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Evolved design and craftsmanship.Working together with Olesinski and Pininfarina, Princess has created the ultimate in avant-guard yacht construction with an evolved design meant for extended time at sea. The flow of expansive glazing along the entire length of the main deck brings the outside in, creating a sense of being at one with the ocean, whilst beautifully and carefully sculpted surfaces, with long flowing lines that extend from bow to stern, maintain the classic Princess design cues.On-board the X80.The X80’s ‘S’ shaped canopy flows into the flybridge deck to balance the visual weight and disguise the volume of the expansive fully enclosed and climate-controlled Sky Lounge. As with the X95, the pilot house can be fully enclosed with sliding doors and features a leather upholstered electric seat with the option for a companion pantograph door of the Sky Lounge and there is a unique large double sun pad area with the option to electronically convert the sun pad into two sofas facing port and starboard for relaxed al-fresco gatherings. navigator seat. The helm incorporates a fully integrated Böning system to control and monitor various engine and electrical systems, whilst a CCTV to view the aft cockpit and engine room allows the Captain to ensure safety is the priority on-board.The Sky Lounge includes an entertainment system with audiophile quality Naim audio system, which is also fitted in the saloon and master stateroom as standard. The Sky Lounge layout is available with a large sofa opposite a hand-crafted sideboard with hidden television unit or as an optional informal dining area to seat eight. The Sky Lounge opens onto the aft flybridge with a large square informal dining area for eight, with wet bar opposite. Two L-shaped seats, situated aft, offer greater configurability for social occasions in addition to the flexibility of an optional sun pad.Journey forward through the starboard Upon entering the main deck saloon, you can see right through to the forward-facing window, offering an impressively large open space bathed in light. The saloon is configured in a traditional fashion with two large sofas and Princess Design Studio coffee table, day head to port and well-equipped galley positioned opposite.The standard main deck layout offers flexibility and can be formalised to the owner’s wishes thanks to sliding doors to the galley, pantograph door to the side deck, and an elegant electronic divider over the bar that transforms the galley from open and sociable to fully enclosed. Travel forward through the saloon to the unique dining area which offers 270° panoramic toughened glass windows and an additional full-length glass window on the port side to allow guests to be enveloped by the surrounding scenery (also available with an optional door to the side deck). The dining arrangement includes both dinette seating and dining chairs, to accommodate eight guests, with an additional stone topped sideboard unit with crockery, glassware and general storage to starboard.The bathing platform will accommodate and deploy a Williams Sportjet 395, whilst the transom locker allows the ability to store two Seabobs. A pair of stairways with transom gates lead back up to the main deck cockpit featuring a large upholstered U-shaped seating area with folding dining table and wetbar.The X80 offers further exciting performance.Fitted with state-of-the art twin MAN V12 engines - either 1650mhp or 1900mhp variants - the latter providing a maximum speed range of 29-31 knots. Princess’ pioneering deep-V hull design developed with worldrenowned naval architects Olesinski, forms the foundation to this unique performance, ensuring the highest levels of seakeeping and predictable handling, for which Princess is renowned.
October 2020 © Mediterranean Yachting Magazine
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