2006 Viking 56 Sportfish

Dania Beach, FL


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Vessel Name: OSPREY III
Manufacture: Viking
Country: US
Category: Sportfish
Model: 56 Sportfish
Year: 2006


Length: 56 ft
Draft: 4.83 ft
Beam: 18.17 ft


Cabins: 3
Heads: 2


Number of engines: 2
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine Hours: 1525
Fuel Capacity: 1500|gallon
Water Capacity: 240|gallon
Holding tank: 1

The 56 Viking has the reputation as one of the best running and best laid out classic Viking hulls of all time.  Her modified V hull has 15 degrees of deadrise aft, a wide 18’2” beam and shallow 4’10” draft.  The 2006 56 Viking OSPREY III is a fantastic example of a highly upgraded and open check book maintained 56.  She has low hours on her optional MTU engine package. Her current owner spent hundreds of thousands of dollars from 21 to 23 with the plan of her being a forever boat.  Plans have changed and OSPREY III is in turnkey condition for the benefit of her next owner.  Her spacious 3 state room 2 head layout is perfect for an adventurous family or professional fishing team. She has all the right features that allow her to be completely versatile in her future job description.   The 2006 56 Viking OSPREY III offers best in class condition and value in the current 50-to-60-foot market segment. Below please find a list of her features, equipment, highlights and customizations.


Zorn Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by HMY Yacht Sales, Inc..

    Vessel Highlights

    • Viking pedigree build quality and design
    • Optional 2000 series MTU power package 1480 hp each
    • Only 1,525 original hours with all recent service records available
    • Twin 21.5 KW ONAN generators (2200 and 2000 hours 9/23)
    • Custom flush mounted glass bridge style electronics layout with (2) 24” Garmin multi-function displays and redundant 12” Raymarine Axiom unit for chart plotter and FLIR NIGHT VISION
    • Eskimo Ice Chipper
    • Bow mounted Davit for a tender (no Tender included)
    • SPOT ZERO water filtration system and 1200 gpd water maker (40K)
    • Custom 7 rod cockpit rocket launcher with slide out MAGMA propane grill
    • 12 and 24 Volt electric reel outlets
    • Partial cockpit fixed sunshade with clear visibility docking windows
    • (2) Underwater lights
    • Bow thruster with buttons mounted in the Palm Beach style throttles
    • Swim platform
    • Faux wood vinyl flooring throughout – No Carpet
    • All updated TECMA heads throughout
    • Bow sun pad

    Vessel Walkthrough

    The 2006 56 Viking OSPREY III can easily be boarded from her swim platform or straight into the cockpit.  Once on board you cannot help but feel her wide 18’2” beam. This beam allows for the cockpit to easily accommodate a fishing team or party crowd.  The centerpiece of the cockpit is perhaps the coolest and most ingenious rocket launcher I have ever seen.  The 7 rod launcher, when not being used for fishing has a custom slide out MAGMA propane grill for dockside or underway barbecues. Additional cockpit features include:

    • Bait freezer
    • Bait prep center
    • Tackle storage drawers
    • Center line engine room access
    • Cockpit camera visible on bridge display
    • Eskimo Ice chipper in stbd deck box
    • In deck live well
    • Athwartship macerated fish box
    • (4) electric reel outlets (2) 24V (2) 12 V
    • Under gunnel multi color LED lighting
    • (2) LED Underwater lights
    • Swim platform
    • Cockpit fish door or swim platform access
    • Auto salon door


    Enter the Main Salon through the automatic door from the cockpit.  Her interior is beautifully crafted in high gloss teak wood and trim.  The wood is in excellent shape, and she has been redecorated tastefully.  She has NO CARPET. Instead, she features durable wood tone Vinyl flooring throughout.  Other salon highlights include:

    • L-shaped cream color ultra leather sofa to port with storage beneath
    • Teak coffee table
    • Vitrifrigo salon drink ice maker (New in 2023)
    • Custom wine chiller
    • Samsung flat screen smart TV with SAT capabilities
    • Electric blinds
    • Recovered vallances
    • Cabinet with liquor bottle storage
    • AV cabinet


    Just forward on the salon main deck level we have a fully equipped galley to port and a dinette to stbd.  The galley counter tops are brown speckled granite.  She has a 4 burner electric cooktop, deep stainless steel sink, and microwave oven.  Additional items include:

    • (6) Subzero under counter drawers (4) fridge (2) freezers
    • Excellent cabinet space and storage
    • LED under cabinet lighting
    • Navy Blue ultra leather large dinette seating
    • High gloss teak table

    Between the galley and dinette lies a staircase leading down to the lower accommodations. The 2006 56 Viking OSPREY III has a spacious three stateroom two head layout.  Immediately to starboard is the large guest two bunk stateroom.  The bunks are arranged perpendicular with the lower berth athwartships and oversized.  The second bunk is elevated fore and aft over storage cabinets. Just fwd of the elevated bunk is a cedar lined hanging locker. This stateroom has inside access to a head that also doubles as a day head with hallway access.  The stackable washer dryer is housed inside the head adding to stateroom volume.  State room and head highlights include:

    • Flat screen TV
    • Custom HMC mattresses
    • Port overhead hatch for light and safety
    • Updated brushed nickel shower fixtures replacing dated gold fixtures
    • New Tecma fresh water heads (no vacuum leaks!)

    Across the hallway to port, is the master stateroom.  Because of the added beam and improved layout the master is much larger than the 55’ predecessor.  The configuration is athwartships with an island queen berth, duel mirrored cedar lined hanging lockers aft.  Additional master stateroom highlights include:

    • HMC custom mattress
    • Vizio Flatscreen TV with SAT capabilities
    • Led rope lighting
    • Overhead port for light and safety
    • Individual climate controls
    • Private en-suite head with updated TECMA fw head with no Vaccu flush!

    In the fore peak of the 2006 56 Viking OPSPREY III is the third and final VIP stateroom.  She features a two berth v shape arrangement with custom HMC mattresses.  Additional VIP stateroom features include:

    • Redone Whisper Wall wall coverings
    • Individual climate controls
    • Ample storage under starboard berth
    • Custom HMC mattress
    • Cedar-lined hanging locker
    • Overhead hatch for natural light and safety
    • En-suite shared full head access
    • Updated Tecma freshwater head

    Fly bridge is easily accessible from starboard side cockpit ladder.  The 56 Viking features the largest and best laid out flybridge in her class.  She has excellent visibility with ample seating and storage.  Flybridge features include:

    • Three sided isinglass enclosure
    • Beige ultra leather seating
    • Beige ultra leather starboard bench seat fore and aft, with L-shaped seating forward of the helm
    • Twin recovered captain and companion teak helm chairs
    • Refit flush mounted glass bridge featuring (2) 24 in. Garmin multi-function displays for chart plotter, radar, and sonar.  AIS capabilities
    • Garmin auto pilot
    • Redundant 12 in. Raymarine Axiom unit dedicated for chart plotter and FILR night vision camera
    • Bow thruster with thumb buttons integrated into Palm Beach single lever controls
    • MTU electronic displays
    • Fusion head unit with JL auto speakers
    • (2) ICOM VHF radios
    • ACR spotlight
    • FURUNO RD 33 multi-function gage
    • US 9 electric teaser reels
    • Cockpit overhead shade with clear visibility windows
    • Refrigerated drink box
    • LED lighting
    • Lumitec LED spreader lights

    Engine Room

    • Twin upgraded MTU 2000 series 1480 horsepower diesel engines (1525 hours 9-23) service records available
    • (2) 21.5 KW ONAN generators (2000 hours STBD 2200 hours PORT)
    • Upgraded LED lighting
    • Dometic spot zero/water maker 1200 gpd
    • Eskimo ice chipper
    • Fire suppression system
    • Dual racors fuel filters
    • (2) phase 3 24V battery chargers

    Misc. Upgraded Features and Maintenance

    • Updated 8D batteries and battery charger
    • Rebuilt davit
    • Two new 50 amp shore cords
    • Bow sun pad
    • Riggers removed, tuned and polished with roller guides installed
    • 2021 all new sea cocks installed throughout the vessel
    • 2021 new sea strainers
    • 2021 second raw water AC pump added for redundancy
    • August 23 fresh bottom paint, shaft seals, rudder seals and prop speed
    • 2021 new cutlass bearings
    • 2021 swim platform brackets replaced new
    • Custom cockpit cover
    • Custom sunshade with rod holder posts
    • Helm cover
    • Seat covers
    • Anchor bridle
    • Upgraded holding tank sender

    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.

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