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1997 Viking 43 Open EXPRESS

Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan


43 Viking Open Express with integrated platform (Rare).  Fresh water since new, delivered new to Lake Michigan.  All new paint hull and topside (hull is whisper grey and topside is snow white), stripped bottom and epoxy, New interior flooring, carpeting, all soft goods.  New full Garmin package.  Radar, Plotter, Auto pilot, Depth Speed, Wind, Three screens.  Palm beach controls, Twin 625HP Detroit Diesel with 200 Hours SMOH by Williams Diesel Michigan.  Rare model.  Just placed in Heated Storage.  Easy to see.  Buyer Brokers Welcome,  Contact Andy 586-530-3430   


Bay Marine is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Elisabeth-Ann
Make: Viking
Model: 43 Open EXPRESS
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Designer: Viking
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: VKY43230G697
Has Hull ID: Yes
Range: 299.2 mi


Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 43 ft
Beam: 15'3 ft
Range: 981'8 ft
Max Draft: 4'3 ft
Dry Weight: 34,500 lb
Deadrise: 16 °

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 6V-92 DDEC
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 625hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1997
  • Engine Hours: 1471
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 6V-92 DDEC
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 625hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1997
  • Engine Hours: 1200
Total Engine Power: 1,250hp
Cruising Speed: 25 kn
Maximum Speed: 32 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 525 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 128 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Stock Number: B4949
Boat Class: Express Cruiser, Freshwater Fishing

  • Sleeps 2 in forward walk around master room
  • Sleeps 2 on side over under bunks
  • Sleeps one on the NEW leather sofa.
  • Full head with stall shower
  • Vacuflush head
  • All new interior, including carpeting, fabrics, decor.
Helm and Electronics
  • Palm beach controls
  • Garmin Radar
  • Garmin plotter
  • Garmin sonar
  • Garmin depth/speed
  • Garmin Wind
  • Garmin auto pilot
  • Fusion stereo
  • Dual air and heat units for control station.
  • Air horns
  • Dual VHF radios
  • Twin 625HP Detroit Diesel 6V92 DDEC engines 200 hours SMOH
  • 27MPH at 1850RPM  36.9MPH at 2345RPM
  • Palm beach electronic controls, high and low idle with trolling valves
  • Inverter system
  • Generator, Onan 8KW 8MDKDB
  • 4 Air and units
  • Trolling Valves
  • Dual air and heat units
  • New sofa with leather trim
  • All new carpeting
  • New flooring
  • New soft fabrics on berths and master bed.
  • New decor
Additional Other
Vessel was purchased 3 years ago.  Owner has gone through everything on the boat.  New paint hull and topside, Bottom strip and epoxy,  New Garmin custom dash, Batteries, Full interior upgrades include strip and refinish all wood with Walnut satin stain, New fabrics and bed covers, New carpeting, New sofa, Owner has a company that does full refinishing and his wife is the best interior designer in the area,  This boat is Stellar!!
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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