L.O.A. (between rubbing bands) : 53.2ft (16.21m)
Beam : 15.7ft (4.78m)
Displacement (approx.) : 15.5 tonnes + water & fuel
Draught (approx.) : 5ft (1.52m)
Fuel : 415 gallons (1887 litres) + 4 flexitanks
Water : 200 gallons (910 litres)
Designer : Bernard Olesinski
The Princess 55 is intended as fast motor yacht of great excellence giving the owner the best in terms of seagoing performance and comfort. Bernard Olesinski designed, producing a beautfiul cruising yacht with a truly spacious layout within lines of timeless elegance.
The owner’s cabin for’d has a large double bed, two large wardrobes, a dressing table and many drawers, shelves and lockers to give ample storage as well as a stereo system, separate reverse cycle air conditioning for heating and cooling and heater matrix for cabin heating. The portside guest cabin has a good-sized double. Also a wardrobe, bedside storage locker and other lockeis and shelves are fitted. The starboard guest cabin has two single berths, a big wardrobe and ample drawers, lockers etc. for storage. Both toilets incorporate showers which can be closed off from the rest of the compartment and all toilets in the boat are electrically operated.
The galley has an all electric touch control hob, full size oven and grill and a stainless steel convection microwave oven. There are also twin sinks, fitted dishwasher, and a black Corian work surface with plenty of space. A large refrigerator (130 litres) with deep freeze compartment (65 litres) is fitted as well as a washing machine/ tumble drier.
The saloon has a U-shaped dining area (portside, forward) which can be converted to a double berth if required. Deeply upholstered settees are fitted at the aft end of the saloon and in the for’d starboard corner is a unit containing cocktail cabinet, audio system, flat screen television and an additional refrigerator/icebox. Also fitted are 2 reverse cycle air conditioning units for heating/cooling as well as a heater matrix for heating the saloon and de-misting windows. The audio system has switchable extension speakers in the cockpit and on the flying bridge.
Large opening doors common the saloon with the large cockpit to give a living area some 22 feet long. The cockpit is self draining with an access hatch to a lazarette area and a stainless steel icemaker. There is a full width upholstered seat across the aft end of the cockpit. The aft cabin is accessible via a lifting hatch in the cockpit seat and the cabin is fitted out with two single berths, toilet with shower and separate washbasin hanging locker and stowage space. Ventilation and light come from opening ports and vents.
RECREATIONAL (Rigid Inflatable Boat)
Included in the charter is the use of a 3.8 metre Brig Eagle fitted with a 50hp engine, ski points for water skiing and “the ring”. Specification includes depth sounder, speedo, tachometer, fuel guage, waterproof electric panel with circuit breakers, 12v socket for handheld searchlight, navigation lights (backlit instruments), safety band for auto-engine cut-out, handheld VHF, self-draining cockpit.