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1998 Viking Convertible



Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, United States
  • 3 Staterooms
  • 2 Heads
  • 2 Engines


This 55 Viking is Viking's first generation 55 Convertible. With over 110 built, it sends a powerful statement about her performance and beautiful lines. The 55 is well respected in the fishing tournament world.

The engines are the very popular 1150HP MTU 12V183s with Glendinning electronic controls. The engines are up to date on service. The boat cruises comfortably at 28 knots at 1950rpms with lots of throttle left for speeds well over 30 knots.

Here is a list of recent upgrades.

* 2018 New flybridge Stidd Helm Chairs, captain's is electric

* 2018 Rebuilt oil/fuel/coolant cooler-starboard engine

* 2018 Rebuilt Eskimo ice chipper and added a second dump into the large fish box

* 2019 Removed cracked gelcoat from house, topside deck, brow and toe rail, new gelcoat and painted with Algrip

* 2019 Installed electric operated salon door system

* 2019 Replaced house ice maker

* 2019 Rebuilt oil/fuel/coolant cooler plates, Port engine

* 2020 Rerouted A/C discharge to Port Exhaust

* 2020 Replaced fresh water pump system

* 2020 Installed wine/beverage cooler in Salon

* 2021 Added 12V dredge reels plugs in port and starboard cockpit

* 2021 New Garmin (2) 8616 GPS Chart plotters

* 2021 New surface water temperature gauge

* 2021 Upgraded all recessed overhead lighting to LED

* 2021 Reupholstered dinette seating

* 2021 Added 48 inches to LED light bar to hardtop

* 2022 New Dekit cockpit floor

* 2022 Rebuilt helm pump and steering ram

* 2022 New A/C air handler for salon

* 2022 New Icom VHF (2) radios

* 2022 New A/C units and air handlers for master-VIP and bunk rooms

* 2022 New fire suppression system for Lazarette

* 2022 New Glendinning helm controls and synchronization system

* 2022 New Maxwell anchor windlass with new anchor, 50 feet chain 250 feet of 3/4 inch 8 plat rope with remote windlass helm controls

* 2023 New salon 44 inches Smart TV 

* 2023 New digital controls for ice chipper

* 2023 Relocated generator controls to the salon cabinet

* 2023- Refinished all milky finishes on doors and drawers/cabinets in the state rooms 10-1-23 only place left to refinish is lower galley cabinets

* 2023 New master and guest staterooms shower sump pumps

* 2023 Life raft serviced

* 2023 New bottom paint, zincs and props tuned

The interior features remarkable headroom, large salon with L-shape leather settee on the same deck level with a fully furnish U-shaped galley forward port and large dinette forward starboard, large windows aft, port and starboard creates a light and wonderful openness for relaxing or entertaining . There are three staterooms and two full heads below including a amidships master with walkaround queen to port and a forward VIP stateroom with walkaround queen berth and amidships starboard is a third stateroom with over/under single berths. 

Don't miss out on this boat! She's ready to rock and roll! She'll impress underway or at the dock!


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Bluewater Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

  • Last updated Mar 20th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: United States
Category: Sport Fishing
Model: Convertible
Model Year: 1998


Cabins: 3
Heads: 2
Sleeps: 6

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 55 ' (16.76M)
Draft: 5' (1.52M)
Beam: 17' 4" (5M)


Cruising Speed: 28 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 1250 G. 4731 L.
Water Capacity: 250 G. 946 L.
Holding Tank: 75 G. 283 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: MTU
Engine Model: 12V183
Engine Year: 1998
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,150
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3,800
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

Engine Make: MTU
Engine Model: 12V183
Engine Year: 1998
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,150
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3,800
Engine Location: Starboard



* 2 each Garmin GPSMAP 8616xsv Touch Screens, Plotters, Sounders, Weather* Garmin GXM54 Marine Weather

* Furuno NAVnet 3D Plotter Radar

* 2 each ICOM IC-506 VHF Marine Radios with tournament channels

* SI-TEX Digital Sea Temp

* Simrad AP24 Autopilot

* Fusion Marine Stereo with wet sounds speakers, subwoofers, 4 amps, 2 zones, flybridge and cockpit

* ACR RCL100 Searchlight

* 2 each Miya Epoch CX-6 Electric Teaser Reels


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.

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