Viking Yachts: Then and Now

Since its launch in 1964, Viking Yachts has made sportfishermen of all sizes. Check out some hightlights in this gallery.

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1960s Viking Sportfishing Boat

The original Vikings from the mid-1960s were made of mahogany planks. They featured a trunk cabin forward for interior headroom and rakish window lines to let in sufficient light. Click here to read more about Viking Yachts.Courtesy Viking Yachts
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Viking 33 Convertible

The Viking 33 Convertible, launched in 1971, was Viking's first all-fiberglass model. Click here to read about the Viking 55 Convertible, launched more than 40 years later.Courtesy Viking Yachts
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Viking 40 Convertible

The Viking 40 Convertible was launched in fall 1972. Over the next 16 years, the company would build over 400 of the Viking 40 and 41 Convertibles in their factory in New Gretna, New Jersey. Click here for a virtual tour of the New Gretna boatyard.Courtesy Viking Yachts
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Viking 48 Convertible

The Viking 48 Convertible had its heyday in the 1980s complete with mauve interiors. Click here for a boat review.Courtesy Viking Yachts
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Viking 61 Convertible

The Viking 61 Convertible was launched in summer 2000. Click here to read a boat review.Courtesy Viking Yachts
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Viking launched the 80 Convertible in 2016. Click here to read a boat review.Forest Johnson