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Models

Copyright by Piero M. Gibellini, from the book ''Carlo the Legend, Riva the Myth''. All rights reserved

SCOIATTOLO

This is an outboard boat which was called model AV drawing # 43 in 1950, and was offered with a choice of engines, both as regards brand and power. From 1953 it was only available with the Evinrude 25 Hp. More Information...

AQUARAMA

After stringent testing of the 1962 prototype, the Lipicar, the Aquarama entered production in 1963. The hull was completely identical to that of the Open Tritone, whose production was ended, ... More Information...

SEBINO

This was the first boat designed exclusively for series production using a 60 Hp Chris-Craft engine. It was built using Honduras mahogany planking throughout. It was originally made with a two-part frameless glass ... More Information...

SUPER AQUARAMA

After stringent testing of the 1962 prototype, the Lipicar, the Aquarama entered production in 1963. The hull was completely identical to that of the Open Tritone, whose production was ended, with many technical ... More Information...

CORSARO

The Corsaro derives from a 1946 design. Named AR, it became Corsaro in 1953. 4,80m long when first built, its dimensions were modified over the years. Although very good looking, its sportiness limited its appeal. More Information...

AQUARAMA SPECIAL

The Special series started with # 503 in 1972, implementing a proposal made by Arch. Barilani in 1968 intended to modify the Aquarama's stern, making it more practical. More Information...

FLORIDA

The Florida was created by lengthening the design of Sebino, with decking of solid Honduras filleted with maple at the seams, with a two-part glass windscreen, with seats and side panels of padded green Vipla ... More Information...

JUNIOR

Introduced in 1966 to replace the Florida. Conceived for utility use and ease of maintenance, both for fishing and water skiing, it was typified by a large cockpit that could be walked round, protected by the bulwarks, ... More Information...

SUPER FLORIDA

The first ''Florida Super'' was built in 1953 and its regular production started at the end of 1954 with the 1955 series. Compared to the first example built, the 1955 series introduced more frames at a centre distance of 22 cm ... More Information...

OLYMPIC

Introduced in 1969 to replace the Super Florida, with the same design concept as the Junior (the type can be defined as ''multi-purpose'', called ''utility'' in America). Thus a boat with many uses. More Information...

ARISTON

Derived from the prototypes built after the war, the Ariston is the only model that was present in the boatyard's price list throughout Carlo Riva's management, but was subject to continual updating ... More Information...

CARAVELLE RIVA - DE VRIES

Seven examples of this elegant deep-sea motor yacht were built in Holland to Riva design and specification, plus an eighth built to order after it had been decided to end production. More Information...

ARISTON CADILLAC

Derived from the prototypes built after the war, the Ariston is the only model that was present in the boatyard's price list throughout Carlo Riva's management, but was subject to continual updating ... More Information...

BAHIA MAR 20'

The 1971 model differs externally from the first ones, of Bertram origin, due to its different windscreen. The front window, in fact, is more convex and the design of the side windows is a triangle with an extended base ... More Information...

SUPER ARISTON

Derived from the prototypes built after the war, the Ariston is the only model that was present in the boatyard's price list throughout Carlo Riva's management, but was subject to continual updating ... More Information...

SPORT FISHERMAN 25'

This model, also of Bertram derivation, had its interior redesigned with exposed wood finishing. The definitive model of the 1971 series differed from the prototypes in having a curved glass windscreen with a stainless steel ... More Information...

TRITONE

It was the boatyard's top model for many years and even the Aquarama, born in 1962 using the same hull, as a replacement for the Open Tritone, was to have trouble despite its greater practicality in ousting the ... More Information...

RUDY

The Rudy was introduced in 1972 as a version in fibreglass, a revamping of the Junior with the hull lengthened to 5.87m. a beam of 2.18 m. powered by a 180hp Riva engine. More Information...

TRITONE CADILLAC

It was the boatyard's top model for many years and even the Aquarama, born in 1962 using the same hull, as a replacement for the Open Tritone, was to have trouble despite its greater practicality in ousting the ... More Information...

RUDY SUPER

The Rudy was introduced in 1972 as a version in fibreglass, a revamping of the Junior with the hull lengthened to 5.87m. a beam of 2.18 m. powered by a 180hp Riva engine. More Information...

SUPER TRITONE

It was the boatyard's top model for many years and even the Aquarama, born in 1962 using the same hull, as a replacement for the Open Tritone, was to have trouble despite its greater practicality in ousting the ... More Information...

RUDY SPECIAL

The Rudy was introduced in 1972 as a version in fibreglass, a revamping of the Junior with the hull lengthened to 5.87m. a beam of 2.18 m. powered by a 180hp Riva engine. More Information...


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