Kadey-Krogen Headline News

Idyll Time, a Kadey-Krogen 48, Explores Meyers Chuck, Alaska, One of the Most Remote, and Beautiful, Spots on the Inside Passage

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Jeff and Susie Parker have come a long way from their home port in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Idyll Time, their 2006 Kadey-Krogen 48 …

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90 Days from Listing to Liveaboard

Many of you know that Janet and I are the proud owners of the first Krogen 50’ Open and that we spent nearly a month in the Spring of 2018 in the Bahamas. We enjoyed that time immensely as we did …

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2019 Waypoints Now Online

If you were not able to pick up a hard copy of the latest edition of the award winning Waypoints magazine at one of the winter boat shows, not to worry - you can now get it online.  Just click …
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Stan Miller Yachts Named West Coast Dealer for Kadey-Krogen Yachts & SUMMIT MotorYachts

Kadey-Krogen Yachts is thrilled to announce Stan Miller Yachts is the new West Coast dealer for its signature Krogen line of long-range trawlers and new SUMMIT MotorYachts brand. Stan Miller …

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Giving Back to the Water We Live On

Vicki McGahee and her husband, Mac, are full-time live-aboards on their Krogen 39' CONFETTI, and recently made it their mission to find ways to give back to the coastal communities and waters in …

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Snowbirds Fly South

Headed south for the season aboard their Krogen 58' Miller Time, Scott and Teri Miller discuss the trials and triumphs of relocating for the winter while maintaining full-time work. With nearly 30 …

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Brokerage: Don’t Be Afraid of the Big Bad North

Successfully surveying and purchasing a “cold climate” brokerage boat during winter months

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Like Father, Like Son

Don and Scott LeWand just completed the Great Loop last month, and as they traveled, the two engineers weighed-in and gave Kadey-Krogen info any future Looper should know. 
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Spires & Ice

John Gray and his wife Laurie, Krogen 39' owners, contributed to the November 2018 issue of   SEA   magazine to share with readers their Glacier Bay adventure.
 
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When Your Work is Your Play! PropTalk magazine investigates.

Kadey-Krogen Yachts vice president Larry Polster, aboard his Krogen 50' Open, is more into his work than ever before.  Chalk it up to "better understanding the customer experience" and "examining …

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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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