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  • Yacht Details 36' Grand Banks 1998
  • Location Deale, MD
  • Engines Lugger
  • Days on MarketInquire
  • Last UpdatedJul 6, 2020
  • Asking Price$179,000
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Deacon Blues Yacht Description

"Deacon Blues" is a rare late model 36 Europa that is a very desirable cruising vessel with an incredible layout and amount of space in a mid 30' trawler.  Famous for their seakeeping and craftsmanship the 36 Grand Banks is a renowned cruising boat that is a very manageable and efficient.  "Deacon Blues" benefits from some of the following features:
  • Single Lugger L668D 130hp Diesel Engine
  • Bow and Stern Thrusters
  • Northern Lights 6kw Generator 
  • Garmin Chartplotters
  • Furuno Radar
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • SAT TV
  • Xantrex Inverter
  • Single Stateroom Arrangement with Separate Study
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Head with Stall Shower
  • 2 Zone Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Large Galley w/ Gas Stove and Oven
  • Grunert Holding Plater Refrigerator and Freezer
  • New Flybridge Enclosure
  • Achilles RIB Tender with 3.3hp Mercury Outboard
"Deacon Blues" is a proven cruising vessel with several passages from SW Florida to New England under her belt.  She is a dependable, comfortable, economical and capable cruiser ready to take you on your next adventure. The renowned Lugger L668D single diesel and 400 gallon fuel tanks will provide nearly 1,000 mile range. She looks and feels much larger than 36’.  Call Chuck Meyers, the listing agent, for an appointment to see this beautiful and unique yacht!
*"Deacon Blues" is currently on land at the Herrington Harbor North Yard in Deale, MD.  Pictures in the water are of the boat in previous years, all others are recent.  Updated pictures will follow once the boat is able to be launched.*
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  • Make Lugger
  • Model L668D
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours 3225
  • Type Inboard
  • Drive Type Direct


  • Beam: 12' 8''
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 4'
  • Displacement: 27,000 lb
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 400|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 205|gallon
  • Holding: 1 x 40|gallon

Vessel Walkthrough

"Deacon Blues" is a rare Europa style 36 Grand Banks. She looks and feels much larger than 36. Her lush teak interior is finely finished throughout in the Grand Banks tradition with satin varnish. The cabin sole is varnished teak parquet throughout. The spacious aft deck, comfortable dinette, and galley-up with custom cabinets are perfect for cruising, living aboard and entertaining. The unique and functional layout below features a desk and dressing area with generous storage and a washer/dryer. The master stateroom is forward. The head features a separate shower with teak grating. Fly bridge overhangs provide shade on the spacious aft deck and wide side decks. There is a fully functional lower helm with side door and a spacious fly bridge with electronics, bimini, built in seating, folding chairs, and dinghy cradle.


The Salon is bright and cheerful with direct access to the aft deck, the convenient ?Up? galley, and the lower helm with the door to the side deck located forward to starboard.

  • L-Shaped Dinette to Port
  • Drop Leaf Teak Table
  • Straight Settee to Starboard
  • 17" Insignia HD TV/DVD
  • Stereo
  • MarineAir Reverse Cycle Remote A/C
  • Lower Helm and Side Door Forward to Starboard


The galley up is functional and attractive. The large freezer and refrigerator boxes are ideal for cruising. The propane stove minimizes the need for the generator when anchored. Custom cabinetry provides lots of extra storage and separation from the dinette.

  • Custom Built-In Cabinets
  • Grunert Holding Plate Refrigerator and Freezer Boxes
  • Panasonic Microwave
  • 3 Burner Princess Propane Stove
  • Corian Counter Top
  • Stainless Steel Sink
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Abundant Teak Storage Lockers

Study And Dressing Area

Down the steps from the galley/helm area to port is the unique dressing/desk area. This is the most desirable layout for the cruising couple. It provides an office, a dressing area, the washer/dryer, and lots of convenient storage.

  • Custom Built-in Desk
  • Large Hanging Locker
  • Generous Storage
  • Book Shelves
  • (2) Stainless Steel Opening Ports
  • Deck Hatch
  • Washer/Dryer

Master Stateroom Forward

  • Large V-Berth with Filler
  • Reverse Cycle A/C & Heat Controls
  • (2) Stainless Steel Opening Ports
  • (2) Hanging Lockers
  • Foredeck Hatch

Lower Helm

The lower helm offers great visibility and electronics for operation in bad weather and quick access to the side deck when docking or anchoring.

  • Wood Spoke Wheel
  • Flip-up Helm Seat
  • Custom Teak Electronics Box
  • Vetus Bow Thruster and Stern Thruster
  • Garmin 740S
  • Furuno 1832 36 Mile Radar
  • Simrad Robertson AP300X Auto Pilot
  • Simrad IS11 Speed/Log/Depth
  • Icom M127 VHF
  • Xantrax Battery Monitor System
  • Windlass Control
  • Morse Controls
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Engine Instrumentation
  • Rudder Angle Indicator

Upper Helm

  • Wood Spoke Wheel
  • Garmin 740 Touchscreen GPS/Chartplotter
  • Simrad AP 20 Autopilot
  • Simrad Robertson IS20 Wind Instrument
  • Speed/Log/Depth
  • Vetus Bow Thruster and Stern Thruster
  • Windlass Control
  • Morse Controls
  • Icom IC-M59 VHF
  • Ritchie Powerdamp 5” Compass
  • Bimini
  • Fore and Aft, Port & Starboard Seating


  • Bimini with new Four Sided Enclosure
  • Fore and Aft, Port & Starboard Seating
  • Folding Chairs
  • Propane Storage
  • Storage
  • Mast & Boom w/Dinghy Hoist
  • Spreader Lights
  • Achilles 9.2 Dinghy
  • Mercury 3.3 HP OB


Wide side decks with fly bridge over hangs and a comfortable aft deck with overhang provide shade and comfort as well as convenient line handling. Teak decking only under the overhangs is in excellent shape due to proper care. Cockpit (aft deck) lazarettes provide lots of useful storage.

  • Wide Side Decks w/ Overhangs
  • Shaded Aft Deck
  • Teak Decking on Aft and Side Decks (Excellent Condition)
  • Two-Tone Non-Skid Decks Forward
  • Teak Swim Platform w/Ladder
  • Stainless Steel Hand Rails w/ Gates
  • Stainless Steel Cabin House Hand Rails
  • Lofrans Windlass w/2 Gypsies
  • Salt Water Washdown
  • Foredeck, Upper & Lower Helm Windlass Controls
  • Bow & Stern Shore Power, TV, & Phone Connections


The engine room is clean and there is plenty of room to work on all equipment. This is a huge advantage of the single engine configuration! Additional sound insulation was originally installed as a factory option.

  • Single John Deere Lugger L668D 130 HP
  • Northern Lights 6KW Generator w/1220 Hours (new in 2006)
  • Twin Disc Transmission Factory Rebuilt 2013
  • Vetus Bow and Stern Thruster with Upper and Lower Helm Controls
  • Dual Racor 900 Fuel Filters
  • Racor Generator Fuel Filter
  • Fireboy Automatic Fire System
  • PSS Dripless Shaft Seal
  • Monel Shaft
  • Additional Factory Installed Engine Room Insulation


  • Northern Lights 6KW Generator w/1220 Hours (New in 2006)
  • Xantrex Inverter
  • Xantrex Battery Monitor System
  • 50 AMP 220 Volt Shore Power System
  • Bow & Stern Shore Power Connections
  • Bow & Stern TV & Telephone Connections
  • (4) 12 Volt Batteries
  • Ample Power High-Output Alternator
  • Next Step Voltage Regulator
  • Bonding System

Additional Units Included

  • 2006 Achilles USA


Denison Yacht Sales offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. A yacht buyer should instruct his yacht broker, or his boat surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Denison Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Bluewater Yacht Sales-Baltimore Office.

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