This well maintained Oyster is cruise ready-excellent condition-new on the market. Cutter rigged. This is a blue water cruiser, which can be handled easily by a couple or single handed. The heavy scantlings, particularly the framing and structural support enable this boat to be well suited for Blue water sailing. The boat shows below average wear and tear. This Oyster 56 is worth your consideration for purchase.
Keel Type:high performance bulp
Max Draft: 8
The mission for the Oyster 56 was to design a world class cruising yacht developing the proven features and characteristics of current Oysters, blended with further innovation, which would appeal to bluewater cruising yachtsmen well into the next century. The Oyster 56 offers a unique blend of performance, comfort accommodation and features. Comfort starts above deck with a truly ergonomically designed cockpit. Oystercatcher XXII won Class A in the 1999 ARC by a staggering two an a half days, then went on to win Antigua Race Week Cruising Class I overall with 3 x 1st.
New gimballed Force 10 propane 4 burner stove with oven -old refrigeration/freezer system removed and replaced with energy efficient Fridge A Boat marine refrigeration/freezer system-only draws five amps with both units running-new microwave-stainless steel sink,wet locker Avonite counter tops.-Oyster customized Wedgewood bone china-Sheffeld stainless steel cultery
Molded solid laminate hull with cored stringers and frame. Molded FRP deck with balsa core, center cockpit, skeg hung rudder, in-mast hydraulic furling,lead ballast, teak planked decking,24VDC bow thruster. This the B plan forward-makes room for anchor locker-huge sail locker bringing the cabins aft. Oyster deck saloon with "eyebrow" styling teak intertior with teak and holly sole-keel has high performance lead bulb ,Bulwark finished with teak cap rail. Stainless steel pulpit,pushpit with two stern seats and gate way midship stanchions, lazarett locker with twin stainless gas struts.
Stern swim platform with fresh water shower. stainless swim ladder-teak trimmed steps in transom. Stainless dingy davits.
Large offset double bed in master cabin aft, vanity and storage, spacious head with vacu flush fresh water head, shower with curved sliding door,- single bunk on starboard utility cabin at engine room. washer/dryer included-plenty of storage. forward port cabin with double-sharing forward shower and head with starboard cabin with bunk berths.
New rigging 2010-new Seldon Mast and boom-hydraulic furling in mast -new Reckmann hydraulic head sail furling-manual stay sail- Hood manual stay sail furler-Navtec A250-SE-030 hydraulic backstay tensioner and vane with remote panel. Sidewinder heel control winch-Spinnker pole stowed forward on vertically-running back stays.
Yanmar 4LH-TE 110 hp. four cylinder diesel engine-5784 hrs-Westerbeke 10k generator-rebuilt-3157 hrs-Maxprop feathering 24" prop-Ambassador rope cutter-Sleiper 10hp bowthruster-Aqua drive couplings-Sea Recovery SRC 600 220 volt water maker-25 gallons an hour.-Lewmar Commander 20 hydraulic pump-110v Slendide 210 XC washer/dryer new2013-Fridge A Boat refrigerator/freezer,new 2012-two alternators on engine -Aft AC 8000BTU new2012-Saloon Ac 16,000 BTU-Forward AC 8000 BTU-Lewmar Ocean 3 24 V anchor windlass-Halyard HG200 engine and genset alarm.
Icom VHF marine radio IC-M 604 speaker in cockpit
SSB Hf Icom IC-M802 radio-telephone
Furuno 1832 Radar interfaced with Furuno GPS/Wass Navigator GP-32
Furuno chart plotter Navnet VX2 C-Map Nt Max
Sestral 10 in compass
Furuno Loud Hailer
Auto Helm 7000 auto pilot
Headsail genoa 130% Quantum new 2013
Stay sail new 2009 Banks sails restitched
Main battenless Quantum new 2011
New Bimini and dodger Sunbrella Supreme new 2013-cockpit cushioned table cover-
Fore deck and midship sun cover while at anchor or dockside
winch covers for deck winches
Stainless bow roller with 85 lb CQR anchor with 180 ft oh chain
Fortress Anchor with rode and chain
Lewmar Ocean electric anchor windlass
winches: 2 Lewmar 66 Stech electric primaries-Lewmar 48 electric outhaul-2 Lewmar 54-2 Lewmar 16 traveler - 2 Lewmar 48 at mast-Lewmar ports new 2011-Lewmar hatches
Deck shower and salt water anchor wash down
Oyster Stainless Davits-500lbper arm
Avan 341 dingy with Mercury 25 hp 2000 outboard
Veco wind generator D-400 24 volt
dive hooka with 70 ft of hose
12 and 24 volt DC-shore power 250 volt 50 amp Hubbell socket-
24 volt service batteries- Eight lead acid wet type batteries
12volt engine start batteries-two lead acid wet type batteries
12 volt Genset -one 12 volt lead/acid wet type
Master Volt 100 amp battery charger
Inverter Mastervolt 24 volts DC to 120 volts AC 2500 watts
Pioneer Stereo 24 " flat screen TV with DVD player
110 Cove Harbor North
Rockport, TX 78382