Presenting a once in a lifetime opportunity to own this unique, custom, downeast express yacht. This Eastbay is a family or cruising couple’s dream. She is effortless to operate with 360-degree views throughout the salon. The open design provides easy access to any area of the yacht. Wrap yourself in luxury whether sunset cruising, day tripping, or an extended live-aboard scenario. Enjoy cruising quietly in updated stylish comfort with noteworthy performance and handling at the helm. This is a delightfully civilized experience. This customized yacht is a treasure. Just one look, one sea trial, and you will be captivated by her magic.
Grand Banks yachts are known for excellence in quality and craftsmanship. The Eastbay 54 is one of the most highly regarded downeast express yachts in her class with a deep-V hull and Ray Hunt design. This vessel went through an extensive refit by Michel Hof at Essence Yachts in The Netherlands. Upon arrival to Newport, RI her refit was completed in 2017.
The refit honed excellent quality to outstanding with over 70 customized items categorized as “NEW” in the “REFIT” section of this listing. The most notable changes were the following: Sound abatement designed by Van Cappellen Consultancy, experts in marine engineering, resulting in an extremely quiet salon underway. Custom teak clad pilothouse departing from traditional fiberglass appearance. Updated electronics with glass displays to enhance the helmsman’s experience. Custom cockpit appointments including teak storage cabinets, L-shaped seating area, fixed stainless bimini structure with Sunbrella cover providing a luxurious entertainment area.
The current owner has taken meticulous care of this work of art. This is the owner’s third Grand Banks and favorite vessel to-date. Some of the top features of this custom yacht are: ease of operation, quietness underway, stylish appointments, along with great overall performance which continues to define the Grand Banks yachting experience.
ISLAND GIRL is a 2003 model Grand Banks 54 Eastbay SX in EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION. FULLY EQUIPPED and READY TO CRUISE!
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REFIT/UPGRADES include the following:
Hull and Deck areas:
New: Painted hull in Blue by Boero Yacht Coating New: Painted cabin trunk in White by Boero Yacht Coating New: Teak Pilothouse cladding and trim New: Teak Decks New: Teak Radar Arch with GB Logo plates New: Hardware New: Deck fittings for water & waste (port bow hatch) New: Re-plating of Chrome Cleats on deck - triple plating New: Teak 5’ Custom Platform with Hydraulic lift mechanism; custom swim ladder under swim platform New: YRM polished stainless dinghy chocks New: AVON Yachtline Seasport dinghy with 40hp Yamaha (2017) New: Custom Dinghy cover: Sunbrella fabric - Sky Blue
New: (2) Garmin 17” Chartplotter and Multifunctional Display Units New: Garmin 4’-Radar open array (4KW) New: ICOM VHF New: NEMA 2000 CAT interface module to Garmin display Video interface module to Garmin display for TV & Engine room camera Maretron weather station interface to Garmin display Garmin steady cast heading sensor Depth sounder interface to Garmin display Trim tab interface to Garmin display New: Garmin Engine Room Camera New: (2) 17” screens for future use New: KVH satellite New: AIS
Mechanical & Engine Room:
New: (2) ZF Marine Transmissions New: Mastervolt Generator MSQ-10 with control panel and display New: Mastervolt (12V) Battery Charger New: Mastervolt (24V) Battery Charger New: Mastervolt Inverter / Charger New: Batteries and Battery Containers, Wire and Connections New: ZF control - Main Helm New: ZF control - Aft Control station (Cockpit Cabinet) New: Sidepower proportional Bow & Stern thruster controls - Main Helm New: Sidepower proportional Bow & Stern thruster controls - Aft Control station (Cockpit Cabinet) New: Shafts: Port & Starboard New: Special couplings with rubber isolation inserts New: Engine room insulation package specified by Van Cappellen Consultancy, including white perforated aluminum and lead flooring New: Motor mounts New: Mufflers New: LED engine room lighting New: Paint in engine room on exposed areas New: Pierce hydraulic heater New: Built-in tool drawers in engine room (AFT) New: Built in storage cabinet in engine room (Forward to port) New: Mastervolt battery starters & control screen New: Glendenning power cord unit with tub and 55’ shore power cord New: Fireboy Fire Extinguisher system in Engine Room New: 1,000-hour service CAT 3406E engines included 2 new intercoolers and new water pumps
Interior: (Salon & 3 staterooms)
New: Solid Teak T&G flooring throughout entire yacht interior New: headliners in all areas of the interior New: (2) Electrical Webasto Sunroofs above helm (port & starboard) with blinds, controls at helm New: Oceanair custom blinds in pilot house New: Custom club chairs: teak frame with suede upholstery New: Custom couch: teak frame with suede upholstery New: Custom oversized rotating STIDD helm chair with adobe ultra leather fabric and polished stainless base New: (2) custom stools in adobe ultra leather with polished stainless bases (made in Italy) to match helm chair New: Custom carpet (salon) New: Custom Teak doors at salon entry New: Polished chrome hardware on all cabinets & drawers New: Salon lighting and custom stainless sconces New: Custom soft goods by Maloney Interiors of Newport, RI New: Foam mattresses (Port and VIP staterooms) New: Settee and teak pocket doors in starboard stateroom off galley New: Digital Controls for all (4) Air Conditioning units New: Master stateroom: Samsung TV, West Marine Audio
New: Bosch Convection/Microwave New: Isotherm Freezer
Cockpit AFT Deck:
New: 316 Polished Stainless Bimini Frame with Sunbrella fabric top New: L-Shaped custom settee base with storage. Settee cushions covered in Sunbrella fabric New: (8) custom pillows in complimentary fabric to coordinate with settee New: Custom dining table: folding teak top, polished stainless pedestal with teak base made by Grand Banks New: (2) Teak Cockpit Storage Cabinets New: fuel fittings concealed in Teak Cockpit Storage Cabinet (starboard) New: Sunbrella covers for all exterior teak: located in teak cabinet (port)
Additional equipment and specifications:
Hull & Deck areas:
Transom door: hinged, locking (starboard) Transom hot & cold shower w/freshwater washdown Bow hatch, starboard: freshwater washdown Maxwell 220 bi-directional electric Windlass w/remote Anchor w/ approximately 300’ of polished stainless chain Anchor chain locker, self-draining Anchor platform, single roller, polished stainless Life Ring (6) Fenders (6) Dock lines Varnished teak ensign & burgee staffs w/respective fixed holders (bow & stern) and Sunbrella covers Anodes, zinc, shaft and hull Dorade boxes, teak w/ chrome vents (Dorades currently stored in vessel) Engine room vents: Delta-T demisters Foredeck lockers: port & starboard Safety rails: polished stainless with forward rake design versus vertical Rub rail: heavy duty with stainless insert Toerail: Teak Vents: fuel and water tanks Windows: tempered glass, flush installation Courtesy lighting (24V): Cockpit area Decking: teak, epoxy bonded Engine room hatch: hydraulic staircase lift Hatches: hinged w/gas cylinder lift-ups, stainless steel Scuppers
Electrical / Mechanical / Engine Room:
Switch panel w/breakers: 12V, 24V, 120V, 240V Compass: Ritchie Powerdamp Kahlenberg Air Horn (3) Exalto Windshield Wiper & Wash system w/ intermittent settings Simrad autopilot (4) MarineAir, reverse cycle systems with digital controls Alternator, each engine, 24V Alternator, generator, 12V Battery voltage indicator: on Garmin screens Battery switch, disconnect: Engine Room (4) Bilge pumps, automatic, 24V Carbon monoxide detector in sleeping areas Engine gauges and instrumentation electronic (CAT MPD) engine room Engine start/stop single station Extra 24V DC circuit breakers Fresh water system, pressurized, 24V Fuel transfer pump, 24V - transfers from 175 gal. aux tank (forward) to primary tank (aft) Holding tank discharge pump, 24V Level indicator panel, holding tank Navigation lights, 24V Outlets, galley, salon and heads, GFCI protection, 120V Shore power inlet, AC, 50-amp 120/240V Twin CAT 3406E 800hp diesel engines with 920 hours as of June 2020 Dual Racor fuel filters, primary CAT fuel filters, secondary Freshwater engine cooling system (2) 32” x 38” 5-blade Nibral propellers by Teignbridge (2) 2 3/4” stainless steel shafts Dripless shaft seals Struts, bronze with rubber bearings (2) bronze rudders (2) manual bilge pumps (2) electric automatic shower macerator pumps Vacuflush waste system Ball valve on all thru hulls above waterline, bronze Drip pans under engines Engine raw water intake strainers Engine room faucet, freshwater Engine room sound insulation, with lead and special white perforated aluminum panels Exhaust system, seawater cooled, with mufflers Fire extinguisher, engine shutdowns, generator and override controls Updated Fire System Certification (2017) Fuel tank, Auxiliary, FRP, baffled Fuel tank, Main, FRP, baffled Gas/water separator on generator exhaust system Water tanks, stainless steel, painted Engine room flooring with teak grates
Interior area: (Salon, Galley, 3 staterooms, 2 heads)
Chart locker: to port Steering wheel: stainless steel spoke with teak rim Windows: Pilot house port & starboard helm area: side opening & tinted Salon: entertainment left: custom low profile left pop-up television cabinet with storage for A/V equipment Salon: Samsung TV Salon: Bose lifestyle surround system (4 speakers, left and sub)
U-shaped - 4 steps down from salon, to port Area has exceptional lighting from the open salon area and sunroof (2) refrigerators with freezers Isotherm freezer Gaggenau 4 burner electric cooktop with downdraft exhaust Bosch Convection Microwave (NEW 2017) Corian countertops Polished stainless double sinks Trash container below sink Abundance of storage: cabinets above and below Wine / Water glass cabinet Starboard area has a settee for lounging or converts to 3rd stateroom
Samsung TV (2017) with West Marine audio system Island Queen walk around berth with storage drawers below mattress Teak headboard Reading lamps and custom stainless sconces with shades Overhead lighting with dimmer switches Window: curtains & screen / black out shade inserts Overhead hatch with screens and blackout shades (2) cedar-lined hanging lockers, bureau, and 3 storage areas Full length mirror with teak frame
Private en-suite master head Bi-fold acrylic shower door Corian countertop and sink Exhaust blower, 24V Faucet, single lever Shower with drain pump Shower stall, separate, with teak grates Storage, teak cabinets & drawers Toilet, marine, Vacuflush Custom towel rack, heated, stainless Window: curtains & screen / blackout insert
Queen berth Reading lamps Overhead lighting Overhead hatch with screen / black-out blind Windows: curtains & screens / black-out inserts Large hanging locker with multiple shelves and area plumbed for washer/dryer unit (all in one) Nightstand with storage & mirror Headboard: padded
Bi-fold Acrylic shower door Corian countertop and sink Exhaust blower, 24V Faucet, single lever Shower stall, separate, teak floor grate Toilet, marine, Vacuflush Custom towel rack, heated, stainless Overhead hatch with black-out shade & screen
Starboard area off galley Settee pulls out to full size sleeping area Teak privacy pocket doors Dedicated AC controls Reading lights Courtesy lights Window: curtains and window screen / black-out inserts Side tables with drawers, additional cabinets for storage