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1998 Riviera 43 Convertible Flybridge

Sausalito, California

$225,000

Just Listed 

This is one of the nicest, best - equipped Riviera 43's to come on the market in a long time. Always professionally maintained, in excellent condition.

Beautiful teak interior, upgraded custom upholstery and fabrics, just detailed, and ready to cruise.

Check these quick specs:

Caterpillar 3208 420Hp turbo diesels with low 1310 hours

Onan 6.5kW genset with only 550hours

Rare layout with 2 large heads, both with separate showers 

Air conditioning with reverse cycle heating

Optional factory hardtop and full enclosure

Huge cockpit for fishing or cruising with friends

20+ knots maximum, super efficient 14 knot cruise at 2200 RPM, 10GPH per engine

Major engine / gen service done 30 hours ago in Sept 2021

Last haulout, bottom paint, and survey done Sept 2021

Includes new saltwater fishing tackle package over $3500

Includes new Garmin fishfinder with through hull transducer ( not yet installed )

* Note* approx 6ft 6" headroom in main salon and living areas

The Riviera 43 is one of the most versatile, capable vessels ever made in this price range. The modified deep V hull handles rugged offshore conditions with ease. And the large cockpit is perfect for fishing for 4 to 6 anglers, or hosting a black-tie gathering with family and friends.

The beautiful interior and yacht-grade accommodations easily handles 2 couples or families with children for extended cruising. Very few vessels in this class offer two complete separate heads with large showers. The clever design and quality construction allow the 43 convertible to do a variety of tasks unlike many other single-purpose vessels.

Built in Australia for the rugged seas and offshore fishing that is so common in Southern latitudes.

The professionally redecorated interior shows beautifully with wool carpets, custom upholstery and drapes, and the centerpiece is a custom built teak command chair by Tony Ferrari, master shipwright of the San Francisco Bay Area. The seat locks into position, or can be moved anywhere in the salon.

The teak table easily seats 6 guests, and is perfectly proportioned to allow easy movement around the salon and galley without having to unseat your guests at the table.

The brilliant design of the cockpit and deckhouse make accessing the flybridge or side decks easy for small children, or older guests. Heavy duty handrails are perfectly located in key positions, and quality metalwork is evident throughout the vessel.

The ladder to the flybridge is at a gentle angle, with wide steps making it much easier and safer than most vertical metal ladders. Everything has been designed and constructed to be safe and easy to use in rough seas.

 The interior accommodations feature a large master suite forward, with walkaround queen berth and separate head to port. 

Aft of the master suite is the VIP guest suite with two large single berths. This could be easily converted to a single queen if desired. Across from the VIP suite is the guest head, with a large shower as well.

Just aft of the two suites is the large L shaped galley with induction cooktop, microwave, and the large stainless steel over-under fridge. Note this is not just any basic household fridge unit, this is a true holding plate unit with separate compressor mounted in the engine room for reduced noise and increased energy efficiency. The attention to detail is amazing, like the molded-in drainboard for the galley sink, and the custom bar storage racks for bottles and glassware.

There is a reverse cycle heating / air conditioning system, and all of the interior fabrics have been professional redone, with extra fabric on board if needed for future repairs.

Another genius design feature is the large central fuel tank under the cockpit, which gives complete access to the outboard sides of both engines. This is a rarely found in vessels of this size. All of the mechanical systems are within easy reach and servicing the engines and equipment is made much easier than having the tanks squeezed in near the engines. The 420Hp Cat engines are perfectly clean, tidy, with no major leaks, rust, or visible issues. All fluids, filters, and cooling system service done in Sept 2021.

Aft of the engine room, there are two huge full-width storage lockers, accessed via the two cockpit hatches. Again, there is super easy access to the steering gear, plumbing, and fuel fittings. The fuel tank is heavy gauge fiberglass, so no worries about old corroding metal tanks.

The CAT engines give a remarkable speed of 13 to 14 knots at a very efficient 10 GPG per engine, and the modified deep V hullform is the perfect blend of planing efficiency and rough water handling. Top speed is over 20 knots, and with nearly 600 gallons of fuel, you have a long range to safely cruise anywhere you wish to travel.

There is a custom-installed isolation transformer system for the shore power, so the vessel can accept 230V European or 240V USA shore power. 

There is a lot of detail here. We never PhotoShop our pictures or hide known defects. Every attempt has been made to show the true and accurate condition of the vessel and equipment. Please call with any questions. 

PLEASE USE CONTACT INFO BELOW 

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Pieces and Cups
Make: Riviera
Model: 43 Convertible Flybridge
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: RJH43027A798
Has Hull ID: Yes

Dimensions

Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 48'6 ft
Beam: 15'8 ft
Max Draft: 4'2 ft
Cabin Headroom: 6'6 ft
Dry Weight: 33,500 lb
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 420hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 1290
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 420hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 1290
Total Engine Power: 840hp
Cruising Speed: 14 kn
Propeller RPM: 2200
Maximum Speed: 24 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 580 gal
Fuel Tank Material: GRP

Other

Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Flybridge, Sports Fishing Boats

Contact

Malcolm Morgan
Please call Malcolm at 415.304.7938 or Email malcolm@oceanicyachts.com
Oceanic Yacht Sales

Office

Oceanic Yacht Sales
308 Harbor Drive
Sausalito, California, US, 94965
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

PLEASE USE THIS CONTACT INFO

415-304-7938   malcolm@ocenaicyachts.com


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