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Princess’ First Flybridge Yacht with IPS. This eagerly awaited addition to the Princess Flybridge range was launched at the Cannes Yachting Festival and Southampton Boat Show in September.

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The Princess design team have cleverly combined high speed performance with economical seakeeping, fine handling and the ease of manoeuvrability associated with the latest IPS pod drive system.

Princess-49-SUPER-YACHTPrincess 49

Cutting through waves at speeds of up to 35 knots or cruising at a highly economical 30 knots, the new Princess 49 promises to be sublimely enjoyable. Spacious accommodation both above and below decks is perfect for hosting guests thanks to the uniquely designed deep-V hull.

Princess-49-SUPER-YACHTEveryone aboard can enjoy the view from the flybridge which incorporates a twin helm seat, a large L-shaped sofa that converts into a sunpad, and a generous seating area aft with a folding table. A refrigerated icebox is fitted as standard and a wetbar with barbecue is optionally available.

Princess-49-SUPER-YACHTThe sociable layout continues in the well-designed deck saloon that comes alive with light from the panoramic windows and features an ingenious aft-galley that can be fitted with a full-height fridge/freezer and optional icemaker. This bright space leads onto the cockpit via triple sliding doors and incorporates U-shaped seating with a folding teak table to further enjoy the outdoor lifestyle.

Princess-49-SUPER-YACHTPrincess 49 Main Deck

The beautifully appointed lower accommodation includes a full beam owner’s stateroom, a forward guest cabin with the option of scissor berths and a generous two berth starboard cabin.

Princess-49-SUPER-YACHTPrincess 49 Forward Cabin

Quite simply, the new Princess 49 is in a class of her own.



Length overall (excl pulpit) 50’ 2” 15.30m

Length overall (incl pulpit) 51’ 0” 15.55m

Length of hull (excl bathing platform) 46’ 6” 14.16m

Beam 14’3’’ 4.34m

Draft (at full load) approx 4’1’’ 1.25m

Displacement approx (half load) 19.2 tonnes

Fuel capacity 1500 litres / 330 gal / 396 USG

Water capacity (incl. calorifier) 460 litres / 101 gal / 121 USG

Hot Water calorifiers 50 litres/ 11 gallon / 13 USG


Volvo IPS 700 (2 x 550mhp) Maximum speed – up to 35 knots *

* Speeds are given at half-load condition with boat to standard specification and with no additional equipment on board. Speeds are estimated, and given in good faith but without guarantee.



Main Deck

Lower Deck

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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.

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