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2004 Viking 48 Convertible

Wound Tight

Surfside Beach, TX, US
  • 3 Staterooms
  • 2 Heads
  • 2 Engines




"Wound Tight" Is An Exceptional Example Of The Very Popular 48’ Viking Convertible, As She Has Recently Received A Complete Exterior Paint Job, New Electronics, Interior Soft Goods, Carpet, Plus Much More. She The Powered By The Preferred 1050 MAN's With Low Original Hours!

She Is The Second-generation Viking 48’ Convertible And Is Distinguished By Her Graceful Styling. She Retained The Sophisticated Engineering Of Viking’s Larger Yachts In A Slightly Smaller Package. Her Drop-dead Good Looks And Incredible Redesigned Styling, Set Her Apart From The Competition. The Wide 16' 6" Beam Results In Unusually Spacious Accommodations For A Yacht This Size. Frame-less Windows Flood The Salon With Natural Lighting, Which Highlight The Interior’s Varnished Teak Joinery And Meticulous Craftsmanship. She Features Upscale Interior Accommodations And “Wound Tight” Has The Much Preferred (3) Stateroom Floor-plan With (2) Full Heads. The 130 Sq. Ft. Cockpit Is Well Laid Out And Equipped For Serious Fishing. While She Is A Serious Fishing Machine, Her Spacious And Upscale Accommodations Will Please The Wife And Family; Or The Cruising Couple Alike.

She Has Received Many Recent Updates/upgrades, Which Include:

-Complete Exterior Paint – Included Custom Grey Hull-Sides And A Black Windshield Mask Was Added At That Time (2019)

-All New Ultra-Leather Upholstery (Salon - Both Settees) (2022)

(3) Garmin 8617 - Large Screen Displays (GPS/Map/Plotter/Depth-Fish Finder/Radar/FLIR/Auto-Auto Pilot) - (New 2022)

-Salon Sliding Door Was Converted To Auto Electric (2022 - $12k Add-on)

-3000 Hour Service Completed (2020) With Low Hours Since

-EZ2CY Flybridge (3) Sided Enclosure (new 2019)

Plus Much More!


She Is Also Very Well Equipped And Some Of Her Features Are As Follows:

-Flybridge A/C


-Eskimo Ice Machine/Chipper

-Release Marine Teak Helm Chairs

-Release Marine Teak Fighting Chair With Rocket Launcher Backrest

Plus Much, Much More!

“Wound Tight” Is Captain/expertly Maintained And Has Been Continuously Upgraded. Her Overall Condition Is Exceptional And Will Please The Most Discriminating Of Buyers.

With Her Exceptional Condition, Her Many Upgrades And Her Long List Of Equipment, She Is Truly A Must See!

She Is Seriously For Sale And Reasonable Offers Will Be Considered!


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Gulf States Yacht Sales LLC.

  • Last updated Jun 7th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: US
Category: Power
Model: 48 Convertible
Model Year: 2004


Cabins: 3
Heads: 2

Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 48 ' (14.63M)
Draft: 4.75 ft' (1M)
Beam: 16.5 ft' (5M)


Cruising Speed: 26 Knots
Displacement 56,450 lb lbs
Fuel Capacity: 1015 G. 3842 L.
Water Capacity: 175 G. 662 L.
Holding Tank: 50 G. 189 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: MAN
Engine Model: D2840LE403
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,050
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 3,800

Engine 2

Engine Make: MAN
Engine Model: D2840LE403
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,050
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 3,800


Vessel Walk-Through

As you enter the salon through the air-operated sliding door, you will find the upscale, as well as spacious salon, dinette and galley areas. To port is a large L-shaped settee. Moving forward to port, you will find the highly functional full galley. Across from the galley, to starboard is a large U-shaped settee/dinette with a high gloss teak wood dining table. Aft of the starboard settee/dinette and across from the port settee are storage cabinets and drawers, as well as the conveniently located electrical panels. Forward of the salon and moving between the galley and the dinette and down a few steps, leads to the companionway. To port is the mid-ship master stateroom that features a walk-around queen island berth and a private entrance to the private master head. Across to starboard is the the custom built rod & real storage locker. Moving forward to starboard is a crew/guest stateroom featuring an upper/lower berth arrangement, storage drawer and hanging locker storage. Continuing forward to starboard is the private guest head with an entrance from the companionway for use as a day head or from the forward guest stateroom. This head features a separate stall shower, sink, vanity, VacuFlush head and a private entrance to the forward guest stateroom. Continuing all the way forward is the guest stateroom that features over/under twin berths, drawer and hanging locker storage. This stateroom has a private entrance to the guest head. 

New Carpet throughout the Entire Boat in 2022!

New Salon Soft Goods in 2022!

New LED Lighting Throughout in 2020!

Beautiful Teak Cabinetry & Joinery/Woodwork throughout!


  • Salon Sliding Door was Converted to Auto Electric (2022 - $12k add-on)
  • Large L-Shaped Settee with Storage Under (port) (reupholstered in Ultra Leather 2022)
  • Large U-Shaped Settee with Storage Under (starboard)(reupholstered in Ultra Leather 2022)  
  • Storage Drawers & Cabinets (starboard)
  • New Carpet (2022)
  • Recent LED Lighting Throughout (2020)
  • Amtico Teak & Holly Flooring at salon entry door
  • Recent flat-screen TV
  • Starlink - Satellite Wifi Communication System (Internet/Phone Service)
  • KVH Satellite TV System
  • Central Vacuum System
  • Premier Edition Decor Package
  • Radius Solid Teak Valances and Teak Lambrequins
  • Beautiful High Gloss Woodwork & Cabinetry
  • Carpet runners
  • Tinted windows


  • (2) Sub-Zero Under-counter Refrigerator Drawers with Matching Woodwork Front Panels
  • (2) Sub Zero Under-counter Freezer Drawers with Matching Woodwork Front Panels
  • Flat Surface (3) Burner Electric Cook-top with Corian Cover
  • Amtico, Teak & Holly Flooring
  • Microwave/Convection Oven
  • Sink with Garbage Gisposal
  • Corian Dounter-tops
  • Overhead LED lighting
  • Large Pull-Out Storage Srawers
  • Storage Cabinets
  • Bronze mirrored Back-splash
  • 110 Volt outlets
  • Excellent Counter-top Space & Storage
  • Exhaust Fan

Dinette - Salon

  • High Gloss Teak Dinning Table
  • U-Shaped Custom Settee/Dinning Seating (reupholstered 2022)
  • 110-volt outlet
  • Large Recent Flat Screen TV Above the Settee/Dinning Seating

Master Stateroom - Mid-Ship

  • Center-Line Queen Walk-around Island Berth
  • Upgraded Mattress
  • Designer Bedding
  • Large Cedar-lined Storage Compartment Under the Lift-up Berth
  • Large Storage Drawers at the Base of the Berth
  • Builtin Night Stands with Drawers Beside Each Side of the Berth
  • Custom wall paper
  • Custom Decor
  • Lamps
  • Indirect Rope Accent Lighting
  • Recent Flat-Screen TV
  • Telephone outlet
  • Cedar-lined Hanging Closet
  • Private Entrance to the Private Master Head
  • Custom sound deadening insulation on hull-side
  • Overhead LED lighting
  • 110-volt outlets
  • Air Conditioning Control Panel
  • New Carpet (2023)

Master Head

  • Curved Corian Vanity Top with Bone-Colored Sink
  • Curved Teak Vanity Cabinet with Storage
  • Custom wall paper
  • Medicine cabinet
  • Upgraded Amtico Teak & Holly flooring
  • Large Molded Fiberglass Shower Stall with Glass Swing Door & Molded-in Bench Seat 
  • Vacuflush Toilet System
  • Teak curved vanity cabinet
  • Large Mirror
  • Towel Racks & Hooks
  • Blower Exhaust System
  • Overhead LED lighting

Gust Stateroom - Starboard

  • Upper & Lower Single Berths
  • Storage Compartment Under the Lower Bunk
  • Custom Decor
  • Hanging Locker
  • Overhead LED lighting
  • A/C Control Panel
  • New Carpet (2023)
  • Privacy Door

Guest Stateroom - Forward

  • Upper/Lower Berth Arrangement with and Over-sized Upper Berth
  • Custom Decor
  • Cedar-lined Storage Compartment Under the Lower Bunk
  • Overhead Hatch with Screen
  • Cedar-lined Hanging Locker
  • LED lighting overhead
  • Mirrored Forward Bulkhead
  • Storage cabinet forward of lower bunk
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Privacy Door
  • New Carpet (2023)
  • A/C Control Panel

Guest Head

  • Curved Teak Vanity with Storage
  • Corian Cunter-top
  • Bone Colored Sink
  • Fiberglass Molded Shower Stall with Glass Swing Door
  • Custom wall paper
  • Medicine cabinet
  • Amtico Wood Flooring
  • Overhead LED lighting
  • Exhaust blower
  • Mirrored Vanity
  • Vacuflush toilet system

Electronics - Navigation

  • (3) Garmin 8617 - Large Screen Displays (GPS/Map/Plotter/Depth-Fish Finder/Radar/FlIR/Auto-Auto Pilot) - (New 2022)
  • Garmin 8612 XSV (in Cockpit - New 2020)
  • Garmin 742XS (GPS/Map/Plotter/Depth-Fish Finder/Radar/FLIR Auto-Auto Pilot)
  • Furuno 2KW/50KHZ Transducer
  • Furuno 2KW/200KHZ Transducer
  • Airmar B260 Transducer
  • Icom M 604 VHF Radio
  • Icom M602 VHF Radio
  • KVH Satellite TV System with 18” Satellite Dome
  • Starlink - Satellite Wifi Communication System (Internet/Phone Service)
  • ACR Spotlight
  • Flir Thermal Imaging System
  • Fusion Bluetooth Stereo System (bridge)
  • Fusion Stereo Amplifier (bridge 2022)
  • Fusion Stereo Speakers - Split Zone (4) Bridge & (4) Cockpit (new 2022)
  • GMX 54 Sirus Receiver (XM Stereo/Weather)
  • Richie Compass

Electrical System

  • Onan 17.5 KW Diesel Generator with Sound Shield - Hours ??????
  • (2) Automatic Battery Chargers (1) 3-Bank & (1) 4-Bank
  • (6) Batteries
  • Battery Disconnect Switches
  • Voltage Stabilizer Transformer
  • Bonded electrical system
  • 50Amp/240 Volt Shore Power System
  • AC/DC Electrical Panels in salon (starboard)
  • 12/24 Volt DC Electrical Systems
  • 120/240 Volt AC Electrical Systems

Mechanical - Engine Room

  • Twin MAN, 2840LE403, 1050 HP Diesel Engines
  • Eskimo Ice Maker/Chipper
  • Watermaker
  • (2) VacuFlush Heads with Holding Tank & Overboard Discharge
  • Pressurized Freshwater System with New Grundfro High-Flow Pump (2023)
  • (4) Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning Systems - New Master Stateroom A/C (2023), New Forward Guest Stateroom A/C (2023); The Salon A/C was custom converted to supply A/C to the Flybrdge
  • A/C Circulating Water Pump (new 2023)
  • Oil Change System for Engines and Generator
  • Awlgripped engine room
  • Automatic Fire suppression system
  • Y-valve emergency bilge pump system
  • Delta T Engine Room Exhaust System
  • Fuel priming pumps
  • Dripless shaft logs
  • Engine Room Gauge Package
  • Fuel Manifold System with Quick Disconnect for Use with a Soft Fuel Bladder
  • Addition fuel tank for total capacity of 1015 gallons for extended cruising range
  • 110-volt outlet
  • Automatic Bilge Pumps
  • Water Heater
  • Racor Fuel Filters    
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • Hydraulic Trim Tabs
  • Sea Strainers
  • Fuel Shutoff Valves

Cockpit - Fishing Equipment

  • Release Marine Teak Fighting Chair with Rocket Launcher Back with (4) Stainless Steel Rocket Launchers/Rod Holders (recently refinished)
  • Rupp Out Riggers with Triple Spreaders
  • Micro Touch US-8 24v DC Teaser Reals (mounted under flybridge hard-top in concealed cabinet)
  • Aft Flybridge Railing Mounted Rocket Launcher/Rod Holders
  • Cockpit Freezer
  • Custom Tackle Center Cabinet
  • Custom, Builtin Electric Grill
  • Oil Change System Outlet (for easy oil changes with less mess)
  • Transom door with Top Opening Gate
  • Teak Gunnel Top Covering Boards
  • Gunnel Top Flush Mounted Stainless Steel Rod Holders
  • Canvas Cockpit Fly Cover with Transom Poles to Convert to Cockpit Sunshade
  • (4) Underwater Multi-Color Lights
  • Custom Cushions for Seating on Top of the Cockpit Tackle Center/Cockpit Lockers
  • Salt Water Wash Down
  • Fresh Water Wash Down
  • Cockpit Access to Engine Room
  • Aluminum Ladder for Access to Flybridge
  • Large In-Deck Fish box


  • LEWMAR Ocean 3 Windlass with Helm & Deck Foot Switches
  • Dockside Electric, Cable TV, and Water Supply Connections
  • Dual Air-Horns
  • Transom Mounted Swim Steps
  • Anchor with 600’ of Anchor Rode with 25’ of Chain
  • Bow Pulpit
  • Deck-house Side-Rails for Easy Access to Bow
  • Freshwater Washdown System in Anchor Locker
  • Forward Deck Hatch
  • Aluminum Bow Rails
  • Canvas Cover for Black Windshield Mask


  • Half-Tower with Molded Fiberglass Hardtop (underside painted grey to match hull)
  • (3) Sided EZ2CY Flybridge Enclosure (new 2019)
  • Release Marine Teak Helm & Companion Chairs with Cushions and Upholstered Armrest (recently refinished)
  • Custom Palm Beach Style Helm Pod with Single Lever Engine Controls & Stainless Steel Steering Wheel
  • Recessed Mounted Electronics with Fiberglass & Plexiglas See-Through  
  • Under Helm and Helm Compartment Hidden Switches & Controls For a Cleaner Look
  • Forward & Starboard Settees/Lounge Seating
  • Excellent Storage
  • Outriggers
  • Electric 24v Overhead Teaser Reels
  • Aft Flybridge Mounted Rocket Launchers

Recent Upgrades & Maintance

Some of her recent upgrades and maintenance since 2018 through 2023 YTD, include the following:

2022/2023: - See  the Above Specs for 2022/2023 Upgrades and Maintenance Items.

2021: New bottom paint, new prop speed application, Generator heat exchanger replaced, New Generator impellor and belt, Hydraulic steering cylinder replaced, MSR Vacuflush pump replaced, New engine impellers and impeller cams replaced, new cover for windshield mask, new A/C water pump. Aft bilge pump replaced, cockpit drain hoses replaced, LED lighting installed throughout entire vessel.


2020: 3,000 Hour Engine service performed to include new injectors, engine coolant, heat exchangers cleaned, new alternator belts, new water pump belts, engine hoses, and A/C water lines. Additionally, shaft seals replaced, rudder seals and housings replaced, new Glendinning engine controls, Garmin GXM Sirus radio added, Cockpit freezer fan replaced, Starboard rudder replaced, MSR A/C evaporator fan replaced. LED lighting under cockpit coaming.

2019: Refinished helm chairs and fighting chair. New helm chair cushions. New paint job for entire boat and black windshield mask added. Hatch cover gas shocks replaced. Life raft, Bag style added. Replaced forward bilge pump. Air conditioning duct added to flybridge. New EZ2CY enclosure installed. Cockpit fly cover with poles installed. New flybridge cover. New Garmin 8612 Screen added in cockpit.

2018: Descaled Engines. Replaced Airsep filters. Replaced engine belts. Replaced engine and generator impellers. Intake air-horn replaced. Coolant replaced. Prop Speed Coating added to all underwater gear.

As you can see, this vessel has been expertly maintained by knowledgeable owners. She should be truly turnkey and ready for her next owner. 


Personal items, fishing tackle & gear.


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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