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Builder: Viking Sport Cruisers

Model: 50 Flybridge Yacht

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 50'5"

Beam: 15'3"

Weight: 41,890 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/670-hp Volvo Penta D11-670s

Optional Power: 2/715-mhp Caterpillar C12 ACERTs

Fuel Capacity: 600 gal.

Water Capacity: 155 gal.


2/670-hp Volvo Penta D11-670 diesel inboards
Trend Marine opening ports w/ screens
FRP radar arch
Side-Power electric bow thruster
SteeringPower electro-hydraulic steering
Volvo Penta electronic engine controls
Raymarine electronics package (depthsounder, speed/distance log, autopilot)
ACR spotlight
2/Icom VHFs
Avonite countertops
Neff 4-burner cooktop
Waco refrigerator-freezer
Sharp convection/ microwave oven
leather upholstery
innerspring mattresses (master and VIP)
2/VacuFlush MSDs
flying bridge wet bar w/ sink, top-loading refrigerated cool box, and electric barbecue
7-kW Onan genset
7/GP 31 maintenance-free batteries (2 engine start, 4 house, 1 genset)
58,000-Btu Cruisair A/C
Separ fuel-water separators for mains and genset
proprietary air intakes w/ eductors and emergency shutdowns
Fireboy auto. fireextinguishing system
welded-aluminum fuel tanks
polypropylene water tanks
Halyard mufflers
Tides Marine dripless shaft logs
Lenco electric trim tabs
teak decking (cockpit, swim platform, flyingbridge stairway and steps to side decks)
5/auto. bilge pumps


Furuno NavNet GPS radar/chartplotter w/ repeater display at upper and lower helms
Splendide combo washer/dryer
entertainment package (including Bose Home Theater System)

This article originally appeared in the October 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.