2024 Grady-White Coastal Explorer 281

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!


Beam Amidships: 9’4″
Center Line Length w/o Engines: 27’7″
Bridge Clearance: 7’11”
Cockpit Depth: 22″
Hull Draft: 19″
Transom Deadrise: 16 degrees (SeaV2® progression)
Maximum HP: 600
Fuel Capacity: 160 gal.
Weight w/o Engines: 5650 lb.