Miami marvels

Riviera will showcase four premieres at the Miami International Boat Show.

10 January 2019


Premium Australian luxury motor yacht builder Riviera will proudly present four premieres in a nine-model red carpet showcase at the Miami International Boat Show in February.

The on-water display at the Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key in Florida, from 14 to 18 February, will premiere the extraordinary new Belize 66 Sedan that had her World Premiere at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in October.

The Riviera Miami Premieres include the long-range and luxurious Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht, the 39 Sports Motor Yacht and the sporty and adventurous 395 SUV.

The display also includes Riviera’s stylish and sophisticated 4800, 5400 and 6000 Sport Yachts, the blue-water Riviera 52 Enclosed Flybridge model and the timeless classic Belize 54 Daybridge.

Riviera owner Rodney Longhurst said: “We are proud to premiere four extraordinary motor yachts in a range of highly advanced and luxurious models at the Miami International Boat Show. This distinctive range of designs caters to a wide range of motor yachting pursuits and cruising aspirations.”


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

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

Each motor yacht features the outstanding manoeuvrability and power of Volvo Penta integrated propulsion system IPS pod drives. With Riviera, all Volvo Penta systems are covered by an industry-leading five-year limited warranty to complement the Riviera and Belize five-year limited structural warranty.


Miami International Boat Show Premiere Belize 66 – on display

The new Belize 66 Sedan builds on the heritage of a luxury motor yacht that celebrates the styles of a bygone era of yachting, of gleaming hand-crafted interiors and, most importantly, of individuality.

The Belize 66 Sedan on display at the Miami International Boat Show is a three-stateroom, three-bathroom model that takes the concept of a semi-custom motor yacht to a whole new level, delivering a wonderful sense of space, comfort and luxury and offers the highest level of customisation and bespoke elements.

Special features of this motor yacht include a super yacht scale full beam master stateroom and full beam master bathroom aft of the stateroom.

The garage under the cockpit has space for a Brig F330L tender. Wide and high bulwark side decks lead forward to a massive sundeck that offers a large sunken U-shape lounge and a central dinette table. The foredeck will certainly become a favourite onboard entertaining or relaxation zone.

A large awning window opens out to the large cockpit and connects its multiple lounges and barbecue centre, to the galley while a sliding glass door provides entry to the salon. When the window and door are both open, this creates one enormous entertaining area. The large U-shape gourmet galley is aft and the dinette is forward to starboard with a free-standing lounge or armchair opposite. The superbly designed and crafted helm faces a wrap-around windscreen. A watertight pantograph door opposite the dinette provides immediate access to the port deck and introduces more fresh air into the salon.

Power for the new Belize 66 comes from twin Volvo Penta 1350 IPS3 pod drive systems, each providing 746kW (1,000hp).


Miami International Boat Show Premiere Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht – on display

The long-range and luxurious Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht delivers spirited performance and super-smooth running at speed.

This new Sports Motor Yacht offers a large open cockpit, perfect for entertaining or water sports, high bulwarks with wide side decks, a foredeck entertainment centre and an immense covered mezzanine dining and relaxation area. A door on the port side of the mezzanine leads to a staircase down to the day head and shower. Adjacent to the day head is a utility room or optional crew cabin with direct access to the engine room.

The large aft U-shaped galley is designed to cater for the chef’s every requirement while a plushly carpeted salon features a large lounge to port and, to starboard, a leather dinette that seats up to eight.

The fully enclosed flybridge with a forward helm, guest lounge and an alfresco dining area aft is accessed by internal stairs.

Accommodation options include Grand Presidential or Classic layouts with three or four staterooms and three bathrooms.

Power for the Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht comes from twin MAN V12 turbo diesel 1800 or 1900 engines, each providing 1,324kW (1,800hp) or 1,397kW (1,900hp).


Miami International Boat Show Premiere Riviera 39 Sports Motor Yacht – on display

The latest model in Riviera’s outstanding Sports Motor Yacht collection, the 39, offers a sophisticated new design and multiple entertainment spaces that are emblematic of Riviera Sports Motor Yachts.

The cockpit is ideal for entertaining and water sports with a teak table and lounge set under the awning window to port offering alfresco dining. A stair-ladder on the starboard side of the cockpit connects with the sizeable flybridge with a forward helm and an L-shape lounge aft.

Contemporary styling throughout the 39 Sports Motor Yacht is evident in the fully-equipped aft galley on the starboard side and plush dining area opposite. A lower helm is forward to port with a lounge opposite. The accommodation deck provides sleeping for five adults in two luxurious staterooms and a large bathroom that includes a vanity, toilet and separate shower stall with a frameless glass door.

Power for the new Riviera 39 Sports Motor Yacht comes from twin Volvo Penta D6-IPS600 pod drive systems, each providing 320kW (435hp).


Miami International Boat Show Premiere Riviera 395 SUV – on display

The sporty and adventurous Riviera 395 SUV displays a contemporary elegance, from her entirely new hull and deck design with feature hull windows to European-inspired fabrics and cabinetry throughout.

Her open cockpit is perfectly designed for relaxing and entertaining or for a raft of water sports. A deluxe lounge and table in the forward port quarter invite alfresco dining.

This new model offers a spacious salon with fully-equipped aft galley to starboard and a dinette opposite, a forward helm to port and a guest viewing lounge in the starboard forward quarter. The accommodation deck includes two generous staterooms and a large bathroom.

Power for the 395 SUV comes from twin Volvo Penta D6 IPS 500 pod drive systems, each providing 272kw (370hp).


Where to find Riviera at the Miami International Boat Show

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



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