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Princess 36 Riviera - £59,950 (Tax Paid)

Peter Keats - +44 (0)1202 916424

1990 Princess 36 Riviera - £59,950 (Tax Paid)


Name: 'Gadabout'
Builder: Marine Projects
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Location: Poole, United Kingdom


LOA: 36'0" (10.97m)
Beam: 12 feet
Displacement: 6400 kilogram
Draft: 2.5 feet


Make / Fuel: Volvo Penta diesel
HP: 612.0
Cruising Speed: 22 knots
Max Speed: 30 knots


Fuel: 409 litre
Water: 227 litre
Holding: - -

1990 Princess 36 Riviera - £59,950 (Tax Paid)

An exceptional example of an exceptional shaft drive, classic twin diesel sports cruiser. The Princess 36 Riviera boasts great looks, superb sea keeping and top notch build quality. The huge cockpit is perfect for entertaining or for keeping young family members safe and secure, the below decks accommodation with two sleeping cabins, and a saloon that can also convert into a sleeping cabin, will keep you and your family in comfort for long weekends and holidays afloat. This beautiful boat was built in 1990, has been kept bang up to date and is lovingly maintained. For further information, or to arrange a viewing, please call Peter on 0102 916424 or email


GRP Hull, deck and superstructure

Modified deep V hull designed by Bernard Olesinski

Last antifouled March 2019

Antifouling stripped to epoxy layer in 2017

Anodes replaced March 2019


Length Overall: 11.28m (37'0")

Beam: 3.68m (12'1")

Draft: 0.76m (2'6")

Displacement: 6,400kg


2 x Volvo TAMD61A 306hp diesel engines

5.5 litre six cylinder motors with turbochargers and after cooling

Fresh water cooling

1350 hours at May 2019

Serviced annually - Last serviced December 2018

Maximum speed: 30 knots approx

Cruising speed: 22 knots approx

Shaft drive to bronze four blade propellers

Twin Disc hydraulic gearboxes

Hynautic hydraulic steering

Volvo single lever throttles/shifts

Bennett trim tabs with gauges

Vetus bow thruster


4 x 12v batteries with isolator switches

Batteries charged by engine alternator and 240v shore power battery charger

Shore power outlets to all cabins

Shore power cable

2 x 12v accessory outlets at the helm


2 x 409 litre (90 gallon) fuel tanks

1 x 227 litre (50 gallon) water tank (New 2007)


Pressurised hot and cold water system

Water heated by 240v shore power immersion heater and engine calorifier


Sleeps six in two cabins and the saloon

Eberspacher diesel fired warm air heating to all cabins (New 2012)

Saloon upholstery in beige leather (New 2015)

Carpets and curtains replaced in 2015

Full height camper cover fitted in 2015


Large double berth with storage below

Side lockers, shelves and drawers

2 x Large wardrobes

Dressing table with hinged mirror

Overhead hatch to deck

2 x Opening port hatches

Bulkhead mirror


Large U Shaped dinette with storage below

Wooden table lowers to create double berth

High level storage lockers

2 x opening port hatches


2 x Stainless steel sinks with hot and cold mixer

Large Indel refrigerator

Plastimo Atlantic two burner gas cooker with grill and oven

Cutlery drawer and crockery storage

High and low level storage lockers

Opening port hatch

Cocktail cabinet


Jabsco sea toilet

Moulded handbasin with soap tray

Hot and cold mixer/shower wand

Towel and mug holders

Overhead storage lockers

Razor socket


Large double berth

Hanging and storage lockers

Opening port hatch and sliding window to cockpit

Changing seat with storage below



3 x Windscreen wipers

Chart area with perspex cover

2 x Double forward facing seats

L Shaped aft seating area converts to a sunpad/double berth

Cockpit table

Transom door to bathing platform

Wet bar with refrigerator and stainless steel sink with hot and cold mixer

Under floor storage lockers

Hot and cold transom shower



Plastimo Compass

Incastec Speed and log

Echopilot digital depth finder

Shipmate RS8400 VHF

Furuno GP-70 GPS

Furuno GP-31 GPS

Robertson AP300X autopilot

Raymarine C120 Chartplotter/GPS/Radar display (New 2013)

Raymarine Digital radome (New 2013)

Navigation lights

Horn (New 2015)

Clock and barometer


Delta anchor with 30m approx chain

Lofrans electric anchor windlass with controls at bow and helm


3 x Automatic bilge pumps

1 x Manual bilge pump

Automatic engine room fire extinguisher

Fenders and warps

Boat hook

Alpine stereo radio/CD player

Boarding ladder


It's not often you find boats that have been looked after so well as "Gadabout", she is a credit to her owners. The Princess 36 Riviera is a lovely boat, the twin shaft drive engines help keep maintenance costs under control and combined with the bow thruster, simple to handle in close quarters. The numerous updates such as the modern chart plotter/radar, camper cover and leather upholstery all combine to make "Gadabout" an easy boat to buy, to own and to love.


Clipper Marine offer the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information, nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.