MarineBusiness-World.com
 
 
News Home FishingBoating Photo Gallery Australian Cruising Sail-World Australia
Sail-World.com : Riviera celebrates the 2013 Riviera Festival of Boating
Riviera celebrates the 2013 Riviera Festival of Boating


'Take a full factory tour of the largest boat building facility in Australia'    Riviera    Click Here to view large photo

The second annual Riviera Festival of Boating will offer an expanded educational program in 2013 with a raft of new events planned for the unique four day experience.

Held from May 23 to 26 at Riviera’s 14-hectare, state-of-the-art Coomera River front facility, the Riviera Festival of Boating boasts over 76 individual educational and social events held over four days.

Festival organisers have been inundated with registrations since the information and registration website went live and are urging people to register early to avoid missing out, as all activities and events have limited places.

Riviera’s director of brand and communications, Stephen Milne, said the Festival provided an unprecedented opportunity for owners and aspiring owners of luxury power boats to understand all aspects of power boat ownership, operation and maintenance.

'Comprehensive seminars and hands-on workshops are hosted by leading boating professionals who have decades of experience in their respective fields,' Mr Milne said.

Educational seminars will give owners and aspiring power boat owners some useful tips and information -  Riviera_.   Click Here to view large photo


'The feedback we have received from those who attended the Festival last year has been extremely encouraging with many enjoying the relaxed atmosphere and educational events, in particular, the factory tours and skipper programs.

'We have a host of exciting new activities and events planned for passionate boaters, as well as the trusted favourites such as the skipper training programs, electronic navigation schools, generator set, sanitation system in-field trouble shooting workshops, and some special ‘ladies only’ events.

'For those new to boating or wishing to brush up on their skills and practical knowledge or are seeking to enter the wonderful and rewarding world of boating, we will offer seminars in offshore seamanship, exterior maintenance ‘tricks of the trade’, fishing clinics and a full sea trial program.

'People can learn how to navigate, meet our designers and the talented craftspeople that build our beautiful world-class boats, take a full factory tour of the largest boat building facility in Australia, and enjoy a raft of fun events organised exclusively for our Riviera owners and their guests.'

New events for 2013 include understanding the latest advances in onboard entertainment and communications; anchoring, line work and mooring; electrical power systems; and understanding electrical accessories.

Another new workshop for 2013 is understanding marine insurance and making sure that you have your family, your friends and your boat as comprehensively covered as possible. Insurance policies vary greatly and it is often the fine print that sets insurance policies apart. Riviera in partnership with Club Marine will conduct a series of insurance workshops.

Discover the world of onboard entertainment with the latest sound systems, satellite TV, Digital TV and Foxtel, communications and internet devices to keep you up to date whether in the marina or out at sea.

Understand the correct anchoring techniques, line work when rafting up to another boat or tying up to a jetty or marina and tips for safe and easy mooring, including how to pick up a mooring.

Learn more about the power systems on board your Riviera or Belize Motoryacht with expert advice and information on inverters, shore power and the C-Zone digital systems.

Understanding electrical accessories takes you step-by-step through the operation of onboard cameras, underwater lights, remote alarm systems and much more.

'The Festival of Boating also provides a unique opportunity for Riviera owners to come together and share in select social events, factory tours, and inspections of our full line at the impressive red carpet under cover new model boat show or at the premium select brokerage show.

'We are also offering secure parking and free ferry transfers to Sanctuary Cove for all our valued Riviera owners.'

The on-water display will feature the latest models from Australia’s largest and most awarded luxury boat builder, including the Riviera 43 Open Flybridge, 53 Enclosed Flybridge, 63 Enclosed Flybridge, 5000 Sport Yacht, 5800 Sport Yacht, 445 SUV and 565 SUV.

The award-winning Belize 52 Daybridge will also make its Queensland boat show debut at the Festival. The Riviera owned bespoke motor yacht line was recently named ‘most innovative new builder’ at the inaugural AIM (Active Interest Media who publish Power & Motoryacht, Yachts International, and PassageMaker magazines) Marine Group Editors’ Choice Awards held in Fort Lauderdale in October last year.

The gala dinner is one of the highlights of the four day Riviera Festival of Boating -  Riviera_.   Click Here to view large photo


The Festival takes place at the same time as the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show so Riviera will be offering a free ferry service to and from Sanctuary Cove for registered participants.

The Festival of Boating offers free entry, free on-site parking and easy access with many owners able to arrive by boat at the Festival. A visitor arm will be available and owners can book a berth for a 24-hour period. Riviera and Belize owners will receive preferential berth bookings.

Boating enthusiasts are encouraged to register early as places for all workshops and events are limited. Riviera owners will receive prior registration notification for all events.

Last year organisers confirmed more than 1500 registrations and this year’s Festival is expected to well and truly exceed this.

The Riv Kidz Skipper Program is designed to give pint-sized captains important navigational skills -  Riviera_.   Click Here to view large photo


For more information about the second annual Riviera Festival of Boating or to register for any of the events online, visit www.rivieraaustralia.com/festival. For a free copy of the program contact your local Riviera dealer.

Riviera offers 15 different models from 36 to 75 feet across four model series Flybridge, Sport Yacht, Offshore Express and the new SUV collection.

In 2012 Riviera celebrated the launch of its 5000th boat, the 445 SUV, a significant achievement in the company’s rich 32-year history.

Riviera also offers the bespoke Motor Yacht line, Belize Motoryachts. Inspired by classic luxury details and timeless style, Belize Motoryachts has recently released the new 52 foot Sedan and Daybridge models.

For more information, please go to www.rivieraaustralia.com


by Stephen Milne

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.marinebusiness-world.com/index.cfm?nid=109685

11:25 PM Mon 20 May 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
Riviera News

Related News Stories:

09 Apr 2013  2013 Riviera Festival of Boating - expanded program of events
15 Mar 2013  R Marine Perth Variety Splash 2013 - Bringing out the inner child
08 Feb 2013  Riviera launches next model - 565 SUV
30 Jan 2013  Riviera stages Miami debut for four new models
23 Dec 2012  May 23 to 26 - The 2013 Riviera Festival of Boating
18 Dec 2012  Belize Motoryachts named ‘best of the best’ at AIM Awards
11 Dec 2012  Riviera drives into 2013 with an expanded senior management team
23 Nov 2012  The Production Management Baton changes hands at Riviera
02 Oct 2012  Riviera Has 5000 reasons to celebrate
29 Aug 2012  Riviera’s super sized new models make their New Zealand debut




Marine Business News

Operating in Adelaide’s commercial marine precinct of Largs North, specialist naval architects Oceantech Design is a passionate advocate of the Yanmar range of commercial marine engines. Their latest launching, Shootingstar, is a beefy offshore utility cat, powered by a pair of Yanmar 6CXB engines. ... [more]  

The media conference marks the opening of the 2014 China (Macau) International Yacht Import and Export Fair, which will take place at the Grand Colane Resort from 7-9 November. The three-day fair promises to offer its valuable guests a vibrant experience of luxury lifestyle and oceanic culture. ... [more]  

Dometic Group announced on September 9th that it signed an exclusive purchase agreement with Elkhart, Ind.-based Atwood Mobile Products, LLC, a global provider in designing, engineering and manufacturing appliances and hardware for the RV, On-/Off-Highway and Marine industries for over 50 years. ... [more]  

Heading to the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) 2014? Have you booked your place at the 13th International Sailing Summit? Taking place on 17 November, the day before one of the industry’s largest B2B exhibitions, the Summit is one of the key events on the METS programme. ... [more]  

2015 Festival of Sails - The Royal Geelong Yacht Club has welcomed the State Government’s decision to renew its funding support of the iconic Festival of Sails regatta for a further three years, cementing its position as a permanent fixture on the Victorian Major Events calendar. ... [more]  

October 30, 2014: The US Fed cited the vast improvement in the Labour market, with the Unemployment rate falling below 6%, while inflation has remained benign. The Fed's Balance Sheet is still providing massive stimulus because of its extremely bloated state. The size of the balance sheet means that just reinvestment of maturing bonds will be a massive stimulus. ... [more]  

Representing superlative achievement with a focus on sustainability, the awards were presented 29 October at the 24th Anniversary of ISS’s Awards Gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The Excellence in Innovation Award was accepted by David Hogan, son of Superior CEO, John and Jackie Hogan in front of an international audience. ... [more]  

Genoa International Boat Show 2014 ‘in recovery’ by Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong
Once upon a time, and not so very long ago, Genoa was very much the numero uno Mediterranean boat show, with 3,000+ boats in the water and practically every manufacturer on the planet anxious to be seen there. The combined effect of the financial crisis 2008-onwards and subsequent financial austerity measures imposed by the Italian government, including swingeing taxes on luxury products ... [more]  

2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - After a successful 2014, Mulpha Sanctuary Cove is gearing up for its 27th annual Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, with exhibitor opportunities opening next week (November 6). ... [more]  

A brand new online classifieds website called Boat Bitz has just been launched specifically focused on helping boat owners clear their unwanted or unused boating and fishing equipment. ... [more]  

Built by one of Japan’s premier shipyards, EAGLE ONE has kept pace with modern luxury with a series of refits, most recently 2014, and is for sale, under $1m. ... [more]  

Exposure Marine is one of six brands nominated for a DAME award in the lifesaving and safety category. Entirely British designed and manufactured, Exposure’s innovative, immensely powerful Man Overboard (MOB) strobe and search light, will ensure you can be found fast and does not even need to be switched on! ... [more]  

WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society have released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Reef 2050 strategy. ... [more]  

October 29, 2014: The AUDUSD is looking to test 0.8840 while the KIWI traded 0.7905 ahead of the RBNZ meeting. Expectations are for them to desist from the current raising policy. There is a huge stimulus going on globally and that is the collapsing price of oil! The AUD currently trades 0.6920 and 0.5470 against the EUR and GBP respectively with the AUDJPY trading 95.40. ... [more]  

The famous Henri Lloyd Summer Sample Sail is in now at the Henri Lloyd showroom in Crows Nest, Sydney! Huge range of samples and discontinued lines from Henri Lloyd's marine, footwear and lifestyle collections for men and women. Discounts of up to 80% off original RRP! ... [more]  

Performance Sailcraft Australia has been involved in the singlehanded dinghy market for over four decades so they know a thing or two about single hander sailing. Chris Caldecoat from PSA said 'When we acquired the Byte CII we knew the boat had amazing potential but after discussing the boat with the global builders we also found it was still potentially too much of a step for lighter sailors ... [more]  

Where is the Deepwater Horizon oil? by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
During the 2010 crisis, some of the oil gushing from the seafloor appeared as slicks on the sea surface, while roughly half of it, scientists estimate, remained trapped in deep ocean plumes of mixed oil and gas, one of which was more than a mile wide, hundreds of feet high and extended for miles southwest of the broken riser pipe at the damaged Macondo well. ... [more]  

The illegal take of snapper from Port Phillip, Western Port and Corner Inlet will be the focus of a Fisheries Victoria blitz starting Melbourne Cup long weekend. ... [more]  

2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - Australia’s leading superyacht organisation, Superyacht Australia will be showcasing the best of Australian brands at 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and promoting Australia as a cruising destination for global suoeryacht fleet. ... [more]  

Australian boating icon Riviera is happy to announce that three of its school-based apprentice students have received awards recognising them as finalists in Queensland’s School-based Apprenticeship and Traineeship (SATs) Awards. Riviera and Helensvale State High School this year rekindled the school-based apprentice program, which first started in 1997. ... [more]  

October 28, 2014: The AUD is battling lower commodity prices and is struggling to break 0,8800 while the NZD is testing 0.7900. The RBNZ is expected to halt the inexplicable interest rate policy raises, this week, which will be a hollow relief for many. ... [more]  

SOS Marine and Mobilarm subsidiary Marine Rescue Technologies ('MRT') announce today that the sMRT Inflatable SOS Dan Buoy is one of the 45 products that have been nominated for final judging by the Design Award METS (DAME) 2014 jury. The products have been selected from a total of 116 entries from 23 nationalities from all over the world. ... [more]  

SOS Marine and Mobilarm subsidiary Marine Rescue Technologies ('MRT') announce today that the sMRT Inflatable SOS Dan Buoy is one of the 45 products that have been nominated for final judging by the Design Award METS (DAME) 2014 jury. The products have been selected from a total of 116 entries from 23 nationalities from all over the world. ... [more]  

The findings and recommendations of the government commissioned UK Marine Supply Chain Study will come to life at a dedicated forum on Wednesday 26 November. Taking place at Action Stations, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the British Marine Federation’s Supply Chain Conference is a must attend event for builders of small commercial and leisure vessels, their equipment manufacturers and suppliers. ... [more]  

Azimut Yachts further strengthens its presence in the overseas markets thanks to a new partnership with Euro Yachts, doing business as Azimut Yachts Mexico, the Group's new exclusive dealer for the Mexican market. Featuring four venues in key Mexican markets, Azimut Yachts Mexico is assured a strong presence throughout the country. ... [more]  

The Biograd Boat Show concluded its four day exhibition on Sunday October 26th, with a record 275 exhibitors from 13 countries, exhibiting 291 vessels (record) from two to 20m. Attendance was also record breaking, with more than 14,500 visitors coming to Biograd, which has a population of only 5,000, but more than 1500 registered vessels. ... [more]  

Innovation has been a crucial theme at METS since this leading B2B marine equipment trade show opened its doors in 1988. Surveys of the many thousands of visitors from around the world consistently show that innovation is the number one reason to come to Amsterdam each year for METS. ... [more]  

Superior recently signed an MOU with South Korean manufacturer and marine industry proponent, Scotra. ... [more]  

October 25, 2014: Equities rallied for a strong close to another tumultuous week. The coming week will focus on Geopolitical issues of terror, disease,war ...shades of the apocalypse. Markets will look at growth through GDP numbers and inflation while remaining alert to Central Bank activity from the Fed and RBNZ. ... [more]  

After more than 17 years with the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Jerome has decided to pursue other professional challenges. ... [more]  

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced financial results for the third quarter that ended September 30, 2014. Revenue was $375.4 million, up 5% compared to third quarter 2013 revenue of $358.1 million. ... [more]  

October 24, 2014: Cost of living is on the rise so this inflation number is a sad reflection of the impact of the RBNZ monetary policy. The brakes were put on too soon and too hard! The KIWI is under attack from their Central Bank but interest rate differentials remain supportive. The NZD held 0.7820, while the AUD/USD traded 0.8750 ... [more]  

The Tauranga Boat Expo has proven a popular attraction for marine enthusiasts outside the main centres. This year, Lancer has chosen to join the show as part of their tour introducing the market to Sea Blade as well as their other exciting products. ... [more]  

2015 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Accommodation options!
NMMA loses E15 fuel U.S. Court of Appeals Decision
2014 Airlie Beach Race Week - ABRW wins major award
Mets 2014 - Barz Optics nominated for DAME Award
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 23, 2014 - Inflation dips
13th International Sailing Summit will learn from British Cycling
High profile anglers support Rec. fishing reserve for Port Phillip
Team Vicsail - Key new appointments to the team
Explore Australia Expo and Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show join forces
METS names DAME Award nominees
Sanlorenzo names new Group President, General Manager
Barcelona International Boat Show reflects signs of recovery in sector
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 22, 2014 - European recession
Smartphone App solves common race management issues in Port Hacking
Groupe Beneteau named sponsor of US Sailing Team and ISAF World Cup
Edmiston appoints new Chief Executive Jamie Edmiston
US Yachts changes name to Performance Cruising Yachts
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 21, 2014 - Greenback retreats
New improved swell forecasting and more locations from PredictWind
A Sailor's Dream Home: View after the Coastal Classic - Auction 22 Nov
Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show moving to Manly Harbour in 2015   
Partnership to encourage lifejacket use   
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo: Another outstanding success   
Headsync to distribute Gobius tank monitor system in the USA   
AIMEX and Superyacht Australia renew partnership with SCIBS   
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Marine Syndication wins   
Scotland’s Boat Show - More than 13,000 flock to Kip Marina   
RYA Scotland Annual Awards - RYA calls sailors to nominate   
2014 Gold Coast Int'l Marine Expo - McDonald’s boosts the family fun   
Yacht CN 2014 —3rd Nansha Bay International Boat Show open   
Dutch boy on a mission to rid the world's oceans of floating plastic *Feature   
Discover Boating Week starts tomorrow   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 17, 2014 - Calming the Storm   
Great start to another massive Gold Coast International Marine Expo   
Australian Sailing Team opens National Training Centre Extension   
Research project concludes Glycerine -a clean alternative marine fuel   
2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - About to start   
DualDocker welcomes Gerhard Bukac as International Sales Manager   
Hood Sails – an Australian sail-making icon   
Boating bodies combine to launch First Safer Boating Week   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
  





Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW MBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT