Riva has unveiled the 76’ Bahamas Tremendous, six years after the unique mannequin with the spirit of each an open and a coupe joined the shipyard’s Open vary. The 23m mannequin is one other Riva venture by Officina Italiana Design – the agency based by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta — in collaboration with Ferretti Group’s Strategic Product Committee led by Piero Ferrari and its Engineering Division.
The yacht has a high velocity of 32 knots and a cruising velocity of 28 with a pair of 1,550mhp MAN V12 V-drive engines, whereas the 1,800mhp choices elevate these figures to 37 and 32 knots respectively. The aerodynamic profile of the Shark Gray hull with contrasting Brilliant Black accents now options extra glazing, whereas there are a lot of new options when it comes to digital innovation, performance and storage.
The Bahamas’ star characteristic continues to be the now-legendary C-High, the aerodynamic carbon high with a patented system that converts the yacht from an open right into a coupe and vice-versa in lower than a minute.
Lifted by two polished carbon arms, it rises from the deckhouse to a place over the lounge and locks onto the windscreen and carbon roll bar, revealing foredeck seating. The proprietor also can select so as to add the non-obligatory facet covers to completely defend the cockpit space in dangerous climate.
The massive aft cockpit stays the center of the yacht, with company in a position to loosen up on the big sunpad overlooking the seashore space or the aft-facing couch and neighbouring chaise longue.
The restyling upgrades this space with superior know-how and residential automation options. The sunpad’s armrests have two built-in panels that provide easy, fast management of the lighting, stereo system and door for the aft storage, which might include a 3.25m Williams tender and water toys.
Ahead, the lounge dominates the central a part of the deck and is protected by the double-curved laminated glass windscreen with a sophisticated chrome steel body.
On the starboard facet, the eating space is furnished with an L-shaped couch and a teak desk with chrome steel trim that comfortably seats eight company. Behind this area are numerous storage compartments that include the audio tools and extra.
On the port facet, the lengthy bar space comprises a fridge, an icemaker and a sink, plus an non-obligatory grill or TV display screen.
The helm is one other focus of the improve’s new know-how. The captain can handle the complete yacht utilizing three 16-inch or 19-inch touchscreens, whereas the steering system has been transformed from hydraulic to a Xenta electro-hydraulic steer-by-wire system with impartial management of the rudders. An Aventics joystick that includes docking mode performance is an choice.
The yacht is fitted with computerized Humphree dynamic trim interceptors, simplifying use and optimising gasoline consumption, whereas a Seakeeper NG18 may be put in to supply better stability at anchor and when cruising.
The pilot and co-pilot chairs, specifically designed for all Riva fashions by Officina Italiana Design, are housed in a fibreglass cradle and supported by a chrome steel ‘bridge’ for a lighter total look. They’re joined by a 3rd chair on the alternative facet of the sliding hatch that leads beneath deck.
The skilful restyling continues beneath deck, the place ornament attracts consideration to the yacht’s daring character: the rift-cut white veneer embellished with obsidian varnish is pointed up by black leather-based trim with white stitching. Chrome steel completes the 76’ Bahamas Tremendous’s type palette.
The steps lead on to the saloon, which sits on the port facet and options an L-shaped couch and a espresso desk, whereas there’s a visitor cabin to starboard, ahead of the nook galley.
Within the galley, a pull-out wall shelf has been added to extend the out there work floor. The galley door is now not recessed however now hinged, which will increase the space for storing within the adjoining visitor cabin, making it doable so as to add a sliding drawer.
Midships, the full-beam main bedroom is furnished with a forward-facing double mattress and a cupboard unit on the starboard facet, complemented by the en-suite toilet, which has a brand new format. The grasp foyer has a handy storage space containing the washer-dryer, whereas an enormous locker on the alternative facet will increase the space for storing on board.
The VIP suite within the bow additionally has an en-suite toilet, whereas the format of the guest-cabin toilet incorporates a bathe separated by a glass partition to enhance liveability. Corian — or marble on request — is used for each tops and flooring within the galley and loos.
This text first appeared on Yacht Fashion.
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