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Passagemakers Aboard S/V Quest Killed by Pirates

Written by on February 22, 2011 in Cruising Under Sail, People, Sailboats with 0 Comments
Passagemakers Aboard S/V Quest Killed by Pirates

Conflicting news reports this morning have agreed on one sad fact, that the four passagemakers aboard the S/V Quest, hijacked late last week by Somali pirates, are dead.  The CBS report is HERE.  The pirates reportedly told Reuters that they killed the hostages after their two commanders were killed by U.S. military forces shadowing the […]

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Krogen 58′ Northbound: Part 3

Krogen 58′ Northbound:  Part 3

One of my favorite things about being at sea is “The Big Sky.” The sights and sounds of it, both during the day and at night are highlights of a trip offshore.

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Krogen 58′ Northbound: Part 2

Krogen 58′ Northbound: Part 2

It’s 2 p.m. on Friday and I’m stowing my camera gear carefully in the salon of this big yacht when I hear a sudden muted rumble from below decks. Our captain, Kadey-Krogen Project Manager Gregg Gandy, has started the John Deere diesels. We’re ready to depart our Jensen Beach, Florida, marina and head north to […]

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North From Florida on a Krogen 58′

North From Florida on a Krogen 58′

I’m currently aboard a new Kadey-Krogen 58′ at the Four Fish Marina in Jensen Beach, Florida, making final preparations to head north to Annapolis with the boat. It’s a unique opportunity to give the current queen of the Kadey-Krogen fleet a thorough test in her natural offshore element. As soon as a new radar unit […]

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10 Questions with Kadey-Krogen’s Larry Polster

10 Questions with Kadey-Krogen’s Larry Polster

  Editor’s Note – In this series we feature a Q&A with the leading executives of passagemaking boat companies.  The second installment features the thoughts of Lary Polster, vice president of Kadey-Krogen, one of the top brands of passagemaking boats. The following bio was provided by Kadey-Krogen: Larry Polster is a life-long boater, born and […]

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Sushi Run Boats Reach Kodiak

Written by on June 16, 2009 in Destinations, People with 0 Comments
Sushi Run Boats Reach Kodiak

The Great Siberian Sushi Run reaches Kodiak, with new video of bears clamming, Glacier Bay, Dundas Bay and some fantastic shots of the helm of Sans Souci.

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First-Timer Sails Newport to Bermuda Race

Written by on April 15, 2009 in Destinations, People with 0 Comments
First-Timer Sails Newport to Bermuda Race

Many of us dream about entering the Newport-Bermuda Race. Here’s one man who did it and wrote about a first-timer’s experience.

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“Great Siberian Sushi Run” Prepares to Weigh Anchor

Written by on March 26, 2009 in Destinations, Passagemaking News, People with 0 Comments
“Great Siberian Sushi Run” Prepares to Weigh Anchor

Late next month, an interesting convoy of sorts will depart the protected waters of Seattle for a nearly 6,000 NM trek across the North Pacific to Russia and Japan.  The three Nordhavns — the first Nordhavn 68, Sans Souci, owned by Ken and Roberta Williams; Grey Pearl, an N62 owned by Braun and Tina Jones, […]

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The SeaKits Advantage for Spares Management

Written by on December 5, 2008 in Industry News, Technology with 1 Comment
The SeaKits Advantage for Spares Management

The dark, crushing ocean depths traveled by nuclear submarines are perhaps the most unforgiving environment we know.  It does not require much of a mistake to exact the most premium of penalties.  As a young nuclear operator aboard one of those submarines, Barry Kallander was trained to understand that harsh reality, and to do what […]

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