At the local yacht club we encountered the Riviera 51 Enclosed Flybridge SII. One of the outstanding features of this beauty is the Saloon in the sky. There is a ladder from the cockpit that leads right into the Enclosed Flybridge that is air conditioned for those hot balmy nights of partying at the wet bar in the lounge. The beautifully appointed lounge will accommodate five adults quite comfortably. The adjustable table and absolutely heavenly comfort in the chairs make this ergonomic aft helm perfect for the party.
Travel is made especially luxurious with the six to eight person accommodations. The opulent and spacious master stateroom will have you thinking you are staying at a resort rather than aboard the boat. The second double stateroom is just as impressive with the two berth cabin in the port.
The saloon offers you the elegance found in better clubs. The leather lounge and fine woodwork in contemporary style is impressive. The recessed handrail adds a special design element to the headliner and the over head rod storage compartments make fishing an easily arranged endeavor.
The galley is every cook’s dream with appliances that are enviable, and solid surface bench top work area and eating areas are perfect for the galley gourmet chef that will have no problem serving up a meal to remember.
The Riviera 51 Enclosed Flybridge SII is not only a luxurious party boat; it is perfect for the fishing expeditions as well. The cool box, cleaning sink, plenty of storage space and the outward opening tuna door all make the fishing trip a smooth sail all the way.
We found the Flybridge option that allows for a totally enclosed internal staircase leading to the saloon so that cruising even in some rough weather is possible and would be comfortable because of the luxurious accruements that come with this vessel.
As with all the Riviera models, safety is something that is built into these vessels. The added safety rails makes moving around when out to sea much easier and safer. The small details that have been added to make this vessel even safer and more comfortable make this boat one of the few that ranks first in the world.
The next safety feature that has been an excellent recommendation for this vessel is the hull design that incorporates the latest in technology to provide maximum smooth sailing even in rough waters.
Overall we found the Riviera 51 Enclosed Flybridge SII to be one of the best in show and will be perfect for the boating holiday families and fishermen dream of alike. The mounting platform is perfect for sun worshiping tanners and for swimming and scuba diving. This luxury sport cruiser is also the perfect party vessel for those who just want fun in the sun.
The boat show presented one of the beauties of the sea with the Riviera 51 Enclosed Flybridge SII. The sleek design, added comforts, and redesigned galley all add up to a superb value for the price of this beautiful sport cruiser.
Specification of the Riviera 51 Enclosed Flybridge SII:
Length Overall: 17.73 m/58′ 2
Beam: 4.93 m/16′ 2
Maximum Draft: 1.38 m/4′ 6
Dry Weight: 21,800 kgs/48,060 lbs
Engines: 3 x Caterpillar, 526 KW, 715 HP each
Fuel Capacity: 3,700 l/978 gal
Water Capacity: 860 l/227 gal
Sleeping Capacity: 6-8 persons
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