Princess - 42 Flybridge

£335,000 tax paid
Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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Years of design evolution have contributed to making the Princess 42 the definitive choice for short distance or genuine long range cruising at this size.

Space is the keynote throughout the 42, from the two comfortable cabins with their own bathrooms to the elegant saloon and practical galley. The convertible...

General Information

  • Type: Power
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Builder: Princess


  • Length: 13.48 metres (44.21 ft)
  • Beam: 4.14 metres (13.58 ft)
  • Max Draft: 1.09 metres (3.58 ft)
  • Length Overall: 13.48 metres (44.21 ft)
  • Displacement: 14000 kg


Years of design evolution have contributed to making the Princess 42 the definitive choice for short distance or genuine long range cruising at this size.

Space is the keynote throughout the 42, from the two comfortable cabins with their own bathrooms to the elegant saloon and practical galley. The convertible settee in the saloon provides occasional berths and triple glass sliding doors open to the large teak-laid cockpit allowing plenty of room for alfresco dining. The spacious flybridge includes a generous entertaining area with refrigerated coolbox and electric grill and separate aft sunbed.

The Princess 42 combines speed and superior sea keeping with luxury, comfort and style the very essence of a fast motor yacht.

This Princess 42 Flybridge benefits from Twin 435hp Volvo D6-435 diesel engines with dual station bow and stern thrusters and 9.5kW Onan generator

Interior is in stylish Serotina Cherry gloss interior wood, with cream upholstery she also has Eberspacher D5 heating and drinking water filter system  Instrumentation with Raymarine e125 Hybrid Touch with open array Radar.



Twin Volvo D6-435 (2 x 435hp) 

Speed range: 30-32 knots

Engines hours 697 and engines serviced 2022

Shaft drive too 4-bladed aquafoil propellers in nickel aluminum bronze.

Fuel and water fillers

Engine room lighting

Hydraulic steering system

Lockable access hatch and ladder from cockpit to engine room

Trim tabs with indicators

Electronic engine and gear shift controls

Engine room extractor fan with electronic time delay

Dual station variable speed bow & stern thrusters with hold function

Automatic fire extinguishers in engine room and generator space


24 Volt:

2 x heavy-duty batteries for engine starting both new 2021 

4 x heavy-duty auxiliary batteries all new 2021 

Engine alternators charge via blocking diodes to isolate engine start batteries from auxiliaries

50amp/24v float battery charger connected to auxiliary batteries

5-amp/24v float battery charger connected to engine starting batteries

Remote battery master switches with control switch at main switch panel

Circuit breakers on all circuits. 24v to 12v voltage dropper on certain navigation and radio circuits

220/240 Volt:

Shore support inlet in cockpit locker with storage for cable

Polarity check system

Earth leakage safety trip

Circuit breakers on all circuits

Power points (240v) in: - owner?s suite - guest suite - galley – saloon

ONAN 9.5kW generator

Eberspacher D5 diesel fired central heating

Water System 

Hot and cold pressurized water system 

Hot water from shore power and engine 

Filtered drinking water system

Electric Quietflush toilets

Automatic bilge pump

Manual bilge pump 


2x Diesel tanks 1362 litres total 

Water Tank 455 Litres 

Holding tank:


Dual station instrument controls (see Lower Helm Position)

Double helm seat with fore and aft adjustment

U-shaped upholstered sofa with drinks table

Double sunbed with cushions

Loudspeakers linked to saloon stereo CD/radio

Integral stairway from aft cockpit with access hatch

Wind deflector screens

Stainless steel handrails

GRP radar arch

Console and seat covers

Matched whip aerials for

VHF R/T and radio

Refrigerated top loading cool box and wet bar with electric grill 

Bilge pump audible alarm

Lower Helm Position

Twin helm seats with fore and aft adjustment for helmsman

Twin windscreen wipers with blade-mounted freshwater screen wash system

Instrument console with engine instruments and fuel gauges

Dual station instruments and controls at Flybridge and Lower Helm Position with rudder position indicator, electronic engine controls, visual and audible engine warning system, hydraulic steering, electric anchor winch control, remote control, trim tab controls with indicators, VHF with DSC R/T with intercom to flybridge, speed and distance log, echo sounder with alarm, remote control searchlight, high speed magnetic compass, and horn button, 

Windscreen demist system

Bilge pump controls with visual pump running warnings,

24v and 220/240v electrical control panels

PVC sunscreens

Riding light, helm and navigation light control switches

12v outlet

Chart table with light and chart stowage

Sliding tinted side window adjacent to helmsman

Stowage under helm seat


The spacious flybridge boasts generous U –shaped seating with an integrated sunbed aft, and a large folding teak table for alfresco dining. A refrigerated coolbox is integrated into the console ahead of the twin helm seats and an optional barbecue and wet-bar can be specified for relaxed entertaining on deck.

Triple sliding glass door link the cockpit and saloon, giving an exceptionally light and airy feel to the interior, accentuated by the huge wrap-around windows.

Inside, the sense of space is enhanced by the contemporary rectilinear furniture, comprising a U -shaped sofa and dining table and moveable 2-seater sofa which can be converted into an additional double bed for occasional guests. Light, sensuous fabrics and a lustrous wood finish lend an elegant finishing touch to the practical layout.

The lower helm provides outstanding visibility while the ergonomic and advanced instrumentation and controls ensure precise and comfortable handling and, with an increased level of standard equipment now including a bowthruster and chartplotter, simpler too.

A few steps down, the open galley is well-equipped with a choice of gas or electric hob, a large fridge-freezer and combination microwave oven together with generous storage space.

The Lower Accommodation comprises of an elegant master cabin and twin guest suit both with en-suite and ample size showers

Finished in Serotina Cherry Gloss interior woodwork and  saloon in Lario 10200-982 (Cream) upholstery and Cocoa Brown leather helm seat. Double berth infill to saloon via port side settee Loop Taupe carpet throughout.

Deck Saloon 

U-shaped sofa with dining table to starboard (converts to double berth)

Moveable 2-seater sofa

Stereo CD/radio with saloon and exterior speakers

Sideboard units with glass, bottle and general stowage and drinks refrigerator

Curtains, venetian blinds or sunscreens to all windows and doors

Tinted opening side windows

Overhead LED lighting

Triple stainless-steel framed sliding doors to cockpit


Twin berth to starboard with en-suite converting to double berth.

Master cabin forward with en-suite.

All cabins feature opening portholes and 240v power points

LED lights throughout


Avonite in Cocoa Browm worktop with recessed 3-zone gas hob with flame-failure protection and cover and extractor fan

Goodmans Combination microwave/conventional oven with grill

Twin-bowl stainless-steel sink with mixer tap with chopping board infill 

24V/240V fridge/freezer

Waste disposal bin

Overhead LED lighting

Dedicated crockery and cutlery stowage

General storage cupboards

Sliding tinted window

Teak galley floor.


Both bathrooms feature electric Quietflush toilets and 240V shaver points

Separate shower cubicles.

Bathrooms with teak flooring.


32" LED slimline TV in saloon with DVD with remote control & electric raise/lower

iPod docking station

Kenwood CD/Radio

Saloon drinks fridge




Dual station Raymarine e125 hybrid touch chart plotter with GPS

48" Open HD radar

Raymarine ST60+ Depth Log at lower helm

Raymarine ST60+ Speed Log at lower helm

Raymarine ST60+ Tri-Data Speed / Depth / Log at upper helm

Dual station Raymarine ST6002 Autopilot

Dual station Simrad RS87 VHF with DSC

AIS transponder

Active radar reflector - dual frequency

Engine and stern cameras

Mooring and anchoring

Reversible electric anchor winch with foredeck, main helm and flybridge controls and manual winch handle.

Stemhead roller with automatic anchor launch and retrieve

Deck hatch access to chain locker

Stainless-steel bow, stern and spring cleats

Bow and stern fairleads

20kg Delta anchor with 50m chain

Fenders (4) and warps (4)


Deck Gear 

Teak-laid transom platform, cockpit deck, flybridge stairway and stairs to side decks

Stainless-steel pulpit and guard rails

Stainless-steel coachroof and flybridge handrails

Foredeck hatch

Stainless-steel rubbing band with rubber insert

Aft Deck with Upholstered seat and fender and life raft stowage space below

Cockpit lighting

Cockpit cover

Stainless-steel handrails

Gas strut assisted hatch to lazarette stowage area

Lockable access hatch to engine room

Overboard vented, self-draining locker for 2 gas bottles

Transom door leading to integral bathing platform

Remote fuel cocks located in locker

Full-length transom bathing platform with foldaway swimming ladder, hot and cold shower, teak decking, storage compartment and dinghy storage removable chock and launching system

Flybridge wet-bar with electric griddle and fridge

Flybridge coolbox at helm position

Remote control searchlight

Hot & cold transom shower

Bespoke outboard bracket on stern

Teak cockpit and bathing platform

Flybridge sunbed and cushions

Lightweight summer covers

Cockpit & flybridge covers

Cockpit night covers

Movida Metallic Beige exterior upholstery with Mocca inlay


Automatic/manual override fire extinguishers in engine room with warning system at Flybridge and Lower Helm Position

Hand operated fire extinguishers (3) in: - owner?s suite - guest suite - galley

Automatic electric bilge pumps (with manual override) in engine room, forward accommodation and aft lazarette (4 in all)

High-capacity manual bilge pump with valve system and suction points in same areas

Full set of IMCO navigation lights, Riding light, dual station remote control searchlight

Twin electric horns

First aid kit

Emergency tiller

Emergency porthole cover


Clock with barometer

Ensign staff

Tool kit

Owner's manual and engine manual

Ship's document case

Quilted bedspreads for beds in all cabins

Service History

New - through-hull fittings (2019), shaft seals (2019) and new anodes (Feb 2022)

Antifouled Feb 2022

Hull and superstructure polished Feb 2022

Engines serviced 2022

Brokers Comments

Beautifully constructed and immaculately finished, the 42 is the very essence of a modern Princess Sports Cruiser. The 42 is the smallest of the Princess flybridge range but packs the big boat feel and refinements from its larger cousins with easy, making the 42 a fantastic entry level sports cruiser flybridge. 

Myra IV is presented to the market in excellent condition and ready for a new owner.


  • Electric head - x2
  • Refrigerator
  • Outboard engine brackets
  • Autopilot
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Navigation center
  • Radar
  • Compass
  • Microwave oven
  • Dvd player
  • Plotter
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Radio
  • Hot water
  • Teak cockpit
  • Gps
  • Shore power inlet
  • Cockpit cover
  • Bow thruster
  • Cd player
  • Tv set
  • Heating
  • Cockpit shower
  • Vhf
  • Battery charger
  • Stern thruster
  • Generator
  • Cockpit speakers
  • Log speedometer
  • Swimming ladder
  • Depthsounder
  • Cockpit cushions

In this case we are acting as brokers only.  The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business.  Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.  The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and / or to have an engine trial conducted, which if carried out by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.


Note to seller and purchaser:  If the boat you are selling or purchasing is registered, please ensure that the registration is completed after the sale of the boat.  If the purchaser wishes to cancel the registration is the duty of the seller to contact the Registry and inform them that the registration is to be cancelled.  If the purchaser wishes to continue with the registration, it is the duty of the purchaser to complete the relevant forms and post off the bill of sale to the Registrar.

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