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What's the Brokerage Market for the Viking 35?

We spoke to three brokers who each had a Viking 35 listed on BoatQuest.com. Here’s what each had to say about this convertible and the market for buying and selling them.

Viking 35 Convertible

We spoke to three brokers who each had a Viking 35 listed on BoatQuest.com. Here’s what each had to say about this convertible and the market for buying and selling them.

Lap of Luxury

Med-bound cruisers stopping in Gibraltar’s harbor will soon have a new (and large) neighbor—the 142-meter megayacht hotel Sunborn Gibraltar.

Sunborn Gibraltar

On Our Bookshelf

The Curve of Time

The Curve of TimeRecently, for a couple of reasons, M. Wylie Blanchet’s The Curve of Time has taken top spot on my nautical bookshelf. I identified with the widow Blanchet’s descriptions of the joys and vicissitudes of packing up five children and cruising a 25-foot, single-engine powerboat through remote coastal territory during the early 20th Century.

Bimini Or Equivalent

Bimini was a 1952 Harkers Island 43, repowered with a single 3208 CAT, natural of course. She would do about 12 knots at full throttle, a typical Gulf Coast charter boat in 1978, open deckhouse (no a/c), head, and a couple bunks forward, four mounted fishing chairs in the cockpit, and a flybridge. Engine access was center of the deckhouse, with bench seating port and starboard. Bimini and I would become intimate, even unknowingly going through a name change.