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48' Viking Convertible 1988

$ 124,500

Serenity is a Viking 48' Convertible listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Ronald Blietz. Ronald can be reached at 1-919-440-2772 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Convertible Boats and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

“Serenity” is in very good shape and is the popular two stateroom, two head layout on this 48 Ft. Viking Convertible 1988. A lot of work had been done by the previous owner, and current owner has been in the process of making it even more turnkey. A change of work location has forced this sale to a new owner’s benefit!

This convertible is powered by twin Detroit Diesel 8V92’s which were rebuilt in 2009 by Covington Power Services.

The following was replaced in 2016: Custom Fabricated Risers/Elbows by Metcalf Marine, Turbos/Blankets, Blowers, Injectors, Exhaust Manifolds, Water Pumps Both Motors, Oil Coolers/After Coolers Cleaned and Bench Tested. Other work accomplished by previous owner in 2016 includes: Granite Counter Tops with Full Granite Backsplash, Swan Stone Granite Kitchen Sink with Delta Pull-Out Faucet, Garmin 7607 GPS with Video Capability, Fusion Stereo With 3-Zones and Bluetooth.

Work accomplished in 2019 include: New Throttle and Transmission Controls and Cables, Fireboy Emergency Engine Shutoff, Halon tanks removed and tested, engines and engine room painted and all new hoses and clamps on engines. Interior has new carpeting, headliners, valances, all new recessed LED and blue rope lighting throughout, all bilge and sump pumps, macerator, leather sofa, waste hoses, (8) new batteries, anchor chain and rope.

Bottom painted, new zincs, and props were reconditioned, September 2017.

Owner wants this gorgeous 48 Viking sold now!


  • Price: $ 124,500
  • Days on Market: 139
  • Builder: Viking
  • Model: Convertible
  • Location: Stuart, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 48 ft 7 in
  • Display Length: 48 ft
  • Beam: 16' 0"
  • Category: Convertible Boats
  • Water Capacity: 200 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 680 gals
  • Engine Details: Detroit Diesel 8V82TI
  • Engine 1: 1988 5400.00 HRS 735.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1988 5400.00 HRS 735.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Stepping onto “Serenity” you will see the large cockpit and Scopinich Fighting Chair, fish boxes, bait freezer and lower controls. Up the ladder to the bridge you have a ¾ Eisenglass enclosure, twin helm seating and guest seating forward. Engine room access is inside the salon entrance. Upon entering the salon to port is an L-Shaped leather sofa with ottomans and to starboard is the entertainment center that holds the hidden 43” LED TV. Forward and down three steps is the full-size galley to port and a convertible dinette to starboard. Going down the companionway is the washer/dryer, and pantry closet. To port is the guest stateroom with over and under bunks with entry to the guest head. Continuing forward is the master stateroom with a centerline queen berth and a private head.

  • L-Shaped Leather Sofa with (2) Ottomans (New 2019)
  • Recessed LED Lighting (New 2019)
  • Carpeting (New 2019)
  • Entertainment Center for Media and Storage
  • 43’ Samsung 4K HD TV that lowers into Cabinet (New 6/2019)
  • Main Electrical Distribution Panel
  • Direct TV With Intellian 3
  • Headliner (New 2019)
  • Central Vacuum
  • Granite Tops (New 2016)
  • Valences
  • Faux Wood Blinds (New 2019)
  • U-Shaped Galley with Teak and Holly Flooring
  • Whirlpool Full-Size Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Filtered Ice Maker on Refrigerator
  • GE Microwave/Convection Oven (New 2019)
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kenyon 3-Burner Stove
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Granite Counter Tops with Full Granite Backsplash (New 2016)
  • Swan Stone Granite Kitchen Sink (New 2016)
  • Delta Pull-Out Faucet (New 2016)
  • Hot and Cold Pressurized Water
  • 12v Lighting
  • 110 VAC GFIC Protected Outlets
  • Convertible Dinette (Reupholstered 2019)
  • Centerline Berth with Storage Underneath
  • Twin Hanging Lockers for His and Her Storage
  • 20” Samsung 4K Smart TV
  • Independent AC Control
  • Headliner (New 2019)
  • Reverse Cycle Heat and Air Conditioning (New 2016)
  • Bomar Escape Hatch with Screen (New 2016)
  • Cedar Hanging Locker
  • Private Entrance to Head
  • Recessed Lighting (New 2019)
  • Rope Lighting (New 2019)
  • 12v Lighting
  • 110 VAC Outlets
  • Stereo Speakers
  • (7) Drawers for Storage
  • Ensuite Master Head
  • Teak and Holly Flooring
  • Galley Maid Electric Toilet
  • Mirrored Vanity
  • Corian Countertops
  • Stainless Steel Sink
  • Faucet (New 2016)
  • Hot and Cold Pressurized Water
  • Exhaust Fan (New 2016)
  • Bowmar Hatch with screen (New 2016)
  • 110 VAC GFIC Protected Outlet
  • 12v Lighting (New 2016)
  • Separate Enclosed Shower Stall
  • Over and Under Berths
  • Hanging Locker
  • Storage
  • Separate Entry to Guest Head
  • Reading Lights
  • Blue Rope Lighting (New 2019)
  • 12v LED Lighting (New 2019)
  • 110VAC Outlet
  • Galley Maid Electric Toilet
  • Mirrored Vanity
  • Corian Countertops with Storage Under
  • Stainless Steel Sink
  • Faucet (New 2016)
  • Hot and Cold Pressurized Water
  • Exhaust Fan (New 2016)
  • Bowmar Hatch (New 2016)
  • 110 VAC Outlet
  • 12v Lighting (New 2016)
  • Separate Enclosed Shower Stall
  • Fiberglass Bowsprit
  • Stainless Steel Roller
  • Maxwell Windlass (New 2019)
  • Lewmar 44lb Claw Anchor (New 2019)
  • 100’ Chain and 200’ Rope (New 2019)
  • Chain Locker
  • Stainless Steel Stanchions and Bow Railing
  • Molded Fiberglass Toe Rails
  • Stainless Steel Chocks and Cleats
  • (3) Bomar Hatches (New 2016)
  • Non-skid Decking
  • Glass with Teak Trim Salon Door
  • Underwater Lights
  • 144 Sq. Ft. Cockpit
  • Teak Cockpit Sole
  • Teak Combing Boards
  • Rupp Triple Spreader Outriggers
  • (2) In-Deck Fish Boxes
  • Transom Door
  • Cockpit Bait Freezer
  • Salt and Fresh Water Wash Down Systems
  • Macerator in Kill Box
  • Tackle Center with Sink
  • Cockpit Engine Controls
  • 130 Lb. Scopinich Fighting Chair
  • 12-Volt Receptacles for Electric Reels
  • Transom Door with Ladder
  • Spreader Lights
  • Rocket Launcher
  • 6-Gunwale Mounted Rod Holders in Cockpit Coaming
  • (2) Furuno 12” 3d Nav Net Furuno Radar and Sounder
  • Garmin 7607 Gps With Video Capability (New 2016)
  • Twin Icom MC-M422 Radios with Command Mics
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Remote Spotlight
  • Sony AM/FM/CD/XM Stereo
  • Fusion Stereo With 3-Zones and Bluetooth (New 2016)
  • 48-Mile Radar
  • Hardtop
  • 3/4 Eisenglass Curtains on Flybridge
  • (6) Rod Holders Along Aft Rail of Helm
  • Onan 15 Kw Genset with Approximately 5,400 hours
  • Main Electrical Distribution Panel
  • 50 Amp Shore Power Receptacle
  • 50 Amp Power Cord 50’
  • Glendinning Cablemaster
  • Main Battery Switches located Aft Engine Bulkhead
  • Dresser 50-Amp Battery Charger
  • (8) Group 31 Batteries (New 4/2019)
  • Hot water Heater
  • Main Engines Rebuilt 09/2009 By Covington Power Services
  • Both Muffler Replaced at Rebuild
  • SeaStar Controls (New 4/2019)
  • Shift and Throttle Cables (New 4/2019)
  • Hynautic Hydraulic Steering
  • Glendinning Synchronizer
  • 2 ½” Stainless Steel Shafts
  • 27” x 30” Bronze Propellers
  • Bronze Struts
  • Bronze Rudders
  • Recessed Bennett Trim Tabs
  • Racor Fuel Filters
  • Complete Fire Suppression System Tanks Hydro Tested and Reinstalled
  • Fireboy Emergency Shutdown (New 6/2019)
  • Acoustic and Thermal Insulation
  • Engine Fuel Shut Off
  • 680 Gallon Fiberglass Fuel Tank 
  • 50 Gallon Fiberglass Fresh Water Tank
  • 40 Gallon Fiberglass Waste Tank
  • Engine Room Blowers
  • Bilge Pumps (New 2019)
  • Oil Change System
  • Spare Propellers
  • Engine Room Exhaust Fans
  • New Custom Fabricated Risers/Elbows by Metcalf Marine (2016)
  • (4) New Turbos/Blankets (2016)
  • (2) New Blowers (2016)
  • New Injectors (2016)
  • Oil Coolers/After Coolers Cleaned and Bench Tested (2016)
  • New Exhaust Manifolds (2016)
  • New Water Pumps Both Engines (2016)
  • SMX AC Controls
  • (3) Reverse Cycle Heat and Air Condition Units
  • Owner's Personal Belongings

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


Our Viking listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 48' Convertible. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Ronald Blietz who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


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