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Seafarer 228
22' WALKAROUND CABIN
Since 1980 Grady-White has offered solid, safe, and seaworthy 22-foot walkaround cabin boats for sale, designed for saltwater offshore fishing function and inshore boat fun. Today the Seafarer 228 stands out among Grady’s signature walkaround style boats, proven as a top boat value. Watch the big smiles on your family’s faces!

Main Specifications

Beam Amidships
8' (2.44 m)

Center Line Length w/o Engine

22'2" (6.76 m)

Bridge Clearance
6'2" (1.88 m)
– w/Hardtop
8'4" (2.54 m)
Cockpit Depth
26" (0.66 m)
Hull Draft
16" (0.41 m)

Transom Deadrise

Maximum HP
300 (224 kW)

Fuel Capacity - Standard

114 gal. (431 l)

Passenger Capacity
10
Weight w/o Engine
3510 lb. (1592 kg)
 
 
 

Seafarer 228

Standard Features

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Safety
2 automatic bilge pumps (total 2200 GPH) (8328 LPH)
Basic flotation
Bow rail - 316 grade stainless steelBow rail - 316 grade stainless steel
Captain Grady - digital boat systems and operations guide for iPad and iPhoneCaptain Grady - digital boat systems and operations guide for iPad and iPhone
Cockpit toe railsCockpit toe rails
Companion grab railCompanion grab rail
Composite stringer system & transom - water impervious
Nonskid fiberglass linerNonskid fiberglass liner
Nonskid recessed walkaroundNonskid recessed walkaround
Self-bailing cockpit w/cockpit drains (2)Self-bailing cockpit w/cockpit drains (2)
Stainless steel through-hull fittingsStainless steel through-hull fittings
Cabin
Berth - forward vee berthBerth - forward vee berth
Carbon monoxide detectorCarbon monoxide detector
Forward hatch - low profile acrylic hatch w/screenForward hatch - low profile acrylic hatch w/screen
Lighting - dome lightLighting - dome light
Lockable door w/screen & companionway hatchLockable door w/screen & companionway hatch
Portable headPortable head
Rod storage holders (4)Rod storage holders (4)
SinkSink
Storage - cabinetStorage - cabinet
Storage - under berth compartments (3)Storage - under berth compartments (3)
Windows - opening windows w/screens (2)Windows - opening windows w/screens (2)
Cockpit & Deck
100% hand laid SeaV² hull & deck100% hand laid SeaV² hull & deck
Accessory outlet - 12V (2)Accessory outlet - 12V (2)
Bait rigging area w/cutting board & drink holdersBait rigging area w/cutting board & drink holders
Battery select switch - easy access podBattery select switch - easy access pod
CleatsCleats
Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed)Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed)
Cockpit lights - blue LEDCockpit lights - blue LED
CompassCompass
Deck hardware - 316 grade stainless steel through-boltedDeck hardware - 316 grade stainless steel through-bolted
Drink holders - stainless steel (6)Drink holders - stainless steel (6)
Engine flush system w/hose attachment aft
Factory engine pre-rigging
Fish box - 190-qt. (179.8 l) starboard insulated fish box w/ob drainFish box - 190-qt. (179.8 l) starboard insulated fish box w/ob drain
Fish box - 72-qt. (68.1 l) aft insulated fish box w/ob drainFish box - 72-qt. (68.1 l) aft insulated fish box w/ob drain
Fish box - divided port insulated fish box (80-qt. & 45-qt. sections w/ob drain) (75.7 l & 42.6 l)Fish box - divided port insulated fish box (80-qt. & 45-qt. sections w/ob drain) (75.7 l & 42.6 l)
Footrests (helm & companion)Footrests (helm & companion)
Fuel capacity - 114-gallon (431 l) tank
Hardtop  w/radio box, storage net, spreader lights, side mounted rod holders (4) & front and side curtains (black or ivory)Hardtop  w/radio box, storage net, spreader lights, side mounted rod holders (4) & front and side curtains (black or ivory)
Hydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractorHydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractor
International lighting
Rod holders (4)Rod holders (4)
Rod storage holders - vertical (4)Rod storage holders - vertical (4)
Rod storage racks - horizontal (6)Rod storage racks - horizontal (6)
Rubrail - high density PVC w/stainless steel insertRubrail - high density PVC w/stainless steel insert
Seating - aft seats (2)Seating - aft seats (2)
Seating - helm & companion pedestal chairs, horizontally adjustableSeating - helm & companion pedestal chairs, horizontally adjustable
Seating - port & starboard fish box cushionsSeating - port & starboard fish box cushions
Steering - hydraulic tilt
Steering wheel - 316 grade stainless steelSteering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel 
Stern eyes - heavy-duty 316 stainless steelStern eyes - heavy-duty 316 stainless steel
Storage - aft lift out boxesStorage - aft lift out boxes
Storage - forward anchor locker w/rode storageStorage - forward anchor locker w/rode storage
Storage - lockable electronics box at helmStorage - lockable electronics box at helm
Storage - tackle drawers under helm & companion chairsStorage - tackle drawers under helm & companion chairs
Storage netsStorage nets
Swim platform - full transom width w/ladderSwim platform - full transom width w/ladder
Washdown - pressurized raw water w/hoseWashdown - pressurized raw water w/hose
Water tank - 10-gallon (38 l) freshwater
Windshield - ventilated tempered glass windshieldWindshield - ventilated tempered glass windshield
Windshield wiper (starboard)Windshield wiper (starboard)

Optional Features

Options
Bow pulpitBow pulpit
CE certification package (European Conformity)
Cockpit bolstersCockpit bolsters
Engine paint - Yamaha factory-painted engine(s), pearlescent white (300 HP only)
Hardtop color - underside of fiberglass hardtop (requires matching gelcoat color option)Hardtop color - underside of fiberglass hardtop (requires matching gelcoat color option)
Hardtop top mounted rod holders (4)Hardtop top mounted rod holders (4)
Head - portable w/deck pump outHead - portable w/deck pump out
Hull color - Celestial Blue, Coastal Fog Blue, Sand, Sea Glass or Seaport Blue gelcoat; Cape Gray or Harbor Blue paintHull color - Celestial Blue, Coastal Fog Blue, Sand, Sea Glass or Seaport Blue gelcoat; Cape Gray or Harbor Blue paint
Livewell - 20-gallon (75.7 l) aft insulated raw water livewellLivewell - 20-gallon (75.7 l) aft insulated raw water livewell
Seating - Deluxe I helm and companion chairsSeating - Deluxe I helm and companion chairs
Seating - foredeck cushionsSeating - foredeck cushions
Windshield wiper (port)Windshield wiper (port)
Canvas Options
Hardtop drop curtain (black or ivory)Hardtop drop curtain (black or ivory)
 
 
 
 

CHOOSE AN ENGINE BELOW FOR DETAILED PERFORMANCE SPECS OR SELECT TWO ENGINE PACKAGES TO COMPARE

250 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

250 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

PERFORMANCE DATA

SELECT TO COMPARE

300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

PERFORMANCE DATA

SELECT TO COMPARE

300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE, PEARLESCENT WHITE (SINGLE)

300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE, PEARLESCENT WHITE (SINGLE)

PERFORMANCE DATA

SELECT TO COMPARE

BACK

COMPARE A DIFFERENT ENGINE PACKAGE
250 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

250 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

1/6/2010

Prop Size*:

15 1/2 X 17 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested:

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

Yes

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 29.0 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.6 1.2 4.67
1500 7.4 2.2 3.42
2000 8.3 3.5 2.37
2500 10.8 5.2 2.08
3000 21.3 6.5 3.27
3500 29.0 8.5 3.41
4000 33.4 11.5 2.91
4500 37.9 14.1 2.68
5000 42.2 18.5 2.28
5500 46.0 22.9 2.01
5800 48.3 24.6 1.97
300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

1/6/2010

Prop Size*:

15 1/4 X 19 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested:

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

Yes

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 29.8 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.4 1.2 4.50
1500 7.3 2.1 3.54
2000 8.4 3.7 2.29
2500 9.8 5.5 1.79
3000 22.8 6.7 3.40
3500 29.8 8.8 3.40
4000 34.6 11.9 2.92
4500 39.5 15.3 2.59
5000 43.9 19.6 2.24
5500 48.9 25.2 1.94
5900 51.3 26.7 1.92
300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE, PEARLESCENT WHITE (SINGLE)

300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE, PEARLESCENT WHITE (SINGLE)

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

1/6/2010

Prop Size*:

15 1/4 X 19 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested:

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

Yes

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 29.8 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.4 1.2 4.50
1500 7.3 2.1 3.54
2000 8.4 3.7 2.29
2500 9.8 5.5 1.79
3000 22.8 6.7 3.40
3500 29.8 8.8 3.40
4000 34.6 11.9 2.92
4500 39.5 15.3 2.59
5000 43.9 19.6 2.24
5500 48.9 25.2 1.94
5900 51.3 26.7 1.92

BACK

VIEW SPECS FOR A DIFFERENT ENGINE PACKAGE
250 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

250 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

1/6/2010

Prop Size*:

15 1/2 X 17 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested:

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

Yes

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 29.0 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.6 1.2 4.67
1500 7.4 2.2 3.42
2000 8.3 3.5 2.37
2500 10.8 5.2 2.08
3000 21.3 6.5 3.27
3500 29.0 8.5 3.41
4000 33.4 11.5 2.91
4500 37.9 14.1 2.68
5000 42.2 18.5 2.28
5500 46.0 22.9 2.01
5800 48.3 24.6 1.97
300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE (SINGLE)

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

1/6/2010

Prop Size*:

15 1/4 X 19 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested:

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

Yes

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 29.8 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.4 1.2 4.50
1500 7.3 2.1 3.54
2000 8.4 3.7 2.29
2500 9.8 5.5 1.79
3000 22.8 6.7 3.40
3500 29.8 8.8 3.40
4000 34.6 11.9 2.92
4500 39.5 15.3 2.59
5000 43.9 19.6 2.24
5500 48.9 25.2 1.94
5900 51.3 26.7 1.92
300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE, PEARLESCENT WHITE (SINGLE)

300 YAMAHA FOUR-STROKE, PEARLESCENT WHITE (SINGLE)

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

1/6/2010

Prop Size*:

15 1/4 X 19 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested:

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

Yes

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 29.8 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.4 1.2 4.50
1500 7.3 2.1 3.54
2000 8.4 3.7 2.29
2500 9.8 5.5 1.79
3000 22.8 6.7 3.40
3500 29.8 8.8 3.40
4000 34.6 11.9 2.92
4500 39.5 15.3 2.59
5000 43.9 19.6 2.24
5500 48.9 25.2 1.94
5900 51.3 26.7 1.92

Seafarer 228 Customer Reviews

Industry Reviews
 
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December 2017 Boating New Zealand

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