SOLD | 2002 Grand Banks Eastbay 43 HX

(SOLD) 2002 Grand Banks Eastbay 43 HX

Exceptional Eastbay 43 HX

New to the market, June 2017

Liberty shows pride of ownership throughout.   She has been thoughtfully outfitted for cruising, and continuously maintained and updated by her fastidious owner. She does not show her age or her experience, that encompasses cruises from Michigan to the Abacos and all points in between.

A partial list of highlights include the following:

•Freedom Lift. Transom mounted remote controlled, hydraulic lift for tender.  Includes 9' AB with Yamaha 15 hp 2 stroke motor

•Top end rebuild of engines, 2015 including after cooler updates

•Garmin electronics suite including new displays, antennae, autopilot, AIS and even weather

•Flag Blue Awlgrip

•LED lighting throughout boat

•NiBrAl Props and shafts (2012)

•Recent helm deck aft canvas

•All batteries replaced 2016

•Bow thruster

This is a special opportunity to acquire a lovely vessel that is turn key.   Still time to enjoy a full summer on the water!


  • Manufacturer:Grand Banks
  • Model: Eastbay 43 HX
  • Year: 2002
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: New Castle US
  • Vessel Name:Liberty
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Raymond Hunt
  • Make:Caterpillar
  • Model:3126B
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:420|horsepower
  • Length:43 ft
  • Beam:13.33 ft
  • Draft - max:
  • Fuel Tank:450|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:110|gallon
  • Holding Tank:450|gallon



Vessel Walkthrough

Cockpit & Helm Deck Areas:

  • Large cockpit aft, up two steps to the large well-appointed helm deck
  • Ample lazarette storage, includes teak floor boards
  • Helm station to starboard with adjustable Stidd seat on high gloss custom storage box.  Stidd features blue leather with white piping
  • Bristol Seat companion seat to port.  Updated with blue leather and white piping to match Stidd
  • L Settee to port, with teak pedestal table, fold out leaves
  • Air conditioned
  • Wet bar with ice maker and bar set up/storage aft of helm to starboard, behind louvered teak doors. 
  • Chart locker, teak
  • Teak decking throughout
  • Recent aft deck weather enclosure



  • L-settee in neutral, nubby Grand Bank fabrics, with teak pedestal table. Storage in satin varnished lockers outboard of settee and underneath
  • Custom varnished teak shelf with Sharp flat screen TV
  • Samsung VHS DVD player built in under settee (SAT TV and Antenna Sources)
  • Clarion CD Changer, with remote at helm (with XM)
  • Hi-lo fold out teak table
  • Chrome GB reading lights
  • Electrical panel behind glass door
  • Full set of new GB curtains new in 2014
  • Teak and holly soles
  • Satin varnished teak interior



  • Corian countertops, sandstone with back splash guard
  • Stainless steel double sink w/ large and small bowls with teak cover
  • Under counter fridge with GB teak icebox door
  • Corner icebox, cold plate updated to achieve 0 degrees in 2017
  • Seaward Princess 3 burner electric cooktop
  • Sharp Convection Microwave
  • Condiment locker, overhead
  • Control panel, LPG, 12 volt
  • Drawers
  • Exhaust blower, 12 volt
  • Faucet, single lever
  • Seagull water purification system for galley sink and ice maker installed in 2013 
  • Locker - dry storage
  • Microwave oven
  • Range/oven
  • Refrigerator/freezer, 12 volt replaced in 2014
  • Sharp carousel convection microwave
  • Satin varnish teak cabinetry
  • Grohe SS faucet
  • Under sole storage
  • Over sink teak cabinetry
  • White milla wall paneling
  • Galley vent
  • Icemaker up, helm deck bar area


Dinette Area

  • Dinette/settee, U-shaped
  • Portholes, stainless steel
  • Reading lamps Stereo/CD player with speakers
  • Table, teak, Hi-Lo


Master Stateroom

  • Island berth, with drawers below
  • Bureau with drawers
  • (2) Hanging locker with lined cedar wood
  • Custom mattress
  • Mirror
  • Portholes, stainless steel
  • Ocean Air sliding hatch screens and shades, 3 hatches
  • GB Chrome Reading lamps


Port Bunk/stateroom

  • Berth - Upper & lower
  • Bureau with drawers
  • Hanging locker with lined cedar wood
  • Mattresses
  • Upper bunk will convert down to form settee



  • Custom louvered teak door to head.  Also serves as modesty door to separate sleeping and head quarters from salon
  • Countertop and sink, cultured marble
  • Grohe Faucet
  • Indicator light, holding tank
  • Porthole, stainless steel
  • Shower with drain pump, teak grating
  • Shower stall, separate with bi-fold door, Grohe fixture
  • Vacuflush head with Sealand level indicator
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Towel rack, stainless steel
  • Holding tank discharge overboard and through deck pompout fitting
  • Waste system updated with new pump, plumbing and filters in 2014
  • AC supply outlet serving head



  • Updated Garmin Electronics Package in 2011
  • GMS 10 Network,
  • Twin Garmin 5212 multi-function displays and G2 Vision SD Card with corresponding GPS, Radar, depth, speed and temperature.
  • Garmin VHF 200 at helm, and Icom IC-M412 in cabin
  • AIS 600
  • XM-WX receiver
  • Simrad Auto Pilot
  • Ritchie powerdamp magnetic compass
  • UFO 12VDC amplified TV antenna
  • Computank monitoring system, fuel and water
  • Caterpillar Color Marine Power Display 2015
  • KVH M3 SAT TV with M10 Receiver


Helm Instrumentation and equipment

  • Air horn, Kahlenberg
  • Stainless steel wheel, hynautic steering
  • SS Kobelt cable controls
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Alarm panel, engine temperature and oil pressure
  • Compass
  • Control panel, AC/DC
  • Helm outlet, 12 volt
  • Indicator lights for bilge pumps(3), engine sync, slow vessel mode, generator operation, maintenance
  • Instrumentation panel
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Steering wheel
  • Windshield wipers/washer, 12 volt


Hull and Deck

  • Flag Blue Awlgrip, white boot top and cove stripe
  • Stainless steel handrails and grab rails
  • White hull and teak toerail
  • Freedom lift and 9ft AB with 15hp outboard
  • Port and Starboard running light boards--varnished with Liberty
  • Teak swim platform
  • Custom rack of 4 rod holders by Tops N Towers
  • Varnished flagshafts (bow and stern)
  • Power coated aluminum mast
  • Lay down mounts for ICOM VHF and Garmin VHF's
  • Indeck outrigger mounts, Lee outriggers
  • Lockers forward, flush with deck on either side of windlass for lines
  • Canvas side step protector with weighted edges
  • UV window covers
  • Mooring cover
  • Isinglass with UV cover protection
  • Courtesy lights
  • Decking, teak
  • Freshwater outlet
  • Hatches, hinged w/gas cylinder lift-ups
  • Scuppers, stainless steel
  • Seat/storage box, molded with cushions
  • Swim ladder, teak
  • Swim platform, teak
  • Transom door, hinged
  • Transom shower with retractable hose, hot/cold
  • Chocks and mooring cleats, stainless steel
  • Deck fittings: diesel fuel/water and waste pump-out
  • Deck, sides and fwd house top with painted moondust non-skid
  • Engine room hatch
  • Engine room vents
  • Flagstaff holders, bow and stern
  • Flagstaffs, teak, bow and stern
  • Foredeck locker
  • Inspection deck plate for fuel tanks, P & S
  • Grab rails, stainless steel
  • Rubrail, heavy-duty vinyl with stainless steel insert
  • Safety rails, stainless steel
  • Seat/storage box, molded with cushions
  • Skylight hatches with screens
  • Toe rail, teak
  • Trim tabs
  • Epoxy undercoat
  • Hand laid fiberglass



  • Maxwell vertical capstan windlass with power up and down
  • Anchor chain roller
  • Anchor roller platform, stainless steel
  • All chain rode
  • Simpson-Lawrence Claw, 20kg
  • Both salt and fresh water wash downs
  • Extra 100' lines, one braided nylon, one polypropylene



  • Onan 9 kW MDKAL generator in soundbox
  • 220VAC 50 amp shorebird, 85' in Glendenning Cordreel with Remote
  • 50' 50A extension
  • 50A to (2) 30A splitter
  • 30A to 110 V Adaptor
  • Full circuit breaker panel for 120Vac and 12VDC by BEp
  • BEP voltmeters, ammeters, AC and DC
  • Professional Mariner Promatic 50-3battery charger
  • 2X8D batteries, engine start and house
  • 1 GP27 generator start battery
  • Batteries NEW in 2016
  • Alternator, each engine, 12 volt
  • Batteries (2), heavy-duty with fiberglass boxes
  • Battery charger with remote meter
  • Battery condition indicator
  • Battery selector switch
  • Bilge pumps (3), automatic, 12 volt
  • Bilge pump indicator lights
  • Bonding system
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Circuit breakers
  • Engine room blowers, 12 volt
  • Engine room lights, 12 volt
  • Fresh water system, pressurized, 12V
  • Fluorescent engine room lights
  • Generator with sound shield, diesel, 9.0KW for 60 Hz, 7.5KW for 50Hz
  • Ground fault circuit interrupter
  • Holding tank with pump out, 12 volt
  • Navigation lights, 12 volt
  • Shore power inlet, AC,
  • Tank gauges for fuel and water, remote, 12 volt Centroid
  • TV/Phone inlet, aft
  • Wiring for stereo system
  • Water heater
  • Wiring, marine-grade tin-plated copper
  • Air conditioned with reverse cycle heat, 3 zones, compressors replaced in 2013
  • AC circulating pump 2017
  • All lighting replaced with LED 2017



  • Twin Caterpillar 3126B, 420HP each
  • Twin disc marine gers, MG5061
  • 2” shafts, shaft sharks, 2012
  • ACME props new 2012
  • Teinbridge spare props
  • Soundown anti vibration couplings
  • VDO analog gauges
  • Reverse oil changing system (3 port) (2017)
  • Dual Selectable Racor 900MA fuel filters with vacuum gauges
  • Groco thru hulls and strainers throughout
  • Bilge pump, manual
  • Drip pans under engines
  • Engine raw water intake strainers
  • 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 tanks with upper & lower automatic self closing valves for sight gauges
  • Fuel tank, aluminum
  • Outlets in engine room, fresh water
  • Propeller shafts, stainless steel
  • Propellers, nickel-aluminum-bronze
  • Rudders, bronze
  • Seacocks on thru-hulls
  • Separating filters, fuel-water
  • Shaft logs with stuffing boxes
  • Steering, hydraulic
  • Stern gland/struts, bronze with rubber bearings
  • Single station throttle and gear shift controls
  • Water tank, aluminum
  • Water/gas separator installed on generator’s exhaust system
  • Ball valve on thru hull above water line, bronze


Additional Equipment

  • Freedom Lift with wireless and hard wired remote
  • Side power Bowthruster SE100 Single Joystick
  • PFD's both inshore and offshore
  • Ditch bags with flares, smoke and distress signals
  • First aid kit
  • Fog bell with port and starboard mounts
  • Tools
  • Docklines (7 between 25' and 50')
  • Fenders (4 with fender covers)

DisclaimerThe 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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