1991 Viking Motor Yacht

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Class Power
Category Motor Yachts, Flybridge
Year 1991
Make Viking
Length 72'
Propulsion Type Twin Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Southport, NC

SIMPLICITY was recently refit with an open check book approach by a couple who demanded the best at every turn. She is an interior designer with an excellent eye for style and he is an airline pilot who demands nothing less than perfection. This was not only a cosmetic refit but included machinery, hotel systems furniture and electronics.  First impressions suggest that this classic US built motoryacht has nothing in common with any other Viking 72, she appears like a new boat.  The owners enjoyed this project and have purchased the next project.


SIMPLICITY is a classic flush deck motor yacht on a deep-Vee hull form, a worthy combination that combines, pilothouse, galley, day head salon and aft deck all on the same level. The lower deck includes four staterooms accessed via a single stairway with an owners stateroom that is nothing short of grand.


Entering SERENITY from either of the two pilothouse doors, the upgraded electronics package, woodwork and fabrics in the pilothouse is immediately evident. 


Proceeding aft, the salon and galley is simply stunning in a moderate contemporary style with a nice blend of wood and fabrics. The color scheme has remained very neutral, the impression is one of elegant and refined good taste.  What was originally a segmented allotment of space with a narrow galley is now a wide open, modern space. 


The aft deck is accessed through large doors from the salon. Furnished with high quality exterior furniture it is most inviting and may be the most popular space on the yacht. Comfortable, relaxing and inviting only begin to describe the aft deck. From the aft deck the cockpit is a few steps down.  This space can easily be your beach club. Ad an awning and lounges and you will have a coveted play space with excellent access the water.


All the way forward on the bow is a bench seat. When it is time to be alone this is easily the best location. Coffee in the morning, read a book or just sit and recall what an amazing day you are having on this yacht.

Fly Bridge

The fly bridge is accessed via a stairway from the salon. Originally the access was up a ladder which was common on these yachts in the 90s. The ladder was removed and a stairway was installed.  Seating is plentiful around a built-in settee and table. With the tender launched, lounge chairs are easily positioned in that space. The upper command station has three Captain's chairs, new electronics and 360 degree visibility for easy operations.


The tender is located aft on the bridge deck and is easily launched with the davit. There is also room for a jet ski.  With a little reconfiguration one could also add a hot tub.

2018/2019 Refit

Engines Coolant system cleaned, flushed and overhauled Complete engine service

New Air Filters

Generator services performed

All new Dometic AC systems and Air Handlers (7 Systems)

All new duel (1 for backup) AC Water pumps with all new larger engine size sea strainers and back up sea cocks

New 100 Amp house battery charger

New 40 Amp engine battery charger

All new engine and house batteries

New Aired Dry Bilge pump systems (keeps no water in bilge)

New 50 gallon water heater

New Blue Water 60 GPH Water Maker

New Florida Water Systems water softener plus commercial size water filters and UV light for treating water when out of the

country from virus

New Engine room ceiling insulation

Naiad Stabiliers overhauled and serviced

New 25 GPM water pump A/C

New 5.5 GPM water pump D/C (backup)

New Vetrus Bow Thruster

New Exterior LED lighting

New KVH V7 HD TV System

New Glomax 4G System

New Garmin HD 4K and 12K Radar Systems

New Garmin 4 Large Screen Systems with 6 color video screens

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New Garmin Autopilot

New Garmin Anemometer

New ICom VHF Duel Radios with new VHF antennas

Maretron Full Vessel monitor system including all engine parameters, tank levels, water maker status, etc. Screen at lower helm, upper helm and master stateroom with lower and upper alarms

Bottom paint

All new Zincs

All new under water lighting

New Windshield wipers

New Rear deck stairs

New Rear deck railing

New Rear deck flooring

New Hydraulic swim platform (2016)

All new shore power cords

All new TVs throughout the boat

Black Water system removed and replaced by Dometic macerator toilets with electric flush with new hoses

All new 110lb Stainless Steel Anchor

All new 1/2 inch Anchor Chain (300 feet)

Windless sent to be overhauled

All new exterior LED accent lighting

New 1500 lbs. UMT davit with power rotation, power telescoping, power winch ( 2019 - 2 year


All new engine room lighting

All new appliances (Side-by-side refrigerator, convection microwave, convection oven, dishwasher, overhead range hood and flat glass top 5 burner range)

New Washer and Dryer

New LED Spotlight

New LED Spreader lights for aft cockpit and Flybridge

All Shower Bilge boxes replaced

Entire boat rewired for DC LED lights throughout

All new water, and fuel tank senders (monitoring all tanks) and tied into the Martron system

New 6 Zone built in yacht music system

All new exterior LED lights, including accent lights, Nav Lights, anchor lights, bow accent lights, rear cockpit lights, mast lights facing upward.

All living spaces were completely refurbished in 2019 including all new headliner, new walls, all new cabinets throughout, all

new countertops, all new flooring including new subflooring, etc :

All new cabinets, including master head, day head, and guest head.

All new custom cabinets in galley

All new faucets with all new plumbing All new sinks

All new carpet

All new 1 inch carpet pad

All new wood floors in master head, day head, guest head, lower helm All exhaust fans in all head replaced

All lights switches replaced and rewired

with DC lighting system

All new mattresses (custom)

All walls either covered in padded soft vinyl or wood

All mirrors replaced

All new day/night window treatments, option to block out some or all of the light on all windows and sliding glass door.

All New custom bed linens

All new custom lower and upper helm

All new custom furniture in salon

All new custom sofa in master stateroom



SIMPLICITY is the ultimate reconditioned motor yacht in her class and is priced above similar yachts on the market. The asking price does not cover the costs of this one-year refit. If you are looking for an extremely nice family cruiser with four staterooms and plenty of space, then look no further. SIMPLICITY  is a real American classic. With the refit, the owners not only changed the styling but reconditioned everything under floors and in the machinery spaces: pumps, systems, A/C, heads etc etc etc. What you don't see generally costs more than what you see.  If carefree family cruising and entertaining is in your plans and you don't want to spend a year in a shipyard then SIMPLICITY will be an obvious choice. One walk through and you will see the value.


SIMPLICITY will be in New England for the summer.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Nominal Length
Length Overall
Engine Make Detroit Detroit
Engine Model 12V92TI
Engine Year 1991
Total Power 2160hp
Engine Type Twin Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
1991 Viking Motor Yacht

SIMPLICITY was extravagantly refit in 2018 with the best of everything: this included mechanical systems, furniture, wall coverings, bulkhead removal, etc. She has very little in common with other Viking 72s. Joint Central Agency with Steve Doyle of Cambridge Yacht Group

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