The 50 Eastbay is long and sleek.Grand Banks 50 Eastbay SXThe engine room is accessed via a cockpit hatch.An aft galley creates a country kitchen feel while leaving space forward for accommodations.The forepeak is the master in the three-stateroom layout.Adverse conditions test the boat.The 50 Eastbay is long and sleek.
This article originally appeared in the February 2014 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.
Forty-five years ago Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike was a young combat infantryman slogging through the jungles and swamps of Vietnam, his only respite the occasional ride up the river on a patrol boat. Pike has returned to Vietnam to write a story about his experiences on the river, both then and now. Here is his first dispatch from ‘Nam. ▶