This is an exceptional and well cared for Oyster 485. It is almost indistinguishable from later models.
The engine was new in 2008. The boat has had extensive refitting in recent years and is equipped with everything needed for offshore cruising.
GRP hand laid hull and deck in white with blue trim.
Teak laid decks.
Wheel steering covered with leather.
Interior of teak and teak-faced ply. Teak and holly cabin soles.
Externally bolted high performance lead bulb keel.
Spars and rig
Mast keel stepped
Mast and boom re-awlgripped 2011
Mainsail -Hood in mast furling system
(mainsail furling is via cockpit electric winch)
Jib - Harken roller furling (replaced 2011)
(jib furling is done via cockpit electric winch)
Hydraulic backstay adjuster
Lever clamp on inner forestay (for staysail)
Spinaker pole on mast track for easy deployment
Preventer system, port and stbd.
Rigid boom vang
Jib sheet traveler is adjustable from cockpit
1 Main, 1 Jib 125%, 1 Yankee 110%, 1 Storm Jib,
1 Cruising Spinnaker w sock (used once)
1 Regular Spinnaker with sock (used once). All hardware and lines for deployment of spinnaker.
2 Harken 52 primary ST power winches in cockpit
2 Harken 52 primary ST manual winches in cockpit
2 Harken 42 winches under dodger
2 Harken winches on Mast
Six berths in three cabins.
Joinery styling - sculpted fiddles and grabrail, shadow gap joints between joinery panels.
Teak and holly cabin sole.
Ultra-suede throughout, Royal blue, new in 2005.
Cushions and bedding throughout, new in 2005.
Curtains, new in 2009.
Forward cabin with ‘V’ berth, and infill cushion and drawers under. Vanity table, overhead lockers and a hanging locker.
Guest cabin to port with upper and lower berths, a vanity unit and hanging locker.
Head to port with a Brydon boy manual toilet, washbasin, mirror and Berglen thermostatically controlled mixer taps and shower.
Saloon featuring an expandable oval table and curved settee area on the port side whilst to starboard is another curved settee. A large feature opening hull port each side allows visual contact with the outside whilst seated. Bookshelves are fitted in the starboard hullport recess. The bar unit is located at the starboard end of the saloon. This accommodates glass and bottle stowage. Outboard, to port and starboard in the saloon, are a pair of lockers and a shelf central to the hullport. Headroom – 6’5”. Storage space.
Navigation station to port - forward facing with good book shelf.
Galley to starboard with Force ten propane four-burner stove with oven, stainless steel sink, Grunnert front loading refrigerator/freezer with holdover plate. Original Oyster cutlery and Wedgewood china. Custom refinements.
Aft cabin is configured with a centreline double berth, a curved settee, dressing table and large hanging locker.
There is abundant drawer and locker space. From this cabin there is access to the aft head, also through the galley.
Aft head with Brydon boy manual toilet, washbasin, mirror and Berglen thermostatically controlled mixer taps and shower.
Grundig Multi-standard television. Claris active TV antenna.
Sony Disc Jockey autochanger CD player with waterproof speaker in cockpit.
Deck equipment – General
60lb Bugel anchor
Spade anchor (new),
Fortress alum anchor (new)
Avon 310 Dingy with inflatable floor
Yamaha 15HP O/B engine with hoist
Windlass Lofrans Project 1500 (new 2009)
200’ of 3/8” high test galvanized chain (new 2009)
Dodger (New 2007)w leather covered holding bar
Bimini (new 2007)
Full Summer cover
Full Winter cover (Fairclough)
Cockpit cushion seats - full set
Propane locker with 2, 10lb aluminum bottles and remote shut-off --also access hose for barbeque
Holding Tank for aft head-stainless steel for aft head w gauges and electrical pumpout
Large aft Lazarette and two large aft lockers, Anchor locker in bow
White fiberglass hull with Oyster blue trim
Teak decks are in excellent condition –
Keel- Externally bolted high performance lead bulb keel
Anchor washdown – salt or fresh water
EPIRB - McMurdo w hydrostatic release (new 2003)
Fuel and water gauges
MECHANICAL AND ENGINE EQUIPMENT
Northern Lights 12KW Generator (1998) – 1,500 hours
Perkins M92B diesel engine – 85 HP. New 2008 --250 hours
Hurth transmission. New 2011.
Bow Thruster – Aquafax 8 HP motor with local 24V batteries
Sea Fresh watermaker 16 gal/hour, engine driven.
3 Cruisair A/C units (1998) – rarely used, 36,000 BTU total
Grunert holding plate refrigeration/ freezer system
24V motor, sea water cooled, (all new system 2005)
Webasto heater, diesel – heats throughout
Maxprop 3 blade feathering propeller (new 2009) and spur cutters
PSS non-drip shaft seal
2 electrical bilge pumps with alarm
1 mechanical bilge pump
TANKAGE and PLUMBING
909 litres (200 gallons)
909 litres (200 gallons)
Tank tender gauges
Holding tank in aft heads with electric pump out, deck discharge and tank gauge.
Autohelm 7001 autopilot with complete set of spares
(full duplicate autopilot system is unused)
New A/P controller and multifunction remote controller
SSB ICOM M700 transceiver with antenna tuner.
Insulated backstay antenna
ICOM VHF radios (2)
Garmin touchscreen GPS navigator740 in cockpit (new 2011)
Garmin HD radar (new 2011)
Autohelm instruments ST60 series:
speed, depth,wind, compass and graphics (new 2009)
Fish finder transducer (not installed)
Garmin 545S GPS in nav station (new 2009)
Laptop computer with navigation software –interfaced to GPS.
Instrument readouts in cockpit and in Nav station.
Quality stereo system allows IPOD connection and remote control
Deep Cycle Batteries:
8 Trojan (6V, 210AH ea),
2 Bow Thruster AGM –new (12V, 220ah),
2 engine – new 2012 (12V, 100AH ea).
All can be connected and disconnected to house. 1 Generator battery (12V, 80AH)
24V system with separate 12V system.
Total amphours – 720AH @24V.
Xantrex Trace 24V batter charger/ inverter 70A@24, 2.5KW inverter – (new 2009)
IOTA 24V, 40A battery chargers (2 ea).
Link 2000R control panel readouts.
This charging system which charges 150Amp at 24V, allows the generator to be run at load for only 1.5 hours per day for all needs including freezer and refrigerator in the Caribbean.
Hot Water Heater – 12 gal, 2KW, engine heat or generator
50’ Shore electrical cable for 220V, 30A service
NAVIGATION and COMMUNICATION
Full Autohelm ST 50 instruments in console over hatchway.
Raytheon R 20XX radar on Scanstrut.
Icom ICM 56 VHF radio telephone.
Phillips AP Mark 8 GPS interfaced to ST7000 autopilot.
Raychart 600 plotter.
Autohelm 7000 type two autopilot
Tri colour light at mast head.
Avon 6 person liferaft
Cockpit table with drink holders.
All lines, sheets, fenders and safety gear
Galerider storm drogue w 300’ 5/8” lines and bridle
4 large fenders with fender holders
NB All personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the above inventory are excluded from the sale.
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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 any 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.