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Princess - 40

This is a luxury Princess 40 Flybridge which has had one owner from new, providing 6 berths in 3 cabins. Twin Volvo TAMD63P's on Shaft Drives. One Owner From New.


Princess 40 - Description

Designed by Bernard Olesinski and Built by Princess Yachts International, Plymouth, Devon.

LOA: 12.98 mtrs / 42'7"

Beam: 3.96 mtrs / 13'0"

Draft: 0.94 mtrs / 3'1"

Displacement Weight: 11.5 Tonnes.


Modified deep ‘V’ with moulded spray rails and incorporating propeller tunnels for improved propulsion efficiency and reduced draft. Hand-laid glass-fibre construction with isophthalic gelcoat backed by initial lay-up of powder-bound matt and isophthalic resin. Integrally bonded girder stiffening system. Standard finish white high-gloss gelcoat. GRP/balsa core/PVC foam sandwich construction for deck and superstructure, for strength and high-thermal insulation. Moulded non-slip surfaces on side decks, flybridge and cockpit decks. Integrally moulded flybridge stairway. 


Twin Volvo Penta TAMD63P 370hp Diesel Engines.

Direct Shaft Drive With Three Bladed Propellers.

Cruising Speed: 20 knots.

Maximum Speed: 31 knots.

Engine Hours: Approximately 750

Engine Last Checked: May 2015 and anodes replaced (Limited Use Since 2013)

Fuel Tank Capacity: Twin Fuel Tanks (in N4 marine grade alloy) with interconnection system giving 250 gallons (1136 litres) capacity * Fuel fillers on port and starboard side decks * High-capacity fuel filters/water traps * Remote fuel cocks in cockpit locker * Fuel gauges at main helm.



There is a U-shaped sofa with dining table to starboard (converts to double berth). Moveable 2-seater sofa opposite. Stereo CD/radio with saloon and exterior speakers. Sideboard with space for refrigerator, glass, bottle and general stowage. Tinted opening side windows. All windows in toughened safety glass with stainless-steel frames. Triple stainless-steel framed sliding doors to cockpit, for maximum opening. Curtains, Venetian blinds or sunscreens to all windows and doors. Overhead down-lighters. Clock and barometer.

Inside Helm Position

There is a Double Helm Seat with fore and aft adjustment for the Helmsman and Co Pilot. Stainless-Steel Framed Toughened Glass Windscreen (clear for good night vision). Twin 2-speed windscreen wipers with fully recessed motors and blade-mounted freshwater screen wash system.  Burr-elm instrument console panels.  Single-Lever engine controls. Full Engine Instrumentation - Fuel gauges.  Rudder Position Indicator. Side Power Bow Thruster and Remote Control. Hydraulic Steering.  Log  & Echo Sounder. VHF Radio. Anchor Winch Remote Control.  Trim Tab Controls.  Searchlight Remote Control.  Bilge Pump Controls with visual ‘pump running’ warnings.  Visual and audible engine warning system.  Chart Table with Night Light and Chart Stowage * 12v and 220/240v Electrical Control Panels.  Compass.  Horn, Steaming Light, Helm and Navigation Light Control Switches.  Sliding tinted side window adjacent to helmsman. Stowage under helm seat. 


This is stepped down from the main saloon and is equipped with Avonite worktops, a recessed 3-zone gas hob with flame-failure protection and cover, a Panasonic combination microwave/ conventional oven with grill, twin-bowl stainless-steel sinks with a mixer tap, chopping board,  12v/240v fridge/freezer, waste disposal bin, overhead lighting, dedicated crockery and cutlery stowage, general storage cupboards, water gauge & opening porthole.

Owner's Forward Cabin

There is a Large Island Double Bed with quilted bedspread. Dressing table with mirror. Large wardrobe. Cupboard with shelves. Forward mirror. Individual berth lights. Deck hatch with fly-screen and blind.  Opening portholes.  Drawers and storage lockers.

Guest Suite

This provides 2 full-size single berths with quilted bedspreads.  Wardrobe with shelf space. Eye-level and bed head storage lockers. Down-lighters and individual berth lights and 2 opening portholes. 

Aft Cockpit

Walk through transom gate on port side, self-draining cockpit, teak laid decking, upholstered seat with fender and life raft stowage space below.  Gas strut assisted hatch to lazarette stowage area.  Lockable access hatch to engine room.  Teak laid steps to side decks and flybridge.  Overboard vented, self-draining locker for 2 Calor gas bottles. 220/240v shore support inlet and cable stowage locker.  Cockpit lighting. Transom door leading to integral bathing platform. Stainless-steel handrails.  Reserve manual bilge pump.  Remote fuel cocks located in locker. Full Canvas Cockpit Enclosure Curtains. Full-length transom bathing platform with foldaway swimming ladder. Hot and cold shower, transom teak decking and storage compartment. 


Accessed via steps and hatch port side in the aft cockpit. Helm position with repeat engine controls and instrumentation. Repeat log/echo sounder controls. Hydraulic steering. Rudder position indicator. Trim tab controls. Anchor winch remote control. Compass. Searchlight remote control. Horn. Remote location for VHF handset. Compass and instrument light controls. Visual and audible engine warning system. Bilge pump audible alarm.  2-seater helm seat. U-shaped upholstered sofa with drinks table. Double sunbed. Loudspeakers linked to saloon hi-fi.  Wind deflector screens. Stainless-steel handrails.  GRP Radar Arch. Console and seat covers. Whip aerials for VHF R/T and radio. Blue Canvas Covers.


Plastimo Compass

Raymarine RL70C

Raymarine ST60 Depth Gauge

Raymarine ST60 Speed Gauge

Raymarine ST6001+ Auto Pilot

Shipmate VHF Radio

Side Power Bow Thruster & Remote Control

Navigation Lights

Clock & Barometer

Eberspacher Cabing Heating

Excel SD290 Dinghy

Electrical Systems

12 Volt: 2 x heavy-duty batteries for engine starting.  2 x heavy-duty auxiliary batteries. Engine alternators charge via blocking diodes to isolate engine start batteries from auxiliaries.  45-amp 12v float battery charger connected to both battery banks.  Remote battery master switches with control switch at main switch panel.  Circuit breakers on all circuits. 220/240 Volt: Shore support inlet in cockpit locker with storage for cable. Polarity check system.  Earth leakage safety trip.  Circuit breakers on all circuits.  Power points in owner’s cabin, guest suite, galley and saloon.  Shaver points in both bathrooms.  

Broker's Comments

This boat has been the subject of recent works (April 2015) in readiness for this season and is now in a turn key condition ready to go.

The recent works have included:-

  • Engines checked and all anodes replaced.
  • All batteries checked and topped up. (5 of the 6 Batteries were replaced in 2014).
  • Water Tank Sender Replaced.
  • All GRP surfaces including Fly Bridge, Cockpit, Superstructure and hull polished.
  • Teak on Bathing Platform Cleaned.
  • Re Anti-Fouled.
  • Bow & Stern Thruster Props removed, cleaned and anodes replaced.
  • Boat-lines re-painted.
  • An Excellent Example & Worth Considering.

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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Category:Motor Boats
Sales status:Delete
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:2001
Length:12.98 m/43 ft
Width:3.96 m/13 ft
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