What the media experts are saying about the Riviera 47 Flybridge Series II


Barry Tranter, SeaSpray, New Zealand
"In the shorthand of our time, the 47 ticks all the boxes. You can fish it or cruise it while you eat and sleep well. You can have all the entertainment systems you want."

Peter Scott, Go Boating, Australia
"It has a very strong bow profile, is tremendously stable with exceptionally good displacement and weight distribution. Her reverse chines run fully forward to the forefoot and low to the waterline giving good spray deflection and plenty of lift."

Erwin Bursik, Ski-Boat, South Africa
"The Riviera 47 must rank as one of the best craft to have come out of the Riviera factory and I was thrilled to take control of her and put her through her paces off Durban."


David Lockwood, Trade-A-Boat, Australia
"The flybridge feels B-I-G in the flesh, or fiberglass, as it were. The moulded amenities centre to port flaunts a fridge, sink with hot/cold water, drinkholders, storage space and a grabrail. Five can sit around the dinette, which can be optioned as an impromptu convertible double bed and there's a two-person lounge opposite."


David Lockwood, Trade-A-Boat, Australia
"The saloon living areas is vast and the views unfettered, thanks to surrounding windows. The 47 comes with a dedicated dinette for four, high-gloss cherrywood joinery… and there's a big choice of softy furnishings, so you can stamp your own style on the interior."

Erwin Bursik, Ski Boat, South Africa
"This model is very popular as a cruiser as well as a fishing machine, so the facilities and practical layout are of major importance. In this the designers have certainly succeeded — it is practical and has every feature one could wish for."

Ian Macrae, Modern Boating. Australia
"Luxury and functionality go hand-in-hand onboard the Riviera 47 Series II. The luxury is obvious, from the moment you step on board, as is the functionality of the galley. But dig a little deeper and you'll see just how much thought has gone into this boat."

David Lockwood, Sydney Morning Herald, Australia
"The en suites are fittingly luxurious, with big hot showers that you can enjoy till your heart's content."


Ian Macrae, Modern Boating, Australia
"The aft cockpit is enormous. The teak floor is reinforced, so a game chair can be mounted securely. The fair leads are recessed, so they won't snag fishing lines. And the bait freezer is large enough to hold big marlin baits — fishos will love it.'

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