1992, Princess 500, SUPERB example of this wonderful motor yacht, carefully maintained by one owner since new, lovely accommodation, beautifully clean and ready to step aboard.
Twin Volvo TAMD72A six cylinder 430hp turbo charged diesel engines. Freshwater cooled via heat exchangers. Shaft drive to four bladed propellers. Trim tabs. Single lever controls. 1745 litre fuel capacity. Cruising speed 20 knots. Maximum speed 25 knots. Engine hours Port 1455, starboard 1456.
6 x 12 volt batteries, Alternator charging, 9.7 kVA diesel generator, 240 volt shore power, system, battery charger, Immersion heater.
Plastimo steering compass, Autohelm depth, Autohelm speed and log, Shipmate VHF radio, Furuno GP50 GPS, Furuno radar, Furuno chart plotter, Cetrek autopilot, clock and barometer, loud hailer/intercom, navigation lights & steaming light, windscreen wipers.
Fire extinguishers, fire blanket, radar reflector, foghorn.
Stainless steel pushpit and rails, Bruce anchor with chain, Electric anchor windlass, stainless steel fender baskets fore and aft, boat hook, bathing platform, stainless steel boarding ladder, davits, various warps and fenders, cockpit cushions, flybridge cushions, flybridge tonneau & instrument/wheel covers, , flybridge bimini, cockpit canopy.
The layout offers eight berths in four double cabins separate from the main accommodation, with excellent ventilation, stowage and headroom throughout. In the forward cabin, large island double berth with vanity units and hanging lockers either side. En-suite heads compartment with marine toilet, shower and washbasin. Mid cabins port and starboard both with two single berths converting to doubles and hanging lockers. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet, shower and washbasin. In the open plan saloon, the galley is forward to port. Four ring electric hob. Microwave oven. Twin stainless steel sinks. Hot and cold pressurised water system. 727 litre water capacity. Fridge/freezer. Helm position to starboard with full instrumentation. There are duplicate engine controls on the flybridge. In the main saloon there is a dinette to port with settee opposite. Refrigerator. Saloon table. Access hatch to engine space. Patio doors to cockpit. Eberspacher hot air diesel fired central heating with outlets to all cabins and cockpit. Radio/CD player with saloon and cockpit speakers.
âAquagemâ has been in long family ownership from new. She has been exceptionally well maintained over the years and remains in superb order throughout. The Princess 500 was a very forward thinking design that still looks fresh today. She currently lies ashore and is available for easy inspection at short notice.