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New 2024
251 Coastal Explorer 24.58 ft

New 2024
251 Coastal Explorer
24.58 ft

Stock No. 40703

Are you ready to explore the coast like never before? Introducing the new 2024 Grady-White 251 Coastal Explorer, the ultimate inshore fishing boat that can handle any offshore adventure.

The 251 Coastal Explorer is built on Grady’s exclusive SeaV²® hull, which delivers exceptional stability, performance, and fuel efficiency. With a spacious cockpit, a deluxe lean bar, and a 25-gal livewell, you’ll have everything you need to reel in the big ones. Plus, you’ll enjoy the comfort and convenience of a head area, ample storage, and low gunnels for easy access to the water. This boat includes the following upgrades:

- Single white Yamaha F300 w/ integrated digital electric steering (IDES)

- Bow table package

- Removable aft bench seat center backrest

- Trolling motor pre-rig: swivel mounting bracket w/quick release, head stabilizer, batteries (3), and 20-amp battery charger (trolling motor not included)

- Underwater blue LED lights (2)

- Whole hull color: Celestial Blue

- Underside of fiberglass T-top matching gelcoat color

Whether you’re fishing, cruising, or enjoying water sports, the 251 Coastal Explorer will take you there in style and safety. Don’t miss this opportunity to own the best fishing and family center console boat on the market. 

Give us a call today and schedule a visit to see the boat.


Stock Number 40703
Price Call for price
Condition New
Year 2024
Length Overall 24.58 ft
Category Power
Hull Material Fiberglass
Engine Power 300 hp
Engine Make & Model Yamaha F300XSB
Fuel Type unleaded
Passenger Capacity 10
Location Longboat Key, FL
Manufacturer Provided Description

Built on Grady’s SeaV²® hull, the 251 offers more offshore capability and performance than any other inshore fishing boat. With built-in rod storage, bow and stern fishing platforms, and a deluxe lean bar with lockable storage and a 25-gal livewell, this 25-foot center console boat is packed with fishing features. Its numerous family-friendly amenities including a head area, plenty of water sport storage, and low gunnels for easy access to the water make it the best fishing and family center console boat.

  • 2 automatic bilge pumps (total 2600 GPH) (9842 LPH)
  • Basic flotation
  • Bow rail - low profile 316 grade stainless steel
  • Captain Grady - digital boat systems and operations guide for iPad and iPhone
  • Composite stringer system & transom - water impervious
  • Console grab rail
  • Nonskid fiberglass liner
  • Self-bailing cockpit w/cockpit drains (2)
  • Stainless steel through-hull fittings
  • Stern rail - low profile 316 grade stainless steel
Cockpit and Deck
  • 100% hand laid SeaV² hull & deck
  • Battery select switch - easy access pod
  • Casting platform insert w/cushion
  • Cleats - flush mount (pop up)
  • Cockpit lights - blue LED
  • Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed) w/10-gallon (38 l) water tank
  • 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 - 74-qt. (81.5 l) forward port insulated fish box w/ob drain
  • Fish box - 74-qt. (81.5 l) forward starboard insulated fish box w/ob drain
  • Fuel capacity - 78-gallon (295 l) tank
  • Hydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractor
  • International lighting
  • Ladder - aft swim ladder
  • Ladder - bow access ladder w/storage enclosure
  • Livewell - 12.75-gallon (48.3 l) aft insulated raw water livewell w/light & ob drain (500 GPH pump) (1893 LPH)
  • Rod holders aft (4)
  • Rod storage holders forward - vertical (6)
  • Rubrail - high density PVC w/ stainless steel insert
  • Seating - aft bench seat w/port & starboard folding backrests
  • Seating - Deluxe lean bar w/backrest, lockable storage, rod holders (4), 25-gallon (95 l) insulated raw water livewell w/light, full column distribution inlet & ob drain (800 GPH pump) (3028 LPH)
  • Seating - port & starboard bow box cushions w/folding backrests
  • Stereo system w/AM/FM tuner, MP3 auxiliary audio connections/amplifier, Bluetooth®, remote unit & fold down storage; speakers - console forward (2) & helm (2)
  • Stern eyes - heavy-duty 316 stainless steel
  • Storage - aft rigging compartments (2)
  • Storage - forward anchor locker w/rode storage
  • Storage - port bow compartment w/drawer
  • Storage - starboard bow compartment w/tackle boxes (4)
  • T-top (fiberglass) w/integrated windshield, painted frame, radio box, storage net, dome light, spreader light, rod holders (4) & radar flat
  • Washdown - pressurized raw water w/ hose
  • Accessory outlet - 12V (2)

  • Compass

  • Console grab rail

  • Drink holders - stainless steel (2)

  • Fish box - 29-qt. (27 l) insulated storage box under forward console seat

  • Flush mount electronics area

  • Head - lockable console w/stand up head area, dome light, bulk storage & portable head

  • Seating - molded forward console seat w/cushion & backrest

  • Steering - Helm Master EX® Digital Electric Steering

  • Steering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel w/knob

  • T-top (fiberglass) w/painted aluminum frame, integrated windshield, storage net, LED spreader lights, rod holders (4), tri-colored (red, blue, white) LED recessed lights (3) & radar flat

  • Window - opening window w/screen

  • Windshield - scratch resistant acrylic windshield integrated w/T-top

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


251 Coastal Explorer

251 coastal explorer

the 251 has hands down has become my favorite boat. The way it handles is unreal, time to plane is instant. The way the hull cuts and sticks in the water amazing. Truly a special boat and layout is perfect. Thank you

November 25, 2022 -

251 Coastal Explorer

Best ever

251 CE is meeting expectations. I love it for fishing. The family and friends love it for cruising and fun.

September 8, 2022 -

251 Coastal Explorer

GW 251 CE

Buy one!!!! You will not be sorry.

April 28, 2022 -