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    2006 Viking 74 Enclosed Bridge

    Bimini Babe

    This Yacht is Sold

    Last Updated On: 03/01/2023

    Rockport Texas, United States

    3 Staterooms

    4 Heads

    2006 Viking 74 Enclosed Bridge Bimini Babe

    The SeaKeeper equipped, Viking 74 Enclosed Bridge, Bimini Babe, boasts an incomparable list of added equipment and upgrades and a history of open checkbook operation and service that put her at the top of her class. If you are shopping for a big, comfortable Viking battle wagon that offers everything you need to travel and fish with the best of best anywhere in the world, Bimini Babe should be at the top of your list. She has the preferred MTU M91 16V2000 motors, new 2020 SeaKeeper 26, and a record of mechanical and cosmetic care and updates that is second to none.

    Just a snapshot of highlights includes:

    SeaKeeper 26 * Teak deck and mezzanine replaced in 2018 * Omni Furuno Full Scanning Sonar with multi-display and control function * 12 tuna tubes * Custom rod locker in brow storage * Repainted non-skid on entire boat in 2020 *Painted hull sides Flag Blue in 2016 * Custom cockpit shade cover * Recent engine services and all service maintenance up to date * New Lumitech underwater lights * New Samsung TVs throughout * Updated Garmin electronics plus 5 new 22” Dell monitors * All windows coated with ceramic tinting * Matched set of spare props * Additional A/C in the salon * For the complete list of updates and improvements please review the complete listing.


    Quick Specs

    • Vessel Name: Bimini Babe
    • Builder: Viking
    • Country: United States
    • Category: Sport Fishing
    • Model: 74 Enclosed Bridge
    • Model Year: 2006


    • Cabins: 3
    • Heads: 4

    Hull Information

    • Hull Id: VKY74019J506
    • Hull Material: Fiberglass


    • Length: 74 ' (22.56M)
    • Beam: 19' 9" (5M)

    Speed / Weight

    • Fuel Capacity: 3050 G. 11545 L.
    • Water Capacity: 385 G. 1457 L.
    • holding tank: 130 G. 492 L.

    Engine 1 Information

    • Manufacturer: MTU
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Model: 16V2000M9
    • Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Horsepower: 2,000

    Engine 2 Information

    • Manufacturer: MTU
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Model: 16V2000M9
    • Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Horsepower: 2,000


    Salon and Dinette

    • All couches and seating recovered in tasteful, neutral colors
    • Additional A/C unit added for additional cooling
    • Teak high gloss interior wood package
    • New Salon carpet runner in 2019
    • Clear ice maker concealed in teak cabinet
    • Teak gloss valence boards
    • Custom teak trimmed lambrequins
    • New Samsung 55” TV on up/down electric actuator with soundbar
    • Salon door with electric opener
    • Recovered Salon sofa with cavernous storage
    • Salon ottoman
    • Ship's main electrical panel in the teak cabinet by salon entry
    • Salon bottle and drawer storage
    • Hunter Douglas silhouette blinds
    • Forward salon area dinette sofa with seat storage. (Recovered)
    • Teak dinette table and pedestal with cover
    • Sharp 32" Flat-panel TV above the dinette
    • Furuno Sonar and navigation functions display to salon TV
    • Custom Rod storage in brow area forward of the dinette


    • (6) Sub Zero under the counter refrigerator/freezer drawers
    • Custom granite countertops
    • New Convection/Microwave
    • Custom granite backsplash
    • 2 Custom freestanding galley bar stools (New 2015)
    • (4) Burner surface mount range
    • Amtico Cherry Tick and Holly flooring
    • Trash compactor
    • Electric garbage disposal in sink
    • Drawer storage
    • Cabinet and dish storage below
    • Extra deep slide cabinet overhead
    • Galley lighting system including LED lights under cabinets

    Day Head

    Located in the forward part of the salon just in front of the galley/dinette area

    • New custom wallpaper
    • Granite vanity tops
    • Brass faucet
    • Brass towel bar and rings
    • Mirrored vanity with storage
    • Amtico Cherry Tick and Holly flooring
    • Headhunter head system
    • Cavernous storage cabinet
    • Master A/V location storage cabinet

    Master Stateroom

    • King size berth with custom headboard and wood pilasters facing fore and aft
    • Corner lounge seating was replaced with recliner
    • New Samsung 32” TV
    • Custom wallpaper
    • Carpeting
    • Full stand-up hanging lockers
    • Additional Closet with built-in shelves
    • Telephone system
    • Custom make-up table with lighting and lift top mirror
    • Memory foam mattress upgrade
    • Ship's safe
    • Lighting system on dimmer
    • Under-bed storage area
    • Teak credenza
    • Ocean Aire port cover with a blackout slide screen

    Master Head

    • New Custom wallpaper
    • Custom vanity granite countertops (Golden Fantasy)
    • Linen closet
    • Head Hunter head system
    • Mirror vanity with cabinet storage
    • Large separate shower with single acrylic door
    • Amtico Cherry Tick and Holly flooring
    • Lighting system
    • Head exhaust fan

    VIP Stateroom

    • Center-lined queen berth with drawer storage underneath
    • Elevated storage cabinets both port and starboard
    • New Samsung 32” flat-panel TV
    • Ocean Aire port cover with a blackout slide screen
    • Hanging locker
    • Memory foam mattress upgrade
    • Overhead lights with dimmer
    • Reading lights

    VIP Head - En Suite

    • Custom granite countertops
    • Head Hunter head system
    • Custom granite vanity
    • Brass faucet
    • Brass shower fixtures
    • Mirror ceiling
    • Mirror around upper vanity insert
    • Gold frame shower door
    • Solid brass towel bars and rings
    • Teak face on lower vanity
    • Medicine cabinet with mirrored doors
    • Exhaust fan and air conditioning
    • Stall shower
    • Custom wallpaper

    Port Stateroom

    • New AC in 2017
    • 15" LCD flat-screen television
    • Upper and lower bunks
    • Carpeting
    • Storage under the lower bunk
    • Cedar-lined hanging locker with bar for hanging clothes
    • Stereo speakers

    Port Guest Head

    • Head Hunter head system
    • Custom granite vanity countertop
    • Brass faucet
    • Brass shower fixtures
    • Mirror ceiling
    • Mirror around upper vanity insert
    • Solid brass towel bars and rings
    • Teak face on lower vanity
    • Stall shower
    • Gold frame shower door
    • Medicine cabinet with mirror doors
    • Exhaust fan and air conditioning
    • Custom wallpaper

    Crew Stateroom with Engine Room Access

    • New Samsung 32” TV above the hanging locker
    • AC Vent relocated to the center of the ceiling for better cooling/circulation
    • Additional telephone outlet
    • Dimmer on overhead lights
    • Teak drawer storage top
    • Upper and lower bunks
    • Bedspreads and pillow shams
    • Night table with storage drawers
    • Cedar-lined hanging locker with lower teak storage drawers
    • Stereo speakers

    Crew Head - En Suite

    • Head Hunter head system
    • Custom granite vanity countertop
    • Brass faucet
    • Brass shower fixtures
    • Amtico Cherry Tick and Holly flooring
    • Mirror ceiling
    • Access door to the engine room
    • Mirror around upper vanity insert
    • Solid brass towel bars and rings
    • Teak face on lower vanity
    • Stall shower
    • Gold frame shower door
    • Medicine cabinet with mirror doors
    • Exhaust fan and air conditioning
    • Custom wallpaper


    • Artisan stand-up washer/dryer combo
    • Gloss teak cabinetry
    • Carpeting
    • Carpet runner
    • Baby ostrich Gelato wall covering material
    • Dimmers on overhead lights
    • Wrapped hatch carpet
    • Central vacuum unit connection with accessories

    Electrical System

    • (2) Onan 27.5kw generators
    • (2) 50 amp shore power cables on Glendenning electric reels
    • CATV/phone hookup
    • New – 2 Nautic Combine K-Series Hubble Boost transformer in 2020 (Replaced Charles System)
    • 12 and 24-volt outlets in the cockpit for electric reels
    • New battery charger on house batteries
    • Ships batteries

    Enclosed Bridge

    • Interior Circular staircase access to flybridge
    • Ceramic Tinted windows
    • Samsung TV with Soundbar 2019
    • Headliner replaced in 2020
    • Recovered Center lined ultra-leather upholstered Stidd captain's chair
    • Recovered Ultra leather companion bench seats
    • Portside wet bar with counter space and 2 filing drawer storage
    • Recovered L-shaped sofa lounge
    • Custom teak Hi/Low sofa table
    • Flybridge refrigerator with icemaker
    • Carpeting
    • Accent pillows
    • 110v outlets
    • Sea Deck on the aft deck
    • AC added to aft deck seating area
    • Mezzanine seating with storage recovered to match the cockpit
    • 12” 8612 Garmin (2022), Furuno Sonar and radar
    • Aft bridge rail with eight-rod holders
    • Hydraulic outrigger control switches
    • Aft control station with single lever controls and steering wheel
    • Icom command mic
    • 2 US 9 Teaser Reels overhead at aft station
    • All windows re-caulked (2022)

    Flybridge Electronics

    • 5 new Dell 22” monitors added in 2020
    • Added Garmin 8617 and GDS 26 with R409LW 2KW transducer
    • Added Omni Furuno Sonar with display function to bridge, aft station, tower, salon, and cockpit. Control heads in bridge and tower with remote for salon/cockpit.
    • Garmin Siris XM Weather added
    • Primary radar: Furuno FR2127BB/DC Navnet 25KW Radar with 6.5' array
    • Secondary radar: Furuno 1954C-BBnt Navnet 12KW Radar with 4' array
    • Fishfinder: Furuno GP1920C-BBNT Navnet
    • Transducers: 50KHZ, 200KHZ, 235KHZ, and Chirp 409LWM
    • Autopilot: Garmin (2022) with displays in tower and aft station
    • VHF radios: (2) Icom 602
    • Ship's camera system with multi-view capability of the engine room areas and aft deck and lazarette (SeaKeeper)
    • ARPA/AIS tracking module
    • Furuno FA-150 AIS receiver
    • NVT 1018i Thermal imaging system
    • ACR 24vdc dual-beam spotlight
    • New (3) VHF and (1) Antennas
    • BB Furuno Navnet system with 12" LCD monitor
    • Autopilot second station
    • 3 Icom VHF and Antennae
    • New control head in aft bridge

    Tower Electronics

    • Garmin 7612 (2018)
    • New 12" monitor (2022) Sunlight viewable with the Omni Sonar
    • Autopilot second station
    • Icom VHF radio (2018)
    • Stereo (2016)
    • Remote for US 9 Teaser Reels
    • New control head


    • Mezzanine seating configuration with recovered cushions
    • Garmin 15” monitor on the port side. Display Garmin and Sonar
    • SeaKeeper 26 with custom single deck hatch
    • Fusion stereo (2016)
    • Ice machine discharge into cockpit sole box
    • Freshwater washdown
    • Saltwater washdown
    • Transom lift gate and transom door
    • Transom swim steps
    • Transom fish box equipped with12 custom tuna tubes
    • 1 Dedicated pump and custom overflow for tuna tubes
    • Port and starboard under coaming storage lockers
    • Teak cockpit and mezzanine decks new in 2018
    • Cockpit grill
    • Release Marine unlimited teak fighting chair/rocket launcher on a stainless pedestal, refinished in 2021
    • (8) Haunch rod holders
    • (6) In covering board rod holders - New Boltless Genlux Rodholders
    • Cockpit courtesy lights
    • Live well insole
    • Mezzanine/cockpit freezer
    • A refrigerated step drink box
    • Engine room access
    • Oversized Stainless scuppers

    Deck Equipment

    • Flag Blue hull sides painted in 2016
    • Bottom stripe down completely with new barrier coat and spray on bottom
    • Entire boat has been ceramic coated
    • Underwater exhaust ports
    • Entire non-skid surfaces repainted in 2019
    • Lewmar hydraulic bow thruster
    • Repainted radar and stands (2019)
    • Lights added to the underside of tower platform and top
    • Finished fiberglass exterior through-hulls
    • 4 Lumitech LED underwater lights added in 2020
    • Camera and lights added to lazarette/SeaKeeper (2020)
    • Main engine thru-hull valves replaced in 2016
    • Prop pockets
    • Wash down in forward anchor locker
    • Rub rail painted to match gelcoat (2019)
    • New (2018) Bomar for master and VIP staterooms
    • New (2018) Lewmar V4 stainless steel hydraulic windlass (gypsy and drum)
    • Hydraulic outriggers
    • Palm Beach Towers full tuna tower with center ladder
    • Bow rails
    • Bow pulpit
    • Fiberglass life raft mounted on the bridge top

    Engine Room/Mechanical Equipment

    • DD/MTU 16V2000 M-91 engines 2015 HP
    • Access door to crew's quarters
    • Sea Deck flooring added in 2018
    • 1600 GPD Village Marine water maker
    • New pre-filter and membranes for water maker in 2020
    • New live well pump in 2019
    • 2 AC raw water pump replaced in 2019
    • New raw water pump for refrigeration in 2020
    • Eskimo ice machine
    • New sump pumps for live well and ice chipper in 2020
    • Trolling valves
    • Cruise Air chilled water air conditioning system - new titanium chillers and upgraded to bigger chillers
    • Rebuilt high-pressure water on water maker 2022
    • Awl gripped engine room through-hulls and sea strainers
    • Oil changing system with line run for dockside extraction
    • Dual power steering pumps
    • Back up air conditioning seawater pump
    • Head hunter fresh water pump
    • Additional back-up freshwater pump
    • Fuel/water separators on both generators
    • Fuel priming pumps
    • Fuel polishing system
    • Fuel transfer system
    • Underwater exhaust
    • Bilge lights with magnetic switches
    • Racor fuel filtration system
    • Delta T forced air induction system
    • Engine room air boxes
    • (3) Fuel tanks
    • Fuel shut off valves
    • Macerator/overboard discharge pump for head system
    • Hard mounted toolbox
    • Fire suppression system
    • Bilge pumps
    • Main Engine and gen sets remote gauges at the entryway
    • All service up-to-date including fuel system and new injectors
    • Service records and fuel load history available upon request
    • Replace racor systems in 2021
    • Replaced coolant pumps on both motors in 2022


    Seller’s personal items, fishing gear, and tackle and tools. Custom 3-step boarding step. The seller reserves the name "Bimini Babe".

    Viking 74 Enclosed Bridge Manufacturer's Overview

    American luxury sportfishing and cruising motoryacht builder Viking Yacht Company was founded in 1964. Today, this family-owned and -operated yacht company is a world leader in semi-custom fiberglass yacht production with over 4,000 boats delivered. To the passionate owners of these yachts, the word “Viking” is synonymous with “excellence”.

    The Viking 74 Enclosed Bridge was born out of the smaller 68-foot model when the decision was made to create a larger version with improved accommodations. It features four staterooms, including the crew quarters; a 218-square-foot cockpit, and is powered by twin 2,030-hp MTU Series 2000 V-16s with a pair of 27.5-kW Onan e-QD gensets. The master stateroom an en suite head and stowage areas, as do the port-side guest stateroom and VIP stateroom. The VIP’s queen-size berth and master’s king also feature stowage compartments under the mattresses. The main-deck galley is equipped with two undercounter refrigerator and freezer units, granite-topped food-prep areas, and numerous drawers and cabinets.

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    • Galati Yacht Sales was founded in 1970 and is family-owned and operated
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    Why Purchase a Viking Yachts 74 Enclosed Bridge from Galati Yacht Sales

    Because we have one simple philosophy: Always take care of our customers, and one company wide mission statement: Consistently exceed our customer’s expectations. It’s a philosophy and mission that has been the core of who we are since the start of our company in 1970. Today, more than 50 years, 16 locations, and three generations later, we have not wavered from our core and ethics. Every team member at Galati Yacht Sales is there for you every step of the way...before, during, and after the sale, to assure your time on the water in this 74 Enclosed Bridge is filled with great memories.

    Disclaimer: 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.

    Mechanical Disclaimer: 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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