Viking Yachts

Progress update of the largest boat built in the 50 year history of the Viking Yacht Company.

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The new flagship 92 Convertible, which premieres at the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, will be the largest boat built in the 50-year history of the Viking Yacht Company. The first 92 Convertible will feature Viking's signature enclosed bridge, which is in development, and the plug to build the mold is at a critical stage in the builder's five-axis profiling milling room.
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Once the five-axis machine carves the foam substrate, which replicates the shape of the finished part, epoxy is carefully applied to the foam and allowed to cure.
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After the epoxy hardens, the five-axis profiler returns for another session. With surgical-like accuracy the computer-operated milling machine pares down the epoxy, where the amazing detail of what is to come is evident.