Originally named Marine Projects Ltd., Princess Yachts launched its first vessel, a 31-footer, in 1965 in Plymouth, United Kingdom. Princess enjoyed monumental success with the Princess 32 model, selling over 1,200 and establishing its renown reputation for timeless elegance and impeccable quality building from its expert handling, exquisite interiors, and immaculate craftsmanship. As part of the Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) brand, Princess is a brand of distinction in luxury motoryacht design and construction. A pleasure to drive and easy to live aboard, Princess Yachts boast muscular deep V hulls, clean flowing lines, and refined proportions. Inspired by intelligent design, every detail considers an owner’s needs and desires in cruising—from the helm to the engine room, decks to living spaces.
Princess utilizes a pioneering Bernard Olesinski hull design and cutting-edge production techniques and systems engineering to produce higher speeds, greater fuel efficiency, and extended cruising range. In 2010, Princess was the first major European builder to be awarded the ISO14001 for reducing environmental impact. Though still based in England, Princess markets its cruisers in North America through a partnership with Viking Yachts.
Princess Yachts offers three series, some offering more customization than others: long range M Class of luxury superyachts (40 M and 32 M), Flybridge (from 42 feet to 98 feet), and high-performance V-Class Sport Yachts (from the V39 to the V85-S). The flagship of the M series, the tri-deck Princess 40 M (131 feet) “Imperial Princess” features technically advanced, long range cruising complemented by luxurious detailing, expansive interiors, and customizable options. The Princess 32 M (105 feet) motoryacht offers flybridge cruising at its best with separate raised wheelhouse and the utmost guest privacy and relaxation possibilities. The Princess 85 Motor Yacht features a fully open flybridge, sporty handling with speeds approaching 30 knots, four staterooms, and choice of woods for semi-customization. A newer addition to the V class, the Princess V57 features strong acceleration, tight turning radius, and excellent seakeeping powered by a pair of Volvo D13-900 hp engines, yet boasts a quiet ride