Princess 430 (1998) for sale in Ipswich, United Kingdom

£149,950 GBP
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The Princess 430 Flybridge, located in Ipswich, UK, is a 1998 model with an overall length of 13.41 metres and a beam of 4.11 metres. Fitted with twin Volvo Penta TAMD63P 370HP diesel engines on shaft drive, it offers 6 berths across two cabins and two heads. The flybridge layout, alongside a spacious cockpit with a canopy extension and a well-lit, modernised saloon, provides excellent comfort and visibility. Consistently maintained by the same owners for over 12 years, it features numerous upgrades including new propellers, stainless steel water tanks, and refurbished interior furnishings. Additional specifications include bow thruster, generator, various navigational aids, and comprehensive electrical installations. Viewing is recommended to appreciate this meticulously cared-for vessel. Part exchange and finance options are available.

General information
Princess 430
Used power boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Length overall
13.41 metres
4.11 metres
0.99 metres
Ipswich, United Kingdom

About this Princess 430


Princess 430 Flybridge 1998 is fitted with twin Volvo Penta TAMD63P 370HP diesel engines on shaft drive. The vessel offers 6 berths in two cabins and two heads. The Princess 430 Flybridge has a beautiful layout which offers a good-sized flybridge down to a large cockpit with a canopy extension, which gives more comfortable seating in the cockpit when the canopy enclosure is on the vessel. The saloon offers a comfortable seating area with good viability and plenty of light from the outside and has a more modern feel that you would expect thanks to upgrades to the upholstery carpets and curtains, which done by the current owners. The vessel has been in the same ownership for over the last 12 years and has been regularly maintained with the current owners. The specification includes bow thruster, generator, ceramic electric hob, combi oven, saloon and galley fridge, chartplotter, Radar, autopilot, fly-by-wire throttles, search light, stereo, VHF, Navtex,Trim tabs & shore power. Viewing is recommended as the vessel presents a lovely example for her age with the original Princess build quality. Part exchange options are available, as are finance facilities. Call today to arrange a viewing. 

Recent maintenance & upgrades

Sea Jay Work Record

List of work carried out or modifications made during ownership.

Sea Jay Interior Soft furnishings, carpets and curtains refurbished by Jeckles to all cabins. (2013)

Engines and generators are fully serviced to schedule changing coolant, oil, filters, anodes, drive belts and impellers. (2013)

Engines periodically checked by (Mark Ward) Neptune Marina, including the following:

Replace Engines coolant hoses. Checked exhaust condition – no faults found. (2015)

Engine drive belts replaced. (2015

Replaced Jabsco Toilets with direct replacement electric toilets. (September 2016)

Replaced Aluminium water tanks with Stainless steel tanks. (May 2017)

Replaced Engines Fuel filters and rubber hoses. (June 2017)

Water pump impellers replaced with new studs. (June 2017)

Fitted new Propeller shaft seals. Fitted Galvanic Isolator. (April 2018)

Serviced anchor electric motor (motor rewind). (July 2018)

Replaced Propellers, supplied by Hamble Propellers. (October 2023)


Work carried out by HMS December 2021

Replaced all 12V batteries. (August 2020)

Fitted new Battery Charger. (August 2020)

Fitted new Volvo Penta Ignition modules to Port and Starboard engines. (September 2021)

Fitted new walnut veneered instrument panels to lower helm. (September 2021)


Most recent engine/boat service carried out by Colin Harvey to both Volvo engines and Kohler generator.

Replaced hull and bow thruster anodes. (October 2018)

Hull antifouled cleaned and polished. (April 2018)

Replaced hull and bow thruster anodes. (April 2023)

Hull antifouled cleaned and polished. (October 2023)

Propellor shaft gland seals and retention bolts replaced. (November 2023)

Changed oil and filters. (March 2024)

Replaced anodes to Volvo Penta and Kohler Generator. (March 2024)

Checked and topped up engine coolant. (March 2024)

Replaced air filters to Volvo engines. (April 2024)

Replaced air seals to glass doors. (April 2024)

Replaced Radio speakers to upper and lower helms. (April 2024)

Eberspacher heating serviced by local agent. (May 2024)

Replaced freshwater pump and water tank pressure valve. (May 2024)



Deck & Cockpit

  • Teak on cockpit floor and flybridge stairs
  • Lewmar electric anchor windlass with Delta anchor and chain
  • Bathing platform with teak surface, bathing ladder and shower
  • Cockpit tent
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Windscreen wipers
  • Searchlight
  • Mooring cleats amidships
  • Waste tank outlet in deck
  • Storage lockers in cockpit floor and sides
  • Fenders and mooring lines


  • Helm position with navigation instruments
  • Flybridge cushions for seats and L-sofa
  • Flybridge cover
  • Rigid stairs to flybridge
  • Electric anchor winch control

Navigation instruments


  • Autohelm repeater
  • Autohelm ST6000 autopilot
  • Bow thruster controls
  • Micro commander electronic throttle controls
  • Electric searchlight
  • Engine control/indicator panel

Helm down:

  • Autohelm speed
  • Autohelm depth
  • Autohelm ST6000 autopilot
  • Chart plotter
  • VHF 
  • Rudder indicator
  • Plastimo compass
  • Bow thruster controls
  • Micro Commander electronic throttle controls
  • Engine control/indicator panel
  • Electric search light
  • Horn
  • Intercom


  • 2 x 370hp Volvo Penta TAMD63P 6 cylinder turbo diesels
  • 1100 engine hours
  • Stainless steel propeller shafts with 3-blade propellers
  • Fuel tank capacity 1.364 litres
  • Hydraulic trim tabs

Electric installation

  • Engine batteries 12V
  • Domestic batteries 12V
  • Battery charger Phase Three 12V/ 70Ah
  • Generator
  • Water heater
  • Electric bilge pumps
  • 220V sockets
  • Shore power cable



  • Re upholstered saloon seating
  • Carpet in saloon
  • Carpet in bedrooms
  • Two bedroom layout with owners cabin and separate guest cabin at starboard
  • 2 bathrooms, each with electric toilet and shower
  • 12v refrigerator with freezer compartment, front door opening, in galley
  • 12v refrigerator, front door opening, in saloon
  • Ceramic Neff electric hob
  • Combi microwave/oven
  • 2 x stainless steel sinks in galley
  • Eberspacher cabin heating
  • Stereo
  • Updated curtains


  • Cockpit cover
  • Cd player
  • Radio
  • Electric head
  • Bow thruster
  • Cockpit speakers
  • Generator
  • Log speedometer
  • Heating
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cockpit shower
  • Depthsounder
  • Vhf
  • Swimming ladder
  • Radar
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Battery charger
  • Refrigerator
  • Autopilot
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Compass
  • Teak cockpit
  • Microwave oven
  • Hot water
  • Plotter
  • Shore power inlet
  • Gps
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.

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2 x Volvo Penta TAMD63P
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
682 litres
Number of cabins
This Princess 430 has been viewed 121 times
Broker/Dealer Information

Burton Waters

Mr Adam Cox
Burton Waters Marina Burton Lane End Burton Waters
United Kingdom
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