Princess 480

129,950 Tax Paid | Falmouth Marina United Kingdom


  • Make Princess
  • Model 480
  • Year 1998
  • LOA 48ft/15m
  • Class Performance Power
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Engine Twin Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Flybridge
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 36334
  • Name Beaufort


Ancasta Falmouth are proud to offer this well-maintained Princess 480, built in 1998, presenting in excellent condition and a true testament to the Princess build quality. All joinery is in exceptional condition. Beaufort sleeps 6 in two cabins and a convertible dinette, plus an additional two berths in the aft crew cabin; she boasts fantastic entertaining space for owners and guests.

Viewing comes highly recommended. Beaufort is currently berthed in Falmouth Yacht Marina with viewings available immediately. For more information please call or email the office on 01326 211007 or


Designed by Bernard Olesinski
Excellent and well specified example of this Princess/Olesinski thoroughbred flybridge cruiser

GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Teak laid cockpit
Teak laid extended bathing platform
Dual station wheel steering

L.O.A - - 48'5" (14.76 m)
Beam - - 14'2" (4.32m)
Draft - 3'3" (0.99m)
Displacement Approx. 15 tonnes


6 berths in 2 cabins plus convertible dinette. Additional crew cabin with two single berths and heads/washbasin compartment
Finished to an exacting standard, the Princess 480 was and still is highly regarded for its standard of quality, spacious accommodation and entertaining space
Owner’s cabin forward with full double berth, en suite heads and spacious hanging and drawer storage. Heads include electric sea-toilet, handbasin, shower & extra towel rails all with ample space
Generous second twin berth guest cabin to starboard (converts to double) with locker space
Heads with electric sea-toilet, handbasin, shower and towel rails
The galley and dinette are located midships on the port side and offer seating for up to 6 people, a 4 ring electric hob, combi microwave oven and grill, twin stainless steel sinks and 24v/240v fridge freezer
Stairs up to a generous saloon with cream leather seating to port and starboard. Cocktail cabinet, second fridge, CD and radio, tv aerial and connections
Interior joinery in deep lacquered mahogany wood with detailed beading
Helm position to starboard providing good visibility with switch panels and navigation station
Sliding door to aft cockpit with ample seating, teak flooring, hatch to generator and battery room, access to twin berth crew cabin with en suite heads/washbasin, stairs to flybridge and door to bathing platform with bathing ladder, tender chocks and electric crane

Helm station with dual seat
Additional seating for 8
Sunbathing area


Twin Volvo Penta TAMD73 EDC 430hp diesels (serviced June 2020)
Engine Hours: 1200 estimated
Cruising speed: 24 knots. Max. speed: 30 knots
7hp bowthruster
Trim tabs
Rope cutters

2 x heavy duty batteries for engine starting (new June 2020)
4 x heavy duty auxiliary batteries (new June 2020)
Engine alternators charge via blocking diodes to isolate engine start batteries from auxiliary40 amp 24v float battery charger connected to both battery banks
Remote battery master switches with control switch at main switch panel
Circuit breakers on all circuits
240v shore power with 40 amp float battery charger
12kW generator in own soundshield with own starting battery & silenced exhaust system

2 x fuel tanks with interconnection system - 1,616 litres (356 gallons)
2 x water tanks - totalling 659 litres (145 gallons)
50 litre (11 gallon) hot water calorifier

Water heated by engines and 240v immersion heater
Automatic water pump with filter


Furuno LCD Sounder LS-6000
Helm & flybridge Plastimo compasses
Dual station Autohelm speed, log & depth
Dual station Autohelm ST6000 autopilot
Dual station VHF radio
Autohelm Navcentre Plotter & GPS
Furuno Radar

Anchor – stainless steel with galvanized chain (new 2019)
Electric windlass with controls at helm and in anchor locker

Four automatic electric bilge pumps (can be operated manually)
Manual bilge pump
Automatic and manual fire extinguishers (new June 2020)

Cockpit cover, flybridge cover and windscreen covers
Hot & cold transom shower
Warps and fenders. Stainless steel fender baskets on foredeck
Boarding ladder
Clock and barometer

Wetline 220 RIB with Honda 2.3 hp 4-stroke outboard, and blue canvas cover - Available by separate negotiation.

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Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.