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UK & USA: Princess Yachts Display Two Show Debuts at Yachts Miami Beach 2017

Thursday, 09 February 2017

Visit the stunning Princess 40M M/Y ANKA and the new 75 Motor Yacht

Princess at Yachts Miami Beach 2017 will host an expanded new display featuring a fantastic eight-model line-up highlighted by show debuts of the eye-catching Princess 40M, M/Y ANKA, and the award-winning Princess 75 Motor Yacht.  The Princess 43, Princess 60, S65, Princess 68, S72, and 88 Motor Yacht make-up the display.

Princess 40M 

The commanding façade of the tri-deck 40M is quite breathtaking

Combining an impressive gross tonnage of 395gt, with a sleek and purposeful profile, the 40M offers six-star accommodation for up to 12 guests, with well-appointed cabins for up to seven crew and the largest internal volume in her class. Everything about this stunning yacht is measured in superlatives, from its massive 230kg anchors at the bow to the voluminous garage in the stern, which has space not just for a 6.2-metre tender, but for two personal watercraft as well.
Within the elegant parameters of the 40M's hull and superstructure, owners of course have almost carte blanche to create the yacht of their dreams – no two will ever be alike. There is an impressive variety of layout options to choose from either four or five guest cabins on the lower deck, for example and you can choose to have a cinema instead of one of the midships cabins down below, and a gym in place of the other one.


The focal point of the yacht will undoubtedly be the magnificent main deck with a beautifully appointed saloon and formal dining area surrounded by vast windows and hydraulically folding balconies on both sides of the saloon which are fitted as standard. Forward of the main deck is the owner's suite, occupying the full beam of the hull as the side decks are raised at this point. The suite is accessed through a versatile ante-room which can be specified as an office, private TV room, a reading room or to suit the owner's personal requirements. Forward, an opulent single or matching pair of bathrooms is accessed off the dressing area which also features two substantial walk-in wardrobes.
On the upper deck there is an elegant 'sky lounge' and an additional exterior dining area for private drinks and dinners and a curved stairway leads up to the palatial sun deck complete with extensive bar, seating, sunbathing and a huge spa tub.


he enormous professional galley was designed to the exacting brief of a professional chef and is impressively equipped with two catering-size fridge-freezers, a hot and cold chef's pass and a huge pantry. To ensure everything is served swiftly and easily there is even a dumb-waiter which runs from the main deck to both the upper deck and sun deck above.
The wheelhouse is equally impressive with a vast 'glass bridge' incorporating the control and monitoring system in a stunning console and the captain's cabin is also situated here adjourning the helm. Power comes from a pair of MTU 12V diesels, which will propel her to speeds of up to 22 knots. Two 80kW generators share the machinery space, where the automatic fuel handling system is sensitive not just to the needs of the engine and generators, but to the trim of the hull as well.
The 40M has been designed and built using some of the most advanced technologies and techniques seen in boat building today from state-of-the-art Computer Fluid Dynamics ensuring even the most intricate of detail is considered prior to any tooling being made, to the highly developed resin infusion process to produce the hull and entire superstructure which provides significant benefits to vessel weight and rigidity so improving overall performance and efficiency.
With class leading levels of standard specification throughout, this magnificent tri-deck, semi-custom superyacht, represents a culmination of the skills and passion of one of Europe's most experienced boatyards. It is truly a landmark project – not just for Princess Yachts, but for British yacht-building.

Princess 40M Specifications: 

Length overall (excl. pulpit): 131 ft. 9 in. (40.16 meters)
Beam:  26 ft. 4 in. (8.02 meters)
Draft:  7 ft. 6 in. (2.29 meters)
Displacement approx.: 507,063 lbs. (230,000 kilos) 235 tonnes
Fuel capacity:  6,455 gal/7,751 US gal/29,345 litres
Water capacity:  1,100 gal/1,321 USG (5,000 litres)
Engine Options – Diesel
Twin MTU 12V 4000 M73L (2 x 2938mhp)
Twin MTU 12V 4000 M93L (2x3508mhp)
Princess 75 Motor Yacht

The ingenious design of the double award-winning 75 Motor Yacht offers efficient, agile cruising, enabling you to plane at lower speeds. Her deck layout provides you with a variety of options to entertain or relax including a walkthrough foredeck with U-shaped seating and sunbathing area. She's also sociable whilst underway with L-shaped seating either side of the upper helm. The flybridge offers space aft to fit a crane and store a tender. Her elegant exterior conceals a voluminous interior. Natural light flows in to her main deck through extended window lines and a unique full-height window on the port side to make the free standing dining area a spectacular place to entertain. Forward on the lower deck, all three guest staterooms are en suite whilst a dedicated staircase leads to the master's stateroom amidships via a private lobby area.

Princess 75 Motor Yacht Specifications:

Length overall (excl. pulpit): 79ft 7in (24.25m)
Beam:  18ft 11in (5.76m)
Draft:  5ft 8in (1.72m)
Displacement approx.: 47,700kg (105,160lbs)*
Fuel capacity: 1,320 gal/1,585 US gal/6,000l
Water capacity:  297 gal/356 US gal/1,350l
Engine Options – Diesel
Twin Caterpillar C32 A (2 x 1622mhp)
Twin Caterpillar C32 A (2 x 1723mhp)
Twin MAN V12 1800 (2 x 1800mhp)
Crafted in Plymouth

The craftsmanship that goes into every Princess yacht will be brought to life with pop-up workshops replicating the factory areas of the shipyard.  Visitors will be able to watch and interact with Princess artisans from the Furniture Shop and the Metal Shop, and this follows the success of the suite of recent films 'Inside Princess Yachts'. 
In addition, as part of the new layout of the show, our display has shifted slightly northward to the center of the show and near the top of the new yacht section, providing a premier location directly across from some of the most prestigious and sought after hotels on Miami Beach.  Experience the exceptional at Executive Dock 13 from 16th – 20th February

Princess Yachts

Plymouth-based Princess Yachts epitomises the best of British manufacture, from its quality craftsmanship, design and engineering pedigree, to the refined elegant and luxury interior styling of its craft. The result blends cutting-edge technology with traditional craftsmanship to set new standards in performance, evident across the Princess range of sophisticated Flybridge motor yachts, dynamic V Class sports yachts, ground-breaking S Class sportbridge yachts and flagship M Class superyachts. The Princess reputation for design, engineering and manufacturing excellence has earned the company global appeal and established it as a truly international brand.

Princess Yachts International was acquired in 2008 by L Capital 2 FCPR, an investment group co-sponsored by LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton) and Groupe Arnault. In January 2016, L Capital merged with Catterton to become L Catterton, now recognised as the largest global consumer-faced investment firm.

Princess Yachts America
In 1995, the exclusive relationship between Princess Yachts America (formerly known as Viking Sport Cruisers) and Princess Yachts International of Plymouth, England was formed in the interest of introducing a new class of luxury performance cruising yachts to the American market. As the sole distributor for Princess in the United States, Canada, Central America, the Caribbean, and Venezuela, each Princess yacht delivered by Princess Yachts America is the result of a tireless collaborative effort to bring European elegance and craftsmanship together with American support and supervision for the ultimate performance cruising yacht experience.

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