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 (21650 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 (8245 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 (3759 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 (3431 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 (3428 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 ...


X Hose  


Created on Sep 21, 2012 - in Customer-ization: Owners' Personal Touches    
The X-Hose (as seen on TV) contracts to about 18 feet for storage, then expands to 50 feet when in use.  We used this hose on a four day trip and it worked great. There are 3 sizes available. Easy storage, no kinks, and e...


Blue Freezer Containers  


Last Modified Sep 21, 2012 - in Dining Aboard    
In order to help our on board refrigerator, especially when first loading from the dock and on these hot summer days, I bring the Blue freezer containers (available at Walmart or Supermarkets) from the freezer at home. These Blue freezer packs fit in the on b...


Freezer  


Last Modified Sep 21, 2012 - in Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably    
Edge Star makes a 12 volt/110 freezer in various sizes. I have not had a chance to use it on the boat yet, but in the car and on the 12 volt cycle, it took one hour to reach the "freezer stage".  It also work...


Florida Resorts and Marinas  


Created on Sep 21, 2012 - in Ports of Call and Places to Anchor    
Here are some places to consider for your boating pleasure.    -- Longboat Key Resort and Marina -near Sarasota, Flor...


Boating Etiquette: Keep It Clean  


Last Modified Sep 17, 2012 - in Boat Handling / Seamanship    
  Pollution ruins the water for everybody. It kills fish and wildlife, detracts from the beauty of the landscape, and contaminates waterw...


Fuel System Tank Filling: Proper fueling helps ensure safety and efficiency  


Last Modified Sep 18, 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.   ...


Boating Etiquette: Docking and Relaunching  


Created on Aug 23, 2012 - in Boat Handling / Seamanship    
  Speed, efficiency and consideration are the bottom line to minding your manners while launching and docking your boat. Remember these etique...


Bilge Pump Operation: Get familiar with this important safety feature  


Created on Aug 23, 2012 - in Boat Handling / Seamanship    
Bilge pumps serve the purpose of removing bilge water from your boat. Though they work automatically, you should still be familiar with their function. Watch this short video to learn how they operate.   ...


What To Do When Aground  


Created on Jul 18, 2012 - in Boat Handling / Seamanship    
Running aground can happen even in perfect weather, despite using the latest navigation equipment and local charts. Plus, some submerged hazards or shallow waters may not be marked by a danger buoy. If you find yourself aground, don’t risk additional damage by immediately trying to power ...


Air Conditioner Operation: This Grady feature keeps you cool all summer long  


Created on Jul 18, 2012 - in Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably    
In many climates, air conditioning is not just a luxury but a necessity. To learn how to use the Grady-White air conditioning system, watch this short video featuring Eric Sorensen, author of Sorensen’s Guide to Powerboats.   ...


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