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Exclusive: Viking 74 Convertible — By Capt. Ken Kreisler — December 2004

When Bigger Is Better


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Base price: $3,395,000 with 2/1,500-hp 12V M91 MTU Series 2000 diesel inboards
Optional power: 2/1,570-hp Caterpillar C30 or 2/1,675-hp Caterpillar C32 diesel inboards; 2/1,825-hp MTU 12V 2000 V16 M90 or 2/2,030-hp MTU 16V 2000 M91 diesel inboards
Standard equipment: Delta T engine-room ventilation system; Tides Marine dripless shaft seals; 30-gal. water heater; 2/Onan 27.5-kW e-QD gensets; 2/Glendinning Cablemasters; washer/dryer in crew stateroom; Furuno RD-30 depth/sea-temperature gauge, ICOM IC-M602 VHF, top-loading freezer and refrigerated chill box on flying bridge; Headhunter MSDs; Sony 50" plasma TV w/Bose LifeStyle 35 system in saloon

Length overall: 74'0"
Beam: 19'9"
Draft: 5'7"
Weight (dry, w/o tower): 107,106 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 2,400 gal.
Water capacity: 385 gal.
Test engines: 2/2,030-hp MTU 16V 2000 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: ZF 2555/2.5:1
Props: not available
Steering: Teleflex hydraulic w/power assist
Controls: MDEC single-lever electronic
Optional equipment on test boat: cockpit sole livewell and refrigerated fishbox; Lewmar 30-hp hydraulic bow thruster and RC2500 hydraulic windlass; center ‘rigger; cockpit mister; 2/electric teaser reels in hardtop; Murray Brothers fighting chair w/offset pedestal; Palm Beach tuna tower; main-deck day head; additional 600-gal. fuel tank; 1,200-gpd Sea Recovery watermaker; Atlantic Marine electronics package including Furuno FR-2127 Black Box radar w/42-rpm gearbox, 8" array, and 15" VEI LCD screen, FCV-1200 sounder w/RD-30 digital depth and temperature on bridge and tower, FAR 500 autopilot; Northstar 962 plotter w/tower repeater; KVH Tracphone 252 satphone; Icom 802SSB, 2/Icom 602s on bridge and one on tower; KVH 18" G4 satellite TV system w/4 RCE satellite receivers; Hoteye thermal imaging camera for night running
Price as tested: $4,391,832

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This article originally appeared in the November 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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