2003 Viking 48 Convertible

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Class Power
Category Sports Fishing Boats, Saltwater Fishing, Convertible Boats
Year 2003
Make Viking
Length 48'
Propulsion Type Twin Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Sarasota, FL
Cockpit Features

Release Fighting Chair w/Custom Cover
Cruisair Lazarette Freezer
Cruisair Refrigerated Cockpit Step Box
Aft Canvas Sunshade
In Sole Livewell
Huge In Sole Fishbox
Storage Locker with Designated Deck Brush / Gaff Storage (port)
Water Inlet, Fresh Water Washdown, Raw Water Washdown
Shore Power Cable Locker w/Glendenning Cablemaster (stbd)
Tackle Center w/Cutting Board and Drawers
4-Step Aluminum Swim Ladder, Removable
Spare Props Storage
Stainless Gas Springs for Cockpit Hatches

Flybridge Options

Palm Beach Helm; Teak w/Single Lever Controls
Tower Helm Station w/Electronic Controls, VHF, Compass
Release Helm Chairs w/Custom Covers
Pipewelders Double Spreader Outriggers
Miya Epoch US-9 electric teaser reels
Recessed Electronics Boxes
Push-knob Catches for Electronics Boxes
4-Sided Enclosure, Polycarbonate Forward, Eisenglass Side and Aft Curtains w/U-Zips
Insulated Drink Box in Starboard Bench Seat with Optional Backrest
Optional Grabrail at Top of Bridge Ladder


Dual Furuno NAVnet VX2
Open Array Radar
Furuno RD-30
Simrad AP20 AutiPilot
MAN Digital System Displays
Clarion CMD-6 AM/FM/AUX

Deck / Exterior Options

Double Spreader Outriggers w/Electric Teaser Reels
Simpson Lawrence Windlass w/Helm and Foot Controls
Snow White Hull Color, Viking Black Boot Stripe, Silver Feature Stripe
Optional Forward Side Grab Rails, 24" Powder Coated

Engine Room Options

Crash Pumps
Awlgrip Engine Room
Awlgrip Thru-Hulls, Strainers, and Forward Bilges
Voltage Stabilizer Transformer
Fuel Priming Pumps
Fuel Transfer Pumps
Oil Transfer System
Engine Room Entrance Gauge Set
Oval Exhaust Outlets



Upgraded Sofa; Ultraleather with Hide-A-Bed Sleeper
Storage Compartment Under Aft Sofa
Viking Home Theater w/32" Salon TV
Dinette Table, Teak with Teak Pedestal
Storage Under Dinette Cushions
Canvas Carpet Runner, Partial w/Step Covers
Amtico Teak/Holly Salon Entry Step
Ottoman With Tray
Custom Fabric Valances
Custom Wallpaper



Sub-Zero Under Counter Fridge Drawers (2)
Sub-Zero Under Counter Freezer Drawers (2)
Kenyon 3-Burner Electric Range
Sharp Microwave
Kitchen-Aid Instant Hot Water Dispenser
ISE Garbage Disposal

Amtico Teak/Holly Sole
High Polish Corian Counter, Magna Sahara Color
Cabinet Storage Throughout with Full Extension Drawers in Upper Galley Cabinets
Electric Vent Fan
Silverware and Utensil Drawers
Single Lever Faucet
Corian Sink

Master Stateroom and Head

Custom Wallpaper
Optional Master Stateroom Safe
15" Flat Screen TV
Brass Faucet and Shower Fixtures in Master Head
Brass Towel Bar and Rings in Master Head
Amtico Teak/Holly in Master Head

Quilted Bedspread
Berth Lights, 24v
Indirect Lights
Drawer and Hanging Locker Storage
Hatch w/Screen

Guest Stateroom and Head

High/Low Bunks
Quilted Bedspreads w/Throw Pillows
Huge Storage Locker Under Lower Berth w/Gas Shock Assist Hatch
Cedar Lined Hanging Locker
Amtico Teak/Holly Flooring in Stateroom
Custom Wallpaper

Brass Faucet and Shower Fixtures in Guest Head
Brass Towel Bar and Rings in Guest Head
Amtico Teak/Holly in Guest Head

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.
Contact Information

Landmark Yacht Sales is happy to consider all trades on this vessel.  Financing is available, as is worldwide shipping, insurance, inspection or travel arrangements, and anything else you need to make this your next boat.

We look forward to finding out more about how we can help!



Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Draft
Length at Waterline
Engine Make MAN
Engine Model 2840LE403
Total Power 2100hp
Engine Hours 1375
Engine Type Twin Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
2003 Viking 48 Convertible

2003 Viking 48 - El Jefe

El Jefe is one of the most stunning examples of a 48 Convertible on the market and is one of the only tower boats currently available for sale.  This two stateroom layout features an impressive list of optional equipment,  is offered for sale by her original owner, run by an experienced Captain since delivery, and is ready to go fishing today!

Notable features include:

  • 1050 hp MANs with only 1350 hours
    • Glendenning EEC electronic controls, with single lever throttle/shift at both helm stations, electronic SYNC controls, and trolling valves.
  • Pipewelders Full Tower
  • ONAN 17kw Generator
  • Electronics:  Dual Furuno NAVnet VX2, Open Array Radar, Furuno RD-30,  Simrad AP20 AutiPilot, MAN Digital System Displays, Clarion CMD-6 AM/FM/AUX, ICOM IC-M502 VHF
  • Satellite TV / Phone System
  • Palm Beach Helm
  • Release Helm Chairs
  • Release Fighting Chair
  • Side-Power Bow Thruster
  • 700GPD SeaRecovery Watermaker
  • Pipewelders Double Spreader Outriggers w/Miya Epoch US-9 electric teaser reels
  • Premier Edition Decor
  • Spare Propellers
  • Canvas:  4-sided flybridge enclosure with U-Zips, Custom covers for helm chairs and fighting chair, cockpit sunshade
  • Switlik MD-2 Life Raft


Broker Notes:

El Jefe is in great condition and shows like you'd expect a well maintained single owner boat to.  Please see full specs for a more complete list of options and features.  Additional photos and service history available on request.


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