Viking Sport Cruisers V53By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Builder: Viking Sport Cruisers
Model Year: 2006
Boat Type: Cruiser
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
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
Lenco trim tabs
foredeck and cockpit sunpads
Bose home theater system in saloon
20" Sharp LCD TV in saloon, 15" Sharp LCD in master
2/voltage stabilizer transformers
164 feet of additional anchor chain
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 RD30 depth and speed log
This article originally appeared in the January 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.