Amati 1/10 Scale Riva Aquarama Italian Runabout Quality Model Kit

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The Italian Aquarama is the last in line of the grand tradition mahogany runabouts - It is still built today exactly as it was 30 years ago.

The Riva Aquarama first appeared on the market in 1963. This superb Amati kit includes laser cut wooden hull components, double planking, flexible plastic moulded seats, brass chromed parts, detailed interiors, plans and instructions.

Please note: Hardwood base and pedestals are not included.

This is a kit of the very highest quality.

The Kit Includes:

  • Laser-cut wooden hull
  • Double hardwood veneers 
  • Seats assembled and moulded in flexible plastic
  • Chromed brass windshield
  • Detailed interior
  • Model can be motorised with two electric motors 
  • Suitable for radio control


  • Double Planked Plank on frame design
  • High Quality Kit
  • 1/10th Scale
  • Length: 860mm

Motor & Transmission kit (sold seperately) for Riva Aquarama includes:

  • Full Transmission Kit
  • Electronic Speed Controller
  • Two Motors
  • Propshafts
  • Propellers
  • Reduction Gears
  • Rudders
  • Couplings
  • Motor Mounts
  • Laser Cut Ply
  • Various Other Hardware

Model Makers Glue Pack contains:

  • Deluxe Materials Speed Bond 112g
  • Deluxe Materials Roket Max Thick Cyano (Super glue)

Here at Hobbies we aim to dispatch all in stock items on the same working day, if ordered by 2:00pm. UK mainland orders will be delivered by either Royal Mail or DHL.

DHL normally advise an estimated delivery slot via SMS or Email notification. Please see below for shipping charges.

UK Shipping Charge Rate

Plans, Fretsaw Blades, Flags, Decals and Vinyl Lettering


Orders Up To £100


Orders Over £100 & Hobbies Catalogues (UK Only)

Free Delivery

Royal Mail TRACKED


Maximum Postage (Wood Packs, Panels and Flammable Goods)


Express Next Working Day & Nominated Delivery (Placed Before 2pm)


Saturday Courier 


Please note: Orders to surcharge areas may incur an additional cost if a parcel is oversized, overweight or contains flammable goods. We will contact you before posting. Please see Postage for more information regarding surcharge areas.

We also deliver all over the world. For information regarding overseas orders please see Postage for further details.

So why buy from Hobbies?

Hobbies have built a reputation for providing first class goods and excellent service, with over 125 years of experience supplying model makers, machinists, craftsman & enthusiasts alike. We pride ourselves on our worldwide reputation for high quality customer service and we are always happy to provide help and support, from advice with choosing what product to buy to after sales support, such as guidance with the building process of a model kit. Our customer support and service is comprehensive, and we won’t disappear after you have made a purchase. Not convinced? Then just ask one of our many thousands of satisfied customers, both here in the UK and overseas.

We believe model making is not just a pastime, but also an experience to share with friends, siblings, children and grandchildren. Hobbies stock a diverse range of hobby kits and accessories, from Revell kits to dolls houses, model boat kits to balsa aircraft. Whatever your age or experience level, you’ll be able to find something to pique your interest at Hobbies.

If there is anything you need help with, or even just a general enquiry, then please Contact Us.