• Price$298,990
  • Length53'
  • MakeViking
  • Built1990

Marathon, FL

1990 53 Viking Convertible Yacht, “Fit for Duty” has been meticulously maintained by an experienced boat owner for the last 20 years. In 2008 the electronics were updated and the generator was replaced. Her interior shows like new which was topped off with an exterior paint job in 2013. This is truly a turn-key Viking Convertible that you need to see to appreciate the standards “Fit for Duty” was maintained too, “Fit for Duty” with her low hours and complete (stripped) bottom job in 2019 is ready to go for many more years of fishing and cruising fun. Come climb aboard in the beautiful Florida Keys.


  • NameFit For Duty
  • Current Price$298,990
  • Year1990
  • Length53'
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Draft4.83 ft
  • Fuel Capacity1100|gallon
  • Beam16.58 ft
  • Location (city)Marathon
  • Location (state)FL
  • Location (country)US

Essential Information

  • MLS® #7415957
  • Model53 Convertible
  • Builder
  • TypePower
  • Sub-TypeConvertible Boats, Flybridge
  • StatusActive


  • # of Cabins3
  • # of Heads2

Engine 1

  • TypePower
  • Fueldiesel
  • MakeMAN
  • Model2842LXE
  • Hours1000
  • Power840|horsepower
  • Year1990
  • Boat Engine Location CodePort

Engine 2

  • TypePower
  • Fueldiesel
  • MakeMAN
  • Model2842LXE
  • Hours895
  • Power840|horsepower
  • Year1990
  • Boat Engine Location CodeStarboard


Three stateroom layout - Master amidships with queen walk-around berth and en-suite head with stall shower; VIP forward with upper & lower berths and private access to shared guest head & shower; Port guest stateroom also has upper & lower berths.


Galley with L-shaped Dinette opposite. Stacked washer & dryer are in a companionway closet just forward of the port guest stateroom.

  • Dishwasher
  • 2-burner electric stove
  • Microwave
  • Stainless steel sink
  • Garbage disposal
  • Full-size refrigerator/freezer
  • Large custom freezer (inside cabinet starboard of the refrigerator)
  • Water heater
  • Teak & holly flooring
  • Pressure freshwater system
  • Corian countertops
Electronics and Navigation Gear
  • Garmin 5212 Chart plotter (replaced 2008)
  • Furuno open array radar (replaced 2008)
  • Simrad autopilot
  • ICOM M604 VHF with antenna (bridge)
  • ICOM VHF with antenna (main salon)
  • Water temp gauge
  • Standard loud hailer/foghorn dual speakers
  • Standard Infinity VHF (flybridge)with speaker/intercom
Electrical System
  • Northern Lights 20kW generator - 1450 hours (replaced 2008)
  • 50 amp battery charger
  • 220V dockside retractable cable
  • 8 batteries
  • Phone & cable TV outlets
Mechanical Equipment and Engine Details
  • Oil transfer system
  • Glendinning engine synchronizers
  • Fuel shut-off valve
  • Water delivery kit
  • Cockpit controls (gears only)
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Y-valve emergency bilge pump
  • Watermaker w/ new pump in 2018
Deck Equipment
  • 2000lb Hydraulic davit
  • Windlass
  • Dive tank compressor with dive tank storage rack
  • Transom door
  • Stainless fighting chair
  • Saltwater washdown system
  • Full tackle center
  • Custom “OEM LIKE” transom livewell
  • Freezer
  • In-deck fish box
  • Rod holders in cover boards
  • Live bait 12V pump
  • Full Cockpit sunshade
  • Spreader lights (110V and 12V)
  • Indirect lights
  • Access to the engine room
Fishing Equipment
  • Fishing Equipment
  • Rupp outrigger with spreaders
  • Rod rocket launcher (6 on the bridge)
  • Center outrigger
  • Fighting chair
  • Full tuna tower with controls
  • Continuous updates with maintenance logs since 2000 available.


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.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing.


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