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Krogen Whaleback 48 Project Management
Kadey-Krogen 48 Whaleback engine room. Labeling helps!
Vessel type/Length - Kadey-Krogen 48 Foot Whaleback
Cruising speed - 9 knots
Engine type/Horsepower - Single Caterpillar 3208 Natural Aspirated

This boat was purchased on the used market and the new owners wanted to prepare it for long distance cruising. A lot of updated equipment was added as well as a complete new electronics package. The owners lived in Canada and wanted to spread out the upgrades as time and budget allowed. They also flew down to FL to enjoy mini cruising vacations.

Living spaces.
New flat screen TV added with KVH satellite antenna.
Air conditioners checked and charged.
Some wood rot replaced.
New stove and convection microwave oven added..
Old propane40 lb aluminum tanks removed, recertified and new style OPV added.

Bilge spaces.
Caterpillar engine had injector system rebuilt.
Northern Lights generator had injector system rebuilt.
New electronic shift and throttle system added to Caterpillar engine.
Holding tank level gauge repaired.
Macerator overboard pump replaced.
Bilge Buster odor control systems installed.
Fuel manifold system traced and labeled to all three fuel tanks.
Dual fresh water pump system installed with manifold (110 VAC & 12 VDC)

Safety equipment.
Life raft removed and re certified
New EPIRB replaced old unit.

Electronics.
Dual Raymarine monitors with new 8 kW radar.
GPS Charting with overlay feature.
Kept old 6 kW radar as second unit
Added Sirius weather subscription to Raymarine.
AIS System (Automatic Identification System)


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