Viking 50 Convertible

Boat Tests


Builder: Viking

Model: 50 Convertible

Model Year: 2008

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 54'8" (w/ pulpit)

Beam: 17'0"

Draft: 4'10"

Weight: 66,500 lbs. (w/ standard fuel load)

Standard Power: 2/1,100-mhp MAN V10 1100 CRM diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,360-mhp MAN V12 1360 CRM diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,200 gal. (w/ 200 gal. aux tank)

Water Capacity: 175 gal.


Cruisair A/C
21-kW Onan genset
Glendinning CableMaster
Furuno RD-30 depthfinder, sea-temp gauge
Icom 604 VHF radio
Murray Products helm chairs
37" Sharp LCD TV in saloon
Bose LS 18 DVD/CD player, VCR, and FM stereo
Moritz monitoring system
Corian countertops
teak cabinetry
3-burner Kenyon cooktop
Tappan convection oven
Amtico teak sole in
2/Dometic MSDs
20" Sharp flat-panel TV in master
4/Sub-Zero undercounter refrigerator and freezer drawers


200-gal. aux. fuel tank
trolling valves
6-rod rocket launcher
3-sided Costa Marine enclosure
transom fishbox
Rupp ‘riggers
Side-Power bow thruster
Bose system upgrade
12-volt stereo/CD player in master
Sharp flat-panel TVs in guest staterooms
ice machine w/ discharge into cockpit fishbox
upgrade master stateroom mattress
Release Marine helm chairs

This article originally appeared in the November 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.