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  • 2006 Grand Banks Aleutian Raised Pilothouse

    HARD TIMES *Name Reserved*

    Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
    • 3 Staterooms
    • 4 Heads
    • 2 Engines

    Motor Yacht HARD TIMES Is A 72’ (21.95m) Yacht For Sale, Built And Launched By Yacht Builder Grand Banks, Delivered In 2006 And Refit In 2022. This Vessel Sleeps Up To 7 Guests In 3 Staterooms And Sleeps 2 Crew In 1 Cabin.

    Please See Other Details Below For Complete Specifications.


    Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Worth Avenue Yachts - Fort Lauderdale FL.

    • Last updated Oct 30th, 2023


    Quick Specs

    Builder: Grand Banks
    Country: US
    Category: Power
    Model: Aleutian Raised Pilothouse
    Model Year: 2006


    Cabins: 3
    Heads: 4

    Hull Information

    Hull ID: GNDU0002G506
    Hull Material: Fiberglass


    Length: 72 ' (21.95M)
    Draft: 5.33 ft' (1M)
    Beam: 19.83 ft' (6M)


    Cruising Speed: 18 Knots
    Fuel Capacity: 2625 G. 9936 L.
    Water Capacity: 350 G. 1324 L.


    Engine 1

    Engine Make: Caterpillar
    Engine Model: C-30
    Engine Type: Inboard
    Power HP: 1,550
    Fuel Type: diesel
    Engine Hours: 3,411

    Engine 2

    Engine Make: Caterpillar
    Engine Model: C-30
    Engine Type: Inboard
    Power HP: 1,550
    Engine Hours: 3,421



    HARD TIMES is a 2006 Grand Banks 72 Aleutian Raised Pilothouse. She was based on the Grand Banks 64 Aleutian RP, designed by Tom Fexas, but benefits from a cockpit, longer running surface, additional fuel capacity, and more storage. She is easy to handle thanks to walkaround decks and a side door directly adjacent to the lower helm station. Twin Caterpillar C30 diesel engines rated at 1,550 horsepower each enable this boat to reach top speeds approaching 27 knots and a comfortable high cruise speed of around 21 knots. For efficiency, anything under 11 knots is very economical and doesn’t require much effort from the big engines. Three staterooms with ensuite heads plus crew quarters for 2 provide plenty of space for overnight guests. What is normally a convertible office is a dedicated stateroom on this 72, with 3 bunks. Typical of Grand Banks, her interior living areas are roomy and comfortable and feature beautiful teak joinery.


    Key Features

    • 2022 Refit including interior and exterior
    • Updated electronics
    • New watermaker
    • Fully stabilized and recently serviced
    • Fully functional cockpit for all water activities


    Two electric doors open from the aft deck to the elegant salon. When left open, the area flows nicely as one. The curved sofa and two chairs provide lots of seating and the bookcases are useful and great-looking. A pop-up TV is in a cabinet in the aft port corner and a bar is in the starboard one.


    • Teak and holly sole with L-shaped settee
    • 2 x Upholstered chairs
    • Pop-up TV
    • Bar cabinet bookshelves
    • Surround sound audio
    • High-low table dimmable lighting
    • Electric door to the aft deck
    • AC breaker and switch panel
    • New stone cabinet tops


    Up a few steps is the galley, complete with loads of refrigeration and storage. To starboard is a staircase to the flybridge.


    • Subzero drawers (2 x freezer and 4 x refrigeration)
    • Miele cooktop
    • Miele dishwasher
    • Panasonic Genius microwave/convection oven
    • Single SS under-counter sink
    • Insinkerator disposal
    • New stone counter tops
    • Isotherm icemaker (Oct 2022)


    Forward of the Galley lies the lower helm, flanked to port by a dinette and to starboard by a door to the side deck and stairs down to the guest staterooms. Thanks to the open aft bulkhead of the Galley, sightlines from the lower station are phenomenal. A full array of electronics and controls are beautifully arranged within easy reach and sight of the Stidd captain’s chair.


    • Stidd captain’s chair (reupholstered Oct 2022)
    • 5-person dinette with leaves (reupholstered Oct 2022)
    • Starboard side door to the side deck
    • Garmin chartplotter (Oct 2022)
    • 2 x Big Bay dimmable monitors
    • 2 x SilverStone CPUs
    • Icom IC M602 VHF radio
    • Simrad AP25 autopilot
    • Maxwell anchor windlass controller
    • Naiad bow thruster
    • Naiad stabilizers
    • Tank Sentry fuel level gauges and transfer system
    • 2 x Furuno GP-33
    • 2 x Furuno RD-33
    • VDO rudder angle indicator
    • Parker Aquamatic 19 GPH Watermaker controls (Oct 2022)
    • Xantrex inverter monitor
    • Freshwater transfer pump control
    • Grey water Tank Sentry
    • Black water Tank Sentry
    • Freshwater Tank Sentry
    • DC breaker panel
    • 3 x windshield wiper and washer controls
    • 3 x windshield blinds

    Owner Stateroom

    Situated amidship, the Owner Stateroom has a king-sized berth flanked by a walk-in closet aft to starboard and Master Head aft to port. As in the rest of this boat, storage is abundant.


    • Centerline king-sized berth
    • Twin nightstands
    • Reading lamps
    • 4 x Portlights with solid offshore covers
    • 2 x Chests of drawers
    • Walk-in hanging locker
    • Carpeted sole with hatch cut-outs
    • Make-up desk with mirror
    • Additional drawers and lockers
    • En suite head with large shower
    • Dometic freshwater head
    • Portlight in the head with offshore cover
    • Sony wall-mounted TV
    • New stone counter (Oct 2022)

    VIP Guest Stateroom

    Forward is the VIP Guest Stateroom with a centerline queen berth, lockers, and drawers. The head is accessible privately or through the companionway. It has a separate shower stall.


    • Centerline queen-sized berth
    • Reading lamps
    • 2 x Portlights with offshore covers
    • Deck hatch with black-out screen and bug screen
    • Hanging locker
    • Storage drawers
    • Carpeted sole
    • Ensuite access to a full head with shower
    • Portlight with offshore cover
    • Dometic freshwater head
    • New stone counter (Oct 2022)

    Guest Stateroom

    This stateroom has 2 bunks, side-by-side, and a third bunk above the outside berth. Attached is a head with sink and toilet.


    • 3 x Single berths
    • Reading lights
    • Teak and holly sole
    • Hanging locker
    • Storage drawers
    • Portlight with offshore cover
    • Ensuite head with shower
    • Dometic freshwater head

    Lower Companionway

    Access to all the guest staterooms is available through this companionway. Hatches leading to the forward bilges are easy to remove. A clothes washer and dryer are located just outside the Master Stateroom door.


    • Carpeted sole
    • “Day” access to VIP head
    • Access to master and guest staterooms
    • Asko dryer front load
    • Asko washer front load
    • Whale manual bilge pump
    • Central vacuum inlet


    The Flybridge is accessible from the aft deck and via stairs in the Galley. The upper helm is forward and two L-shaped lounges are aft, all beneath the cover of the factory-built fiberglass hardtop. Aft of the seating is a large area for dinghy storage and/or sunning area. A gas grill is aft of the port seating and behind the starboard seating is a 1,000 lb capacity davit.


    • 2 x Stidd helm chairs
    • 2 x Garmin GPS map 8622 multi-function display (new 2022)
    • Icom IC M602 VHF radio
    • Icom Command Mic
    • Simrad AP25 autopilot
    • Start/stop engine ignitions
    • VDO rudder angle indicator
    • Maxwell anchor windlass control
    • Spotlight control
    • Naiad bow thruster control
    • Garmin control
    • Furuno RD 33
    • 2 x L-shaped sofas
    • 2 x teak cocktail tables
    • Fiberglass hardtop
    • Venturi windshield
    • 1000 lb davit
    • Summerset SS gas grill (new Jan 2023)
    • Overhead lights
    • Radar arch
    • Air horns

    Portuguese Bridge and Bow

    The covered side decks lead forward, past gates amidship, to a Portuguese bridge and through gates to the bow comfortable seating is to port and starboard and the double anchor pulpit and windlass are forward, complete with power Inlets.


    • Storage on the inboard side of the Portuguese bridge
    • Teak decks and side decks
    • Centerline bow access doors
    • Lounge seats on bow
    • Anchor locker hatches
    • Fresh and saltwater washdowns
    • Large freeing ports/hawse pipes
    • 4 x Cleats
    • Anchor pulpit for 2 x anchors
    • Double-headed windlass
    • 2 x 50amp inlets and breakers
    • Storage beneath lounge seats
    • 2 x Dorades with plumbed fans

    Aft Deck

    The large, covered aft deck is part of the salon when the twin doors are open. There’s plenty of seating around the large table for al fresco dining. Wing doors to the side decks are forward to port and starboard, and stairs aft on both sides lead to the cockpit. Access to the crew quarters is through a door on the port side deck.


    • Built-in bench seating aft with storage
    • Large teak dining table
    • 4 x teak folding chairs
    • Ladder to flybridge
    • Teak deck


    The large cockpit is accessible from the aft deck or through the transom door from the molded swim platform. Beneath the cockpit is an expansive lazarette and on the forward side is a sink to port and an ice bin fed by a Dometic ice chipper to starboard.


    • High sides
    • Transom door to the swim platform
    • 2 x Glendinning Cablemaster with 50amp cords
    • Teak deck
    • 2 x Rod holders
    • Side and transom hawse pipes
    • 4 x Cleats
    • 2 x hatches to lazarette
    • Tackle center with sink
    • Tackle center with icebox fed by Dometic ice chipper
    • Water-tight door to the generator room and engine room

    Engine Room

    • 2 x Caterpillar C30 1,550 hp diesel engines
    • Engine hours: Port 3,411; Starboard 3,421 (April 2023)
    • 2 x Northern Lights generators
    • Generator hours: Port 4,249; Starboard 4,298 (April 2023)
    • Centek generator exhaust separators
    • 2 x Charles IsoTransformers
    • Headhunter Mach V
    • AC freshwater pump
    • Parker Aquamatic 19 GPH Watermaker (new Oct 2022)
    • Eskimo ice chipper
    • Twin-disc marine gears
    • PTO on both engines
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • 4 x Chilled water air con units (#1 and 4 new April 2023)
    • 2 x Water heaters #2 new Nov 2022)
    • Dripless shaft seals
    • Fireboy fire suppression system
    • Water-tight door to crew quarters

    Crew Quarters

    Crew Quarters

    The crew quarters may be accessed from the port side deck or through a door in the engine room.


    • Over-under bunks
    • Reading lights
    • Air conditioning
    • TV
    • Wet head
    • Refrigerator with freezer space
    • Hanging locker Storage lockers

    Recent Updates


    • New interior carpet
    • All new interior countertops
    • New interior hardware to match more modern look
    • New mattresses (Oct 2022)
    • All new linens
    • 5-person dinette with leaves (reupholstered Oct 2022)
    • Stidd captain’s chair (reupholstered Oct 2022)
    • 2 x Garmin GPS map 8622 multi-function display (new 2022)



    • New galley ice maker
    • New microwave
    • New sink
    • Cabinet reconfigures to allow for more open space



    • New exterior throw cushions
    • New aft awning to match wrap
    • New wrap (Dec 2022)
    • All new lighting exterior; nav, anchor, running, and exterior courtesy lighting
    • Summerset SS gas grill (new Jan 2023)


    Engine Room/Mechanical

    • Parker Aquamatic 19 GPH Watermaker (new Oct 2022)
    • Stabilizer system serviced
    • 3 x New AC Chillers
    • Steering system serviced (Dec 2022)


    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.