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York Marina, Naburn, York YO19 4RW

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Princess 440 MK III 3 Cabin

York, United Kingdom
Price £145,000

1997 model year Princess 440 fitted with twin Volvo 430hp diesel engines, shaft drive. A later MK3 example in lovely condition throughout. 3 good sized cabins with full headroom throughout. Cherry lacquered joinery complemented by cream leather and blue carpets. Great specification featuring EDC throttle controls, bow thruster, Eberpsacher heating and 6kw generator. Please see the full specification for full details. Please call us to arrange a viewing! 


Boat Details


  • Construction: GRP


  • Length (Feet): 47.04
  • Length (Metres): 14.34
  • Beam: 13 feet
  • Min Draft: 3 feet
  • LOA: 47 feet


  • Number of Engines: 2
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta
  • Engine Model: TAMD72P
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 1400
  • Total Power: 860 hp
  • Max Speed: 30 knots
  • Cruising Speed: 22 knots


  • Six berths in three cabins with full headroom throughout. Cherry lacquered joinery.
  • Double cabin forward with full ensuite.
  • Twin cabin to starboard
  • Twin bunk cabin to port.
  • Guest heads compartment.
  • Saloon seating/dining for 6 to 8 persons with folding table. Sliding settee to port. Two heads compartments with electric toilets, basins and showers.. Hot and cold pressurised fresh water system. 24/240V fridge. Whirlpool ceramic 240V induction hob and separate combi microwave oven.
  • Blue carpets throughout. Blue curtains. Cream leather upholstery. Eberspacher diesel fired central heating system. Opening windows to saloon and opening ports to each cabin. Omnidirectional digital TV antenna in saloon cabinet.
  • Large under floor stowage by galley.

Mechanical Equipment

  • Two Volvo Penta TAM 72 P marine diesel engines. 430 hp each. Six cylinders. Fresh water cooled. Shaft drives to fixed props. ECD engine controls. Trim tabs.
  • Various engine and generator spares included.
  • Bowthruster
  • Diesel fired central heating system
  • Batteries (2/4 domestic + 2 engine and 1 generator start) charging via engine alternators and 240V charger.
  • Full shore power system & immersion heater and ring mains.

Deck Equipment

  • Anchor with 30m chain.
  • Reversible electric anchor windlass with controls at foredeck, flybridge & main helm.
  • Various warps and fenders.
  • Deck wash.
  • Transom shower.
  • Window covers.
  • Rear cockpit cushions.
  • Flybridge cushions.
  • Flybridge cover and instrument cover in blue acrylic.
  • Aft cockpit canopy.
  • 100 kg dinghy davits.
  • Three windscreen wipers.
  • Side boarding ladder.

Flybridge Details

  • Autohelm TriData repeater.
  • Shipmate VHF repeater station.
  • Compass.
  • Remote anchor winch control.
  • Searchlight control.
  • Full engine instrumentation.
  • Navigation lights & anchor light.
  • Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers inc automatic engine room.
  • 6 man liferaft.
  • Twin tone foghorn
  • Electric bilge pumps. Remote spotlight.


  • Built by Marine Projects (Plymouth) Ltd for the London Boat Show and commissioned 1997.
  • White GRP hull with stainless steel rubbing strakes
  • Deep V hull with moulded spray rails and incorporating propeller tunnels for improved efficiency and reduced draft.
  • White GRP coachroof with moulded non skid decks.
  • Stainless steel safety rails and hand rails.
  • Flybridge with integrated moulded stairwell.
  • Large swim platform.
  • Hydraulic steering.
  • Hatch access to chain locker.
  • Door to swim platform with teak grating.
  • Teak to cockpit sole and flybridge staircase.
  • Large aft deck stowage locker with generator.
  • Four additional stowage lockers.
  • Separate hatch to engine room.
  • Fender baskets to transom.
  • Excellent flybridge with twin helm seats and plenty of further seating.
  • Radar arch.

Owner comments

  • This was the 1997 London Earls Court Boat Show boat.
  • Current owner purchased in 2010.
  • Boat has been based at York (fresh water) since 2010 apart from occasional sea trips including Holland.
  • Boat winterised ashore and covered each winter by current owner.

Domestic/Interior Inventory

Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket



Plotter - Garmin 10

Log speedometer - Autohelm

Shore power inlet

Oven - Whirlpool Induction hob

Cockpit cover

Cockpit table

Depthsounder - Autohelm

Vhf - Sailor

Cockpit cushions

Compass - Plastimo

Battery charger

Electric bilge pump


Hot water

Teak cockpit

Bow thruster

Electric head


Swimming ladder

Generator - Westerbeke 6kw

Microwave oven - Combi microwave

Heating - Diesel 24v