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Oyster 56

$600,200 Listed price: £495,000

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Berthon International

The Shipyard
Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 3YL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1590 679222

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Make Oyster
Model 56
Year 2005
Condition Used
Price £495,000
Type Sail
Class Cruiser (Sail)
Length 56 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fiberglass
Location Premia de Mar, Spain
Tax Status Tax Not Paid
LOA 57 ft 5 in
Length at Water Line 49 ft 1 in
Beam 16 ft 3 in
Min. Draft 8 ft
Displacement 27260 kg
Ballast 7290 kg
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Perkins
Engine Model Sabre M115T
Fuel Type Diesel
Power 115 hp
Designer Rob Humphreys/Oyster Design
Builder Windboats Marine Ltd.
Cabins 4
Single Berths 7
Heads 2

Description

Well prepared mile munching Oyster 56 from the mollusc people to well conceived and rugged designs from Rob Humphreys. Much uprated by this owner for a serious cruise and she has been far. Always skipper maintained and stored ashore when not in use, she is ready for her new owner and new adventures.

Construction

RCD Status: The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC or RCDII (2013/53/EU as appropriate (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean”

 

Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • Oyster deck saloon profile with ‘eyebrow’ styling.
  • GRP hull is laid up single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification.
  • Hull colour white with cove line and double boot top lines in standard Oyster blue.
  • The stern design incorporates a bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and a folding stainless-steel boarding/bathing ladder. Stainless steel steps on the transom give access to the stern deck.
  • Deck structure moulded in GRP with balsa core.
  • Teak deck.

 

Keel & Rudder:

  • High performance bulb keel.
  • Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.

Machinery

Engine & Gearboxes:

  • 1 x Perkins Sabre M115T marine diesel engine, 115hp.
  • Turbo new 2022.
  • Gearbox is a Hurth ZF 45A hydraulic unit.
  • Duplex Racor filter system for engine.

 

Maintenance & Performance:

  • Engine hours – approx 5715 as of September 2022.
  • Engine last serviced: September 2022.
  • Cruising speed – approx 7 knots @ 1800rpm.

 

Propulsion:

  • 3 blade feathering Max Prop.
  • Ambassador rope cutter on propshaft.
  • Spare Max Prop propeller stored in stern.

 

Steering:

  • Sleipner 10hp tunnel bowthruster (operated via service batteries).
  • Side Power controls at helm.

 

Other Mechanical Equipment:

  • Reckmann hydraulic headsail and staysail furling.

Electrical Systems

  • Electric panels aft of navigation seat (including gen set start).

 

Voltage Systems:

  • Ship’s Supply - 24v.
  • AC ring main with 5 x 220-volt AC sockets: in aft cabin, forward cabin, port forward cabin, galley and chart table.
  • Outlets are UK 3 pin type (SEA MIST2 has lots of adaptors on board).

 

Battery Banks:

  • 3 x Starter batteries (2 engine, 1 gen set) new 2022.
  • 8 x Service batteries, 6v units.

 

Battery Chargers:

  • Chargers located in locker outboard of Saloon starboard sofa:
  • 1 x Mastervolt Mass 24 / 100 battery charger.
  • 1 x Mastervolt Mass 24 / 800 sine wave inverter.
  • 1 x Mastervolt Mass 24 / 2500 sine wave inverter.

 

Alternators:

  • Twin alternators.
  • 40 amp Prestolite to charge engine batteries.
  • 15 amp Mastervolt to charge domestic battery bank.

 

Generator:

  • Westerbeke BTD 7.5kw generator complete with water separator, ammeter and voltmeter (new 2016).
  • Generator house 1,849hours at September 2022.

 

Shore Power:

  • 1 x 50A 50ft dockside power cable.
  • Hubbell socket.
  • Additional cable/socket for air conditioning loads.

Plumbing Systems

Fresh Water & Water Heating System:

  • Hot water from an insulated 53 litre (12 imp/ 14 us gallon) tanks heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically - controlled 220v, 2kw immersion heater elements powered by the generator or dockside power.
  • Located under port forward sofa.

 

Watermaker:

  • 1 x Seafresh 3 membrane Watermaker H204A (laid up September 2022).
  • Spare filters on board.

 

Bilge Pumps:

  • Henderson MKV manual.
  • Electric Jabsco Maxi 3000 Puppy with 3-way control (new Sept 2022).

 

Grey & Black Water:

  • Electric sump pumps for forward head and galley sink.
  • Electric auto shower sump pump (grey water) in Owners’ ensuite Heads Compartment.
  • Manual greywater gulper.

Tankage

Fuel:

  • Total fuel capacity of 950 litres / 210 gallons in a GRP tank.

 

Fresh Water:

  • Total fresh water capacity of 950 litres / 210 gallons in a GRP tank.

 

Grey/Blackwater Holding Tanks:

  • Black water tank for forward head in locker, valves under sink.
  • Black water tank - in locker aft of washbasin in Owners’ ensuite Heads Compartment.
  • Both purged in Sept 2022.

Navigation & Communication Equipment

At Helm:

  • Raymarine Axiom 9 plotter (2022).
  • Oyster Binnacle compass.
  • B&G Hydra system instruments.
  • HB&G Hydra autopilot.
  • Hydra Pilot control.
  • Hydra 2000 MFD.

 

At Chart Table:

  • Furuno Navtex NX300.
  • B&G multi-function display – Hydra 2000.
  • Icom IC M602 VHF.
  • Icom M 802 HF.
  • Icom SP24 speaker.
  • Icom hand held VHF.
  • Thrane & Thrane Sat Phone (decommissioned and without a contract currently – not used 2022).
  • “Sea Me” radar reflector system.
  • Iridium handheld Yellow Brick Tracking device “yellow” (in navigation desk).
  • Silver Stone PC (the box is in a drawer) running on Windows / Microsoft.
  • Planar screen and keyboard.
  • Canon printer.

 

In Owner’s Cabin:

  • B&G multi-function display – Hydra 2000.

Domestic Equipment

Galley:

  • Freezer forward end top opening, 24v.
  • Fridge aft above counter, front opening, 24v.
  • Force 10 electric cooker, with 3 rings, grill and oven.

 

Saloon:

  • LG washer dryer (in locker forward saloon starboard side) (2016).

 

Cockpit:

  • Cockpit fridge in cockpit table.

 

Heads/Showers:

  • 2 x Jabsco electric WCs.

 

Heating & Ventilation:

  • Cruisair Air conditioning system with 16,000 BTU units each in saloon, aft and forward cabins.
  • Main box unit under port saloon sofa aft.
  • Black Hella fans throughout (8 in total).

 

Entertainment:

  • Sharp TV/stereo system in Saloon.
  • Sharp TV in Aft Owner’s Cabin.
  • Stereo system in Aft Owner’s Cabin and forward cabin.

 

Lighting:

  • LED overhead lights in galley and saloon.
  • Halogen overhead lights in other cabins.
  • Night lights in all cabins, galley and chart table.

Accommodation

Summary of Accommodation:

  • 7 berths in 4 cabins.
  • Interior joinery finished in crown cut oak with Oyster ‘Millennium’ styling.
  • Designed to be modern and co-ordinated, whilst remaining practical and durable at sea.
  • Essential features include sculpted fiddles and grabrails, ‘shadow-gap’ joints between panels and Oyster custom catches for lockers and drawers.
  • ‘Chequer-board’ style teak cabin sole.
  • Surfaces in galley and heads in Avonite.
  • Headlining in off-white vinyl.
  • Saloon upholstery in beige (all upholstery has fitted crew covers).
  • Beige Alcantara in forward and owner’s cabin.
  • Oceanair sky screens to all deck hatches.
  • Lee cloths to all berths.
  • Infinity floor covering in main saloon and galley.
  • Mosquito and black out screens on overhead hatches.
  • Mosquito screens to fit hull ports throughout.
  • Saloon table cover.
  • Cream colour Alcantara cover on the mast.

 

Description of layout from forwards:

 

Forward Double Cabin:

  • Centreline double berth.
  • Upholstered seat to starboard.
  • Two hull ports.
  • Hanging locker and other lockers
  • Drawers under bed.
  • Overhead hatch.
  • Watertight bulkhead with a sealed door

 

Forward Head:

  • Separate shower stall.
  • Washbasin.
  • Jabsco electric WC.
  • Overhead hatch.
  • Hull port.
  • Counter surfaces in Avonite “Desert Ridge”.
  • Mirror.

 

Twin Port Forward Cabin:

  • Upper and lower berths.
  • Mirror.
  • Hull port.
  • Overhead hatch.
  • Lockers.
  • Drawers.
  • Cupboard aft.
  • Locker under lower berth.

 

Saloon:

  • Featuring a circular table and sofa area to port.
  • 2 lockers outboard and a central shelf below the hull port.
  • Sharp TV starboard.
  • To starboard is a 2 seater sofa
  • Bar with glass and bottle stowage.
  • Drinks cabinet inside table pedestal.
  • 2 x front opening windows and 2 hull ports.
  • Washing machine in the locker forward starboard of the saloon.

 

Navigation Area:

  • To starboard aft in the saloon, with bookshelf.

 

Galley:

  • To port with twin stainless steel sinks inboard.
  • Stowage locker aft of sinks.
  • Fridge freezer.
  • Cooker.
  • Microwave.
  • All surfaces in Avonite “Autumn Wheat”.
  • Generous lockers above and below counter tops.
  • Opening hull port.
  • Lockers.
  • Engine access beneath the sinks.

 

Single Starboard Cabin / Workshop:

  • Access to engine room.
  • Designed as workshop with single berth.
  • Lockers under berth.
  • Opening port.
  • Heart tank tender system.
  • Fuel filters easily accessible behind Perspex screen aft low down (above sole).
  • Watermaker and controls are located here.
  • Mastervolt charger control panel.

 

Owner’s Stateroom:

  • Double berth offset from centreline.
  • Computing/workstation with seat starboard facing aft.
  • Sharp TV and stereo/CD player.
  • Large hanging locker, drawers and lockers.
  • 2 x hull ports.
  • 3 x coaming ports.
  • Overhead hatch.

 

Owners’ Ensuite Head / Shower:

  • Separate shower stall.
  • Jabsco electric WC.
  • Hull port.
  • Portlight in shower that opens into the cockpit.
  • Heads colour – Desert Ridge.
  • Mirror.
  • Lockers.

Deck Equipment

Rig:

  • Cutter headed sloop rig.
  • Formula mast with in-mast hydraulic furling main and trysail track.
  • Solid rod kicker/vang.
  • Hydraulic backstay with Navtec control panel in cockpit.
  • Spinnaker pole stowed vertically on the mast (used for genoa).
  • Reckmann hydraulic furling units to staysail and genoa.
  • Stainless steel wire shrouds and inner stay.
  • Standing and running rigging.
  • Twin track forestay

 

Winches:

  • By Lewmar – in chromeand self-tailing.
  • 2 x #66 CEST electric primaries.
  • 1 x #48 CEST electric mainsheet.
  • 2 x #54 CEST secondaries.
  • 2 x #48 CEST halyards.
  • 2 x #16 CEST mainsheet traveller control.

 

Sails:

  • In mast furling main by Dolphin (2016).
  • Furling genoa (2015).
  • Furling staysail (2015).
  • Dolphin 2.5oz headsail for twin headsail downwind rig (2016).

 

General:

  • Varnished cockpit table, with insulated GRP box and cover.
  • Simpson 5225 dinghy davits (300kg).
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, and gateway mid-ship stanchions.
  • Gate to pushpit.
  • Bulwark finished with a teak capping rail with stainless steel fairleads.
  • Liferaft stowage built into pushpit.
  • Stainless steel mug rack on pedestal.
  • Anchor locker for warp and chain stowage.
  • Lazarette locker on stern deck with twin stainless steel gas struts.
  • Quarter pushpit seats in stainless steel and teak.
  • Freshwater swim-deck shower, hot and cold.
  • Outboard bracket on pushpit.

 

Hatches:

  • Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches.
  • Gebo opening hull ports.
  • Gebo alloy-framed portlights in the coaming.
  • Additional Gebo long opening portlights into cockpit from the galley and starboard cabin.
  • New hinges to aft deck hatches (lazarette, garages and gas locker) in 2017.
  • Flyscreens to hull and coachroof ports.

 

Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:

  • 45kg (75lb) Ultra anchor.
  • 100m (197ft) 12 mm chain (2016).
  • Lewmar heavy duty electric windlass.
  • Saltwater anchor/deck wash.
  • Warps and fenders.
  • Spare anchor and chain.

 

External Lighting:

  • Port, starboard and stern lights.
  • Aft deck floodlight.
  • Spreader lights and mast uplighters.
  • Tri-white light at masthead.

 

Covers, Canvas & Cushions:

  • Sprayhood at the main companionway with stainless steel grab rail.
  • Bimini.
  • Sunscreen panels.
  • Covers for saloon and cockpit tables.
  • Cockpit cushions.
  • Cushions on top railing pushpit at the seats.
  • 4 self-supported seats for cockpit.
  • Overall winter yacht cover for storage ashore.

 

Tender & Outboard:

  • 8 person AB tender (2016).
  • Mariner 4 stroke outboard, 15hp (2016).

 

Safety Equipment:

  • Arimar Liferaft on pushipit (2016) (service due 2023).
  • Jon buoy.
  • 4 x Lifejackets.
  • EPIRB – ACR mounted on pushpit.
  • Flares (2022).
  • Emergency tiller.
  • Jackstays.
  • Lifesling.
  • Security Rescue Monitor Buoy.
  • Bilge alarm.

 

Fire-Fighting Equipment:

  • Various including automatic extinguisher in engine bay.
  • 5 x new extinguishers (2022).

 

Other:

  • Assorted tools, spares and manuals.

Disclaimer

The Company offers 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.

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Presented For Sale By:

Berthon International

The Shipyard
Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 3YL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1590 679222

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The Shipyard
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United Kingdom
+44 (0)1590 679222

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