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59 Aleutian RP 2006

FRANCE - $1,295,000

Sales Rep: Steve Fithian
Phone: 954-383-1999

FRANCE is a 2006 model Grand Banks 59 Aleutian RP featuring a 3 stateroom/3 head layout, large covered aft deck, upgraded CAT C-18 1,000hp with recent CAT service and new aftercooler cores, cruise speeds from 8 – 20 knots, Naiad stabilizers, bow thruster, extensive electronics array and so much more!  She has been maintained to a high degree by her knowledgeable owners and is extensively outfitted for long distance cruising and liveaboard.

Priced reduced today (10/14) for immediate sale.

Vessel Walkthrough

The swim platform is integrated to the hull with four (4) staple safety rails which provide a place to hold onto on the aft side of the platform. There are two (2) dinghy cleats and a swim ladder. Entering the cockpit, there is factory built-in seating with storage below and two (2) custom teak tables that are divided to walk between or flip-open to join to convert to one (1) long table to accommodate dining for six (6). There is a storage locker with BBQ grill to starboard and to port is a spiral staircase to access the Flybridge. Around the port side walkaround there is walk-in engine room access through a watertight door and access to lazarette. There is an aft deck hatch that leads down to a large lazarette as well.

Upon entering the salon, there is a beautiful satin finished teak throughout. To port there is a small bookshelf and forward of that is an L-shaped settee with a light tan leather and teak & holly inlay cocktail table. In the forward starboard corner, there is a large cabinet with great space for artwork above. The salon has two (2) opening window in the left, both port and starboard side. To starboard is space for two (2) large barrel chairs with an approx. 32” TV with TracVision KVH HD7 on a lift system in the left to easily view from the L-settee. In front of the TV lift, the surround sound system, remotes, etc. and storage are in the locker below. There is additional storage under the settee.

Three (3) steps up from the salon accesses the Pilothouse, beautiful teak & holly sole throughout, an L-shaped settee modified with a beautiful rounded teak base and foldable teak table with left inlay to starboard. To port is the U-shaped galley with Granite countertops, two (2) SubZero refrigerator drawers with freezers below; Miele 4-burner cooktop; GE Profile Advantium convection microwave oven above. There is a storage locker with drawers under the cooktop, a trash compactor, and smaller drawers for flatware, glassware, dishes, etc. There is an optional Fisher Paykel dishwasher. Looking forward, there is a deep stainless-steel sink with an upgraded Grohe faucet with removable spray head; below the sink is a storage area with shelf and above outboard are traditional drop-down cabinet for additional storage.

The Pilothouse has both port and starboard doors for easy access to the side decks for docking and ventilation and two (2) STIDD seats at the helm. The console has full controls, gauges and instrumentation including Naiad Marine Multisea II Roll Stabilization system. There is a GB custom wheel with teak-rim and just to starboard, before you take the stairs below, is a large oval-shaped storage locker.

Heading below, carpeted companionway and staterooms make this yacht feel like home. The Master Stateroom is aft and full-beam, offering a beautiful queen berth under a light tan fabric and teak headboard with two (2) night tables on each side of the berth with Cantalupi chrome swivel lights above. To the starboard side of the cabin is a built-in desk with 3 drawers on the port side of the desk and left pencil drawer which can be used for a computer or as a vanity. Forward and port is a TV on a swivel, cedar-lined hanging locker and additional storage cabinets with shelves, and bank of four (4) large drawers below counter level. Opening ports for natural lighting are positioned with port and starboard. This makes for a very nice master stateroom. The en suite head is to starboard in the forward part of the stateroom with an arched door with trim moulding that isn’t made this way any longer, so a beautiful feature. There is a separate large shower stall with entry door and two (2) shelves for toiletries. There are three (3) mirrors forward, the left one is fixed and the inboard and outboard ones both open for large medicine cabinets. There are granite countertops, opening port for natural light/ventilation and an abundance of storage.

There is a Guest Stateroom forward and to port of the master with great headroom and two (2) single berths, one (1) forward and one (1) aft with drawer’s underneath (two (2) drawers under aft berth, and one (1) drawer under forward berth). Center, between the berths, is a locker and cabinet below which can be used as a night stand for both of the berths. The Guest Head is to starboard and is an all-in-one with shower curtain, Dometic Vacuflush head, an optional Asko full size Washer/Dryer outboard, storage under the sink, and Granite countertops.

The VIP Guest Stateroom shows what her 18’ beam can accommodate and has nice, easy steps outboard to either side of the berth, chrome Cantalupi reading lights on both sides of berth, under berth storage and two (2) very large drawers at the front of the berth. Cedar-lined hanging lockers are on both port and starboard. There are opening ports with privacy curtains, two (2) hatches and a private en suite head with teak & holly floor and granite countertop, stall shower with door and two (2) shelves, a VacuFlush head, medicine cabinet w/ mirror, towel storage and storage below sink.

The spiral staircase to the Flybridge from the aft deck has a custom hatch on top to close off bad weather from the cockpit below. There is plentiful seating; port settee, port forward facing settee beside the two (2) STIDD helm seats, an L-shaped settee to starboard for four (4) and underneath the cushions are deep storage lockers; another storage locker in the port side outboard seat; fiberglass console for electronics installations which duplicate what is below in the Pilothouse. Chart lockers on either side of the helm. The windscreen has stainless steel framing and polycarbonate hard glass. The aft section of the flybridge has teak- grated tables (2). Aft of the settees, there is a custom electric grill built into the fiberglass locker. There is a custom ladder to access the factory hardtop with two (2) domes; (1) Raymarine and (1) KVH7 HD TV, 6’ open array, stainless steel mast, running lights, and anchor light. Aft of this area is the 1200-lb capacity crane and 12' Nautica RIB tender 40hp Yamaha.

Boarding is easy from the side deck with boarding gates on both port and starboard sides. The Portuguese Bridge area is up a couple of steps and forward with storage on both port and starboard sides of the opening doors and seating both port and starboard with storage below and very nice cushions. This is a great area for sunning or entertaining. The windlass platform, two (2) anchors, lockers both port and starboard of the anchor windlass for storage to house spare shore power cords and gives access to windlass mechanics or into the chain portion of the locker; there is shore power connection that can also be used to plug the yacht in if there is a problem with the Cablemaster; oversized cleats; hawse holes; drain vents to provide air flow below; and high side decks for protection. Dockside 240 volt/50-amp electric power can be connected at the bow with two separate cables, or by plugging into dockside electrical connections using the two 240 volt/50 amp cables that are stored in the lazarette and pushed out via two electric motors activated by switches right where the electric cords come out of the stern cabinets.

FRANCE is a fantastic 59 Aleutian RP with an amazing layout, excellent condition and is ready to cruise with her new owners!

Bootstripe, painted Awl-Grip Hull, painted White Bulkheads, watertight Epoxy barrier undercoat Full-length keel, extends below running gear Gel-coated fiberglass exterior Gel-coated fiberglass w/cross-linked PVC foam core for deckhouse and bridge Hand-laid fiberglass Hull structural grid, fiberglass and foam Hydrex resin skin coat in hull lamination  Molded quarter guard with stainless steel rubrail Solid fiberglass hull below and cored hull above waterline Plumbing customized for easy winterization, custom upgrade
Engine & Mechanical Equipment

The engine room has a dedicated access on the port-side sidedeck. This access lets you easily enter the full-height engine room featuring upgraded twin 1,000hp CAT C-18's, standard Onan 21.5kW Generator and optional Onan 13.5kW Generator. An upgraded 1400gpd Sea Recovery Aquamatic watermaker is located in the lazarette, which is easily accessed through the engine room or through a large deckhatch on the aft deck. The deckhatch is also used as a 2nd entrance into the engine room.

Twin Caterpillar C-18 1,000hp diesel engines w/reduction gears, upgraded option Naiad Marine Multisea II Roll Stabilizer system Side-Power Bow Thruster Sea Recovery Aquamatic 1400gpd Watermaker w/automatic reverse osmosis desalinator Central vacuum Air horn, Kahlenberg Ball valve on thru hull above waterline, bronze Bilge pump, manual Bilge pumps, automatic, DC Engine Controls, Morse KE-5, single lever, dual station, electronic, with engine synchronizers and hand-held remote Engine room faucet, freshwater Engine room sound insulation Exhaust system, underwater outlet, custom outlet cowling and idle bypass muffler Fire extinguisher, with engine, generator, blower shut down and override control Fuel Filters, Racor water separators on each engine (duplex) and generator (single) Fuel sight gauge Fuel tanks, aluminum, baffled Gas/water separator on generator exhaust system  Macerator Oil Change System, Reverso Propellers, nickel-aluminum-bronze Seacocks, Groco Safety Seacocks on engine raw water inlets Seagull water filtration system Shaft log, dripless with spare seals Shaft line cutters Steering, hydraulic with power assist Water tanks, aluminum painted
Electrical Equipment
AC/DC distribution panels Air horn, Kahlenberg Air-conditioning, reverse cycle Alarm and indicator panel, each station Alternator, each engine and generator Batteries, AGM with fiberglass boxes, lids, straps, 2 x 8D engine starting, 2 x 4D for bow thruster, 4 x 8D for house, 1 x 2F for generator   Battery charger, automatic, 12V 50 amp Battery charger, automatic, 24V 75 amp Battery condition indicator Battery disconnect switch Battery switch, emergency paralleling Bilge pumps, automatic, DC Bonding system Bow thruster, Sleipner Side-Power with hand-held remote Carbon Monoxide Detector in sleeping areas and salon DC Converters, 24-12V, 40A Engine Gauges and Instrumentation, CAT MPD electronic Engine room blowers, DC Engine room lights, AC fluorescent lights with diffusers Engine room lights, DC Engine start/stop, twin station with synchronizer and slow-vessel-mode controls Entertainment system, CD/DVD player with speakers, Bose premium package Fresh water system, pressurized, DC, New 2014 Generator, Onan with sound shield, diesel, 21.5kW e-QD  Generator, Onan with sound shield, diesel 13.5kW e-QD, optional upgrade Helm outlet, DC at each station Holding tank level indicators Holding tank, direct discharge with Y Valve on all toilets, DC Holding tank, grey water with discharge pump, DC Icemaker, AC Inverter/Charger, Magnum MagnaSine MS-4024 Inverter, Xantrex for computer Isolation transformer Liferaft Navigation lights, DC Oil Change kit, DC Outlets, throughout with GFCI protection Rudder Angle Indicator, DC Shore power inlet, 50A aft, (1) Glendinning Cablemaster with 75-ft. cable Shore power inlet, 50A fwd Tank gauges for fuel and water, with Computank Display Trim tabs, DC Washer/Dryer, Asko, stacked  Water heater 20 US gal, AC Windshield wipers, DC with speed control, auto park and washers Wiring, marine-grade tin-plated copper
Exterior Equipment
Underwater lights, custom upgrade (2) Anchors: (1) Fortress and (1) standard Anchor chain locker, divided for rope and chain, self-draining Anchor platform, fiberglass with pulpit, double stainless steel rollers Anodes, zinc, shaft and hull Bulwark caps, teak Chocks and mooring cleats, stainless steel Cleats, fender, pop-up Decking, teak, epoxy bonded at cockpit Dinghy chocks, integral reinforcement Engine room vents, Delta T Air demisters Flag pole with holders, bow and stern Foredeck lockers, port and starboard Foredeck settee, molded with underseat storage Freshwater washdown Grab rails, stainless steel Ladder to hardtop, stainless steel, removable Non-skid, Awlgrip, side and forward cabin house deck and hardtop Portuguese bridge with lockers and access doors to forward deck Seating forward of Portuguese bridge finished in two-tone Sand & Almond Ultraleather Rubrail, heavy-duty vinyl with stainless steel insert Rubrail, stainless steel striker plate on fiberglass Safety rails, stainless steel w/intermediate ½” OD tube on flybridge and forward of Portuguese bridge Skylight hatches with screens and blinds in staterooms  Windlass, horizontal, chain rode, DC Windows, tempered glass, fritted, bonded, flush installation
Portuguese Bridge & Foredeck

The Portuguese Bridge surrounds the foredeck with a fantastic feeling of safety and comfort.  Large storage lockers are located on the forward portions and an access door is provided for entry onto the foredeck. A 2nd remote control plug for the hand-held remote control is located here. 

The foredeck provides a great space with two (2) built-in bench seats with cushions and covers just forward of the Portuguese Bridge, with storage beneath both port and starboard bench seats. At the bow are twin stainless steel anchors and the Lofrans electric windlass.

Cockpit / Aft Deck

The large covered aft deck features a custom control station for bow thruster, engines and transmissions, aft built-in seating, two (2) separate tables that can be inter-connected into one (1) large table and easy access to the integrated swim platform with protective locking doors. The swim platform features a built-in swim ladder, hot/cold shower and removable railings.

Control station for thruster, engines & transmissions, Custom Courtesy lights Dinghy cleats, pop-up from swim platform, stainless steel Hatches, teak, pneumatic Ladder to lazarette Settee, molded fiberglass with cushions and underseat storage Aft Deck Seating with storage lockers below Miele electric grill w/cover, custom upgrade Shore power inlets to port Stairs to flybridge, with teak steps Stairs, molded fiberglass with teak steps to swim platform/cockpit deck, port & stbd Sub-Zero freezer in lazarette Swim ladder Swim platform, molded fiberglass, teak deck with removable railings Transom door, hinged Transom shower with retractable hose, hot/cold Teak Wing Doors both port & stbd to access covered sidedecks

The pilothouse is very spacious and includes a raised L-settee and table; two (2) STIDD helmseats; large navigation station which includes chart locker to port and storage locker to starboard, and port and starboard deck access doors.

L-settee on a raised pedestal (raised to window level) with seatback cushions and storage below Chart table, teak Compass with light Dinette, raised with teak table and settee Doors, fiberglass/teak, starboard & port Blinds on forward windshields Electronic circuit breaker panel, DC Electronic console, overhead, teak Electronic console, wrapped with ultraleather (2) Helmseats, STIDD, Admiral Low Back with deluxe chrome package Staircase to forward staterooms, teak with lighted steps Steering wheel, stainless steel, teak rimmed

The flybridge is accessed from a curved staircase off the aft deck. The flybridge is enormous featuring two STIDD seats, one at the left helm and one to starboard. On the port-side facing forward, there is an additional built-in benchseat, with a settee and table just aft. On the starboard-side, is a large L-settee with table. To port and aft of the settee is an icemaker. On the starboard-side aft of the settee is a built-in wetbar featuring electric grill, refrigerator and sink. The aft part of the deck is dedicated for tender storage. This yacht has safety rails that extend outboard and surround the aft part of the flybridge deck for additional safety. The 1,200 lb. crane features hydraulic rotation and lift, with a wireless remote control added New in 2014, and easily launches the 12' Nautica RIB tender (New 2014) with 40hp Yamaha outboard engine.

12' Nautica RIB tender with 40hp Yamaha 4-stroke outboard engine Davit, Brower Systems WC1200 Dinghy mounting chocks and tie downs (4) independently fused 12V outlets Compass with light Courtesy lights Deck Non-skid, painted Awlgrip Electronics console, molded fiberglass Fusion Stereo Grill, Miele BBQ, built-in with Wet Bar, Sink & Icemaker Guest Seating finished in two-tone Sand & Almond Ultraleather (2) Helmseats, STIDD, Admiral Low Back with deluxe chrome package, finished in Almond Ultraleather Radar arch, molded fiberglass Railing around flybridge/windshields, stainless steel Settee, molded fiberglass Steering wheel, stainless steel, teak-rimmed Table, teak with stainless steel pedestal
Electronics & Entertainment
(2) PCs running Nobeltec Navigation Suite (2) large Big Bay monitors (2) Nobeltec Radars Oversized steering wheel, teak (2) Furuno DGPS Simrad AP-25 Autopilot Furuno Depthsounder AIS ACR Cobham EPIRB (2) ICOM IC-M504 VHF's  Naiad Marine Multisea II Roll Stabilizer control system Side-Power Bow Thruster control CAT Engine MPD (Marine Power Display) Synchronizer controls & electronic shifts Sea Recovery Aquamatic Watermaker control Magnum MagnaSine MS-4024 charger/inverter control (2) Onan e-Series Generator start/stop gauges Computank fuel & water gauges VDO & Vimar gauges Rudder indicator F33 KBH TRAC phone w/internet/data capability Bose Lifestyle system in Salon Windlass control panel

The salon is accessed from the aft deck through her leftline sliding door and features a large L-settee with storage below and table that converts to an ottoman  to port, two (2) barrel chairs with an entertainment left in between to starboard. The left houses a large LCD Flatscreen TV, Bose Lifestyle system and Satellite TV system.  Forward of the L-settee on the port-side is a bar locker with glass/bottle storage and Raritan icemaker. 

Locker to port w/Raritan Icemaker below Bookshelf to stbd Door, sliding, aft with screen Oceanair Blinds, retractable, in main salon, side windows & aft door Engine removal soft patch Entertainment left, teak Settee, L-shaped w/storage Steps, teak w/ non-skid Stereo, Bose Lifestyle System: Radio/Stereo/CD/DVD Storage lockers with drawers along starboard wall Table, teak & holly w/(2) book/magazine shelves below Television cabinet, flatscreen pop-up lift 32" Sony Bravia TV Windows, large with silhouette-style shades
Galley / Dinette

The galley is located to port on the pilothouse level and features a Miele 4-burner cooktop, GE  Convection/Microwave Oven, large stainless steel deep sink, Fisher Paykel dishwasher, Broan trash compactor and much more! The galley features numerous drawers and cabinets for storage. There is additional storage underneath the raised settee on the starboard-side adjacent to the galley. To starboard of the galley is the raised dinette with foldable table.

(2) Sub-Zero 700BR pull-out refrigerator drawers forward with (1) freezer drawer below w/teak front panels Additional Sub-Zero freezer in lazarette Countertop, Granite with backsplash guard Curtains treated with fire retardant spray Dinette to starboard, settee with storage below & foldable table Fisher Paykel Dishwasher, AC Miele 4-burner electric cooktop GE Profile Advantium microwave/convection oven Exhaust blower Faucet, single lever, pull-out head with hose Lockers, overhead Storage, drop-down for plates & cups Sink, stainless steel deep with cover and teak cutting board Broan trash compactor
Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is located in the left of the yacht and features a full-width stateroom with en suite head and shower. This is a spacious stateroom with hanging lockers to both port and starboard; storage drawers under the berth and on both port and starboard sides of the stateroom; two (2) opening ports offer good ventilation, as well as natural light, on both port and starboard sides.

Berth - Island Queen with arched headboard Bureau with drawers Desk to starboard Hanging lockers, cedar-lined Mirror, full-length Night tables, teak (2) Reading lamps, port and starboard at head of berth 22" Sony Wega flatpanel TV, built-in, custom (2) large portholes
Master Head

The master head features a stall shower, granite countertops, upgraded Headhunter head and an abundance of storage.

Countertop, Granite with undermounted Corian sink and storage below Exhaust Blower, DC Faucet, single lever Flooring, Teak & Holly Shower stall, separate with tile floor, fiberglass and Corian shower pan Shower with drain pump, DC Toilet, Headhunter (3) Mirrors; two (2) w/storage behind
VIP Guest Stateroom, Forward

This VIP guest stateroom features an Island berth with storage drawers underneath and easy access on both port and starboard sides; large hanging lockers both port and starboard; two (2) hatches with Oceanair blinds/screens; as well as opening ports both to port and starboard. This stateroom features an en suite head with stall shower, granite countertops and Headhunter head system.

Island Berth with drawer storage below to both port & stbd Hanging lockers, cedar-lined 18" Sony Wega TV, built-in Reading lamps, port and starboard at head of berth Portholes and (2) overhead deck hatches En Suite VIP Head with teak & holly floor Shower stall, separate with tile floor, fiberglass and Corian shower pan Shower with drain pump, DC
Guest/Day Head
Countertop, Granite with undermounted Corian sink Exhaust Blower, DC Faucet, single lever Flooring, tile Toilet, Headhunter Vanity w/storage above & below Washer/Dryer, Asko, behind hinged teak doors
Guest Stateroom, Port

This guest stateroom features two (2) single side-by-side berths, large hanging locker and drawer storage under each berth.

Single berths (2) with drawer storage below each Hanging locker, cedar-lined with mirrored door Reading lamps, chrome plated 18" Sony Wega TV, built-in (2) portholes
Interior Throughout
Bulkheads, applied trim and soft panel inserts Bulkheads, Formica, teak, wallpaper Cabin doors w/ lock sets Cabinet furniture, teak-faced Curtains Dimmer switches in salon, pilothouse and all 3 staterooms Drawers, teak-faced Grab rails, teak Hardware, stainless steel and chrome Headlining, vinyl panels, removable Lighting, Xenon, DC Lights, reading at berths Lights, shaded reading lights at master stateroom Outlets, AC  Portholes, stainless steel and screens Pre-wire for phone and ethernet Sole, carpeted in salon and staterooms Sole, teak & holly in raised pilothouse, galley, dinette & heads Steps with clear non-skid Varnish, satin marine finish

Owners' personal belongings. A complete list will be provided upon request.


FRANCE is a 2006 model Grand Banks 59 Aleutian RP featuring a 3 stateroom/3 head layout, large covered aft deck, upgraded CAT C-18 1,000hp with recent CAT service and new aftercooler cores, cruise speeds from 8 – 20 knots, Naiad stabilizers, bow thruster, extensive electronics array and so much more!  She has been maintained to a high degree by her knowledgeable owners and is extensively outfitted for long distance cruising and liveaboard. Attractively priced for immediate sale.


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.

Mechanical Disclaimer

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.



Contact Steve Fithian Grand Banks Yachts Specialist directly for all the details at 954-383-1999 or steve@stevefithian.com 

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