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Viko 30s

Originally Posted by bjung View Post
Yacht was not impressed.
"Not much more than pretty pretend"
Viko S22: Nicht viel mehr als schöner Schein - Yachten + Jollen*|*YACHT.DE
"Sobering results"
Kleinkreuzertest: Viko S22: ernüchternde Ergebnisse - Service*|*YACHT.DE
Not only a poor performer, but also plenty to complain about in what regards finish quality and technical solutions. The cabin also flooded during a heeling test.
You seem not to have understood but thanks for your contribution that reinforces what I have said: Robelz was talking about a test with another Viko not the Viko 30s. The Same magazine that tested that Viko 22 says that the Viko 30s is a completely different boat and that they were surprised with it.

What yacht de says about the Viko 30s compared with the previous line of fat Vikos is this:

"At the stand of the Polish shipyard, a surprise awaits visitors: beautiful lines instead of the current maximum space efficiency. You have to look twice to realize that it really is a new Viko, because the sailboats of the Polish shipyard have been noticed by compromise sailing regarding interior space.They normally have a big freeboard: The Vikos belong to the type of boats that are currently being built in the small cruiser segment and the best. The Poles have their market share in Germany by offering boats not compromised by a reasonable price.

The Viko 30S is significantly less voluminous than the previous models, is designed with harmonious deck lines and it looks absolutely chic.

Regarding the price, the Poles want to score: 29.900 euros for a 31-foot sailboat, is very good. That would be actually sensational. So what's going on? Germany importer André explains the design change of paradigm: "The shipyard plans to establish a second line, so the change on style. The 30S is a design by the Italian Sergio Lupoli, who also works for Comar Yachts."

Strictly speaking, the Viko 30S is the same design as the Comet 31s, but it has been modified in many details of Viko: "The shipyard has invested heavily in the future and a 35s, 40s and even 50s will follow." The previous old type of small voluminous boats will continue to be produced in parallel as a second line."

Viko Yachts: Hanseboot-Premiere VIII: Viko 30S - Yachten + Jollen*|*YACHT.DE

Please Robelz put an end to this and tell us to what Viko's boat test you were referring (30s?) when you said this:

Originally Posted by robelz View Post
Well, YACHT magazine called the VIKO the worst boat they've ever tested...
The way you said it, after a post about the Viko 30s, it gives the idea you were referring to a test on that boat and not a previous test on one of the fat boats, that they had already said it is a completely different line, being the Viko 30s the first of a new series.



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