5 Viking Yachts Sportfish To See At Yachts Miami Beach
The 2017 Yachts Miami Beach show on Miami Beach’s Collins Avenue kicks off tomorrow and it promises attendees a wide variety of awe-inspiring motor yachts and sportfish yachts to spend February 16 – 20 perusing through. HMY Yachts Sales will feature an extensive display of premium pre-owned sportfish yachts available for your viewing pleasure that will surely make you stop and stare on the docks. HMY Yacht Sales is proud to be an industry leader in the listing and successful sale of Viking Yachts and this year at Yachts Miami Beach we have quite a few stunning Viking fishing machines to showcase. Here’s a closer look at five of the Viking Yachts sportfish we will be presenting for sale at the show.
The Viking Yachts 92′ is an absolutely magnificent sportfish yacht from the legendary boat builder and this 2017 Enclosed Bridge model, Miss Moneypenny is most certainly a jaw-dropper. Once you step on board Miss Moneypenny, chances are you are never going to want to disembark because she’s truly all that and more. Boasting all the interior qualities of a luxury motor yacht, her cockpit is ready to get down to business and totally rigged for big-game fishing.
Miss Moneypenny’s salon, galley and dining area rivals those found on board yachts 100′ and up. The salon is extremely spacious and includes a plethora of amenties perfect for relaxing indoors. The galley has every feature one could imagine a chef needing for creating meals at sea. Additional living areas are expanded to include an aft deck, enclosed flybridge and lounge, and a one of a kind L-shaped seating/dining deck aft on the flybridge level. Cleverly designed, this area provides a bird’s-eye-view of the massive 238 square-foot cockpit, which is completely equipped for serious fishing, and also features an elevated mezzanine area – an excellent spot to sit and watch as the action unfold.
The five stateroom plus crew accommodations layout below is the envy of the industry. The full-beam master stateroom is located amidships and features a custom Sleep Number mattress, oversized 65″ TV, his and hers heads with a luxurious shower between, spacious vanity area, seating area, and a large walk-in closet. Guests are accommodated very comfortably across four en suite cabins which consist of a queen VIP forward, queen VIP to starboard, a twin lower berth cabin forward to port and a double berth cabin aft to port. Accessed from the cockpit, the crew accommodations feature upper & lower berths in a cabin to port. Private head and shower facilities are found in a separate room to starboard. A washer and dryer combination unit, microwave and convection oven, and a refrigerator are offered for additional crew amenities.
The laundry center is accessed from the companionway aft to starboard and there is a handy large linen locker in the companionway. On the main deck, forward of the galley is an additional storage panty with an optional lower berth for overflow crew use. The very convenient and functional day head is forward of the dining area and port. Access to the enclosed flybridge lounge is provided via a custom stair aft to starboard in the salon. A handy wet bar with a clear cube icemaker is incorporated into the lower stairs, for easy access from the salon or aft deck. Access to the aft deck from the salon is through two centerline sliding doors which are electronically actuated.
Stress Release is a 2011 Viking Yachts 76′ Enclosed Bridge Convertible in pristine condition. Among many of her other amazing features, she has been only lightly used over the years and offers her next owner low engine hours. As all Viking Yacht sportfish are, this is a true dual-purpose vessel that is just as perfect for long distance family cruising as it is suited for fighting big-game fish during tournament season.
Upon entering the welcoming salon on this Viking Yacht 76′ you’ll notice Amtico flooring at entrance and a teak molded staircase to the enclosed bridge. A day head with granite vanity top copper sink and vaccu flush head is conveniently located in this space. For your indoor enjoyment, the salon features a L-shaped Ultra leather sofa with storage to starboard and a hi-lo cocktail table. A large bar with bottle storage awaits you for cocktail time and if you want to kick back and watch TV there is a 55″ LCD flatscreen complete with home theater system. The galley on Stress Release features Amtico flooring and is an island configuration with granite counter tops and three bar stools. For further seating a meal time there is a dinnette with a moppa burl wood table as well. Appliances include a large 4-burner electric cook top, convection microwave two Sub-Zero refrigerator under counter units and one freezer unit, a stainless steel sink with Grohe fixtures, trash compactor and a dish washer. Another great galley features is the large walk in pantry forward with a wine cooler.
Below deck, accommodations consist of four well-appointed guest suites and a luxurious full beam master stateroom. Owners will enjoy their suite featuring and island king size bed, nightstands on either side, large his and her closets, plush sofa, 40″ LCD TV and an en suite head. Guests will be equally comfortable in their staterooms all of which are either en suite or have private access to a head. The air conditioned enclosed flybridge on this 2011 Viking Yachts 76′ includes and L shaped sofa with sleeper bed, cocktail table, Stidd leather captain chair, Ultra leather jump seats, bar with sink, LCD TV on lift mechanism, Sub Zero refrigerator, aft control station for docking, aft sitting outside with storage underneath and a center ladder to the tuna tower. Here you can get a birds-eye-view of the huge cockpit which is fully equipped to fish with two bait freezers, tackle drawers, transom door with gate, under gunnel storage boxes, cockpit table with stainless steel pedestal, transom fish box, deck fish box and an Eskimo ice chipper that makes 600lbs of ice per day.
If you are in the market for a highly maintained sportfish in the upper 60 foot ranger, the offering of Blu Frog presents a unique opportunity to purchase a lightly used and upgraded, 68’ Viking with the desirable 2400 hp MTU engine option. She has been professionally maintained since day one, and she’s ready to cruise and fish today. Her interior is perfect for retreating indoors after the fishing is done for the day with a spacious and relaxing salon, a professional-grade galley and overnight accommodations consisting of an en suite master stateroom, two en suite guest staterooms and a crew cabin.
Up on the flybridge you’ll find a Release teak helm pod, recessed electronics boxes, Costa track-to-track enclosure, fresh water outlet in port forward cabinet with water hose reel, overhead lighting in hardtop, 3-way LAN system, (2) ICOM 604 VHF radios, Release Marine control handles w/bow thruster buttons in handle, removable flybridge jump seat backrests on both port and starboard, Moritz Safety monitoring system with audible and visible alarms, recessed electronics box, storage locker, (2) Trumpet style air horns, misters in hard top, Miya Epoch US9 teaser reels, air conditioning, DDEC trolling valves, three Stidd Marine helm chairs, buggy top and standing platform, refrigerated top-loading chill box, and a center rigger.
When you’re out there chasing fish, Blu Frog has got your back with her well prepared cockpit. She is outfitted with an Eskimo ice machine plumbed to in-deck well, live well in cockpit sole and additional in transom with window and light, Y-valve for fresh and saltwater wash downs, storage lockers port & starboard below gunwales, ice machine with discharge into cockpit sole box, extended flybridge overhang for shade with misters, cockpit controls, bow thruster, six rod holders in covering boards, cockpit cover, cockpit speakers controlled by flybridge stereo w/remote, awlgripped lazarette, custom teak cockpit deck and mezzanine, custom electronics with cockpit controls Furuno 15″ monitor, Furuno RD 30 VHF.
The True North is a highly-customized 64′ Viking sportfish with the preferred and very accommodating four cabin layout. This 64 Viking is powered with upgraded MTU 16V2000/ 2030hp. Her engines have had their 2000 hour service and have MTU Extended Warranties until July, 2018 or 3600 hours.
Once on board True North, access to the interior is by way of a starboard located electric sliding door. The well-sized salon features a large and luxurious L-shaped sofa to port, with high gloss teak cabinetry and teak accents throughout the space. The galley is located forward and to port with the dinette opposite to starboard. As you continue making your way forward through the companionway, there is a guest stateroom to starboard with side by side berths and private access to the guest head which also has secondary companionway access. The master is located on the port side of the companionway with a walk-around queen bed and en suite head. A second guest stateroom is located on the starboard side of the companionway just forward of the laundry center featuring upper and lower bunks. The VIP stateroom is forward and has an island queen bed and private head as well.
The teak cockpit on the 64′ Viking Yacht which features Viking’s signature mezzanine seating, has a long list of features ready to help you land big-game fish with ease such as a Murray Marine fighting chair with offset pedestal, live well in deck to port, in-deck fishbox to starboard, Eskimo Ice Chipper, and tackle drawers, four flush mount rod holders and three clearing rod holders in each aft tower leg. The cockpit is also where you can gain access to the engine room and as an added bonus, True North includes cockpit cover sunshades and Ocean LED underwater lights.
Judith Ann was built by an owner with an experienced eye and the attention to detail on this Viking 52 Open shows. Some of the highlights of the vessel include the easy to reach custom helm command center, twin disc joystick control with skyhook for holding over bottom spots or easy docking, and a low profile hardtop with hydraulic riggers which allow her to clear most bridges. Below deck she features a custom 3 stateroom, 2 head layout. The master stateroom is en suite with an island double birth that include underneath storage. There is plenty of storage for the owners as well as a 19″ flat screen TV mounted on the wall. The VIP stateroom and guest stateroom have access to a shared head.
The salon, galley and dinette area feature hi-gloss teak, seating area with table, a central vacuum unit with accessories, custom Amtico flooring, Bone Corian countertops, garbage disposal in sink, upgraded headliner, entertainment system with 50″ HD TV, Blu-Ray player with surround sound and powered subwoofer, microwave convection oven located in upper galley cabinet, electric range surface mounted countertop and under counter style large capacity refrigerator with freezer.
Another fishing machine, Judith Ann comes complete with mezzanine seating for spectators, a teak cockpit, Release Marine teak fighting chair with rocket launcher, Rupp hydraulic riggers, Rupp center rigger, Plum transom as live well with window and light, three Haunches on each side, rod holders in coverboards, refrigerated mezzanine step coolers, cabinet with storage for gaffs and or other accessories located under gunwale, and a walk-through transom door with lift gate.