Neff Yacht Sales / Used 42 foot GRAND BANKS Motoryacht Trawler - Find Aweigh

GRAND BANKS Motoryacht

Find Aweigh

1983 • 42' (12.98 m) • Trawler
United States

$149,900 USD

Find Aweigh's owners found a way to combine Grand Banks quality and spacious accommodations with superb maintenance and safe, economic cruising. She is a rare 3 stateroom Motoryacht with 2 heads and features many upgrades including: a custom L shaped settee, new generator, electronics, powered mast (up/down), customized swim platform/davit system, fiber glass decks, and even stem to stern Sunbrella toe & hand rail covers!

Her reliable twin Lehman 120 hp engines have 2490 well maintained hours giving her a 900 mile + range, the Onan 7.5 KW Generator has 370 hours (new in 2018) and the Garmin 942 Electronics were installed in 2019. She has complete maintenance records and will pass a stringent survey. Cruising is a pleasure with a power mast lowering system and a user friendly swim platform and dinghy launch system.

"Find Aweigh" is a fine example of what knowledgeable boaters expect in a well kept Grand Banks Motor Yacht. Long considered among the finest production yachts available, used Grand Banks models enjoy excellent resale values. She is priced to sell now and won't be available come spring. She is a turnkey vessel; everything works and she is ready to cruise today. Why wait?

Please see the Full Specifications and Photo Gallery for additional detailed information. Also please note that she is not at this office location and is currently berthed at a private dock requiring an advanced reservation. Ask about the possibility of a discounted slip at an upscale Rhode Island marina and be aware that there is no sales tax on vessels berthed in R.I. International shipping is possible from 2 nearby depots.


Vessel Information

Model: Motoryacht
Model Year: 1983
Type: MotorBoat
Category: Trawler
Condition: Used

LOA: 42' (12.98 m)
Beam Feet: 13' (4.14 m)
Draft Feet: 4' (1.27 m)
Engine Info: 120 HP, Twin, Inboard, Diesel, Lehman
Staterooms: 3

Location: Warwick, Rhode Island United States
City: Warwick
Country: United States



Find Aweigh comfortably sleeps 6 owners and guests in 3 staterooms with 2 heads.

The forward guest stateroom features a large V-berth with an overhead hatch for ventilation and a separate air conditioner. The second guest cabin includes a large single berth and offers accommodations rarely found and often desired in a 42 ft. yacht. The cabin can be converted easily to serve as an office or other utility function.

The master stateroom is one of the largest to be found in any 42 ft. yacht. There is a full size island queen berth against the aft bulkhead near centerline. The master head is at the forward port corner and a separate shower is located at the forward starboard corner of the stateroom. The owner's suite is elegantly furnished in teak. The cabin has a dedicated stereo and air conditioner, and an overhead opening hatch.

The salon is large and serves as the center of activity. It includes galley and entertainment center to port and the lower helm, settee and dining table starboard.

Full Description


Builder: Grand Banks


LOA: 42'7" Beam: 13'7" Displacement: 37,400 Draft: 4'2"


Twin Lehman 120 hp Diesels

Hours: 2489/2492

Cruising Speed: 7-9 kts, Max Speed: 10-12 kts

Reported 3.5 - 5 GPH cruising at 8kts


Fuel: 600 gal. (2 tanks)

Water: 265 gal. (3 tanks)

Holding: 50 gal.

Vessel Walkthrough

She is a galley-up motoryacht configuration with the rare third stateroom amidship. Forward and down three steps is the large V-berth with a vanity table to port and hanging locker starboard. Amidship and to port is a guest stateroom with head and stall shower opposite to starboard. The main salon is up three steps and includes the lower helm, galley, bar and L-shaped dinette. The full beam master stateroom is aft, down three steps, and features a centerline queen berth, split head and shower, vanity/desk and almost limitless storage.

Main Salon

The main salon features solid teak bulkheads and trim, vinyl headliner, and parquet floors. Port and starboard sliding windows are screened and fitted with closed cell blinds (2019). The lower helm is to starboard and is complete with full instrumentation, electronics and teak wheel. Top loading storage is available opposite the helm and doubles as added counter space for the galley, which runs fore and aft to port. There are entry doors from the side decks just aft of the helm to starboard and in the center of the salon to port. The galley counter extends aft of the entry door all the way to the aft bulkhead of the main salon. The custom L-shaped dinette is aft to starboard and has excellent storage built in. The folding table has two leaves as well as a magazine rack under. Forward of the dinette and aft of the entry door is a custom built cabinet for an AC refrigerator and enclosed microwave.


The galley consists of a three burner Princess electric stove and oven with covering board, a 700 Watt microwave, a stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressure water, soap dispenser, and separate drinking water faucet. A Grunert cold plate refrigerator is located under the galley counter and is finished with a solid teak door. A separate Grunert freezer is also an under counter unit located in the counter aft of the side entry door. Both Grunert units have stainless steel liners and provide economical food storage. There is also another stand alone Galanz refrigerator assuring ample cold storage. Dry storage is plentiful and highlighted by custom drop down dishware lockers concealed in the galley overhead.

Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is aft and down three steps. There is a centerline queen berth flanked with built-in end tables, port and starboard. Storage abounds in sold teak cabinetry that includes top-loading lockers under the steps and a vanity/desk aft and to port. There are also full width bookshelves aft and overhead. Opening ports on all three exterior bulkheads are screened and fitted with shades. The overhead is vinyl and the sole teak parquet. Ventilated with 2 efficient Cartramo 12V fans.

The ensuite head and shower compartments are forward and split, port and starboard, providing both versatility and privacy. The head to port includes a Vacuflush unit as well as a vanity with a porcelain sink. The starboard shower compartment is spacious and includes a teak seat and shower grate as well as a bulkhead mounted soap and shampoo dispenser.

Guest Stateroom

The forward guest stateroom features huge V-berth, teak outboard ceilings, vinyl overhead and off white formica bulkheads. Aft, there is a built in vanity to port and a spacious hanging locker to starboard. The sole is teak parquet. There are opening ports, a screened overhead hatch, and overhead lighting as well as brass bulkhead lamps. Ventilated with a Cartramo fan.

Guest Stateroom II

The second guest stateroom is amidship and to port. The oversized single berth is supplemented by an available pipe berth. A solid teak four-drawer dresser is on the forward bulkhead and the aft bulkhead contains a hanging locker. The sliding entry door provides comfortable access to and from the companionway. Lighting is provided by overhead fixtures and brass bulkhead lamps. The overhead hatch is screened, as are the opening ports. Ports are fitted with shades; overhead is vinyl and sole is teak parquet. Ventilated with a Cartramo fan.

The guest head is amidship and to starboard. There is a stall shower with teak grate and electric head which leads to a holding tank with "Y" valve for overboard or dockside discharge. The vanity is forward and houses a large porcelain sink. There is an opening port and screened overhead hatch. Storage is above average.


All decks are fiberglass. The only traditional teak decking remaining is the windlass pulpit area and fore deck seat. ALL windows are protected by blue Sunbrella privacy covers. The hand and toe rails are finished in bright varnish and All toe rails and hand rails have custom Sunbrella covers.

The Maxwell Horizontal anchor windlass has foot controls at the bow as well as controls at the bridge. There is a teak anchor pulpit that houses a #20 (KG) Rocna Plow with 150' of 3/8 chain and 100' 5/8" of three-strand nylon rode. The secondary Fortress FX 23 is on the aft deck with a third CQR in reserve below the starboard V berth.

All deck hardware and fittings are bronze. There is a built-in dunnage box at the forward end of the house. Forward side rails are varnished teak and all other rails are stainless steel as is the bow rail. Fresh water wash down on the aft deck transom, a forward 50/250 electrical inlet and phone/cable connections are provided.


The Radar/Navigation Mast raises and lowers electrically for bridge navigation.

Mast up clearance is 25'6"; mast lowers automatically for 13' 1" bridge clearance!

A blue Sunbrella bimini top protects the flybridge. The flybridge and aft deck rails are also skirted in the same fabric. Flybridge seating consists of port and starboard back-to-back, cushioned, seats with storage under. Ample storage is provided under the helm and in two fiberglass deck boxes mounted at the after end of the bridge. There is a working aluminum cargo mast and boom mounted at the after end of the flybridge.

3 steps with stainless handrails lead to the aft deck with Sunbrella skirting all around. This area is shaded by a blue Sunbrella awning. This deck houses two additional fiberglass deck boxes.

Swim Platform/Dinghy Launch

The aft gated entry/exit leads to a custom built teak and mahogany swim platform with 5 step, full width companionway. A step stainless folding swim ladder is attached to the underside of the platform. This design improvement facilitates access to the dinghy. The original Grand Banks swim ladder is also available.

Electronics Bridge

  • Garmin 942XS Radar/GPS/Chartplotter
  • Danforth constellation compass
  • Standard Horizon VHF
  • Robertson AP20 Autopilot
  • Maxwell windlass controls at deck and helm
  • Rudder indicator
  • Engine synchronizer
  • Full VDO engine instrumentation

Electronics – Pilothouse

  • Garmin 741 Radar/GPS/Chart plotter
  • KVH Track Vision TV
  • Dish receiver w/ remote (2018)
  • Rudder indicator
  • Datamarine digital depth finder
  • Datamarine speed / log
  • Standard Horizon -VHF
  • Battery Monitor
  • Full VDO engine instrumentation
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer


  • 7.5 Onan generator in Sound shield w/350 hrs (new 2018)...can run all ships systems at once
  • 8D Starting batteries (2)
  • 6V Deep cycle house/inverter batteries (6),
  • 4D battery
  • 1-50A/250 shore power cord forward
  • 2-30A shore power cords
  • Xantrax 3000-Watt inverter
  • Sentry C140-3NL-40 Amp Charger
  • 3 Zone Marine Cruisair air-conditioning w/ electronic controls (12K Fwd,16K Salon, &10K BTUs)
  • 12 Gallon Raritan 120V hot water heater also circulates through main engines

Engine Details

  • Twin 120 HP, 6 cylinder Lehman Diesels
  • Engine hours are 2489/2492
  • Borg Warner 2:1 Reduction Transmissions
  • 3.5-4.0 GPH cruising @ 8 knots
  • Full Service Logs Available
  • Racor # 900 Filters
  • Auto Oil Changer
  • Holding Tank located CL between Main Engines
  • Fuel Tanks Tested and Painted

Mechanical Equipment

  • 3 blade bronze23x20" props
  • 1.5"dia 241" long stainless shafts
  • PSS Dripless shaft logs
  • Everpure Fresh Water Filter for Icemaker and Galley Drinking Water Faucet
  • Multiple Automatic Bilge Pumps; Engine room contains two separate pumps at two bilge levels
  • Fire Buoy 1301 Fire Extinguishing System
  • Shaft saver couplings

Deck Equipment

  • Maxwell Windlass with controls at pulpit and bridge
  • Simpson Polished Stainless Steel Davits

Additional Equipment

  • Flag and Staff
  • Electric Horn
  • Varnished Teak Name-board and Side-lights
  • USCG Equipment
  • Drink Holders
  • Boat Hook (2)
  • Fenders (4)
  • Brass Clock and Barometer
  • Brass Grand Banks Hull # 857 Plate

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