2008 Viking 68 Enclosed Bridge "Liquid Apple"

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Listing Agent: Mark Mitchell
Phone: 407-435-6982
HMY Location: HMY at Waterway Marina


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Specifications

Name:
Liquid Apple
Draft:
--
Current Price:
$2,549,000
Fuel Capacity:
2375 Gallons
Year:
2008
Fuel Type:
diesel
Engine Model:
C32A
Engine Manufacturer:
Caterpillar
Length:
68 ft
Beam:
19' 3"
Gross Weight:
--
Max Speed:
--
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Location (city):
Orange Beach
Location (state):
AL
Location (country):
US

Vessel Overview

 

“LIQUID APPLE ” is a 2008 68’ VIKING ENCLOSED BRIDGE with the popular skybridge option.  Full time captain maintained and with many upgrades and updates completed in the last couple of years, this 68’ ENCLOSED BRIDGE provides a rare opportunity to load your gear and go cruising and fishing tomorrow.

CAT C32A engines were replaced in 2011 and currently have approximately 1150 hrs of which are mostly cruising hours as it was cruised by the first and second owner for the first 8 years.  All service is up to date on the motors.

This is a 3 stateroom layout with the master suite having a split level with the downstairs level having additional storage with couch and reading area. 

The current owner of 2008 68' VIKING ENCLOSED BRIDGE  "LIQUID APPLE"  has spent a considerable amount of money to update equipment and interior and has added many features found on the new VIKINGS being built today.  

Highlights, updates, and upgrades include:

2018 & 2019 include

  • 1000 hour service completed on both main engines
  • Sea Recovery Aquamatic 1400 GPD Water maker installed by Viking
  • Eskimo Ice E1540 600lb Ice Chipper installed by Viking
  • Dometic Spot Zero ZTC double pass series water system was installed
  • Both generators were completely serviced and had new water pumps installed
  • All new hoses were installed on engines, generators, and thru hulls
  • All of the batteries were replaced along with the battery charger
  • Two new Charles 50 Amp transformers were installed
  • New steering ram was installed
  • The fire system was updated
  • New KVH 5 satellite system was installed
  • KVH 3 rogue wave WIFI unit with a N900 GB Router and antenna, along with a satellite phone, was installed by AME
  • FLIR, M-625CS, along with an extra joystick in the skybridge installed
  • Garmin GPSMAP8624 24’’ chart plotter, with overlay switch for the skybridge was installed by AME
  • Garmin GSD 26 Chirp Sonar Module, Airmar 2kw CHIRP transducer installed
  • Garmin overlay remote was installed in the Skybridge
  • (4) Garmin GC10 Image Cameras with multiplexor processor and a quad switcher installed
  • Tri-color lights were installed on all three deck levels by AME. (Red, White, and Blue)
  • New Lumishore underwater lights (68-0344, THX803)  were installed with a hub switcher by AME. (Blue/White)
  • Custom JL audio system was installed by AME on all three levels with independent controls
  • Fusion MS-UD755 Tuner with a remote station in the Skybridge and Mezzanine
  • Ceramic coating on all exterior windows
  • The enclosed bridge and house were caulked
  • Black boot stripe painted at Viking 
  • Balanced props and shafts
  • New cutlass bearings installed
  • Tuna Tube thru hulls, pumps, and quick connect couplers were installed
  • Side curtain wings were installed in the mezzanine
  • Custom mezzanine shade cover was fabricated and installed
  • All new exterior cushions and soft goods were recovered with premium Ultraleather
  • New white covers and shades were produced by Busch canvas
  • The fighting chair was reupholstered and refinished
  • Custom hand painted faux teak transom
  • Custom hand painted faux teak toe rail, along with the removal of the bow rail
  • Anchor fairlead and stainless steel anchor was installed by Viking
  • All new Outrigger Hardware
  • Teak deck and covering boards were refinished and caulked
  • The Teak pod in the Skybridge was refinished by Viking
  • A new isinglass windshield was installed in the Skybridge by Busch Canvas
  • New carpet and carpet runners were installed throughout the entire boat
  • The Dinette was reupholstered by Busch Canvas
  • All new linens and soft goods throughout the boat
  • 3M window coating was applied to the enclosed bridge windows
  • New window tinting was applied to the forward windows in the enclosed bridge
  • A new Headhunter unit and pump was installed by Viking
  • Custom rod and reel storage was installed under the couches by Wooden Crab Woodworking
  • Four 12 volt outlets were installed in the cockpit
  • Two 24 volt outlets were installed in the cockpit
  • Two smalls safes were installed
  • Sun Shade covers were installed in the enclosed bridge by Busch Canvas
  • A new windshield brow cover was installed by Busch Canvas
  • Cockpit Livewell and pumps were installed by Viking

Other Highlights include:

  • Popular skybridge model with custom hardtop for shade and maximum comfort
  • Bow thruster
  • Twin 27.5kw Onan generators, full service completed 4/2019 including new water pumps
  • Custom master stateroom with split level, extra storage and reading area in the lower level
  • Custom office area in enclosed bridge
  • Full Gaggenau oven in galley for serious cooking
  • Teak cockpit and covering boards
  • Single lever engine controls with thruster buttons in handles on enclosed bridge & skybridge
  • Headhunter head systems 

 

**In Addition to all the updates listed above, an additional $160,000 was spent at Viking Service Center on updates and maintenance to the vessel. All documentation and invoices can be provided per request.

 

2008 68 Viking Enclosed Bridge

Accommodations & Layout

This 68' is optioned for the ultimate in cruising comfort. The 3 stateroom layout offers a master suite with maximum storage and a sitting area for true live aboard comfort. The forward VIP stateroom features a walk around queen bed with en-suite head. The starboard guest stateroom has capability for a double bunk but has a single captains quarter berth with extra storage and private access to the starboard guest head.

The galley is set up for gourmet cooking. It includes extra storage and a full Gaggenau oven. The granite counter has a 7" overhang for bar stools and the dinette table and settee are larger to seat more guests comfortably.

The salon is ideal for entertaining with the large L-shaped sofa, custom wood ottoman with a large storage capacity, and the "pop-up" 42" flatscreen TV.

Access to the enclosed flybridge is easy from the salon via a spiral stairway or a ladder from the cockpit. Running the boat from the enclosed bridge is like being in a second salon / living room. The bridge has an L-shaped settee, teak cocktail table and two bench seats with a Stidd chair at the helm. There is also a compact office area complete with printer shelf, desk for computer, file cabinet and everything necessary to conduct business.

Above the enclosed bridge is an open flybridge with a center console helm, teak helm pod with single lever controls with thruster buttons in the handles, two teak ladder back helm chairs, bench seating on both sides and seating for two in front of the helm console. There is a custom hardtop that was fabricated for the skybridge.

The cockpit features Viking's famous mezzanine seating for maximum comfort and there is a TV hookup for watching the big game. The teak covering boards, cockpit and mezzanine deck complete the custom look.

Salon

  • L-shaped settee - back lifts on gas shocks for easy access to storage under
  • NEW 2019 custom rod & reel storage installed under couches
  • NEW 2019 custom large wooden ottoman with custom storage underneath
  • NEW 2019 carpet & carpet runners throughout
  • Additional overhead lighting
  • Granite galley countertop with 7” overhang for bar stools
  • Cruisair air conditioning with reverse cycle heat
  • Kenmore clear icemaker
  • Electric salon door
  • Amtico cherry tide and holly flooring at salon entranceway
  • Teak overhead handrail
  • Spiral stairway to enclosed bridge
  • Bottle storage behind spiral stairway
  • 42" Pop-up flatscreen TV
  • Bose Lifestyle LS48 entertainment system
  • NEW 2019 KVH 5 satellite system was installedNEW 2019KVH 3 rogue wave WIFI unit with a N900 GB Router and antenna, along with a satellite phone, was installed by AME
  • 2019 Ceramic coating on all salon windows
  • Cabinet & drawer storage
  • Teak lambrequins and valances
  • AC/DC Electrical panel are just inside salon door for easy access
  • Hunter Douglas silhouette blinds
  • (2) Barstools (Recovered in 2019)

Galley

  • Custom dinette table and settee capable of seating more people with storage under seating (Recovered in 2019)
  • Amtico cherry and holly flooring below dinette and across to galley
  • Full galley appliances including Gaggenau oven
  • Microwave convection oven
  • 4-Burner range with exhaust fan
  • Subzero undercounter drawer refrigerators (4) and freezers (2)
  • Granite countertops
  • Stainless steel sink with disposal
  • Mirrored backsplash
  • Trash compactor
  • Abundant storage in long pullout overhead drawers, lower galley cabinets, and cabinets over dinette
  • Large pantry with walk-in access

Companionway

  • Laundry with stacked washer and dryer
  • Central Vaccuum with outlet in companionway steps
  • Lighted bilge areas
  • Bilges awlgripped white
  • Recessed lighting in headliner
  • Vertical teak strips in companionway

Master Stateroom

The custom large master stateroom is midship to port and features an athwartship king bed, an ensuite head and a lower level room for additional storage with couch for sitting and a reading area. 

  • Unique 2 level mater suite with ensuite head, and dressing area with closets and reading lounge
  • King bed lifts on gas shocks for access to large storage area under
  • 2 storage drawers under bed
  • Cruisair airconditioning with reverse cycle heat and SMX controls
  • Hanging lockers
  • Locker with sea rails designed for books
  • End tables with teak tops, drawers storage and lockers
  • Reading lamps
  • 32” Sharp tv
  • SAT tv
  • Bose 3-2-1 stereo system
  • Custom wallpaper
  • Overhead hatch
  • 4-drawer credenza
  • NEW 2019 (2) safes added
  • NEW 2019 linens and beddings
  • NEW 2019 headboard was reupholstered

Master Head

  • Granite countertop with drop-in sink
  • Air conditioning vent
  • Exhaust fan
  • Headhunter electric head
  • Custom Amtico floooring - Cherry and holly
  • Large fiberglass stall shower with single piece glass door
  • Mirrored vanity with storage
  • Overhead lighting
  • Towel rack

Forward VIP Stateroom

  • Queen bed lifts on gas shocks for access to storage under
  • Cruisair air conditioning with reverse cycle heat and SMX controls
  • Drawer storage under bed
  • Recessed lighting with dimmers
  • Overhead reading lights
  • Hanging locker
  • 15” Sharp tv
  • SAT tv
  • Stereo speakers with volume control
  • Custom wallpaper
  • Private access to ensuite head
  • NEW 2019 linens and beddings

VIP Head

  • Granite countertop with drop-in sink
  • Air conditioning vent
  • Exhaust fan
  • Headhunter electric head
  • Custom Amtico floooring - Cherry and holly
  • Large fiberglass stall shower
  • Mirrored vanity with storage
  • Overhead lighting
  • Towel rack

Starboard Guest Stateroom

  • Custom bunk arrangement with wide bunk and extra storage under
  • Airconditioning with reverse cycle heat and SMX controls
  • Stereo speakers with volume control
  • Custom wallpaper
  • Hanging locker
  • Drawer storage
  • NEW 2019 linens and beddings

Guest Head

  • Private access from guest stateroom and companionway access for day head
  • Corian countertop with built-in sink
  • Air conditioning vent
  • Exhaust fan
  • Headhunter electric head
  • Custom Amtico flooring - Cherry and holly
  • Large fiberglass stall shower
  • Mirrored vanity with storage
  • Overhead lighting
  • Towel rack

Enclosed Flybridge

  • Spiral stairway from salon
  • Stidd helm chair
  • (2) companion bench seats
  • 20” Sharp flat screen tv
  • Refrigerator in side of starboard bench seat
  • L-shaped settee on raised platform for maximum visibility with storage underneath
  • Teak cocktail table
  • Custom desk with printer shelf below, wire runs, pencil drawer, and file drawers Overhead hatch
  • Mezzanine seating aft of enclosed flybridge (NEW 2019 cushions)
  • NEW 2019 3M window coating was applied to the enclosed bridge windows
  • NEW 2019 new window tinting applied to forward windows
  • 2019 enclosed bridge and house were re-caulked
  • Powder coated railing with 6 rodholders
  • Aft helm
  • JL Audio speakers
  • Ladder to skybridge with teak steps
  • CAT engine displays

 Skybridge

  • Center console helm with electric actuator on electronics box
  • Port and starboard radio boxes
  • Teak helm pod refinished 2019
  • Single lever controls with bow thruster buttons in handles
  • Hatch over Skybridge entry
  • Grab rails for easy access
  • Murray Ladder back helm chairs (2) with NEW 2019 upholstery
  • Port & Starboard bench seats with storage underneath and NEW 2019 upholstery
  • Bench seat forward of console with NEW 2019 upholstery
  • Fresh water wash down
  • Removable seat backs on flybridge bench seats
  • Removable windshield panel forward of console
  • Storage under flybridge front
  • Custom skybridge hardtop built by Viking
  • NEW 2019 isinglass windshield
  • CAT engine displays

Electronics - Enclosed Bridge 

  • NEW 2019 Garmin GPSMAP8624 24’’ touchscreen unit
  • NEW 2019 Garmin GSD 26 Chirp Sonar Module, Airmar 2kw CHIRP transducer installed
  • NEW 2019 FLIR, M-625CS
  • NEW 2019 (4) Garmin GC10 Image Cameras with multiplexor processor and a quad switcher installed
  • 2 Furuno LCD monitors
  • NEW 2019 Fusion MS-UD755 am/fm/bluetooth/XM Sirius sound system
  • NEW 2019 Custom JL audio speaker system
  • NEW 2019 RCL100 ACR Spotlight installed
  • New KVH 5 satellite system was installed
  • KVH 3 rogue wave WIFI unit with a N900 GB Router and antenna, along with a satellite phone, was installed by AME
  • NEW 2019 (2) vhf radio antennas replaced
  • CAT electronic engine displays
  • Furuno NavNet 3D black box control
  • 2 Furuno NavNet 2 black box controls with radar and sounder
  • Furuno AIS
  • Furuno RD30
  • 2 ICOM M602 VHF
  • Simrad autopilot
  • CAT top mount engine controls
  • Bow thruster joy stick control
  • Trim tab controls
  • 12VDC outlet
  • Compass

Electronics - Aft Station

  • Top mount CAT controls
  • Bow thruster control
  • Compass

Electronics - Skybridge

  • NEW 2019 Garmin overlay remote was installed in the Skybridge
  • NEW 2019 FLIR system
  • Furuno NavNet 3D
  • Furuno LCD monitor
  • Furuno NavNet 2 black box
  • Autopilot
  • Furuno RD 30
  • NEW 2019 Fusion display
  • NEW 2019 vhf radio
  • Spotlight control
  • CAT analog gauges in helm pod
  • Single lever engine controls with thruster buttons in handles
  • 12VDC outle

Mechanical & Electrical

  • CAT C-32 Acerts installed new in December 2011 with 1150hrs.  Full 1,000hr service completed 4/2019
  • Twin 27.5 KW Onan generators, full service completed 4/2019 including new water pumps
  • NEW 2019 Sea Recovery Aquamatitic 1400 GPD Water maker installed by Viking
  • NEW 2019 Eskimo Ice E1540 600lb Ice Chipper installed by Viking
  • NEW 2019 Dometic Spot Zero ZTC double pass series water system was installedDripless packing for shafts and rudders
  • 2-50 amp shore power cords with Glendenning cable masters
  • NEW 2019 (2) Charles 50amp transformers installed
  • 12VDC and 24VDC power
  • Additional fuel tank for a total of 3 fiberglass tanks
  • 2 fuel transfer pumps with manifold for back up
  • Additional fuel filters in line between auxiliary tanks and main tank
  • Engine room tool box
  • Headhunter head system
  • Headhunter fresh water pump
  • Underwater exhaust system
  • Engine room gauge package mounted at engine room door for easy viewing without entering engine room
  • Pump room forward in engine room
  • Delta -  T engine room ventilation system
  • Manifold for fresh water system
  • 220VAC water heater
  • 2019 all new hoses were installed on engines, generators, and thru hulls
  • 2019 all batteries were replaced, battery charger replaced
  • 2019 New steering ram installed
  • 2019 fire system was updated
  • 2019 New Headhunter pump installed

Deck, Cockpit, & Hull

  • Mezzanine cockpit seating with NEW 2019 upholstery
  • Teak cockpit
  • Teak covering boards
  • 2019 side curtain wings were installed in mezzanine
  • 2019 Custom mezzanine shade cover was fabricated and installed
  • NEW 2019 anchor fairlead and stainless steel anchor was installed by Viking
  • Anchor locker with fresh water washdown
  • 4/2019 Tuna Tube thru hulls, pumps, and quick connect couplers were installed
  • Rupp outriggers with NEW 2019 hardware
  • Tri-color lights were installed on all three deck levels by AME. (Red, White, and Blue)
  • New Lumishore underwater lights (68-0344, THX803)  were installed with a hub switcher by AME. (Blue/White)
  • 2019 (4) 12 volt electric reel outlets were installed in the cockpit
  • 2019 painted Faux teak toerail
  • 2019 painted Faux teak transom
  • Painted black mask with 2019 cover
  • Solid transom coming with transom fish box
  • Handrails mounted under flybridge sides wrap around front
  • Transom swim steps
  • In deck fishboxes and storage boxes
  • Cockpit freezer
  • Additional storage boxes in mezzanine
  • Bluewater fighting chair mounted on offset stanchion with gloss teak rocket launcher, rod holders, storage drawer, New 2019 upholstery and re-varnished
  • Port and starboard dockside boxes for power and water inlets
  • Water inlets on both port and starboard sides
  • Refrigerated drink box in mezzanine step
  • Powdercoated aft flybridge rail with rocket launcher
  • Aft helm station for docking from enclosed bridge level
  • Aft facing seat on enclosed bridge level with cushion and storage under
  • 2019 New bootstripe painted at Viking
  • 4/2019 balanced props and shafts
  • 4/2019 New cutlass bearings
  • 2019 Teak deck and covering boards were refinished and caulked
  • 2019 (2) 24 volt electric reel outlets were installed in the cockpit
  • 2019 all new livewell and macerator pumps


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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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