Viking 45 OpenBy Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Builder: Viking Custom Yachts
Model: 45 Open
Model Year: 2004
Boat Type: Sportfisherman
Weight: 48,048 lbs.
Standard Power: 2/800-hp MAN 2848LE403 diesel inboards
Optional Power: 2/860-hp MAN 2840LE407 diesel inboards
Fuel Capacity: 848 gal.
Water Capacity: 150 gal.
Murray helm seats
bridge-deck lounge w/vinyl-covered foam cushions
monitoring system for fire, engine-room temp, high exhaust temp, and high-water alarm
19,000-Btu Cruisair A/C w/reverse-cycle heat
recessed electronics box
recessed radio box
fresh- and saltwater washdowns
tackle cabinet and freezer
walk-through transom door
Nova Kool undercounter refrigerator and freezer
transom coaming w/gate and transom fishbox
Palm Beach tower w/sunshade
36-foot Rupp triple-spreader outriggers
4-sided Strataglass enclosure
electronics package including Furuno 1953C 12-kW radar w/ 6' array, video board, GP37 DGPS/WAAS GPS, GP1900C 10.4-inch LCD sounder, BBFF-1 NavNet sounder, 520 T-HPD 50/200 1-kW transducer w/temp, RD-30 digital depth display, 235-kHz depth transducer
Icom 602 VHF
Bluewater helm chairs
Amtico teak-and-holly sole
This article originally appeared in the March 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.