Riviera 56 Open

Boat Tests


Builder: Riviera

Model: 56 Open

Model Year: 2007

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

Standard Powewr 2/1,015-mhp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards

LOA: 63'4"

Beam: 17'4"

Draft: 5'0"

Weight: 66,300 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/1,015-mhp Caterpillar C-18 diesel inbounds

Optional Power: 2/1,550-bhp Caterpillar C30 or 2/1,550-bhp C32 diesel inboards; 2/1,200-bhp MTU 8V 2000 M93 or 2/1,361-bhp MTU 10 V2000 M92 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,500 gal.

Water Capacity: 264 gal.


SidePower bow thruster
OceanAir hatch screen/shades
3-burner Princess cooktop
GE convection/ microwave oven
4/VitroFrigo refrigerator drawers
Starion countertops
27-gal. Woody’s Marine water heater
50,000-Btu Cruisair A/C
4/Gp 27 batteries (service/thruster)
4/Gp 31 batteries (engine start)
1/Gp 31 (genset)
30-amp (24-volt) Victron Energy Centaur battery charger
24-volt Victron Energy MultiCharger battery charger/inverter
27.5-kW Onan genset
3/Sealand VacuFlush MSDs
PSS dripless shaft logs
duplex 1000/75 Racor fuel-water separators
Sea-Fire auto. fire-exting. system
4/Rule auto. bilge pumps


custom electronics package
Sunbrella exterior upholstery
Pompanette ladder-back helm chairs
baitwell w/ Riviera logo
Asko washer and dryer
extra forward fuel tank (264 gal.)
wash-down quick-connects
PipeWelders aluminum tower
16,000 Btu Cruisair flying bridge A/C

This article originally appeared in the June 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.