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.