Riviera 51 SportfishermanBy George L. Petrie
Model: 51 Sportfisherman
Model Year: 2004
Boat Type: Sportfisherman
Weight: 45,200 lbs.
Standard Power: 2/700-hp Caterpillar C12 diesel inboards
Optional Power: 2/800-hp Caterpillar 3406E diesel inboards; 2/825-hp MTU Series 60 diesel inboards
Fuel Capacity: 713 gal.
Water Capacity: 227 gal.
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
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
Pompanette fighting chair
Strataglass bridge enclosure
This article originally appeared in the March 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.