Stardust

54' GRAND BANKS 2006

Specifications

Accomodations: 2 Staterooms
Length: 54' / 16.46 M
Beam: 17' 5" / 5.31 M
Draft:
Year Built: 2006
Builder: GRAND BANKS
Model: Eastbay SX / Downeast
Engines: Twin Cummins 650 H.P.
Cruising Speed: 20 Kts. / 23 MPH
Max Speed: 22 Kts. / 25 MPH
Crew:
Location: Jupiter, United States
(Florida - S.E.)
Asking Price: $949,000 USD
This 2006 54' Grand Banks Eastbay SX, "Stardust" is arguably the most highly upgraded and best maintained yacht of the GB54 Eastbay SX fleet to date. The current owners took a very nice yacht and then spent another year of refit she was relaunched mid April 2019 as a complete remodel/refit. She was refit to the discriminating standards of a very experienced yachtsman who is an Ocean Engineer; their objective was to vastly improve on the Grand Banks Standard interior, implementing wonderful design improvements and features. This owner happened to previously own a sister ship of the same year and learned first-hand what would make these boats significantly better. Many thoughtful improvements enhance the accommodations, entertainment systems, cooking capability, self-sufficiency, navigation, safety and comfort of the vessel. This particular Grand Banks is a true collector’s item with the down east lines and the high quality equipment and features not known in this model. The boat is very stable at cruise speeds and is a joy to dock with dual engines bow and stern thrusters and a hand-held wireless remote Docking Master which allows single handed docking operations.



STARDUST is the only Grand Banks 54 outfitted with low engine hours 660HP Cummins Diesels. Don’t let the lower horsepower fool you as the speed performance is approximately the same but the fuel consumption is dramatically lower than higher horse power Caterpillar engines. 



The owner, having previously owned the same boat, same year but with the thirstier 800Hp Cat Diesels has produced impressive performance data showing comparisons of RPM, Speed and Fuel Consumption. For example, Cummins Engines at 2,000 RPM gave a speed of 20.86kts at a significantly reduced fuel consumption of 43.8 GPH compared to the larger horsepower CAT engines at 2,000 RPM, Speed of 22.4kts had a fuel consumption of 70 GPH. Similar fuel savings at all speeds is shown and available upon request. Bottom line is pretty much same speed performance and huge difference in fuel consumption.



M/V STARDUST has added ballast in several key locations which helps to balance out the boat and keep the bow in a proper running angle and offset the weight of the generator in the engine room which helps improve performance and stability.



The interior was reworked to greatly improve the Master Bed size and to add 2 Dual Stidd seats at the helm, much larger and more comfortable settee in the Salon, New Granite counters in the Galley and 2 full heads with separate shower, Tiled walls in the galley and tile floors in the showers enhance the luxury of this vessel. A stainless steel fixed frame cantilevered shade for the cockpit has been added as well thoughtful additions like a folding transom seat and other cockpit seating that has bright Sunbrella Dulce Oasis covered cushions. A clever acrylic dashboard was added to accommodate the large touch screen Garmin electronics, a new Garmin Radar as well as many other electronic enhancements.



The owner has decided to move to a much larger yacht which presents a golden opportunity for someone to reap the rewards of his endeavors.



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Key Features

Docking Master Wireless Remote
(Controls Bow and Stern Thrusters, and Main Engines)
Water Maker
Washer/Dryer
Inverter
TNT Hydraulic Swim Platform / Tender Lift
12' IAB Inflatable Tender (30HP outboard)
Upgraded Electronics

Galley & Laundry

Countertops, Granite w/double edge, and 2 top load access lids with large storage below
Lighted glass cabinet suitable for glassware and bottle storage with dimmable rope lights
1 two drawer, stainless steel refrigerator, Both Drawers refrigerator
1 two drawer, stainless steel fridge/freezer, one fridge drawer on top and Freezer drawer with Ice below
Force 10 Euro Kera 3-burner electric Ceran-top Stove with Oven 
Custom tilt out waste basket, 
Storage under steps to pilot house
Overhead and under counter dish lockers, 
Condiment locker, drawers, food stores Custom Tumbler Locker 
Exhaust blower, 24v/DC 
Faucet, single lever pull out Cassidy faucet at Sink, 
Mountain Plumbing Drinking water faucet at Sink
Houzer Large single Bowl Blue Porcelain Enamel Sink 
Splendide Washer/Dryer Combo vented 
L-Settee with ultra leather cushions and a high gloss varnished inlaid table opposite the galley
Water filtration provided to Ice Maker and Drinking water faucet at Sink
All lights dimmable

Mechanical Equipment

Twin 660hp Cummins QSM-11 diesel engines with Twin Disc Reduction Gear
Cummins engine data display gauges 
Twin Disc MGX-5135A reduction gears, Ratio 2:1
Twin Disc EC-300 engine controls 
Twin Disc "Quick Shift" Electronic shifter/throttles w/troll mode
Sleipner "Side Power'' Bow Thruster 24v/DC 
Sleipner "Side Power" Stern Thruster 24v/DC 
Ball valves on all thru hulls above waterline 
Bilge pump manual and automatic
Drip pans under engines 
Freshwater engine cooling system
Engine raw water intake strainers 
Engine room sound Insulation 
Exhaust system, seawater cooled, with mufflers 
Fire extinguisher, with engine shut downs, generator and override control 
Fuel filters, Racor, primary, with water separators on each engine (duplex) and generator (single)
Cummins fuel filters, secondary 
Fuel tanks, auxiliary FRP baffled fuel tank
Fuel transfer pump (transfers from 200 gal. auxiliary tank to primary tank, as needed) 
Main Fuel tank, FRP baffled
Computank fuel & water level indicators (at helm) 
Reverso oil change pump for engines, transmissions & genset 
Gas/water separator on generator exhaust system 
32" x 32.25" 5-blade Nibral propellers with New Propspeed
Spurs line cutters at Propellers
Rudders, cast bronze with New Propspeed
Bronze Struts with rubber bearings with New Propspeed
Bronze trim tabs with New Propspeed
Seacocks on thru-hulls below waterline, 
Bronze Safety seacocks on engine raw water inlets
Shaft logs with Strong dripless shaft seals 
Shafts, Temet, 2-3/4” stainless steel with New Propspeed below the waterline
Steering with power assisted hydraulic 
Water tanks, stainless steel, painted
Tankwatch holding tank level monitor 
Teleflex Seastar hydraulic power assisted steering 
(4) MarineAir Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning systems with digital controls 
Seafire CO monitor & smoke detectors 
(4) electric automatic bilge pumps 
(1) manual bilge pump 

Electrical System

WaterMakers inc WMS-550-230V 550gpd cleverly installed in engine room preserving storage space
Generator ONAN 13.5KW e-QD with sound shield, diesel 
Inverter Xantrex PS2524m 2500-watt Inverter/Charger w/ controller 
Air-conditioning, reverse cycle (4 units), 12,000 BTU (3) 6,000 BTU (1) 
AC distribution panels, 120 volt 60 Hz /220 volt 50 Hz w/indicator light, reverse polarity 
Air horn, Kahlenberg trumpet w/compressor 
Switch panel w/ breakers 
Glendinning Cablemaster w/ 50-amp 75' shorepower cord 
Batteries: Seven (7) 12V for 12- and 24-volt systems in covered battery boxes 
Battery Chargers: New Mastervolt 60-amp for house, Mastervolt Ivo Smart 12/50-2 and Xantrex PS2524M 
Xantrex PS2524m 2500-watt Inverter/Charger w/ controller
Alternator, each engine
12 volt Alarm panel single station, w/Engine Oil Pressure and 
Temperature, lights for Bilge Pumps on, Generator on, Loss of Cooling water
Engine Room Lights 120 volt and on Batteries
Batteries in FRP boxes with lids and straps, 
2 x 8D engine starting, 4 x 8D, house, 2 x 8D Inverter, x 2D Generator starting 
Battery charger, automatic, 24 volt 
50 amp Battery charger, automatic, 12 volt
50 amp Battery condition Indicator Battery switch, disconnect 
Bilge pumps (4), automatic
24 volt Bonding system 
Carbon Monoxide Detectors in sleeping areas 
Electric control panels control horn, anchor winch, trim tabs DC 
Distribution panels, 12/24 volt Engine room blowers, 
24 volt Engine room lights, 12 volt and AC florescent lights 110V 60Hz Or 220V 50 Hz 
Engine gauges and Instrumentation electronic (Cat MPD) 
Engine room controls, engine start/stop each station 
Extra 8 position 24V DC circuit breaker panel in engine room. 
Fresh water system, pressurized,24v/DC 
Fuel transfer pump, 24v/DC 
Galvanic isolator Helm outlet, 110v/AC 
12v/DC Holding tank discharge pumps (2)
24v/DC Level indicator panel, 
holding tanks (2)
Navigation lights, 24v/DC 
Oil change kit 24v/DC 
Outlets, galley, engine room salon and heads, GFCI protection, 120v/AC 
Rudder angle Indicator, 12v/DC 
Shore power inlet, AC, 50 AMP 120/ 240v/AC w/' Glendenning Cablemaster 
Tank gauges for fuel and water, 12v/DC with Computank Display

Deck

Dual watertight salon doors aft w/full glass 
Pilot house side door starboard 
Anchor chain locker, self-draining
Anchor platform, single roller, stainless steel
Spare Aluminum Danforth style Anchor
Anodes, zinc, shaft and trim tabs
Hull Chocks and mooring cleats, stainless steel 
Deck fills: fuel, water and waste pump-out plus optional direct hi-speed fill neck on tank 
Deck non-skid Side and forward cabin house deck and hardtop with painted non-skid
Dorade boxes, High Gloss teak w/chrome vents 
Engine room vents, Delta T Air de-misters 
2 Flagstaff holders, bow and stern 2 flagstaffs, teak 
Foredeck lockers, port and starboard bow,
Fresh water faucet, inside forward Starboard deck locker 
Salt Water Faucet, inside forward Port deck locker
Grab rails, stainless steel 
Mast, Grand Banks aluminum w/custom mounts Awlgrip White
Rub rail, heavy-duty vinyl with stainless steel Insert
Safety rails, stainless steel with intermediate rail 
Custom Pilot House Hand Rails 
Port and Stbd rail gate
Toe rail, teak varnished 

Cockpit Features

Decking, teak, epoxy bonded 
Teak Swim Platform
TNT Hydraulic Tender Lift (swim platform)
2017 Inflatable Tender outboard engine, full tender cover, tie downs, tender VHF radio, chart plotter 
Custom tender cradles mounted on teak swim platform 
SS turnbuckle tie-downs
SS and canvas cockpit awning 
Full set of covers for varnished rails, dorades, signboards
Two Swim ladders, fold-up, stainless steel 
Swim platform, teak 
Transom door, hinged 
Transom shower with retractable hose, hot/cold 
Transom Mounted Stainless Steel folding Bench seat
Courtesy lights, 24 volt Engine room hatch, hydraulic 
(3) Hatches, hinged w/gas cylinder lift-ups, to lazarette 
(2) Scuppers, stainless steel 
(4) Large thru-hull dock line ports

Notable Features

DockingMaster 6-function wireless controller (Bow & Stern Thrusters, 2x Main Engines + Anchor up/down)
Cabin Sole: Teak and Holly
Salon: Custom blue real-leather sofa 
Twin Teak side chairs, maximized storage with extra drawers, lockers 
Custom TV Lift, Sound System
2 Double Stidd seats 
pilothouse side door
Galley: New Granite countertops
4-drawer Fridges with automatic Icemaker, freezer
Electric Stove/Oven
Custom Teak with Metal Inlaid table
Cockpit: Custom FRP module with Inlaid Teak floor, storage lockers port and starboard, sun awnings, 3 large, Deep Lazarettes
Other: 
Bow and stern thrusters
Water maker
Washer/dryer
Underwater lights (4)
Inverter
Onan 13.5Kw Generator 
Dimmers on interior lighting
TNT Hydraulic Platform/Tender lift
Inflatable Tender and outboard
Furuno touch screen electronics
Awlgrip Flag Blue topsides

Disclaimer

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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