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Riviera 51 (2008) Semi-Enclosed For Sale @ReadMarine

Model: 51 Semi-Enclosed

Year: 2008

Engines: MTU 890hp


Building on the company’s 25 years of experience in pleasure boat building, the Riviera 51 Enclosed also adopts the new hull design that was introduced with the launch of the Riviera 33 Flybridge Convertible in 2004. A tunnel hull design by noted superyacht designer Frank Mulder allows the propeller shafts to deliver more efficient power to improve both performance and economy. The exhaust outlets are located below the waterline, creating a quieter system that also reduces exhaust gases.

Wrap-around windows in the enclosed GRP flybridge are made from toughened glass and three wipers on the windscreen aid visibility in wet weather. The forward helm position with a fully array of electronic controls provides the skipper with a sweeping view of the waters around, while an aft docking station that includes steering and electronic controls makes reversing the boat a breeze.

Reverse-cycle air conditioning with outlets at the helm and windscreen for demisting ensure year-round comfort while an L-shaped lounge to port behind the helm seat will accommodate up to five guests.

The Riviera 51 Enclosed Flybridge cruiser shares the interior layout and accommodation of its sister 51 Flybridge Convertible, providing a master stateroom starboard amidships with en-suite bathroom and a guest stateroom forward. A cabin portside is fitted with a twin bunk and there is a second bathroom on the port side.



Riviera 47 (2007) For Sale @ReadMarine

Model: 47 G2

Year: 2007

Engines: CAT C12 725hp

Sleek, dynamic and elegant but never ostentatious, the Riviera 47 is a beautiful expression of innovation, and the perfect blend of form and function. Consider the following- With two staterooms and a third cabin, the Riviera 47 can comfortably accommodate six adults in under-stated opulence. The stately beam provides a large and deep lounge, but features such as the generous salon table for four, large tinted salon windows, superior headroom, and the high-gloss cherry wood cabinetry create an easy, open flow throughout the Riviera 47. Purpose-built to handle the rigours of The World’s Oceans, the 47 hull was designed by the one of the world leading naval architechts- Frank Mulder. This innovative hull design delivers performance that can only be described as sensational. Notable features of the design include deep pockets housing the shaft in the aft section, providing a lower shaft angle that delivers superior forward thrust for increased fuel efficiency and higher top speeds. Other details include under-water exhaust that greatly provides quieter/enjoyable operation. A large keel, ample free-board and a beautifully sculpted bow flare keeps her decks dry, and tracking true and effortlessly in adverse sea conditions.


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Viking’s March Calendar

March 1

Viking’s Top Shot Photography Contest continues. Submit your best images of your Viking yacht, family and friends on the water.  We’re looking for the best so here’s your chance to win some great Viking swag!

March 2-5

The Second Leg of the Los Suenos Signature Billfish Series. Herradura Bay, Costa Rica.

March 3-6

­­­Japan International Boat Show in Yokohama City, Japan.  Please visit our Viking Yachts dealer, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. while at the show.

March 12-20

Naples Boat Show, Naples, Italy.  Join our Italian dealer, International Boat Service, Srl; (IBS).

March 24-27

Palm Beach International Boat Show, Palm Beach, Florida.  Come on out and meet the HMY New Yacht Sales staff.


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Viking’s facebook page is growing daily. Please visit often to see how Viking owners are enjoying their boats and feel free to add your comments and photos. We look forward to seeing you there and sharing in the Viking lifestyle. Search for Viking Yacht Company on facebook.




Buddy Davis



Sea Ray


Miami Boat Show Ends on Positive Note


Riviera 43 w/ Volvo IPS @ Miami Boat Show

The 43 Open Flybridge with Volvo Penta IPS is a luxury vessel built for entertaining and long-term cruising.

From the moment you step on board this opulent cruiser, the combination of great function, form and style is apparent.

The large cockpit features an optional electric barbecue centre complete with sink, storage and rubbish bin giving boat owners a gourmet alfresco galley at the rear of the boat. The cockpit also includes a mezzanine seat and drinks fridge located below the floating stairs that lead up to the open flybridge.

The open flybridge features an optional two-pac dash to match the hull and the new structural hard top provides 360 degree vision with minimal interruption. Swivel companion and helm chairs allow finger tip console control, a large L-shape lounge in front of the helm provides seating for four around a solid surface top table, while a wet bar with settee is opposite on the port side.

A large sliding door and awning window opens the saloon into the cockpit, bringing the outdoors in and creating an alfresco living experience. The large U-shaped lounge to starboard around a generous sized, timber convertible table is perfect for relaxing in front of the optional retractable TV. To port is a two-seater leather lounge that can be brought forward to the saloon table as two separate dining chairs and then stowed neatly between the bar and open plan galley on the port side when not in use.

The galley has plenty of storage and features solid surface bench tops and quality appliances.

The proven Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) has allowed Riviera designers to create a fresh accommodation layout on the new 43 Open Flybridge. With all major engineering positioned well aft, enormous gains are made with beam-width space amidships.

The cockpit floor has a hydraulic lift, which lifts up to give excellent all round access to the two Volvo Penta IPS engines.

Twin counter-rotating, three-bladed forward facing propellers drive ahead of the pods in what is turbulent-free water to deliver a powerful and smooth ride.

The new 43 has optimum handling in close-quarters via the use of the integrated joystick control. With a cruising speed of 28 knots and a top speed around 31 knots, the 43 Open Flybridge has a range of 340 nautical miles from its 1800 litre tanks.

Sleeping accommodation for up to six in two large cabins offers a range of sleeping options in the aft cabin including a sliding double bed and single, two sliding single beds which can slide together to form a double plus one fixed single bed or four bunks. The forward stateroom includes a two metre long king-size island bed, wardrobe and ensuite with solid surface benchtops, raised porcelain sink and separate shower stall.

Controlling all onboard electrics is the digital CZone system. A revolutionary solid state Controller Area Network (CAN) bus design, that allows for the ultimate in customisation and finger-touch control of all aspects of electrical operation, from entertainment lighting to navigation equipment.

There are multiple custom settings for easy operation and the CZone system allows for the ability to ‘drill down’ within each setting in order to control or change specific operations.

In fact CZone talks the same data language as the Volvo Penta IPS system, so all your engine parameters are metered through the same monitoring system.

The new style air-conditioning vents are discreet with a glossy grain finish to match the timber work, giving the impression of a feature in the timber rather than an air-conditioning vent.


Length Overall 14.46 metres 47’ 5”
(incl. swim platform and bowsprit)
Hull Length 13.61 metres 44’ 8”
Beam 4.57 metres 15’
Maximum Draft (Incl. props) 1.13 metres 3’ 8”
Dry Weight (approx.) 14,200 kg 31,300 lbs
Fuel Capacity 1,800 litres 476 US gal
Generator Onan EQD 11 kW
Water Capacity 460 litres 122 US gal
Holding Tank Capacity 151 litres 40 US gal
Sleeping Capacity 6 – 7 persons


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