Riva is simply the best-known nautical brand in the world. All the craft, from the 27-foot Iseo up to the imposing megayachts, are marvels of unmistakable detail. These are the fruits of well over a century of experience, where glorious Italian craft tradition meets cutting-edge technology. Riva is the emblem of a modern, sophisticated elegance expressed in an exquisite combination of ultramodern design and a judicious use of the finest woods, from mahogany to streaked, in an endless variety of colours and grains. Riva has been playing a leading role for over 60 years not only in the yachting arena but in the world of cinema too, creating stirring sensations and often stealing the show from top international stars in films too numerous to mention.
For a sublime example of this production expertise, take the painting and varnishing of the woodwork. This still follows Carlo Riva’s original method, involving 24 coats lovingly applied by hand to protect the wood from salt-water ruin and leave it with a perfect shiny finish. Likewise, the screws are still all precisely positioned in the same direction, heads painted to match the colour of the hull.
The Riva range vaunts a comprehensive array of sizes and types, with fibreglass yachts from 8 to 33 metres, including open, sportfly and flybridge models.
With a dedicated team at the Superyacht Yard in Ancona, the new Riva Superyachts division designs, develops and builds displacement megayachts from 50 up to 90 metres in length.
For more information, visit riva-yacht.com.