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1996 Grand Banks 42 Classic

Kemah, Texas



Centerline berth in Master Stateroom

New Simrad Electronics - 2 years

Heavy Duty dinghy hoist

KVH antenna

Decks Completely Refurbished


Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Knot Dreamin
Make: Grand Banks
Model: 42 Classic
Year: 1996
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: GNDD1346F696
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 42'5 ft
Length Of Deck: 43'3 ft
Beam: 14'1 ft
Max Draft: 4'2 ft
Displacement: 35,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 375hp
  • Type: Inboard
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 375hp
  • Type: Inboard
Total Engine Power: 750hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 600 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 265 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 60 gal


Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Trawlers


Tony Smythe
The listing Broker for this vessel is Tony Smythe, CPYB. He can be reached directly on his cell phone at 713-542-0521 or email for any additional information, to arrange a tour or to make an offer.
Sea Lake Yachts LLC


Sea Lake Yachts LLC
Watergate Yachting Center - Pier 3 1500 Marina Bay Dr. - Bldg. 112
Kemah, Texas, US, 77565

General Information

Knot Dreaming is a perfect example of the all-time rugged construction and perfect blend of safety, comfort and seaworthiness. It sets the standard by which quality is measured evidenced by the 1500 plus timeless Classics built of which almost all are still out on the water today. She is the extended LOA and widened beam model At anchor and abeam of you simply never tire of looking one over. Fresh bottom paint late 2019


Climbing aboard is through a gate with surrounding stainless hand rails. The wide side decks are a signature feature with Grand Banks making for ease with walking around. Entry to the saloon is through either port or starboard doors.  The transom is without teak for lessening of maintenance. Other exterior features include:

  •  Forward deck box for line stowage
  • Aft cabin top locker
  • Heavy duty dinghy hoist
  • 50amp shore power plugs
  • Wash down fore and aft
  • Shower at the stern
  • Recently refurbished teak and caulking on the decks 12/2020
  • Dinghy chocks
  • L-shaped settee on the bridge with teak table
  • Textalene window covers
  • Brightwork renewed 12/20
  • Lofrans windlass
  • 45 lb CQR anchor
  • Fortress FX23 anchor
  • Dual anchor chain rode
  • Blue weather canvas on bridge stanchions
  • Bimini (less than 2 years old)


Guest cabin forward with V-berth and filler section with en-suite head with shower The salon offers a straight line galley forward to port and lower helm opposite to starboard. Aft of helm is dry bar with U-Line ice maker, a large  L-shaped settee with corner table top/storage and classic GB teak hi-low table making it ideal for social settings.  Opposite the salon table, on the port side, is a 2-person settee with corner built-in freezer w/temperature gauge.  Storage under all settees. Teak overhead grab rail entire length of salon. The aft Master cabin features a centerline island queen berth with port and starboard access, large hanging lockers along entire starboard side spacious hanging lockers forward. Also, it has a split shower/head feature.


The galley is located along the port side of the salon, opposite the lower helm station and provides generous storage and meal preparation area for the cruising chef.

  • Princess 3-burner LPG cooktop with oven
  • 110v Grunert refrigerator w/freezer compartment and cold plates 
  • Grunert freezer
  • Deep stainless steel sink allows easy cleanup of dishes and cookware.
  • Upper cabinetry, ample drawers and dishware well securely stores glasses, utensils, dish ware, cookware and supplies out of the line of sight yet convenient to access.
  • pull-out cutting board
  • 3 A/C units (saloon inoperable)
  • Ice maker
  • God Star microwave
Mechanical, Electrical and Head
  • Twin 3208 Cats 375hp each, port 4711 hrs, stbd 4767 hrs
  • Recent engines painted
  • 8 KW Onan Generator
  • Dual Razor filters per engine
  • Engine synchronizers
  • Boat Levelor trim tabs
  • Extensive spare parts
  • Mascerator pump/60 gal holding tank
  • Tank watch
  • Vacu flush in both heads
  • 5 battery bank - generator, 2-house, 2-engine AGMs
  • Weems & Plath volt meter
  • Xantrex inverter/battery charger
  • Sentry amp meter
  • Safe-T-Alert
  • ICOM Commander Mic II
  • Simrad AP 25 auto pilot
  • Garmin 4208 chart plotter, depth sounder and radar 
  • Samsung TV
  • KVH Satellite
  • Pioneer DVD & stereo
  • ICOM M 422 w/ Mic (bridge)
We try but..
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.

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