Back to the main page Back to category Other Powerboats

boat details

1976 Viking Convertible

Estimated price for orientation: 1 $

Category: Other Powerboats

Condition: Used Year: 1976
Trailer: Not Included Make: Viking
Engine Type: Twin Inboard/Outboard Model: Convertible
Engine Make: Detroit Length (feet): 40
Engine Model: 6-71 Beam (feet): 14.6
Primary Fuel Type: Diesel Hull Material: Fiberglass
Hull ID Number: VKY40479M76D

USAUCTIONS       holds no reserve auctions of boats and other items starting at $1
For more information please see our          page. For trailers visit our       

If you wish to retract your bid, click to send us an email stating your reason and we will cancel your bid within eBay’s rules.  Due to past abuses of this procedure, anyone who retracts their own bid will be permanently blocked from bidding with us.
    As part of our      ongoing efforts to ensure bids are made only by serious, bona fide bidders,      we frequently request eBay contact information on bidders and may e-mail or      telephone bidders making large bids. We reserve the right to cancel      bids from any parties with bad e-mail addresses or phone numbers or where we      cannot otherwise verify the bid.
Inventory #  9938
Location: Oakdale, NY
General Description: This 1976 40' Viking 40 Convertible damaged during Hurricane Sandy while stored on land. Vessel has been out of the water for a few years. There is a plywood patch on the port quarter below the chine, which has been allegedly reported to be related to a jack stand penetrating the hull and a  partial flooding of the engine room ensued. Remainder of hull appears to be in fair condition with chalky gelcoat. It was reported that the engine room partially flooded during Storm Sandy. None of the systems could be checked, batteries were old, discharged and it was not possible to determine the extent of electrical damage from the storm. No damage to starboard prop, shaft or rudder, vessel did not float off stands. No damage to port running gear visible at time of inspection. Several antennas were broken. Compass has evidence of condensation. Not all equipment could be tested as no power to vessel at time of inspection. Other:  AC: Cruisair, appears to be in fair condition. No obvious waterline could be found on air conditioning units but they are heavily rusted. This rust appears to be from normal lack of maintenance, unable to test. Bow pulpit Cockpit, teak lined Flybridge, in fair condition for age. Flybridge has been exposed to the elements for about 5-6 years, canvas completely ripped.  Equipment damage appears to be storm related Gauges and controls in fair condition, helm gauges may have been damaged by storm but unable to test. Tachometers, voltmeters, KVH digital compass, speed/depth gauge. Dytek temperature gauge, etc., several showed signs of water inside the glass. Outriggers Flybridge: Two captains seat, stainless steel wheel, overhead bridge electronic box  Rocket launchers Rubrail in fair condition, normal wear and tear,  Stainless steel bow rail Swim ladder in fair condition. Swim platform in fair condition.  Trim tabs in fair condition, not tested Upholstery, exterior, in poor condition, stained, normal wear and tear, not cleaned for about  5 years.  Water heater, fair condition, not tested, condition unknown.  Windshield in fair condition for age. Other windows: Starboard quarter salon window cracked Florida 6% state sales tax will apply for Florida residents.  Storage charges will accrue after the 10 day grace period. Loading fees will apply if no trailer included. Buyer is responsible for loading fees.
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Beam: 14.6
Displacement: 30000
Draft: 3.6
Engines: Twin Detroit Diesel 6-71 freshwater cooled inboard diesels. Serial numbers were not obtainable, plates were missing on engines.Engines preserved. Engines not tested but were barred over and turned freely, condition unknown. Engine hours: Port 2552 and Starboard 2553. Starboard engine oil is clean, no evidence of water. Port engine oil is clean, no evidence of water. Alternators do not appear to have been affected by water. Starter on starboard engine does not appear to have been affected by water. Port engine starter and alternator do have some rust but there isn’t any waterline on engine block or salt deposits.
Transmission: Twin disc, exterior condition appears good, not tested, condition unknown. Port transmission fluid is dirty but no evidence of water. Starboard transmission fluid is clean, no evidence of water.
Generator / Battery: Westerbeke Generator is located in the engine room, no obvious waterline was noted. Generator oil was dirty, no water was noted. Generator hours: 2228. Generator was not tested but did bar over. Batteries (3) in poor condition. Batteries did not have any indications of submersion. The terminals have normal wear and there wasn’t any salt residue on top of the batteries. No indications of submersion although the terminals are corroded, most likely from lack of maintenance and sitting out of the water for several years. Batteries were discharged and  none of the systems could be checked. Most of the corrosion on the electrical terminals appears normal.
Electronics: Furuno radar under console may have gotten wet; 2 Shakespeare VHF Antennas and 8’ Extensions; 1 GPS Antenna and 8’ Extension; Radio Direction Finder Antenna; 72 mile Furuno Radar located in console facing up shows rainwater damage; 2 ICOM VHF’s; Datamarine radio direction finder; Robertson autopilot; hailer/intercom; Northstar GPS. Electronics appear in fair condition but could not be tested as no power to vessel. Several electronic items may be outdated, all exposed to weather and two overhead doors were locked and could not be opened, no key, so unable to inspect.
Galley: Galley with stainless steel sink, hot-cold pressure water, formica counter tops, drawers, storage, Sanyo microwave oven, refrigerator/freezer, Princess 3 burner electric stove with oven, Mr. Coffee coffee maker, appliances aged, in poor condition, not tested. Galley parquet sole has not been affected by water. Salon with L shaped convertible dinette, storage cabinets, forward stateroom and head. Some of the teak trim in interior has water stains near galley area. Some of the water stains were above the entertainment center. Headliner in fair condtion. Carpet in poor condition.
Ground Tackle: Ideal Windlass appeared in fair condition, unable to test, condition unknown.
Canvas, Mast Rigging, Sails: Canvas/Isinglass: Bridge enclosure was ripped and shredded from storm damage. Rear cockpit awning is ripped from storm damage.
Head: Single head with sink, vanity, medicine cabinet, shower, electric toilet, not tested. Shipping: Item sold "where is". Assistance with shipping is generally available; however, buyer is responsible for costs of preparing item for shipment and charges for loading vessel onto trailer or transport.
Special Transport Info:  

Effective 06/20/03 Item sold "as is, where is"
This item is sold "as is, where is" without warranty of merchantability,        fitness or other warranty express or implied.
      Inspection of items, errors in description
The       winning bidder ("buyer") is allowed an inspection period to        verify that the item substantially complies with the published        description.  A buyer who has inspected an item prior to final bid        shall be deemed to have accepted the condition of the item at the time of        the inspection but may reserve inspection following close of the auction        only as to any changes in the item between the time of the initial        inspection and a subsequent inspection made within the time for voiding        the sale as set forth herein.  The time period for voiding the sale        and giving notice to USauctions of such ends the earlier of the time        buyer ships or otherwise takes possession of the item, 24 hours        following actual inspection of the item or 10 days following close of the        auction.  In the event there is a material difference between the        item and the item description and buyer desires to void the sale, buyer        shall so notify USauctions by email or by fax to (800) 385-8566 prior to the end of the        time period set forth.        A buyer who voids a sale when the item substantially complies with the        published description shall be banned from future bidding with        USauctions in addition to any other        remedies provided for hereunder.  In the event        buyer properly voids the sale in a timely manner as required hereunder,        buyer's sole remedy shall be to receive a refund of the portion of the        purchase price paid.         BUYER SHALL HAVE NO RIGHT TO ANY PRICE ADJUSTMENT SHOULD BUYER ELECT NOT TO VOID THE SALE AS PROVIDED FOR HEREIN.  Neither USauctions nor the owner of the item        shall be liable for any of buyer's costs incidental to the sale including,        but not exclusively, travel, inspection, shipping or repairs.  Any actions undertaken by        USauctions or any item owner to assist buyer with        shipping this item shall not be construed as placing an        obligation upon USauctions or an item owner to ship the item, pay for        shipping  or be responsible for the shipment in any manner        whatsoever.
Payment of bid, default
Buyer shall be obligated to pay the lesser of 25% of the bid amount or $25,000  not later than the close of business on the third business day following the  close of bidding. Payment instructions will be sent via buyer’s listed e-mail  following the close of the auction. Payment may be made by bank wire, by sending a cashier's check by mail, or by direct deposit of a cashier's check into the USauctions trust account.  NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED. Payment in full by collected funds is  due no later than 10 days following the close of bidding. Buyer shall be  responsible for payment of all applicable sales taxes, registration fees and  transfer fees. In the event buyer fails to make all or any portion of the  initial deposit or final payment as required hereunder, Buyer shall be in  default and Buyer’s right to purchase shall terminate.  In the event buyer  defaults, Buyer shall be obligated to pay a fee to USauctions equal to 10%  of the bid amount and Buyer shall further be obligated to pay the owner of the  item any shortfall between the bid price and the amount received from an arms  length resale of the item whether sold at a private or public sale.  Buyer  agrees to pay reasonable attorney fees incurred in any action to collect any  sums due from Buyer.  The venue for any action pertaining to the sale of this  item shall be Broward County, Florida and shall be governed by the law of the  State of Florida
      Removal of items, storage charges, risk of loss
Items must be removed not later than     10 days     following the close of bidding unless other arrangements are made. It shall be buyer's responsibility to make      arrangements for moving the item or, in the alternative, for making      arrangements to store the item beyond the 10 day grace period. It      shall be buyer's responsibility for making arrangements to load and      transport items. Buyer shall give USauctions notice of intent to pick up      an item in sufficient time to ensure the storage charges are paid. When picking up vessels, Buyer shall make necessary arrangements with the boat yard      where the vessel is located with not less than 24 hours notice     before picking up a vessel to ensure the vessel is cleared for transport,     any storage liens are paid, any necessary equipment is available and the     vessel is not blocked in. Buyer assumes risk of loss of the     item as of the earlier of  the time buyer's right to void the sale     terminates or  the time buyer acquires insurance on the vessel. In the event Buyer fails     to remove items in a timely manner, daily storage fees may be charged at the sales     location and/or the items may be removed and stored at buyer's risk and     expense.     
Delivery of title
For titled items, delivery     of free and clear title shall be the responsibility of the  owner of the     item. General processing time of titles is 4 to 6 weeks. In the event the item owner fails to deliver     free and clear title to buyer in a timely manner, Buyer shall have the option of     voiding the sale or of seeking specific performance directly against the       item owner. USauctions shall have no liability to     buyer or the item owner for failure to deliver free and clear title to buyer beyond refund of funds     collected by USauctions to the parties entitled thereto, upon return of       the item in substantially the condition sold. Buyer shall be solely responsible for applying for and taking all actions        necessary to complete registration, titling or documentation as buyer may        desire.