Riviera expands the propulsion revolution

Riviera have announced their latest model, the 5000 Sport Yacht, which will be equipped with CMD Zeus pod drives.

Here is their press release:

“Australia’s largest luxury boat builder, Riviera, will unveil its latest step in the technology revolution with the launch its new 5000 Sport Yacht at the Sydney International Boat Show at the beginning of August.

“Powered by twin Cummins Mercruiser turbo diesel engines linked to the revolutionary Zeus pod drives, this new model builds on the extraordinary success of the Riviera 4700 Sport Yacht that won the AMIF Boat of the Year award in 2007.

“The 5000SY is the fifth member of Riviera’s European-style Sport Yacht family and replaces the shaft drive 4700SY.

“The elegant 5000SY maintains and expands on the single-level lifestyle design of the Riviera Sport Yacht line, including an aft galley and stainless steel pillarless aft bulkhead door and fold-up awning window that open the saloon right out into the cockpit.

“The accommodation options are the choice of three cabin and two bathroom design or two cabins and two bathrooms plus a below-deck lounge area. In the cockpit, owners can choose between a standard layout of a single long lounge across the transom with a long hi/low table or the option of an additional L-shaped aft-facing lounge in the forward quarter with a table, deleting the long table.

“The cockpit of the 5000SY is an expansive entertaining area, complete with an electric barbecue built into the transom, fully equipped wet bar: bar fridge, solid surface benchtop with a sink and a locker with rubbish bin. There is even an option for an ice-maker in this area.

“The saloon of the 5000 Sport Yacht is an extension of the entertaining area with an L-shaped leather lounge running the full length, with chaise. A fold-out dinette table can be lowered to convert to a coffee table.

“Accommodation includes a full-beam aft cabin similar to the award-winning 4400 Sport Yacht, with a large athwartships double bed as well as a single bunk along the port side. This cabin includes three opening portholes to provide plenty of light and cross ventilation.

“The master stateroom forward features a queen walk-around bed with an innerspring mattress.”

At a glance

Length: 54ft 9in (16.69m
Beam: 15ft 7in (4.76m)
Engines: 2 x Cummins QSC 8.3 diesel
Top Speed: 32 knots (MBYestimate)
Price:tbc

Contact: Riviera Yachts
Tel: 1 772 403 1060
Web: Riviera Yachts