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Princess 30DS

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Boat REF# 175422
This boat has been sold
Length 9.14m (30'0")
Year 1983
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x diesel 150hp, volvo AD31P/290DP (2009)
Lying kent


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Extra Details

Designer Bernard Olesinski
Builder Marine Projects
Lying kent
Fuel capacity 590.0 ltr (129.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 272.0 ltr (59.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 150hp
Engine make and model volvo AD31P/290DP (2009)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Prop(s) 3 Bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 20 knots
Max speed (approx) 27 knots

Engines serviced in 2014, New outdrive in 2013 and the other overhauled. 2 x new batteries fitted in 2013, major hull treatment with copperbottom carried out in 2008.


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Length 9.14m (30'0")
Beam 3.35m (11'0")
Draft Min 0.61m (2'0")
Draft Max 0.61m (2'0")
Airdraft 2.74m (9'0")
Displacement 8,820kg (19,448.1lbs)
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Gelcoat finish

John Bennett was the founding designer of the Princess Marque. He collaborated with Bernard Olesinski and the Princess 30DS was created in 1980. This collaboration was so successful that it remains today.
This Princess is fantastic example. The hull and coachroof still look great. Sturdy with classic lines, a very good yacht for rivers and estuary cruising.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
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A very well presented Princess 30DS, She will easily accommodate 6 people and has masses of storage space too. The aft cockpit which has seating for 6 with ample under seat storage and a huge lazaret for storing sun chairs, BBQ etc. The aft cockpit leads into the carpeted saloon through patio doors. These doors make for a very secure and warm boat. The saloon is laid out with L shaped seating to starboard with a bench seat and internal helm position on the port side. There is a full width sliding sunroof, and a fold away navigator’s seat to starboard, 2 steps lead down to the dinette. The galley and head are to starboard opposite the dinette. Under the dinette table there is storage for navigational charts. Forward of the dinette is a separate forward cabin with very good storage. The cabin has V berths that can be converted to a double.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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Deck Gear

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Electric windlass
1 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain
New cockpit canopy in 2013

Safety Equipment

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1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
A very well maintained Princess 30DS, built in 1983 with twin Volvo AD31P/290DP, diesel engines fitted in 1999 with a top speed of around 27 knots. Engines serviced in 2014, new outdrive in 2013 and the other overhauled. 2 x new batteries fitted in 2013, major hull treatment with copperbottom carried out in 2008. Spacious and comfortable accommodation with sleeping for 6 people in 3 separate cabins. Viewing recommended.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Princess 30DS has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.