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Above: The bow seating is comfortable,
the space is deep and we liked the
recessed hand rails.
Left: A flip up bolster and armrests help
make the helm seat a highlight.

SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: Yamaha F-300 Four-Stroke,
300 HP, 4.2L V-6 engine, 254.4 ci, with
DOHC 24 valve layout and variable
camshaft timing. Multi-point electronic
fuel injection.
Propeller: 15 1/2 X 17 SWS II SDS

signs feature a high bow and what I call
a "Carolina sheer" like you see on some
big sport fishing yachts. The sheer line
curves down in the aft section beyond
mid-ships to give a lower line as you
move to the stern. The high bow sheer
is good for breaking through big waves
while the lower hull depth toward the
stern looks good and puts you close to
the water for fishing and swimming.
Grady-White also claims that a
SeaV² hull with its variable deadrise delivers a tremendous righting force, giving
impressive tracking in quartering seas
and better handling in following seas.
SeaV² hulls are designed exclusively

for Grady-White by C. Raymond Hunt
Associates, the originators of the modified vee. This all works very well and we
will talk more about performance later,
but let's get into the features that buyers
are looking for when they are first shopping.
At an overall length of 25'7" including the swim platforms on a beam of
8'6", this is a big 23-footer! That partly
explains the weight and the boat has a
full fiberglass inner liner which adds
strength and convenience too. Starting
at the stern, there is lots of transom
room for the Yamaha F 300 outboard so
you get a big swim platform with wet

RPM
1,000
1,500
2,000
2,500
3,000
3,500
3,600
4,000
4,500
5,000
5,500
5,800

MPH
5.4
7.3
8.7
10.3
15.2
26.4
27.9
31.7
36.7
40.8
44.7
46.4

Center Line Length
w/o Engine:
23'7" (7.18 m)
LOA w/Swim Platforms: 25'7" (7.80 m)
Beam: 8'6" (2.59 m) Transom Deadrise:
20 degrees (SeaV2® progression)
Maximum HP:
300 (224 kW)
Fuel Capacity - Standard:115 gal (435 l)
Passenger Capacity:
10
Weight w/o Engine: 4050 lb. (1837 kg)
Weight as Tested: 6040 lb. (including
persons, fuel, water, gear,
engines & accessories)
Price:
Base about $125,000 USD
Test boat and price provided by:
Desmasdon's Boat Works,
www.desmasdons.com

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At the Helm: An Entertaining Thought on Creating a Culture of Safety
Club Review: Burlington Sailing & Boating Club
Special Feature: Safety at Sea
Power Review: Regal 33 Express
Sail Review: Bavaria C45
Power Review: Grady-White 235 DC
The Port Hole: April 2020
Special Feature: Planning a Cruise with PORTS Cruising Guide
Crossing The Line: Head to Canada’s New Year-round Boating Paradise
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Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Club Review: Burlington Sailing & Boating Club
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