Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console running starboard side

Freedom 235

23' DUAL CONSOLE

 

Loaded with big boat features, the Freedom 235 is the best built family boat–perfect for both fishing and cruising. The sleek, forward-thinking design is a real head turner, and when you climb aboard, the expansive beam evokes a large boat feel. An oversized head compartment, freshwater cockpit shower, and sturdy transom door providing access to swim or dockside boarding platforms are just added conveniences not typically found on boats this size. This 23-foot boat comes with an optional wet bar and electromechanically adjustable lounge seat as well as many other added amenities making this one of the best dual console boats and will delight the whole family.

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Freedom 235 Main Specifications

Beam Amidships
8'6" (2.59 m)

Center Line Length w/o Engines
23'7" (7.18 m) (swim platforms not included)

LOA w/Swim Platforms
25'7" (7.80 m)

Bridge Clearance
5'7" (1.70 m)

- w/Hardtop
8' (2.44 m)

Cockpit Depth
25" (0.64 m)

Hull Draft
20" (0.51 m)

Transom Deadrise

Maximum HP
300 (224 kW)

Fuel Capacity - Standard
115 gal (435 l)

Passenger Capacity
10

Weight w/o Engines
4050 lb. (1837 kg)


Freedom 235 Features & Options

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STANDARD FEATURES

Safety

Automatic bilge pump (1500 GPH) (5678 LPH)

Basic flotation

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console bow rail

Bow grab rail - low profile 316 grade stainless steel

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console Captain Grady app on iPhone and iPad

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

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console cockpit toe rails

Cockpit toe rails

Composite stringer system & transom - water impervious

Grady-White Freedom 235, 23-foot dual console boat with fire extinguisher holder

Fire extinguisher holder

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console nonskid fiberglass

Nonskid fiberglass liner

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console cockpit

Self-bailing cockpit w/cockpit drains (4)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console stainless steel through-hull fittings

Stainless steel through-hull fittings

Cockpit & Deck

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Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console hand laid hull

100% hand laid SeaV² hull & deck

Grady-White Freedom 235, 23-foot dual console boat 5V USB outlet

Accessory outlet - 5V duplex USB port (2)

Grady-White Freedom 235, 23-foot dual console boat with 5V outlet at helm

Accessory outlet - 12V

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console battery select switch

Batteries (2) w/battery select switch (1)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console flush mount cleats

Cleats - flush mount (pull up)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console cockpit bolsters

Cockpit bolsters

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console cockpit freshwater shower

Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console blue LED lights

Cockpit lights - blue LED

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console grab rail

Companion grab rail

Freedom 235 dual console compass on top of starboard console

Compass

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console hardware

Deck hardware - 316 grade stainless steel through-bolted

Freedom 235 dual console stainless steel cup holder with stainless steel grab rail

Drink holders - stainless steel (9)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console engine flush

Engine flush system w/hose attachment aft

Factory engine pre-rigging

Freedom 235 160 qt. insulated aft fish box with overboard drain

Fish/ice box - 160-qt. (151.4 l) aft insulated box w/ob drain

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console starboard bow ice box

Fish/ice box - 89-qt. (84.2 l) starboard bow insulated box w/ob drain

Freedom 235 dual console helm overall with flush mount electronics area

Flush mount electronics area

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console footrest helm

Footrest - helm

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console forward bolsters

Forward bolsters

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console head

Head - lockable port console area w/lighting, portable head, mirror, storage & composite cherry & holly sole

Freedom 235 dual console Bennett trim tabs

Hydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractor

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console blue LED lights

International lighting

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console rod holder

Rod holders (4)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console cockpit bolsters

Rod storage racks - horizontal (6)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console rubrail

Rubrail - high density PVC w/stainless steel insert

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console Deluxe I helm and companion seats

Seating - Deluxe I helm & companion chairs (2)

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Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console bench seat

Seating - foldaway aft bench seat w/cushion

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console forward bolsters

Seating - port & starboard bow cushioned seating

Steering - hydraulic tilt

Freedom 235 dual console helm overall with flush mount electronics area

Steering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel w/knob

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console stereo

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

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console stern eyes

Stern eyes - 316 grade stainless steel

Storage - 62-quart (58.7 l) aft insulated box

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console forward anchor locker

Storage - forward anchor locker w/rode storage

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console starboard compartment

Storage - lockable starboard console compartment w/light & storage pocket w/tackle trays (2)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console port bow box

Storage - port bow storage box

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console stereo

Storage - port console tablet/phone compartment

Freedom 235 dual console integrated swim platforms both port and starboard

Swim platforms - aft port & starboard extensions w/storage & starboard ladder

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console transom door

Transom door - fiberglass

Water tank - 20-gallon (75.7 l) freshwater

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console walk through tempered glass windshield

Windshield - walk-through tempered glass windshield w/windbreak door

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console walk through tempered glass windshield

Windshield wiper (starboard)

OPTIONAL FEATURES

Options

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console anchor windlass

Anchor windlass w/bow roller

CE certification package (European Conformity)

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Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console cockpit step

Cockpit step - starboard (not available w/wet bar option)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console white Yamaha engines

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

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console hardtop frame

Hardtop w/painted aluminum frame, storage net, side-mounted rod holders (4), LED spreader lights, tri-colored (red, blue, white) recessed lights (4), radar flat & outrigger plates

Freedom 235 dual console T-Top with paint to match hull color

Hardtop color - underside of fiberglass hardtop (requires hardtop option & matching gelcoat color option)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console hardtop top mounted rod holders

Hardtop top mounted rod holders (4) (requires hardtop option) (not available w/SureShade® option)

Freedom 235 dual console head with marine toilet and storage compartments

Head - marine head w/electric flush, 10-gallon (38 l) holding tank w/macerator, overboard discharge & deck pump out

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console head

Head - marine head w/manual flush, 10-gallon (38 l) holding tank w/macerator, overboard discharge & deck pump out

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console portable head

Head - portable w/deck pump out

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console portable head

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

Grady White Boats Hull Colors

Hull color - Celestial Blue, Coastal Fog Blue, Ocean Mist Blue, Sand, Sea Glass or Seaport Blue gelcoat; Cape Gray or Harbor Blue paint

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console aft livewell

Livewell - 15.5-gallon (58.7 l) aft insulated raw water livewell w/light, full column distribution inlet & ob drain (800 GPH pump) (3028 LPH)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console radial outrigger

Outrigger kit - 15-ft. (4.6 m) radial hardtop mounted (requires hardtop option) (not available w/SureShade® option)

Freedom 235 dual console command elite helm chair with flip up bolster and arm rest

Seating - Command Elite helm chair (1) horizontally & vertically adjustable contoured w/deluxe cushioning & flip-up bolster

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console horizontally and vertically adjustable helm and companion chairs

Seating - Deluxe II helm chair (1) horizontally & vertically adjustable

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console companion seat

Seating - deluxe companion seating w/electromechanically extendable lounge seat (not available w/port lounge seat)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console seating port sliding seat

Seating - port lounge seat w/sliding tilt backrest & storage drawer (not available w/deluxe companion seating w/extendable lounge seat)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console ski pylon

Ski pylon

Steering - Helm Master EX® Digital Electric Steering

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

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console sun platform

Sun platform insert w/cushion

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console manual SureShade

SureShade® manually retractable hardtop shade w/Sunbrella® canvas (oyster) (not available w/top mounted rod holders or outrigger kit options)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console bow table

Table - fiberglass bow table

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console washdown and rod storage

Washdown - pressurized raw water w/hose

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console wet bar

Wet bar w/sink, drink holders (2) & 35-qt. (33 l) removable Yeti® cooler (under) (not available w/cockpit step option)

Canvas Options

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console ivory bow cover

Bow cover (black or ivory)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console bow shade

Easy up bow shade (black or ivory mesh) (requires hardtop option)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console aft curtain ivory

Hardtop aft curtain (black or ivory)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console drop curtain

Hardtop drop curtain (black or ivory)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console front and side curtains

Hardtop front & side curtains (black or ivory)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console tonneau cover

Tonneau cover (black or ivory)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console vista top

Vista top w/front, side curtains & boot (black)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console black vista top

Vista top aft curtain (black)

Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console drop curtain

Vista top drop curtain (black)


Freedom 235 Performance Data

Gray Yamaha 300 engine
300 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Single

Top Speed: 46.4 MPH @ 5800 RPM

Optimum Cruise: 27.9 MPH @ 3600 RPM

GPH at Optimum Cruise: 9.5

MPG at Optimum Cruise: 2.94

Gray engine color

GRAY

Standard

White engine color

WHITE

Optional

Gray Yamaha 300 engine
300 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Single

Engine Size

4.2L

Test Date

05/27/2016

Prop Size

15 1/2 X 17 SWS II SDS

Weight as Tested

6040 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

No

Bow Pulpit

No

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

27.9 MPH @ 3600 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.4 1.2 4.50
1500 7.3 2.2 3.40
2000 8.7 3.6 2.40
2500 10.3 5.4 1.91
3000 15.2 6.8 2.24
3500 26.4 8.9 2.98
3600 27.9 9.5 2.94
4000 31.7 11.9 2.68
4500 36.7 15.5 2.36
5000 40.8 20.4 2.00
5500 44.7 25.6 1.75
5800 46.4 26.6 1.74
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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.
Gray Yamaha 300 engine
300 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Single

Engine Size

4.2L

Test Date

05/27/2016

Prop Size

15 1/2 X 17 SWS II SDS

Weight as Tested

6040 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

No

Bow Pulpit

No

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

27.9 MPH @ 3600 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.4 1.2 4.50
1500 7.3 2.2 3.40
2000 8.7 3.6 2.40
2500 10.3 5.4 1.91
3000 15.2 6.8 2.24
3500 26.4 8.9 2.98
3600 27.9 9.5 2.94
4000 31.7 11.9 2.68
4500 36.7 15.5 2.36
5000 40.8 20.4 2.00
5500 44.7 25.6 1.75
5800 46.4 26.6 1.74
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.

Freedom 235 Overhead

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Grady-White Freedom 235 23-foot dual console overhead

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Industry Reviews

 

 January 2019, Great Lakes Scuttlebutt - "Grady-White's 23-foot Freedom 235"

 

 November 2018, FishTalk - "Grady-White Freedom 235 Room To Roam"

 

 March 2017, Boatingmag.com - "A sporty dual designed to win the hearts and minds of many family-oriented anglers."

 

 June 2, 2016, Boatingmag.com - "Grady-White's new 23-foot dual console Freedom 235"

 

 June 13, 2016, Great Lakes Scuttlebutt - "Brand New 23-foot Dual Console Freedom 235" Reshapes Category"

 

 August 2016, Soundings - "A Dual Console With Multiple Roles - Freedom 235"

 

 August 2016, BoatTest.com - "BoatTest.com reviews Grady-White's newly introduced Freedom 235"

 

 August 9, 2016, New England Boating - "New Boat: Grady-White Freedom 235"

 

 September 2016, Soundings - "The Freedom 235 is added to Grady-White's dual console fleet"

 

 December 13, 2016, Boatingmag.com - "Freedom 235 mixes a smooth ride with loads of fishability"