Sports Fishing Boats 1999 Viking 50 Express listed by Bluewater Yacht Sales (Off Market)
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Don't let the dock queen good looks fool you, the REEL PIRATE is a fishing machine! The REEL PIRATE is the popular 50 Open model that offers a spacious air-conditioned helm deck with triple Stidd chairs and a comfortable settee and drink table. ALL NEW ELECTRONICS at the helm and in the tower were installed at the end of 2017. A new TOTAL ENCLOSURE was installed in March of 2019 along with new cockpit bolster, new tower combing and seat cushion, and new tower electronics box cover. The interior finish and upholstery is in like-new-condition!
This boat has a full paint job completed in 2008 with light blue hull and white decks and superstructure. The single stateroom layout gives the interior more space while the pullman berth arrangement still provides the sleeping accommodations if needed. Some of the more recent updates on this boat include a new Full Enclosure, covered bolsters, 17.5kW generator, Simrad autopilot, New Touch Screen Garmin GPS/Chartplotters, cockpit freezer compressor, live-well pump box, battery charger, and air-conditioning system updates. The motors have been regularly maintained including a 1000 hour service in October 2016.
This 50' Viking Open has been updated improved over the past several years and will be a great fishing boat for it's next owner. In May 2008 the boat had a complete paint job which additionally involved freshening of all aspects of the exterior. Shining ice blue hull with white rub rail and topsides, in 2011 the windshield frame was refinished white and all new rubber. With a sleek, low-profile design this boat has an attractive presence both at the dock and on the water. Perfect for the owner who wants a substantial boat you can run yourself without being separated from activities on deck or in the cockpit.
Entering the cockpit you notice the coaming pads and a transom box before passing the rocket launcher to go up three steps to the huge temperature-controlled bridge deck. To the portside aft is a large L-shape settee with triangular white fiberglass table in front. To the starboard side is another smaller bench seating area and just forward a prep center with rigging table, insulated drink box, and below a refrigerator with mini-freezer. Three white/chrome Stidd adjustable helm companion chairs with footrests face the forward windshield. Track-to-track enclosure fills hardtop to windshield top offering excellent vision in all directions from every seat. U-zips open on the sides and aft panel combined with two overhead hatches in the hardtop if fresh breeze is the choice over the reverse-cycle air conditioning units. The hardtop has integral lighting and custom overhead hanging rod storage beneath. The helm has all electronics low and facing the captain with a fiberglass helm pod topped by a chrome bezelled analog instrument cluster, single lever controls and a aluminum custom wheel. Just to the right the smoked plexi and white metal framed door slides open to enter the cabin.
Four steps down into the well appointed interior with teak and holly Amtico flooring throughout with neutral bound-edge tight berber carpeting secured on all traffic surfaces. Two comfortable settees are cocoa leatherette covered and the larger L-shape to the portside forward has a high-low table that serves it. The galley with white Corian bullnose countertop is aft and has under-counter refrigeration, hideaway stovetop and molded sink. Cabinets, table and doors are Viking hi-gloss finished and are in excellent condition. Immediately to the starboard side upon entry is a convenient day head, followed going forward by the A/V cabinet. Above the galley is a newer flat panel TV which is attached to a door that opens with a storage cabinet behind it. The starboard side settee has a pullman berth that drops down to make bunks when needed. Moving forward there is a door to the stateroom and just to the left a door to the head. The stateroom has a centerline queen berth with drawer storage beneath as well as lifting up for additional storage forward. The stateroom has a cedar-lined hanging locker, flat-panel TV, separate A/C zone with digital control, and doored shelf storage either side outboard. There is a private entry door to the head which has a good-sized shower with seat, molded solid-surface vanity top with mirrored medicine cabinet above. The cabin gets natural light and ventilation through three overhead deck hatches, one in the stateroom and two in the main cabin.
SubZero under-counter refrigerator freezer units with cube icemaker White Corian L-shaped countertop with molded sink and white wand-style faucet Hideaway electric 2 burner Ceran-top stove with vent In-sink garbage disposal Sharp Carousel microwave/convection oven in cabinet, white Mirrored backsplash Fresh water gauge Cabinet drawer storage Storage under spring hinged settee seating Teak triangular table at settee has slide beneath to adjust for dining Central vacuum system under salon step
The master stateroom features a raised platform centerline queen berth with teak cabinetry to either side and a mirrored headboard forward. A blue white tropical print bedspread is accented with shams and decor pillows. Port starboard cedar-lined hanging locker storage cabinet. There is also storage beneath the berth. There is a private door to the head which has a mirrored medicine cabinet, neutral colored solid surface vanity top with molded sink, and a good sized shower stall.
ALL NEW ELECTRONICS PACKAGE INSTALLED LATE 2017 Dual 18 inch Garmin Touchscreen Displays Garmin 10 inch display in tower Simrad Autopilot Garmin Multi-function display at helm and in tower 1kw Transducer CHIRP normal beam 1kw Transducer CHIRP high/low wide beam ICOM M-127 VHF at helm ICOM M4242G VHF in tower with Dash Command Mic New Comrod VHF Antennae and Wire run Fusion MS-NRX300 stereo system with I-pod plug JL Audio Speakers (4) ACR 100 remote spotlight control 12 Volt Auxiliary plug in Bennett Trim Tab Control
Garmin 7608 GPS/Chartplotter/depthsounder Garmin digital data display, depth, etc Simrad AP remote ICOM M-45 Vhf radio Magnetic compass at both helms All new antennas (4/10)
Vizio LCD flat panel TV in salon Dynex flat panel TV in master stateroom Panasonic AV control stereo system with CD and Ipod plug Toshiba DVD player Helm deck and cockpit speakers linked to Fusion unit
DECK EQUIPMENT AND HULL
Boat was fully painted with white topsides and ice blue hull in May 2008. In April 2010 there was repaint texturing of all non-skid decks and in March 2011 a repaint (white) new gasketing of the windshield. Full tower (5-step) with molded hardtop over helm-deck including overhead LED lighting molded running lights. Those LED lights plus step light and under gunwale light can be color selected to red/white/blue. The tower platform has molded spreader lights (2 cockpit, 1 forward) and the buggy top is fiberglass. Tower station has a full helm with ZF controls (new 4/11), tachs, trim tab controls, start-stops, compass electronics. There is also a bench seat with footrest and full belly band padding (new 1/19).
Factory pulpit with aluminum bow rail, stainless anchor chute, Fortress anchor, chain lead rode, and Simpson Lawrence electric, self-tailing, windlass with remote control from helm and foot switches. Wrap-around windshield has track-to-track NEW full enclosure (1/19) up to the hardtop and three windshield wipers. Hatch gaskets and gas-shock rams (stainless steel) throughout cockpit helm deck replaced.
Helm Deck has three Stidd white chrome adjustable helm seats across the front. Two Cruiseair reverse-cycle air-conditioning units provide comfort. Viking helm pod is centerline with Palm Beach style stainless single lever controls and upright electronics panel. Excellent visibility.
Eskimo crushed ice machine 110V house freshwater pump Universal Aqua Tech watermaker 600/gal/day Full forward and side acrylic enclosure and easily removable, roll up back back panels ACR spotlight Dual horns
Phasor 17.5Kw generator (2800 hours) with sound shield 50amp shore power cord with Glendinning cable master Charles Iso-Boost shore power voltage stabilizer Mastervolt 24volt, 60-amp battery charger Batteries in fiberglass boxes Battery disconnect switches parallel Extra 110v GFI outlets added to helm deck LED rope lights in galley, under counters stateroom Raritan marine water heater Main electrical panel with digital voltage gauges Electrical bonding system with ground plate
FISHING EQUIPMENT AND CONSOLE
An open-styled sportfish with a full-sized cockpit (140 square feet). Tackle center forward has cockpit freezer, engine room entrance and instead of the rigging sink there is a Kenyon electric grill. Electric reel plugs beneath the coaming corners. Transom box is plumbed as a live well, plus there is a under deck circular livewell on the portside. A large under deck fishbox with 2 hatches and to the starboard side is an Eskimo crushed ice bin (or second fish box). Fiberglass rocket launcher with rigging tray on 4" stanchion. Beneath the gunwales there are stereo speakers lighting. Hanging rod storage under hardtop in ER.
Transom door gate Lee triple-spreader outriggers, tower mounted Center rigger Fiberglass rocket launcher Cockpit coaming pads Fiberglass step box 10 rod holders in coaming 6 rod holders on tower legs 6 rod holders on aft edge of hardtop Live well system with pump box, transom under deck wells, plus two live well connections, one beneath each side of the cockpit Gaff storage racks by Birdsall under gunwale Fresh Saltwater wash downs (3) Ocean LED underwater lights (green) Tackle drawers shelf storage for Plano boxes
Twin 1050hp 10-cylinder MAN main engines have approximately 5800 total hours. Starboard engine was overhauled in March of 2010 and has approximately 3200 hours since. October 2016 engines had a 1000hr MAN service performed by Ingalls Marine Diesel. All service since has been performed by Performance Marine Diesel Services. We have records and receipts available upon request.
ZF engine controls with sync trolling valves, updated 2011 Engine room gauge panel (at entranceway) Racor dual primary fuel filters Fuel priming pumps transfer pump Fuel is in two fiberglass tanks: 805 gallon main tank +185 gallon auxiliary tank forward Oil change system Engine room bilge blowers Power assist steering Trim tabs Emergency crash pump engine intake valves Holding tank with dockside macerator pumpout Heads are Vacu-flush fresh-water CruiseAir air conditioning with 4 units, 2 helm deck, 1 salon, 1 stateroom