I have personally sea trialed the 80 and feel she is the best performing boat I have ever sea trialed. She is fast, dry and nimble to say the least. Currently we have the factory demo available for sale with a delivery date just after the Miami Boat show in February. The boat is available now for personal inspection and possible sea trials.
Viking has led the charge in the design, development and production of the biggest convertible sportfishing yachts for more than 20 years and the newest Viking to proudly join the fleet is the 80 Convertible.
Like all new Vikings, the 80 Convertible hones its blue-water DNA from its stable mates. The sleek styling showcases an impeccable sheer line with nine feet of freeboard forward tapering to slightly more than three feet at the stern, a lively reflection of the aggressive profiles of its recent brethren including the 92 and 62 Convertibles.The hull’s sharper entry merges with a higher forward chine designed to divert spray downward when ripping through head seas. Convex hull sections add curvature and form to the refined running surface, while a quad of molded running strakes accentuate lateral tracking and maneuverability. Deadrise at the transom is 12.5 degrees and the beam is carried well aft providing exceptional volume, buoyancy and balance, a deft combination, which comfortably accommodates additional fuel, and the weight of a gyro stabilizer. Powered with tier 3 MTU Series 2000 V16 M96L engines each developing 2,635 mhp with Blue Vision controls and display monitors, our tank testing calculations indicate a top speed in excess of 40 knots with an effortless high 30 knot cruise.
Inviting accommodations include five generously appointed staterooms, including a full beam master suite with a king size walk-around bed. The port and forward staterooms have walk-around queen beds. Two starboard staterooms have upper and lower berths, and are spacious due to the use of sliding entrance doors which maximize interior space. Every stateroom has a large head and fiberglass shower stall.
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2401 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410