It’s a Grand Banks Rendezvous!

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Several Grand Banks Trawlers in the Yard Right Now

It’s not really a boat club ‘rendezvous,’ but rather a fun-for-blogging coincidence: Our yard seems to be heavy to Grand Banks power boats lately.

Currently, there are four of the popular trawlers at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard for general service work; plus, there have been that many others since the first of the year and several more are scheduled for routine maintenance this spring.

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Forty-two-foot “Twilight” is part of the “impromptu Grand Banks Rendezvous” going on at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard lately. In the top photo, 36-foot “Majic” (left) and 42-foot “Viajera” (right) are on the hard for general service work.

“It’s kind of an impromptu Grand Banks Rendezvous out here,” joked Yard Manager Hartwell Champagne as he toured past the four boats currently on the hard and in the marina for service.

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“Jane,” a 42-foot Grand Banks at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard, is having her hull prepped for bottom paint.

The boats, ranging in length from 36 to 46 feet, are in the yard for bottom paint, shaft seals, stern thruster installation and other such general service, said Champagne who pointed out the coincidence.

“It’s kind of an impromptu Grand Banks Rendezvous out here.” – Yard Manager Hartwell Champagne

Or maybe it’s a trend in popularity, but either way these boat owners have a good thing going and are getting a head start on being ready for the upcoming boating season.

“This is a great cruising boat for the Northwest,” added Hartwell. “It is a very comfortable, strong, robust boat.”

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“Majic” (left) and “Viajera” (right) are getting a head start preparing for the upcoming summer cruising season.

No matter what make of boat you have, join the “rendezvous” going on at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard and be ready for summer boating season.




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