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  • Manufacturer: Princess
  • Location: Plymouth
  • Year: 1986
  • LOA: 39'8" (12.09m)
  • Berths: 7
  • Draft in M: Max: 0.91
  • Keel: Planing
  • ID no.: 1011053
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Eberspacher
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 454 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta TAMD41
  • Horsepower: 200hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 909 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 18 Knots
  • Top Speed: 24 Knots
  • Range: 40 litres per hour
  • Engine Hours Port: 514
  • Engine Hours Starboard: 514

Broker Remarks

This Princess 385 is an excellent example from Marine Projects Plymouth, she has been lovingly maintained and upgraded, most noticeably with her new Volvo Penta TAMD41, 200HP diesel engines in 2001. These engines only have 515 hours on them. You only have to take a look at the engine room to appreciate how well maintained this boat is they are immaculate!
This Princess 385 is perfect for the family, she has two separate cabins that are both a comfortable size. She boasts an excellent entertaining area in the saloon with the added bonus of a full aft cockpit canopy, so you can extend your entertaining to outside in all conditions.
If you are looking for reasonably priced motorboat then you should look no further as this Princess 385 is it!


Sleeps seven in two cabins and the saloon
Forward cabin with a double island berth
En suite in forward cabin
Second cabin to starboard with two single berths
Single berth to port in the saloon
Convertible double berth to starboard in the saloon
All woodwork interior joinery is in excellent condition!!

Forward Cabin:
Central double island berth
Under berth stowage
Hanging locker to port
Vanity unit to starboard
Large central mirror
En-suite heads to starboard
Opening deck hatch

En-Suite Heads:
Jabsco sea toilet (new 2013)
Moulded hand basin
Hot and cold pressurized water
Shower with shower curtain
Ample stowage
Opening portlight

Guest Cabin:
Guest cabin located to starboard opposite the galley
Single berth x two, longitudinal to the hull length
Large hanging locker
Central unit with drawers and cupboard (between berths)
Large mirror
Opening portlights x two 

C shaped galley
Four burner gas hob
Washing machine
Stainless steel sinks x two
Hot and cold pressurised water 
Lots of cupboards, shelves and drawers
Opening portlights x two

Helm Position:
Helmsman's bench seat raised above the saloon
Space for helm and navigator
Good access to all dials, nav equipment 
Excellent vision through windscreen and side windows 

L-shaped seating to starboard (converts to a double berth) 
Single settee berth to port
Low level saloon table
Large panoramic windows
Sliding aft doors to cockpit
Access to the engines under saloon flooring
Saloon linings have been redone and insulated

Aft Cockpit:
Large aft bench seating the width of the boat
Full aft cockpit enclosure
Ladder to Flybridge 

Helmsman's seat
L-shaped seating
Cockpit cushions
Flybridge radar arch

Mechanical and Rigging

Built in 1986 by Marine Projects Plymouth
Designed by John Bennett
GRP hull deck and superstructure
Planeing hull
Wheel steering

Volvo Penta TAMD41, 200hp diesel engines x two (new 2001)
514 engine hours
Raw water cooled
Fuel filters x two, with water separator (new 2013)
Shaft driven
Three blade bronze propellers x two
Trim tabs

240V shorepower
Shorepower cable
12V batteries (new 2012)
Mastervolt Charge Master, mains battery charging system
Charging from engines alternators
Various 240V plug sockets
12V plug sockets

Fresh water capacity 454 litres (99 gallons)
Fuel capacity 909 litres (199 gallons) two separate stainless steel tanks, new shut off valves and insulation


At the Helm:
Furuno Radar
Depth gauge
Speed gauge
Robertson AP1000 Autopilot
Raymarine 54E, DSC, VHF radio
Steering compass 

Garmin GPS Map 750s
Depth repeater
Hummingbird 200VX
Plastimo steering compass
Flybridge speaker for intercom

Ground Tackle:
Fortress anchor and chain
Stainless steel bow roller
Electric anchor windlass
Mooring cleats

Safety Equipment:
Search light
Horns x two
Fire extinguishers
Radar reflector

Aft cockpit canvas enclosure
Aft cockpit cushions
Full flybridge cover
Flybridge dodgers
Flybridge cushions
Bathing platform
Boarding ladder 
Boarding platform
Ships clock and barometer
Flat screen TV

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