Riviera will stage multiple new model releases with the world release of the new 50 Enclosed Flybridge and Sydney release of the new 565 SUV at the upcoming 2013 Sydney International Boat Show, which will be held from August 1 to 5.
The new 50 Enclosed Flybridge is bristling with innovation from the most modern technology to time-honoured craftsmanship and this entirely new model from Australia’s largest and most awarded luxury boat builder will take centre stage at Riviera’s floating display, which will showcase eight fabulous models including the new 50 Enclosed Flybridge, 445 and 565 SUVs, 5000 Sport Yacht, 5800 Sport Yacht, 43 Open Flybridge, 53 Enclosed Flybridge, and the new Belize 52 Daybridge.
Riviera chairman and owner Rodney Longhurst said the interest in the new 50 Enclosed Flybridge had been fantastic.
“In May we showcased an interior display of the new 50 Enclosed Flybridge at the Riviera Festival of Boating and we were extremely pleased with the positive feedback from Riviera owners and luxury power boat enthusiasts, and we are delighted by the number of advanced orders for the new 50,” Mr Longhurst said.
“Our team of designers, engineers and master craftsmen take great pride in their work and the praise we receive on the quality and design of our luxury new models is a true credit to our loyal and talented team.
“We look forward to releasing our innovative new models at Australia’s largest international boat show in Sydney and catching up with the Riviera Family at both the show and our fabulous launch party for the 50 and 565.”
Riviera’s director of brand and communications Stephen Milne said Riviera was also offering an exclusive Volvo Penta package at the Sydney Boat Show.
“Riviera has teamed up with Volvo Penta and is offering three years of free engine and pod drive servicing to all new boats contracted during the 2013 Sydney International Boat Show,” Mr Milne said.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for our new Riviera owners to enjoy three years of free engine and pod drive servicing.
“We are all looking forward to the world release of the new 50 Enclosed Flybridge which has a vast array of exciting new design aspects.
“From the moment you step onboard you will sense this is a fresh new approach from Riviera to the flybridge boat design. Transom doors located either side of the cockpit makes great use of the swim platform to create additional entertainment space and mezzanine seating with interchangeable cockpit table providing a versatile alfresco area.”
The impressive exterior profile of the 50 is just the first indication that this is a striking new style of Riviera.
Featuring a flexible accommodation plan, the 50 offers three generous sized staterooms with the option to have the master forward or aft allowing owners to personalise their layout. There is plenty of room for entertaining in the spacious and relaxed saloon or flybridge which is the ultimate skylounge.
Powerful new generation and fuel efficient twin Cummins QSC Zeus pod drives with joystick manoeuvrability delivering about 30 per cent more fuel efficiency, 15 per cent faster cruise and top speeds giving the 50 an expected top speed of over 30 knots with cruising about 25 knots and delivering a range of approximately 400 nautical miles.
Featuring Riviera’s classic hallmark design, the new 565 SUV combines the high performance, blue water cruising and fishing capabilities of the classic Flybridge and the single-level leisurely entertaining features of the popular Sport Yacht series.
The luxurious three cabin two bathroom 565 SUV has a flexible accommodation plan with sleeping capacity for six to eight adults.
A vessel like no other, the 565 SUV has many innovative design and aesthetic features such as, the sleek low profile hardtop with two large sliding sunroof hatches, a large helm station to port, Volvo joystick for easy manoeuvring, four high-quality helm chairs, two of which swivel 180 degrees to face the saloon, an uncluttered cockpit space with plenty of storage, mezzanine seating, and an optional hydraulic swim platform for a small tender.
Riviera and Belize Motoryachts will host a ‘Life in the fabulous Fifties’ Party to celebrate the launch of the new 50 Enclosed Flybridge and 565 SUV on Saturday August 3 from 6.30pm at Riviera’s floating display. Be entertained by the sensational ‘First Ladies of Soul’ band and the dance troop performing to the Jitterbug, the West Coast Swing and the Twist before savouring winter warming canapés with matched wines. Life in the 50s showcases the latest models from Riviera and Belize including the 53 Enclosed Flybridge, 5800 and 5000 Sport Yachts and the Belize 52 Daybridge. Life in the 40s is a real cruise with the 43 Open Flybridge and 445 SUV models also on display at Darling Harbour.