Five Sportfish Trades Ready To Impress
As the King of Sportfish, HMY Yacht Sales lists and sells more Viking Yachts and custom sportfish than any other brokerage firm. Our knowledgeable sales team is comprised of experts who have sold numerous new and used sportfish, fished in tournaments throughout the world and some of whom are former captains who have run sportfish for years. With experience like this, HMY knows exactly what makes a pre-owned sportfish worthy of the winner’s circle and we pride ourselves on bringing those vessels to our customers. The market currently has an excellent selection of new and used sportfish yachts available now. Here are five exceptional sportfish trades between 66 and 36 feet that are ready to take you offshore just in time for the summer fishing season.
Looking for a mid-size sportfish that boasts premium custom pedigree? Look no further than 2006 Miller Marine 36’ Express “ISLANDER”. She’s a fully-loaded fiberglass build from Panama City, Fl featuring gorgeous lines that turn heads everywhere she goes and best of all, she runs as good as she looks.?With 3126 model CAT power, this Miller 36’ Express delivers ideal speed and fuel efficiency. Whether you are tournament fishing or fishing family style, this express sportfish is set up and laid out to be versatile.? She has been professionally maintained to the highest degree and offers a ton of value in the under 40’ custom express boat market.
The cockpit of Islander is all business! Nicely laid out and spacious enough to accommodate a variety of fishing styles. Three steps up from the cockpit brings you to the helm deck. To port there is a longitudinal bench seat with cushions on top and storage beneath. On the starboard helm deck there is a tackle storage locker with seating cushion above. The helm station is offset to starboard and features a teak helm pod with Palm Beach style single lever controls. She has a Furuno Nav Net VX2 chartplotter with radar functions as well. Additional electronics include a Furuno fish finder/depth sounder, Updated Simrad Auto pilot, CAT electronic RPM gauges, and ACR spotlight controls.
The lower accommodations access is centerline on the helm deck with a descending staircase. Below to port is a comfortable upholstered sofa. Across from the sofa starboard aft is a full head and directly across from the sofa is a convenient galley with storage. Forward in the open arrangement is a nice size sleeping berth angled off center. For more information contact HMY Yacht Sales Professional Mike Scalisi— 954-650-3706 | MScalisi@HMY.com
This 2003 Viking 48’ Convertibile has had only two caring owners since her delivery. She has had numerous upgrades over the years including topside paint by Viking. Loaded with gear, “PRIVATEER” is ready for her next owner. Some of her many highlights include, extra fuel, ice chipper, watermaker, teak deck, satellite TV system and an electric salon door opener. Once you enter the salon, you will find an L-shaped sofa to port aft and the U-shaped galley forward. To starboard is the dinette with table forward with storage and electrical panel aft.
Moving forward and down three steps to the companionway, you will find the laundry center with washer/dryer to starboard. To port is the guest stateroom with upper/lower berths and a head with stall shower. The guest head is also accessible from the companionway. Forward is the master stateroom with centerline queen bed and ensuite head with stall shower.
The cockpit of this Viking 48’ Convertible features a Release Marine teak chair, transom door with gate, teak deck, in deck fish box with ice dump, and an in-deck live well. The molded tackle center has a sink, storage drawers, freezer and engine room door. The ladder to the flybridge is to starboard. The flybridge is protected by a molded fiberglass hardtop and a three-sided enclosure. For more information contact HMY Yacht Sales Professional Dave Meyer— 561-722-1047 | DMeyer@HMY.com
This 2008 Viking Yachts 56’ is a must see for any enclosed bridge buyer! As one of the most successful boats ever built by Viking, the 56’ is praised for exceptional speed and sea keeping abilities with a generous three stateroom two head layout, comfortable salon and large galley. Only a few of the 56’s were ever built with the Enclosed Bridge option in their last two years of production. “S’WAY IT IS” possesses all the offshore fishing essentials a serious angler could want including the optional Enclosed Flybridge, Factory Mezzanine, Custom “Release Marine” cockpit table rocket launcher combo, Spot Zero Water Purifier, Dometic Ice Chipper, Bow Thruster, Davit and much more.
As with any Viking yacht, you can count on rock-solid construction and a balanced, sea-splitting hull to provide a great ride through the chop aboard this Viking 56’. The powerful and efficient 1550 MAN diesels in 56’ Viking “S’WAY IT IS” run smoke free thanks to the latest in common rail injection technology and factory underwater exhaust. They have just under 1200 gentle hours and are up to date on MAN service. For more information contact HMY Yacht Sales Professional Tim Gredick— 843-607-7256 | TGredick@HMY.com
Representing the ultimate in a sportfishing machine, this 2013 Viking Yachts 60’ Convertible is turn-key in all respects. “SLIC CHIC” was outfitted and equipped with the latest options offered by Viking and numerous custom features have been added by the experienced owner. Additionally, a meticulous crew has maintained this yacht to the highest standards. Custom features and options include the custom designed Palm Beach Tower, teak deck and mezzanine, transom livewell, a professionally designed interior décor, Bluewater Marine chairs, and an unmatched electronics package. The 60’ Viking Convertible boasts incredible running capabilities and offers a smooth dry ride offshore that can’t be beat.
This 2013 Viking 60’ is powered by C32A Caterpillar 1925HPs with 1500 hours. The 1000 hour service has been completed with aftercoolers being replaced February 2019. Some of the many highlights on board “SLIC CHIC” include electronic trolling valves, a gloss interior finish, granite countertops (galley and all heads), four staterooms/three head layout with queen forward, Eskimo Ice chipper, Sea Recovery Water Maker – 1400GPD, DC Bow Thruster, teak decks, extra fuel – 3 tanks, main tank 1086 gal, mid tank 516 gal, forward tank 295 gal, transom livewell, US 9 teaser reels, cockpit outlets for kite fishing, deep dropping or teaser reels and so much more. “SLIC CHIC” is awaiting your inspection and must be seen to be appreciated. This vessel should certainly be on the short list of any serious Viking or custom boat buyer. For more information contact HMY Yacht Sales Professional Pat Kelly— 561-723-9300 | PKelly@HMY.com
Truly ready to fish and cruise today, this 2015 Viking Yachts 66’ Convertible is an impeccable example of a purebred battlewagon. She has been professional maintained, and it certainly shows throughout. The spacious and accommodating layout on this 66’ Viking has been said to be the envy of the industry, including main deck highlights such as an L-shaped lounge and cocktail/dining table and functional and comfortable six place dinette. This sportfish features the desirable a four-stateroom, four-head layout including crew quarters with engine room access. The flybridge command center was specifically designed for ease of operation and total cruising/fishing comfort. With three custom seats at the helm, and lounge seating port, starboard and forward with upgraded upholstery, your entire party will be comfortable while underway and at rest.
In addition to having a Seakeeper Gyro on board, this particular Viking 66’ Convertible includes all the world-class sportfishing equipment and amenities you’d expect from the legendary Viking Yacht Company. Highlights include: a bait freezer, Palm Beach Towers tuna tower, live fish well in deck, Rupp triple spreader outriggers, (6) rod rocket launcher aft bridge rail, Release fighting chair, center rigger, Eskimo ice machine, 12V & 24V outlets under coaming, freezer storage in mezzanine seat, transom coaming with gate and live well in transom fish box, Miya Epoch teaser reels, four Release boltless rod holders and more. Powered by MTU 16V2000 M91s that have been routinely serviced, this Viking 66’ Convertible is ready to run offshore if you are. For more information contact HMY Yacht Sales Professional Doug Donohue— 954-914-4303 | DDonohue@hmy.com