South Jersey Yacht Sales

2017 Viking 48 Convertible

  • 48 ft
  • Convertible Boat
  • Jupiter, FL, US

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  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible
  • 2017 Viking 48 Convertible


Building a better boat every day tells the story of each Viking yacht as it cruises along its evolutionary trail. When the first Viking 48 Convertible was launched in 1985 it was a powerful introduction that quickly went to the head of the fleet. Early models launched with J & T turbo-charged 6V92TA Detroit Diesels and were soon followed with 8V92TA making waves as the fastest in its class. The interior featured man-sized appointments, with a fashion plate of luxury details, rich teak joinery and opulent designer furnishings. This was a popular boat and Viking built it steadily for five years.
Another 48 Convertible appeared on the scene in 2002. It featured a completely different hull and topside, a newer fresher interior layout that was more accommodating for both fishing and cruising. Where the earlier 48 Convertible was a sharply defined and angular at every corner and turn, the second generation 48 Convertible was an ice cream smooth operator with endless curves that melded together in a singular statement of beauty. From the sheer to the Bridge to the Cockpit, there wasn't a straight line on the boat. The Flying Bridge was twice the size of the previous 48 Convertible with more room fore and aft. The Salon was even better with its U-shape Galley, dinette, and a larger sofa. Frameless windows replaced the maintenance heavy metal frames of the previous boat. Two and three Stateroom layouts made good use of space. Engineering improvements added more versatility like Engine Room access from the Cockpit, and with Viking's subsidiaries, Atlantic Marine Electronics and Palm Beach Towers now part of the Viking organization, this 48 Convertible could be delivered turn-key ready.

Fast forward to today and totally new 48 Convertible has joined the Viking product line. The exterior is sleek and powerful and the boat makes an impressive statement even resting at the dock. The wraparound black metallic windshield mask, window lines and Flying Bridge feature treatments reveal how far Viking has come with this evolutionary theme. The resin infused Hull is beamy and carries its breadth farther aft for more interior room and a wider Cockpit. The raked entry and forward chine are designed to pierce through head seas and divert spray downward. Convex Hull sections add curvature and form to the running surface, while molded running strakes accentuate lateral tracking and maneuverability.

The lush interior is rich in detail with Viking's signature hand-finished teak joinery. Taking advantage of the spacious beam, the Salon abounds with stylish appointments throughout the Salon with an L-shape lounge and cocktail table, as well as an inviting dinette, which anchor the area for relaxing and entertaining. To starboard the peninsula Galley has a raised bar top and is accented with Cambria treatments, under counter refrigeration, a microwave oven / convection oven and ample stowage behind the maple-lined cabinetry. Overnight accommodations are plush with three Staterooms and two Heads providing all the comfort and privacy you need for fishing and cruising in style. A laundry center and central vacuum system add sophisticated convenience.

On the Flying Bridge, the Center Console Helm and flanking lounges are tournament proven and will make the Viking 48 Convertible the envy of anything in its class with its custom navigation and communication systems provided by Viking's subsidiary Atlantic Marine Electronics. Powered with MAN diesels the 48 Convertible will cruise at 30 knots with a top end in the mid 30 knot range depending upon load, sea and other environmental factors. Engine Room access is through the Observation Mezzanine in the 124 square-foot Cockpit, which features flush rod holders, a transom fish box, and recessed fish and stowage wells in the nonslip fiberglass sole. A transom door with lift gate, a drink box, a bait cooler and tackle stowage are standard. The Lazarette is designed to accommodate the SeaKeeper gyro stabilizer.

Whether moving up or moving down throughout Viking's world famous fleet, you will find the 48 Convertible a true blue-water champion in spirit, performance, accommodations and evolutionary prowess in the herald Viking tradition. We invite you to contact South Jersey Yacht Sales to learn more about this exciting and beautiful boat.

Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(7939329)


Basic Information

48 Convertible
Jupiter, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Boat Type:
Convertible Boat
Hull Material:
Hull Color:

Dimensions & Weight

48 ft - 14.63 meter
49 ft 1 in - 14.96 meter
17 ft - 5.18 meter
Draft - max:
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
66342 lbs


Cruise Speed:
37 MPH
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
1200 (Individual), 2400 (combined)
Max Speed:
44 MPH

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
1215 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
178 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Captains Cabin:
Total Sleeps:
Total Heads:



Master Stateroom
The very comfortable Master Stateroom features an en-suite Head and a walk-around queen berth.  She is very tastefully decorated with high gloss teak cabinetry, maple-lined storage under bed, a handcrafted Viking Slumber #8 mattress, overhead dimmable LED lighting and reading lights with separate switches.
  • Carpeting
  • Wallpaper
  • Night stand
  • Queen berth
  • SAT Receiver
  • Hanging locker
  • Under bed drawer
  • 22"  Flat-panel TV
  • Under bed storage
  • Entertainment center
  • En-suite Head with shower
  • Air conditioning with controls
  • Stereo system with CD Player, Speakers and Bluetooth

Master Head
  • Shower
  • Wallpaper
  • Exhaust fan
  • Medicine cabinet
  • Wallpaper boarders
  • Cambria Flint Vanity top with sink
  • Vintage amtico teak & holly flooring
  • Overboard, recirculating, electric head with holding tank

Guest Stateroom, Forward Port
  • Cabinets
  • Hanging locker
  • SAT TV Receiver
  • 22" Flat-screen TV
  • Under bed storage
  • Upper & lower berths
  • Air conditioning with controls
  • System #1 Mattress upgrade
  • Stereo system with speakers
  • Overhead LED lighting with dimmer
  • Bomar Hatch with screen and shade
  • En-suite access to Guest Head with shower

Guest Head
  • Shower
  • Wallpaper
  • Exhaust fan
  • Medicine cabinet
  • Vintage amtico teak & holly flooring
  • Cambria Flint Black with bevel edge vanity with sink
  • Overboard, recirculating, electric head with holding tank

Crew Stateroom
  • Hanging locker
  • Upper & lower berths

  • Carpeting
  • Air conditioning
  • Teak cocktail table
  • Cable TV hookups
  • 40" Flat-screen TV
  • Electric Salon door
  • Salon carpet runner
  • Dinette with teak table
  • High gloss teak cabinetry
  • KVH HD SAT TV Receiver
  • Upgraded headliner throughout
  • Hunter Douglass Silhouette blinds
  • Amtico flooring at Salon entranceway
  • Stereo system with CD player, speakers
  • L-shaped sofa with Dewberry hinged back
  • Entertainment center with Bose surround sound with BlueRay player

  • Sink
  • Water heater
  • Garbage disposal
  • Central vacuum system
  • Three-burner, electric stove
  • Pressure fresh water system
  • Sub-Zero Drawer-style freezer
  • Sub-Zero Drawer-style refrigerator
  • Microwave oven / Convection oven
  • Overhead LED lighting with dimmer
  • Vintage amtico teak & holly flooring
  • Peninsula-style Galley with Cambria counter top
  • Storage cabinets in upper Galley with pull-out drawers
  • Companionway closet with maple and amtico flooring, plumbed and pre-wired for washer / dryer

  • Teak Helm pod
  • Drop-down box
  • Black painted mask
  • Drop-down radio box
  • Split lids for radio boxes
  • Dometic Ice chipper display
  • Garmin AIS 600 Transponder
  • 12v Plus in starboard radio box
  • Costa Clear Three-sided enclosure
  • Bow thrusters with control in handles
  • Teak ladder treads on Flybridge ladder
  • Buckskin Ultra-leather on Flybridge seating
  • Prepped and wired for teaser reels in hardtop
  • Independent electronic back-up engine controls
  • Single lever controls with thruster control in handles
  • Release Marine Helm chairs with buckskin ultra-leather

  • Furuno RD33
  • KVH Tracvision TV5
  • JL Audio M600/6 Amplifier
  • Garmin GHP Reactor Auto Pilot
  • Garmin AIS-600 AIS Transponder
  • Garmin GXM52 Weather Antenna
  • (2) Icom IC-M604 Black VHF Radio
  • Garmin 2526 xHD2 25kW w/ 6' Array
  • JL Audio 7.7" White Coaxial Speakers
  • Airmar CM599LHW 2-3kW Transducer
  • Garmin GSD-26 CHIRP Video Sounder
  • Fusion MS-UD750 Marine Stereo System
  • (3) Garmin GPSMAP7612 TS MFD Displays
  • Fusion MS-NRX200i Wired Remote - Cockpit
  • (2) Under Water Lights Limited QT100W White

  • Step box
  • Bait freezer
  • Transom door
  • Trolling valves
  • (6) Rod holders
  • Rupp Outriggers
  • Dometic Ice chipper
  • Mezzanine step storage box
  • Mezzanine with freezer below
  • (3) Rod holders in each haunch
  • Live well on transom with lights
  • Insulated drink box in Salon step
  • Release Marine Teak Sailfish chair
  • Tri-Color under gunnel rope lighting
  • Tri-Color lighting in Bridge overhang
  • 6-Rod Rocket launcher (aft Bridge rail)
  • Port and starboard full length fish boxes
  • Fresh water, salt water, pressure Deck wash down system
  • Stereo speakers under gunnels - Fusion MS-NR300 Remote

Engine Room / Mechanical Equipment
  • Trim tabs
  • Fire alarm
  • Bow thruster
  • (2) Bilge blowers
  • Racor Fuel filters
  • Fuel prime pumps
  • Oil pressure alarm
  • Oil transfer system
  • Fire control system
  • Fresh water cooling
  • Dometic ice chipper
  • Engine synchronizers
  • Oil temperature alarm
  • Bridge engine controls
  • Raw water sea strainer
  • Hydraulic, wheel steering
  • Engine fuel shut-off valve
  • DC Power-assist steering
  • Engine temperature alarm
  • SeaKeeper SK9 Stabilizer
  • Reverse cycle air conditioner
  • Centralized sea water system
  • Y-Valve emergency bilge pump
  • CO2, Automatic fire extinguisher
  • (3) Automatic, manual bilge pumps
  • Engine Room access under Mezzanine seating
  • Twin 1200 hp. Diesel I/B 2017 MAN V8 1200CRM Engines w/ 325 hrs.

Electrical System
  • (8) Batteries
  • Dockside cables
  • Battery parallel switch
  • 12v, 24v DC Electrical System
  • 110v, 220v AC Electrical System
  • Onan 21.5kW Generator w/ 638 hrs.
  • Voltage stabilizer isolation transformer
  • Glendinning Cable master with 50' cord
  • (2) Automatic battery chargers with thermal cut-offs

  • Windlass
  • Full detail
  • Electrosea
  • Water maker
  • (2) 12v LP Outlets
  • (2) 24v LP Outlets
  • 4-Rod Rocket launcher
  • Fully buffed out enclosure
  • Hardtop teaser reels installed
  • Glasskote on metal and windows
  • Teak Mezzanine and Cockpit Deck
  • Removable anchor fairlead with anchor
  • Complete JL Audio speaker and amp system
  • One-piece rigger supports from Rupp for dredge
  • Covers for bow, Cockpit and Sun Fly with stainless steel poles
  • Turned Helm-type chair into functional fighting chair in Cockpit

  • Owner's personal gear and items

  • Boat is in Jupiter, Florida

Salesman's Comments
This 2017 48' Viking Convertible "Back It Up" has been exceptionally equipped and maintained.  "Back It Up" features a SeaKeeper 9, painted black mask, Release Marine teak Helm pod, bow thruster with controls in throttles, custom AME Garmin Electronics Package, Eskimo ice chipper and Release Marine Trillion Series Helm chairs.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


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