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1999 Grand Banks 42' TORTUGA

$ 240,000

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TORTUGA is a 1999 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.

1999 Grand Banks 42 Classic

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. Accommodations include a forward Guest Stateroom with a large V-Berth with drop-in filler, forward Head and Shower, a well-appointed 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 separate Head and Shower. TORTUGA features the super-reliable Caterpillar 3116’s with 350hp each diesel engines. Full maintenance records from 6/2015 available.

There are several unique features on TORTUGA making here an IDEAL Great Loop Cruiser, Bahamas/Keys Cruiser or a Live Aboard. A full array of solar panels mounted on top of the strengthened flybridge bimini frame, coupled with a six Lithium battery bank (600 amp hours), provides plenty of DC and Inverter AC storage power. TORTUGA also has a special custom All White R400 treatment to the teak decks that ensure a non-slip grip, a much lower temperature underfoot, and a super protection against the elements and water intrusion. She has a LUXE Bidet attachment to SeaLand VacuFlush Porcelain Commode in the En-Suite MSR Head. There is also expanded refrigeration on the boat in the Flybridge and the option of more in the Salon in place of the portside settee.


  • Price USD:$ 240,000
  • Builder:

    Grand Banks

  • Model:

    42 Classic

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Naples, Florida, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 43 ft 3 in
  • Display Length: 42 ft
  • Beam: 14' 1"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 271 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 600 gals
  • Engine Details: Caterpillar 3116TA
  • Engine 1: 1999 3391.00 HRS 350.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1999 3395.00 HRS 350.00 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 Shower area completely compartmented with a shower curtain that prevents it from being a “Wet Head”. There is plenty of light and fresh air provided by an overhead hatch and a side window. There is a hanging closet to port with a second smaller locker aft off it for custom modified for better use of storage. Sleeping accommodations are provided by a full beam V-Berth (with filler) with 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. Direct access to the side deck is out the starboard door at the Helm. All AC and DC circuit panels are located at the Helm Station lower right behind varnished teak doors. 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 in beautiful durable Ultra Suede with a Grand Banks teak dining table that can convert from cocktails to dinner. There is an entertainment center on top of the built-in Grunert 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. As an option, included with the sale, is a Dometic freezer/refrigerator which goes in place of the portside settee. Pictures of both in the Pictures section.

On the portside is the optional preferred full L-Shaped Galley. This option allowed for ONE THIRD more counter and cabinet storage space! There is a large SS single sink. The counter tops are cream Corian and a lot of storage for pots and pans, and all of your cooking needs. Forward in the Galley is more teak cabinets. Below in the “L” is a Grunert Cold Plate Refrigerator. There is a cabinet with a microwave oven. There is a 3-burner electric stove and oven. One of the best features of Grand Banks is the large windows in the Salon providing natural light and ventilation. There are blinds throughout the Salon/Galley, and the traditional classic GB teak parquet sole, that have just been re-conditioned. There is access to the Engine Room from the Main Salon with removable floor panels.

Going aft down three steps is the Master Stateroom. TORTUGA features the preferred ISLAND QUEEN berth. There is an en-suite Head with a LUXE Bidet attachment to SeaLand VacuFlush porcelain commode on the forward port side, with a separate Shower forward of the stateroom 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. There is LOTS of storage in this Master Stateroom.

Main Salon:

The Salon has the L-Shaped Galley forward to port and lower helm station to starboard. The starboard door is outboard of the lower fully equipped Helm Station, and leads to the starboard side deck. Aft of the helm station is the bar with ice maker, glass and bottle storage, then the dining area with L-Settee, and drop leaf Grand Banks Hi-Low table. On the port side, aft of the Galley, is the door to the port side deck, followed by the bench seat with lots of below storage. The teak is finished in satin low luster with beautiful Ultra Suede fabric (protected by removable coverings) with throw pillows on settees. The Salon is climate controlled by a reverse cycle 16K BTU MarineAir reverse-cycle A/C system.


The optional “L” Up-Galley is located on the port side of the Salon. There is a large SS sink with Grohe Hot/Cold fresh water faucet. There is a SeaWard Princess 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 microwave oven located below a cabinet aft of the sink with storage cabinet above. Lots of storage over and under the countertop.

  • Princess 3-Burner stove top with lower oven – 110V AC
  • Grunert cold plate Refrigerator
  • Grunert Freezer
  • Black and Decker microwave oven
  • Large SS sink
  • Seagull pure water filtration system
  • Exhaust fan
  • Lots of overhead and under counter storage

Master Stateroom:

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 LUXE Bidet attachment to SeaLand VacuFlush 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 hanging locker at the foot of the berth.

  • Portside en-suite separate Head with LUXE Bidet attachment to SeaLand VacuFlush
  • Starboard side separate Shower
  • Hanging Locker forward with countertop
  • 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 blinds for privacy
  • Teak Privacy door between MSR and Salon
  • 12v Lighting

Guest Stateroom:

  • 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:

  • Alpicool CF55 Smaller 12v in Flybridge
  • Dometic 12V CF110 Refer/Freezer like in Salon (and second Dometic in Flybridge)
  • Large fiberglass deck box mounted on Trunk Cabin Top
  • Teak swim platform
  • White Textilene cabin window covers all around
  • (3) White Textilene windshield covers
  • Phifertex sunblock rollup panels mounted flybridge starboard, port and aft for sun protection
  • Sunbrella weather cover for flybridge helm
  • Teak decks finished in a non-skid rubberized product by All White – R400 Non-skid
  • SS railing stanchions
  • Stainless Steel hardware including cleats and hawse pipes
  • Double back-to-back port seat in flybridge with storage underneath
  • Double back-to-back starboard helm seat in flybridge with storage underneath
  • Fortress FX-23 fluke type anchor with approx. 30’ chain and 200’ of ¾” braid nylon rode
  • 44 lb. Plow Delta FastSet anchor with approx. 200’ ACCO G4 3/8” rated Galvanized all chain rode on swivel
  • Fiberglass Anchor pulpit with double anchor rollers
  • Lofrans Tigress 12V power-up and power-down windlass fitted with two anchors with upper, lower and forward controls
  • Mast and boom system lowers to allow for 16' air draft - Refinished and Painted May 2023
  • Side railings and cap gunnel rails all varnished recently, with Sunbrella coverings
  • Fluke (Danforth type), estimated to be 40 lbs. with approx. 10’ of chain and 125’ ¾” double braid nylon rode
  • Bottom painted August 2023 – no blisters reported
  • August 2023 - Bottom "Out Of Water" surveyed by Carl M. McCann of Associated Marine Consultant, Inc. of Naples, FL NO REPORTED SURVEY DEFICIENCES

Electronics and Controls:


  • Standard Horizon Quantium GX550S with remote mic at Upper Station
  • Raymarine RL80C Pathfinder Radar display with Raytheon 24” RADOME mounted on Flybridge Mast
  • Garmin GPSMap 943 Xs Multifunction chart plotter display includes Fishfinder/Bottom Sounder
  • Raymarine ST8002 autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60+ Tridata
  • Standard loud hailer
  • 6” Ritchie Compass
  • ACR spotlight control
  • Trim tab controls
  • Anchor windlass controls
  • Master control for mascerator cutoff switch
  • 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


  • Icom IC-M330 VHF – AIS receive only
  • Remote mic from Standard Horizon at Lower Station
  • Garmin GPSMap 7212 Multifunction chart plotter display includes Fishfinder/Bottom Sounder coupled with GSD24 sounder module - mounted on power up/power down custom system
  • Raymarine ST8002 autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60+ Tridata
  • 6” Ritchie Compass
  • Trim Tab controls
  • Anchor windlass controls
  • Spotlight Controls
  • (3) 12V Outlets
  • Morse cable dual-lever controls
  • Engine synchronizer control
  • Grand Banks cable steering
  • Teak ships style steering wheel – newly refinished
  • Full engine instrumentation and Gauges

Entertainment Electronics:

  • Fusion MS-UD755 AM/FM Stereo System and satellite radio
  • Sylvania TV/DVD TV in Salon
  • Flat screen TV in MSR


  • Onan MDKAL 8Kw diesel generator (mounted in aft engine room - 2,977 hours)
  • Racor Diesel Filter
  • (6) Solar photo voltaic panels mounted above flybridge, Kyocera KU265-6MCA, 265 watt max output per panel
  • Midnight Classic solar charge controller
  • 12V DC electrical service
  • 50A/240V AC electrical service – Shorepower Connections fore and aft
  • (2) Shore power cords(6) 12 VDC Lithium Batteries – house – New 2018 (600 amp hours - total usable)
  • (1) Group 27 Lead Acid Battery – generator
  • (1) 12V Lead Acid Battery – Starting battery
  • Out Back VFX 2812 Pure Sine Wave 130 amp charging, 2800 watt Inverter/Charger
  • ProMarine ProNautic 12-40P Battery Charger

Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment:

  • Caterpillar 3116TA’s 350 hp each - Port = 3,391, Starboard = 3,395 Hours
  • SounDown Couplers – between transmission to shaft
  • Twin Disc MG-506-1 Transmissions’ Ratio – 2.50:1
  • Dripless shaft seals on 2” SS shaft
  • Spur line cutters on both shafts
  • 4-Blade Bronze propellers – reebuilt and balanced April 2023 - 28 X 27
  • All underwater zincs replaced August 2023
  • Oil X-Changer system plumbed to engines and genset
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • 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 
  • Fresh Water Cooling – Heat exchangers and transmission coolers flushed and maintained May 2023
  • Dual Switchable Racor Fuel Filters/Water Separators
  • VacuFlush Toilets with at 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
  • Watermaker – Reverse osmosis water maker, 40 gallons per hour capacity
  • (2) Spare 4-Blade Bronze Propellers 28 x 28 - painted August 2023
  • All engine and transmission fluids changed May 2023 - ~100 hours on these fluids

TORTUGA shows in very nice condition. Her mast lowers to make an IDEAL Great Looper with an air draft of 16’. She is fully equipped with near current Navigation equipment. And is very economical with her Caterpillar engines. Her interior has really nice Teak Grand Banks craftsmanship and give a very warm comfortable feeling. The island berth in the MSR 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. TORTUGA is located behind a canal-side home in Naples, Florida.

  • Owner's Personal Items and Tools

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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