July 24, 2020

Project: Princess X80

Following in the wake of the successful launch of the X95, Princess announce a new addition to the X-range. Due to take to the water next year, the X80 becomes the second member of the X Class ‘Superfly’ family. The Princess X80, follows the X95 concept defined by large, adaptable spaces offering flexible accommodation. Yet again, Princess is boldly re-writing the rules of yacht design and architecture by incorporating the concept of a ‘super flybridge’ featuring extensive outdoor space, offering the owner and guests a real al fresco living opportunity. The X80 has been painstakingly designed to offer the most versatile and accommodating experience, while keeping design and style at the forefront.  Princess long-standing partner, Olesinski, has again partnered with Italian design heavyweights Pininfarina to create the ultimate in yacht design.  Following the sophisticated sculpted surfaces and long flowing lines of the X95, the X80 represents a striking design concept whilst at the same time maintaining the well respected and internationally recognized classic Princess design language.  Over recent years there has been a quiet revolution in the methods used to design a Princess hull. Years of experience building fast and seaworthy hulls are now complemented by cutting edge simulation techniques . For the X80, this approach has led to efficiencies across the speed range whilst ensuring the high levels of sea-keeping and predictable handling. Fitted with twin Man 1900hp the X80 will reach speeds up to thirty knots.  The stature of the X80 profile is defined through the increased height of the bulwarks, topsides and enclosed wheelhouse.  Her ‘S’ shaped canopy flows into the flybridge deck to balance the visual weight and disguise the volume of the expansive sky lounge. The X80 brings the outside in through the maximization of glazing which flows along the entire length of the main deck encasing the saloon, galley and forward dining area.  The use of light and innovative design continues below decks where 8 guests are accommodated across four cabins, a full beam master stateroom located amidships, a forward guest stateroom, a double guest to starboard and a twin cabin to port. Located aft of the main accommodation is the crew quarters which can accommodate three crew with the standard layout.  

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