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RIVIERA

79 ft / 24.1 m ALALUNGA - Sleeps 9 guests

From: €27,000

Chartering in the West Mediterranean

About RIVIERA

Operating in the West Mediterranean

Riviera is a new version of the very popular Alalunga 78 fly boasting tasteful and refined interiors courtesy of the young designer Alessandro Vescia

.Modern, fast and luxurious, Riviera offers accommodation for up to 9 guests in four wonderful cabins located on the lower deck. Both the master and the VIP suite are full-beam, this means they’re very spacious, light and airy. One of the two twin cabins offers an additional Pullman bed; all cabins have en-suite facilities and flat screen TV.

On the main deck, a beautiful salon offers ample space to relax on two sofas and a separate formal dining area. On the foredeck a spacious and perfectly equipped galley allows our chef on board to cook delicious meals and the bridge deck also include a sofa with a coffee table to enjoy the navigation. Riviera also boasts expansive deck space: on the aft deck there is a beautiful alfresco dining area while on the foredeck a beautiful solarium is ideal for sunbathing.

But the very cherry on top of this wonderful vessel is the fly bridge that hosts a second helm station, a large sun-pad and a wetbar with a dinette and a barbeque grill. The wonderful MY Riviera, with her polished interiors, her ample deck spaces and her top speed of 36 knots, will safely and comfortably transport her guests for incredible journeys at the discovery of the breathtaking Mediterranean coasts.

M/Y Riviera at anchor

Running

Bow detail

Fly bridge

Running

Dining alfresco

Stern view

Helm Station

Helm corner

Salon

Salon

Dining area

Master cabin

Master bathroom

Vip cabin

Vip cabin detail

Twin cabin

Twin cabin

Specification

Length

79 ft / 24.1 m

Year Built

2009

Sleeping Guests

9

Cruising Speeds

28 kts / 51.8 km/h

Engines

2x Caterpillar 1825hp

Beam

19 ft 4 in / 5.9 m

Builder

ALALUNGA

Crew

Captain: Antonino Aiello + 2

Stabilisers

None

VAT Registered

No

Draft

3 ft 3 in / 1 m

Designer

Refit

Flag

Italy

US Duty Paid

No

Amenities

  • BBQ
  • Fishing gear - light
  • CD library
  • DVD library
  • DVD player saloon
  • Indoor audio system
  • Local TV
  • Satellite phone
  • Tube - towable
  • Water skis - adult
  • Snorkelling gear

Crew Profile

Captain Antonio Aiello, Italian, 32 y.o.

Born in 1983 in the beautiful Amalfi Coast, Antonio has an innate passion for the sea. His father is a professional seaman and introduced him to sailing since his early age. Once he grow up he decided to attend the Nautical Institute and, after graduating, he started working in the yachting industry onboard cruise ships for five years for a leading Italian company. Then he drove touristic charters around the wonderful island of Capri and worked as a Captain onboard private yachts for several years, before joining Riviera’s crew. His life-long experience in sailing and his professional but warm attitude will make you feel comfortable and welcomed, and his deep knowledge of the Amalfi Coast and of the islands of the gulf of Naples is a bonus for those who wish to visit the area and discover the most wonderful secret spots only locals know.Antonino is also a guarantee for his guests’ safety as he achieved different first aid certifications, among others the Basic life Support and Defibrillation. Thanks to his excellent sailing skills and his kindness, he will be able to grant his guests a sheltered experience. He speaks Italian and English.


Chef /Deckhand - Salvatore Aiello, Italian, 32 y.o.
Thanks to Salvatore, Riviera is a 5 stars floating restaurant. He is a terrific chef having started his career, since very young, as chef’s assistant in his family’s restaurant in Sorrento. His culinary skills are next to none and with the quality of his refined Mediterranean cuisine he has always conquered the most demanding guests. Salvatore has that typical Italian enthusiasm that charms everyone, no matter where the yacht is cruising, Salvatore has the know-how and ability to source the finest ingredients in order to prepare his culinary creations, which are specifically tailored to the clients’ wishes. His cooking style is fresh and lively, capturing the natural and local flavors found in the freshest ingredients that are available. He has built a fine repertoire of varied menus to suit guests requirements, each day he would develop new menu ideas, in order to create new bold and exciting combinations. He has over ten years yachting experience as a deckhand and  has attended many specific courses for yacht charter. He  is  in charge of all water sport activities and will make sure that guests safely enjoy their stay on board. Salvatore speaks basic English.


Stewardess - Federica Sorrentino, Italian 27 y.o.  
Federica was born and raised in Pompei, known all over the world for the wonderful archeological site of ancient Pompeii. After achieving her degree in Sociology, Federica chose to travel, enjoying new cultures and places along the way and acquiring a strong background in hospitality. She worked as entertainer on Cruise ships, and as receptionist and bartender in UK.  Now she has found a perfect field to combine her enthusiasm for travel, and working in hospitality, onboard RIVIERA. Federica is very outgoing, with a bubbly personality and as with all the RIVIERA crew, she is looking forward to a busy season ahead and will provide all guests with the highest level of service and care. Federica speaks fluent English,  Spanish and basic French and German.


Layout

RIVIERA can accommodate 9 guests in 4 cabins. The Master cabin has a king size bed, shower and toilet. A Guest cabin has a king size bed, shower and toilet. A Guest cabin has 2 twin beds, a pullman, shower and toilet. A Guest cabin has 2 twin beds, shower and toilet. RIVIERA is fully air conditioned through out. Crew has a separate heads and shower.

Testimonials


RIVIERA - Charter 2-9 August 2015

We are having the best trip ever!!! the crew is spectacular!!!! they are treating us like gold and the boat is stunning. We really don't want to leave. I will recommend this boat to any client that is looking for this kind of trip.
I have to thank you so very much. My friends and I are in awe.
I forgot to mention the food!!! It is out of this world. We want Salvatore #2 to write a cookbook. We have never eaten so well.

Grazie!!

A. G.


RIVIERA - Charter 5-11 July 2013
I would like to say thank you for the experience. We were more than happy 
The crew was sensational Experience of the boat was beyond expectations and overall fabulous experience. We definitely will be rebooking the Riviera.
Thank you again
 
P.
 

RIVIERA - Charter September 2012

We went on a cruise to Sicily at the end of September 2012. It was really very nice. We embarked in Palermo and then we visited the Aeolian islands. We have never seen a place like this!
Beautiful, especially the fantastic colors of the sea: turquoise, green, blue. The fishermen brought us fresh fish on board every day, and the very friendly and capable chef cooked them for us in all kinds of different ways. The breakfast was very nice especially the fresh Sicilian orange juice. The boat was very comfortable, spacious and well designed. We had 2 days of bad weather and the skipper, who was very good and kind, brought us in the tender to some small bays with crystal clear water and white sandy beaches. We have some great swims and incredible snorkeling.
Congratulations to all the staff who with their kindness and professionalism ‘gave us an unforgettable week.

N.P.


RIVIERA 10/09/2012
We spent a week cruising on the Riviera yacht last August, with 4 days in the Bay of  Naples, visiting Capri, Positano and Ischia, and 3 days sailing round the islands of Ventotene and Ponza. We enjoyed ourselves greatly, the sea is fantastic, the islands beautiful and the people very welcoming.
The Riviera yacht is very comfortable, especially the cabins. The staff is very helpful and professional.
The chef caught octopus and made an exquisite dish of spaghetti. The skipper prepared delicious aperitifs at sundown.
It really was an unforgettable experience.
H. F.



RIVIERA 15/08/2012
We spent a week as a family on the Riviera yacht from 22 July. It was an unforgettable experience. Capri, Ischia, Positano, the Amalfi Coast – all magical places. The yacht is very comfortable, its staff extremely kind and helpful. The chef prepares exceptional evening meals with the freshest of fish, the skipper is professional and very likeable.
We will definitely be doing it again next year.
A.R.


RIVIERA - Charter July 2012


We had a great cruise on RIVIERA this July out of Naples. loved the yacht and the crew – had an incredible time; “the captain and his crew are delightful people to work with”; the cruise went exactly as imagined and more!  Thank you so much!  We will be back!
T. 



RIVIERA - Charter 11-18 July 2011

Everyone loved. The charter, the boat, crew and itinerary were perfect. Food was also great.

Already planning next year.

Regards,

P.


RIVIERA 17-21 September 2010

Now we're back from a wonderful trip in the Naples area. Everything worked fine, especially our fantastic crew. Salvatore is one of the best Italian cooks we met up to date. Rita was very supportive and fulfilled all of our wishes. Also our Skipper showed us all the beautiful places in the gulf of Naples including Capri, Amalfi and so on and was very careful regarding weather conditions :)
Our vacation was really a dream and we will do it again as soon as possible.

Thank you and kind regards,
N.Z.


RIVIERA - Charter 15-22 August 2010
We had the happiest week on “MY RIVIERA”- the boat is simply beautiful in its layout space and interior decoration.
But above all: your fabulous crew- for safety, sail and supple.
Salvatore always paying attention, Rita always helpful and smiling and Salvatore! His meals were the best, we will miss all of them.
We wish you a wonderful trip to the South – we hope to come back – same boat, same crew.
All the best

G. and J.

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