Short Marine

Grady-White 285 Freedom (2018)

Grady-Whites dual consoles are truly the most versatile boats on the market. Built to last with its water impervious composite stringer system and transom, the 285 is a 100% hand laid SeaV2 hull and deck.

This Freedom 285 has been well looked after and regularly maintained. Featuring a hard top with a painted aluminum frame, storage net, speakers, spreader lights, side mounted rod holders, outrigger plates, front and side curtains, plus a storm cover and extendable sure shade. Also standard is a generous lockable console head enclosure with extended storage area and sink.

The 285 has an electric windlass with remote switches at helm and windlass, recessed cockpit shower, raw water washdown, 2 auto bilge pumps, transom door, hydraulic trim tabs wit indicator and retractor, 121lt live well with light, cockpit step, underwater lights, horizontal rod storage, rod holders, 118lt starboard forward and 175lt aft insulated fish/ice boxes with drains and 220v shore power and battery charger. Fuel capacity is an impressive 810lt’s, with fresh water sitting at 75lt’s.

The bow features plenty of storage, sun platform insert with cushion and a fiberglass bow table.

Fitted with a modern array of electronics that includes a Garmin sounder/GPS combo on a 16’ display. 1kw transducer, VHF radio and Fusion stereo with speakers.

Propelled by twin Yamaha F300 4-Stroke EFI outboards that are still under manufacturer’s warranty and only have 75 hours of use. They are fitted with Yamaha’s Helm Master steering that truly compliments the comprehensive fit-out of this well-appointed Grady-White.

A pleasure to drive, solid in all conditions, the 285 Freedom is available for an immediate inspection at Short Marine, Ferguson’ Marina, The Spit, Mosman.

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Awesome boat

Excellent sales and service staff highly recommend the dealer . Awesome boat best riding boat I have ever been in also this boat has excellent lines and the workmanship is top notch. Owner of Grady-White 285 Freedom



The Best Riding Boat

Truth is, length for length, there is no better riding boat in the world. Other manufactures claim this but very few have the confidence to run their boats alongside a Grady – and for good reason. Its the SeaV2 hull design, exclusive to Grady-White, that delivers the safest, driest, and most comfortable riding boat in the world. Don’t just take our word for it though, we welcome you to come experience the difference for yourself.

The Happiest Owners

Grady-White have been recognised for #1 
in customer satisfaction by every third-party evaluation ever performed in the industry. 
A statistic no other manufacturer in the world can claim. This is the result of a company who don’t just build exceptional boats, they also place a higher emphasis on the customer experience than any other brand. The statistics don’t lie, experience the difference for yourself.

The Highest Quality

It’s no coincidence Grady-White delivers more longevity and higher resale value than any other boat brand on the market. This is the result of a company that approaches everything they do with an exceptional attention to detail. This obviously includes better hardware, superior laminates, structural integrity, unsinkable foam flotation but that’s not all. It’s everything from the materials right through to the product design of the world-class engineers and craftsmen that makes their boats different.

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