This deluxe 56 was built with the serious sportfisherman in mind.
Blood Money boasts all the accouterments available for the ultimate
sport fishing boat. She carries 1,500 gallons of fuel. No other boat in
its class has this capacity. All fuel, water and waste tanks are made
in-house of fiberglass and each tank is designed to mirror the bottom of
the boat for maximum draw. Further, each tank is fiberglassed into
place and contributes additional strength to the hull.
engine room, the 56 is equipped with Delta T moisture eliminators and
axial fans so the machinery space is well ventilated with clean flowing
air. The increased flow provides volumes of fresh air for combustion and
keeps salt mist outside the boat. Engines are mounted on powder-coated
structural-steel web-frame beams, which hang on dedicated transverse
bulkheads to insure drive-train alignment. Viking wrote the book on
engine room design and the 56 clearly demonstrates what they have
learned over the years. From the Awlgrip finish to the labeling of every
pump and through-hull fitting, Viking engine rooms resemble works of
The salon is lush with hand-finished teak joinery,
frameless windows and air conditioning, which flows evenly and quietly
from behind the valances. In the galley, deep cabinetry and abundant
drawer stowage swallows a month's worth of cruising supplies with ease.
Under counter refrigeration provides deep-drawer capacity and allows the
area to remain open to the salon and dinette. The electrical control
panel for shore and ship power is conveniently located at eye level just
inside the salon door.
The accommodations feature a master
with walk around queen bed and VIP forward with double berth below and
single berth with private access to guest head well as the crossover
bunks in the guest stateroom she can sleep six in the three spacious