Docklines: Archived Issues
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(Listed by published date)
June 30, 2014
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Watch a video walkthrough of the 251 CE to see Grady-White's dedication to building better boats, and catch our Live for Summer Sale incentives! Get ready for inclement weather with tips from BoatUS, learn how to maintain your Strataglass vinyl canvas, and enter the Grady Club Contest 2014. Plus, check out our patriotic Grady Buddies!
May 19, 2014
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Check out the Freedom 275, the sweet ride that does it all! Then, get the details on our Live for Summer Sale, and learn the "hull" truth about the SeaV²® hull. Plus, download our Quick Reference Maintenance Guide for your Grady, get competitive in the Owners' Clubs Contest 2014 and get great deals with a special Docklines discount on Grady Gear!
April 29, 2014
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See the fantastic Freedom 285 in action, watch a new review of the 251 CE and get amazing boat customization ideas from fellow Grady owners. Then, watch video highlights from Grady Fest IV, learn about keeping your batteries charged and grab a great discount on beautiful Grady-White necklaces!
March 24, 2014
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Watch the rockin' new 251 CE Coastal Explorer, and check out special values through March 31st only! Then, learn all about electrical load management and how to flush your freshwater system. If you own a used Grady, remember to register it for special benefits.
February 25, 2014
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Run with the Fisherman 257—the choice of the pros. Find a show near you to see the latest Gradys and ask your dealer about the specials we're sponsoring now through March 31! Plus, register now for Grady Fest fun in Fort Meyers; hear from boat owners who've toured our plant; and get the Docklines discount on the ultimate Grady Gear Sherpa blanket.
January 27, 2014
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Find out where you can see the sporty 251 CE at a boatshow near you! Then, watch Randy Vance of Boating magazine give a great overview of the features on the awesome 251 CE–the first of our Coastal Explorer category. Plus, right now at shows and your Grady-White dealership, we’re sponsoring specials toward the purchase of a new Grady. Yamaha sweetens the deal.
December 23, 2013
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Happy Holidays! Watch our video of the stunning 251 CE, a new category of Grady-White, and see the operation of a new lounge seat available on the Freedom 225 and 255. Then, meet Captain Grady, your complete guide to the operation of your Grady-White. Plus, get ready for Boat Show Season 2014 and Grady Fest IV, and check out the latest honor awarded to our owner and CEO Eddie Smith.
November 18, 2013
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Happy Thanksgiving! Check out the Freedom 225, and make plans to come to a boat show this winter; you might just see our new 251 CE! You're personally invited to come tour the Grady-White plant, so register online for a tour today. Plus, get the new version of the Grady-White iPhone app, get ready for Grady Fest IV and see Grady Gear gift ideas for everyone on your holiday gift list!
October 28, 2013
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Great Grady Days just got greater! Watch the versatile Freedom 285 in action, and register online for a tour of the Grady‑White plant. Start planning now to attend the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, get a cool discount on some warm jackets and see our brand-new lounge seating offered on the Freedom 225 and Freedom 255.
September 26, 2013
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Great Grady Days are here! Watch the fabulous Freedom 375 in action, download our helpful Quick Reference Maintenance Guide and save the date for Grady Fest 2014. Plus, check out Club news in the latest edition of Anchorline and get an exclusive deal on Grady Gear this month.
August 29, 2013
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Enjoy your Grady-White Labor Day! Watch our new Freedom 275 video and take a video walkthrough of the fabulous Freedom 335. Then, learn some pointers for bringing your Grady Buddy aboard, read tips on how to handle rough water and check out your local Grady Club's upcoming activities.
July 29, 2013
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Learn the ropes for tying your boat to the dock in this month's video. Read up on storm preparedness tips, and see what Grady Clubs are up to this month. Catch a sneak peek of pics from our recent Model Year 2014 photo shoot, download the ABYC safety app for your iPhone, and make your boating days easier with Grady Gear. Summer Savings ends August 15, so act now!
June 25, 2013
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Ride along with Jim Massengill and his crew as they fish off Ocracoke, NC, in our video of the month! Be sure to watch our pre-departure checklist video before your next voyage, and read our sunscreen tips for safe fun in the sun. Plus, see what's going on with your Grady Cub, grab some Grady Gear for your furry friends and remember to take advantage of hot Summer Savings now!
May 22, 2013
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Watch our how-to video guide on operating the fabulous, revolutionary Yamaha Helm Master® digital control system! Don't miss out on hot Summer Savings. Read the latest rave review of the Freedom 375, and see the new lightweight engine option from Yamaha. And it's Safe Boating Week so check out our Grady Gear safety pack.
April 29, 2013
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Take a video tour of the Grady-White plant! Then, read our spring boating safety tips and find out which 33-foot Grady-White is best for you. Plus, see what events our dealers are planning, check out your local Grady Club and download the latest version of the Grady-White iPhone app.
March 28, 2013
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Learn how to use your anchor windlass for quick and easy anchoring, and stop by the Grady-White factory for a tour! Plus, read about the awards the Freedom 335 and Express 330 recently received, watch a quick video on windshield washer usage, see the Freedom 375 in action on the water and find information about a Grady Club near you!
February 25, 2013
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Introducing the New Flagship of Freedom: the Freedom 375! Make sure you catch the video overview of this incredible dual console. Watch how Yamaha’s Helm Master™ control system makes docking and maneuvering easier than ever. Get quick answers at our FAQ site, see why the Freedom 335 was chosen one of Boating’s Top Ten Boats of 2012, and more.
January 28, 2013
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Learn how seacocks operate, find the perfect Grady-White for your family this winter and discover useful tactics on how to navigate shallow water. Plus, see 25 tips to consider before buying the boat of your dreams, come tour the Grady-White factory and grab some Grady Gear for your boating this month.
December 19, 2012
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Wishing you a wonderful holiday season! Check out the list of upcoming boat shows, watch a video of the entire Grady-White lineup for the new year and see a video walkthrough of our ultra-versatile Freedom 225. Plus, see Kit Bodree's very merry Freedom 307 and don't forget to make your last Grady Gear order of the year!
November 19, 2012
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Happy Thanksgiving! Watch a short video for tips on the efficient operation of your Grady-White freezer box, learn the etiquette of wake crossing, and see photos from a Grady summer. Also, check out the USCG Boating Safety website, read about the good times The Northwest Grady-White Club had at their Fall Rendezvous, download the new Grady iPhone App update and start your Holiday shopping with Grady Gear!
October 23, 2012
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Learn how to use your livewell, get your marine electronics ready for the winter and don't miss out on Great Grady Days deals! Also in this issue, get tips for cleaning the wood-grain accents on your boat, see what the Lake Erie Grady Club did last month, sign up for the Boat US eLine and check out some Grady Gear for the younger members of your crew.
September 21, 2012
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Ensure you're fueling your boat safely and efficiently by watching our video demonstration, and take a walkthrough of the fantastic Freedom 335 featuring noted writer Dean Clarke. Plus, learn how to become a more responsible boater with our etiquette tips, see a Grady owner's video of tournament fishing in Oregon, and check out Grady-White's eleventh CSI award for customer satisfaction. And don't forget, Grady Days is happening right now!
August 28, 2012
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Big news: Great Grady Days is here! Also in this edition, learn about the operation of bilge pumps, improve your docking and relaunching skills, and check out our new Model Year 2013 boats! Plus, find local club activities, browse the Grady Life photo gallery and stock up on Grady gear for the fall.
July 23, 2012
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Stay cool with operating tips for a Grady air conditioner system, and see what's hot: new photos of the Freedom 335 dual console! Plus, find out about making your own water-themed movie, see the new Club of the Month, and download the Grady iPhone app.
June 25, 2012
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Learn to operate a bow thruster, manage your wake with our boating etiquette tips, and get the Grady iPhone app! Plus, learn about the five different types of ocean waves, download digital versions of boating handbooks, and see how the Chesapeake Bay Grady-White Club celebrated their 10th Anniversary.
May 24, 2012
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Watch a new video walkthrough of the CANYON 271, learn to use your anchor windlass, and download our new Grady iPhone app! Also in this edition: learn about your saltwater washdown, brush up on safe boating tips for National Safe Boating Week, prevent corrosion of your gas tank(s), and stock up on Grady Gear for the summer.
April 24, 2012
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Learn to safely use shore power in our easy-to-follow video, watch a video recap of Grady Fest III, and hear about dealers' experiences at the annual dealer meeting. Also in this edition: watch a video journal of a trip to St. Augustine, subscribe to our YouTube channel and Anchorline newsletter, and check out the latest Grady Gear!
March 29, 2012
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Keep in mind these common sense rules of thumb when heading in or out an inlet. Watch video walkthroughs of our FREEDOM 307 dual console and FISHERMAN 209 center console. Also in this edition: Grady Buddies, Grady Gear and photos from the 2012 Grady Fest!
February 28, 2012
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Watch the unveiling of the FREEDOM 335 at the Miami International Boat Show! Learn to operate your Grady's generator, see the walkthrough video of our CANYON 336, and sign up for Grady Fest III in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Also in this edition: Grady Gear, Grady Buddies, and a mobile app survey.
January 31, 2012
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Introducing the new FREEDOM 335! Be Selective! The fuel system selector switch; Grady Fest III; CANYON 366 walkthrough video; Winter Sales Event!; Join a Grady Club; Grady Gear.
December 30, 2011
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Happy New Year! Using the freshwater system aboard your Grady-White; all-new FREEDOM 285 walkthrough video; CANYON 271 walkthrough video; Grady Club of the Month; Grady Gear; Grady Fest III.
November 28, 2011
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Warm Holiday Wishes; Attitude Adjustment: Trim Tabs 101; new FAQs at gradywhite.com; new great ideas at Customer Tips; Grady Club of the Month; Grady Gear for holiday delivery.
October 28, 2011
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Grady Days! Down to the last days!, For safety goodness sake! Register your VHF radio, Knot Tying with Jim Hardin, Fisherman 230 and Freedom 225 Walkthrough with David Neese, Spotlight: Delmarva Grady-White Club of the Month, and Shop Grady Gear for your Christmas list!
September 29, 2011
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Power into Fall Boating: Use your electrical systems safely and efficiently, Grady Days ending soon, The newest Grady: Canyon 271 Center Console, Grady Club of the Month, Grady Gear and Grady Fest III is coming soon!
August 31, 2011
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The Efficiency Factor: Using Your Fuel System Properly, Grady Fest III, Grady Days, Freedom 225 and Canyon 306 Walkthroughs with David Neese, Club conference video, and the NMMA CSI Award.
July 27, 2011
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Haulin' up and down the rode on your Grady, Here comes the 2012 model year, Grady Kids activities, Club conference video, and Grady polo shirts.
June 30, 2011
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Remember B-B-S! Basic Boating Safety, Lady Captain Discusses Why She Loves Her Express 360!, Freedom 192 Walkthrough with David Neese, Grady Owners' Club of The Month and coming soon to Grady Gear: Grady-White Safety Pack!
May 25, 2011
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Basic Boating Knots Videos; Six Grady-Whites, A Thousand Offshore Trips; Summer Fun. Let's Go Grady Boating!
April 27, 2011
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What's in Your Onboard Toolbox?
March 21, 2011
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The Proper Props: Grady-White incorporates the latest propeller technology for efficient, reliable operation. New Grady Clubs area! Grady-White Express 305 Video Walkthrough. Grady Buddy: Bella the Goldendoodle. Grady Gear: Bainbridge jacket!
February 23, 2011
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Safe shore power connection info. Winter Sales Event ends 3/6. New Grady Clubs page. Phoebe the Grady dog. Polo shirts. MARLIN 300 walkthrough video and more!
January 28, 2011
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More customer tips from Grady-White owners: Moving your boat sideways. Winter Sales Event. Gradywhite.com just got bigger! Grady clubs. Grady-White Freedom 255 walkthrough video.
December 20, 2010
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Techniques for docking in wind and/or current. Winter Sales Event. Christmas parades and Grady Club gatherings. Grady Buddies. Warm Grady Gear!
November 22, 2010
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Enjoy fall boating! Check out the Chesapeake 290 walk-through video, fall salmon fishin' in the northwest and upcoming winter boat shows.
October 21, 2010
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Winterizing Your Marine Electronics: Fishfinders. Chart plotters. Radar and positioning systems. Communication devices. When you are winterizing your Grady-White, don't forget your marine electronics!
September 29, 2010
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Manage mold and mildew: A clean boat is a happy boat, so follow these tips
September 03, 2010
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Safety First! Check Bilge Pumps and Float Switches Regularly to Assure Great Grady Days on the Water.
July 28, 2010
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Be Grady-Wise! Inspect your through-hull fittings regularly. Pre-2000 models need particular attention.
June 30, 2010
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A Clean Grady Is a Happy Grady! Tips for cleaning cushions, seats, canvas, exterior surfaces and nonskid on your Grady-White boat
May 28, 2010
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Get Your Fresh Water System Ready for the Boating Season
April 29, 2010
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Used Properly, Trim Tabs Add Enjoyment to Your Grady Day
March 26, 2010
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Battery Select Switches: Use your battery select switches correctly to ensure maximum safety and battery life.
February 24, 2010
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Know Your Grady's Operating Systems: Seacocks
January 20, 2010
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Quick Reference Maintenance Guide
December 21, 2009
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Fit Your Child's Life Jacket Properly for Great Grady Days on the Water.
November 17, 2009
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BOAT HANDLING TIPS: Basic Anchoring Techniques
October 21, 2009
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DOCKING TRICKS: Leaving Dockside in Wind or Current