In order to fully appreciate the majestic uniqueness of this yacht, we need to read the words of Riva yacht designer Mauro Micheli: “The aesthetic idea is important but I have no interest whatsoever in aesthetics. I am not interested in design in itself, I don't even like it. The dream is far more important, and behind the design there must be an entire situation that helps the dream to express itself. Lightness is crucial.”
And although it may seem odd to focus on lightness when talking about a twenty-metre long open yacht with a displacement of thirty tons, you will change your mind when you lower the handle and see how light the bow is on the water as it cuts through the waves and how low it stays, offering a perfect view to the person driving it. Created according to the lines of the Vertigo, a highly successful Riva classic, the 63’ Virtus is an unmatched open yacht in terms of its class, elegance and clean lines.
A host of details express Riva's inimitable elegance, including skilfully concealed mooring cleats and electric winches to achieve a seamless aesthetic effect, the vast but beautifully finished foredeck to convey a sense of sober elegance, and the functional yet superbly designed signal mast.
63’ Virtus is an open yacht even when it comes to the interiors, from the huge cockpit through to spaces that offer a sumptuous and unforgettable liveability. Part of their charm comes from the use of contrasting colours and materials, such as the pale shades of the oak alternating with the dark leather, and the juxtaposition of matt and polished varnishes - all in all a special gift to the five senses.
Cruising comfort, too, is outstanding, with no perceptible vibration and negligible noise levels when travelling at a top speed of 40.5 knots thanks to innovative engine silencing systems.