The Riviera 40 Convertible made the cut with U.S. boaters hooked on her classy styling and durable construction built on a solid fiberglass hull with a collision bulkhead forward and two watertight bulkheads. The two-stateroom, one-head interior is spacious for a 40-footer, and the appealing blend of high-gloss woodwork, large windows, and quality fabrics result in a very comfortable layout.
The master stateroom is forward, and the guest stateroom is cleverly designed with an over and under bunk but offers enough room for another side berth, sleeping three. Topside, the flybridge includes a refrigerator and sink and plenty of seating. A door in the cockpit provides access to the engine room, and a pair of indeck fish boxes, transom door, livewell and molded tackle centers, Powered by Caterpillar 3126 420hp diesels.