Grady-White 306 Bimini Center Console Coalinga CA

One of Grady-White's largest center consoles, the 306 Bimini Center Console is a big, beefy, great-running offshore sportfisherman. While one can certainly take the family along for a cruise, or even tow boarders and inflatable toys off the stern, the 306 is clearly built to be a serious fishing machine.

Tahoe Sailing Charters
(530) 583-6200
700 N Lake Blvd
Tahoe City, CA
Services
Tahoe Sailing Charters

Data Provided by:
A Wet Pleasure Boat & Jet Ski
(707) 966-4204
5800 Knoxville Rd
Napa, CA
Services
A Wet Pleasure Boat & Jet Ski

Data Provided by:
Lake McClure Marinas
(87) 468-7326
3100 Barrett Cove Rd
La Grange, CA
Services
Houseboat Rentals

Data Provided by:
Tahoe Paddle & Oar
(530) 581-3029
8299 N Lake Blvd
Kings Beach, CA
Services
Tahoe Paddle & Oar

Data Provided by:
Success Marina
(559) 781-2078
30300 Highway 190
Porterville, CA
Services
Success Marina

Data Provided by:
Tahoe Keys Marina: Boat Rentals
(530) 544-8888
2435 Venice Dr E # 91
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Services
Tahoe Keys Marina: Boat Rentals

Data Provided by:
Moccasin Point Marina
(209) 989-2206
11405 Jacksonville Rd
Jamestown, CA
Services
Moccasin Point Marina

Data Provided by:
Helgren's Oceanside Sportfish
(760) 722-2133
315 Harbor Dr S
Oceanside, CA
Services
Helgren's Oceanside Sportfish

Data Provided by:
Jones Valley Resorts Shasta Lake Resorts
(877) 468-7326
22300 Jones Valley Marina Dr
Redding, CA
Services
Houseboat Rentals

Data Provided by:
Euro Sail-Boat Rentals
(310) 831-2363
75 Berth
San Pedro, CA
Services
Euro Sail-Boat Rentals

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Grady-White 306 Bimini Center Console

Provided by:

Click here for more content from JDPower.com

Model Introduction
One of Grady-White's largest center consoles, the 306 Bimini Center Console is a big, beefy, great-running offshore sportfisherman. While one can certainly take the family along for a cruise, or even tow boarders and inflatable toys off the stern, the 306 is clearly built to be a serious fishing machine. Its excellent running surface makes it a great ride, the unsinkable construction adds an unbeatable safety margin, and it comes with just about anything needed to catch fish.

Construction
The Grady-White 306 Bimini has a solid fiberglass hull bottom and balsa-cored hull sides with a supporting stringer and bulkhead system of pressure treated plywood (which comes with a lifetime warranty) encapsulated in fiberglass. Limberholes are cut through solid glass to prevent water absorption into the core. Plywood is used to core the transom, which is also supported by aluminum bracing, and the decks and the hull-to-deck joints are sealed with a gasket and sealant fastened with a mix of stainless screws and rivets. Foam injected in the voids between the hull and deck liner makes the boat unsinkable.

Hull Design
The hull of the Grady-White 306 Bimini Center Console was designed by C. Raymond Hunt and Associates, and includes a deep entry, and high chines forward produce a smooth headsea ride and transition to approximately 20° of deadrise at the transom. A warped bottom, with deadrise decreasing gradually all the way to the transom (called SeaV2 by Grady-White), produces greater lift aft and a more level ride on plane, resulting in improved propulsion efficiency compared to constant deadrise hulls, as well as improving sightlines ahead from the helm. Chine flats add lift and deflect spray on plane and form stability at rest. ...

Click here to read the rest of the article at JDPower.com