Ahead of the forthcoming London Boat Show, we thought we’d take a quick look back through the archives to see how last year’s show was received. Here’s just one of our success stories, as told by the two proud new owners of a Princess 43.
“My wife and I visited the Southampton Boat Show in 2013 and, amongst a few other motor yachts in its class, had a very thorough look at the Princess 43 which was also making its debut. At that time we owned a Fairline Targa 38 and I had in mind to change, not foreseeably until 2015, to a boat offering more accommodation and a flybridge. We were extremely impressed with the looks, accommodation and feel of the Princess 43 and expected this to be our next boat in due course.”
“We then attended the London Boat Show in January 2014 and only looked at the Princess 43 and one competitor boat. We were even more impressed! During the show the Princess 43 received, to high acclaim, the MBM award for best boat in the sub-55ft flybridge class. That was it – we placed the order with Princess Yachts East Coast for a May 2014 delivery! We sea trialled in February off Plymouth, toured the factory and made the soft furnishings selections, being well looked after by Princess Yachts East Coast and Princess.”
“She handles superbly at speed, in choppy waters and when slowly manoeuvring in marinas. The internal finish and equipment is excellent and the looks of the boat turn many an observer’s eye. At the time of writing we are about to leave for a 3 week cruise to France and the Channel Islands which we are looking forward to immensely aboard this wonderful boat.”
The a fantastic boat – well done Princess Yachts!