City Yachts
City Yachts 10 Marina Boulevard
San Francisco, California, US, 94123
Grand Banks 42 Classic - main image

1981 Grand Banks 42 Classic

location icon Richmond, California
Year 1981
Length 42 ft
Builder/Manufacturer American Marine LTD.

TRIVIAL PURSUIT features twin-Lehman 120hp 2715E dingy with outboard, Westerbeke generator, hot water heater. Hull 749 is a fiberglass 42 Classic featuring queen aft cabin layout spacious enough for weekends aboard.

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. 

June 2020 Service includes:



Year Built 1981
Category Power
Length Overall 41'10 ft
Beam 13'7 ft
Max Draft 4'2 ft
Cabins 2
Electrical System 110 V
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID GNDD07490681
Drive Type Direct
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 240 hp
Cruising Speed 7 kn
Maximum Speed 10 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 660 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. Steel
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 220 gal
Water Tank Mat. Steel
Displacement 34,000 lb
Windlass Electric

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Ford Lehman
Model: 2715E
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 120hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
Year: 1981
Engine Hours: 2220
Engine Location: Starboard

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Ford Lehman
Model: 2715E
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 120hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
Year: 1981
Engine Hours: 2220
Engine Location: Port
  • Updated hot water heater - date unknown 
  • Updated Westerbeke GenSet - date unknown
  • Hard bottom dingy with outboard & Mercury Outboard
  • 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


  • ComNav 1001 Autopilot Remote
  • VHF Radio Transceiver ICOM M59
  • 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
  • Flybridge helm Cover & bimony canvas
  • White vinyl wrapped seat cushion
  • Flybridge life rail canvas
  • Salon Window Covers

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"



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


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.

Additional Contact Information

For Your Private Showing Please Contact


______________________________________________________             415-595-5373