Grand Banks 49 Eastbay Sees Price Improvement

This two-stateroom Grand Banks 49 Eastbay is on the market for $379,000.
Grand Banks Eastbay 49
The Grand Banks Eastbay 49 Blue On Blue has two staterooms, 27-knot speed and has seen a recent price reduction. The new asking price is $379,000. Courtesy Curtis Stokes

For those in the market for a Downeast-style cruiser, Curtis Stokes & Associates currently has Blue On Blue, a Grand Banks 49 Eastbay listed for sale with an asking price of $379,000, which represents a $10,000 price reduction.

This 2000 build has a flag-blue hull and is powered with twin 660 hp Caterpillar 3196 diesels, which give the 49-footer a reported cruise speed of 20 knots. Top seed is a reported 27 knots. The engines currently have about 3,000 hours on them.

Blue On Blue has a teak sole throughout its interior along with its sizable 6-foot-2-inch average headroom, which stretches up to 6 feet, 8 inches on the main deck and 6 feet, 5 inches in the staterooms. The helm station is to starboard with bench seating. There is additional bench seating to port for guests and companions. Abaft the helm is another bench seat with an L-shaped sofa and dining table to port.

The Eastbay 49’s cockpit is a blank slate, open with an aft-facing bench seat forward against the salon bulkhead to port. Add a few loose chairs to enjoy cocktails at sunset, or set out a few lines in the four rod holders to catch some dinner.

Other notable features on board this Grand Banks Eastbay 49 include:

  • Garmin Radar
  • Em-Trak Class B AIS transceiver
  • Garmin multifunction display
  • Garmin GPSmapxs multifunction display
  • Garmin autopilot
  • Garmin wind, speed, depth display
  • Standard Horizon Matrix GX2000 VHF
  • Standard Horizon AIS/GPS VHF
  • Onan MDKAL-3366405 9 kW generator with approximately 4,000 hours
  • Fusion MS-RA70NSX stereo in the lower deck
  • Fusion stereo remote control at the helm
  • Bose speakers

Blue On Blue has the builder’s standard belowdecks layout, which has the galley down and a dinette to starboard, abaft the day head. The galley has a Corian countertop and double stainless-steel sinks. Appliances include:

  • Kenyon 2-burner electric cooktop
  • Isotherm stainless-steel refrigerator/freezer
  • Grunert refrigerator and freezer
  • Emerson microwave oven

When it’s time to turn in for the night, the two-stateroom setup includes a forward master stateroom with the guest stateroom to port. The forepeak master has a queen island berth, extended-cruising stowage space, a nightstand, a portlight and en suite head. The guest stateroom has twin athwartships berths. It’s worth noting the dinette converts into an additional berth for occasional guests.

Where is Blue On Blue located? The yacht is currently stored inside a climate-controlled building for the Winter in Port Clinton, Ohio.

Take the next step: Contact the listing agent, Curtis Stokes, 954 684 0218,,

Quick Specifications

  • Length Overall: 49′
  • Maximum Beam: 16′
  • Fuel Capacity: 625 Gal.
  • Draft: 4’6″