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2000 Grand Banks 52 EU

  • 52 ft
  • Cruiser
  • Newport, RI, US

Yacht price :

$695,000

Overview

Cloud Nine

Grand Banks Europa 52

Partially taken from a Boat International article, June 1999

The Grand Banks 52 Europa epitomizes the classic trawler yacht and is a seaworthy design intended for extensive use. Dag Pike describes this latest success.

The Grand Banks has set the trend for the classic trawler yacht, and over the years the designs have progressively expanded upwards in size while still retaining that distinctive look.

The builder, the continual development of its sites equates to a consistent improvement in the models, one of which is a new launch, the Grand Banks 52 Europa. This boat started life in a different form. Originally, it was the GB 49 hull fitted with an integral GRP bathing platform, extending the length to 52 ft. This boat came from a new mold where its waterline length is now a full 53 ft. 6 in, resulting in a considerable increase in the internal volume. With the bathing platform added the overall length is 56' 5".

The Europa label refers to the styling of the superstructure which is mainly identifiable by the twin sloping fashion plates on each side, giving a smoother, more flowing line to the design. The hull owes little to fashion and more to a seamanlike style. The stem is nearly vertical, curving up from the forefoot in classic style. At the stem, the transom is an uncomplicated, slightly rounded shape.

This hull has a low chine which hardens towards the stern while a deep skeg on the centerline extends well below the propellers, offering good protection. The flat run aft allows the hull to almost plane the speed is equally happy running at displacement speeds of around 10 knots which opens the door to long range cruising. Low bulwarks surround the full walk-around main deck and leave space for a generous cockpit aft. These then taper down towards the rear and are supplemented with stainless steel rails topped by a beautiful varnished teak handrail. A pulpit forward keeps the anchor chain well clear of the gleaming topsides and the traditional feel is heightened by the extensive teak decking. The superstructure sits high on the hull allowing a full-height, level walk-in from the cockpit. It is almost box-like in form, but the angled wheelhouse windows and the fashion plates help to integrate the shape which runs off forward into a low coach roof.

Above is a large flybridge, again rather square in outline and while this description may sound unflattering, the overall impression of the exterior is of a sound, sensible, well-balanced design which offers more to the requirements of seamanship that to fashion. This impression is heightened by the simulated planking molded into the GRP topsides which is a Grand Banks trademark. The interior is dominated by hand-crafted teak, mainly finished in a soft matt lacquer. The full height wood paneling could make it dark if it wasn't for the large square windows and the offwhite deck head, but even the latter has teak strips along the joints. The saloon is open-plan with a view right through to the pilothouse windows.

 Aft is the lounge area with an L-shaped settee around a folding table and with two armchairs opposite. There is an entertainment center in the rear corner and a wet bar situated at the far end, where the stairs lead down to the aft cabins. Forward from here is a dinette on the port side opposite the large open-plan galley to starboard. This galley follows the American style with a large fridge/freezer and plenty of storage space, with some of the deck head mounted to create a partial barrier between it and the lounge. The fundamental style remains the same.

At the forward end is the pilothouse, a real seaman's delight with central captain's chair facing a wooden wheel. Most of the instrumentation is mounted on the fascia top with a full chart table and the electrical panel offset to the starboard side.

There are opening doors on both sides of the pilothouse which allow good ventilation and easy access forward. Guests are catered for with a two-seater, forward facing settee and a table. The accommodations below offer double and twin guest cabin forward and the owner's cabin aft with the engine compartment further aft to have the master cabin forward of this. The shower and the head compartments are separate and there is generous space for a dressing table and a desk as well as large hanging lockers. Throughout the cabins the teak theme continues, but light colored fabrics help to create a brighter atmosphere. Off-white, easy to clean Formica is used for some bulkhead panels but they are still edged with teak to maintain the continuity. The outcome is an ambience which is soft and intimate, but which at the same time is extremely practical.

One feels that these boats are created for living on board for extensive periods and while they may lack some of the sophisticated refinements of the mainstream motor yacht market, the Grand Banks yachts certainly are intended for widespread use rather than just an occasional jaunt.

Specifications

Basic Information

Manufacturer:
Grand Banks
Model:
52 EU
Year:
2000
Category:
Power
Condition:
Used
Location:
Newport, RI, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Yes
Vessel Name:
Cloud Nine
Boat Type:
Cruiser
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Type:
Monohull
Hull Color:
Designer:
Flag of Registry:
US

Dimensions & Weight

Length:
52 ft - 15.85 meter
LOA:
52 ft - 15.85 meter
Beam:
15 ft 5 in - 4.7 meter
Draft - max:
4 ft 11 in - 1.5 meter
Bridge Clearance:
-
Dry Weight:
58160 lbs

Engine

Make:
Caterpillar
Model:
3208ta
Engine(s):
2
Hours:
-
Cruise Speed:
13 MPH - 11.3 KTS
Range:
-
Joystick Control:
No
Engine Type:
Inboard
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Horsepower:
435 (Individual), 870 (combined)
Max Speed:
18 MPH - 15.64 KTS

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
1200 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
500 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
56 gallons - 1 tank(s)

Accommodations

Total Cabins:
3
Total Berths:
4
Total Sleeps:
-
Total Heads:
-
Captains Cabin:
No
Crew Cabins:
-
Crew Berths:
-
Crew Sleeps:
-
Crew Heads:
-

Gallery

Descriptions

Electronics

• Furuno Navnet 3D upper and lower helds (2010)

• Robertson AP20 Auto Pilot

• Furuno Radar (2010)

• Furuno Depth Sounder (2010)

• Furuno Compass (2010)

• Ritchie Power Damp Compass (2010)

• ACR Satellite 2 406MHz EPIRB

• VHF Radios, upper and lower helms (2012)

• Engine Space Camera (2010)

Standard Equipment List

• Construction

• Epoxy Undercoat

• Gel-coated fiberglass exterior

• Hand laid fiberglass

• Five year hull warranty

• Painted boot top

Mechanical Equipment

• Twin 435 HP diesel engines with reduction gears

• Glendenning Engine Synchronizer

• Aquadrive anti-vibration system with engine matching mounts

• Bilge pump, manual

• Drip pans under engines

• Dripless shaft seals

• Engine raw water intake strainers

• Engine room sound insulation

• Exhaust system, sea water cooled

• Fresh water outlet in engine room

• Fuel manifold system

• Fuel tanks, mild steel, baffled

• Fuel tanks with upper & lower automatic self closing valves for sight gauges

• Propellers, bronze

• Propeller shafts, stainless steel

• Rudders, fiberglass

• Seacocks on all thru hulls, below waterline

• Separating filters, fuel, water

• Steering, hydraulic

• Struts, bronze with rubber bearings

• Throttle and gear shift controls, dual station

• Water tanks, marine aluminum

• Water/gas separator installed on generator's exhaust system

• Wesmar Stabilizer System

• Wesmar 24v DC Bow Thruster

Electrical Equipment

• Air conditioning with reverse cycle

• Alternator, each engine

• Batteries, heavy duty engine starting with fiberglass boxes

• Battery charger with remote meter - Two Mariner Promatic 50-3 sentry 24V/30A

• Battery selector switch

• Bilge pump, automatic 12 volt

• Bonding system

• Cable, tinned copper

• Carbon monoxide detector

• Circuit breakers on all circuits

• Engine room blowers, 12 volt

• Engine room lights, 12 volt

• Fresh water system, pressurized, 12 volt

• Galvanic isolator

• Generator amp and volt meters

• Generator compartment exhaust blower, 12 volt

• Two Northern Lights Gen Sets 1-20kw and 1 8kw

• Ground fault circuit interrupters

• Holding tank with pump out, 12 volt

• Indicator light, bilge pump

• Indicator light, reverse polarity

• Navigation lights, 12 volt

• Shore power inlets, AC bow and stern

• Spreader lights on mast, 12 volt

• TV/Phone inlet at bow

• Wiring for stereo system

• Washer and dryer

• Water heater

Exterior equipment

• Air horn, Kahlenberg

• Anchor chain locker, divided for rope and chain

• Anchor platform, fiberglass with pulpit

• Anchor windlass locker, fiberglass

• Ball valves on thru hull above water line, bronze

• Bulwark caps, teak • Chocks and cleats, stainless steel

• Courtesy lights, side decks

• Deck fillers, diesel fuel and water, S.S.

• Decking, teak on main decks

• Engine room vents

• Flagstaff holders, bow and stern

• Fresh water outlet, FWD

• Grab rails, stainless steel

• Inspection deck plate for fuel tanks, P & S

• Name boards, teak

• Navigation light boards, teak

• Mast, hinged aluminum

• Rail gates at port and starboard

• Safety rails on main deck, stainless steel

• Scroll, teak

• 66 lb Bruce anchor with 250' of 3/8 chain

Exterior Equipment

• Skylight hatches with screens

• Stanchions, Stainless steel

• Step plates at rail gate openings

• Vents for fuel and water tanks

• Waste water pump out deck fittings, stainless steel

• Windlass, horizontal, rope/chain tree station,12 volt

• Window frames, teak • Electro-hydraulic Passerelle

• Aluminum Passerelle (Manual)

• Air horn (2013)

Flybridge

• Alarm panel, engine temperature and oil pressure

• Compass

• Deck- main in teak, side and rear in non-skid

• Electronics locker

• Chart locker

• Helmseat

• Instrumentation raise dashboard, fiberglass

• Mast base, fiberglass

• Outlet, 12 v

• Rail around flybridge windshield, stainless steel

• Safety rails, stainless steel

• Seats with cushions, port and starboard

• Settee-L with cushions and Hi-Lo table, Aft

• Steering wheel, teak with stainless steel rim

• Storage boxes under seats with teak grating

• Storage locker molded behind L-settee

• Windshield

Aft Deck

• Ladder to flybridge, molded fiberglass with louvered door

• Rail gate

• Safety rails, teak or stainless steel

• Sliding hatch to FB with teak frame

• Swim platform, extended teak

• Swim ladder

• Transom door

• Transom shower with retractable hose hot/cold

• Transom teak

Main Salon

• Arm chairs (2), teak

• Bar cabinet, dry, teak

• Entertainment Center

• Engine room hatches

• Hatches to engine room

• Icemaker, AC

• Ladder to engine room

• Saloon door, teak, double sliding, aft

• Settee, L-shaped

• Stereo/CD player with speakers

• TV & phone outlet

• Yacht table, teak

Galley

• Counter top, Corian

• Dish locker, overhead, teak

• Drawers, teak

• Exhaust blower, 12 volt

• Faucet single lever

• Garbage bin, fiberglass

• Microwave oven

• Overhang locker, teak

• Range/Oven

• Refrigeration, holding plate, 2 boxes

• Sink, Corian with teak cover

• 3.5 CF Freezer located in lazerette (New 2010)

Helm Area

• Alarm panel, engine temp and oil pressure

• Chart locker

• Chart reading light

• Compass

• Control panel, AC/DC

• Doors, Port and starboard

• Electronic locker

• Helmseat

• Instrumentation panel

• Outlets, 12 volt DC

• Settee and table, raised

• Steering wheel with trim, teak

• Windshield wipers/washer, 12 volt

Owner's Stateroom

• Berth, Queen 6" foam

• Bureau with drawers, teak

• hanging lockers (2) with lined cedar wood

• Mirrors

• Night tables

• Reading lamps

• Straight settee

• Vanity stool, teak

• Writing table, teak

Guest Staterooms

• Bureau

• Drawers under berths

• Hanging locker with lined cedar wood

• Mattresses, 6" foam

• Mirrors Night table

• Reading lamps

• Vacuflush marine Toilet (2010)

Heads

• Exhaust blower, 12V

• Grating, teak

• Indicator light, holding tank

• Shower with drain pump

• Shower stall separate with bi-fold door

• Sink/countertop, cultured marble

• Toilet, marine Vacuflush

• Toothbrush holder

• Towel rack, teak

Throughout the interior

• Bulkheads, teak

• Curtains, lined

• Grab rails, teak

• Gratings in lazarette and engine room, teak

• Headling

• Lighting halogen, 12 volt

• Outlets, AC

• Sole teak parquet

• Steps with clear non-skid

• Valances, teak

• Windows, laminated safety glass

Added Equipment

• Freezer in Lazerette

• Fireboy Halon engine room system

• 12 ft AB rib and motor

• Yamaha Moped

• Foredeck sun cushions

• Sound System with IPOD connection

• New Ice maker

• New soft goods 2012

• New Sanitation hoses (2012)

• New salon air handler (2013)

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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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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