January 16, 2021 Check out the gallery of some of the finest sportfishing fishing teams returning to Palm Beach inlet. Most of the vessels are competing in the Operation Sailfish tournament. Check back for some new video showcasing the incredible speed of these modern day machines as they return from competition.
Viking Yachts, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021—The 54 Open (O), 54 Sport Coupe (SC) and 54 Sport Tower (ST) are the latest express yachts to join Viking Yachts. The three new models utilize the same advanced hull design of the 54 Convertible, first premiered at the 2020 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show where it won the Best of Show Award.
Displacement: 103,000 lbs
Water Capacity: 270 gal.
Fuel Capacity: 1,900 gal.
Engines: (2) CAT C-32A 1825 MHP
Genset: (2) Kohler 24kW
Stabilizer: (2) Seakeeper 9
Watermaker: Dometic Spot Zero
Electronics: Furuno, Garmin
Helm & Fighting Chair: Release Marine
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Viking just finished wrapping up an early holiday gift – a captivating video of the new Valhalla 46’s first sea trial. Watch the V-46, powered with quad Mercury 450Rs, tear up the water in this fast-paced film that was captured from the cockpit of a Viking 72. Hull No. 1 of the V-46 topped out at an amazing 71 mph while demonstrating flawless maneuverability and handling, rapid acceleration and excellent overall performance.
Bayliss Boatworks—In late November, Bayliss Boatworks delivered its most recent build to its owners, the 62-foot Seven; the first owners to enjoy two BBW christenings. She was a product of over 42,000 man-hours and nearly 19 months of labor; Seven is geared to fish efficiently as possible. Seven’s hull will not be mistaken for any other with its custom Imron exterior paint blend, “Cool Blue”, paired with her red and blue boot stripes.
With work beginning in early 2018, the recent completion of the 100′ Jim Smith Tournament Boats Ovation was of course not final without an impressive move from the boat builder’s location at Commerce Avenue in Stuart, Florida, to its spot on the water at Hinckley Marine, a roughly two-mile trek.
Following in the wake of the 44ST and built from the same hull mold, Contender’s 44FA is made for the angler who knows where they want to go and in record time. With a fish around liner, the boat features a berth with queen-sized bed, enclosed head with shower, galley with sink, refrigerator/freezer, and stovetop to provide all the necessary creature comforts no matter how far you’re going.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—The Viking Yachts 54 Convertible was named the Best of Show during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The award is presented to the most innovative new boat model on display based on multiple criteria, including performance, design, technology and architecture.
SARASOTA, FL: OCT. 26, 2020—The all-new 54-foot center console from Yellowfin will make its public debut this week in Fort Lauderdale. The new queen of the Yellowfin fleet comes with everything discriminating buyers have come to expect from previous Yellowfin models, including top quality fit-and-finish and state-of-the-art construction. It also features exceptional performance and efficiency, which come from Yellowfin’s proprietary stepped-hull design.