New Riviera 5800 Sport Yacht: Comfort And Functionality

By on October 20, 2010
Riviera 5800 Sport Yacht

Beginning in 1980, Riviera manufactured its very first product known as the 38 Mk I flybridge cruiser and continued to create an additional 8 more vessels in the next short 12 months. Within the next 2 years, Riviera was able to begin exporting boats to the United States and Europe closely followed in 1985. With a successful following in the consecutive years, Riviera has grown to be a household name around the world to over 30 countries in every continent.

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Unlike anything else designed by Riviera, this luxury yacht the Riviera 5800 Sport Yacht is the newest creation of this company’s European-style Sport yacht series of products. This sport yacht model uses a wide variety of cutting-edge technology including the Volvo Penta IPS propulsion system that uses marine diesel engines with steerable drive units including twin counter rotating and forward facing propellers. A digital switching system is built in to the Riviera 5800 Sport Yacht in order to give the consumer any DC circuit from either two control panels included on board.

Riviera has successfully integrated luxury and sport in the 5800 Sport Yacht with a number of features. With a large electric push-button sunroof, riders are able to let inside the outdoor scenery as well as adding to the spacious interior with just a click of a button. Available with 3 or 4 cabins and additional crew quarters, the Riviera 500 Sport Yacht gives the air of comfort and functionality no matter how many are aboard at a time.

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Many innovative choices have been included with the Riviera 5800 Sport Yacht, from the cooktop and drawer fridges and freezers to the electric lift 40″ LCD television, BOSE sound system and DVD player. Air conditioning and other amenities are standard to enhance the comfort and enjoyment of those who use this luxury sport yacht. Space and functionality are important aspects to any Riviera vessel and the 5800 Sport Yacht is no exception.

The cockpit is a space that is enjoyable no matter when it is used. With a wide bench-style lounge and a high/low electrical pedestal table that can be converted to a daybed, there is also a wet bar included with a stainless steel icemaker and an electric BBQ. Fresh and sea water washdown stations are important for any wet bar that house quick disconnect outlets, along with a hand-held cold and hot water fresh water shower.

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On many vessels the deck is an important area for any sport yacht. With the Riviera 5800, the deck houses a coolbox, sound system and drink holders for convenience and comfort. Adjustable backrests on the sunpad and stainless steel rails with the 50 kg Mason anchor and 70 meters of galvanized chair comes standard for this luxury sport yacht. For those who wish to upgrade, the option of a highly polished stainless steel anchor is available.

Flexibility and versatility are important and showcased in the interior design of the Riviera 5800 Sport Yacht. With the ability to switch the starboard twin cabin to a double with the ease of sliding an inner bed across, it can quickly accommodate a wide variety of guests. A third bathroom is included to help serve any day guests or those staying in the twin cabins.

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Specification of the Riviera 5800 Sport Yacht:

Length Overall: 19.20 m/63’0″
Beam: 5.38 m/17’8″
Maximum Draft: 1.28 m/4’2″
Dry Weight: 21,300 kg/46,959 lbs
Engines: 3 x Volvo IPS, 320 KW, 435 HP each
Fuel Capacity: 2,650 l/700 gal
Water Capacity: 750 l/198 gal
Sleeping Capacity: 8-12 persons

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