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May 2015
 

Dear Krogen Enthusiast,

This past weekend I had the opportunity to get out on the water. As I headed north from Annapolis underneath the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, I looked up to a sea of cars at a standstill. Hundreds, if not thousands, of people were stuck in traffic headed to or from their beach properties. There is another way to have waterfront property; it’s a Kadey-Krogen–and a traffic jam is four dolphins playing in your bow wave!

Fair winds, 

Larry Polster
Vice President


Topside News

Dinghy Concert in Antigua! 
 

On April 20th, in Falmouth Harbour, Antigua, more than 20 dinghies rafted together behind M/V Partners, Richard & Lavinia Maggs’ Krogen 42′, for a front row show.  

“We were pleased and proud to host the dinghy concert from our ‘back porch’ for White Chocolate, a fabulous band of talented cruiser musicians. Performing that night were David Ball and Trudie Cardone (guitar and voice), Gavin Morgan (smooth sax) and Randy Robinson (voice). Thanks to everyone who came to make it a fun and successful evening! Memories we will never forget– thanks to having this beautiful and sea-worthy Krogen!”


Navigating an Active Retirement

Valuable perspective from investment powerhouse, American Funds: “Retirement shouldn’t be a test of endurance, but rather an opportunity to use the luxury of time to follow your passions.”  

When the company learned of their clients Doug and Jan Martin, who followed their financial advisor’s advice and are now navigating retirement on “Day Dreams”, their Krogen 39′, they took the opportunity to interview and include the couple in their Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Investment Magazine.

Read how the Martins tested their retirement lifestyle, and learn the tips they took, here.  

Kadey-Krogen Yachts Plants Roots in Portsmouth

Doing business in yet another fine U.S. yachting capital is an enormous opportunity for Kadey-Krogen Yachts. Our expansion into Portsmouth, Rhode Island, which neighbors Newport on Narragansett Bay, is an open door to better serve our New England clients and continue to grow the cruising lifestyle in a region with so many favorable destinations for life at trawler speed.

Our newest outpost is located at New England Boatworks in Portsmouth. Stop on by!

Find out more in our Latest News.


Sheworthy

Scroll down. See those smiles? Pam and John Loving are loving the cruising life! This month we’ve invited the Navy wife of 26 years to tell you why her Kadey-Krogen is Sheworthy. Thanks, Pam!

When we started this journey 12 years ago, we had no idea what we were doing! My husband, John, and I knew we wanted to experience the cruising lifestyle to its fullest, but that didn’t make the decision to purchase Compass Rose, our Krogen 42′, easy. In fact, it was pretty scary as two very inexperienced boaters. Ultimately, we figured we had more money than time, and it was time to take the plunge. We got the hang of it and today, we’ve been full-time “live-aboards” since 2004.

One thing I remember realizing very early on was that I wanted to be an equal partner in this new adventure. I had a lot to learn. And that I did, with the help of a great network of people—Kadey-Krogen Yachts being one of many information sources. I would encourage more women to become fully engaged; it’s your boat, too. If you’re just going along for the ride, you are severely limiting your enjoyment of this fabulous lifestyle.

After spending 26 years as a Navy wife, I value time together; always being there for each other is important. We have certainly become closer as a result of cruising. I’d have to say the most rewarding thing about this lifestyle, is not the memorable sunrises and sunsets, beautiful anchorages, or the interesting friends you meet, it’s the subtleties of life onboard that all add up to the whole.

One of my biggest fears is waking up tomorrow and finding that it is all over!

Pam Loving 
Compass Rose
KK 42-76



In this Issue:

Topside News
Quoteable
Video of the Month
Owner Insights
Sheworthy
Brokerage Listings
Upcoming Events

Quoteable

“The galley on the 55′ is a chef’s dream. From the four-burner cooktop to the plethora of meal prep space and over-sized fridge, four course meals are no problem.”

-Daniel Harding, Senior Managing Editor, Power & Motoryacht magazine

Video of the Month

Enjoy this month’s video, a photo montage of hull number 600 under construction. In a few weeks, she will board a ship enroute to her grand State-side debut.  

Owner Insights

The adventure continues for Doug and Jan Martin, who you read about in Topside News. Catch up with them on the Chesapeake Bay, here!
                                            


 
Brokerage Listings

We invite you to preview all our brokerage listings for quality boats that can be new to you. Contact us with questions! 

Upcoming Events

Trawler Fest Anacortes 2015
Anacortes, Washington
THIS WEEK! (May 14 – 17)
Krogen 44′ AE & Krogen 48′ AE & Krogen 48′ NS

Trawler Fest Essex 2015
Essex, Connecticut
June 4 – 7, 2015

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