FOR SALE | 2006 Grand Banks 43 Eastbay HX

(SOLD) 2006 Grand Banks 43 Eastbay HX

Preliminary Listing, more details to follow and photos will be uploaded soon.

First Light is a wonderful example of a well-appointed, clean and super maintained Eastbay 43.  Under her current ownership, she is hauled each fall and put away in heated shed until spring time.  Launch in May, she is always glowing, bright-work fresh, bottom ready and entire boat waxed and cleaned. 

There have been several upgrades over the past few years including Awlgrip, new LifeLine AGM house batteries, Raymarine gS165 glass bridge chartplotter/radar MFD, Raymarine 4kW open array radar, Nautley Marine davits, KVH M1 satellite, hardtop mast Awlgrip, Samsung Smart TVs and more.

The owners keep great records and a book with service records and invoices will be onboard for all prospects to review.  All service is up-to-date on engines and generator, as well as systems on the boat.

For additional information, please contact the Listing Broker below.


  • Manufacturer:Grand Banks
  • Model: 43 Eastbay HX
  • Year: 2006
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: South Freeport US
  • Vessel Name:First Light
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Yanmar
  • Model:6CXM-GTE2
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:1100
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:500|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:2
  • Total Berths:2
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:43 ft
  • Beam:13.33 ft
  • Draft - max:3.67 ft
  • Fuel Tank:450|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:110|gallon
  • Holding Tank:450|gallon



Upgrades, Maintenance & Other

  • New cushion set for entire helm deck including STIDD helm chairs (2016)
  • Raymarine gS165 "Glass Bridge" electronics and 4kW open array upgrade (2014)
  • Samsung Smart TVs upgrade (2015)
  • Bow thruster prop upgraded to "Q Prop" (2014)
  • Nautley Dinghy Ramp Roll-On XL (2013)
  • Avon Rib Lite 10' (refurbished 2015)
  • Honda 5hp four stroke outboard
  • Spare set of NiBrAl 5 blade props
  • Cutlass bearings (new 2015)
  • Soundown couplings (serviced by Soundown 2016)
  • Exterior varnish (fresh 2016)
  • Entire boat waxed & cleaned (2016)
  • Hardtop mast Awlgripped (2014)
  • 1000 hour full service complete, service records available (2014)
  • Up-to-date oil samples on engines, transmissions and generator, service records available

Equipment List

  • Hardtop Express
  • Two cabin layout
  • Galley-down to port, dinette to starboard
  • Guest cabin to port with upper and lower berths
  • Head and stall shower to starboard
  • Master cabin forward with center-island berth
  • Air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat
  • Ice maker inside cabinet
  • Decking, teak, epoxy bonded
  • Electric center opening windshield
  • High gloss interior varnish
  • Engine room access hatch, hinged w/ gas strut & gaskets Engine removal soft patch, FRP
  • Steering wheel, stainless steel, teak rimmed
  • Electronic console, FRP w/ custom teak dash & cupholder
  • Compass w/ stainless steel cover
  • Cover for console & steering wheel
  • (2) STIDD Helm and companion seats
  • Chart locker, teak
  • Companion sliding hatch, FRP, w/ lockset
  • L-shaped Settee, port
  • Straight Settee, stbd
  • Custom folding teak table
  • Side opening sliding glass, port & starboard wheelhouse sunscreens
  • New aft polycarb enclosure
  • Air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat
  • L-Shaped Settee with storage
  • Table, Hi-Lo, teak
  • Bookshelves
  • Reading Lamps, chrome plated
  • Companionway steps, teak w/ non-skid
  • Custom inset mounted 32" Samsung Smart TV (2015)
  • Air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat
  • Corian Countertop w/ back splash guard
  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Additional Refrigerator powered by Sea-Frost system
  • 3-burner Seaward Princess Electric Range with Ceran glass cooktop
  • Microwave/Convection oven, Sharp
  • Large silverware drawer, custom mounted under Seaward cooktop
  • Sink, large single bowl, stainless steel
  • Faucet, single lever
  • Seagull Water Filtration System
  • Condiment Locker
  • Locker, overhead
  • Waste basket
  • Exhaust Blower, 12V
  • Curtains treated w/ fire retardant spray
  • Air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat
  • Island Berth w/ 6" foam mattress + 2" memory foam topper
  • Bureau w/ drawers
  • Hanging locker, cedar-lined
  • Mirror w/ teak frame
  • (2) 12V Circulating Fans
  • Custom mounted 21" Samsung Smart TV (2015)
  • Air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat
  • Upper & Lower Berths (Fixed Lower; Fold-Down Upper)
  • Mattresses, 5" foam on Lower; 4" foam on Upper
  • Bureau w/ drawers
  • Bookshelf
  • Hanging locker, cedar-lined
  • Mirror w/ teak frame
  • HEAD
  • Air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat
  • VacuFlush Head
  • Toilet Paper Holder
  • Shower w/ drain pump, 12V
  • Shower stall, separate, w/ teak grating
  • Shower door, bi-fold, acrylic
  • Sink, cultural marble built into countertop
  • Faucet, single lever
  • Custom cabinet with extra-large mounted mirror - teak cabinet and frame
  • Towel Rack, stainless steel
  • Toothbrush Holder
  • Exhaust Blower, 12V
  • Teak cabinetry
  • Varnish, bright gloss marine varnish
  • Sole, teak & holly
  • Sole, access hatches
  • Portholes, stainless steel with FB trim rings & screens
  • Steps w/ clear non-skid
  • Hardware, stainless steel & bright chrome
  • Cabin doors w/ lock sets
  • Cabinet furniture, teak faced
  • Bulkheads, Formica - teak wainscoting
  • Curtains, lined
  • Hull Ceiling, teak
  • Headlining, vinyl
  • Lockers, w/ knobs, stainless steel & bright chrome hardware
  • Drawers, teak faced w/ solid wood sides, drawer slides
  • Fabrics, softgoods
  • Curtains, lined
  • Grab rails, teak
  • Lighting, Halogen, 12V
  • Lights, reading at berths
  • Outlets, AC
  • Automatic Fire Suppression (new bottle 2016)
  • Each engine has an alternator with 110-amps at 12V
  • Onan 9.0kW Generator w/ soundshield, diesel for 60Hz
  • AC/DC distribution panels, 12V, 110/220V
  • Kahlenberg Air Horn
  • Alternator, each engine, 12V
  • Dual Balmar, external electronic regulators
  • Balmar "Center Fielder" (equalizes charging amps between both alternators)
  • Alarm panel, single station, w/ engine oil pressure & temp, bilge pumps on, gen on, loss of cooling water & eng room lights on
  • Link-20 Battery Monitor System
  • Batteries: (3) 8D LIFELINE AGM house batteries (new 2014), (1) x 4D engine start battery, (1) x 2D gen start battery
  • Battery charger, automatic, 12V, 50-amp
  • Battery condition indicator
  • Battery switch disconnect
  • Battery switch, emergency paralleling w/ momentary switch
  • Inverter, 3,000-watt pure Sine-Wave with 125-amp Charger
  • (3) Bilge pumps, automatic, 12V
  • Bonding System
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector in sleeping area
  • Control panels, horn, anchor winch, trim tabs
  • Engine room blowers, 12V
  • Engine room lights, 12V
  • Engine room lights, 110V
  • Engine Gauges & Instrumentation VDO analog
  • Engine Start/Stop single station w/ keys
  • Freshwater system, pressurized, 12V
  • Galvanic Isolator
  • Helm outlet, 12V at each station
  • Holding tank discharge pump, 12V
  • Indicator light, reverse polarity
  • Indicator light, holding tank
  • Navigation lights, 12V
  • Outlets: aft cockpit, galley, engine room, staterooms & heads, GFCI
  • Protection, 120V 60HZ boats
  • (4) 12V Plugs
  • Rudder Angle Indicator
  • Shore power inlet, aft, AC, 50-amp 120V/60Hz
  • Glendinning CableMaster
  • BOSE Lifestyle 18 Entertainment System with CD/DVD player with surround sound speakers
  • Tank Gauges for Fuel & Water w/ 12V Centroid with Computank Display
  • TV/Phone inlet, aft
  • Telephone outlets
  • Water Heater 11 gal., 120V
  • (3) Windshield wipers/washers, 12V
  • Wiring, marine-grade tin-plated copper
  • Raymarine gS165 15" MFD flush mount "glass bridge" (new 2014)
  • Raymarine 4KW HD open array radar (new 2014)
  • FLIR night vision camera
  • Airmar P79 "Smart Transducer"
  • Simrad AP27 Autopilot System
  • Accu-Steer power pump for Autopilot
  • Standard Quantum VHF
  • (2) Standard Ram MICs
  • VHF Antenna
  • Hailer for Quantum
  • KVH M1 satellite w/ custom mount (new 2015)
  • Floodlight on aft cockpit
  • Awlgrip Flag Blue (2009)
  • Awlgrip boot-stripe (2009)
  • Solid fiberglass hull below waterline
  • PVC foam cored hull above waterline
  • Hand laid fiberglass
  • Hull structural grid, FRP molded & foam
  • Hydrex resin skin coat in hull lamination
  • Molded quarter guard with S/S rubrail
  • Gel coated fiberglass exterior
  • Epoxy barrier undercoat
  • Windlass w/ separate Capstan & chain/rode 12V
  • Anchor, stainless steel w/ stainless steel rode - Suncor 45# stainless steel anchor
  • Anchor roller platform, stainless steel, single s/s roller
  • Anchor chain locker, self-draining
  • Foredeck locker, port & starboard
  • Freshwater faucet, inside forward deck locker
  • Stainless steel cleats and chocks
  • Rub rail, heavy-duty vinyl with stainless steel insert
  • Grab rails, stainless steel
  • Safety rails, stainless steel
  • Toe rail, teak
  • Deck non-skid, side & fwd cabin house deck with painted non-skid
  • Deck fills: diesel fuel/water & waste pump-out
  • Flagstaff holders, bow & stern
  • Flagstaffs, teak, bow & stern
  • Skylight hatches with screens & blinds in cabins
  • Windows, tempered glass, flush installation
  • Swim Platform, teak 12 slats
  • Swim ladder, fold-up, stainless steel with teak
  • Transom door, hinged
  • Transom shower with retractable hose, hot/cold
  • Hatches, teak, hinged w/ gas cylinder lift-ups
  • Decking, teak, epoxy bonded
  • Freeing ports
  • Freshwater washdown, fitting
  • Scuppers, stainless steel
  • Courtesy lights, 12V
  • Custom removable lightweight cockpit awning shade
  • Twin 500hp Yanmar 6CXM-GTE2
  • Electronic Engine controls, single lever throttle & gear shift controls
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • SidePower bow thruster (upgrade to Q prop 2014)
  • Bennett Trim Tabs
  • Engine raw water intake strainers
  • Engine room sound insulation
  • Engine room freshwater faucet
  • Racor Fuel Filter System; dual Racor systems for each engine
  • Racor Fuel Filters, water separators on engines
  • Oil change system for both engines & generator
  • Water-Drop exhaust system for generator
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Cast bronze rudders
  • NiBrAl 5 blade props
  • Spare set NiBrAl 5 blade props
  • Teak grate floors in engine room
  • 800gpd Village Marine NF800 Watermaker (decommissioned)
  • Delta T demisters

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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