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2017 Viking 48 Convertible

Galati Yacht Sales Trade

Playa Herradura, Los Suenos,, Costa Rica
  • 3 Staterooms
  • 2 Heads
  • 2 Engines

This 48' Viking Convertible is the perfect opportunity to own a better than new and extensively equipped 2017 in time for next year’s Billfish season! She is definitively a must see for anyone considering buying an almost brand new boat, perfectly maintained by its full-time captain and mate.

  • SeaKeeper Gyro
  • Kingston Grey Hull Color
  • Three fuel tanks for a total of 1178 Gal. capacity
  • Watermaker
  • Air-conditioned mezzanine
  • MAN Engines with extended warranty until May 2022

The 48 Convertible is part of the world-famous Viking product lineup with exciting styling, an impressive three stateroom layout with Viking’s legendary construction, and attention to detail. The Viking design group then turned to its pair of $1 million computer-operated five-axis profiling milling machines and embarked on a prodigious course to create house and deck assemblies to produce this 48 Convertible.

Powered with MAN 1200 MHP diesels the 48 Convertible will cruise at 30 knots with a top end of 37 knots. The raked entry and forward chine are designed to pierce through head seas and divert spray downward. Convex hull sections add curvature and form to the running surface, while molded running strakes accentuate lateral tracking and maneuverability. Conveniently located in the world's top bill fishing destination, take advantage of this opportunity in Costa Rica!

Recent Updates:

  • Bottom paint on 08/2021
  • New cutlass bearings
  • Helm chairs recovered
  • Main engines service on 05/2021

  • Last updated Jul 1st, 2022
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Quick Specs

Country: Costa Rica
Category: Sport Fishing
Model: 48 Convertible
Model Year: 2017


Cabins: 3
Heads: 2
Sleeps: 6

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 48 ' (14.63M)
Beam: 16' 7" (4M)


Cruising Speed: 30 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 1178 G. 4459 L.
Water Capacity: 178 G. 673 L.
Holding Tank: 40 G. 151 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: MAN
Engine Model: V8-1200
Engine Year: 2016
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,200
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2,800
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

Engine Make: MAN
Engine Model: V8-1200
Engine Year: 2016
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,200
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2,800
Engine Location: Starboard


Stabilizer Brand: Seakeeper



  • Teak over fiberglass deck
  • Transom door with breakaway gunwale section, port
  • Stern cleats, port and starboard
  • Recessed gunwale rod holders
  • Fishbox with ice chipper outlet
  • Under gunwale courtesy lighting
  • Dockside water connection
  • Seawater washdown
  • Fresh water washdown
  • Hubbell telephone/television inlet
  • 50-amp cable master retractable power cord, forward starboard
  • Six-step ladder to bridge
  • Pedestal mounted rocket launcher
  • Stereo speakers under gunwale
  • Mezzanine deck with deepwell freezer, engine room entry hatch and salon step drink box
  • 12 VDC electric fishing reel outlet below each gunwale


  • Carpeted sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Silhouette window shades
  • L-shaped sofa, starboard, with storage
  • A.C. and D.C. distribution and circuit breaker panels, port aft
  • Remote generator start/stop switch with battery parallel switch and voltmeter
  • Digital A.C. line voltage readout
  • Digital A.C. and D.C. load current readouts
  • Digital A.C. line frequency readout
  • Digital D.C. battery voltage display with bank selector switch
  • DirecTV satellite television receiver
  • Samsung Blu-Ray disc player


  • Carpeted sole
  • U-shaped seating with custom table and storage in bench seat
  • Recessed overhead lights
  • Samsung flat panel television


  • Laminate sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Recessed overhead lights above-counter
  • Sharp microwave/convection oven
  • Stone counter with molded sink with single-lever Grohe faucet
  • Miele 4-burner Ceran electric stovetop with cover boards
  • Cruisair air conditioning control at companionway entranceway
  • VDO water tank level gauge
  • Two Sub-Zero refrigerator units
  • Breaker panel, outboard in locker
  • Holding tank level indicator with keyed discharge controller
  • REFRIGERATION: Sub-Zero drawer style
  • ICEMAKER: Kitchen Aid; Eskimo chipper
  • STOVETOP: Miele 4-burner


  • Carpeted sole with canvas runner
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Recessed overhead lights
  • Central vacuum cleaner hose and attachments in step
  • Storage in steps
  • Rod locker, port aft

Under Sole

  • D.C. hold lights
  • Two electric/automatic bilge pumps
  • High water alarm switch
  • Two head vacuum tanks/pumps
  • Head discharge Y-valve
  • Fiberglass freshwater tank
  • Freshwater distribution manifold

Port Guest Stateroom

  • Carpeted sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Recessed overhead lights
  • Upper and lower single berth, port
  • Cruisair air conditioning fan control
  • Fusion stereo
  • Samsung television

Port Guest Stateroom Head

  • Entrance via companionway
  • Laminate sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Recessed overhead lights
  • Dometic VacuFlush head
  • Exhaust fan
  • Vanity with stone counter with sink with hot and cold water faucets
  • Two mirrored doors to medicine locker with overhead lights
  • Shower stall with bifold door, showerhead on hose with adjustable wall mount, hot/cold faucet, overhead light

Master Stateroom

  • Carpeted sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Double island berth
  • Fusion stereo
  • Samsung television
  • Recessed overhead lights
  • Cruisair air conditioning controls
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker with light

Master Stateroom Head

  • Entrance via starboard stateroom
  • Laminate sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Recessed overhead lights
  • Exhaust fan
  • Dometic VacuFlush head
  • Vanity with stone counter and sink with hot and cold water faucets
  • Two mirrored doors to medicine locker with recessed overhead lights
  • Shower stall with glass door, showerhead on hose adjustable with wall mount, hot/cold faucet, overhead light

Forward Stateroom

  • Carpeted sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Recessed overhead lights
  • Overhead hatch with blackout cover and screen
  • Two overhead stereo speakers
  • Cruisair air conditioning controls
  • Cedar-lined hanging locker with light
  • Samsung television
  • Upper and lower berth to port
  • Fusion stereo

Hull and Deck

  • Hull identification number #VKY48208J617
  • Fiberglass non-skid decks
  • Bow cleats, port and starboard
  • One deck hatch
  • Waste outlet, port amidship
  • Water fill, port amidship
  • Two diesel fills, starboard
  • Grab rail, port and starboard, above salon windows
  • Spring cleats, two port and two starboard
  • Triple-spreader Rupp aluminum outrigger, port and starboard, S/N 19891
  • Aluminum bow and side rails
  • Muir hydraulic anchor windlass with two deck switches
  • Fortress FX-37 anchor with approximately 50' of galvanized chain and unknown length of nylon rode


  • Electric/automatic bilge pump
  • Hydraulic steering actuator
  • Autopilot feedback sensor
  • Fiberglass fuel tank [761 gallons]
  • Recessed fishboxes
  • Common drain pump
  • High water alarm switch
  • Seakeeper 9 anti-roll gyro
  • Livewell drain pump


  • Garmin open array radar scanner
  • Two LED flood lights, aft
  • Stern navigation light
  • GPS antennas
  • Signal pole with forward navigation light and anchor light
  • FLIR camera
  • ACR searchlight
  • KVH satellite television antenna
  • Hardtop with 3/4 enclosure curtains
  • Fiberglass nonskid deck
  • Stainless steel steering wheel
  • Two pedestal mounted helm chairs
  • ZF Smart Command electronic clutch and throttle controls
  • Trim tab controls
  • Sea-Fire fire system panel with override and manual release
  • Fuel and bilge monitor
  • Two emergency engine stops
  • Ritchie Powerdamp compass
  • Two ICOM IC-M604 VHF radios
  • Recessed overhead lights
  • Bench seat, forward of helm, with cushions and storage
  • Straight bench seat with cushions and storage, port and starboard
  • JL Audio stereo speakers
  • Two Miya Epoch US-9 HD electronic teaser reels, over helm chair
  • Six rod holders on aft rail
  • Dometic ice chipper controller
  • ACR searchlight control
  • Watermaker controller
  • Garmin autopilot
  • Seakeeper controller
  • ZF engine control joystick
  • Vee Can Dynamic positioning controller
  • Two MAN digital engine displays
  • Furuno RD-33 unit
  • Fusion stereo
  • Three Garmin touch screen units
  • ZF back-up engine controls

Engine Room

  • Entry via mezzanine deck seating
  • LED lighting
  • Engine gauges at entry: digital tachometers, oil pressure, and engine coolant temperature
  • Four vapor-proof battery cut-off switches
  • MDP 24-volt battery charger
  • Dolphin 24-volt battery charger
  • Delta T blowers
  • 34.64-lb FM200 cylinder, tag June 2019
  • 21.5-kW Onan generator with 3100 hours
  • Fiberglass muffler to generator
  • Triple Racor fuel filter to each engine
  • Racor fuel filter to generator
  • Oil change pump to manifold
  • Grundfos freshwater pressure pump with filter
  • Two Cruisair refrigeration compressor units
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Fuel priming pumps, port and starboard
  • Charles Iso-Boost 50 shore power transformer, port
  • Shore power main inlet breakers with ELCI circuits
  • Two MAN electronic engine control modules
  • Two Newmar D.C. to D.C. converters to cockpit electric reel outlets
  • Two main engine raw water intake diverter valves for emergency bilge pumping capabilities
  • Three Cruisair air conditioning compressors
  • Discharge-of-oil plaque
  • Freshwater spigot with hose
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Sea Star electric/hydraulic power steering pump
  • Eskimo ice chipper
  • Charles 12 KVA shore power transformer, starboard
  • Four Group 31 maintenance-free batteries, starboard [ship’s service]
  • Four Group 31 maintenance-free batteries, starboard [engines & generator]
  • Two electric/automatic bilge pumps, aft
  • Two condensate sump tanks with pumps
  • Two centralized seawater pumps with control panel and ground fault circuits
  • Side-Power central hydraulic reservoir with oil cooler
  • High water alarm switch


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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