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  • 22 Sep 2019 11:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Krog-in 2019

    (If you won’t there, we missed you!)

    Tuesday, September 17th   (Gale force winds experienced whichbrought boats in early or late.)

    4:00 – 5:00 Name tag and goodie bag distribution.  (Don’t forget your pet’s nametag!)  

    Photographs taken, as needed, for updating the Northwest KK Owners Directory.

    Official Arrival of the Fleet

    10 photos collected of each boats summer’s cruising activities slide show – during dinner

    Wednesday, September 18th Official Arrival of the Fleet

    8:00 – 9:00 Coffee, tea and breakfast snacks in activity tent (way too much food!)
    1:00 – 4:00 Emergency at Sea Class / Roundtable—Jan
    4:00 – 5:00 Name tag and goodie bag distribution.  (Don’t forget your pet’s nametag!)  

    Photographs taken, as needed, for updating the Northwest KK Owners Directory.

    10 photos collected of each boats summer’s cruising activities slide show – during dinner

    5:30 – 7:00 Welcome reception, drinks and dinner.  BYOB and appetizers to share. The grill will be available.  (Showed last years Boat Summer Cruising pictures.)


    Thursday, September 19th

    8:00 – 9:00 Coffee, tea and breakfast snacks in activity tent

    9:00 – 9:30 Welcome—Brad

    9:30 – 10:30 KK Corporate—Tom Button
    Corporate health, corporate plans, etc.
    Introduction of Stan Miller Yachts

    10:45 – 12:00 Northern Lights—Bob Senter (Held in parking lot)
    What you need to know about the operation and maintenance of your Northern Lights generator.

    10:45 – 12:00 (Optional) Galley Talk – A Roundtable to share ideas.

    12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own

    1:00 – 1:30 Vendors Introductions
    Representatives introduced themselves and their companies
    (This was too much with the Krogen Krawl going on.  We did not give the vendors the time and attention they should have had.)

    1:30 – 4:30 Open Boat and Vendor Roundtables

    Open Boat (AKA: The Krogen Krawl)
    Signs will be available to put in windows indicating your boat is open for viewing.

    Vendor Roundtables
    Each vendor will be at a round table in the activity tent to informally answer questions, discuss issues, and schedule boat visits.

    6:00 – 9:00 Dinner at the Anacortes Yacht Club.
    Catered buffet by Gere-a-Deli.  
    BYOB  
    Door prizes/Raffle



    Friday, September 20th

    8:00 – 9:00 Coffee, tea and PANCAKE breakfast snacks in activity tent

    9:00 – 10:15 Taking care of your 42—Tom Button
    Strengths and weaknesses, what to look for, how to repair, etc.

    10:30 – 12:00 Communications—Neal Parker and Ed Northrup to moderate the discussion. 
    Boat-to-boat and boat-to-shore communications. What are KK owners using?  Which owners can people ask questions of? (See our web page for info.)

    12:00 – 1:30 Lunch on your own

    1:30 – 3:00 Kadey Krogen Roundtable

    3:30 – 4:30 Business Meeting (It will be in Anacortes next year!  - Brad)

    6:00 – 9:00 Dinner on the docks. (Yum!) Showed this years 10 pictures from all the boats.
    Catered buffet.  BYOB


    Saturday, September 21st

    7:30 – 8:00 Coffee, tea and breakfast snacks

    Departure of the fleet

    UNTIL NEXT YEAR!


  • 2 Nov 2018 9:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Krogenites!

    Most of you are currently planning out this next summer's cruising!  

    Now for the real reason of this letter! We want to travel with you each summer and imagine how much fun you all are having and we thought it might be fun for us all to share  where you  cruise (the general area) each summer and see  pictures (one up to ten pictures) for a slideshow at the Krog-in.  

    Last years slideshow did not get to be viewed by many but we will try harder this coming summer!  If you want to see the 2018 slide show go to You-Tube and search for NW Kadey Krogen Owners Summer 2018 pictures...

    Not going to make the Krog-in this year?  That’s “kind of” OK, you can still stay in touch and fill us in on where you are cruising and submit some pictures too!  (We still care!)  We can then look each other up and see the photo albums on the member pages if we want to.

    Here is what I would like to have you do…

    • 1.      Choose your top 10 pictures from your cruise this summer.
    • 2.      Go onto the web page and make a Member Photo Album, add pictures and captions and I will tell you how!  Then leave the rest to me!  We will have a great slide show ready for you at the Krog-in showing some wonderful things from some wonderful crews. 

    How to make a Member Photo Album:

    • 1.       Once you are signed onto the web page, click on your name in the upper right corner
    • 2.      click on View profile tab
    • 3.      click on Member photo albums tab
    • 4.      click on Add Album tab
    • 5.      and then name your album:   KROG-IN 2019 Pictures - (main cruising area you visited this summer) Note: your album title can not end with a period.
    • a.       My  2018 album was:  KROG-IN 2018 Pictures - Local South Puget Sound and I chose 10 photos and uploaded them to my album.  You also can give a general description of your trip at this time if you like.
    • 6.      Now upload up to 10 of your best pictures of this year’s adventures with the Upload photos tab.  You can upload up to 5 pictures at a time.  This can take a few minutes…
    • 7.      You can then assign a caption to the photo.  Click on the photo within the photo album and then click on Add caption tab.  In the field that appears, enter the caption and then click save.  

    I hope this process goes well for you and you enjoy sharing your summer with others.  Let me know if you have problems and I will try and help you work through them and let me know when you have added an album so I can download your pictures and add them to the slide show.   

    Thanks and safe cruising!

    Julie Lund

    MV Ocean Psalm


  • 2 Nov 2018 4:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The quality of the thumbnail photos used in this website are not suitable for print, so we are asking members to create a photo album specifically for your membership photo.   Jan explains this process in the General Form

  • 9 Sep 2018 8:26 AM | Jan (Administrator)

    As we depart USSC for home I just want to say what a GREAT group of people we have. Brad kept us organized and on track and thanks to his foresight, dry under the tents. Meals were delicious and the speakers were entertaining. We hope to welcome more than 40 boats next September in Anacortes! 

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