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2000 70' 1'' Riva 70 Dolcevita

$ 612,619 USD

Wanssum, NL

Riva 70' 1'' 70 Dolcevita

Boat location: Wanssum / The Netherlands

This VAT paid  April 2000 delivered Riva 70 Dolce Vita comes fully packed with exceptional options for an even more exceptional price and in good condition. Many upgrades after purchase by her second owner.

This just is a spectacular yacht and most likely the only example sailing the Dutch waters. Due to her location she benefits of having rare extra’s as a completely new (2020) Kabola HR central water heating system that has been seamless integrated with her full air-conditioning system. Furthermore a large Victron Quattro 24/5000/120 inverter/charger combination with digital remote control.

This last option enables you to limit the shore power to any desired value.

Once you have foot on deck you instantly sense the quality and feeling only a brand like Riva can produce. Her saloon provides ample space and light throughout, a very comfy dinette is placed on starboard opposite of the luxurious helm position with teak flooring preventing dirt entering when coming from deck trough her huge side-door.

Behind you find the large saloon with crème leather upholstery and a on starboard side placed cabinet packed with storage, tv, bose sound system etc. A large cabinet with the original Riva cutlery and crockery is found directly near the corridor that leads to her full beam super huge galley.

The accommodation on board is a typical 6 plus crew layout in a king size double and super-sized double twin with en suite facilities.



Twin large electric stern winches are covered by a full teak cover that also can be used as stern side seats. A 350kg Besenzoni hydraulic crane is found under an electric operated lid that also houses the electric powered cable drum for the Riva’s shore power cable and little storage for cleaning items. Furthermore you find a hydraulic Besenzoni gangway in a cassette that slides nearly invisible below deck. Solid teak decks, original Riva wooden table and foldable super sturdy polished Riva chairs can convert her cockpit to a dining for eight.

Under the starboard cockpit seat is the entrance to a very fancy crew cabin with twin beds, a large shower, sink and own head. In 2020 a new Waeco fridge has been installed for the comfort of her permanent crew.


Owners cabin:

The owners cabin has been refitted with new alcantara headliners just weeks ago and for her king size bed a special mattress was produced.

Beautiful lighted lockers are found throughout the master and a very comfortable make up table is integrated.

En suite a very large head with all facilities as shower compartment, wash basin, toilet and bidet are found with the last two beautiful hidden under a grp Riva design lid.


In between Master and guest cabin the central connecting corridor is placed and also functions as super large storage for appliances as for example a vacuum cleaner and other householding items.


Guest cabins:

On both port and starboard there are two ample sized guest cabins, both with own en-suite heads and identical facilities as the Dolce Vita’s Master head.

Optionally the guest cabin twin berth layout can be changed to a double or even two double guest cabins.

Helm position:

On starboard a very well equipped helm station gives you full control of this beautiful Riva, a very nice feature is the remote control that enables full control from wherever you are. Quad digital interfaces powers the MAN engines as well as bow and stern thrusters.

Although the navigation systems are a little outdated the systems work fine and give you all information you need.

Imagine this Riva 70 with all new black flush mounted touch screen panels…




The enormous fully airconditioned and full beam galley is found on the Riva’s full beam and the entrance is located on her starboard side with only 4 steps down.

  • Very large L-shaped Avonite® worktop with double integrated stainless steel sinks with hot/cold mixer tap and a separate salt water sink and salt water tap.
  • Bosch 4 zone ceramic HOB
  • Bosch full size dishwasher
  • Bosch extractor fan
  • Bosch full size oven
  • Bosch 5kg washing machine
  • Bosch dryer
  • Bosch R-Class refridgerator American supersize with left opening door
  • Bosch R-Class refridgerator American supersize with right opening door
  • Bosch R-Class 3-zone freezer American supersize with left opening door
  • Bosch R-Class 3-zone freezer American supersize with right opening door
  • Candy microwave
  • Literally tons and tons of storage lockers and drawers.

If you can’t make it in this galley, you just can’t cook…!


Fly bridge:

The fly bridge comes with identical instruments as the lower helm position and is furthermore equipped with a wet-bar with sink, fridge and grill.

It also accommodates a large L-shaped settee and sun chairs on the back of her fly.

A complete set of covers as well as a Bimini comes with the yacht.

Forget about the exterior staircase as you find far more comfortable stairs to the fly from inside.


Engine room:

The true masterpiece is found below deck, her engine room!

Once you enter from her electric operated entrance you will notice that time stood still.

After 20 years it is still as it was delivered by Riva. It was just kept very well and very tidy.

All is original except for the 2020 Kabola central heating and the new superheavy Victron Quattro 24/5000/120 inverter/charger.


This Riva 70 Dolce Vita is ready to go anywhere!

Engines (2)

  • Make MTU
  • Model 12V183
  • Fuel diesel
  • Type Inboard
  • Total HP2,300
  • Total Hours 2311
  • Year 1999


SYS Yacht Sales offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

SYS Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by GrandYachts.


  • Category Power
  • Condition Used
  • Hull Material Fiberglass
  • Make Riva
  • Model 70 Dolcevita
  • Length Overall 83'
  • Model Year 2000
  • Beam 17' 8''
  • Max Draft 4' 7''
  • Dry Weight 77'
  • Fuel Tank1 x 4648|liter
  • Cabins 4 x 6.73 ft
  • Heads 4
  • Heads4
  • Single Berths 8
  • Max Speed 30 kn
  • Cruising Speed 25 kn
  • Length 70' 1''
  • Length at WaterLine 65' 1''
  • Holding Tank 1 x 250|liter
  • Fresh Water 1 x 1000|liter
  • Double Berths 1
  • Twin Berths 4
  • Displacement 89,639.96 lb
  • Displacement Type Full Load
  • ElectricalCircuit 240 V
  • Windlass Type Electric
  • Drive Up 3' 1''
  • Drive Type Direct
  • Maximum Number of Passengers 18
  • Total Liferaft 12

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