • Rebuild Marine Head ((2023)
  • Full vanity counter with sink
  • Gracious storage above and below the vanity
  • Ensuite master and companionway dual entries


Engine Room

The engine room of the 1980 Grand Banks 42 Europa is impeccably clean and organized.

It houses reliable completely rebuilt twin Ford/Lehman 2715E 6.22L diesel engines, a new Northern Lights generator, and two NEW 300-gallon aluminum fuel tanks with convenient access for maintenance and inspections, it also features a freshwater washdown and ample storage space for spare parts and tools. The well-maintained engine room reflects the boat's commitment to performance and reliability.

Great Fuel Economy Trawler, Estimated Around 3 miles Per Gallon!

Features Include:

  • Twin Ford/Lehman 2715E 6.22L (Rebuilt 2023 / AMOH 68 hrs / Hours 2793)
  • Northern Lights model M673L3 / Hours 730 (New 2019)
  • Replaced and installed new custom aluminum fuel tanks (2022)
  • New Fuel/water separate system and filter systems (2021)
  • Freshwater cooled
  • Recondition both A/C units (2021)
  • Installed new A/C water pump (2023)


Electrical

The electrical system on the Grand Banks is meticulously designed for performance, reliability, and ease of maintenance. Installed by experienced professionals, the wiring is color coded and numbered at both terminals for easy troubleshooting and equipment additions. The boat features a well-engineered distribution panel, separated into AC and DC service, with sufficient circuit breakers for current and future equipment. Additionally, a reverse polarity indicator ensures safe dockside connections.

Features Include:

  • NEW Northern Lights 6KW generator (2019)
  • New Garmin Dual plotters, radar, sonar, and autopilot systems (2020)
  • Replace and reconfigure main electrical cabling, AGM batteries, and chargers
  •  Xantrex True charge 40amp battery charger
  • AGM Batteries 
  • 12-volt and 120-volt electrical system 
  • 30 and 50 amp power cord 


Additional Refit / Upgrade Timeline Notes

2016: New Hull Paint job, Flybridge eyebrow and covering were painted with 3M5200, Modified Mast to air draft of 19ft 6in up

2017: New Rule 2000 bilge pump. Removed formica from shower walls and replaced with 17 oz biaxial fiberglass with mat. Replaced aft deck battery charger. Replaced engine room battery charger with Xantrex true charge 40 amp. Replaced starboard engine battery with new Rolls battery. 

2018: Replaced port engine battery. Replaced both engine fuel lift pumps. Painted bottom with 2 coats of Pettit Ultima SR 60. Painted underwater metals with 2 coats of Pettit Trinidad Pro. Lower teak rail stripped to bare wood and varnished with 8 coats of Epifanes Clear Wood Finish. 

2019: Replaced old Generator with NEW Northern Lights 6KW Generator. 

  • March: Replaced #4 injector on the port engine. The injector seal was leaking fuel into the engine crankcase. Replaced 12 leak-off pipe washers. Pressure-tested leak-off pipe at 6 psi for three minutes – no leaks.
  • On Board Spare Parts
  • Engine starter, alternator, fuel lift pump, set of injection pipes, engine seawater pump, engine and generator oil filters and fuel filters, spare engine belts – carried on engines, galley pump, shower drain pump, emergency engine belt, plus miscellaneous parts. 
  • There is a spare valve cover gasket that is attached to the inner wall of the middle seating cabinet for safe storage.
  • All new electronics – Completed in 2019 and autopilot installed.
  • Garmin Reactor 40 mechanical retrofit or solenoid core pack for autopilot. #010-00705-48
  • Garmin autopilot drive unit. 
  • Garmin GRF10 Ruder feedback sensor relays ruder position information to the display so you know where the rudder is – giving you an added peace of mind when starting from a stopped position, docking, launching or moving at slow speeds. #010-11829-00
  • Garmin GRF10 Extension Cable, 15m. Help your GRF 10 rudder feedback sensor reach your GHP 12™ or GHP 20 by adding 15M to your cable. #010-11829-02
  • Two each, GARMIN GPSMAP 942xs. 9" Multifunction Display. Touch screen. In addition to GPS/Chartplotting, color sonar is capable of ClearVu, and traditional CHIRP. US charts and maps included. Transducer sold separately. #010-01739-03
  • Garmin GMR 18 HD+ Radome Radar antenna. High Definition, 36 nm range. #010-01719-00
  • Garmin NMEA2000 Starter Kit. #010-11442-00 
  • Garmin Network Cable 20 feet long #010-10551-00 
  • Actuator power cable #010-11533-00 
  • Garmin GMS 10 Network port expander. # 010-00351-00
  • Miscellaneous adapters and accessory items.
  • Refinishing of much of the exterior woodwork – completed in 2021
  • Completed the refinishing of almost all the wood on the boat. Except for the small flybridge trim and cabinet pulls, all wood is now prepared for J-3005, the most improved finish.


Exclusion / Disclaimer

Exclusion:

All personal items, fishing gear, 24' Sea Anchor (Sold separately upon request), and all tools not specific to the yacht.

Disclaimer:

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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

ENGINES

Engine 1
  • Engine Make: Lehman
  • Engine Model: 2715E
  • Engine Year: 1980
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 120.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 3380.00
Engine 2
  • Engine Make: Lehman
  • Engine Model: 2715E
  • Engine Year: 1980
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 120.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 3380.00

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Curtis Stokes and Associates, Inc. is a yacht brokerage firm consisting of nine offices and fifty brokers throughout the United States offering worldwide marketing, buyer brokerage services and yacht charters. We also specialize in marketing and selling Great Loop capable yachts and boats.



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