Princess 30DS ‘Montana Princess’


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A late 1987 twin diesel engine version of the classic collaboration between John Bennett and Bernard Olesinski designed c.1980. The sedan layout makes best use of both the outside and inside space with the flexibility to accommodate 6 in 3 separate cabin areas. Sensible offers are invited.
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White GRP moulded modified vee hull, topsides, white non-slip decks (painted), white GRP superstructure and cockpit roof with a sliding sun roof, alloy glazed screens and tinted cabin windows (recently removed and re-sealed), Houdini hatch, stainless steel pulpit rail, guard rails and grab handles, dark blue fabric canopy. Boat last out of the water Winter 2021/22 and hull antifouled March 2022.

Aft cockpit area with a partial hard top, canopy back and sides, aft seating, pedestal table, LPG locker, side lockers, access to the engine bay.
A glazed partition with sliding doors opens to the wheelhouse with a sliding sun roof, helm to port, L shaped seating to starboard and bench seating to port with both sides converting into a pair of single berths also incorporating foldaway helm’s and co-pilot’s seats, opening side windows and angled windscreens.
A companion way with a sliding hatch and removable steps leads down to the accommodation comprising-:
WC and shower compartment to starboard with wash basin, lockers, hot and cold taps, shower attachment, electric flush sea toilet, shower drain.
An L shaped galley to starboard with twin circular, stainless steel sinks, mixer tap, work top, lockers, cooker and tiled upstand.
Dinette to port that converts to a double berth, deck level lockers, storage, stereo system and fridge beneath the seating.
Doorway to the forward cabin, full height lockers on both sides, shelving, vee berths with an infill, storage beneath, access to chain locker, deck hatch.
The interior is fitted in its original veneered ply, hardwood joinery and cream linings, with blue upholstery and carpets, ceiling mounted lights, spot and reading lights.

2 x Volvo Penta MD31 4 cylinder diesel engines coupled to Volvo 270 stern drives with single lever controls at the helm. A full range of instruments and navigation equipment including temperature, oil pressure, voltage, RPM and fuel gauges, VHF radio, Fishfinder, GPS and compass. Max Power bow thruster. Engines and outdrives serviced late 2021.

20 litre hot water calorifier, CO and smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, fire blanket, Eberspacher warm air heater, bathing ladder, Plastimo Neptune 2000 cooker, 2 x 4.5kg butane gas bottles, anchor and chain, fenders and ropes.

12v – 2 x engine batteries, 2 x leisure batteries, 1 x bow thruster battery, cabin and cockpit lighting, plug sockets, navigation lights, anchor light, horns, screen wipers, fridge, MP3/radio player, Jabsco domestic water pump, bilge pump, bilge blower, shower drain pump.
230v – shore power lead and hook-up, consumer unit, 1.2 kW immersion heater, 30 Amp battery charger, 3kW inverter, plug sockets.

Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. They are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither the Broker nor any person in its employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this vessel, in respect of which any Purchaser must rely on his own inspection. A demonstration of the vessel will be conducted once a Sale and Purchase Agreement has been signed by both the seller and buyer and a 10% deposit has been paid into the broker’s client account.

Additional information


For Sale


Fish and Duck Marina


Fish and Duck Leisure Ltd as broker on behalf of the seller

Boat Safety Certificate


Vessel Name

Montana Princess

Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Motor cruiser


Marine Projects




30 DS

Year Constructed

Believed 1988





Number of Engines


Engine Model

Volvo Penta MD31 x 2

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Volvo 270 stern drives.

Cruising Speed

10 knots

Maximum Speed

15 knots

Length Overall

30'5" (9.27m)


11' (3.35m)

Maximum Draft

3' (0.91m)

Bridge Clearance

8'3" (2.51m)

Cabin Headroom

6' (1.83m)

Hull Material


Hull Type

Modified vee

Hull Colour


Keel Type


Dry Weight

4100 kg

Fuel Capacity

600 litres (estimated)

Water Capacity

450 litres (estimated)