Viking Sport Cruisers V53

Boat Tests


Builder: Viking Sport Cruisers


Model Year: 2006

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 52'11"

Beam: 14'11"

Draft: 4'1"

Weight: 40,880 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/715-hp Volvo Penta D12-715 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/775-hp Volvo Penta D12-800 or 2/715-hp Caterpillar C12 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 580 gal.

Water Capacity: 115 gal.


36,000-Btu Cruisair reverse-cycle A/C
dripless shaft logs
high-volume engine air intakes w/ moisture eliminators
Reverso oil-exchange system
central vacuum system
11.5-kW Onan genset
2/isolation transformers
bimini top w/ enclosure
tender garage w/ electric winch
hot/cold transom shower
wet bar w/ refrigerator, sink, and grill
U-shape cockpit seating w/ teak table
U-shape seating w/ table across from helm
Side-Power bow thruster
rudder-angle indicator
Lenco trim tabs
Avonite countertops
foredeck and cockpit sunpads
2/VacuFlush MSDs
Bose home theater system in saloon
20" Sharp LCD TV in saloon, 15" Sharp LCD in master


2/Glendinning Cablemasters
2/voltage stabilizer transformers
164 feet of additional anchor chain
garbage disposal
telephone outlet in master stateroom
15'' Sharp LCD TV in starboard guest stateroom
Furuno 1934C GPS/chartplotter/64-NM radar in lieu of standard Furuno GP7000 GPS/chartplotter
Furuno autopilot
Furuno RD30 depth and speed log

This article originally appeared in the January 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.