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1989 Grand Banks 42' STARPATH

$ 159,900

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STARPATH is a 1989 Grand Banks 42' 42 Classic listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Bill Watson. Bill can be reached at 1-772-215-0736 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Grand Banks Yachts and similar boats. With over 250 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

42' Grand Banks Classic 1989

PERFECT GREAT LOOP BOAT! With over 1,500 delivered, the Grand Banks 42 Classic is easily the most successful trawler design ever produced. With her long keel, hard chines, and a deep forefoot, the 42 Classic ranks among the most comfortable and seaworthy cruising yachts in her class.

1989 Grand Banks 42' Classic

Accommodations include a Forward Stateroom with a large V-Berth, En-Suite Head and Shower, a well-appointed Up-Galley to port, lower Helm to starboard, Salon with table and L-Shaped settee on starboard with bench seat on port, and an Owner’s Stateroom aft with a centerline island berth and en-suite separate Head and Shower. STARPATH features the super-efficient Cummins 6BT 210hp 1st level turbo'd diesel engines, that just had the heat exchangers overhauled.


  • Price USD:$ 159,900
  • Builder:

    Grand Banks

  • Model:

    42 Classic

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Hobe Sound, Florida, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 42 ft in
  • Display Length: 42 ft
  • Beam: 14' 1"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 370 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 600 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins 6BT-5.9M
  • Engine 1: 1988 5490.00 HRS 210.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1988 5485.00 HRS 210.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

Beginning with the bow Guest Stateroom, there is an en-suite Head to starboard, sink with vanity and medicine cabinet. Also included is a "wet-head" Shower. The Guest Stateroom has plenty of light and fresh air provided by an overhead hatch and two side windows. There is a cedar lined hanging closet to port with a second smaller locker above it. Sleeping accommodations are provided by a full beam V-Berth (with drop-in filler and ample drawers and storage below. Toward aft, there is a set of lift-up stairs for forward access to the Engine Room.

Up these stairs to the main Salon there is the lower helm station to starboard with a full set of electronics to pilot the vessel in inclement weather, or climate-controlled comfort. There is a very comfortable cushioned Helm Chair. Direct access to the side deck is out the starboard door at the Helm. Aft of Helm Station is a day bar with liquor storage and a U-Line ice maker. Moving aft along the starboard is a L-Shaped settee with a Grand Banks Teak dining table that can convert from cocktails to dinner for six with two chairs on its inboard side. There is an entertainment center on top of the built-in Gurnert Freezer. There is cushioned sofa storage to port, along with a port-side deck door. There is plenty of storage under the settee and in the sofa storage.

On the portside is the full Galley including a 3-Burner electric stove and oven. There is a large SS single sink that is covered by lift-out covers that flip over to be cutting boards. The counter tops are cream laminate and a lot of storage for pots and pans and all of your cooking needs. Forward in the Galley is more teak cabinets. Below is a Gurnert Cold Plate Refrigerator. There is a cabinet with a toaster oven. One of the best features of Grand Banks is the large windows in the Salon providing natural light and ventilation. There are cream curtains throughout the Salon/Galley, and the traditional classic GB Teak parquet sole is in excellent condition. There is access to the Engine Room from the Main Salon with removable floor panels.

Going aft down three steps aft is the Master Stateroom. STARPATH features the preferred ISLAND QUEEN berth. There is an en-suite Head on the port side with a separate Shower on the starboard side. There is a large hanging locker with double doors. Access to the aft deck thru opening door which is great for natural light and ventilation.

Main Salon:

The Salon has the Galley forward to port and lower helm station to starboard. The starboard door is outboard of the lower helm station and leads to the side deck. Aft of the helm station is the bar with ice maker, glass and bottle storage, then the dining area with L-Settee, drop leaf Grand Banks table and L-Shaped seating. On the port side, aft of the Galley, is the door to the port decks, followed by the bench seat with lots of below storage. The Teak is finished in satin low luster with a tasteful tan fabric with throw pillows on settees. The Salon is climate controlled by a reverse cycle 16K BTU Dometic system.


The Up-Galley is located on the port side of the Salon. There is a large SS sink with Delta Hot/Cold fresh water faucet with two covers that flip over to reveal two cutting boards. There is a Kenyon Euro Kera 110v electric 3-Burner stove with oven just forward of sink. There is a Grunert cold plate refrigerator aft of sink with a Grunert Freezer located aft in the Salon. There is a toaster oven located in a cabinet aft of the sink with storage cabinet above. Lots of storage over and under the countertop.

  • Princess Euro Kera 3-Burner glass cooktop with lover oven – 110V AC
  • Grunert cold plate Refrigerator
  • Grunert Freezer
  • Toaster Oven
  • Large SS sink with two covers
  • Seagull pure water filtration system
  • Exhaust fan
  • Lots of overhead and under counter storage

Master Stateroom and Head:

The aft Master Stateroom has the preferred ISLAND QUEEN with night stands to starboard along with drawer and shelf storage. There is an en-suite separate Head to port and separate dedicated Shower to starboard. Aft on starboard is a bureau with drawer storage and an opening door and overhead hatch to the aft deck, which is great for natural light and ventilation. There is a large hanging locker with double doors at the foot of the berth. Two of the three stairs forward are hinged tops for even more storage.

  • Portside en-suite separate Head
  • Starboard side separate Shower
  • Large hanging closet forward with countertop
  • Lots of storage in drawers and counter tops
  • Aft opening door and hatch for light and access to aft deck
  • Beautiful Teak woodwork; Teak parquet sole
  • Opening side portlights – very open and airy feeling inside, but with curtains for privacy
  • Storage in lift-top steps
  • Teak Privacy door between Master Stateroom and Salon
  • 12v Lighting
  • There are large drawers as well as chart drawer under the aft cabin queen size bed

Guest Stateroom and Head:

  • Forward in the bow has V-Berth with drop-in filler
  • En-suite Head with shower
  • (6) Drawers and cabinet under V-Berth
  • Shelves on port and starboard hull sides
  • Anchor locker cabinet in forward headboard
  • Overhead opening hatch and two side portlights
  • Large closet to portside with cabinet and shelf overhead
  • Privacy door and hatch between Guest Stateroom and Salon
  • Lift-up stairs for access to forward Engine Room
  • Beautiful Teak throughout Stateroom with Teak parquet sole
  • 12v Lighting

Deck and Hull Equipment:

  • Side railings and cap gunnel rails all varnished recently
  • Mast and boom system with 12V DC electric hoist motor
  • Lofrans Tigress 12V power-up and power-down windlass fitted for two anchors with upper, lower and forward controls
  • Fiberglass Anchor pulpit with double anchor rollers
  • 60 lb. Manson anchor with 225’ 3/8” galvanized all chain rode on swivel
  • Green Sunbrella bimini flybridge canvas covers helm area and aft bridge area; all on SS collapsible framework
  • Double back-to-back starboard helm seat in flybridge with storage underneath
  • Single back-to-back port seat in flybridge with storage underneath
  • Bronze hardware including cleats and hawse pipes
  • SS railing stanchions
  • Teak decks in above average condition – redrilled and bung plugged all fittings in need 2021
  • Sunbrella weather cover for flybridge helm
  • (3) Green Sunbrella windshield covers
  • Large deck box mounted at bow
  • Teak swim platform with 6” professionally added in 2019
  • 55 lb. Delta with 20’ chain on swivel and 300’ ¾” nylon rode
  • Saltwater washdown at bow with new pump 2021
  • Bottom painted 11/2021

Electronics and Controls:

Lower Station:

  • Garmin GPSmap 6212 GPS/Chartplotter/Radar - new 2014
  • Garmin Autopilot - new 2014
  • Garmin VHF with DSC and AIS - new 2014
  • Raytheon Ray430 loud hailer 
  • Datamarine Dart Speed/Depth/Log/Temp
  • Danforth Constellation Compass
  • Trim tab controls
  • Anchor windlass controls
  • Tank Monitor
  • Morse cable dual-lever controls
  • Engine synchronizer control
  • Grand Banks cable steering
  • Teak ships style steering wheel
  • Full engine instrumentation and Gauges
  • Windshield wiper controls

Upper Station:

  • Garmin GPSmap 6212 GPS/Chartplotter/Radar - new 2014
  • Garmin Autopilot - new 2014
  • Icom Radio – New 2021
  • Datamarine Dart Speed/Depth/Log/Temp
  • Trim Tab controls
  • Anchor windlass controls
  • Mic for loud hailer
  • Danforth Constellation Compass
  • Morse cable dual-lever controls
  • Engine synchronizer control
  • Grand Banks cable steering
  • Teak ships style steering wheel
  • Full engine instrumentation and Gauges

Entertainment Electronics:

  • AM/FM Stereo System
  • 23” Flat Screen TV in Salon


  • Westerbeke 8Kw diesel generator (mounted in aft engine room) with 5,274 Hours
  • Racor Diesel Filter
  • New electrical generating portion of the generator replaced - 2016
  • 12V DC electrical service
  • 50A/240V AC electrical service – Shorepower Connections fore and aft
  • (2) Shore power cords
  • (2) 8D AGM Batteries – house – New 2020
  • (3) 4D AGM Batteries – inverter (reported as not used by present Owners since purchase)
  • (1) 4D AGM Battery – generator – New 2020
  • (1) 12V AGM Battery - dinghy winch motor
  • Magnum 2800 Watt Inverter/Charger (invertor not used by present Owners since purchase)
  • Mastervolt Chargemaster 35A Battery Charger
  • 110v Lighting added to engine room 2020

Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment:

  • Cummins 6BT5.9M - 210 hp - 5,490 Hours Port - 5,485 Hours Starboard
  • New engine mounts 2020
  • Starboard engine new raw sea water pump 2021
  • Twin Disc MG-506-1 Transmissions’ Ratio – 2.50:1
  • New cutlass bearings installed 2020
  • New 4-Blade NiBral propellers installed 2020
  • MarineAir reverse cycle Air Conditioning/Heat
  1. 16,000 BTU unit in salon 2017
  2. 12,000 BTU in aft stateroom
  3. 6,000 BTU in forward stateroom
  4. Digital AC/Heat Controls 
  • Halon Fire Extinguishing System – needs recertification
  • Fresh Water Cooling – heat exchangers overhauled 12/2021
  • Racor Fuel Filters/Water Separators with Vacuum Gauges
  • VacuFlush Toilets with Independent Vacuum Pumps and TankWatch System on Holding Tank
  • Groco Paragon Fresh Water Pump with Pressure Tank
  • (2) Bilge Blowers
  • (3) Automatic Bilge Pumps
  • Glendinning Engine Synchronizer
  • Manual Steering with Emergency Tiller
  • Bronze Raw Water Sea Strainers
  • Groco Oil Change System for All Engines
  • Boat Leveler Trim Tabs
  • Custom Fabricated Boom with Ball Bearing Traveler, New Electric Winch 2017 and Dedicated Battery and Charger
  • 1750 RPM - 8.5 knots - 4.5 gallons per hour with generator running
  • Engines complete service 4/2021 and heat exchangers overhauled 12/2021
  • New Hot Water Heater (2021)

STARPATH shows in very nice condition. Her mast lowers to make an IDEAL Great Looper. She is fully equipped with near current Navigation equipment. And is very economical with her Cummins engines. Her interior has really nice Teak Grand Banks craftsmanship and give a very warm comfortable feeling. The island berth in the Master Stateroom is super comfortable and has tons of storage to take all your warm and cold climate clothes. The Galley is very functional for all those gourmet meals that always taste better on a boat! Call for you special showing. STARPATH is located behind the Owner’s canal-side home in Hobe Sound, Florida.

  • Compass Lamp located in Master Stateroom
  • Picture of Sailor rowing boat located in Salon
  • Both have sentimental value to current Owners and do not convey

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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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