Grady-White 235 Freedom | 23′ Dual Console

Grady-White’s Freedom 235 is bigger, better in every way than any competitive 23-foot dual console. The 235 has so many “big boat” features along with exceptional quality, luxurious seating, and an oversized enclosed head. A Grady first: built-in swim platform extensions port and starboard, and stern auxiliary anchor storage. Every inch a Grady-White family fishing boat with safety, reliability and performance!


Standard Features


Automatic bilge pump (1500 GPH) (5678 LPH) Basic flotation
Bow rail - low profile 316 grade stainless steel Captain Grady - digital boat systems and
operations guide for iPad and iPhone Cockpit toe rails
Companion grab rail
Composite stringer system & transom - water impervious
Nonskid fiberglass liner
Self-bailing cockpit w/cockpit drains (4) Stainless steel through-hull fittings

Cockpit & Deck

100% hand laid hull & deck Accessory outlet - 12V (2) Battery select switch
Cleats - flush mount (pop up)
Cockpit freshwater shower (recessed) Cockpit lights - blue LED
Deck hardware - 316 grade stainless steel through-bolted
Drink holders - stainless steel (9) Factory engine pre-rigging
Fish/ice box - 160-qt. (151.4 l) aft insulated box w/ob drain
Fish/ice box - 89-qt. (84.2 l) starboard bow insulated box w/ob drain
Flush mount electronics area Footrest (helm)
Forward bolsters
Fuel capacity - 115-gallon (435 l) tank Head - lockable console area w/dome light,
portable head, mirror, storage & teak and holly sole

Main Specifications

Beam Amidships: 8'6" (2.59 m)
Center Line Length w/o Engine: 23'7" (7.18 m) (swim platforms not included)
Bridge Clearance: 5'7" (1.70 m)
- w/Hardtop: 7'9" (2.36 m)
Cockpit Depth: 25" (0.64 m)
Hull Draft: 20" (0.51 m)
Transom Deadrise: 20 degrees (SeaV2® progression)
Maximum HP: 300 (224 kW)
Fuel Capacity - Standard: 115 gal (435 l)
Passenger Capacity: 10
Weight w/o Engine: 4050 lb. (1837 kg)
Hydraulic trim tabs w/indicator & retractor International lighting
Rod holders (4)
Rod storage racks - horizontal (6)
Rubrail - high density PVC w/stainless steel insert
Seating - Deluxe I helm & companion chairs Seating - fold away aft bench seat w/cushion Seating - port & starboard bow box cushions Steering - hydraulic tilt
Steering wheel - 316 grade stainless steel w/knob
Stern eyes - 316 stainless steel
Storage - 62-quart (58.7 l) aft insulated box Storage - aft port swim platform storage Storage - aft starboard swim platform auxiliary, anchor locker
Storage - port and starboard downrigger ball/cup holder (2)
Storage - forward anchor locker w/rode storage Storage - lockable starboard console
compartment w/light & storage pocket w/tackle trays (2)
Storage - port bow seat compartment Storage - port console tablet/phone compartment
Swim platforms - aft port and starboard extensions w/starboard ladder
Water tank - 20-gallon (75.7 l) freshwater Windshield - walk-through tempered glass
Windshield wiper (starboard)

Optional Features

Anchor windlass w/bow roller CE certification package Cockpit bolsters
Cockpit step
Engine flush system w/hose attachment aft Hardtop w/storage net, side-mounted rod
holders(4), LED spreader lights, tri-colored (red, blue, white) recessed lights (4), radar flat & outrigger plates (F250/F300 power recommended)
Hardtop color - underside of fiberglass hardtop (requires hardtop option and matching gelcoat color option)
Hardtop top mounted rod holders (4) (requires hardtop option)
Head - marine head w/electric flush & 10-gallon (38 l) holding tank
Head - marine head w/macerator, 10-gallon (38 l) holding tank & pump out Head - portable w/deck pump out Head - portable w/in-line macerator
Hull color - Cape Gray, Celestial Blue, Coastal Fog Blue, Sea Glass or Sand gelcoat; Harbor Blue paint
Livewell - 15.5-gallon (58.7 l) aft insulated raw water livewell w/light, full column distribution inlet & ob drain (800 GPH pump) (3028 LPH)
Outrigger kit - 15-ft. (4.6 m) crank outriggers hardtop mounted (requires hardtop option)
Outrigger kit - 15-ft. (4.6 m) radial hardtop mounted (requires hardtop option)
Painted hardtop frame (requires hardtop option)
Painted hardtop top mounted rod holders (4) (requires hardtop option)
Seating - Command Elite horizontally and vertically adjustable contoured helm chair w/deluxe cushioning & flip-up bolster
Seating - Command Elite horizontally and vertically adjustable contoured helm and companion chairs w/deluxe cushioning & flip- up bolsters
Seating - Deluxe II horizontally and vertically adjustable helm chair (starboard)
Seating - Deluxe II horizontally and vertically adjustable helm & companion chairs
Seating - deluxe companion seating w/ electromechanically extendable lounge seat (not available w/port lounge seat)
Seating - port lounge seat w/sliding tilt backrest & storage drawer (not available w/deluxe companion seating w/extendable lounge seat)
Ski pylon
Steering - power assist steering
Stereo w/AM/FM tuner, MP3 auxiliary audio connections, Bluetooth®, remote control & fold down storage; speakers - bow (2) & helm (2)
Sun platform insert w/cushion SureShade® manually retractable hardtop
Shade w/Sunbrella® canvas (oyster) Table - fiberglass bow table
Washdown - pressurized raw water w/hose Wet bar w/sink, drink holders (2) & 35-qt. (33 l) removable Yeti® cooler (under)

Canvas Options

Bow cover (black)


Engine Size: 4.2L
Test Date: 5/27/16
Prop Size*: 15 3/4 X 15 SWS II SDS
Weight as Tested:
5986 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)
Hardtop: No
Bow Pulpit: No #colspan#
Bottom Paint: No
Optimum Cruise: 26.4 MPH @ 3800 RPM#colspan##colspan#
Top Recommended RPM: 5000 - 6000







Engine Size: 4.2L
Test Date: 5/27/16
Prop Size*: 15 1/2 X 17 SWS II SDS
Weight as Tested: 6040 lb. (including persons, fuel, water, gear, engines & accessories)
Hardtop: No
Bow Pulpit: No
Bottom Paint: No
Optimum Cruise: 27.9 MPH @ 3600 RPM
Top Recommended RPM: 5000 - 6000
The following is a list of variables that can affect performance:
Wind, Current, Sea conditions, Speed, Engine Performance, Transducer, Trolling Time, Engine Trim, Bottom Paint, Trim Tabs, Curtains, Tops, Gear Placement, Prop Size / Condition / Type
This report should be used only as a general reference guide.
* Prop size, pitch and prop features listed in this performance report reflect the available props factory installed on new boats from Grady-White at this time.
Props cited in the report may be an updated version(s) of the prop(s) used at the time of the test.


  • classic-light Classic Grady White
  • sand Sand (gelcoat)
  • sea_glass Sea Glass (paint)
  • harbor_blue Harbor Blue (paint)
  • vista_blue Vista Blue (paint)
  • coastal-fog_blue Coastal Fog (gelcoat)


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