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1995 Grand Banks Eastbay 38 EX

location icon Essex, United States
Year 1995
Length 38 ft / 11.58 m
Introduced in 1994, this is one of the boats that essentially defined the downeast express cruiser category which has become wildly popular. "REVEILLE" is hull #25 of the popular Eastbay 38 series. Designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates these are remarkably good sea boats and afford comfortable  accommodations for 2 to 4 in a single stateroom layout. 


Year Built 1995
Category Power
Length Overall 38 ft / 11.58 m
Beam 13'2 ft / 4.01 m
Cabins 1
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID GNDH0025A595
Deadrise Angle 18 °
Min Draft 3'4 ft / 1.01 m
Drive Type Direct
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 750 hp
Cruising Speed 23 kn
Maximum Speed 28 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 344 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 95 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 30 gal
Displacement 26,000 lb
Bridge Clearance 14'6 ft / 4.42 m

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Caterpillar
Model: 3208TA
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 375hp
Type: Inboard
Engine Hours: 3761

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Caterpillar
Model: 3208TA
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 375hp
Type: Inboard
Engine Hours: 3710

Down East Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Essex Boat Works.


The Eastbay 38 offers accommodations for up to four in a single stateroom layout with Vee berth forward cabin and convertible settee. The cabin offers very good natural light and ventilation with three hatches with screens and six ports with screens. This supplemented with  reverse cycle air conditioning/heat.
The settee is located in the starboard side of the Lower Salon area opposite the galley. The teak dining/coffee table also lowers to convert the settee to a double berth. A louvered door hanging locker is just forward with TV above. Additional storage is outboard in lockers and a book case. 

The galley is to port featuring a large single basin sink, Formica counter tops and excellent storage in several lockers and drawers. Outboard is a Princess 3 burner propane stove with oven, while aft and below counter height is a front loading refer box stainless steel lined with 12v Grunert system. 

The master Stateroom is forward with featuring  V-berth with drawer storage underneath each berth, a bureau aft to starboard, and customized enlarged under deck lockers outboard. An overhead hatch and opening ports provide ample ventilation.

Aft of the stateroom to port is the Head equipped with an electric flush toilet plumbed via a Y-valve to the holding tank. The large vanity provides ample storage and is fitted with sink with hand shower faucet.

The Salon is three steps up from galley with the helm station to starboard. There are Pompanette helm & companion pedestal chairs forward with a bench seat for two aft which provides storage space and houses the propane locker. There is a teak chart locker with cover forward of the companion chair.
The cockpit lies two steps down to aft aft facing bench seat. Ample storage space for safety gear and docking equipment in the lazarettes aft. Easy access to the side decks with stainless safety railings.
  • Kobelt single lever engine controls
  • VDO engine instrumentation
  • SS Wheel
  • Pompanette Pedestal Seat
  • Raymarine E120W/Hybrid Touch color GPS/plotter
  • Raymarine radar
  • Autohelm TriData
  • Raypilot P70R autopilot
  • Kahlenburg air horn 2005
  • Ritchie 5" magnetic compass in binnacle
  • Standard Horizon VHF
  • Windshield wipers with wash down (2)
  • Trimtabs w/ Indicators (Indicators inoperative)
  • Windlass controls
  • Fireboy (requires service)
This boat is powered with twin fresh water cooled Caterpillar 375 HP 3208TA diesels turning 2" stainless steel shafts with 4 bladed propellers through Twin Disc 2.0:1 reduction gears. The starboard engine was replaced in aprox. 2005 with a certified reconditioned engine by Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook CT. All fuel, oil and air filters changed 2022.
  • Kobelt single lever engine controls
  • VDO engine instrumentation
  • Hydraulic lift for engine hatch
  • Bennett Trim tabs
  • Vacuflush Head
  • Macerator Pump
  • Water Heater Seaward 12 gallon
  • Bilge Pumps (3)
  • Manual bilge pump
  • 12,000 BTV Air Conditioning
  • Glendenning Synchronizer
  • Racor Fuel Filters
  • Drip pans under engines
  • Engine raw water intake strainers w/external scoops
  • Engine room faucet, fresh water 
  • Engine room sound insulation 
  • Exhaust system, sea-water cooled, with mufflers
  • Flexible couplings w/matching engine mounts 
  • Fuel manifold system
  • Fuel tank, aluminum
  • Propeller shafts, stainless steel
  • Propellers, nickel-aluminum-bronze
  • Rudders, bronze 
  • Seacocks on thru-hulls
  • Separating filters, fuel-water
  • Shaft logs with dripless shaft seals 
  • Steering, hydraulic
  • Stern gland/struts, bronze with rubber bearings 
  • Throttle and gear shift controls
  • Water tanks, aluminum
The boat is equipped with 12v DC  and 110v AC service w/ 30 amp shore cord. The Northern Lights 5kw generator provides AC power off the dock and a Victron 3000 watt inverter handles lighter loads when off the dock.   12 Volt DC System:
  • Distribution Panel with breakers
  • Volt & Amp meters
  • 2 90 amp alternators
  • Victron 3000 watt Inverter/Charger (2/2023)
  • Engine batteries Northstar 8D (2) (new 10/22)
  • House batteries Odyssey high capacity AGM Slimline (2) (new 10/22)
  • Engine room blowers
  • Engine room lights
  • Fresh water system, pressurized
  • Navigation lights

120 Volt AC System:
  • Distribution panel with breakers
  • Volt & Amp Meters
  • 30 amp shore power inlet
  • 30 amp 50' shore power cord
  • 11v AC Outlets
  • Water heater
  • Victron 3000w Inverter w/ 120 amp charger (new 10/22)
The builder used a fiberglass hull with end grain balsa coring from the chines to the rail and solid fiberglass bottom. The hull finish from the waterline up is Flag Blue Awlgrip with a White boot top and Gold cove stripe. The bottom is finished with ablative Green anti-fouling.
  • Brightwork varnished 2023
  • Stainless steel anchor platform
  • Maxwell Nielsen electric anchor windlass chain & rope, switches at bow & helm
  • 35 lb. CQR plow type anchor with 150' 5/16" chain
  • Teak swim platform
  • Transom door
  • Transom shower, hot-cold
  • Flip down swim ladder
  • Aluminum hinged mast, painted white 
  • 2 spreader lights
  • Teak deck in cockpit & Helm area
  • Bimini top with S/S frame Bimini Canvas new in 2022
  • 5 Type II PFDs
  • Flare Kit
  • 4 fire extinguishers
  • Lifering with line
  • 4 fenders / 6 docklines
  • Air horn, Kahlenberg
  • Anchor chain locker, divided for rope & chain  
  • Anodes, zinc
  • Ball valve on thru hull above water line 
  • bronze Chocks and mooring cleats,
  • stainless steel Cover for companionway hatch
  • Deck fittings: diesel fuel/water and waste pump-out
  • Deck, side & fwd house top with painted moondust non-skid
  • Engine room hatch, hydraulic/electric 
  • Engine room vents
  • Flagstaff holders, bow and stern 
  • Flagstaffs, teak, bow and stern 
  • Grab rails, stainless steel
  • Rubrail, heavy-duty vinyl with S.S. insert 
  • Safety rails, stainless steel
  • Scuppers on bridge deck, S.S. 
  • Seat/storage box, molded with cushions in cockpit
  • Skylight hatches with screens
  • Swim platform, teak, 13 slats
  • Toe rail, teak 
  • Trim tabs
Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours as well as all other representations noted on the listing.
Excluded from the offering are owner's personal belongings, loose galley and other items, tools. Items seen aboard or in photos not specifically stated in this listing inventory should be considered excluded.
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.