Brigitte Bardot, Richard Burton, Sophia Loren, Aristotle Onassis and Prince Rainier of Monaco didn’t go boating in a Boston Whaler.

Their craft of choice for waterborne excursions were the exquisite, elegant and sporty mahogany motorboats hand-built by Riva on Italy’s Lake Iseo.

You could do worse than following their example, should you wish to make a stylish outing of your own on some picturesque body of water.

Classic Boats Amsterdam is offering one of the greatest Riva models ever, a 1963 Tritone.

Powered by two big-block Chrysler V8s, it can really move, and very gracefully, too.

Which is a good thing, because the comely craft will run you about $465,000…