When your boats are the most often reviewed in a survey like ours, you know you’ve launched a popular fleet.
And when those surveyed place your brand among the top handful of aggregate scorers, they’re saying you’ve built some great boats.
Grady-White has done both — again and for more than 50 years.
People who know Grady-White boats love the brand’s cachet, the service the company gives its customers, and the resale values its boats draw. Grady boaters are confident on the water, as seen in the top marks they award the company for construction and safety.
That all translates to value, and Grady-White was among the top handful in that survey category.
Born on North Carolina’s demanding waters and inlets (and still built in Greenville, North Carolina), Grady-White boats ride on the company’s SeaV2 hull, which it describes as a “continuously variable V” that sharpens steadily from transom to the stem. The deeper V at the bow produces a softer ride, the gentler one at transom, along with wide chines, providing stability at rest and when trolling.
It’s no wonder that more than five decades into boatbuilding, Grady-White has a respected presence at virtually every fishing ground and port.
Lots of ’em, and much loved.
It’s no surprise, really, when a Grady-White boat emerges as a great saltwater-fishing boat. Sweeter, though, when it’s clearly family friendly too. What angler doesn’t relish an eager, comfortable, happy crew?
From a family perspective, boating should be easy and comfortable, and the 236 makes it just so. Swim and boarding platforms on port and starboard make entering and exiting the boat — at dock, sandbar or snorkeling area — a breeze.
The enclosed head area is oversized with plenty of headroom. Bow seating — especially with optional forward-facing foldaway backrests — is a family focal point, not an angling afterthought.
Which doesn’t mean this is anything but a great fishing boat. It’s got the features fishers know to expect on a Grady: huge, eminently fishable cockpit; rod and tackle storage; 89-quart fish boxes forward port and starboard, and a 160-quart insulated box aft, where there’s also deck-level storage on the integrated platform.
The optional deluxe leaning bar has, in addition to a backrest, a set of rod holders, and beneath it all a 25-gallon livewell.
The safe 25-inch-deep cockpit reassures the family; the bay-friendly 18.5-inch draft has the same effect on the captain. And it moves sweetly over the water on the 20-degree-deadrise, SeaV2 progression hull.
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