Galati Yacht Sales has been the exclusive dealer for new Viking Yachts on the Gulf Coast from Tampa, Sarasota, Naples, Destin, Anna Maria, Alabama, Houston, Clear Lake, and internationally with yacht brokerages in Cabo and Costa Rica, for more than 20 years, and serviced the brand long before that. The Viking-Galati relationship goes back 30 years when Galati began servicing the brand on Florida’s Gulf Coast. After years of servicing Viking fishing boats, we became the Viking dealer in the area. Collectively between the two companies, there are 100 years of unwavering dedication and commitment to delivering the best experience on the water possible.
In addition to our locations on the Gulf Coast and abroad, we recently expanded our Viking Yachts dealership to California with offices in Long Beach and San Diego, to Washington and the entire Pacific Coast.
Our goal of consistently exceeding our customer expectations parallels perfectly with Viking’s mantra to build a better boat every day. It’s the perfect combination of a great product backed by great service and a knowledgeable team.
Our Viking Specialists go through countless hours of new product training at the Viking factory.
This ongoing training benefits our buyers because you can rest assured that your sales professionals understand the product, performance, build process, and can help you determine the best features and options for your boating needs.
New Viking boats for sale range from the Viking 38 Billfish to the Viking 90, manufactured by skilled shipwrights in New Jersey. Additionally, Viking has a service facility in Riviera Beach, Florida, often referred to as Viking South. All Viking boats for sale are 90% built in-house except for components such as engines, transmissions, pumps, hoses, air conditioning units, electronics, and entertainment systems, virtually everything else is produced by the skilled craftsmen at the Viking Yacht Company.
When considering the purchase of a new Viking Yacht, you will want to think about the type of boating you will be doing – fishing or cruising or maybe a combination, will the boat be owner-operated or captain-maintained, will you be joined often by family and friends, how far of a range will you normally travel – your Galati Yacht Sales new Viking Specialists can walk you through all the options so your days on the water become the best memories of your life.
The Billfish Series from Viking Yachts includes the 38 Billfish and 46 Billfish and are designed for the owner-operator. The Billfish Series are ready-to-go Viking fishing boats equipped for inshore and offshore missions as well as versatile cruising boats with reliable inboard diesel power. The Viking Billfish Series was introduced in 2017 with the 37 Billfish with the purchase of the former Ocean Yachts facility on the Mullica River along with Ocean’s 37 Billfish mold, and in just a few short years, Viking has expanded on the Billfish Series due to the fishing boats popularity.
Viking Convertibles combine the functionality of a sportfish with the amenities of a motor yacht. Viking Yachts Convertibles range from 44’ to 90’ and are perfect for long-range cruising and big-game angling. By competing in big-game tournaments around the world, the Viking team helps perfect their boats, learn from them, improve them, represent and support the Viking customer base, represent the company globally, and maintain and grow its leading position in the industry.
The Enclosed Bridge takes comfort to the next level with a totally climate-controlled helm station, reached via a staircase in the salon, as well as from the exterior ladder on the mezzanine level in the cockpit. The enclosed bridge easily serves as a totally unique second salon with refrigeration, an entertainment system, and a view that can’t be beaten whether underway, anchored in a secluded cove, or even at the dock.
Viking Open Yachts are the epitome of an athletic and racy express cruiser with their sleek sheer line, raked stem, and razor-sharp entry.
The Sport Yachts line is an exciting take on the Open models. Keeping with the same inviting and practical interior and deck layout, the Sport Tower adds a custom-designed tuna tower available overhead stowage compartments for fishing rods and gear while the Sport Coupe can be outfitted with a fiberglass mast or radar arch, as well as custom paint schemes.
The Viking Yachts Company bases its semi-custom yacht manufacturing out of New Gretna and Mullica, New Jersey. The plants in New Gretna and Mullica, represent the pinnacle of boat manufacturing achievement. Their New Gretna facility features nine modern buildings, state-of-the-art machinery, the space to build over 30 models from the 38 Billfish to the 90 Convertible, and they produce nearly one hundred yachts annually. This is achievable not only by manufacturing 90 percent in-house but also by their dedicated workforce. The Viking New Gretna facility also features solar power, their own water supply, an in-house hospital, and a medical facility for its workers. They also have two factory-owned service facilities in New Gretna, New Jersey, and Riviera Beach, Florida for customer support after the sale.
Viking prides itself as the premier manufacturer of quality sportfish yachts ranging from 38-90 feet. They have celebrated over five decades in business, building luxury performance semi-custom yachts and are the gold standard when it comes to sportfishing yachts. Since day one, their mantra of building a better boat every day is the passion that drives this company. Check out the top 10 reasons why you should purchase a Viking Yacht.
Viking Yacht Company
Route 9 “On the Bass River ”
New Gretna, NJ 08224
Phone: (609) 296-6000
Viking Service Center in Florida
1550 Avenue C Riviera Beach, FL 33404
Phone: (561) 493-2800
Viking Service Center in New Jersey
5724 N. Route 9 New Gretna, NJ 08224
Phone: (609) 296-2388
2713 Green Bank Rd, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
Phone: (609) 296-6000
In 1964, two brothers— Bob and Bill Healey— bought out a small struggling New Jersey boat builder known as Peterson-Viking Builders. Today, Viking Yachts is one of the world’s leading boat builders for semi-custom fiberglass sportfishing and cruising yachts. For the last 55 years, they have remained under the private ownership of the Healey family. Pat Healey (Bill’s son), serves as CEO and president, while Robert Healey Jr. (Bob’s son), is the Executive Co-Chairman of the Viking Yacht Group, which manages Viking’s, large investment portfolios, and commercial and residential real estate interests.
Viking has arguably been the global leader since its inception in 1964. They are the gold standard when it comes to sportfishing boats. They raise the bar in the marine industry by incorporating the best in design and performance, manufacturing the finest semi-custom yachts in the world. Since day one, their mantra of building a better boat every day is the passion that drives this company into full force. Check out the top 10 reasons why you should purchase a Viking sportfish.
Yes, the majority (about 90%) of every Viking model is designed and manufactured in-house.
As technology, performance standards, and design are constantly advancing, Viking Yachts has introduced many new models and retired old ones over the years. To date, they offer over 30 models consisting of luxury open bridge yachts, sky bridge yachts, enclosed bridge yachts, convertible yachts, and sports yachts — ranging from 38 feet to 90 feet.
The smallest Viking model in build today is the 38 Viking. These models include the 38 Billfish and 38 Open Billfish. As owner/operator vessels, these models offer simplicity and ease of maintenance, serving as ready-to-go fishing machines or versatile cruising boats. The 38 Viking replaced the 37 Billfish model.
Viking is the premier manufacturer of quality sportfish yachts from 38-90 feet. Depending on what model you choose, engine package, and additional accessory packages you add, prices can vary greatly. The base price for the smallest new Viking boat for sale — the 38 Billfish— starts at over $900,000. The largest Viking model, the 90 Convertible, has a base price of over $10 million. These base model prices do not include additional options, upgraded engine packages, or updated features. Talk to a Viking specialist today for more pricing information.
Viking Yachts has celebrated over 50 years in business. The Healey brothers began their boat-building venture in 1964.
In Viking’s New Gretna facility, there is enough space to build over 30 models at one time from 38-90 feet; which allows them to build over one hundred yachts, valued at nearly $1 million to over $10 million, each year.
Yes, Valhalla Boatworks is a sister company of Viking Yachts. Valhalla is the groundbreaking line of center consoles revolutionizing standards in performance, engineering, quality, and fishing capabilities, with the same company qualities that make Viking the number one boat builder in the world.
Today the Viking Group includes Valhalla Boatworks center consoles, Viking Customer Service Department and Viking Yachting Center in New Gretna, and the Viking Service Center on the Intracoastal Waterway in Riviera Beach, Florida. To complement the Viking and Valhalla experience, they also have two sister companies, Palm Beach Towers and Atlantic Marine Electronics.
Galati Yacht Sales is a certified Viking & Valhalla dealer with representation in the Gulf Coast region, West Coast Region, along with Costa Rica and Cabo, Mexico. Galati Yacht Sales is the largest seller of new Viking sportfish and motor yachts and has been an authorized Viking dealer for over 20 years; while also servicing the brand long before that. Our team of Viking Specialists understands the product, performance, and build process of every model. When considering the purchase of a Viking boat, our Viking Specialists can walk you through all the options, so your days on the water become the best memories of your life. Our entire team supports you every step of the way, making your buying experience most enjoyable.
Base model pricing for the Viking 80 Convertible starts at around $8.5 million. Base model prices do not include additional options, upgraded engine packages, updated features, and more — speak to a Viking specialist today for further information at (833) 701-0472.
The new sportfisher will replace the 92 Viking in response to the IMO international mandate (Tier III, which has been delayed until December 2023) that ultimately set the company on a course to design, engineer, and build a game-changing 90-foot luxury sportfishing yacht.
Speak to a Viking specialist today for additional information (833) 701-0472.
Viking Yachts are so expensive because you are paying for the quality of the vessel. Viking is considered the best-built fishing boat in the world by many. The Viking team is comprised of the most passionate people of boating and fishing as anyone in the industry — hence, there are never any compromises when it comes to the quality of a Viking.
Viking Yacht prices increase as the length of the vessel increases. For example, a 38 Billfish Viking base model starts at around $1.1 million, while the 90 Convertible Viking base model starts at roughly $11.6 million. Thus, one could find a Viking yacht in between this base model price range.
New Viking Yachts in the 50-foot range vary from $3 – 4 million and upwards. The 54 Convertible has a starting cost of around $3.1 million, while the Viking 58 has a base price of $3.9 million. Base model pricing does not include additional options, upgraded engine packages, updated features, and more. Talk to a Viking specialist at Galati Yachts for more information regarding New Viking Yachts in the 50-foot range.
Yes, Viking Yachts still produce boats. Today, the Healey brothers preside over the company, maintaining the quality brand that Viking has come to represent for over half a century and crafting the finest yachts on the market.