At NW Explorations, we serve our customers with integrity by providing professional, knowledgeable, helpful and enjoyable guidance and support throughout the process of buying, selling, chartering, or servicing a boat. Our focus is on trawlers and quality cruising vessels with an emphasis on pre-owned Grand Banks. We have extensive experience with these timeless vessels, having owned 11 GB’s among us, helped hundreds of customers buy and sell them and helped thousands more charter them.
We are here because we love Grand Banks and the trawler lifestyle and want to help you create the boating experience of your dreams. We are host to one of the largest Grand Banks collections in one location. One benefit of having our exclusively Grand Banks charter fleet is the opportunity to help our customers achieve those dreams, without the pressure of having to “sell” everyone a boat. Whether you dream of owning the “dependable diesel cruiser” that set the bar more than 50 years ago, would like to join our family of charter boat owners, or would like to take that cruise of a lifetime in our pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest, Canadian Gulf Islands or see all that Alaska has to offer, we can take you there!
Pelorus – 1996 67′ Nordlund Pilothouse $995,000
Twin 565 hp Detroit Diesel DDEC - Cruise 9-12 knots / Top 18+ knots - 18kW/13.5kW Kohler generators - Amidships Master Stateroom - V-berth fwd and starboard island queen VIP - Corian countertops and stainless steel sink - Maytag Heavy Duty washer dryer - Force 10/Grunert/U-Line/Seafreeze galley - Magnum 2800W inverter w/remote panel - Village Marine watermaker – 1200 GPD - Naiad hydraulic stabilizers - Wesmar hydraulic bow thruster - (2) Espar diesel furnaces - Stidd helm chairs at upper and lower helms - ComNav autopilot at upper and lower helms - Steelhead SM2000R hydraulic davit - Bullfrog 17’ center console w/90hp Honda - Light & airy salon/galley!
John’s Dear – 2008 46′ DeFever Pilothouse $589,000
Twin 135hp John Deere 4045T w/ only 120 hours - Morse electronic controls - Handheld wired remote for engine/shift/thrusters - 10KW Westerbeke genset - Bow & Stern thruster with remote - Webasto 201 Hydraunic furnace - 1500 Amp hour battery bank - Dual Raymarine plotter w/ Interphase sonar - Raymarine Auto Pilot & Radar - Closed circuit video in ER & FB - KVH Satdome/ICOM VHF’s - ACR EPIRB - NEW Steelhead 4 function davit - NEW Bullfrog Tender w/ NEW Honda 30HP - Groco electric oil change system - Splendide 2000S washer/dryer - Full canvas for all windows - Beautiful low-hour NW Pilothouse! - Not on Yachtworld yet, call for viewing!
Discovery – 1995 46′ Grand Banks Classic $319,000
Twin 375 hp Caterpillars – Sidepower bow thruster – 8kw Northern Lights genset – Magnum 3000w Inverter – Island bed in master stateroom – V-berth forward – Beautiful down galley – Propane/Spectra watermaker – Webasto hydronic diesel furnace – Washer & Dryer – Furuno Navnets/Nobeltec/Comnav/Icom/Std Horizon – AB RIB w/15hp Honda/ Roskelley-Olsson davit – Lower maintenance stainless steel rails – Gorgeous interior and very well maintained
Victoria – 2001 42′ Grand Banks Europa $429,000
Twin 420 hp Caterpillar 3126B’s – Cruise 12 knots, 22 max. – Two staterooms, master forward with double berth guest cabin and one head with separate shower – Custom Barrel Chairs – Washer/Dryer in mid-lazarette – AM/FM CD radio with speakers in salon and on the FB – Vacuflush head – Corian counter tops and sinks – Optional convertible bed at settee – Two helm chairs on FB covered with Sunbrella fabric white w/ blue piping – L-Settee cushions match helm chairs – T.V.’s in guest and Master SR’s -Princess propane stove and oven – Grunert cold plate refrigerator and optional freezer – Sharp Carousel microwave oven – Tilt out trash container – Extra wide overhead cabinet for more food storage – U-line ice maker below dry bar – Glass storage at end of counter – Furuno Navnet 64 mile radar 4KW with repeater display on FB – Simrad AP 20 Autopilot with AP22 on FB – ICOM M127 VHF lower helm – ACR spotlight with remote on FB – EPRIB located at lower helm – Furuno Navnet GPS/sounder FVC582L with overlay – Northstar 952 GPS/Plotter lower helm – Furuno GP-31 GPS on FB – ICOM IC-M502 on FB – Camera in Engine room displayed on Furuno – Navnet screen – Ritchie 5″ magnetic compass both stations – 8KW Onan Genset with 2294 hours – West Marine/ Avon 310 RIB, 11″ dingy with Mercury 9.9hp four stroke outboard – Brower low profile electric davit – Stainless Steel propane BBQ – Bimini top with front and side enclosures – Call for more details!
Tyee – 1999 42′ Grand Banks Classic $339,000
Twin 330 Cummins w/Mathers & Wesmar stabilizers – 8kw Northern Lights/Freedom 2500w inverter/charger – Island queen in master stateroom – Beautiful brand new custom interior – Hurricane hot water diesel furnace – Raymarine plotter – Furuno radar – Comnav AP – 11’ Caribe RIB w/30 hp Yamaha 4 stroke – Force 10 propane stove – Broan trash compactor – Boathouse kept and ready to head north!
Skylark – 1981 43′ Tollycraft Motor Yacht $159,000
Repowered w/ twin 225hp John Deere 6068 TFM – Wesmar hydraulic stabilizers – Cruise 8-12 knots, Top 16 knots – Hynautic steering & engine controls – 8kw Onan genset w/ sound shield – Xantrex Prosine 2000w inverter/charger – Furuno chartplotter/radar/sounder at both stations – Walker Bay 10’ RIB w/ electric start Honda 15hp – Webasto Hydranic furnace – Reverso electric oil change system – Comnav 2001 autopilot w/ 101 remote – Lofrans Tigres Windlass – Full 60”x80” queen in master stateroom – 2 staterooms – 2 heads w/Vacuflush – Smart Plug for & aft – Princess 3 burner electric stove – Spare set of props – Exceptional maintenance and records!
Grand Finale – 1988 32′ Grand Banks Sedan $120,000
Single Lehamn 135 with 2675 hours – Reverso oil change pump – Fuel tanks cleaned and fuel polished -Side Power bow thruster – 4.5kW Northern Lights generator – 1250 watt inverter – Princess propane stove – Webasto diesel furnace – Vacuflush head – Epoxy bottom paint in 2013 – Custom teak glass stowage -Mini blinds and curtains – Raymarine E80 MFD at both helms – Robertson autopilot w/remote – Standard Horizon VHF w/networked AIS – Stainless handrails -Transom door -New extended swim platform in 2011 – Avon hard bottom inflatable on Weaver pivots – All new canvas in 2011
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Why Choose to Buy or Sell your Vessel with NW Explorations?
- 20+ years owning & selling GB’s
- Prime moorage locations
- Recent mechanical & hull surveys
- Expert maintenance program
- Helped 300+ GB buyers & sellers
Charter Ownership Benefits
Learn about our Charter Ownership Program. For more details, contact our brokers:
NW Explorations’ Pacific Northwest brokerage services have sold 54 boats over the last 51 months, most of which are Grand Banks Yachts.
NW Explorations’ Sold Boats
We are currently accepting new listings, including suitable Grand Banks for our charter fleet.