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Riviera Festival continues to grow with 71 educational and social events exclusive to Riviera owners

EDUCATIONAL SESSION

All of the Educational Sessions will be repeated over the four day event.

WOMEN ON WATER PROGRAM
The Riviera Women on Water program aims to give women more confidence on the water by teaching valuable practical skills, such as ropes and knots, skipper and crew communications including departure preparations, berthing, anchoring and mooring, systems operations and safety management of ship and shore power, starting and stopping procedures and domestic onboard systems.
ELECTRONICS NAVIGATION
Electronics navigation will be run by R Electronics and Raymarine who will provide a valuable insight into modern navigation systems such as, how to use reading a radar, how to put in multiple routes and way points, how to mark fish, getting the best out of your depth sounder, learning how to use your chart plotter, and auto pilot.
UNDERSTANDING POD DRIVES – SEA TRIAL A VOLVO PENTA IPS AND CUMMINS ZEUS BOAT
Riviera owners will have the chance to experience first hand the latest POD drive technology by sea trialing an IPS or Zeus powered boat at the exclusive Understanding POD Drives session.  This demonstration will show you how to engage the joystick on IPS or Zeus.  It will also show you how to use the Skyhook feature on Zeus, and how to use the dynamic positioning system (DPS) on IPS.
RIVIERA FACTORY TOUR
See behind the scenes of Australia's largest luxury cruiser manufacturer. Meet the people who design and create these award winning boats. Step by step you will witness the processes involved in the creation of a Riviera from the concept and 3D computer modelling stage all the way through to the final sea trial and quality control checks.
UNDERSTANDING DESALINATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
This workshop will be conducted by Chris Rollins, Director of leisure sales HRO in the United States.  Chris will help people to understand desalination types and sizes, selecting the right capacity, operating, maintaining and servicing your watermaker.  This is an important educational session for those who want to develop a better understanding of the process of desalination to water onboard.
SYNDICATED BOAT OWNERSHIP
Meet the Riviera Syndication team who have more than 30 years marine experience and 13 years in syndicated boat ownership.  John and Sharon Russell will give a detailed outline of how syndication works, the various options currently available and the benefits of owning a luxurious Riviera through syndication.
GENERATOR TROUBLESHOOTING
Correct operation procedures of a Genset and what to check at regular intervals, identifying fault codes, changing an impellor, and protecting your set from electrolysis are just some of the key topic areas covered.
MAINTENANCE TRICKS OF THE TRADE
This educational session conducted by Riviera Aftermarket and Service will outline everything you need to know about maintaining your vessel and keeping it shipshape.  From antifouling through to maintaining teak cockpit floors, exterior gel coat protection and repairs, flybridge clears maintenance and removing marks from upholstery.  Learn the tricks of the trade from the experts.

SOCIAL EVENTS

WINERY TOUR WITH LUNCH
Bookings essential
Cork’n Fork Winery Tours will take you inland for a guided tour of the Gold Coast Hinterland wine region.  This wine tour includes stops at some of Mt Tamborine’s finest wineries, vineyards and cellar doors.  A two-course lunch is included at Cedar Creek Estate and guests will be collected from a designated point on the Gold Coast.  The tour begins at 9.30am and concludes at approximately 4.30pm. (Note: drinks are not included with lunch)
LADIES SPA MORNING AT PALLAZO VERSACE
Bookings essential
Step inside the relaxing Salus per Aquum at Palazzo Versace in Southport and indulge in a rejuvenating treatment.  Choose from a full body massage, facial, hand and nail therapy, foot therapy or spa essence (full body massage & facial).
Duration: 60 minutes
LADIES FASHION LUNCHEON AT MARINA MIRAGE
Bookings essential
Marina Mirage at Southport is renowned for designer fashion and style so you can expect a fashion extravaganza.  Enjoy champagne on arrival followed by an exclusive fashion parade from some of the world’s premium fashion designers.  A luncheon will follow at Ristorante Fellini where you will enjoy some exquisite Italian cuisine.
CHAMPAGNE UNDER THE STARS
Invitation only
The Champagne Under the Stars Cocktail Party will be held at the Riviera restaurant where exclusive VIP guests can enjoy champagne under the stars for a twilight viewing of Riviera’s full range of luxury cruisers including the world premiere of the Riviera 75 Enclosed Flybridge and the Belize 52 Motoryacht.

 

 

 

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Click to enlarge image: Riviera Festival 24 - 27 May 2012; 4 Days 71 Social & Educational Events, Exclusively for Riviera Owners

Riviera Festival 24 - 27 May 2012; 4 Days 71 Social & Educational Events, Exclusively for Riviera Owners


The Women on Water program aims to give more confidence at the helm

The Women on Water program aims to give more confidence at the helm


Indulge in a rejuvenating treatment at the Salus per Aquum at Palazzo Versace

Indulge in a rejuvenating treatment at the Salus per Aquum at Palazzo Versace


The Riviera Festival Dinner will offer guests a three course meal and live entertainment

The Riviera Festival Dinner will offer guests a three course meal and live entertainment


The Champagne Under the Stars Cocktail Party will be held at Riviera's waterfront restaurant

The Champagne Under the Stars Cocktail Party will be held at Riviera's waterfront restaurant


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