“HOORAY”, an exceptional late-model 2019 68 Viking Yacht Convertible presented for sale by GYS— Anna Maria sold on January, 10th 2020, with an asking price of $5,295,000. The 68C was sold in-house with the assistance of yacht broker Tony Carrizosa representing the buyers and Carmine Galati Jr representing the sellers. The 2019 68 Viking Yacht featured all the latest technology in build techniques, engineering, and onboard options. Her upgrades included an MTU M96L 1945 HP engine package, Seakeeper Gyro Stabilizer SK26, Sonar Omni 8 – Furuno CSH8LMK2 Black Box Full Circle Scanning Sonar, 85kHz, Two Generators, Two Ice Chippers, Custom Tuna Tube Set-Up, and much more. Congratulations to the owners and sellers of this exceptional, like-new Viking Yacht.
The Viking Yachts 68 blue-water convertible is incomparable when it comes to performance, construction and luxury. When compared to others in its class, nothing comes close. The 68C is one of Viking’s latest models, with designs to perform both as a comfortable cruising motor yacht and an offshore tournament sportfish. Coming from a long pedigree of superior sportfish yachts she is sure to impress in the blue-water arena.
The 68C has a 176-square foot cockpit and spacious air-conditioned observation mezzanine with tackle storage. In addition, fishing features include a large lazarette hatch, fresh and saltwater wash-downs, and walk-through transom door. Inside the salon is a convenient day head. The flybridge helm is located on the centerline to provide the captain with commanding views.
The open salon/galley generous ample seating and dining space, with uninterrupted views through the frameless windows. Lower-deck staterooms include an amidships master with king berth, forward VIP, and bunkrooms for guests and crew. The stand-up engine room showcases the latest in noise-suppression technology.
Carmine Galati Jr. has grown up in the family business and offers many years of experience. Having grown up in the yachting industry, combined with his training and professional sales education, provides him the ability to create a very positive experience for his clients. Carmine holds a current brokerage license and has also completed and graduated from the highly respected Yacht Brokerage Institute. His love for working with people and enthusiastic personality naturally builds relationships with his customers to understand the client and match them with a yacht that fits their needs.
Tony Carrizosa started his sport-fishing career as a mate in the Florida Keys at the age of 17. He went on to further his career and obtained his captain’s license soon after. For the past 12 years, Tony has fished the waters from Panama to Baja, California. In these fisheries, he has won many tournaments and captained a world record women’s Stripe Marlin on 6#. Tony’s passion for fishing and his knowledge of sportfishing yachts has recently forged a relationship with Galati Yacht Sales and is currently a sales professional for the Los Suenos Costa Rica location.
Galati Yacht Sales sells over 400 boats a year, that’s better than one boat a day. When it’s time to sell your yacht what factors should you consider when choosing a yacht broker? The answer is pretty straight forward. The yacht broker’s experience, a thorough marketing plan, and trust, a name you can trust… a team you can trust. Team Galati brings value and expertise to the boating experience. When you are selling a yacht, you want someone who has boating experience, deep product knowledge, staying power, and passion! For five decades, our passion for boating and our commitment to integrity before, during, and after the sale has been the driving force behind the Galati family and our team of more than 175 yachting experts.