Yachts Riva – Is a symbol of success and is associated to high status and true luxury. The company believes that all of its yachts deploy a legendary brand. Maybe the reason why each new creation by Italian masters instantly becomes a cult and receives numerous prizes at exhibitions and shows.
Because of the status, owning one of these yachts projects to people with knowledge, not all owners of these boats tend to advertise the fact of having them, but it is known that Brigitte Bardot, Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, George Clooney, Sophia Loren, Liz Taylor, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Aristotle Onassis, royals sheikhs and princes and purchased such a craft.
171 year history
Legend Riva was launched in 1842.
In the northern part of Italy, in the town of Sarnico on Lake D’Iseo, a violent storm occurred.
Many fishing boats were badly damaged, and their owners were left without a livelihood. But there was a person who was able to repair most of them. This man was 20 years of age called Pietro Riva, who recently moved to Sarnico.
Here he started his own shipyard, which became the prototype of the future of the famous brand Riva.
His abilities were quickly noticed and the first big business enterprise ventures were awarded to Pietro Riva beginning with the construction of a fishing boat which was oar driven for one to three paddles. Ten years after the start of a successful career, Pietro married his wife Lucretia who bore him five wonderful children.
Ernesto Riva – a successful trader
One of his sons Ernest travelled to the small town of Lallio to learn and become an experienced carpenter and following his skilled knowledge he joined his father’s business.
Ernest as a young man with many ambitions wanted to clearly impress his father and brought new ideas into the company. Ernest was not interested in allowing the business to take its course and wanted the business to grow so Ernest invited his father to begin construction of larger models and the business began to grow rapidly.
In 1881 Ernesto Riva married a young girl named Caroline, with whom he had six children. That’s when Ernesto received his first major order for the first boat. Following after its successful production they built the same boat for themselves. Soon after Ernest realized the potential to make the businesses grow further. It was then that he launched an enterprising organized the first tourist trips on the lakes. The Lords Riva became a great restaurant that honors local gastronomic traditions today.
Serafino Riva – Ambitious innovator
The next huge step came some years later by Serafino Riva, who was the grandson of the founder of the company, setting the boat wheelhouse into its own production.
Under the direction of Serafino the factory engaged in manufacture of motor speed boats. These racing models in 1912 were designed to reach a speed of 24 km / h. a bold decision which gave the company Riva series of successful performances in national and international competitions.
But it was necessary for the company to survive to move forward and company launched a Riva yacht and this was another turning point.
Carlo Riva – a pioneer of maritime affairs
By 1950, production was running under Carlo Riva, the great-grandson of the company founder, has become a symbol of status, elegance, speed and quality for the world as we know it today.
Carlo Riva was born in 1922 who studied engineering and went on to receive the honorary title of “Pioneer maritime affairs” of the Italian Association of shipbuilding and navigation and “Man of the Sea” by Albert II of Monaco. In 2012, the world-renowned and revered Carlo Riva, whose unique ingenuity has left an indelible mark in the history of the yacht, was stated at the 90th anniversary.
Today the company’s philosophy is based on three principles. First – tradition. The oldest shipyard in the world that never stops the production of yachts for any reason. Secrets of skills have been handed down from father to son for four generations. The second principle – the Legend itself the brand as become a style icon in the middle of the last century, yachts Riva and remain so today. The third principle is the constant quality of all the products of the company, using only the finest materials, technical perfection and great design work for which over the past 20 years has associated with the famous designer Mauro Micheli.
Today all yachts Riva – this is the highest level of luxury, elegance and superior quality. To see this, we’ll take a brief tour of the deck for those that require upmost perfection.
New Riva Mythos
The biggest of the gliders from Riva is well known to be clean and stylish.
The distinctive shape of the vessel has been designed by an experienced team specializing in the construction of mega yachts up to 90 meters in length and in close collaboration with the Center for Naval Design. This amazing yacht sails with an incredible feeling and is fully loaded with high-technology and inimitable comfort.
This model is also completely constructed from an aluminum alloy.
Ferruccio Rossi, The CEO of the Ferretti Group, proudly said: “Another wonderful model has kept the aura of magic that characterizes all models of well-known brands.”
All of the Riva yachts which are over 37-meters long and 7.60 meters wide and thanks to two powerful engines, is capable of reaching speeds up to 27 knots.
The unusual interior of the main deck, in the cockpit provides a spacious lounger, where you can sunbathe. The master stateroom has a large table which can accommodate up to ten people very comfortably. The Lounge and dining room is equipped with large windows that allow the stunning panoramic views. These rooms are connected to the control station and a wide galley, which is easily accessible to the underside of the deck crew.
The “Myth” carries enough space for storage of up to 2 cars. Located on both sides of the platform, this is ideal for swimming and snorkeling at the stern of the vessel. The other is perfect for storing water skis and perfect for all equipment up to five meters.
The Solarium, swimming pool with its own Jacuzzi and ample sofas make the upper deck of the “myth” the perfect private paradise for onboard guests.
Yacht Riva Duchessa
The curved and flowing stream lines outlines this 28-meter yacht. A unique design has been created by: The Officina Italiana Design Company who are the exclusive designer for Riva. This Advanced Technology Yacht is designed at the center of Naval Research with a team of highly skilled architects and designers from the “Centro Stile Ferretti group”.
Warm shades of black American walnut, milk and chocolate leather inserts white lacquered wood floors which is decorated to the highest specification, makes the interior of the “Duchess” extremely elegant and fitting for her name.
The slightly elevated pilot age cabin is equipped with the latest devices and has a comfortable corner for the crew with direct access to the bridge and galley. The bow of the yacht has three cabins with private bathrooms and can accommodate a total of five people.
Owner’s cabin has a spacious dressing room and bathroom and is fully equipped with furniture.
The common room is furnished with two sofas and a teak table, to accommodate eight people. The centrally fitted Jacuzzi can be replaced by a mobile bar which is separated from the sun terrace.
Another very nice feature of this model is a room, fitted with a chaise longue on runners, which creates an additional area directly beside the water.
The two powerful engines provide a maximum speed of 28 knots and a cruising speed of 25 knots. The Exclusive version of the vessel can give provide an output of up to 30 knots.
Yacht Riva Domino
This 26-meter yacht is designed by the same developer composition and has the ideal characteristics that make it optimal for long-distance travel.
Honed and aggressive, the silhouette of this wonderful vessel emphasizes the color of the body. The Domino is a shade of metallic ice and reminiscent of the technology stealth. A powerful hardtop is made entirely of tinted glass and the flybridge is hidden within the superstructure that is almost invisible from the outside.
The large terrace with a dining area and a table for up to 6 people offers a very comfortable seating plan. She is perfectly inscribed in the upper part of the cabin, where the captain of the second seat is located and specially designed for mooring maneuvers. Another table and a comfortable sofa are also located in the cockpit.
The upper salon with its dining room are in one level and the space separated from the control position of the large 55-inch LCD TV. This solution is excellent for interior lighting. The design elements of decor are wooden surfaces of walnut, with leather inserts coffee color and white lacquer, creating a cozy atmosphere effect. This craft has a superbly equipped galley and is located on the mezzanine level, with crew cabins for 4 persons – aft.
The unique design of the large window in the captain’s cabin is walnut and white lacquer, alternating with colored African lacquer, giving a really impressive feature. The Captain’s cabin has a bathroom and dressing room and a separate living room. All of the other cabins also have private bathrooms.
The yacht is equipped with two engines the Domino MTU 16V 2000 M93 which provide a maximum speed of 38 knots and a cruising speed of 34 knots.
Yacht Riva Venere Super
The standard version of this yacht is equipped with a powerful engine and is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 31.5 knots and a cruising 28 knots.
The very well equipped comfortable cabins along with its bathrooms are also equipped with a TV and a freezer, a yacht that is best described as simple and yet refined.
The Venere Super flybridge has a hardtop and offers a comfortable six-seater sofa arrangement. The stern of the yacht provides a spacious swimming platform.
The absence of stairs from the cabin flybridge has provided expansion so that the additional area gives better functionality. Mirrored walls were installed in the cabin, to give additional depth of the room.
The interior of the yacht is designed in bleached oak and African sand-colored leather.
Rivarama Super Yacht
This astounding craft is a real masterpiece of the Riva fleet and often associated to the name of “floating luxury”.
This name may seem meaningless at first glance but the decision to place 44 feet just one cabin (not including facilities for the navigator) proved so successful that Rivarama Super has twice received the prestigious Best European Open award. There are only 65 such vessels in the world today of which 2 of them are currently located in Russia.
This craft was conceived as a yacht for two, although theoretically the ship can accommodate up to 12 people, this masterpiece is designed for those who love sailing and intimacy. The deck with its sun terraces are completely covered in mahogany with 22 coats of lacquer, and the cabin combines the master room and a spacious lounge with a bed on the podium.
With its amazing perfection of technical solutions the Rivarama Super is leaden with many gadgets along the windshield, gangway and nestling between sun beds you will find a climb ladder to be used for swimming and fully controlled by a single click. Besides all this the yacht is fully equipped with branded original accessories from Riva – from towels to the holder and with its own cooling system for chilling the perfect glass of champagne.
This yacht is equipped with twin engines MAN R6 CR 6L, which provides a maximum speed of 41 knot cruising speed and 36 knots.
Yachts Riva – the final touch to your image
It is a well known fact that people tend to dream and with Riva yachts this is no exception, in fact we would add it’s more of a dream come true.
There is no question that these crafts are technically perfect and are overwhelmed with Italian elegance, combining timeless classics with future innovative ideas; they have become an indicator of the status of their owners and although they are amongst the most expensive yachts in the world, the demand for them continues to be unusually high.
Riva Yachts are carefully built with privacy in mind, which is so important for those who do not like the bustle and excitement, but the people who prefer to solitude on the open vast expanse of the seas.
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