- Özgür Töre
The great dream inspired by the genius of Carlo Riva, with the celebrated “Caravelle” and “Atlantic” series motoryachts of the 1960s and 70s, becomes a reality again.
50 meters long and with a maximum beam of nine meters, M/Y “Fifty” is unveiled with a private launch ceremony at the Riva Superyachts Division shipyard in Ancona.
The new Riva 50, Metri M/Y “Fifty” hit the water at the launch event that promises an outstanding cruising experience defined by comfort, attention to detail and an evolved vision of life at sea: values that have made Riva a legendary name in international yachting for the last 179 years.
She interprets Riva’s classic stylistic and aesthetic hallmarks with accurate sophistication, not least in terms of the colour, a wonderful blue-tinged shark grey, and the exteriors, which feature style elements and materials - mahogany, steel and glass - that tell an unparalleled legend of elegance.
“Riva M/Y ‘Fifty’ is the demonstration that we Italians know how to imagine and realise masterpieces like no one else in the world. And at this difficult time, my thanks goes to everyone whose skills and efforts have helped build this magnificent ship.” - said Ferretti Group CEO Alberto Galassi.
“Once upon a time, the expression ‘written on water’ was used to describe actions that have a fleeting impact. But what we have written on the water today in Ancona is another unforgettable and glorious page in Riva’s history. My recommendation for those in search of great emotions is to take a look at this new Riva and the breathtaking way she shines with style, legend and innovation, all thanks to the talent and expertise of the workers involved.”
A masterpiece of style, Riva 50 Metri is the result of collaboration between Officina Italiana Design, the firm founded by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta and the exclusive designer of all Riva models, and the team created to develop Riva’s new superyachts with the Product Strategy Committee led by Mr. Piero Ferrari.
Riva is a Ferretti Group brand. Thanks to Italy’s centuries-old yachting tradition, the Ferretti Group is a world leader in the design, construction and sale of luxury yachts and pleasure vessels, with a unique portfolio of prestigious and exclusive brands: Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing, Itama, Mochi Craft, CRN, Custom Line e Wally. Led by Chief Executive Officer Alberto Galassi, the Ferretti Group owns and manages six shipyards located across Italy, which combine the efficiency of industrial production with typical world-class Italian craftsmanship, reaching customers in more than 70 countries across the world thanks to a direct presence in Europe, the United States of America and Asia and its network of approximately 60, carefully selected dealers. The Ferretti Group motor yachts, utmost expression of Made in Italy elegance and creative genius, have always stood out for their exceptional quality, cutting-edge technology, record safety and optimum performance in the sea, as well as their exclusive design and timeless appeal.