“Today, Viking enjoys an enviable status as the country’s leading builder of convertible yachts, with many industry observers on record describing Vikings as the best yachts of their kind in the world.”
-Viking YachtsSearch our Used Viking Yachts for Sale database now! Family owned and operated Viking Yacht Co. was formed in 1964 when brothers, Bill and Bob Healey, purchased Viking Builders, a revered New Jersey manufacturer of wooden sport fishing and cruising boats. By 1971, the company built its first all-fiberglass model – the Viking 33 Convertible – followed by the Viking 40, which sold over 400 within a ten-year period. This noteworthy marketing success propelled Viking to the lead spot in the pleasure boat industry. With a long history of engineering excellence and sophisticated design, Viking entered the large motor yacht market in 1987 with the purchase of Gulfstar Yachts, an innovative Florida builder who was known for having some of the most modern designs in the industry. In 1996, Viking Sport Cruisers was formed. Over the years, the business has expanded its manufacturing and offers top of the line convertibles, cruisers, and motor yachts. The molds are designed and built in-house, with the majority of each vessel manufactured in-house as well. Viking is one of the premier yacht builders in the United States and widely respected in the marine industry. One of Viking’s most recent launches is the Viking 60 Convertible. The hull design is rugged and seaworthy, yet lightweight and fuel-efficient. The window lines create a very appealing, modern look from the outside while her interior designs are both practical and luxurious. The family fisherman and the competitive, tournament angler alike will delight in owning a fine vessel like this! Cutting-edge technology, exceptional luxury, and supreme excellence make up the “Viking Difference” that sets this builder apart from its competitors.
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