Here we have a 1988 Princess 45 with twin 375hp Caterpillar 3208 diesel engines on shaft-drives, hours are displaying as approximately 1,770 each engine.
Main specification for this boat includes:
G&M Generator – believed to be a 5KW (to be verified)
Copper coated hull
Electric Lofrans Tigre windlass
Recent ice maker
Hydraulic trim tabs
4 house batteries
2 starter batteries
Battery charger and isolators
1 generator battery
Electric bilge pump
Hot & cold-water transom shower
Zodiac tender with an 8hp Yamaha outboard
Cruising speed approximately 20 knots
Maximum speed believed to be just over 26 knots
Fuel capacity approx. 325 gallons
Water capacity approx. 150 gallons
These vast, six-berth motor cruisers offer good accommodation by way of three cabins, comprising a forward master cabin with island double berth, a twin cabin to starboard with two single beds and a third cabin to portside with twin bunkbeds.
There are two toilet compartments with electric sea-toilet, washbasin and shower, and a roomy L-shaped galley with twin sinks and lots of storage lockers, large fridge and Panasonic oven and electric hob.
Aft of the galley is a generous saloon area with L-shaped settee to portside and full-length sideboard to starboard, which also incorporates a second drinks fridge. The lower two-seater helm position is forward of the sideboard and to starboard side. The vendor also has a single, free-standing armchair placed in front of the sideboard, and moveable to any position that a user would want.
Large, glazed patio doors take you out to the aft cockpit area which has U-shaped seating right round the perimeter, enclosed in a cockpit canopy. Also, in the cockpit is the stainless-steel ladder which takes you upstairs to the flybridge. Up on the generous 'top deck' is a double hem seat, centrally positioned, with fore'n'aft backrest that allows the helmsman to socialise with passengers on the rear, L-shaped bench seating, when anchored or moored in a marina.
Kindly note that while we can report what is physically present in/on the vessel, we have not checked any systems out and therefore cannot give any opinion as to their state of repair or usability.
We are informed that the recent service and maintenance history includes:
Boat lifted May 2019 - antifouling and anodes were done
Engines serviced Spring 2018
We understand there is good service history for this boat for the last 10 years
If you would like to view this vessel, she is currently ashore at Northney Marina, so easily available for inspections. Our office is open 7 days a week. Please email us or call us with your questions and to arrange your viewing with us.