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54 Offshore Pilothouse


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Grand Yachts Inc.

Vancouver Office : Coal Harbour Marina
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6G 3E7
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Make 54 Offshore
Model Pilothouse
Year 2000
Condition Used
Price CA$889,000
Type Power
Class Pilothouse
Length 16.46 m
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fibreglass
Location North Vancouver, British Columbia
LOA 18.59 m
Length on Deck 16.46 m
Beam 4.82 m
Displacement 53000 lb
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Caterpillar
Engine Model 3196
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 2000
Power 660 hp
Engine Location Port
Rope Cutter Yes
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Caterpillar
Engine Model 3196
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 2000
Power 660 hp
Engine Location Starboard
Rope Cutter Yes
Cabins 2
Heads 2
Fuel Tanks 1000 gal
Fresh Water Tanks 300 gal
Holding Tanks 70 gal


Boathouse kept - 62' x 26' boathouse available separately

Sandpiper is an ultimate yacht:  designed for safe and comfortable passages, built to exacting standards, finished with an attention to detail that inspires pleasure, and professionally maintained to gleamingly new condition!  The proportion of living spaces perfectly suit the sumptuous two stateroom layout. The safe and secure side decks and cockpit inspire confidence for any sea. The spacious enclosed flybridge and pilothouse command the seaway. The galley builds the desire to create and to entertain friends and family relishing in the open, bright, airy salon with panoramic views on the anchorage!

Sandpiper features:  Boathouse kept, highly and professionally maintained, low hours on 660hp Cat power in an immaculate engine space, fully outfitted for extended remote cruising, and so beautiful for the lazy weekend at the Yacht Club tie up!

Browse the Photo Gallery.  Walk through the Specifications.  Call for a personal tour - we suspect the first cruiser aboard will see themselves as the new owner of this very fine yacht!

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Throughout "Sandpiper"

Offshore Yachts are a strong brand based on great design, renowned build, and a long list of discerning and satisfied owners. William B. Crealock designed a semi-displacement hull, which is efficient at displacement speeds and hides a turn of speed when the need arises to beat weather or return to home port. The ride is soft, comfortable, and, in worsened conditions, safe - inspiring confidence. The low centre of gravity, substantial displacement, fine entry, deep forefoot and long keel allow a comfortable motion, excellent directional stability and ease of handling in close quarters. The design demands the best of a builder, with components fully finished, even where the eye cannot see. Mold details such as recessed port lights and overhead deck lights and exacting details of intricate and thoughtful storage, and access to service points that are utterly remarkable. The fibreglass structures are immensely strong and the gelcoats the finest. Note the massive stainless steel engine beds and feel the confidence.

Throughout the yacht find teak joinery to the highest standard of finish and care. The honey teak glows warmly and evenly above and below decks. The soft furnishings are tasteful and immensely practical throughout, including the flybridge area with the full enclosure, and the helm and co-pilot seats that turn to join friends at table. The salon, galley and pilothouse are bathed in natural light from large windows and a plan that separates spaces, but feels open and airy. The visibilty of the surroundings is incredible, and rare in modern yachts built with dark windows suited to hot climates. Interior heat is provided by a newly updated diesel fired hydronic system with zone temperature control, and by back up electric AC baseboard heaters in the salon and in each cabin.

Sandpiper excites the moment one opens the boatshed door - she gleams proudly, ready to take safe flight and explore remote beaches up and down our coast.


Access to the accommodations below leads forward from the starboard side of the pilothouse down a set of stairs to a landing with the master stateroom aft amidships and the guest stateroom forward. The Asko washer and dryer units are located behind teak doors on the landing.

Both staterooms have plenty of storage in hanging lockers, drawers and cupboards. The teak joinery and attention to detail is magnificent throughout. Each stateroom is complete with its own island queen berth, head and shower. Note the warm, engaging soft furnishings, and abundant lighting, most on dimmers, including ceiling lights, sconces, and courtesy lights.

Master Stateroom

  • Island Queen berth with considerable storage underneath
  • Two cedar lined hanging lockers, dresser with ten drawers, and beveled teak framed mirror
  • Owners' ensuite has a spacious separate shower with door and quiet Sealand Vacu-flush head
  • Corian counters
  • Mirrored cabinets and ample storage under
  • Hydronic and baseboard heat

VIP Guest Stateroom Forward:

  • Island Queen berth with storage under, (berth has gas shocks for easy lift access)
  • Two cedar-lined hanging lockers, and ample storage
  • Separate head and large shower with Corian counter tops and quiet Sealand Vacu-flush head
  • Hydronic and baseboard heat

There is extra sleeping accommodations in the salon and pilothouse. Both settees convert to a double and twin respectively.


The salon is large and spacious with excellent views in all directions. The interior has warm teak walls with elegant, tasteful soft goods. Between the galley forward and the salon, a raised counter and ceiling cabinets that provide separation, but not isolation.

  • To port is a large U-shaped settee with fold out hi / lo dining table with additional leaves that can be opened up for proper dining, or closed for a coffee or cocktail entertaining table
  • This settee also converts to a doubler berth
  • To starboard and aft is a corner cabinet, housing the onboard entertainment systems with Yamaha DVD, CD player, AM/FM audio tuner, speaker control unit controlling sound throughout the vessel
  • Sony 21" Trinitron TV
  • Sea-Tel satellite TV
  • Teak built-in liquor cabinet
  • Phantom screen for aft sliding doors
  • Hydronic and baseboard heat
  • Updated stereo system with new speakers and sub woofer 


The galley is open to the pilothouse and salon and includes an in sink disposal unit and an abundance of storage. The beautiful teak finish continues into the galley which is complete with Corian counter tops, electric stove top, built in Mielle dishwasher and a full size side by side Amana refrigerator/freezer.

  • Corian counter tops, ample storage and double sink
  • Village Marine 600 gpd watermaker
  • Insinkerator disposal system
  • Mielle 220V, two burner stove
  • Amana side-by-side fridge/freezer (rebuilt 2011, and boosted with a more powerful compressor in 2014)
  • Sharp microwave/convection oven
  • Miele teak panelled dishwasher
  • Aiphone intercom system


The pilothouse is entered from the salon or sliding side deck doors. The navigation centre is well thought out with a centre station Destroyer wheel, pilot and navigator pedestal Stidd chairs and complete instrumentation, designed for ease of navigation and ship handling.

Aft of the navigation centre is a large settee with adjustable table. Access to the fly bridge is via stairs to starboard and a clear hatchway on gas struts.

  • Full navigation and engine display systems with electronic Cat gauges 
  • AC/DC distribution panels with breakers. Panels tip out for easy access to wiring and electrical connections
  • Wiring is labelled and coded for easy identification
  • Boat Information monitoring panel showing pumps and lights at a glance
  • Inverter/charger remote panel
  • Overhead ventilation hatch
  • Sub Zero under-counter mounted refrigerator
  • Bow and stern thruster controls
  • Chart table and lifting chart locker
  • Aiphone intercom system throughout
  • Bug screens for both side pilothouse doors and flybridge hatch
  • Settee aft of navigation centre with adjustable table and additional storage below
  • This settee also converts to a single berth
  • Access to the flybridge and boat deck


The flybridge is fully enclosed providing additional all-weather space. The two Pompanette helm seats, one centred on the wheel and one to port provide excellent vision in all directions. And they turn to join the table when entertaining.

To port is a covered cooler, and to starboard is counter space and storage with a covered sink, hot and cold pressurized water and bar fridge. Aft of the helm seats is a large L-shaped settee with two pedestal mounted tables. More storage below this settee.

  • Bimini with full flybridge enclosure, and access to the boat deck aft
  • Wet bar with sink
  • Norcold refrigerator
  • Storage lockers
  • L-shaped settee and two pedestal mounted tables
  • Two Pompanette chairs
  • Full engine instrumentation
  • Bow and stern thruster controls
  • Radar arch for VHF antennas, GPS antenna, loud hailer speaker, TV antenna, sat phone antenna and the Furuno open array radar antenna

Boat Deck

  • 1" stainless steel railing around boat deck (port side removable for tender launch)
  • 12' Zodiac Yachtline centre console tender with Honda 40 hp outboard, centre console rod holders, Raytheon sounder, bow rail and running lights
  • Nick Jackson, 12VDC 1,500 lb davit
  • Givens Buoy 6 person liferaft (certification not current)

Main Deck

Sandpiper is designed and maintained to be cruised. Her wide decks and high rails provide safety and security while moving about the vessel in any weather. Her exterior is maintained to the same high standards as her interior, and show the highest degree of love, care and maintenance.

  • Wide deck with non-skid walk-around with high rails for safe passage in any sea and while docking
  • Covered side decks and cockpit with courtesy lights all around, and flood lights aft
  • Side deck gates and transom gate for easy access on and off the boat
  • Anchor platform with stainless steel roller and option for two anchors
  • Two flush in-deck storage boxes
  • 66 lb Bruce stainless anchor with swivel and 400' of 3/8" chain
  • Maxwell 3500 windlass, three station control, chain stopper and electric overload protection
  • All exterior stainless is 316 electro polished
  • Stainless steel flush deck fittings for water, waste and fuel
  • Fore and aft shore power connections
  • Foredeck fresh and raw water washdowns


  • Large swim platform with built in, covered boarding ladder and staple-type rails
  • Ladder access to boat deck with an acrylic hatch with gas strut supports
  • Fresh and raw water wash downs
  • Deck shower with hot and cold water pressurized system
  • Shorepower electrical connections for 50 Amp 120 volt, 50 Amp 240 volt, phone and TV
  • Shore water hook up
  • Cabinet with a covered sink, hot and cold pressurized system, Mielle dual fuel BBQ (new 2016)
  • Control station complete with stainless steel wheel, throttle and gear levers, bow and stern thruster controls, rudder angle indicator, depth and speed, engine start and kill buttons
  • Three flush hatches; two for fenders or wet storage port and starboard, and one central lazarette, with access forward to engine room
  • Beautiful teak cap rail

Electronics and Navigation

  • Boat Information panel showing bilge pumps, lights, and ship alarm systems
  • Tank Tender display monitoring water, fuel, sumps and waste tanks
  • Furuno 64 mile radar
  • Garmin touchscreen gps / chartplotter (new)
  • Furuno GP32 GPS
  • Two ICOM M127 VHFs
  • ICOM UA5 amplifier
  • Simrad/Robertson AP20 Autopilot with remote
  • Rudder angle indicator

Electrical System

The electrical system is very robust and provides worry free independence while away from a dock.

  • Four 8-D AGM batteries for engine start
  • AGM GP24 type battery for generator start
  • Two 4-D AGM batteries for the bow thruster
  • Twelve GL-20 6V AGM house batteries
  • All batteries recently updated
  • Prosine 3 kW inverter
  • Backup 1.8 kW inverter, hard wired to bring online as required
  • Northern Lights 12 kW genset (195 hours)
  • Northern Lights 8 kW genset (751 hours)
  • Both gensets are in sound shields, and both have water separator exhaust systems for extra quiet operation
  • Both have remote start stop panels in engine room and at AC panel in pilothouse
  • Xantrex separate panels for charge/invert and battery monitor functions

Engines and Mechanical

The engine room of Sandpiper shows the same care and attention to detail as the rest of the vessel. Access is through the cockpit lazarette, cockpit engine locker, or a ladder from  the galley. And all areas are exceptionally clean and dry.

The owner finds that the most efficient cruising is at 1,650 RPM making 12 knots. He also reports that the boat is smooth, balanced, and comfortable running for extended periods at eighteen to twenty knots.

All major and minor engine service is up to date and logged.

  • Twin Caterpillar 3196 diesel engines
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Shaft brushes
  • Dual Racor filters for each main, single Racors to each generator
  • Webasto hydronic hot water heat (102,000 btu), new 2015
  • Firebouy auto Halon fire suppression system
  • 2 1/2" stainless steel shafts equipped with Electro Guard HDSB static grounds, port and starboard line cutters
  • 31" x 34" 4 blade bronze propellers
  • Bow and stern thrusters; new motor for bow thruster, and all new stern thruster in 2013
  • Village Marine 600 gpd water maker (in lazarette), regularly run and checked on a rigid schedule
  • Primary and secondary domestic fresh water pumps

Boat Shed

The boat shed is available as a separate purchase. It is 64' by 26' with a water dimension of 18' 2" wide by 54' 8"n electric roll up door opening up to a maximum height of 24'. See the dimensions graph for details.

  • 50 Amp shore power
  • 14' 8" by 26' mezzanine with opening window 
  • 4' wide docks on either side
  • plenty of room to add storage shelves and work bench
  • 110V power throughout
  • fresh water hook up
  • abundant 110V and natural light


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.

Presented For Sale By:

Grand Yachts Inc.

Vancouver Office : Coal Harbour Marina
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6G 3E7
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