Grand Banks Europa 42
- Microwave oven
- Washer dryer
- 220V Outlets
- Air conditioning
- Electric toilets
- Hot water system
- Chart plotter
- Depth sounder
- Life jackets
- Cockpit covers
- Fly bridge cushions
- Automatic bilge pump
- Battery charger
- Stern winches
- Cockpit table
- Electric Windlass
- Teak deck
- Teak cockpit
A Superbly maintained one owner version of this very popular cruising motor yacht with only one fastidious owner to date. The boat with just the owners onboard has cruised UK to the Mediterranean via the Atlantic coast of France, Spain and Portugal before entering the Med at Gibraltar and continuing their voyage along the coast of Spain, France and Italy before crossing the Adriatic to Corfu and South to Greece. Now based at Lefkas Marina in the Ionian, a beautiful cruising ground, Padraigin is an ideal size and economic vessel able to access all harbours and anchorages whilst providing long term live aboard capability.
Built 2002 by Grand Banks Squadron Motor Yachts
– Grand Banks Europa 42 – Length 14 Metres Hull number 1488 – 6 Berths
– Very economical engines with low consumption
– Very large nautical range
– Immaculately maintained
– Large interior volume and exterior space
– Full heavy duty winter covers
– Only owner is yachting expert and RYA Yacht Master instructor
– Extremely well built, quality equipment throughout.
– Huge storage capability making her capable for long stays aboard.
Delivery taken from main UK dealership Boat Showrooms Southampton UK September 2003.
‘A’ Glazed from new providing better protection from the fierce sun and maintaining the gel coat with an annual application sufficing for an entire season of use and easy to clean with a hose and cold water, hence the boat looks as new.
All External Woodwork varnished with AWL Spar 8-Coats topped with 6-8 Coats Awl Brite Clear Acrylic Urethane for sun protection, renewed this year.
While branded as a 42 model her Dimensions are actually;
Length 13.87 metres – Beam 4.37 Metres – Draft 1.88 Metres
Displacement weight 19 tonnes
Berth available Lefkas marina
Padraigin was the 2002 Southampton Boat show model and features several useful extra features.
Oceanair Sky Blinds to all windows plus curtains
Large wrap round sofa and large folding dining table with hydraulic adjustable height.
Sofa converts into double bed
2 Comfortable armchairs with rotating bases
TV cabinet with slim line smart TV
Intergral DVD player
Book Shelves with Slimline Cupboards under housing control units for Raytheon STV 37 Satellite TV tracker and IceCrypt STC 1650 HD Digital Satellite Box.
Clarion Radio/Disc player with auxiliary function and speakers in Saloon, Master Cabin and on Bridge
Ship Clock and Barometer, Glasses cabinet, Drinks Cabinet with further storage cupboard under
Directors chairs x 2 with table
L shaped Corian worktop area containing built in Refrigerator and Deep Freeze Chest (Not wired in)
Sink and Drying bowl with Mixer tap and separate Filtered water tap.
Various cupboards, NEFF electric oven and Sharp Microwave oven.
Concealed flush fitting overhead drop down plate and mugs cupboards
Cutlery cupboards and drawers
Separate twin Panish Clutch and Throttle controls for ease of maneouvering.
Electronics as listed above including Radar/Plotter display
Full range of gauges for all engine, battery charging, tank levels and rudder position. Cupboard housing all electric switch gear and crossed polarity alarm
3 Exalto Independently operating Screen Wipers renewed 2016. Air horn
Cushioned Helm seat with fold out Foot rest and cupboard under.
Varnished timber wheel, hydraulic steering
Emergency fuel controls
Door to side deck.
with Central Queen size bed, polished chrome reading lights and ceiling lights, concealed Sun and Insect blinds, Curtains, Hanging Wardrobe with automatic lighting, Chest of Drawers, Further clothing drawers under foot of bed plus full size Admiralty chart drawer.
Additional large storage area under bed
Door to ensuite bathroom with Basin and Groco ‘K’ WC completely refurbished 2019, large walk in Shower, concealed Sun and Insect blinds
with small double bed and right angled single bunk over, polished chrome reading lights and ceiling lights, concealed Sun and Insect blinds, curtains, Hanging wardrobe, storage cupboard and drawer, further drawer under bed and additional storage underneath bed.
Lower hallway with door providing access from guest cabin into bathroom
Aft Deck area
From the aft of the Saloon twin sliding doors open fully to access large rear deck with solid cover making it useable in most weathers and all on same level as saloon and galley for ease of movement.
Accessed by easy rise steps with handrail from deck level.
Helm position with second varnished steering wheel, repeater instruments and VHF in waterproof cupboard. Separate twin Panish Clutch and Throttle controls for ease of maneouvering and coming alongside plus gauges for all engine read outs and battery charging.
Bimini on Stainless steel folding frame with cover, extension with easy zip connection to protect entire bridge area from sun.
3 long bench seats with table between 2 and vast storage under each seat. Further 2 smaller bench seats 1 housing gas bottles with overboard vent the other having more storage under and cushion tops.
Mast with boom and 4 part rope rigging and 4 point harness for easy launch and recovery of 2 year old Mercury QS 250 dinghy complete with Suzuki 5HP outboard, full dinghy cover. Staysail with control lines and bag, helm seat covers plus instrument over cover for summer use and additional large heavy duty winter cover which protects the entire bridge area.
Reverse cycle air conditioning/heating by Nauticool Engineering
Electronics Fit Out by Radio & Electronic Services
Furono NavNet VX2 Radar/Plotter display at both upper and lower helm positions, dedicated GPS. Both Radar head units replaced 2017.
Foruno Wind/Speed/Depth separate displays At lower helm, repeaters at upper helm
Foruno Independent GPS GP32 and separate Navtex NX-300
Remote Simrad RFC Rate Compass for heading accuracy.
Comar AIS – Model AST-100 fully integrated with radar and plotter.
Wave Surfer Wi Fi finder operates as a station providing onboard reception for all.
ICOM IC-M503 VHF with ICOM DS-100 DSC Controller at lower helm linked VHF mike at upper helm
Engine Room with good headroom and easy servicing access.
Twin Caterpillar Engines Model 3126 – 350 BHP 6xCylinder each fitted with oil change pumps and large drip trays under. In line fuel De-Bug fuel filters and then Racor Filters ensure no contamination in fuel.
Major 1000 hour service by Caterpillar Corfu 2016, annual servicing by approved Caterpillar engineers, up to date 2019.
Cruising revs 1400, Cruising speed 9 knots burns 1 gallon per hour over both engines.
Driving 2” Shafts with flexible low vibration shaft couplers and Duramax Low Maintenance Sea Seals.
CJR Propulsion 4 Blade propellers, fitted with Ambassador AM20 4 blade rope cutters.
Engine start 2 x Exide Gel ES2400 batteries each 210amp hours both new 2018. Zinc Saver II Galvanic Isolator.
2 x Separate 1,250 litre steel fuel tanks with master control fuel management system for drawing fuel from either tank or transferring fuel between tanks. Electronic read outs at helm and sight gauges on tanks.
2 Linked water tanks holding 450 litres
Holding tank 110 litres capacity with Maserator sea pump out and separate shoreside suction pipework, remote level read out, Big Orange odour filter.
Bennett Trim Tabs
Onan 7KV Generator with underwater exhaust, annually serviced, 2019.
Manual fire extinguishers in Master cabin and Galley,
2 Automatic fire extinguishers in engine room.
Gas sensor/alarm in bilge
Twin ventilation fans and 4 air intake grills
Accessed from rear deck and housing Zanussi Aqua 1300 Washing machine and Water heater tank heated by engine on route, shore power or Generator. Quick SBC/NRG Battery charger installed 2017. Domestic battery Exide Gel ES2400 amp hours new 2018, plus large storage area.
Further large rear deck locker, housing hydraulic Steering Gear, Autopilot, Emergency tiller, Hydraulics for Opacmare passerelle , space for rope and liferaft storage, fishing rods etc
Lofrans Tigress anchor windlass with 45lb CQR anchor and 65 metres of 3/8 chain. Salt water tap for anchor and deck wash.
Teak Decks all round, Deck side and rear lights, Spreader lights, teak bathing platform with swim ladder, hot and cold shower. Shore power sockets in stern and on bow.
Hull antifouling Sea Jet SP 033 Black Shafts, Propellers, Trim Tabs and bathing Platform supports Velux antifouling Black
Fenders and Docking lines.
Full set of engine and generator service spares, service kit and spares for Groco toilet.
The following are available by negotiation:
The vendors berth in Lefkas marina.
Seago 4 person Liferaft serviced October 2019, ACR EPIRB automatic emergency beacon, 2 full size adult Dahon Expresso folding bikes, 2 large dunlop heavy duty inflatable fenders, fishing rods and holders available.