72 Sports Motor Yacht
Our largest, grandest, most spectacular design yet. The 72 SMY offers an incomparably vast cockpit and covered alfresco deck, spectacular standard power and true long-range capability.
Combining outstanding sports-inspired looks and sports performance with ultra-luxurious interiors.
Features fabulous foredeck entertainment area and four-sided enclosed flybridge with internal stairs. Enjoy the luxury of an optional crew cabin or utility space and the surety of wide and deep side decks. Your choice of three or four magnificent staterooms and four bathroom designs.
Now experience extended voyaging the Riviera way.
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Length Overall (inc. swim platform and bow sprit)
Hull Length * (Lh to ISO8666)
Beam (inc. gunwale)
Maximum Draft (inc. props)
Dry Weight ** (approx.)
Fuel Capacity ***
2,695 US gal
Water Capacity ***
264 US gal
Holding Tank Capacity ***
159 US gal
Engine Option MAN V12 Shaft-Drive 1800 x 2
1,324 kW ea
1,800 hp ea
Engine Option MAN V12 Shaft-Drive 2000 x 2
1,471 kW ea
* Length of the hull (Lh) to ISO8666: Includes all structural and integral parts (ie. the moulded length of the hull). It excludes parts that can be removed in a non-destructive manner without affecting the structural integrity of the craft, (eg. pulpits, outdrives, driving platforms, rubbing strakes).
** Dry weight represents the estimated minimum weight of a yacht with standard engines and options, no fuel or water on board, no equipment or provisions and no personnel. The stated dry weight may be exceeded.
*** Denotes net tank capacity. For useable capacity do not rely on more than 90% of tank capacity. Actual capacity will vary according to yacht trim and sea state. Speeds are subject to normal weather conditions, fuel and/or water levels, passengers and equipment loads.
A WIDE RANGE OF USES
The Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht is a capable cruiser for short or long cruises. She is well built, high quality and great care has been taken to install premium equipment using best practices. The design amenities and equipment details make her quite manageable for the typical owner operator who, these days, has a variety…
- Captain Steve Larivee, BoatTest.com
VERSATILE AND CAPABLE
The Riviera 72 is a versatile and capable platform. She can be a world-class big game sport fisherman, watersports day boat, an entertainment platform, a live-aboard condo or a trans-oceanic long-range cruiser. She can go head to head with mission-specific boats in each of these classes with very few, if any, compromises
- Captain Steve Larivee, BoatTest.com
The Riviera 72 is a big girl with a dry weight of 47 tonnes, yet she handled easily with a gentle touch of the joystick, which spun, backed and manoeuvred the boat without any jerking or lunging
- Captain Arnie Hammerman, OceanMagazine.com
MORE IS MORE
Next, as if it is all part of engaging the warp drive on the Enterprise, the scenery on the sides start to blur like the streaks of the stars, then there’s the wallop as the acceleration kicks in, the flash when you make the jump to hyperspace, and then finally things go back to black…
- John Curnow, Powerboat-World.com
"Attention to detail, the level of finish and the engineering throughout the 72 SMY is exceptional." - Barry Thompson
- Barry Thompson, Pacific Powerboat
Beauty and Purpose
"The 72 is a true sports motoryacht in every sense. It combines great accommodation and amenities with an enclosed flybridge, multiple entertaining areas and the raised mezzanine cockpit of a traditional motoryacht. Yet it also offers the speed and performance of a sports cruiser. "The level of fit and finish and the engineering throughout the…
- Barry Thompson, Power & Motoryacht
The Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht "impresses with its performance and sophistication as world-class motoryacht amenity meets sportscruiser agility. "Against any measure, the 72’s layout offers superior onboard living."
- Mark Rothfield, Club Marine
The High Life
The attractions of a flybridge are several and top among them for Pacific boats is the commanding view of our coral-strewn coastlines. Luxury builder Riviera has gone further by creating a complete living space on the new 72 that even includes a bed – talk about room with a view.
- Kevin Green