HMY MarketWatch: Why Late-Model Princess Yachts Are in High Demand

HMY MarketWatch: Why Late-Model Princess Yachts Are in High Demand

By HMY Contributor   March 18, 2020

Strong resale values and extraordinary owner satisfaction make used models hard to find.

It’s clear the demand for late-model luxury yachts over 60 feet is strong with very few vessels on the market. This is a market segment dominated by foreign builders representing various levels of technical expertise, distribution, and quality. At the pinnacle of this exclusive market resides Princess Yachts, a leader in product innovation and yacht building excellence. From their legendary Flybridge range and thrilling V-Class sport yachts — to their long-range motor yachts and ground-breaking M-Class superyachts — Princess Yachts has long been recognized for historic levels of owner satisfaction and best-in-class resale values. It’s because of these brand characteristics that Princess owners tend to keep their boats longer than owners of less esteemed yachting brands.

It’s a rare occurrence to find a year-old Princess yacht listed for sale. Rarer still is to find three such listings, all from the same brokerage firm. But that’s the reality with the three 2019 Princess models profiled below. These like-new HMY listings represent an exceptional buying opportunity for anyone considering the purchase of a late-model Princess yacht. Conveniently located in South Florida, we invite you to contact an HMY broker for complete information on any of these prestigious luxury yachts.

2019 Princess S78  |  “Moon River”

Moon River

LENGTH: 80'11"      BEAM: 18'11"    |     DRAFT: 5'10"    |     FUEL: 1,585 gals.    |     STATEROOMS: 4

Moon River

“The sporty-looking Princess S78 should have performance to match her aggressive styling. Power options are 1,80hp or 1,900hp MAN diesels with an expected top-end range of 36 to 39 knots.” – Yachting Magazine

"It really is no surprise that European boaters flocked to the S78 at the Dusseldorf show. It’s easy to appreciate the smart social spaces and proven level of construction and finish that the Plymouth builder is known for. " –Power & Motoryacht

Vessel Highlights: 

2019 Princess S78 “Moon River” is distinctively cool whilst propelling you to an exhilarating 39 knots. She is the all-new S78 is the flagship of the Princess S Class. Her sportbridge inspires relaxation with a range of exclusive furnishings to choose from and seating areas that convert into sun loungers. Unique central access from her hydraulic bathing platform to the cockpit passes between twin sunpads whilst her foredeck features innovative seating with sunpads which can be converted to create additional aft facing seats. The perfect ambiance is ensured across her sportbridge, saloon, cockpit and master cabin, where the world-class NAIM Audio sound system comes installed as standard. Refined and captivating, she’s more than everything you would expect from the largest S Class Princess. Experience traditional craftsmanship reinvented throughout this Princess S78’s integrated interior. Ambient lighting plays a supporting role behind furniture, feature panels and through flooring. A cavernous main deck saloon seamlessly connects you to the world outside through full length side windows. Her well-equipped galley surpasses the highest of expectations whilst her dining area delivers a sense of versatile space with an ingenious sliding glass table. Below deck eight guests enjoy four beautifully appointed en suite cabins all bathed in natural light from her elegant and expansive glazing, with a further aft cabin for occasional guests or 2-3 crew.

Location: Miami Beach

Moon River Floorplan
Moon River Floorplan

2019 Princess 75 Flybridge  |  “Lady M”

Lady M

LENGTH: 80'9"      BEAM: 18'11"    |     DRAFT: 5'8"    |     FUEL: 1,585 gals.    |     STATEROOMS: 4

Lady M

“The dining settee was one of my favorite features of the yacht. It's set on a track that lets it slide back toward the cockpit, transforming it from a swanky dining setup to a buffet table ideal for a party.” - Yachting Magazine

"The U-shaped galley is open to the saloon and dining area, but if you’re worried that guests might see the cook drop the veal marsala on the floor, a trio of etched glass sliders close the area it off at the push of a button." –Power & Motoryacht

Vessel Highlights: 

This 2019 Princess 75’ Motor Yacht “Lady M” is designed for luxurious long-range cruising, offering you and your guests a first-class yachting experience.

The spacious hardtop-covered flybridge features lots of seating, a big table, a proper galley with griddle and fridge disguised as a wet bar, and double sun pads. The roomy flybridge helm is also a social gathering spot, with seating on either side of the helm chairs.

“Lady M” features four staterooms and four ensuite heads, including a massive master stateroom with separate staircase, plus spacious crew quarters for two.

The stunning salon provides unobstructed views from the transom up to the companionway and helm, creating a welcoming open space. Combined with the nearly floor-to-ceiling windows that allow tons of natural light to pour in, the thoughtful design shines through, including storage, which is plentiful and neatly hidden.

Her handling is light and engaging. The upgraded 1800hp MAN Engines allow for comfortable slow-speed cruising, a top speed just short of 35 knots, and a quiet, efficient cruising sweet spot of 23 knots.

•  Upgraded 1800 MAN with only 110 Hours and warranty

•  Zero Speed Fin Stabilizers

•  4 Staterooms/ 4 Heads plus crew quarters for 2

•  Separate Staircase for master stateroom

•  Garmin Electronics package

•  Passerelle

•  Cockpit Controls

•  2- 29 KW Generators

•  4 Underwater lights



•  1200 GPD Watermaker

•  Hydraulic Swim Platform

•  Hydraulic Bow & Stern Thrusters

•  Walnut Gloss Interior

•  55’ LED TV on a power lift; Harman Kardon 5.1 Blu-ray system with KEF Speakers

•  Electric Blinds

•  Under Counter Refrigerator

•  30” Built-in Subzero Refrigerator

•  2 Subzero Freezer Draws

•  Perlick Wine Cooler

•  Wolf Cooktop

•  Miele Oven

•  Garbage Disposal

•  Miele Dishwasher

•  Vitrifrigo Icemaker

Location: West Palm Beach

Lady M Floorplans

2019 Princess F70  |  “Cap Ferrat II”

Cap Ferrat II

LENGTH: 69'9"      BEAM: 17'8"    |     DRAFT: 5'2"    |     FUEL:1,080 gals.    |     STATEROOMS: 4

Cap Ferrat II

“With her distinctive styling and impressive power, the new Princess F70 is packed full of features designed to make any stay aboard an incredibly luxurious experience.” –PowerBoat Guide

"Out at sea, the F70’s open-water performance feels light and responsive all the way up to speeds in excess of 36 knots. Altogether a distinctively Princess experience." –Princess Yachts

Vessel Highlights

2019 Princess F70 “Cap Ferrat II” is the flagship of the Princess flybridge range. Her huge flybridge accommodates a large U-shaped dining area, served by a fully equipped wet bar, aft sun-pad and forward seating area adjacent to the helm.

The social layout of her main deck features an aft galley arrangement which opens fully to the cockpit and a walkthrough foredeck area with additional sunbathing and seating areas. Out at sea, her performance feels light and responsive all the way up to speeds in excess of 36 knots. Altogether a distinctively Princess experience.

Defined by highly detailed, hand-crafted furniture and upholstery, her interior finishes play with texture and light. Soft suedes, bronze tint mirror, hand-stitched detailing, and Japanese wall coverings unite in perfect balance for an alluring effect. The full-beam master suite has a private access stairway, whilst the forward stateroom boasts a large double bed.

•  Under 200 hours

•  Underwater Lighting (6x Lumishore EOS TIX 803)

•  Gyro stabilization (Seakeeper 16)

•  Still under factory warranty

Location:  Aventura, FL

Cap Ferrat II Floorplan
Cap Ferrat II Floorplan

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