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Brief Summary

Grady-White’s Canyon 336 is a big, solid and well-equipped offshore fishing machine. Many builders in this class have focused their boats on high-speed performance but Grady-White has kept within its core competency with the Canyon 336, stressing a comfortable ride, stability, heavy-duty construction, world-class fishing features, and extra interior room -- in fact, the Grady-White Canyon 336 has the greatest beam in class by over 1'6" (.46 m). She also has the greatest fuel capacity in class at 333 gallons (1,261 L) which gives her exceptional range.

Key Features

  • Recessed cockpit freshwater shower
  • 316 grade stainless steel through-bolted deck hardware
  • Aft 291-qt. insulated fishbox
  • Integrated outboard mounting system with swim platform and ladder
  • 6 rod holders
  • Fusion UD750 compatible with most Apple and Android products with built-in Bluetooth
  • Fold away aft bench seat with cushion
  • Lockable console with head area, shower, sink and VacuFlush head
  • Fiberglass T-top with painted aluminum frame, radio box and storage net
  • Deluxe lean bar with knife and plier holders, livewell and 6 painted rod holders
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 33' 6''
    10.21 m
    Beam 11' 7''
    3.53 m
    Dry Weight 9,200 lbs.
    4,173 kg
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 25''
    0.64 m
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom N/A
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance 9' 2''
    2.79 m
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 333 gal.
    1,260 L
    Water Capacity 44 gal.
    166.6 L
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)
    N/A

    Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

    Engine Options

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power Currently no test numbers
    Opt. Power Not Available

    Captain's Report

    Grady-White Canyon 336 still shot
    The Grady-White Canyon 336 center console has been bred for blue water game fishing. She is available with either twin 300-hp or 350-hp Yamaha outboards -- and that is all she needs for good performance.
    Grady-White Canyon 336 layout
    Everything about the Grady-White Canyon 336 is focused on fishing offshore without compromise. Note the huge capacities of the fishboxes, livewell and fuel tank.

    Features Inspection

    A No-Compromise Fishing Machine

    The Canyon 336 is all about fishing with well-thought engineering and time tested features that Grady-White is famous for. This is a true 360-degree fishing platform with a wide open 80 sq. ft. of cockpit. The rigging station is huge. It comes standard with a 45 gallon (170 L) livewell and can be optioned with a second 45 gallon livewell.There is a cutting board, freshwater sink, heavy-duty drawers for holding tackle and six (6) rod holders. The transom houses a cavernous 291-quart insulated fishbox that has an option to be refrigerated. Gunwale mounted rod holders are standard while top mounted outriggers are optional.

    Moving forward is easy

    thanks to the wide 11’7” (3.53 m) beam and wide side decks around the console. Toe rails and lockable horizontal rod storage are within the gunwales.

    Grady-White Canyon 336 bow
    The cushions are standard, so if the Canyon 336 must do double duty, several guests can sit here and an optional table is available. A center platform with cushion is optional. Note the recessed hand rails.
    Grady-White Canyon 336 anchor
    We like this arrangement on the Canyon 336 because it eliminates bending over or getting down on hands and knees. The thru-the-stem anchor looks cool and keeps clear of lines. There are switches for the windlass at the helm and bow. Note push-down cleats and navigation lights.

    The Bow

    Ergonomic Fishing.

    Forward of the console the boat again opens up with easy access to the bow. There is a walkway between the two (2) 165-quart insulated bow fishboxes located port and starboard. This is a design we rarely see and means easy access to the anchor and ground tackle from a comfortable standing position. The anchor is recessed below. An optional bow insert is available to make this a very large, elevated casting platform.

    Smooth Operator.

    Grady-White’s attention to detail here is evident as everything on the bow area locks down to provide a smooth, snag-free fishing platform. The bow cleats and navigation lights are sturdy, popping down out of the way when lines are out. The low profile grab rails are out of the way for fishing, yet easy at hand when seated.

    Grady-White Canyon 336 center console seat
    Three is not a crowd at the Grady-White Canyon 336’s center console because everything on this boat is extra-wide and "man-size".
    Grady-White Canyon 336 helm
    The huge center console is not only artistically sculptured, it is also imminently practical. There is enough real estate here for two large screens or three smaller ones. The windshield is tempered glass. Note the port and starboard cubbies for cell phones, keys and other personal items.
    Grady-White Canyon 336 foot rest locker
    A locker under the foot rest is a good place to stow lines and even small fenders.

    Colossal Console

    Seating.

    The Canyon 336’s console is nothing short of enormous. The three-wide Command Elite helm seats are large and extravagantly comfortable for those long runs offshore. Each seat has adjustable arm rests and individual flip up bolsters and all three are horizontally adjustable.A fold-down stainless steel footrest adds another level of comfort. The "command center" is anchored by Grady-White’s standard electro-mechanically operated electronics enclosure that stows electronics safely away at the push of a switch. The usable area for electronics measures 37 ½” x 11 ½” (11.29 m x 3.37 m), large enough for a serious electronics array and two large screens or three small ones. The switch panel is convenient and easily reached from the helm seat. Grab rails and drink holders round out the convenience features.

    Grady-White Canyon 336 head access
    Access to the lockable head compartment is in the starboard side of the console. The wide side decks eliminate the need for a bi-fold door which invariably leak. The windshield wiper and wash sprayer are over-the-road-truck size and are standard.
    Grady-White Canyon 336 head compartment
    There are two steps down into the head compartment which has full standing headroom where it counts. The sink faucet doubles as a shower wand and the toilet is a VacuFlush. There is an opening portlight with screen for ventilation. The berth is suitable for one person and is designed for naps or just resting, but not overnighting. AC is optional.
    Grady-White Canyon 336 breaker panel
    The head compartment is a good place for the breaker panel and there is also the stereo control. However, there is another stereo remote at the helm for added convenience.

    Below Decks

    Space Down Below.

    Stepping down into the console through the side door leads to a surprising amount of below-decks space. There is standing headroom and while this is not an overnighter, the compartment does not feel claustrophobic. Grady-White opted to not put the traditional cooler beneath the front console seat, but instead utilizes that space for a berth which can be a welcome spot for young guests to rest or a place for Pop to nap while waiting for the fish to bite.The aft end of the berth is convenient for sitting but it will take some wiggling for a large angler to get into this berth.

    Overhead dome lighting

    keeps everything well lit and 6 vertical rod holders are lockable. Air conditioning is an option. For the true hardcore fisherman who are not really interested in accommodations, this space could be used for massive storage.

    Grady-White Canyon 336 cockpit
    It doesn’t get much better for fishing than in the cockpit of the Canyon 336. The wide 11’7” (3.53 m) beam allows plenty of room to move. The rigging station includes a standard 45 gallon livewell, cutting board, freshwater sink, and deep tackle drawers on heavy duty hinges. Six rod holders and multiple knife and plier holders round out these top notch fishing features.

    A Bountiful Hardtop

    The hardtop on the Canyon 336 is standard

    , powder-coated, muti-functional, and massive. The hardtop has rod holders, mesh PFD storage, spreader lights, an electronics box, and two molded-in speakers for the stereo. The painted framing eliminates maintenance headaches with natural aluminum and adds a visually pleasing touch. There are molded-in flat pads on the top for outriggers and other equipment. Along the sides are hand holds, and of course the support structures themselves are necessary hand holds on a vessel such as this.

    Grady-White Canyon 336 hardtop
    The standard hardtop on the Canyon 336 is solidly mounted and loaded with features that add to the fish-ability of this center console battlewagon.
    Grady-White Canyon 336 canvas storage bins
    Overhead canvas storage bins are ideal for life jackets and other safety equipment, handy if needed but out of the way.
    Grady-White Canyon 336 fish box
    The transom fishbox on the Canyon 336 is 291 quarts and is so large it even has a removable divider, as can be seen above. A refrigerator here is optional. This insulated compartment, as do the boxes forward, drains overboard and has lights.
    Grady-White Canyon 336 transom seat
    The fold-out transom seat is standard as are the freshwater and raw water bibs to port. Note that the transom door opens out for safety.

    A Wide Beam

    Stepping aboard the Canyon 336, the wide 11’7” (3.53 m) beam is immediately evident and appreciated. The Canyon 336 flaunts her width all over the boat and it is probably the most distinguishing feature of the Canyon 336.

    The boat does not flinch

    even with a large person stepping on the gunwale. The cockpit area is large and easy for several adults to maneuver. Moving past the console on many center consoles can be tight, but with the width of the Canyon 336 it is no problem. This is especially handy when fighting a large tuna or billfish and using the full 360-degree fish-ability that a center console is meant for.Not only does it maximize deck space, make the huge center console possible, and create significant storage, but it also results in tremendous stability.

    Trophy Aboard.

    Pulling that big keeper into the boat is no problem with the wide starboard side transom door and broad, integrated engine bracket. Once aboard, a freshwater cockpit shower is within quick and uncomplicated reach. The transom is used by the enormous fishbox and a small bin for frozen bait or garbage. A fold-down bench seat provides easy and comfortable seating when needed. Fresh and saltwater hose mounts are located to port, as is the battery switch panel.

    A New Wrinkle -- Color!

    After decades of manufacturing its boats in just one hull color, Grady-White has decided to offer five new optional hull colors. They are Fog Blue and Sand gel coat, or Harbor Blue, Sea Grass, or Vista Blue paint.All of these colors will work well with Grady-White's traditional cream-colored upholstery.

    Grady-White Canyon 336 still shot
    The Canyon 336 has the classic sheer line that mirrors those of gold-plated battlewagons and has long been the builder's signature look. Note the high freeboard forward. Her cockpit is 28" (.71 m) deep aft.

    Hull Shape

    Much has been made of this design and the fact that Grady-White hired naval architect C. Raymond Hunt Associates to create its hulls back in 1992. This is the firm credited with "inventing" the deep-V hull back in the early days of offshore racing in fiberglass boats. Hull design has come a long way since then and the Canyon 336's bottom shape is intended to produce not only a comfortable ride in a chop, but also to be efficient and stable.

    SeaV2 Hull.

    The mix of these three elements are what is described as the SeaV2 hull shape, part of what has made Grady-White such a respected name in offshore fishing boats. The SeaV2 hull is known as a solid ride that holds plane at low speeds and when climbing a swell. The continuously variable-V hull is steep at the bow and warps toward the transom to flatter sections.

    Grady-White Canyon 336 running shot
    Because the Canyon 336 has a 333 gallon (1,261 L) fuel capacity she can bomb over to the Tongue of the Ocean for big game fishing, then shoot on to Nassau for dinner -- and still have more than enough fuel to get back to Bimini the next day for lunch on one tank of fuel.

    Performance

    2 x 300-hp.

    We have not tested the Canyon 336 but the folks at Grady-White have, so we will pass along their information. When powered with two 300-hp Yamahas and with a tested weight of 12,989 lbs. (5,891 kg) and a 15-3/4 x 15 SWS II SDS prop, the boat had a top speed of 44.8 mph at 6000 rpm, according to the builder. Best cruise was at 4100 rpm where the boat went 29.9 mph, says the company.

    2 x 350-hp.

    Grady-White's data on performance of the Canyon 336 when powered by twin 350 Yamaha outboards is even more impressive, with a boat weight of 12,638 lbs. (5,732 kg). Top speed is reported to have been 51.7 mph at 6000 rpm. Best cruise was at 3500 rpm where the boat went 29.0 mph.

    3 x 300-hp.

    According to Grady-White, the Canyon 336 when powered by triple 300 Yamaha outboards and 15 1/4" X 19" SWS II SDS prop had a weight of 13,580 lbs. (6,159 kg). Top speed is reported to have been 55.8 mph at 5900 rpm. Best cruise was at 3300 rpm where the boat went 29.4 mph, according to Grady-White.

    Safety Considerations

    Many buyers of large center console boats are looking for a vessel to take them long distances, allowing them to fish areas far offshore that aren’t easy to reach. There are inherent risks in this brand of fishing, including weather changes and the time and distance to get back to port, to say nothing sloppy conditions when the wind is contrary to the current.

    Beam Pays Off Again.

    The Canyon 336's relatively high freeboard forward and its considerably wide beam and the resulting lateral stability makes this vessel better able to handle challenging conditions. The cockpit has six self-bailing scuppers and the transom door opens out as it should in blue water open boats. This door for fast de-watering is the best insurance possible against the free surface effect in a swamped boat.

    Grady-White Canyon 336
    The Canyon 336 comes standard with nearly everything needed to head out to the fishing grounds. Just add electronics, fishing gear, and fuel.

    Observations

    An industry trend for many builders in this segment is to focus their boats on “tournament fishing” and high-speed performance. They want to be the ones to get the boat to the fish first. From race boat inspired hull designs to quad engine applications, many of these competitors emphasize their speed over comfort, fishing features, economy, and good sea-keeping design. Grady-White has not taken that route.Rather, the Canyon 336 is a full-fishing-featured, well-built vessel with good performance and considerable range. For those anglers looking for a reliable blue water open boat, we think that the Grady-White Canyon 336 should be on their short list.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Systems

    Air Cond./Heat Optional
    Battery Charger/Converter Standard
    CD Stereo Standard Fusion UD750
    Head: Fixed Standard
    Trim Tabs Standard
    Washdown: Fresh Water Standard
    Washdown: Raw Water Standard
    Water Heater Optional
    Windlass Standard

    Galley

    Microwave Optional

    Exterior Features

    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Swim Ladder Standard
    Swim Platform Standard
    Transom Door Standard
    Transom Shower Standard

    Boats More Than 30 Feet

    Bow Thruster Optional
    Generator Optional

    Warranty

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