On Sunday, July 12, let’s all plan to go boating.



Viking 57 Convertible

Boat Tests


Builder: Viking

Model: 57 Convertible

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

Cabins 1/master, 1/VIP

LOA: 57'10"

Beam: 18'2"

Draft: 4'11"

Weight: full load: 78,960 lbs

Standard Power: 2/1,360-mhp MAN V12s

Optional Power: 2/1,550-mhp MAN V12s

Fuel Capacity: 1,685 gal. (opt.)

Water Capacity: 240 gal.


Teleflex Sea-Star hydraulic w/ power-assisted (off a single engine) steering
ZF Marine electronic controls
Moritz Aerospace safety monitoring system
Kenyon four-burner cooktop
4/Sub-Zero refrigerator drawers
Whirlpool washer and dryer
Onan 21.5-kW genset
8/Group 31 batteries (4 house and 4 engine start)
2/Master-volt battery chargers
54,000-Btu Cruisair A/C
2/engine-driven bilge pumps
2/Dometic VacuFlush MSDs


Atlantic Marine electronics package
Palm Beach Towers convertible tower
ZF joystick control system
Gialitta granite galley countertop
dual-engine power steering
Side-Power bow thruster
ZF in-sole livewell
Eskimo ice machine
extra-large 1,185-gal. (vs. 1,000-gal.) aft fuel tank

This article originally appeared in the July 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.