Grand Banks – 43 Europa

Connecticut, United States

LIBERTY is an exceptional 2015 model Grand Banks 43 Europa. She features two staterooms, two heads, and has been maintained by knowledgeable owners for long-term cruising. LIBERTY offers numerous options and upgrades, including Garmin electronics, SAT HD TV, multi-zone Fusion stereo, washer/dryer, Sub Zero refrigeration, underwater lights, center console tender, davit system, granite countertops, Ghost video security system and much more.

The Grand Banks 43 Europa is the successor to the popular Grand Banks 41 Europa, with the addition of the second head and added space in the salon and cockpit. One of the most popular features of the 43 EU is the large utility room with ample storage space and washer/dryer. Power is provided by twin Cummins 480s, offering speeds to 20 knots and good fuel economy for displacement-speed cruising. The precision joystick control provides great handling at the dock, and the sky-hook option will hold the vessel in place at bridge openings, or if single handling, gives the captain the option to put out lines and fenders without having to return to the helm.

The Grand Banks 43 Europa model is in high demand, and this is a great opportunity to purchase a Beautiful Grand Banks 43 that’s ready to cruise!

Basic Boat Info

Grand Banks
Boat Hull ID
Has Hull ID


43 ft
Length Overall
43 ft
Waterline Length
39.92 ft
15.67 ft
Max Draft
3.75 ft

Engines / Speed

Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make : Cummins
  • Model : QSB 6.7L
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 480 hp
  • Type : Inboard
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make : Cummins
  • Model : QSB 6.7L
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 480 hp
  • Type : Inboard
Total Engine Power
960 hp


Fuel Tanks
Fuel Tank Capacity
582 gal
Water Tanks
Water Tank Capacity
196 gal
Holding Tank Count
Holding Tank Capacity
51 gal


Heads Count
Boat Class
Flybridge, Motor Yachts, Trawlers

Additional Info

LIBERTY Specifications


LIBERTY offers a very spacious aft deck with beautiful cockpit high gloss Teak table with polished stainless steel pedestal and Navy cover with two (2) folding Teak deck chairs. Access the flybridge via a staircase to port forward, at the center is the large engine room deck hatch with ladder. Her comfortable wide sidedecks with strong and high stainless steel rails offer easy transit from bow to stern. 

Enter the salon from the sliding door on the aft deck. There is an L-settee aft to port with a Grand Banks yacht table with fold-up leaves. There is a straight settee to starboard with a hideaway TV on electric lift behind. The lower helm is forward with fixed helmseat and access below to the utility room with combo washer/dryer, freezer and a great amount of additional storage space. Across from the helm and to port is the fully equipped Galley with convection/microwave, 3-burner Ceran cooktop, two (2) fridge drawers, dedicated storage for silverware and overhead drop-down dish storage lockers, plentiful lockers and drawers for food storage and more.

Accommodations are down four (4) steps with the Master Stateroom forward and Guest Stateroom to port. The private Master Stateroom features an Island Queen berth with storage drawers beneath, hanging locker, additional storage drawers and night table. The en suite master head has a separate stall shower. The Guest Stateroom is large, open and airy and features twin large single berths, hanging locker and access to the head from the stateroom. This Guest/Day Head is also accessed from the companionway.

The flybridge offers a full Bimini top, full navigational station with two (2) Pompanette helmseats, L-settee and Teak table to starboard, additional seating to port with storage below, plentiful storage compartments, 800-lb. Steelhead davit and a Rigid 10 Sport tender w/ 30hp Evinrude E-Tec Motor. Storage is abundant throughout LIBERTY for all your cruising gear and so much more!


  • Fiberglass outer skin: gel-coated, Cook composites and polymers
  • Fiberglass: hand-laid
  • Hull barrier: (3) coats epoxy undercoat, International
  • Hull bootstripe: painted Awlgrip, “Flag Blue”
  • Hull lamination: Reichold Hydrex vinylester resin skin coat
  • Hull structural grid: fiberglass and foam
  • Hull: solid fiberglass below and cored above waterline, with cross-linked PVC foam core
  • Keel: full length extending below running gear
  • Quarter guard: fiberglass molded, with stainless steel rubrail
  • Structural bulkheads: composite, watertight below DWL and water resistance above chine line
  • Antifouling: International Micron Extra

Engine & Mechanical Equipment

  • Twin Cummins QSB 6.7L 480hp diesel engines with Zeus Drives; 1,594 hours as of 10-Apr-2024
  • Skyhook Activation: Cummins "Skyhook" GPS interface with engine
  • Engine gauges and instrumentation: (2) Cummins Vessel View displays at each helm
  • Ball valves and thru hull fittings above waterline: Groco bronze housings, chrome valves
  • Engine controls: Mercury DTS (Digital Throttle System), electric control and joystick docking system
  • Engine: Groco raw water intake strainers
  • Engine room faucet: freshwater, cold only
  • Engine room sole: molded fiberglass, with non-skid mats
  • Engine room sound insulation: hard vinyl liner sandwiched between fire retardant foam covered with thin white vapor barrier
  • Exhaust system: underwater through propeller hub, and idle bypass muffler
  • Generator exhaust system: Centek with gas/water separator
  • Fireboy fire extinguisher: in engine room, with engine-generator-blower shut down and override control
  • Fuel filters: Racor water separators on each engine (single) and generator (single)
  • Fuel tanks: 582 gal. (2) Moeller Marine crosslink polyethylene (XLPE) tanks
  • Oil Change System: Reverso GP-3010 for engines and generator
  • Propellers: Zeus counter rotating, stainless steel dual prop 
  • Steering: electric/hydraulic (integral with Zeus)
  • Watermaker: Newport 400 MK, Optional Upgrade
  • Water purification system: Seagull microbiological IV x-1F purifier with faucet, in galley
  • Water tanks: 196 gal. (2) Moeller Marine polyethylene, food grade

Electrical Specifications

  • Air horn: AFI Marine dual “trumpets”, DC
  • Air Conditioning: Marine Air Turbo Vector reverse cycle with self-contained units in salon (2 x 16k BTU), master stateroom (10k BTU), guest stateroom (8k BTU) with AC ducting into utility room
  • Alarm and indicator panel: mimicked boat profile LED panel, at lower helm
  • Alarm panel: LED panel, at upper helm
  • Batteries - engines: (1) 12V bank of (2) AGM Lifeline, 12V, 210Ah, with fiberglass boxes, lids and straps
  • Batteries - service: (1) 12V bank of (2) AGM Lifeline, 12V, 255Ah, with fiberglass boxes, lids and straps
  • Battery - generator: (1) AGM Lifeline, 12V, 80Ah with fiberglass box, lid and strap
  • Battery charger: Mastervolt ChargeMaster 12/100-3, 12V, 100A, automatic
  • Battery condition indicator: BEP, at electrical panel
  • Battery disconnect switches: BEP, remote motorized
  • Battery paralleling: BEP, dual sensing voltage sensitive relay (VSR), 300A
  • Bilge pumps: (4) units, automatic, with high water alarms at helms, Rule Mate RM2000-12/24, DC
  • Bonding system: zinc anodes, on raw water cooling systems and heat exchangers
  • Carbon monoxide detectors: Seafire Marine in sleeping areas and salon
  • Circuit breaker panels: BEP, AC/DC
  • Engine room lights: Hella Marine, LED, DC
  • Engine start/stop: at lower and upper helms
  • Entertainment System: Fusion #MS-AV700 Marine DVD stereo with (2) speakers each at salon, cockpit and flybridge; iPod dock, Bluetooth module, wired remote control and amplifier, (2) Fusion remote control units with (1) at cockpit FB stairs and (1) at FB helm console
  • Freshwater system: Shurflo, pressurized, DC
  • Galvanic isolator: Prosafe FS60, 60 Amp
  • Generator: Onan 11.5kW for 120-240/60Hz
  • Holding tank - level indicator
  • Holding tank - black water: polyethylene, 51 US gal. capacity, deck fitting for dockside pump out, equipped with direct discharge pump, DC
  • Navigation lights: Hella Marine, LED, DC
  • Outlets: Vimar, with GFCI protection, AC
  • Satellite TV: Intellian HiDef
  • Shorepower: 50-amp, Glendinning Cablemaster, 60' white cord, aft
  • Tank monitoring: SmartSwitch TD4000, gauges for fuel and water tanks, display at lower helm
  • Trim tabs: hydraulic actuated Zeus pods, DC
  • Underwater lights: (4) Aqualuma white
  • USB outlet: one unit at each helm
  • Water heater: Seaward S-1150W, 11 US gal. capacity, AC
  • Windshield wipers: (3) Exalto with washers, intermittent-low-medium-high speeds, electronic touch control panel
  • Wiring: marine-grade tin-plated copper

Exterior Equipment

  • Underwater Lights: (4) transom-mounted LED
  • Anchor: Lewmar Delta with 220' - 3/8" galvanized chain, 44 lb.
  • Anchor chain locker: with partition for rope and chain, self-draining
  • Anchor platform: stainless steel, double stainless steel rollers 
  • Anodes: aluminum, hull and Zeus pods
  • Bimini top: canvas Sunbrella "Toast"
  • Caprail: varnished Teak, with bright finish
  • Canvas package: forward deck settee, flybridge port and starboard settees, table, console, helmseats; Sunbrella "Toast"
  • Cleats: for mooring, stainless steel, fixed
  • Cockpit: Teak decking, glued in place
  • Courtesy and overhead lights: Hella Marine, LED
  • Deck fills: fuel, water and waste pumpout, at side decks
  • Decking: side and forward decks, painted non-skid, Awlgrip, “Moondust” color
  • Flag poles: varnished Teak, with stainless steel holders, at bow and stern
  • Foredeck lockers: port and starboard
  • Foredeck settee: deckhouse integrated settee, with cushions
  • Grab rails: stainless steel
  • Mast: aluminum, painted, hinged, with radar bracket (for radome antenna), spreaders
  • Navigation light boards: varnished Teak, port and starboard
  • Rail gates: stainless steel, port, starboard and aft
  • Rubrail: stainless steel striker plate, on fiberglass
  • Safety rails: at main deck and flybridge, 1 1/8” diameter round profile stainless steel, with intermediate rail
  • Skylight hatches
  • Step plates: chromed, with casted “Grand Banks” lettering, at rail gate opening, both sides
  • Swim ladder: stainless steel, collapsible/sectional, mounted under swim platform
  • Swim platform: Teak 35” wide with (2) dinghy cleats
  • Teak covers: custom toe rail, and transom covers, with suction cups
  • Washdown: salt and fresh water washdown with quick-disconnect outlet, at bow including (2) hoses
  • Windlass: Maxwell Model HRC 10 windlass, vertical gypsy and drum, (2) stations, DC
  • Windows: grey tempered glass at salon sides, opening with screens port and starboard; clear tempered glass at salon front, fritted, bonded in place
  • Window covers: forward windshield, salon port and starboard windows, salon aft door, window and starboard salon door; "White" Textaline mesh
  • Windshield: center opening, tempered glass, with electric actuator

Cockpit/Aft Deck

  • Cockpit locker: starboard locker
  • Decking: solid Teak, epoxy bonded, TDS System
  • Dinghy cleats: pop-up, stainless steel, at each corner of swim platform
  • Engine room access: pneumatic deck hatch, removable aluminum ladder with Teak treads
  • Floodlights: Hella Marine, LED, (2) units, flybridge aft overhang (port and STBD)
  • Flybridge access: molded fiberglass integral straight staircase, storage inside, with Teak treads and stainless steel dual hand rails
  • Self-draining cockpit: stainless steel drains, one each port and starboard
  • Shower: hand-held, in cockpit, with retractable hose, hot and cold
  • Teak transom: horizontal solid Teak planking, varnished
  • Transom door: hinged, opening inwards, solid fiberglass, with latch


  • Garmin: (4) GMI 20 repeaters
  • Garmin radar: GMR 18/24xHD
  • Garmin chartplotter: (3) GPSMAP 8215, also displays Gost security camera feeds from engine room, salon and aft deck
  • Garmin: collision avoidance transceiver, AIS 600 Class B
  • Airmar: sonar transducer GSD 24
  • Garmin: SiriusXM antenna GXM 52
  • Intellion: SAT TV Dish HiDef s6HD
  • Garmin card readers: upper and lower helms 
  • Garmin: VHF radio 300 series, lower helm
  • Garmin: VHF radio 200 series, upper helm
  • Wave: WiFi Rogue, WiFi extender

Lower Helm

  • Compass: flush mounted on top of electronics console
  • Door: starboard side, hinged
  • Door screen: Phantom, retractable, at starboard
  • Electronics console: wrapped with Ultraleather, with Teak instrument panel
  • Helmseat: fixed, 1-1/2 seatter and footrest
  • Steering wheel: stainless steel, Teak-rimmed


  • Tender: Rigid 10 Sport with 30hp Evinrude E-Tec Motor, E30DPSLAB (see tender section for complete details)
  • Crane: UMT E800 aluminum crane with chocks, cleats and base plates
  • Strataglass enclosure with zippers for five openings
  • Compass: flush mounted on top of electronics console
  • Courtesy Lights: LED
  • Deck hatch: sliding, flybridge access from cockpit 
  • Decking: painted non-skid, Awlgrip, “Moondust” color
  • Electronics console: molded fiberglass
  • Floodlights: (2) Hella LED, under mast spreaders
  • Helmseats: (2) Bluewater Yachtline series, with retractable footrest
  • Lockers: storage under steering console
  • Locker: fiberglass molded, starboard aft
  • Settees: starboard L-shaped and port straight, molded fiberglass, underseat storage, cushions, self-piping
  • Steering wheel: 26” dia., stainless steel, with rim
  • Storage lockers: lift top, molded fiberglass, port and starboard of electronics console
  • Table: fixed stainless steel pedestal, varnished Teak table top
  • Wet Bar - with refrigerator: Isotherm CR49, DC and integrated sink, hot and cold water faucet, at starboard aft locker
  • Windshield: tinted Perspex, with stainless steel mounting brackets

LIBERTY Additional Specifications


The Rigid tender is all molded fiberglass and does not require occasional addition of air as most soft-sided tenders, allowing for much less maintenance and a longer life. A custom-fitted “Toast” Sunbrella canvas cover provides protection.

Tender: Rigid 10 Sport w/ 30hp Evinrude E-Tec Motor, E30DPSLAB (motor not included in weight below)

Length: 10' 4"                            
Weight: 300-lbs.                   
Transom: 20"
Tube: 17"
Draft: 8"
Beam: 64"


  • Euro helm
  • Kevlar lifting harness
  • Boarding ladder, 3-step
  • Custom tender cover, Sunbrella, color "Toast"
  • Battery switch
  • Bilge pump, automatic
  • 24" grab rails
  • Custom cushion package
  • Portable gas tank in front locker
  • Fuel filter
  • Coast Guard boating safety equipment


The salon offers an L-settee to port and straight settee to starboard. The settees also provide additional storage underneath with drawers and lift-up cushions. The entire salon area opens up with screened sliding windows, center windshield power lift and helm and aft doors each boasting dual sided Phantom roller screens. The GOST Phantom Security monitor has video surveillance for aft deck, engine room and salon. This system keeps the boat safe while onboard or away.

  • Door: aft deckhouse, fiberglass slider with upper and lower clear glass
  • Door screen: Phantom, retractable, aft
  • Window: all opening windows have screens    
  • Icemaker: Vitrifrigo model, IM XTP INOX
  • Settee to port: L-shaped, under-seat storage drawers
  • Settee to starboard: straight, under-seat storage drawers
  • Table: Teak top with Maple inlay, flip-up leaves, fixed pedestal
  • Security: GOST Phantom Security, tracking, monitoring, video surveillance system with cameras at aft deck, engine room and salon.  Images display on Garmin chartplotter. Optional Upgrade
  • TV cabinet: Manship pop-up TV lift with 32" Samsung model H5500


The galley is large and has plenty of storage including a custom cabinet for glassware. The Sub Zero refrigerator drawers and large built-in freezer in the utility room, just steps away from the galley, allow for maximum provisions. Granite countertops make for easy meal prep and black and stainless steel appliances provide a feeling of luxury.

  • Cooktop: Euro Kera 3-burner Princess Gourmet
  • Refrigerator: Sub Zero #700BR, (2) fridges drawer-style with custom Teak front
  • Microwave/Convection oven: Sharp Carousel, model R-930CS-P
  • Countertop: Granite, "Giallo Topazio"
  • Sink: large single bowl, stainless steel
  • Faucet: single lever, pull-out head with hose
  • Galley overhead/drop-down locker with custom dish storage, port
  • Lockers and drawers: storage, below and above counter
  • Blinds: Oceanair duette pleated manual raise and lower at port & stbd salon side and aft windows; motorized blind for forward triangular port window

Utility Room

The Utility Room provides an abundance of additional storage and is located under the helm/salon. This area also houses a built-in washer/dryer, freezer and equipment cabinet along with space large enough to stow fold-up bikes as well as bulk amounts of provisions, etc.

  • Access: galley hatch with gas lift, removable aluminum ladder, with Teak treads
  • Equipment cabinet: space for SAT TV receiver DVR, Yamaha receiver amp
  • Exhaust blower: 3” diameter, Jabsco, DC
  • Freezer: Vitrifrigo C110 BT unit, with (3) separate compartments
  • Storage Lockers
  • Sole: gelcoat with non-skid finish
  • Washer/Dryer: Splendide W/D 2100 vented combo unit

Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is located forward and has a private en suite head accessed slightly aft.

  • Queen Island Berth: with under berth storage drawers
  • Strip light: LED, below berth base and below overhead locker
  • Cabinet locker: port, with Teak door, and (3) shelves
  • Hanging locker: starboard with laminate interior finish
  • Head and shower access: private en suite
  • Reading lights: (2) retractable wall mounts, DC
  • Skylight hatch: Manship, smoked, with Oceanair screen and shade

Master Head / Shower

The master head features a large shower separate from the rest of the head, Granite countertops, Corian flooring and an opening port window with frosted glass.

  • Cabinets: storage
  • Countertop: Granite, "Giallo Topazio"
  • Strip light: below sink counter
  • Exhaust blower: Pelonis, DC
  • Mirrors: (2) fixed
  • Port hole: stainless steel, opening, frosted privacy glass, with screen
  • Shower drain: Whale waste pump, DC
  • Shower faucet: single mixer, hand-held
  • Head and shower sole: Corian
  • Single sink
  • Sink faucet
  • Toilet: Dometic Sealand 8600 MasterFlush, freshwater flush through macerator

Guest Stateroom

The guest stateroom is to port, large, open and airy with twin large single berths, a fixed skylight overhead and large side window for natural light. There is storage under each berth and a large hanging locker with shelves. Access to the day head is en suite head and also from the companionway.  

  • Berths: twin singles, with insert to convert to Queen, storage below each berth
  • Head access: en suite
  • Hullside window: fixed, tinted
  • Locker: hanging, with laminate interior finish
  • Reading lights: (2) units, DC
  • Skylight: interior between cabin and helm area, tinted glass, with Oceanair screen and shade

Guest Head / Shower

The guest head has two doors, one for en suite entry from the guest stateroom and one from the companionway; this allows use as a day head. A circular shower curtain rod overhead protects the counter, toilet and doors while showering.

  • Cabinets: under-counter storage
  • Countertop: granite, "Giallo Topazio"
  • Head and shower sole: Corian
  • Strip light: Below sink counter
  • Exhaust blower: Pelonis, DC
  • Head and shower sole: Corian flooring
  • Medicine cabinet: Installed on forward bulkhead
  • Shower drain: Whale waste pump, DC
  • Shower faucet: single mixer, hand-held
  • Single sink
  • Sink faucet
  • Toilet: Dometic Sealand 8600 MasterFlush, fresh water flush through macerator

Interior Throughout

  • 43EU Layout: salon port L-settee, stbd straight settee, port up galley, helmseat to starboard, two staterooms with en suite heads and showers, guest en suite head also day head, and utility room 
  • Cabin doors: Teak, polished chrome lock sets
  • Cabinet furniture: Teak faced
  • Countertops: galley and heads in Granite, "Giallo Topazio"
  • Drawers: slider, positive locks
  • Grab rails: Teak bars, stainless steel fittings
  • Hardware: stainless steel
  • Headlining: vinyl wrap panels, removable with Fast Mount System
  • Hull ceiling sides: Teak planking
  • Indirect lighting - salon: LED, DC
  • Lighting: LED, DC
  • Portlights: stainless steel, opening, smoked glass, with screens
  • Teak and Holly soles: salon and galley, companionway and staterooms
  • Companion steps: Teak with groove strips
  • Switches and outlets: Vimar modular system
  • Varnish: satin marine finish


Owners' personal belongings. A complete list will be provided upon request.


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.

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.

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