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UPDATE POST EVENT: We asked some of those who came to inspect the 64 of their thoughts when they were shown around Riviera’s latest edition to the long range cruising family.
The vessel is currently south of Queensland available for inspection to other Riviera enthusiasts before being shipped to the USA.
One night isn’t a lot, but it can make a whole lot of difference. Every night, thousands of Australians experience homelessness. But it doesn’t have to be that way. This year I’m taking part in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout to raise money for the St Vincent de Paul Society to support Australians in need. For one night, I’ll be sleeping outside as part of an eye-opening experience to raise awareness and bring home the realities of homelessness.
Last week Todd from RMC Service Centre was stationed at a Sovereign Island residence where he performed another successful install of Permateek on a Riviera 42 Open Flybridge. In this particular instance the owner had been unable to bring the vessel to Runaway Bay Marina for the work to be undertaken, so RMC Service Centre have gone to him.
A full scale mockup of the 64 was built. “We don’t believe in just reviewing a new model on a computer screen and hoping the design works. You might be able to get 90 per cent right doing it that way but the final 10 percent that really makes a difference to the final boat comes from going the extra mile – and that’s the Riviera difference.
“We never accept second best.”