Princess 40 for sale

  • 10 Guests
  • 2 Cabins
  • 2 Crew

General information

Princess 40 (2001 - 2005)
13,01 m / 42,68 ft
3,96 m / 12,99 ft
0,90 m / 2,95 ft
11 502,21 tonne / 0,25 sh cwt
208 liters
Fresh water
83 liters
Sea class
B. Sea craft


Manufacturer Provided Description

Superbly finished in deep lacquered natural or classic cherry wood, complemented by a choice of designer fabrics, the Princes 45's interior is a statement in elegant living.

Additional Description

  • AFT DECK: Self-draining * 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 Camping or 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
  • Cockpit cover
  • Full-length transom bathing platform with foldaway swimming ladder, hot and cold shower, teak decking, storage compartment and dinghy storage removable chock system.
  • FLYBRIDGE * 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
  • High-speed compass
  • Searchlight remote control
  • Horn
  • Remote location for VHF handset
  • Intercom to lower helm
  • 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
  • Integral stairway from aft cockpit with access hatch
  • Wind deflector screens
  • Stainless-steel handrails
  • GRP radar arch
  • Console and seat covers
  • Matched whip aerials for VHF R/T and radio.

Additional Description

  • SALOON: 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 downlighters
  • Clock and barometer.
  • OWNER’S SUITE: Large double bed with quilted bedspread
  • Dressing table with mirror
  • Large wardrobe
  • Cupboard with shelves
  • Forward mirror
  • Individual berth lights
  • Deck hatch with flyscreen and blind
  • Opening portholes
  • Drawers and storage lockers.
  • GUEST SUITE : 2 full-size single berths with quilted bedspreads
  • Wardrobe with shelf space
  • Eye-level and bedhead storage lockers
  • Downlighters and individual berth lights
  • 2 opening portholes.

Additional Description

  • 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 stateroom, guest suite, galley and saloon
  • Shaver points in both bathrooms.

Additional Description

  • GALLEY: Avonite worktop
  • Recessed 3-zone gas hob with flame-failure protection and cover
  • Combination microwave/ conventional oven with grill
  • Twin-bowl stainless-steel sink with 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.

Additional Description

  • FUEL SYSTEM : 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.
  • WATER SYSTEM : Water tank of 93 gallons (423 litres) plus 7 gallons (32 litres) hot water calorifier (total 100 gallons/455 litres)
  • Water heated by engine and 240v immersion heater
  • Automatic water pump with filter
  • Main circuit breaker at switch panel
  • Water level gauge
  • Deck filler.
  • FIRE EXTINGUISHERS :Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
  • Hand-operated fire extinguishers (3) in owner’s suite, guest suite and galley.
  • BILGE PUMPS : Automatic electric bilge pumps (with manual override) in engine room, forward accommodation and aft lazarette (3 in all)
  • High-capacity manual bilge pump with valve system and suction points in same areas.

Additional Description

  • POWER AND DRIVE SYSTEMS : Engine room soundproofed
  • High-volume air intakes
  • Engine room extractor fan with electronic time delay
  • Engine exhaust silencers and water-cooled exhausts
  • Engine beds integrally moulded with hull for strength and vibration absorption
  • Engines flexibly mounted
  • Engine room forward and aft bulkheads integrally bonded
  • Automatic fire extinguisher
  • Automatic and manual bilge pumps
  • Engine room lighting
  • Engine room access hatch and ladder from cockpit
  • Propeller shafts in Temet
  • 4-bladed aquafoil propellers in nickel aluminium bronze
  • High-speed, balanced rudders
  • Cathodic protection for sterngear
  • Sterngear, engines, fuel tanks, fillers etc all electrically bonded
  • Hydraulic steering system.

Additional Description

  •  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
  • Hull antifouled 9.2020

Additional Description

  •  Reversible electric anchor winch (1000W) with foredeck, main helm and flybridge controls
  • Self-stowing 16kg Delta anchor with 30 metres of chain
  • Stemhead roller with automatic anchor launch and retrieve
  • Deck hatch access to chain locker
  • Stainless-steel bow, stern and spring cleats
  • Bow and stern fairleads * Stern rope storage lockers
  • Stainless-steel pulpit and guard rails
  • Stainless-steel coachroof and flybridge handrails
  • Foredeck hatch
  • Stainless-steel rubbing band with rubber insert
  • Full set of IMCO navigation lights
  • Riding light
  • Searchlight with dual-station remote controls
  • Twin electric horns 
  • Intercom/loud hailer 
  • Fuel and water fillers.

Additional Description

  • MAIN HELM POSITION : Double helm seat with fore and aft adjustment for helmsman
  • 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
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Log * Echo sounder
  • VHF radio/ telephone
  • Intercom to flybridge 
  • 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 light and chart stowage
  • 12v and 220/240v electrical control panels
  • High-speed magnetic compass
  • Horn, riding light, helm and navigation light control switches
  • Sliding tinted side window adjacent to helmsman
  • PVC sunscreens
  • Stowage under helm seat.

Additional Description

  • INTERIOR FINISH : Furniture finished in natural cherry wood with clear lacquer finish,
  • Console area finished with burr-elm panels
  • Galley worktop in Avonite
  • Timber galley floor
  • Upolstered fabrics, carpets and curtains from co-ordinated range.light and modern finish and durable exterior upholstery
  • STORAGE : All suites and cabins have generous storage comprising lockers, drawers and shelves as appropriate.

Additional Description

  • GENERAL ITEMS : Fenders (4) and warps (4)
  • Ensign staff
  • First aid kit
  • Boathook
  • Owner’s manual
  • Engine manual
  • Tool kit
  • Emergency tiller
  • Emergency porthole cover
  • Manual winch handle
  • Length overall (inc pulpit) 42ft 7in (12.98m)
  • Length overall (ex pulpit) 41ft 4in (12.6m)
  • Beam 13ft (3.96m)
  • Draft 3ft 1in (0.94m)
  • Displacement approx (2 x Volvo TAMD63P) 11.5 tonnes
  • Fuel capacity 250 gallons (1,136 litres)
  • Water capacity (inc calorifier) 100 gallons (455 litres)


Princess 40 M3245 Sophie May            Service Sheet

Date                                                    Work carried out

06/08/2020     Cleaned and greased port side macerator to repair slight leak

07/08/2020     Greased throttle levers on flybridge

28/09/2020     Boat lifted out of water,cleaned hull and applied Seajet Shogun antifoul.

                        Fitted new stern thruster and controls

                        Cleaned and re-painted rudder linkage rod and stops,

                        Re-connected earth cable to port rudder,

                        Machine polished hull sides and superstructure, waxed all surfaces.

                        Inspected and greased anchor chain, re-painted anchor with silver                                  Hammerite.

                        Replaced Hull, trim tab and thruster Annodes

                        Cleaned and greased propellers, shafts and rudders.

07/10/2020     Boat lifted back into water.

03/11/2020     Replaced control cables from both helm throttles to DS units.

06/11/2020     New batteries fitted, Start x2 and Auxillary x2

01/12/2020     Full engine service:

                        Changed engine oil, oil filters, by-pass filters, crankcase vent filter

                        Changed Reverse gear oil, cleaned gear oil screen.

                        Changed fine fuel filters, extra coarse filters.

                        Cleaned foam air filters

Cleaned seawater filters, replaced pump impellors, replaced all engine zinc anodes.

                        Replaced coolant /antifreeze

                        Inspected and checked tension / drive belts

                        Checked battery terminals and  connections.

05/12/2020     Installed new water tank sender.

22/12/2020     Installed new 12v power outlet  socket and USB outlet on helm dashboard, new MCB’s in electric cupboard in small bedroom.

24/03/2021     Removed, stripped, cleaned and greased fresh water pump (lazarette), following a slight leak from gaskets.

20/04/2021     Fitted new blackwater holding tank gauge onto babking plate with freshwater gauge.

12/05/2021     Tested fuel system for diesel bug, test positive.

02/06/2021     Had fuel in both tanks ‘polished’ by  Simon Watkins. Carried out test again, clear results.

11/06/2021     Fitted new Vetus electronic control system, including a power supply box.

17/06/2021     Overhauled Starboard side alternator and re-fitted following charging fault.

21/06/2021     Replaced windscreen wiper blades with new, replaced windscreen washer servo switch.

26/06/2021     Dismantled and cleaned both Separ coarse fuel filters, replaced filter cartridges.

25/06/2021     Repaired bathing platform shower, new pone way valve and shower cartridge.

28/06/2021     Checked date and condition of rubber gas supply pipe, date for replacement is July 2022

056/07/2021   Took all fire extinguishers to Peterlee fire company for inspection and servicing.

21/07/2021     Fitted new alternator to port side engine.

25/07/2021     Changed both Separ coarse fuel filters.

03/08/2021     Fitted new air filters.

24/08/2021     Replaced air horns and hailer loudspeaker with new ones.

28/08/2021     Adjusted throttle linkage from control box to engine throttle levers.

                        Added Wynns Gold diesel additive to both fuel tanks, (140 to 1 ratio)


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.

Princess 40 in fantastic condition with very open and spacious layout. Twin 370 Diesel inboards both on shaft with around 600 hours,Bow and stem thrusters, 2 cabin version both with ensuites Showers/Heads.

Large aft deck but safe freeboard and well suited to those with children or pets.

Lovely interior finish in light cherry, benefiting from the cream leather finish and also the Silver/grey carpets and beige exterior seating keeping a modern feel throughout rather than more dated versions.

Flybridge covers and aft canopy making for comfortable year round UK boating.

Very spacious lazerette with ample storage, well suited to family use, watersports kit, bikes etc.

Well maintained and in great condition.

Ready to go  currently in the water at Hartlepool Marina with, viewings by appointment

  1. UK Vessel with VAT paid proof 
  2. Last out of the water 28.09.2020,
  3. Last Marine Survey June 2020 (Copies available to view for serious buyers)
Feb 14, 2022, 4:13:01 AM
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