Grand Banks - 32 Flybridge Sedan
VERY CLEAN ** NEW GELL BATTERIES ** FAIRLY PRICED ** AVAILABLE
"Prudence II" is a well preserved example of the true Downeast design, comfort and utility of the stately Grand Banks 32 Flybridge Sedan. She has been well maintained by the all those who have owned her through the years. Lying in Vero Beach, FL at the Quail Valley River Club she is being offered for sale and can be inspected by appointment.
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: American Marine PTE Ltd
Designer: Ken Smith
Flag of Registry: United States
Hull Shape: Semi-Displacement
LOA: 31 ft 9 in
Beam: 11 ft 5 in
Length on Deck: 31 ft 9 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 8 in
Displacement: 22000 lbs Dry Load
Bridge Clearance: 20 ft 0 in
Total Power: 135 HP
Engine Brand: Ford Lehman
Year Built: 1987
Engine Model: SP 135
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 135 HP
Cruising Speed: 7 knots @ 1800 RPM
Maximum Speed: 10 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (1151 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (125 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic (15 Gallons)
Number of twin berths: 1
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 12V
The flybridge has a Navy Blue Sunbrella Bimini Top, original equipment flybridge cover which encloses venturi windscreen aft to include aft facing seats and matching spray curtains on bridge. There are also full matching Sunbrella covers for the hand railings, toe rails and light boards. White Textaline covers are fitted for each of the three forward windshields. Vinyl seat cushions are provided for the flybridge seating.
The stepped mast is rigged for a steadying sail. There is a white Sunbrella cockpit sunshade.
Flybridge decks, cockpit sole and side decks are teak planked.
Hand railings and toe rails are varnished teak with stainless steel stanchions. Light boards , name board, hailing port board and transom are varnished teak.
The deckhouse has four opening windows. The center windshield also opens for ventillation.
The interior arrangement is typical for a traditional sedan trawler. The forward cabin is down three steps forward and has a generous V-berth with a removable filler cushion and storage drawers beneath the berth. A double door hanging locker is portside with provisions for hanging garmets and storage beneath. There are opening ports and and an opening deck hatch above the berth. Two brass reading lights and an overhead light are provided. This space has a reverse cycle marine air conditioner. The head is entered from the forward cabin and has a vanity with mirror and basin. There is a manual marine head, teak grating and shower faucets. There is also cabinet storage and an opening port. There is a hinged teak louvered door and a sliding hatch providing privacy from the saloon/galley area.
The saloon has the galley along the portside. It has a mica countertop, Stainless Steel Sink, above counter cabinets, under counter drawers, Cold Plate Refrigerator with heavy Grand Banks door. There is an electric three burner stove with oven. The lower helm station is opposite the galley and is fully equipped with mechanical steering, teak ship's wheel, Compass, Engine instrumentation, VHF, Depth Sounder, GPS Plotter & Autopilot. The helm seat is built in with a cabinet storage beneath and drawers aft of the seat. There is a settee to starboard and one on the portside which converts to a full berth. The tradition drop leaf yacht table is between the settees. The windows have curtains with snap straps. The interior upholstery is Merculon material which is nicely piped and tuffeted.
The interior soles are teak parquet. There are three hatches which provide access to the engine space and the generator. There are overhead 12VDC light fixtures and two brass reading lights.
The cabin entry door is in the aft bulkhead and is finished teak on the inside and white gelcoat on the outside. The door has a glass window and there are windows on either side of the door.
The cockpit has two hatches which provide access to a very large lazarette storage area. A teak ladder provides access to the flybridge. There are two modular seating units providing back to back seating on the bridge. The helm is starboard side. There is an electronics cabinet and access to a storage area beneath the forward console.
This little cruiser has the typical spacious side decks well protected with teak railings. There is a bow pulpit which carries a Bruce 33# anchor with chain and a Lewmar vertical electric windlass with capstan and cat head facility for nylon & chain rode. There are two foot switches on the pulpit and toggle switches at both helm stations for the windlass.
There are deck fills for the fuel tanks, water tank & waste tank. Hinged boarding gates are provided port, starboard and aft in the hand railings. There is a teak swim platform and a stainless swim ladder.