Princess Yachts

Post by: TheYachtMarket News
20 June 2009

Princess Yachts produce the world's most sophisticated luxury motor yachts. Recognisable for their graceful lines and timeless elegance, the Princess Motor Yachts range comprises of Flybridge Motor Yachts and V Class Sports Yachts ranging from 42 to 95 feet.

These high performance motor yachts are built without compromise and dedicated to the enjoyment of the boating experience – “making the world your own”.

A little bit of history

Princess Yachts International is a British company founded in Plymouth in 1965. It was bought in 1981 by a South African businessman Graham J. Beck, who sold the company to French businessman Bernard Arnualt's investment group for £200 million in June 2008.

Over subsequent years, Princess Yachts has established itself as the leading boat builder in Europe, consistently producing revolutionary design and ageless elegance throughout its range. Based in some of the most modern facilities in Europe, every Princess craft undergoes a rigorous and uncompromising build, testing every detail of its design and manufacture. Blending cutting edge technology with traditional craftsmanship, the Princess boat builders set new standards in performance, comfort and safety.

Princess Yachts has introduced more than 80 models. Around 350 yachts are produced yearly by the by its 1,500 employees, and almost 95 percent of boats produced are exported to exclusive distributors throughout the world.

Design and development

Engineering and designing elements are fundamental in the manufacture of Princess yachts. Regardless of size all vessels are designed to offer as much open space as possible. Materials are guaranteed to be the finest available.

The craftsmanship of Princess yachts has earned them global prestige. Each year, Princess spends millions on the design and development of their yachts. The Princess furniture shop has a state-of-the-art CAD system and manages the quality of systems by in-house engineering the majority of its glass, metal and electrical systems. Princess boats are subjected to one week of sea trials in the English Channel.

V Class

The V Class offers a unique combination of unparalleled performance with luxurious comfort. Uncluttered lines and a deep -V hull give the V Class an undeniable presence. Princess’s determination to express the flair and energy of living at speed, without compromise, is like no other.

Capable of cruising at 40 knots, the Princess V65 is more than a powerful offshore powerboat. With all the accommodation of a superyacht, the cockpit offers everything you need for entertaining and the huge saloon features a bar, galley and entertainment area. If you are looking for remarkable performance coupled with supreme comfort, you'll find it here.

The Princess V-70 has two suites with double beds - sleeping six overall, and has crew quarters for two. The saloon features a 32-inch plasma television and there also is a kitchenette with a dishwasher and a laundry area.

Princess flybridge motor yachts offer outdoor living space combined with spacious cockpits, luxurious saloons and superb cabin layouts.

The sleek look of the Princess 57 is marriage of contemporary flybridge style with understated elegance. In the large saloon, enormous windows offer panoramic views. Below, are two staterooms and a spacious guest cabin. Delivering exhilaratingly high cruising speeds and long range capability, this is high end, high performance, power boating luxury.

If you like the sound of the fantastic range of Princess Yachts then take a visit to our boats for sale section where you will find an impressive selection of Princess Yachts for sale.