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1997 Grand Banks 46 Europa

Marco Island, Florida


This very popular Grand Banks model is well suited for long term travel, live aboard scenarios, and is ideal for long range cruising or a live aboard opportunity  She features CAT 3126's with just over 2700 original hours, Northern Lights Generator, custom pipe 1/2 tower flybridge top, 2 comfortable state rooms, teak decks, and so much more.  The current owner has invested a ton of time and money in the past year including soda blasting and re-barrier coating the bottom, new custom wood blinds, and a brand new 2022 Walker Bay Generation 360 hard bottom inflatable including new chocks and accessories. See full specs for a full list of recent upgrades.  CAYMUS is by far, the nicest 46 Europa on the market in her vintage.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Caymus
Make: Grand Banks
Model: 46 Europa
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: GNDF0188K697
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 46 ft
Length Overall: 46 ft
Beam: 14'9 ft
Min Draft: 4'5 ft
Displacement: 43,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 21'5 ft
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3126
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 420hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 2728
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3126
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 420hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 2726
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 840hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 630 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 300 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Hydraulic
Boat Class: Trawlers, Motor Yachts


Steve Sprigg
Thank you for your time and interest in letting me assist you in your buying or selling process of a new luxury yacht.
Sprigg Yacht Consulting LLC


Sprigg Yacht Consulting LLC
951 Bald Eagle Drive
Marco Island, Florida, US, 34145
Tel:239 825-6174

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.


(8/2021)    New 2022 Walker Bay Generation hard bottom inflatable with a Honda 40hp outboard, lifting harness, chocks, accessories, etc.  (Just shy of $34,000)

(4/2021)    Fire systems inspected and re-certified

(6/2021)   Mechanical space was gone through in eluding adding freshwater flush kits to the main engines and generator.  Most hoses were replaced with upgraded material

(6/2021)    Generator had new heat exchanger installed 

(6/2021)    New Zantrex 815-3012 Inverter

(11/2021)   New AC raw water pump

(11/2021)    Glenndenning engine sync serviced and calibrated

(10/2011)    The bottom was media blasted, new barrier coat applied, new bottom paint, paint the running gear, new zincs, new line cutters, new cutlass bearings, and stabilizers services

(5/2022)    New interior wood blinds installed

(4/2021)     New port hole curtains

(11/2021)    Exterior window frames and engine vents were Awlgripped

(11/2021)    Full exterior detail including Glidecoat Ceramic Coating

(11/2021     All incandescent bulbs replaced with LED

(11/2021)    (3) New high gloss 24kt name boards with the Caymus boat name

(11/2021)    New LED interior wall sconces, interior artwork, new mattress pads, bedding and pillows

(10/2021)    New Samsung flat panel LED TV and sound bar

(6/2022)      Air conditioning and refrigeration systems serviced

(6/2022)     Bow thruster gear leg replaced, and thruster props replaced

(?/2020)     Water heater replaced

(5/2021)     Coast Guard kit upgraded to electronic Flare, Hard Life Ring, 15  new Lifejackets 

(5/2021)     New Toolbox and Toolkit in Engine-room with Many Spares 

(1/2022)     Blink Camera Security System 





The MASTER STATEROOM is forward with a custom queen-size berth. The mattress folds in half to make easy access to the storage beneath the berth. There are two high banks of drawers (12 total) on the starboard side next to a closet with ample storage. On the port side is a hanging locker and additional drawers. Under the bed are two banks of drawers. The MASTER STATEROOM has an enclosed full bath to starboard which includes a teak seat in the shower. In addition, the MASTER STATEROOM has access to the head on the port side, which includes another full shower enclosure. Flat Screen TV Mounted On Starboard Bulkhead.

The GUEST STATEROOM is to starboard and features a large berth with drawer storage underneath. This berth can be converted to a bunk configuration which, when in its "down" position, can also convert to a settee. In addition, there is a hanging locker with  a bank of drawers by the door entrance. The guest head is accessed both from the GUEST STATEROOM and from the MASTER STATEROOM, and it has a full shower enclosure.

The MAIN SALON is up four steps from the staterooms. Moving aft to the MAIN SALON sliding doors, facing forward, one is impressed by the spaciousness and comfort of this area. To port is a large L-settee covered with white leatherette. A high-low Grand Banks teak table (with fold-in leaves) can convert to a low cocktail table, and is positioned in front of the settee. On the starboard side is the entertainment center including satellite Flat Screen TV, DVD, CD and surround-sound tuner amplifier. Swivel barrel chairs on each side of the entertainment cabinet are in matching white leatherette. Forward of the barrel chairs is a custom cabinet with a glass-panelled door and a wine and glass enclosure on the top. A helm seat covered in the white leatherette is forward of the glass cabinet with a refrigerator underneath the helm seat. Finally, on the starboard side, is the lower helm station, including all instrument controls for operating the vessel. Next to the helm station is an exterior door to the starboard deck. The galley is located opposite and to port and includes a second refrigerator and freezer.

Varnished teak cabinetry is throughout, and a teak and holly cabin sole runs the length of the interior. The helmsman and guests enjoy excellent visibility, light and openness in the MAIN SALON, and opening windows and ports give fine ventilation when air conditioning is unnecessary. Miniblinds allow salon privacy and tasteful curtains are on the windows below in the staterooms and heads.

The open airiness of the MAIN SALON is obvious, especially as one looks out through the sliding doors to the covered aft deck. The EUROPA style is most popular as owners and their guests appreciate the merits of such a spacious atmosphere aboard.

The AFT DECK opens from the salon and is accessed through two sliding doors with windows above and fiberglass and teak below. There is a large hatch to the dry storage area and the engine room, which is accessed by a ladder. There are two lazarette hatches toward the stern accessing the second storage area. A teak table and four teak chairs fit comfortably on the aft deck. The stern Glendinning shore power cable retractor is located below the stern caprail. Finally, there is a Glendinning engine control station, including bow thruster controls, at the aft deck. This makes stern-first docking flawless.

Easily accessed by a sturdy stainless and teak handrailed ladder, the FLYBRIDGE features the L-settee (with storage underneath) on the starboard side, with varnished teak grate cocktail table in front. Forward of the settee is a cabinet with stainless steel sink and a refrigerator. The helm seat is a two-person Stidd electric seat upholstered with white leatherette. The seating on the port side is a forward/back guest seating. In addition, there is room for a teak lounge chair. The bench seats and L-settee are tastefully upholstered in a navy and white plaid Sunbrella. The owner added a custom framework full enclosure on the bridge. Great zipper openings and sold acrylic front panels make this an enclosure for all seasons. Navy Sunbrella covers provide protection for all seating,and the table.


Custom Double Stainless Steel Sink
Hot & Cold Pressure Water
2 Burner Princess Ceran Electric Stovetop Convection/Microwave Oven
Custom 2-Shelf Lazy Susan Storage Custom Lighted Stemware Cabinet Overhead Dish Lockers
Grunert Holding Plate Freezer
(3) Sea Frost Refrigerator/Freezer
Corian Counter Tops
Custom Companionway Pantry
Pull-Out Cutting Board
Ample Counter & Storage Space
(5) Teak Drawers in Galley


Garmin 5212 GPS & Radar
SEA 2250 SSB Transceiver
SEA 156 VHF Radio
SEA SEAHAIL Loudhailer/Auto Foghorn
Raymarine ST70002 Autopilot
Autohelm Speed/Depth
Aiphone Intercom
Ritchie Powerdamp Compass
Autohelm Apparent Windspeed & Direction Indicator VDO Rudder Angle Indicator
Sony TV, DVD, CD, Amplifier Tuner
Bose Surround Speakers w/Subwoofer

Garmin Dual 5212 Color GPS/Radar Displays Raymarine ST7002 Autopilot
SEA 156 VHF Radio
Autohelm Speed/Depth
Ritchie Powerdamp Compass
KVH 4 Satellite TV Antenna
Sony TV Satellite System For DirecTV
VDO Rudder Angle Indicator
Aiphone Intercom
Solar panels on top with controller at lower helm


Twin Caterpillar 3126, 420 HP Diesels
Northern Lights 12 KW Generator with 3650 hours
Marine Air Reverse Cycle Airconditioning (3 Units, Digital Controls) Racor 900 Fuel Filters
Racor 900 Dual Manifolds Each Engine
Airsep Engine Air Filtration System
Caterpillar Primary Fuel Filters
Bennett Trim Tabs W/Controls Lower Helm & Flybridge
Groco Oil Change System For Engines & Generator
Matrix Desalinator Fresh Water Maker
Spurs Line Cutters On Prop Shafts
U-Line Refrigerator/Freezer W/Icemaker at Flybridge Wetbar NAIAD Stabilizers w/DATUM Controls-Serviced (2016)
Side Power Bow Thruster w/Controls at 3 Stations
Glendinning Electronic Engine Controls (3 Stations)
Glendinning Synchronizers (3 Stations)
Oversizedl Fuel Tankage (900 Gallons)
Aluminum Water Tanks (300 Gallons)
Fiberglass Holding Tank (25 Gallons)
Macerator Pump For Holding Tank
Holding Tank Level Monitor
Fuel & Water Tank Monitors
Hella Fans Throughout Interior
Freshwater Spigot in Engine Room
Sentry 12V20Amp Battery Charger
Bilge High Water Alarm
(6) Gel Batteries (2015)
Nautical Structures Electric Davit w/Remote Control
Heart Interface Freedom 25 Inverter/Charger
Link 2000 Inverter Controller/Battery Monitor
Glendinning Power Cable Cablemaster (Aft Deck)
AC Power Cable Adapter Fore Deck

Deck equipment

LoFrans Tigres Windlass w/Bi-directional w/Remotes (FB, Lwoer Helm, Windlass) 45 # CQR w/250' Chain
Ultra SS Anchor w/25' Chain & 250' Nylon Rode
Stainless Steel Handrails w/3 Boarding Gates
Custom Passarelle Boarding Platform For 3 Boarding Positions Stainless Steel Grabrails
Stainless Steel Windshield Rails
Varnished Teak Caprails
Extended Teak Swim Platform
Swim Ladder
Custom Teak Steps From Swim Platform to Aft Deck Teak Decks
Fiberglass Transom
Fiberglass Aft Deck Storage Cabinets
(2) Stainless Steel Cockpit-mounted Rod Holders Stidd Power-operated Double Helmseat
Navy Sunbrella Canvas:
Custom Bridge Enclosure Pipetower Frame
Flybridge Rail Dodgers
Flybridge Helm Cover
Flybridge Seat & Table Covers
Flybridge Cabinet Cover
White Textilene Windshield Covers
Sunbrella Navy/White Plaid Cushions on Flybridge Freshwater Washdown Fore & Aft
Hot/Cold Shower Aftdeck
Nautical Structures Electric Dinghy Davit On Flybridge Docklines, Fenders
Lifejackets, Life Ring




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.

Additional Contact Information

Contact central listing agent Steve Sprigg for more information at (239) 825-6174 or

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