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Today Riva is one of the world’s best-known, most exclusive producers of luxury fiberglass yachts ranging from 27 to 92 feet in length, both flybridge and open. in Santa Margherita Ligure, from Anita Ekberg who purchased a Tritone where she could indulge in her own personal dolce vita, to Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, who used a Junior as a tender for their yacht, and the Shah of Persia who fell in love with the Riva 2000. Lastly, Sofia Loren, and also Sean Connery who purchased a Rudy three years after giving up filming the famous 007 series. During its growth and evolution, Riva has been confirmed as an icon of luxury. A brand where the eccentricity of passing fashion does not have the upper

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hand, but rather long-lasting quality, painstaking care over detail, that touch of glamour which underlines the correct balance between tradition and modernity. With meticulous attention to structural detail, every boat in the Riva Line, from 27 feet to 115feet is given a precise personality linked to its name. Riva is, more than ever, a refined, elegant and timeless beauty on water with state of the art design and performance capabilities. All of Riva’s unique characteristics are due to a strong bond between design and tradition. None of its recent accomplishments would have been possible without the knowledge and experience of those individuals who have passed their talents in building boats from generation to generation. Today Riva is one of the world’s best-known, most exclusive producers of luxury fiberglass yachts ranging from 27 to 92 feet in length, both flybridge and open. Riva offers a range of yachts, entirely renewed over the past few years, which vary both in size and type. The company currently markets different models: Iseo, Aquariva Super, Aquariva by Marc Newson and Aquariva Gucci, Rivarama, Rivale, SportRiva 56’, 63’ Vertigo, 63’ Virtus, 68’ Ego Super, 75’ Venere, 86’ Domino and 92’ Duchessa. Riva fully expresses what Italian creativity and industriousness are capable of producing for the joy, pleasure and wonder of all those who love the sea and luxury. Result of the working relationship between Officina Italiana Design, exclusive designers of the entire Riva range, AYT – Advanced Yacht Technology – the Ferretti Group’s naval research and design center, and the team of architects and designers at Centro Stile Ferrettigroup, the study of new models features unique design and top quality in all aspects.

VENU Magazine #14 July/August 2012  

VENÜ Contemporary Culture Magazine highlights the regions finest professional and emerging creative talent with stunning visuals and intrigu...