55′ Viking Wide Beam ‘Large Marge’ £104,000

‘Large Marge’ is a beautifully fitted, presented and well equipped, reverse layout, wide beam vessel from a renowned builder that is ideally suited to life aboard. With plenty of modern comforts, she provides comfortable accommodation that can be enjoyed all year round. The vessel has an EA Navigation Licence for the Anglian region until 31/3/2022. The current mooring at the Lazy Otter Marina may be available to a new owner subject to agreement with the mooring operator. Viewings are by prior arrangement with the broker, so please contact us to make an appointment.

10mm steel base plate
6mm steel hull sides
5mm steel cabin sides and roof
Integral stainless steel water tank and steel diesel tank
Double steel stern doors with decorative internal timber panels and sliding hatch, aft deck gas and stowage lockers, deck boards with access to engine bay, full dark blue pram hood and stainless steel frame new in 2018, starboard side half doors, anodised aluminium hopper style single glazed windows and port holes with solid wood linings, hardwood and glazed double forward cabin doors, steel forepeak lockers, painted dark blue topsides with white detailing and non-slip roof panels and decks, hull blacked (last done in 2018).
The interior is lined and fitted with oak faced and white painted ply with oak trim, oak joinery and solid oak flooring.

The spacious cruiser stern is fitted with bespoke surround seating with low level recessed lighting and a pedestal mounted extendable, fold-up oak table with a pair of folding chairs, making it perfect for al fresco dining and socialising. The companion way leads down via steps with concealed storage and recessed lighting to the large, open plan galley and saloon. The galley comprises fitted base units with cupboards and drawers, built-in full height storage cupboards, solid wood work tops, 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with extending shower head mixer tap, LPG double oven, grill and hob, spaces for microwave oven, free-standing fridge/freezer and washing machine.  The saloon has a solid fuel stove mounted on a marble plinth with a tiled surround in one corner and windows fitted with remote control operated Hillary’s privacy and Roman blinds, leaving plenty of room for free-standing furnishings of an owner’s choice.  From the starboard side corridor there is a doorway to the generous sized shower room comprising a full size quadrant shower cubicle, full width built-in vanity unit with lots of storage, a ceramic wash basin, mixer tap, mirrored cupboard doors, port hole window, heated towel radiator, electric Jabsco pump-out toilet, LED down lights and extractor fan. When opened, the half doors opposite the shower room let in extra light and fresh air.
The master cabin extends the full width of the boat, is fitted with full height wardrobes and storage cupboards, and can accommodate a King size bed alongside the radiator, LED lighting and a wall mounted, remote control TV.

Beta Marine 4 cylinder 60hp diesel engine coupled to a shaft drive with a single lever engine control mounted on a pedestal at the helm position.

Webasto Thermo Top diesel fuelled heating throughout and hot water
Radiators with thermostatic valves
Hot water calorifier with 230v immersion heater
CO alarms
Multifuel stove
Hotpoint LPG double oven, grill and hob
Automatic bilge pump
Fuel, water and waste tank gauges
Fire extinguishers and fire blanket

1 x 12v 110ah engine battery, 4 x 12v leisure batteries, 12v switch panel, 12v LED lighting, navigation lights, shore power hook-up, 230v consumer unit, 2000W inverter and charger unit.

Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.  They are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither the Broker nor any person in its employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this vessel, in respect of which any Purchaser must rely on his own inspection.
A demonstration of the vessel will be conducted once a Sale and Purchase Agreement has been signed by both the seller and buyer and a 10% deposit has been paid into the broker’s client account.

Price, Contact and Location


For Sale




Lazy Otter Marina


Fish and Duck Leisure Ltd as broker on behalf of the seller

Boat Safety Certificate



Vessel Name

Large Marge

Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Wide beam canal and river cruiser






55 Cruiser stern

Year Constructed






Number of Engines


Engine Model

Beta Marine B-60

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Shaft drive

Cruising Speed

4 mph

Maximum Speed

7 mph

Length Overall

55' (16.67m)


12' (3.66m)

Maximum Draft


Bridge Clearance

7' (2.13m)

Hull Material

Steel -

Hull Type


Hull Colour


Keel Type