Australia’s most awarded luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, will proudly display four models over two collections in conjunction with dedicated Riviera and Belize dealer Grande Yachts International at the Palm Beach International Boat Show in Florida over four days beginning on March 22.
The display will include the sophisticated Riviera 4800 and 3600 Sport Yachts, the blue-water 57 Enclosed Flybridge and the 43 Open Flybridge models.
Grande Yachts International dealer principal Bryan Braley said he and his team are proud to display these superior models to American motor yachting enthusiasts at Ramp 7, South Flagler Drive, in West Palm Beach.
“These motor yachts epitomise the combined commitment of Riviera and Grande Yachts International to fulfilling the lifestyle dreams of America’s discerning motor yacht owners,” said Mr Braley.
“Riviera is renowned for innovative design and every motor yacht is developed and built specifically for the often challenging blue-water conditions of Australia’s coastlines.
“The alfresco layouts, merging the welcoming and superbly equipped cockpit spaces with luxurious and comfortable interiors, are the hallmark of Riviera motor yachts.
“The accomplished designers, engineers and master craftsmen at Riviera’s yard in Australia are continually refining the designs and easy-to-use technology and equipment aboard these motor yachts that make the joy of Riviera ownership a sheer pleasure,” he said.
Riviera Sport Yacht models – on display at the Palm Beach International Boat Show
Riviera will display the 4800 and 3600 Sport Yachts at the show.
The sleek and sophisticated four-model Riviera Sport Yacht collection offers high-performance blue-water yachts that combine supreme comfort with unique single-level alfresco lifestyle features including a rich salon, aft galley and large awning window that unites the salon and cockpit as one.
Features include a large boarding platform, comfortable cockpit with a gourmet barbecue as well as wide walk-around side decks and a sun pad on the forward deck.
The helm, forward in the salon, features innovative Glass Bridge touch-screen navigation and CZone digital switching systems
Both the 4800 and 3600 Sport Yachts feature two-stateroom accommodation with the Master forward and a second full-beam cabin amidships with accommodation for three adults.
Power for the Riviera Sport Yachts is provided by Volvo Penta’s IPS propulsion system. All Volvo Penta systems and drives are covered by an industry-leading five-year limited warranty complementing Riviera’s five-year limited structural warranty.
Riviera 57 Enclosed Flybridge – on display at the Palm Beach International Boat Show
Riviera’s International Sales Director, Chris McCafferty, said: “The three-stateroom/two-bathroom 57 Enclosed Flybridge is a powerful example of Riviera quality and design.
“An inspiring cockpit and a mezzanine with L-shape dinette and a twin barbecue unit offer a superb indoor/outdoor living experience.”
A sliding glass door and large awning window connect the mezzanine with an entertainer’s galley in the aft quarter of the salon. The gourmet galley is equipped with an induction cooktop, oven, drawer fridges and freezers, a dishwasher and a wet bar opposite. Forward of the galley is the dinette with U-shaped seating and, on the starboard side, a large L-shaped lounge.
The fully enclosed flybridge, accessed by internal staircase from the salon, is designed with a forward helm station equipped with state of the art electronics include innovative Glass Bridge touch-screen navigation and CZone digital switching systems. Behind the helm is an L-shape lounge dinette and wet bar. A sliding glass door leads to the flybridge aft deck that includes a helm station and viewing lounge.
The accommodation includes a full-beam master stateroom amidships with king size bed and large hull windows. An ensuite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe are in a space aft of the stateroom. The guest cabin includes pullman-style bunks. Forward, the VIP guest stateroom includes a queen-size island bed. The second bathroom can be an ensuite to the VIP cabin or shared as well as acting as the day head.
Engine options include IPS pod drives with twin Volvo Penta D11 (533kW/725hp) or D13 (662kW/900hp) engines and joystick controls. With Riviera, all Volvo Penta systems are covered by an industry-leading limited five-year warranty to complement the Riviera limited five-year structural warranty.
Riviera 43 Open Flybridge – on display at the Palm Beach International Boat Show
The display also includes the 43 Open Flybridge, an excellent example of Riviera’s innovative approach to flybridge motor yacht design.
Incorporating great function and style within a supremely comfortable offshore proven hull, the Riviera 43 Open Flybridge features a free-flowing alfresco environment. The expansive and functional cockpit is perfect for entertaining, all manner of watersports or fishing while the interior offers a fully equipped aft galley, elegant salon and luxurious accommodation in a forward stateroom with ensuite bathroom and midships cabin that can sleep three adults. This cabin has private access to a second bathroom.
The flybridge offers an aft helm with excellent vision to assist the skipper’s view of the sea state forward or aft over the cockpit when sport fishing.
Power for the Riviera 43 Open Flybridge is provided by Volvo Penta’s IPS propulsion system. All Volvo Penta systems and drives are covered by an industry-leading five-year limited warranty complementing Riviera’s five-year limited structural warranty.
Where to find Riviera at the Palm Beach International Boat Show
Mr Braley said: “We are looking forward to welcoming Riviera owners and visitors to inspect these luxurious models at our red-carpet, on-water showcase opposite the Meyer Amphitheater, at Ramp 7, South Flagler Drive, from March 22 to 25.”