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1986 Viking Hull Construction

Discussion in 'Viking Yacht' started by William Bauer, Mar 18, 2021.

  1. William Bauer

    William Bauer New Member

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    Does anyone know if 1986 Viking Hulls were built with "Cored" Hulls/below waterline and weather or not they are prone to deterioration?
  2. MBevins

    MBevins Senior Member

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    Solid hull below the waterline.
    However the transom is cored and prone to issues if it has a spare shaft opening at the platform level.
  3. bigbill

    bigbill New Member

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    i think they are balsa cored bottoms. i just read about a new viking that is using balsa coring in the bottom.
  4. MBevins

    MBevins Senior Member

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    The op was inquiring about circa 1986 boats
  5. JoAnne yatch

    JoAnne yatch New Member

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    Solid below the waterline, core above the water line.