CHARTERS - NW Explorations



United States

2023 Seasonal Rates

*Flotilla rates vary from rates below.

SeasonDatesRates /wk
WinterNovember - March$4,046 USD
SpringApril - (Mid) June$5,395 USD
Summer(Mid) June - (Mid) September$6,500 USD
Fall(Mid) September - October$5,395 USD
Name: Tranquillus Cabins: 2 Sleeps: 4 Engine: Twin See available dates


Tranquillus is a Grand Banks 42 Classic, an iconic coastal cruiser ideally suited for Puget Sound, the San Juan and Gulf Islands, and beyond. The unique layout with both a double bed and single berth in the aft cabin makes this a great vessel for families and groups of friends. The aft cabin also features a leather recliner and footstool. The forward V-berth accommodates two comfortably as well. Each cabin includes a head with shower. The main salon is open and spacious and provides plenty of light and 360 degree visibility. The upper deck is partially covered with a canvas bimini, ensuring your comfort rain or shine. Walk-around decks with high bulwarks featuring teak cap and hand rails allow you to move about the vessel safely and easily.

The galley is well equipped, with a 3 burner propane stove, microwave, Jura coffee single cup machine (ground and whole bean options), and table settings for 8 people. An Espar forced air diesel furnace provides heat when needed.

Recent upgrades include new Masterflush electric toilets and dedicated 40 gallon holding tanks (one for each head), a new dinghy with a 9.9 hp Mercury electric start outboard and electric davit for easy launching, two single kayaks, new Fischer Panda genset, addition of an iPad Air to the electronics, new Garmin auto-pilot, and new bottom paint. The 325 gallon fuel tanks were both cleaned in 2021. Finally, state of the art electrical and battery management systems help ensure a carefree cruise. Come experience Pacific Northwest cruising on this tried and true classic trawler!

Download Tranquillus's operating manual

+ Sleeps: 4
+ Staterooms: 2
+ Quantity: 2, Masterflush new in 2021
+ Showers: 2
+ Stove: Force 10 gas 3 burner with oven.
+ Refrigerator: Yes, 2 Nova Kool units
+ Freezer: Yes, small freezer within fridges
+ Ice Maker: No
+ Microwave: Yes
+ Watermaker: No
+ Yacht Table: Yes
+ V Berth Insert: Yes
+ Washer & Dryer: No
+ Helm Seat: Yes
+ Bimini: Yes
+ F/B Table: Yes
+ BBQ: Yes, Magma Propane Grill
+ Cooler: Yes
+ Saltwater washdown: No
+ Freshwater washdown: Yes
+ RIB: 10' Highfield Classic - New in 2022
+ OUTBOARD: 9.9 Mercury with electric start - New in 2022
+ Davit: Yes, electric - New in 2020
+ VHF Radio: Standard Horizon
+ Chart Plotter: GARMIN
+ Apple iPad
+ Depth Sounder: GARMIN
+ Radar: GARMIN
+ Autopilot: GARMIN
+ Computer Navigation: No
+ Rudder Angle Indicator: No
+ DVD: Yes
+ AM/FM Stereo: Yes
+ Intercom: No
+ 12 Volt Lighter Outlet: No, but USB sockets at main helm and fore and aft cabins socket
+ AIS Class B: Yes
+ Maritron Tank Monitoring System for holding, fuel, and water tanks
+ Engines: Twin 120 hp Lehman
+ Cruising Speed: 7-8.5 knots
+ Max Speed: 10 knots
+ Fuel at Cruise: 5 GPH
+ Bowthruster: No
+ Trim Tabs: No
+ Stabilizers: No
+ Genset: Yes, Fischer Kubota 5 KW - New 2022
+ Inverter: MAGNUM 2812
+ Battery Charger: PRO NAUTIC - back-up
+ Electric Anchor Windlass: Yes, Lewmar
+ Daily Damage Coverage: $125/day OR refundable Security Deposit: $6,500
+ WA Parks Annual Moorage Permit included
+ New for 2022:
+ Jura coffee machine - uses whole beans or ground coffee
+ Bottom paint
+ Fischer Panda 5KW Generator
+ Apple iPad linked into boat electronics
+ Custom instrument console at main helm
+ Fireboy fire suppression system
+ Leather recliner chair and footstool in aft cabin
+ Garmin auto-pilot
+ Highfield Dinghy and electric start motor
+ New high capacity Balmar alternator on Starboard engine
+ New stop solenoids for the main engines
+ New helm seat
+ New sink faucets in both heads
+ New for 2021
+ New MasterFlush electric heads
+ Two 40 gallon holding tanks for maximizing your time on the hook! Stationary bike available upon request.
+ New davit and electric winch
+ New loud hailer
+ Combined dinghy cradle and kayak rack with 2 kayaks
+ New high capacity Balmar alternator on Port engine
+ New for 2019:
+ New Espar diesel furnace
+ New Garmin MFD units at helm and flybridge
+ New fuel lines, fuel filters/water separators, and primer pumps
+ New dedicated engine and generator start batteries
+ New upholstery throughout
+ New memory foam toppers on bunk mattresses
+ New Pure Sine Wave Inverter/Charger
+ New IsoTransformer
+ New SmartPlug 30A Cordset
+ New Magnum Battery Monitor
+ New Bimini and FB dodgers
+ LED lighting throughout interior and exterior
+ New for 2018:
+ New stainless steel propeller shafts
+ New dripless thu-hull
+ New fresh water pump



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