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.
Grady-White Boats applauds the decision to differentiate public use from commercial extraction of marine resources by including recreational fishing as an allowable activity in the new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, located approximately 150 miles off the Massachusetts coast.
Grady-White proudly provided the tough, hardworking and very seaworthy research vessel, Blue Serengeti, a Gulfstream 232, for the great white shark tagging and research project featured on the Discovery Channel.
Grady-White Boats is the only corporate-level sponsor to have supported the Dolphinfish Research Program every year of its existence. This important research project studies the migration of pelagic dolphinfish...
With a goal of providing Grady-White boat owners, prospects and enthusiasts with the most satisfying website experience, Grady-White Boats has launched a new retail website designed to provide the marine industry’s most thorough and detailed source of information about its products, the company, and the “Grady Life” ownership experience.
Grady-White Boat’s Captain Grady portable, on-board digital iPad systems guide is newly available for iPhone. Captain Grady is a rich audio-visual guide to boat systems use (and more) with clear, simple to understand videos and step-by-step instructions, making a new Grady-White the easiest boat in the world to operate!
Is it possible to improve upon perfection? A top boatbuilder says "yes." Grady-White, renowned for innovation, workmanship and attention to detail, certainly makes a great case with its release of the retooled Freedom 275, a popular dual-console model designed to meet the needs of coastal anglers and their families.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has awarded Grady-White Boats the 2015 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award, the marine trade association’s top recognition for customer satisfaction as measured by new boat buyers. Grady-White has received this award for excellence among fiberglass outboard boats all fourteen years these surveys have been conducted.
Stringer systems and transoms for every new Grady are built using high technology, impervious-to-water composite material. There is NO wood in the transom or structural stringer foundation of any newly built Grady-White....