We are in due diligence phase of checking out a 48' Viking, 1988, for berthing somewhere near San Jose Del Cabo. Any data on the boat or berthing experience is welcomed. Lots different from my 19' runabout at 9100 feet in Colorado.
The reason I asked about deck configuration is about windage; a sportfish (for example) may be less prone to windage issues than an aft-cabin motor yacht (for example). BTW, see also here for current discussion about docking: