Charter a Grand Banks 42’ Motor Yacht

Charter a Grand Banks 42’ Motor Yacht

Cruise the Chesapeake Bay and take a charter on Allie Mae.
Allie Mae

Grand Banks 42 Motor Yacht Allie Mae profile and deck plan. On deck she has the extended swim platform with a transom ladder, teak decks, stainless steel deck hardware, a large aft deck, flybridge deck with bench seating, and an anchor platform with an electric windlass.

At A Glance:

  • Length overall: 43’ 3”
  • Beam: 14’ 1″
  • Draft: 4’ 2”
  • Displacement: 34,000 lbs
  • Water capacity: 240 gallons
  • Fuel capacity: 600 gallons
  • Engines (twin diesel): Ford Lehman 2726 T
  • Horsepower (each engine): 160
  • Accommodations: 6

Allie Mae aft stateroom with aft companionway door on the left, bureau, door to the shower, and bench on the starboard side of queen island bed.

Allie Mae has a teak transom with a new dinghy and outboard motor on davits. Note the safety rails with canvas dodgers and the canvas bimini over the flybridge.

Grand Banks 42 Motor Yacht Deckplan

The Grand Banks 42 Motor Yacht accommodates five adults in three cabins. There is a pipe berth over the port side single berth that can be used for an additional adult or a child. A child could sleep on the settee as well. Allie Mae was built with an extra refrigerator and freezer in the saloon, and her galley was customized at the factory to expand counter and storage space.

Allie Mae has a beautiful Owner’s Stateroom (aft) with an island queen bed, teak bureaus and desk, hanging lockers, and a private head and shower. There is 16,000 BTU of air conditioning in this stateroom, the saloon, and the 2 forward cabins.

The aft head has teak and white décor, ample storage beneath and next to sink counter. The shower is the starboard side of the Stateroom. The shower is roomy, with a nice bench seat and teak grating on the sole.

Allie Mae has an “L” galley with a double stainless steel sink, Princess range, and oven, ample storage in drawers and under the counter. Dish storage is below the windshield.

There is a stainless steel sink, range with oven, under counter refrigerator, and pots and pans stored beneath the range.

The saloon on Allie Mae is traditional “Herreshoff” style Grand Banks teak cabinetry and parquet sole, L settee, large opening windows, air conditioning, and dry bar. There is an overhead teak handrail that runs the length of the saloon amidships. An additional refrigerator and freezer are in the saloon opposite the settee. There is a TV and stereo speakers, and overhead lighting.

The portside guest cabin has a single berth with storage beneath and a hanging locker.

There is a pipe berth above the single for another crew member, or two children can easily share this cabin.

The forward Stateroom has an ample V-berth with storage beneath the berth and in the hanging locker.

Grand Banks 42 Motor Yacht Standard Engine Room Layout

The engine room on these Grand Banks trawlers is large with good headroom and is accessed thru the saloon sole and behind the forward companionway steps. This boats owner obviously knows that “ship shape” is just as important in the engine room as elsewhere.

Equipment Highlights

  • Twin Ford Lehman 160 hp engines
  • Twin Borg Warner transmissions
  • Reverse cycle air-conditioning (3 units)
  • Generator
  • 110V and 12V electrical systems

Allie Mae port side engine; Ford Lehman 2726 T, 160 hp marine engine in a well-organized and clean engine room. To the left of the (port) engine are the hot water heater tank, refrigeration/freezer condenser, and the port engine exhaust system.

A bimini shades the helm deck. There are dodgers beneath the handrails all around the upper and lower decks.