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Riviera 43 Open Flybridge

Boat Tests


Builder: Riviera

Model: 43 Open Flybridge

Model Year: 2010

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 47'5"

Beam: 15'0"

Draft: 3'11"

Weight: 32,100 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/435-hp Volvo Penta IPS 600 diesel pod drives

Optional Power: none

Fuel Capacity: 476 gal.

Water Capacity: 122 gal.


2/435-hp Volvo Penta IPS600 diesel pod drives
Volvo Penta electronic controls
Volvo Penta electronic steering
32" LCD saloon TV on lift
AM/FM/CD player w/ iPod interface on helm
electrically opening cockpit floor for engine/drive access
double-acting emergency bilge pump w/ access to all compartments
2/insulated fishboxes w/ pumpouts
top-loading freezer on mezzanine
tackle locker under cockpit sink
fresh- and saltwater cockpit washdowns
45-lb. anchor w/ 180 feet of galvanized chain
anchor winch
60-amp battery charger
digital systems monitoring system
9.5-kW Onan genset
Racor fuel-water separators
VacuFlush MSDs
chain counter
IPS joystick control
2/16,000-Btu A/C
swaged fuel lines
remote fuel shut-off valves


10,000-Btu A/C units for forward and midcabins
auxiliary 79-gal. fuel tank
3/Aqualuma underwater lights
high-pressure water system w/ bow and cockpit outlets
FRP hardtop
3/opening ports in midcabin
Raymarine electronics
6/rod holders
teak cockpit and mezzanine
saloon fridge
colored hull
cockpit awning
flying-bridge enclosure

This article originally appeared in the November 2010 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.