Riviera 51 Sportfisherman Page 3

Riviera 51 Sportfisherman By George L. Petrie — March 2004

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Base price: $886,714 with 2/700-hp Caterpillar C12 diesel inboards
Optional power: 2/800-hp Caterpillar 3406E diesel inboards; 2/825-hp MTU Series 60 diesel inboards
Standard equipment: 17.5-kW Onan genset w/hushbox, 46,000-Btu Cruisair reverse-cycle A/C, 8-hp bow thruster, Simrad autopilot and sounder, GRP hardtop, transom door, refrigerated baitwell, high-gloss varnished interior joinery, leather or Ultraleather upholstery

Length overall: 58'6"
Beam: 16'1"
Draft: 4'7"
Weight (dry): 45,200 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 713 gal.
Water capacity: 227 gal.
Test engines: 2/825-hp MTU Series 60 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: Twin Disc/1.48:1
Props: S&S Ultrafast 26x30 4-blade Nibral
Steering: SeaStar hydraulic
Controls: Twin Disc EC-251 Power Commander
Optional equipment on test boat: Simrad electronics package with 2/15-inch color displays, radar, sounder, and GPS plotter; blue hull sides above waterline; flying bridge A/C; extra 248-gal. fuel tank; Pipewelders tower; Pompanette fighting chair; Strataglass bridge enclosure
Price as tested: $1,173,000

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This article originally appeared in the February 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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