Grady-White Adventure 218

History guides this reimagined classic walkaround. by John Woolridge When the legendary Eddie Smith purchased Grady-White Boats in 1968 from Glen Grady and Don White, who founded the company in 1959, he clearly had in mind the needs of families who loved boating and sportfishing in the sometimes wild, open waters of the Carolina coasts. […]

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February 2023 Issue

February 2023 Issue Great Lake Escape On the northwest shore of Lake Michigan are two tiny Wisconsin communities — Algoma and Kewaunee — with a huge reputation for sportfishing. Go deep with one of the area’s 50-some fishing charters or cast your own line into tranquil tributaries. Count Viking River Cruises among those en route […]

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2023 Boat Buyers Guide: Walkarounds

With their enclosed berths, walkarounds offer plenty of storage for tackle and gear, as well as a place to escape the elements or take a nap. Courtesy Grady-White Walkaround boats are utility vehicles, combining deep-V hulls and high freeboard to handle rough waters offshore, varying levels of interior cabin space for protection from the elements […]

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2023 Fishing Boat Buyer’s Guide

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Grady-White Adventure 218 – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Grady-White Adventure 218 Grady-White boasts its new Adventure 218 has the widest beam (8′ 6″) in the 21-foot class. Designers packed a lot into the Adventure 218 (23′ 3″ LOA) while maintaining the walkaround concept. Highlights include a cushioned helm, fish boxes behind the helm seats, and two integrated swim platforms aft. For family water […]

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Grady-White Adventure 218

The Adventure 218 provides 360 degrees of fishability. Courtesy Grady-White Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. The new Adventure 218 from Grady-White represents an all new design of the iconic walkaround, first introduced in the 70s. […]

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First Look: ALL NEW Grady-White Adventure 218

Nearly 50 years after introducing one of the first walkaround cabin boats at the 1974 New York Boat Show, Grady-White continues to improve on this signature design with the introduction of the Grady-White Adventure 218. As seen in the new Adventure 218, today’s Grady-White walkaround is roomy, versatile, and luxurious–or as G-W describes it, an “RV […]

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Grady-White Introduces Adventure 218 Walkaround Cabin Boat

PHOTO COURTESY OF GRADY-WHITE The new Adventure 218 from Grady-White offers an inspired reimagining of the brand’s popular walkaround cabin boat first debuted in 1974. At 21-feet, the Adventure 218 honors its heritage, maintaining beloved aspects of the walkaround concept, while reimagining space and versatility and adding modernized details and design. “Grady-White has many loyal […]

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