Grady-White Boats president Kris Carroll announced changes in the company’s executive team. Shelley Tubaugh was named vice president of marketing and now adds responsibilities for media and all integrated communications to existing duties in market research and customer relations. Vice president of sales Joey Weller will center his energies on the sales support team for…more
Grady-White is a privately held builder operating out of Greenville, N.C., that makes center consoles, dual consoles, express boats and walkaround cabins. Owner and CEO Eddie Smith bought the company in 1968. It is run by president Kris Carroll.
The Center for Coastal Conservation honored Grady-White president Kris Carroll with its inaugural Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year Award in recognition of her commitment to conservation. Carroll received an antique sextant commemorating the award, according to Grady-White. She was an early board member of the center, which advocates for marine recreational fishing and boating.…more
Grady-White is introducing an iPhone app called “Grady Life” that hopes to not only help boaters shop, but also provide tools to enhance their boating experience. The app will provide performance data and specifications for all current models, along with walkthrough and lifestyle videos and direct dealer and company contact information. It also will provide…more
A boat club is among the ‘cool’ things happening at the oldest Grady-White outlet in the U.S. In tough economic times, some businesses dig in and hunker down. One New York dealer, however, is choosing to push forward and explore the opportunities still out there. “We’re trying to get more value out of our location.…more
Grady-White is holding a winter sales event that features buying incentives worth cash toward the purchase of any new boat available at boat shows and dealerships through March 6. Grady-White Boats is offering factory incentives on any new Grady-White, whether in dealer inventory or built new for winter or spring delivery. The incentives can combine…more
Grady-White Boats’ “Grady Days” sales promotion gained “significant buyer motivation” with the recent introduction of Yamaha’s “Why Wait? Buy Now” program offering incentives toward the purchase of qualified Yamaha engines and services or toward a three-year extended warranty, the company announced. Yamaha’s program combines with Grady-White’s best-of-the-year factory incentives for savings opportunities worth between $1,250…more
During the “Grady Days” fall sales promotion, which runs through Nov. 8, Grady-White Boats is offering its best factory incentives of the year on any new Grady-White, whether it’s in dealer inventory or built new for winter or spring delivery. On top of any dealer discount pricing, incentives worth up to $10,000 are in effect…more
Grady-White is offering buying incentives for its 2009 and 2010 model-year boats. Now through Nov. 2, consumers can visit a Grady-White dealer and get up to $17,000 in factory-sponsored boat and engine incentives. Pricing varies by model, but every new Grady is eligible, according to the company. Click here for the full release.