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Grady-White Boats joins MRAA

Grady-White Boats joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas at the Partner Member level.
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Grady-White is the latest large boatbuilder to join the marine industry’s dealer association at the partner level.

Grady-White is the latest large boatbuilder to join the marine industry’s dealer association at the partner level.

Grady-White Boats joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas at the Partner Member level.

Headquartered in Greenville, N.C., Grady-White has been building boats since 1959.

“Here at Grady-White, we have always believed in the importance of having the very best dealership network possible to support our customers and products,” sales vice president Joey Weller said in a statement. “The dealers are the first people our customers come in contact with, who they talk to about their boating dreams and who help those dreams of the GradyLife come true. We are pleased to support MRAA and their efforts to help in the ongoing development of dealers providing them additional resources and training, resulting in an exceptional boating experience for all of our customers.”

Specializing in fiberglass sportfishing boats for both offshore and coastal waters, Grady-White products include center consoles, dual consoles, walkaround cabins, inshore center consoles and express cabins.

“Grady-White Boats has led by example for more than 50 years, and joining MRAA as a Partner Member illustrates their commitment to supporting North American marine retailers,” said MRAA president Matt Gruhn. “Helping dealers grow and find greater success represents a key pillar of MRAA’s mission, and we’re proud to call Grady-White Boats an ally in that endeavor.”

In addition to manufacturing fiberglass boats, Grady-White has been recognized for its role in protecting fisheries, waterways and coastal resource conservation stewardship.

The company’s efforts have received awards from organizations including the American Sportfishing Association, the Center for Coastal Conservation and Boating United.

Grady-White Boats joins a continually growing roster of boat manufacturers, vendors and suppliers that have chosen to partner with the MRAA.

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