FOR SALE | 2003 Grand Banks Heritage 46 EU
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(SALE PENDING) 2003 Grand Banks Heritage 46 EU | $699,000

You can start and stop your search for your next cruising boat with Alta.  

This three owner boat, has been meticulously cared for and constantly updated by very fastidious owners and maintained by the finest yards in New England.  The gelcoat shines, the bright work is fresh, and the engine room is immaculate. 

Notable features:

  • Garmin electronics update
  • Bow and stern thrusters
  • Stabilizer System
  • Canvas with new strataglass
  • Service up to date
  • New AGM batteries 
  • Updated, color engine displays
  • 2 cabin, 2 head layout (two full showers)
  • Canvas covers for the toe rail and transom to preserve the varnish
  • Salon curtains replaced with blinds
  • Props and shafts removed, sent for service and re-installed
  • Transom varnish stripped and refinished

Few yachts of this vintage offer the condition that Alta displays. Currently sitting in the water, she is a pleasure to show!  



  • Manufacturer:Grand Banks
  • Model: Heritage 46 EU
  • Year: 2003
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Wickford US
  • Vessel Name:Alta
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Caterpillar
  • Model:3126B
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:450|horsepower
  • Total Heads:2
  • Length:46 ft
  • Beam:14.75 ft
  • Draft - max:
  • Bridge Clearance:23 ft
  • Fuel Tank:600|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:300|gallon
  • Holding Tank:600|gallon



Layout and Accommodations

  • Large salon windows provide abundant light, refreshing ventilation, and a breathtaking 360-degree view
  • Lovely teak and holly soles
  • Elegant satin-finished teak interior
  • Comfortable salon seating
  • Flexible use hi/lo teak table with fold-out hinged leaves
  • Entertainment center with attractive roll-away doors
  • Bar with U-line ice maker
  • Convenient helm door to the starboard covered deck
  • Desirable salon-level galley with U-shaped Corian countertops, extensive storage, large c generous deep freezer, and a three-burner Force 10 propane range (2016)
  • Numerous opening ports and hatches 
  • Luxurious master stateroom with island berth, cedar-lined hanging locker, dresser, desk/ vanity, and ensuite head
  • Comfortable guest cabin with two-single berths, cedar-line hanging locker, and numerous drawers
  • Master and guest heads feature Corian vanities, Vacuflush systems, and separate shower stalls 
  • Easy-access Splendide washer/ dryer (2019) in custom guest head cabinet
  • New salon blinds (2021)
  • New LED cove lighting (2018)


  • Garmin 7616 chart plotter/ GPS/ radar (lower helm, 2016)
  • 2 Garmin Marine Instrument Displays (lower helm, 2016)
  • ICOM M-604 VHF with Command Microphone (lower helm)
  • Inter-Phase forward looking depth sounder (lower helm)
  • Simrad autopilot with control heads (lower and upper helms)
  • Garmin 7612 chart plotter/ GPS/ radar in NavPod (upper helm, 2016)
  • ICOM M424G VHF (upper helm, 2021)
  • Command Microphone for ICOM M-604 (upper helm)
  • Garmin 4kW xHD2 high definition 4’ open-array radar (2016)
  • Garmin AIS600 (2016)
  • Garmin Wind masthead transducer (2016)
  • Garmin Depth Sounder (2016)
  • Garmin Cameras (aft facing and engine room) (2016)
  • Airmar Depth/Temp transducer (2016)
  • 2 Fusion stereo systems (Salon/ Cockpit, Flybridge, 2016 and 2021)
  • Garmin GPS 24xd heading sensor (2021)
  • ACR remote control searchlight with controls at each station
  • Compass at each station
  • Kahlenberg air horn



  • Distribution panel with breakers
  • Volt & Amp meters
  • 3 8D AGM house/inverter batteries
  • 4D AGM engine start battery
  • 2 8D AGMs thruster batteries 
  • 1 Group 27 lead acid generator start battery
  • 2 110 amp alternators



  • Westerbeke 12.5KW generator 
  • Mastervolt/Victron 3000 watt Inverter/Charger
  • 50A Shore power connections bow and stern
  • 50' 50A Shore Power Cord
  • Pro Mariner 50A battery charger

Mechanical and Propulsion

  • Caterpillar 3126B, FWC 450 HP diesels (New after coolers, 2019)
  • ZF 2.5:1 Reduction Gears (1 new 2019)
  • 28x29" 4 bladed propellers on 2" shafts
  • Panish dual lever engine controls
  • 4 color Caterpillar MPDs (Marine Power Displays) 2013, Updated Software (2019)
  • Rebuilt Turbo's fully redesigned (2019)
  • Aquadrive couplings (absorbs vibration and reduce noise)
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Fireboy engine room fire suppression
  • Duramax dripless shaft seals
  • VDO fuel gauges
  • VDO water tank gauges
  • Reverso oil change system for engines, gears, generator
  • 12 Volt engine room lighting
  • 110 Volt engine room lighting
  • Wesmar Stabilizer system
  • Wesmar Bow Thruster 13.5 HP 2009
  • Side Power Stern Thruster 2014

Hull and Deck

  • White exterior gelcoat hull and deck
  • Solid FRP hull with molded plank lines
  • Spray and rub rails with stainless steel inserts
  • Navy boot stripe
  • Hybrid multi-season bottom paint
  • Stainless steel hand and bow rails 
  • Varnished cap rails, brow and transom overlay
  • 9/16" teak deck overlay
  • Stainless steel cleats and chocks
  • Lofrans Tigress Anchor windlass
  • 45 lb Suncor Stainless steel anchor with 200' chain
  • Fresh water wash down forward
  • H&C transom shower
  • Teak swim platform
  • Fold down swim ladder
  • Brower Systems 1000lb electric davit

Additional Equipment

  • Avon Rover 3.4 RIB
  • Yamaha 20 hp 4 stroke
  • Washer/Dryer (New 2019)
  • Bimini top
  • 3/4 Stratoglass enclosure (2022)
  • Textilene window covers
  • Covers for bench and table on flybridge
  • Helm cover
  • Covers for teak toe rails and transom
  • Bedding for both cabins
  • Carpets in salon 
  • 12 Type I and Type II Lifejackets
  • 4 fire extinguishers
  • Life Ring
  • Braided docklines 
  • 3 large fenders 
  •  Aluminum mast 
  • Courtesy lights
  • Varnished teak burgee and ensign staffs
  • 2 seperate fusion stereos with blue tooth and sub woofers, speakers in salon/aft deck and bridge (2016 and 2021)
  • Weems and Plath clock, barometer, tide clock
  • Weems and Plath brass oil lamp
  • 3 Reverse Cycle Air Cond. Units (2 16KBTUs 1 12K BTU)
  • (2) Tankwatch holding tank monitoring systems
  • (2) Macerator pumps
  • 3 electric bilge pumps
  • 1 manual bilge pump
  • 20 gallon hot water heater
  • Nature Pure drinking water system in galley


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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