• Leading R Marine Event & Experience Dealership, Australia

Shop 1A, Runaway Bay Marina. 247 Bayview Street

Runaway Bay, QLD, 4216

+61 7 5529 5007

info@rmarinecrawley.com.au

Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 17:00
Sat: 10:00 - 16:00

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R Marine Crawley

Meet the R Marine Crawley Team

Known for hosting a variety of client boating getaways and member experiences the centrally located R Marine Dealership at Runaway Bay Marina deal with New Riviera builds and all pre-loved luxury boat sales. R Marine Crawley excel at member events with a purpose in mind to bring those with the love of boating together. Working closely with RMC Service Centre affords the opportunity when purchasing a vessel to have superb follow up and after sales service.

Ben Crawley R Marine Crawley

Ben Crawley

Owner | Dealer Principal

0421 054 182 | bcrawley@rmarinecrawley.com.au

An avid boatie, it’s taking his clients out on a luxury yacht or cruiser for the first time and training them on their new multi-million-dollar vessel that Ben finds highly satisfying

Owning a luxury boat carries immeasurable benefits. It’s a lifestyle choice, with no one day ever the same.

To R Marine Crawley Dealer Principal Ben Crawley boating equals freedom; one of the only ways he can put his feet up and relax. An avid boatie, it’s taking his clients out on a luxury cruiser for the first time and training them on their new multi-million-dollar vessel that Ben finds highly satisfying. He says dealing with people who are in an exciting time of their lives is a pleasure as he knows they have worked extremely hard to achieve their boating purchase. Being a multi boat owner himself doesn’t mean he still doesn’t dream boats, with the release of the new Riviera 565SUV this is high on top of his list for his next personnel boat. A constantly challenging and exciting career, it was inevitable Ben would sail into the marine industry after owning and operating two real estate agencies in Brisbane.

Boating has always been a huge part of his life, often spending three out of four weekends a month with his family on extended trips throughout Queensland & Northern NSW waterways. He has a long history with Riviera ownership, both within the Crawley family and personally owning Riviera vessels. His first boating memory with his family on an old timber cruiser when he was six years old sitting on the bow while the boat was on cruise control heading across Moreton Bay on the way to the Tangalooma Wrecks for the weekend. It is memories like this that Ben wants to create for his clients. He says the excitement never fades and when a client sees their new luxury cruiser for the first time it is always a memorable moment, it’s that passion that continually drives the business forward.

Offering more than just a sale, Ben says the business gives people an experience and they have successfully guided a number of new boat owners on many trips between Sydney Harbour and Hamilton Island. It’s that commitment and delivering a service second to none that Ben finds rewarding, as well as helping people use their luxury boats confidently and in the way they are intended as coastal cruisers. Ben welcomes you drop in for a relaxed discussion anytime at their prominent Runaway Bay Marina location.

Ben Leigh Smith R Marine Crawley

Ben Leigh-Smith

Luxury Boat Broker

0491 200 213 | bleighsmith@rmarinecrawley.com.au

Ben has joined R Marine Crawley with a wealth of knowledge from his numerous years of selling new and brokerage Riviera and Maritimo boats.

Luxury boat broker Ben Leigh-Smith is no different having spent his whole life in, on and around boats. In fact, his dad owned a Riviera dealership on the Gold Coast and his family is well known in the industry.

Ben began working at Riviera in 2000 when it first opened at Coomera in the exporting and shipping side of the business.

He was there for eight years before moving into a Riviera dealership at Runaway Bay with his Dad, Noel Leigh-Smith, where he was in charge of servicing, warranty and aftercare.

Boating has been a family thing Ben’s entire life. He couldn’t image life without it. Weekends, birthdays, holidays – in fact, any spare moment – is spent on the boat, and he pegs a trip to the Whitsundays aboard a Holland 46 yacht when he was 15 as one of his best boating memories. He is also an active competitor in sailing events, an activity he began when he was 11 and one that’s taken him all over the world. Ben’s family is synonymous with boating on the Gold Coast; his grandfather started the air-sea rescue service and built the first marina in 1987 at Runaway Bay where R Marine Crawley is located today.

Having owned his first Riviera vessel at 20, Ben’s role with R Marine Crawley allows him to carry on his family’s rich boating history and service his Dad’s former clients. As a luxury boat broker, Ben looks after everything from the listing to the sale of the boat, plus delivery and training. He would be happy to have a chat with you anytime about your boat.

Micahel Donnan R Marine Crawley

Michael Donnan

Luxury Boat Broker

0491 200 215 | mdonnan@rmarinecrawley.com.au

R Marine Crawley are proud to have Michael Donnan as one of there Riviera sales representives.

Michael has grown up on the water enjoying the marine lifestyle, he then completed his trade as a Diesel Fitter for Caterpillar working on large machinery and Diesel engines.

Michael Joined R Marine Crawley at the end of 2014 working under Dealer Principle Ben Crawley and quickly learned the ropes. After years of selling luxury yachts he has the experience and knowledge to help guide you to find your pathway to the water.

Michael has been on the water since day dot, sailing boats in the heart of the Whitsundays at Airlie Beach, boating to Morton and Fraser islands, and owning his first boat when he was 17, a 5.4m Cruise Craft, which he says was a lot of fun and kept his mates entertained while cruising the Gold Coast waterways. Beginning a career as a luxury boat broker was a natural and easy path for Michael to take and his role sees him interacting with clients, listing boats and selling brokerage boats, plus helping the other luxury boat brokers at R Marine Crawley whenever needed. This, coupled with his mechanical experience, ensures not only helps you secure your dream boat but also gives advice and support in your time of need should any issues arise.

Having now owned three boats, it’s the lifestyle Michael enjoys; taking a dip in the ocean off the boat, fishing and hanging out with friends and family; his fondest memories of boating spent with his family in Gloucester Passage in the Whitsundays. It’s these memories that Michael wants others to experience too and why he enjoys working at R Marine Crawley. Please contact us today for any boating needs, we’d be happy to help you.

Greg Stroud

Greg Stroud

Luxury Boat Broker

0491 221 117 | gstroud@rmarinecrawley.com.au

Greg’s passion for boats began whilst growing up on Sydney’s Northern Beaches with family boats ranging from small runabouts up to a Mariner 43 in the late 1980’s.

After leaving school Greg was involved in professional rowing teams, representing both NSW and Australian crews whilst completing his Marine Engineering Trade qualification.

With several years of working on commercial vessels up to 35 meters and 400 GRT under his belt, Greg obtained his NC 35 / Master Class 4 Certificate of Competency and was employed as Master of MV Whitehaven, a 26 mt 5-star Charter vessel in full DNV and survey classification.

Further international commercial vessel experience was obtained in his role as Manager of Operations for an international shipping company, which involved voyage management of a fleet of bulk carriers between 25,000 and 80,000 dwt on a worldwide tramp service.

During this time Greg completed a UK based shipping degree and obtained membership to the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, with a distinction in shipping law.

After 10 years in international shipping, Greg and his family completed a 6 month trip around Australia, settling on the Gold Coast where he was employed by R Marine Crawley as Service Manager. This role gave Greg the invaluable experience in the Riviera brand from the build process, new models, vessel QC and repairs.

A stint in marine surveying and insurance assessing over the last 2 years allowed Greg to obtain further qualifications as an active member of the Marine Surveyors Association and Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors plus a wealth of knowledge in marine insurance and claims coverage.

Greg is now back at R Marine Crawley, and is happy to help with the purchase or sale of your next vessel or for any general advice relating to his extensive marine industry related experience.

 

Johanna Shorten R Marine Crawley

Johanna Shorten

Events Administrator

0491 206 455 | info@rmarinecrawley.com.au

With Jo’s professionalism, efficiency and love of boats, you can rest assured your vessel will be cared for to the utmost standard with her seal of approval. Jo looks forward to contacting our owners and arranging a tailor-made package to suit each vessel’s requirements.

Jo loves all aspects of the boating lifestyle and she looks forward to working hand in hand with the R Marine Crawley family to manage their vessels and have them out on the water in exceptional condition.

Zoe Wallace R Marine Crawley

Zoe Wallace

Finance

07 5529 5007 | accounts@rmarinecrawley.com.au

R Marine Crawley would like to welcome Zoe to the team as Accounts Manager.


Coming from the Whitsundays, Zoe has spent a great deal of time with her family and friends on the water and is especially fond of fishing. Zoe brings with her over 15 years of experience in Accounts and Finance Management.

Matthew Brown R Marine Crawley

Matthew Brown

Photography & Digital Media

0437 633 837 | marketing@rmarinecrawley.com.au

Matty takes care of R Marine Crawley brokerage photography for sales listings, events videography & website posts.

Having a affiliation with all things ‘gadget’ he thrives on capturing clients & their enjoying the RMC Experiences by drone, professional photography and motion video. 

Jacob Tan

Jacob Tan

Trainee

marketing@rmarinecrawley.com.au

Jake began his journey here at R Marine Crawley doing work experience and later enrolled through a school-based traineeship working alongside Matthew in photography and digital media.

Jake is responsible for helping configure website material and updates, social media, newsletters and videography. Jake has grown fond of the boating lifestyle through his grandparent’s love of cruising on their own Riviera and is a regular on the RMC Experiences helping with all the media work.  

 

 

RMC Service Centre

Meet the RMC Service Team

RMC Service Centre is a professional vessel maintenance centre providing a wide variety of services ranging from mechanical, electrical, detailing, antifouling and vessel maintenance programs. Conveniently located at Runaway Bay Marina, with bridge-free access to the heart of the Gold Coast Broadwater.

Travis Edney

Director | RMC Service Centre

0403 819 286 |
tedney@rmcservice.com.au

Travis grew up in the Brisbane bayside where he learnt to enjoy the lifestyle boating offers. After school, he completed his trade as an electrical fitter mechanic but soon after found his way back to the water and started a career as a marine engineer.

Charles Koole

Service Manager | RMC Service Centre

0491 200 220 |
service@rmcservice.com.au

Charles has been in the Marine Industry for approx 22 years working mainly from a technical perspective, however also as skipper.

Charles has been in the Marine Industry for approx 22 years working mainly from a technical perspective, however also as skipper. He is familiar with various brands of pleasure craft from Mustang to Riviera & Searay to Sunseeker Yachts.

Sarah Swain

Spare Parts & Service Assistant | RMC Service Centre

07 5577 5040  |
office@rmcservice.com.au

Sarah was initially introduced to Riviera when she began working in the family business (Greg Swain Marine) as a contractor for Riviera in 2004.

In 2007 Sarah was fortunate enough to be offered an Administration Assistant position within the then newly built Aftermarket & Service Centre.
In 2012 moved over to join the Genuine Parts & Accessories team as Genuine Parts Co-ordinator.

The experience within these roles has allowed Sarah to gain a wealth of Riviera knowledge, from the early models to the existing and Flagship models.

I look forward to being able to continue to assist our Riviera owners within the R Marine Crawley family.

Todd Burgess

Todd Burgess

Boat Builder

Bio to come shortly.

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Adam Brodbeck

Marine Labourer

Adam has recently joined us here at the RMC service department and brings a wealth of knowledge in boating and customer service.

Adam has been involved in the marine industry since he was 14. “I started fishing on trailer boats and soon moved up into bigger boats. Ive been a deckhand for 18 years and in the fibreglass scene for 14 years and travelled many miles on boat deliveries”.

He has a willingness to get the job done as well as a professional attitude and sense of humor.

Ben Crawley

Owner | Dealer Principal

0421 054 182 | bcrawley@rmarinecrawley.com.au

Owning a luxury boat carries immeasurable benefits. It’s a lifestyle choice, with no one day ever the same.

To R Marine Crawley Dealer Principal Ben Crawley boating equals freedom; one of the only ways he can put his feet up and relax. An avid boatie, it’s taking his clients out on a luxury motor yacht for the first time and training them on their new multi-million-dollar vessel that Ben finds highly satisfying. He says dealing with people who are in an exciting time of their lives is a pleasure as he knows they have worked extremely hard to achieve their boating purchase. Being a multi boat owner himself doesn’t mean he still doesn’t dream boats, with the release of the new Riviera 565SUV this is high on top of his list for his next personnel boat. A constantly challenging and exciting career, it was inevitable Ben would sail into the marine industry after owning and operating two real estate agencies in Brisbane.

Boating has always been a huge part of his life, often spending three out of four weekends a month with his family on extended trips throughout Queensland & Northern NSW waterways. He has a long history with Riviera ownership, both within the Crawley family and personally owning Riviera vessels. His first boating memory with his family on an old timber cruiser when he was six years old sitting on the bow while the boat was on cruise control heading across Moreton Bay on the way to the Tangalooma Wrecks for the weekend. It is memories like this that Ben wants to create for his clients. He says the excitement never fades and when a client sees their new luxury motor yacht for the first time it is always a memorable moment, it’s that passion that continually drives the business forward.

Offering more than just a sale, Ben says the business gives people an experience and they have successfully guided a number of new boat owners on many trips between Sydney Harbour and Hamilton Island. It’s that commitment and delivering a service second to none that Ben finds rewarding, as well as helping people use their luxury boats confidently and in the way they are intended as coastal cruisers. Ben welcomes you drop in for a relaxed discussion anytime at their prominent Runaway Bay Marina location.

Ben Leigh-Smith

Luxury Yacht Broker

0491 200 213 | bleighsmith@rmarinecrawley.com.au

If there’s one element the whole team at R Marine Crawley have in common it’s their love of the boating lifestyle.

Luxury boat broker Ben Leigh-Smith is no different having spent his whole life in, on and around boats. In fact, his dad owned a Riviera dealership on the Gold Coast and his family is well known in the industry. Ben began working at Riviera in 2000 when it first opened at Coomera in the exporting and shipping side of the business. He was there for eight years before moving into a Riviera dealership at Runaway Bay with his Dad, Noel Leigh-Smith, where he was in charge of servicing, warranty and aftercare.

Boating has been a family thing Ben’s entire life. He couldn’t image life without it. Weekends, birthdays, holidays – in fact, any spare moment – is spent on the boat, and he pegs a trip to the Whitsundays aboard a Holland 46 yacht when he was 15 as one of his best boating memories. He is also an active competitor in sailing events, an activity he began when he was 11 and one that’s taken him all over the world. Ben’s family is synonymous with boating on the Gold Coast; his grandfather started the air-sea rescue service and built the first marina in 1987 at Runaway Bay where R Marine Crawley is located today.

Having owned his first Riviera vessel at 20, Ben’s role with R Marine Crawley allows him to carry on his family’s rich boating history and service his Dad’s former clients. As a luxury boat broker, Ben looks after everything from the listing to the sale of the boat, plus delivery and training. He would be happy to have a chat with you anytime about your boat.

Michael Donnan

Luxury Yacht Broker

0491 200 215 | mdonnan@rmarinecrawley.com.au

After completing his trade as a diesel fitter with Hastings Deering he believes he has moved on to bigger and better things in his role and future with R Marine Crawley, which began as weekend work at the start of 2015.

Michael has been on the water since day dot, sailing boats in the heart of the Whitsundays at Airlie Beach, boating to Morton and Fraser islands, and owning his first boat when he was 17, a 5.4m Cruise Craft, which he says was a lot of fun and kept his mates entertained while cruising the Gold Coast waterways. Beginning a career as a luxury boat broker was a natural and easy path for Michael to take and his role sees him interacting with clients, listing boats and selling brokerage boats, plus helping the other luxury boat brokers at R Marine Crawley whenever needed. This, coupled with his mechanical experience, ensures not only helps you secure your dream boat but also gives advice and support in your time of need should any issues arise.

Having now owned three boats, it’s the lifestyle Michael enjoys; taking a dip in the ocean off the boat, fishing and hanging out with friends and family; his fondest memories of boating spent with his family in Gloucester Passage in the Whitsundays. It’s these memories that Michael wants others to experience too and why he enjoys working at R Marine Crawley. Please contact us today for any boating needs, we’d be happy to help you.

Zoe Wallace

Finance

07 5529 5007 | accounts@rmarinecrawley.com.au

R Marine Crawley would like to welcome Zoe to the team as Accounts Manager.
Coming from the Whitsundays, Zoe has spent a great deal of time with her family and friends on the water and is especially fond of fishing.
Zoe brings with her over 15 years of experience in Accounts and Finance Management.

Jo Shorten

Events Administrator

0491 206 455 | info@rmarinecrawley.com.au

With Jo’s professionalism, efficiency and love of boats, you can rest assured your vessel will be cared for to the utmost standard with her seal of approval. Jo looks forward to contacting our owners and arranging a tailor-made package to suit each vessel’s requirements.

Jo loves all aspects of the boating lifestyle and she looks forward to working hand in hand with the R Marine Crawley family to manage their vessels and have them out on the water in exceptional condition.

Matthew Brown

Photography & Media

0437 633 837 | marketing@rmarinecrawley.com.au

Matty takes care of R Marine Crawley brokerage photography for sales listings, events videography & website posts.

Having a affiliation with all things ‘gadget’ he thrives on capturing clients & their enjoying the RMC Experiences by drone, professional photography and motion video. 

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the supporting team: rmc service

RMC Service Centre is a professional vessel maintenance centre providing a wide variety of services ranging from mechanical, electrical, detailing, antifouling and vessel maintenance programs. Conveniently located at Runaway Bay Marina, with bridge-free access to the heart of the Gold Coast Broadwater.

Travis Edney

Director | RMC Service

0403 819 286 | tedney@rmcservice.com.au

Travis grew up in the Brisbane bayside where he learnt to enjoy the lifestyle boating offers. After school, he completed his trade as an electrical fitter mechanic but soon after found his way back to the water and started a career as a marine engineer.

Moving overseas he worked his way through marine college and achieved his Marine Engineers license while working on large private and commercial motor yachts travelling worldwide. After 13 years in the marine industry, he has now returned home and based on the Gold Coast where he will be running the new upcoming RMC Service Centre where he hopes he can capitalise on the experience he has gained over the years.

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Charles Koole

Service Manager | RMC Service

0491 200 220 | service@rmcservice.com.au

Charles has been in the Marine Industry for approx 22 years working mainly from a technical perspective, however also as skipper. He is familiar with various brands of pleasure craft from Mustang to Riviera & Searay to Sunseeker Yachts.

Charles also has experience in a customer service role. In the last 15 years performing duties including Warranty & After Sales Care. In the last 7 years Charles held the Operations Manager title at Seatech Marine as a Volvo & Mercruiser agent. Possessing a wide and varied knowledge of mechanical and electrical facets of boating RMC Service is excited to welcome Charles to the team.

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Riviera

Current Models

57 Enclosed flybridge

A whole other level of performance, lifestyle and accommodation. The sensational Riviera 57 Enclosed Flybridge. A whole other level of luxury motor yacht cruising. Three levels in fact…

54 Enclosed flybridge

A sophisticated design exuding effortless power. Rare seafaring affinity and operational ease. Uncompromising Riviera quality and attention to detail throughout.

45 Open flybridge

She is a born adventurer, spirited voyager, entertainer and freedom seeker. And she does it all in absolute luxury, powered by silky smooth twin diesel engines that are a real pleasure to command.

43 Open flybridge

Take-in a peerless view from the top, fishing or blue-water cruising, in a classic Riviera flybridge design offering you fine ‘easy living’ lifestyle, over three levels.

39 Open Flybridge

A new style of motor yacht under 40-feet. An enviable combination of class-leading sports looks and performance, with a sporty open flybridge and sports-influenced open cockpit.

72 sports motor yacht

Our largest, grandest, most spectacular design yet. Offers an incomparably vast cockpit and covered mezzanine dining area, spectacular standard power and long range capability.

68 sports motor yacht

Revel in sports-inspired looks and legendary performance from V12 MAN diesel engines. Luxuriate in the impressively large cockpit and covered mezzanine area. Discover the magnificent, versatile foredeck entertainment area and enclosed flybridge with internal stairs.

64 sports motor yacht

Our new Riviera 64 Sports Motor Yacht is the latest addition to our long range cruising family. With signature sports looks, sports performance and sporting cockpit, renowned Riviera luxury appointments and superior offshore, extended cruising capability this blue-water yacht has it all. A smooth and quiet ride at speed redefines the class and exceeds expectations.

6000 sport yacht

Superb luxury and style aboard the flagship of our Sport Yacht Collection. Enjoy the silky smooth performance, entertaining and cruising on a grand scale. Alive with light, space and finely handcrafted appointments.

5400 sport yacht

Living your dream never felt so good. Or looked this good. Spectacular design and appointments, dream alfresco, flowing lifestyle. Three magnificent staterooms below.  Whisper quiet Volvo D11 engines power twin pod-drives deliver breathtaking performance with fingertip-easy joystick maneuverability.

4800 sport yacht

The Riviera 4800 is pure luxury, above and below. In the accommodation deck, you’ll discover two magnificent staterooms and two designer bathrooms, each filled with natural light and handcrafted luxury.

575 suv

Adventurer, entertainer, take command of two fabulous motor yachts in one. The breathtaking Riviera 575 SUV. Luxury that indulges. Handcrafted Riviera strength that is long-lasting.

545 SUV

An entirely new class of luxury motor yacht: in effect, two yachts in one. The blue-water performance and open cockpit of our Flybridge Collection, melded with the entertaining and cruising style of our renowned Sport Yachts.

505 SUV

With our new 505, our highly-skilled design team has added the magic of a mezzanine to the living plan: adding a
new dimension of comfort to your motor yachting adventures. The Riviera Flybridge Collection, and the luxurious single level, alfresco entertaining style of the award
winning Riviera Sport Yachts.

445 sUV

World leading on board and engine room technology make the 445 SUV supremely easy to operate and skipper…for novices and experienced hands alike. You’ll have silky-smooth Volvo Inboard Propulsion System (IPS) to power you, Volvo Penta Glass Cockpit Navigation and multi-function display screens to guide you and fingertip-easy, joystick maneuverability. Simply brilliant.

395 sUV

Discovering the accommodation deck you’ll quickly appreciate how Riviera design sense and flair makes so much possible. The master stateroom boasts a large walk-around queen-size bed, handcrafted storage and adjacent designer en-suite. Your guest stateroom accommodates up to three adults in signature Riviera style.

Belize 66 Daybridge

Single-level lifestyle design perfectly encompassing ultimate motor yachting luxury and distinctive style. Designed by 4D Designs in collaboration with the Riviera and Belize design team, the Belize 66 is in a class of her own. Craftsmanship without equal. Customisation with no peer.

Belize 54 DAybridge

The Belize 54 was designed by 4D Designs in collaboration with the Riviera and Belize design team with the designers striking keen-eyed balance between European panache and Australian practicality and have delivered greater elegance and space – in all the living areas.

Belize 66 Sedan

Discover the skipper’s helm forward. Expansive dashboard features state-of-the-art navigation aids, simple touchscreen operation and effortless joystick control. Volvo Penta Integrated Propulsion System (IPS) delivers exhilarating performance and impressive economy.

Belize 54 Sedan

The technical credentials of the Belize 54 Sedan will certainly impress. Resin-infused composite construction, double vinyl-ester outer skin, watertight, stepped collision bulkhead and independent foam-filled hull compartments. CZone digital switching system, Glass Cockpit navigation and Volvo Penta Integrated Propulsion
System (IPS) with joystick docking.

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