Riva Rivarama Speed Boat Model

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The Riva Rivarama model boat measures 37" (long) x 10.5" (wide) x 11" (high).

The Riva Rivarama is shipped fully assembled, ready to be displayed. This is one of the finest model boats available anywhere. Great Gift Item! The Riva Rivarama model speedboat sits perfectly on the included base, which is made of a high-quality, conditioned wood. The Riva Rivarama Speedboat model is built from scratch by experienced master craftsman and is not from any sort of kit. To create the subtle details and definitions of the deck and hull, the plank on frame method of construction is used, which requires hundreds of hours of pain-staking, detailed work. The highest quality, rare woods (including Ebony, Rosewood, Blackwood, Mahogany, Cherry, Jack wood, and Sycamore) are used to construct our models after being subjected to specific seasoning procedures to ensure that the model will withstand severe climate and never warp or split. The quality Honduras mahogany and fine cherry wood generally used for real boats are used on our Riva Rivarama models.

Our Riva Rivarama speed boats are highly polished to a glossy smoothness along with meticulous details that match the perfection of the real thing. Numerous layers of paint and varnish are painstakingly applied, with each layer dried and smoothed through sanding before application of the next. Details such as fittings, trimmings, steering wheels, and propellers are sculpted of brass or stainless steel. These metal pieces are then polished for perfect gold and metallic tones. The Riva Rivarama Speed boat's dashboard is complete with a realistic metal steering wheel, switches, and gauges, all made from polished metals. Plush Seats are hand-stitched and made of genuine leather.

Extensive research is required to build each Riva Rivarama model to scale, using various pictures, original plans, drawings, and digital imaging. Each Riva Rivarama model boat is examined during various stages of manufactoring and shipping to insure you get the finest model boat possible.

Historic Past

Synonymous with elegance, class, and premier European craftsmanship, Riva has been one of the world’s leading producers in high quality speed boats since the 1950s. The Riva name dates back through the 1840s, where Pietro Riva began to fashion boats in a small northern Italian town called Sarnico. Pietro’s grandson, Carlo, would be the figurehead of the Riva Speed Boating legend. In the 1950s, Carlo Riva began to produce elegant wooden speed boats of unquestionably superior style and quality.

The Riva Aquarama was the undisputed flagship of Riva’s line. Becoming more than just a boat, the beautiful Aquarama was a social symbol of the highest class, style, wealth, and most notably, power. Based on the Aquarama, the Riva Rivarama is a supreme class open cruiser and a design masterpiece. Every detail on the Riva Rivarama is beyond exceptional and she provides tremendous comfort and an abundance of options over her entire 44 feet of length. Again, Riva accentuates the use of exotic and precious materials, as is customary for all of their speedboats, the most luxurious of their class.

The Riva Rivarama comes equipped with a MAN R6-800 CRM, 800 horsepower engine. The massive 17-ton speedboat can reach a ridiculous 40 knots/hour.

on 03/04/2013 01:09pm
looks great

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