The Riva ship building company was founded by Pietro Riva in 1842 with the ambition to build the very best boats available, and went on to capture an impressive global clientele with some notable owners including Sean Connery, Sophia Loren, George Clooney, and Elizabeth Burton along with many others.
As the future owner of Volare, a beautifully crafted and maintained Riva Corsaro 20, you become part of the style, grace and history of this inspiring brand.
The Riva Corsrao 20 is designed as a planing style superyacht. She has a comfortable yet impressive with top speed of 25 knots whilst remaining composed with excellent handling and manoeuvrability for a large vessel.
Launched in 1990, she has been built to an extremely high standard with the owner having performed extensive engineering upgrades during 2019 and 2021, including:
o New Mace 28 KVA generator
o New skin fittings
o New Hallydays rudders & shafts, balanced to achieve vibrationless operation
o New Bow thruster
o New compressor for the fridges
o New Inverter & charger
o Replaced all house batteries
o New stainless exhausts & lagging
o New Fusion stereo system
- Aft deck: Downlights have been re chrome plated
- Saloon: Downlights and cabinet hardware have all been re gold plated as per original
All toilets and refrigeration systems have been overhauled and the hull sandblasted to remove old antifouling and new epoxy barrier coat and antifouling installed. The multi zone, reverse cycle air conditioning system has been refurbished along with replating the saloon, cockpit light fittings and cabinet hardware to new condition.
The commanding views through the forward saloon windscreens are complimented by highly polished steel surrounds and framing that remind you of her quality and workmanship and overlook a discreet forward crew cabin containing separate sleeping quarters for two, a shower, toilet and handbasin.
The raised cockpit flows as one into the saloon divided by a large glass sliding door, offering an entertainer's paradise with ample refrigeration, lounge and table spaces along with a chef style galley with a 4 burner glass hob, electric oven, double refrigerator, separate freezer, twin sink and pull out kitchen facet. The saloon dining table is extendable to provide a comfortable and relaxed dining arrangement for six.
New bimini and fitted cushions have been made in the Riva aquamarine colours to match the Riva branded Rosenthal crockery.
The owners have recognised the importance of the original interior features such as raw silk and Alcantara upholstery and have retained these along with the Massimo Vignelli designed silver tableware in specially designed fitted cabinets. Volare's timeless elegance is further represented by her as new burr walnut cabinetry and luxurious companionways.
This vessel is presented for a buyer whose looking for an experience, and to be able to offer their guests something special and memorable, something more than just a trip on the water.
A true classic. Contact Flagstaff Marine for more information.