Cruising to Kennebunkport September 22nd, 2017

  Kennebunkport, Maine is almost like a mini-Newport, with an upscale downtown packed with tourists during the summer and featuring amazing restaurants, marine facilities with impressive yachts, and a coastline dotted with beautiful houses and stately mansions. ...Read More

See Oyster Harbors at the Newport Boat Show September 14th, 2017

  One of the Northeast’s biggest boating events of the year takes places this week as the Newport International Boat Show is being held September 14 to 17 in Newport, Rhode Island. Among the largest and most prestigious boat shows in the country, the Newpor...Read More

Tiara Yachts at Newport Int’l Boat Show September 12th, 2017

Fishing for False Albacore September 1st, 2017

  At this time of year, fishing for false albacore takes center stage in the waters off Cape Cod. Albies generally arrive in the region in late August and are usually found around the Cape through mid-October. False albacore like to chase small baitfish. They can...Read More

44 Splashed August 31st, 2017

 
Viking’s Newest Open Express Nears Completion
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With her raked bow, swept-back wraparound windshield and gently sloping sheer, the 44 Open presents a picture of strength and style. Built at Viking Mullica, the 44 Open is now being finished at Viking Headquarters in New Gretna, New Jersey.
The gin-clear windshield gives the captain maximum visibility from the raised center helm, which features a custom teak helm pod. Release Marine helm and flanking companion seats will be mounted on the command deck.
A table will accompany a four-person L-shaped lounge that will be outfitted with comfortable padded seating. The port console holds refrigeration with an ice maker and stowage. A wide, easily accessible port companionway leads to the salon, galley, two staterooms and head.
The starboard-side galley, which sits opposite an L-shaped lounge with a dinette table, includes teak cabinetry with meticulous joinery and fit and finish, expansive bone-color Corian countertops, an electric range, separate under-counter refrigerator and freezer units and a microwave/convection oven.  
The engineroom, lazarette, forward bilge and anchor locker are all painted with bright white Awlgrip for maximum visibility and easier maintenance. A pair of state-of-the-art 800-hp six-cylinder inline MAN diesels power the 44 Open.
 
The boat will be delivered to Atlantic City, New Jersey, for our Annual Dealer Meeting and Sea Trial Event, September 11-13. Please contact Viking‘s Gina Waldron or your authorized Viking dealer for more information.
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