March 26, 2022

Princess Super Yacht Fire in Seattle

A Princess super yacht of 25 meters in length caught fire on the Saturday morning of 26 March at around 0400 hours in Chandler's Cove, on South Lake Union in Seattle.  The Seattle fire department dispatched a Fire Rescue boat and two fire fighting squads with no success, as the yacht succumbed to the fire, although she did not sink, it is now a total loss. No one was injured in the fire and this Princess super yacht was reportedly sold just about a week before this fire destroyed it.
The Princess in this fire a 25M model from 2003 titled Apollo.  Coming from naval architecture and design by Princess since 1980 designer Bernard Olesinski the 25M was produced from 2000 till 2006 in eight units, and was till the launch of the 95 in 2007 the Plymouth boat builder flagship.  The Princess 25M offered an interior of four guest cabins sleeping eight, with two crew cabins for four, and was powered by twin Man 1300hp standard, up to 2000hp engines.  With the large engines the 25M reached speeds up to 34 knots.

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