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Patented Cockpit Step Allows Easier Boarding


Grady's patented cockpit step provides added ease in boarding and disembarking at the dock.


Here is another great feature now available on most Grady-White models 23 feet and up, not including those equipped with a cockpit side door.


The innovative, patented cockpit step allows easier access into and out of the boat. The step eases boarding, and then securely locks in place when folded back into the gunwale area.


The cockpit step is standard on the Canyon 306 and Freedom 307. The feature is optional on the Freedom 235, Fisherman 236, Freedom 255, Fisherman 257, Canyon 271, and Freedom 275.


Read more about what goes into developing new features and options. (Hint: It’s you!)


We design and engineer all the details on our boats to perform superbly even in harsh conditions so you have the confidence to enjoy boating adventures safely, comfortably, and worry-free. The sea does not compromise. Nor should you!





Grady-White Boats was founded in 1959 and builds offshore outboard boats at its manufacturing plant in Greenville, NC. The company has been under continuous private ownership by NMMA Hall of Fame member Eddie Smith and the Smith family since 1968. Grady-White welcomes visitors to the company’s award-winning factory to see first-hand the process the company uses to create the very best family-and-fishing boats, and to meet the dedicated team that builds them.


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