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October Sky
42' Grand Banks Classic 1980

$ 99,286

October Sky is a Grand Banks 42' Classic listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Eddie Bauer. Eddie can be reached at 1-407-314-6573 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Trawlers and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

42 Grand Banks Classic - the quintessential trawler. Don't let her age fool you - October Sky is one nice boat. Her decks and brightwork are great, tanks are tight, and she has been lovingly maintained and continually upgraded. October Sky features a generator, bow thruster, reverse cycle heat and air conditioning, excellent electronics and a clean, tidy clean engine room. Fresh bottom job just completed. Cruise comfortably and economically at 1900 RPMs making 8 knots burning just 4 gallons per hour, even with the generator running! OWN A LEGEND!


  • Price: $ 99,286
  • Days on Market: 649
  • Builder: Grand Banks
  • Model: Classic
  • Location: Merritt Island, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 42 ft in
  • Display Length: 42 ft
  • Beam: 13' 6"
  • Category: Trawlers
  • Water Capacity: 270 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 600 gals
  • Engine Details: Ford Lehman 2715E
  • Engine 1: 1980 5025.00 HRS 120.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1980 4908.00 HRS 120.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Guest stateroom forward with Vee berth. Screened, opening hatch overhead. En-Suite head and shower aft to starboard with Groco manual toilet. Two screened, sliding windows in stateroom, one screened, sliding window in head. Up three steps to salon (steps are hinged and teak door beneath provides access to forward portion of engine room). Fully equipped helm station forward to starboard. Bottle and glass storage locker with built in ice-maker, L-Shaped settee, drop leaf yacht table with two chairs aft. Galley forward to port, bench seat aft. Doors adjacent to lower helm and port amidships provide easy passage from the salon to the wide, walk-around side decks, and windows enhance visibility, natural light and ventilation. Hatches in sole are removable and completely open the engine room. Aft and down three steps to master stateroom with berth (78"x 55") to starboard. En-Suite head with electric toilet and stall shower forward to starboard. Opening window in head and sliding screened windows port and starboard in stateroom. Ladder and door with sliding overhead hatch provide direct access to aft deck from master stateroom. From port side main deck up four steps to flybridge. Flybridge features offset helm instrumentation and electronics, back-to-back upholstered bench seating, four-sided enclosure with Strataglass panels. Bimini top for aft portion of flybridge deck. Custom solar screens for all windows. Extremely generous drawer, cabinet, hanging locker and concealed storage throughout. Beautiful, cozy teak interior and parquet sole are exceptionally clean! NICE!!

  • Galley up 
  • Seaward Princess three-burner stove with oven 
  • Magic Chef microwave oven 
  • Single stainless sink 
  • Grunert cold plate refrigerator and freezer (separate units) 
  • U-Line automatic icemaker 
  • Keurig coffee maker 
  • Raritan 12 gallon electric hot water with engine circulation (new in 2015) 
  • Pressure and dockside fresh water systems
  • 45 lb. CQR anchor
  • Two spare Danforth anchors
  • Ideal electric windlass with capstan with local foot control; free drop, power retrieve
  • 200' 5/16" chain rode
  • Hinged aluminum mast and boom with mechanical winch
  • Jabsco remote control searchlight
  • West Marine 1M candlepower handheld DC searchlight
  • Spreader lights
  • Navigation lights
  • Teak decks
  • Dinghy cradle
  • Emergency tiller steering
  • Fenders and lines
  • USCG safety package
  • Swim platform
  • Bow pulpit and rails
  • Anchor roller
  • Raymarine E-120 GPS, color chart plotter, 1/8mi - 48mi color radar, digital depth display 
  • Raymarine E-80 GPS, color chart plotter, 1/8mi - 48mi color radar, digital depth display
  • Standard Horizon CP-590 GPS color chart plotter 
  • Garmin color GPSmap 172C 
  • AutoNav A-1500 autopilot 
  • Standard Horizon Quantum GX5000S VHF radios with distress calling (x 2, new in 2013) 
  • Icom IC-M56 VHF radio 
  • Toshiba 19" color LCD TV 
  • Sony Blu-Ray disc player 
  • Sony XR-C300 AM/FM stereo 
  • Draco Am/FM stereo 
  • Sony CDX-52 ten CD changer 
  • KVH TrackVision M3 satellite television receiver (new in 2013) 
  • Icom AT-120 antenna tuner 
  • Insignia DTV receiver 
  • Sony marine stereo speakers 
  • Tenvox marine stereo speakers 
  • Danforth Constellation compass (x 2) 
  • Weems and Plath clock and barometer
  • Westerbeke 7.6Kw generator with 1,150 hours
  • Three 8D batteries, one 27D battery 
  • Twin 30A shore power 
  • Dockside electrical cables and adapters 
  • Raritan Crown II automatic battery charger 
  • Xantrex Freedom SW 3012 inverter/charger
  • Xantrex Link Pro battery monitor 
  • Xantrex Xanbus system control panel 
  • 12V DC/110V AC electrical systems 
  • 12V DC plugs
  • Twin Ford Lehman model 2715-E six cylinder, 380CID, 4 cycle, overhead valve, direct injection 120 hp diesel engines with 5,025 Hours Port and 4,908 Hours Starboard
  • Two zone Cruisair reverse cycle heat and air conditioning
  • Cruisair SMX-ir digital thermostat controls (new in 2014)
  • Sleipner SidePower bow thruster with joystick control at both helm stations
  • Morse Marine mechanical shift and throttle controls
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer
  • Electric flush heads with holding tank, Y-valve, macerator and deck pumpout fitting. All head hoses replaced in 2014.
  • Fireboy Clean Agent automatic fire suppression system; hand-held fire extinguishers
  • Freshwater cooling system
  • Raw water sea strainers
  • Groco automatic oil change system
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Air compressor
  • Mechanical wheel steering
  • Emergency manual bilge pump
  • Thermal and acoustical insulation
  • New Dan Foss Reefer 2017 New Thru Hulls / Sea Strainers 2017
  • New Bottom Paint 2017
  • Engine Serviced 2017
  • New Cutlass Bearings 2017
  • New Bright Work Varnish 2017

*Engine 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.


Our Grand Banks listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 42' Classic. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Eddie Bauer who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


United is the largest professional yacht brokerage firm in the world with over 150 yacht brokers in our network. By listing your boat or yacht for sale with us, all 150+ brokers on our team will be notified immediately which greatly increases the chances that your boat may sell before it ever even hits the market. With hundreds of used boats and yachts sold each year, there is no better team than United to help with the listing and sale of your vessel.


Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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