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Viking 68 Convertible By Richard Thiel — March 2006

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Base price: $3,084,850 with 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

Length overall: 68'8" (w/out pulpit)
Beam: 19'4" (at rubrail)
Draft: 5'5"
Weight (wet): 115,000 lbs.
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
Test engines: 2/2,030-mhp MTU 16V 2000 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: ZF 2555/2.46:1
Props: Veem, dimenions proprietary
Steering: Teleflex SeaStar hydraulic, power-assisted
Controls: MTU electronic
Optional equipment on test boat: 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
Price as tested: $3,996,893

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

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