Sport Fishing and Boating publications chroniclers of the voyage made by seven Gradys ranging from 23' to 33', most meeting in the official starting point of Nanaimo to begin the 750-mile circumnavigation of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Well-known marine industry trade publication Boating Industry announced its Top Products of 2017, selecting 50 of the best new or updated products and services for the model year, ranging from accessories to boats to engines and more. This is the fourth year that Boating Industry has formally recognized these distinctions.
The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) has appointed Grady-White VP Joey Weller to its board of directors. Weller will assist RBFF leadership in their mission to increase participating membership from 46 million to 60 million over the next five years.
For over 40 years, Grady-White Boats has understood and believed in the core principle of working to delight customers. As a result, the company has garnered highest recognitions in every single third-party recognition of excellence in customer satisfaction in the marine industry for over two generations.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has once again awarded Grady-White Boats the marine industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award, the trade association's top recognition for customer satisfaction with new boats.
In a real team effort, Grady-White and the company's marketing partners, Adams and Longino and Buzzadelic, received the marine industry's highest marketing and creative honor, the Neptune Award, in the category of "Social Media Campaign" from the Marine Marketers of America.
A 21-foot Grady-White Freedom 205 named Moja, a gorgeous, highly trained and specialized dog with an astonishing nose named Tucker, and a dedicated outfit called Conservation Canines seem so unlikely to have anything do with the preservation of the magnificent beasts known as orca, or killer whales. But looks (and scents) can be quite deceiving, as this group effort is doing a tremendous job in helping to understand the dynamics of disturbance, seawater toxins, and Chinook salmon populations, and the effects on the endangered population of orcas known as Puget Sound’s Southern Resident killer whales.
The BoatUS National Advisory Council, a panel of national boating leaders who serve as a sounding board for BoatUS, met end of year 2016 in St. Simons Island, GA, to review key issues affecting recreational boating. Grady-White President Kris Carroll is a member of the panel.
Searching for ways to innovate and improve every model is a key focus at Grady-White every year. Safety has always been a core value, and protection of captain and crew from the elements is a hallmark of the design and engineering at this highly respected, detail-oriented company.
A bold fleet of seven Grady-White boats affiliated with the Northwest Grady-White Club, sponsored by Jacobsen's Marine of Edmonds, Washington, made an epic voyage this past July around Vancouver Island, British Columbia, a distance of more than 750 miles in just over two weeks.