Practically 50 years after introducing one of many first walkaround cabin boats on the 1974 New York Boat Present, Grady-White continues to enhance on this signature design with the introduction of the Grady-White Adventure 218.
The Grady-White design group engineered the 218 to extend usable area with a widened beam–the most important of any 21-foot boat in its class as we speak–that accommodates a roomy cockpit full with cushioned deluxe helm and companion chairs. With cushioned fish packing containers behind the helm seats and aft seats with Grady-White’s reversible self-stowing cushions, the 218 permits a number of passengers to trip in consolation. The 218 additionally boasts an prolonged and modernized helm dashboard offering ample area for electronics.
The addition of two built-in platforms aft, together with easy accessibility from Grady-White’s patented pivoting seat backs, make combating fish from the strict as easy as alongside the walkaround sides and bow. For households that take pleasure in water sports activities, the platforms present easy accessibility to and from the water with Grady’s stainless-steel four-step ladder off the starboard platform. The addition of an non-obligatory retractable ski pylon, a preferred characteristic not provided on earlier walkaround boats, makes setup a snap for wakeboarding, water snowboarding, and tubing.
The roomy cabin inside consists of cozy cushions with spacious storage hatches beneath, in addition to a coated head to the starboard aspect. With sufficient area for overnighting or for kids to relaxation out of the weather in the course of the day, the 218’s cabin tops off the up to date creature comforts on this mannequin. Two aspect home windows and a ahead hatch hold cabin air contemporary, and oblique lighting on a distant swap illuminates the best way after the solar units. Above deck, you’ll be able to watch the solar rise or capturing stars at evening whereas resting comfortably on the non-obligatory foredeck cushions that cowl the flush mounted hatch.
Different definitive Grady-White options within the 218’s design embody well-placed, ample cupboard space within the cockpit and cabin, in addition to detachable drop-in packing containers beneath the aft seats that present easy accessibility to the bilge and batteries. Two insulated fish packing containers, 120-quart at starboard and 126-quart at port, present loads of room for the day’s catch. With storage for 10 rods, six stainless pull-up cleats, and stainless overboard draining cup holders strategically positioned all through the boat, the 218 shines with GradyWhite’s legendary consideration to element. Prospects can swimsuit any boating life-style with non-obligatory options resembling a painted aluminum body hardtop with 4 further leg-mount rod holders, a 31-gallon livewell, a stainless anchor curler, and a 10-gallon freshwater bathe.
Grady-White Journey 218 Essential Specs
- Beam Amidships: 8’6″ (2.59 m)
- Middle Line Size w/o Engines: 21’3″ (6.48 m) (swim platforms not included)
- Bridge Clearance: 5’10” (1.78 m)
- Cockpit Depth: 25″ (0.64 m)
- Hull Draft: 16″ (0.41 m)
- Transom Deadrise: 19 levels (SeaV2® development)
- Most HP: 250 (187 kW)
- Gasoline Capability – Customary: 100 gal. (378.5 l)
- Passenger Capability: 8
See this reimagined boat with modern updates and added creature comforts, in addition to tried and true fishing options that make it good for the younger, and younger at coronary heart, searching for versatile journey on the water.
Based in 1959, Grady-White Boats builds 28 fashions from 18 to 45 toes at its 500,000 sq. ft. facility in Greenville, NC. The corporate has been below steady personal possession since 1968 by Eddie Smith, NMMA Corridor of Fame member. Grady-White has been awarded each third-party buyer satisfaction award ever offered within the marine trade, together with the Nationwide Marine Producers Affiliation Buyer Satisfaction Index award for all 17 years the popularity has been granted. The corporate was awarded Highest Ranked Buyer Satisfaction within the Coastal Fishing boats section by J.D. Energy Associates for all 9 years that research had been carried out within the marine trade.
Grady-White welcomes visitors to the company’s award-winning factory to see first-hand the method they use to create the perfect fishing and family-oriented boats, and to satisfy the passionately devoted craftsmen that construct them.