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Riviera expands with the appointment of a new Florida dealer

by Stephen Milne on 5 Sep 2012
Sovereign Marine Group's Flagler office is located at the Harborage Yacht Club in Stuart, Florida Stephen Milne
Riviera, Australia’s largest and most awarded luxury boat builder has continued expand its American dealer network with the appointment of Sovereign Marine Group in Stuart, Florida.

Sovereign Marine Group was founded in 2001 and has recently expanded to a full service marine centre serving Pompano Beach and expanding more than 500 kilometres north to Jacksonville, Florida.


With offices in two locations, the Harborage Yacht Club and Monterey, Sovereign Marine Group offers yacht brokerage, storage for up to 40 vessels, certified marine mechanics, insurance, warranty, financing, canopy shop and electronics all under the one roof.

Riviera Australia international sales director Chris McCafferty said Riviera was proud to be represented by one of Florida’s most esteemed and highly respected brokerage houses, Sovereign Marine Group.

'We welcome Sovereign Marine Group to our growing global dealer network and look forward to an extremely prosperous partnership,' Mr McCafferty said.


Sovereign Marine Group president Greg Terraglio said he was attracted to the Riviera brand because of the company’s longstanding reputation.

'In addition, my own personal experiences in running and using the Riviera boats that I have owned and sold over the years attracted me to the brand, and I am pleased to be part of the Riviera family,' he said.

'I think under the direction of Rodney Longhurst, Wes Moxey and Stephen Milne, the American people will be amazed with the new products and new technologies of all Riviera product. There is an abundance of knowledge that will be capitalised on in the future.'

On a recent trip to Australia, Mr Terraglio visited Riviera’s 14-hectare, state-of-the-art Coomera facility.

'Having come from a manufacturing background for the first 13 years of my career, I found the Riviera facility at Coomera, Queensland extremely impressive. It is definitely world-class and the people are true professionals and take great pride in their workmanship,' he said.

While taking an extended factory tour, Mr Terraglio had an opportunity to view some of Riviera’s latest models.

'The new models should take the United States to a new level of yachting. Their sleek design and the comforts they provide are above what I have currently seen and I look forward to representing Riviera in Pompano Beach and Jacksonville,' he said.

'At Sovereign Marine Group we pride ourselves on our integrity, our ability to be a valued resource to our customers and our extensive alliance worldwide.

'Taking marine service to the next level, we are providing a ‘one stop shop’ for all your boating needs.'

Sovereign Marine Group has two locations on Monterey Road and Flagler Avenue in Stuart, Florida. For more information visit www.RivieraYachts.biz or Phone (888) 891 8564.


Riviera offers 14 different models from 36 to 75 feet across three model series Flybridge, Sport Yacht and Offshore Express.

Riviera also offers the bespoke Motor Yacht line, Belize Motoryachts. Inspired by classic luxury details and timeless style, Belize Motoryachts has just released the new 52 foot Sedan and Day Bridge models.

For more information, please go to www.riviera.com.au

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