STUART, Florida—Kadey-Krogen Yachts announced Stan Miller Yachts is the new West Coast dealer for its signature line of long-range trawlers and new Summit MotorYachts brand. The announcement was made in mid-January.
Stan Miller Yachts will provide eight additional sales professionals and four fully operational offices – Seattle, Washington, Long Beach, California, Newport Beach, California and San Diego – to further assist Kadey-Krogen enthusiasts achieve their cruising dreams. The Kadey-Krogen also announced its longtime sales professional Dennis Lawrence will join the Stan Miller Yachts sales team in Seattle. The remainder of North America will continue to be served directly by Kadey-Krogen Yachts.
Kadey-Krogen Yachts, with its throughout the Pacific Northwest and owner-run Northwest Kadey-Krogen Owners Group, is eager to expand its presence on the West Coast, its marketing team said in a released statement.
“It’s truly a win-win situation for our two businesses to come together for combined success on the West Coast,” Tucker West, vice president of sales, Kadey-Krogen Yachts, said. “While our dealer/manufacturer relationship is newly minted, Stan Miller Yachts has long been a business respected by me and my partners – and combined, we have [more than] 100 years in business. We are very pleased to add our high-quality designs to the suite of leading brands that they represent.”
Stan Miller Yachts, which has been in the industry for more than 60 years, is well known and recognized as a West Coast yacht brokerage. The brokerage offers a wide selection of new and pre-owned yachts.
“This is the perfect relationship – we have a long history of working with discerning trawler and motoryacht clients, and are well-positioned to represent the Kadey-Krogen and Summit MotorYachts brands on the West Coast. It’s a great fit,” John Buettner, president of Stan Miller Yachts, said.
Kadey-Krogen Yachts, meanwhile, has been around for 42 years and is known for its Raised Pilothouse and Expedition series of trawler yachts, with vessels ranging from 44 to 58 feet and designs up to 70 feet. The Krogen 50-foot Open is the newest addition to the luxury line of ocean-going vessels and is a model (and new series) all her own. Light-filled and open, the Krogen 50 Open’s continuous salon/galley/pilothouse main deck arrangement puts entertaining and ease at the center of long-range cruising. The latest Krogen 50 Open was on display at the Seattle Boat Show, which took place Jan. 25 to Feb. 2.
Summit MotorYachts is a brand within the Kadey-Krogen Yachts universe; production of its flagship Summit 54 model is currently underway at Asia Harbor Yacht Builders in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, where all Kadey-Krogens are built, the company said in a released statement. The Summit 54 is expected to debut in late 2019.
More information about West Coast sales of Kadey-Krogen Yachts and Summit MotorYachts can be directed to your nearest Stan Miller Yachts office, or by browsing online at www.kadeykrogen.com and www.summitmotoryachts.com.