Viking 68′ Enclosed Bridge
Enter into the enclosed bridge world with the Viking 68 Convertible Enclosed bridge. This excellent model takes the proven successes of the 68 Open Bridge, but delivers the creature comforts that many traveling anglers and crew desire. Having a climate controlled, quiet, second salon can make long distances to destinations such as the Bahamas, Bermuda, and beyond seem more enjoyable than ever. Take a look at this overview and the specifications of the Viking 68 Enclosed Bridge.
Available in Open or Enclosed Bridge configurations, the Viking 68 is a high-end, luxury yacht designed for discerning anglers who demand the best in performance and comfort. There’s no mistaking the sleek lines and lush accommodations of a Viking yacht. Loaded with luxurious finishes, high-quality materials, and custom cabinetry and fixtures, the yacht’s interior is elegant and plush. A very successful model since her introduction in 2018.
- Hull number 50 is scheduled to be completed and ready for delivery July 31st, 2023 (Enclosed Bridge)
- Hull number 54 is scheduled for delivery in the fall of 2023 (Open Bridge)
Entering the salon through electric pulsed doors, the day head is immediately on the starboard side with an L-shaped lounge to port. The well-appointed galley — with its walkaround island and raised dinette — makes onboard entertaining a breeze. Frameless windows fill the salon with an abundance of natural lighting. Below, the four-stateroom/four-head layout there is a full-size midship master stateroom, a VIP stateroom forward, a guest stateroom to port and a fourth stateroom (for kids or crew) aft, at the foot of the companionway. In the 68 Enclosed Bridge model, a spiral staircase located in the salon provides access to the Enclosed Bridge.
Mezzanine seating overlooks the 68’s sprawling 186 square-foot cockpit. At the foot of the mezzanine, includes centerline access to the engine room, a bait freezer, and additional refrigeration.The cockpit sole can house options such as fish boxes and a dunnage box for the optional Eskimo Ice Machine. Just forward of the transom can house the optional Seakeeper 26 in either a split or single hatch that can be optioned with a power actuator. Overhead, the flybridge extension offers shade from the sun. As with all Viking yachts, custom electronic packages and tuna towers can be ordered and professionally installed by sister companies like Atlantic Marine Electronics and Palm Beach Towers for a seamless turn-key delivery.
Running on Viking’s proven hull shape with a 12.1-degree transom deadrise, MTU 2000 V12 1945hp diesels deliver a 35-knot cruising speed and a top end of 40-plus knots, depending on certain conditions.
Length Overall: 68’7”
Weight: 115,306 lbs.
Fuel: 2,060 gals.
Water: 344 gals.
Deadrise Aft: 12.1°