1974 Grand Banks 36

1974 Grand Banks 36 Trawler for sale
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About the 1974 Grand Banks 36

Instantly recognized in any anchorage with her plumb bow and distinctive curves as a member of the Grand Banks family, the 36 has all the amenities you need for comfortably exploring BC’s amazing coastline, anchorages, and marinas.

If extended voyages are on your mind, you will find the Grand Banks 36 a very capable long-distance cruiser. With over a thousand Grand Banks 36 Classics manufactured this vessel is a first choice for cruising couples all around the world.

 Key Features

  • Twin John Deer diesel engines for reliable performance, easy maneuvering, and redundancy

  • Two-cabin, two-head layout allows for increased privacy

  • Proven safe and seaworthy design

  • Engines professionally maintained by Pleasurecraft Marine Services

  • Efoy Fuel Cell 12 volt DC generation system installed by Pacific Yacht Systems



Lots of functionality is built into this compact cruiser. The main salon is well designed with plenty of comfortable seating around the adjustable table and plenty of storage. The large windows allow for plenty of natural light and great views from all seats. Sliding glass windows allow for appropriate ventilation and curtains create privacy at the dock. When temperatures drop the Wabasto diesel heater keeps the interior warm and dry. 

The forward cabin has two single berths with an insert. There is a good-sized hanging locker and plenty of drawers for storage. As well there is a separate head in the forward cabin with a marine toilet, vanity, sink, mirror, and basic storage.

The aft cabin has great headroom and a double berth on the starboard side and a single berth on the port side. There is a huge hanging locker as well as plenty of drawer storage.  There is a large en-suite head with a proper shower head, shower curtain, sink, and marine toilet. 

  •  Webasto Hydronic Heater

  • Atmosphere 15-gallon SS Hot Water Tank works off engine and AC power

  • Dometic electric toilets

  • 100 gallons of fresh water in stainless steel tanks


The Grand Banks 36 has plenty of room in the port side galley for cooking lots of different meals. It starts with adequate storage space so cooking utensils are close at hand. There is plenty of counter space and a deep stainless steel sink. The large refrigerator will keep your food cool and the 4-burner propane stove and oven will cook most everything you need.

  • ShipmateFour Burner Stove with Oven

  • Corian countertops

  • Stainless steel sink

  • Glassware storage

  • Custom 12-volt refrigerator

On Deck & Flybridge

There are adequate side decks for safely moving fore and aft. The teak decks are in great shape. At the bow is a 35 lbs/ Genuine Bruce Anchor with 400’ all-chain rode matched with a 12-volt Ideal windlass. 

The flybridge offers a helm station with navigational aids, venturi windscreen and bimini top. There is seating for six adults with under seat storage compartments as well as additional stowage beneath the console.

The flybridge will be your preferred space to operate the boat while underway. The raised platform is perfect for spotting marine life as well as manouvering the boats around the docks. 

  • 35 Lb. Genuine Bruce Anchor

  • 2021 Highfield RIB

  • 2007 Yamaha 6 HP outboard

Electronics & Electrical

Plenty of electronic navigation aids to cruise comfortably on the coast. The Onan generator is reported as non-functional and the owners decided to add an Efoy Fuel Cell to provide ongoing electricity while underway. Installed by the experts at Pacific Yacht Systems, you can be assured of a well-thought-out and no-hassle installation and integration. 

  • Garmin 9 Inch GPS

  • Raymarine ST-6001 Autopilot

  • Icom model IC-M 502 VHF Radio with remote handset

  • Lowrance  Hook-9 Chartplotter

  • Garmin 24 Mile Radome Radar

  • Victron 3 KW Inverter

  • Smart Plug 30 Amp Power

  • Battery charger

  • Group 8 D12 Volts Starter battery

  • 4 X 6 Volt House battery


Twin John Deer diesel engines provide reliable power. The twin screws allow for fantastic maneuverability around the docks, redundancy (just in case) and efficient cruising.

  • John Deere 6 Cylinder Ammarine-6 120Horsepower engine

  • Morse Type Sheathed Cables Engine Controls

  • 3 blade bronze propellers

  • Borg Warner reduction gear

  • PSS bellows shaft seals 

  • 200 gallons of diesel fuel

  • Racor fuel filter

  • 4400 hrs

Nanaimo Yacht Charters

Contigo joined the Nanaimo Yacht Charter Fleet in 2023. Her contract is available to continue through 2024 if you desire. 

Nanaimo Yacht Charters stands out as a full-service charter and yacht management company. Contigo is part of the Yacht Partnership program which means the year-round care and maintenance is exceptional and far exceeds what a typical owner would do. Bottom maintenance, zincs, holding tanks, electronics, dinghy, engines, etc. all have scheduled and preventative maintenance completed on time by professionals. 

Nanaimo Yacht Charters is part of the Nanaimo Yacht Services Group and provides the broadest range of services available to any yacht owner in charter in British Columbia. This Group includes The Marine Store, Stones Boatyard, Nanaimo Yacht Services, and Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School. Together this provides Yacht Partnership members special discounts in the Marine Store, reduced labor rates for all marine service technicians, an inflatable boat repair shop, a full-service boatyard, and an 85-ton Travelift.

Nanaimo Yacht Services provides highly skilled and experienced marine technicians who perform all necessary maintenance and upgrading tasks and provide a reduced labor rate to fleet owners. Stones Boatyard makes it possible for each boat to be lifted or a diver sent down after every charter for inspection. The highly trained team of technicians, located on-site, provides charter owners with the highest level of professional care


Grand Banks
36 feet
$ 95,000 CAD
Nanaimo, BC
Fuel Type
Hull Material

Dimensions & Other Specs


Overall Length
36ft in
Max. Draft
4ft in
12ft 2in


Fresh Water Tank
100 gal (Stainless Steel)
Fuel Tank
200 gal (Steel)
Holding Tank
10 gal


Single Berths
Double Berths


  • Engine 1 of 2

    Engine Make
    John Deere
    Engine Model
    6 Cylinder
    Engine Year
    Total Power
    135 hp
    Engine Hours
    4400 hrs
    Engine Type
    Drive Type
    Direct Drive
    Fuel Type
    Propeller Type
    Propeller Material
  • Engine 2 of 2

    Engine Make
    John Deere
    Engine Model
    6 Cylinder
    Engine Year
    Total Power
    135 hp
    Engine Hours
    4400 hrs
    Engine Type
    Drive Type
    Direct Drive
    Fuel Type
    Propeller Type
    Propeller Material
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