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.
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.
Surviving today’s recession could poise boatbuilders to grab market share and grow during tomorrow’s downturn — as long as they remember and apply the lessons learned and, above all, value their workers.
The 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show wrapped up last week and Viking Yachts released a scorecard and recap of its large display. There were 5,131 visitors who came to see the 15 yachts Viking displayed and 12 yachts were sold during the show, the builder said. The largest Viking yacht at the show was…more