Continuing its expansion into megayacht territory, Riva is surpassing the 100 Corsaro with the Riva 110. The flying-bridge yacht is already in build, set for launch later this year.
The yacht is actually a little longer than her name suggests. LOA is close to 112 feet (34 meters). In traditional fashion, Riva approached Officina Italiana Design to join forces with the Ferretti Group’s in-house engineers. Together, they’ve kept the spirit of the 100 Corsaro in styling. That includes the hardtop over the sundeck and abundant large panes of glass.
It also includes the open living/dining areas on the main deck. The Riva 110 keeps the two spaces flowing from one to the other. In combination with the reflective overhead and the large windows to each side, the area is light and bright.
The main-deck master stateroom is also light and bright. Occupying the full beam (nearly 23 feet, or 7 meters), it has wraparound windows.
Glass plays a big role on the flying bridge, too. The Riva 110 has smoked-glass windscreens both forward of the helm and to each side of it (below). These provide as much protection to the captain as they do you and your guests, when seated in the observation area opposite the helm. The asymmetrical hardtop has glass (and chrome) insets, too, for a skylight.
In recognition of varying clients’ needs, the Riva 110 offers flexibility in stateroom arrangements. All four guest cabins go below decks, but one can feature a Pullman. Regardless of beds, guests enjoy private access to the below-deck area via a port-side passageway on the main deck. Crew, meanwhile, access their cabins, plus the bridge and galley, to starboard.
Also for flexibility, the Riva 110 can include a hot tub nestled into the foredeck. It comes with a clever sliding sunpad cover. The standard layout includes a good-size sunpad and an equally good-size C-shape settee. Picture you and your friends enjoying cocktails here at anchor, or even lunch—if you’re not doing so on the flying bridge, that is, where a mahogany handrail rims the deck.
Carried over from the Riva Corsaro 100, the Riva 110 has a submersible aft hatch for tender launching. Once the garage door opens and tilts down, your crew can offload the Williams Jet Tenders 505 and a PWC of your choosing. Alternately, the Riva 110 comes with a Williams Jet Tenders 565, plus your favorite PWC. Either way, the launching system lets them slide into the water independently. Once they’re off the yacht, you can use the space as a beach club. And, if you want even more toys, request the foredeck sunpad be a stowage compartment instead.
Since Rivas are renowned for speed, the Riva 110 should not disappoint. She’s set for a top speed of 26 knots and cruise speed of 23 knots, with twin MTUs.