General

Alalunga 78 from 2009 with 4 cabins for 8/9 guests and 3 crew members in Sorrento (Naples).

Riviera is a perfect synthesis of technology and comfort. The yacht has a great equipment on board, very beautiful bright interiors and an outstanding crew.

Technical Details

Cabin layout

  • Number of cabins: 4
  • Cabin configuration: 2 Double, 2 Twin
  • Bed configuration: 1 Pullman, 2 Queen, 4 Single
  • Number of guests: 9

Crew members

M/Y RIVIERA is run by an outstanding professional crew of 3 led by Antonino Aiello, a fine Captain with extensive experience of the Mediterranean coasts, a terrific Chef and an expert stewardess; They are all masters of hospitality, able to create for your clients the best atmosphere for the best holiday. M/Y Riviera and her crew are the perfect choice, always above guests' highest expectations.
Captain - Antonino Aiello, Italian, 32 y.o.
Born in 1983 in the beautiful Amalfi Coast, Antonino has an innate passion for the sea. His father is a professional seaman and introduced him to sailing since his early age. Once he grow up he decided to attend the Nautical Institute and, after graduating, he started working in the yachting industry onboard cruise ships for five years for a leading Italian company. Then he drove touristic charters around the wonderful island of Capri and worked as a Captain onboard private yachts for several years, before joining Riviera’s crew. His life-long experience in sailing and his professional but warm attitude will make you feel comfortable and welcomed, and his deep knowledge of the Amalfi Coast and of the islands of the gulf of Naples is a bonus for those who wish to visit the area and discover the most wonderful secret spots only locals know. Antonino is also a guarantee for his guests’ safety as he achieved different first aid certifications, among others the Basic life Support and Defibrillation. Thanks to his excellent sailing skills and his kindness, he will be able to grant his guests a sheltered experience. He speaks Italian and English.

Chef Salvatore Aiello, Italian, 32 y.o.
Thanks to Salvatore, Riviera is a 5 stars floating restaurant. He is a terrific chef having started his career, since very young, as a chef’s assistant in his family’s restaurant in Sorrento. His culinary skills are next to none and with the quality of his refined Mediterranean cuisine he has always conquered the most demanding guests. Salvatore has that typical Italian enthusiasm that charms everyone, no matter where the yacht is cruising, he has the know-how and ability to source the finest ingredients in order to prepare his culinary creations, which are specifically tailored to the clients’ wishes. His cooking style is fresh and lively, capturing the natural and local flavors found in the freshest ingredients that are available. He has built a fine repertoire of varied menus to suit guests requirements, each day he would develop new menu ideas, in order to create new bold and exciting combinations. He has over ten years yachting experience as deckhand and has attended many specific courses for yacht charter. He is in charge of all water sport activities and will make sure that guests safely enjoy their stay onboard. Salvatore speaks Italian and basic English.

Stewardess Federica Pepe, Italian, 22 y.o.
Federica is an extremely smart and dynamic young lady, very elegant and professional.
Her passion for foreign cultures appeared since her childhood and led her to choose a linguistic high school where she learned to speak fluently English, French and German. At the moment, she’s attending a foreign language University, learning Russian, that adds to the other 6 languages she already knows, including Spanish and Serbian.
She went through several working experiences as a hostess, sales assistant and waiter, gaining valuable customer service and communication skills. She loves children and has been involved in different volunteer projects with minors.
Her refined taste is reflected in every aspect of her work, including rooms and table setting up. Discreet, service oriented and very kind, Federica is not only the perfect stewardess but also a very good company.

Spoken languages

  • Italian
  • English

Sample menu

Thanks to Chef Salvatore Aiello, Riviera is a 5 stars floating restaurant. He is a chef with great experience and exceptional culinary skills. He is specialized in the Mediterranean cuisine and his creations are specifically tailored to his clients’ wishes. His cooking style is fresh and lively, capturing the natural and local flavors found in the freshest ingredients available.
Here below some of the Chef's creations !
Starters
Toasted bread, cow milk mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and fresh basil

Sautéed seashells clams

Raw vegetables dipped in extra-virgin olive salt and freshly ground black pepperMain Course
Paccheri pasta with Scampi Prawn and cherries Tomatoes

Pennette pasta with Courgette, basil and Parmesan cheese

Risotto with mixed seafoodSecond Course – Fish
Grilled Calamari and Prawns served with a light citrus and extra virgin
olive oil sauce

Sautéed Fillet of Dorade served with Charlotte potatoes flavored with lemon zest

Sea Bass Fillet backed in a crust salt, olive crust with mashed Potatoes, Onion and
Parsley

Second Course – Meat
Filet mignon wrap with bacon grilled and finish in a sweet gorgonzola sauce

Char-grilled chicken supreme with wild mushrooms, roasted potatoes and seasonal
vegetables

Sautéd Veal in Lemon or Butter Sauce

Salads, Vegetables & Side Dishes
Eggplant baked with fresh tomato sauce, Parmigiano and fresh Mozzarella cheese

Buffalo Mozzarella served with cherry tomatoes and basil

Crisp lettuce, tomatoes, green beans, celery, peppers, olives, tuna, anchovies

Desserts
Tart of Chocolate and ground Almonds

Layers of sponge cake, rum, coffee, mascarpone cheese and cream

Lemon sorbet with a shot of Limoncello liqueur

Sample dishes

Itineraries

  • Amalfi Coast, Ischia, Capri
  • Pontinian Islands
  • Sardinia
  • Sicily
  • Tuscany

Charter bases

  • Sorrento (Naples)
  • Other charter bases on request or depending on the booking situation

Prices per week

  • High Season: 30.000 Euro + VAT
  • Low Season: 27.000 Euro + VAT

Included

  • Yacht charter
  • Crew

Extra

  • Fuel
  • Food
  • Moorings
  • VAT
  • Local taxes
  • Crew tips
  • Other expenses

Payments

  • 50 % at the moment of the booking
  • 50 % one month before charter begin + 30 % APA

Booking conditions

MYBA Charter Agreement