Listed at $690,000

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Available for SaleWHOLE LIFE45' 2008 Grand Banks 

2008 Grand Banks 45 Eastbay w/ Seakeeper Gyrostabilizer

Whole Life is a beautiful example of the Grand Banks 45 Eastbay SX, owned by an experienced yachtsman she has been well-upgraded and well-maintained. Whole Life features a spacious combined salon, galley and helm on one level. The lower deck has a guest/day head on port, an office on starboard that doubles as a guest stateroom with privacy doors. Forward is the spacious master stateroom with ensuite head.

Whole Life is beautifully appointed throughout with custom Ultraleather, granite countertops, teak and holly sole, stainless steel hardware and lots of storage. She has a combo washer/dryer, and convenient second day head. The most notable feature is that she is equipped with a Seakeeper gyrostabilizer engineered and installed new in 2020, among many other nice upgrades. The pilothouse is light and bright with tons of seating, large windows, a sunroof and 2 electric opening windows. Whole Life is in the water and ready to cruise, showings by in advance by appointment.

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LOA: 45' (14 m)
Beam: 14' (5 m)
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Capacity: 512 gal (1,939 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 145 gal (549 L)
Holding Tank: 28 gal (106 L)
Location: Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
Build Year: 2008
Builder: Grand Banks
Model: Eastbay 45 SX
Type: Express Cruiser



Hull and Deck

  • Flag Blue painted hull
  • Gold cove stripe
  • White boot stripe
  • Green antifouling bottom paint
  • Moondust painted non-skid NEW 2021
  • Teak toe rail - complete strip and varnish in progress
  • Textalene mesh window and door covers
  • Stamoid window covers
  • Kahlenberg air horn
  • Stainless steel hand and life line rails with reinforced stainless steel supports
  • Maxwell electric windlass
  • 77 lb stainless steel Ultra anchor, swivels, 180 chain and rode
  • Varnished teak flag and burgee staffs
  • (2) forward bow storage lockers
  • (3) Lewmar hatches
  • Stainless steel grab rail on each side of forward trunk cabin
  • Frameless windows and ports - no maintenance
  • Heavy duty stainless steel hardware - cleats, hawseholes, transom door
  • Pop-up dinghy cleats
  • Mounted life ring
  • Teak swim platform
  • Swim ladder folds under platform
  • Stainless steel inserts over large scuppers - keeps large objects from clogging drains


  • Teak decks glued
  • Custom stainless handrail along aft gunnel NEW 2021
  • 3 opening deck hatches for storage and systems access
  • Cockpit swim platform door provides easy access to platform and floating docks
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Aft bench seat folds down
  • Custom sunshade awning
  • 50 amp shore power cord on Glendinning power reel
  • Spare props with custom holder in lazarette
  • (2) Sony stereo exterior speakers
  • Icemaker in GRP unit to starboard
  • Deck storage locker with shelves to port
  • Electric opening window opens the cockpit to the pilothouse


Galley is located aft on main deck level, convenient for serving and entertaining. A power window and Dutch door provide serving access to aft deck.

• Granite countertop and backsplash

• Large stainless steel sink

• Princess ceramic (3) burners electric cooktop

• (3) "pot holders" that insert and hold pot stationary while under way

• Single lever faucet with pull-out sprayer

• Sharp Carousel micro/convection oven under cooktop

• Electric window "pass-through" to cockpit

• Teak bar window insert to hold food or drinks for cockpit entertaining

• Under counter Coolmatic refrigerator with teak door

• Under counter Waeco Coolmatic freezer with teak door

• Tip-out knife rack

• (4) stainless steel pull-out drawers

• Recessed Cantalupi halogen overhead and reading lights with dimmers

• Spice rack cabinet

• Corner reach-in large stainless steel lazy Susan

• Compartmentalized flatware drawer

• (2) large pegged dish storage drawers

• (1) large pull-out drawer under micro for pots and pans

• Teak compartmentalized glasses and bar cabinet


  • U-shaped dinette/table set with tan Ultraleather upholstery
  • Hi-low teak dining table
  • (2) opening windows with screens
  • Storage under settee
  • Recessed Cantalupi halogen overhead and reading lights with dimmers
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Flat screen Samsung TV on electric lift
  • KVH Satellite TV receiver
  • Pioneer AM/FM/CD/DVD stereo with (2) built-in flush mounted speakers
  • Air-conditioning vents in overhead soffit boxes angled toward center of salon
  • (2) Dometic Marineair cooling and heating controls with compressors in engine room
  • 10 large windows (5) that open
  • Engine room access hatch
  • Lined drapes; side window drapes pull back behind teak panel for sweeping window view
  • Electric opening sunroof with Oceanaire shade
  • Electric opening middle windshield window
  • Curved "opera" aft side windows
  • Dutch Door/ solid glass on top, teak framed glass under
  • Teak cabinet storage
  • Varnished teak and holly sole - Refinished 2020

Helm and Electronics

  • Dual Raymarine E-125 touchscreen multifunction chartplotters NEW 2014
  • Raymarine CP300 clear pulse sonar NEW 2014
  • Raymarine RA1048HD 4kW open array radar NEW 2014
  • AIS 650 Class B transceiver NEW 2014
  • Raymarine Sirius weather
  • Simrad AP25 Autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60 tri data display
  • ACR searchlight
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio
  • DSM 300 Digital depth sounder
  • Airmar wind instrument
  • Additional Standard Horizon VHF mounted in office/guest stateroom
  • CAT Marine Power Display for each engine
  • Sidepower bow thruster joy stick
  • VDO Rudder Angle indicator
  • Wifi booster
  • KVH Tracphone LTE1 Satellite wifi dome on seaview pedestal NEW 2021
  • Seastar hydraulic steering wheel with teak rim and GB logo
  • Keyed engine ignition
  • CAT electronic control for gears/throttles with troll feature
  • Alarm and indicator panel
  • Fireboy automatic/manual fire extinguishing system
  • Maxwell windlass control
  • Bennett trim tab controls
  • Separate electronics breaker panel
  • Recessed cup holder
  • STIDD helm seat w/built-in cup holder
  • Stainless steel bar foot rest
  • Ritchie compass
  • 12V and 110V breaker panel
  • Onan 11/5 Upgraded generator with sound shield--digital control panel
  • Computank liquid and battery level monitor
  • ProMariner battery charger display panel
  • Amp & volt digital use displays
  • Electric opening center windshield
  • Exalto windshield wiper/washer control panel with intermittent speed

Master Cabin

  • Island queen berth with custom bedding
  • (2) drawers under berth
  • Large cedar lined hanging closet
  • Air conditioning control panel
  • Storage lockers
  • Flat screen TV
  • Picture mirror
  • Overhead deck hatch with Oceanaire shade and screen
  • (2) opening portlights

Ensuite Head

  • Separate circular shower with Plexiglas door and panel
  • Teak grate bench seat
  • Handheld shower head that also mounts
  • Silestone countertop
  • Ceramic oval sink
  • Single lever faucet with hot and cold water
  • Vacuflush toilet NEW 2020?
  • (1) Opening port window with Duet shade
  • Teak framed mirror and wall mounted extendable magnifying makeup mirror
  • (2) Fiddled recessed storage shelves
  • (2) Teak shelved storage cabinets
  • Towel bars
  • Overhead hatch with Oceanair block-out shade and screen
  • Air-conditioning/heat vent

Guest Cabin/Office

  • Large L-settee pulls out and converts to a double berth
  • Circular stool w/ cushion - hollow for storage
  • Drop down office desk with moveable chair, 110v outlets, cord organizer and reading light
  • Flat screen TV
  • Cedar lined hanging locker and shelve storage
  • Pocket privacy doors close off this as a completely separate room
  • (2) Reading lights over L-settee/berth
  • (2) opening port lights and an overhead hatch with screen and shade
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio

Guest/Day Head

  • Silestone countertop
  • Ceramic oval sink
  • Splendide combo washer/dryer in cabinet
  • Teak grate with sump pump underneath
  • Formica cabinets
  • Vacuflush toilet NEW 2020?
  • (3) Storage cabinets
  • Fiddled recessed storage shelves
  • (1) Opening port window
  • Sliding teak privacy door
  • Air-conditioning/heat vent

Mechanical and Electrical

  • Twin CAT C-9 ACERT 567hp marine diesel engines with about 2055 hours as of July 2022
  • ZF marine transmissions
  • Cummins Onan MDKBM 11.5kW Generator with 2120 hours
  • Seakeeper 6 gyrostabilizer NEW 2020
  • Zipwake interceptor trim tabs NEW 2019
  • Siren Marine vessel monitoring system NEW 2020
  • CCTV cameras in engine room, aft cockpit and bow NEW 2019
  • CAT electric throttle controls
  • Exhaust system with mufflers
  • Engine room fire suppression system with Fireboy engine shutdown and override controls
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Algae-X fuel polisher mounted in lazarette
  • Marineair air conditioners with reverse cycle heat
  • Reverso oil change system
  • PSS dripless shaft seals
  • Seastar hydraulic steering with oil reservoir and pressure gauge
  • Sidepower bow thruster
  • Fresh water pump
  • 50amp shore power inlet on Glendinning electric shore power reel
  • Water heater
  • AC/DC distribution panel 12v, 110/220
  • Lifeline AGM Deep Cycle Batteries, house bank NEW 2021
  • Xantrex SW series inverter charger
  • Engine room blowers
  • Holding tank discharge pump
  • Computank tank gauge

Safety, Exclusions and other items

  • Fire extinguishers in each area
  • (4) fenders with fender lines
  • (4) dock lines
  • (2) folding deck chairs
  • (2) cockpit tables
  • The liferaft, brass clock and barometer will not convey with the sale
  • Any parts, spares or boat-specific items will convey with the sale
  • Personal items, clothing, tools, artwork, loose galleyware and other items seen onboard or in photos are at the owners discretion

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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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