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Eastbay - 49

    Location: Chicago, IL, US


I am available to do Facetime video on this vessel (July 6,7,8 with prior notice)


Gentian is a Nice example of the popular Eastbay 49. She was built in 2001 and bought by her current owner in 2017 who had her brought to the great lakes. She has had seasonal use since then and has been stored in a indoor heated storage building in the off season. she is powered with Cat 3196 with less than 1300 hours(1000 hr service has been completed.) In the winter of 2021/22 she has had all her exterior varnish redone.  Full hull and cabin house wax and polish,  Multi season bottom paint applied.



Please see Notable features for a full description of this fine vessel .


Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Gentian
Make: Eastbay
Model: 49
Year: 2001
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 49 ft
Length Overall: 14.94
Beam: 16 ft
Max Draft: 4.08 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196 TA
  • Fuel: diesel
  • Engine Power: 600|horsepower
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196 TA
  • Fuel:
  • Engine Power: 600|horsepower


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 750|gallon
Water Tanks:
Water Tank Capacity:
Holding Tank Count:
Holding Tank Capacity:


Boat Class: Downeast, Cruisers


Willie Lynch
Phone: 773 870 6444
Email: willie@latitudeyacht.com

Hull & Deck
  • Hull: Flag Blue Awlgrip
  • Deck and House: White Gelcoat with Moondust Awl grip non-skid contrasting nonskid (2017)
  • Boot stripe: White Awlgrip
  • Cove Stripe: Gold Awlgrip
  • Bottom Paint: green (Multi season bottom paint May 2022)


Deck Features:

  • Molded quarter guard with SS rub rail
  • Swim platform: 
  • Heavy duty vinyl rub rail with stainless steel insert
  • Varnished teak toe rail 
  • Open Stainless Steel chalks at bow as well as for forward and aft spring cleats
  • Full stainless steel bow rail extends aft to cockpit. Bow burgee socket
  • Polished stainless steel cleats
  • Two varnished teak dorade boxes on cabin house with chrome cowls
  • Polished stainless steel opening ports in cabin house sides
  • Three (3) cabin top hatches with screens and sun covers
  • Port and starboard varnished teak cabin top handrails
  • Engine room ventilation on port and starboard pilothouse sides
  • Varnished teak eyebrow around cabin house
  • Varnished teak accent around pilothouse top
  • Two (2) pilothouse top hatches with screens
  • On aft end of pilothouse top are solar panels for charging batteries
  • Pilothouse mast that holds remote controlled spotlight, nav lights, sat com antenna.


  • Teak deck with three (3) hatches with hydraulic manual risers. Hatches have gutters with drains
  • Cockpit shower with hot and cold water
  • Transom door to starboard
  • 50- Amp shore cord on Glendinning cord real on port side 75ft replaced 2019
  • Cable TV and phone inlet on port side
  • BBQ grill and custom bracket 
  • Stainless Steel covers for cockpit scuppers
  • Molded fiberglass steps with teak onto side decks. Steps have courtesy lights
  • Engine room access is through lift up cockpit seat at aft end of pilothouse. Molded steps into engine room. Safety lock provided
  • Aft facing seating on fold up engine room access. Cushions covered with white vinyl.
  • Outboard dinghy motor bracket on aft end of pilothouse
  • Emergency manual bilge pump
  • Fresh water spigot
  • Cockpit Bimini with stainless steel bows attaches to pilothouse top replaced 2019
Helm/deck & Salon

As a HX version, the Pilothouse is partially enclosed. Entrance to the Helm Deck is starboard side via TWO steps through an Eisenglass door. This door rolls up for storage.  The aft portion of the pilothouse sides and athwartship aft end of the pilothouse have a 4 piece Eisenglass and Stamoid enclosure. The port and starboard sides and the athwartship section have half-moon zippered openings. This enclosure can be removed completely to make the pilothouse open the the . There is ample and comfortable seating throughout the pilothouse. Double bench seats for the helm station(stb) and port side are provided. At forward end of pilothouse is companionway door to access interior. Door is glass with teak trim and is a bi-fold. Companionway top is varnished teak and slides forward.

Features include:

  • Teak decking
  • Overhead is white coved material with varnished teak trim
  • Varnished teak on pilothouse side liners and gelcoat on forward dashes
  • Ample lighting with several circuits including dedicated helm and navigation light. Lights in overhead are white with chrome bezels. Lights are on dimmers
  • Double bench seats port and starboard forward.
  • To Port behind double seat is deep U shaped settee. Cushions are covered in synthetic blue leather with tan accent piping
  • To Starboard behind helm seat is L shaped seating with cabinet at aft end with covered sink and ice maker  below behind a varnished louver door.
  • Three pilothouse windows forward. Fixed windows port and starboard. Center window hinges open electrically.
  • Side windows in pilothouse forward slide at forward end and are fixed at aft end. Curtains are provided for side windows
  • Varnished teak overhead handrails
  • Ample storage throughout including under settees, under bench seats, under dash to port.
  • Forward of forward port seat is large chart locker with glass cover and teak trim. Just aft of this are storage lockers for wine bottles and glasses.
  • Hatch in center of pilothouse sole provides access to engine room

Entertainment:  Two Bose exterior speakers in settee connected to a new fusion stereo system in for cockpit, bridge deck and Saloon.



Helm Station

Helm Station is to starboard at forward end of pilothouse.

Features and Electronics

  • Large vertical wheel which is varnished teak.

Main Nav Pod:

  • Raymarine e140 Wide MFD display with GPS/Chartplotter/Fishfinder on main nav pod
  • Raymarine Hydrotouch Radar/chart plotter 
  • Ritchie Power Damp Plus Compass
  • AIS receive and Transmit

Lower Nav Pod:

  • Engine Gauge displays-Port and Starboard Engine Cat Alarm Panels
  • Port and Starboard engine gauges for engine water temp, transmission oil pressure, main engine oil pressure
  • Port and starboard engine tachometers
  • Port and Starboard VDO Amp meters
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • Port and starboard engine synchronizers
  • Electronic battery parallel switch
  • Dual stainless steel single lever controls for port and starboard engines
  • Bennett trim tab controls and display
  • Three (3) windshield wiper controls
  • 12V DC outlet
  • 110VAC outlet

Helm station vertical panel:

  • CompuTank fuel and water tank display
  • Remote windlass control

Upper panel above pilothouse window:

  • Simrad Robertson AP20 autopilot control head
  • Two (2) Simrad IS15 multi data displays
  • DC switches

Layout plan:  Two Stateroom, Galley down with two Heads and one Shower

  • Island queen in Master Stateroom forward with ensuite head with separate stall shower. Twin single berths in 2nd State Room. Guest head amidship to starboard. Galley is aft to port with large settee with double leaf high low table to starboard.

Interior is finished in gloss teak. Insulated overhead with teak trim. Corian and varnished teak counters. Varnished teak and holly cabin soles. Custom fitted rugs cover the teak and holly flooring for all interior less heads and second stateroom

Master Stateroom:

Centerline island queen berth with ensuite head and shower stall to port. Large hanging locker to starboard. Full-length mirror on aft bulkhead. Ample storage in entire cabin.

  • Overhead hatch with screen
  • Overhead lights with chrome bezels on dimmers
  • Head privacy door
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Air conditioning outlet and remote control
  • Storage is provided by hanging locker to starboard, sheer lockers outboard and lower drop fronts  and below berth. Large chart locker is provided on face of master berth.
  • Port and starboard shelves at bunk with small cubby storage. Overhead lights port and starboard on separate dimmers
  • Mirrored overhead at head of berth
  • Opening port with curtain
  • Multiple 110VAC outlets
  • CO2 detector

Master Stateroom Head (port)

  • Varnished teak countertop with undermounted Stainless Steel sink. Sink has Grohe fixture.
  • Storage provided outboard and under counter
  • Techma marine toilet with push flush and Tankwatch 4 monitor
  • Mirror on aft bulkhead
  • Teak and holy sole
  • Overhead hatch with screen
  • Overhead lighting with chrome bezel
  • Opening SS port with curtain
  • Towel bars
  • Shower stall with bi-fold door and white Formica finish with teak trim
  • Teak shower floor grate
  • Shower sump pump

Guest Stateroom(port)

Twin athwartship berth arrangement with cedar-lined hanging locker between berths.

  • Sliding pocket door
  • AC vent with fan speed switch
  • Natural ventilation through dorade vent
  • Overhead hatch with screen
  • Opening Stainless Steel port with curtain
  • Overhead lights with chrome bezels
  • Reading lights for both berths
  • Drawer storage below each berth
  • Mirror on bulkhead
  • Storage below cabin sole 

Guest Head (Starboard mid)

  • Corian countertop with storage outboard and below
  • Formica bulkheads with teak trim
  • Stainless steel sink with Grohe faucet
  • Techma head system with push button flush
  • Vent fan
  • Hand held shower
  • Teak grated floor
  • Shower sump pump
  • Overhead is mirror finish
  • Dorade box ventilation
  • SS opening port with curtain
  • Stainless steel towel bars

Galley (aft Starboard)

A large U shaped galley with Corian countertops. Ample storage throughout.

  • U-shaped Corian countertop arrangement
  • Built-in Panasonic microwave on aft bulkhead
  • Storage lockers outboard of microwave
  • Two Isotherm undercounter refrigerators installed in 2020
  • Double polished stainless steel sink with wood cover
  • Three storage lockers on forward upper bulkhead
  • Under cabinet utility lights
  • Mediterranean by Dickson SS propane three burner stove with oven.
  • Storage below forward countertop, and on counter forward and aft of stove
  • Under sink locker with trash bin
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Custom glass storage cabinet at forward inboard corner across from salon
  • Storage under companionway steps
  • Stainless steel opening port with curtain.

Salon/Dinette (aft starboard):

Large U-shaped settee across from galley

  • Varnished high-low double drop-lead table with storage in center. Access pieces to storage flip over to become drink holders
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Two (2) SS opening portlights with curtains
  • Cushions are covered in a Light Chocolate Ultraleather
  • Cushions are hinged to provide access to ample storage outboard and below
  • Bookshelf storage outboard
  • End table aft and in board with drawer storage
  • TV mounted across from settee on galley bulkhead
  • Overhead hatch with screen
  • AC digital control and outlets
  • Overhead lights with chrome bezels on dimmers
  • Fusion stereo System for main salon with three cube speakers.
  • AC/DC distribution panel- main-near companionway
  • DC distribution panel- secondary- valence above and forward of helm
  • Bonding system

12-Volt DC system and 110/220 AC system

  • Northern light AGM Maintaince free batteries       
  • 2- 8D for start batteries in engine room in sealed boxes
  • 2-8D for house systems
  • Separate batteries for stern thruster and generator start
  • Battery parallel switch
  • Battery switches
  • 12V engine alternators
  • Two (2) Mastervolt 12/100-3 chargers
  • Xantrex charger for stern thruster and gen start battery
  • Onan 9 kw Generator - with sound shield
  • Outback Power Controller FM80-for 4 Suntech 200 Watt Solar Panels
  • 50 amp 75ft Glendenning reel (new power cord )
Engine Room
  • Twin Caterpillar 3196TA marine 660-hp engines.
  • Twin Disc MG-5114 –A  transmissions
  • Stainless Steel shafts
  • Nibral propellers
  • Shaft spur cutters
  • Kobelt single lever engine controls
  • Two integral fuel tanks integral, one 625 gallons in aft lazarette and one 135 under main salon. Fuel transfer pump from forward tank to main tank.
  • Dual Racors for each engine with swap over. Pressure gauge. Racor 900 Max filters
  • Delta T engineered engine room ventilation
  • Oil change kit
  • Side Power Bow and Stern Thrusters with control at helm(recently serviced)
  • Pressurized water system with Paragon Senior pump and accumulator tank
  • Shur-Flow salt water deck wash pump
  • Three (3) automatic bilge pumps
  • Whale emergency bilge pump
  • 20-Gallon hot water heater
  • Two (2) 88-gallon water tanks
  • One  (1) 82-gallon waste tank
  • Seastar Power Steering system
  • All Groco bronze sea water strainers throughout
  • Spectra Water Maker Ventura 200T with remote at helm station(not used since 2015 condition unknown)
  • AC and DC lighting in engine room
  • Teak grating  floor for engine room
Ground Tackle
  • Maxwell 2200 anchor windlass with deck foot switched and control at helm
  • Stainless Bruce 30-kg plow anchor with chain and rode
  • Spare fortress anchor in aft lazarette
Notable Extras
  • New Eisenglass 2020
  • New Dinghy davits (never used)
  • Outboard motor and bracket 
  • New sun shades for all windows 2022
  • New Led Nav lights 2022
  • All exterior varnish redone 2022
  • Bridge deck Varnish (partial) 2020
  • 1000 hr service completed 
  •  Bottom soda blasted in 2019 barrier coat and multi season bottom paint applied(new multi season bottom Paint 2022)
  • Bow and stern thrusters (recent service)
  • New batteries in the last 3 years 
  • Dedicated battery charger for Bow and stern Thruster 
  • Water maker (unknown if it is operational last used 2015)
  • Solar Panels 
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.customContactInformation

Willie Lynch


Cell 773 870 6444

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