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2015 Viking Convertible

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida


This beautiful 70' Convertible was specially conceived and constructed to be the 50th Anniversary Viking show boat in October of 2014, incorporating the latest advancements in technology.  With extensive option and outfitting lists, MAKARA demonstrates top performance, legendary seakeeping abilities, and ultra comfortable accommodations. 


This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Makara
Make: Viking
Model: Convertible
Year: 2015
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 70 ft
Beam: 19'7 ft
Max Draft: 5'6 ft
Displacement: 122,000 lb
Cabins Count: 4

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: MTU
  • Model: 16V2000 M94
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 2,600hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 1825
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: MTU
  • Model: 16V2000 M94
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 2,600hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 1825
Total Engine Power: 5,200hp
Cruising Speed: 36 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 2,650 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 368 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 211 gal


Heads Count: 5
Stock Number: SM
Boat Class: Sports Fishing Boats, Convertible Boats


The layout of this 70' Viking Convertible is the envy of the industry.  A sumptuous 4 stateroom/4 head layout below, and a customized salon/galley/dinette/day head living area on the main deck, beckons you to come aboard and relax.  Liberal application of upgraded fabrics, wallpaper, granite, flooring, headliner, and carpet were incorporated into a luxurious and tasteful custom décor, befitting this vessel's position as the 50th Anniversary Edition!


Release Marine helm and companion seats (3), large traveling freezer, concealed sink, teak helm pod, drop down electronics box, rod storage in seats, 3/4 enclosure 

Deck Equipment

TEAK COCKPIT SOLE, TEAK covering boards, teak coaming, factory cockpit mezzanine with "Cool Breeze" air system, UMT 1500# davit (removable and fully serviced Nov. 2017), (2) additional Bomar hatches for natural light and ventilation, fiberglass tank vents, cockpit cover

Fishing Equipment

Palm Beach Towers Tuna Tower, 46' Rupp hydraulic outriggers, Rupp center rigger, MIYA EPOCH US9 heavy duty teaser reels, Release Marine Trillion fighting chair, transom door, VIKING tackle center, (2) underdeck fish boxes, transom fish box plumbed as live well, 12V & 24V electric reel outlets, (4) Release Marine bolster rod holders, custom fittings for on-deck live wells, threaded cockpit scuppers, cockpit freezers & freezer bait trays.  Tower highlights include spreader lights, tri-color lights under hardtop, sunshade, and platform, (6) rod holders on tower legs, (8) rod holders on aft flybridge rail, 3/4 track to track enclosure.

Performance Package

MAKARA was built with a custom performance package which includes a resin infused hull, deleted keel, VC offshore bottom paint, light weight honey comb cabinetry, custom propellers, flush mounted thru-hulls, polished stainless rudders and strut cones.  In addition, carbon fiber was used in the deckhouse and the hardtop, platform, and buggy top in the tower.

Mechanical Systems

(2) 4-Ton chilled water air conditioning units with reverse cycle heat, centralized seawater system, Delta T ventilation system, fire suppression system, Headhunter head system, GRUNFOS variable speed centralized seawater pumps, Willy Vac system (refit in 2017), fuel priming pumps, fuel transfer and management system, oil changing system for engines, gears & generators with pump out to cockpit locker, VIPER steering system, trim tabs, Tides Marine dripless shaft seals

Electrical System

24V DC/120V AC / 240V AC systems, (2) 27.5 kw Onan generators with 1150 hours port and 1106 hours starboard, (2) Glendenning cablemasters, (3) Battery chargers, Charles Industries PM12 shore power combiner with voltage stabilizer transformers - New in 2017

Notable Options

1400GPD Watermaker, crushed ice machine, bow thruster, SPOT ZERO, cockpit grill, extra fuel, tool boxes, watermaker panel on flybridge, tri colored lighting

Electronics & Navigational Equipment

3 KEP 17" LED GLASS BRIDGE monitors, Furuno 96 mile radar, Garmin 8208 GPS MAP, Furuno FCV 1200 BB color sounder, Garmin GSD 26 sounder, Furuno RD33 data organizer, Garmin GHP 20 Viper autopilot, ICOM M604 VHF radio on bridge, (2) Standard Horizon VHF radios on bridge, Fusion stereo, Furuno SAT Weather module, KVH V3-IP SATCOM, cellular phone, Boatranet server with media PC, 3 GOST cameras, FLIR M625L thermal imaging camera, KVH HD7 SAT TV, GOST NAVTRACKER & AVISION vessel monitoring system, Tower electronics include Garmin GPS 8218/8" screen, ICOM Command MIC & Furuno RD33 data organizer


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.

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