47' 4" KADEY KROGEN 1981




Manufacturers Comments

There’s no mistaking the rugged heritage of the Krogen 42′ trawler yacht. Her forebears were hardworking shrimp boats built to respect the sea and ride out any weather. While her profile is far more refined and her quarters the height of comfort, the Krogen 42′ is as salty and seagoing safe as those commercial fishing sister ships of yore.

The late naval architect and designer, James S. Krogen, was a master of merging the tried and true with fresh, innovative concepts, creature comforts and convenience. His near-three decades of commercial design gave extra dimension and distinction to his offshore pleasure craft. Outstanding performance is inherent.


The Krogen 42′ trawler yacht was designed and constructed for yachtsmen and women who prefer timeless to trendy and solid comfort to making waves. The wineglass transom of her full-keeled displacement hull rises out of the water for minimum drag, maximum efficiency. At 8 knots, her range is close to 2,000 nautical miles.


You can cruise from ocean to ocean or simply while away a weekend in a nearby cove. The whole world of water is securely yours in this stalwart lady.



Claire's Overview

 Claire is an outstanding example of the popular Kadey Krogen 42 pilothouse trawler. She is currently owned by a retired New England boatyard manager who commissioned an extensive professional refit of all systems and finishes. She consequently shows and performs as a much newer vessel and must be seen to be fully appreciated. Claire represents a unique opportunity to acquire an essentially remanufactured pilothouse 42 in turn-key condition. Most recent survey valuation of $280K.


Claire is the two head version with the starboard queen in the master cabin. The salon furniture is not built in. The forward and upper decks are non-skid Awlgrip over fiberglass and the side and aft lower decks are planked teak over fiberglass. Most of the husky teak trim is left bare for ease of maintenance, with only the salon doors, window frames and nameboards varnished. Original low-hours Lehman 120 hp main and Onan 12KW generator have been constantly upgraded and are both in excellent running condition.


Claire is set up to function seamlessly at the dock, underway or on the hook. A powerful solar system with smart controller, massive battery bank and new inverter/charger means virtually no generator running time for normal refrigeration, lighting and entertainment loads when anchored or underway. At the dock you can run entirely off shorepower or you can run the starboard 120 VAC panel off solar/inverter and the port panel (with staterooms air conditioning) off shorepower.


Improvements in the last two years include a 960 watt solar system with sophisticated Midnight Solar smart controller and 1200 amp hour house bank, 2KW inverter/charger, 12” Axiom GPS/plotter with new backbone in pilothouse, 6” Constellation compass in pilothouse, microwave oven, 16000 BTU condensing unit and air handler, main engine exhaust elbow, hoses and clamps, bronze heat exchanger, smart TV/DVD in master cabin, smart TV in salon, toilet, propane controller, vented washer/dryer, laundry center lights and storage area, generator Racor filter with fuel feed piping and valving, electric fuel pump, all hoses and fuel injection pump, two 8D, one 4D and ten T-125 six volt batteries, two new battery boxes, all hoses and clamps throughout the vessel, TV antenna, battery box blower, and engine room exhaust blower and vent, fresh interior finishes, 60# HT Danforth storm anchor with mounts and 420’ rode, four 50’ spring lines, flybridge multi meter, plumbing fixtures, ¾” Starboard work bench, smoke alarms and much more.



Full Specifications


Sub-Zero refrigerator and Sub-Zero freezer (run on shore, generator or inverter)

Microwave oven
Force Ten 3 burner stove with oven and broiler
Dual deep sinks
Propane controller with two tanks
Extensive storage
Large cutting board



12” Axiom GPS/Plotter in pilothouse

JRC 3000 Radar in pilothouse
Icom IC-M 422 VHF radio in pilothouse
Icom IC-M 304 VHF radio in pilothouse
Raymarine ST 60 depthsounder in pilothouse
Raymarine ST 60 knotmeter in pilothouse
Raymarine ST 8002 autopilot with control head in pilothouse and remote hydraulic drive
ACR Satellite 406 Epirb in pilothouse
6” Danforth White Constellation compass in pilothouse
Vetus bow thruster with controls in pilothouse and flybridge
Uniden VHF radio with antenna switch at flybridge
Raymarine C70 GPS/Plotter at flybridge
6” Ritchie compass at flybridge
Raymarine multi meter at flybridge
Digital powered TV antenna at flybridge
24” Sharp smart TV with antenna/cable feed in salon
24” LG TV with antenna/cable feed in guest cabin
32” Insignia Smart TV with DVD player and antenna/cable feed in master cabin
Bose CD/Radio in main salon
Firdell Blipper radar reflector on main mast


Electrical Equipment;

12KW Onan generator with sound shield (1981 with low hours)

Wet batteries: two 8D (engine start), two group 24 (generator start), one 4D (thruster)
and ten Trojan T 125 240 AH six volt batteries (house/inverter).
All new oversized primary cabling, switches, breakers and fusing from batteries to panel
120 amp isolator/combiner
Kisae 2KW inverter/charger, controls, fusing, panel breakers and cabling
Four battery switches to achieve flexibility of directing power input and output
Recently new 120 VAC rotary source selector switch
New 12V light fixtures throughout
Eighteen 120 VAC GFCI outlets
Handheld searchlight
Engine room supply air blower, exhaust air blower and battery box blower
12V outlets at pilothouse and flybridge
Two 30 amp galvanic isolators
Seven 12V reading lights
Lightning protection cable from mast to engine block



Twenty gallon hot water heater (120 VAC or engine heat exchanger}

Two gallon water pressure accumulator tank
Dockside pressure water inlet/regulator
High capacity water pressure pump (60 PSI)
Winterizing manifold for bypassing hot water heater
Saltwater washdown pump and hose
Deck hose bib for freshwater washdown hose
New PEX piping, hose and clamps throughout
Waste macerator pump with wye valve and new hoses and clamps
Aft head fresh or saltwater flush
Shower sump with float switch and pump
One forward compartment bilge pump and two aft compartment bilge pumps
Emergency engine raw water intake diverter valve, hoses and refuse screen
Snorkel type elevated inboard fuel tank vents
Boat deck and foredeck side drains and fittings (like KK 48)

Through hull fittings and seacocks are of bronze construction with wire reinforced hoses and double clamps. All through hulls are fully bonded. There are zincs on the shaft, rudder and thruster.

Drivetrain and Performance

Total Power: 120 HP

Brand: Ford Lehman (American Marine)
Year Built: 1981
Engine Model: 6D 380 Natural
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel with dual Racor 500 series fuel filter manifold with vacuum gauge
Engine Hours: 2232.5 hours
Propeller: Three blade bronze fixed
Drive Type: Direct drive with Velvet Drive and 3:1 reduction gear on 2” stainless shaft
Cruising Speed: 7.6 knots @ 2 GPH and 6.0 knots @ 1 GPH
Maximum Speed: 8.5 knots @ 3 GPH
Range: 4200 nm @ 6.0 knots, 2800 nm @ 7.6 knots


Interior Equipment

Four Type 10:ABC portable fire extinguishers in living spaces

Four Type 10:BC portable fire extinguishers in engine room and pilothouse locke
One halon fire extinguisher in engine space (certification not current)
Six PFDs in pilothouse locker
Visual distress signals
Portable oil change kit
Electric horn and bell
Bilge pump activation lights on pilothouse dashboard
Three smoke alarms in galley and staterooms
Two carbon monoxide alarms in staterooms
Emergency tapered wooden plugs
Emergency tiller
Teak handrails on pilothouse overhead and in stairwells
First aid kit
Liquid soap dispensers in headsq
Two fans at berths
Three insulated cellular shades in salon
Two 16000 BTU air conditioning/heating split systems with remote condenser units
Twelve opening bronze portlights
Opening center window in pilothouse
Sliding windows in salon
Sliding teak doors and pocket screen doors at stern of salon
Dutch doors on sides of pilothouse
Two ventilators at front of pilothouse
All equipment manuals
Shaft packing gland wrenches
Salon couch, teak dining table and chairs
Helm stool and guest cabin stool
New mirrors throughout
Miscellaneous varnish, paint and Awlgrip finish materials
Miscellaneous engine, generator, plumbing and air conditioning equipment spares
Much more….


Exterior Equipment

65# Lewmar Claw primary anchor on roller with 300’ of 3/8” BBB chain
60# SAS Plow secondary anchor on roller with 200’ of ¾” nylon with 100’ 3/8” BBB chain leader
60# Danforth Hi-tensile storm anchor on deck mounts with 400’ 0f 1” nylon and 20’ ½” chain leader
One throwable 30” life ring with retrieval line and monkey fist
Throwable cushions in flybridge locker
Galley Maid vertical windlass with chain and rope gypsy and deck mounted switches
Two nylon snubbers with chain hook
Eight 7/8” nylon dock lines
Six 10” fenders two, 24” ball fenders and two fender boards
Flybridge bimini frame, canvas and cover
Sidedeck accent lights
Exterior door for refuse removal

Eight Stainless pad eyes on rails for fender tie points
Eight bronze mooring cleats with integral hawse holes
Full length rub rails with solid bronze caps
Two 50’ primary 30 amp power cables with 50amp/2X30 amp splitter
Two 50’ spare 30 amp power cables
Recent running lights with port and starboard lights on teak nameboards
Canvas covers for pilothouse windows, flybridge, bimini and nameboards
Flybridge seat cushions
Steadying sail (very effective in beam seas without the loss of safety, speed or fuel economy of stabilizers)
Bronze steps from pilothouse door to flybridge
SSB antenna and cabling to engine room (no SSB or tuner)
Oversized aluminum mast with tabernacle
Winches, blocks and running rigging for lifting boats and setting steadying sail
Large seat at front of pilothouse that houses storage locker and screened hatch over master berth
Avon 3.4M RIB hard bottom inflatable with lifting harness, tow line and bow line
RIB storage bunks and tie downs on boat deckRIB running lights, anchor, rode, pump, etc
Mercury 15 HP outboard with fuel tank
Teak and stainless swim platform with stainless ladder
Transom door to swim platform
Two large refuse bins for aft deck storage
Two boat hooks
Soft and medium scrub brushes
Windlass emergency operating handle
Two winch handles
Teak flagstaff and US ensign
Teak flagstaff and burgee
2’X4’ Starboard cockpit workbench
Heavy weather dogs for aft sliding doors
Flybridge helm seat
Removeable lifelines on boat deck to facilitate boat launching and retrieval
Padeyes for belaying boom
Miscellaneous buckets and milk crates
Much more….



Artwork, wood boxes and marine models

Books, charts, guides and navigation tools
Tools and spares not related to this boat
Personal clothing, bedding, towels, and effects
Laptops and printer
Kitchen plates, cutlery, pots, pans, portable appliances and accessories



The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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