Inspired by the previous Viking 92 and Viking 80 models, the new flagship will have the latest lifting-strake design with a refined driveline and advanced propulsion systems. The sportfishing yacht has a streamlined profile with the option to have an enclosed bridged or open bridge and also includes a one-piece wraparound enclosed bridge windshield, enhancing visibility.
The cockpit measures 224 square metres, with a 922 litre live well that makes it well-suited to serious anglers. There is also aft-facing seating between the lower and upper decks which uses lightweight materials to reduce weight and enhance efficiency.
“What we learned from the 92 was that the majority of our owners wanted to be seated so they could look aft – that’s where all the action is on a Viking sportfishing boat,” said David Wilson, Viking's design manager.
The starboard side features a cooking and refreshment hub with grill and icemaker, or refrigerator as well as a control station with full engine controls, a radio box forward of the helm pod and a recessed area. An electric-powered sliding door leads to the U-shaped saloon with seating and a natural walnut interior for a warm contemporary style.
The Viking 90 includes a full-beam master stateroom, with his and hers bathrooms and a large maple-lined walk-in closet. The sky bridge helm and companion chairs are positioned on a raised platform. Forward of the console, guests can relax in an L-shaped lounge while a forward fibreglass module holds a sink and an under-mount drink box.
The Viking 90 is scheduled to debut at the Miami International Boat Show, between 15 and 19 February.