January 16, 2018

New Model: Viking 68 Convertible

Ready to prove once again that Viking is the world leader in sportfish boatbuilding, the new 68 Convertible has emerged at the New Gretna, New Jersey, manufacturing plant in early December, revealing her splendid Shimmering Blue hull.  The four cabin sportfish yacht was put to the make-ready dock where she is currently being prepared doing her sea trials. The first 68 Convertible is powered with twin optional 1945hp MTU engines expected to deliver 35 knots cruise and 40 knots of max speed.  
Technical Data:
LOA - 20.90 m (68.7ft)
Beam - 5.84 m
Draft - 1.65 m
Displacement - 52302 kg loaded
Fuel Capacity - 7798 l, or optional 9172 l 
Water Capacity - 1302 l
Accommodation - six guest berths in three cabins, two crew berths in one cabin
Engines - 2 x MTU Series 2000 M96L 1945hp
Propulsion - line shaft
Speed - 35 knots cruise 40 knots max
Hull Shape - modified Vee with 12.1 degrees closing deadrise aft