Length w/ Pulpit:
The Grady-White 270 Islander is an updated version of the companys earlier 268 Islander (19952001) with revised cockpit and helm layouts, and a reworked bottom with an extended running surface to support newer high-horsepower motors. Grady-White designers always get their cockpits rightgood nonskid, premium hardware and fittings, above-deck livewell and fish boxeverything built to last and within easy reach. Standard features include an integrated swim platform, foldaway rear seat, 34-gallon livewell, transom door, insulated fish box, deluxe helm seats, lockable electronics box, cockpit bolsters, aft-facing cockpit seats, gunnel rod holders, raw-water washdown, trim tabs, and rod storage racks. A bow pulpit, anchor windlass, and fiberglass hardtop with rod holders and radio box were popular options. Below deck, the Islanders slender cabin includes a compact galley with stove and refrigerator, enclosed head/shower, convertible dinette/V-berth, and rod storage racks. A heavily built boat, the 270 Islander will reach a top speed of close to 40 knots with Yamaha 225hp outboards.
Overview Big trailerable walkaround with roomy cockpit combines top-shelf construction with premium amenities, agile handling.
Features Foldaway rear seat, 34-gallon livewell, transom door, insulated fishbox, deluxe helm and companion seats, lockable electronics box, bow pulpit. Well-finished cabin has galley (with slide-away butane stove), enclosed head with shower, removable dinette table, rod holders.
Comments Excellent visibility from raised helm position. Walkways around cabin are narrow.
Performance Over 40 knots max with twin 225s.