Oyster 655

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Boat Details

Make: Oyster
Model: 655
Year: 2007
LOA: 68ft/21m
Class: Sailing Cruiser
Hull: Glass Reinforced Plastic
Keel: Fin Keel
Rig: Cutter
Engine: Single Diesel
Layout: Centre Cockpit
Berths: 9
Cabins: 4
Aft Cabins: 1
Ancasta Ref: 26065
Vessel Name: Blue Destiny
OYSTER 655
Built by Oyster, UK in 2007
Designed by Rob Humphreys and the Oyster Design Group
Hull number 01

CONSTRUCTION
GRP hull is laid up single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification.
Built to comply with the requirements stipulated in the European Union’s recreational craft directive (EURCD) to meet design category A – ‘Ocean’.
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 stainless steel steps for access to the stern deck
Deck structure moulded in GRP with balsa core.
Teak laid decks.
Underwater copper coated

LOA 20.60m
BEAM 5.62m
DRAFT 2.93m
DISPLACEMENT 37500kg
CUTTER RIG
Formula/Hood hydraulic mainsail furling drive. Hydraulic reversing outhaul cylinder in boom, including manual bypass valve.
Removable Enerpack hydraulic mast jack and alloy shims for mast step
Navtec C890 bottlesecrews used with mast jack
Jumper strut in lieu of standard running checkstays
Checkstay tangs retained for retrofit
Solid vang.
Folding mast steps x 3 at gooseneck to reach boom and tack and x 3 at mast head
‘No strike’ ion dissipators x 2 at masthead
Standing rigging stainless steel 1 x 19mm wire
Reckmann RF90 hydraulic headsail and staysail furling
Single carbon spinnaker pole stowed vertically on mast with leather sleeves to prevent chafe on forstay and babystay.
Alloy jockey pole with leather protective sleeve and stainless steel deck stowage

SAILS
Mainsail, staysail and yankee are DCP 99/77 Pentex/ polyester tri-radial
Headsail and staysail UV strips in white
Isometric and normal spinnaker - both hardly used

WINCHES all by Lewmar Ocean
2 x 77 CEST 3-speed electric self-tailing primaries
2 x 64 CST 2-speed manual secondaries
1 x 64CEST 2-speed mainsheet to port
1 x 44 CST 2-speed traveller control line to starboard
1 x 54 CST 2-speed reefing control line beneath gooseneck on mast
1 64 CEST 2-speed electric mainsail halyard on deck
Commander 400-4 mainsail, yankee and staysail hydraulic furling and main outhaul
Deck-mounted electric spinnaker halyard
Push buttons for primaries, furlers and mainsheet winches

CANVAS
Sprayhood to main companionway with opening central window and Bimini in Sunbrella silver - new 2010
Covers for cockpit table, pedestals and wheels in Sunbrella navy blue
Cockpit cushions in plain navy blue.


SLEEPS NINE GUESTS IN FOUR CABINS
Two guest cabins forward, one with upper and lower bunks and one with a double bed .Both cabins are en-suite with toilet, sink and separate shower stall. One of these also serves as the day head.
Large, curved, L-shaped settee to starboard and a shorter curved settee to port. Fold-over leaf table with bottle stowage beneath.
3 x Astron folding chairs in matching Brittany Blue Alcantara, allowing comfortable dining for nine
Lockers outboard and behind settee backs and storage lockers beneath seats
Navigation area to starboard with half Admiralty-sized chart table, bookshelf, main electrical switch panels and custom-designed instrumentation panels

U-shaped galley to port equipped with
Four hob gimballed gas cooker
Top opening freezer box
Large front opening refrigerator.
Top opening bin between the two fridges
Panasonic stainless steel microwave/ oven
AEG stainless steel cooker hood
Jabsco charcoal filter on cold water supply
Seagull purifier water system
Bosch washer/ dryer

One further guests cabin with upper and lower bunks aft of the saloon with hanging lockers.
The owners stateroom with double berth offset to port of the centreline with 4 x under-berth drawers, a sea berth with trotter box, dressing table
and pair of large hanging lockers. This cabin also has its own companionway hatch from the aft deck with a stainless steel ladder with oval rungs
En-suite heads with large bowl Vacuflush (500 Series) toilet linked to freshwater supply, basin and separate shower stall

All interior joinery is finished in American white oak with Alcantara upholstery, blue in the saloon and camel in the cabins. All seating has covers, so the upholstery is like new.
Chequer board style teak cabin sole
PERKINS/ SABRE M185C 6 CYLINDER 187HP DIESEL ENGINE
showing 2869 hour November2011
Brunton 4-blade propeller with Ambassador rope cutter
Sleipner SP420 TCi bowthruster

ELECTRICS
Onan 17.5Kva (showing 1802 hours, November 2011) with new d-QD digital display system, water separator, ammeter and voltmeter 220V @ 50Hz to cope with aircon loads and other equipment.
40 amp 24V for engine battery charging
Mastervolt 150A 24V high output alternator for domestic battery charging
220V Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning, comprising 2 x 16,000 BTUs for aft cabins and forward cabins, 2 x Stoway self-contained 16,000 BTU units for saloon and galley and 3 x remote airhandler units for owner’s cabin, starboard guest cabin 1 x 7,000 for forward port crew cabin and 1 x 10,000 for forward starboard
Webasto DW90 heating with outlets throughout
220V mains AC ring main with 7 double, 3-pin outlet sockets located as appropriate within the layout, using Clipsal sockets.
AC polarity change-over switch fitted.
Mastervolt 220V MASS 24/100 charger. Second 24/100 charger
Emergency link to domestic batteries for engine starting
Mastervolt Dakar 220V MASS Sine inverter 24V/300W
Additional 24/500W to power PC
30 amp dockside power cable
Hubbell socket in transom
Additional 30A shore cable for aircon loads

WATER SYSTEM
Hot and cold pressurised water throughout
Seafresh 208A – 200V AC producing 126lp h with product flow gauge and remote control panel
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker
Deck wash
Freshwater wash down with high pressure ParMax 8 pump with hose to reach stemhead and anchor

GROUND TACKLE
47kg (105lb) main anchor with 100m 12mm galvanised chain (new in 2010)
30kg (66lb) Bruce ‘lookalike’ kedge anchor
100m 18mm Octoplait nylon warp with 10m 12mm chain tail
Lewmar 3000 vertical gypsy/drum type electric anchor windlass
Lewmar chain counter and remote control on port pedestal

TANKAGE
FUEL 1900 litres
WATER 1250 litres
HOLDING TANKS yes, three
NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
S.I.R.S. steering compass.
Raymarine ST60 giving windspeed/direction, depth and speed.
Wind, speed and depth and ST60 graphic with graphic repeater at port pedestal, starboard pedestal, chart table and owner’s cabin
GPS
Furuno GP-32 GPS/WAAS receiver.
Chart plotter/radar
Raymarine E80 at chart table. Radar repeater on swivelling Navpod at companionway under sprayhood
E120 radar repeater on port pedestal
Raymarine ST6002+ autopilot on starboard pedestal
Wireless Smart controller at chart table
Windex at masthead.
Furuno navtex NX300 at chart table
VHF radio 240E at chart table with second handset and speaker on port pedestal
Upgraded with horn for hailer/foghorn function.
Portable and rechargeable Simrad HB50 VHF base stations x2 fitted at chart table.
Comar AIS transponder unit at chart table.
SSB radio ICOM IC-M801E
Copper strip fitted and backstay insulated for retrofit
Furuno Fax30 receiver and 24V/12V dropper installed at chart table
Satellite phone fleet 33 fitted at chart table

SAFETY INVENTORY
Built to MCA category 2 with all associated safety equipment fitted

2 x 4-man liferaft SRAF0610 self-righting + Solas B packs
ACR Global Fix 121.5/406Mhz model RLB-35 EPIRB
Sea-Me active radar reflector at masthead
Electric bilge pump Par 34600
Henderson MkV rated at 135lpm operated from cockpit
Whale Gusher Mk10 manual pump installed as mechanical backup to transfer fuel
Additional Jabsco 1.5” engine-driven bilge pump with manual clutch. 11,700lph
Jabsco 3550 (24V DC) 2,000 gph electric submersible bilge pump
Horseshoe lifebuoys/with lights
Danbuoy
Webbing jackstays
Emergency tiller
Various fire extinguishers including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay.
Seafender burglar alarm with cockpit zone sensor, main saloon sensor, aft cabin and forward cabin sensors
Seafender remote pager accessory
Remote pager also turns boom lights on and off
Additional ‘black box’ for panic alarm and night switch panel
AM100 CCTV Pal camera installed on aft antenna pole
Fog horn as part of VHF

ENTERTAINMENT
Alpine CD/Tuner stereo with 6-disc changer, iPod interface and MP3 socket in saloon. 2 x Alpine head units, 5-channel theatre
amp, mono sub-woofer amp, 5 x Gallo Nucleus speakers and Alpine 10” sub-woofer. Alpine CD/Tuners in both twin cabins with MP3 sockets
Alpine CD/Tuner/DVDs in forward guest and aft owner’s cabins with MP3 sockets
Wire maintained power supplies to stereos to retain station memories.
2 x pair waterproof speakers in cockpit
Alpine remote control at one steering pedestal.
32” flat-screen TV in saloon on electric scissor-jack lift with hinged locker lid. LCD 17” TV with PC input and USB outlet for keyboard/mouse in forward starboard guest cabin
LCD 26” TV in aft owner’s cabin
Status TV antenna at masthead
Television in double guest cabin plus DVD, stereo and MP3 player.
Oyster customised Wedgewood bone china crockery
Oyster customised Sheffield stainless steel cutlery
Safes x 2
Assorted spares and manuals

DECK EQUIPMENT
Cockpit table – teak and stainless steel, varnished with removable extension piece and refrigerated insulated coolbox
Stainless steel mugracks for 4 mugs built on to forward end
Multiplex carbon passarelle
Stainless steel bathing ladder
Warps and fenders
Cooney Simpson 300 electric davits to take 300kg max load. Davits include belly bands and dinghy locator kit
AB 3.9m RIB all white with center steering consul and cover - NEW 2010
40HP 2 stroke Yamaha outboard with power tilt - NEW 2010
Cruising World magazine in the US announced the Oyster 655 as the winner of the 2010 'Boat of The Year Award' for the Best Premium Cruiser over 50ft - which kind of says it all! Nine berths in four cabins and a spec that allows for long distance cruising as well as a weekend away makes 'Blue Destiny' a must see. Beautifully finished and lovingly cared for.