Riviera premieres magnificent 645 SUV in ten-yacht showcase at Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2021

Australia’s premium luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, will proudly premiere its magnificent new 645 SUV among a ten-model showcase at the world’s largest boat show, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, from October 27 to 31.

The Riviera 645 SUV is the largest and most sophisticated model in Riviera’s six-model SUV collection, offering three or four stateroom accommodation as well as a utility space or crew cabin aft of the master stateroom and multiple entertaining spaces.

Riviera Australia owner Rodney Longhurst said: “We are proud to display these superior yachts from Riviera’s comprehensive 24 model collection from 39 to 78 feet.

“Our 2021 showcase at Fort Lauderdale represents the world-class design, finish and ease of boating that has earned Riviera international acclaim. This is exemplified in luxuriously appointed accommodation decks and superbly designed spaces that offer the finest alfresco living, entertaining and relaxing spaces. The Riviera collection shares a 41-year heritage of blue-water performance.  Our smart operating systems make boating with Riviera even more relaxing.” 

Riviera 645 SUV Newport Edition – Americas Premiere

The Riviera 645 SUV Newport Edition combines the high-level blue water hull pedigree of the lauded Sports Motor Yachts with the single-level living attributes so much loved by Sport Yacht owners.

The 645 is available in two Editions – the Newport and the Classic. Both models include a spacious all water-sports cockpit, superb alfresco relaxing and dining deck, a fully-equipped aft galley in the light-filled saloon and a luxurious foredeck entertaining space. The Newport includes a distinctive Tungsten silver hardtop, avant-garde saloon features and three-cabin accommodation with a lower deck lounge space. The Classic features elegant interior furnishings and four-stateroom accommodation.

Ease of docking is facilitated by a Twin Disc Electronic Joystick System (EJS) that seamlessly marries hydraulic thrusters with Twin Disc gearboxes with joysticks located at the helm and in the cockpit.

Power options include Twin MAN V8 1300 (956 kW) or MAN V12 1550 (1,140 kW) diesels.
Riviera SUV 575, 505 and 445 – On display

The Fort Lauderdale showcase includes three further SUV models. The large open cockpit with raised mezzanine dining of the 575 is just made for all types of water sports, with full beam master and a two guest stateroom/two-bathroom design, she is also very accommodating. The refined 505 offers a spacious three-stateroom/two-bathroom accommodation layout including a full-beam master stateroom. The sporty 445 is a two cabin/two-bathroom model with a forward master stateroom.


Riviera Sports Motor Yacht 72 and 50 – On display

Riviera will display two yachts from its four-model Sports Motor Yacht collection at Fort Lauderdale, models that offer the exhilaration of sports performance, a sporting cockpit with luxurious motor yacht appointments throughout.=

The flagship 72 and the new 50 each deliver quiet and confident offshore handling with exceptionally smooth running at speed.

The Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht offers the options of three or four staterooms including full beam master plus three bathrooms. The 50 Sports Motor Yacht has a three cabin/two-bathroom accommodation deck featuring a full-beam master stateroom.

Riviera Sport Yacht Platinum Edition 6000 and 5400 – On display  

The luxury of Riviera Sport Yacht Platinum Edition refinement will be on display at Fort Lauderdale with two models from the three-yacht collection.

The 6000 offers three or four staterooms and three bathrooms, including the option of a Presidential master suite. The 5400 Sport Yacht offers a full-beam master stateroom as part of a three-cabin and two-bathroom layout or an optional two-cabin layout with lower lounge area.
Belize 66 and 54 – On display

Belize proudly offers owners the pleasure of semi-custom motor yachts that exude a traditionally elegant ethos reminiscent the classic Downeast style. The Fort Lauderdale showcase includes 66 and 54 Daybridge models.

The 66 offers three or four cabins with a midships master stateroom and a space aft of the stateroom that can be configured to an owner’s requirements. The 54 provides a three-cabin layout with below-deck atrium and a full-beam master suite amidships.

The showcase will include models from five of six Riviera design collections and will also offer detailed information regarding the Riviera 78 Motor Yacht, a new class of yacht to premiere in early 2022. The new 78 will deliver a brilliant combination of family cruising, entertaining and blue-water passage-making capabilities and is available with an open or enclosed bridge deck. Each owner will have the opportunity to include bespoke elements that reflect their personal tastes. She includes accommodation for up to eight adults in four luxurious staterooms, plus an additional two in the crew quarters.
Industry-leading warranties

Riviera offers industry-leading two-year express and seven-year structural limited warranties on all new models. Volvo Penta engines, drives and electronics and MAN power systems are further covered by five-year limited warranties.

Where to find Riviera at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Riviera Australia owner Rodney Longhurst said: “We are proud to showcase nine outstanding examples from our 24-model collection, our finest yachts with a 41-year heritage. They represent Riviera’s commitment to create the ultimate boating experience for our owners.

“Our team looks forward to welcoming Riviera owners and enthusiasts to inspect these latest luxurious models at our on-water showcase on Bahia Mar Yachting Center C Dock – Green Zone in Fort Lauderdale from October 27 to 31.”

The Riviera 645 SUV will have her Americas premiere in October at Fort Lauderdale.

The expansive alfresco deck of the 645 SUV  is just made for relaxing or entertaining on a grand scale.

The saloon of the 645 SUV is a very social space, with wet bar, lounge, fold out dining table and aft galley that all flow out to the rear alfresco deck.

The Riviera 575 SUV (top left and right) is just made for a variety of water sports with the large open cockpit and raised mezzanine seating. The 505 SUV (above left) offers a grand alfresco deck whilst the Riviera 445 SUV (above right) offers a flybridge yacht-scale open cockpit.

In a league of their own, the Riviera 72 (top) and 50 Sports Motor Yacht both offer sporting looks, sports performance an all-water sports cockpit with an array of motor yacht design features.



The Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht (left) and 5400 Sport Yachts offer large flowing indoor-outdoor spaces and thoughtful, handcrafted design, for superb onboard living.



The Belize 66 Daybridge (left) and Belize 54 Daybridge celebrate classic design from the golden age and are alive with modern technology and contemporary luxury.



The Riviera 78 Motor Yacht is available in an open or enclosed bridge deck design and features a magnificent covered and protected entertainer’s aft deck.

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