48' Viking 1987

Herradura, Costa Rica



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  • Yacht Details 48' Viking 1987
  • Location Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Engines Detroit
  • Days on MarketInquire
  • Last UpdatedMar 31, 2021
  • Asking Price$175,000
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  • Beam: 16'
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Fuel Tank: 2 x 340|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 200|gallon
  • Heads: 2

Yacht Description

FISHING SEASON HAS BEGUN IN COSTA RICA and this is an unbelievable deal! Just about everything on “Pipe Dream” has been updated or replaced new. Owner has been making improvements since his purchase. Engines rebuilt to factory specs in 2018, hull painted Ice Blue, super structure painted white, all pumps, A/C’s, batteries, battery charger, electrical system & lighting, carpet, enclosure, electronics, underwater lights, davit, etc. as you will see in detail on this listing.

Seller has all items in place to charter for FAD trips with 40 plus mile certificate making it one of the very few that can legally do these trips .

This 48 Viking has a huge 144 sq. ft. cockpit. One of the largest fishing platforms found in a flybridge boat this size. Like all Viking models, she's heavily built on a modified V-Hull with a wide beam. “Pipe Dream” has been maintained with an open check book by the present owner. She performs at (27 knot cruise) and decent fuel economy (appx 64 gal/hr). There are many recent upgrades that will make this vessel exceptional.

Engines, Generator & Transmissions Upgrades


Complete interior redone in 2017 .


Water Heater
Raritan Ice Maker
GE Microwave/Oven
Teak & Holy Flooring
3-Burner Princess Stove
12-Volt Backup Freshwater Pump
115-Volt Freshwater Pump (2005)
Refrigerator/Freezer w/Ice & Water in Door (1/2006)


Teak & Holy Flooring
High Gloss Dining Table
Converts into a Sleeper For 2


Hanging Lockers
Under Bed Storage
Head with Stall Shower
Island Queen Berth
Teak & Holy Flooring In Head
Sylvania Flat Screen LCD TV
JVC DVD Player with Surround System
A/C Reversible Unit

Guest Room-Port

Hanging Locker
A/C Reversible Unit
New Carpet
Upper/Lower Bunk Beds

Guest Head

Stall Shower
Electric Head
Teak & Holy Flooring
Flushed Halogen Lighting
Fwd of Guest Room to Port

Storage Lockers
Freezer Box (2005)
Large Fish Boxes (2)
Cockpit Step Boxes (2)

Deck Equipment

Plow Anchor
Bow Chocks
Anchor Windlass
Quicklift Hydraulic Davit
(6) Rod Rack Holders on Bridge
Rupp Double Spreader Gold/Silver Outriggers
Blue Waters Fighting Chair with Rocket Launcher


Engine and Mechanical Equipment

Twin Detroit Diesel 8V92- Rebuilt to factory specs,
Watermaker 500-GPD
(3) Zone reverse cycle air conditioners
Lube oil transfer system
Bilge blower
Automatic Halon fire control system
Bridge hydraulic wheel steering
Glendinning synchronizer


110V, 220V AC electrical system
15 kW Onan generator
Dockside electrical cables
12V DC electrical system
Battery charger
Heavy-duty 8D batteries
Glendinning cablemaster

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