Galati Yacht Sales— Destin, introduces LYON’S PRIDE, a 2019 Viking 68 Convertible now available for sale. This 68 Viking Convertible is truly astounding, dialed in to the highest degree, a pleasure to show, better than new, and displayed exactly how a sportfish vessel of this magnitude should look and be maintained. The 68 Viking is the latest addition to Viking’s convertible fleet, this one being an October 2018 delivery, the 68 is a true crowd pleaser at all levels. It offers the smoothest, quietest and driest of rides in the Viking family.
Propelled with MTU 12V 2000 M96L’s, Lyon’s Pride offers a comfortable 34-knot cruise and 40-knot barrier top end. The true attraction of the 68 still lies within its spacious salon with raised dinette and open galley island arrangement. View the pop-up TV to starboard from any vantage point. Or the second TV mounted above the dinette finished and trimmed in solid walnut. The large walk-in pantry forward of the galley is a favorite for all who view the vessel. Her accommodations offer a 4 stateroom, 4 1/2 head arrangement, of which the generous crews’ quarters accesses the engine room aft.
Lyon’s Pride, with the latest in build and technology, boasts all the benefits of a production vessel built with the design and look of a custom convertible sportfish. Lyon’s Pride is sure to please and has everything in its build that one would need in a tournament rigged vessel, including custom tuna tubes and sonar.
The Viking Yachts 68 Convertible is designed to perform both as a comfortable cruising Motoryacht and an offshore tournament sportfish. The 68C has a 176-square foot cockpit and spacious air-conditioned observation mezzanine with tackle storage. Other fishing features include a large lazarette hatch, fresh and saltwater washdowns, and walk-through transom door with a lift gate. A convenient day head is tucked just inside the salon. 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 is equipped with the latest in noise-suppression technology.
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Jim Azzolini has been in the marine industry for 24 years and joined Galati Yacht Sales in 2000. He thoroughly enjoys meeting new people and building long-lasting relationships. He loves to help customers specifically tailor the right match in the model, product, engine, style, and budget to engage on the best buying opportunities available for them and their families.
Will Roohan has been in the marine and sportfishing industry for over 12 years. With the combination of William’s unprecedented experience in yacht design and his time behind the wheel, he holds the knowledge and expertise to guide you towards the right boat.