This well looked after 1985 Oyster 37 comes with a BMC (1500cc) 30HP diesel engine, wheel steering and seven berths. Her inventory includes furling genoa, slab reefing mainsail, two spinnakers, radar, life-raft, sprayhood and more. She is a solid cruiser racer. Viewing recommended.
GRP hull & deck, fin keel and spade hung rudder.
Hull and deck moulded by Oyster Marine Ltd.
Fitted out by Crosshaven Boatyard Co. Ltd.
Rig & Sails
Keel stepped aluminium mast & boom, masthead sloop rig with a double set of spreaders, adjustable back-stay, 1995 Selden Furlex furling twin groove head-foil. Spinnaker pole, whisker pole, jockey pole and solid kicker/vang.
1997 Standing Rigging
1 x Mainsail by Watson & Jameson with slab reefing and "Dutchman System" in fair condition
1 x 1999 Furling Genoa by McWilliam with a 2010 UV Strip in good condition
1 x No. 4 Jib by Watson & Jameson in good condition
1 x Tri-sail in good condition
2 x Radial Spinnakers in good condition
Wheel (2012 Wheel) steering with leather covered wheel
Stem-head fitting with bow roller
Simpson-Lawrence manual windlass
2 x Anchors (15KG Bruce galv. & Vetus alloy) with chain and warp
Mooring lines and fenders
Four mooring cleats
Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions, guardrails and opening gate to starboard with boarding ladder
2 x (Lewmar 48's) three speed Genoa sheet winches
2 x (Lewmar 40's) two speed Spinnaker sheet winches
2 x (Lewmar 16's) two speed winches (also in the cockpit)
2 x (Lewmar 40's) two speed on the coachroof with numerous clutch jammers
Main-sheet track is just forward of the helm
Transom mounted stainless steel swim ladder
Teak battens on the cockpit seats
Deep sheltered cockpit
Removable cockpit table
Seven berths with lee cloths. Teak interior finish with cream leatherette headlining.
Teak and holly sole.
FORE CABIN: Sail bin in the fore-peak. Single berth offset to port with storage underneath. Opening deck hatch, locker, shelf and hanging locker.
HEADS is opposite the forward single berth in a separate compartment to starboard: Sea toilet, hand basin with cold water, opening deck hatch, stowage and wet locker.
SALOON: Two settee berths (2005 Cushions), two pilot berths, large saloon table with drop down leafs, storage lockers and opening deck hatch.
NAV AREA: Forward facing chart table to starboard with seat, ample space for chart work, main electrical panel & storage lockers.
GALLEY AREA: L-shaped to port, stainless steel sink, cold water, 2006 "Smev" 2 burner gas cooker with grill & oven, cool box and ample storage.
TWO SINGLE QUARTER BERTHS: With good berth and engine access via side panels.
Electrical & Navigation
2002 Battery switch
2 x 2013 12V. Batteries
Full set of Navigation lights including steaming, deck light and tri-colour
B&G Boat speed (not working)
B&G Wind speed
B&G Wind angle
2003 Masthead unit (wind)
2004 NASA Clipper Depth (not working)
1996 Autohelm ST4000 Wheel-pilot (2012 drive unit)
At the Chart Table
B&G Hornet 4
Furuno 1720 Radar
1995 Philips AP Navigator GPS MK.8
Apelco VXE 200 VHF radio
Chart table light
Solas 8 person Life Raft in a valise (requires a service)
Emergency VHF Antenna
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Boarding/Swim ladder in stainless steel (2004) can be attached to the toe-rail at the opening gate
Stainless steel transom mounted boarding ladder
"Blue Oyster" has been in present ownership since 1994, she has been well maintained and is in good condition for her year. Viewing recommended!