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Princecraft offers high-quality aluminum boats for any need, including fishing, watersports and leisure boating. With Princecraft, you can build your own boat, customizing everything from the model down to the seats. Princecraft has been building aluminum boats for more than 60 years. There are dealers in most states across the country, but its boats are built in Canada.

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Option to build your own boat
  • Limited warranty on boats and trailers
  • Long-standing company
Cons
  • Only offers aluminum boats
  • Can’t buy directly from the company

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Indianapolis, IN

The amenities were exactly what I had hoped for from engine size to speakers. It fits my family perfectly and we could not be happier. It is providing hours of fun. I thought we g...

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Englewood, OH

They are a very trustworthy company. Has dependable, most friendly staff willing to help you in any way possible. Awesome people, awesome boat. Price is desirable. It is a trustwo...

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What is Princecraft?

Princecraft is a manufacturer of aluminum boats. Founded as Aluminum Boats & Canoes in 1954, the company has been providing North America with quality boats for more than 60 years. The Princecraft brand is based in Princeville, Quebec.

Princecraft is committed to quality in every step of the construction process. The company’s website thoroughly lays out the building process for fishing boats, deck boats and pontoon boats. It also describes the benefits of aluminum over fiberglass, as well as the company’s rigorous testing, its structural durability and more.

Princecraft boat prices

The cost of your Princecraft boat depends on a variety of factors. These include your location; the type, style and model of the boat; extra features and more. Not all boats listed on the website include a starting price, and you have to input your ZIP code to get a price range.

Using a California ZIP code, we found the following base price ranges:

  • Fishing boats: $2,800 to $78,000
  • Deck boats: $46,100 to $58,200
  • Pontoon boats: $19,500 to $85,725

Some colors come at no extra charge, while others range from $3,000 to $5,000. Pontoon configurations can vary between $6,000 to over $16,000. Optional feature costs vary by type.

Princecraft FAQ

Where are Princecraft boats made?
Princecraft boats are made in Princeville, Quebec.
Does Princecraft have a warranty?
Princecraft does offer a limited warranty. There are separate warranties for boats and trailers, and each model year has its own warranty brochure.
Where can I buy a Princecraft boat?
You must purchase through an authorized dealer. Princecraft has dealers in a number of states. You can see whether there’s one near you through the dealer locator tool online.
Can I build a Princecraft boat?
Princecraft does offer the option to build your own boat. Customers can choose between fishing, deck or pontoon boats. From there, they can choose:
  • Series
  • Model
  • Appearance
  • Engine
  • Options such as entertainment packages, fishing packages, steering systems, trolling motors, seat options and more
  • Trailer

Are Princecraft boats any good?

Princecraft offers high-quality aluminum boats backed by over 60 years of manufacturing experience. The company has grown to sell through dealers all across North America. There are boat styles, models and features to fit many needs, and the boats are backed by a limited warranty. Whether you’re planning on fishing, fun or both, we recommend exploring Princecraft boats.

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    Reviewed July 30, 2023

    Unbelievably horrible experience on an $80k boat. DO NOT BUY FROM PRINCECRAFT!! What a joke of a company. Spent $80k on a new boat, couldn’t be more disappointed. The company asked me to disassemble my own captain's chair after it failed to send back…but not till the end of the season. Cover failed in less than 2 weeks after buying the boat but they asked me to send an estimate from a local boat maker to try and fix after massive holes appeared rather than fixing themselves or sending a new cover. Floor failed in less than a month. Hull wrinkled and is being disputed by the company.

    My boat has less than 10 hours and is legitimately in the condition of a 30 year old boat that wasn’t cared for but princecraft won’t even return my call. Joke of a company. My boat is already on the market to sell at a 30k loss from me because the company won’t even call me back and it’s worth cutting ties at this point. DO NOT BUY PRINCECRAFT!!!! EVER!!!!

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    Reviewed Sept. 21, 2016

    The amenities were exactly what I had hoped for from engine size to speakers. It fits my family perfectly and we could not be happier. It is providing hours of fun.

    I thought we got a very good price for the boat. It was within our budget and for the money. It was a great purchase. We would do it again if we could. Hopefully we will not need the warranty but it seemed to fit the purchase. I would not have expected any more from what we were given. We were satisfied. So far it has been very durable. It has experienced normal wear and tear and has come through it very well. I would recommend this brand.

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      Reviewed Sept. 19, 2016

      Quality, easy to maintain, durable, easy to operate, enjoyable and fun. Adequate room to accommodate everyone. Amenities are able to be used by a variety of people regardless of their height and weight. I found the price to be extremely reasonable based on the quality and number of amenities. Although not considered luxurious by some, for the "average Joe" and typical American family, it is an amazing piece of equipment. The warranty provided was extremely thorough. The warranty covered many of the more expensive parts. The warranty gave me peace of mind that should something go wrong, it would be adequately covered. I was pleasantly surprised about the durability based on the cost. I found the equipment to be of a higher quality and standard which increases the durability and allows many years of use.

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      Reviewed Sept. 16, 2016

      The amenities and extras available were plenty and a bit overwhelming to choose from. It was nice though to see that I had many available options to choose from in extras. The price for this boat was surprisingly low compared with other boating options that I had looked into. The quality surpasses the price. I actually think the price should be higher. The warranty was included with the purchase of my boat and there were no additional fees that I had to look into. The time period for this warranty on this boat is highly accepted. I have had no problems such as breaking or leakage on the boat. This boat seems very durable as it withstood hurricane, force winds, and huge tidal waves. I would highly recommend it.

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      Reviewed Sept. 9, 2016

      They are a very trustworthy company. Has dependable, most friendly staff willing to help you in any way possible. Awesome people, awesome boat. Price is desirable. It is a trustworthy price - not too high or to cheap. They are build to handle anything or withstand whatever comes it way.

      Reviewed Sept. 5, 2016

      This rig is stocked and loaded! Everything you need is on this boat except for maybe a TV and a PlayStation. Leather seats, water ski rig and everything. This boat is the boss. It's a little spendy but you definitely get what you pay for here! This boat is the highest quality rig you can get that money can buy! I couldn't be happier! I thankfully haven't had to use the warranty because this thing is built like a rock, but Princecraft offers 3 years which is unheard of in the boat market, so that's reassuring! I've taken it out for a beating this summer and it hasn't let me down. Hardly a scratch on it after all we've done and still runs like a champ.

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      Reviewed Sept. 4, 2016

      I only purchased a few amenities but I'm very happy with them. There were a bunch but I found most unnecessary to myself personally. The price was good. I think I paid a bit more than others but overall I'm very happy and would probably purchase another one in the future. The warranty from what I read and was told about was ok. Pretty standard warranty covers manufacturer default and most other items that are not created by the user. So far it's very good. I've beaten this thing up a bit. Just some cosmetic things but it still runs and performance the way it is supposed to. I'm very happy with this.

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      Reviewed Aug. 31, 2016

      The boat was nice, very smooth on the water, great on gas and overall fluid intake. Everyone within the company was very helpful and happy to help. Waiting wasn't a problem as we were provided with lots of entertainment including conversation, TV and snacks. The price of the boat was amazing. I'd say get it if you have the money. If you don't have the money still get it cause the price is cheap and the boat is so worth paying for. I'm satisfied with the warranty but I do wish I had an extended warranty like, forever. That's how amazing the boat is but I can't really complain about the warranty. Just enjoying it. I'm happy about the durability. Actually when I was backing my boat into the side of my house the boat removed some brick from my house but didn't have a scratch on it enough to see with really trying to look.

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      Princecraft Company Information

      Company Name:
      Princecraft
      Website:
      www.princecraft.com