Viking Convertible 82By Capt. Richard Thiel
Model Year: 2008
Boat Type: Sportfisherman
Weight: 162,250 lbs.
Standard Power: 1,825-mhp Caterpillar C32 Acerts
Optional Power: None
Fuel Capacity: 3,000 gal.
Water Capacity: 400 gal.
Steering: PICES electronic Controls: MTU electronic w/ Sturdy levers
Moritz Octoplex Power Systems control
hydraulic bilge pumps and bow thruster
Tides Marine dripless shaft and rudder seals
10-ton chilled-water A.C.
Delta T ER vents
3/independent 24-volt battery banks
2/32-kW Onan gensets
2/Glendinning 100-amp shore-power cords
4/Rupp s/s rod holders
LED lighting throughout
Pioneer 50" plasma TV and Bose Lifestyle 48 in saloon
washer and dryer
freshwater washdown in bow
anchor w/ 25' chain and 225' line
centralized 220-volt raw-water pump.
Palm Beach Towers tuna tower
Atlantic Marine electronics package
plumb transom box as livewell
Lewmar C4 windlass
mirrored ceilings in heads
2/ER tool boxes
remote genset panel
Release teak helm pod
single-lever controls w/ integral thruster buttons
teak covering boards, cockpit, and mezzanine
split fishbox lids
Eskimo ice machine
toerail chafe guard
electric saloon blinds
solid granite day head sole
4/Release rod holders
This article originally appeared in the March 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.