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Surprise
36' Grand Banks 36 1981

$ 78,500

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The 36 was the first Grand Banks model produced by American Marine and, with over 1,200 produced, one of the most popular. With a semi-displacement hull, long keel, hard chines and a deep forefoot the Grand Banks 36 is renowned for exceptional stability and seaworthiness seldom matched in her class. The classic design incorporates teak joinery and bright work throughout and the seaman-like layout features proper walk around decks with high gunwales topped with a tall, secure handrail. Powered by a 4-cylinder turbocharged 160 hp Yanmar diesel engine, she will cruise at 8 knots burning around 2.5 gallons of fuel per hour. Great Loop capable, Surprise is perfect for long distance cruising, weekend and holiday getaways or as a liveaboard.


United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Curtis Stokes & Associates. 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

Specifications

  • Price USD:$ 78,500
  • Builder: Grand Banks
  • Model: 36
  • Location: Traycy's Landing, Maryland, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 36 ft in
  • Display Length: 36 ft
  • Beam: 12' 2"
  • Category: Trawlers
  • Water Capacity: 150 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 400 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 4LHA-HTP
  • Engine 1: 2002 2280.00 HRS 160.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
The 36 was the first Grand Banks model produced by American Marine and, with over 1,200 produced, one of the most popular. With a semi-displacement hull, long keel, hard chines and a deep forefoot the Grand Banks 36 is renowned for exceptional stability and seaworthiness seldom matched in her class. The classic design incorporates teak joinery and bright work throughout and the seaman-like layout features proper walk around decks with high gunwales topped with a tall, secure handrail. Powered by a 4-cylinder turbocharged 160 hp Yanmar diesel engine, she will cruise at 8 knots burning around 2.5 gallons of fuel per hour. Great Loop capable, Surprise is perfect for long distance cruising, weekend and holiday getaways or as a liveaboard.

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Soundings Review: www.bit.ly/GB36SOUND

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Wagoner Cruising Guide Grand Banks History: www.bit.ly/GBBEGIN

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DECKS:

The wrap around teak deck is accessed via gates on the port and starboard sides and at the stern and features a high teak capped gunwale topped by a sturdy teak hand rail. Cleats are found port and starboard at the bow, midships and stern. The foredeck features a stainless steel bow rail, electric windless with wood anchor roller mount, and a washdown spigot. A raised cabin top features a hatch to the forward cabin below. An air horn and antennas are mounted on the starboard flybridge coaming, with additional antennas mounted on the port side. Moving aft along the weather decks the main salon is accessed via a sliding door on the starboard side. At the stern there is a raised aft cabin top, with rear access to the aft stateroom via a split hatch/door. A transom locker is accessed at the aft deck, along with access to the full beam swim platform via a gate and ladder. Two steps mounted on the raised cabin top port side and a staircase with a stainless steel handrail on the salon aft bulkhead lead to the flybridge.

FLYBRIDGE:

The flybridge extends the full length of the salon below and features a teak deck and teak capped coaming wrapping around the forward section and a stainless steel handrail with canvas inserts wrapping around the aft section. The helm is found on the starboard side and seating for 6 is provided by two double sided benches with teak trim. There is also additional room for deck chairs on the aft section of the deck. The fly bridge is protected by a Bimini top. A single spreader mast w/boom is center mounted aft. Storage is found under the forward coaming console and under the bench seats.

SALON:

The Salon is entered through a teak door found starboard side, forward next to the helm, and features a teak parquet sole, teak paneling and joinery, and large windows w/curtains and valences providing 360 degree views. Seating is provided by an L-settee along the starboard side wrapping around along the aft bulkhead. A fixed folding leaf table is mounted at the settee. A second settee is found along the port side aft. The aft stateroom is accessed via a companionway between the two settees at the aft bulkhead. A built in chest is located forward of the starboard settee containing drawers and a liquor cabinet, with the galley found opposite. The helm is located forward on the starboard side. The stair case leading to the forward cabin is between the helm and the galley on the port side.

GALLEY:

The galley is located along the port side forward section of the salon and features an under counter refrigerator, four burner gas stove/oven with counter top cover, a microwave oven and a stainless steel sink. There is a stainless steel panel with vent above the stove. Storage is found under the sink and oven and in an over counter locker that separates the galley from the port settee.

FORWARD STATEROOM:

The private forward stateroom is entered by a stairway at the forward salon bulkhead between the helm and the galley. It features a parquet sole, teak paneling and joinery. The large v-berth provides accommodation for 2, with drawers and a storage lockers underneath. Two additional drawers and a hanging locker are found on the port side next to the stairs. Ventilation is provided by an opening hatch and two opening windows with valances and curtains on the port and starboard sides.

FORWARD ENSUITE HEAD:

The private forward ensuite day head is found on the starboard side of the forward cabin. It features a parquet sole, molded teak trimmed corner sink with teak trimmed mirrors above and a storage locker below. A Vacuflush head if found opposite on the starboard side. A teak locker with a shelf atop are found behind the head. Ventilation is provided by an opening window above the locker.

AFT STATEROOM:

The private aft stateroom is entered three steps down from the salon through a companionway in the aft salon bulkhead between the salon settees. The cabin features teak cabinetry, parquet sole, and aft deck access via a fold up ladder and split hatchway/door. A double bunk is located on the starboard side with a single bunk on the port. A built in chest of drawers in located between the two bunks on the aft bulkhead. Additional storage is provided by a hanging locker with a shelf atop in the forward port corner of the cabin. Four windows (two opening) with valances and curtains are found above the bunks on the port and starboard sides.

AFT ENSUITE HEAD:

The private aft ensuite head is located in the aft stateroom, starboard side forward. It features white teak trimmed molded counter top and sink along the forward bulkhead with a teak trimmed mirror mounted above. A Vacuflush head is found on the starboard side with an opening window with valance and curtain above and a storage locker behind. Additional storage is found under the sink and countertop. The head converts to a shower with an overhead mounted shower curtain and a shower wand, found at the left side of the countertop.

ENGINE ROOM:

The engine room is located under the salon and is accessed through a hatches in the salon floor deck.

The Salon is entered either from the starboard weather decks and features:

- Teak joinery and paneling throughout
- Parque sole
- L-Bench settee, starboard side aft; sleeps 1; 74 inches long
- Bench settee, port side aft; sleeps 1 child; 50 inches long
- Fixed fold down table
- Helm starboard side forward
- Galley port side forward
- AC vent
- Weems & Plath barometer
- Plastimo time & tide clock
- 3 overhead lights; 12 vdc
- 3 Lamps; 120 vac
- Liquor cabinet w/ 3 drawers
- Under settee storage
- 5 opening windows
- 7 fixed windows
- Curtains and valences; port, starboard and aft windows
- Window shades; forward and aft windows
- Teak sliding doors w/window; at helm starboard side
- 2 throw rugs
- 120 vac outlets
- Overhead hand rail, fore and aft center
- Headroom 76 inches

Console helm located in the salon on the starboard side forward:

- Traditional Teak Captain?s wheel
- Ritchie magnetic compass
- Morse marine engine control shifter and throttle
- Engine control panel with gauges (tachometer, oil, temp), start stop controls
- Wesmar bow thruster control
- Wiper, blower horn controls
- Garman 176C GPSmap color chartplotter
- iCOM IC-M504 VHF marine radio
- Raytheon ST6000+ autopilot control
- Raymarine RL70C radar color display/control panel; 1/8 nm to 24 nm range
- Kenwood KDC-3005 CD Receiver
- Barameter
- AC Power control panel
- DC Power control panel
- Generator control panel
- Shore power/genset switch
- Battery switch panel
- Xantrix pro XM1800 inverter panel
- Blue Sea Systems 8248 DC Multimeter
- Windless breaker and control
- 12 vdc outlet
- Fire Extinguisher

The galley is located in the salon, port side forward and features:

- Teak joinery
- White laminate countertop
- Stainless steel sink with hot and cold running water
- Under counter Grunert Polar Mate cold plate refrigerator with freezer comartment
- Broadwater four burner LPG stove with oven and counter top cover
- Overhead vent fan
- Panasonic 950 watt microwave oven; 120 vac; model NN-SD372S
- 2 Louvered door top mounted lockers; above refrigerator and stove
- Over counter storage locker
- Under sink locker
- Under stove drawer
- 2 Fixed window
- 120 vac outlet

The forward stateroom is entered via a companionway staircase between the helm and the galley in the forward bulkhead and features:

- Teak joinery and paneling
- Parque sole
- Door with louvered upper panel
- Ensuite day head; starboard side aft
- V-berth with 6 drawers and a locker underneath; sleeps 2
- Hanging locker with 2 drawers above
- 2 Side mounted swivel reading lamps; 12 vdc
- Overhead light; 12 vdc
- 120 vac outlet
- Overhead hatch with solar fan
- 2 Opening windows with curtains and valences; port and starboard sides
- Chain Locker access; forward bulkhead
- Fire extinguisher
- Headroom 77 inches

Located in the forward cabin on the starboard side aft, the forward ensuite day head features:

- Teak trim
- Parque sole
- Teak door
- Molded corner sink with hot and cold running water
- Vacuflush marine head
- Under sink lockers
- 2 lockers and drawer with shelf atop; starboard side behind head
- Toothbrush/cup holder
- Towel rack
- 3 Towel hooks
- Toilet paper holder
- 2 Teak trimmed mirrors; above sink
- Opening window with curtain and valence
- Wall mounted lamp; 12 vdc
- Trash bin
- Headroom 78 inches

- Teak joinery and paneling
- Parque sole
- Split door with louvered upper panels
- Ensuite head; starboard side forward
- Double berth; starboard side; sleeps 2; 79 inches long
- Single berth; port side; sleeps 1; 77 inches long
- Chest of six drawers with storage locker above; aft bulkhead
- Under berth drawers
- Hanging locker with shelf atop, port side forward
- Overhead light; 12 vdc
- 2 120 vac outlet
- AC control panel
- AC Vent
- 2 Side mounted lamps; 12 vdc
- 2 Windows with curtains and valences, fixed
- 2 Windows with curtains and valences, opening
- Split hatch/door with fold up ladder; port side aft
- Throw rug
- Fire extinguisher
- Headroom 73?

Located on the forward starboard side of the aft stateroom the head features:

- Molded sink/counter top counter top with hot & cold running water
- Vacuflush marine head
- Under counter locker and drawer
- Locker behind head
-Teak trimmed mirror
- Teak door
- Towel rack
- 3 Towel hooks
- Toilet paper holder
- Opening window with curtain and valance
- Overhead lights; 12 vdc
- 120 vac outlet
- AC Vent
- Overhead shower curtain rail
- Shower wand with hot & cold running water
- Headroom 73 inches

The fly bridge is entered from the port weather deck across the aft stateroom cabin top via a 3 step stair case and features:

- Teak capped coaming with windshield and forward storage locker; forward section
- Stainless steel railing; aft section.
- Teak deck
- Starboard mounted helm
- 2 Teak trimmed fore & aft benches seats 6 people
- 2 stereo speakers
- Bimini top
- Under settee storage
- LPG locker; port bench seat

Console helm is located on the starboard side of the forward flybridge coaming and includes:

- Bench seating
- Stainless steel wheel
- Danforth Global Balance compass
- Morse marine engine shifter and throttle controls
- Engine control panels with gauges (tachometer, oil, temp)
- Wesmar bow thruster control
- iCOM VHF radio repeater
- Raytheon ST60 depth instrument
- Raymarine Pathfinder RL80C radar display and control panel
- Fireboy fire suppression control
- Horn button
- 2 Cup holders- 12 vdc outlet
- 120 vac outlet
- 12 vdc outlet

The deck is protected by a raised gunwale capped in teak and topped by a teak hand rail running 360 degrees around the vessel. Deck equipment includes:

- 3 Hand rail gates; 2 port & starboard, 1 at the stern
- Bow pulpit featuring:
  * Stainless steel railing

  * Anchor roller mount
- QCR anchor; primary; 125 feet chain, 200 feet nylon rode
- Danforth fluke anchor; secondary; 100 feet nylon rode
- Simpson Lawrence Horizon Express vertical chain capstan electric windlass; 12 vdc
- Chain locker deck pass through fitting; deck mounted
- Chain locker; forward cabin access
- Anchor mount, starboard bow gunwale
- 2 Salt water wash down spigots; at bow and port weather deck
- Cockpit shower; hot and cold fresh water
- Hatch to forward stateroom,
- Split hatch/door to aft stateroom
- Single spreader mast w/boom, hinged
  * Bridge Clearance with mast up approximately 22 feet
  * Bridge Clearance with mast down approximately 14 feet
- Swim platform
- Magma BBQ grill
- Dockside water hook-up
- 50 Amp shore power receptacle
- 30 amp shore power receptacle
- Telephone receptacle
- 6 Cleats w/hawseholes, 2 at stern, 2 midships, 2 at bow
- Horn; flybridge gunwale mounted, starboard side
- 2 Windshield wipers; forward port and starboard windows
- Running and anchor lights
- 2 VHF antennas
- 2 GPS antennas
- Radar transceiver
- Water, fuel and holding tank pump out fittings; deck mounted
- Transom locker; access via hatch in aft deck
- 2 Solar fans
- LPG locker w/tank
- Scuppers
- Bimini Top
- 4 Window covers
- Windless/anchor mount cover
- Dock lines
- Boat hooks
- Washdown equipment
- Various cleaning supplies
- Fenders

- 12 vac house power system
- 120 vac house power system
- 12 VDC Electrical distribution panel
- 120 VAC Electrical distribution panel
- Generator control panel
- Battery switch panel
- Westerbeke diesel generator

  * 8 kw
  * Hours: 796.9
- 50 amp shore power receptacle
- 30 amp shore power receptacles
- Shore power cables
- 30 amp marine/shore plug adapter
- ProMariner ProNautic 12-50P ProMar Digital battery charger
- Xantrex ProXM1800 DC/AC 1.8 KW power inverter
- Acme Electric 15 KVA isolation transformer; model T2535173S
- 2 Interstate 1000 MCA 800 CCA marine cranking batteries; model 24M-XHD
- Marine/RV Intimidator AGM 1000 MCA 800CCA 12 vdc battery; model 8A31DTM
- Crown Marine 1000 MCA 800 CCA starting battery; model MAR-1000
- 120 vac outlets
- 12 vdc outlets
- Cabin lights
- Running lights

*** NOTE ***  The boat has been upgraded to a 50 amp/125-250 line in from 2 30 amp lines.  The Acme transformer is in service, the Xantrex inverter was removed from service during this upgrade, but remains installed and can be recommissioned if desired.

- Yanmar Diesel Engine; Turbocharged
   * Fresh water closed cooling
   * Model: 4LHA-HTP

   * Serial #: M20968
   * 4 cylinder
   * 160 Horsepower
   * Hours: 2,280
   * Year 2002; installed 2003
- 2 Centek wet mufflers
- Jabsco oil change system
- 2 Racor 75900MAX, fuel filter/water separator; main engine
- Fuel filter/water separator, brand unknown; generator
- Fuel transfer/polishing system including:
  * Racor 900FG fuel filter/water separator, fuel tank mounted
  * Jabsco Vane Puppy 18680-0920 fuel pump; fuel tank mounted
- 2 Groco ARG-750 sea strainer
- Seacock mounted sea strainer, type unknown
- Danfoss BD500F refrigerator compressor; 12/24 vdc
- Rule 2000 GPH bilge pump with Rule-A-Matic float switch
- Rule 1500 GPH bilge pump with float switch
- 2 Vacuflush marine head systems
- Raritan electric marine water heater, with engine heat exchanger; 12 gallon
- Groco PST-1 water system pressurization tank
- Dometic 12,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning system; model DTU12-1161-410A
- Wesmar bow thruster

- Halotron 1 automatic fire suppression system; engine room
- Fireboy halon 1301 automatic fire suppression system; engine room
- Badger Halotron 1 fire extinguisher Model 5 HB-2; lower helm
- Badger fire extinguisher; model 250MB-12005; aft stateroom
- Fire extinguisher; forward stateroom
- Family Gard smoke detector; model FG200; aft stateroom
- Universal smoke alarm; model SS-770
- Ever Ready ER First Aid Kit
- 8 West Marine Type II life vests
- Type III PFD vest; X-Large
- Ski Vest; Type III PFD; adult large
- Ski Vest; Type III PFD; adult medium
- Ski Vest; Type III PFD; adult small
- Kayaking Canoe Vest; Type III PFD; adult x-small/small
- Assorted flares; expired
- 2 Throwable life ring

- 2004 Zodiac; 8 ft
- Honda 4-stroke 2 hp outboard engine; BZF-1402631
- Super Hooker 2.5 lb fluke anchor

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.

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