46 Viking Yachts Convertable


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Slated for its, premiere showing at the Viking Yacht Company’s VIP Miami Boat Show Preview .February 2009, the Viking 46 Convertible promises to set new uncompromising staulards in as class. Built to deliver the utmost quality and performance, the new convertible showman, Vikinsk relentless commitment co excellence.

Starting with an all new hull and running surface, the 46 Convertible takes extreme advantage of the ground broking design heialded with the recent introductions of the viking 60 the viking 50. The performance and sea keeping qualities of it’s stable mates validated Viking’s design, engineering, and production terms’ presuit to take Viking’s world wide recognition for outstanding quality and achievements to still higher levels.
The new 46 Convertible follows this overwhelming success in a slightly smaller envelope making it an ideal choice for owner/operator seeking Viking’s 44 years of boat building expertise in a scaled down version of its tournament winning champions, The viking 46 Convertible easily set itself from the competition with its performance. The new running surface offers the clear benefits derived from its convex deadrise shape with an aggressively raked entry and sharpened wilethne sections. The convex deadrise adds form to bottom and along with the wide bean, which carries aft, creates increased lifting motion in a head so. This buoyancy combined with the sea parting ability of the convex hull deliven a noticeably soft and dry entry.Running strakes along the bottom, as well as the knifelike waterline sections will make spray a distant memory. The result is ,big boat ride in an overall modest size packages.

Performance is further enhanced with the inclusion of weight saving features including vathum-bagged end grain balsa in the bonom, laminated end grain baba in the hull and top side, as well as resin infused fiberglass fud, frechwater, and holding tanks. It should alco be noted that because Viking doigns its own tankage, each cell fits low in the hull structum for enhanced stability and maximum capacity and draw. Prop pockets in the new hull reduce the draft to 4 ft. 5 in. with the standard MAN V8 900 mhp common rail diesels. This power package will provide 20 knot cruising speeds and 4 range of over 360 nautkal miles. Also available are 1100 mhp V1O MANs, The flying bridge is designed for serious tournament fishing,but the socialiring aspects have not been overlooked either. A pair of Murray Products helm chairs with teak ladder backs and stainless-steel pedestals is standard. A Morita ofety monitoring system keeps the operator informed with audible and visual alarms.As well as confirming thal yacht systems are functioning properly. Raised electronic canes with clear acrylic fronts keep navigation equipment in full view throughout all weather conditions. Additional boxes flanking the helm accommodate communication equipment and accessory switches. Power hydraulic steering and single lever electronic engine controls respond instantly for superb control throughout the power band. Special touches include hidden fasteners for a seamless appearance, lounge seating forward and starboard with stowage below, plus an aft facing jump seat. Refrigeration also is available for the insulated drink box.

Accommodations will include two state rooms and two heads.The master stateroom features a queen size walk around berth with an upholstered headboard and teak end tables, with door and drawer stowage. a huge maple- lined hanging locker, an entry credenza, a 20 inch flat screen television, Xenon overhead lighting, air conditioning with revere, cycle heating and plush Carpeting.A private head is forward and highlighted by a stock and sizable stall shower in the bow. ihe guest stateroom to pun offers the convenience of comfortable upper and lower berths along with the second hod and mall shower. The available stacked laundary center is located in the companionway.

Taking advantage of the yokes genemo beam, the salon is warm, inviting, and fully accented with beautiful teak joinery in either high gloss or satin finishes. The layout outshines anything in its class with a roomy island ard twin bar stools in the walk-through galley. Counter space topped with polished Corian hints at the sizeable stowage space below, including under counter refrigeration in slide out drovers. Other appliances are concealed behind teak cabinetry. A plush L-shaped sofa to port has rod stowage below and the dinette is forward.The main backlit electrical panel is at eye level upon entering the salon for ease of use and the home entertainment system includes a 37.inch flat screen television, Bose LS18 DVD/CD player, VCR and FM stereo with surround sound and powered subwoofer.

Whether cruising or fishing, the 121 square foot cockpit is ready for action and fun with its observation mazzanine. Topped with comfy Sunbrella cushions, the seating area also houses a bait freezer, stowage compartments and engine-room access. A tackle cabinet, an insulated drink box in the salon step, stereo speakers,indirect rope lighting beneath the rounded coaming, gaff stowage. four flush rod holder, a Glend inning Gablemaster, recessed wells for fish and stowage, a transom door with lift gate. a fresh and a raw water washdown system are but sample of the standard equipment list.

In the engine-room, Viking’s engineering benchmarks are industry famous.Engines are mounted to powder- coat ed structural steel frame beds that are secured to intermediate vaccum bagged composite bulkheads, which ensure drive train alignment for silky, smooth trolling and minimil vibration. A 17.5 kW Onan generator supplies electrical power underway and a woltage stablizer isolation transformer delivers clean dockside power. For dry engine combustion air to maximize performance, there is a Delta-T ventilation system with supply and discharge fans for proper fresh air supply and water intrusion suppression. The ensirwroona is painted in bright white awlgrip for easier maintenance, and all daily engine fluid checks are inboard for accessibility.

As with all vikings the new 46 Conventible can be ordered with navigation, communication, and entertainment systems provided by Atlantic Marine Electronics. Similarly, 6 tuna tow, electranics boxes, and teaser reel compartments can be ordered through Palm Beach Towers. Both AME and PBT are Viking sister companies, and their services allow the viking 46 Convertible to be delivered turnkey ready.

In addition, Viking offers its owners the exclusive use of the Viking Service Center and the Viking International Yacht Center, Riviera Bosch, Florida. The Viking Yacht Company is the only boat manufacturer offeiing a factory trained ,at satellite locations for the sole convenience of its owners.

Family owned and operated, Viking is unique in the marine industry. Vertically integrated, virtually 90% of Viking is manufactured in house. Viking even designs and builds its own molds using state-of-the-art five axis profiler milling machines. Debt free, we answer only to ourselves and are able to deliver what is arguably the best riding, best performing convertible yachts in the world.

We cordially invite you to contact your Viking dealer for more information on the new 46 Convertible and to arrange a tour of our 810,000 squarefoot manufacturing fascility on the Bass River in New Gretna, New jersey, just 30 minutes north of Atlantic City.

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SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS


LOA

46 ft. 11 in.              14.30 m.

LOA

50 ft. 9 in.                15.47 m.

BEAM

16 ft. 6 in.                5.03 m.

DRAFT

4 ft. 5 in.                  1.35 m.

DISPLACEMENT

54,120 lbs                24,548 kg

FUEL

870 gals                   3,293

WATER

150 gals                   568

COCKPIT AREA

121 sq. ft.

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