2003 Viking 50 Open

ID# 3883829

Ask A Question



Yacht Overview

Make: Viking

Model: 50 Open

Year: 2003

Length: 50′

Located In: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8025926


The Viking 50 Open is a fully loaded fish killing machine! Complete with a very comfortable 16’4″ beam, 140 sq.ft cockpit, great sized tuna door, hydraulic Outriggers, custom tackle center, Eskimo ice machine, 2 deck fish boxes, BIG live well and a superior tower.

Easy to preview in Fort Lauderdale during he Miami Boat Show.  Curtesy showings are available. – about 15 minute drive from the Fort Lauderdale Airport. 

Full Specs


LOA: 50.58
Beam: 16.33 ft
Dry Weight: 57,000 lb


Engine Brand: MAN
Engine Model: D2840LE403
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 1050|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: MAN
Engine Model: D2840LE403
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 1050|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (308 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (805 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (60 Gallon)


Number of single berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Walk Through

The cockpit of the 50 OPEN is awesome for working the canyons or the reefs of the Caribbean.

  • 140 sq. ft deck
  • Indirect lighting
  • 4 Clearing holders on the tower legs
  • Fresh and salt water wash downs
  • Gunnel mounted rod holders
  • Glendening cable master for 50 amp service
  • Engine room access with locking door
  • Transom hawse pipes
  • Mister system, overhead and in the gunnels
  • Bluewater Teak fighting chair with rocket launcher and cover
  • Transom tuna door with flip gate
  • 2 in deck fish boxes
  • In deck live bait well
  • In deck Eskimo El-600 ice machine and ice storage
  • Bait freeze
  • Cockpit sink
  • Tackle center
  • Stereo speakers
  • Cruisair refrigeration or freezer
  • Spreader and cockpit lights
  • Back down Glendenning electronic controls located starboard
  • Raw water supply is locate centerline forward in ER and has a120v pump
  • Freshwater wash down near tower



The full tuna tower was built by Palm Beach Towers which is a world renown tower builder.

  • 6 Rod Rocket launchers
  • 4 Clearing Rod holders on tower legs
  • Bluewater Teak pedestal mounted fighting chair with rocket launcher
  • Gunwale mounted rod holders
  • FRP molded fish box located centerline below deck drained via a Jabsco Macerator pump
  • Rupp Triple Outriggers with Hydra Rigger Hydraulic outrigger attachment.
  • Miya Epoch US9 electric teaser reels mounted  on a recessed compartment at the command bridgedeck hard top
  • Kite reel Outlets which are 24v located below the gunwales



The 50 Viking open's hull is constructed of FRP laminate, finished with gelcoat and paint above the water line.

The Viking 50 Open is built on the same hull as the Viking 50 Convertible which was one of Vikings most popular models;120 of them having been built. She is a very  capable  offshore  fishing machine while also offering luxurious accommodations below deck and on the command bridge-deck.  Up three steps from the 140 sq. ft. cockpit one steps onto the command bridge-deck with 3 helm seats and a plethora of seating and storage. Visibility is unimpeded in all directions. There is storage below the L shaped bench seating. The additional lockable rod storage in the deck head is a truly excellent use of space. Fully air conditioned with relatively new isinglass, your non fishing companions will be very comfortable watching the action. Cold drinks are readily available

  • 3 teak Bluewater helm chairs with teal foot rests and covers
  • Helm pod with single lever controls
  • Additional tackle center
  • Sink with faucet and built in sprayer
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Overhead hatches
  • 3 Overhead hand rails
  • MIYA EPOCH US9 teaser reels
  • Red and white overhead lighting
  • Stereo with speakers
  • Helm deck AC system
  • 4 sided enclosure with U zips  Easy 2 See
  • L shaped seating to port with storage
  • Custom cushions with additional support
  • Overhead rod storage built into the hardtop
  • Sliding door to below decks
  • Fuel Level gauges
  • Spotlight control
  • Painted aluminum window frames
  • 3 wipers, washers for windshield
  • 3 Deck hatches
  • 8 12" Stainless Steel cleats
  • Lewmar 12v Vertical Windlass with deck and remote controls
  • 20Kg Stainless Steel claw type anchor with 30' of 5/16" coil galvanized chain secured to 300' of 3/4" marine grade nylon rode
  • Fortress FX 55 Anchor as spare mounted in chain locker
  • Stainless Steel anchor pulpit with bow roller
  • Palm Beach Tuna Tower  has molded standing platform and hardtops
  • molded in nav light
  • molded in aft and forward spreader lights
  • Clearing rod holders o legs
  • 2 burgee staffs for flags
  • 6 rod rocket launcher
  • Aft hardtop
  • Port and starboard grab rails



  • L-Shaped sofa to port with storage below
  • Teak Hi/Lo table, electric
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Furuno Navtex NX-300
  • Samsung sound system for TV
  • Samsung TV 40" TV
  • Overhead hatch with shade
  • Central Vacuum outlet
  • New Air Conditioning 2017



  • Pull out drawer and shelf storage
  • Indirect lighting
  • Sharp Carousel convection oven
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Molded Corian counter tops
  • Molded in Corian sink
  • Water tank level gauge
  • Sub Zero refrigerator with teak face
  • Sub Zero freezer with teak face
  • Concealed two burner cook top



  • Teak steps with storage
  • Centerline queen berth with storage below
  • Cedar lined hanging locker
  • Stereo speakers
  • Carpeting throughout
  • Outboard shelf storage port and starboard
  • JVC TV 13"
  • Overhead hatch with screen
  • Private access to ensuite head


  • Teak and holly sole
  • Stall shower
  • Vacuum flush head system ( pump + seals changed in 2015 )
  • Molded Corian counter tops
  • Mirrored vanity medicine chest
  • Teak vanity below



  • Twin upper and lower berths, lower berth has storage below
  • Phone jack
  • Private access to guest head
  • Cedar lined hanging locker
  • Stereo speakers
  • Overhead hatch with screen

There is a combination safe located below the starboard bunks, lower bunk aft.


Guest Head

  • Vacuum flush head ( pump + seals changed in 2018)
  • Stall shower
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Access to guest cabin and companionway
  • AC/DC main switching panel
  • Molded Corian counter tops
  • Mirrored medicine chest



  • Twin MAN 10 cylinders turbo charged diesel inboards rated at 1050 hp each
  • Total Power: 2100 HP

Engine 1:

Engine Brand: MAN

Engine Model: 2840LE 403

Location: Port s/n 4749682203A201

Engine Type: Inboard

Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel


Engine 2:

Engine Brand: MAN

Engine Model: 2840LE 403

Location: Starboard s/n 4749682204A201

Engine Type: Inboard

Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel



ZF Model: BW155

Part list: 3217003036

Ratio: 2.00:1

Port Serial #: 20005990

Starboard Serial #: 20007674



ONAN Model: MDKAD-4962615

Serial: F010258289 Spec: A

KVa: 17.5

AC Volts: 120/240

Hz: 60 / RPM: 1800

Ph: 1 / Amps: 114.6


CONTROLS: Glendinning electronic controls, at all three stations.

PROP SHAFT: 2 1 /2" stainless steel, serviceable.

COUPLER (SAFETY WIRE): Shaft couplers bonded.

Tides Marine Strong Seals, dripless type for bath propeller shafts, serviceable.

COOLER: External engine mounted raw water heat exchanger. Appears serviceable.



TYPE: Molded and cored FRP (fiber reinforced plastic) with white paint and non-skid surface. Percussion soundings indicated no areas of delamination.



Cored FRP with molded in nonskid, serviceable. Centerline aft cockpit hatch provided access to the aft bilge area.

Livewell to port, fish box centerline, small fish box with Eskimo ice dumping into it,  Livewell and fish box drain pumps.



BOW PULPIT (BOW RAIL): Welded aluminum bow rail

TOE RAILS: Molded FRP toe rails, part of deck layup.

VENTILATION: Three deck hatches forward, double duty as a cabin emergency exit. Two deck hatches in the hardtop, 

SCUPPERS: Decks drain overboard. Cockpit drains thru molded FRP cockpit scuppers, port and starboard aft corners leading to tops ides discharges, port and starboard aft.

MOORING CLEATS: Eight 12" stainless steel mooring cleats, thru bolted and have. Aluminum backing plates  in the chain locker area.

WINDLASS/GROUND TACKLE SYSTEM: Lewmar 12 volt vertical windlass, with deck controls forward and bridge deck remote.

Gypsy and caps tan.

lnstalled ground tackle is a 20 Kg polished stainless steel claw type, with reported 30' of 5/16" BB coil galvanized chain, securely shackled to approximately 300' (not measured) of 3/4" marine grade nylon rode with the bitter end attach