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Viking 40

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Boat REF# 72245
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.29m (40'4")
Year 1977
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Berths 2
Engine 2 x Diesel 420hp, Caterpillar 3126TAs (2003)
Lying Freeport


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Extra Details

Designer B. Wilson
Builder Viking Yachts
Lying Freeport
Fuel capacity 1,590.9 ltr (350.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 409.1 ltr (90.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Deadrise 16-20


Engine 2 x Diesel 420hp
Engine make and model Caterpillar 3126TAs (2003)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 20 knots
Max speed (approx) 24 knots

+ 2003 Northern Lights 8kW Generator (400 hours)
+ New 2003 Caterpillar 3126TAs installed in 2003. They now have 380hrs on them.


LOA 12.29m (40'4")
Beam 4.42m (14'6")
Draft Min 1.07m (3'6")
Draft Max 1.07m (3'6")
Airdraft 3.66m (12'0")
Displacement 13,606kg (30,000.1lbs)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Paint finish

The heavily constructed Classic 40 Convertible played a large role in Viking reputation as a quality builder. Boasting an aggressive profile and rugged hull construction, the Viking 40's cockpit and interior are big for a 40 footer. She has balsa cored hull sides, of which Viking was one of the early production builders to pioneer this technology. Steel engine mounts were also deployed in the 40 Convertible, which have now become a Viking trade mark.


Total # of berths 2
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Shower 1
Air conditioning 2 Air conditioning Units
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Raw water wash tick
Microwave tick

Forward double berth stateroom layout with large dinette settee to port that doubles as a single berth. Large expansive salon with room to port for a pull out sleeper coach, allowing you to sleep 5. Large head with separate full size stall shower. Expansive fully equip galley with oven and large refrigerator.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Fish Finder tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sun awning tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Bimini tick

Electric windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
9.14m (30'0") of chain
121.92m (400'0") of warp
+ Bridge Enclosure


Bait Boxes 1 Bait Boxes
Rod Holders 10 Rod Holders
Live Well 182.0 ltr (40.0 G) Live Well

+ 10' x 10' cockpit makes a great fishing platform
+ Spreader lights

Safety Equipment

LPG Detector tick
Petrol Detector tick
Searchlight tick

4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This classic 40 Viking Sportfish was repowered in 2003 with new 3126TA Turbo Cats (not rebuilt), that now have 380 hours on them. A new Northern Lights Generator was also added in 2003, which now has 470 hours on it.

This Classic Viking sportfish is mechanically updated and ready to fish or cruise far offshore. The exterior is in great shape and shines like a newer vessel. All she needs is a little interior updating.

Priced to sell, owner open to offers.

When you are ready to look at this fine vessel in person or if you simply have questions, I can be reached at the contact info below.
Take care and see you on the water,

This Viking 40 has been personally photographed and viewed by John of Boatshed Texas. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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