Tips and ideas from fellow Grady-White owners and enthusiasts to help make every day on the water fun and more rewarding for you and your family.

 

BoatUS Online Course: All About Marine Radios  


Created on Jul 17, 2015 - in Boat Handling / Seamanship    
Chances are the most important piece of safety gear aboard your Grady-White is the marine radio...and it's one of the least understood. A partnership between US Power Squadrons and BoatUS Foundation aims to improve boaters' knowledge with the new online course, Al...


Fish Tacos  


Created on Jul 17, 2015 - in Dining Aboard    
Ingredients Six servings ...


Quick Reference Maintenance Guide (21655 views)  


Last Modified Jan 19, 2010 - in Deckhand's Maintenance Tricks    
NOTE: Please refer to your owner's manual for more details. You may also s...


Tying Your Boat in Its Slip: It's safety first when making fast to the dock (8246 views)  


Last Modified Jul 23, 2013 - in Boat Handling / Seamanship    
Learn the ropes, not just the knots, when you tie the boat to the dock. Watch this video for a few simple tips and tricks that help around the boat slip.   ...


Fuel System Tank Filling: Proper fueling helps ensure safety and efficiency (3760 views)  


Last Modified Sep 17, 2012 - in Power Points: Performance and Efficiency    
Thanks to the innovative SeaV2 hull design, Grady-Whites are naturally fuel efficient, so you get more bang for your buck at the pump. When it’s time to refuel, be sure you’re using the proper technique as shown in this video.   ...


Clean Up Mildew Spots (3432 views)  


Last Modified Jan 23, 2010 - in Deckhand's Maintenance Tricks    
In our never ending quest to remove those pesky black mildew...


Spring Tip: Freshwater Flush (3430 views)  


Last Modified Mar 20, 2014 - in Deckhand's Maintenance Tricks    
With the arrival of warm weather, boating season now is a good time to flush your freshwater system and then refill your tank(s). Water in tanks sometimes stagnates for weeks at a time and can develop an odor from bacteria. There are many products ...


Ceviche on board  


Last Modified Jul 24, 2014 - in Dining Aboard    
Ingredients: 1.5 lb. very fresh fish filet (freshly caught aboard your Grady-White is best)...


UV Exposure and Protection  


Last Modified Jul 24, 2014 - in Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably    
Why do some people get sunburn and others don’t? This mostly has to do with skin type or pigmentation–pale, dark, or in between–and the type of exposure to the sun (time of ...


Rub Rails  


Created on Jul 08, 2014 - in Deckhand's Maintenance Tricks    
For my Marlin 300, I use the Mcguiers Tire Dressing (from Walmart) for my rub rails. Clean rub rail with mild soap, let dry, then spray (be careful not to get on deck floor as it will make it slippery) a clean rag with tire dressing and wipe over rub rail until it shines.  Y...


Storm Preparedness  


Last Modified Jun 25, 2014 - in Boat Handling / Seamanship    
When storms of summer and fall are in the forecast, consider these tips from BoatsUS on preparing and protecting your boat. Click on the images below to download these tips as printable PDFs. ...


Strataglass Maintenance  


Last Modified Jun 25, 2014 - in Deckhand's Maintenance Tricks    
IMAR Strataglass is a superior vinyl canvas available on new Grady-Whites. Keep it clear with proper care.   ...


Rub Rails  


Created on May 28, 2014 - in Deckhand's Maintenance Tricks    
"I have struggled for a long time to get my rub rails looking good. The biggest problem is when the boat wax gets on the blue rubber and then of course the pilings that are always running into them leave bad marks. Anyway, I have tried many things ranging from SOS pads to acetone and never r...


National Safe Boating Week: May 17-23, 2014  


Last Modified May 19, 2014 - in Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably    
  This is National Safe Boating Week. Today’s PFDs are more comfortable and easy to use. ...


Grady Fest IV Boatkeeping Tips  


Last Modified Apr 28, 2014 - in Deckhand's Maintenance Tricks    
Great Grady owner-created ideas for custom touches, boatkeeping, and making The Grady Life even more enjoyable. First shown at Grady Fest IV, this video and accompanying PDF details were produced by the Tarpon Coast Grady-White Club. See adjacent Links & Files. ...


Grady Fest IV Custom Touches  


Last Modified Apr 28, 2014 - in Customer-ization: Owners' Personal Touches    
Great Grady owner-created ideas for custom touches, boatkeeping, and making The Grady Life even more enjoyable. First shown at Grady Fest IV, this video and accompanying PDF details were produced by the Tarpon Coast Grady-White Club. See adjacent Links & Files. ...


How to Charge Your Batteries with Dockside Power  


Created on Apr 28, 2014 - in Deckhand's Maintenance Tricks    
First, connect to dockside power. Here’s how: Verify that the external power source is a 3-wire grounded system with amperage and voltage ratings compatible with the boat’s AC system ratings. Be sure there is sufficient cable length to allow for normal...


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