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    2018 Viking 55 Convertible

    WHY KNOT | $2,675,000

    Last Updated On: 03/16/2023

    San Diego California, United States

    3 Staterooms

    2 Heads

    Engines: MAN - 1050 hrs | 1050 hrs

    This Shimmering Blue 2018 Viking 55 Convertible, WHY KNOT, features a 3/2 layout with island style galley, Seakeeper, Garmin Electronics, PBT Hardtop, washer/dryer, has low hours on her MAN Common Rail V12's featuring Soundown silencers, and is loaded with options. Accommodations on WHY KNOT include an inviting layout with three staterooms and two heads, companionway laundry center, galley features an island and under counter refrigeration. Fish or cruise with the family in style with conveniences like a center console helm station, and amenities such as the observation mezzanine in the split level cockpit.

    Key Features Include:

    • Seakeeper SK9
    • Garmin Electronics
    • Furuno CH8L Omni Sounder
    • PBT Hardtop
    • MAN CR V12's - Featuring Soundown Mufflers, Surge Tubes, and Sound Tiles - taking Viking's quietest 55' and elevating the comfort and ride with the industry benchmark for noise control and silencing.
    • LLC Owned

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    Quick Specs

    • Vessel Name: WHY KNOT
    • Builder: Viking
    • Country: United States
    • Category: Convertible Boats
    • Model: 55 Convertible
    • Model Year: 2018


    • Cabins: 3
    • Heads: 2
    • Sleeps: 6

    Hull Information

    • Hull Id: VKY55436K718
    • Hull Material: Fiberglass


    • Length: 55 ' (16.76M)
    • Draft: 5' 1" (1.52M)
    • Beam: 17' 9" (5M)

    Speed / Weight

    • Fuel Capacity: 1605 G. 6075 L.
    • Water Capacity: 225 G. 851 L.
    • holding tank: 100 G. 378 L.

    Engine 1 Information

    • Manufacturer: MAN
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Model: CR V12 2842-433
    • Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: 1,050
    • Horsepower: 1,550

    Engine 2 Information

    • Manufacturer: MAN
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Model: CR V12 2842-433
    • Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: 1,050
    • Horsepower: 1,550



    Notable Options

    • Shimmering blue gelcoat on hull
    • Additional fuel tank (total 1605 gallons)
    • RELEASE teak helm pod with single lever controls
    • SEAKEEPER SK9 Gyro
    • Bow thruster
    • Black mask
    • Full carpet runners for salon and companionway
    • Mirrored ceilings in heads
    • Electric salon door opener
    • Windlass with fairlead
    • Clear cube icemaker in salon
    • Televisions in each stateroom
    • Cockpit controls


    • 3 stateroom 2 head layout
    • Master stateroom is amidships to starboard
    • Forward stateroom features VIP cross over option
    • Guest stateroom with twin lower berths situated fore and aft is an extremely comfortable
    • Laundry center is to port in the companionway
    • Galley on the main deck the with the island counter/bar is forward to starboard
    • Dinette is to port and the large L-Shaped lounge is aft to port
    • Cockpit and mezzanine access is through an electric door to starboard


    • Garmin 72 mile HD radar
    • Garmin 7612 display
    • Garmin 7616 plotter
    • Garmin GSD-26 sounder with CHIRP & Garmin 7612 display
    • Furuno RD33 data organizer
    • Furuno CH8L Omni Sonar
    • Garmin GHP reactor autopilot
    • ICOM M506 VHF
    • ICOM M604 VHF
    • Fusion stereo
    • AIGEAN WiFi system
    • (3) engine room cameras
    • FLIR MD625 thermal imaging camera
    • FLIR spotlight
    • ACR RCL100 spotlight
    • KVH HD7 Sat TV with (3) receivers
    • Fusion stereo in cockpit
    • Garmin plotter in cockpit

    Fishing Equipment

    • Palm Beach Towers hardtop
    • Custom cockpit controls
    • Rupp triple spreader outriggers
    • Rupp center rigger
    • Electric teaser reels
    • Trolling valves and single lever electronic controls
    • Rod holders, (6) rod holders on aft bridge rail
    • Transom door with gate
    • Transom fish box plumbed as live well
    • Live well in cockpit sole
    • 12V and 24V outlets port and starboard
    • Fresh water wash down
    • Saltwater wash down
    • In-deck fish box
    • Port and starboard mezzanine step boxes are refrigerated
    • Flybridge freezer
    • Cockpit plumbed with removable bait tank

    Engine Room and Hull

    • Twin MAN V12 1550hp Common Rail diesels
    • 21kw Onan generator
    • 13.5kw Onan generator
    • Fuel priming pumps
    • Fuel transfer system
    • Oil change system
    • Eskimo ice machine
    • 700 GPD water maker
    • Additional sea water pump plumbed in parallel
    • Delta T system
    • Glendenning cable master
    • Sound Down Mufflers, Surge Tubes, and Sound Tiles

    Viking 55 Convertible Manufacturer's Overview

    American luxury sportfishing and cruising motor yacht 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”.

    Viking’s popular 55 Convertible luxury sportfishing yacht offers a lot for a boat of this size, including a spacious cockpit with mezzanine that can accommodate a fighting chair, two freezers and everything else serious anglers demand. The salon features an L-shaped settee aft and a dinette and galley with granite-topped bar forward. Below decks, you’ll find a three-stateroom, two-head layout. Amidships is a spacious master with a queen-size bed and en suite head. There is a VIP cabin forward, and the port guest cabin offers bunk beds. Up top, the flybridge deck features a fully equipped helm console with excellent sightlines for fishing and safe navigation. This boat is designed for offshore performance that will get you to the hotspots ahead of the pack. All things considered, the Viking 55 Convertible is quite a boat for anyone looking for all the comfort and features of a serious fishing boat in this price and size range.

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    About Us

    • Galati Yacht Sales was founded in 1970 and is family-owned and operated
    • On average, we sell more than 2 boats per day
    • We have more than 200 sales professionals who will help sell your boat
    • 15 locations throughout Gulf Coast, West Coast, and internationally in Costa Rica and Mexico
    • We developed a proprietary system Yacht Shopper so buyers can create alerts and save favorite boats as they are shopping
    • Our events including tournaments and rendezvous create camaraderie as well as sales/buying opportunities
    • Our service yards and customer support team are dedicated to our customers only
    • We have professional photo and video production on staff to highlight your boat in the best possible light
    • While we work with major yachting MLS services our own website generates over 600,000 page views per month
    • Our professional marketing team combined with our customer database and marketing budget ensures your boat is in front of the right buyers

    Why Purchase a Viking Yachts 55 Convertible 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 55 Convertible 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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