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Viking 68 Convertible

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SPECIFICATIONS

Builder: Viking

Model: 68 Convertible

Model Year: 2006

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 68'8" (w/ o pulpit)

Beam: 19'4" (at rubrail)

Draft: 5'5"

Weight: 115,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/1,520-mph MTU 12V 2000 M91 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,570-mhp Caterpillar C30, 1,675-mhp Caterpillar C32, or 1,825-hp Caterpillar C32A or 2/2,030-mhp MTU 16V 2000 M91 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 2,000 gal.

Water Capacity: 355 gal.

STANDARD EQUIPMENT

76,000-Btu 5-zone (incl. bridge) Cruisair A/C
Awlgrip engine room and bilges
Delta "T" engine room ventilation
bridge chill box
Icom-IC-M602 VHF
Stidd helm chair
2/Sub-zero refrigerators and 2/freezer drawers
power steering pumps on both engines
underwater exhaust
bridge batteries for electronics
Moritz monitoring system
pulpit
Sealand Magnum Opus MSDs
crew stateroom
20'' Sharp LCD TV and Bose 3-2-1 stereo in master stateroom

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

Lewmar capstan
cockpit sole livewell
SidePower bow thruster
trolling valves
1,200-gpd Sea Recovery watermaker
Headhunter MSDs
EZ2CY bridge enclosure
ice machine w/ cockpit-sole discharge
Murray Bros. fighting and helm chairs and cockpit and dinette tables
teak cockpit and mezzanine
electronics
hull color
Channell artwork over master berth
Palm Beach tower

This article originally appeared in the March 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.