With the leadership of Eddie Smith and the resources of Grady-White and the Smith Family Foundation, contributions to the North Carolina Nature Conservancy have been made towards the conservation and enhancement of oyster reefs.
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.
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.
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...