1985 Viking Yacht Convertible
Our Viking is in excellent running condition and just fished the White Marlin Open. The boat is powered by Caterpillar 3208 turbo diesels @ 375 hp each. Engines were last of the 3208s off the line and were installed 12(+/-) years ago. Previous owner had limited use of the boat due to illness and without exact documentation on the boats hours during engine installation we estimate 4-500 hours of use. The boat layout is galley down including hot water, refrigerator+freezer, microwave, stove, fresh water sink; forward stateroom sleeps 2 comfortably; full bathroom/shower w/hot water, dinette folds into sleeping area for 2; salon has stereo, couch, overhead lighting-boat is wired for 120 volts, two unit Airrrr alternating heat/a/c unit. Westerbeke diesel generator in excellent running conditon. Cockpit has forward/reverse/throttle controls, teak floor and rails, 12 rod holders, two fish boxes, tackle box with fresh water spigot, ice box, outriggers and center rigger, and raw water wash down. Bridge has Furuno radar, Furuno depth finder, Northstar GPS, Lowrance GPS/depthfinder with thru-hull transducer and accurate water temp gauge, radio, two VHF radios, windlass anchor, captains chairs and forward seating, new Eisner glass 2 months ago. We purchased the boat four years ago and have been very happy with it, here is a list of new/replaced items:
New before we purchased: Corian countertops, teak/holly interior flooring, bathroom head/sink/tile floor and surrounding fixtures, Murial paintings over kitchen/dinette.
New/repaired 1 year ago or more: Engine throttle cables, main tank fuel sending unit, raw water wash down pump, generator raw water heat exchanger (repaired), bottom barrier coated, props turned down by BlackDog Props, cutlass bearings, raw water lines to engines and a/c units, freon in a/c units, Lowrance X-15 GPS/depthfinder with thru-hull transducer for water temp gauge, engine heat exchangers cleaned and serviced, toilet sewer lines and tank repair.
New/repaired within past 12 months: All Caterpillar gauges/sending units w/VDO to include RPM, Battery voltage, oil pressure, engine temp, Eisner glass on bridge, dripless shafts adjusted, engine alternators replaced, engine starters serviced, batteries replaced, all 4/0 battery to starter to kill switch cables replaced, new bottom-running gear-transducer paint, zincs.