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construction Material: Wood Greek Pine
length o.a: 9.50 m
breadth extreme: 2.85 m
draft: 0.85 m
hull type: Varkalas
maximum speed: 15 knot
cruising speed: 13 knot
fuel tank capacity:
freshwater tank capacity:
sewage tank capacity:
no. of persons
: 10


From a fishing boat to luxury

Riva's history dates back to 1842, when Pietro Riva began building boats at Sarnico, a small northern Italian town on the shores of Lago d’Iseo. By the 1930s the business was managed by Pietro's grandson, Serafino, and the company had become a leading manufacturer of small racing boats, many of which he raced himself. At the same time it began building pleasure boats. In the 1950s Serafino's son Carlo transformed the business, and in due course the Riva brand became a worldwide legend sought out by screen stars, royalty and businessmen alike. Famous customers included Shah of Iran, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers and many more besides. A succession of owners have owned the company since Carlo Riva sold it in the early 1970s, and today the firm is owned by the Ferretti Group.

ref. from  wikipedia

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