Viking launched its first 55-foot, Jersey-tough sportfisherman in 1996—and then sold 153 of them. Viking’s new 55 Convertible, with its swept bow, raked lines, and fluid curves, is designed for today’s affluent angler. The 153-square-foot cockpit in this serious fishing machine is ready for action. And twin MAN V12s push the new Viking 55 to a top speed of 41 knots. It’s no wonder our editors were arguing who would get to run this award-winning convertible.
When you think about your next boat, you should probably think about the big picture before you get too crazy. Like, where are you going to tie up your new boat? Sightlines columnist Michael Peters laments the latest trend in the real estate market.
See what he’s got to say here. ▶