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  • Manufacturer: Princess
  • Price: £44,950
  • Location: Chatham,Kent
  • Year: 1978
  • LOA: 41'2" (12.55m)
  • Beam: 12' 8'' (3.87m)
  • Berths: 8
  • Draft: 1.61
  • Keel: Semi Displacement
  • ID no.: 38277
  • Cabins: 3
  • Aircon: No
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Watertank Size: 450 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta TAMD60B
  • Horsepower: 235hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 500 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 12 Knots
  • Top Speed: 16 Knots
  • Engine Hours Port: 2650
  • Engine Hours Starboard: 2650

Broker Remarks

The Princess 41 offers excellent accommodation along with good sea keeping and is deservedly popular both as a family cruising boat and long term liveaboard. "Tidal Crest" benefits from the larger Volvo Penta TAMD60B engines which have proven the most durable option fitted. She is well presented and maintained with a large file of receipts. She is currently ashore and priced highly competitively. She will be antifouled prior to sale.


The Princess 41 offers generous accommodation offering up to 8 berths in 3 cabins and the saloon with full standing headroom throughout. It has white vinyl/leatherette upholstery throughout

OWNERS FORWARD CABIN: Large island double berth with excellent storage in various lockers, large mirror, hatch to foredeck and en suite access to the heads compartment.

HEADS: Fitted with manual flush marine toilet, washbasin, shower with teak grating and storage cupboards.

GALLEY: U-Shaped galley re-fitted to a high standard and equipped with a 2-burner electric and 2- burner gas hob and combi-microwave, fridge, stainless steel twin sink and ample storage. 

MID-SHIP CABIN; The mid-ship cabin has two single berths with hanging locker and lots of storage beneath the berths.

SALOON: Full-length settee to port offering comfortable seating for 6, coffee table and storage areas. Helm position to starboard with captains chair, instrumentation and navigation equipment, with sideboard running aft. Steps up to aft deck and passageway down to aft cabin. the saloon table drops to make an additional double berth.

AFT CABIN: Configured with single berths to port and starboard with storage and hatch to the aft deck. En-suite heads compartment fitted with a marine toilet, washbasin with combined showerhead and cupboard. 

GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Pressurised hot and cold water system via calorifier throughout. Eberspacher diesel fired heating with outlets to all cabins except  Teak and holly sole boards. Light wood finishes throughout with complimenting headlining. 

EXTERIOR SPACE: Spacious aft deck with room for alfresco dining and steps up to the flybridge with seating and upper helm position. Safe, wide side decks leading to the foredeck. All-round safety rails with hardwood cappings, side and aft gates. Bow platform for improved safety anchoring.

Mechanical and Rigging

Mechanical Systems:

Located under wheelhouse sole, 2 x Volvo Penta TAMD60B 235hp 6-cylinder turbo diesel engines with only 2650hours as at June 2020. Freshwater cooled via heat exchangers. Morse dual single lever controls with electric start. Full engine instrumentation. Twin shaft drives with rope cutters to bronze 3-bladed propellers. Twin stainless steel 500 litre fuel tanks

The engines  have proved very reliable during her current ownership and appear to be in good cosmetic condition for their age. Some service history available.

Electrical Systems:

7 x 12v Batteries charged via engine alternators ( 4 x 100AH domestic new in 2020 2 x 100AH Engine batteries new in 2018 1 x Generator 100AH new 2018).   Shorepower system with Sterling battery charger, immersion coil and ring mains.  Fisher Panda 4KV Generator with 351 hours. Electrical distribution panel.


Deck Equipment:

  • Anchor with chain
  • Simpson Lawrence electric anchor windlass
  • Hardwood handrails with stainless steel stanchions
  • Stainless steel and teak bathing platform and bathing ladder
  • Stainless steel davits, anchoring bowsprit and flybridge arch
  • Flybridge cover
  • Bimini
  • Cockpit canopy
  • 13 x Fenders
  • 6 x Warps
  • Suzuki 2.5Hp 2002 Outboard

Navigation Equipment:
  • Compass - Offshore
  • VHF radio
  • Garmin GPS 182C
  • Magellan XL GPS
  • CETREK Multi
  • Engine room camera
  • Autopilot - CETREK
  • Navtex
  • Clock and barometer
  • Stereo radio with cassette player
  • Navigation lights 

Safety Equipment:
  • 7 x Fire extinguishers 
  • 2 x Fire extinguishers in the engine bay
  • Fire Blanket
  • Gas Alarm
  • 6 x Lifejackets
  • Deck Light
  • 2 x Horseshoe Lifebuoys
  • 2 x Danbuoys
  • 2 x Manual bilge pumps
  • 2 x Electric bilge pumps


Princess 41 built in 1978 by Marine Projects Ltd and first launched in 1978. White semi-displacement hull, superstructure and decks. Flybridge with stainless steel arch. Spacious exterior with wide, safe decks and large aft deck for entertaining outdoors.

Tidal Crest has been owned by the current owners for the past 19 years and has had a considerable amount of money spent on her particularly around 2014/15. She has been very lightly used since around the Medway and to London.  A 2015 survey report is available upon request.

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Disclaimer : offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.