Originally fine tuned, dressed and rigged as a Viking Yacht Company Demo, only to be further dialed in with even more additions by an experienced owner, captain and crew, Reel Fire offers the absolute best in a custom/ production tournament-rigged Convertible. She is a go anywhere/ fish anywhere vessel with a superior four stateroom four and 1/2 head layout, and there is more than ample storage to go with it. This one also happens to be appointed with the absolute best in aesthetic attention to detail, an exorbitant amount of extras paired along with mechanical functionality including many redundant systems and a state-of-the art electronics package.
The Reel Fire’s overall condition defines an open checkbook policy both cosmetically and mechanically. Take advantage of saving hundreds of thousands in trying to build a new, extremely well thought out, well spec’d and dialed-in 70 Viking Convertible. The Reel Fire has been babied and still has a like new boat feel.
Entered through an electrically-operated sliding fiberglass door, you are greeted with an immense salon that is both inviting and elaborately appointed with designer furnishings, window treatments and custom valances. Overhead LED lighting sets the mood while natural light streams in from the salon sides and aft bulkhead windows. A day head is strategically located to port at the salon entrance for convenience. It goes barely noticed by eliminating the traditional large raised electric panel now replaced by the successful weight savings and proven Moritz Octoplex screen monitor main electrical panel system.
Fishing rods and other gear stows handily and are readily accessible beneath the L-shape sofa to starboard. The sofa faces the entertainment center to port with a 46” flat screen television and Bose Lifestyle 48 system with custom surround sound. The galley island features a granite counter, under counter refrigeration, three bar stools and is adjacent to the dinette that seats four with custom channel glass artwork just above. Forward, the galley offers the convenience of world-class appliances, a walk-in pantry, plus multiple drawer and locker stowage.
Below, the four-stateroom, four-head layout utilizes space for maximum comfort and privacy, including a most spacious nearly full beam master suite and private access to the very generous crew quarters which can also be accessed via the engine room and cockpit. One often forgets how nice and convenient it is for each stateroom to have its own head.
The 70 Convertible will have chilled water air conditioning, a Delta-T engine room ventilation system and utilize Viking’s proprietary VIPER (Viking Independent Programmable Electrohydraulic Rudder) steering, The VIPER system eliminates the tie-bar for independent rudder operation to optimize response and reduce rudder drag at all throttle settings for remarkable maneuverability. One sea trial and you will instantly notice the engineering that went into the performance of this vessel.