Freedom 285
28' DUAL CONSOLE
Grady-White’s dual console boats are truly the most versatile boats available anywhere. The wide beam, wide open 28-foot Freedom 285 is a great performance cruiser as well as a feature-rich saltwater fishing boat. A pleasure to drive, solid in all sea conditions.

Main Specifications

Beam Amidships
9'6" (2.89 m)

Center Line Length w/o Engines

28' (8.53 m)

Bridge Clearance

8'3" (2.51 m)

Cockpit Depth

27" (0.69 m)

Hull Draft

22" (0.56 m)

Transom Deadrise

Maximum HP
600 (448 kW)

Fuel Capacity - Standard

214 gal. (810 l)

Weight w/o Engines

6500 lb. (2948 kg)

 
 
 

Freedom 285

Standard Features

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Safety
2 automatic bilge pumps (2600 GPH total) (9842 LPH)
Basic flotation
Bow grab rail - low profile 316 grade stainless steelBow grab rail - low profile 316 grade stainless steel
Captain Grady® - digital boat systems and operations guide for iPad and iPhoneCaptain Grady® - digital boat systems and operations guide for iPad and iPhone
Cockpit toe railsCockpit toe rails
Composite stringer system & transom - water impervious
Nonskid fiberglass linerNonskid fiberglass liner
Self-bailing cockpit w/ cockpit drains (4)Self-bailing cockpit w/ cockpit drains (4)
Stainless steel through-hull fittingsStainless steel through-hull fittings
Cockpit & Deck
100% hand laid SeaV² hull & deck100% hand laid SeaV² hull & deck
Accessory outlet - 12VAccessory outlet - 12V
Accessory outlet - 5V duplex USB portAccessory outlet - 5V duplex USB port
Anchor windlass w/remote switches at helm & windlassAnchor windlass w/remote switches at helm & windlass
Battery select switchBattery select switch
Cleats - flush mount (pull up)Cleats - flush mount (pull up)
Cockpit bolstersCockpit bolsters
Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed)Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed)
Cockpit lights - blue LEDCockpit lights - blue LED
Companion grab railCompanion grab rail
CompassCompass
Cutting boardCutting board
Deck hardware - 316 grade stainless steel through-boltedDeck hardware - 316 grade stainless steel through-bolted
Drink holders - stainless steel (17)Drink holders - stainless steel (17)
Engine flush system w/hose attachment aft (one per engine)Engine flush system w/hose attachment aft (one per engine)
Factory engine pre-rigging
Fish/ice box - 118-qt. starboard forward insulated box w/ob drainFish/ice box - 118-qt. starboard forward insulated box w/ob drain
Fish/ice box - 185-qt. (175.1 l) aft insulated box w/light & ob drainFish/ice box - 185-qt. (175.1 l) aft insulated box w/light & ob drain
Flush mount electronics areaFlush mount electronics area
Footrest - helm & companionFootrest - helm & companion
Forward bolstersForward bolsters
Fuel capacity - 201-gallon (761 l) tank
Hardtop w/painted aluminum frame, storage net, speakers (2 in lieu of helm), LED spreader lights, tri-colored (red, blue, white) LED recessed lights (4), side mounted rod holders (4), outrigger plates, & front and side curtains (ivory)Hardtop w/painted aluminum frame, storage net, speakers (2 in lieu of helm), LED spreader lights, tri-colored (red, blue, white) LED recessed lights (4), side mounted rod holders (4), outrigger plates, & front and side curtains (ivory)
Head - lockable console w/dome light, bulk storage, mirror w/shelf, composite cherry and holly sole & marine head w/electric flush, 10-gallon (38 l) holding tank w/macerator, overboard discharge and deck pump outHead - lockable console w/dome light, bulk storage, mirror w/shelf, composite cherry and holly sole & marine head w/electric flush, 10-gallon (38 l) holding tank w/macerator, overboard discharge and deck pump out
Hydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractorHydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractor
Integrated outboard mounting system w/swim platform & ladder (4 steps)Integrated outboard mounting system w/swim platform & ladder (4 steps)
International lighting
Livewell - 32-gallon (121.1 l) aft insulated raw water livewell w/light, full column distribution inlet & ob drain (1100 GPH pump) (4164 LPH)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 holders (4)Rod holders (4)
Rod storage racks - horizontal (3)Rod storage racks - horizontal (3)
Rubrail - high density PVC w/ stainless steel insertRubrail - high density PVC w/ stainless steel insert
Seating - Deluxe companion bench seat (port) w/aft facing electromechanically extendable lounge seat and Corian® countertop
Seating - Deluxe electromechanically adjustable helm seating w/electromechanically extendable aft lounge seat and Corian® countertopSeating - Deluxe electromechanically adjustable helm seating w/electromechanically extendable aft lounge seat and Corian® countertop
Seating - foldaway aft bench seat w/cushionSeating - foldaway aft bench seat w/cushion
Seating - port & starboard bow box cushionsSeating - port & starboard bow box cushions
Steering - hydraulic tilt
Steering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel w/knobSteering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel w/knob
Stereo system w/AM/FM tuner, MP3 auxiliary audio connections/amplifier, Bluetooth®, remote unit & fold down storage; speakers - aft (2), bow (2) & hardtop (2)Stereo system w/AM/FM tuner, MP3 auxiliary audio connections/amplifier, Bluetooth®, remote unit & fold down storage; speakers - aft (2), bow (2) & hardtop (2)
Stern eyes - heavy-duty 316 stainless steelStern eyes - heavy-duty 316 stainless steel
Storage - forward anchor locker w/ rode storageStorage - forward anchor locker w/ rode storage
Storage - lockable starboard console compartment w/lightStorage - lockable starboard console compartment w/light
Storage - port bow boxStorage - port bow box
Storage - starboard console storage drawer w/tackle trays (4)Storage - starboard console storage drawer w/tackle trays (4)
Table - fiberglass bow tableTable - fiberglass bow table
Transom door - fiberglassTransom door - fiberglass
Washdown - pressurized raw water w/ hoseWashdown - pressurized raw water w/ hose
Water tank - 20-gallon (75.7 l) freshwater
Windshield - walk-through tempered glass with stainless steel headerWindshield - walk-through tempered glass with stainless steel header
Windshield wiper w/washer (starboard)Windshield wiper w/washer (starboard)

Optional Features

Options
Bow thrusterBow thruster
CE certification package (European Conformity)
Cockpit step - port (requires wet bar option)
Convenience package - battery charger & dockside power w/galvanic isolatorConvenience package - battery charger & dockside power w/galvanic isolator
Engine paint - Yamaha factory-painted engine(s), pearlescent white (300 HP only)Engine paint - Yamaha factory-painted engine(s), pearlescent white (300 HP only)
Hardtop color - underside of fiberglass hardtop (requires matching gelcoat hull color option)Hardtop color - underside of fiberglass hardtop (requires matching gelcoat hull color option)
Helm Master® w/Set Point™ - Yamaha Helm Master® control system (requires convenience package)Helm Master® w/Set Point™ - Yamaha Helm Master® control system (requires convenience package)
Hull color - Celestial Blue, Coastal Fog Blue, Sand, Sea Glass or Seaport Blue gelcoat; Cape Gray or Harbor Blue paintHull color - Celestial Blue, Coastal Fog Blue, Sand, Sea Glass or Seaport Blue gelcoat; Cape Gray or Harbor Blue paint
International AC electrical conversion 220V (50Hz)
Lighting - underwater blue LED (3)
Outrigger kit - 15-ft. (4.6 m) radial hardtop mountedOutrigger kit - 15-ft. (4.6 m) radial hardtop mounted
Painted hardtop top mounted rod holders (5) (not available w/SureShade® option)Painted hardtop top mounted rod holders (5) (not available w/SureShade® option)
Refrigerator - stainless steel drawer unit in wet bar (replaces storage drawer)Refrigerator - stainless steel drawer unit in wet bar (replaces storage drawer)
Ski pylonSki pylon
Steering - power assist (standard w/TF300 pkg)
Sun platform insert w/cushionSun platform insert w/cushion
SureShade® electrically retractable hardtop shade w/Sunbrella® canvas (oyster) (not available w/top mounted rod holders)SureShade® electrically retractable hardtop shade w/Sunbrella® canvas (oyster) (not available w/top mounted rod holders)
Wet bar - Deluxe wet bar w/Corian® countertop, sink, storage drawers (3), & trash compartment (in lieu of companion lounge seat)Wet bar - Deluxe wet bar w/Corian® countertop, sink, storage drawers (3), & trash compartment (in lieu of companion lounge seat)
Canvas Options
Aft curtain (black or ivory)Aft curtain (black or ivory) Bow cover (black or ivory)Bow cover (black or ivory)
Drop curtain (black or ivory)Drop curtain (black or ivory) Easy up bow shade (black or ivory mesh)Easy up bow shade (black or ivory mesh) Tonneau cover (black or ivory)Tonneau cover (black or ivory)
 
 
 
 

CHOOSE AN ENGINE BELOW FOR DETAILED PERFORMANCE SPECS OR SELECT TWO ENGINE PACKAGES TO COMPARE

250 Yamaha Four-Stroke

250 Yamaha Four-Stroke (Twin)

PERFORMANCE DATA

SELECT TO COMPARE

300 Yamaha Four-Stroke

300 Yamaha Four-Stroke (Twin)

PERFORMANCE DATA

SELECT TO COMPARE

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COMPARE A DIFFERENT ENGINE PACKAGE
250 Yamaha Four-Stroke

250 Yamaha Four-Stroke (Twin)

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

11/18/2011

Prop Size*:

15 1/2 X 17 SWS II SDS

Weight as Tested:

9534 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

No

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 30.0 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 6.1 2.4 2.52
1500 8.4 4.1 2.07
2000 9.3 6.5 1.44
2500 9.9 9.4 1.05
3000 24.5 12.8 1.92
3500 30.0 16.4 1.83
4000 35.0 22.2 1.57
4500 39.0 28.5 1.37
5000 43.2 34.9 1.24
5500 47.8 43.4 1.10
6000 51.5 50.4 1.02
300 Yamaha Four-Stroke

300 Yamaha Four-Stroke (Twin)

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

11/18/2011

Prop Size*:

15 1/4 X 19 SWS II SDS

Weight as Tested:

9534 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

No

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 30.3 MPH @ 3400 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 6.3 2.6 2.47
1500 8.5 4.3 1.99
2000 9.9 6.9 1.45
2500 15.3 9.9 1.55
3000 24.8 12.9 1.93
3400 30.3 16.0 1.89
3500 30.7 16.4 1.88
4000 36.3 22.0 1.65
4500 41.6 29.7 1.40
5000 46.3 36.2 1.28
5500 50.2 45.2 1.11
6000 55.1 53.4 1.03

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VIEW SPECS FOR A DIFFERENT ENGINE PACKAGE
250 Yamaha Four-Stroke

250 Yamaha Four-Stroke Twin

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

11/18/2011

Prop Size*:

15 1/2 X 17 SWS II SDS

Weight as Tested:

9534 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

No

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 30.0 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 6.1 2.4 2.52
1500 8.4 4.1 2.07
2000 9.3 6.5 1.44
2500 9.9 9.4 1.05
3000 24.5 12.8 1.92
3500 30.0 16.4 1.83
4000 35.0 22.2 1.57
4500 39.0 28.5 1.37
5000 43.2 34.9 1.24
5500 47.8 43.4 1.10
6000 51.5 50.4 1.02
300 Yamaha Four-Stroke

300 Yamaha Four-Stroke Twin

Engine Size:

4.2L

Test Date:

11/18/2011

Prop Size*:

15 1/4 X 19 SWS II SDS

Weight as Tested:

9534 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop:

Yes

Bow Pulpit:

No

Bottom Paint:

No

Optimum Cruise: 30.3 MPH @ 3400 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 6.3 2.6 2.47
1500 8.5 4.3 1.99
2000 9.9 6.9 1.45
2500 15.3 9.9 1.55
3000 24.8 12.9 1.93
3400 30.3 16.0 1.89
3500 30.7 16.4 1.88
4000 36.3 22.0 1.65
4500 41.6 29.7 1.40
5000 46.3 36.2 1.28
5500 50.2 45.2 1.11
6000 55.1 53.4 1.03

Freedom 285 Customer Reviews

Industry Reviews
 
October 2019 Soundings

"Grady-White Freedom 285"

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August 26, 2019 On The Water

"First Look: Redesigned Grady-White Freedom 285 Dual Console"

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August 15, 2019 lakelandboating.com

"Grady-White Reimagines the Freedom 285"

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