Kadey-Krogen Headline News

Krogen 50' Open in Pacific Yachting magazine

When writer Peter Robson got the news that the first two Krogen 50' Opens were in production, he was among the first to request a West Coast sea trial for a review. When he heard hull #2 would …

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Krogen 50' Open Graces PassageMaker Cover, Read Review!

Dubbed "The Bluewater Issue", the all-new Krogen 50' Open glides across the July/August cover of PassageMaker magazine! We had the pleasure of having editor Jonathan Cooper aboard for a sea trial …

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Together - Back in the USA

June 3, Aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Together finds Treasure (Cay)

May 30, 2018, Aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Together goes to the "big city"

May 28, 2018, Aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Together finds the perfect beach and pub

May 23, 2018, Aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Together in Hope Town

May 18, 2018, aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Krogen 50' Open in June Power & Motoryacht magazine

In the June 2018 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine, a sea trial and design review of the first hull of the Krogen 50' Open begins on page 68. Writer John Wooldridge begins his feature with, …

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Together goes to Tahiti!

May 15, 2018, aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Together's First Bahamian Settlement

May 13, 2018, aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Together finds friends in the Bahamas

10 a.m., May 12, 2018, aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Together is Better in the Bahamas!

10 a.m., May 6, 2018, aboard Krogen 50' Open "TOGETHER"

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Living on a Boat:  A Boat Buyer’s Guide to Choosing the Right Boat for the Right Purpose

Thirty to forty years ago, there was no question about what a cruising boat, also known as a “trawler,” looked like. There were relatively few builders in the market space, and all the vessels, …

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The True Story Behind Weight and Vessel Strength

The truth is, that weight in a vessel only guarantees two things: reduced fuel economy and assurance that if buoyancy is lost, she will go to the bottom faster!

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Spelling-out the Full Displacement Hull Form 

If cracking and decoding unfamiliar boat terms happened like a student desperately fishing for answers during a spelling bee, a follow-up question to hearing “full displacement hull form” might …

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INVICTUS

Sue LaNeve, owner of a Kadey-Krogen 55' Expedition named INVICTUS, beautifully captures the freedom and adventure (what she always wanted) that our beloved cruising lifestyle delivers. She proves …

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An Uncommon Friend

Occasionally, you meet someone on the water who makes a difference in your life, and Dr. Jim Brown is one of those people.

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Bon Voyage

For Jon and Bonnie Bryant, their Kadey-Krogen buying experience was a recipe with all the right ingredients. In their words, it was the right company, the right boat, the right broker, and the …

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PowerSource, John Deere Marine Edition, Fall 2017

John Deere's Power Source magazine sat down with Kadey-Krogen's Larry Polster to discuss the latest developments with the Krogen 50' Open project. Click here to read the article. 

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #10

The wait is nearly over.  As of this writing, the first Krogen 50' Open had been moved outside for testing!  Enjoy this final series of construction photos.

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #9

Over the years, I have worked with many Kadey-Krogen customers and quickly learned how a set of construction photos can be both exciting and frustrating. It would be exciting for the customer to …

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #8

In my last update on the progress of the Krogen 50' Open that Janet and I are building, I teased you with a few construction photos taken from a similar perspective as artist renderings. Six weeks …

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Kadey-Krogen Yachts 40th Anniversary Rendezvous

Members of the marine industry and the Kadey-Krogen Yachts family of owners and staff gathered before the July 4th holiday to honor 40 years of building trawler yachts that are at home on any sea. …

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #7

Each month as I prepare my update of the Krogen 50' Open project, I sit looking at construction photos on my computer screen with the excitement of the proverbial kid in the candy store. I have …

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #6

Anticipation. According to Merriam-Webster.com, the definition of anticipation is “the act of looking forward; especially: pleasurable expectation”. There is no question that I looked forward to …

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #5

In a previous progress report, when I wrote about our choices for navigational electronics, I described myself as “old school”. Having been a recreational boater for more than 40 years, I’ve …

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #4

Joinery drawings for our Krogen 50’ Open are now complete! Janet and I both love to cook, and we are really excited about how the galley turned out. Like many kitchens, the galley of our Krogen …

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #3

Every boat we build goes through a design process where the customer meets with Tom Button (Kadey-Krogen president) and Dave Glasco (our naval architect) aboard another Krogen. Dave brings along a …

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #2

Wow! What a difference one month makes. I reported in December that the hull lamination was barely complete—and now, hull number one of the Krogen 50’ Open series is out of the mold. As you can …

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Krogen 50' Open: Progress Report #1

Last month in NAVAID, Jennifer shared a photo of the gelcoat being sprayed into the hull mold of the Krogen 50’ Open. Now, one month later, the lamination of the hull is complete. After the …

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Kadey-Krogen Yachts Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2017

Kadey-Krogen Yachts is proud to share the news that the company will soon turn 40 in 2017, which makes them the oldest manufacturer in the full-displacement pleasure craft business. The privately …

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Larry Polster Featured in PassageMaker Magazine

The Shop Talk section of the July/August 2016 Issue of PassageMaker Magazine featured a Q&A with Kadey-Krogen Vice President Larry Polster. Click here to read the article.

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Kadey-Krogen Yachts Announces New Krogen 50' Open

Today, the Kadey-Krogen Yachts design team has revealed the latest model on their drawing board, the Krogen 50’ Open–a true departure from any previous Kadey-Krogen model. While she remains loyal …

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Krogen 55' Expedition in October issue of "Power & Motoryacht"

In the October 2015 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine, editor Daniel Harding Jr. shares a light-hearted account of delivering Rosemarie Eccleston's Krogen 55' Expedition from Florida to North …

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Krogen 42' Takes on Northern Europe

Last summer we reported on the exciting Krogen 42' Atlantic Ocean crossing. Not ones to sit still for long, Richard Bost and his wife Julie will be on the move again, living aboard "Dauntless", …

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Kadey-Krogen Yachts hits milestone with 600th sale!

With new projects on the drawing board and the sales ticker counting higher, 2014 was bound to be a milestone year for Kadey-Krogen Yachts. Today the company is happy to announce their 600th new …

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Krogen 42' Crosses Atlantic Ocean!

Just as momentous as the accomplishment of Ken and Patty Sebby who arrived in Sydney Australia last week, I'm pleased to inform that the Richard Bost has arrived in Castletownbere, County of Cork, …

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Krogen 42 Crosses Pacific Ocean!

Congratulations to Ken and Patty Sebby who have arrived in Sydney Australia in their 1991 Krogen 42' "Oogachakka". Their arrival in Sydney is the culmination of a multi-year year 10,000+ mile …

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What Is Architectural Integrity and Why Is It Important?

When I was a kid going to my first prom, my buddies and I rented a "Stretch" limo for the evening. Especially back then, to make a Stretch you just cut a Cadillac in two and inserted a section in …

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