The Princess Passport

Powered by Yachting and Princess Yachts America, the Princess Passport is the ultimate resource for the inspired yachtsman. Updated with new stories and articles regularly, this hub is your place to explore, discover and enjoy.

A luxury cruising yacht anchored off the coast of a tropical island.

A passport allows you to explore new places, discover new passions, and enjoy what life has to offer. As yachtsmen – that’s part of our DNA. We know that yacht ownership is more than just a hobby; it’s a lifestyle. That’s why we at Yachting have teamed up with Princess Yachts America to issue this passport to you so that you can explore, discover and enjoy with us.

Here, you won’t just find the latest information on Princess Yachts – though we can’t get enough of those stories. The Princess Passport is your hub for all things yachting. You’ll find guides on the most beautiful and interesting destinations to add to your bucket list, must-have gear and accessories to equip your yacht, tips on maintaining safety while at sea, and crowd-pleasing drink and food recipes that will impress your family and friends. So come aboard and explore, discover and enjoy.

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Princess Yachts F58

The Sweet Spot

Unveiling a new F58 model, Princess Yachts brings that “just right” element to its popular F Class series of flybridge motoryachts.

Princess Y85

To Infinity…and Beyond

With the new infinity cockpit configuration making its North American debut at Miami, Princess Yachts’ Y85 demonstrates the brand’s dedication to innovation.


New Model Showcase

Princess Yachts X80

The Princess X80 is the latest addition to their X Class the “Superfly” family, a perfect compliment to the X95.

Princess Yachts F65

Princess Yachts’ F65 debuted to the North American audience at the 2023 Palm Beach International Boat Show.

Princess Yachts S72

With its U.S. Debut at the 2023 Palm Beach International Boat Show, the Princess Yachts S72 takes the S-Class to the next level.

The All-New Princess Y80

Coming in 2023, The all-new Princess Yachts Y80 realizes innovative layout solutions for an 80 foot motor yacht. Configurable cockpit options, an open or closed main deck layout with wheelhouse and a newly designed foredeck area, the Y80 offers choice without compromise.

Explore the Princess V55

The Princess Yachts V55 has a level of luxury beyond just layout or speed; it’s about the details. Underway, the Princess V55 handles like a much smaller yacht. We stuck our nose far enough offshore to prove that the deep-V hull form could easily handle the bluster of the English Channel, the Catalina Channel or the Gulf Stream.

Lifestyle/Yacht Life

reef fish release aid

Return ‘Em Right Best Release Practices Manual Now Available

Return ’Em Right, an organization dedicated improving reef fish survival, has published a guide to safe releases of deep water species for recreational anglers.

Wild Card sailboat with Jost Van Dyke in the background

Caribbean Cruising: A Moveable Feast

In the Caribbean, colorful characters are always at play, no matter which island the party moves to next.

Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Exploring Key West

Unlock the rich history and culture of Key West, Florida, on your next cruise to the Conch Republic.

Conception Island

Cruising the Southeastern Bahamian Islands

Islands such as Conception, Rum Cay and San Salvador are off the beaten path and a visit there can feel like you have the place all to yourself.


Yacht Ownership and Safety

brass plumbing

Raw-Water Plumbing Tips

Having mismatched seacock threads, using the wrong type of hose, or choosing the wrong alloy can lead to disaster.

Float plan example

What to Include in a Float Plan & When to File One

A float plan may be your best chance of help or survival should tragedy strike out on the water.

Costa conservation

Costa Sunglasses Releases Its Second Edition: Protect Report

Costa’s latest Protect Report captures its ongoing commitment to community and conservation.


Behind the Build

Nick Smith Head of Product Planning

Exceptional People: Nick Smith

Nick is the Head of Product Planning at Princess Yachts.

Princess Yachts

Behind the Scenes: Princess Yachts

Yachting takes you behind the scenes at Princess Yachts.

Princess Yachts

Crafted in Plymouth, England

Princess lifts the lid on the craftsmanship, skill and passion that goes into each and every impeccably finished Princess yacht produced.

Princess Yachts

The Craftsmanship of Princess Yachts: Part 2

A further look into the production of Princess Yachts, from carpentry to metal work, loom production to infusion moulding.


Yachting Insights

Coupeville, Washington

A Winter’s Sail

It’s amazing how much a seasoned sailor can experience by setting a course outside the comfort zone.

Heading out at high tide

Boat Owners See Things Differently

Heading out on the water in your own boat is a unique experience with unexpected rewards.

Hewett Rocks

The Dos and Don’ts of Anchoring In a Tidal Zone

Anchoring in a rocky tidal zone placed my boat perilously close to destruction. Here’s what I learned.

Cruising Recipes

Chicken Cioppino

People and Food: Chicken Cioppino

A galley-friendly take on a San Francisco treat

Banana pancakes

People and Food: Offshore Banana Pancakes

Need a morale-boosting breakfast for your crew? Try this!

Pacific Northwest salmon chowder

Sailor & Galley: A Northwest Nature’s Bounty

This rich, steaming stew from the Pacific Northwest warms chilled sailors’ bones and brings back a lifetime of memories.

Tropical Breakfast “Pudding”

Sailor & Galley: Rolled Oats Breakfast Pudding with a Tropical Twist

The coconut and mangos in this nutritious, make-ahead breakfast will transport you straight to paradise.