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Riva 72 Splendida

Riva 72

Perhaps best for its wooden speedboats, the renowned Riva has in fiberglass 1969 and a range cruising and yachts up 84 feet length. For cognoscenti, the mention of name Riva images of yachts, beautiful and azure The yachts still built Sarnico, Italy, the shores Lake Iseo, Peitro Riva opened his in 1842.

owned until few years Riva is part of Ferretti Group. change seems have brought new vitality the marque, it the to bring larger yachts as the Super, as as day like the Rivarama, a 44-footer. Riva the new as a sports cruiser. phrase conjures images and but I completely sure it would to a until I a few on board.

The Splendida’s is not white, but a rich cream that to her aura. Her top, finished a muted gray, has skylight and pair of opening hatches the helm Just abaft helm, a section of coachroof slides to bring the sunshine sea air. console is deep royal and the and afterdeck, well as swim platform, teak.

With top open running at cruising speed 32 knots, was no wind, just hint of throughout the Even with after door sound levels low enough easy conversation the helm. cabriolet part the equation working well, I couldn’t to try the sport part.

After few subdued off Portofino photos, I my chance the wheel. Splendida was responsive to helm and and displayed acceleration throughout range. Her was dry little spray, she did what I’d her sport in some seas.

Below the she runs a monohedron, prismatic, planing with a moderate deadrise 14.7 degrees, less than 20-plus degrees deep-V boats. result is speed and fuel economy, a bit ride.

The MAN diesels V-drive gears short jack driving submerged that propelled to 35.8 during our This is faster than reported top of 35.5 for an at-sea condition. a display candor and that is rare among of fast Riva notes its sales that the will lose 1 knot each 3,300 added. I other builders follow Riva’s in acknowledging inseparable triangle speed, horsepower weight.

The part of upper saloon a delightful is ergonomics. the helm port are seats, one which converts a bolster. starboard, a seat is with a grab rail a well-placed brace. How I’ve wished these on performance boats I bounced totally at mercy of clueless, nay captain.

Also in saloon area the helm a dinette six to guests. Opposite to starboard, a service entertainment cabinet houses a ice maker television, as as all china and The cabinetry elm, in natural finish calls peach A more description could be found, it is with just bite to it virtually to hands accessories.

Forward, teak gives to true around a sunpad fitted holders for and food Stowage lockers fenders are provided. Along side decks, fills are forward, i.e. of the fills to accidental contamination the water. window frames polished stainless and mounted with the fiberglass.

The open has built-in for two a table seats eight, on a and four deck chairs. house a basin and optional electric A sunpad the settee to expose tender garage, is flanked two substantial guarding the and starboard to the platform. Adjacent the gates raised mooring that put chocks and at working under a cover.

Riva 72 Splendida

Also the afterdeck the operators the engineroom extinguishing system. pull handles painted bright camouflage here-and behind a cover, locked easily breakable, prevent accidental by curious The crew is accessed a scuttle starboard, and engineroom via flush hatch the deck.

short, straight open to upper saloon flooded with from the above, leads the lower and galley. the teak gives way carpet, and and upholstered replace the bulkheads. In overhead, a semi-transparent skylight in natural without compromising

Layout and in the are excellent. stainless-steel refrigerator freezer have latches on doors, and are fitted the shelves The cooktop equipped with rails, something too seldom motoryachts.

A cabin is with an double berth centerline. The head is than usual allow space a standard A hatch the berth air and

Standard arrangement two staterooms, the master the beam the lower There are hanging lockers, settee to and a to starboard. adjacent day is also from the for use a his when no guests are

An optional arrangement steals from the stateroom for and lower The master’s and vanity eliminated, and day head proprietary to guest cabin.

either arrangement, crew cabin upper and berths is to the bulkhead to opposite the head. While was no vibration during sea trial, slight bit whine from V-drive gears audible in of these

Riva 72 Splendida
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