Used Grand Banks 42 Classic Trawler Boat For Sale 52 pictures

Curtis Stokes & Associates, Inc. presents this Trawlers 1978 Grand Banks 42 Classic boat for sale.

  • This Grand Banks 42 Classic offered at $139,900
  • Powered by twin Ford Lehman #099163 2715E / 120 hp / 4754 hrs
  • The boat located in Michigan City, Indiana (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Jul 9th 2021

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A Great Loop veteran, La Principessa is a classic Grand Banks trawler that has had significant upgrades over the years and shows like a much newer boat.

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
La Principessa

Hull Shape: Semi-Displacement

LOA: 41 ft 10 in
Beam: 13 ft 7 in
LWL: 40 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 2 in
Displacement: 34000 lbs

Total Power: 240 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Ford Lehman #099163
Year Built: 1978
Engine Model: 2715E
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 4754
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 120 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Ford Lehman #115506
Year Built: 1978
Engine Model: 2715E
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 4883
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 120 HP

Cruising Speed: 8 knots
Maximum Speed: 10 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: Plastic (196 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: Aluminum (600 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: Plastic (40 Gallons)

Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

TV set
Cockpit speakers

Inside Equipment
Electric bilge pump
Battery charger
Air conditioning
Hot water
Fresh water maker
Microwave oven
Electric head

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet

Outside Equipment/Extras
Teak cockpit - New!
Teak sidedecks - New!
Cockpit cushions
Swimming ladder
Liferaft - not currently certified
Total Liferaft Capacity: 6
Electric windlass

Bimini Top


The aft stateroom has a queen berth to starboard and a single to port. Steps to the aft deck are centered along with a set of drawers. An ensuite head complete with toilet, basin and shower.

The main salon is bright and airy with a dinette table surrounded by a wrap around settee. La Principessa has been equipped with a wine cooler in addition to the refrigerator. A new two burner cook top and microwave oven and sink complete the port side galley. Two side doors in the main salon offer easy access and line handling. Behind the starboard side door is a teak bar cabinet.

The lower helm station is to starboard and offers outstanding visibility. Custom blinds throughout as well as a new headliner complete with new LED lighting on dimmers in the salon.

The guest cabin is forward and is a standard vee berth with the second head with shower to starboard.

Beautiful teak woodwork and ample storage throughout.

The upper helm is complete with plotter, hailer, VHF and auto pilot control. Fantastic view with custom seating aft. Stereo speakers. Hinged mast and easy to access via steps (no ladders).

UPGRADES and NEW SYSTEMS ( as of July 2021 )

  – Salon refurbished in 2003 with new headliner and recessed lighting (some LED) on dimmer controls
  – A Norcold wine cooler was added
  – Crowleys (Chicago) painted top sides in white awl grip in 2006
  – Crowleys (Chicago) removed and re-bedded salon windows with new tracks (have receipts).
  – All new upholstery in salon and bridge furniture
  – Starboard transmission replaced and new couplings and damper on both starboard and port transmissions.
  – New twin 30 amp SmartPlug receptacles and breaker box
  – $35,000 teak deck replacement (main and side decks)
  – Aluminum fuel tanks installed 1999 (twin 300 gallons)
  – Heads and holding tanks replaced in the late 1990s
  – New exhaust system on both motors in the late 1990s
  – Two new fresh water tanks replace the original


  – Vee berths forward, storage under, hatch overhead, and ensuite forward head with electric toilet., sink and shower.
  – Hanging lockers opposite the head
  – Large hatch w/ cover


  – Main salon includes galley to port with down helm station to starboard. Aft of helm is small desk with liquor cabinet above. Aft starboard is L-shaped settee with original Grand Banks leaf table.
  – Nice overhead lighting with dimmers
  – Blinds on all windows
  – 4 stereo speakers in main salon
  – furniture re-upholstered
  – The main salon was completely re-decorated in 2003


  – Double berth to starboard, single to port
  – Built-in desk and drawers
  – Nice storage throughout
  – Stairs leading to aft deck ( removable )
  – Storage locker
  – Ensuite- Shower - electric toilet, sink, storage.


  – newer 2 burner Force10 cook top
  – Newer uLine wine cooler
  – Norcold refrigerator
  – Origo microwave
  – sink, storage, etc.


  – Onan 6.5kw generator
  – Cruisair reverse cycle a/c systems (2 compressors)
  – Halon fire extinguish system
  – (2) manual and automatic bilge pumps
  – Cabin engine controls
  – Holding tank electrical and manual discharge
  – Bilge blower
  – Fuel shut off valve
  – Raritan 12 gallon hot water heater
  – Parametric 3-50 battery charger

Deck and anchor

  – Electric windlass
  – 45 plow anchor with chain/rope rode


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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Approximate boat location – Michigan City, Indiana

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Curtis Stokes & Associates, Inc.

(954) 710-0306
/ Fort Lauderdale, FL

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