Posts From the monthly archives: "November 2017"

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Jess and Jennifer Roper live in San Diego in southern California “simply because the climate is so pleasant all year round,” says Jess. They prefer to spend their summers exploring the bays, sounds and waterways about 3,000 kilometres north, between Seattle in Washington State and British Columbia. “We think they are some…(Read More)

COOMERA, QUEENSLAND – “Squeaky sand! As we walked along the beach, the sand under our feet actually squeaked – it was so fine,” exclaimed Diane Holmes. Diane and husband Mike were walking on the beach at Middle Percy Island, part of a group group of islands in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Late last year they…(Read More)

The 580-strong team at Riviera is celebrating a year of momentous achievements throughout 2017, with the World Premiere of our magnificent new collection of Sports Motor Yachts, the development of two exciting new models to be launched in 2018 and the resounding success of our annual Riviera and Belize Festival of Boating. The team…(Read More)

COOMERA, QUEENSLAND – Work on the development of Riviera’s sporty and adventurous new 395 SUV has reached an important milestone at the company’s yard in Coomera, south-east Queensland. The 395 SUV will have its World Premiere at the 2018 Festival of Boating beginning on Thursday, May 24. The plugs that will be used…(Read More)

MIAMI, FLORIDA – Riviera will proudly present an inspiring eight-yacht display at the Miami International Boat Show in Florida on the President’s Day weekend from 15 to 19 February 2018. The on-water display at the Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key will showcase models from three Riviera collections, including three from Riviera’s…(Read More)

GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND – The Marine Stadium, a man-made bay in the Gold Coast Broadwater, has never seen anything like it; a total of 26 Rivieras rafted-up in a spectacular horseshoe shape over a weekend in November. “It was the best weekend ever,” said Ken Wilson.  Ken and wife Sonya have been to a…(Read More)

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Peats Bite on the sparkling Hawkesbury River north of Sydney is an icon of the region, a restaurant and getaway that is accessed only by water. R Marine Sydney recently hosted a flotilla of 19 Riviera and Belize motor yachts with a total of 57 guests to a cruise in company from…(Read More)

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Riviera will proudly Premiere  our sophisticated 4800 Sport Yacht in conjunction with dedicated Riviera and Belize Dealer Bay Marine at the Chicago Boat Show beginning on January 10. Bay Marine’s Mark Felhofer said he and his team are excited to display this elegant model to the Great Lakes motor yachting community at…(Read More)

Development of the new flagship Belize 66 motor yacht has reached an exciting stage as the large three-piece hull mould is almost complete and lamination is right on schedule to complete in mid-January. Motor yacht hulls are usually laminated as a single piece and then lifted out of the mould. The design and…(Read More)

COOMERA, QUEENSLAND – Riviera’s Aftermarket team has fitted fishing towers to many motor yachts over the years, but none has presented a challenge quite like the latest project. When the owner of Riviera Sports Motor Yacht 72/04 specified a tower, it was not going to be a simple task. The 72 Sports Motor Yacht…(Read More)

By Brent Linde There is nothing mystical about anodes. They sacrifice themselves to protect the hull and other metallic fittings of your motor yacht against corrosion. Metals and alloys that are higher on the Galvanic Table protect those alloys below them on the table (see Figure 1). Decades of research and field testing have been…(Read More)

COOMERA, QUEENSLAND – The sleek lines and surprisingly large volume of Riviera’s sporty and adventurous new 395 SUV are being revealed as the new motor yacht is developed at the company’s yard in Coomera, south-east Queensland. The 395 SUV will have its World Premiere at the 2018 Festival of Boating beginning on Thursday…(Read More)