United Kingdom, Southampton | 2003

Princess 23M for sale

General information

Princess 23M (2001 - 2009)
Name of Boat
Lucky Ash
22,52 m / 73,88 ft
5,72 m / 18,77 ft
3,36 m / 11,02 ft
Sea class
B. Sea craft



'Lucky Ash' is a prime 2003 Princess 23M fitted with twin MAN D2842 LE 404 1300hp diesel engines with circa 1,400 hours. The 23M is the one-time flagship of the Princess range and it really shows. She has incredible amounts of space both inside and out and a specification second to none including bow and stern thrusters, air conditioning, generator, Tracvision TV system, flybridge crane etc . 'Lucky Ash' has clearly been loved and is for sale due to the owner wishing to upgrade. VIEWING WELCOME BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - WHYBOATS

Genrall Overview

The Princess 23M is the ultimate family boat with her highly sociable lay-out. The saloon is light and spacious and accommodation comprises full-width owner's stateroom, a large forward stateroom and two further en-suite guest cabins. She is also the ultimate long-distance cruiser for dedicated sailors. Faultless seakeeping, power-assisted hydraulic steering, high-speed rudders, a bow thruster and electronic engine controls make this boat a delight to sail.


  • 10 Berths in 4 cabins plus twin aft crew cabin
  • Full beam double berth master stateroom with walk in wardrobe,spacious en-suite facilities and jacuzzi
  • Double forward guest cabin with private en-suite facilities
  • Third double guest cabin to starboard with en-suite access to day head
  • Fourth guest cabin to port with pullman berths 
  • Large saloon area with a comprehensive upper galley and separate dining area with 8 chairs
  • Twin aft crew cabin with en-suite facilities
  • Classic cherry interior woodwork, gloss finish
  • Cottonwood galley worktop
  • Teak and maple floor to master bathroom
  • Cream leather upgraded interior upholstery

Onboard systems

  • Hydraulic bow and stern thrusters with dual station controls
  • KVH TracVision M5, with dummy opposing dome to radar arch
  • Seafire automatic fire extinguisher system
  • GSM phone antenna
  • Intercom system to all cabins 
  • Trim tabs
  • Shore power and cables
  • Fresh watermaker 156 litre/hour)
  • Continental 220V / 240V sockets
  • 4 x heavy-duty batteries for engine starting 
  • 6 x heavy-duty auxiliary batteries 
  • Engine alternators charge both banks of batteries via blocking diodes 
  • 2 x 75-amp 24v float battery chargers connected to the auxiliary battery bank 
  • 5-amp, 24v float battery charger connected to the engine start batteries 
  • Remote battery master switches with controls at main switch panel 
  • Circuit breakers on all circuits 
  • 24v to 12v voltage dropper for certain navigation and radio circuits 20/240 Volt: 
  • Automatic fire extinguisher situated by generator linked to main fire extinguisher system 
  • 50-amp shore support inlet (2 if air conditioning is fitted) 
  • Generator/shore support change-over system 
  • Polarity check system 
  • Earth leakage safety trip 
  • Circuit breakers on all circuits 
  • Power points (240v) in: - owner's stateroom - port and starboard cabins - galley (2 double) - saloon area - forward stateroom - crew cabin 
  • Shaver points in all bathrooms


ONAN 22.5kW diesel generator in own sound shield with water-cooled and specially silenced exhaust with 2660 hours recorded as of August 2017

Air Conditioning and heating

  • Air-conditioning with digital controls to all cabins
  • Eberspacher boat heating system with separate temperature controls to all cabins

Cabin Equipment

  • Neff 6 place dishwasher
  • Neff 4 burner ceramic hob
  • Neff conventional oven and grill
  • Full height fridge with freezer drawer and built in icemaker
  • Broan trash compactor
  • Bosch washing machine
  • Bosch dryer
  • Saloon refrigerator
  • Cocktail cabinet
  • Clock and barometer
  • LG HD TV to master stateroom
  • Sony tuner / radio / CD player to master stateroom
  • Manhattan DVD player to master stateroom
  • Securikey safe to master stateroom
  • Panasonic HD TV to forward cabin
  • Denon sound system to forward cabin
  • Samsung HD 1080p TV on a raise / lower mechanism to saloon
  • Pioneer DVD 5.1ch surround sound system to saloon
  • Panasonic Blu-ray player to saloon
  • Electrical privacy screen to lower helm station
  • Galley and helmsman's doors

External Equipment

  • Third station hydraulic bow and stern thrusters, engine and anchor controls fitted to aft cockpit
  • Teak flybridge, side decks, cockpit and bathing platform
  • Stern mooring winches with foot control
  • Flybridge tender crane (400kg) also spans transom platform
  • Hydraulic passerelle
  • Flybridge wetbar including sink and BBQ
  • Refrigerated cool box to flybridge
  • Blue canvas aft enclosure curtains, blue dingy cover and blue fly-bridge furniture canvas
  • Blue flybridge bimini top
  • Sony waterproof speakers to flybridge
  • White vinyl deck, aft deck and fly-bridge cushions piped with blue
  • U-shaped seating to flybridge
  • Avon Adventurer 4.0m with a 40HP Yamaha outboard, Jockey seats, running lights VHF radio anchor and A frame

Navigational Equipment

  • Furuno Nav Net II multifunction displays x 2 (2011) linked to Furuno array radar scanner to lower helm
  • Furuno Nav Net multifunction displays x 2 (2011) to upper helm
  • Raymarine ST60 depth to lower helm
  • Raymarine ST60 speed to lower helm
  • Raymarine tridata to upper helm
  • Raymarine ST60 multi to upper helm
  • Dual station ACK remote control searchlight
  • Dual station Raymarine ST6001 + autopilot
  • Dual station Simrad RS87 DSC VHF and handset
  • Furuno digital Navtex


  • Air conditioning
  • Shore power inlet
  • Radar
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Swimming ladder
  • Washing machine
  • Hydraulic gangway
  • Hot water
  • Radio
  • Stern thruster
  • Compass
  • Depthsounder
  • Refrigerator
  • Bimini top
  • Dvd player
  • Cockpit shower
  • Plotter
  • Bow thruster
  • Tv set
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Generator
  • Fresh water maker
  • Microwave oven
  • Deep freezer
  • Cd player
  • Electric head
  • Vhf
  • Tender
  • Autopilot
  • Cockpit table
  • Battery charger
  • Heating
  • Teak cockpit
  • Cockpit speakers
  • Teak sidedecks
  • Log speedometer
  • Cockpit cover
  • Gps
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
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.
Sep 2, 2021, 11:37:24 AM
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