Riviera-53 Flybridge-2013


Sea the Light is an impeccably maintained Riviera 53 Flybridge. All service and detailing is up to date, making her turn key and ready to cruise. Her loving owners have spared no expense in her care and maintenance. Full detail completed September 2021. All service and maintenance has been overseen by longtime Riviera Yachts and Volvo professional technicians and shipwrights. A comprehensive list of standard features and options/upgrades are included in the descriptions section of the brochure. Call today to preview the best example of a Riviera 53 Flybridge available on the market today. 

Year: 2013
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Steering System
Joystick Control


Cockpit floor reinforced with alloy plate for future game chair or table

Double action manual bilge pump for engine room

Engine room access via lift cockpit floor on electric actuator

Day access via hatch with gas strut

Grab rails to assist access to side decks

GRP locker doors to storage, including stainless steel catches

Handheld shower hot & cold (Fresh water)

Hawse holes to rear cockpit coaming corners with open back

Lighting -flood lights, overhead and courtesy (DC) LED

Mezzanine including Aft facing seat white vinyl and teak laid mezzanine step (inc. white stamoid cover)

Rear saloon door tinted tempered glass, stainless frame, sliding

Rear saloon window opening upwards (tinted, tempered glass)

Anchor 36kg (80lb) plough, 70m (230ft) of 10mm (3/8”) galvanized chain

Anchor chain chafe plate fitted to bow sprit  

Anchor chain stopper fitted to deck  

Anchor locker with rope/chain divider (offset to stbd). Access from hatch on deck  

Anchor safety strap

Anchor winch vertical with overload protection circuit breaker, suit rope & chain, up & down switches & remote to helm

Bow rail welded stainless steel (316 marine grade, highly polished) with mid safety wire including flag staff and burgee (bow flag)  

Bow roller stainless steel self-loading -through bowsprit, heavy duty  

Cleats -Pop up fender style (x 2) to cockpit coaming

Cleats -stainless steel 13fl (total x 9) Πbow x 3, spring x 4, and cockpit x 2

Fender holders (x 4) to bow rail (Not available with lower  

Sink with lid over and hot / cold tap  

Steps to side decks port & starboard

Storage bin x 1 (GRP insulated) in cockpit floor with pump out and gas struts

Transom door GRP opening outwards with bridge attached  

Wash down outlet freshwater (hose supplied)  

Wash down outlet seawater

Waterproof GPO to cockpit locker

Wetbar located starboard forward corner. Includes sink & insulated bin with lid over, and rubbish bin locker under


Independent compartments throughout hull

Infused hull with core in hull bottom and topsides. Hand laid deck, deck liner and flybridge (engineered laminate)  

Isophthalic gelcoat exterior (white)

Solid GRP keel, chines and engine penetration area

Vinylester resin in first outer layer of hull

Watertight collision bulkhead forward


Refrigerated cool box top loading in Mezzanine seating

Self-draining cockpit to stern outlet

Rails port & starboard of flybridge above window for safe

passage to forward deck  

Rub rail -impact and UV resistant PVC (white) with stainless steel insert strip

Wash down at anchor locker (freshwater) including hose  

Wash down at anchor locker (seawater)


Flybridge -AM/FM Stereo CD/DVD player with ipod interface and 4 speakers to the flybridge

Master Stateroom -32” LCD TV integrated into Bose system

Master Stateroom -Bose 321 system with speakers including an Ipod interface

Saloon- 40” LCD TV incorporated into electric pop-up mechanism linked into saloon Bose system

Saloon/Cockpit Audio System -Bose Lifestyle with flush mount speakers to saloon and 2 speakers to cockpit, includes Ipod interface


Alternators -independent start bank and independent house bank

Battery banks individually isolated

Battery paralleling system for emergency engine starting

Bonding system, to all metallic hull fittings under the water line with zinc anode including galvanic isolator

Digital DC circuit control and protection incorporating ‚intelligent™ operation with user programmable usage modes, timer circuits, light dimming and circuit bypass, operational via conventional switches, signal set points as well as LCD display modules

Digital monitoring system including AC and DC power metering, fluid tank level monitoring and DC circuit status via color LCD touchscreen displays, mounted at helm and in saloon control panel area

Engine monitoring including instrumentation, alarms and hour meters

Generator -Onan EQD 17.5 kw/50Hz (21.5 kw/60Hz) with water separating muffler fresh water-cooled including sound shield remote stop/start diagnostic hour meter

Inverter 1.2kW to operate entertainment and ice maker in the absence of generator or shore power

Navigation lights LED (international standard)  

All stainless-steel mirror finish with ground and polished welds  

Antifouling: 2 coats epoxy undercoat, 2 coats antifoul

Fire extinguishers, portable x 5 and integral system to engine room

Gelcoat -1 liter, shipped on board

Owner’s manual -High quality, water resistant and comprehensive

Safety labels fitted in the standard language of the dealer (unless otherwise specified) 


Air conditioning split from staterooms  

Extraction fan

Flooring in solid surface (excluding shower)

Master head -Blackwater tank level indicator

Overhead and vanity lighting (DC)

Private entrance door

Shower stall with frameless glass door and shower head (on slide bar)

Solid surface vanity benchtop with porcelain sink and mixer tap

Wiring coded, numbered & assembled in looms

Timber locker door to under bench storage possible

Toilet (freshwater flush) 


3-Sided Enclosed hardtop, GRP with Vinyl headliner

Air-conditioning 2 x 18,000 BTU with outlets at helm, demister, and aft flybridge

Flybridge forward windows, clear tempered windscreen

Hatch, square for easy access to hardtop

Headliner vinyl with padding

Lighting LED overhead, courtesy and red night light

Lockable hatch over flybridge access stairs

Overhead grab rail

Rear enclosed by clear strata glass from hardtop to floor with 3-sided zipper openings

Rear railing including mid-rail in stainless steel highly polished

Side windows tinted, opening

Sunroof electrically operated

Teak table on fixed pedestal

Wet bar including solid surface benchtop with faucet, fridge (24vDC), cupboards and drawers for storage

Windscreen cover to front windows

Windscreen wipers pantograph, with freshwater washers, controls to helm with intermittent controls to wipers


All stainless-steel exterior fastenings 316 marine grade

Toilet roll holder & accessories

Towel holders

Towel rails to heads

Vanity cabinet

Vanity Mirror


Chain counter (anchor)

Compass, 4.75” with light

Dedicated switches for Horn, wipers (with intermittent setting) overhead and navigation lights and engine start/stop

Drink holders x 2

Electronic engine control unit, twin lever gear & throttle

Helm and companion chairs (x2) (Pompanette Tournament Deluxe) fully adjustable with arm and footrests

Helm electronics area with 24vdc feed, main circuit breaker protected.

Intercom to galley and engine room

Joystick docking control

Recessed molded for mobile phones

Spotlight control panel

Storage lockers and drawers

Trim tab control panel

VHF radio including aerial

Visual & audible signal for bilge high water


Aft Docking station, including Joystick & engine start/stop switch

Companion lounge to starboard forward side

U shaped Lounge seating to Port aft, aft backrest slides forward to convert into aft facing spotter’s seat

Wet bar starboard aft side incorporating refrigerator, sink and mixer tap, drink holders, storage tray/drawers for glasses 


Acoustic and thermal insulation linings to engine room and machinery spaces

Fuel fillers to port & stbd

Fuel tank gauge linked into Engine display, Sight

Grey water holding system (250 liters/66 US gallons); Tank operates in 2 modes auto and manual

Trim tabs, Electro-hydraulic dual ram -level indicators to helm

Vacuflush sanitation system with switch at helm for overboard pump out and deck fitting for dockside pump out -Capacity 151 liters (40 US gal.) with odor filter 


AC power outlets (doubles) to all staterooms, heads, galley (x2), saloon, engine room and flybridge, with Residual Current Device (RCD) protection

Outlets with Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) protection

Shoreline electrical inlet (AC) Glendinning (220V/50 amp) (Split 2 x 110v)

Voltage -Vessel built to 110v / 60 Hz AC

All through hull fittings on or below the water line fitted with ball valves, all hoses double clamped  

Bilge pumps auto and manual override x 4

Emergency fuel shut-off valves accessed from outside engine room

Engine mounts -anti vibration

Engine room access with stainless steel ladder

Engine room flow-coated white

Engine room lighting AC and DC

Engine room ventilation system air intakes with mist eliminators and forced air out system

External & internal seawater strainers for main water intakes -engines, generator & air conditioning  

Fire suppression system for engine room with automatic/manual controls  

Fresh water heater AC  

Fresh water system (pressurized) total capacity 750 Liters (198 US gallons)* (approx.)  

Fresh water tap & hose set in engine room

Fuel filters/water separator for engines & generator

Fuel lines all swaged  

Fuel tank GRP (ethanol resistant resin), coated in fire retardant material. 3,500 liters (925 US gallons) * (approx.)

Air Conditioning condenser units 30 000 BTU x 2 and • Air conditioning with electric heat 2 x 16000 BTU (split to galley)

Carpet with underlay

Central vacuum system with accessories

Commercial grade vinyl flooring at saloon entry door

Dinette U-shaped port side with storage under

Head lining, vinyl with padding

Lighting, overhead, LED (DC)

Liquor Cabinet Built in lockers for glass and bottle storage

Liquor Cabinet Icemaker (with inline water filter)

Liquor Cabinet Refrigerator/Freezer drawer unit, 2 x drawers (Freezer above, Fridge below)

Lounge U shaped starboard side

Safety indicator panel for monitoring bilge pumps, high water alarms, sump pump, navigational lights & engine room lights 


Electric induction cooktop, 3-element with removable surround

Flooring, vinyl (Premium grade)

Garbage bin

Lighting, overhead, LED (DC)

Microwave convection oven


Refrigerator drawer unit (wide), 2 x drawers

Solid surface benchtop with stainless steel sink and mixer tap

Storage cabinets & drawers below and above bench 


Access to private ensuite/dayhead

Air conditioning: 10,000 BTU with electric heat

Bed side tables with timber tops x2

Bureau with mirror, benchtop and drawers

Carpet with underlay

Hanging locker, cedar lined to starboard with auto lighting (LED) and cedar lined storage locker to port with shelving

Hatch -square white with screen and blind

Headboard upholstered

Private entrance door

Queen walk around berth with innerspring mattress

Hanging locker, cedar lined with lighting and drawers below

Hatch -Square, with oceanair blind

Headboard -upholstered

Private entrance door

Reading and overhead lighting (DC)

Storage cabinets outboard with positive locking hardware

Storage cupboard with drawers and shelf

Upper and lower berths (innerspring mattresses) with storage under lower berth


Access to private ensuite

Air conditioning: 16,000 BTU (split into ensuite)


Carpet with underlay

Full length mirror (behind hanging locker door)

Headboard upholstered

King size walk around berth with innerspring mattress

Lounge to port

Mirror over headboard

Overhead lighting

Porthole fixed bonded glass recessed into hull sides with fitted window furnishings

Private entrance door

Storage drawers outboard with positive locking hardware

Timber bench top outboard with lighting, power outlet and concealed storage

Walk in robe with storage and auto lighting 


Air conditioning: 4,000 BTU (designated unit)

Bureau with mirror and drawers

Carpet with underlay