Description: Riviera M290 Sport Cruiser "Searenity"
The Rivera M290 is a highly respected Aussie sports cruiser. Powered by twin fresh-water cooled 220 hp Mercruisers "Searenity" cruises effortlessly at 30 knots. Featuring 2 double berths, including a queen size forward, a huge double berth aft and a convertible dinette creating an occasional berth. The galley is well equipped with quality fridge/freezer, stove, microwave and sink. The spacious and well-appointed saloon features leather throughout. The light Beech timber fit-out generates a warm welcoming ambience. The enclosed cockpit is a great space for entertaining or simply relaxing. The large swim platform with folding swim ladder (and second shower) has a solid stainless steel safety barrier which also serves as a fixing point for the tender.
The professional journalist who originally reviewed the M290 had the following to say... "This is an unforgettable boat, an express cruiser that stirs the senses and livens the mind. Indeed, I have been looking forward to telling this good news story from the day I was aboard. "
Major maintenance and upgrade programme undertaken in January 2020;
*Hull polished, antifouled.
*New galley fridge installed.
*New Simrad plotter installed
*New Simrad VHF Radio.
Built in late 2003. Launched in January 2004.
Royal Yacht Club Marina (berth BB25) Hobart TAS
31' 5" - 9.57m
4 Tonnes (light ship)
2 x 220 hp 4.3 litre EFI V6 Mercruiser engines.
Bravo 2 Sterndrives. Legs removed for full service.
Engines were reconditioned in 2017.
Port:472 as at July 2020
2nd Engine Hrs
30 plus knots
Sterndrive legs with high torque 3-blade props.
Step on board via the huge boarding platform and into the enclosed cockpit with dining table luxury settees, fridge, sink and BBQ. The cockpit is an integral part of the accommodation. Below deck, it is light and bright enhanced by the light beech timber. Aft under the cockpit is a big double bed with storage. To starboard is the well-appointed bathroom. The galley is to port with the dining table amidships. The dining table can be lowered to create an occasional berth. Forward is the queen size double with storage under.
5 berths including the saloon occasional berth.
The neat galley is midships to port. The equipment includes a single burner metho/electric cooktop plus an integrated microwave, sink with hot/cold pressurised water. There is plenty of storage and Granicoated benchtop.
2 x Fridge/freezers... Cockpit; Engel 72 litre, Galley; 12v/240v Tundra Stainless steel upright
Kenyon Metho/Electric hot plate ( 1 x burner) cover and recessed Microwave (Sharpe Carousel) - powered off inverter
2 x Hot/cold shower - cockpit and bathroom.
Vacuflush toilet with macerator and holding tank. Valves renewed December
Fusion MS-RA70 Bluetooth with speakers throughout. New 2019.