The newest family member of the fleet, the Viking Yachts 44 Open hits the water where she belongs. As usual, all expectations have been exceeded by this new highly anticipated 44-foot masterpiece. It is sure to be a show stopper this fall with her beautiful lines, molded in swept-back windshield and rugged built raked hull with straight shaft propulsion. She represents the best in class craftsmanship, performance and the sea handling characteristics that only a Viking can provide.
All the latest and greatest innovations have been mastered on the 44 and can be immediately appreciated as soon as you take the helm. Experience the great all-around visibility and clean engineering that’s been put into creating the swept-back windshield. With molded-in framing that offers a corrosion free alternative over aluminum. All while adding strength and rigidity that provides a large unobstructed front windshield for superior visibility and good looks.
A centerline helm station accents a teak helm pod. With polished single lever electronic controls. Over the next couple of weeks, it will be accompanied by custom Release helm and companion chair at the bridge. A generous electronics display dash provides perfect visibility and is within easy reach at all times. Additionally, large wrap around bench seating with storage compartments below provide abundant space for gear and passengers to relax underway.
Furthermore, the Viking 44 is outfitted with sub-zero refrigerated drawers and beautiful Corian counter surfaces. The expansive galley area located adjacent to the roomy salon entertainment area offers uncompromised functionality for meal prep. With a solid cooktop, microwave convection oven and room for all provisions in the ample high gloss finish teak cabinetry Viking is known for.
As soon as you go below, it’s apparent that you’re in a Viking engine room. As usual, it has clean painted surfaces and an easy-to-move around layout. Housing state of the art 800 HP inline six common rail Man engines with straight shaft propulsion is mounted on heavy duty stringers and capped by overlapping full-length steel mounting plates.
She’s just a few weeks away from being complete and is scheduled for debut at the annual Viking VIP event in Atlantic City, NJ. This event is held on September 11th – 13th. The Viking 44 yacht will also be available for sea trial and showings. Opportunities to see and test run all the new Viking models only come around twice a year. Seating is limited so call your Galati Viking Specialist today! Get to be one of the first to experience the latest evolution of the open sports fish arena and Viking Yachts family.