Aug 22, 2019

GW 235DC Sneak PeakBy Jill Snider

Once again, I had the pleasure of joining CY’s test guru Andy Adams on a boat review. This time, out on Georgian Bay, we put the Grady White Freedom 235 Dual Console to the test. There are so many great things to tell you about this classic beauty.

Andy
If I were required to compare Grady White’s Freedom 235 Dual Console to an animal, I would tell you that she has the character of a Labrador Retriever. Here are a few reasons why:
She is friendly and doesn’t mind being around people. The 235 Freedom DC can handle up to ten passengers at once and everyone is comfortable with her. The adjustable, rear-facing lounge seat is a very comfortable accompaniment to the many cozy seating options.

Canadian Yachting ‘s Andy Adams runs the 235

 She is a People Pleaser. For that reason, she is very adaptable. She will play when you want to play, whether that is fishing, skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, gunk-holing, anchoring or entertaining. This user-friendly boat is designed to offer the cross-functionality that boat owners so often seek in a day vessel.

Andy and CodyAndy discusses features of the GW235 with Cody Slumskie of Desmasdons Boatworks located in Pointe au Baril, ON

She is dependable. She is built to withstand rough water. Passengers can rely on her to perform in the toughest conditions due to the Sea V2 hull design which features a sharp deep vee near the bow and declining deadrise to provide a flatter aft section for steadiness.

She is an A-Class Companion. She will always make you look good and she is built to do so with every attention to classic Grady White detail. Even the minutest elements are well designed and thoughtful.

WakeWith so many great characteristics wrapped into one well thought out boat, it is clear to me, that the GW Freedom 235 DC can be a best friend – just like a Labrador Retriever.

Watch for Andy Adams’ full review and Sea Trial results in an upcoming issue of Canadian Yachting.

View Grady White’s Freedom 235 DC video here.

 

 

 



Jill SniderJill Snider is a graduate of the Marine Technology & Recreation, Georgian College and has worked in the marina industry for over 20 years.  She is passionate about the industry and brings a depth of marina experience to the Canadian Yachting team.

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