GRADY-WHITE BOATS: SETTING THE STANDARD FOR QUALITY AND INNOVATION
FOR OVER 60 YEARS GRADY-WHITE BOATS HAS BEEN ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED NAMES IN BOATING HISTORY.
Known for their superior craftsmanship, innovative designs, and uncompromising quality, Grady-White boats, has been building boats in Greenville, N.C, since 1959 and are considered among the best in the world.
Since purchasing the company in 1968, owner and CEO Eddie Smith steadily has done what he does best: inspire his crew to work hard to provide customers the best quality, reliability, safety, performance, and long-lasting value. In large part Grady-White’s success is due to developing close relationships with its customers and dealerships, asking questions of and carefully listening to boat owners, and incorporating features they’ve requested, to create fun products that make many happy memories.
A legacy of giving back to boating, fishing conservation and waterways
Eddie Smith believes that boating, sportfishing, and outdoor activities are great gifts for our society. The history of Grady-White reflects over sixty years of appreciation and respect for these gifts, and the company is a steadfast advocate of fisheries conservation and education and waterways management.
Here are just a few of the unique aspects that set Grady-White boats apart from the competition:
THE GRADY-WHITE RIDE
Grady-White boats are designed to deliver a smooth, dry, and comfortable ride in even the roughest conditions. This is thanks to their exclusive SeaV2® hull design, which features a deep-V entry that gradually flattens towards the stern. This design helps to reduce impact shock and increase stability, resulting in a ride that is both safe and enjoyable.
Every Grady-White boat is built with the highest quality materials and the latest manufacturing techniques. From the solid fiberglass hulls to the stainless-steel hardware, every component is designed to withstand the rigors of the marine environment. In fact, Grady-White is the only boat manufacturer to earn the National Marine Manufacturers Association's (NMMA) highest level of certification for building boats that meet or exceed industry standards.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
Grady-White boats are known for their attention to detail, both in terms of design and construction. Every aspect of the boat is carefully considered, from the placement of the cleats and rod holders to the shape of the bow and the placement of the seating. This attention to detail ensures that every Grady-White boat is not only beautiful but also functional and practical.
Grady-White is constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation with features such as their patented Fishbox Drain System, which drains directly overboard to eliminate the need for a separate pump-out system. They also offer features such as SureShade®, which provides shade and protection from the sun without obstructing the view or interfering with fishing.
Grady-White boats are designed with the customer in mind, and their commitment to customer satisfaction is second to none. Grady-White was ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Coastal Fishing Boats, eight times in a row,” and has received this designation each and every time that J.D. Power and Associates conducted studies in the marine industry. The company has also been honored with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction, every year the awards have been given.
Grady-White boats are the perfect combination of quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Whether you're looking for a fishing boat, a family cruiser, or something in between, a Grady-White boat is sure to provide years of enjoyment on the water.
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