Thumbs Up

Thumbs Up

This 40 VIKING SportFisher is part of a long line of time-tested Offshore winners. Famous VIKING stability, comfort and performance are combined with 1970’s styling.

HUGE cockpit, Fly-bridge, Open salon/pilot house, tuna tower helm steering and engine controls.

Add impressive economy, Made-in-USA GM Diesel engines & Twin Disc gears that are paired with Mathers MicroCommander engine controls.  These  “top choice of pros” are in 4 locations, lower helm, aft deck, bridge and top of tower.

You’ll know “THUMBS UP” is on your side!

Last hauled January 2011 for Survey and routine work including new bottom paint, props tuned & polished, zincs replaced on engines and hull. Since then, est. $25,000 has been spent on New heat exchangers, new blowers, new water and fuel pumps on both engines, brand new carpet throughout, cockpit & transom painted, new batteries. Inverter & water-maker serviced, fresh water system pumps.

“THUMBS UP” spacious cockpit opens to a bright salon through sliding doors, etched with gorgeous Swordfish.  There’s a convertible sofa to port, TV, Stereo w/CD/AM/FM, wet bar with icemaker and sink.

Hanging lockers in companionway forward to a Single stateroom layout with full Island berth. Stateroom features built-ins, hanging lockers and  access to head with stall shower.  New headliner throughout.

Available on Special Owner Terms.

Please contact Mitch Allcorn at 619.218.2298 or email [email protected] to inspect this boat.


Photo Gallery: 40′ Viking Sportfisher 1974

Full Specs: 40′ Viking Sportfisher 1974

  • Boat Name: Thumbs Up
  • Year: 1974
  • Located in San Diego, CA
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Twin diesel

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

  • Thumbs Up


  • LOA: 40 ft 4 in
  • LWL: 14 ft 6 in
  • Maximum Draft: 3 ft 6 in
  • Displacement: 30000 lbs
  • Freeboard: 6 ft 8 in
  • Dry Weight: 22000 lbs


  • Engine Brand: GM
  • Engine(s) Total Power: 620 HP
  • Engine Model: 671-N
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct Drive
  • Propeller: 3 blade propeller
  • Cruising Speed: 20 knots
  • Maximum Speed: 23 knots
  • Engine Hours: 50


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 Plastic (50 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 5 Aluminum (1000 Gallons)
  • Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic


  • Number of single berths: 1
  • Number of double berths: 2
  • Number of cabins: 1
  • Number of heads: 1


  • Depthsounder
  • Autopilot
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • VHF
  • TV set
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Cockpit speakers


  • Steering wheel
  • Electric winch

Inside Equipment

  • Electric bilge pump
  • Battery charger
  • Hot water
  • Fresh water maker
  • Sea water pump
  • Oven
  • Microwave oven
  • Electric head
  • Chemical head
  • Refrigerator
  • Deep freezer

Electrical Equipment

  • Shore power inlet
  • Inverter

Outside Equipment/Extras

  • Swimming ladder
  • Davits

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.