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Oyster 56

£495,000 GBP

Blue Water Equipped

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Lying: United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer / modelOyster 56
NameOyster Blew
DesignerRob Humphreys
Year2002
CategorySail
New or usedUsed
StatusAvailable
Price£495,000 GBP
Tax / VAT statusPaid / included
Price commentBlue Water Equipped
LyingHamble UK, United Kingdom
ReferenceOY56OBDB

Specifications

Length overall17.49 m
Length waterline14.50 m
Beam4.95 m
Draft2.42 m
Displacement26,000 kg
HullGRP
KeelBulb keel

Description

Oyster 56 For Sale.

The Oyster 56 is one of Oyster's most successful models. Designed by Rob Humphreys, she is a supremely comfortable bluewater cruiser, capable of taking oceans in her stride and accommodating her crew with plenty of room to spare, yet she can also be handled by just two.

Not only is she stylish and comfortable, but the 56 has class wins in the ARC and has also won Cruising Class 1 at Antigua Sailing Week.

Oyster Blew is a four-cabin version with Reckmann Hydraulic Furling. She has just successfully completed the Oyster World Rally and is now in the Hamble UK.

Re-engined circa 2008 and re-rigged in 2014, she is having a new composite deck fitted for the beginning of 2020.

Her owner commented on her 2017-2019 Rally performance:

"She performed fantastically well and is the perfect boat for bluewater cruising. We passage planned for 170 mile days and on occasion achieved 200. We had very few issues with any of her systems and those we did have were rectified and have not reoccurred. In all weather conditions, we had complete confidence in the boat..."

LYING: Hamble UK

Available to view by appointment

Please note all our listed yachts are privately owned and located at the owner's individual home port, marina or mooring and not one central location. Therefore due to the varying geographical locations of our yachts and the subsequent travel time and distances involved, please only make arrangements to view if actively considering purchase.

Office Hours Mon- Fri 09.30 – 17.30

Saturday by prior appointment

For more information or to arrange an appointment please contact John Rodriguez Yachts

Tel: +44 (0)7505 485 950
email: info@jryachts.com

Specification

BOAT NAME: Oyster Blew

MAKE & MODEL: Oyster 56

HULL MATERIAL: GRP

YEAR: 2002

LENGTH OVER ALL: 17.21m

LENGTH OVER WATERLINE: 14.5m

BEAM: 4.92m

DRAFT: 2.42m

KEEL TYPE: High performance bulb keel

DISPLACEMENT: 31.4Tonnes

FUEL TANKAGE: 950 litres

WATER TANKAGE: 950 litres

ENGINE MODEL: Yanmar

ENGINE HP: 160

ENGINE HOURS: 3800

SAIL DRIVE OR SHAFT DRIVE: Shaft

DATE LAST ENGINE SERVICE: 06/19

AGE OF STANDING RIGGING: 2014 (regularly professionally inspected since then with log book)

DATE LAST ANTIFOULED: 09/18

ACCOMMODATION

NUMBER OF SEPARATE SLEEPING
CABINS (EXCLUDING SALOON): 4

NUMBER OF BERTHS (EXCLUDING SALOON): 8

DOES SALOON CONVERT TO A DOUBLE OR SINGLE BERTHS: No

TOTAL NUMBER OF ALL BERTHS: 9 (inc pipe cot in forward double cabin)

NUMBER OF HEADS: 2

GALLEY AND GALLEY EQUIPMENT:

3 ring electric hob with oven and grill, microwave, double sink, fridge and large freezer

SAILS:

Hood main, genoa and staysail (2016) built to blue water spec
Cruising chute with snuffer

RIGGING AND SPARS:

Hood carbon mast and alloy boom
In mast furling with hydraulic outhaul
Carbon fibre spinnaker pole
Kevlar running backstays
Reckmann Hydraulic furling genoa and staysail (rebuilt 2016)
Hydraulic backstay and vang adjustment from cockpit

WINCHES AND DECK EQUIPMENT:

6 cockpit winches
(2x Lewmar 66 electric primaries, 2x Lewmar 48 -1x electric, 1 manual for mainsheet, 2x Lewmar 54)
2 halyard winches on mast
Lazarette locker and two deck lockers
Transom ladder,
Port and starboard side gates
Pushpit seats
SS mooring cleats and fairleads
Sprayhood with large clear opening centre section (new 2018)
Bimini with side screens
Simpson electric davits

GROUND TACKLE AND WINDLASS:

40kg sword type anchor with 100m chain
Danforth kedge anchor
Lewmar Ocean hydraulic windlass

BOW THRUSTER/PROP/ ROPE CUTTER:

Sleipner 10 hp bowthruster
Maxprop feathering prop with rope cutter

BATTERIES/ELECTRICS/SHORE POWER:

240v shore power socket on transom
24v electrics (8 x 6v Sonnenschein total 440Ah)
Mastervolt inverter(3kW) and battery charger
2x12v engine start batteries
1 x12v generator start battery
2x 12v davit batteries
150Amp 24v alternator on main engine

GENERATOR:

Westerbeke 7.5kW (4600 hrs)

ELECTRONICS/INSTRUMENTS/ VHF/AUTOPILOT:

Lowrance LVR 880 VHF
Raymarine ST60 instruments and Autopilot
Raymarine E120 chartplotter
Raymarine radar (new 2016)
Raymarine loud hailer
ICOM 801E SSB
Comar AIS interfaced to Raymarine system

WATERMAKER/SELF STEERING:

Seafresh 80lph (new membranes 2016)
Autopilot ST7000 with ST6000+ head unit (2 rams fully serviced 2019)

SAFETY EQUIPMENT:

Seago Liferaft 6 man (new 2016, serviced 2019),
McMurdo EPIRB,
Horseshoe buoys, Danbuoy,
Emergency tiller,
Radar reflector,
5 fire extinguishers plus automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment, 2 fire blankets,
Static eliminators on top of mast
Watertight bulkhead door to forward cabin
Webbing jackstays

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as life rafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

DINGHY AND OUTBOARD:

Highfield RIB (new 2018) with sponson covers with 20HP Yamaha (available by separate negotiation)

OTHER EQUIPMENT:

Racor fuel filters to engine and generator
Whitlock folding steering wheel
Aircon to saloon and owners cabin
Polypropylene holding tanks to both heads (new 2016)
small safe in owners cabin
Cockpit cushions

OWNERS COMMENTS:

Oyster Blew was purchased in 2016 and refitted to participate in the 2017-2019 Oyster World Rally. She performed fantastically well and is the perfect boat for blue water cruising. We had very few issues with any of her systems and those we did have were rectified and have not reoccurred. In all weather conditions, we had complete confidence in the boat, and with very little work she would be ready to go again.

LYING: Hamble UK

Available to view by appointment

Please note all our listed yachts are privately owned and located at the owner's individual home port, marina or mooring and not one central location. Therefore due to the varying geographical locations of our yachts and the subsequent travel time and distances involved, please only make arrangements to view if actively considering purchase.

Office Hours Mon- Fri 09.30 – 17.30

Saturday by prior appointment

For more information or to arrange an appointment please contact John Rodriguez Yachts

Tel: +44 (0)7505 485 950
email: info@jryachts.com
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Available to view by appointment.

Please note all our listed yachts are privately owned and located at the owner's individual home port, marina or mooring and not one central location. Therefore due to the varying geographical locations of our yachts and the subsequent travel time and distances involved, please only make arrangements to view if actively considering purchase.

Office Hours Mon- Fri 09.30 – 17.30
Saturday by prior appointment

For more information or to arrange an appointment at one of our yachts, please contact John Rodriguez Yachts using the email enquiry form on this page or by telephone on:

Tel: +44 (0)7505 485 950