1998 48 ft Kadey-Krogen 48 Whaleback | Seattle ,WA

  • Price $ 519,800
  • Boat Name Arrluk
  • MAKE / Model Kadey-Krogen
  • Builder Kadey Krogen
  • Construction Composite
  • Length 48 ft
  • Beam 16.67 ft
  • Draft 5 ft
  • Cabins 3
  • Engine(s) Caterpillar, diesel


** Sale Pending **

This Kadey Krogen Whaleback is a full displacement cruising trawler with Portuguese bridge, prop-protecting keel and solid-fiberglass bottom with kevlar inlay making it ideal for North West cruising. With well over 16 feet of beam and no side decks, the interior volume of the Whaleback is like no other in its class. Powered by one of the most reliable and sought-after engines on the water, her single 210hp Caterpillar 3208 engine delivers an economical 8 knot cruising speed with a range of approximately 2,000 nautical miles.

Full refit done in 2020. The boat also comes with prime location, transferable moorage on Lake Union.

Key Features:

  • Reliable and preferred Caterpillar 3208 engine
  • Brand New Norther Lights 16kw Generator (2020)
  • All brightwork interior and exterior refinished including interior decks, with AWL GRIP - AWLWOOD (2021)
  • Wesmar Stabilizers 
  • Bow and Stern Thrusters
  • Updated Garmin Electronics
  • Village Marine Tech 600 GPD Water Maker
  • New (2019) Hurricane ITR 45,000 BTU Hydronic Diesel Heater with touch screen display
  • New house battery bank (2019-4 8D wet cells)


  • Accommodations

    Main Salon

    • Newly Awlgrip varnished double doors on entry from aft deck
    • Large L-Shaped settee and expandable dining table to starboard
    • Entertainment center with 32inch Proscan flat screen TV and storage to port
    • Additional Large L-Shaped settee surrounds coffee table to port
    • Hurricane diesel heating controls
    • Cruisair reverse cycle heating and air-conditioning controls


    Port side guest cabin

    • L-Shaped settee which converts into double berth
    • Single Pullman berth which folds off bulkhead
    • Abundance of storage including draws, closet and bookshelf
    • Large desk
    • ICOM IC-M700Pro Single-Sideband Radio (SSB)


    Guest head

    • Splendide 2100XC Washing Machine and Vented Dryer all-in-one unit
    • Vacuflush head
    • 4 large storage cabinets
    • Shower stall with grated teak deck


    Starboard side guest cabin

    • Large settee which converts into single berth
    • Single Pullman berth which folds off bulkhead
    • Abundance of storage including draws, closet and bookshelf
    • Large L-shaped desk


    Master Cabin

    • Large island queen berth flanked by two single settees
    • 2 large hanging closets and multiple storage draws
    • Newly re-bed and replaced portholes
    • Vanity table with large mirror, draws and in-built seat
    • Hurricane heating control
    • Cruisair reverse cycle heating and air-conditioning controls
    • Gobius wireless tank level meter


    Master Cabin Ensuite head

    • Dometic Vacuflush head
    • Large storage cabinets
    • Shower stall with bathtub


  • Galley
    • Updated Force 10 three burner stove and oven - Model: 63351
    • Seaward propane Solenoid Control
    • GE Profile Performance Microwave and Range hood (JVM1190BY 001)
    • Vissani full size refrigerator and freezer
    • Large stainless steel sink
    • Back-up manual Whale water pressure pump
    • Abundance of storage


    • Additional large U-Line ice maker located in midships technical space
  • Bridge
    • Large L-Shaped settee surrounds an expandable foldout table to starboard
    • Storage unit to port houses sink, with wet bar, bottle storage and U-Line fridge
    • Chelsea brass barometer
    • Chelsea brass Ship Strike Clock with Bell
    • Opening portholes surround bridge house


    Helm Station

    • Comfortable Todd Helm Chair
    • Updated Garmin 15inch GPSMAP 5215 chart-plotter, with Sirius satellite weather, Garmin HD24 radar and AIS integrated
    • Auxiliary Northstar Navigation Display
    • Dickson Stern Thruster control
    • Westmar Bow Thruster control
    • Windlass control
    • New window wiper arms and wipers (2020)
    • VDO engine monitoring gauges and alarm system
    • Aqua Multi-Station Alarm System
    • SIMRAD Robertson AP20 Auto Pilot unit
    • Interphase Probe Forward Sonar
    • SIMRAD Robertson IS11 Speed and Log Display
    • SIMRAD Robertson IS11 Depth and Anchor Display
    • VDO Rudder angle indicator
    • ICOM IC-M127 VHF Transceiver
    • Standard Horizon Matrix AIS GX2100 VHF radio
    • Morse Hydraulic Engine Control System
    • Danforth 6" magnetic compass


  • Deck

    Aft deck

    • Updated Grated swim-platform
    • Newly finished teak deck
    • Newly Varnished cap rails and ladder to bridge deck
    • Large lazarette storage
    • Thruster controls
    • One of two shore power connections on the vessel
    • Stern anchor


    Bridge deck

    • Cardinal CDARP-310 Aluminum hull RIB (2016) with 9.8 Tohatsu motor (2016)
    • Mast with block and winch system for tender
    • Revere Elite Series 8 man Bluewater auto-inflate life raft attached to HRU
    • Simrad EG50: AUTO Release EPIRB
    • 3 large storage boxes
    • Newly varnished ladder aft of bridge superstructure takes you to the monkey island
    • Moving forward on either side of the bridge housing are large walkways
    • Forward of these is the Portuguese Bridge which has storage hatches in-built and the second of two shore power connections on the vessel this makes it easy to run the shore power cable if you are stern in or bow into the slip


    Mooring deck

    • New Lofrans Falkon FK003890 12V 1700W windlass
    • Foot controls for windlass
    • 66lb Bruce Anchor
    • Additional auxiliary anchor
    • High stainless steel railings throughout
  • Mechanical

    Brand New Northern Lights 16kw Generator - M844DW3 (2021) - 20 hours

    • Connected to hydraulics so it can be used as a kicker engine
    • Brand new sound shield housing and mounts


    Caterpillar 3208 Main engine s/n 75V11551 - 4301 hours

    • Full Service - filters, oil & coolant (2021)
    • Various new hoses (2021)
    • Alternator rebuilt (2020)
    • New belt (2021)
    • Heat exchanger rebuilt (2020)


    Wesmar Stabilizers - Serviced 2020

    All through-hull fittings serviced or replaced (2020)

    New Hot water tank (2020)

    Village Marine Tech 600 GPD Water Maker.

    New (2019) Hurricane ITR 45,000 BTU Hydronic Diesel Heater with touch screen display


  • Disclaimer

    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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Basic Boat Info

  • Price: $ 519,800
  • Boat Name: Arrluk
  • Make: Kadey-Krogen
  • Model: 48 Whaleback
  • Year: 1998
  • Condition: Used
  • Category: Power
  • Construction: Composite
  • Boat Hull Id: CBK48014C898
  • Has Hull Id: 1


  • Length: 48 ft
  • Length Over All: 48 ft
  • Waterline Length:
  • Beam: 16.67 ft
  • Max Draft: 5 ft
  • Dry Weight: 56,200 lb
  • Cabins Count: 3


  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Drive Type:
  • Fuel: diesel
  • Engine Power: 210|horsepower
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 4301


  • Fuel Tanks: 1
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 1020|gallon
  • Water Tanks: 1
  • Holding Tank Count: 1


  • Heads Count: 2
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Boat Class: Trawlers,Motor Yachts,