David Glasco joined Kadey-Krogen Yachts as a naval architect. Glasco comes to Kadey-Krogen by way of Valiant Yachts and most recently from Tom Fexas Yacht Design, where he was project manager for the new Krogen 55-foot Expedition trawler yacht. He joins staff naval architect Jimmy Krogen at the company's headquarters in Stuart, Fla.
A Kansas native, Glasco is a 1995 graduate of the naval architecture and marine engineering program at the University of Michigan. In addition to his design credentials, he brings hands-on construction experience gained during an internship with Westport Shipyard in Washington.
“Dave augments Jimmy Krogen's design skills with his own years of custom design and build experience,” said Tom Button, a partner with the yacht firm, in a statement. “He brings a fresh perspective that will help us develop new models as well as integrate developing methods into the current product line to carry on our commitment to quality, technology and engineering.”
Kadey-Krogen Yachts builds five models of Pure Full Displacement trawler yachts: the Krogen 39, Krogen 44, Krogen 48, the latest model Krogen 55 Expedition, and the Krogen 58.
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Bruce A. Krause was appointed to the newly created position of western shore manager at The Oxford Yacht Agency.
He will be responsible for developing service and brokerage business for OYA’s Dickerson Harbor indoor storage and repair facility in Trappe, Md., and for brokerage sales of yachts from Oxford, Md.
Krause, through a destination trip shuttle service, will offer boat owners on the western shore the opportunity to have their boats cared for and worked on by skilled OYA craftsman who have been working on Grand Banks and Eastbay yachts for years.
Krause is a longtime Annapolis, Md., resident and has been associated with various marine businesses in Annapolis since 1991. He is a graduate engineer with a background in the plastics and metalworking industries. A cruising sailor and owner of numerous sailboats, he switched to trawlers and Downeast boats in 1997 and owns a Grand Banks 36 sedan.
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Old Port Cove Holdings promoted Douglas Alexander to marina manager at its North Palm Beach Marina in Florida. He was previously Old Port Cove Marina dockmaster.
Alexander will be responsible for all aspects of managing the 107-slip hardwood-decked floating dock marina in North Palm Beach. He also will maintain partnerships with the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Clean Marina Program and Florida Fish and Wildlife’s Monofilament Recycling Program.
Originally from Greenville, S.C., he lives in Jupiter, Fla., with his wife, Kim, and daughter, Britney.