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2005 Grand Banks 43 Eastbay SX

Long Beach, California


Caterpillar 3126 B Direct Drives with very low hours

Wesmar Bow Thruster with Joy Stick Control

Furuno NavNet Open Array 48 mile Radar and Video Fish Finder

Kabola Diesel Thermostat Controlled Heating

In 2004 came the 43 SX was introduced with a fully enclosed pilothouse/salon. More than just a beautiful yacht, the stunning appearance of the 43 Eastbay makes her stand out in any harbor. She rides on a Hunt-designed modified deep-V hull which provides fast cruising and exceptional open-water comfort. Her spectacular teak interior joinery is second to none. The Eastbay’s near-perfect distribution of space offers a generous cockpit, spacious helm deck, large salon, and galley below with one stateroom and a roomy head with stall shower.


Listed by Denison Yachting - Newport Beach

THIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH DENISON YACHTING - NEWPORT BEACH (760) 809-6333 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY DOWN EAST YACHTING. Down East Yachting is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Grand Banks
Model: 43 Eastbay SX
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Grand Banks Eastbay
Designer: C. Raymond Hunt
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: GNDMO100L405
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 43 ft / 13.11 m
Length Overall: 43 ft / 13.11 m
Beam: 13'2 ft / 4.01 m
Max Draft: 3'7 ft / 1.09 m
Displacement: 33,000 lb
Deadrise: 14 °
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3126B
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 450hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 326
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3126B
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 450hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 328
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 900hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 450 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 110 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 32 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Stock Number: 1197964
Boat Class: Cruisers, Motor Yachts
More Info : Manufacturer Website

Electronics and Navigation Equipment
  • Furuno NavNet VX2 Black Box 48 mile Radar system (1934 CBB)
  • Furuno 12” monitor, keyboard, and 3’5” open array Antenna
  • Airmar Weather Station
  • Furuno Fish Finder Sounder with Tri-ducer Transducer
  • Furuno RD-30 Digital Data Instrument above helm and RD-30 in master stateroom
  • Furuno GPS/Waas chart plotter using C-Map charts
  • Simrad Auto Pilot at helm (AP-25) plus remote with jack in cockpit (AP-27)
  • ICOM M606 VHF with Hailer
  • ACR remote control Spotlight
  • Computer Station hard wired at chart table and interfaced with navigation data
  • Kabola Hydronic Diesel fired boiler Heating System with thermostat in salon and master stateroom
  • Kabola Mixing Valve to Everhot Water Heater for constant domestic hot water
  • Racor Vacuum Gauge for dual Racor crossover Fuel Filters.
  • Rudder Angle Indicator
  • Oil Change System
  • Trim Tab Indicators at helm
  • Computank fuel, water, and voltage Indicator at helm
  • Engines have normal and slow vessel mode and Maintenance Indicators
  • Glendinning Engine rpm Synchronizer
  • Trolling Valves with veneer cable controls for both Twin Disc transmissions
  • CAT MPD Engine Gauges
  • Additional 110V AC engine room lights
  • Wesmar V2-8-24 Bow Thruster with joy stick control.
  • Kahlenberg Horn
  • Engine Room Fire Supression System
Electrical System
  • Onan e-QD series 9kw Genset with dedicated starting battery
  • Xantrex inverter with 1425 amp hour Battery Bank:
  • 6 six volt L-16 flooded house batteries (1200 amp hrs.)
  • 2 4D AGM engine start batteries
  • 2 4D AGM bow thruster batteries
  • 1 2D generator start battery
  • BEP 600 DCM voltmeter remote panel next to helm to monitor batteries
  • Balmar Maxcharge regulator (MC612-H) for alternator and battery bank
  • Echo charger dedicated to thruster batteries
  • Bow Thruster DC Monitor
  • Voltmeter (B/S 8240) to monitor thruster batteries
  • 110V Engine room lights in addition to standard DC lights
  • Hand held Simrad Auto Pilot plug-in
  • Courtesy lights
Deck and Hull
  • Delta 55 lb. Anchor plus 200’ 5/16” HT galvanized chain
  • Muir vertical low profile Windlass
  • Windlass controls at foredeck
  • Windlass controls and chain counter at helm
  • Pad Eye at bow for connection to mooring buoy
Manufacturer Provided Description

With her speedy performance and ample accommodations, the 43 Eastbay SX is an ideal yacht for both weekend jaunts or longer-range cruising. Top speeds approach 30 knots, with a variety of engine packages ranging from twin 400 to 500-hp to further increase performance. Inside, the graceful, well-proportioned 43SX offers additional entertaining and living space in an enclosed salon, unique among express cruisers of this size. The 43 Eastbay SX provides gorgeous panoramic views from the salon and helm area as well as the added comfort to close oneself off from inclement weather conditions.


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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Accommodations, Furnishings and Layout

Grand Banks Eastbay 43 SX #100 Entering the salon to port there is a 3 cushion bench seat with storage under. To starboard are 2 Grand Banks teak arm chairs flanking an entertainment cabinet with electric TV lift. Forward to starboard is a Stidd Helm Chair and to port a built-in teak companion seat with storage below. Stidd Helm Chair has blue leather surface while all other seating has blue ultra suede. Down four steps, the galley is to port with double sink, Force 10 propane cook-top, convection oven/microwave, and Norcold under-counter refrigerator / freezer plus storage above and below finished with Corian counters. To starboard Is a U shaped dinette and table which converts to a berth. /AM/FM/XM radio and CD/DVD and 3 zone speaker controls are in teak cabinet outboard of dinette.

The head compartment is forward of the galley on the port side through a sliding teak door. This compartment has a sink, vanity, Corion counter, storage above and below counter and in cabinet on aft wall, Vacuflush head, and holding tank monitoring gauge. The shower is to Starboard through a teak door. This compartment has a shower with tiled floor and Ghrohe fixtures. A storage cabinet is on outboard wall.

The master stateroom is forward through a teak door. The compartment has a walk around island queen berth and good storage with a hanging locker, many drawers and cabinets, and a large locker with pull-out sliding shelves. Stateroom, shower, head and salon have opening ceiling hatches with retractable screen/sunshades plus opening windows and portlights.

  • Pioneer AM / FM / XM Radio + CD/ DVD player + speakers + stereo AMP
  • NAXA LCD TV in Salon and forward cabin
  • 5 Oceanair Sky Screens on overhead hatches
  • Nautical clock and barometer 

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