Tusen Takk II Specs

• Kadey-Krogen

• LOA:                   53’0″
• LWL:                   48’6″
• Beam:                 17’ 4”
• Displacement:      56,450 lbs.
• Draft: 5’0″
• Bridge Clearance: 33’0″ Mast Up
• Ballast:               4,500 lbs. – lead

• Engine:                John Deere
• Engine HP:           225
• Engine Model:       6068 TFM
• Cruising Speed:     6 – 9 kts

• Fuel:                    1,000 gals. diesel
• Water:                    400 gals.
• Holding:                  100 gals.

• Hull and superstructure molds from high-grade female tooling.
• Hull construction includes use of USA-made, Cook® gel coat. Hand-Laid Knytex® fiberglass construction with closed-cell PVC sandwich core used in topsides. Solid fiberglass below waterline with blister-resistant vinylester resin utilized on first two laminates below the waterline.
• Superstructure includes end-grain balsa core and surface mats for print-through reduction.
• Teak aft and side decks. Boat and fore decks have GripTex® non-skid finish. Bulwark has molded plank lines with gel coat finish.
• Polyurethane formulate marine sealants used at hull-to-deck, boat deck joints and exterior fittings.
• Marine-grade plywood bulkheads with molded fiberglass hat section stringers.
• Teak veneer walls and cabinetry with satin varnish.

The saloon is entered through double doors from the aft deck. To port is a built-in settee with storage under. There is an L-shaped dinette with teak hi-lo table. At the forward end of the saloon is a built-in entertainment center. There are teak valances and mini-blinds on the large port and starboard saloon windows and on the aft bulkhead window. All the windows open and are equipped with screens. There is also a Phantom screen for the aft saloon doors.

The large, open faced galley is located on the starboard side, forward of the saloon. The major components include:
• 14.4 Cu. ft. refrigerator/freezer with teak door inserts
• Force 10 3-burner propane stove with oven
• G.E. Microwave/convection oven
• Large stainless steel sink with Scanmix faucet
• Corian counter tops

Master Stateroom
The master stateroom is located forward. It features a centerline island queen berth, 2 hanging lockers, mirrored vanity, generous drawer and locker storage, 4 opening ports and 2 overhead hatches. The master stateroom offers abundant ventilation for those peaceful nights at anchor.

Ensuite Head
The master stateroom head is located on the port side of the stateroom. It has a Sealand Vacuflush head, stall shower with bi-fold shower door, Corian counter top and an opening port.

Guest Stateroom
The guest stateroom is located aft of the master stateroom on the starboard side. When not used to accommodate guests this stateroom serves as an office/den with built-in desk, teak bookshelves, convertible settee, hanging locker and 3 opening ports.

Guest Head 
The guest head is opposite the guest stateroom and has a Sealand Vacuflush head, stall shower with bi-fold shower door, Corian counter top and opening ports. The guest head also houses the stack washer/dryer.

The pilothouse is located up and forward from the saloon/galley area. It offers excellent visibility for the captain, and comfortable accommodations for members of the cruising party. There is a large L-shaped convertible settee with pedestal mounted table, Stidd helm seat, 2 overhead screened hatches and powder coated aluminum weather-tight doors port and starboard.

The electronics and navigational aids include:
• Simrad AP20 autopilot with an AP22 control on the flybridge
• Furuno RDP 149 NavNet radar/chartplotter with integral GPS
• Furuno GP-32 GPS
• Raymarine ST60 depthfinder with repeater in master stateroom
• Raymarine ST60 wind speed and apparent wind with flybridge and master stateroom repeaters
• Raymarine ST60 knotmeter and log
• Raymarine ST60 Tridata repeater on flybridge
• Maptech i3 chartplotter with weather channel receiver / Auxiliary station of flybridge
• ICOM IC-M802 SSB radio
• 2 ICOM IC-502 VHF radios

• 12 Kw Northern Lights generator in sound shield
• 2 Freedom-25 inverter/chargers
• Balmar 210 Amp alternator with smart regulator
• Isolation transformer
• Glendenning Cablemaster

Engine Room  
• John Deere 6068TFM diesel – 225 hp
• Dual Racor filters with vacuum gauge
• Dripless stuffing box
• Fuel polishing system
• Fire suppression system
• TRAC stabilizers
• MaxPower 24 volt bow thruster
• Electric oil change system

Additional Components
• 4 Zone reverse cycle air conditioning
• EchoTec 50gph Water maker
• AB Dinghy and 30 hp Yamaha engine
• Electric dinghy davit
• Full canvas package
• Aft deck enclosure
• 2 at-anchor flopper-stoppers
• 2 Anchors with chain and rode
• Maxwell anchor windlass
• Panasonic Smart TV


4 thoughts on “Tusen Takk II Specs

  1. gregory smith

    Hi Chuck,
    Passed a boat named Tusen Takk in Newport RI the other day. Thought it was you for a minute. looked like a Krogen. Your old boat?
    We picked up our K52, Privateer, in October, spent winter in Bahamas and are back in our home port on Newport, RI. May not ever make it back to Caribbean w this boat, but will keep an eye out for you.

    1. admin Post author


      Unlikely that it was our original “Tusen Takk”, because the person who bought the boat from us changed the name to ???? that I don’t remember. 🙁

  2. Conrad

    Hi, Thank you for sharing.I have a couple questions about the Kroger. Would you be able to help? I’m looking at a Kroger 42 built in 1992. I was wondering if your boat or know of other Krogers having blister issues? The exterior various side panels that run top to hand rail on this boat has some blisters and where the panel meets the hand railing the wood is softened and dark. The exterior port side bow area near a line guide fitting there is blistering along the side of the bow. I was wondering if this is something common for this age Kroger or you might have heard or witness from other owners? When inside the boat there is a distinct smell. I don’t know how to describe other than a combination of maybe bilge, holding tank, head area, diesel. It’s noticeable when you first board the boat then you start to get a little use to it. I know w/ some boats the
    boat smell can be a bit stronger than others. Any insight or comments with regards to questions or things to know about the a Kroger much appreciated.

    1. admin Post author

      Since we have been cruising deep in the Caribbean, we haven’t seen enough Krogen 42s to be able to comment on how common blisters are. I would say that strong odors don’t seem like a good sign. A good surveyor should be able to help with that, if you are interested in pursuing that particular vessel.

      The Krogen 42s have been around long enough that a number of them have developed leaking fuel tanks. Many have already been replaced. Would suggest you limit your search to 42s that have already undergone the replacement.
      Hope these limited (and belated) comments are helpful.



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