CUTTLEFISH

CUTTLEFISH is one of 16 Viking 23s made in Betina, Croatia in the early 60’s. There are only 3 left of the original 16 boats. One is mine, one is in Connecticut, and was displayed at the wooden boat show in Mystic several years ago. I am also interested in hearing from anyone who either owned one or has any history with these boats. The main objective when I purchased her over 2 years ago was to get her in the water. She had been out for over 6 years. CUTTLEFISH is a joy to own and work on. I have learned so much over the last two years and learning new techniques all the time, mostly out of desperation.

Design Specs

LOA:
23′ 
0″
Beam:
8′ 
0″
LWL:
22′ 
6″
Draft:
2′ 
Former Name: 
ELISE
Home Port: 
Patchogue, NY
Boat Type: 
double ender
Rig: 
Sloop fractional rig
Gross Displacement: 
3000 lbs
Number of Engines: 
1
Engine Model: 
Volvo Penta MD1
Total Engine Horsepower: 
7 hp.
Fuel Type: 
Diesel
Location Built: 
Betina, Croatia
Year Built: 
1962
Hull or Design No.: 
Viking 23
Owner Name: 
Matthew Kleisler
Owner Country: 
United States
Posted on:
Wed, 11/23/2016 - 4:28pm
Last modified on:
Fri, 11/25/2016 - 3:17pm