This high quality, highly detailed, Riva Ariston Runabout Speed Boat Model is fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit).
The Riva Ariston runabout model is handcrafted from beautiful mahogany wood, along with western red cedar and rosewood. The hull is constructed using a plank on bulkhead method, each strip of wood is carefully joined together to form a smooth hull. This model is completely hand built to spec by skillful and creative master craftsmen.
This Riva Ariston powerboat has been hand varnished with many coats of clear varnish. There is a cream white boot stripe. On the Riva Ariston model, you will find a variety of beautiful handcrafted cast chromed & brass metal parts such as: windshield frame, many detailed gauges, steering wheel, spot light, cleats, running lights, brass propeller, rudder and much more.
This model has a large cockpit and the back engine hatch opens. The cockpit has detailed hand stitched white leather seats and trim. A flag is included, an Italian flag. A wooden stand comes standard with this model and is detachable.
The model was built according to scale through original plans, pictures and drawings. There are absolutely no plastic parts only the highest quality wood and metal parts.
This model is carefully packed within two thick layers of Styrofoam for damaged free shipping. This model measures 35" long from bow to stern.
This is an Exclusive Edition Runabout Model, where each model is uniquely identified by a serial number, which is laser cut to the hull of each model. In this edition, we are able to identify the production date of a model, the material that was used on the model, the craftsmen who worked on each area of the model, the individual who inspected the model and also the professional packaging staff. Quality is our number 1 priority, thus all steps are thoroughly supervised from the beginning to the end of making each model.
The classic Riva Ariston speed boat is a beautiful runabout model that is sure to become a treasured family heirloom.
Highlights about this classic runabout model boat:
- 100% hand built from scratch using “plank on bulkhead” construction method
- Included with this expert level power boat model is a solid wood base
- Size: 35" overall length x 10" height x 9" width
- Condition: New (fully assembled)
- Hundreds of hours where required to finish this model speed boat
- Completed model contains thousands of details created by skillful master craftsmen
- Made of finest Mahogany wood and other exotic tropical wood
- Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of this model
- Extensive research through original plans and pictures make this model authentic
- This model went through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop