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Grand Banks 49 Classic

Specifications

Name: 49 Classic
Length: 49
Hull Type: Semi-Disp.
Gross Weight: --
Fuel Capacity: 1,000 gals.
Model Years: 1980—1997
Draft: 4'7""
Beam: 15'5"
Water Capacity: 500 gals.
Waste Capacity: 70 gals.
Length w/ Pulpit: --
Long esteemed for her exceptional cruising comfort, few yachts in her class can compare with the timeless elegance of the Grand Banks 49 Classic. Depending on the layout, she offers spacious accommodations for the cruising family or as many as three couples. The standard three-stateroom interior with galley up includes a spacious master stateroom aft with walkaround queen bed and two guest staterooms forward with athwartships single berths in the starboard cabin and V-berths forward. (An alternate two-stateroom layout with the galley down has a booth dinette in place of the third stateroom.) The starboard lower helm has a deck access door, and 360-degree salon windows provide panoramic views of the water. The standup engine room of the 49 Classic (with space for a washer/dryer) is accessed via hinged companionway steps that lift and lock in position. Interior woodwork is satin-finished teak with hardwood parquet flooring throughout. Originally powered with twin 120hp Lehman diesels, later models came with Cat diesels from 210hp (11–12 knots top) to 435hp (17–18 knots top). A popular—and expensive—yacht in her day, about 125 Grand Banks 49 Classics were built.

Overview

Sought-after Grand Banks cruising yacht set class standards in her era for graceful trawler styling, world-class construction.

Features

Standard three-stateroom interior boasts spacious master with cockpit access door, teak parquet flooring, twin salon deck doors. Teak walkaround decks are broad, secure; standup engine room is spacious and carefully detailed.

Comments

Popular model—about 125 were built.

Performance

Early models with 120hp Lehman diesels cruise at 8 knots; later models with 210hp Cats cruise at 10–12 knots.