The Viking Yacht Co. builds luxury performance sportfishing and cruising yachts ranging from 42 to 92 feet. Brothers Bob and Bill Healey started the company in 1964 when they bought Peterson-Viking Builders. Viking is based in New Gretna, N.J.
The new Viking 48 Convertible, which was undergoing sea trials late last week, is on its way to Florida on a four-day run in preparation for its debut at the 20th annual VIP Boat Show preview at the Viking Yacht Service Center in Riviera Beach, Fla., Jan. 29-30.
Viking Yachts’ annual dealer meeting, which took place last week at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., introduced the new 80 Convertible to dealers to sea-trial.
Viking Yacht Co. president Patrick Healey said the company is expanding into seven Asian countries with the appointment of Simpson Marine.
Viking Yachts released a time-lapse video of the largest yacht in its history, the 92, being constructed.
The Viking Yacht Co. appointed Hunt, Deltel & Co. Ltd., the owners of Eden Island Marina, as its sales and service representative in the Seychelles Islands.
Fifty years is a long time to do anything, especially the business of building boats — and through at least six recessions and an ever-changing economy.
Working from a 56-foot Viking, Greg Smith and Dan Stacy had a great three days of fishing for Team Blue Sky, winning the May 7-10 Guana Cay Championship.
California-based Viking Yachts dealer Stan Miller Yachts, which has dealerships in Long Beach, Newport Beach and San Diego, opened a fourth location in Seattle.
Viking Yachts celebrated its 50th anniversary in April, having spent the last decade of its half-century in operation becoming the No. 1-selling convertible sportfishing yacht builder.