The biggest showcase of Rivieras this year included World, Australian and Queensland Premieres at the Riviera Festival of Boating.
Festival of Boating guests walk the red carpet as they enter a VIP courtyard and Festival hub, with access to a massive program of boating education and fun.
Riviera Brand and Communications Director Stephen Milne accepted the Best Corporate Event award on behalf of the 500-strong Riviera team at the Australian Event Awards.
Riviera CEO Wes Moxey with Viva Las Riviera entertainers and Riviera chairman and owner, Rodney Longhurst, aboard the 575 SUV at her World Premiere.
The Riviera Express factory tour by train is a very popular feature of the Festival of Boating and provides a behind-the-scenes insight into Riviera’s world-class luxury motor yacht manufacturing facility on Australia’s Gold Coast – the largest of its type in the Southern Hemisphere.
The world-class Riviera factory on Australia’s Gold Coast hosted a red-carpet display of our luxury motor yachts, factory tours, over 110 educational workshops … and much more.
The 2016 Festival of fun and learning included a firm focus on boating safety, including fire-fighting procedures and an array of other essential skills.
Rafting-up was one of the many essential skills covered throughout the most comprehensive Festival education program ever in 2016.
Registrants at the 2016 Festival of Boating learn how to safely fire flares in the event they are ever required to call for assistance.
The Festival educational program of over 110 workshops covered everything from anchoring to safe operation of a tender.
Skippers workshops focus on knots, ropes and line work.
Riviera’s stunning luxury motor yacht showcase looked spectacular under lights at the Saturday evening marina party, gala dinner and show.
Part of the world-class Riviera factory was transformed into a magnificent gala ballroom for the Viva Las Riviera dinner and show on the Saturday evening of the Festival.
Viva Las Vegas - the entertainment, the atmosphere and the elegance was described by so many guests as 'brilliant'.
Viva Las Riviera - the first-class entertainment included a grand entrance to the ballroom in a beautiful Ferrari.
Everywhere you looked at Viva Las Riviera, the entertainment was on stage and screen, and even flowed on to the dance floor.
Magician Matt Hollywood left everyone wondering with his amazing illusions, including one slightly nervous member of the crowd.
The entertainment at Viva Las Riviera was soothing, inspiring and then, simply sensational.
The quality of entertainment at Viva Las Riviera was rated as being amongst the Festival's best ever.
57 Enclosed Flybridge with IPS
|Length:||18.5 m (60' 8")||Beam:||5.13 m (16' 10")|
|Draft:||1.58 m (5' 2")||Standard Power x 2:||662 kW (900 hp each)|
|Range:||379 nm @ 28.4 knt||Sleeping Capacity:||6 persons|