Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Running Port Side

Seafarer 228

22' WALKAROUND CABIN

 

One of Grady’s original signature walkaround models, this solid, safe, seaworthy 22-foot walkaround boat has been in the Grady line up for four decades, giving it an incredible legacy of reliability and fishability. Through the years, numerous features and amenities have been added to the already high-quality saltwater offshore fishing and family-friendly boat, making it a best seller. Whether heading out for a day of fun or fishing, this boat has more than ample room for storing water sport toys, fishing rods or both. From the roomy cockpit, to the berth with sink and optional head, this best walkaround boat promises a day of comfort and enjoyment on the water. 

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Seafarer 228 Main Specifications

Beam Amidships
8' (2.44 m)

Center Line Length w/o Engines
22'2" (6.76 m)

Bridge Clearance
8'4" (2.54 m)

Cockpit Depth
26" (0.66 m)

Hull Draft
16" (0.41 m)

Transom Deadrise

Maximum HP
300 (224 kW)

Fuel Capacity - Standard
114 gal. (431 l)

Passenger Capacity
10

Weight w/o Engines
3510 lb. (1592 kg)


Seafarer 228 Features & Options

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STANDARD FEATURES

Safety

2 automatic bilge pumps (total 2200 GPH) (8328 LPH)

Basic flotation

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin with 316 grade stainless steel bow rail

Bow rail - 316 grade stainless steel

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Captain Grady App

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

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Toe Rails

Cockpit toe rails

Composite stringer system & transom - water impervious

Grady-White Boats nonskid fiberglass liner on deck of every model

Nonskid fiberglass liner

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin with nonskid recessed walkaround

Nonskid recessed walkaround

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Cockpit Bolsters

Self-bailing cockpit w/cockpit drains (2)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Stainless Steel Through Hull Fitting

Stainless steel through-hull fittings

Cabin

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Berth

Berth - forward vee berth

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat CO monitor

Carbon monoxide detector

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Lockable Cabin Door

Door - lockable w/screen & companionway hatch

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Forward Hatch

Forward hatch - low profile acrylic hatch w/screen

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Dome Light

Lighting - dome light

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Berth Storage

Head - portable

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Cabin Rod Storage

Rod storage holders - horizontal (4)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Sink

Sink

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Storage and Sink

Storage - cabinet

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Berth Storage

Storage - under berth compartments (3)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Storage Nets

Storage nets

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Cabin Window

Windows - opening windows w/screens (2)

Cockpit & Deck

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Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Hand Laid Fiberglass Hull

100% hand laid SeaV² hull & deck

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat 12 Volt Outlet

Accessory outlet - 12V (2)

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin with batteries and battery select switch

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

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin bow pulpit with grab rail

Bow pulpit

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Cleat

Cleats

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin with cockpit bolsters

Cockpit bolsters

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Recessed Cockpit Shower

Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Cockpit Lights

Cockpit lights - blue LED

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin with companion grab rail

Companion grab rail

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin stainless steel steering wheel

Compass

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Stainless Steel Hardware

Deck hardware - 316 grade stainless steel through-bolted

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat 12 Volt Outlet

Drink holders - stainless steel (6)

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin engine flush system with hose attachment

Engine flush system w/hose attachment aft

Factory engine pre-rigging

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Starboard Fish Box

Fish box - 190-qt. (179.8 l) starboard insulated fish box w/ob drain

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Livewell

Fish box - 72-qt. (68.1 l) aft insulated fish box w/ob drain

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Divided Port Box

Fish box - divided port insulated fish box (80-qt. & 45-qt. sections w/ob drain) (75.7 l & 42.6 l)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Footrest

Footrests (helm & companion)

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin hardtop with storage, rod holders, and lights

Hardtop w/radio box, storage net, spreader lights, side mounted rod holders (4) & front & side curtains (black or ivory)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Trim Tabs

Hydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractor

International lighting

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Rigging Station

Rigging station w/cutting board & drink holders (2)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Rod Holder

Rod holders (4)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Aft Vertical Rod Storage

Rod storage holders - vertical (4)

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin horizontal rod storage

Rod storage racks - horizontal (6)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Rubrail

Rubrail - high density PVC w/stainless steel insert

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Aft Seating

Seating - aft seats (2)

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin with deluxe helm chairs both port and starboard

Seating - Deluxe I helm & companion chairs (2)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Fish Box Cushioned Seat

Seating - port & starboard fish box cushions

Steering - hydraulic tilt

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin stainless steel steering wheel

Steering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Stern Eye

Stern eyes - 316 grade stainless steel

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Lift Out Boxes

Storage - aft lift out boxes (2)

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin with forward anchor locker hatch

Storage - forward anchor locker w/rode storage

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin with flush mount electronics area at helm

Storage - lockable electronics box at helm

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Under Seat Storage

Storage - tackle drawers under helm & companion chairs

Grady White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin full transom swim platform with ladder

Swim platform - full transom width w/ladder

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Raw Water Washdown

Washdown - pressurized raw water w/hose

Water tank - 10-gallon (38 l) freshwater

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22 foot walk around cabin ventilated tempered windshield with windshield wipers

Windshield - ventilated tempered glass windshield

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22 foot walk around cabin ventilated tempered windshield with windshield wipers

Windshield wipers (port & starboard)

OPTIONAL FEATURES

Options

CE certification package (European Conformity)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat White Engines

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

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

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin hardtop with storage, rod holders, and lights

Hardtop top mounted rod holders (4)

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Portable Head

Head - portable w/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 Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Livewell

Livewell - 20-gallon (75.7 l) aft insulated raw water livewell

Grady-White Seafarer 228, 22-foot walk around cabin fore deck seat cushions

Seating - foredeck cushions

Canvas Options

Grady-White Seafarer 228 22 Walkaround Cabin Boat Drop Curtain

Hardtop drop curtain (black or ivory)


Seafarer 228 Performance Data

Yamaha 250 hp gray engine
250 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Single

Top Speed: 48.3 MPH @ 5800 RPM

Optimum Cruise: 29.0 MPH @ 3500 RPM

GPH at Optimum Cruise: 8.5

MPG at Optimum Cruise: 3.41

Gray engine color

GRAY

Standard

Gray Yamaha 300 engine
300 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Single

Top Speed: 51.3 MPH @ 5900 RPM

Optimum Cruise: 29.8 MPH @ 3500 RPM

GPH at Optimum Cruise: 8.8

MPG at Optimum Cruise: 3.40

Gray engine color

GRAY

Standard

White engine color

WHITE

Optional

Yamaha 250 hp gray engine
250 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Single

Engine Size

4.2L

Test Date

1/6/2010

Prop Size

15 1/2 X 17 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

Yes

Bow Pulpit

Yes

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

29.0 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.6 1.2 4.67
1500 7.4 2.2 3.42
2000 8.3 3.5 2.37
2500 10.8 5.2 2.08
3000 21.3 6.5 3.27
3500 29.0 8.5 3.41
4000 33.4 11.5 2.91
4500 37.9 14.1 2.68
5000 42.2 18.5 2.28
5500 46.0 22.9 2.01
5800 48.3 24.6 1.97
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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

1/6/2010

Prop Size

15 1/4 X 19 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

Yes

Bow Pulpit

Yes

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

29.8 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.4 1.2 4.50
1500 7.3 2.1 3.54
2000 8.4 3.7 2.29
2500 9.8 5.5 1.79
3000 22.8 6.7 3.40
3500 29.8 8.8 3.40
4000 34.6 11.9 2.92
4500 39.5 15.3 2.59
5000 43.9 19.6 2.24
5500 48.9 25.2 1.94
5900 51.3 26.7 1.92
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 250 hp gray engine
250 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Single

Engine Size

4.2L

Test Date

1/6/2010

Prop Size

15 1/2 X 17 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

Yes

Bow Pulpit

Yes

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

29.0 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.6 1.2 4.67
1500 7.4 2.2 3.42
2000 8.3 3.5 2.37
2500 10.8 5.2 2.08
3000 21.3 6.5 3.27
3500 29.0 8.5 3.41
4000 33.4 11.5 2.91
4500 37.9 14.1 2.68
5000 42.2 18.5 2.28
5500 46.0 22.9 2.01
5800 48.3 24.6 1.97
Gray Yamaha 300 engine
300 Yamaha Four-Stroke
Single

Engine Size

4.2L

Test Date

1/6/2010

Prop Size

15 1/4 X 19 SWSII SDS

Weight as Tested

5361 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)

Hardtop

Yes

Bow Pulpit

Yes

Bottom Paint

No

Optimum Cruise

29.8 MPH @ 3500 RPM

RPM MPH GPH MPG
1000 5.4 1.2 4.50
1500 7.3 2.1 3.54
2000 8.4 3.7 2.29
2500 9.8 5.5 1.79
3000 22.8 6.7 3.40
3500 29.8 8.8 3.40
4000 34.6 11.9 2.92
4500 39.5 15.3 2.59
5000 43.9 19.6 2.24
5500 48.9 25.2 1.94
5900 51.3 26.7 1.92
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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