Grand Banks GB54 yacht tour: Inside a beautiful $2.9m American cruising machine

At the recent Cannes Yachting Festival, MBY deputy editor Jack Haines took the chance to tour the Grand Banks GB54, which was making its global debut.

The builders of Grand Banks yachts have not generally been known for their love of change. Innovation, you feel, was a word seldom uttered in the boardroom, and unless you get up close, it can be pretty hard to tell a Sixties model from one made in the Noughties.

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