USA 998 dealer demonstrator available for sale. Vichingo will be on display at the United States Sailboat Show in October. This is your chance to own a proven ORC weapon that is fully equipped and ready for racing this Fall or take her to Florida for the SORC circuit!
Like all Italia Yachts the quality shows and Vichingo does not look her age. The 9.98 has been a successful ORC racer, winning the ORC World Championship in 2015 and 2016. Designed by ORC mastermind Matteo Polli the 9.98 is considered one of the finest designs available and many have attempted to duplicate the performance and styling of this model to no avail.
In the US, 'Vichingo' has placed in several events, including the inaugural AYC 24 Hour Double Handed Distance Race 1st Overall ORC in 2019 just days after its US arrival. AYC Commodores Cup Winner 2019-2020 and Best Overall Performance 2019-2020 Frostbites, 2020 CRAB Regatta 1st Place, 2021 Chicago-Mackinac Race 4. Also in the US a sister ship placed 1st in the 2020 AYC Double Handed Race and another placed 2nd overall and tied for 1st in the BBYRA 2020-2021 series in Miami.
For the past two years Vichingo has been utilized as the USA dealer demonstrator and as such has received the best care and has been constantly upgraded to the most modern sails and electronics available. You will find no better equipped and race ready 9.98, Vichingo is completely turn key and is ready for another season of stiff ORC competition.
|Water Tank Capacity:||29 Gallons|
|Fuel Tank Capacity:||16 Gallons|
|Holding Tank Capacity:||7 Gallons|
|Engine Manufacturer:||Volvo Penta|
|Number of Engines:||1|