June 20, 2012

New Model: Riva 63 Virtus

Riva celebrates its 170th birthday with the launch of its largest fully open model to date, the 63 Virtus.  Based on the lines of the Vertigo, and following the concept of the smaller 52 Rivale, Riva and Officina Italiana design push further the open concept, which is represented in its history annals with unique models from the open wooden Aquarama's, and others less known respected legends as the 60 Black Corsair.  The fully open 63 Virtus will feature a comfortable main deck with a central located sunpad which underneath is a tender garage, three settees facing each other with the largest being the L-shaped to port side, and a central helm with a wet bar to starboard. Interior accommodation offers three cabins, with the owners full beam midships located stateroom and VIP room both en-suite served, and extra day head serving the third cabin.  Between the cabins is a saloon and galley.  For its racy lines the Riva 63 features impressive accommodation. Power is from twin MAN 1360hp engines which give a 40 knots max speed, and 35 cruise.   
Technical Data:
LOA - 19.57 m (64.2ft)
Hull Length - 19.03 m
Waterline Length - 15.62 m
Beam - 4.80 m
Draft - 1.60 m including props
Displacement - 27.7 t unloaded, 32.3 t loaded
Fuel Capacity - 3200 l
Water Capacity - 660 l
Accommodation - 6 guest berths in 3 cabins, 1 crew berth cabin
Max Persons - 12
Engines - 2 x MAN V12 1360hp
Propulsion - line shaft
Speed - 40 knots max, 35 knots cruise
Range - 255 nautical miles at 35 knots cruise
Hull Type - warped medium Vee with spray rails, 17 degrees deadrise aft
Project - Officina Italiana, Ferretti AYT
Certification - CE 2003/44 A, modules B + F + Aa (sound emission) RINA spa