My Site <p>Customer Tips</p> <p>Customer Tips</p>

Customer Tips

Prevent 'Gutter' Black Streaks

  • Categories
    • Maintenance
    • Customer-ization: Owners' Personal Touches
The Grady Express models that are kept outdoors sometimes get black streaks down the side of the hull mid-ships where the "gutter" from the forward deck ran back and drained overboard. Every time it rains I would get the very hard to remove streaks from the rub rail to the water line ju...

Stop Engine Thief

  • Categories
    • Maintenance
Lower Unit Stop Thief - This simple lock will protect the...

Arm Rest Covers

  • Categories
    • Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably
We have a Journey (25' Walk-around) that we are...

Basic Boating Knots

  • Categories
    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
If you already know these basics, share them with your kids and crew...

Extra Storage on 246G Explorer

  • Categories
    • Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably
In order to get additional storage, I ordered plastic trays from Grady-White. I cut them down 3/8" then 5200 them back together along with the under bracing. I put them under the lids that access the battery compart...

The Efficiency Factor: Using Your Fuel System Properly

  • Categories
    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
Grady-White’s great riding SeaV2® hull combined with today’s lightweight yet powerful 4-stroke outboard engines create a superior combination that is as reliable and efficient as boating has ever...

What To Do When Aground

  • Categories
    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
Running aground can happen even in perfect weather, despite using the latest navigation equipment and local charts. Plus, some submerged hazards...

Boating Etiquette: Watch Your Wake

  • Categories
    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
There’s nothing else quite like a day of cruising, but while you’re out there having fun, don’t forget about the waves your boa...

Boating Etiquette: Docking and Relaunching

  • Categories
    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
Speed, efficiency and consideration are the bottom line to minding your manners while launching and docking your boat. Remember these etique...

Detailing for Youth

  • Categories
    • Maintenance
Heres a website for wax that our Detailer down in Ft Myers has been bragging about. I ordered some from here and it's wonderful stuff. ...

Access to the Electrical Outlet

  • Categories
    • Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably
Our berth foam mattress makes it difficult to access the electrical outlet in the cabin so I plugged in...

Drain Holes Collectors

  • Categories
    • Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably
To prevent items falling into the drain holes, located in the deck of the cabin, I ordered from the catalog, Home Trends, an item called "Hair Collectors". It is easy to cut the plastic disks to f...

Water Storage

  • Categories
    • Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably
At an RV show--we picked up a folding five gallon water jug--which collapses as you use the water great for storage. Submitted by: ...

Anchor Windlass Usage

  • Categories
    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
Your anchor windlass is well designed to pay out and retrieve anchor rode (line) and chain. But it is NOT designed to...

Boating Etiquette: Keep It Clean

  • Categories
    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
Pollution ruins the water for everybody. It kills fish and wildlife, detracts from the beauty of the landscape, and contaminates waterw...

Florida Resorts and Marinas

  • Categories
    • Enjoying Your Day, Comfortably
Here are some places to consider for your boating pleasure. ...