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SUNDAZE
43' Grand Banks Eastbay 43 SX 2005

$ 449,000

SUNDAZE is a Grand Banks 43' Eastbay 43 SX listed for sale with United Yacht Broker John Peterson. John can be reached at 1-910-546-5760 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 Express Cruiser and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

43' Grand Banks Eastbay SX 2005


This one will not disappoint you! She has had exceptional care by a fastidious owner who has maintained her to the highest standards expected in this class of yachts. All books and records are available. The seller’s change of plans for a larger yacht dictates the sale.


"SUNDAZE" is an exceptional example of the very successful GRAND BANKS 43 Eastbay SX. This hard back enclosed salon express was among the first of a series of enclosed climate controlled, weatherproof cruising express yachts. She is designed by the leading design firm of C. Raymond Hunt Associates and built to the industry’s highest standards by GRAND BANKS in Singapore. The Teak Interior is simply superb, and finished in the dramatic high gloss. She offers 2 sleeping cabins, the master forward with centerline modified queen and guest cabin to starboard with upper and lower bunks. The head has a separate stall shower, functional galley down opens to the salon deck above allowing extra light and visibility. The helm and salon deck is comfortable with fixed and free standing seating, satellite TV and Bose surround sound stereo. Cruising at a commanding 27 knots with incredibly low sound levels and soft dry ride could not be better. You are encouraged to inspect this vessel in your search for a premium quality cruising express.


Grand Banks built the boat using hand laid fiberglass laminates over foam core and Vinylester resin beneath the waterline and a factory epoxy barrier coat. The structure is among the most robust in the industry and is noticeable in the solid quiet ride. The highest quality components are used in the areas of deck and hull fittings, plumbing and electrical.

Specifications

  • Price USD:$ 449,000
  • Price CAD:$ 601,828
  • Price GBP:£ 353,071
  • Price EUR:€ 402,260
  • Builder: Grand Banks
  • Model: Eastbay 43 SX
  • Location: Longboat Key, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 43 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 43 ft
  • Beam: 13' 2"
  • Category: Express Cruiser
  • Water Capacity: 125 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 450 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar CXM GTE2
  • Engine 1: 1466.00 HRS 500.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1481.00 HRS 500.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

The East Bay “SX” stands for Sedan Express and the SX features a complete hard enclosure with aft windows and a split entry door. By far, the most preferred East Bay model.


Enter from the cockpit you will appreciate the open size of the cockpit with port and starboard aft facing seats and a protected bimini overhead. The cockpit and molded side steps feature deck teak. The side decks are wide and offer excellent safety with high stanchions and rails. The cabin and cabin top have stainless steel handrails to aid in maneuverability. Access to the bow is easy and safe. You enter the main salon through two doors. The salon is large and offers a settee to port and a barrel chair starboard. Centered is a folding high-low table with two leaves for dining or use as a coffee table. Along the starboard side is a cabinet with entertainment equipment and a built-in TV lift for the Vizio TV. The helm is forward and also to starboard and offers a STIDD helm chair. All engine and electronics are within easy reach and the seat offers a 360 degree outside view. Across from the helm seat is guest seating for two. Under the seat is storage while forward is a built in chart table and storage. The guest seating overlooks the galley below. Down three steps you enter the galley to port. The galley is large and offers excellent food storage and preparation spaces. Across from the salon to starboard is the guest cabin with twin bunks and storage lockers and a privacy door. Further forward to port is the head with a Vacu-Flush toilet, vanity and storage while across to starboard is the separate shower stall with seating. All the way forward is the master cabin with a centered walk around queen berth, plenty of storage with cabinets, drawers and lockers. The countertops in the galley, accommodations and head are Granite.


The interior is stunning with high gloss varnished teak, matching fabrics and a teak and holly sole. This one will amaze!

The classic U-Shaped Galley is functional and comfortable in a seaway. Located immediately at the bottom of the companionway steps it is easily accessible while underway. With the advent of the SX model comes the open to above concept which invites interaction with guests in the salon and allows natural light to flood into the galley through the windshield.


  • Granite countertops with teak fiddles
  • Double stainless steel sinks with faucet and matching counter top covers
  • Princess Gourmet (3) burner electric stove top with matching counter top closing cover
  • Sharp Carousel microwave and convection oven
  • Norcold refrigerator with freezer compartment in lower cabinet
  • In the counter top deep freezer
  • Ample storage with drawers and cabinets
  • Pantry along starboard side of entry steps
  • Storage under entry steps and sole

The electrical panel is located along the starboard side of the steps leading onto the lower cabins and the battery switches are under the first step tread. All within easy access for the helm.


  • 12-volt DC and 120-volt AC power
  • Power distribution panel with circuit breakers
  • AC volt and amp indicators
  • DC volt and amp indicators
  • Color coded electrical wiring with engine room panel for fuses
  • Cable Master 50-amp shore power cord
  • Onan 9.0 kW generator in sound shield in engine compartment with 2,326 hours
  • Master Volt MASS Combi 2500 sine wave inverter/charger with remote control at helm
  • Promatic 50-3 battery charger
  • GFI protected electrical receptacles
  • Marine Air reverse cycle air conditioning and heating with electronic controls
  • Sony Wega flat screen TV in master stateroom
  • Vizio flat screen TV in salon cabinet that raises and lowers
  • Fusion MS-M600 AM/FM/CD player with remote speakers
  • Raymarine HD Satellite TV dome with DirecTV receiver and satellite antenna control
  • Xantrex Fire Boy CO2 detectors
  • Smoke alarms
  • Kahlenberg single stainless steel trumpet horn
  • (3) Windshield wipers with washers
  • Ritchie Powerdamp compass
  • Raymarine Tri-Data display
  • Raymarine ST-6001 autopilot with wireless remote
  • Raymarine Hybrid Touch color chart plotter, radar and display
  • Video camera aft and in engine compartment
  • Raymarine AIS
  • ICOM IC-M602 HVF radio with RAM microphone
  • Rudder Angle Indictor
  • Bennett Trim tabs
  • Rode Counter AA-150 automatic anchor rode counter
  • ACR RL-100 remote controlled spotlight on cabin top

Easy engine room access through a hatch in the salon sole. Stainless steel ladder entry and plenty of room for engine maintenance and checks. Engines, transmissions and generator all are easily accessible. Removable teak grates protect the engine room sole.


  • Side Power bow thruster joy stock control
  • Yanmar CXM-GTE2 500hp diesel engines, fresh water cooled with 1,466 Port hours and 1,481 Starboard hours
  • ZF Marine transmissions with stainless steel shaft and dripless shaft seals
  • Gauges at helm include RPM, oil pressure, and water temp with audible alarms
  • Hydraulic steering with 26 inch teak and stainless steel steering wheel
  • Kobelt stainless steel throttle and transmission controls
  • Slow vessel control for reduce ROM while docking
  • Glendenning engine synchronizer
  • Fireboy fire suppression system for engine compartment
  • Dual Racor primary fuel filters with vacuum gauge
  • Reverso Oil changing system for engines, transmissions and generator
  • Fresh water faucet in engine compartment
  • 2” Sound insulation to reduce sounds in salon and helm area
  • Fuel manifold system
  • Aluminum fuel tanks with sight gauges
  • Stainless steel bow pulpit and anchor roller
  • Maxwell anchor windlass with foot and helm controls
  • Port and starboard anchor lockers with wash down for anchor
  • Plow anchor with chain rode
  • Stainless steel stanchions and rails
  • Port and starboard boarding gates
  • Stainless steel handrails and grab rails for easy fore and aft maneuverability
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • Port and starboard cabin top dorades
  • (5) Overhead hatches with screens and teak interior trim
  • Stainless steel ports with screens
  • Frameless FRP trimmed windows for reduced to no maintenance
  • Teak toe rails with high shine varnish
  • Teak cockpit sole and side steps to side decks
  • Teak swim platform with stainless steel folding swim ladder
  • Freedom Lift for RIB mounted under swim platform
  • 2009 Avon 10’ RIB and Yamaha 15 hp outboard electric start with Sunbrella cover
  • Transom door
  • Cockpit hot and cold water shower
  • Aft facing cockpit seating with striped Sunbrella fabric
  • Cockpit bimini with stainless steel framing and Sunbrella fabric
  • Switlik Rescue POD, Certified 3/2019

Well cared for and ready for her new owner, "SUNDAZE" will not disappoint you! The current owners have decided to look for a larger yacht and reluctantly place "SUNDAZE" for sale.


Currently in Longboat Key, Florida but will be heading north to NC soon. Contact broker for current location.

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.

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