Kadey Krogen 48 Whaleback

AU $780,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable Finance
48' 0" - 14.64m
Leisure, Cruising, Live Aboard
Vessel Location
St Augustine, Florida Insurance
Hull Material

Welcome aboard LULABELLE, a classic Krogen 48 Whaleback trawler. Specifically designed to maximize your onboard living areas, LULABELLE feels more like a two-story home on the sea. Perfect for a liveaboard or ultimate cruising adventure.

What makes the classic Whaleback unique is her continuous single-level main deck, which easily leads you from her "full-body", wide saloon with over 17 feet of beam-to-beam living space, forward to a full size galley, two generous guest staterooms, both port and starboard, and guest head. From there you will enjoy the roomy forward master stateroom with centerline queen bed, large master head and loads of storage. An interior spiral staircase leads you to the second "story" all pro-pilothouse with gorgeous 360° views and access, enabling great sight lines at sea, while making maneuvering easy when docking. Surrounding the pilothouse is a massive boat deck with abundant space for personal watercraft and/or bicycles plus lots left open for entertaining and relaxing. Nicely equipped with hydraulic bow thruster and stabilizers, watermaker, and beyond!

The Krogen 48 Whaleback

Don't be surprised to see a classic Krogen Whaleback cruising to Hong Kong, New Zealand or Athens. Even today, owners of the stalwart Krogen Whaleback love their boats and cruise the world! The full body saloon is a delight of natural light. The convivial galley is nicely equipped, inspiring even reluctant chefs to new culinary heights. Amidships below you'll find two generous staterooms for guests. Forward, nicely private, and roomy is the master stateroom with queen-size sleeping, large master head with shower and loads of storage.

An interior staircase makes it a quick, dry commute from the saloon to the all pro-pilothouse with its nearly 360 ° view enabling great views at sea and facilitating maneuvering when docking.

Surrounding the pilothouse is a massive boat deck with abundant space for personal watercraft and/or bicycles plus lots left open for comfortably handling dock lines. For unlimited cruising, the Whaleback 48? takes you confidently and comfortably to your destination with excellent fuel economy.

Limitless cruising options, incredible storage, and liveaboard capability made the Whaleback a favorite. A direct predecessor of today's Krogen 48.

30 Krogen Whaleback 48s were built between 1992 and 2005

Boat Name

LOA: 53 ft 0 in
Beam: 17 ft 4 in
LWL: 45 ft 5 in
Length on Deck: 48 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 0 in
Displacement: 56450 lbs Half Load
Ballast: 4500 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 32 ft 0 in

Total Power: 210 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3208
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 670
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 210 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (500 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (1100 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (100 Gallons)

Entering through double doors from the fully covered aft deck is the full-beam saloon. To port is the built-in entertainment system with Magnavox HDTV and Sony DVD/CD player. Forward of the entertainment center is a large L-shaped settee that converts to a double berth.

To starboard is an L-shaped settee with a pedestal mounted expandable dining table.

There are large opening windows port and starboard, and an opening aft bulkhead window. All windows have teak valences and teak mini-blinds, and there are teak mini-blinds on the aft doors as well.

Forward of the saloon on the starboard side is the U-shaped open faced galley. Major components include:

Force 10 3-burner propane stove with oven
GE Refrigerator / freezer
GE Convection microwave oven
Broan trash compactor
Coffee maker and toaster oven
Large stainless steel sink
Corian countertops
Large opening window with teak mini-blinds

Starboard Guest Cabin
Forward of the guest head on the starboard side is a second guest cabin. There is a settee/berth and a Pullman berth, plenty of drawer storage, opening port, book shelves and hanging locker.

Port Guest Cabin
Forward of the saloon on the port side is a guest cabin with a permanent double berth with an additional Pullman berth. There is generous drawer storage, 2 file drawers, book shelves and a hanging locker. There is an opening window and opening port, both with teak mini-blinds.

Guest Head
The guest head is forward of the galley on the starboard side. There is a stall shower, Corian topped vanity/sink and fresh water VacuFlush head. Immediately outside the head entrance is the stacked washer and dryer.

Master Stateroom
Located forward is the master stateroom with an island queen berth. Abundant natural light and ventilation is provided by 4 opening ports and 2 overhead hatches. There are hanging lockers port and starboard and generous drawer storage via 2 bureaus and under-berth.

There is an en suite head with a stall shower with opening port and bi-fold door, Corian topped vanity/sink, linen locker and fresh water VacuFlush head.

The pilothouse on the Whaleback offers 360 degree visibility and is arranged for both safe and efficient navigation as well as a welcoming social area. The centerline helm provides the captain with access to all nav aids from the comfort of his/her Stidd helm chair. There are 3 full-size chart drawers and a large area to lay out your charts and plot your course.

There is easy access to port and starboard side decks via Dutch doors, and plenty of fresh air can be had through 6 large opening windows and 2 Hella fans.

Guests will enjoy the raised L-shaped settee that converts to a large double berth, wet bar with insulated cooler, ice maker, Sharp flat screen TV and Sony DVD/CD player.

Furuno GPS Navigator
Raytheon 430 loudhailer
Furuno radar with open array
Lowrance X85 depthfinder
Simrad Robertson AP20 autopilot
Interphase Probe forward scanning depthfinder
Northstar 961XD GPS chart plotter
NAT Satfind-406 GPIRB (battery expired)
KVH Tracvision
Tri-lens radar reflector

Northern Lights 12 kw generator in sound shield (850 hrs)
Heart Freedom 2500 watt inverter/charger
Heart Freedom PathMaker automatic battery switch
8-D Engine start battery
4 8-D 240 amp house batteries
Generator start battery
Zinc Saver galvanic isolator
2 Grounding plates

Mechanical and Machinery
Cat 3208 210 hp NA diesel (670 hours)
100+ Gallon day tank
Emergency bilge pump off raw water intake
Hynautic hydraulic engine controls
ESI Fuel polishing system
Dual Racor fuel filters with vacuum gauge
Fuel monitoring system
Oil X-Changer system
Zinc saver
Wesmar hydraulic stabilizers
Wesmar 25 hp hydraulic bow thruster
Dripless stuffing box
Village Marine Tec SPW 600 gpd water maker
Automatic fire suppression system
High water alarm
Salt water washdown
4 Zone reverse cycle air conditioning
Wing engine mounts
Spare prop
4 Automatic bilge pumps
Whale manual bilge pump

Additional Components
Brownie's Third Lung
Stern anchor with 500' nylon rode
2 Raritan 20 gal water heaters
Bilge Buster ozone odor eliminator
Avon RIB with 15 hp Yamaha four stroke outboard
Nautical Structures 800# crane
CQR 75# Anchor with 300' 3/8" chain
SuperMax Anchor with 300' chain and nylon rode
Maxwell anchor windlass
Fresh bottom paint and zincs 12/16

AU $780,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Boat Reference
48' 0" - 14.64m
17' 4"
56450 lbs
Vessel Location
St Augustine, Florida
North America and Caribbean
James Krogen
Kadey Krogen
Hull Material
Engine Make
Number Engines
210 hp
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
670 hours
Wesmar 25 hp hydraulic bow thruster. Wesmar hydraulic stabilisers.
Northern Lights 12 kw generator - 850 hours
1100 US gallons
Avon RIB
15 hp Yamaha four stroke
Ground Tackle
CQR 75# Anchor with 300' 3/8" chain
SuperMax Anchor with 300' chain and nylon rode
Stern anchor with 500' nylon rode
Maxwell anchor windlass
As Kadey Krogen's representative to the Australian and New Zealand markets, I am able to offer much assistance with regard to organising pre-purchase survey inspections of the vessel, and can also assist in arranging insurance and shipping to Australia, should this be required. Please note that Kadey Krogens are more than capable of crossing the Pacific or Atlantic Oceans, having done so before.

Delivery will take place in the US, and prospective buyers should be aware that the cruising grounds in the US and Caribbean are amongst some of the finest in the World.

Kadey Krogen has four offices in the US and a very strong following amongst cruising owners, offering new owners advice and assistance.

Disclaimer: All care is taken to ensure that the information provided in this document is correct as specified by the owner of the vessel. Slight variation in specifications and photos may occur. Price is based on US$0.76 exchange rate and is subject to FX variations and does not include any shipping or other import costs associated with shipping the vessel to Australia or New Zealand.

Broker / Dealer
Andrew Coffey's Brokerage
47 Sydney Road
City / Suburb

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