Viking Yachts is featured in a film that tells the story of how the luxury tax of the early 1990s nearly decimated an industry, and how Viking owners Bill and Bob Healey helped to repeal the tax. Made by SLU Productions, “The Rising Tide” was shot at Viking Yacht’s New Gretna, N.J., headquarters. It looks…more
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 Yachts officials say they believe they are done with layoffs and can soon start bringing people back to work. Since last year, the New Gretna, N.J., builder has laid off about 550 people, bringing its workforce down to about 800, spokesman Peter Frederiksen told Soundings Trade Only this morning. “We’re confident that we’re done…more