September 27, 2011

New Model: Princess V72

Presenting the project in the fall of 2009, Princess launched the much anticipated V72 in the middle of this year.  An important new model from Princess which replaces the V70, and continues the evolution of the V series sports line born in 1993.  The V72 apart following the latest design trends of the British builder, also follows the evolution in construction standards being built with the infused resin technique.  This now soon to be fully operational on all the Princess models, and being thus far the only British builder to infuse all its boats hull and deck. The V72 follows the pattern of modern sport yachts with a living and entertainment located on the main deck, and joing with the exterior areas of the yacht.  Down below is reserved for the three guest cabins, all having a private head, and this area also hosting a spacious galley located in between the cabins.  The owners state room is a full beam offer located to midships and has its queen sized berth looking to aft.  It also features a beauty desk to port side, and relaxing sofa to starboard.  A crew cabin for two is located to aft.  Power is from twin Cat or MTU engines from 1622 up to 1723hp.  With the large Cat choice of 1723hp top speed peaks are of 37 knots.  
Technical Data:
LOA - 22.26 m (73ft) incl pulpit
LOA - 21.74 m ex pulpit
Beam - 5.38 m
Draft - 1.06 m
Displacement - 42000 kg loaded with Cat engines
Fuel Capacity - 4400 l
Water Capacity - 900 l
Accommodation - 6 guest berths in 3 cabins, 1 crew cabin for 2 persons
Engines - 2 x Cats C32A 1622hp, C32A 1723hp, MTU 10v 2000 M94 1624hp
Propulsion - line shaft
Speed - 37 knots max with Cats 1723hp
Hull Shape - modified Vee
Construction - Diab resin infusion method