We are pleased to offer the beautiful Oyster 56 Gigi of London for sale. Gigi has been sailed and enjoyed as a private yacht in the Mediterranean for the last few years. She offers a high level of equipment ideal for live-aboard cruising in total comfort. Set up with hydraulic in-mast furling and genoa furling system, bowthruster and electric winches, Gigi is easily sailed by a couple and equally able to accommodate up to seven in comfort. She would make an ideal ocean cruiser for a family wishing to explore the world. Viewing recommended.
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.
Anodes replaced, May 2016.
Antifouled, May 2016.
Skin fittings serviced and replaced as needed, May 2016.
Deck structure moulded in GRP with balsa core.
Bulwark finished with a teak capping rail with stainless steel fairleads.
New teak deck, 2016.
High performance bulb keel.
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.
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.
Built to comply with the requirements stipulated in the European Union’s Recreational Craft Directive (EURCD) to meet design Category A – ‘Ocean’.
Built to MCA category 2 with all associated safety equipment fitted.
CQR 34kg (75lb) with 100m (328’) 18mm Octoplait nylon warp plus 10m (33’) 12mm chain tail.
Additional 60m of 12mm chain.
Danforth stern anchor.
Kedge anchor – lightweight folding Fortress FX55 with stowage in lazarette.
Lewmar Ocean 3 24V electric anchor windlass.
Midship gateway stanchions.
Gate to pushpit.
Stainless steel bathing ladder.
Lewmar hatches aft and midships, new.
Vertical drop down washboard with shockcord.
Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches.
Gebo opening hullports.
Gebo alloy-framed portlights in coaming.
Additional Gebo long opening portlights into cockpit from galley and starboard cabin.
Sprayhood (new 2016) to main companionway with stainless steel grab rail.
Bimini, new 2016.
Sun awning to aft deck, new 2010.
Cockpit cushions, new 2010.
Fore and aft sunbathing cushions, new 2010.
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower.
Stainless steel grabrail and drinks holder to front of pedestal.
Varnished cockpit table, with insulated GRP box.
Whitlock wheel steering – 48” diameter Maxi wheel with leather cover including partial spokes. ‘Athena’ pedestal.
Whittall dinghy davits (220kg).
Oyster Deck Saloon profile with ‘eyebrow’ styling.
Stainless steel mooring and cockpit cleats
2 x additional aft deck mooring cleats and aft caprail fairleads for stern-to Mediterranean
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, and gateway midship stanchions. Gate to pushpit.
Guardrail wires replaced 2010.
Liferaft stowage built into pushpit.
Anchor locker for warp and chain stowage.
Lazarette locker in stern deck with twin stainless steel gas struts.
Quarter pushpit seats in stainless steel and teak.
Stainless steel mugrack on pedestal.
MAST and RIGGING
Stoway in-mast hydraulic furling main mast, total re-spray 2016.
Standing rigging polished, re-fitted and checked, 2016.
New forestay, 2016.
Jumper strut on mast with stainless steel guard and running backstays.
Alloy vang strut, solid kicker and tackle.
Navtec hydraulic backstays.
Extra conduit to masthead for TV antenna and cellphone aerials.
Supply and fit new baby stay, 2012.
Furlex hydraulic furling genoa.
Furlex manual furling staysail.
By Lewmar – Self-tailing in chrome.
2 x #66 CEST electric primaries.
1 x #48 CEST electric mainsheet.
2 x #54 CST secondaries.
1 x #44 CST mainsail reefing on mast.
2 x #48 CST halyards.
2 x #16 CST mainsheet traveller control.
Spinnaker package including halyard, sheets, guys & blocks, topping lift & downhaul, with deck fittings. Extra rope clutches for spinnaker halyard, pole lift and staysail halyard
Single spinnaker pole stowed vertically on mast, re-sprayed 2016.
By Dolphin Sails:
Staysail, 2007, new UV strip fitted, October 2013
Cruising chute, 2008.
Seven berths in four cabins, excluding the saloon.
Interior joinery finished in American white 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 knobs for lockers and drawers.
‘Chequer-board’ style teak cabin sole.
Surfaces in galley and heads in Avonite. Heads colour – Sandpiper; galley colour - Calgary.
Headlining in off-white vinyl.
Upholstery replaced 2010: dark grey, heavy duty woven cloth in saloon; pale yellow
Alcantara in forward and owner’s cabin.
Oceanair Skyscreens to all deck hatches.
Hella fans to all cabins.
With centreline double berth, upholstered seat with vanity table, plentiful clothes lockers and a hanging locker.
To starboard, with Jabsco electric WC (replaced in 2007), washbasin and separate shower cubicle.
New macerator pumps and exhaust pipes to both toilets, 2016.
To port with upper and lower berths, lockers for clothes, a vanity unit and hanging locker.
Featuring a round table and settee area to port, outboard a pair of lockers and central shelf to the hullport. TV locker with slide-away door. To starboard is another settee.
Bar unit with glass and bottle stowage. Bosch washer/dryer (new 2012) in forward starboard locker. Two forward opening windows. Drinks cabinet inside table pedestal.
To port with plenty of locker space for cutlery, crockery and glasses.
Extra locker at aft end of engine room.
Twin stainless steel sinks.
Gimballed Force 10 stainless steel gas cooker, 4 burners, grill and oven, gas system upgraded to Corgi standards 2007.
1000 watt stainless steel combination microwave oven, new 2016.
Front-opening refrigerator and freezer.
Frigomatic 24 Volt DC refrigeration for refrigerator and freezer.
To starboard aft end of saloon, with bookshelf.
To starboard designed for professional crew or children with one berth.
Access to engine room.
With double berth offset from centreline, a curved settee, dressing table and large hanging locker, drawers and lockers.
EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER
En-suite heads with Jabsco electric WC, new 2007, washbasin and separate shower cubicle.
AUDIO VISUAL SYSTEMS
Audio-visual systems below, all new, 2010.
FUSION CD Marine Stereo Unit MS-CD500 FM radio.
CD, iPod and PC integration.
Multi-zone control (saloon and cockpit).
4 x waterproof BOSE 131 marine speakers in saloon and cockpit.
Cockpit-mounted FUSION Marine wired remote control enabling cockpit control or the
cockpit volume and iPod interface.
Samsung 19” TFT display.
Digital Yacht CF-60X PC with ultra rugged, solid state, flash 32GB hard drive, 12V DC direct operation with low power consumption (<2A), Windows XP, USB GPS.
Integrated with the FUSION sound system offering the ability to playback music and DVD/DivX/video playback from the saloon and cockpit.
12V Digital Yacht 500mW WiFi modem and high gain (12dBm) omni-directional antenna, mounted on a Scanstrut antenna base midway up the mast, offering up to 6nm range from WiFi hotspots.
Yanmar diesel engine 4LH-TE (110hp).
Aquadrive engine coupling system and mounts.
Racor (Separ) water separator with remote light.
Electric engine room fan, new 2010.
New injectors, head off, valves re-seated, checked and serviced, 2016.
Complete top overhaul, reground valves, new turbo and new injectors, 2016.
Approximately 4,293 @ December 2016.
Max-Prop 3-bladed feathering propeller.
Ambassador AM15 rope cutter on propshaft.
Leece Neville 175A.
Westerbeke BTD 7.5kW generator complete with water separator, ammeter and voltmeter.
Approximately 1,728 @ December 2016.
Sleipner 10hp (SP155TC) tunnel bowthruster. New joystick, 2010.
Whitlock cable system.
Lewmar Commander hydraulic power pack 200-2 for main and headsail furling.
220V Cruisair reverse cycle system, comprising 3 x 16,000 BTU units with outlets in the saloon, aft cabin and both forward cabins.
Seafresh 206A 220V giving 95 litres (approximately 20 imp / 25 US gallons) per hour.
1,050 litres (230 imp/277 US gallons) in a GRP tank.
950 litres (210 imp/250 US gallons) in a GRP tank.
TANK TENDER GAUGES
From an insulated 76 litre (17 imp/ 20 US gallon) tank (new 2014) heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically-controlled 220V, 2kW immersion heater elements powered by the generator or dockside power.
Hot water calorific cylinder and thermostatic valve 2016.
PRESSURISED HOT AND COLD FRESHWATER SYSTEM
Par CW320 Twin Max pump.
Gravity discharge polypropylene holding tank (new 2008) for forward WC, fitted with Wema gauge and gravity discharge or deck pump out systems.
Upgraded seawater inlets to a stainless steel manifold system so that all intakes are via two seacocks with oversized strainers.
Mains AC ring main with 5 x 220 volt AC Clipsal sockets: in aft cabin, forward cabin, port forward cabin, galley and chart table.
OTHER ELECTRICAL SOCKETS
Single 24V to 12V dropper to supply a 12V socket at chart table for charging phones, etc.
Domestic: Trojan TE35 batteries x 8 giving total of 2000Ah, new 2016.
Generator/engine: 12V starting batteries, new 2015.
Mastervolt Alpha Pro battery manager.
Mastervolt MASS 24V/75A battery charger.
Mastervolt 24V/2500W sinewave.
30 Amp dockside power cable in 3-core double-insulated PVC, 18m (60’) in length.
Hubbell socket in transom. Dockside end of cable fitted with 3-pin, 32A plug.
Additional 220V/30A shorepower cable and socket for aircon leads.
Selection of shoreside 64, 32, 16 and 3-phase adaptors.
LED overhead lighting with brass reading lights in cabins.
LED engine room lighting, 24V.
LED boom lights over cockpit table, new 2016.
Bow and stern lights.
Tri-white anchor/navigation light at masthead.
SIRS Major 150mm (6”) diameter binnacle-mounted.
Raymarine ST60 Instruments – Wind / Speed / Direction / Depth / Distance.
ST60 x3 at companionway console
ST60 MFD at pedestal
ST60 MFD at chart table
Raymarine RN300 GPS.
Garmin GPS as backup with antenna and display.
Raymarine E120 chart plotter with repeater in the cockpit (2007).
Raytheon 48 mile radar with chart plotter system.
AIS receiving and transmitting unit (2007).
Raymarine ST6001 with ST6000+ control head mounted on pedestal.
Windex at masthead.
ICOM M503 VHF.
ICOM 710 including ATU 130 and dropper.
Wide copper strip from chart table to lazarette and twin large ground plates as SSB earth.
Thrane & Thrane SatPhone & Fleet 33, 2007.
Thuriya hand-held Satphone with base station.
Ocean Safety 8-person canister liferaft, new 2011, mounted on starboard pushpit.
Firdell Blipper on mast.
Henderson MkV manual.
Electric Jabsco Maxi 3000 Puppy with 3-way control.
RORC safety inventory.
Permanent coated stainless steel steel wire jackstays.
Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay.
Walker Bay 3.4.
Yamaha outboard 20hp, less than 30 hours.
WARPS AND FENDERS
CROCKERY AND CUTLERY
Large tool kit, new 2010.
ASSORTED TOOLS, SPARES AND MANUALS
NB All personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the above inventory are excluded from the sale.
NB – Annual pontoon berth in Barcelona available by separate negotiation.
Viewing through Oyster Brokerage
Inventory verified by the owner.
Issue 8 (GY/OB/lh)
In this transaction we are acting as Brokers only. We are informed that this sale is not related to the Owner’s business, trade or profession. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.
Suite B, Orwell House
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8NJ