Edwards Yacht Sales

1996 Grand Banks Classic

  • 49 ft
  • Trawler
  • Vero Beach, FL, US

Yacht price



OFFERED at $ 350,000


18 Knots + max speed

Cruise 8 to 12 knots

Galley Up 

Three Cabins



This is an excellent late model example of the flagship of the Grand Banks line of "Classic" trawlers. Traditional design, spacious acomodations and sea keeping ability are three of the reasons the GB 49 continues to be a popular choice for experienced cruisers world wide. A long list of high end equipment includes Wesmar Stabilizers, 450 h.p. Caterpillar diesels, 15kw generator, 400 GPD Watermaker, Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning, Cold Plate Refrigeration, Washer & Dryer, State of the Art Electronics and 10' Apex RIB Dingy with 25 h.p. outboard motor. All the interior spaces are very spacious including the walk-in utility room and engine room. There are three staterooms and two full heads with showers. The forward stateroom has an ensuite water closet. The saloon features a large L-Settee, drop leaf yacht table, full galley and helm station with bench helm seat. The high horsepower 3208 Cat diesels provide an amazing top speed of 18+ knots and a very wide cruising speed range. Her current owners and two previous owners cruised the boat extensively and have provided good  maintenance. This is solid stabilized Grand Banks with capability of near 20 knot top speed.  1,000 Gallon fuel capacity provides excellent range at hull speed cruising.


advanced co brokerage Florida power is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Vero Beach Yacht Sales.



Basic Information

Grand Banks
Vero Beach, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Grand Time
Boat Type:
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
Ken Smith
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

49 ft - 14.94 meter
51 ft - 15.54 meter
15 ft 5 in - 4.7 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft 2 in - 1.58 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:


Cruise Speed:
14 MPH
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
450 (Individual), 900 (combined)
Max Speed:
21 MPH




Displacement: 60000


Twin Caterpillar 450 H.P. 3208 Diesel Engines

Fuel: 1000
Fresh Water: 500


The interior arrangement is the typical galley up layout which provides for three staterooms and two full heads with showers. The forward V-berth cabin is spacious and has a hanging locker, six under berth storage drawers, large v-berths with storage beneath and a hidden marine head. There is a deck hatch and two opening ports for natural lighting and ventilation. The second forward cabin is starboard side aft of the forward cabin. This cozy cabin has seperate twin berths with storage drawers, a hanging locker and opening ports. The head with seperate shower enclosure is portside opposite the guest cabin. This head has an opening port, marble sink and Vacu-Flush marine head. The engine room and utility room access is via the hinged companionway steps. The utility room has a work bench, wash basin and seperate washer and dryer units. A sliding hatch and hinged teak louvered door seperates the the forward companionway from the saloon/galley.

The volumous saloon has the galley portside, full helm station with fixed seat on the starboard side and the L-settee and yacht table aft and starboard. The galley has two cold plate refrigerators and one freezer. There is ample dish storage, drawers and cabinets. A second engine room access is via hinged hatch in the sole and a removable aluminum ladder. The saloon has two entry doors and large opening windows on three sides and three large windshield panels. A bar with bottle and glass storage and an icemaker adjoins the settee.

The aft cabin is reached from the aft companionway in the saloon via two hinged teak doors and stairway. The aft cabin features an island queen bed, huge hanging locker, a desk/dressing table, several large drawers and a stow away ladder for the aft companionway. There are opening ports port and starboard and the aft companionway has teak doors, hinged hatch, screens and a sunbrella dodger.

The ensuite head has a tub with shower, mirrored vanity with marble basin and a Vacu-Flush marine head. There is an opening port to starboard.

All areas in the interior spaces have beautiful teak parquet soles with framed and fitted hatches with bronze pulls. All the interior joinery is typically Grand Banks quality finished in numerous coats of satin varnish. Neutral soft goods and ultra sued upholstery provides a simple yet warm and rich decor.


The popular galley up arrangement is portside and is well equipped and is very convenient for food preparation underway. The nearby drop-leaf table makes food service convenient.

  • Grunert Cold Plate Refirgeration
  • (3)Stainless Steel Refer Boxes
  • Teak Refer Doors & Heavy Latches
  • (5) Teak Front Drawers
  • Hidden Garbage Area
  • Large China Locker
  • Corian Countertops
  • Above Counter Cabinets
  • Hinged Overhead Dish Lockers
  • Double Stainless Steel Sink
  • Single Lever Faucets
  • Hot & Cold Pressure Water System
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Force 10 Propane Stove and Oven
  • Corian Stove Cover
  • Stainless Steel Toaster Oven
  • Sharp Carousel Microwave Oven
  • Large Storage Drawers with Locks
  • Large Under Counter Storage Cabinet
  • Icemaker in Bar


Electronic and navigation/communication equipment is installed at the flybridge and the saloon helm stations. The Flybridge station has an enclosed electronics beneath the helm console. Most equipment at the lower station is mounted in an overhead panel. Brackets for the Garmin GPS are installed at both stations so the unit can be moved to either location.

  • Furuno 48-mile 1841 HiRes Radar
  • Robertson Autopilot Remote
  • Garmin MAP176C GPS (Moveable)
  • Robertson Dataline XSDI Speed&Depth
  • Furuno 1030 Color Radar
  • VDO Rudder Angle Indicator
  • ICOM VHF Transceiver
  • Richie 6" Magnetic Compass
  • Under Helm Electronics Cabinet
  • Robertson AP3000X Interfaced Pilot
  • Robertson Dataline XSDI Sounder
  • SEA 222 SSB Transceiver
  • Ray 430 Loudhailer
  • Robertson Shipmate RS8300 VHF
  • Mitsubishi Satellite Phone
  • Ships Telephone System w/Satellite
  • Map Light with Blue Filter
  • Garmin MAP176C GPS Remote (Moveable)
  • Richie 6" Magnetic Compass


There are two complete electrical systems on board. There are hard wired and duplex outlet electrical connections. The wiring is all appropriately sized and insulated in built-in wire chases. High quality circuit breakers, meters, switches and lighting is installed throughout.

  • 15 KW Westerbeke Diesel Generator
  • Fwd & Aft Shore Connectors w/Fuses
  • Heart Freedom 2000 DC/AC Inverter
  • Stainless Steel Covers on Connectors
  • 50' 50amp Shore Cord
  • Large Electrical Panels with Doors
  • Lights for Electric Panels
  • Duplex Outlets and GFIs as Reqd.
  • Conveniently Placed Light Switches
  • Appropriate Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Shore Power/Generator Selectors
  • Voltage and Amperage Meters
  • Various Direct Wiring to Appliances
  • Appliances Include:
  • Refrigeration
  • Air Conditioning
  • Outlets
  • Battery Charger
  • Inverter
  • Pressure Water System
  • (3) Series 31 Starting Batteries
  • (4) Inverter House Batteries
  • Fiberglass Battery Boxes
  • Battery Isolation Switches
  • Battery Isolator
  • HD Powerline Alternators
  • Distribution Panel with Breakers
  • Battery Selector Switch
  • Battery Condition Indicator
  • Appliances Include:
  • Bilge Pumps
  • Engine Starters
  • Generator Starter
  • Interior Lighting
  • Navigation Lighting
  • Instrument Lighting
  • Electronic & Navigation Equipment
  • Anchor Windlass
  • Dingy Davit Lift
  • Deck Wash Pumps

  • Awlgrip Non-Skid Decks
  • Stainless Steel Railings
  • Fiberglass Pulpit with SS Railings
  • CQR Anchor with Chain Rode
  • Telescoping HD Swim Ladder
  • Compressed Air Horn
  • Navigation Lights
  • Aft Deck Hatches
  • Awlgrip Medium Green Topsides
  • Fwd & Aft Hot & Cold Showers
  • Teak Swim/Dive Platform
  • Telescoping stainless steel & teak swim ladder
  • 10' Apex R.I.B. Dingy & Launch Sys.
  • Dingy Chocks & Sunbrella Cover
  • Fresh Water Deck Wash System
  • Large Modular Flybridge Seats
  • Flybridge Windscreen
  • Dock Lines and Fenders
  • Varnished Teak Caprail
  • Hinged Boarding Gates (3)
  • Stainless Steel Cleats & Hauses
  • SS Anchor Rollers & Skids
  • Lofrans Anchor Windlass
  • Danforth Anchor with Nylon Rode
  • 25 h.p. Yamaha Outboard
  • Foredeck Storage Seat
  • Tan Bimini, Bridge & Railing Covers
  • Non-skid Deck on Flybridge
  • Teak Step Treads to Flybridge
  • Windshield Wipers & Washers
  • Yacht Mast & Boom w/ Tabernacle (Awlgripped 20170
  • TV Antenna
  • Very Large Lazarette Storage Area
  • Awlgrip Buff Color Decks
  • Life Sling Overboard Rescue System


Most of the heavy mechanical equipment is located in the engine room and beneath the lazarette.

  • (2) Caterpillar 3208TA Engines
  • (2) Aquamet 22 2" Propeller Shafts
  • (Shafts are Stubbed for quick repl.
  • (2) Shaft Mounted Line Cutters
  • (4) Heavy Bronze Struts & Bearings
  • 15 KW Genset in Seperate Space in ER
  • Westmar Stabilizer System
  • Fiberglass Rudders w/SS Post
  • Pressure Water Pump & Pressure Tank
  • (2)(500 gal) Black Iron Fuel Tanks
  • Hydraulic Trim Tabs
  • (2) Twin Disc 2.47:1 Gears w/Reverse
  • (2) Four Blade Propellers
  • (2) Four Blade Spare Propellers
  • Aluminum Caps on Stringers
  • Engine & Genset Starting Systems
  • Hynautic Steering System
  • Bronze Steering Ram & AP Pump
  • Aluminum Water Tanks and Fills
  • Lube Oil Transfer System
  • Fuel Manifolds System
  • Marineair AC System (4) Units


"Grand Time" is currently berthed in Vero Beach, FL and will be cruising the ICW to the Chesapeake Bay area in late Spring. Fairly priced and cruise equipped she deserves the notice of serious cruising yachtsmen seeking a very capable high quality trawler.


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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