59' (17.98m)

First Light - 2008 59' GRAND BANKS 59 Aleutian RP
Southampton England United Kingdom
$1,349,000 USD

Yacht for sale is a 2008 GRAND BANKS 59' "First Light " 59 Aleutian RP Motor Yacht in Southampton, England, United Kingdom.

EU VAT PAID - Will Arrive in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, this October

"First Light" is a beautiful representation of the highly-sought-after Grand Banks 59 Aleutian. Her current and second owner has taken great care both mechanically and cosmetically --- she will not disappoint.

The twin CAT C-15 Acerts (853HP each) have only 2,300 original hours and are fully up-to-date on services. They provide a top speed over 23 knots and a cruise at 18knots, or pull back to 9 knots and burn 11gph --- over .8mpg and 1,000+nm range.

This model really stands out as a great option for owner-operators who want a pedigree trawler with a solid ride and lots of interior volume for extended trips.

These boats only come on the market so often and this one is a great opportunity. Call the listing agent to schedule a showing or present an offer.

Key Features:

  • Twin CAT C-15 Acert 853HP with 2300 Original Hours
  • Onan Generator
  • NAIAD Stabilizers
  • Crew Quarters Aft with Twin Berths, AC, and a Head
  • Updated Raymarine Electronics
  • New Zodiac Aluminum RIB Tender with 6hp Yamaha
  • 3 Stateroom/3 Head Layout
  • New Flybridge Bimini Sunbrella
  • New Bow Cushions
  • New Salon Soft Goods and Carpet
  • Caprail Sanded and Treated 2023
  • Bottom and Engines Serviced 2023

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BUILT 2008
BEAM 18'
LOCATION Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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  • Trim Tabs
  • Teak Deck
  • Fold-Out Swim Ladder
  • NEW Passerelle in 2021
  • Window to Crew Quarters
  • Pressurized Water Hookup
  • Freshwater Washdown
  • Cleats
  • Removable SS Guard Rails
  • Flag Holder


Aft Deck

  • Swing-In Transom Gates
  • Warping Winches with Foot Controls, Hawse Pipes and Cleats
  • Twin Varnished Cocktail Tables with Expanding Leafs to Combine to Large Formal Dining Table
  • Aft Bench Seating
  • Teak Sole with Access to Crew Quarters
  • Overhead Lighting
  • Drop-Down Privacy Shade Aft
  • Overhead Lighting
  • Port and Starboard Varnished Doors to Side Decks
  • Countertop with Storage Below
  • Raymarine Aft-Facing Camera
  • Passerelle Controller
  • Ship’s Bell
  • Sliding Entry Door to Salon with Screen
  • Wide Stairway to Flybridge with Teak Steps and SS Hand Rail


  • NEW Seating Soft Goods 2022
  • NEW Carpet 2022 and Teak and Holly Sole Underneath
  • Large U-Shaped Sofa to Port with Storage Below and Ottoman
  • Teak Cocktail Table 
  • Windows with Pull-Down Blinds; Curtains; (2) Slide Open with Screens
  • Pop-Up TV to Stbd with Bose Sound System
  •  Lounge Chair with Footrest (NEW 2022) (other chair pictured located forward will not convey) 
  • Open Book Storage and Cabinets
  • Recessed Lights and Wooden Grab Rail Overhead


  • Teak and Holly Sole
  • L-Shaped Dinette to Stbd with Folding Leafs and (2) Additional Chairs
  • U-Shaped Galley to Port
  • Twin Refrigerator Drawers (NEW 2023)
  • Sink
  • Miele Induction Cook Top (NEW 2019)
  • Samsung Microwave (NEW 2019)
  • Miele Dishwasher
  • Overhead Storage
  • Cutlery Storage Below
  • Privacy Blind Facing Aft

Lower Helm

  • Doors to Side Decks to Port and Starboard 
  • Stidd Adjustable Helm Chair
  • Twin Raymarine Axiom MFDs with AIS (NEW 2020 and 2022)
  • Raymarine VHF (NEW 2023)
  • Depth Gauge and Fishfinder
  • Raymarine Autopilot with Remote
  • Caterpillar Engine Displays and Throttles
  • Rudder Indicator
  • Side Power Bow Thruster Control
  • Searchlight Control
  • Windlass Control
  • Onan Generator Control 
  • Tank Gauge
  • Wiper Controls
  • Trim Tab Controls
  • Mastervolt Power Center
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Varnished Teak and SS Steering Wheel (New Sea Star Power Steering Block Late 2022)
  • AC/DC Panel



  • Teak Steps Down to Companionway with Privacy Curtain

Master Stateroom Aft:

  • Teak and Holly Sole
  • Island Queen Berth with Reading Lights and Night Stands
  • NEW Memory Foam Mattress 2022
  • NEW Sidelining 2022
  • Plenty of Storage Throughout and Hanging Lockers
  • Desk/Vanity to Stbd
  • Port/Stbd Hull-Side Windows
  • Head with Separate Walk-In Shower, Sink, Mirror, and Storage

Guest Stateroom to Port:

  • Twin Berths
  • Hull-Side Windows
  • Hanging Locker and Mirror

Guest/Dayhead to Stbd

  • Sink and Mirror
  • Shower
  • Bosch Washer/Dryer Combo and Storage Above
  • Hullside Window 

VIP Stateroom Forward:

  • Island Queen Berth With Storage Below
  • Reading Lights
  • Hanging Lockers
  • Overhead Porthole
  • Storage Throughout
  • Hullside Windows
  • Teak and Holly Floors
  • Head with Separate Shower, Sink and Mirror, Storage, and Hillside Window



  • L-Shaped Settee to Stbd
  • Bench Seat and Co-Captain Chair to Port
  • Twin Teak Cocktail Tables
  • Stidd Captain’s Chair
  • NEW Bimini Sunbrella Top 2023 (“Sand” Color)
  • New Aluminium Hull Zodiac RIB and 6hp Yamaha Engine (2023)
  • Aritex 450kG Davit 
  • Radar Arch with Raymarine Quantum Radar, SeaTel Dome and Intellian Dome
  • Flybridge Sink and BBQ Grill
  • Speakers
  • Dual Air Horn
  • Hailer
  • Search Light
  • (2) 8 Man Life Rafts (One NEW) 

Upper Helm:

  • Twin Raymarine Axiom MFDs (NEW 2020 and 2022)
  • Caterpillar Engine Displays and Throttle
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • Raymarine Depth Display
  • Raymarine VHF (NEW 2023)
  • Stereo Controls
  • Trim Tab Controls
  • Bow Thruster Controls
  • Search Light Controls
  • Storage


Side Decks and Bow

Side Decks:

  • Swing-In Boarding Doors
  • Oiled Teak Cap Rail (Sanded and Oiled 6 Coats 2023)
  • SS Hand Rails
  • Two Boat Hooks
  • Overhead Lighting
  • Fender Cleats 


  • Portuguese  Bridge with Swing Door and Storage
  • New Sunbrella Cushions for Seating
  • Freshwater and Saltwater Washdown
  • Lofrans Falkon 1500W 24V Windlass with SS Claw Anchor and Space for Secondary Anchor
  • 50kG Trefoil Hi Grip Anchor (has yet to drag!)
  • Twin 50AMP Shore Power Outlets
  • Anchor Locker and Storage
  • Flag Holder

Engine Room

  • Access Door from Port Side Deck
  • Twin Caterpillar C15 ACERT 853HP Direct Drive Engines (2,300hrs)
  • Onan e-QD Generator  (2,650hrs)
  • Engine Room Camera
  • NEW AGM House Batteries (Late 2022)
  • NAIAD Stabilisers 
  • Air Handlers (4) BTU: 30K, 16K, 16K, 16K
  • Idromar International Water Maker (Unused - Operational Status Unknown)
  • Access Door to Crew Quarters


Crew Quarters

  • Glendinning Cable Master
  • 12KVA ISO Transformer
  • Additional Air Conditioning Handler (5th) BTU: 7K
  • Two Twin Berths
  • Head



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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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