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A History of Viking Yachts

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Bob and Bill Healey of Viking Yachts won the AIM Marine Group Editors’ Choice Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.
There’s little question as to why.

A trio of classic Vikings flying across the Atlantic back when the boats were still wood.

It’s hard to find anyone lately with a gripe with Viking Yachts. The boats are fast and pretty, seaworthy and stout. Indeed they’re of such high quality that Viking’s nearly cornered the semi-custom sportfisherman market. But it’s perhaps the people behind the boats—the Healey family—that are even more impressive. You won’t find many people with a bad word to say about them either; for good reason.

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This article originally appeared in the March 2015 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.