NIMBUS Grand Banks 43 Eastbay FB 2003

Charleston, SC


43 ft
13.33 ft
1,000 hp
3.67 ft


Classic downeast lines alongside beautiful materials and craftsmanship draw many to Grand Banks’ Eastbay range of yachts. Combined with build quality and comfort, these are just a few of the reasons many Grand Banks owners are loyal enthusiasts who truly love their yachts. You’re likely already familiar with Grand Banks as one of the most highly-regarded and longest-standing manufacturers in the business, and NIMBUS is a handsome example of the 43′ Eastbay with the benefit of a Flybridge.

Upgraded 500 hp Yanmar Engines

Reverse-Cycle Heat and Air Conditioning (2 x 16,000 BTU Units)

New, Custom Ultraleather Interior and Flybridge Upholstery (2022)

Bow and Stern Thrusters


  • Boat Name: Grand Banks 43 Eastbay FB 2003
  • Location: Charleston, SC
  • Dry Weight: 29,000 lb
  • Bridge Clearance: 17 ft
Engine 1
  • Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 6CXM-GTE
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 1780
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Engine Power: 500|horsepower
Engine 2
  • Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 6CXM-GTE
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 1780
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Engine Power: 500|horsepower

Deck and Hull

Flag Blue Awlgripped Hull

Gold Cove Stripe

Teak Cockpit Sole

Freshwater Washdown

(2) Foredeck Storage Lockers

(3) Lewmar Cabintop Opening Hatches

Center Windshield Opens for Ventilation

Teak Burgee and Ensign Staffs

Teak Navigation Light Boards

Vinyl Rub Rail with Stainless Steel Inserts

Stainless Steel Safety Rails

Stainless Steel and Teak Flybridge Ladder

Transom Door 

Stainless Steel Swim Ladder

Stainless Steel Swim Ladder

Hot & Cold Cockpit Shower

Sunbrella Cockpit and Flybridge Biminis

Sunbrella Exterior Windshield Screens

(2) Dorade Vents


(2) Cockpit Benches with Storage

Cockpit Storage Lockers (1 dedicated, vented propane locker)

Stainless Handrails 

Sliding Helmsman Door

Maxwell Freedom RC 800M Electric Windlass, Remote at Helm

Stainless Steel Sprit and Anchor Roller

Suncor 45 lb Plow Anchor

Anchor Washdown

Hurley Marine Removable Dinghy Chock System for Swim Platform

Engine, Mechanical

NIMBUS’ spacious engine room houses twin Yanmar 500 hp engines, a substantial upgrade her original owners equipped the boat with. 

Thorough 1,000 Hour Service Performed (2022)

Reverso Oil Change Systems (2022)

New Impellers (2022)

Antifreeze Flushed, Replaced (2022) 

All Engine Hoses and Lines Replaced (2022)

Hynautic Hydraulic Steering

Racor Fuel Water Filter

Side Power Bow and Stern Thrusters

Computank Fuel and Water Tank Level Indicators

TankWatch4 Holding Tank Monitor

Engine Room Blowers 

6-Gallon Water Heater (new 2022)

Pro Mariner Zinc Saver III Galvanic Isolator


50-amp Shorepower Service

50-amp Shore Power Cable

Onan MDKL-5002932 9kW Generator (620 hours) (Serviced 2022)

Professional Mariner ProMatic 30-3 50-3 Battery Charger

Mastervolt Mass Combi 12/2500-100 Battery Charger and Inverter


AGM Batteries, (2) 8D, (2) L16T, (1) 2D

Reverse Polarity Indicator at Helm

Blue Sea Systems Battery Switches



Furuno TZT-14 Chartplotter

Furuno DR54D-NXT Radar

Furuno NavPilot 711C Autopilot 

AIS (Transmit & Receive)

Raymarine C120 Chartplotter/ Multifunction Display

iCOM IC-M506 Marine VHF

(2) Raymarine ST60 Wind Instrument

Raymarine ST60 Tridata Instrument

Clarion Stereo System, New Speakers (2022)



Furuno TZT-14 Chartplotter

Furuno DR54D-NXT Radar

Furuno NavPilot 711C Autopilot 

AIS (Transmit & Receive)

Raymarine ST60 Multi Display

Raymarine ST60 Wind Instrument

iCOM IC-M506 Marine VHF

Clarion Stereo Control Head


DIRECTV and KVH satellite system



Entering the salon through a sliding teak cockpit door, a beautifully appointed and updated interior greet you. Large windows provide panoramic views while custom blinds may be lowered for shade or privacy. Year-round comfort is provided by (2) 16,000 BTU reverse-cycle heat & air conditioning unitsl.

Settees flank the salon to port and starboard, while a handsome folding table remains out of the way when not in use. The salon table may be raised or lowered to provide the perfect platform for dining or entertaining. An additional berth may also be provided by dropping the table. A concealed Toshiba flatscreen. television is electrically raised and lowered from a small side table aft of the port side settee. Sliding windows can be found behind each settee, providing a great source of ventilation.

This 43′ East Bay features a custom layout providing additional, forward-facing guest seating and navigation table with storage just forward of the port settee. Forward of the starboard settee is the helm station with sliding door for ease of deck access and visibility.

NIMBUS‘ sellers worked alongside a skilled upholsterer to not only recover, but thoughtfully improve the salon’s soft goods. The salon settees were extended to provide more comfortable seating, and covered with a beautiful blue ultraleather. Diamond stitching has been added to the forward benches lending a truly luxurious look to them.

New Mesh Interior Window Covers (2022)

The teak and holly cabin sole is protected by tasteful, neutral custom carpets.

Storage abounds via plentiful drawers throughout the salon. 

Teak Overhead Grabrails

Chrome Weems & Plath Ships Clock

Chrome Weems & Plath Barometer



Stepping forward and down three steps, a spacious u-shaped galley to port provides ample prep space and storage. The galley features:

Front-loading Norcold Refrigerator with Freezer Compartment (New Compressor 2022)

Top-loading Seafrost BDXPAW Freezer

Dedicated Dish and Flatware Storage

Double Stainless Steel Sink with Pressurized Hot and Cold Water

Princess 3-burner Propane Stove and Oven with Countertop Cover

Seaward Propane Solenoid

LG Microwave

Maximum Harbormaster Chrome Tide Clock

Opening Portlight

Dedicated Spice/ Dry Goods Pantry


Guest Stateroom

Twin Bunkbeds 

Drawer Storage

Hanging Locker

Opening Portlight



Forward of the guest cabin, a dedicated shower offers a spacious place to bathe with beautifully varnished teak bench and floor grate. A storage cabinet and shelving keep shower goods tidy and safe.



Across from the shower, you will find the head. In following with the rest of the boat, the head features beautiful joinery and teak and holly flooring. A vanity with sink and storage above and below and large mirror offer plentiful space and storage. The vacuflush head is tucked to the right side.

NEW Vacuflush Head (2022)

All Black Water Hoses Replaced with Raritan Anti-odor Hoses (2022)


Owner’s Cabin

NIMBUS’ owner’s stateroom features a centerline queen berth with a custom mattress, surrounded by beautiful joinery. Frigast reading lights provide pleasant ambient lighting. Storage abounds in cabinets, shelving, drawers, and dual hanging lockers.

New Custom, Oversize Queen Mattress (2022)


Accessed via the teak and stainless steel ladder in the cockpit, NIMBUS’ flybridge offers a fantastic platform from which to run the boat or take in your surroundings. Bench seating with storage underneath and dual Stidd captain’s chairs are covered with a beautiful, custom tan ultraleather adorned by blue piping matching the interior upholstery. 

Hinged Aluminum Mast with Spreader Lights

Tinted Spray Shield (new 2022)

Stainless Steel Safety Rails

Engine Controls

Bennett Trim Tab Controls

Bow and Stern Thruster Controls

Windlass Controls

Ritchie Compass

Rudder Angle Indicator


Revere Liferaft

New Epirb (2022)

Xintex CO Detector

Lower Helm

Panish Controls Throttle/Shift Controls

Bennett Trimtab Controls

Side-power Bow and Stern Thruster Controls

Anchor Windlass Controls

Windshield Wipers

ACR Searchlight Point Pad

Captain’s Bench Seat

Side Deck Access Door

Ritchie Powerdamp Compass

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