Pre-Owned Listing Details



Represented by: Steve Fithian
Phone: 954-383-1999

VAMBORA is a fantastic one owner 2009 model Grand Banks 59 Aleutian RP with a 3 stateroom, 3 head layout, C-18 Cats, Naiad stabilizers, Bow thruster, Hard Top, Frequency converter to use shore power anywhere, second Onan 21.5 KW Generator and numerous custom features throughout. Maintained in excellent condition by her knowledgeable owner since new. VAMBORA won't last long!

VAMBORA Specifications

Vessel Walkthrough (Preliminary Listing)

The swim platform is integrated to the hull with four (4) staple safety rails which provide a place to hold onto on the aft side of the platform. There are two (2) dinghy cleats and a swim ladder. Entering the cockpit, there is factory built-in seating with storage below and two (2) custom teak tables that are divided to walk between or flip-open to join to convert to one (1) long table to accommodate dining for eight (8). There is a storage locker to starboard and to port is a spiral staircase to access the Flybridge. There is an aft deck hatch that leads down to a large lazarette with custom upgraded shelving for maximum storage capability.

Upon entering the salon, there is a beautiful teak & holly sole throughout. To port there is a storage cabinet with three (3) deep drawers and forward of that is a custom U-shaped settee. In the forward starboard corner, there is a standard GB cabinet with great space for artwork above. The salon has two (2) opening window in the left, both port and starboard side. There is a 32” flatscreen TV wall-mounted with custom frame in teak trim at port aft in the Salon. There is a settee to starboard with pull-out berth and custom wetbar with storage inside for bottle & glass storage along with the surround sound system, remotes, etc.; this wetbar cabinet also acts as an end table. There is additional storage under the U-settee.

Three (3) steps up from the salon accesses the Pilothouse with an L-shaped settee modified with a beautiful rounded teak base and custom teak table with left inlay to starboard. The Pilothouse has both port and starboard doors for easy access to the side decks for docking and ventilation and a STIDD seat at the helm. The console has full controls, gauges and instrumentation: (2) Garmin GPS MAP 5212, (2) Garmin GMI 10 Repeater; (2) Garmin Radar; Ritchie 5” compass; ICOM IC-m604 VHF radio at each station; Naiad stabilizer control (upgraded Datum electronic control); (2) Simrad Autopilot; Waste tank control gauge; Grey tank control gauge; Wiper and washer controls; Windlass on/off breaker and station; 12V plug; Upgraded Twin Disc electronic controls; bow thruster (optional); Onan Gen start/stop panel; Trim tab controls; Computank fuel/water gauge; & ACR spotlight. There is a GB custom wheel with teak-rim and just to starboard, before you take the stairs below, is a large oval-shaped storage locker.

To port is the U-shaped galley with Granite countertops, two (2) SubZero refrigerator drawers; Miele 4-burner cooktop; GE Advantium convection/microwave oven above. There is a storage locker with drawers under the cooktop with metal framed outside for additional storage, a trash bin, and smaller drawers for flatware, glassware, dishes, etc. There is an optional Fisher Paykel dishwasher. Looking forward, there is a deep stainless-steel sink with an upgraded Grohe faucet with removable spray head; below the sink is a storage area with shelf.

Heading below, the teak & holly sole continue throughout. The Master Stateroom offers a beautiful queen berth under a light grey fabric and teak headboard with two (2) night tables on each side of the berth with chrome swivel lights above. To the starboard side of the cabin is a built-in desk with 3 drawers on the port side of the desk and left pencil drawer which can be used for a computer or as a vanity. Forward and port is a small TV on a swivel, cedar-lined hanging locker and additional storage cabinets with shelves, and bank of four (4) large drawers below counter level. Opening ports for natural lighting are positioned with two (2) to port and two (2) to starboard. This makes for a very nice master stateroom. The en suite head is to starboard in the forward part of the stateroom with an arched door with trim moulding that isn’t made this way any longer, so a beautiful feature. There is a separate large shower stall with entry door and two (2) shelves for toiletries. There are three (3) mirrors forward, the left one is fixed and the inboard and outboard ones both open for large medicine cabinets. There are granite countertops, opening port for natural light/ventilation and an abundance of storage.

There is a Guest Stateroom forward and to port of the master with great headroom and two (2) single berths, one (1) forward and one (1) aft with drawer’s underneath (two (2) drawers under aft berth, and one (1) drawer under forward berth). Center, between the berths, is locker and cabinet below which can be used as a night stand for both of the berths. The Guest Head is to starboard and is an all-in-one with shower curtain, Dometic Vacuflush head, an optional Asko full size Washer/Dryer outboard, storage under the sink, and Granite countertops.

The VIP Guest Stateroom shows what her 18’ beam can accommodate and has nice, easy steps outboard to either side of the berth with an upgraded mattress, chrome reading lights on both sides of berth, under berth storage and two (2) very large drawers at the front of the berth. Cedar-lined hanging lockers are on both port and starboard. There are opening ports with privacy curtains, two (2) hatches and a private en suite head with granite countertop, stall shower with door and two (2) shelves, a VacuFlush head, medicine cabinet and towel storage. Looking outboard, both port and starboard lockers offer an abundance of storage. Everywhere is a lavish teak finish.

The spiral staircase to the Flybridge from the aft deck has a custom hatch on top to close off bad weather from the cockpit below. There is plentiful seating; port settee, port forward facing settee beside the two (2) STIDD helm seats, an L-shaped settee to starboard for four (4) and underneath the cushions are deep storage lockers; another storage locker in the port side outboard seat; fiberglass console for electronics installations which duplicate what is below in the Pilothouse. Chart lockers on either side of the helm. The windscreen has stainless steel framing and polycarbonate hard glass. The aft section of the flybridge has teak- grated tables. Aft of the settees, there is a custom electric grill built into the fiberglass locker. There is a custom ladder to access the factory hardtop with stainless steel mast, running lights, and anchor light. Aft of this area is the 1000-lb capacity crane (450kg) and tender with outboard motor.

Boarding is easy from the side deck with boarding gates on both port and starboard sides. The Portuguese Bridge area is up a couple of steps and forward with storage on both port and starboard sides of the opening doors and seating both port and starboard with storage below and very nice cushions. This is a great area for sunning or entertaining. The windlass platform, two (2) anchors, lockers both port and starboard of the anchor windlass for storage to house spare shore power cords and gives access to windlass mechanics or into the chain portion of the locker; there is shore power connection that can also be used to plug the yacht in if there is a problem with the Cablemaster; oversized cleats; hawse holes; drain vents to provide air flow below; and high side decks for protection. Dockside 240 volt/50-amp electric power can be connected at the bow with two separate cables, or by plugging into dockside electrical connections using the two 240 volt/50 amp cables that are stored in the lazarette and pushed out via two electric motors activated by switches right where the electric cords come out of the stern cabinets.

VAMBORA is a fantastic 59 Aleutian RP with an amazing layout, low hours, excellent condition, one owner, and is ready to cruise with her new owners!


Hull Color, Grand Banks White Bootstripe, painted Flag Blue Awlgrip Bulkheads, watertight Epoxy barrier undercoat Full length keel, extends below running gear Gel-coated fiberglass exterior Gel-coated fiberglass w/cross-linked PVC foam core for deckhouse & flybridge Hand-laid fiberglass Hull structural grid, fiberglass & foam Hydrex resin skin coat in hull lamination Molded quarter guard with stainless steel rubrail Solid fiberglass hull below and cored hull above waterline

Engine and Mechanical Equipment

Twin Caterpillar C-18 @ 873hp each; approx. 1,900 hours as of 11 June 2021 Ball valve on thru hulls above waterline, bronze Bilge pump, manual Engine controls, Twin Disc EC300, single lever, each station Engine room faucet, freshwater Engine room & lazarette soles with varnished teak grating with non-skid, Upgrade Engine room sound insulation Engine, Caterpillar wiring harness Exhaust system, underwater outlet, custom outlet cowling & idle bypass muffler Fire extinguisher, with engine, generator, blower shut down & override control Fuel Filters, Racor water separators on each engine (duplex) & generator (single) Fuel tanks, aluminum, baffled Gas/water separator on generator exhaust system Propellers, nickel-aluminum-bronze Seacocks, Groco Safety Seacocks on engine raw water inlets Shaft log, dripless with spare seals Sole, engine room Steering, hydraulic with power assist Washer/Dryer: Full Size, Asko, (2) separate units in Day Head with teak varnished doors, Upgrade Water tanks, aluminum painted Watermaker, preparation only

Electrical Equipment

AC/DC distribution panels Double folding doors for the electrical cabinet, Upgrade Electrical panel prepped for 2nd Generator, Upgrade (4) 12V Outlets, cigarette-type with breakers for individual control; labeled: 12V Master, 12V PH, 12V FB, 12V Salon; with heavy gauge wiring; CAT-5 cable for computer outlet; Upgrade Standard panel 8-circuit breaker at PH overhead electronics locker (4x 12VDC, 4x 24VDC); 12VDC labeled: VHF Radio – PH, VHF Radio – FB, SAT TV Ant, Nav Inst, Spare, Spare; 24VDC labeled: Radar, GPS, SAT Phone, Spare, Spare; Upgrade Air horn, Kahlenberg Air-conditioning, reverse cycle Alarm and indicator panel, each station Alternator, each engine and generator Batteries, AGM with fiberglass boxes, lids, straps, 2x8D engine starting, 2x4D for bow thruster, 4x8D for house, 1x2F for generator Battery charger, automatic, 24V 75-amp Battery condition indicator Battery disconnect switch Battery switch, emergency paralleling Inverter, Mastervolt 4000W connected to all Sub-Zero units, both Icemakers, FB refrigeration & outlets, Upgrade Bilge pumps, automatic, DC Bonding system Bow thruster, Sleipner Side-Power SP240TCI, DC Carbon monoxide detector in sleeping areas and salon DC converters, 24-12V, 40-amp Engine gauges and instrumentation, CAT MPD electronic Engine room blowers, DC Engine room lights, AC fluorescent lights with diffusers Engine room lights, DC Engine start/stop, twin station with synchronizer and slow-vessel-mode controls Entertainment system, CD/DVD player with speakers, Bose premium package Exalto electronic touch panel switch Freshwater system, pressurized, DC (2) Generators, Onan with Sound Shield, 21.5kW e-QD Series 120/240V; 2nd as Upgrade Helm outlet, DC at each station Holding tank level indicators Holding tank, direct discharge with Y valve on all toilets, DC Holding tank, gray water with discharge pump, DC Icemaker, AC Isolation transformer Navigation lights, DC Oil change kit, DC Outlets throughout with GFCI protection Rudder angle indicator, DC (2) Shore power inlets, 50-amp aft, (1) Glendinning Cablemaster with 75 ft. cable; Additional (1) as Upgrade Shore power inlet, 50-amp fwd Tank gauges for fuel and water, with Computank display Television, Flatpanel 32" Trim Tabs, DC Washer/Dryer, Splendide 2100, combo unit Water heater, 20 USG, AC Wiring, marine-grade tin-plated copper

Exterior Equipment

Cushions for aft deck, Portuguese bridge and flybridge finished in Ultraleather, two-tone "Sand" and "Almond", Upgrade Canvas Covers for aft deck seating, Portuguese bridge seating, flybridge seating, (2) FB STIDD helmseats, (1) FB steering wheel, FB console. Forward Textaline window cover, Upgrade Special mast, angled aluminum with longer spreader for flag tie down, Upgrade Anchor chain locker, divided for rope & chain Anchor chain locker, self-draining Anchor platform, fiberglass with pulpit, double stainless steel rollers Anodes, zinc, shaft & hull Bulwark caps, teak Chocks & mooring cleats, stainless steel Cleats, fender, pop-up Davits, gelcoat colored Decking, teak, epoxy bonded at cockpit Dinghy chocks, integral reinforcement Engine room vents, Delta T air demisters Flagpole with holders, bow & stern Foredeck lockers, port & stbd Foredeck settee, molded with underseat storage Freshwater washdown Grab rails, stainless steel Non-skid, Awl-Grip, side and forward cabin house deck and hardtop Portuguese bridge with lockers and access doors to forward deck Rubrail, stainless steel striker plate on fiberglass Safety rails, stainless steel w/intermediate 1/2" OD tube on flybridge & fwd of Portuguese bridge Skylight hatches with screens & blinds in staterooms Windlass, Lofrans 2000 w/24V, horizontal, chain rode, DC, Upgrade Windows, tempered glass, fritted, bonded, flush installation

Cockpit / Aft Deck

Force 10 Electric BBQ Grill at aft stbd side locker, Upgrade Icemaker, U-Line SP18 inside aft stbd side locker, Upgrade Courtesy lights Dinghy cleats, pop-up from swim platform, stainless steel Hatches, teak, pneumatic Ladder to lazarette, angled with wooden steps Lazarette with maximum storage shelves, Upgrade Settee, molded fiberglass with cushions and under seat storage customized for 20” depth, Upgrade (2) Teak tables converts to (1) large table to accommodate up to (8) people Stairs to flybridge with teak steps Stairs, molded fiberglass with teak steps to swim platform/cockpit deck Swim ladder Swim platform, molded fiberglass, teak deck Wing doors, port & stbd, white frame with Perspex, Upgrade Transom door, stainless steel for aft deck, Upgrade Transom shower with retractable hose, hot/cold


Portuguese Bridge with storage cabinets (2) Settees, port and starboard, with storage below Rope & Chain lockers Shorepower inlet, standard Additional Shorepower inlet installed at bow area as backup for Cablemaster or when bow-in docking, Upgrade


Chart table, teak Compass with light Dinette, raised with teak table and L-settee L-settee with custom full-length drawer, lined with stainless steel basket to maximize galley storage, Upgrade Doors, fiberglass/teak, starboard and port Phantom retractable door screens, stbd & port, Upgrade Electronics circuit breaker panel, DC Electronics console, overhead, teak Electronics console, wrapped with Ultraleather (1) Helmseat, STIDD Admiral Low Back with deluxe chrome package; finished in Ultraleather “Buff”, Upgrade Lighting with Dimmer Switches Staircase to forward cabin, teak with lighted steps Steering wheel, stainless steel, teak rimmed


(2) Garmin GPS MAP 5212 (2) Garmin GMI 10 Repeater (2) Garmin Radar (2) Simrad Autopilot (2) VHF IC-m304 Radio  ACR Spotlight


Tender with outboard motor Wetbar with Isotherm CR-42 Refrigerator, Upgrade U-Line B1-95 Icemaker at port aft locker, Upgrade Compass with light Courtesy lights Davit, electro-hydraulic, 1,000 lb. with hydraulic rotation Deck, non-skid, painted Awlgrip Electronics console, molded fiberglass Fabrics for seat cushions, vinyl Hardtop fiberglass complete with lighting, Upgrade Removable stainless steel ladder to hardtop, Upgrade (2) Helmseats, STIDD Admiral Low Back with deluxe chrome package; companion seat to starboard; finished in Ultraleather “Almond”, Upgrade Locker, fiberglass molded, port aft Locker, fiberglass molded, starboard aft Radar arch, molded fiberglass Railing around flybridge/windshields, stainless steel Settee, molded fiberglass Steering wheel, stainless steel, teak rimmed (2) Tables, teak grate with stainless steel pedestal


Bar cabinet, teak to stbd with bottle & glass storage and BOSE media left, Upgrade Bookshelves (2) Barrel chairs Sliding Aft Door, fiberglass/teak Phantom Retractable door screen, aft, Upgrade Engine removal soft patch Entertainment left, teak with Bose Lifestyle Media Center and Bose Speaker System (recessed installation) U-settee, custom with long and deep storage drawers to port, Upgrade Settee, pull-out berth, Upgrade Steps, teak with non-skid Table, teak with maple & burlwood left inlay, Custom designed larger table, Upgrade TV, 32” flatscreen, wall-mounted with frame at port aft, Upgrade


Sub-Zero Refrigerator 700BR pull-out drawers, Upgrade Sub-Zero Freezer 700BF pull-out drawers, Upgrade Cooktop, Electric Ceramic, Miele KM421 Microwave/convection oven, GE Advantium SCA2000 Countertop, Granite with backsplash guard, Upgrade Curtains treated with fire retardant spray Dishwasher, AC, Fisher & Paykel, (Non operational been used for storage) Dish Lockers, overhead Sink, stainless steel deep single bowl, Franke, Upgrade Faucet, single lever, pull-out head with hose Trash bin Exhaust blower

Dining Area

Opposite Galley L-Settee Table, teak with two (2) fold-down leaves  Storage cabinets overhead, starboard aft

Master Stateroom

Island Queen Berth Reading lights with shades on each side of berth Bureau with drawers Hanging locker, cedar-lined (2) Night tables, teak TV cabinet, recessed with jack outlet   Stereo Lighting with Dimmer Switches Integrated vanity/desk with chair

Master Head

Separate shower stall with fiberglass and Corian shower pan Shower with drain pump, DC Toilet, Sealand Vacuflush Countertop, Granite "Ubatuba" as Upgrade with undermounted sink Faucet, single lever Exhaust blower, DC

VIP Guest Stateroom, Forward

Island Berth with under drawer storage Cantalupi Reading lights with shades on each side of berth Hanging locker, cedar-lined Storage drawers/cabinets, port & stbd Flatscreen TV, recessed Sony FM/AM/CD Player Lighting with dimmer switches Access to Guest Head from Stateroom

VIP Guest Head

Accessed from VIP Guest Stateroom and from Companionway Separate shower stall with fiberglass and Corian shower pan Shower with drain pump, DC Toilet, Sealand Vacuflush Countertop, Granite "Ubatuba" as Upgrade with undermounted sink Faucet, single lever Exhaust blower, DC

Guest Stateroom

Twin Berths with under drawer storage Reading lights at head of each berth Hanging Locker between berths Lighting with dimmer switches Stereo

Day Head

Asko Washer & Dryer, (2) separate units with teak varnished doors, Upgrade Toilet, Sealand Vacuflush Countertop, Granite "Tropical Brown" as Upgrade with undermounted sink Faucet, single lever Exhaust blower, DC

Interior Throughout

Oceanair Blinds, color: "Chintz Topar", Upgrade Teak installed in lower deck companionway and aft master stateroom, Upgrade Bulkheads, applied trim & soft panel inserts Bulkheads, Formica, teak, wallpaper Cabin doors with lock sets Cabinet furniture, teak-faced Curtains Dimmer switch in salon Drawer slides, Blum Drawers, teak-faced Grab rails, teak Hardware, stainless steel and chrome Headlining, vinyl panels, removable Lighting, Xenon, DC Lights, reading at berths Lights, shaded reading lights at Master Stateroom Outlets, AC Portholes, stainless steel and screens Pre-wire for phone and ethernet Push lock: Southco push to close latch on drawers and locker doors Sole, teak & holly Steps with clear Non-Skid Varnish, satin marine finish High Gloss Varnish on Teak trim only, Upgrade

May 2021 services

Fresh bottom paint Stabilizer fins dropped and new seals added. Hull and topside fresh wax


Owners' personal belongings. A complete list will be provided upon request.


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.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing.


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