GOODESCAPE is an Exceptional example of the famous Kadey-Krogen Whaleback. The perfect live aboard, long range cruiser. Her Full-Width Saloon & Galley area make her the largest volume 48' you will find. The Whaleback is designed for extended cruising in remote areas, she is ballasted for open ocean safety and has a 3000+ mile range to take you anywhere in the world. Her systems are engineered for "away from the dock" living - large storage capacities, large battery capacity with solar charging, huge freezer capacity, water maker, etc. GOODESCAPE has been extensively upgraded and is well sorted-out - she is absolutely "turn key"! Her exterior and interior are extremely fresh with recent hull, superstructure & decks Awl-Grip, carpet, fabrics and upholstery upgrades. Call for an appointment today - you will NOT be disappointed!
Solid hand laid PPG combo mat fiberglass below the waterline with closed cell P.V.C. sandwich core used above the waterline, in the topsides. End grained balsa-cored superstructure, pilothouse and boat deck. Core mat is also used to reduce print-through. Vinylester resin used in first two laminates below the waterline. Marine plywood bulkheads. Mahogany stringers and frames.
Design features that give a Krogen outstanding sea handling, efficiency and economy include:
The main saloon is huge, open and airy. Port, starboard and aft opening windows have teak valances and new Hunter Douglas custom window treatments. The double teak doors have have a Clear View retractable screen system. To starboard, there is an L-shaped settee with storage beneath & behind and a hi-lo folding leaf dining table. The settee & table also converts to a very comfortable double berth. To port there is an L-shaped settee with storage beneath and two built-in side tables. There is a large flat screen Smart TV mounted on the forward bulkhead, and mounted lamps port and starboard. The settees have recently been reupholstered with Ultra Leather, and there is new carpeting throughout the living areas.
Located forward of the saloon on the starboard side, includes:
The master stateroom is forward and features an island queen berth and enormous headroom - no claustrophobia here! . There are large drawers at the foot of the berth and full storage beneath. Storage is completed with two large hanging lockers, two dressers with drawers, and a large lighted vanity. There are opening port lights and overhead hatches with retractable shades. There is a bulkhead mounted HDTV to starboard. All soft goods, including the mattress have been replaced.
The en-suite head features a large separate shower stall with teak grate, opening port and bi-fold door, new Vacuflush all-ceramic full size fresh water toilet, a linen closet, medicine cabinet new ceramic tile floors and Corian counter top.
The port-side stateroom is currently configured with a fixed double berth, but it could be converted back to an L-shaped settee that pulls out to a berth. For additional sleeping, there is a Pullman berth that folds down from above.There is a large hanging locker, bookshelves and a desk with chair and file drawer storage as well. A very large opening window and an opening port provides lots of natural light and ventilation. This cabin has its own air conditioning/heat controls. All soft goods, including the mattress, have been replaced.
The guest head is to starboard and has a new VacuFlush all-ceramic full size toilet, new tiled floor, separate stall shower with teak grate and opening port, and Corian countertop with a medicine cabinet above the sink as well as a large separate storage locker. Just outside the guest head is the stack washer and separate dryer.
To starboard, forward of the guest head, is the Custom Pantry/Office/Workroom storage compartment that contains the large custom top-loading freezer and top-loading dry goods storage, a desk with shelves and loads of drawer and locker storage space. The flat surface of the freezer compartment serves as a work bench, clothes folding table, etc.
Just close the door and all your project mess is out of sight!
The ship-sized pilothouse is surrounded by windows for a 360 degree view for captain, crew and guests. The side and aft windows open for additional ventilation. Dutch Opening doors with Clear View retracting screens on port & starboard sides provide quick & easy deck access. There is a large L-shaped settee, which has recently been reupholstered with Ultra Leather, that converts to a double berth and a high/low dining table. Generous storage under the settee, abundant cabinet storage and a wet bar with Ice Maker complete the layout. A Stidd leather & chrome helm chair provides the Captain comfort for those long passages. With abundant seating and spectacular views, the pilothouse is the perfect place to gather while underway or at anchor.
Cockpit Aft Deck:
The fully-covered Cockpit has been outfitted to make this area a social center for outside activities. There is a bulkhead mounted all-weather flat screen TV, a beautiful pedestal mounted teak table with inlaid compass rose and four (4) pedestal mounted stools. (The table and stools can easily be removed if you would like a more conventional arrangement.)
The main engine and generator are in the aft engine room with the fuel tanks and water heater while there is a forward machinery room that is separate from the heat and noise of the engine and generator. This forward machinery room includes the water tanks, house batteries, dual Racor fuel filters, fuel polishing, stabilizers, water maker and work bench.