Grand Banks 65 Aleutian

Boat Tests


Builder: Grand Banks

Model: 65 Aleutian

Model Year: 2008

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 65'4"

Beam: 19'10"

Draft: 5'4"

Weight: 106,500 lbs. (half load)

Standard Power: 2/873-bhp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards (de-tuned)

Optional Power: 2/1,001-bhp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 2,200 gal.

Water Capacity: 440 gal.


Maxwell hydraulic anchor windlass
Freeman deckhouse door (starboard side)
Naiad Marine hydraulic bow thruster
Corian countertops
4/Vitrifrigo refrigerator drawers and 2/freezer drawers
Miele cooktop w/ oven
Miele dishwasher
In-Sink-Erator trash compactor
Hunter Douglass electric blinds
20-gal. Seaward water heater
8/8D Lifeline batteries
100-amp Mastervolt battery charger
30-amp Mastervolt battery charger (for genset)
4,000-watt Mastervolt battery charger
96,000-Btu Marine Air chilled-water A/C system
21.5-kW Onan genset
duplex Racor 1000MA fuel-water separators
Tides Marine dripless shaft logs
Delta 'T' demister air intakes and compressed-air-activated emergency engine shutdown


Freeman deckhouse door (port side)
Naiad hydraulic stern thruster and hydraulic stabilizers
22.5-kW Onan genset
Opacmare hydraulic crane w/ Zodiac Yachtline 380 RIB and 40-hp Yamaha four-stroke outboard
electronics package
teak-planked side decks
teak-and-maple soles throughout
extra 20-gal. Seaward water heater
fiberglass hardtop
electronics package

This article originally appeared in the September 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.