Inspired by the classic Italian speedboats, the Riva Diamond Tail is a thing of beauty. It’s the tuxedo in our line up. It works equally well in a gnarly 10 foot line up as it does hanging on an art gallery wall.
The Riva Classic Diamond Tail is that rare beast that is able to blend both form and function. The glossy polished wood veneer, fibreglass and epoxy resin covers a light-weight EPS core.
It has a slightly broadened nose to assist with planning and wall drops, with a small amount of rocker. The hull leads into a flat transition area for speed, then moving into a deep concave region towards the tail. The concave area serves two main purposes: (a) to increase the overall planning area, and hence generate more lift and speed, and (b) generate more drive and directional control.
Why You Should Use A Riva?
The Riva is light and strong. It’s made with a high density surfboard quality EPS Foam Core, covered in a thin beautiful wood veneer, fibreglass and epoxy resin. The tight rails and hydrodynamic concave makes the Riva a wave holding machine.