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  • Yacht Details 42' Grand Banks 1981
  • Location San Francisco, CA
  • Engines Ford Lehman
  • Days on MarketInquire
  • Last UpdatedMay 1, 2020
  • Asking Price$120,000
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Trivial Pursuit Yacht Description

TRIVIAL PURSUIT offers twin-Lehman 120hp 2715Es. Notable recent upgrades include exterior canvas, flybridge electronics, dingy with outboard, Westerbeke generator, hot water heater, sanitation system. Hull 749 is a fiberglass 42 Classic featuring queen aft cabin layout spacious enough for weekends aboard. Marvel at the Golden Gate bridge off your bow of this virtual apartment in the city.

Sale includes a coveted 45ft transferable berth in the San Francisco West Harbor. Easy Access from Gate#1 nearest the Public Restrooms. Includes two parking passes.

Grand Banks' enduring popularity can be attributed to superb engineering and construction, timeless styling and a proven semi-displacement hull design.  Her fine entry, combined with a moderate beam and full-length skeg keel give the GB 42 excellent seakeeping characteristics in a wide range of sea conditions. 

This beauty is regularly varnished, buffed & waxed. Her stainless shows like new and her Ford Lehmans are routinely serviced with all records aboard. Recent bottom paint Summer 2019.

A transferable, westerly-facing 45ft slip in the iconic SF Marina is also available with the vessel. $175,000 for total package. Do not miss this incredible opportunity for a turn-key 42 Classic with SF slip!

***Additional berth transfer taxes apply


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  • Make Ford Lehman
  • Model 2715E
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours 2220
  • Type Inboard
  • Drive Type Direct


  • Cruising Speed: 7 kn
  • Beam: 13' 7''
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 4' 2''
  • Displacement: 34,000 lb
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 660|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 220|gallon
  • Single Berths: 4
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 2

Highlights At A Glance

  • New Bottom August 2019
  • New Electro Scan sanitation treatment system
  • Hot Water heater replaced
  • New Westerbeke GenSet
  • New Hard bottom dingy with outboard
  • Exterior canvas recently updated
  • Varnish annually renewed
  • Motors receive routine maintenance


  • Approximate Fuel Consumption: 5gal/hr @ 2000 rpms making 9+kts
  • Type: Twin / Diesel
  • Hours: 2250 / 2220 by meters
  • Manufacturer: Ford Lehman
  • Model: 2715E & 2715E
  • Serial Number: P-167196, S-161938
  • #Cylinders/HP: Six / P- 120hp, S- 120hp
  • Year/Year Built: 1981
  • Cooling System: Fresh water heat exchanger
  • Alarm: Yes
  • Gauges: Full @ helm
  • Exhaust Type/Line: Wet / Reinforced hose
  • Silences(s): Waterlift In-line
  • Reducer Gear: Borg Warner Velvet Drive 2.03:1
  • Shaft: 1.5" Stainless steel
  • Stuffing Box: Traditional
  • Strut/Bearing: Single leg Bronze
  • Propeller: 3 bladed bronze 24x15 18" pitch
  • Controls: Dual lever Morse cables
  • Eng. Beds/Mounts: HD stringers



  • VHF Radio ICOM 159
  • Loran Furuno LC90
  • Furuno Depth Sounder
  • Furuno Radar Model 1700
  • ComNav 1001 AutoPilot
  • DataMarine 2200 Knot Meter
  • DataMarine 2700 Depth Sounder


  • Garmin GPSmap 498 Chart Plotter
  • ComNav 1001 Autopilot Remote
  • VHF Radio Transceiver ICOM M59

Ship's Electrical

  • 110V / 12V / 30A
  • Westerbeke Generator (recently replaced)
  • (2) 8D 12V start batteries (replaced 2017)
  • (2) 8D 12V house batteries (replaced 2017)
  • (1) 4D 12v generator start battery
  • 6kW "Auto Gen" cruising genset belted to strbrd main engine

Hull & Superstructure

Deck: Caulked Teak over plywood

Cabin Sole: Teak Parquet

Bulkheads: Teak veneer plywood

Construction Scantlings: Carvel mahogany planking over sawn Apitong frames, 1.25" x 3 on 14' centers and hardwood backbone, plywood house and flybridge.

Hull/Deck Joint: Traditional construction

Superstructure/Layout: Low Trunk forward to raised pilothouse with flybridge over, down to low trunk after then aft deck / chain locker way forward then V-berths followed by stbd head, port hanging locker; up steps to stbd helm, port galley; then dinette to stbd, down steps to aft cabin with custom double berth athwartships ( designed by Naval Arrchitect) , settee to port and enclosed head with tub to stbd; engine room is accessed by sole hatches.

Deck Equipment

  • CQR style bow Anchor with 200' chain
  • Stern Anchor w/chain + 200' rode
  • Raw water anchor washdown
  • Varnished Bow Pulpit 1" Stainless Steel
  • S/S Davit with electric winch for deploying harb bottom dinghy
  • 1" bronze Stanchions with varnished cap lifelines
  • 1000 in new dock lines for 2019 with piling rollers and line snubbers
  • Medium pneumatic fenders
  • Recently updated flybridge helm Cover & bimony canvas

Safety / Required Equipment

Throwable Device: (1) Lifering, Lifesling

PFD's: USCG Type II (33 USC 175)

Horn/Bell: Single trumpet plus H/H freon / YES

Oil/Pollution Placards: YES / YES (33CFR151.9)

Fire Extinguishers: (5) 3# ABC Dry Chemical

Condition of Extinguishers: Gauges in GREEN

Fixed Fire System: "Fireboy" Halon

CO detector / Smoke Detector: (2) Yes-First Alert / "Recommended"

Vessel Particulars

Builder: American Marine PTE, Ltd, Hong Kong

Designer: Ken Smith

Year Built: 1981

Model: Grand Banks Classic 42

LOA: 41'10"

Beam: 13'07"

Draft: 4'02"

Displacement: est. 34,000 lbs.

Hull Type: Modified V-Bottom

Material: Fiberglass


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. Listed by City YachtsTHIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH CITY YACHTS 415-595-5373 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY DENISON YACHTING. Denison Yachting is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.


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