Stan Miller Yachts

1975 Grand Banks 32 Sedan

  • 32 ft
  • Trawler
  • Long Beach, CA, US

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Grand Banks 32, an honest design with tons of charm and quality!                          

For over the last 50 years Grand Banks (American Marine) has established a well earned reputation as an excellent coastal cruiser and the 32 #517 "Lady Jen" is no exception. Equipped with a single 225 HP Lehman engine (re-powered in 1984), she cruises comfortably at 8 knots and is capable of a maximum speed of 12 knots. Renowned craftsmanship with teak joinery, very nice original condition this is an excellent candidate. The gel coat, teak decks and fuel tanks are surprisingly in very sound shape. Same owner since 1987!


Basic Information

Grand Banks
32 Sedan
Long Beach, CA, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Lady Jen
Boat Type:
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
Ken Smith
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

32 ft - 9.75 meter
35 ft 6 in - 10.82 meter
11 ft 6 in - 3.51 meter
Draft - max:
3 ft 9 in - 1.14 meter
Bridge Clearance:
19 ft 4 in - 5.89 meter
Dry Weight:
18500 lbs


Cruise Speed:
9 MPH - 7.82 KTS
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
225 (Individual), 225 (combined)
Max Speed:
14 MPH - 12.17 KTS

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
250 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
110 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
25 gallons - 1 tank(s)


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Total Sleeps:
Total Heads:
Captains Cabin:
Crew Cabins:
Crew Berths:
Crew Sleeps:
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Factory Dimensions
  • Displacement: 17,000 lbs
  • Beam: 11' 6"
  • Waterline Length: 30' 9"
  • Maximum Hull Length: 31' 11" 
  • Length Overall: 35' 6" (swim platform & pulpit)
  • Draft: 3' 9"
  • Height from waterline to top of mast: 19' 4"
  • Height from waterline to top of venturi: 11' 6"
  • Salon headroom: 6' 5"
  • Berth length: 6'9"


Entering the salon from the cockpit you'll find an L-shaped settee to starboard and the high / low teak table in center that can convert into a berth. Opposite to port is a long straight settee that converts to a over under bunk berth arrangement. Forward to port is the galley with stainless sink, 4 burner propane stove/ oven and storage beneath. The helm is on starboard and includes an upholstered seat with more storage below and behind.

Down the steps forward is the master stateroom with a large V-berth with filler piece, a generous hanging locker/ wardrobe and access to the head. It includes an enclosed shower, sink, mirror and electric toilet.

  • Shipmate 4 burner propane stove/ oven
  • General Electric AC refrigerator
  • Stainless steel sink with faucet
  • Shur Flo fresh water pump

Deck, Hull & More

Having such a great layout, the Grand Banks 32 will always be popular with young and old boaters. The large cockpit is the hub that affords easy access into the salon, up to the flybridge, to the swim step or to the bow.

The large flybridge has a Bimini top for shade and three sided eisenglass enclosure, back to back seating with storage below and a helm that offers great visibility.

  • Teak swim platform
  • Mast and boom
  • Spreader lights on mast
  • Varnished teak handrails
  • Flybridge Bimini top
  • Navy Sunbrella covers for rails and windows
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Jabsco model 18590 macerator pump
  • Lewco Silicon Diode battery charger
  • 4 Trojan 6V golf cart batteries (house)
  • 1 Powerten 8D (engine)
  • Coleman 200 watt inverter

  • Si Tex radar T-100 16 mile range (1986)
  • Si Tex fathometer
  • Furuno LC 80 Loran
  • Standard Horizon 50 Series VHF radio
  • Benmar autopilot
  • Aiwa stereo speakers
  • Maxima AM/FM cassette stereo
  • Seth Thomas quartz clock
  • Blue Seas battery voltage meter
  • Ritchie 4" compass

Ford Lehman SP225

Ford Lehman 2715E 6D363 

 Re-powered April 28th 1985 and 1296 hours on 6-20-19

Lehman Power Corporation pioneered the marinization of engines as far back as 1932. The Lehman Econ-O-Power trademark was recognized and respected by boat builders and owners throughout the world. For over 50 years, Lehman had been an organization of dedicated boatmen with a keen appreciation of the proper specification and operation of marine power. The compact design of Lehman Econ-O-Power diesels with special monobloc cast iron exhaust manifolds has shell type tubular heat exchangers and coolers for streamlined appearance and long lasting operation. The Lehman Econ-O-Power engine is built using a Ford engine as the "base" unit. Lehman manufactured and provided the "conversion" equipment... those parts that are needed to adapt the Ford engine to marine use. One of Lehmans' most popular diesels, the 380 cubic inch engine is conservatively rated at 120 horsepower at 2500 rpm. The engine has a long history of thoroughbred performance, beginning in 1958 as the Ford Dagenham diesel. Also contributing to the popularity of this engine are the same high performance, high economy features which characterize all Lehman Power diesel marine engines. 
The four cycle design, high compression ratio and overhead valves assure clean burning, odor free combustion. The resulting maximization of fuel economy and dependable performance have established this engine as a "pacesetter" among commercial operators, and a favorite of boaters. 
Underlying its rugged performance is its rugged construction...a deep, rigid block. The crankshaft is equipped with large diameter crankpins and main bearings. Four hole injectors are fed by an efficient CAV Minimec fuel injection pump which is driven directly by camshaft gearing. This eliminates the exposed auxiliary drive shaft and couplings that were used in earlier models. Lehman diesel marine engines turn counter-clockwise (viewed from the stern of the boat facing forward). Velvet Drive transmission offers positive acting, smooth dependable performance under varied loads.

1984 Lehman introduced the Super Series (SP) variant (135, 160, 225 & 275). Offering numerous improvements and designs to an already proven power plant. The Super Series Lehmans incorporate the following;

  • SP 225 225 horsepower at 2450 rpm
  • 363 cubic inch displacement
  • 6 cylinders 
  • Compression ratio 14.7:1
  • Oil Capacity 19.8 quarts
  • One piece manifold
  • The new gas flowed design ensures maximum power minimum noise and minimum fuel consumption
  • New space saving expansion tank down angled design tank with ingenious de-aeration system
  • Fresh water cooled turbo charger (SP 160 & 225). The turbo charger is an integral part of this engine, not merely an "add on" accessory.
  • New slim fit cooling circuit, coolers have stronger internal construction and are positioned along the engine making a slim fit with more reliability
  • Smoother running, high inertia flywheel gives smooth flexible power
  • Quieter, stiffer and stronger block and head to reduce noise
  • Helical flow induction ports and larger inlet valves ensure better breathing
  • New combustion chamber design developed to obtain the best fuel air mixing for a faster smoother more efficient combustion
  • 70 amp Motorola alternator with integral solid state voltage regulator and automatic oil pressure switch (for energizing or disconnecting the system on engine start-up or shut-down).
  • Motorola tachometer 
  • Stewart Warner oil pressure, engine coolant temp, amperage & volt meters
  • CAV Minimec fuel injection pump
  • Painted fire engine red & a chrome plated valve cover
  • Velvet Drive transmission Model 10-06-11 ratio 2.00:1

Standard Ford Lehman features are as follows

  • Fresh-water cooled exhaust manifold with patented mono-block design allows lower overall engine height. Heavy, cast-iron construction for long life and dependability
  • 12 volt starting motor
  • Gear driven raw water pump, constructed of bronze with ball bearings for dependability and longer service life. Rubber impeller for maximum water flow.
  • Flexible fuel supply line prevents fuel supply line from breaking
    Spin-on, disposable-cartridge oil filter is easily accessible and easy to replace
  • Pressurized cooling system
    Efficient fresh-water cooling through shell and tube-type, copper heat exchanger- with pencil zincs for corrosion resistance. Horizontally mounted to eliminate sediment build-up, with access covers for quick cleaning. No aluminum to rot or disintegrate.
  • Efficient oil cooling system
  • Flat-type oil sump
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Racor water separator
  • Morse cable throttle and transmission controls


Construction Details

No compromise has been made in the design and construction of the Grand Banks 32 which incorporate well thought-out safety features to add to your cruising confidence. These features include dependable mechanical steering with emergency steering capability, automatic alarms for engine oil pressure and water temperature, circuits, seacocks on all thru hull fittings below the waterline, automatic bilge pump and hand bilge pump located for quick access from the helm. In addition , life rails and grab rails are provided all around the cabin and flybridge. Three-ply safety glass is used throughout. The engine room is ventilated by electric blowers, the bilge is protected from engine oil by molded fiberglass pan, each fuel tank is fitted with a safety ball shut off valve. All thru hulls, underwater running gear, tanks and deck fills are copper bonded and connected to a single point at the engine frame. With 110 gallons of water and 250 gallons of fuel in her tanks you can remain away from civilization for weeks at a time. This 32 has been owned by a series of very knowledgable yachtsman who have taken excellent care of all service items. Complete Navy Blue Sunbrella canvas covers for varnished teak handrails/ cap rails and window covers. The original gelcoat and teak decks are in very good condition. This is truly a sweet little boat that will not last long.



Additional Equipment

Besides giving peformance to suit the most demanding yachtsman, the fiberglass Grand Banks 32 is luxurious. Teak joinery work by old world handcraftsmen gives a practical beauty above and below decks. The cabin soles are teak parquet throughout and the main decks are teak planked, and extensive locker and drawer space is handsomely made in golden Burmese teak. The long and wide flybridge has seating for six adults. Under the seats are teak slatted watertight storage compartments. The flybridge offers a duplicate helmsman station with full insturmentation, venturi windscreen and extra stowage beneath the console. High bulwarks with sturdy teak handrails, handrails on the house sides, anchor platform with anchor roller and bow pulpit, teak swim platform, transom boarding steps, wide side decks, aft port and starboard rail boarding gates are some of the features that add to the Grand Banks 32.Teak planks overlay fiberglass deck

    • Muir electric windlass
    • CQR primary anchor
    • 4 bladed 24 x 17 bronze propeller
    • 1'5" stainless steel propeller shaft

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.

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Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.