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May 9, 2018

A New Series: Together is Better in the Bahamas!

Follow along with Kadey-Krogen Yachts' vice president, Larry Polster, and his wife Janet, on their first extended cruising adventure to the Bahamas aboard their new Krogen 50' Open, named TOGETHER. Here's the first post of the …

April 30, 2018

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, whether …

April 19, 2018

Krogen 50’ Open West Coast Debut!

TrawlerFest – Bremerton, happening May 3 – 5, 2018 at Bremerton Marina, in Bremerton, Washington, will mark the debut of hull #2 of the Krogen 50’ Open model on the West Coast. Our Seattle-based sales …

April 11, 2018


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 that when you keep pursuing new, life-stretching …

February 27, 2018

Krogen 50' Open at TrawlerFest-Stuart & Palm Beach International Boat Show

Kadey-Krogen Yachts, headquartered in Stuart, Florida, will continue to debut the much-anticipated Krogen 50’ Open model at two upcoming boat shows happening on the Treasure Coast in March. TrawlerFest-Stuart (March 8 – 11, 2018) …

February 13, 2018

Don't Miss! Krogen 50' Open International Debut in Miami

Kadey-Krogen Yachts will debut the much-anticipated Krogen 50’ Open model at the Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show at Miami Marine Stadium & Basin on Virginia Key (February 15 - 19, 2018). The all-new model …

January 9, 2018

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. A nationally-recognized oncologist, Jim Brown has certainly spent much of his life helping …

December 15, 2017

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 right timing. Our quest for a …

November 14, 2017

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.

October 17, 2017

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. The Salon, Galley and Pilothouse Standing at the salon door …

September 14, 2017

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 receive photos …

August 3, 2017

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 …

July 18, 2017

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. …

June 14, 2017

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 …

May 30, 2017

Valuable maintenance tips and tricks directly from Northern Lights!

To celebrate our 40-year history of building world-renown yachts and to toast to the future, next month we (Kadey-Krogen Yachts) will host a very special 40th Anniversary Rendezvous in Newport, Rhode Island. To pull-off this unforgettable …

May 18, 2017

Anchor Sponsors Celebrate Kadey-Krogen's 40th Anniversary

To celebrate our 40-year history of building world-renown yachts and to toast to the future, next month we (Kadey-Krogen Yachts) will host a very special 40th Anniversary Rendezvous in Newport, Rhode Island. To pull-off this unforgettable …

May 16, 2017

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 receiving the latest set of photos with great anticipation, …

April 13, 2017

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 experienced the transition from …

March 13, 2017

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 …

February 12, 2017

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 full set of “standard” …

January 17, 2017

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 …

December 21, 2016

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 …

November 15, 2016

Northwest Yachting Features New Krogen 58' EB

Since her in-water debut at Yachts Miami Beach, our new Krogen 58' EB has received applause throughout 2016 from industry insiders and customers alike. This month, Northwest Yachting  writes  about what makes this boat a home. Just …

August 18, 2016

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 owned and operated business …

July 1, 2016

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.

February 4, 2016

Kadey-Krogen Yachts Enters Scandinavia

Today's generation of Kadey-Krogen trawler yachts results from a 39-year heritage of innovation and more than 600 yachts built. Headquartered in the United States with corporate sales offices spanning coast to coast, Kadey-Krogen Yachts now …

January 13, 2016

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 to the company’s pure full …

October 16, 2015

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 Carolina with a group of experienced …

April 14, 2015

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", this …

November 26, 2014

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 boat …

September 1, 2014

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, Ireland aboard …

August 28, 2014

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 journey that began …

December 26, 2013

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 …