This is an exceptional handbuilt model of the “Riva Aquariva”, a luxury wooden launch built by the Italian yactbuilder Riva and late 20th Century in date.The Riva Aquariva Super is the spiritual heir to that most famous of the classic wooden Rivas, the Aquarama. The Aquariva Super captures the essence of the grand tradition of Riva style, trimmed in luxurious leather, with decks of beautiful, gleaming mahogany inlaid with maple.
In production from 1962 to 1996, the Aquarama was the most famous of Carlo Riva’s luxury designs and has the reputation of being the Ferrari of the boat world. It takes its name from its wraparound windscreen, which is reminiscent of the Cinerama film format that was popular in the 1960s
Built to scale 1;10 and mirroring the original this model is built in mahogany that has been beautifully polished to a fine gloss with chrome and brass parts and real cream leather upholstery.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 23 x Width 90 x Depth 25
Dimensions in inches:
Height 9 inches x Width 2 feet, 11 inches x Depth 10 inches
Our reference: A1179a
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.