Fisherman 257

25' CENTER CONSOLE

 

Designed for the avid sport fishing family who also loves coastal recreation, Grady-White, the top center console boat manufacturer, built the Fisherman 257, a 25-foot boat that fits the bill in every way! Three large insulated fish boxes, a 32-gallon livewell, and a full height windshield with integrated T-top complete with spreader lights, outrigger plates, and rod storage for four rods makes this boat ready for action. Topped off with Grady’s unrivaled SeaV²® hull performance, quality, and timeless style, the 257 delivers the ultimate in boating satisfaction.

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Fisherman 257 Main Specifications

Beam Amidships
8'6" (2.59 m)

Center Line Length w/o Engines
24'9" (7.55 m)

Bridge Clearance
8'5" (2.57 m)

Cockpit Depth
27" (0.69 m)

Hull Draft
20" (0.51 m)

Transom Deadrise

Maximum HP
400 (298 kW)

Fuel Capacity - Standard
135 gal. (511 l)

Passenger Capacity
10

Weight w/o Engines
4300 lb. (1951 kg)


Fisherman 257 Features & Options

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STANDARD FEATURES

Safety

2 automatic bilge pumps (total 2600 GPH) (9842 LPH)

Basic flotation

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console bow cup holder and grab rail

Bow grab rail - low profile 316 grade stainless steel

Captain Grady® - digital boat systems & operations guide for iPad & iPhone

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console with cockpit toe rails and rod storage

Cockpit toe rails

Composite stringer system & transom - water impervious

Nonskid fiberglass liner

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console cockpit area showing bolsters, fishbox, livewell, and boarding ladder

Self-bailing cockpit w/cockpit drains (4)

Stainless steel through-hull fittings

Cockpit & Deck

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100% hand laid SeaV² hull & deck

Anchor windlass on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Anchor windlass w/bow roller

Batteries and battery switches on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Batteries (2) w/battery select switches (one per engine)

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console cleat

Cleats

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console cockpit area showing bolsters, fishbox, livewell, and boarding ladder

Cockpit bolsters

Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed)

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console blue LED cockpit lights below gunnel bolsters

Cockpit lights - blue LED

Cutting board

Deck hardware - 316 grade stainless steel through-bolted

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console bow cup holder and grab rail

Drink holders - stainless steel (3)

Engine flush system w/hose attachment aft (one per engine)

Factory engine pre-rigging

Fish box - 120-qt. (113.6 l) forward port divided insulated fish box w/ob drain

Fish box - 120-qt. (113.6 l) forward starboard insulated fish box w/ob drain

Fish box - 185-qt. (175.1 l) aft insulated fish box w/ob drain

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console bow seating and forward bolsters

Forward bolsters

Trim tabs on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Hydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractor

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console outboard mounting system with boarding ladder

Integrated outboard mounting system w/swim platform & ladder

international lighting on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

International lighting

Livewell on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Livewell - 32-gallon (121.1 l) aft insulated raw water livewell w/light, full column distribution inlet & ob drain (1100 GPH pump) (4164 LPH)

Rod holder on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Rod holders (4)

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console with cockpit toe rails and rod storage

Rod storage racks - horizontal (6)

Rubrail on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Rubrail - high density PVC w/stainless steel insert

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console lean bar with flip up bolsters, tackle storage, and rod holders

Seating - lean bar w/backrest, split flip-up bolster, knife & plier holders, tackle trays, lockable storage & rod holders (4)

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Aft bench seat on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Seating - foldaway aft bench seat w/cushion

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Seating - port & starboard cushioned bow seating w/forward facing foldaway bolstered backrest (2)

Grady-White Fisherman 257. 25-foot center console console grab rail near cup holders and stereo

Stereo system w/AM/FM tuner, MP3 auxiliary audio connections/amplifier, Bluetooth®, remote unit & fold down storage; speakers - console forward (2), helm (2)

Stern eyes - 316 grade stainless steel

Anchor windlass on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Storage - forward anchor locker w/rode storage

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console transom door

Transom door - fiberglass

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console raw water washdown

Washdown - pressurized raw water w/hose

Water tank - 20-gallon (75.7 l) freshwater

Console

Accessory outlet - 12V (2)

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console compass mounted on top of helm

Compass

Grady-White Fisherman 257. 25-foot center console console grab rail near cup holders and stereo

Console grab rail

Grady-White Fisherman 257. 25-foot center console console grab rail near cup holders and stereo

Drink holders - stainless steel (2)

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console helm overall with flush mount electronics area, steering wheel, and controls

Flush mount electronics area

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console footrest molded into console

Footrest - molded console footrest

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console head area with storage

Head - lockable console w/portable head, dome light, storage shelves & hanging locker

Forward console seat on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Seating - molded forward console seat w/cushion

Steering - hydraulic tilt

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console steering wheel with steering nob

Steering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel w/knob

Storage nets

T-top on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

T-top (fiberglass) w/painted aluminum frame, integrated windshield, storage net, LED spreader lights, rod holders (4), tri-colored (red, blue, white) LED recessed lights (3) & radar flat

Windshield on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Windshield - scratch resistant acrylic windshield w/handrail

Windshield and windshield wiper on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Windshield wiper w/washer

OPTIONAL FEATURES

Options

Casting platform on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Casting platform insert w/cushions

CE certification package (European Conformity)

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Cockpit step on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Cockpit step - port

Convenience package - battery charger (1) & dockside power w/galvanic isolator

Cooler - removable 65-qt. (61 l) Yeti cooler under lean bar (in lieu of lockable storage)

Yamaha factory painted engines in white, shown here as twins on a Freedom 307 dual console

Engine paint - Yamaha factory-painted engine(s), pearlescent white (300 HP only)

Head - portable w/deck pump out

Head - portable w/in-line macerator, overboard discharge & deck pump out

Grady-White hull color examples

Hull color - Celestial Blue, Coastal Fog Blue, Ocean Mist Blue, or Sea Glass gelcoat

Lighting - underwater blue LED (2)

T-top and 18 foot outriggers on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Outrigger kit - 18-ft. (5.5 m) crank T-top mounted stainless steel outriggers w/carbon fiber poles

Helm master digital electric steering on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Steering - Helm Master EX® Digital Electric Steering

Grady White Boats Yamaha Helm Master

Steering - Helm Master EX® w/Full Maneuverability (requires convenience package)

Steering - power assist steering (n/a with Helm Master EX® Digital Electric Steering or Helm Master EX® w/Full Maneuverability)

T-top on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

T-top color - underside of fiberglass T-top (requires matching gelcoat hull color option)

Grady-White Fisherman 257, 25-foot center console console bow table

Table - fiberglass bow table

Canvas Options

Bow shade on the Fisherman 257 center console Grady-White boat

Easy up bow shade (black or ivory mesh)

Wing curtains in black shown here on the Fisherman 216

T-top wing curtains (black or ivory)


Fisherman 257 Performance Data

Yamaha 150 gray engine
150 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Twin

Top Speed: 48.2 MPH @ 3800 RPM

Optimum Cruise: 29.7 MPH @ 3800 RPM

GPH at Optimum Cruise: 12.2

MPG at Optimum Cruise: 2.44

Gray engine color

GRAY

Standard

200 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Twin

Top Speed: 52.5 MPH @ 6000 RPM

Optimum Cruise: 30.0 MPH @ 3700 RPM

GPH at Optimum Cruise: 11.3

MPG at Optimum Cruise: 2.66

Gray engine color

GRAY

Standard

Yamaha 150 gray engine
150 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Twin

Engine Size

2.7L

Test Date

4/26/2014

Prop Size

14 1/4 X 18 Reliance SDS

Weight as Tested

6533 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

Yes

Bow Pulpit

No

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

29.7 MPH @ 3800 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 6.0 1.9 3.24
1500 8.0 3.0 2.69
2000 9.3 4.8 1.95
2500 12.9 6.9 1.88
3000 20.7 8.3 2.49
3500 26.7 11.1 2.40
3800 29.7 12.2 2.44
4000 31.1 13.7 2.27
4500 35.8 17.2 2.08
5000 40.4 21.9 1.84
5500 44.0 27.6 1.59
6000 48.2 32.1 1.50
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PERFORMANCE DISCLAIMERS
The following variables can affect performance: wind, current, sea conditions, speed, engine performance, transducer, trolling time, engine trim, bottom paint, trim tabs, curtains, tops, gear placement and prop size/condition/type. This report should be used only as a general reference guide. Prop size, pitch and prop features listed in this performance report reflect the available props factory installed on new boats from Grady-White at this time. Props cited in the report may be an updated version(s) of the prop(s) used at the time of the test.
200 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Twin

Engine Size

2.8L

Test Date

4/9/2015

Prop Size

14 1/4 X 18 Reliance SDS

Weight as Tested

6646 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

Yes

Bow Pulpit

No

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

30.0 MPH @ 3700 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.6 1.6 3.58
1500 7.4 2.5 3.02
2000 9.0 4.6 1.97
2500 14.2 6.5 2.19
3000 21.2 7.7 2.75
3500 27.6 10.1 2.73
3700 30.0 11.3 2.66
4000 33.5 13.4 2.51
4500 38.9 18.2 2.14
5000 43.6 23.7 1.84
5500 47.4 31.1 1.53
6000 52.5 40.2 1.31
Back To Engines
PERFORMANCE DISCLAIMERS
The following variables can affect performance: wind, current, sea conditions, speed, engine performance, transducer, trolling time, engine trim, bottom paint, trim tabs, curtains, tops, gear placement and prop size/condition/type. This report should be used only as a general reference guide. Prop size, pitch and prop features listed in this performance report reflect the available props factory installed on new boats from Grady-White at this time. Props cited in the report may be an updated version(s) of the prop(s) used at the time of the test.
Yamaha 150 gray engine
150 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Twin

Engine Size

2.7L

Test Date

4/26/2014

Prop Size

14 1/4 X 18 Reliance SDS

Weight as Tested

6533 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

Yes

Bow Pulpit

No

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

29.7 MPH @ 3800 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 6.0 1.9 3.24
1500 8.0 3.0 2.69
2000 9.3 4.8 1.95
2500 12.9 6.9 1.88
3000 20.7 8.3 2.49
3500 26.7 11.1 2.40
3800 29.7 12.2 2.44
4000 31.1 13.7 2.27
4500 35.8 17.2 2.08
5000 40.4 21.9 1.84
5500 44.0 27.6 1.59
6000 48.2 32.1 1.50
200 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Twin

Engine Size

2.8L

Test Date

4/9/2015

Prop Size

14 1/4 X 18 Reliance SDS

Weight as Tested

6646 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

Yes

Bow Pulpit

No

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

30.0 MPH @ 3700 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.6 1.6 3.58
1500 7.4 2.5 3.02
2000 9.0 4.6 1.97
2500 14.2 6.5 2.19
3000 21.2 7.7 2.75
3500 27.6 10.1 2.73
3700 30.0 11.3 2.66
4000 33.5 13.4 2.51
4500 38.9 18.2 2.14
5000 43.6 23.7 1.84
5500 47.4 31.1 1.53
6000 52.5 40.2 1.31
Back To Engines
PERFORMANCE DISCLAIMERS
The following variables can affect performance: wind, current, sea conditions, speed, engine performance, transducer, trolling time, engine trim, bottom paint, trim tabs, curtains, tops, gear placement and prop size/condition/type. This report should be used only as a general reference guide. Prop size, pitch and prop features listed in this performance report reflect the available props factory installed on new boats from Grady-White at this time. Props cited in the report may be an updated version(s) of the prop(s) used at the time of the test.

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 May 20, 2022, FloridaSportsman.com - "Grady-White Fisherman 257 Review"

 

 January 2022, Fishing Boat Buyers Guide 2022 - "Grady-White Fisherman 257"

 

 January 2022, The Fisherman - "2022 Boat & Motor Buyer’s Guide - Fisherman 257"

 

 Nov/Dec 2021, On The Water BBG - "Grady-White Fisherman 257"

 

 June 2021, Chesapeake Bay Magazine - "Grady-White Fisherman 257"

 

 January 2018, Sportfishing Boat Buyers Guide - "Grady-White Fisherman 257"

 

 July 2018, Southern Boating magazine - "Grady-White Fisherman 257"

 

 July/August 2018, Pacific Powerboat magazine - "Grady-White Fisherman 257 Best of Both Worlds"