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2020 Princess Y78 Motor Yacht Description

New to the market is this beautiful 2020 Princess Y78. Knowledgeable owner spared no expense building her.  She is fitted with four staterooms and four heads.  Galley is up on the main salon level and the crew cabin is aft with a separate entrance through a transom door.  This yacht is a must see for anyone entertaining owning a Princess Y78!

Highlights Include:

  • Only 338 Hours on 1800 HP MAN engines
  • Two 29.5 kw Generators
  • Zero Speed Sleipner Vector Fin stabilization system with VF 1050 fins
  • Walnut Satin Interior
  • Cockpit Controls
  • Upgraded Naim Audio System
  • Garmin Navigation Package
  • 6 Underwater Lights
  • Electro Sea Clear Line System
  • Yacht Controller System
  • Wireless Docking System
  • Spot Zero Water Purification System

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Name: Tar Heel
Current Price: $4,950,000
Year: 2020
Engine Model: --
Length: 78 ft
Gross Weight: 119,237 lb
Hull Material: Fiberglass
State: FL
Draft: 5.67 ft
Fuel Capacity: 1585 Gallons
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Manufacturer: MAN
Beam: 18.92 ft
Max Speed: --
City: West Palm Beach
Country: US

2020 Princess Y78 Motor Yacht Vessel Overview

Vessel Details


  • Stainless steel framed sliding doors to aft cockpit with integrated opening window aft of galley U-shaped seating area with two-seater chaise and coffee table
  • L-shaped dining area with glass table
  • Entertainment center incorporating 55” UHD LED TV on electric raise/lower mechanism with Naim audio system and ceiling mounted speakers (2)
  • Sideboard unit with bottle and glass storage and refrigerator
  • Electric opening roof



  • 4-zone induction hob combination microwave/convection oven with grill
  • Twin stainless steel sinks with mixer tap
  • Subzero wine chiller
  • Vitrifrigo ice maker
  • Full height refrigerator/deep freezer with integrated icemaker
  • Dishwasher, Storage lockers, cupboards and drawers
  • Electrically operated sliding glass partition from saloon


Master Stateroom

  • Large bed with drawers below
  • Dressing area and wardrobes with hanging and drawer storage
  • Storage lockers and drawers
  • Dressing table with chair, Sofa, Built-in safe
  • 40” UHD LED TV, DVD Blu-ray with Naim audio system with speakers (2) and subwoofer
  • En suite bathroom
  • Dedicated access with lobby area
  • Combination washer/dryer and storage area is fitted in the lobby area with the option of fitting separate washing machine and tumble dryer


Forward VIP

  • 32" HD LED 1V, Naim audio system with Bluetooth, multizone streaming capability and dedicated app. Blu-ray CD/DVD player. Paired with Focal speakers (2) and subwoofer
  • Large double bed with drawers below
  • Wardrobe with shelves
  • Dressing table with stool
  • Deck hatch
  • Storage lockers and drawers
  • En suite bathroom


Starboard Cabin

  • 24" HD LED TV, Naim audio system with Bluetooth, multi-zone streaming capability and dedicated app. Blu-ray CD/DVD player. Paired with Focal speakers (2)
  • Large double bed with drawers below
  • Wardrobe with shelves
  • Dressing table with stool
  • Storage lockers and drawers
  • En suite bathroom with day access


Port Cabin

  • 24" HD LED TV, Naim audio system with Bluetooth, multi-zone streaming capability and dedicated app. Blu-ray CD/DVD player. Paired with Focal speakers (2)
  • Two single beds with drawers below
  • Wardrobe with shelves
  • Storage lockers and drawers
  • En suite bathroom


Crew Cabin

  • Two single beds, wardrobe and storage lockers
  • Storage unit with space for optional fridge
  • Microwave and refrigerator
  • Bathroom with shower, electric freshwater toilet and washbasin
  • Non-slip safety flooring



  • Configurable seating area with teak folding table
  • Twin sunbeds aft with lazarette and garage with electro-hydraulic door and tender launch system with electric winch below (4.45m tender)
  • Central transom gate leading to bathing platform with electro-hydraulic raise/lower mechanism, foldaway swimming ladder and hot and cold transom shower
  • Wetbar including sink with electric barbecue and top loading coolbox
  • Naim audio system with waterproof speakers (2)
  • Lockable gas strut assisted hatch to engine room
  • Liferaft storage locker
  • Transom access to crew cabin/engine room
  • Remote control 3.6m telescopic passarelle with folding handrail Cockpit cover



  • Sunbed with cover
  • Ice maker
  • GRP hardtop with dimmable lights
  • P62 helm seats
  • Naim Atom system with bluetooth, multi-zone streaming capability
  • (4) Bowers & Wilkins waterproof speakers
  • MAN engine displays at helm


 Electronics & Navigation

  • Garmin GPSMAP 8616xsv multifunction display at lower helm
  • Garmin 8616 multifunction display at lower helm (in addition to xsv unit)
  • (2) Garmin GPSMAP 8616 multifunction displays at upper helm
  • Garmin GMR Fantom 124 radar (6 kW / 4 ft open array scanner)
  • Garmin GMl20 multifunction instruments
  • Garmin GHP20 autopilot (dual station) and Garmin VHF 315
  • External Garmin GPS antenna connected to Garmin backbone
  • Onboard Ethernet network and 4G internet capability


Deck and Hull

  • Aft docking station
  • Upgraded exterior lighting package
  • (6) Lumishore multi color underwater lights
  • Sleipner Vector fin stabilization system
  • High gloss exterior tables and flagpole
  • Air horns
  • (2) Glendinning 100amp cablemaster
  • Hydraulic anchor winch
  • Hydraulic bow and stern thrust
  • White hull
  • Teak laid side decks and foredeck walk-thru area
  • Passarelle
  • Stainless steel keyway plated and slider system for tender
  • Twin electric-powered sternline mooring winches Storage lockers for fenders, ropes and foredeck sunbed cushions
  • Foredeck seating and sunbathing area
  • Stainless steel cleats, fairleads and handrails
  • LED deck level lighting
  • Freshwater deck/anchor wash


Engine Room

  • Zero Speed Sleipner Vector Fin stabilization with VF 1050 fins
  • Automatic electric bilge pumps (7)
  • High-capacity manual bilge pumps with valve system and suction points in same areas
  • Automatic/manual override fire extinguishers in engine room with warning system at helm position
  • Hand-operated fire extinguishers (7) in all cabins, galley and helm position
  • 149,000 Btu chilled water system with outlets in all accommodation areas and incorporating reverse cycle heating
  • Electro-Sea Clear Line System
  • Spot Zero Water Purification System
  • Third Row of LED lights between engines

Princess Yachts

HMY Yacht Sales was named the North American Princess Yachts Dealer of the Year in 2021 and has unparalleled knowledge and expertise compared to any other brokerage. Discover the pleasure and privilege of Princess Yachts’ ownership with HMY as your partner.

New and used Princess Yachts for sale are constantly in high demand. When you team-up with an elite sales organization like HMY that is equipped with professionals known for delivering award-winning experiences, you’ve now got an unbeatable combination to help you find the used Princess Yacht of your dreams.  At HMY.com you will see some of the finest on the market displayed right here. Many new and used Princess Yachts for sale are available to be seen in local marinas where HMY offices are located. Finding the Princess Yacht model that best fits your personality is easy. Search our site for the Princess yacht you’ve been looking for then speak to an HMY Princess Product Team Expert.

Princess Yachts was first founded in 1965 starting out as Marine Projects Ltd. and has since grown into one of the finest and most popular yacht builders in the world. Each model produced is beautifully elegant, offers the most innovative designs and amenities, and features sophisticated technologies. The sleek lines of each Princess Yacht exude a unique combination of maneuverability, speed, and gracefulness that make it stand out among a sea of other vessels. Whether you are looking at the M Class, Flybridge or F Class, X Class, Y Class, V Class, S Class, or R Class, Princess Yachts and HMY have the perfect vessel for your yachting needs. Today, Princess Yachts continues to win yearly awards for its designs and raises the bar with each new model.

HMY Yacht Sales

Since 1979, HMY Yacht Sales has been among the most trusted brokerage firms in the industry. For decades we have continued to instill confidence in our clients who choose to buy and sell yachts with us. Our goal is to provide you with the highest level of customer satisfaction combined with HMY’s renowned yachting expertise. When you choose your next brokerage firm, make sure to select the one that is the most experienced and knowledgeable in yacht sales. HMY’s expansive network of yacht sales professionals, support teams, yachting industry experts, and customers have been our recipe for success; and we’ve earned the trust of our clients from around the world. In 2022, HMY Yachts was recognized as the #1 North American Princess Yachts Dealer.

HMY Sales and Marketing Network

HMY Yachts is known for delivering sales results. We sell a pre-owned yacht on average every 12 hours. With accelerated sales results like this – there’s no better firm you can trust to sell your yacht. We invest heavily in online marketing and exposing your yacht to the right target buyer is one of HMY’s strengths. Plus, we activate and engage a high-performance network of brokers and buyers with walkthrough videos, virtual tours, MLS, email, magazines, social media, and digital campaigns. HMY’s accelerated yacht sales approach generates leads and sales at record levels. We connect buyers with our brokers quickly – to get your yacht sold. Call HMY today. We’ll put a world-class sales and marketing strategy together to sell your yacht so you can have peace of mind.


  • Established in 1979 and family-owned by Steve Moynihan
  • Recognized as one of the largest new and pre-owned yacht dealerships in the USA
  • HMY is on pace to sell over 500 pre-owned yachts, and over 150 outboard boats this year
  • HMY averages a yacht sale every 12 hours
  • 50+ yacht sales professionals at 13 sales locations from Ocean Reef, Florida to Newport, Rhode Island
  • New yachts for sale: Viking, Valhalla Boatworks, Princess, OKEAN, Two Oceans Power Catamarans,  and the all-new ECLIPSE model line
  • HMY was recently recognized as the #1 North American Princess Yachts Dealer in 2022
  • Dedicated Outboard Boating Center featuring premium fishing and cruising outboard boats
  • HMY has a dominant presence with sales offices located in high-profile marina locations
  • Premiere exhibitor at the largest boat shows in America
  • A global network of sportfish, motor yacht, superyacht, and charter customers
  • Sponsors of yachting, fishing, and showcase events throughout the year
  • HMY has an in-house Luxury Charter Vacations division serving global customers
  • HMY is well known for its industry-leading investment in marketing, advertising, and digital
  • HMY’s proven sales success has elevated HMY.com to be an elite yacht industry search engine

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