United Kingdom | 1988

Princess 45 for sale

  • 10 Guests
  • 2 Cabins

General information

Princess 45 (2011 - 2014)
Name of Boat
Soul Searcher
13,92 m / 45,67 ft
4,27 m / 14,01 ft
1,09 m / 3,58 ft
23,50 tonne
1 636 liters
Fresh water
586 liters
Max speed
33,00 kn
Sea class
B. Sea craft



The Princess 45 is a sleek, stylish flybridge cruiser with excellent accommodation and good sea keeping abilities. Since her present owner purchased in 2015 he has undertaken a extensive refurbishment of the boat which makes her especially suited for liveaboard use. Full details of the works in the sales information.

Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office - 01473 659681


The interior has had a complete refurbishment including: New headlinings throughout, new electrical system including relocating the consumer unit, new LED lighting throughout, complete new plumbing and water system with dock supply (tanks removed but new ones can be fitted to suit the purchaser).

The accommodation offers up to 4 berths in 2 sleeping cabins all with excellent headroom.

FORWARD CABIN: Double island berth with lockers and drawers providing ample storage, mirror and opening hatch to foredeck. Luxury foam mattress.

ENSUITE: Reconfigured with an electric toilet, new basin and mixer, vanity unit, heated towel rail and all wood Iroko. 85 litre holding tank.

GUEST CABIN: Located to starboard and reconfigured to be multi purpose with a double bed, or for dining, or for use as a snug. With wardrobe, integrated smart TV, location for the battery bank and charger plus seating all re-upholstered.

WET ROOM: Infinity shower with Iroko wood, vanity unit and heated towel rail.

GALLEY: Completely new with gloss white modern units, 240v induction hob & oven, fridge with freezer box, Oak worktops, engineered Oak floorboards, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and a significant amount of storage.

SALOON: Refit includes large settee to port and armchair to starboard, integrated storage units, smart TV on a lift, new head linings and multi function LED lighting. 

Inner helm position with full instrumentation and seating for two. This has had a complete rebuild including keyless ignition, stop/start and authentic Princess wheel, and reupholstered in black with grey piping. 


Multiple USB sockets in each cabin, saloon and galley.

EXTERIOR: The aft cockpit offers comfortable seating with new seating, two teak tables, new transom entrance for access to swim platform, fridge, shore power and 2020 canopies.  The lazarette houses the new direct mains water feed, water pumps, new immersion heater, and space for water tanks, size to be fitted to customer specification. Deck access from either side leading forward along wide side decks with ample grab rails. A generous foredeck suitable for sunbathing makes the most of available space and is ideal for warm summer afternoons relaxing on the water. The flybridge has a new dodger, redesigned layout with a bespoke rear sofa, all upholstery in 2017, new dashboard configuration, new access hatch and cover.

Mechanical Systems

Located under wheelhouse sole, twin Volvo TAMD70E turbocharged and intercooled 306hp marine diesel engines. Dual single lever controls at both helms. Hydraulic steering. Shaft drive via gearboxes to 3-bladed propellers. 1500 litres fuel capacity in two tanks. Full engine instrumentation include temperature, oil pressure, volt, revs and fuel gauges. Engine room bilge blower. Bow thruster for easy marina manoeuvring. Trim tabs. Recently the starboard engine has had a new wiring loom, additional relays added and fire extinguisher. Hours unknown. Last serviced in 2020 with part service history. 

240V generator in lazarette in own cocoon.


Electrical Systems

2 domestic, 4 engine start, bow thruster and gen set batteries charged via engine alternators, 240V and 240V charger via generator or shore power system.  Full ring mains system and immersion heater (new). 

Deck Equipment

  • Anchor with chain
  • Stainless steel pulpit and grab rails
  • 10 fenders & various mooring warps
  • 3 x Pantograph windscreen wipers
  • Bathing platform with bathing ladder
  • Cockpit awning/canopy/enclosure, 2020
  • Bimini

Navigation Equipment

  • Compasses at both helms
  • Depth, speed/log instruments
  • VHF radio
  • Hand held VHF radio
  • Raymarine GPS/chart plotter
  • Navigation lights

Safety Equipment

  • Fire extinguishers including engine space
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • Smoke alarm
  • Various life jackets
  • 3 new electric bilge pumps with automatic and manual switching


Princess 45 built in 1988 by Marine Projects Ltd to a Bernard Olesinski design. White GRP hull, deck and superstructure. Hull epoxied in 2016. Large flybridge with ample seating. Bowthruster. Casing for later addition of stern thruster. 

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

Sep 26, 2021, 7:56:23 AM
$ 116 390
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Princess 45 for sale
Clarke & Carter - Suffolk
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