Viking 80 Convertible Yachts for Sale
The Viking 80 Convertible has proven technical features proven to offer reliability and practicality. The Viking designers and engineers have shaved any unnecessary weight to increase strength and sea keeping abilities. The resin-infused hull is sophisticated made up of Baltek and end grain balsa with Airex foam cores E-glass fiberglass laminates. The stringers are fiberglass encapsulated foam, and bulkheads are made with vacuumed bagged composites.
This model is not only powerful but like other Viking yachts; the owners have some options in making the vessel fit their needs. There the choice of a closed or open bridge deck. A staircase up the bridge from the salon and open deck behind the enclosed section allows the captain to control the boat from outside while battling fish. The options also change the saloon layout a bit, as they have to make room for the staircase, but the loss of space is minor.
There's no lack of space aboard the Viking 80C. Five cabins on this yacht include a full-beam master with ample space. The washer/dryer is cleverly hidden away in the companionway. The two starboard staterooms offer upper and lower berths that are spacious and have a sliding entrance door to maximize interior space. Each stateroom has a large head with a fiberglass shower stall.
On the flybridge, there's a center console command station giving the operator an excellent view underway while fishing. Three pedestal helm seats come standard, but owners can choose additional seating on port and in starboard lounges—each with stowaway below. The U-shaped lounge and table forward allow seating for more guests. A freezer with a refrigerated box and a sink with a freshwater outlet.
The layout of the galley maximizes space with under the counter refrigeration beneath the second dining area along with bar stools. The outboard counter accommodates an electric cooktop and a double sink. Forward the galley there’s a versatile, spacious walk-in pantry.
All these features and power make the Viking 80C an offshore fisherman’s dream. With a pair of CAT V16 M96L inboard diesel engines that provide a remarkable 2,635 marine horsepower. There’s plenty of headroom and total access to all maintenance areas and equipment. The sitting height on the lower mezzanine is just the perfect height for an ideal line of sight for the crew to either side. A forward-facing curve on the mezzanine edge also provides a bit more space behind the chair.
Inside and out the Viking 80C is made to provide the best possible trips out on the sea while keeping everyone safe and comfortable. Owners and their families will all appreciate the space, luxury and all that this model as to offer.
Whether in the market for a sports fishing, tournament boat or a family cruiser, the 80C is a great vessel that will meet all those needs and more. Viking has a lot to offer with this model and with customization options, it can indeed become a yachtsman's dream boat.