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1999 Grand Banks Eastbay 49 HX Express

Stevensville, Maryland


DEL RAY is a gorgeous example of the Grand Banks 49 Eastbay HX, one of the most popular classic Downeast style express cruisers ever built. Perfect for cruising in comfort, for a couple or a crowd, on waters near and far.  Many thoughtful touches and modern upgrades make her a must see. Built by Grand Banks and designed in partnership with C. Raymond Hunt, her deep-V hull provides for superior performance, safety and comfort.


Down East Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Hinckley Yacht Brokerage.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: DEL RAY
Make: Grand Banks
Model: Eastbay 49 HX Express
Year: 1999
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Grand Banks
Designer: Raymond Hunt
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: GNDN0004A999
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 49'11 ft / 15.22 m
Length Overall: 49'11 ft / 15.22 m
Waterline Length: 45'8 ft / 13.92 m
Beam: 16 ft / 4.88 m
Min Draft: 4.08 ft
Displacement: 45,000 lb
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196TA
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 660hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1999
  • Engine Hours: 2044
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196TA
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 660hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1999
  • Engine Hours: 2038
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 1,320hp
Cruising Speed: 21 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 760 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 176 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 82 gal


Heads Count: 2
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Express Cruiser

INTRODUCTION:   DEL RAY features a two stateroom, two head layout. The master stateroom is forward with an island berth, ensuite head and a spacious stall shower. Guest accommodations are to port with two single berths, and a guest/day head to starboard. She offers a spacious U-shaped galley opposite a large settee with plenty of storage.   DEL RAY’s Significant Features and Recent Improvements include: Two stateroom, two head layout Recent Raymarine electronics suite with custom laser-engraved dash panels Fusion stereo system 2,000 engine service completed in 2021, with new aftercooler cores and turbochargers New air conditioning in 2019 New bow thruster in 2017     HULL & DECK:   White gelcoat hull White gelcoat with Moondust Awlgrip non-skid contrasting nonskid deck and house Red double Awlgrip bootstripe Gold Awlgrip cove stripe Blue bottom paint     Deck features: Moondust Awlgrip non-skid painted side decks Teak toe rails Stainless steel handrails Molded quarter guard with SS rub rail Heavy duty vinyl rubrail with stainless steel insert Stainless steel chocks and cleats Stainless steel bow rail and stanchions Stainless steel water, waste, and fuel deck fittings Stainless steel anchor pulpit Windlass with anchor and chain Three (3) opening hatches on cabin top Two (2) opening hatches on pilothouse roof Two (2) ventilating dorades mounted on teak boxes Windshield and window covers Foredeck lockers Windshield covers Freshwater washdown at bow   Swim Platform Custom fiberglass swim platform Stainless steel swim ladder secures underneath platform       AFT COCKPIT     Known for their large and inviting aft cockpits, the Eastbay 49 invites socialization and yet remains very functional.  Access is over the gunnel and down two comfortable steps, or via the opening transom door from the swim platform.  Multiple deck hatches ensure access to systems below, and an engine room hatch makes daily checks easy.    Teak decking Transom door Steps to side decks leading forward Canvas cockpit cover & cockpit awning (Sunbrella) with adjustable poles 50amp shore power cable Lazarette Storage Hinged hatches with gas assist springs Courtesy lights Freshwater and saltwater wash down Rod holders Engine room hatch       PILOTHOUSE   DEL RAY is an HX model- hardtop pilothouse with isinglass enclosure.  It affords an open and inviting feel, excellent ventilation and visibility, and an improved connection with the aft cockpit.  Air conditioning with reverse cycle heat creates comfort when the weather turns.    Air-conditioned pilothouse Hardtop with opening side windows Isinglass enclosure with zip up door (2018) Teak trimmed interior Teak decking Smooth overhead panels Teak overhead grab rails Power opening center window Teak table Angled teak handrails on aft exterior Double width upholstered helm seat with fold-down footrest and storage underneath Double width companion seat with fold-down footrest and large freezer underneath Upholstered L-Settee to port with storage underneath Upholstered settee to starboard with storage underneath Chart locker Bottle storage cabinet Overhead fishing rod holders Engine room hatch Speakers Instrumentation panel overhead       CABIN BELOW   Situated just a few comfortable steps down the centerline companionway from the pilothouse is the cabin below.  To the left is the galley, to right the main salon, and forward are both berths and heads.  It is open, spacious, and comfortable for both quick day trips and extended cruising.  Light walls with varnished trim are reminiscent of a Herreshoff-style interior, and teak and holly soles complement the look.      Main Salon Dinette arrangement to starboard Storage Below Entry Steps Stainless steel opening portlights with curtains Overhead hatches Tan upholstered U-shaped settee Varnished teak table with folding leaves and Bookshelf with fiddled storage behind dinette Flatscreen Samsung TV Glass front bar cabinet with bottle and drinkware storage Reading Lights Stereo controller Air conditioning register 120v outlet Air conditioning control panel     Galley Spacious U-shaped galley to port Varnished teak cabinetry with storage above and below Solid-surface countertop with teak fiddles Integrated glass and bottle storage locker at end of galley Undermount double basin stainless-steel sink Stainless steel mixing faucet with hot and cold pressure water Princess electric cooktop with oven Microwave Two refrigerators with Grunert cold plates and teak doors Top-loading freezer Grunert cold plate 110v outlets Exhaust vent Stainless steel opening port with shade     Forward Stateroom Centerline island queen berth with steps and shelves outboard either side Storage below berth and outboard in multiple drawers, lockers, and a hanging locker Varnished teak ceiling boards Private access to ensuite forward head Reading Lights Flatscreen Samsung TV Air conditioning outlet and remote control Multiple 110v outlets     Forward Head Ensuite to forward stateroom Varnished teak privacy door Teak-trimmed cabinetry with storage Vanity with seamless countertop and sink Chrome fixtures with hot and cold pressure water Stall shower VacuFlush toilet Large teak-framed mirror on aft bulkhead Exhaust vent Teak and holly sole 120v outlet     Midship (Guest) Stateroom Twin Berths with storage underneath Large hanging locker Bookshelves above each berth Reading lights Overhead lights     Guest / Day Head To starboard opposite Midship Stateroom Teak-trimmed cabinetry with storage Vanity with seamless countertop and sink Chrome fixtures with hot and cold pressure water VacuFlush Toilet Teak grating sole for drainage Shower curtain shower surround Teak trimmed mirror Opening port with shade       NAVIGATION AND ENTERTAINMENT ELECTRONICS   Custom laser-engraved dash panels (2) Raymarine Axiom multi-function displays Raymarine open array radar Raymarine data display Raymarine autopilot ICOM M604 VHF ICOM SSB IC M710 Ritchie compass ACR ACL 100 spotlight Fusion MS-RA770 stereo Fusion ERX 400 wired remote Fusion ARX70 ANT+ remote Fusion and Bose speakers KVH TracVision 5 system 32” Visio smart TV 24” Visio smart TV       PROPULSION and MECHANICAL SYSTEMS   Propulsion Twin CAT 3196 four stroke diesel engines rated at 660hp each 2,000 hour service completed in 2021 with new aftercooler cores and turbochargers Single lever controls with synchronizer Hydraulic steering Caterpillar analog gauge clusters and digital displays Dripless shaft seals Stainless steel shafting Nibral propellers and rudders Twin Racor fuel filters for each main engine Drip pans under engines Custom exhaust system with silencers Side-power bow thruster     Auxiliary Systems Westerbeke 15kW BTDC generator (1,538 hours 5/2024) Single Racor fuel filter for generator Oil exchange system Automatic fire suppression system Bilge pumps with automatic float switches Engine room blowers Three (3) Reverse Cycle Marine Air Conditioners; 1 for helm deck, salon, and split unit for master and guest staterooms Village Marine Tec watermaker     Tankage and Plumbing Bronze sea strainers Fiberglass baffled fuel tanks under cockpit deck Two integral fuel tanks- 625 gallons in aft lazarette, 135 gallons under main salon Fuel transfer pump from forward tank to main tank Two 88 gallon polyethylene water tanks Single 82 gallon holding tank Vacuflush head system     Ground Tackle Fixed stainless steel anchor pulpit Vertical windlass with foot switches and remote at helm Polished stainless steel delta anchor       ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT    12 volt DC system and 110/220v AC system AC/DC distribution panel- main-near companionway DC distribution panel- secondary- valence above and forward of helm Bonding system (2) 8D start batteries (2) 8D house systems Battery parallel switch Battery switches 12V engine alternators Battery charger 50 amp AC shore power inlet with 50' cord     ADDITIONAL EQUPIMENT  Trim tabs Ice Chipper Underwater LED lighting Navigation lights Trumpet horn (3) windshield wipers
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.

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