Specifications

Name: Water Dog
Builder: GRAND BANKS
Length: 46' 0" (14m)
Year Built / Refit: 1996
Engines: 0 x Caterpillar 3116 TA
Staterooms: 2
Flag: USA
 
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Accommodations

WATER DOG features the two-stateroom, galley-up layout, comfortably sleeping four. The master stateroom is forward, with center line berth, storage and chain locker forward of the berth, storage under the berth with foot of bed lift on gas shocks, bureaus port and starboard, and a generous hanging locker to starboard. There is an en-suite head with separate shower stall. Next aft and to port is the guest stateroom, featuring twin athwartship berths, drawer storage under each, a hanging locker in-between and a pocket door to the hallway, speakers and volume control. There is teak laddis on hull sides in both staterooms. Opposite, is the guest/day head with shower, hanging locker. Three steps lead up to the salon with the U-shaped galley to port. The lower helm station (with full instrumentation) is to starboard, followed by a door to the starboard deck. Aft of helm is a cabinet with a Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer and bottle storage. To port forward of galley are 3 flip door storage compartments, (2) for dishes and cups and one for storage.To port, and aft of the galley, there is an L-shaped settee with teak drop-leaf hi-lo table, and a cabinet at the aft end of the settee with drawers and storage The settees include excellent storage under, and are covered in blue Ultra suede. Across from the settee are (2) barrel chairs covered in blue Ultra suede. Located in center is a teak cabinet with tambour doors for storage and additional cabinets that house the TV, stereo and CD player. The lined curtains are light beige with blue trim and the valance are teak.Teak parquet sole is throughout the interior. Double doors, are at the aft end of the salon, and lead out to the to the covered cockpit.

Salon

Entering from aft deck sliding double doors:

  • L- Shape settee in blue Ultra suede, storage below, to port
  • End table with storage and drawer, with lamp
  • Teak Hi-low table with drop leafs and drink holders
  • (2) Stools in teak and blue Ultra suede
  • Galley forward on port side
  • (2) Barrel chairs in blue Ultra suede to starboard
  • Entertainment center in teak cabinet with storage behind tambour doors
  • (4) Grand Banks reading lamps
  • Overhead handrails
  • Blue Ultra suede on Salon Settees, barrel chairs and (2) stools
  • Samsung 32” TV
  • LG DVD/CD player
  • Harmon Kardon stereo receiver
  • Speakers, Cambridge Soundworks  surround sound
  • Phone outlets
  • Lined curtains w/ blue bands
  • Cabinet for stereo & CDs, starboard  cabinet in salon
  • Two stools in salon, teak and blue Ultra suede
  • Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer behind helm
  • Teak rimmed steering wheel
  • Lower helm with custom electronics console
  • Teak parquet cabin soles
  • Opening windows w/ screens
  • Digital AC controls
  • Louvered door from helm to staterooms

Galley

Countertops in oatmeal Corian

Double stainless steel sink

  • Counter top loading freezer w/cold plates
  • Drop down overhead storage
  • Microwave oven/ in overhead storage, Kenmore
  • Pull out trash receptacle
  • H&C pressure water system
  • 4-Burner Princess propane stove /oven with Corian cover
  • Overhead exhaust fan
  • Overhead dish locker
  • Grunert refrigerator under counter with teak door
  • Temperature gauge for refrigerator
  • Teak glass holder & liquor cabinet in end of bar
  • Ample counter and storage space

Lower Helm and Electronics

Located on starboard side with a custom teak helm pod for the electronics storage.

  • Helm door for deck access and overhead instruments in forward valance.
  • Morse controls with VDO gauges.
  • Bennett trim tab controls and Naiad stabilizer controls
  • Breaker panel with battery switches
  • Grand Banks signature teak steering wheel
  • Barometer and clock
  • Digital AC controls
  • Tank tender
  • Windlass panel
  • Alarm panel
  • Seward Solenoid control for propane
  • Seafire CO2 control
  • Furuno Radar 48 mile open array
  • Robertson Autopilot AP300X
  • VHF, ICOM 126
  • GPS, Garmin Map 178C
  • Dataline X speed sum log
  • Dataline  X  wind indicator
  • SSB Stevens 235 (Not proven)
  • Key Power bow thruster
  • Volt and Amp meters
  • Auto Pilot remote hookup
  • Heart Interface Link 2000 Inverter (MSR)
  • Xantrex Power panel (MSR)

Master and Guest Staterooms

The master stateroom is forward, with centerline berth, storage and chain locker forward of the berth, storage  under the berth with foot of bed lift on gas shocks, bureaus port and starboard, and a generous hanging locker to starboard. There is an en-suite head with separate shower stall. Next aft and to port is the guest stateroom, featuring twin athwartship berths, drawer storage under each, a hanging locker in-between and a pocket door to the hallway, speakers and volume control. There is teak laddis on hull sides in both staterooms.

Master and Guest Heads

  • Marble  countertop with molded sink
  • Vaccu Flush head
  • Stall shower with teak grate
  • Windows with screens and drapes
  • Shower sump pump
  • Mirror
  • Overhead hatch
  • Overhead lighting
  • Tank watch holding tank indicator

Flybridge

The flybridge is accessed via the ladder on the aft deck. There is a safety hatch on the flybridge. She has a custom molded hardtop with a four sided strataglass enclosure with U-Zips. Venturi windscreen surrounds the Helm. Custom instrument and electronics pod at helm. Chart storage, and storage under helm. Grand Banks stainless steel rimed team steering wheel. Teak sole and nonskid on all deck surfaces.

Twin Pompanette P2000 helm seats with cushions. There is a teak table (removable) between the helm seats. Amidships are port and starboard L-shape settee with cushions and covers. There is an additional teak table  on port side. Aft of the seating is the tender storage with the low profile davit tucked away on port side. Tender chocks on starboard side.

Flybridge -Electronics and Navigational Equipment

  • Furuno Radar 48 mile open array
  • Robertson autopilot
  • Northstar 951X GPS
  • Horizon 1000C GPS
  • Garmin Echo 500C sounder
  • VHF, ICOM 126
  • Dataline X speed sum log
  • Dataline  X  wind indicator
  • Key Power bow thruster
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Naiad stabilizer controls
  • Flow scans, fuel
  • Volt and amp meters
  • Auto pilot remote
  • ACR Epirb
  • Bose 151 Speakers
  • VDO gauges
  • Windlass controls
  • Morse gears and throttles
  • Bennett trim tab controls
  • Alarm panel
  • Start/stop buttons
  • Life sling 

Aft Deck

Aft deck has a teak sole and team swim platform, 2 outdoor wicker chairs with cushions, ladder for access to flybridge and double sliding doors to salon. Engine room and lazarette access through in deck hatches.  There is a Whirlpool washer and dryer and U-Line ice maker, workbench with vice and grinder. Storage shelves port and starboard. Water maker and pumps. Teak grate flooring in lazarette and engine room.

Deck/Hull

  • Teak aft, side, fore, and flybridge decks
  • Access ladder to engine room from hatch in rear
  • S/S rub rails on teak cap and hand rails forward
  • Boarding gates
  • Ladder to flybridge
  • Lexan smoke-tinted windscreen on flybridge
  • Coast Guard safety package
  • Fenders & dock lines
  • Navigation lights
  • Swim platform, teak
  • Flip-Up swim ladder
  • Center opening window in salon
  • Lofrans horizontal anchor windlass - 3 station
  • White mesh windshield covers
  • White mesh covers for forward salon windows and entry door
  • S/S step plates with Grand Banks
  • Hot & cold shower at transom
  • S/S grab rails around flybridge windshield
  • Teak rimmed salon wheel
  • S/S Rimmed flybridge wheel
  • Flybridge seats w/cushions and covers
  • Window screens
  • CQR Anchor w/all chain rode
  • Life jackets
  • Fresh water wash down forward
  • Achilles tender  w/20 HP Yamaha outboard
  • Teak transom
  • Dinghy chocks on flybridge
  • Name boards
  • Nautical Structures davit
  • Switlick 6 person life raft (Certificate 2014)

Mechanical Equipment and Plumbing

  • Caterpillar 3116TA 350 HP 2400Hours 10/17
  • Twin Disc gears
  • 4 Blade bronze props
  • ONAN 8Kw generator w/sound shield   2800 Hrs 10/17
  • Key power bow thruster
  • Glendinning synchronizer, dual station
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Filter for In-Line fresh water system
  • Vacu Flush heads w/Y-Valves
  • Fi Quench system in engine room
  • Washer/dryer, in lazerette
  • Crossover fuel system
  • Showers empty into separate sump
  • Trim Tabs, dual station
  • Oil change kit
  • Shaft seals
  • Macerator
  • Side exhausts
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Crossover fuel system

Electrical System

  • New AGM batteries for thruster
  • House and start batteries
  • Battery condition indicators (all 3 batteries)
  • Fluorescent lights in engine room
  • 12V, 110V electrical systems
  • (2) Dockside electrical cables
  • Extra circuit breakers
  • 12V outlets both stations
  • Fore & aft shore power connections
  • Battery charger
  • Xantrex power panel
  • Indirect lighting in salon
  • Heart Link 2000 interface
  • (2) Grand Banks reading lights-salon
  • (5) Exterior courtesy lights
  • TV & Phone inlets (Fwd & Aft)
  • Waterproof AC outlet on flybridge

Upgrades

Dual fresh water pumps, washer, dryer, stripped and epoxy bottom, 3 A/C air handlers 2015, new S/S hot water heater, tender chocks, new Vacu Flush quiet pump system, new engine exhaust heat shields, new fwd. automatic bilge pump, new shower sump pumps, and more.

Remarks

WATER DOG is an especially nice Europa 46 with many upgrades and additions. Just to mention a few that set her apart from the completion are a Grand Banks hardtop with 4 sided Strataglass enclosure, bow thruster, NAIAD stabilizers, and many more.