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1987 Viking 48 Convertible

Portland, Connecticut


A very popular model featuring a huge 144-sq. ft. fishing cockpit-one of the largest fishing platforms to be found in a flybridge boat of this size. Reel Estate features a solid front windshield and cockpit engine room access. She's built on an easy-riding modified-V hull with a wide beam, cored hullsides, and a long (classic Jersey-style) foredeck. The floorplan offers the popular three-stateroom, 2-head layout. the 48's massive cockpit is fitted with two in-deck fish boxes, a tackle center, and a transom door. The flybridge has seating for eight. Additional features include wide sidedecks, a molded bow pulpit, and a tuna tower with flybridge hardtop and tower buggy top. 

Please go to "Full Specs" for more details.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Reel Estate
Make: Viking
Model: 48 Convertible
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: VKY48449G687
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 48 ft
Length Overall: 48'7 ft
Beam: 16 ft
Min Draft: 4'7 ft
Dry Weight: 45,500 lb
Deadrise: 15.5 °
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 8V92N1TAB
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 660hp
  • Type: Inboard
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 8V92N1TAB
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 660hp
  • Type: Inboard
Total Engine Power: 1,320hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 680 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 200 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 50 gal


Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Convertible Boats, Flybridge, Sports Fishing Boats


Ken Petzold


37 Indian Hill Avenue
Portland, Connecticut, US, 06480
Tel:(860) 342-1196


Salon Sectional Sofa

Master Stateroom Queen-Size Berth

Guest & 3rd Staterooms with Twin Berths

(2) Heads with Shower Stalls

Teak & Holly Flooring

Galley and Heads

(2) Electric Toilets

(2) Sub-Zero 700BR Refrigerators

GE 4-Burner Glass Top Stove


Machinery and Electrical

Onan 13.5kw Generator with 700 Hours

(8) Group 31 Batteries

Charles 50 Amp Battery Charger

3-Zone Air Conditioning

11 Gal. Hot Water Heater

Isotherm Refrigerator-Flybridge


Ideal Anchor Windlass

Glendinning Engine Synchronizer

Bennett Trim Tabs

ACR Remote Spotlight



Dytek Seawater Temperature Gauge

Raymarine ST60 Depthfinder/Knotmeter

Simrad AP25 Autopilot

Icom IC-M602 VHF Radio


Racor Fuel Filters

Sea Water Strainers

Engine Room Fire Extinguisher

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information


Listing Broker-Ken Petzold

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