Riviera 61 Flybridge Series II

Boat Tests


Builder: Riviera

Model: Riviera 61 Flybridge Series II

Model Year: 2012

Boat Type: Cruiser

Cabins 1 master, 2 guest (3 guest optional)

LOA: 64'5"

Beam: 17'9"

Draft: 5'2"

Weight: 56,450 lbs. (dry)

Standard Power: 2/1,150-hp CAT C18 ACERT diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,572-hp Caterpillar C32 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,493 gal.

Water Capacity: 264 gal.

Layout Diagram

Riviera 61 Flybridge Series II layout illustrations by Steve Karp


Riviera power steering
CAT electronic controls
96,000-Btu 3-zone A/C
10.7-hp bow thruster
swaged fuel lines
oil-change system
prewiring for watermaker
Interceptor-type trim tabs
2/central vacuums
40- and 25-amp battery chargers
CZone digital switching
dedicated electronics battery
22.5kW Onan genset
5kW inverter
40" LCD TV w/ Bose Lifestyle audio system in saloon
19" LCD TV w/ Bose system in master
19" LCD TV w/ DVD player in forward stateroom
cockpit drink box
mezzanine lounge
transom door
tackle lockers
in-sole stowage bin/fishbox
Miele dishwasher and 4-burner cooktop
2/refrigerator and 2/freezer drawers


aft awning
aft soft flying-bridge enclosure
stern thruster
Al Fresco Mezzanine
cockpit barbecue
990 lb. Davco davit
galleyware and bathware
hydraulic swim platform
Twin Disc Quickshift gears

This article originally appeared in the May 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.