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Princess 98, the latest combination of craftsmanship, technology and Princess style

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With a unique combination of traditional craftsmanship, the very latest technology and unmistakable Princess styling, the 98 Motor Yacht has a commanding presence.

Her exterior spaces have been designed with entertaining in mind with a wonderfully large cockpit dining area shaded below the vast flybridge, which can be specified with an optional hardtop to shelter it from the heat of the day. The foredeck provides a more secluded escape where a walk-through seating area creates the perfect place for a quiet aperitif.

This magnificent motor yacht is also well equipped for enjoying water sports with a large transom garage that can house a jet ski and an electro-hydraulic bathing platform which, when not launching the tender or jet ski, can be used as a submerged swimming or diving platform.

Her interior is beautifully finished to the highest standards and panoramic windows ensure the saloon and dining area are light and open with views from every position. The impressive wheelhouse includes an additional dinette for enjoying breakfast or drinks whilst underway. Both the helm and the highly specified galley adjacent can be accessed by crew from the side decks to ensure the utmost privacy for guests.

Accommodation on the lower deck can be configured for eight or ten guests and each cabin is spacious and sumptuously appointed. The owner's suite is positioned amidships and makes full use of the 98's generous beam where large hull windows provide exceptional views beyond. Crew are accommodated in separate quarters aft of the machinery space with a choice of configurations for up to six.

 

PRINCIPAL DIMENSIONS

Length overall (incl. pulpit) 98ft 10in (30.12m)

Length overall (excl. pulpit) 97ft 5in (29.69m)

Beam 23ft 2in (7.06m)

Draft 6ft (1.83m)

Displacement approx. (MTU 16V 2000) 106,000 kg* (233,690 lbs)

Fuel capacity 2,420 gal/2,906 US gal/11,000l

Water capacity (excl. calorifier) 352 gal/423 US gal/1,600l

Hot water calorifier 90 gal/108 US gal/410l

Holding tank 110 gal/132 US gal/500l

Grey water tank 165 gal/198 US gal/750l

 

STANDARD EQUIPMENT

Princess 98

Twin hydraulic anchor winches each with galvanized anchor and chain

Power-assisted hydraulic steering system

Dual station proportional hydraulic bow thruster (550kgf/1,213lbf)

Dual station proportional hydraulic stern thruster (300kgf/661lbf)

Dual station radar and chartplotter/GPS

Dual station autopilot

Dual station electric trim tabs with indicators

Dual station speed and distance log

Dual station echo sounder with alarm

Dual station remote control searchlight

Dual station VHF DSC R/T

Large combination microwave and conventional oven

Telescopic passerelle with remote control

Twin transom gates to bathing platform

Wash hand basins with tap in aft cockpit (2)

Electro-hydraulic raise/lower teak-laid bathing platform mechanism which is capable of stowing additional tender or jet ski

Side boarding doors (port and starboard)

Walk-through foredeck seating area with occasional table and sunbathing area with stowage lockers below sunpad

Hot and cold transom shower

Transom garage which can accommodate a 3-seat jet ski

Flybridge crane (1200kg maximum lift capacity)

24v stern rope mooring winches

Twin 40kW diesel generators

Fuel polishing/conditioning system

Twin shore support inlets with Glendinning cablemaster

Twin 100-amp float battery chargers

Full air-conditioning including fresh 'make up air' flow

Saloon LED TV on rise and fall with DVD/radio and surround-sound system

All guest cabins fitted with LED TV with DVD/radio sound systems

Refrigerator and freezer (with ice-maker) in galley

Refrigerator and wine cooler in saloon

Dishwasher

Built-in coffee machine

Separate washing machine and tumble dryer

Combination washer/dryer

Central vacuum system

Princess 98

Electric quietflush WC system

Watermaker (220 litres per hour capacity)

Opening doors to both side decks

Crew cabins (choice of 2 cabin or optional 3 cabin layout)

Teak side, cockpit and flybridge decks

Stern docking lights

Third station docking controls in cockpit

CCTV system with three cameras

 

ENGINES – DIESEL

Twin Caterpillar C32 A (2 x 1925mhp)

Speed range 19–21 knots †

Twin MTU 16V 2000 M84 (2 x 2217mhp)

Speed range 22–24 knots †

Twin MTU 16V 2000 M93 (2 x 2434mhp)

Speed range 26–28 knots †

Twin MTU 16V 2000 M94 (2 x 2637mhp)

Speed range 27–29 knots †

Princess Yachts

princess-yachts2The origins of Marine Projects can be traced back to a day early in 1963 when three men set about starting up a boat chartering business. Cliff Viney a former merchant navy engineer working as a marine engine tuner. David King a serving officer in the Royal Navy and Brian Phillips also a serving officer in the Royal Navy; decided to purchase a Senior 31 hull and deck moulding to fit out in their rented shed in Newport Street, Plymouth.

The 31 foot hull and superstructure arrived within a few days and the men decided to form a limited company. The original name Marine Enterprises had already been registered, so they thought up another name and that was how Marine Projects came into being. At first they made slow progress until King and Phillips left the Navy and joined Viney full time. They found it difficult to get deposits on firm bookings and decided to sell the boat instead.

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