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Yacht ID# - 238861
LOA: 42' 0" (12.80m)
Year: MFG:1979 / Model:1979
Model: Classic
Category: Trawler
Location: Palmetto, Florida
United States (Florida - Central West Coast)
Price: $99,900 USD
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LOA: 42' 0" (12.80m)
LWL: - -
LOD: - -
Beam: 17' 10" (5.44m)
Min Draft: - -
Max Draft: - -
Clearance: 16' 5" (5.00m)
Displacement: 35000 lbs (15875.73295 kg)
Gross Tonnage: -
Ballast Weight: - -
Ballast Material: -
Approximate Capacities and Speed
Max Speed: 11 knots (12.65857395 mph)
Cruise Speed: 9 knots (10.35701505 mph)
Fuel Consumption: - -
Fuel Capacity: 325 gal (1230.2588285 L)
Water Capacity: 270 gal (1022.0611806 L)
Holding Tank: 35 gal (132.4894123 L)
Fuel and Water Tank Material
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tank Material: -
Hull and Deck Information
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Deck Material: -
Hull Configuration: Modified V-Hull
Hull Color: -
Hull Finish: -
Hull Designer: -
Interior Designer: -
Exterior Designer: -
Hull ID: -
Project Manager: -
Engine Information
Engine Manufacturer: Ford
Engine Model: Lehman 2715E
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine Fuel Type: Diesel
Propulsion Type: Direct Drive
H.P. Year D/H Reg. Condition O.H. Hrs. O.H. Date Serial #
Engine 120 - - Used - - -
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42 Grand Banks Classic Overview
Sun Gypsy is a classic Grand Banks 42 in good condition.  She offers fuel efficient Ford Lehman 120 hp main engines, Kohler generator, bow and stern thrusters, custom davits, swim platform and much more. The sellers have completed the Loop and are offering Sun Gypsy for sale.  She is great Loop boat and is ready to go again!
42 Grand Banks Classic Walkthrough

Entrance into the salon from either port or starboard doors, you will find the salon to be light, open and welcoming. Just inside the port door aft is a large full standing refrigerator with a food prep counter and storage cabinets. Further aft is the master stateroom.  A large L shaped settee with a folding teak table is on the starboard side of the salon. Forward of the settee is a microwave cabinet with storage, starboard door and the inside helm is just forward of the door.  The Guest cabin is forward of the salon.

Salon Headroom is 6'6"

Forward Cabin Headroom is 6'10"

Aft Cabin Headroom is 6'4"

42 Grand Banks Accomodations
Sun Gypsy offers the classic Grand Banks full beam aft master stateroom with ensuite head and stall shower, and a guest stateroom forward with a V berth and an ensuite head.
42 Grand Banks Salon
The large salon has been professionally painted white above the chair rail to provide a light and airy environment.  The cabin sole is the classic teak parquet flooring. The headliner (insulated and replaced in 2014) is white with lights and a teak handhold the length of the salon for safety while underway. The galley is to port and the L shaped settee (new cushions 2014) with a large folding table is to starboard with the inside helm forward. Opening windows, large windshield, entry doors on both sides with screens provide a lot of natural light.  All windows and doors have removable sun screens installed on the exterior. All the interior windows have custom shades that can either be pulled down or pulled up allowing privacy while maximizing the natural light.
42 Grand Banks Galley

The galley on the 42' Grand Banks is located on the port side of the salon and has been complete remodeled. 

Large Double Stainless Steel Sink with multi spray faucet and small cutting board

Filtered Water System with dispenser at sink

Three Burner Amana Propane Stovetop

Splash Guard above cooktop with vent

Galley storage includes; 3 pullout wire baskets, under counter pullout 13 gal. trash bin, 5 pullout drawers under counter next to sinks,  2 opening doors with 2 large wire pull out baskets under cooktop for dish rack storage and pots/pans.

Summit Commercial Refrigerator with freezer/icemaker large stand up model

Large custom cabinet with bar and or food prep space and built in under coffee maker

Overhead cabinet with door and shelves for cups and glasses

Under cabinet storage with sliding door and pull down drawer with storage for dishware

Under cabinet storage also includes two opening doors with storage for bottles and two pullout drawers for silverware/utensils.

Custom Microwave cabinet (starboard side) for GE Profile Microwave and Convection Oven with 3 drawers, one pull down door with storage and a large opening door and 2 shelves

42 Grand Banks Dining
There is large built in L-Shaped seating with an expandable dining table and built in bottle/ magazine storage below.  With the table sides down there is plenty of room to move around between the table and the seating.  The seat cushions are a very pretty tan tweed and were replaced in 2014.  Under the starboard side of the settee are 3 drop down doors with pullout plastic bins for easy access to the storage are, no need to remove all the cushions to get to the storage areas.  There is a large storage area under the "L" aft area of the settee with access from the top and a small pull down drawer at the end of the settee.
42 Grand Banks Master Stateroom

The master stateroom offers two custom full twin size berths with 10" sleep number mattresses and 6 pull out drawers (3 each side) for storage. Large custom desk to accomodate computer, printer, scanner, Direct TV, DVR, TV and storage with 3 small and 3 large under counter drawers.

Reading lights and fans are located above both berths

Large windows on each side with custom honeycomb blinds which pull up or down for privacy and natural light

Carpet on the sole and custom bedspreads provide a cozy feel to the area

Full length Mirror

Ensuite Head has a vanity with large built in sink, cabinets above, below and outboard of the sink provide great storage

Ensuite head has been painted with a porcelain type product which is very durable and looks like new! 

Electric head with a Lectrasan Waste System

Stall Shower with towel rack and shower curtain

42 Grand Banks Guest Stateroom

The guest stateroom forward offers a v-berth with insert (New 2014), large overhead round opening port with screen.

Two fixed ports, port and starboard with honeycomb blinds

LED reading lights


Large hanging locker

6 opening drawers under berth

Teak book shelf


A/C Vent with control panel

Anchor locker access

Large hanging locker with sliding doors

Ensuite head with large vanity, built in sink, storage above and below

Opening port with screen

Electric head with Raritan Purasan EX sanitation system

42 Grand Banks Lower Helm
The lower helm is located forward in the salon on the starboard side near the access door to the side deck for easier docking and line handling.
42 Grand Banks Flybridge

 The flybridge offers a full console forward


Dual Morse Engine Controls

Engine Guages (X2); Tach, Oil, Temp, Amps

Thruster Controls - Side Shift

Built-in Laptop Holder

ENGLE Cooler/Dry Box secured on flybridge deck with hose for drainage

Benchseats with storage underneath and cushions replaced (2014)

Waterproof Speakers (4)

110V Outlet

4 cup holders

Full Canvas Enclosure with Eisenglas (New 2014)

42 Grand Banks Hull and Deck

Fiberglass Hull and Fiberglass Decks (No Teak Decks!)

Custom Built Swim Platform is the entire width of the stern for easy access from either side at fixed docks.

Mast for Electronics - Pivots and can be lowered easily for more clearance at low bridges

Electric winch for Dinghy with Davits on both port and starboard sides of deck

Electric Windlass - Lofrans Tigress 1,000 watt 12v with foot controls (New 2014) feeds chain directly into chain locker below decks with access from Guest Cabin

Polished Bruce Anchor (40 lb.) with chain

Rubrail replaced in 2014 with Stainless Steel

Teak handrails around exterior with canvas covers

Two teak steps up to the deck

Three teak steps to the flybridge with handrails on both sides

Large opening doors aft deck with access to below decks and storage area

Gunnel at aft gate has been lowered

Ample side decks for easy line handling

Sun screens with snaps on all fixed windows and opening ports

6 Bronze cleats

8 Bronze chocks

42 Grand Banks Electronics


Simrad AP 24 Integrated Auto Pilot

Chartplotter - Garmin 4210 GPS

Chartplotter and Sonar - Garmin 541S

VHF - Icom M504

Handheld VHF

Standard Horizon Depth Sounder

Kenwood Commander Stereo

Water proof Spealers


Remote Control for Simard AP 24 autohelm located on Fly Bridge

Garmin 4000 Series Networked Electronics

Chartplotter - Garmin 4208

Radar - Garmin

Sonar - Garmin

VHF Radio

XM Weather

Kenwood AM/FM/CD Sirius Stereo

Speakers in Salon

30" Flat Screen TV mounted with a rotating bracket for storage when not in use

42 Grand Banks Electrical

120v AC Shorepower System with Circuit Panel at lower helm

12v DC Battery System with Circuit Panel at lower helm

2 x Deka 908D house/start batteries

1 Rayovac Ultra-Pro 4D Generator Battery

2 x Group 31 Batteries

Kohler Diesel Generator

Xantrex Truecharge 2 40 amp battery charger

Blue Seas Battery Monitor (2015)

Raritan 12 gal. Water Heater

Cruiseair Reverse Cycle A/C and Heat System (2 x 16,000 BTU units)

42 Grand Banks Mechanical

2 X Ford Lehman 2715E Diesel Engines (approximately 830 hours)

Dahl Fuel Filters

4 Aluminum Fuel tanks

Borg Warner Gearboxes

2 X Leece-Neville BRG2010A Alternators

Bow Thruster

Stern Thruster

Bilge Pumps

Broker's Comments
The current owner of Sun Gypsy since 2005 has continually improved the functionality of this vessel with a major 2 year re-fit which was completed in 2014.  While enjoying the Loop and living aboard the owner's "tweaked" and maintained the systems to insure maximum safety and comfort.  The new owner of Sun Gypsy will enjoy the benefits of owning a yacht that has been loved and well cared for by knowledgeable owners.
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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Florida Coast Marine - FP
Harbortown Marina
2010 Harbortown Drive - Suite O
Fort Pierce, Fl 34946
United States
Office: 772-489-0110
Fax: 772-489-5888
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2010 Harbortown Drive Harbortown Marina Suite O
Fort Pierce, FL 34946
Office 772-489-0110
Fax 772-489-5888
Palm Beach, FL 33401
Dennis Kennedy, CPYB
561-756-BOAT (2628)
Fax 561-624-0242
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