Why is it the Italians can be so right when it comes to styling?
Well ahead of it’s day, the Riva 38 is a great fun boat.
Recent diesel engine package and a continuous upgrade program, this boat is far more modern than her year suggests.
New electric heads, new fridge, new upholstery, new batteries, new calorifier, new hydraulic steering, new cutlass bearings……………
Lying on the South Coast, UK – a shaft drive family sport cruiser.
Much better than a cheap French, production, leg drive, toy boat!
Good strong construction
Deep VEE hull offering great sea handling
Very beamy design offering large deck & cockpit space.
(very stable at anchor)
Bathing platform with swim ladder
Stored ashore for 6 Months every year with heaters & dehumidifiers...….and lots of love
Lofrans anchor winch - recent overhaul
Warps & fenders
ZF gear boxes - 220A - from 2010 - only done 200 hours
All regularly serviced
Recent cutlass bearings
Shore power system with battery charger and ring main
Hot water system from calorifier and 240V shore power
Pressurised water system - recent Jabsco pump
Galley with sink
Double electric hob
Fridge - recent Waeco
Lots of storage in galley
Eberspacher diesel heating system
Stereo CD/radio system
Raymarine GPS Plotter
NASA Speed / depth