Princess 55 to make her global debut in Southampton
Published: Wednesday, 21 June 2017
British shipyard Princess Yachts will stage of the global debut of Princess 55 from Flybridge range at the Southampton Boat Show (September 15-24).
(Photos: Princess Yachts - Princess 55)
The sociable flybridge includes a U-shaped aft seating area with folding teak dining table, a wetbar with optional electric barbecue and twin helm seats are accompanied by L-shaped companion seating that converts to a sunpad.
The main deck features a spacious dining area in the cockpit and an aft galley, which lends itself to dining al-fresco. When the sun has set, you can move into the saloon with its U-shaped sofa and hand-made coffee table that converts into a dining table (optional), with sofa opposite or catch a movie on the 49in screen that raises up from the sideboard. Twin helm seats have been reimagined with fore and aft adjustment for helmsman. Open space to relax can be found forward with the seating area and sunpad.
(Saloon and galley)
The collection of contemporary sofas, crafted furniture and floating sideboard is highlighted with subtle accent lighting and finishes in soft suede, tinted mirror, hand stitched detailing and Japanese wallpapers.
Below, expansive hull windows create a sense of constant forward motion while flooding the interior with light. Lower accommodation consists of a master stateroom with dressing table, breakfast area and en-suite bathroom, a forward double guest cabin and a starboard twin cabin with the option of a double bed conversion. There is also an optional single aft cabin with en-suite and storage, ideal for crew.
Fitted with two MAN i6-800 engines, the yacht can go up to 33 knots.
Length overall (Incl. pulpit): 57’ 9” / 17.6m
Length overall (excl. pulpit): 56’ 7” / 17.24m
Beam: 16’ 0” / 4.87m
Draft (at full load): approx 4‘10’’ / 1.46m
Displacement: approx (lightship) 24.6 tonnes
Fuel capacity: 2,750 litres / 605 gal / 726 USG
Water capacity: (Incl. calorifier) 608 litres / 134 gal / 161 USG
Hot Water calorifiers: 73 litres/ 16 gal / 19 USG
Black water tank: 315 litres / 69 gal / 83 USG
Engines: Volvo D13-800 (2 x 800mhp) Maximum speed - up to 32.5 knots
MAN i6-800 (2 x 800mhp) Maximum speed - up to 33 knots