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1995 Princess 480

Chatham, United Kingdom


1995 Princess 480 £124,995
This Princess 480 is presented in lovely condition having been well cared for and updated by her current owner. This ever popular and highly sought-after Motor Yacht is a European Best Seller. She offers spacious accommodation and is practical and elegant. The interior design is complimented with natural cherry wood and cream leather upholstery. A 2015 survey report available on request. Also a list of upgrades 2016/17 available on request.

Please call our Kent Office +44 (0)1634 571605 for further information or to arrange a viewing.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £124,995 (Sale Pending)
Tax Status: Paid
Make: Princess
Model: 480
Year: 1995
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Princess
Designer: Bernard Olisinski
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 48 ft
Length Overall: 49'11 ft
Beam: 13'10 ft
Max Draft: 3'3 ft
Displacement: 16,000 kg
Cabin Headroom: 6'4 ft
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 2
Twin Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 4

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: TAMD 72A
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 430hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1995
  • Engine Hours: 1500
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: TAMD 72A
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 430hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1995
  • Engine Hours: 1500
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 860hp
Cruising Speed: 25 kn
Maximum Speed: 32 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,600 L
Fuel Tank Material: Steel
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 500 L
Water Tank Material: Steel

This motor yacht offers six berths in three cabins (one double, one twin berths and one bunk berths) in the main accommodation and two single berths in crew quarters aft. In addition, the saloon dinette can convert to another double berth.

There are three heads compartments in total with showers and basins (ensues to owners and crew cabins). The interior is fitted out in Cherry Champagne Saxony carpets on underlay, curtains and cream leather upholstery. Leather to interior helm double seat. Marine Air 240V air-conditioning system to saloon. Eberspacher D8LC diesel fired central heating system to whole interior.

Saloon with U shaped settee to starboard and settee to port.TV Ariel fitted with HDMI outlet for DVD player. Radio system with saloon and flybridge speakers. All interior 240V sockets and lighting downlighters recently renewed. Galley - Corian worktops.

Twin stainless steel sinks. Large fridge/freezer (dual voltage). Panasonic 4 combination microwave/combination oven. 4 Ring ceramic hob. Fresh water gauge. Plenty of stowage.

Mechanical Systems

Located under saloon sole in soundproofed, vented and air extraction compartment. Two Volvo Penta TAMD 72 six-cylinder marine diesel engines. 430HP each (1500 hours) last serviced spring 2017. Shaft drives to four bladed propellers with rope cutters. Twin engine controls (interior helm and flybridge). Twin stainless steel fuel tanks. Cruising speed of some 22 knots and maximum speed of some 28 knots (depending on loading). trim tabs with dual station controls. Bowthruster. Last out of water service anodes etc 2016.

Electrical Systems

4 x Domestic batteries 120Ah (2016), 2 x Engine batteries 120Ah (2016), powering a 24-volt system, charging from the engine alternators, battery charger. Shore connection with ring main and immersion heater. Westerbeke 8Kw diesel generator, last serviced 2016, with 1 x 12-volt 120Ah (2016) starting battery.

Deck Equipment
  • 1 x Anchor (Delta) Chain/Warp
  • Windlass (Lewmar electric)
  • Cockpit awning/full enclosure
  • Bathing platform
  • Boarding ladder
  • 6 x Fenders
  • 6 x Mooring warps
  • Davits
Navigation Equipment
  • 2 x Compasses (Plastimo Offshore)
  • Depth (Raymarine)
  • Speed/Log (Raymarine)
  • VHF Radio (Raymarine)
  • 2 x GPS Chartplotter (Raymarine E80) with Navionics Platinum Charts
  • 1 x Raymarine A78 with down vision - (No Charts)
  • Integrated Radar/AIS (Raymarine)
  • AIS Receiver (Raymarine)
  • Autopilot (Raymarine)
  • Navtex
  • Clock/Barometer
  • Navigation lights LED
Safety Equipment
  • 4 x Fire extinguishers
  • 1 x Engine room fire extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • 2 x Smoke alarms
  • Deck light
  • Spot light
  • 1 x Horseshoe buoy
  • 1 x Floating light
  • Seago 6-man liferaft
  • Emergency steering
  • Bilge pump (manual and electric)
  • Radar reflector

Planning Hull


Built in 1995 by Marine Projects (Plymouth) Ltd. White grp hull with stainless steel surround to port holes and stainless-steel rubbing strakes. White grp coachroof with moulded non-skid decks. Self-draining cockpit and anchor well. Door to swimming platform with teak grating. Teak to cockpit sole. Stairs to flybridge with plenty of seating and secondary helm station. Stainless steel rails and fender baskets. Large lazarette under cockpit sole (houses generator, batteries and general stowage).

Title Documents and Tax

Listed below are the documents/or copies of what we have seen on listing this vessel:

  • British Small Ships Certificate
  • VAT Receipt/Invoice
  • Builders Certificate
  • Bill of Sale in owner’s name
  • Previous Bills of Sale
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The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only. These particulars do not constitute a part of any contract unless otherwise stated in writing or included with a purchase contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General Notes: Any speed and fuel consumption figures stated are indicative. There are a number of factors that can influence engine and boat performance including, but not exclusively, the condition of the hull, age and condition of the engine, number of people on board, amount of fuel, water, equipment and provisions being carried. Figures stated can only be used as a guide and do not form any part of the contract. Any safety equipment such as life raft, fire extinguishers, flares etc., if being left on-board as part of the sale, may require routine service, replacement, disposal or change to suit the new owners requirements.

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