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NEW! Grady-White 281CE   New for 2023

Check out the specs and pics below for this fabulous new 28ft center console from Grady-White Boats. Check out the new drop down side door/platform.

Main Specifications:

Beam Amidships: 9’4” (2.84 m)
Center Line Length w/o Engines: 27’7”

(8.41 m)
Bridge Clearance: 7’11” (2.41 m) Cockpit Depth: 22” (0.56 m)
Hull Draft: 19” (0.48 m)
Transom Deadrise: 16 degrees (SeaV2®

Maximum HP: 600 (448 kW)
Fuel Capacity - Standard: 160 gal.

(606 l)
Weight w/o Engines: TBD

Standard Features Safety

2 automatic bilge pumps (total 2600 GPH) (9842 LPH)

Basic flotation
Bow grab rail - low profile 316 grade

stainless steel
Captain Grady® - digital boat systems

& operations guide for iPad &

Composite stringer system & transom -

water impervious
Fire extinguisher holder
Nonskid fiberglass liner
Self-bailing cockpit w/cockpit drains (2) Stainless steel through-hull fittings Stern grab rail - low profile 316 grade

stainless steel

Cockpit & Deck

100% hand laid SeaV2 hull & deck Anchor windlass w/remote switches at

helm & windlass

Batteries (2) w/battery select switch (1) & battery charger (1)

Casting platform insert w/cushion Cleats - flush mount (pull up) Cockpit lights - blue LED
Deck hardware - 316 grade stainless

steel through-bolted
Drink holders - stainless steel (8) Electromechanically opening platform

(port) - low profile w/easy release

boarding ladder
Engine flush system w/hose

attachment aft (one per engine) Factory engine pre-rigging
Fish box - 70-qt (66.2 l) forward port &

starboard insulated fish box w/ob

drain (2)
Forward bolsters
Hydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & auto

International lighting
Livewell - 17.59-gallon (66.6 l) aft

insulated raw water livewell w/light & ob drain (500 GPH pump) (1893 LPH)

Rod holders - aft (4), amidships (4) Rod storage racks - horizontal (2) Rubrail - high density PVC w/stainless

steel insert
Seating - aft bench seat w/port &

starboard swing-open walk-through backrests & removable center
back rest

Seating - port & starboard bow cushioned seating w/electromechanically adjustable backrests

Stereo system w/waterproof touch screen display, AM/FM tuner, Wi-Fi & Bluetooth® connectivity; speakers w/LED lights - bow (2), cockpit (2), T- top (2)

Stern eyes - 316 grade stainless steel Storage - port & starboard under seat

drop in boxes
Storage - port boarding ladder storage Storage - forward anchor locker w/rode

Storage - lockable storage drawers (2) Water tank - 18-gallon (68.1 l) fresh



Accessory outlet - 12V (1)
Accessory outlet - 5V duplex USB port Compass
Console grab rail
Cooler - 296-qt (280.1 l) cooler under

forward console seat w/removable

Drink holders - stainless steel (2) Footrest - molded console footrest Flush mount electronics area
Head - lockable console w/lighting,

bulk storage, composite cherry & holly sole & marine head w/electric flush, 10-gallon (38 l) holding tank w/macerator, overboard discharge & deck pump out

Seating - molded forward console lounge seat w/cushion & backrest

Steering - Helm Master EX® w/Integrated Digital Electric Steering (does not include joystick)

Steering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel w/knob

T-top (fiberglass) w/painted aluminum frame, storage net, LED spreader lights, rod holders (4), tri-colored (red, blue, white) LED recessed lights (3), radar flat & outrigger plates

Window – tinted frameless glass

2023 Grady-White 281 CE

Windshield - scratch resistant acrylic integrated w/T-top

Windshield wiper w/washer

Deluxe Lean Bar

Knife & pliers holders
Livewell - 38-gal. (144 l) insulated raw

water livewell w/light, full column distribution inlet & ob drain (1100 GPH pump) (4164 LPH)

Painted rod holders (4)
Rigging station - freshwater shower

(recessed), cutting board & bait

Seating - backrest w/split flip-up

Storage - lockable storage drawer Storage - lockable w/tackle trays (6) Storage - port net storage area Washdown - pressurized raw water


Optional Features

Bow table package
Casting platform extension insert

CE certification package (European

Engine paint - Yamaha factory-painted

engine(s), Pearlescent White (300 and 425 HP only) or primer (425 HP only)

Hull color - Celestial Blue, Coastal Fog, Ocean Mist, or Sea Glass gelcoat Lighting - underwater blue LED (2)

Outrigger kit - 18-ft. (5.5 m) crank hardtop mounted stainless steel outriggers w/carbon fiber poles

Seating - Elite lean bar w/Command Elite helm chairs (2), painted rod holders (4), 38-gal. (144 l) insulated raw water livewell, freshwater shower (recessed), raw water washdown w/hose, bait locker, cutting board, lockable storage drawers (3), tackle storage, port net storage area & knife & plier holders

Seating - removable aft bench seat center backrest

Ski arch (only available w/single 425 engine)

Ski pylon (only available w/twin 300 engines)

Steering - Helm Master EX® Full Maneuverability w/autopilot

SureShade® electrically retractable cockpit shade w/Sunbrella® canvas (oyster)

T-top color - underside of fiberglass T- top (requires matching gelcoat hull color option)

Trolling motor pre-rig - swivel mounting bracket w/quick release, head stabilizer, 36V batteries (3), and 20-amp battery charger (trolling motor not included)

Canvas Options

Easy up bow shade (ivory mesh) T-top wing curtains (black or ivory)

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