2001 Princess 56
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The Princess 56 is a superb example of ingenuity and imagination in modern motor yacht design.
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This beautifully designed flybridge yacht has a truly spacious saloon and its spectacular open plan layout creates a breathtaking full-length vista from the teak decked cockpit. In true Princess style, the deep V hull of the 56 is designed for smooth, fast passage making and excellent handling in the most challenging conditions.
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Hull Shape: Modified Vee
LOA: 56 ft 3 in
Beam: 15 ft 2 in
Length on Deck: 55 ft 7 in
Dry Weight: 46305 lbs
Engine Option 1: 2x 2 x Volvo Penta D12/615
Fresh Water Tanks: (150 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (470 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 8
Number of heads: 3
Seating Capacity: 12
INTERIOR FINISH * Furniture finished in a choice of natural cherry or classic cherry wood with clear lacquer finish and marquetry inlay * Console area finished in burr-elm * Choice of upholstery fabrics, carpets and curtains from co-ordinated range * Galley units fitted with Avonite worktops * Laid-timber galley floor. OPTIONAL AFT CABIN * Two full-size single berths * Overhead and individual berth lights * Opening portholes. Bathroom/WC: Electric flush WC * Washbasin with hot and cold water supply. STORAGE * All suites and cabins have generous storage comprising lockers, drawers and shelves as appropriate.
AFT COCKPIT * Self-draining * Teak-laid deck * Upholstered seat * Hatch to lazarette stowage on gas strut * Separate hatch for engine room access * Steps to side decks * Cockpit lighting * Speakers from saloon stereo CD/radio * Stainless-steel handrails * Cockpit lockers * Locker containing remote fuel cocks and manual bilge pump with valve chest * Locker containing 220/240v shore support inlet and cable storage * Fender storage locker * Rope storage lockers * Locker for life raft (not supplied) * Cockpit cover * Stainless-steel ladder to flybridge * Transom door leading to bathing platform * Full-length transom bathing platform with foldaway swimming ladder, hot and cold shower, teak grating and fender stowage and 2.9m telescopic passerelle with remote control. FLYBRIDGE * Seating for 8 * Double helm seat * U-shaped sofa with drinks table * Flybridge wet bar with refrigerator, electric barbecue grill and hot and cold water supply * Separate sunbed * Console and seat covers * Wind deflector screen * Hydraulic steering with adjustable wheel position * Repeat engine controls and instruments * Visual and audible engine warning system * Bow thruster controls * Bilge pump audible alarm * Rudder position indicator * Autopilot controls * Trim tab controls * Horn * Searchlight remote control * High-speed compass * Echo sounder and log repeaters * Dual-station VHF R/T with intercom * Anchor winch remote control * Radar arch * GRP hatch to aft cockpit * Door to saloon stairway * Guard rails * Speakers from saloon stereo CD/radio.
DECK SALOON * U-shaped sofa with coffee table * Two seater sofa opposite * Sideboard unit incorporating refrigerator, icemaker and bottle and glass storage * Multi-standard TV/VCR * Stereo CD/radio with saloon and exterior speakers and interchange switch * Stainless steel framed sliding door to cockpit * Aft-facing electric-powered drop window * Tinted side and aft windows * Clear forward windscreens * All windows in toughened safety glass with stainless steel frames * Venetian blinds, curtains or sunscreens to all windows and doors * Overhead downlighters and pelmet lights * Dining area with oval table and U-shaped seating for 6 * Spiral internal staircase to flybridge * Clock and barometer.OWNER’S SUITE * Large double bed with quilted bedspread * Dressing table * Wardrobes and shelves * Stereo CD/radio * Overhead and individual berth lights * Deck hatch with sliding blind * Opening portholes * Full-length mirror. En-suite shower/WC: Electric-flush WC * Washbasin with hot and cold mixer tap * Toothbrush/mug and towel holders * Separate circular shower cubicle with automatic shower pump-out * Extractor fan * Porthole * Mirror * Storage locker. PORT AND STARBOARD GUEST CABINS * Two full-size single berths with quilted bedspreads * Large wardrobe with hanging space and shelf storage * Full-length mirror * Bedside table and storage * Overhead and individual berth lights * 2 opening portholes. GUEST SHOWER/WC * Electric-flush WC * Washbasin with hot and cold mixer tap * Toothbrush/ mug and towel holders
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS 24 Volt: 2 x heavy-duty batteries for engine starting * 6 x heavy-duty auxiliary batteries (all batteries 130AH) * Engine alternators charge via relay system to isolate engine start batteries from auxiliaries * 40-amp 24v float battery charger connected to both battery banks * Remote battery master switches with controls at main switch panel * Circuit breakers on all circuits * 24v to 12v voltage dropper for certain navigation and radio circuits. 220/240 Volt: 9kW diesel generator in own soundshield with water cooled and specially silenced exhaust * Automatic fire extinguisher situated by generator * 32-amp shore support inlet * Generator/shore support change-over switch * Polarity check system * Earth leakage safety trip * Circuit breakers on all circuits * Power points in owner’s stateroom, port and starboard cabins, galley (double), saloon area, dining area and utility area * Shaver points in all bathrooms.
GALLEY * Avonite (or similar) worktop * Halogen/ceramic 4-zone hob with extractor vent over * Combination microwave/ conventional oven with grill * 24v/240v refrigerator/freezer * Twin-bowl stainless-steel sink with hot and cold mixer tap * Waste disposal bin * Drawers and storage cupboards * Overhead and concealed lighting. UTILITY AREA * Access from galley * Storage cupboards * Overhead lighting * General stowage area * Deep freeze * Washing machine/dryer * Re-chargeable vacuum cleaner.
WATER SYSTEM * 2 water tanks totalling 134 gallons (609 litres) including 16 gallons (73 litres) hot water calorifier * Water heated by engines and 240v immersion heater * Thermostatic valve to limit maximum water temperature * Automatic water pump with filter * Main circuit breaker at 240v switch panel * Water level gauge * Deck filler. FIRE EXTINGUISHERS * Automatic fire extinguishers in engine room and generator space, additional automatic extinguisher over Eberspacher heater (when fitted) * Hand-operated fire extinguishers (5) in owner’s stateroom, port and starboard cabins, galley and at main helm position (additional extinguisher fitted when optional aft cabin is specified). BILGE PUMPS * Automatic electric bilge pumps (with manual override) in engine room (forward and aft), rudder area, lazarette and forward accommodation (5 in all) * High-capacity manual bilge pump with valve system and suction points in same areas * Electric bilge pumps have controls and warning lights at main helm console and warning light with audible alarm at flybridge helm console.
POWER AND DRIVE SYSTEMS * Engine room soundproofed * High-volume air intakes * Engine room extractor fan with electronic time delay * Engine exhaust silencers and water-cooled exhaust * Engine beds integrally bonded * Engines flexibly mounted * Automatic fire extinguisher * Automatic and manual bilge pumps * Engine room lighting * Engine room access hatch and ladder from cockpit * Propeller shafts in Temet with flexible shaft logs * 4-bladed aquafoil propellers in nickel aluminium bronze * High-speed balanced rudders * Cathodic protection for sterngear * Sterngear, engines, fuel tanks, fillers etc all electrically bonded * Power-assisted hydraulic steering system * Single-lever engine and gearshift controls * 8hp bow thruster with dual-station controls * Freshwater supply point in engine room.FUEL SYSTEM * Twin fuel tanks (in N4 marine grade alloy) with interconnection system giving 470 gallons (2136 litres) capacity * Fuel fillers on port and starboard side decks * Separ high capacity duplex fuel filters with water traps and changeover valves, water warning sensors connected to warning lights at lower helm * Remote fuel cocks in cockpit locker * Fuel gauges at main helm console.
* Modified deep V with moulded spray rails and incorporating Mk IV propeller tunnels for increased performance and economy * Hand-laid glassfibre construction with isophthalic gelcoat backed by initial lay-up of powder-bound matt and isophthalic resin * Integrally bonded girder stiffening system * Standard finish white high-gloss gelcoat * GRP/balsa core/PVC foam sandwich construction for deck and superstructure for strength and high-thermal insulation * Moulded non-slip surfaces on side decks, flybridge and foredeck * Hull antifouled.
DECK FITTINGS * Reversible electric anchor winch (2000W) with foredeck, helm position and flybridge controls * Self-stowing 25kg Delta anchor with 40 metres of chain * Stemhead roller with automatic anchor launch and retrieve * Bow stowage locker * Stainless-steel bow, stern and spring cleats * Bow fairleads * Stainless-steel pulpit and guard rails * Stainless steel coachroof and flybridge handrails * Stainless steel rubbing band with rubber insert * Full set of IMCO navigation lights * Riding light * Twin-beam searchlight with dual-station remote controls * Twin electric horns * Loud hailer * Fuel and water fillers * Telescopic electro-hydraulic passerelle (2.8m) with tender/wetbike lift facility.
9kW diesel generator Power-assisted hydraulic steering system 8hp bow thruster Autopilot Radar Electric anchor winch (2000W) Electro-hydraulic trim tabs Dual-station log and echo sounder with alarm Dual-station VHF R/T Remote control searchlight Stereo music system with CD/radio TV/VCR Cocktail cabinet with refrigerator and icemaker Owner’s suite stereo CD/radio Microwave/conventional oven/grill Utility room with deep freeze and automatic washer/dryer Electrically operated port and starboard wheelhouse windows Electrically operated drop window to aft cockpit Teak-laid aft cockpit deck Full-sized teak-laid transom platform with tender/wetbike stowage facility Remote control telescopic electro-hydraulic passerelle (2.9m) with tender lift facility Hot and cold transom shower Flybridge bar with electric barbecue grill Flybridge sunbed cushions 220/240v shore power with 45-amp float battery charger
Main Helm position
MAIN HELM POSITION * Twin helm seats with fore and aft adjustment for helmsman * Stainless- steel framed toughened glass windscreen, clear for unimpaired night vision * Electric-opening windows at helm position and also on port side * Burr-elm instrument console with engine instruments, fuel gauges and rudder position indicator * Single-lever engine controls (4-lever optional) * Hydraulic steering * Bow thruster control * Flush-mounted radar (Furuno 1832) * Autopilot * Trim tab controls * Horn button * Searchlight remote control * High-speed magnetic compass * Speed and distance log * Echo sounder with alarm * Dual-station VHF radio telephone with intercom to flybridge and foredeck loud hailer * Anchor winch remote control * Chart table with light and chart stowage * Triple windscreen wipers with freshwater windscreen wash system * Bilge pump controls and warning lights * Contaminated fuel warning light * 24v and 240v control panels * PVC sunscreens.
Other standard equipment
* Fenders (6) and warps (4) * Ensign staff * First aid kit * Boathook * Owner’s manual * Engine manual * Tool kit * Quilted bedspreads in owner’s stateroom and port and starboard cabins * Cockpit cover and covers for flybridge console and seating * Flybridge sunbed cushions * Ship’s document case. Principal Dimensions Length overall (inc pulpit) 56ft 3in (17.15m) Length overall (ex pulpit) 55ft 7in (16.95m) Beam 15ft 2in (4.62m) Draft 3ft 9in (1.14m) Displacement approx (2 x Volvo D12/700hp) 21 tonnes Fuel capacity 470 gallons (2,136 litres) Water capacity (inc calorifier) 150 gallons (682 litres
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