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Boating and Social Distancing

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As we all navigate through the coronavirus and these very challenging times, Grady-White Boats wants to help you to remain safe and healthy.

Grady-White Boat Changes Couple’s Life

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“That’s the only way you’re going to ever own a boat,” said Kate Sweetser when her husband, Tom, said he was going to purchase a $10 raffle ticket from the Gulf Coast Conservation Association for a chance to win a Grady-White Fisherman 204. That was in the summer of 1991, when Tom and Kate first moved to Alabama and attended the Dauphin Island Fishing Rodeo. Fast forward 29 years and they have just purchased their fifth Grady-White, a new Freedom 235.

Year-after-year Grady-White is Recognized for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

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The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has once again awarded Grady-White Boats the Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award, the marine trade association’s top recognition for customer satisfaction measured by new boat buyers. Grady-White has received this award for excellence in the fiberglass outboard boat division every year since the survey’s inception 18 years ago.

Women Making Waves - Canyon 336

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Grady-White teamed up with www.takemefishing.org and Women Making Waves to help get more women on the water. Check out this exciting video of their day fishing on re-engineered Canyon 336!

Get Your Fishing License Online Now!

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One of the most important items any angler needs is their fishing license. Each state has their own regulations and offers daily, short-term, annual or lifetime licenses.

Ocean Mist Blue: Another Beautiful Color from Grady-White

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You asked for a lighter blue option and in true Grady style we delivered with a new gelcoat color, Ocean Mist Blue–A beautiful pale blue that makes your boat one with the sea, like the mist that forms off the ocean waves as they roll into shore.

Congressman Greg Murphy Visits Grady-White

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Congressman Greg Murphy recently visited the Grady-White Boats manufacturing facility where he interacted with employees and discussed a variety of issues important to the boating industry and manufacturing.

From Daydream to Reality – Fanatic is Living the Life on His Grady

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Hear what this Grady fanatic has to say in his own words: "One of my vivid vacation recollections as a little shaver was gazing at the Grady-White boats from the front seat of my parents' Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight as we motored by the marina on the way to our waterfront hotel for the week."

America’s Conservation Enhancement Act Benefits Recreational Fishing

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America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act, unanimously passes the Senate. Supporting an array of fish and wildlife conservation policies, the act encompasses a number of benefits to recreational fishing on both national and regional levels.

NBC Sports Features Grady-White Boats

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NBC Sports featured Grady-White Boats in a live broadcast from the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.

Fanatic says, “There’s good boats, there’s great boats and then, there’s a Grady-White boat.”

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Grady Fanatic Mike Firetti is having a hard time sleeping these days in anticipation of taking ownership of his next Grady-White–a 370 Express. He’s calling this boat his new Grady “1250”. A number that totals the four Grady-White models he’s purchased, which includes a Tournament 275, an Express 330, a Freedom 275 and now the latest, an Express 370.

“It’s not the Destination, It’s the Trip” says Grady Loving Family

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Plenty of people in eastern North Carolina know the Taylor twins and their mischievous ways. Which, by the way, are legendary. Together they’ve made some amazing memories on Grady-White boats. In fact, some of their earliest shenanigans on the Pamlico River centered around a 16-foot Grady-White dual console their father bought them for skiing and duck hunting in the late 1960s. They enjoyed that boat so much that when they would see Eddie Smith, Grady-White CEO, they’d ask, “When are you going to build a larger dual console?” Today, they’re living the dream with family and friends on their 2015 Freedom 335!

Grady Clubs Join Forces, Helping Friends in the Wake of Hurricane Dorian

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We’re all aware of the crushing blow Hurricane Dorian delivered to the Bahama Islands. A frequent destination for several Grady Clubs, these islands have forged friendships among Grady owners and native Bahamians. In an effort to assist their friends, several Grady Clubs have been delivering much needed supplies and helping with rebuilding efforts. Read their story and see what relief organizations they recommend supporting.

Smooth Riding Grady Goes Out for the Win

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Longtime friends and business partners Anthony Williams and Patrick Kranick couldn’t believe their luck when they purchased their dream boat, a Grady-White Canyon 336 named Katessa II! And, it appears their luck has continued as they came in second place the first time they fished the Outboard Division of the Big Rock Blue Marlin tournament this June.

First Families of Boatbuilding—Living the Vision

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As much as any other success story, Grady-White’s may be the result of one individual’s vision and ideals. Glenn Grady and Don White founded the company in 1959 in Greenville, N.C., and sold it to Eddie Smith nine years later. As owner and CEO, Smith followed a simple principle that has guided the company ever since: He didn’t want to be the biggest; he wanted to be the best.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield Visits Grady-White Boats

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During the visit, Congressman Butterfield met with Grady-White President Kris Carroll, toured the plant's facilities, engaged with employees, and witnessed the manufacturing process first-hand.

Love for Each Other, Boating and Their Gradys Runs Strong After 25 Years

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When Mike McCain and Debra Freeman started dating in 1994, they didn’t know where their shared love for boating would take them. But after 25 years, a growing family and eight Grady-Whites, their love for boating has expanded into a family affair.