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As an island nation, Australia owes its founding to the traditions of the sea, and the country’s boat builders take this heritage seriously. That includes Riviera Yachts, a leading manufacturer of pleasure boats with a line of 14 models ranging in size from 36 to 75 feet. Based in Coomera, Queensland, Riviera is one of Australia's largest luxury boat builders. As such, the company has forged alliances with some of the biggest names in boating to produce a range of world-class products. They include Dutch naval architect Frank Mulder, who contributed running surface designs to many Riviera models. The boats are powered by modern propulsion systems, including pod drives from Volvo Penta and Cummins MerCruiser. According to Riviera, its models are the most awarded luxury boats in Australian history. The flagship 75 was complete in 2012 and is the largest model in the company’s 32-year history.

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Riviera 43 Offshore Express

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Boat Description

The Riviera 43 Offshore Express is the second in a new line of models from Riviera, a sport utility vessel that is equally at home as a game fishing machine or a family entertainer. The Riviera 43 Offshore Express is the first in this line to utilise Volvo Penta IPS propulsion. Purpose-built for this system, the boat includes a full-beam aft cabin, as well as a double master stateroom forward and a single bathroom The 43 Offshore Express is offered in three distinct configurations. • An Open boat without a targa or coverings to the helm and deck area, suited to an after-market fishing tower. • A version with stylish, forward-raked targa and removable bimini creating an open boat feel for great entertaining under the Sun, with the addition of protection from the weather. Clears to the sides and rear storm curtain are included. • A three-sided hardtop with a rear curtain to enclose the helm deck forward of the mezzanine.

Boat Details
Beam 15 ft 5 inDry Weight 27600 lb
Hull Material FiberglassHull Shape Modified Vee
Fuel Capacity 396 galLength Overall 49 ft 4 in
Holding Tank Size 35 galWater Capacity 122 gal
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Detailed Specs
Number of Berths 6   

Additional Description

  • The cockpit of the 43 Offshore Express is a game fisherman?s dream
  • Spacious and functional, providing everything for the most demanding angler.
  • The wide coamings feature recessed hawses holes through the aft corners to access cleats to give a clean surface for fishing lines.
  • The entire cockpit floor lifts, hinged forward, on an electric actuator to provide access to the engine room.
  • A smaller hatch built into the mezzanine can be used for day access to the engine room.
  • The cockpit floor is double sealed.
  • Bennett trim tabs are recessed in the hull under the transom to prevent fishing lines being caught.
  • An aft-facing mezzanine lounge covers a large cool box

Additional Description

  • From the helm deck through a lockable sliding door, the saloon is dominated by an L-shaped lounge/dinette covered in premium leather.
  • Adjacent to the lounge is an entertainment unit with a 22" LCD TV integrated with an AM/FM stereo, CD/DVD player with iPod interface, with storage space underneath.
  • A full height multifunction storage centre, combining pantry, liquor cabinet and rod storage locker can be configured to the owners? needs
  • High quality Amtico flooring has been used throughout the saloon and galley and features a large hatch in the saloon to access storage space belowul> Cabin
    • The master stateroom forward is equipped with a queen walk-around bed with inner spring mattress.
    • The bed is hinged and supported by two gas struts so that it may be easily lifted to reveal a large storage space underneath.
    • There are also cupboards and drawers under the bed for additional storage.
    • The cabin opens up to the saloon with a hinged door and sliding room divider.
    • The bathroom features a Vacuflush toilet and a shower stall with frameless glass door and a non-slip tile pattern floor.
    • It includes a satin finished chrome shower pole and a quality shower head on a slide bar.
    • The vanity has a solid surface benchtop and contemporary porcelain sink.
    Aft Cabin
    • The full beam aft cabin includes a queen double bed athwartships and a single along the port side.
    • A hanging locker is cedar lined and includes automatic lighting.
    • The cabin has an opening porthole in the port side.
    • Split cabin entrance doors and combination sliding and hinged so the cabin opens out to the saloon

Additional Description

  • The galley layout features plenty of cupboards, above and below bench for storage as well as a convection microwave oven and a two-door fridge/freezer.
  • The galley benchtop is contemporary styled solid surface and includes a stainless steel sink and dual element induction cooktop.

Additional Description

  • The helm itself is vast and practical.
  • It has plenty of room for a complete array of marine electronics and the standard comprehensive engine instrumentation including twin lever electronic engine control units and the IPS joystick.
  • The stainless steel Edson steering wheel has a synthetic grip.