78 Motor Yacht
A proud new era of space, luxury and performance
The award-winning Riviera design group in collaboration with superyacht designer, Luca Vallebona, have created the 78 Motor Yacht, an entirely new Riviera. With more space and more luxury as well as the key attributes of Riviera: quality, strength and blue-water performance. Hence, the Riviera 78 is an ocean capable luxury motor yacht, equally comfortable entertaining of Sydney Harbour, cruising the Mediterranean, or relaxing with family on holiday in the Bahamas.
Length Overall (inc. swim platform and bow sprit)
Hull Length (Lh to ISO8666) *
Beam (inc. gunwale)
Maximum Draft (inc. props)
Fuel Capacity ***
2,695 US gal
Water Capacity ***
211 US gal
Holding Tank Capacity ***
132 US gal
8 persons + crew
Engine Option MAN V12 Shaft Drive 1550 (2x)
1550 hp ea
Engine Option MAN V12 Shaft Drive 1800 (2x)
1800 hp ea
Engine Option MAN V12 Shaft Drive 2000 (2x)
2000 hp 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.
Ready for Adventure
The loyalty of Riviera owners is well-known, and Phuket-based Jacky and Rudi Dijk are no exception. Awaiting the flagship 78 Motor Yacht, their third Riviera, the couple thrive on cruising South-East Asia.
Riviera to the Power of Ten
A decade into new ownership, Australian brand Riviera continues to go from strength to strength. The just-released 78 Motor Yacht is the latest emphatic statement from the Gold Coast yard.me.
- Hillary Buckman
78 MY at SCIBS
Striking new aesthetics from a European design house and a range of new smart systems has the Riviera 78 Motoryacht pushing into superyacht territory, as I found out when taking the first hull to sea on the Gold Coast.
The Flagship for far away places
Boosting a winning formula of ocean-ready sports yachts by adding some European flair is Riviera’s strategy with its largest hull
High Level Living
Striking new aesthetics from a collaboration between a European designer and the Riviera design group, plus a range of new smart systems, has the Riviera 78 MY pushing into superyacht territory
“Room for a cruising family? Check. A bluewater hull form and robust build? Check. Luxurious and homelike amenities? Check. Long range for extended cruising itineraries? Check. Inside and outside living? Check. It appears that the Riviera 78 Motor Yacht does indeed check a lot of boxes. It makes me wonder: What will they think of…
- Tom Serio, Yachting Magazine
Riviera Flagship 78 Motor Yacht
If you want serious offshore performance with luxurious trimmings then the flagship of the Riviera range, the 78 Motor Yacht, warrants consideration.