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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 165,000 Tax Paid (US$ 205,805)
From 1999 great example of the Oyster 42, superb yacht displaying all the build quality of bigger sisters. Two owners, lightly used and well maintained.
Please contact Alan McIlroy at +44 (0)1590 679222
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Oyster Marine / Wind Boats
Designer: Holman & Pye
LOA: 43 ft 6 in
Beam: 12 ft 10 in
LWL: 33 ft 9 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Displacement: 12063 kgs
Ballast: 3670 kgs
Total Power: 59 HP
Engine Brand: Volvo
Engine Model: MD22
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 59 HP
Number of single berths: 6
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
As the smallest of the range designed by Holman and Pye and built by Oyster Marine, she enjoys every bit of the construction and fit out that you would expect in the larger Oysters. A hugely capable yacht with a fantastic lengthy rear cockpit and an interior that feels much grander that her LOA would suggest.
Lightly used in our 12 year ownership, the yacht has only been locally sailed. We have enjoyed her immensely; she is a joy to sail with only two people and an extremely comfortable yacht to spend time aboard. With limited time to use her she is more boat than we currently require so with a degree of reluctance we have decided it is time to sell.
Yachting Monthly Conclusions from May 1997 Boat Test
This is every inch a real Oyster, from the understated elegance of the interior to the bluff, powerful bow and the conservative, easily handled rig. She becomes a valuable addition to a deservedly popular range and will undoubtedly allow even more people to enjoy cruising the world’s oceans in comfort and safety.
With a hull and deck by long established Oyster designers Holman and Pye the Oyster 42 is the first aft cockpit Oyster for more than a decade.
A lot of time and effort went into the deck design to ensure a sweet profile plus a safe deep cockpit without the inconvenience of a bridge deck. Below decks the layout is very spacious and the joinery detail and cabinetwork is to the same high standards as all of her larger sisters in the Oyster range.
What the Press say
‘The 42's natural advantage starts with the fact that her cockpit is well laid out. Add to this the positive and direct action of the helm, and her well balanced feel under sail, and you have a sweet, well behaved yacht which is a doddle to handle.’ Yachting World
‘The whole interior has a satisfying feeling of quality.’ Yachting Monthly
RCD Status: The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean”
Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
- Hull: Solid GRP laminate above and below waterline using Isophthalic resin for osmosis resistance. Balsa core is used in the deck and coachroof areas.
- Deck: GRP with balsa core, laid with 10mm teak planking.
- Cockpit seats, bridge deck area, cockpit sole, bathing platform and helmsman’s seat are also teak laid.
Keel & Rudder:
- Keel: GRP stub with cast lead High performance bulb, externally bolted.
- Rudder: foam-filled GRP blade with solid S/S rudder stock and full depth skeg.
Engine & Gearboxes:
- Engine: Volvo MD 22 4-cylinder 59hp diesel.
- Gearbox: Volvo 120 Saildrive unit.
Maintenance & Performance:
- Speed: Cruising 7 knots approx, Max 8.5 knots approx.
- Sail drive diaphragm replaced engine seacocks and full service October 2016.
- Fuel consumption per hour at cruising speed: approx 4 litres per hour.
- Approximate range at cruising speed: 743nm.
Propulsion & Steering:
- Propeller: 17” 3-bladed Max prop.
- Whitlock Premiere steering pedestal with solid rod direct-coupled system.
- Leather covered 910mm S/S wheel.
- Engine batteries –88Ah.
- Service batteries – 3 x 12v 88Ah new 2016.
- Domestic and engine batteries can be linked in emergency.
- Sterling Pro Ultra 12v 30amp battery charger (new 2016).
- 2 x 60Amp 14v Alternators on engine.
- Adverc battery regulator connected to both alternators.
- 220v shore power with galvanic isolator.
- Masterlink 20 battery monitor.
Fresh Water & Water Heating System:
- Electric hot and cold pressurised water system using a Par CW84 pump.
- Hot water obtained from an insulated 41 litre calorifier heated via engine heat exchanger or 1.5Kw immersion heater powered by 220v shorepower.
- 1 x Whale Gusher 10mkII manual bilge pump.
- 1 x Jabsco Maxi 3000 electric bilge pump.
- Tank tender for fuel and water tanks.
- 425 litres (100 gallons) in 1 x GRP tank located to port under saloon sole.
- 590 litres (130 gallons) in 1 x GRP tank located to starboard under the saloon seats.
Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:
- S/S blackwater gravity tank for aft heads with deck pumpout.
- Furuno 1721 Mk2 Radar at nav. station (CRT) (1999).
- Simrad Chart plotter/GPS (1999 – 2003 charts).
- Yeoman Chart plotter (1999).
- Autohelm ST60 Compass on bulkhead (1999).
- Autohelm ST60 Log/speed on bulkhead (1999).
- Autohelm ST60 Depth sounder on bulkhead (1999).
- Autohelm ST60 Wind on bulkhead (1999).
- Autohelm ST60 Multi-repeater at chart table (1999).
- Autohelm ST60 ST6000+ Autopilot with 7000 drive unit and computer. Handheld remote control unit supplied (1999).
- Autohelm ST60 ST6000+ Maxiview display at helm with MOB feeding GPS (1999).
Note: All interfaced and repeated in cockpit (except radar) and multi using Z290 interface box.
- Icom VHF DSC + V-Tronix cockpit speaker new 2016.
- Icom VHF hand held + charger.
- Nasa Target Navtex Pro LCD weather receiver (1999).
- Sestrel Major binnacle compass (1999).
- Copper strip for future fitment of SSB radio.
- Walker Knotmaster log, model KDO Mk l11A in wooden box, with all spares & instructions.
- Autohelm personal compass.
- Smev 7000T S/S 4 burner gas hob with oven and grill.
- Frigomatic DC 12v Refrigeration system.
- Oyster Wedgwood crockery and glasses.
- 2 x Par manual marine heads.
- 2 x thermostatically controlled hot & cold showers.
Heating & Ventilation:
- Webasto DW Thermo 90 9kw diesel cabin heating heater with four outlets.
- Diesel Webasto heater can heat shower water for use at anchor.
- Pioneer radio/CD stereo system, 2 internal speakers + 2 cockpit speakers.
- Laptop interface with GPS.
- Mobile phone/laptop charging socket.
- 12v deck head and read lights throughout.
Summary of Accommodation:
- Interior: Cherry wood joinery, teak and holly floors and burgundy Alcantara.
- Cherry interior joinery.
- Teak & holly sole boards.
- Avonite galley top.
- Burgundy Alcantara saloon and forecabin upholstery.
- Burgundy cloth upholstery on fore and aft bunks (forecabin has a sprung base under mattress).
- White vinyl headlinings.
Description of layout from forwards:
The layout allows for a total of 6 berths, including the 2 saloon settees used as sea-berths, together with 2 heads and 2 showers.
The forward cabin has a double berth in the bows with storage beneath in drawers. There is also a dressing table with seat, hanging locker and cupboard to starboard and cupboard to port.
The forward heads is ensuite to the forecabin and located to port. This incorporates a heads, washbasin, thermostatic shower with shower curtain, mirror and stowage lockers.
The saloon features a central folding leaf table on a pedestal base with L-shaped settee seating to port and a straight settee to starboard. Both settees form useful seaberths with lee-cloths.
The chart table area is forward facing to starboard aft of the saloon seating. The table will accommodate a half-folded Admiralty chart. A large wet-locker can be found aft of the chart table seat.
The galley is located aft of saloon seating to port and incorporates an L-shaped work surface with twin S/S sinks, cooker, front opening refrigerator and ample stowage lockers.
The aft cabin is located to port and is configured with a double berth with lee cloth, a bureau top inboard, a shelf, hanging locker outboard and a cupboard.
The aft heads is located to starboard aft of the chart table and incorporates a heads, washbasin, mirror, stowage lockers, thermostatic shower with shower curtain and gauge to indicate level in holding tank.
- Rig: Masthead sloop with deck-stepped mast and 2 sets of spreaders.
- Spars: Aluminium alloy.
- Sparmaker: Selden.
- Standing rigging: S/S wire 10mm 19 strand with 8mm intermediates and babystay (1999).
- Selden RCD mainsail track with ball-bearing cars on fully-battened mainsail.
- Slab reefing with 3 reefs.
- Selden rod vang.
- Harken mainsheet system.
- Harken genoa furler.
- Removable inner forestay for storm jib with Highfield lever tensioner.
- MPS rigging package.
- Carbon fibre spinnaker pole mounted vertically on mast.
- Wichard adjustable backstay tensioner.
- 2 x Lewmar 54 Sheet Manual self-tailing.
- 1 x Lewmar 30 Mainsheet Manual self-tailing.
- 2 x Lewmar 30 Halyard Manual self-tailing.
- 1 x Lewmar 16 Reefing Manual self-tailing.
- Ocean Mainsail – crosscut Dacron (1999).
- Ocean Genoa – Dacron approx 150% furling with foam luff and UV stripes (1999).
- Ocean Storm jib – Dacron (1999).
- Jeckels cutter sail new 2015
- Miller & Whitworth Cruising chute – Nylon with snuffer.
- S/S pulpit, pushpit, and guardrail stanchions.
- Boarding gates to port and starboard.
- Bathing ladder.
- S/S granny bars at base of mast.
- Storage for 2 x Camping Gaz butane bottles (2.72kg) with changeover switch.
- Whitlock folding teak removable cockpit table.
Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:
- Lewmar Ocean 1 12v electric/manual anchor windlass.
- 45lb (22kgs) CQR anchor self-stowed on S/S twin roller stemhead fitting.
- 2nd Kedge anchor.
- Chain: 60 metres.
- Anchor warp.
Covers, Canvas & Cushions:
- Mainsail cover.
- Cockpit cushions.
- Full cockpit canvass enclosure
Tender & Outboard:
- Mariner 3.3hp outboard engine with cover (c.2001).
- Trump foghorn with 2 spare acoustic horn canisters.
- Vtronix emergency radio aerial.
- Firdell Blipper radar reflector on mast.
- 1 x Lifebuoy.
- Oscar MOB rescue system
- 1 x Tron 4F lifebuoy light.
- 1 x Trem security throwing line.
- 1 x Danbuoy.
- 4 x Lifejackets.
- 2 x Harnesses.
- Webbing jackstays.
- Wooden bungs.
- Emergency tiller.
- 2 x Fire extinguishers. Exp. date unknown
- Firemaster GT700 inert gas fire extinguishing system for engine room. Exp. date unknown
- Fire blanket.
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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