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2012 Viking 42 Open

Destin, Florida


“Drop’Em was originally a Great Lakes boat and was purchased in early 2023 and moved to
Florida. This Viking 42 Open has been professionally maintained and her meticulous and
knowledgeable owner has kept her up with an open checkbook policy. She is fresh out of the
yard and all services have been completed and there are numerous upgrades and custom
touches throughout. She is truly turn key ready! Service records are available to potential
buyers. Below is a list of the most recent services and upgrades:

  •  Fresh bottom paint- 6/2024
  • PODs recently serviced by Southeastern Marine Power-5/2024
  • Electrosea Clearline Marine Growth Prevention- 2023
  • Sea Dek in cockpit sole- 2023
  • 1000 hour service including new turbos - 4/2022
  • New battery charger-4/2022
  • New remote to windlass
  • New AMP to Fusion stereo system
  •  Lumitec SeaBlaze underwater lights(4)
  • Custom hardtop raised 13"
  • Upgraded headliners and wall coverings
  • Painted hull, Bahama Blue
  • SAT TV

Basic Boat Info

Make: Viking
Model: 42 Open
Year: 2012
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: VKY42212C212
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 42 ft
Beam: 15'10 ft


Boat Class: Sports Fishing Boats


Mike Hinze
Mike Hinze 850-699-2019
Great Southern Yacht Company


Great Southern Yacht Company
3997 Commons Drive
Destin, FL, US, 32541
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.


Entering the salon through the helm entry door you step down two high gloss teak steps covered in a clear non-skid finish, complemented by a custom-made teak handrail. To the port side is the salon L-shaped sofa wrapped in an upgraded fabric and matching ottoman. Both have storage below. The focal point of the space is the full wall- length Channel glass and birds-eye maple high low pedestal table. 

The sole is covered in Maple Amtico and access to the mechanical space is made easy through an access hatch centerline. The master stateroom is directly forward and the guest quarters are directly behind the entry steps. To the starboard side you find the full functioning galley and ships’ AC/DC distribution panel. Below the entry steps is where the onboard central vacuum system can be found as well as the AV equipment and freshwater filtration system. All of the lighting is recessed LED on dimmable switches. A flat screen wall mounted TV is adjacent to the
salon sofa.

  • Full Length custom Chris Channel glass with backlight
  • Birds-eye maple hi-low pedestal table
  • Maple Amtico flooring
  • Teak entry steps and custom made teak handrail
  • L-Shaped sofa with storage below and matching ottoman with upgraded matching fabric
  • Decor pillows
  • Upgraded Ostrich print headliner
  • Upgraded wallcoverings
  • Upgraded textured wallcoverings
  • Designer sconce reading light
  • Samsung LED TV
  • Central vacuum
  • Storage below entry steps
  • Fusion UD-755 Stereo AM/FM/XM/Bluetooth
  • DirecTV receiver
  • Remote Icom VHF handset
  • 110V outlets
  • (2) recessed overhead speakers
  • Overhead Bomar deck hatch
  • Recessed overhead LED lighting on dimmers
  • Access to mechanical space in bilge
  • Freshwater filtration system
  • Carbon Monoxide detectors
  • Cruisair thermostat control with humidity control
  • Helm door with screen and blackout shade cover
  • Access to master and guest staterooms
  • Access to guest/day head

The galley in the Viking 42 Open sets the bar high for all other vessels in her class. With everything needed to prepare meals and ample storage. Plenty of countertop space is made available thanks to her wraparound seamless countertop with integrated freshwater hot/coldsink. All of the cabinetry is constructed from high gloss finish teak panels. On the aft bulkhead you will find the recessed 2 burner induction cooktop and ships’ AC/DC distribution panel above. Just below the aft countertop is the newly updated Nova-Kool refrigerator and freezer. Moving to the starboard side of the galley you will have plenty of storage in 3 overhead cabinets and just below is the freshwater sink. Continuing forward is the microwave and cutlery drawer as well as additional storage below. Maple Amtico continues throughout the galley.

  • High gloss joinery throughout with brushed nickel hardware
  • Upgraded countertops
  • Kenyon 2 burner induction cooktop
  • Sharp Carousel microwave
  • Upgraded Nova-Kool refrigerator and Freezer
  • Cutlery slide out drawer
  • Freshwater gauge
  • AC/DC ships’ distribution panel
  • Generator remote start/stop
  • Remote mounted GFCI outlets
  • Courtesy light
  • Recessed overhead LED lighting on dimmable switch
  • Overhead recessed speaker
  • Exhaust fan
  • Access to freshwater manifold below sole
Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is located forward featuring a walk-around island queen berth with custom coverings and pillows. Ample storage above in teak joinery and below in (2) slide out drawers and a lift top berth. Access to the ensuite head is to the starboard side of the stateroom and a large hanging locker is to the port side.

  • Island queen berth with storage below and custom coverings and pillows
  • Hanging locker
  • Upgraded textured wall coverings
  • Ostrich headliner
  • DVD Player
  • Samsung LED TV
  • Bomar deck hatch with screen and black-out shade
  • Recessed LED lighting on dimmable switches
  • (2) Reading lights
  • Recessed overhead speakers
  • Cruisair AC thermostat control with humidity control
  • Carpeted sole
  • 110V Outlets
  • Access to forward bilge
  • Overhead storage with high gloss teak joinery
  • (2) overhead recessed speakers
  • (2) slide out drawer storage below berth
  • Molded nightstand/shelving built into the hull sides port and starboard
  • Access to head and shower
Guest/Day Head
  • Dometic freshwater electric Vacu-flush head
  • Full stall style shower
  • Brushed nickel faucets and hardware
  • Freshwater hot/cold sink
  • Double mirror vanities
  • Storage below sink
  • Towel bar
  • Designer wall coverings
  • Exhaust fan
  • Overhead Bomar deck hatch with blackout screen
  • Recessed LED lighting
  • Maple Amtico sole
Guest Stateroom

Twin single berths and a large custom built hanging locker as well as additional storage outboard. This stateroom makes the perfect accommodations for a family with kids or two couples. Continuing the upgrades this stateroom also has an upgraded Ostrich headliner, LED TV, DVD player and a carpeted sole.

  • Twin single berths with custom decor bed coverings and pillow shams
  • Large custom hanging locker
  • Recessed LED lighting on dimmable switches
  • (2) recessed overhead speakers
  • Samsung LED TV
  • DVD player
  • Cruisair AC controls
  • Teak steps
  • High gloss teak joinery
  • (2) reading lamps
  • 110V outlets

Functionality, style and comfort are the key elements that make up the Viking 42 open helm area.The most notable feature is the custom built hardtop which was raised 13" from standard. A custom fiberglass visor wraps around the front with (3) functioning vents and (2) additional Bomar hatches in the hardtop overhead. Immediately as you enter the helm area from the cockpit you are welcomed by the feel of the climate controlled panoramic space. To port is a refrigerated drink box and to the starboard is a matching insulated box. A large centerline walk-around helm with upgraded Furuno TZ Touch electronics, Zeus joystick controls, Palm Beach pod and full 360 degree visibility. Upgraded Stidd helm chairs and teak sole platforms accent the area.

To port and starboard are large bench seats with Sunbrella cushions and below gas assist actuators reveal large storage compartments.

  • Custom built hardtop raised 13" with fiberglass visor and (3) opening vents to eliminate leaks
  • Rupp Z-30 outriggers
  • Upgraded Furuno electronics
  • (2) VHF antennas
  • (2) Cummins Smartcraft engine displays
  • Furuno RD33 Digital depth, speed and temperature
  • (2) 16' Furuno TZ touch multifunction displays
  • Icom Ic-M505 VHF
  • (2) Cummins Smartcraft engine displays
  • Furuno RD33 Digital depth, speed and temperature
  • (2) 16' Furuno TZ touch multifunction displays
  • Furuno radar with 4' open array
  • Furuno sounder
  • (2) JBL Marine speakers
  • 4" Ritchie compass
  • Remote Icom VHF handset
  • New Galaxy Sirius XM radio and sat weather antennae
  • Wrap-around hard glass windshield with wiper and washer
  • Centerline helm with Palm Beach pod and joystick control
  • (3) Stidd upgraded helm chairs on stainless steel pedestals
  • (2) Overhead Bomar hatches
  • (3) Sided Eisenglass enclosure on aft bulkhead and port and starboard upper side panels
  • Horn
  • Teak soles on raised platforms
  • Sea Dek in cockpit sole-2023
  • Refrigerated drink box
  • Insulated dry storage box to starboard
  • Bench seating to port and starboard with Sunbrella cushions and storage below
  • Recessed multicolor LED lighting
  • Climate controlled helm with humidity control
  • Sliding helm door with screen and stamped blackout screen
  • Engine room access hatch
  • Sea-fire monitor
  • Volume control knobs
  • Engine start/stop controls
  • Trim tabs
  • Auto trim
  • Precision Pilot Skyhook control
  • 360 Joystick control
  • Palm Beach helm with single lever controls
  • Navigation lights
  • Battery Parallel
  • XM Weather and radio
  • AIS
  • KVH tracvision Sat dome

The cockpit is very well arranged with mezzanine seating to port and starboard as well as tackle drawers and storage, a fully electric hydraulic actuated lift for complete access to the engine room and (2) In-deck fish boxes. A Pompanette rocket launcher was added with (6) rod holders. Along the overhang an additional (6) rod holders were added in addition to the standard (4) in the side gunwales. The cockpit sole has newer Sea Dek and the mezzanine and steps are teak. To port is the Glendinning cable master and to starboard is the cable/phone hook up as well as fresh and saltwater wash down area. Aft centerline is your lazarette access as well as two additional hatches to access the pods for maintenance and servicing. Along the transom is a factory live well and transom door with lift gate. At the transom, a custom swim platform is painted Bahama Blue to match the painted hull color.

  • Pompanette rocket launcher with (6) rod holders and bait prep station
  • Hydraulic actuated mezzanine for complete engine room access
  • Teak Mezzanine
  • Cockpit Cover
  • Non-Skid sole
  • Transom Livewell
  • Refrigerated box to port and insulated dry storage to starboard
  • Tackle center
  • Tackle drawers
  • (10) rod holders
  • (2) Under gunwale speakers
  • Glendinning cablemaster
  • Fresh and saltwater washdown
  • Phone and cable hook-up
  • Brush and gaff holders
  • Transom door with lift gate
  • Swim Platform
  • (2) overhead multicolor LED lights
  • (2) macerated insulated fish boxes
  • (2) aft cleats
  • (2) stainless deck scuppers
  • (4) Lumitec aft LED spreader lights
  • (2) white powder coated handles
Engine Room
  • (2) Cummins QSC 8.3 liter 600 HP engines with 1070 hours
  • Onan 9KW generator with approx 1250 hours
  • Ships AC/DC sub-panels
  • (2) Zeus pod drives
  • Mastervolt 24V 3 bank Battery Charger
  • Isoboost Transformers
  • Racor Filters
  • Sea fire
  • AC Raw water pump
  • (3) AC compressors
  • Water Heater
  • Battery disconnect switches
  • Batteries
  • Battery Isolator
  • Bilge pumps
  • High water alarm
  • Reverse oil change system
  • Bahama Blue painted hull and swim platform
  • White non-skid decks
  • Anchor locker
  • Pulpit
  • Bow rails
  • (6) cleats (2) mid ship aft, (2) midship forward, (2) forward
  • Fuel fill midship port
  • Water fill
  • Head Discharge
  • Windlass with capstan and chain locker with foot switches
  • Fortress anchor with chain and rode
  • Owner's personal items
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.