SOLD | 2008 Eastbay 47 Flybridge

(SOLD) 2008 Eastbay 47 Flybridge



The Eastbay 47 is a wonderful study in proportions, lines, form and function.  Even though it is arguably the most handsome yacht Grand Banks and Hunt Associates has ever designed, it's outstanding performance may even be more impressive than it's looks!  It leaps up onto plane (with no trim tabs needed), leans into turn with just finger-tip steering, and cuts through a head sea delivering a soft landing.  It weighs in over 50,000 lbs, offers a spacious 2 cabin two head accommodations, yet still boasts a nimble and thrilling ride.

Becoming the new owner of an Eastbay 47 is an exciting experience but the opportunity to own an example like Persistence rarely hits the market place.  She has benefited from thoughtful and fastidious owners, as well as light use.  She is one of the last hulls built, has all the right options, but more important, offers an incredible amount of value added during a recent thorough and comprehensive refit.   This collaboration of efforts between the current owner and Front Street Shipyard, one of the finest yards on the East Coast, has resulted in a turnkey yacht.  

Below, find a partial summary of upgrades.  (Don’t mistake this list as repair list.  This includes only upgrades and proactive preventative maintenance).

  • Install Seakeeper 9 and associated sound deadening in the engine space
  • Generator replaced with new Onan 17kW to accommodate the Seakeeper electrical demand
  • Upgrade generator control to Auto Start
  • Single Stidd at Lower Helm replaced with Double Stidd 
  • Complete refit of electronics suite in both the lower helm and the fly-bridge including:
  •          (4) Garmin 8617 MFD
  •          Phantom Radar
  •          New GPS, Sounder, AIS
  •          Garmin Reactor Autopilot offering Autoguidance, point and click route generation and                    tracking
  • Expert installation including a custom black acrylic dash at the flybrdige helm and a teak, factory looking installation at the lower helm.
  • Awlgrip Flag Blue hull, includes long boarding for an exceptionally fair, smooth finish ($70,000)
  • Custom folding transom mounted bench seat to better utilize cockpit space 
  • Upgrade to a Mach 5 110V water pump
  • New 5 port oil exchanger pump
  • Replace unreliable Computank system with a Maretron Tank monitoring system
  • New inverter with complete charge control and monitoring
  • New icemaker in the salon
  • New heads and associated plumbing
  • New trim tab plates and cylinders
  • New hot water tank
  • New motor to Increase speed of engine hatch lift
  • Strip exterior bright work, improve any defects in the teak, new varnish
  • Reef and re-caulk seams in teak decking, and sand to remove any raised grain
  • Sandblast bottom and re-new bottom paint
  • Renew prop speed on running gear
  • New upholstery for flybridge and salon, including Stidds, and new sheets and mattress toppers for the berths
  • Replace all bilge pumps, shower sumps, any hoses that are deficient, service seacocks, replace cockpit faucets and shower heads in cabin, even new CAT display covers.

The current owner’s goal was to do anything and everything to provide a turn key yacht to provide he and his family problem free use and cruising.  He left no pump un checked or system un-inspected!    Persistenace is a very, very special vessel.  Although the owner poured his heart, soul and balance sheet into the refit, his plans have changed making this amazing opportunity available.

Easy to see in Portland, Maine, just 15 minutes from the Portland International Airport.  With the equipment list, condition and price, Persistence is sure to be attractive to the market.  Don’t delay!




  • Manufacturer:Eastbay
  • Model: 47 Flybridge
  • Year: 2008
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Portland US
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:CAT
  • Model:C-12 ACERT
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:1100
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:705|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:2
  • Total Heads:2
  • Length:47 ft
  • Beam:15.67 ft
  • Draft - max:
  • Fuel Tank:700|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:206|gallon
  • Holding Tank:700|gallon



Walk Through

The salon is entered through the aft door. On port is a very comfortable curved settee that pulls out into an additional berth. A high-low teak dining table with fold-out leaves converts this area into dining. A double fixed mate bench seat is forward of the settee. There is a chart table with lift-up teak cover for storage.

The lower helm station is on STBD with Double STIDD chair upholstered in UltraLeather (2018). There is also a helm side door with a Phantom sliding screen. Aft are two newly upholstered barrel chairs.   

The galley is down 4 steps on port. It offers undercounter SubZero refrigeration and a corner reach-in freezer. There is abundant cabinet storage, granite counters and a stainless steel Scanvik sink.   Under a granite cover you will find a three burner glass top stove, and above counter there is a Sharp micro/convection oven.

The guest stateroom is on STBD and features two fore and aft berths, hanging locker and two port windows.

The guest head is across on port and has a separate stall shower, solid surface counter with undercount sink, new Techma toilet and abundant cabinet storage.

The Master STRM is forward with island queen berth, hanging locker, bureau and plenty of cabinet storage. There are also two adjustable reading lights. The Master Head is ensuite with separate stall shower, solid surface counter with undercount sink and new Techma toilet.   

Decor Throughout:

Teak and holly soles

Oceanair hatch screens/blackout shades

Lined custom drapes

Bright finished teak cabinetry

LED overhead lights on dimmers in Salon and Master Stateroom


  • Recently upholstered Ultraleather L sette (2018)
  • Teak high-low dining table with fold-out leaves 
  • Dimmable overhead LED lighting
  • Adjustable GB stainless steel reading lights (2)
  • TV on electric lift in teak cabinet between chairs 
  • Direct TV Reciever
  • Bose system with CD/DVD and two speakers
  • Bar cabinet forward of lower helm seat
  • Aft door with Phantom Retractable screen
  • Handsome tweed like fabric upholstered barrel chairs
  • Reverse cycle heat and AC


  • Black granite counter tops
  • SubZero under counter refrigerator
  • Corner mounted reach-in freezer
  • Dry storage in forward corner
  • Overhead and under counter teak cabinets
  • Sharp Micro/convection oven included
  • Princess glass cooktop with black granite cover
  • Electric exhaust fan vented to outdoors
  • Scanvik stainless steel sinks
  • Grohe sink faucet with pull-out sprayer
  • Abundant teak storage cabinets
  • (2) port windows and overhead hatch 

Guest Stateroom

  • Twin fore and aft berths
  • New mattress toppers and sheets (2018)
  • Air handler for forward zone AC
  • Large cedar lined hanging locker
  • (2) port windows
  • (2) GB stainless steel adjustable reading lights
  • Teak framed beveled mirror
  • Storage under berths
  • End table between berths


Guest Head

  • Silestone Ivory Coast counter
  • Scanvik round stainless steel sink
  • Separate stall shower with fiberglass walls and Corian shower pan
  • Vacuflush toilet
  • Exhaust blower to outside
  • Grohe faucet, single lever
  • Teak framed beveled mirror
  • Teak cabinet storage
  • Port window
  • Shower drain pump, DC


Master Stateroom

  • Queen island berth with (2) large drawers underneath plus additional storage
  • New mattress topper and sheets (2018)
  • Large cedar lined hanging locker
  • (2) Adjustable arm reading lights with shades
  • Drawer and shelf storage
  • (1) port window in STRM, (1) port window in Master ensuite head
  • Bureau with drawers
  • Inner spring mattress
  • Reverse cycle heat and AC

Master Head

  • Solid surface counter top with undercount sink
  • Teak framed curved separate stall shower door
  • Techma toilet (2018)
  • Grohe faucet, single lever
  • Separate stall shower with fiberglass walls and Corian shower pan
  • Exhaust blower to outside
  • Port window
  • Shower drain pump, DC
  • Teak framed beveled mirror
  • Teak cabinet storage

Helm Area

  • Bench seat to port
  • Chart locker, teak
  • Electronics console, teak
  • Electronics locker, overhead with removable panel
  • Double STIDD helm seat, with deluxe chrome package (New 2018)
  • Teak rimmed steering wheel
  • Helm side door with Phantom retractable scree
  • Windshield, center opening with stainless steel frame and electric actuator, tempered glass

Lower Helm Electronics

New Electronics Suite 2018

(2) Garmin 8617 Multifuncition, touch screen displays

Garmin GMR Fantom 24 Radar Array

Garmin GMS 10 Network Port eExpander

Garmin GPS Antenna

Garmin NMEA 2000 Kit

Garmin AIS600 Class B AIS Transciever

Garmin GSD 25 Premium Sonar Module

Garmin B75M CHIRP Transducer 600W

Garmin GHP Reactor 40 Autopilot System with Hydraulic Corepack with SmartPump, and Shadow Drive 

Garmin GMI20 Instrument display 

Maretron display for tank monitoring


Seakeeper Control Display


Upper Helm Electronics

New Electronics Suite 2018

(2) Garmin GPS MAP 8617 Multifunction, touchscreens displays

Integration of lower helm:

      Garmin GMR Fantom 24

      Garmin GPS

      Garmin AIS 600

      Garmin GSD 25 Premium Sonar

      Garmin Reactor Autopilot

Garmin GMI10

Icom M504 VHF



  • Courtesy lights
  • Deck non-skid, painted Awlgrip Moondust
  • Electronics console, molded fiberglass
  • L-Settee (molded figerglass) with full storage under (Reupholstered 2018)
  • STIDD helm seats upholstered in with footrest, chrome (Reupholstered 2018)
  • Steering wheel, stainless steel, teak rimmed
  • Teak table with stainless steel pedestal
  • Canvas covers for STIDD’s, helm, table and settee
  • Canvas bimini
  • Aluminum mast, painted and hinged for lowering 

Deck & Hull

  • Awlgrip Flag Blue (2017) included long boarding for an ultimate in fairing
  • Awlgrip Moonstone painted nonskid (2019)
  • Varnished teak toe rail (Stripped and 8 coats of varnish finished with Awlbrite 2018, maintenance coats 2019)
  • Wide side decks with s/s full length double safety rails, Awlgrip non-skid
  • Spiral staircase to flybridge with teak treads
  • Maxwell 2200 anchor windlass and s/s bow roller
  • Lewmar stainless steel Delta anchor with 250’ all chain rode (3/8 HT G4)
  • Suncor stainless steel swivel
  • Anchor chain locker, self draining
  • Fresh water wash down in port bow locker
  • Twin stainless steel dorade vents mounted on varnished teak boxes
  • Chock and mooring cleats, stainless steel
  • Teak flag pole with holders, bow and stern
  • Foredeck lockers, port and starboard
  • Teak navigation light boards
  • Windows, tempered glass, fritted, bonded, flush installation


  • Custom transom mounted, folding bench seat.  Folds up for storage, 400 # capacity (2017)
  • (2) High end, light weight Italian Folding Chairs, with custom storage on underside of lazarette hatch
  • Courtesy lights
  • Engine room access, hydraulic
  • Lazarette lockers, pneumatic raise – (3)
  • Miele electric grill with storage under
  • Wet bar with sink and refrigerator
  • Pop-up fender cleats port and starboard
  • Cockpit freshwater wash down
  • Transom door to swim platform
  • Teak decking in excellent condition, epoxy bonded not glued
  • Transom mounted St. Croix davits



  • AC/DC distribution panels
  • Kahlenburg air horn
  • Air-conditioning, reverse cycle, (2) units salon/galley, (1) unit master STRM, air-handler guest
  • Alarm and indicator panel, each station
  • Alternator, each engine and generator
  • Batteries, AGM with fiberglass boxes, lids and straps, (2) 8D engine starting, (3) 8D house, (1) 2D generator starting
  • Victron Energy Inverter (2017)
  • Victronc Energy Charger (2017)
  • Battery condition indicator monitor (2017)
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery switch, emergency paralleling
  • Bilge pumps, automatic DC
  • Bonding syste
  • Carbon monoxide detector in sleeping areas and salon
  • DC converters, 24-12V, 40 amp
  • Engine room lights, AC fluorescent lights with diffusers
  • Engine room lights, DC
  • Pressurized fresh water system, DC
  • Fuel transfer pump, DC
  • Onan generator with sound shield, 17 kW sized to meet Seakeeper demand (2018)
  • Helm outlet, DC at each station
  • Holding tank level indicators
  • Holding tank, direct discharge with y valve on all toilets, DC
  • Isolation transformer
  • Navigation lights, DC
  • Oil change kit, DC
  • Outlets throughout, with GFCI protection
  • Rudder angle indicator DC
  • Shore power inlet, 50 Amp aft, (1) Glendinning Cablemaster with 75’ cable
  • Maretron tank monitoring system for fuel, water and holding (2018)
  • Trim tabs, DC
  • Water heater 20 USG, AC
  • All wiring, marine grade tin-platted copper

Machinery/Propulsion/ Engine Room


  • Twin CAT C-12 ACERT 705 HP engines
  • Twin Discs EC300 QuickShift Transmissions and controls
  • Comprehensive 1000 hours service 2018
  • Engine room painted and detailed 2018, 2019
  • Bow thruster, Sleipner Sidepower SP125TC, DC
  • Engine room blowers
  • 5 port Reverso Oil Xchange system (2018)
  • Engine room vents, Delta T air demisters
  • Ball valve on thru hulls above water line, bronze
  • 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 muffler
  • Fire extinguisher, with engine, generator, blower shut down and override control
  • Twin fuel filter, Racor water separators on each engine, single on generator
  • Fuel tank, fiberglass baffled
  • Gas/water separator on generator exhaust system
  • Nickel-aluminum-bronze dynamically balanced props with recent PropSpeed
  • Bennett Trim Tabs, new plates and cylinders
  • Rudder, cast bronze
  • Groco Safety Seacocks on engine raw water inlets
  • Dripless shaft log with spare seals
  • Engine room sole Diamond Plate
  • Hydraulic steering with power assist
  • Bronze struts with rubber bearings
  • Aluminum painted water tanks


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.

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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