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Making Progress: The Viking 82 CMY

 

Viking’s newest addition, the 82 Cockpit Motor Yacht is making its way down the construction line. The first 82 CMY is expected to be delivered late March.  Boasting a 108 square-foot cockpit with transom door and fixed swim platform, as well as a mezzanine she is fit for fishing and water sports. Its interior will share similar accommodations to her sister, the 75 MY.

 

The first 82 CMY is an open fly bridge model. The bridge will feature multiple lounge areas, a family sized table, and a wet bar and grill.  The bridge will also showcase a hydraulic davit for stowing and launching the yacht’s dinghy.

 

 

Much like the Viking models before her, the Viking 82CMY is sure to be a head turner and crowd pleaser. 

 

   

 

  

 



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Countdown to the Buccaneer Cup 2017

 

Enter Before January 15 - Save $750 off Onsite Entry

Tournament Dates – January 19 – 21, 2017

 

The 54th Annual Buccaneer Cup Sailfish Release Tournament is right around the corner and the excitement is building. Boats from all over Florida and the East Coast are prepping for the event and with cold fronts scheduled to hit summer-like South Florida in the days prior to the tournament the fishing should be red hot!

 

If you enter now you can save a whopping $750 off the onsite entry fee and all you have to do is go to www.buccaneercup.com, enter and pay the entry fee. You can complete your angler list and enter the Calcutta at the captain’s meeting on January 19th. Remember, every penny raised by this tournament is donated to the Recreational Fishing Alliance (www.joinrfa.org).

 

The Buc Cup Digital Program is now available on the tournament website and Facebook Page or you can click this link (Buc Cup News). It includes the tournament schedule, rules and articles about the tournament, its sponsors, last year’s winners and more. You don’t want to miss out on it even if you’re not entering the tournament!

 

The Captains Meeting will be held at Sailfish Marina this year due to circumstances beyond our control, but it will include the usual food, open bar, music and fun. Captains Meet attendance is mandatory so come enjoy the evening with us and have a few drinks on us.

 

The Captains Meeting will be held on January 19 with onsite entry, registration and Calcutta entry starting at 4 PM at Sailfish Marina. Fishing days are January 20 and 21 and you can leave from and return to Lake Worth or Jupiter Inlets. The complete rules can be reviewed on the tournament website. The gala awards dinner will be held at the Sailfish Club of Florida starting with the open bar at 7 PM and a full seafood buffet dinner shortly thereafter. There will be a silent auction that includes some of the finest in fishing tackle, marine art, baskets of cheer and more. A free water taxi will be available from Sailfish Marina for tournament participants or you can drive to the club.

If you have questions please contact Gary Caputi (732-740-9982) or Courtney Bowden (561-909-7868)

 

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Galati Yacht Sales-"Exceeding Expectations"

 

 

Experience the difference at Galati Yacht Sales. We have been exceeding our customer’s expectations since 1970!

 

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Galati Maritimo Muster in Key West For Super Boat Races

Galati Yacht Sales and Maritimo Yacht owners rendezvoused at the Superboat World Championships in Key West, FL to cheer on the Gold Coast Maritimo Offshore Racing team.

 

Festivities started Thursday with a kickoff party aboard GYS M58 and M64 Yachts at Stock Island Marina. Throttle man Ross Willaton made a guest appearance. Fans were able to take photos and raise their glasses to wish Ross and the rest of the Maritimo Race Team good luck in the upcoming races for the weekend.



On Friday, race fans boarded the Maritimo Yachts and headed out to watch the races.  Siting at turn one, guests were able to enjoy the energy and excitement. Unfortunately, for the Maritimo team, a blower belt to the supercharger failed during the start of the race.


 

Friday night Team Galati and Team Maritimo attended the Boat Parade on Duval Street and the VIP cocktail party at Lik Art Gallery.

 

Saturday, the Maritimo mechanical team rushed into action and had the boat ready for final day of racing on Sunday. Team Galati and Fans took the opportunity to tour Key West and join in camaraderie of the festivities around town.  All in our matching race shirts!


 

Sunday is Final Race Day! Race fans met at Stock Island Marina for lunch on the docks and then headed out to the races! 

Maritimo was running neck and neck with the boat that ultimately won the world championships when a blown steering hose ended their hopes.

 

 

 The boat was traveling at more then 120MPH when the failure occurred and the vessel was sent spinning around and slammed stern first into the water breaking a tunnel tab completely off. “They were neck and neck with the CMS Offshore Racing boat that ultimately won and had it not been for the steering hose mishap things would have been very different,” say Greg Haines, Maritimo Sales and Marketing Manager.

 

Everyone was safe and the race fans still had a wonderful time despite the mishap and plan to attend the Maritimo Muster with Galati Yacht Sales to cheer on Team Maritimo next year! 

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