United Kingdom | 2003

Princess 23M for sale

General information

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




RCD status: The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational craft directive) and is categorised B.

Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction

White GRP hull, Sub- deck and superstructure.

Blue waterline stripes to hull.

Teak laid side decks, for deck, aft cockpit, fly bridge and bathing platform.


Engine & Gearboxes

2 X MAN diesel D2840 LE404 V-10 marine diesels engines rated at 1300hp @ 2300RPM, with 18.27L displacement.

Turbo- charged and after cooled, with electronic governor.

1130 engine hours run at 18.10.2016

Conventional shaft drive from ZF reduction gearboxes

Maintenance & Performance

C.29 Knots top speed – slow cruise at 16 knots, fast cruise at 22Knots.

MAN MMDS -LC Information/ diagnostic displays to both helms.

Propulsion & Steering

37 inch %- bladed bronze propellers.

Hydraulic steering, single lever MAN micro gear/throttle controls with trolling function

Hydraulic 25HP sidepower bow-thruster

Hydraulic 25HP side power stern -thruster

Integrated bow & stern thruster controls

Third helm station to aft cockpit deck

Electrical Systems

Voltage Systems

24V ships system /240V shore supply: single phase system

Battery Banks

Engine cranking heavy duty batteries

8 X 230Ah service heavy duty batteries

Generator starting battery

Battery Charges

Twin phase three 75Ah/24V automatic and floating battery chargers


24V/300W master volt Dakar Sine inverter


2 x 24V engine altenators


Onan MDKBF 22,5 kW diesel generator

Shore Power

Twin 240V 32-amp shore power supplies

Plumbing System

Fresh Water & Water Heating System

Pressurised hot and cold water

Water heating by engine heat exchange and calorifier with 240V immersion.

Fresh water Sealand vacuum wc flushing

Aquafresh water maker

Bilge Pumps

5 automatic bilge pumps

Manual high capacity bilge pump, transferable to five bilge areas

Black Water

Holding tank fitted

Deck discharge and manual overboard pump

Tank watch level system fitted



Total capacity of 5819 litres / 1280 gallons

Fresh Water

Total capacity 1386 litres / 305 gallons

Blackwater Holding Tanks

Total capacity of 457 litres / 100Gallons

Navigation Equipment

Lower Helm

Furuno Nav Net II multifunction displays (2011) linked to Furuno array radar scanner

Raymarine ST60 Depth

Raymarine ST60 speed

Raymarine ST6001 + autopilot

Simrad RS87 DSC VHF and handset

Furuno digital Navtex

Upper Helm

Furuno Nav Net Multifunction displays (2011)

Raymarine ST60 Depth

Raymarine ST60 speed

Raymarine ST6001 + autopilot

Simrad RS87 DSC VHF and handset

Domestic Equipment


4 burner Neff Ceran ceramic electric hob.

Neff stainless steel combi microwave oven with grill.

Twin stainless steel sink with mixer tap.

Sub - Zero refrigerator.

Sub - Zero freezer.


Ice – Maker.

Braun trash compactor.

Granite work tops.

Stowage in draws & cupboards with cutlery and crockery racks.

Galley ventilator.

Air conditioning controls.

Side deck access via Panto graphing door.

Heads & Showers

4 guest heads & shower facility one crew facility aft .

Master cabin ensuite with moulded bath, Sealand vacuum wc, bidet and basin.

Forward VIP ensuite with shower, basin and Sealand vacuum wc.

Midships port ensuite with basin, Sealand vacuum wc and shower.

Midships starboard ensuite with basin, Sealand vacuum wc and shower.

Crew facilities aft with shower, basin and Sealand vacuum wc.

Heating & Ventilation

Cruisair air – conditioning units with reverse cycle (101,000BTU) – digital controls to all cabins, galley and saloon areas.

Eserspacher diesel – fired cabin heating to all cabins (with controls) and heads with additional blower unit.


Rise & Fall flat screen plasma TV in Saloon.

Pioneer DVD player, Philips VCR, Free sat decoder and satellite decoder in saloon.

Linked sharp flat screen TVs to master and VIP cabins.

Alpine CD stereo to saloon/lower helm, with loudspeakers to saloon and fly-bridge.

Sony CD/ stereo to master cabin, Denon stereo to forward VIP cabin

KVH TracVision M5, with dummy opposing dome to radar arch

Flatscreen and Freeview box in crew cabin


Cabin lighting throughout, diffused and courtesy, with reading lamps to Cabins


Summary of Accommodation

Four guest cabins with four ensuite heads/shower compartments.

Full beam master cabin with ensuite head shower and bath Jacuzzi to port with walk in wardrobe to starboard.

Upper galley to port with side deck access and electric privacy screen from saloon and dinette.

Forward seating area with table for four/five opposite lower helm console.

Raised eight seat dining area to starboard abaft of helm console.

Main saloon with u shaped seating to port, sofa seating to starboard and fly–bridge access stair to starboard.

Dark high gloss cherry wood interior finish with carpets throughout.

Cream interior leather upholstery

Blue curtains throughout with blinds to windows

Twin crew cabin aft with access through watertight door and starboard aft deck access stair

Internal Layout

Description of Layout From Forward

Forward VIP cabin with double births, storage lockers throughout and hanging locker to port with dressing table and stool to aft port bulkhead. Ensuite access to forward starboard heads compartment with separate shower stall inboard. Independent climate controls. Reading lamps to berths. Opening deck hatch and hull port-lights. Ensuite heads aft to starboard with Sealand electric flushing freshwater wc. Granite worktops, basin with mixer tap and vanity mirror, storage locker, towel rail and shower stall aft with screen door. Opening lights.

Forward VIP double birth. Independent climate & heater controls Intercom, stereo and TV. High quality matched gloss joinery throughout. Mirror with dressing table and stool. Shower is set to the inboard of heads, with towel drying rail and shower screen. Forward VIP ensuite heads is fully fitted with Corian tops, electric freshwater wc.

Guest port twin cabin with side by side single births and wardrobe forward. Reading lamps to berths. Independent climate control, heating controls and intercom. Ensuite heads and shower compartment through forward bulkhead door with Sealand electric freshwater flushing wc. Forward separate shower and tray with pump, basin with mixer tap and opening port light.

Port guest twin has single berths with ensuite forward, basin with screen between heads and shower door access to the corridor

Guest starboard twin cabin with side by side single births and wardrobe forward. Reading lamps to berths. Independent climate control, heating controls and intercom. Ensuite heads and shower compartment through forward bulkhead door with Sealand electric freshwater flushing wc. Forward separate shower and tray with pump, basin with mixer tap and opening port light.

Two stairs down and aft of the central accommodation corridor is the Full beam master Cabin. The double bed is central with a two seater sofa to port. The dressing table stool to starboard and access to walk in wardrobe is through the door in the aft starboard bulkhead whilst the door to the ensuite bath, shower and heads is through the door in the aft port bulkhead. There is a variety of storage in the wardrobe with hanging rails, draws and a useful keypad safe. There is also a selection of independent cupboards and draws. Cream leather sets of the light carpets and ivory bedspreads. The forward bulkhead is gloss cherry and cream fabric all very easy on the eye.

The cabin is light and airy and four of the signature through hull port-lights are opening. The central panes are fixed.

Aft of the console and chart area is the dining and galley level, down two broad steps into the main saloon. The galley to port has a fully fitted U shaped work top with refrigerator and freezer in the forward area. The galley can be screened for privacy from the accommodation area and access to the deck through the panto graphing door. The dining area has a gloss cherry table with eight chairs. The dining area is surrounded by lockers and book shelves and has direct access to the fly-bridge via the internal stairs.

In the main saloon there is a cream crescent shaped leather sofa for six to port and a two seater sofa to starboard with a polished coffee table. There is storage for glasses in the aft starboard corner in a beautifully executed cabinet with a dedicated concealed refrigerator, there are also controls for the heating, air conditioning, and lighting circuits. The large aft door leading out to the aft cockpit is electrically controlled as is the window. The saloon is light and airy with natural light from the three signature windows.

The aft cockpit is teak laid with central forward facing comfortable sofa and two gated walkways to the bathing platform it is shielded by the fly-bridge overhang in white fibreglass with inset ceiling lights. There are two storage lockers in the buttresses and warp handling powered winches to both quarters including rope lockers. There is overhead lighting and controls to the Passarelle stored in the starboard walkway. The aft starboard buttress discreetly houses a third throttle & gear station.

The aft cockpit can be completely enclosed by drop down navy blue canvas covers with Perspex windows.

The bathing platform also laid in teak can carry the Tender if required or alternatively could be used for further storage. There are extra mooring cleats a grab rail and swimming ladder with courtesy lighting. This also has the access into the machinery and crew space.

The access to the crew accommodation is via the transom watertight door or by the starboard aft deck stair. The corridor has the Aquafresh water maker controls, washing machine, tumble dryer and further storage. The crew heads and shower lie centrally fore and aft with the twin crew cabin to port with opening port lights and good size berths hanging locker, AC and heating. The watertight door with inspection window leads forward to the machinery room.

The walk way around the boat is teak laid with substantial bulwarks and rails for deck safety the for deck has further deck stowage lockers and sun pads in white vinyl

The fly-bridge has twin stairs with locking hatches for access. The helm console is moulded and set forward centrally with two seats and a sofa to the port side. To starboard is a chart area and aft is a wet bar with grill, storage and a basin. The refrigerator is in set into the seating to port. There is a U shaped seat and table behind.

Aft of this is a double sun pad with storage beneath and two six-man life rafts.

The Opacmare electric crane for launching the tender is located aft under the radar arch. The tender is an Avon Adventurer 4.0m with a 40HP Yamaha outboard, Jockey seats, running lights VHF radio anchor and A frame.

Deck Equipment

Arc searchlight with point pad controls to both helms

Twin air horns

Telescopic Opacmare passarelle with remote

Opacmare crane to fly-bridge

Transom bathing shower

Anchoring & Mooring Equipment

Main forward windlass with stainless steel bitts and fairleeds

Chain to delta anchor

Twin forward deck lockers

Two sets of spring cleats to each side

Aft deck has mooring bitts with fairleads

Powered aft deck warp handling mooring winches with foot controls

Aft deck Gear & throttle controls

Warps & fenders

Covers, Canvas & Cushions

Blue canvas aft enclosure curtains, blue dingy cover and blue fly-bridge furniture canvas

White Bimini top

White vinyl deck, aft deck and fly-bridge cushions piped with blue

Tender & Outboard

Avon Adventurer 4.0m with a 40HP Yamaha outboard, Jockey seats, running lights VHF radio anchor and A frame.

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