Viking 80EB

If you want a sportfishing machine that definitely falls into the yacht category, the Viking 80EB certainly fits the bill.

Viking 80 Enclosed Bridge Running

This rather massive flybridge boat has a completely enclosed bridge which is as large as the saloons found on some convertibles.  

Viking 80 Enclosed Bridge Helm

*Note – As is true of most yachts of this size, the owner gets his or her choice of the fishing features to be included. However, some items Viking considers to be standard-issue on the 80 EB include:  

Critical Fishing Features  

  • Four flush-mount gunwale rod holders, three bridge wing rod holders per side, and aft bridge rocket launchers  
  • Cockpit bait freezer  
  • Fresh and raw water washdowns  
  • Transom livewell  
  • Cockpit chill box  
  • In-deck fishboxes w/pump-outs  
  • Integrated tackle stowage  
  • Under-dinette rod stowage locker  

Angling Advantages  

  • The 216 square-foot cockpit is just as massive as they come and is capped off with a two-level mezzanine featuring bait-watching seating for three.  
  • Full towers from Viking subsidiary Palm Beach Towers will put your eyes at the highest elevation in the entire sportfishing fleet.  
  • Obviously, with a sportfishing yacht this big you’ll worry a lot less about the weather forecast and pretty much go fishing whenever you please in anything short of a gale warning.  

Learn More  

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Capt. Scott Goodwin
Capt. Scott Goodwin started fishing in the lakes of Kentucky where he grew up. A move to Florida, however, brought him into a whole new realm of fishing. After receiving a bachelor's degree in biology from Eckerd College, he decided that he liked catching fish more than studying them and thus began ...