2005 Grand Banks 54 Eastbay SX

Orion Used Boat For Sale | ID# 2773853

Listing Agent

Chris Hall, Jr.


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54' Grand Banks 2005

Grand Banks 54 Eastbay SX 2005 For Sale in Kilmarnock, Virginia


Kilmarnock, Virginia


  • Length Overall: 54'
  • Beam: 16'
  • Maximum Draft: 4' 4"
  • Dry Weight: 56,500 lbs

Tank Capacities

  • Fuel: 935 gal
  • Water: 200 gal
  • Holding:

Engine Information

  • Engine 1 : 2005 Caterpillar 3406E - 800hp
  • Engine 2 : 2005 Caterpillar 3406E - 800hp

General Description

Lovingly cared for and kept in the lower Chesapeake Bay, the "Orion" is surely not to be missed. Continuously upgraded and maintained, she has the classic look of downeast styling, with all of the modern technology of today's current boats. Some of her features include a painted hull, sturdy custom built cockpit awning, a unique custom teak cockpit table, hydraulic swim platform, CAT 3406E power with 2,440 hours, underwater lights, upgraded electronics, watermaker, inverter and the list goes on. "Orion" will not disappoint!

Main Description

Welcome to a world of luxury cruising wrapped in the power and performance of a true express cruiser. With a modified deep-V hull designed by the legendary C. Raymond Hunt Associates, the 54SX boasts an incredibly smooth, quiet ride. With CAT 3406E 800 HP Engines, the 54SX is quick to plane and reach cruising speeds up to 27 knots, going full throttle at 30. Inside, the beautifully crafted teak furnishings, gracious layout and light-filled spaces exemplify the Grand Banks quality tradition at every turn.


Orion has a 3 Stateroom layout with 2 heads with stall showers (new grout and tile in 2012). Aft of the chain lockers is the master stateroom, with a centerline queen berth, custom Zeno Pure Ultra mattress (new 2013) with drawer storage beneath, and private ensuite head aft to port with a mansized stall shower. Also included are (2) cedar-lined hanging lockers, (2) DC halogen reading lights, digital TV, full size dressing mirror, and great natural light via a hatch above and 2 opening portlights.

Aft of the master to port is one of the two guest cabins, featuring side by side single athwartship berths. The Twin Cabin has drawer storage, (2) DC halogen reading lights, Lee clothes 2 opening portlights and a cedar lined closet. Across from the guest cabin on starboard side is the second private head with stall shower which can be used as a day head.

Opposite the U-shaped galley and aft of second head is the third stateroom featuring a single berth. The 3rd Stateroom has generous storage and a Splendid 2011 washer/dryer (new 2013).

  • Forward and down three steps of the main salon is the spacious U-shaped galley open to the helm and salon areas. Equipped with ample countertop space, top quality hardware and plenty of natural light. This Galley is equipped for serious cruising epicurian delights. Features include the following:Custom "Cameo White" Corian countertops
  • Force 10 Three Burner propane range (New 2012)
  • Custom Subzero under counter refrigerator and freezer
  • Corian sink with Grohe hardware 
  • Sharp convection microwave
  • Built-in cabinetry with plentiful and deep storage
  • (3) 110V electrical receptacle(s)
  • Glass faced bar cabinet with felted glass holders

Up from of the galley is the salon and helm deck, customized for relaxing and entertaining while at anchor or underway. There are 2 leather electric double Stidd bench seats for helms person and navigator. The L-shaped lounge with hi-lo teak and holly dropleaf dining/cocktail table is found to port. Opposite to starboard is entertainment center featuring pop-up Sony Wega TV and two barrel chairs (recovered in 2015) providing comfortable accommodations with overhead hatches and opening side windows. Two large glass doors provide the entrance to and from the cockpit and provide for a wonderful transition bringing the outside into the salon.

  • Four-zone Marine Air reverse-cycle heat and air conditioning
  • Custom extended L-shaped settee in salon
  • Teak and holly sole throughout with custom carpets
  • Custom Grohe sink hardware in heads with teak countertop
  • KVH M3 Satellite TV Antenna
  • Oceanair Blinds/Shades on overhead hatches throughout
  • Full custom bedding covers, pillows and shams (new 2015)
  • Tools and spare parts

Electronics & Helm

The Eastbay 54 SX provides a wonderful layout at the helm with 360 degree visibility for the captain. "Orion" features a very comfortable, double electric leather Stidd helm chair with all ship system controls and gauges within reach.

  • B&G GPS Chartplotter/sounder (New 2016)
  • Furuno GP-37 GPS/WAAS navigator
  • Simrad NS12GPS/chartplotter/radar (New 2013)
  • Furuno Open Array Radar 
  • Icom M504 VHF Radio
  • Icom M602 VHF
  • Simrad Autopilot AP25
  • ICOM IC-M602 VHF Control Head
  • (2) Simrad IS-15 combo depth/speed display
  • ACR spotlight control
  • Caterpillar Marine Power Display - digital electronic gauges
  • BEP Marine Matrix Digital AC & DC Voltmeters
  • Computank Tank Montoring System
  • Magnum Energy Inverter/Charger control
  • Bose CD/DVD surround sound system
  • Alpine CD receiver with blue tooth & Pandora
  • VDO Ammeters (2)
  • VDO Rudder Angle Indicator
  • Sea-Fire Fire Suppressant System Display
  • Pro-Mariner Analog Ammeters for 12V & 24V Charger
  • Maxwell Remote Windlass Control
  • Bennett Trim Tab Control with indicator lights
  • Helm controls
  • Sea Tel antenna control panel 
  • Master Volt charge control
  • Onan remote helm start
  • Ritchie compass
  • Side Power bow and stern thruster control
  • Yacht Controller panel
  • All zone bilge pump switches with high water alarms
  • Low speed control switch
  • 3 each windshield wiper controls with washers
  • 12 volt receptacle


The AC/DC electrical panel is located on the starboard side of the companionway just inboard of the helm station. Complete access and control of both AC and DC onboard systems is provided here with a full breaker panel as well as dockside shorepower and generator control.

  • 12V/24V DC electrical system w/DC distribution panel
  • 120V/240V AC electrical system w/distribution panel
  • 50A 125V/250V shorepower inlet
  • Onan 13.5 KW- QD with sound shield (3,547 hours) 
  • Trace 4024MC2 Inverter w/T240 Conversion Module
  • ProMariner 50-3 12V battery charger
  • ProMariner 35-3 24V battery charger
  • (1) 24V AGM battery bank for starting
  • (2) 24 AGM battery banks for house
  • ACR search light
  • Underwater Lights (New 2015)
  • LED strip lighting in salon valances (New 2015)

Hull & Deck

Welcome to a world of comfortable cruising and livability wrapped in the power and grace of a true express cruiser. With a modified deep-V hull designed by the legendary C. Raymond Hunt Associates, an incredibly smooth ride combined with remarkable performance quickly became the trademark of the 54 Eastbay SX. The fully enclosed express-style salon provides 360-degree views of the cruising scenery while protecting guests from the elements.

With beautifully hand-crafted teak workmanship above and below decks, cozy entertainment and living areas, and a wide open cockpit, this luxurious, enclosed salon exemplified Grand Banks' heritage. 

  • Awlgrip Painted hull
  • Extended teak swim platform with TNT Hydraulic dinghy lift
  • Teak covering boards in cockpit
  • Teak cockpit
  • Maxwell Electric Windlass with foot switches and helm control
  • Bruce 60# anchor on roller with 200' of chain
  • Fortress 30# anchor stowed
  • Bow pulpit with double SS anchor roller
  • Kahlenberg air horn
  • Full cockpit rigid awning (new 2015)
  • Teak half-round surrounding house top and house sides
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Cockpit washdown - Fresh and Saltwater
  • Transom door
  • Custom teak half round/full round cockpit table with 2 folding chairs with covers
  • Lines and fenders 
  • Whale Gusher emergency pump
  • Full house sun screens
  • Life jackets, flares, bells
  • Bow and stern teak flag staffs

  • Twin Caterpillar 3406E: 800 HP- 2,440 hours
  • Turbo and Aftercooled - In-line, 6-Cylinder Configuration
  • ZF 350A Transmissions w/2.077 Ratio
  • Kobelt Single Lever Throttle and Gear Controls
  • Yacht Controller dual band wireless gear and bow thruster controls
  • Walker Engineering AirSeps
  • Bennett trim tabs with indicator
  • Tides dripless shaft seals with 2 extra seals on each shaft
  • Fireboy Fire Suppression System
  • Block Heaters
  • Reverso oil change system for engines, gears and generator
  • Fuel Transfer system
  • Side Power Bow and Stern Thrusters
  • Splendide Washer/Dryer

Engine Room

Down two steps from the cockpit through hydraulic actuated engine hatch is the extremely well maintained engine room with systems well organized throughout. Ample access is available around engines to service systems and machinery.

  • AC/DC engine room lighting
  • Delta "T" engine room ventilation and de-misters
  • Fireboy Fire Suppression System
  • Sea Recovery Aqua Whisper Watermaker
  • Whale stainless Steel 20 gallon water heater
  • Dual Racor fuel filters with pressure gauge on both main engines
  • Glendinning Cablemaster reel to 50'/50 amp shore cord


Owners personal effects, art and cockpit chairs do not convey with sale of the boat.