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Riviera 38 Open Flybridge

Boat Tests


Builder: Riviera

Model: 38 Open Flybridge

Model Year: 2008

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 42'11"

Beam: 13'10"

Draft: 3'5"

Weight: 24,000 lbs. (dry)

Standard Power: 2/370-hp Volvo Penta D6-370 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/380-mhp Cummins MerCruiser QSB5.9 or 2/440-mhp Cummins MerCruiser QSB5.9 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 380 gal.

Water Capacity: 122 gal.


New Zealand leather upholstery
2/Clarion VXZ766 AM/FM stereo/CD players (saloon and flying bridge)
Corian countertops
Vitrifrigo refrigerator
2-burner Fisher & Paykel cooktop
Sharp convection/microwave oven
VDO water-tank gauge
Sealand VacuFlush MSD
60-amp Victron Energy Centaur battery charger
maintenance-free batteries (2/Group 31 starters, 2/8D starter/house, 1/Group 31 genset)
9-kW Onan genset
Woody's Marine water heater
QL interceptor-type trim tabs
Arctic Steel s/s sea-strainers
simplex Racor fuel-water separators
Sea-Fire auto. fire-extinguishing system
6/Reelax rod holders (flying bridge)
outward-opening transom door
34-gal. livewell
29-gal. fishbox
tackle locker


Side-Power bow thruster
Raymarine electronics package
teak planking
port-side saloon lounge electrically convertible to double berth
16,000-Btu Cruisair A/C

This article originally appeared in the October 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.