DEEP POWDER Grand Banks eastbay 54 sx 2006

Racine, WI


54 ft
16 ft
1,600 hp


Spring price reduction . She is commissioned and ready to be sold


1000hr service and after cooler work just completed 


Deep Powder features a custom 2 stateroom layout with both heads ensuite and  a separate office arrangement . She is powered with the desired  twin 800hp CAT 3406 E’s with 1090 approx. hours as of Sept 223  She has been in fresh water in lake Michigan since 2013 and stores in the best boatyard in the great lakes with an open checkbook policy. Since the fall of 2021 she has received a complete hull repaint Her non skid decks were repainted in 2022 and all her exterior varnish has been brought back to bare wood and refinished with 13 coats of fresh varnish .She summers in downtown Chicago and for the winter she is stored indoors in a heated building. 

The 54 Eastbay is one of the most highly regarded down east express yachts in her class with her deep-vee hull, substantial weight and Grand Banks high quality build standards combined with Ray Hunt’s fantastic design.  Please call immediately to view this stunning vessel she won’t disappoint 



  • Boat Name: Grand Banks eastbay 54 sx 2006
  • Location: Racine, WI
Engine 1
  • Brand: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: 3406E
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 1090
  • Engine Power: 800|horsepower
Engine 2
  • Brand: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: 3406E
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 1090
  • Engine Power: 800|horsepower


Deep Powder has a large cockpit with three lazarette storage compartments and aft-facing bench seats both port and starboard with storage below including sun covers for all seating. Entry to the saloon is up three steps with engine room access below the steps. Moving forward into salon from the aft deck gives the feel of a much larger yacht  with large windows all around for great visibility while at anchor and  underway. The 2 forward windows are on sliders and the overhead hatches give an abundance of fresh air so no need to run the generator while sitting at anchor.

The full-size L-settee and teak  hi-lo table with fold-down leaves is aft and to port and two (2) barrel chairs are to starboard a flat screen TV .Forward of the L-settee to port is a breakfast counter with two GB swivel teak stools.  The counter has an abundance of storage located just opposite the helm station to starboard. The helm seat is a double Admiral STIDD seat with electronic controls for adjustments.  The Galley is down to port featuring Sub Zero fridge and U-line freezer. fully equipped with ample storage and counter space. The custom Office is opposite the galley to starboard and features a writing desk, drawers & lockers. The  combination washer/dryer is located at the forward end in a cabinet behind a  louvered door. The Master Stateroom is forward with an island queen berth with plentiful storage in drawers, cabinets and hanging locker. The master has its own  ensuite private Master Head with stall shower. Moving aft and to port is the Guest Stateroom with twin berths; opposite is the Guest/Day Head with ensuite shower.


  • 2 side by side 12 inch Garmin chart plotters (2019)
  • Garmin Radar (2019)
  • Ais receive and transmit 
  • (2) Icom M504 VHF’s w/ DSC)
  • Side-Power Bow and stern Thruster control
  • Bennett Trim Tab controls
  • Ritchie 6″ Compass, magnetic
  •  Searchlight
  • Kahlenberg Air Horn
  • Engine Room Camera wired to Garmin displays 
  • Cockpit Camera  (mounted on mast)
  • Exalto Windshield Wiper & Wash system

Electrical and Mechanical

  • Twin 800hp Caterpillar 3406E diesel engines 
  • CAT Marine Power Displays
  • Kobelt engine controls
  • Side-Power 24V Bow Thruster, 15hp
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • Fuel transfer pump 
  • Reverso oil change pump for engines, transmissions & genset
  • 33″ x 24″ 5-blade propellers 
  • Twin Disc 2:1 reduction gears
  • 2 3/4″ stainless steel shafts
  • Block heaters, add on extra 
  • VDO fuel & water level indicators 
  • Tank watch holding tank level monitor
  • Seastar hydraulic power assisted steering
  • (2) 16K BTU Marine Air Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning units for forward cabins, galley & office
  • (2) 16K BTU Marine Air Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning unit for helm deck
  • Seafire CO monitor & smoke detectors
  • Splendid  2100 combo vented Washer/Dryer (in office area)
  • Sealand Vacuflush waste system


  • Bose Entertainment System w/ DVD & subwoofer with speakers & individual controls in Salon & both staterooms including blue tooth connections 
  • Flatscreen TV in Salon, stowed in cabinet w/ pop-up mechanism
  • 17″ flat panel TV in Master stateroom
  • 12″  flatscreen in Guest Stateroom

Electrical Equipment

Onan 13.5kW Generator .  

12 Volt DC Service

  • Switch panel w/ breakers
  • Volt & Amp meters
  • (2) 110-amp Alternators
  • (2) 8D AGM engine start batteries
  • (2) 8D AGM house batteries
  • (2) 8D AGM inverter batteries
  • (1) 4D AGM generator battery
  • (1) 4D for stern thruster 

110 Volt AC Service

  • Switch panel w/ breakers
  • Volt & Amp meters
  • 50-amp inlet, aft
  • Glendinning Cablemaster w/ 50-amp 75′ shorepower cord
  • Assorted  additional 50-amp shorepower cords, (1) at 25′ and (1) at 50′
  • Outlets
  • 20 gals. hot water heater
  • Mastervolt 24V 50-amp DC battery charger for bow and stern thruster & windlass batteries
  • Trace 2500-watt Inverter/Charger w/ remote panel

Deck Equipment

  • Underwater lights, 2 at transom & 1 each port & starboard 
  • Extended teak swim platform w/ TNT hydraulic dinghy lift
  • Flip-down swim ladder
  • Transom door
  • Transom hot & cold shower w/ freshwater washdown
  • Freshwater washdown, forward
  • Maxwell 2200 electric Windlass w/ rope & chain drums (controls at helm & foot pedal at bow)
  • 60-lb. Suncor stainless steel plow anchor w/ approx. 200′ chain
  • (5) 2.5-lb. ABC dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • 4 man Life raft (needs to be certified
  • (8) Type II PFD’s
  • Life ring
  • Flare kit
  • Bell
  • (4) Fenders w/ covers
  • (6) Dock Lines
  • Steps
  • Varnished teak ensign & burgee staffs
  • Canvas “fly” for cockpit
  • Textaline covers for windshiled & all salon windows


Deep Powder is a stunning example of the Eb54 model. She has been on fresh water for over 10 years and has been constantly updated. Since 2021 she has had her hull repainted ,Non skid repainted and all exterior varnish refinished. New Garmin electronics in 2019. The vessel is currently been detailed and made ready for additional photos. 

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