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32' Grand Banks
"Distant Star"
Vero Beach, FL
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Experienced Cruiser

One of the nicest Grand Banks 32s you will ever see. There were many upgrades in 1999, 2005 and in 2008. A history of meticulous owners has kept this boat in top condition and receiving continuous upgrades. Important features include: 135 h.p. Ford Lehman diesel engine, 8KW Northern Lights Genset, Dixon Hydraulic Stern Thruster, Custom Aluminum Frame with Sunbrella fabric for aft deck, DC/AC Inverter System, Solar Charger for house batteries, Avon R.I.B. with 15hp Yamaha Motor.
Specifications, with Equipment and Information:
- Length: 32' 0"
- Max Height: 19
- Displacement: 17000 lbs
- LWL: 30' 9"
- BEAM: 11' 6"
- DRAFT: 3' 9"
- Engine(s): Ford Lehman Super 135
- Hours: 3350
- HP: 135
- Fuel: 250 gallons
- Water: 110 gallons
- Holding: 15 gallons
- Hull Construction: Fiberglass
- Manufacturer: Grand Banks
- Model: GB-32
- Designer: Ken Smith

Traditional sedan trawler has large comfortable V-berth cabin forward with ensuite head and shower. A hinged door and sliding hatch in the companionway provide privacy. The saloon is large and contains the galley, helm station, helm seat cabinet, L-settee & teak drop-leaf yacht table and a convertible straight settee. The cabin entry door is aft and opens to the covered cockpit. There are two hinged hatches to the large lazarette storage area. Both side decks are reached from the cockpit by one step up on each side. I storage space for long items is provided beneaht both side decks and accessed from the cockpit. The decks are wide and well protected by teak hand rails atop bronze stancheons mounted to the teak toe rail. A teak ladder in the cockpit provides access to the flybridge. The bridge has a fully equipped helm, two modular back-to-back seats with storage beneath and cushions. There is a bimini top with forward enclosures.
  • Large V-berth with drawers beneath
  • Teak plank sealings above berth
  • Anchor locker access hatch
  • Opening overhead Bomar hatch
  • Solid teak hinged head entry door
  • Two hanging lockers
  • Drawers beneath berth
  • Jabsco Electric Marine Head
  • Y-Valve Selector
  • Stainless Steel Sink
  • Single-lever faucet
  • Mirrored vanity
  • Shower wand and faucets
  • Shower curtain
  • Opening portlight
  • Teak grate in shower
  • Electric shower sump
  • Teak companionway steps
  • Teak louvered door & sliding hatch
  • Recessed lighting
  • Brass reading lamps

Cockpit is spacious and is entered from the cabin door aft. The lazarette, swim platform, side decks and flybridge can be accessed from the cockpit.
  • Teak plank decks
  • Thiachol deck caulking
  • Varnished teak covering boards
  • Custom Aluminum hard top
  • Sunbrella laced on top
  • Factory Transom gate w/ss hinges
  • Extended Teak Swim Platform
  • Teak ladder to flybridge
  • Shore Power Connectors
  • Teak and Stainless Swim Ladder
  • Weaver Snap Davits
  • Hot & Cold Shower with faucets
  • Chrome Washdown Faucet
  • Chrome Salt Wash Faucet
  • Bronze Stern Cleats & Hause Holes
  • Bronze hatch lifts & hinges
  • Rod holders with covers
  • Top Loading Deep Freeze

The saloon space is the main
cabin area and contains the galley, lower helm station and seating/dining area.
  • Large opening windows & Curtains
  • Opening center windshield
  • Aft teak & fiberglass entry door
  • Teak parquet flooring
  • Modular helm seat with drawers
  • Teak ship's wheel
  • Equipment shelf above helm
  • Fully instrumented helm station
  • L-sette with cushions & storage
  • Straight settee with cushions
  • Pull-out bed
  • Teak yacht table w/storage
  • Built-in galley cabinetry
  • Recessed overhead lighting
  • Brass reading lights
  • Engine room access hatches

The galley is portside and forward in the main cabin area. It is compact but nicely arranged and well equipped for food storage and preparation while underway, dockside or at anchor.
  • Built-in modular cabinetry
  • Fine teak joinery in cabinetry
  • Teak front drawers
  • Dish Locker with Cover
  • Mica Countertop
  • Above counter Cabinet
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Recessed Light Fixture
  • Adler-Barbour Refer w/Teak door
  • Custom Glass Storage Cabnet (helm)
  • Stainless Steel Sink
  • Single lever faucet
  • Hot & Cold pressure water
  • Princess stove with oven
  • Additional drawer in companionway
  • Addititional drawers in helm seat
  • Opening Window above Countertop
  • Bottle Storage in Yacht Table
  • Top Load Freezer in Cockpit
Safety Equipment
Safety Equipment is placed throughout the vessel. Some equipment is portable while other items are installed.
  • Adult PFDs (Life Jackets)
  • U.S.C.G. Approved Flare Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Hand-Held & Installed Horn
  • Fog Bell
  • Hand-Held Search Light
  • (2) VHFs with CH 16 Emergency
  • Hand-Held Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Buoy Fire quench system
  • Throwable Ring with Line
  • Automatic & Emer. Bilge Pumps
  • Dingy & Motor
Electronics / Navigation

The electronics and navigation equipment is installed at both the upper and lower helm stations.
  • Icom M-57 VHF Transceiver
  • Ray Marine 6001 Autopilot Remote
  • Datamarine 3030 Depth Sounder
  • GPS/Plotter
  • Air 802 WiFi Connector
  • Radio Shack TV Antenna
  • Magnetic Compass
  • Icom M-50 VHF Transceiver
  • C760 Color fathometer GPS repeater
  • Ray Marine 6001 Autopilot
  • Datamarine Offshore Digital Depth
  • Furuno 1715 Radar
  • Magnetic Compass

There are both AC & DC Electrical Systems on Board.
  • (1) 4-D Battery in Box
  • 6-Volt House Batteries in Boxes
  • Battery Isolation Switches
  • Battery Selector Switch
  • Engine Driven Alternator
  • Electrical Distribution Panel
  • Circuit Breakers & Switches
  • Engine Starting System
  • Battery Charging Circuits
  • DC Wiring System
  • Bonding System w/shaft brushes
  • Heart DC-AC Inverter System
  • Fore & Aft Shore Power Connects
  • 8KW Northern Lights Genset
  • Generator Starting System
  • Generator Charging System
  • 40 amp Auto Battery Charger
  • Electrical Distribution Panel
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Ammeter & Voltmeter
  • Duplex Outlets & CFI Outlets
  • AC Wiring System

Single Ford Lehman Super 135 Diesel Engine
  • Starting & Charging System
  • Closed FWC Cooling System
  • Raw & Fresh Water Pumps
  • Fuel Injection System
  • Borg-Warner Marine Gear w/Reverse
  • Marine Gear Cooler
  • Cable Shifter & Throttle

The aft deck, side decks and flybridge deck are teak planking with Thiachol caulking, stainless steel screws and teak bungs.
  • Hinged Transom Gate SS Hinges
  • Side Deck Storage Compartments
  • Lazarette Storage with Hatches
  • Brass Hinges and Hatch Lifts
  • Varnished Teak Covering Boards
  • Varnished Teak Light Boards
  • Varnished Name & Hailing Boards
  • Varnished Teak Transom
  • Teak handrails and toe rails
  • Extended Teak Swim Platform
  • Teak & Stainless Swim Ladder
  • Rod Holders in Covering Boards
  • Fiberglass Foredeck Box
  • Teak Pulpit with SS Railings
  • Vetus Windlass w/capstan & cathead
  • Foot switches & remote switches
  • CQR Anchor with chain rode
  • Fluke Anchor with nylon rode
  • Bronze Cleats & Hause Holes
  • Trawler Mast/Boom with Tabernacle
  • Black Sunbrella Bimini & Cover
  • 3-Piece Windshield Cover
  • Black Sunbrella Cockpit Top

Significant Mechanical Equipment
  • Ford Lehman Diesel Engine
  • Brog-Warner Marine Gear
  • Coupler with 1.5" SS Aquamet Shaft
  • PSS Dripless Water/cooled Shaftlog
  • Heavy Bronze Intermediate Strut
  • Heavy Bronze Main Strut
  • Bronze 4-Blade Propeller
  • Double-hung Fiberglass Rudder
  • Bronze Thru Hulls with Ball Valves
  • Northern Lights Genset
  • Two Black Iron Fuel Tanks
  • Aluminum Water Tank
  • Dickson Hydraulic Stern Thruster
  • Come Home Bracket on Thruster
  • Hydraulic Thruster Pump
  • Chain & Cable Steering System
  • Air Conditioning System
  • Shaft Cutless Bearings
and More
"Distant Star" is a very special Grand Banks 32. It is very well equipped and always maintained in a turn-key condition. She has just returned from a winter season trip the the Bahamas and will be leaving Vero Beach in late May for the annual cruise north to Rhode Island. The vessel is available to show on short notice.
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1141 27th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Telephone: 772-770-4949
Fax: 772-365-0833

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