Riviera to showcase blue water heritage in Barcelona ​from October 9 to 13


Riviera will showcase the refined luxury and blue water heritage of the Riviera flybridge motor yacht collection expressed in the 45 Open Flybridge model at the Barcelona International Boat Show from October 9-13.

Ideally suited for both family cruising or serious fishing, the born adventurer will provide visitors to the Spanish celebration of boating with an insight into the performance and craftsmanship of Australia’s most-awarded luxury motor yacht builder.

View our Riviera 45 Open Flybridge Profile Film 3:12min duration

Riviera owner Rodney Longhurst said the vessel was certain to attract her share of admirers at the Barcelona International Boat Show.

“From her very accommodating three-cabin, two-bathroom design and exceptionally social saloon to the aft flybridge helm, the Riviera 45 Open Flybridge epitomises our reputation for combining practicality and luxury.

“The Barcelona International Boat Show attracts more than 55,000 boating enthusiasts to the amazing Port Vell and we are looking forward to showcasing the attention to detail and commitment to design that our 600-strong team is internationally renowned for.

Left: Riviera 45 Open Flybridge Lower Helm; Right: Riviera 45 Open Flybridge Forward Cabin.

“Following on from our successful display at the recent Cannes Yachting Festival, this is another wonderful opportunity for European Riviera owners and enthusiasts to experience what makes Riviera such acclaimed motor yachts.”

The Riviera 45 Open Flybridge features fully moulded staircase from the cockpit to the flybridge complete with teak treads with LED lighting in the risers for night-time safety and a storage locker underneath.

The rear bulkhead awning window and door, both set in solid stainless steel frame, open out into the cockpit to create one large living space between flowing from the galley through the saloon and into the cockpit. The saloon boasts generous headroom and an intelligent layout being one integrated and open living space, with generous U-shaped gourmet galley forward with dining area opposite and a spacious and comfortable aft lounge.

The Riviera 45 Open Flybridge

An electrically operated overhead locker in the saloon headliner allows for safe and convenient rod storage, while the finish on the timberwork throughout the saloon and accommodation deck is impeccable.

The cockpit design is equally exemplary and versatile. Depending upon boating interests, the cockpit can be simply transformed into the compete anglers craft by selecting the live bait transom tank, outriggers, heavy duty rod holders, even a game tower and more.

Left: Riviera 45 Open Flybridge Port Stateroom; Right: Riviera 45 Open Flybridge Saloon.

Or if cruising and entertaining are your pursuits, teak decking, handcrafted cockpit table and occasional furniture to complement the mezzanine lounge can be selected.

The 45 Open Flybridge is a long-range cruiser with generous storage and features a three-cabin design – the master stateroom forward with an island queen bed and en-suite, a starboard guest cabin for two with Pullman-style beds and the day head, the third cabin is portside with twin beds with an infill to convert to a double bed.

The Frank Mulder-designed precision hull offers superior performance characteristics. This shaft drive model features propeller ‘tunnels’ in the hull design that aid greater forward thrust and exceptional hydrodynamics resulting in a true blue water motor yacht that is quick to plane, stable yet delightfully responsive, and truly robust. Standard power is twin Volvo Penta D11-725 hp (533kW).

Left: Riviera 45 Open Flybridge Galley; Right: Riviera 45 Open Flybridge Port Guest Cabin.

Step aboard the world-class Riviera 45 Open Flybridge at Barcelona International Boat Show from October 9-13.