Local Awarded Grady-White Specialist Certification

April 4, 2012

Michael Araujo, president of Bermuda’s A&P Marine, has been awarded a Grady-White Boats Product Specialist certification.

Mr. Araujol travelled to Grady-White’s Greenville, North Carolina manufacturing plant where the firm hosted various sessions.

Welcomed by Grady White’s Vice President Joey Weller, Michael along with other attendees from around the world were able to participate in sessions that included:

  •  Learning many aspects of the building, assembly and shipping processes of Grady-White Boats, which included product knowledge tests
  • In-water boat demonstrations and boat operations training on open water near New Bern, North Carolina and a thorough review of Grady-White’s sportfishing and family boats including the company’s newly designed 28-foot Freedom 285 Dual Console
  • Familiarisation through hands-on training of various Grady-White’s ranging in size from 19 foot right up to 36 foot.

Mr Araujo stated, “A&P Marine makes the education investment to ensure customers get the highest level of
service and can be assured they will always have access to an informed, knowledgeable capable staff. As the sole distributor for Grady-White Boats and Yamaha Marine in Bermuda, A&P works hard to ensure our standards of operation and service are equal to our international counterparts.”

Located at 6 Addendum Lane, Pembroke, A&P Marine is the sole distributor for Yamaha Marine, Grady-White and Interlux Marine paints. The company has been in operation for over 20 years and provides full service boating, sales and service to a wide range of clientele in and outside of Bermuda.

Established in 1959, Grady-White manufactures a variety of versatile, high quality center console, dual console, express and walkaround cuddy cabin sportfishing and coastal family boats from 18 to 36 feet. Grady-White boats are built by craftsmanship and designed through customer input and a longstanding, sincere focus on customer satisfaction.

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