Riviera’s Majestic New Flagship

The Riviera 70 Enclosed Flybridge, launched at the Sydney International Boat Show at the beginning of August, is the culmination of 28 years of dedication to the goal of building the best luxury boats in the world.

This majestic new flagship of the Riviera fleet is a four cabin/ four bathroom model with sleeping capacity for up to 14 people, including 10 in the standard cabins.

The massive cockpit is fully equipped for game fishing and entertaining, with mezzanine seating forward under a lift-up stainless steel awning window. An outdoor dining area, seating six people is available in this area as an option.

The magnificent saloon has the ambience and space of a luxury apartment, with a leather U-shaped lounge that can seat eight in comfort. A straight stainless steel and teak staircase on the starboard side leads to the enclosed flybridge. The dining area, with seating for eight, and the galley are two steps up from the lounge area. Forward of the dining area, a utility room is equipped with separate washing machine and dryer and a multi-zone temperature-controlled wine chiller.

The gourmet galley is equipped with a four-burner electric induction cooktop and a convection microwave with built-in grill, two refrigerator units with two drawers in each and a two-drawer freezer unit. There is also an under-bench dishwasher.

Down a wide companionway, the accommodation includes three cabins forward and the master stateroom aft down three steps. The master stateroom spreads across the boat amidships, with fixed portholes on either side. A king-size double bed is flanked by bedside tables. Walk-in wardrobes are built in on both sides. The en-suite features quality porcelain tile flooring and a marble benchtop with porcelain bowl. A separate shower stall has a frameless glass door and a teak seat. An opening porthole is recessed into the hull, shielded by timber shutters.

The forward accommodation area includes a three-berth cabin to port, another three-berth or double to starboard and a forward stateroom that can be fitted out with either a double bed or four tournament bunks.

A massive storage space is located below the accommodation area, accessed by a hatch in the companionway, with steps down.

The air conditioned enclosed flybridge offers seating for all guests on a large L-shaped lounge and two companion chairs while the skipper occupies the central helm chair. Adding comfort , furniture includes a coffee table, liquor cabinet with refrigerator and entertainment unit with a 26-inch LCD TV. A large external aft deck has seating for up to three people.

The boat is fully air conditioned throughout, including separate units for the flybridge, saloon, dining area, galley, all staterooms and bathrooms.

The hull and deck is a semi-monocoque structure with the load carrying shell being supported by girders and frames. The hull features solid fibreglass below the waterline and a watertight collision bulkhead forward.

The hull, including internal structure and running surfaces, has been designed in consultation with internationally renowned naval architect Frank Mulder. The hull has been tank tested to confirm its performance and it features underwater exhaust outlets and propeller tunnels.

Weight is significantly reduced without any loss of structural integrity through the extensive use of lightweight, cored structural bulkheads throughout the hull.

Length overall (inc. swim platform & bow sprit) 23.34 metres 76' 7"
Hull length (Lh to ISO8666) 22.07 metres 72' 5"
Beam (inc gunwale) 6.32 metres 20' 9"
Maximum draft (inc. props) 1.70 metres 5' 7"
Dry weight (approx. depends on engines & options) 41,920 kg 92,418 lbs
Fuel capacity 8,000 litres 2,110 US gal.
Water capacity 1,000 litres 264 US gal.
Holding tank capacity 500 litres 132 US gal.
Sleeping capacity 10 - 14 persons
Standard engine x 2 Caterpillar 1,156.0 kW 1,572 hp each
Generator Onan EQD 22.5 kW
Generator Onan EQD (Second) 22.5 k
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