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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Grand Banks 45 Eastbay SX

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/567-hp Caterpillar C9 ACERT diesel inboards

Transmission/Ratio: ZF/1.97:1

Props: 29x31.5 5-blade ZF Faster

Steering: Sea Star hydraulic w/ power assist

Price as Tested: $1,000,000 (est.)

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

galley up, aft
flag-blue hull color
duplex Racor separators
Sleipner Side-Power SP95T bow thruster
Splendide washer/dryer
1/8D/AGM battery
reverse-cycle A/C in master and guest
Samsung flat-panel TVs in guest and master
Force 10 grill
ice maker
Raymarine electronics including Pathfinder 48-NM radar w/ 4-kW radome, E120 12.1" color LCD, DSM300 digital sounder box
Raystar 125 WAAS GPS, Ray 240 VHF, ST60 Tridata, ST6002 pilot control unit, SmartPilot S3 G, and Smart control wireless remote
Glendinning Cablemaster

This article originally appeared in the June 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.