Viking 48 Convertible Sneak Peek

We preview Viking's hot new 48 before the Miami International Boat Show

Viking Yachts is one of sport fishing's most iconic brands.
Viking Yachts is one of sport fishing's most iconic brands. We take a sneak peek of their new 48-foot Convertible.Sam White
The seating is comfortable, with lots of storage beneath for tackle and gear.
The seating is comfortable, with lots of storage beneath for tackle and gear.Sam White
The interior is spacious, warm and inviting. This boat was outfitted in sleek gloss walnut wood.
The interior is spacious, warm and inviting. This boat was outfitted in sleek gloss walnut wood.Sam White
The salon has several different seating options.
The salon has several different seating options.Sam White
Viking's director of communications, Peter Fredriksen, shows the boat's freezer and refrigerator capacity, which can be customized to fit the owner's needs.
Viking's director of communications, Peter Frederiksen, shows the boat's freezer and refrigerator capacity, which can be customized to fit the owner's needs.Sam White
An enclosed cabinet to port just down the stairs houses a washer and dryer, a great option on a 48-footer.
An enclosed cabinet to port just down the stairs houses a washer and dryer, a great option on a 48-footer.Sam White
Frederiksen shows off the headroom in the master stateroom.
Frederiksen shows off the headroom in the master stateroom.Sam White
The master head. The boat has a three-stateroom, two-headlayout.
The master head. The boat has a three-stateroom, two-head layout.Sam White
On the bridge, a pair of teak helm chairs add comfort and style.
On the bridge, a pair of teak helm chairs add comfort and style.Sam White
Electronics are tucked away beneath a protective panel, yet are within easy reach.
Electronics are tucked away beneath a protective panel, yet are within easy reach.Sam White
A drop-down pod in the overhead houses additional instrumentation.
A drop-down pod in the overhead houses additional instrumentation.Sam White
The walkaround helm pod has full seating on both sides and up front, where passengers are out of the line of sight of the captain.
The walkaround helm pod has full seating on both sides and up front, where passengers are out of the line of sight of the captain.Sam White
Frederiksen shows off the dedicated space for the SeaKeeper gyro stabilizer, an option that's become very popular with owners in the last few years.
Frederiksen shows off the dedicated space for the SeaKeeper gyro stabilizer, an option that's become very popular with owners in the last few years.Sam White