ARDEA | Grand Banks 42 Classic | 42ft

Vero Beach, FL, US


ARDEA | Grand Banks 42 Classic | 42ft


Vero Beach, FL, US


ARDEA is a 2000 42' Grand Banks classic model currently in very nice condition, having seen only light East Coast use since new. She features twin Caterpillar 3208 TA 375 hp main engines, Aquadrive anti-vibration system, Sidepower bowthruster, Naiad stabilizers, 8 kW Onan generator, and 2-stateroom/2-head layout with a separate head and shower in the master stateroom. She is well equipped for extended cruising. 


  • Length: 42ft
  • Builder: Grand Banks
  • Beam: 14' 0"
  • Draft: 4' 2"
  • Year: 2000
  • Displacement: 34000.00 lbs
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Engine: (2) Caterpillar, 375 hp
  • Speed: 16.00


  • Builder: Grand Banks


  • Length Overall: 42.00 ft
  • Length Waterline: 41.08 ft
  • Max Draft: 4' 2"
  • Displacement: 34000.00 lb
  • Beam Measure: 14' 0"


  • Engine Brand: Caterpillar
  • Year Built: 2000
  • Engine Model: 3208TA
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 3100
  • Engine Power: 375 hp

  • Engine Brand: Caterpillar
  • Year Built: 2000
  • Engine Model: 3208TA
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 3100
  • Engine Power: 375 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (265 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 1 (600 Gallons)


  • Number of double berths: 1
  • Number of heads: 2


ARDEA sleeps four in two private cabins plus two in the salon. The interior features beautifully finished handcrafted teak joiner work and varnished teak parquet floors throughout. The headroom in the salon and guest stateroom is 6'-4", 6'-3" in the master stateroom and 6'-6" on the flybridge. Both the master stateroom and guest stateroom berths are 80" long.


Upon entering the salon from the port side deck, there is a settee with entertainment center aft to port, an L-shaped dining area and  a folding table across to starboard, lower helm with side deck access door starboard forward, and galley forward to port. There are opening side and aft windows with screens for excellent light, ventilation and visibility. Engine room access is via salon sole hatches and a door forward from forward cabin. 


The customized L-shape galley has many nice features, including:  

  • Princess three-burner electric cooktop and oven 
  • Samsung convection/microwave oven 
  • Sea Frost 12 volt refrigerator and freezer systems (all new 2018) 
  • Molded-in large sink
  • Corian countertop 
  • Numerous storage cabinets and drawers 
  • U-Line icemaker in the salon 


The master stateroom aft features a centerline queen size berth, nightstands, reading lights, opening side windows with screens, aft hatch to the aft deck, desk/vanity, drawers and cabinets, shelves, two hanging lockers, and separate head and shower areas. 


The guest stateroom is forward and provides a v-berth with storage and insert, overhead hatch with screen, opening side windows, reading lights, storage drawers and cabinets, hanging locker, shelf, and an ensuite head. 


The lower helm is starboard forward in the salon and features a double helm seat and convenient side deck access door. All main switch panels are within easy reach. 


The flybridge is finished with teak decking and offers a bimini (new 2021 with new extension, 2020), full Eisenglass enclosures (some new 2020), fore and aft bench seats on each side with storage under the console, and spacious L-shaped seating with storage and a table aft.


There are teak steps from the port side deck to access the flybridge, tender storage, hinged mast and boom davit system with steadying sail, and Magma stainless steel BBQ grill. The aft deck is finished with teak decking, and provides lazarette access, transom gate and a deck storage box. 


  • Garmin 18 HD Radar (2019) with AIS 
  • Garmin GPSMap 7612 multi-function display on the flybridge 
  • Garmin GPSMap 7610 multi-function display at the lower helm 
  • Garmin GPSMap 5208 multi-function display at the lower helm in upper console
  • Garmin autopilot with controls at each helm (all new 2021) 
  • Standard Horizon Matrix AIS/GPS VHF at the lower helm 
  • Standard Horizon Matrix VHF with remote mic on the flybridge (2019)
  • Hand-held VHF 
  • New wind, speed and depth sensors (2018) 
  • Ritchie compass at both helms 
  • Plastimo hand-held magnetic compass at the lower helm 
  • Binoculars 
  • Standard loudhailer 
  • AIPhone intercom system 
  • Samsung 24” LCD smart TV in the salon 
  • Shakespeare TV antenna with booster (2019) 
  • Sony DVP-NS57P DVD player in the salon 
  • JVC KD-AR959BS stereo/CD player 
  • Polyplaner speakers 
  • Nauticalia clock 


  • Onan 8.0 MDKAL 8 kW generator with approximately 2,800 hours 
  • Galvanic isolator 
  • Promatic 50-3 amp battery charger 
  • Magnum Energy MS2012-2000 W inverter/charger (new 2020) 
  • 400 W Solar panels on bimini (2021) 
  • Victron battery monitor (new 2020) 
  • Professional Mariner battery monitor gauge at the lower helm 
  • (2)105 amp alternators 
  • (8) Six-volt Crown batteries in series/parallel for 880 A-H total (new 2018) 
  • Group 27 generator start battery (2018)
  • Group 31 Bow thruster battery (2019) 
  • 12 volt DC outlets at both helm stations
  • (2) 50 amp shore cords with adapters and shore power connections fore and aft 
  • Most interior and engine room lighting converted to LED in 2018 
  • Windshield wipers 


  • Twin Caterpillar 3208TA 375 hp main engines with approximately 3,100 hours  
  • After-coolers updated 2018 during 2,000 hour service 
  • Morse engine controls 
  • Glendinning synchronizer 
  • Aquadrive anti-vibration system with Norscott dripless shaft seals and Spurs line cutters 
  • VDO gauges and rudder angle indicator 
  • Groco sea strainers 
  • Racor 900Ma fuel filter with vacuum gauge for each main engine 
  • Racor 500Ma fuel filter for the generator 
  • Sidepower bowthruster 
  • Naiad 173 stabilizer system (two year service, Oct 2021) 
  • Bennett trim tabs 
  • Marine Air Systems reverse cycle air conditioning/heating system ((2) 16,000 BTU units and (1) 12,000 BTU unit) 
  • Seagull IV fresh water filtration system 
  • Seaward stainless steel water heater 
  • Vacuflush heads 
  • Tank Tender fuel and water gauges 
  • Tankwatch III holding tank level gauge 
  • (2) Automatic bilge pumps 
  • Whale Gusher manual bilge pump


  • Lofrens Tigres anchor windlass with foot controls and controls at each helm
  • Ultra 60 lb. stainless anchor with all-chain rode 
  • Danforth anchor with rode and chain 
  • Stainless steel anchor rollers 
  • Teak deck 
  • Stainless steel rails on varnished teak cap rails 
  • Foredeck storage box 
  • Stainless steel deck hardware 
  • Raw water washdown forward 
  • Boarding gate each side and at transom 
  • Outboard bracket 
  • Fresh water hot/cold shower and fresh water wash down aft 
  • Magma stainless steel BBQ grill on the aft cabin deck 
  • Teak swim platform at transom with teak and stainless steel swim ladder 
  • Steadying sail 
  • Spreader lights 
  • Highfield 310 aluminum bottom tender (2019) 
  • Tohatsu 9.9 HP 4 stroke outboard with electric start (2019) 
  • General tool kit in engine room
  • Numerous spares 
  • Covers for cap rail, name boards, windlass and transom 


  • Fireboy FE241 engine room fire suppression system with emergency engine shutdown 
  • Fire extinguishers 
  • Fireboy Xintex carbon monoxide alarms 
  • ACR searchlight with remote controls at each helm
  • Lifesling overboard recovery system 
  • (6) PFDs 
  • Flare kit 
  • Horseshoe lifering 
  • ACR GlobalFix Pro EPIRB 


  • Owner’s personal effects 
  • Galley ware 
  • Bedding and pillows 
  • Artwork 
  • Personal tools 
  • Inflatable PFDs 
  • Life raft

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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