The Riviera 565 SUV represents the perfect compromise between luxury, sportiness and practicality.

In terms of design, the Riviera 565 SUV features an aerodynamic style with a sleek, low profile hardtop with two large manually sliding sunroof hatches. You also get a raised seating area in the saloon and large opening side windows.

Once on board you’ll be greeted by a modern interior with luxurious American Oak satin finished timber with upholstered panels and solid surface tops.

The helm station features three display screens, controls, four high-quality helm chairs and the Volvo joystick.

On the other hand, the saloon comes with an L-shaped lounge and dining area, and a dining table which swivels 90 degrees and drops down level.

Hit the jump for more information on the Riviera 565 SUV.

  • 2014 Riviera 565 SUV
  • Year:
    2014
  • Engine:
    Volvo IPS 950
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    725

Overview

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A unique cross-over craft between a flybridge and sport yacht

This latest luxury cruiser from Australia’s largest and most awarded luxury boat builder is the culmination of more than 33 years of boat building design, experience and extensive owner feedback from around the world.

Bearing Riviera’s classic hallmark design, the new 565 SUV has been crafted with Riviera’s rich heritage in mind. Combining the high performance, blue water cruising and fish raising abilities of the classic Flybridge with the single-level leisurely entertaining features of the popular Sport Yacht series, has created a vessel like no other, a true bridge between all of them.

Cruise and entertain simultaneously

The new 565 SUV has many clever design features such as the sleek, low profile hardtop with two large manually sliding sunroof hatches, which bring an abundance of natural light and fresh air into the saloon.

There is great all round visibility from the helm. The raised seating area in the saloon and the large opening side windows provide a real indoor-outdoor feel.

2014 Riviera 565 SUV Key Features:

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Large volume vessel

Over 60 feet in length. Twin IPS 900 engines as standard and large 3500L tank give the 565 SUV over 380nm range.

Indoor / outdoor living

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Slide back the glass door and open out the awning window and the saloon and cockpit become one massive indoor / outdoor living space.

New generation Riviera

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SUV modern interior – luxurious American Oak satin finished timber with upholstered panels and solid surface tops makes for a very fresh approach to boating. There is the option of having high gloss Cherry timber.

Excellent accommodation

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Three Cabins and two heads with a full-beam master suite. In the master, the king size bed is set amidships with ample space to walk around each side. The forward VIP guest cabin has an island queen bed.

The starboard cabin features 2m long bunks, opening overhead deck hatch and large cedar lined hanging locker making it a great cabin for teenagers or grandchildren.

Saloon and helm

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This vast space is designed so all guests have an excellent all-round view when underway. Four separate helm seats on the port and starboard sides gives the skipper and his companions plenty of room to sit back and enjoy the cruise. The three helm chairs from the starboard side rotate 180 degrees to extend the seated capacity of the saloon.

Aft galley

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Centrally located between the cockpit and saloon, the galley is set to the port side away from the fore and aft traffic. The galley is fully equipped with a three element induction cook top and combination microwave oven.

Opposite the galley is the bar area with icemaker as standard and drawer refrigeration. Glass and bottle storage are located in drawers below the solid surface benchtop. This bar storage keeps the countertop free for viewing the electric pop up LCD TV.

Massive cockpit

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Features include a sink with lid to starboard, and insulated cool box or optional freezer.The port side mezzanine seating has twin recessed drink holders.

There are built in storage bins in the port and starboard sides of the cockpit floor, side storage lockers, and a large centrally located under floor storage bin which can accommodate ropes and large fenders.

The cockpit floor hinges up using an electric actuator to allow access for servicing drives and engines.

An optional cockpit joystick can be fitted for sport fishing and makes manoeuvring easy and precise for berthing.

Tender storage

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An optional hydraulic platform can lift up to 400kg provides an ideal platform for a tender and makes launching and retrieval safe and simple.

2014 Riviera 565 SUV Features and Benefits:

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The commanding helm station to port has plenty of room for electronics including three display screens, controls and the Volvo joystick. There are four high-quality helm chairs, three of which swivel 180 degrees to extend the seating capacity of this vast entertaining area.

The saloon features an L-shaped lounge and dining area to port with storage below. The dining table swivels 90 degrees and drops down level with the lounge to create a chaise lounge or double bed with cushion insert.

On the starboard side there is a three seater starboard side lounge which lifts up to reveal more storage below.

The aft galley features the most modern appliances with drawer refrigeration, convection microwave oven, optional drawer dishwasher, four plate cooktop with extraction hood, top loading garbage bin, overhead storage lockers, all drawers have soft close runners, and Corian benchtops throughout with infills over the sink create extra bench space.

A large awning window and glass sliding door opens the saloon and galley into the cockpit area, creating one enormous entertainment space.

Adjacent to the galley is the bar area, which features Corian benchtops, a second bank of double drawer refrigeration and an ice maker, plus glass and drinks storage, and the concealed television that raises and lowers on electric rams.

A key design feature that sets the 565 apart is the expansive and uncluttered cockpit space with plenty of storage including, an insulated fish bin to starboard, plus clever storage beneath the engine room hatch – simply raise the hinged cockpit floor and the two large fore and aft fish/storage bins lift with the deck whilst a third square storage compartment is revealed.

The mezzanine seating to port also features a top loading refrigerated cool box under the seating.

There is the option to have a barbecue centre in the transom with barbecue, sink, rubbish bin and storage or optional live bait tank or standard storage bin, as well as an optional hydraulic swim platform for a smaller tender.

Another clever design feature on the 565 is the full glass panel on the starboard side of the sliding door, which provides good visibility to both the transom corners from the helm.

Featuring three cabins and two bathrooms, the 565 SUV has a flexible accommodation plan with sleeping capacity for six to eight adults. The stately full-beam master suite features a king size island bed, large hull windows and optional opening port holes for cross ventilation, a walk-in robe, lounge and large flat screen television and DVD player as standard.

The forward guest cabin has an optional layout with the choice of either a queen size island bed or a triple bunk bed arrangement, as displayed on hull one. This cabin also features large hull windows and deck hatch for ventilation.

The third cabin has two metre long bunk beds, making this vessel ideal for extended stays aboard with family or friends.

The new 565 SUV’s décor gives a modern and contemporary feel. The new style interior design features two-pack painted finishes, satin finish American oak timber, timber flooring, which gives a true Euro feel.

Some recent owners have requested a custom décor utilising Riviera’s traditional high-gloss Cherry interior. Such interior versatility demonstrates Riviera’s flexibility to be able to create each owner’s dream boat by customising many aspects of the boat.

The mid-ships fuel tank with 3,500 litres fuel capacity allows the twin Volvo IPS 900 engines a cruising range of around 390 nautical miles. With a moulded hull length of 56’5” and a beam of 16’10”, this striking new model will cruise at 25 to 26 knots and achieve a top speed around 32 knots.

Specifications

Length Overall (inc. swim platform & bow roller) 18.52 m / 60’ 9"
Lh to ISO8666 17.20 m / 56’ 5"
Beam (inc. gunwale) 5.13 m / 16’ 10"
Maximum Draft (inc. props) 1.30 m / 4’ 3"
Dry Weight (approx., depends on engines & options) 24,200 kg / 53,400 lbs
Fuel Capacity 3,500 L / 925 US gal
Water Capacity 750 L / 198 US gal
Holding Tank Capacity 273 L / 72 US gal
Sleeping Capacity 8 persons
Cabins 3
Bathrooms 2
Cockpit Area 2.60 m2 / 28.0 ft2
Mezzanine Deck 9.80 m2 / 105.5 ft2
Total Cockpit Area 12.40 m2 / 133.5 ft2
Bridge Clearance 4.07 m / 14’ 4"
Standard Engine x 2 - Volvo IPS 950 533 kW / 725 hp
Range 435 nm @ 26 knt
Generator Brand Onan EQD
Generator Output 17.5 kW
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