A former educator used careful planning to find a helm setup within his budget for a Transatlantic cruise to the Baltics and beyond on his Kadey-Krogen 42.
To what length will PMY go to test a new full-displacement trawler from Kadey-Krogen? Oh, about 800 nautical miles! So how totally cool can one moment afloat be? Our Kadey-Krogen 48 AE (Advanced Ergo-nomics) was purring north on Chesapeake Bay, with the mouth of the Choptank River to starboard and salty breezes wafting through the
Kadey-Krogen 48 AESome things are nonnegotiable when you’re in the market for a transatlantic-capable cruiser. Of course, you’re going to need exceptional range, but safety and comfort will be of utmost importance as well. Luckily, those are the principles upon which Kadey-Krogen was founded. And the company’s newly launched 48 AE (Advanced
Slow, Steady, BulletproofKadey-Krogen designed its 52 to take you anywhere, anytime.A The raised pilothouse features a reversed windshield and a Portuguese bridge. B Because it’s so roomy, Kadey-Krogen calls the cockpit space underneath the extended deck her “back porch.” C Watertight
Updated styling and a gracefully raked bow are two of the more evident features of the Krogen 55-foot Expedition, but they're just icing on the cake. Leveraging 30 years' experience in building bluewater passagemakers, Kadey-Krogen has raised the bar, offering a purebred expedition-style trawler of superior accommodation that boasts a cruising range of more than 3,000 NM.
As luck would have it, I beheld an unlikely but well-timed prospect while scanning the mouth of Spa Creek from an old dock in Eastport, Maryland, on a recent morning that was suffused with warm summer light. Off to the west my test boat, a Krogen 44 Classic named Travellers, floated dreamily in a mooring field, with the waterfront of Annapolis behind her. To the east another Krogen,