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Grand Banks 36 Classic


Name: 36 Classic
Length: 36
Hull Type: Semi-Disp.
Gross Weight: --
Fuel Capacity: 400 gals.
Model Years: 1965—2004
Draft: 4'0"
Beam: 12'2"/12'8"
Water Capacity: 154 gals.
Waste Capacity: 40 gals.
Length w/ Pulpit: --
There are boats that have been with us for so long—and are so popular—that they have attained classic status. The Grand Banks 36 is such a boat. She was the first model in the Grand Banks fleet, and over 1,200 were built during her production years. (The original GB 36 was built of Philippine mahogany until mid-1973 when the transition to fiberglass was made.) A semi-displacement hull with a long keel, hard chines and a deep forefoot provide the stability that won the 36 a reputation for seaworthiness seldom matched by other boats in her class. Several twin-stateroom interiors were offered over the years, all finished with handcrafted teak woodwork and all incorporating the very best in workmanship, hardware and materials. Topside, raised bulwarks provide security to the walkaround decks, and there’s room for a dinghy on the aft cabintop. Notable features include teak decks, functional mast and boom, and a spacious flybridge. Note the cockpit door in the aft stateroom. In 1987, the 36 Classic was slightly enlarged when six inches were added to the length and four inches to the beam. Most were powered by a single 120hp (or 135hp) Lehman diesel.


Highly regarded aft-cabin trawler enjoys lofty reputation for beauty, comfort, quality and seaworthiness.


Several twin-stateroom interiors were offered over the years, all with solid teak woodwork, premium hardware, superb finish. Large aft stateroom has direct cockpit access. Keel protects prop and rudder.


Updated in 1988 when 4 inches were added to beam. Wood construction until mid–1973.


Cruise efficiently at 7–8 knots with single 135hp Lehman diesel; 10 knots with twins.

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