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Riviera announces Cannes Yachting Festival 2021 showcase

Australian luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, will proudly showcase three models on display at Europe’s leading in-water boat show, the Cannes Yachting Festival, in September.

The Riviera display will include the stylish and sophisticated 6000 Sport Yacht Platinum Edition, the blue-water heritage, highly personalised and superbly equipped for fishing 54 Enclosed Flybridge, and the sporting, Mediterranean-inspired, Riviera 39 Open Flybridge.

Riviera owners and yachting enthusiasts will be welcomed aboard at the Pantiero in the Vieux Port in Cannes from September 7 to September 12.

Also available from Riviera’s Festival showcase will be detailed information regarding the two most recent premieres and announcements from Riviera; the 645 SUV that premiered in May and a new class of yacht, the Riviera 78 Motor Yacht.

The innovative new 645 SUV is the largest and most sophisticated model in Riviera’s 6-model SUV collection, offering three or four stateroom accommodation and multiple entertaining spaces.

The 78 Motor Yacht, which will premiere in early 2022, delivers a perfect combination of family cruising, entertaining and blue-water passage-making capabilities – ideally designed for the Mediterranean environment and available in open or enclosed bridge deck designs. The ease-of-use technology so popular in the Riviera line is featured on the new 78 MY. This gives owners the choice to operate the yacht themselves or utilise crew who have their own dedicated cabin with separate access aft.

Riviera Australia owner Rodney Longhurst said Riviera and their European dealer representatives are proud to display these superior yachts from Riviera’s expansive and diverse model collection from 39 to 78 feet, where very yacht shares a 41-year heritage of blue-water hull design.

“Riviera today offers world-class design, finish and ease of boating technology. These elements have made owning a Riviera yacht very desirable,” said Mr Longhurst. “This is exemplified in luxuriously appointed accommodation decks and superbly designed spaces that offer the finest Mediterranean alfresco living, entertaining and relaxing spaces. Together with smart operating systems, they make boating with Riviera even more relaxing and enjoyable.” 

Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht Platinum Edition

The luxury of Platinum Edition refinement has taken the favoured Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht to another level of enjoyment and opulence.

The yacht offers three or four staterooms, including the option of a palatial full-beam “Presidential” master suite as well as optional utility room or crew cabin. A contemporary palette of elegant soft-touch fabrics and high gloss timber finishes feature throughout. She provides three bathrooms, including en suites for the Master and VIP guest stateroom forward.

An entertainer’s cockpit leads directly to the saloon where glass skylights illuminate the aft galley area and a sunroof provides light and air to the dinette, lounges and helm forward.

A large tender garage beneath the cockpit is accessed through a hydraulic transom door.

Power for the Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht is provided by the Volvo Penta IPS950 system including twin D11 turbo diesel engines rated to 533kW/725hp each with Electronic Vessel Control, joystick manoeuvrability and Glass Cockpit navigation system.

Riviera 54 Enclosed Flybridge

The blue-water heritage Riviera 54 Enclosed Flybridge exemplifies the outstanding indoor/outdoor luxury lifestyle features, practicality of design, easy-to-use technology and legendary offshore capabilities for which Riviera is internationally revered and highly awarded.

The three stateroom/two bathroom motor yacht features a full-beam master stateroom amidships, a VIP guest stateroom forward and twin-berth cabin on the starboard side, forward of the master.

An entertainer’s cockpit complete with mezzanine leads to a luxurious saloon with U-shape aft galley and forward lounge and dinette.

An internal staircase leads provides easy access to the enclosed flybridge. The forward helm on the port side provides comprehensive engine instrumentation and vessel controls. Aft, guests may relax on an L-shape lounge around a coffee table. A wet bar is to starboard.

Power for the Riviera 54 Enclose Flybridge is provided by the Volvo Penta IPS950 system including twin D11 turbo diesel engines rated to 533kW/725hp each with Electronic Vessel Control, joystick manoeuvrability and Glass Cockpit navigation system.

Riviera 39 Open Flybridge

The Riviera 39 Open Flybridge displays a contemporary and sporty elegance, from her feature hull windows to an extended flybridge in a yacht that offers two staterooms with accommodation for five adults and a generous bathroom.

The cockpit is an open and versatile space, ideal for entertaining and all manner of water sports. Optional fold-out seating is recessed into the coaming on both sides A stair-ladder connects this space with the extended flybridge. Helm and companion seats are forward and a large L-shape lounge – which can convert to a generous sunpad – is aft.

The saloon includes the lower helm, forward of the aft galley and lounge and dining space.

Power for the Riviera 39 Open Flybridge is provided by the Volvo Penta IPS600 system including twin D6 turbo diesel engines rated to 324kW/440hp each with Electronic Vessel Control joystick manoeuvrability and Glass Cockpit navigation system.

The confidence of Riviera ownership

The ownership of a new Riviera motor yacht comes with industry-leading peace of mind offered by Volvo Penta or MAN systems, engines and drives being covered by five-year limited warranties. Further confidence is provided by Riviera’s seven-year Structural Limited Warranty and a two-year Express Limited Warranty, covering all non-structural components.

Where to find Riviera at the 2021 Cannes Festival of Yachting

Rodney Longhurst said: “We are proud to showcase three yachts that demonstrate the breadth and variety of design offered in our model collections.

“Our team and our European representatives look forward to welcoming Riviera owners and enthusiasts aboard to inspect these luxurious models at our on-water showcase at the Pantiero in the Vieux Port, display numbers PAN 209 and PAN 008 from September 7 to 12.”

Images of vessel line up for Riviera at Cannes 2021