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VIKING V500

Models
16'5

VIKING V500
16'5" long, engine 100HP max, 9 adults

VIKING V500 is the new flagship of GALA line. This model opens a new extensive series of cruising RIBs with aluminium hull, suitable for heavy sea conditions and high waves.
This model is 5 m (16’5’’) long rated for 100HP engine, being the smallest RIB with 4-units cockpit configuration on a market. It features:
1- Bow locker with cushion and seat back,
2- Alu welded steering console with front seat,
3- Alu captain seat with two storage compart- ments, three handrails and folding up seating,
4- Wide rear seating with folding seat back and large rear storage compartment.
Two rear walking platforms with motor well add a nice touch of comfort and safety.
The boat comes with some unique optional features from GALA like:
• Original GALA T-top with aerodynamically profiled framing.
• Heady-duty welded towing arch with two mooring cleats and waterski towing post.
These make this model an excellent choice for watersports, family cruising or just relaxed boating across the waves.
The boat comes with two choices of tube material: either HYPALON, or VALMEX with nice selection of colors and original GALA styling.

5 reasons to choose GALA
DEEP-V ALU HULL
Aluminium welded Deep-V stepped hull of V500 makes it a real performer
REAR PART DESIGN
V500 rear part configuration is the one of a kind design to make the boat comfortable
«GALA-TABS» HULL DESIGN
«GALA-TABS» hull design is a unique feature for easy getting on plane and water spray protection!
TRANSFORMER SEAT
Seat back easily folds up to drive standing. It features three safety hand- rails and two storage compartments.
SELF-BAILING COCKPIT !
The boat cockpit is remarkably deep! It gives a great feeling of safety, when you sit not ON but IN THE BOAT!
Video Presentations
GALA Viking V500 with 100HP performance presentation
GALA Viking V500 on choppy waves at full speed
GALA Viking V500 flying machine
Features
STANDARD FEATURES:
• Deep “V” powder-coated aluminium hull with motor well and rear compartment
• «GALA TABS» transom system
• Steering console C-04 with windshield, railing, front seat and seat back, steering system with wheel and cable
• Driver seat S-04 with soft seat, folding back and roomy storage
• Spacious bow locker with soft cushion
• 4 lifting eyes and 3 towing bow eyes
• Bow handle and 10 safety grab handles 
• Soft curved 5-chamber Valmex/Hypalon buoyancy tube with rounded bow 
• Overpressure valve
• Tough rubbing strake with splash guard
• One-way drain system with plug
• Two paddles, high-efficiency foot pump
• Repair kit and manual
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT:

• Bow step plate w/ cleat, roller and soft seat back
• Fuel system with 75 lit tank, filler, fuel send and fuel gauge
• Electric package (incl. nav. lights, bilge pump, horn, battery switch etc)
• Towing arch w/ 2 cleats & tow eye.
• T-top with top mounting plate
• Overall cover
• Console cover
• Seat cover

Specifications
Models V500
Length overall, cm /  ft-inches 500 cm / 16' 5''
Length inside, cm / ft-inches 400 cm / 13' 1''
Width overall, cm / ft-inches 215 cm / 7' 1''
Width inside, cm / ft-inches 111 cm / 3' 8''
Tube diameter, cm / inches 52 cm / 20''
Bare Boat weight, kg / lbs 265 kg / 583 lbs
Loading capacity, kg / lbs 1100 kg / 2200 lbs
Passengers capacity 9
Number of chambers 5
Engine recommended, HP 80
Engine max, HP 100
Engine weight max, kg / lbs 180 kg / 396 lbs
Engine shaft length, inches 20"(long)

All technical data are subject to change without notice. The products details and specifications may be changed from specified herein. All the dimensions are + or - 3%. All the weights are + or - 10%

Tube and decor colours

Tube:LIGHT-GRAY

Decor:GRAY

Tube:WHITE

Decor:GRAY

Tube:BLACK

Decor:GRAY

Custom colors are available on special order. Ask for a quote and availability