Princess 88

Fractional Yacht Ownership in Mexico

The Sea of Cortez is unique in several ways as it receives more sunlight than any other sea in the world today (320-plus days of sunshine per year). The sea itself has extreme depths of water greater than 2 miles and it contains three distinct currents.

The result of this unique combination is an abundance of microscopic plankton, which is the food source for thousand of types of marine life. Therefore, in this environmentally preserved ecosystem, the wealth of marine wildlife is unequalled anywhere in the northern hemisphere.

Espíritu Santo is a large (102 square km) island surrounded by a set of smaller islets known as Isla Partida, Los Islotes, La Ballena, El Gallo y La Gallina. It lies some 20 km east of La Paz. Because of its proximity to La Paz Bay, the island has been intensely used in the past and is still the most heavily visited island in the Sea of Cortés. It is littered with evidence of pre-Hispanic occupancy by the Pericú people.

In La Paz, syndicate yacht owners have an amazing variety of experiences discovering:
•    Island excursions
•    Swimming with Whale Sharks
•    Light fishing
•    Scuba diving
•    Snorkeling with tropical fish
•    Kayaking
•    Whale watching
•    Golf & Shopping (when disembarking yacht)

Description per area

  • Teak-laid transom platform, cockpit deck, stairway to the flybridge, side decks, foredeck walk through and flybridge
  • Twin stainless-steel anchors (80kg/176lbs and 50kg/110lbs)
  • Deck chain stoppers
  • Lewmar twin hydraulic anchor winches capstans with foredeck controls
  • Electro-hydraulic raise/lower transom platform (600kg/1323lbs)
  • Anchor wash/deck wash facility with fore deck and aft deck outlets
  • Twin stemhead rollers with automatic anchor launch and self-stowing facility
  • Two mooring bollards forward with rope fairleads
  • One set of spring cleats
  • Stern line mooring winches port and starboard (24v)
  • Two stern mooring cleats and fairleads
  • Two bathing platform cleats
  • All cleats and bollards in stainless steel
  • Coachroof sunbed recess with cushions and storage facility
  • Coachroof storage locker for fenders and rope
  • Coachroof fore and aft seating/sunbed area with stowable table
  • Stainless-steel pulpit side stanchions and guardrails
  • Canopy and forward seating
  • Navigation lights and riding light
  • Dual station remote control searchlight
  • Stern docking lights (2)
  • Twin shore-power inlets each with 15m (50ft) self-stowing cables (Glendinning system)
  • Fuel fillers port and starboard
  • Twin horns
  • Dockside waterSwimming ladder
  • Transom shower
  • Optional folding balcony section integrated into starboard bulwark with sliding starboard side doors
  • Deck lighting

Aft Cockpit Area

  • Self-draining cockpit
  • Upholstered seating aft with table and chairs
  • Overhead and deck level lighting
  • Stainless-steel handrails
  • Remote control 4.4m telescopic passerelle
  • Stern docking control position
  • Storage lockers
  • Twin gates to bathing platform
  • Access door to the crew cabin and engine room (from side deck)
  • Lazarette
  • Fushion radio with proof visionTV 37”

Fly Bridge

  • Dual station instrument controls including fuel gauges (see Wheelhouse)
  • Helm position with hydraulically raised instrument console
  • Double screens Raymarine radar/chartplotter with 15.4″ screen / Autopilot and control depth finder
  • Power-assisted electro-hydraulic steering with adjustable wheel
  • Visual and audible warning system for bilge pumps, engine room fire extinguishers, fuelfilters, exhaust temperatures and engine oil pressure and water temperature
  • Adjustable helm seat
  • Port and starboard forward L-shaped seating
  • Large U-shaped seating/dining area
  • Fusion StereoBennet trim tabs
  • Bow and stern thrusterStairway to cockpit with hatch
  • Console and seat covers
  • Wetbar including sink with electric barbecue, and refrigerated icebox plus storage
  • Life raft storage brackets
  • Deck level lighting
  • Cat engine controlABT – track control


  • Adjustable helm seat
  • U shaped seating and table
  • Instrument console with engine instruments also incorporating raw water exhaust temperature alarmsystem, fuel filter alarm system and fuel gauges
  • Dual station instruments and controls at Flybridge and Wheelhouse
  • Rudder position indication
  • Electronic engine controls
  • Power-assisted electro-hydraulic steering with adjustable steering wheel
  • Bow thruster control
  • Trim tab controls with indicators
  • AutopilotVHF with DSC R/T with intercom
  • Colour radar (with scanner) & GPS/Chartplotter (twin 15.4″ displays at lower helm  and single15.4″ display at upper helm)
  • All electronic navigation equipment interfaced with radar and autopilot
  • Speed and distance log
  • Echo sounder with alarm
  • Speed/log linked to autopilot and interfaced GPS/chart plotter and open scan radar
  • Magnetic compass
  • Horn button
  • Remote control searchlight
  • Chart table with light and chart storage
  • Main electrical switch panel (24v and 240v)
  • Bilge pump control and alarm system
  • Intercom to flybridge and all cabins
  • Loudhailer and fog horn
  • CCTV linked into chart plotter display at lower helm served by fixed cameras in the engine room and at the stern240v power outlet
  • Triple windscreen wipers with variable speeds and freshwater windscreen wash system
  • Overhead lighting
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Access door to side deck
  • Access to saloon and galley12v outlet
  • Red night lighting
  • Timber flooring

Day Head

  • Electric freshwater toilet
  • Wash hand basin with granite/marble work surface
  • Tiled floor
  • Storage cupboard

Lobby Area

  • Full height cupboard
  • Access to under floor storage

Overhead and concealed 24v lighting

Fitted carpet

Power and Drive Systems

  • Raw water temperature warning lights and buzzers at both helm positions
  • 5 bladed propellers in nickel aluminium bronze
  • Hydraulic bow and stern thruster
  • Engine room lighting
  • Engine room access door from the side deck
  • Electronic engine and gear shift control systems
  • Power-assisted electro-hydraulic steering system
  • Dual station electro-hydraulic trim tabs with indicators
  • Engine-driven hydraulic pump for bow thruster and anchor winchDripless shaft seals

Electrical System

24 Volt4 x heavy duty batteries for engine starting

6 x heavy duty auxiliary batteries

Battery link facility with remote control at helm position

Additional battery bank for generators

Engine alternators charge both banks of batteries via the automatic switch charging system

24v float battery chargers charge both banks of batteries via the automatic switch charging system

Remote battery isolator control switches at main switch panel position

Circuit breakers on all circuits

Two 2 x 27kW @ 50Hz diesel generators in own sound shields, water cooled and with specially silenced exhaust systems and with remote operation from the main control panel2 x 64-amp shore support inlets with Glendinning cable system (15m/50ft each)Shore power/generator change over control operated from the main control panel

Fuel System

  • Main fuel tank with fuel polishing transfer system to day tank giving a total of 2408 gal/2892 US gal/10950 litres of fuel capacity
  • Fuel fillers to port and starboard
  • High capacity duplex fuel filters/water traps with integral changeover valves and water sensors connected to alarms at both helm positions
  • Remote fuel isolation controls in cockpit locker for main engines and generators
  • Fuel gauges at lower and upper helm positions
  • Water SystemWater tanks in heavy-duty polypropylene giving 285 gallons/342 US gallons (1295 litres) capacity plus 45 gallons/54 US gallons (205 litres) hot water calorifier
  • Water level gauge
  • Deck filler
  • Automatic water pump with filtersPump circuit breaker at main switch panel
  • Electric freshwater toilet system linked to 100 gal/ 120 US gal/454 litres holding tank with electric, overboard and dock side discharge with manual backup overboard discharge
  • Level contents gauge on the main switch panel

Fire Extinguishers

  • Automatic engine room fire extinguisher system (with manual override) and warning system at both helm positions providing automatic shutdown of engines, generators and ventilation fans
  • Automatically operated engine room air shutoff system
  • Hand operated fire extinguishers in all staterooms, galley, lower helm position and crew quarters

Main saloon

  • Seating area to port with two armchairs and larger L-shaped sofa
  • Sofa to starboard
  • Coffee table
  • 55″ HD LED Samsung TV on electric lift system5.1
  • AV surround sound system
  • Sideboard units containing drinks refrigerator, bottle and glassware storage and icemaker
  • Panoramic tinted toughened glass windows port and starboard
  • Stainless-steel framed cockpit triple doors
  • Overhead and concealed lighting with dimmer (24v)Blinds and/or curtains to all doors and windows
  • Fitted carpet

Forward Dining Area

Dining table

  • Dining chairs
  • Tinted toughened glass windows with blinds/curtains
  • Optional balcony access
  • Overhead and concealed lighting (24v with dimmer)
  • Storage area for cutlery and crockery (10 place settings supplied)
  • Space for additional storage

Master cabin and bathroom

  • Large double bed with bedside tables and drawers below
  • Wardrobes with hanging and drawer storage
  • Starboard seating with table
  • Port side dressing table with storage drawers and cupboards
  • 48 HD LED Samsung TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Overhead and concealed 24v lighting with dimmer
  • Bedside wall lights
  • Built-in safe
  • Telephone/intercom
  • Air conditioning/heating outlets
  • Fitted carpet

 En-suite bathroom

Twin wash basins

  • Bathroom unit worktops and floor in a choice of marble or granite
  • Stall shower (N.B. a bath can be fitted in conjunction with the stall shower if required)
  • Bidet
  • Extractor fan
  • Heated towel rail
  • Storage cupboards
  • Bathroom accessories

VIP cabin and bathroom

  • Large double bed with drawers below
  • Walk-in wardrobe with both hanging and storage facilities
  • Drawer/cupboard storage
  • Dressing table with stool
  • 32″ HD LED Samsung TVRadio/iPod/MP3
  • Overhead and concealed 24v lighting with dimmer
  • Bedside wall lights
  • Escape hatch
  • Air conditioning/heating outlets
  • Fitted carpet

En-suite bathroom

  • Washbasin
  • Bathroom unit worktops and floor in a choice of marble or granite
  • Stall shower
  • Extractor fan
  • Heated towel rail
  • Storage cupboards
  • Bathroom accessories

Starboard Guest Stateroom

Large double bed with drawers below


Drawer/cupboard storage

  • Dressing table
  • 32″ HD LED Samsung TVRadio/iPod
  • Overhead and concealed 24v lighting with dimmer
  • Bedside wall lights
  • Air conditioning/heating outlets
  • Fitted carpet

En-suite bathroom

  • Washbasin
  • Bathroom unit worktop and floor in a choice of marble or granite
  • Stall shower
  • Extractor fan
  • Heated towel rail
  • Storage cupboards
  • Bathroom accessories

Port Guest Stateroom

  • Twin single beds with drawers below
  • Bedside table
  • Wardrobe
  • Storage drawers and lockers
  • Overhead and concealed 24v lighting with dimmer
  • Bedside wall lights
  • Air conditioning/heating outlets
  • Fitted carpet
  • En-suite bathroom: WashbasinBathroom unit worktop and floor in a choice of marble or granite
  • Stall shower
  • Extractor fan
  • Heated towel rail
  • Storage cupboards
  • Bathroom accessories
  • GalleyGranite or similar work surfaces and timber floor
  • Four-ring ceramic hob
  • Microwave/conventional oven with grill
  • Full size refrigerator and deep freeze
  • Twin stainless-steel sinks
  • Dishwasher
  • High and low-level storage cupboards and drawers
  • Extractor fan
  • Venetian blinds/curtains to windows
  • Cutlery and crockery storage
  • Microwave
  • Access door to side deck
  • Access to wheelhouse and dining area
  • Timber flooring

Crew mess

  • Captain’s cabin with double berth, desk, wardrobe, drawers and storage locker
  • Crew cabin with two single berths, wardrobe and storage lockers
  • Air conditioning/heating outlets in both cabins, bathroom and crew mess area
  • Overhead and individual berth lightingBoth cabins have opening portlights
  • Bathroom with separate stall shower, electric freshwater toilet and washbasin

Crew Mess

  • Seating area with sofa and table
  • Microwave oven
  • Sink
  • Refrigerator
  • Overhead 24v lighting
  • Timber laid floor
  • Washing machine and separate dryer
  • Access from side deckAccess to engine room

Princess 88 Syndicate Information

This syndicate is a Fractional Association Platinum Member, working to the association’s Code of Conduct and fulfil their Maintenance Management criteria. This includes an owners’ website for the selection of their weeks, a communication forum and real-time access to the management accounts. The management company has a strong proven track record having a number of fractional yachts under its management in Mexico; this being a mid-sized yacht of their fleet.

This yacht is a sister ship to one based in La Paz (but 2 years younger) and she cruises the waters around La Paz, Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo offering her co-owners many exciting coastal adventures and dreamy anchorages. Her competent crew are long established and so get to know their co-owners preferences to ensure she feels like a second home from the moment one boards her.This spacious Flybridge Yacht was selected because it effectively has 4 high calibre cabins, each one boasting a decent en-suite heads with extra features like his & hers sinks and a bidet. The social spaces are numerous, offering escapism and tranquillity whenever needed.



88 Fly


5 Weeks p.a.









D 1775hp



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