Are you looking to book a Princess Cruises vacation but want to know the age of the ship, its itinerary, and how many people it can hold? You’ve come to the right place.

I’m an avid cruiser, but that doesn’t mean I’ll choose just any itinerary. Knowing what the ship has to offer, especially how new or old it is always plays a major role in how I book a cruise. This is why I created this post to break down Princess Cruises ships by age, class, and how many guests they can accommodate.

Princess Cruises' Ship Relaunches For February, March, and April of 2022.

This post should help those looking to book the newest ships with the latest and greatest offerings from Princess Cruises. If there is something you would like to see included don’t hesitate to reach out via Twitter or shoot me an email.

How Many Ships Does Princess Cruises Have?

As of 2024, Princess Cruises has 16 ships in service, with rumors of others on the way. We’ll have to wait and see.

What is the Newest Ship for Princess Cruises?

Princess Cruises’ newest ship is Sun Princess. Scheduled to debut in February 2024 in the Mediterrean.

Princess Cruises Ships Newest to Oldest

Below you will find Princess Cruises’ ship line-up in order of newest to oldest ship. I’ve also included their latest ships being built and their estimated arrival date.

Princess Cruises Ships By Age New To Old

  • Star Princess, 2025
  • Sun Princess, 2024
  • Discovery Princess, 2022
  • Enchanted Princess, 2021
  • Sky Princess, 2019
  • Majestic Princess, 2017
  • Regal Princess, 2014 (refurbished 2017)
  • Royal Princess, 2013 (refurbished 2018)
  • Ruby Princess, 2008 (refurbished 2018)
  • Emerald Princess, 2007 (refurbished 2019)
  • Crown Princess, 2006 (refurbished 2018)
  • Caribbean Princess, 2004 (refurbished 2019)
  • Diamond Princess, 2004 (refurbished 2019)
  • Sapphire Princess, 2004 (refurbished 2018)
  • Island Princess, 2003 (refurbished 2017)
  • Coral Princess, 2002 (refurbished 2019)
  • Grand Princess, 1998 (refurbished 2019)

Princess Cruises Ship Age, newest to oldest

Royal Caribbean Ships By Age, Class, And Passengers

Ship Class Year Passengers Crew
Star Princess Sphere Class 2025 4,300 1,547
Sun Princess Sphere Class 2024 4,300 1,547
Discovery Princess Royal Class 2022 3,660 1,346
Enchanted Princess Royal Class 2021 3,660 1,346
Sky Princess Royal Class 2019 3,660 1,346
Majestic Princess Royal Class 2017 3,560 1,346
Regal Princess Royal Class 2014 3,560 2,000
Royal Princess Royal Class 2013 3,560 1,346
Ruby Princess Grand Class 2008 3,080 1,100
Emerald Princess Grand Class 2007 3,080 1,200
Crown Princess Grand Class 2006 3,080 1,200
Caribbean Princess Grand Class 2004 3,140 1,200
Diamond Princess Grand Class 2004 2,670 1,100
Sapphire Princess Grand Class 2004 2,670 1,100
Island Princess Coral Class 2003 2,200 900
Coral Princess Coral Class 2002 2,000 900
Grand Princess Grand Class 1998 2,600 1,100

Who Are The Godparents Of All Of The Princess Cruises Ships?

Becoming a cruise ship’s godparent is a big honor and one that can take some time to figure out. Below is a list of all current godparents of Princess Cruises’ ships.

  • Sun Princess – Currently unknown (stay tuned)
  • Discovery Princess – Fashion designer Randy Fenoli, chef Alex Guarnaschelli, special effects designer and fabricator Adam Savage, and real estate broker and flipper extraordinaire Page Turner
  • Enchanted Princess – Marinella Cossu, an employee of the shipyard, served as Enchanted Princess’ godmother for the ceremony
  • Sky Princess – Captain Kathryn ‘Kay’ Hire and engineer Poppy Northcutt from NASA
  • Majestic Princess – Basketball stars Yao Ming and Ye Li
  • Regal Princess – Crew from “The Love Boat”
  • Royal Princess – Kate Middleton, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge
  • Ruby Princess – Trista and Ryan Sutter from “The Bachelorette”
  • Emerald Princess – Florence Henderson, Marion Ross, Erin Moran, Susan Olsen
  • Crown Princess – Martha Stewart
  • Caribbean Princess – “The Love Boat” actress Jill Whelan
  • Diamond Princess – Wife of Kazuo Tsukuda, president of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Yoshiko Tsukuda
  • Sapphire Princess – First Lady of Alaska, Nancy Murkowski
  • Island Princess – Olympic Gold Medalists, Jaime Sale and David Pelletier
  • Coral Princess – President of Panama, Mireya Moscoso
  • Grand Princess – Olivia de Havillard

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