November 24 2016
Riva and Custom Line on front row at The Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
The two Ferretti Group brands are the protagonists of the final Formula 1 Grand Prix with an extraordinary fleet of yachts on display.
Unique emotions and outstanding performance in the presence of the international jet set: this is the setting in which next Sunday, on the occasion of the last race of the season, the title of Formula 1 World Champion will be awarded. For the occasion, Ferretti Group will deploy, from 25th to 27th November, some of the masterpieces of the "Scuderia" Riva and Custom Line.
These boats protagonists:
• Iseo, Aquariva Super, 68’Ego Super, 76’ Perseo and 88’ Domino Super for Riva;
• Navetta 28 and Navetta 33 Crescendo for Custom Line.
In collaboration with Art Marine, official Riva dealer for Egypt, UAE, Qatar and Oman, the Group will showcase these Made in Italy jewels at the exclusive YAS Island Marina Formula 1 racetrack, making them available for visits and dedicated sea trials taking place during the entire racing weekend.
"We are honored to be present for the last, decisive race of the World Formula 1 Championship for the second consecutive year with Riva, proud to be official sponsor of the Scuderia Ferrari, and with two of the Custom Line masterpieces", commented Alberto Galassi, the Ferretti Group CEO.
"Style, sportiness and advanced technology are common values in both the automotive and yachting worlds, and the YAS Island Marina circuit is the ideal stage to showcase the iconic Riva models and the semi-displacement fleet Navetta Custom Line. In addition, the United Arab Emirates are for our Group a strategic area, full of great emotions and passionate selective owners, on the track and in the sea. We are glad to spend this roaring week end in Abu Dhabi that will be spectacular and memorable."
The models Ferretti Group will exhibit
A real must for lovers of the lake and the sea, thanks to the unique design and great handling, the Iseo is also perfect for anyone wishing to enhance their yacht with an exclusive tender with waterjet propulsion. In response to the growing demand for infotainment, it is the first yacht of its kind equipped with an entertainment system and GPS charts built for the Apple iPad platform.
Riva Aquariva Super
The Aquariva Super is characterized by soft and elegant lines, precious woods on deck worked artfully (mahogany inlaid with maple) and precious leather trimmings. Symbol of timeless charm, the Riva Aquariva Super quickly became a cult boat on all continents, just as had happened to the legendary Aquarama, an unparalleled dynasty style and elegance.
Riva 68’ Ego Super
68’ Ego Super presents new solutions for the interior and exterior layouts, making the yacht even more comfortable. An accurate, in-depth study of every detail and solution has accompanied the harmony of shape and elegance of volume of 68’ Ego Super. The astonishing results are fully in keeping with the Riva tradition, elegant and innovative.
Riva 76’ Perseo
For Riva coupé yachts have always been synonymous with elegant design and sports. The 76’ Perseo, the last heir of this tradition, born from a line of other models in the sporty range and is the perfect extension of a fleet of authentic masterpieces in Riva’s recent production, including Ego Super and the 88' Domino Super. From the very first glance, it impresses with sportiness and elegance, thanks to the distinct choice of colors.
The aggressive look is further enhanced by the more than 40 square meters of glass surfaces: the large windows in the hull, used on both sides, is composed of two elliptical surfaces are connected to each other by the Riva logo, made of polished stainless steel
88’ Domino Super
88 Domino 'Super offers extraordinary standards in terms of style, comfort and performance. The first impact is fascinating, thanks to the sleek and aerodynamic profile, further enhanced by the original hull color, the dark gray "London Grey" in contrast with the light gray "Moon Grey" superstructure.
To this other important and new stylistic choices are added: the new sundeck that enhances the boat's sportiness offering additional comfort to the guests; the large windows in the hull, characterized by an aggressive design; the stern area, revisited, that complete sense of the yacht dynamism.
Custom Line Navetta 28
The Navetta 28 expresses for 100% the DNA of the brand and the series, which takes the form of "made to measure" maxi yachts and designed to travel long distances enjoying a wonderful living experience.
Various innovative solutions inherited from its "sister" yacht, the Navetta 33 Crescendo flagship: the patented Dual Mode Transom, the completely revolutionized outdoor aft area offering enormous advantages in terms of convenience unique to Ferretti Group, safety and comfort, the great new and innovative hull windows installed for the first time on this model for the four guest cabins and an entertainment facility unmatched in the category.
Custom Line Navetta 33 Crescendo
Navetta 33 Crescendo made its mark for innovative design solutions in regards to volumes and functionality of the environments and perfectly expresses the ‘slow motion’ philosophy that characterizes the semi-displacement maxi yachts by Custom Line, conceived as 'villas on the sea'. Natural light illuminates the spacious interiors with large the windows that characterize the unmistakable profile of the yacht, even from the outside they are the defining element of the model. Even for the Navetta 33, as for the whole Custom Line range, a further plus is the wide possibilities of customization that allows the owner to decide essences, materials, fabrics and décor based on a rich variety of fine finishes and collaborations with some of the brands that represent the excellence of ‘Made in Italy.