2024 Grady-White 281 Coastal Explorer

The ultimate inshore/offshore boat, built on Grady-White’s legendary SeaV²® hull, the all-new 281 Coastal Explorer is a real game-changer! Packed with ingenuity, starting with a new standard portside electric fold down platform with stowable ladder and the newly designed aft bench seat with three different configurations, this top-of-the-line Grady-White boat delivers triple the thrills. From fishing the shallows, and the deepest offshore canyons, to riding in luxury and style to and from the sandbar, this incredibly versatile boat will be the delight of the entire family!

Basic Boat Info

Make: Grady-White
Model: 281 Coastal Explorer
Year: 2024
Condition: New
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass

Dimensions

Length: 27'7 ft
Beam: 9'4 ft
Min Draft: 1'7 ft
Bridge Clearance: 7'11 ft
Dry Weight: 5650 lb
Deadrise: 16 deg

Tanks

Fuel Tank Capacity: 160 gal

Other

Maximum Number Of Passengers: 10
Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Bay Boats, Center Consoles
More Info :
Safety
  • 2 automatic bilge pumps (total 2600 GPH) (9842 LPH)
  • Basic flotation
  • Bow grab rail - low profile 316 grade stainless steel
  • 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 and 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)
  • 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 retract
  • International lighting
  • Livewell - 18-gallon (68 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
  • Seating - port & starboard bow cushioned seating w/electromechanically adjustable backrests
  • Sport Deck – electromechanically folding platform w/boarding ladder
  • 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
  • Storage - lockable storage drawers (2)
  • Water tank - 18-gallon (68.1 l) fresh water

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 locker
  • Seating - backrest w/split flip-up bolster
  • Storage - lockable storage drawer
  • Storage - lockable w/tackle trays (6)
  • Storage - port net storage area
  • Washdown - pressurized raw water w/hose

Console
  • 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 divider
  • 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
  • Windshield - scratch resistant acrylic integrated w/T-top
  • Windshield wiper w/washer

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 locker
  • Seating - backrest w/split flip-up bolster
  • Storage - lockable storage drawer
  • Storage - lockable w/tackle trays (6)

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