Captain Chris Yacht Services Captain Chris Yacht Services
   
Boating- How to Start Your Adventure!- Annapolis Seminar   TrawlerPort at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show   CHANGER Reflects on Cruising Milestone   Confessions of a Galley Slave
 
About Us       Delivery       Training Onboard      Testimonials      Training Video's & Ship's Stores      YouTube Channel

Ask Captain Chris

Calendar

Seminars

Photo Log

Favorite Links

Galley Recipes

Maintenance

Newsletter

Home

Find us on
Facebook

Follow us on Facebook

Hinckley  and Dereli Jet Propulsion Boats

Thanksgiving Cruising with Captains Chris & Alyse

A Looper Learns About the Florida Coast

Beneteau Swift Trawler 34

Nordhavn 47 Owners Train with Captain Chris

A Trawler Is In Our Boating Future

True North 38 - Delivery to the Abacos

Miami Boat Show

Krogen Express 52

Captain Chris Yacht Services
Krogen Express 52
Sister ship Krogen Express
Vessel Type/length - Krogen Express 52 foot
Engine type/Horsepower - Twin Yanmar 480 HP
Cruising speed - Economical 16 knots
Starting location - Local boatyard
Destination - Home marina in Fort Pierce, FL

The Krogen Express is a beautiful boat with graceful lines reminiscent of the 1920ís commuter boats in NYC. This boat was in the boatyard for bottom paint and the owner was not available to return the boat to itís slip. We drove over to the boat, witnessed the launching, boarded, checked through hulls and shafts for leakage, checked fluids and started the engines. As we backed out of the travel lift well we noticed the positive response of the boat. As we cruised out of the creek we went below to operate from the lower helm because of an approaching rain storm.


Later that day as we approached the home marina the rain stopped so we were able to run back up to the flybridge to watch for shoaling as we entered the marina basin. Backing the boat into the slip was a breeze using both engines and the bow thruster. Because of floating docks we able to get the boat snug against the finger pier and secure the boat for the owner to visit the next day.


Click here for more Delivery

View other articles written by Captain Chris Yacht Services