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Just days to go as Riviera readies for a major display at the Miami International Boat Show

by Riviera Australia 13 Feb 21:26 UTC 15-19 February 2018
Riviera readies for a major display at the Miami International Boat Show © Riviera Australia

With just days to go before the opening of the iconic Miami International Boat Show in Florida, the Riviera team is preparing an inspiring nine-yacht display.

The on-water display at the Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key during President's Day weekend from 15 to 19 February will showcase models from three Riviera collections. The display includes three models from Riviera's stylish and sophisticated Sport Yacht collection, three sporty and adventurous SUV models, two blue-water Flybridge models and the timeless classic Belize 54 Daybridge.

Chairman and owner Rodney Longhurst said: "We are delighted and proud to exhibit a range of distinctive and luxurious models at the Miami International Boat Show. This diverse range of designs cater to a wide range of motor yachting pursuits and cruising aspirations.

"We are particularly excited to announce that we will hold Americas Premieres for four stunning new models during 2018.

"These include our magnificent new 72 Sports Motor Yacht, the flagship Belize 66, our 395 SUV and another exciting new model under development at our yard in Australia.

"Our team at the Miami show will be available throughout the show to provide comprehensive details of these exciting new motor yachts."

He said the name Riviera was synonymous worldwide with ultra-luxury, superior design, and supreme blue-water sea-keeping capabilities.

"Our talented craftspeople ensure that the build calibre and fit and finish of each Riviera is second to none," he said. "We also partner with worldwide leaders in motor yacht design and engineering to offer yachts that stand out on the world stage."

Every model in the display features the very latest in marine technology, including Glass Cockpit navigation and systems monitoring as well as touch-screen CZone digital switching and joystick controls for superior handling and low-speed manoeuvring.

Each motor yacht features silky-smooth and whisper quiet Volvo Penta IPS pod drive propulsion. With Riviera, all Volvo Penta systems are covered by an industry-leading five-year warranty to complement the Riviera and Belize five-year structural warranty.

Riviera SUV collection on display at the Miami International Boat Show

The Riviera display includes the sporty and adventurous 575, 525 and 445 SUV models. Details of the new 395 SUV that will have her world premiere in mid 2018 will also be available.

Riviera SUVs combine the respected and proven sea-kindly offshore hull and open cockpit of the Flybridge collection with the single-level living attributes including aft galley and awning window so well loved in the Sport Yacht collection.

Riviera 575 SUV from Riviera Australia on Vimeo.

The Riviera SUV collection is ideal for entertaining and watersports or for extended cruising, with elegant interiors and luxurious stateroom accommodation.

Riviera Sport Yacht collection on display at the Miami International Boat Show

Riviera will display the 6000, 5400 and 4800 Sport Yachts at the show.

The sleek and sophisticated Riviera Sport Yacht collection offers high-performance blue-water yachts that combine supreme comfort with unique single-level alfresco lifestyle features including a rich saloon, aft galley and large awning window that links the saloon and cockpit as one.

Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht from Riviera Australia on Vimeo.

Features include an hydraulic boarding platform, tender garage, comfortable cockpit with lounge, dinette and a gourmet barbecue and wet bar unit as well as wide walk-around side decks and a sun pad on the forward deck.

Riviera Flybridge collection on display at the Miami International Boat Show

The Riviera display includes the 57 Enclosed Flybridge and 43 Open Flybridge models – two supreme examples of the latest flybridge motor yacht design.

Incorporating great function and style within supremely comfortable offshore proven hulls, the Riviera Flybridge collection features free-flowing alfresco environments. Expansive and functional cockpits are perfect for entertaining, all manner of watersports or fishing while the interiors offer elegant saloons and luxurious stateroom accommodation.

Riviera 43 Open Flybridge from Riviera Australia on Vimeo.

The flybridges offer forward or aft helms with excellent vision to assist the skipper's view of the sea state forward or aft over the cockpit when sport fishing.

Belize 54 Daybrldge on display at the Miami International Boat Show

The Belize 54 caters for a growing global passion for high-end luxury motor yachts that blend traditional design with the latest in marine technology.

Sophisticated styling, an opulent interior, clever storage concepts and a proven, sea-kindly hull set the Belize 54 apart, available in Daybridge and Sedan models.

With a large tender garage and a layout that seamlessly flows from an entertainer cockpit to a welcoming saloon with aft galley, three staterooms, including a full-beam master, and two bathrooms, the Belize 54 is a motor yacht for those who love understated elegance.

Details of the new flagship Belize 66 which will have its American premiere in 2018 will also be available on the display.

Where to find us

Mr Longhurst said: "We are looking forward to welcoming Riviera and Belize owners and visitors to inspect the latest luxurious models of Riviera excellence at our stunning red-carpet, on-water showcase on Miami Marine Stadium, Pier 6, Slips 650-657 at the Miami International Boat Show."

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