Special higher performance version of the popular Oyster 655, built with foam cored interior joinery to save weight whilst retaining strength, also taller than standard carbon fibre rig with swept back spreaders for improved sailing. A very well thought out yacht for an experienced owner with emphasis on higher cruising speeds, this Oyster 655 is truly different from the standard boat and will appeal to the enthusiast. Impeccably maintained by full time skipper to the highest standard.
|Berths:||Eight in four cabins|
Rig: Fullbatten main, sloop
Grp hull is hand laid up single skin with structural stringers and floors to lloyds approved design specification. outer hull laminate incorporating hi-tech custom carbon/kevlar laminate. 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. all bulkheads upgraded to carbon foam cored for weight reduction. the stern design incorporates a bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and inset moulded steps for access to the stern deck.
High performance bulb (hpb) external lead keel.
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder. rudder tip sacrificial and extended to be same depth as keel draft.
Deck structure moulded in grp with balsa core. oyster deck saloon profile with 'g5' styling and 'eyebrow' feature. the cockpit is split into separate steering and guest/crew areas. both cockpits have a clear central walkway through between twin wheels, giving excellent access from the main companionway to either the helm positions, or to the aft deck. teak laid decks. grp low profile 'rolled edge' bulwark with nomen silver alloy folding cleats x 10. stainless steel caprail plates at guardrail gates. stainless steel pulpit with front opening pushpit, and gateway midship stanchions. stainless steel hinging boarding ladders, close up to form the side-gates. gate to pushpit. low level stainless steel grabrails either side of mast area. flush-mounted dorade deck plates with stainless steel cowls. all deck plates set flush into teak deck. stainless steel padded backrest with white vinyl covers at helmsman's seats. stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel. liferaft cradle in stainless steel incorporated into pushpit quarter seats. stern antenna post in carbon for navigation/communications antennae. stowage compartment in anchor locker for secondary spade anchor. cockpit and helms seat rope lockers. lazarette locker with twin s/s gas struts. rope stowage on stainless steel pole and shelving for plastic stowage boxes. gas locker used for fuel container stowage.
Twin custom carbon y-spoke wheels on twin custom grp steering pedestals. whitlock 'mamba' torque rod and gearbox steering systems.
Eight berths in four cabins, excluding the saloon. interior joinery finished in maple with several bulkheads painted in 'linnet white'. designed to be modern and co-ordinated, whilst remaining practical and durable at sea. essential features include sculpted fiddles, 'shadow-gap' joints between panels and timage flush chrome knobs for lockers and drawers. custom franchini handles to all cabin doors. grabrails in brushed stainless steel with knurled features. custom 'squared-up' styling to furniture, doors and hullports. foam cored joinery for furniture and saloon table. cabin sole boards in maple with strip plank effect.
Surfaces in galley and heads in satin finish avonite – colour 'kokura'. headlining in off-white vinyl. saloon upholstery in blue/grey bridge of weir caledonian leather. seating upholstery in cabins in blue/grey alcantara.
Lee screens on sea berths. oceanair blind system to all cabins at windows and hullports. oceanair "skyscreens" to all deck hatches. flyscreens to all opening hull and coachroof ports. fans.
Access only via deck hatch. warp bar to each side. outboard motor stowage bracket.
Twin crew cabin
To port, with upper and lower berths. lockers beneath lower berth, hanging locker and locker with shelves.
Day heads/ensuite crew heads
Accessed from forward passageway and shared by occupants of to starboard, with double berth, locker, drawers, hanging locker port crew cabin. jabsco quietflush electric wc, washbasin and separate shower stall. Bulkhead mirror.
Double guest cabin with en-suite heads
To starboard, with double berth, locker, drawers, hanging locker and under-berth lockers. maple headboard set into painted bulkhead. stowage crates below berth and floor.
En-suite heads with jabsco quietflush electric wc, washbasin and separate shower stall.
Features a large, l-shaped settee to starboard around a fixed maple table with fold-over leaf to double its size for dining. grabrail on centreline edge of table. 'coffee table' area at aft end of settee. shorter settee to port, plus 2 loose folding alloy chairs, to allow for comfortable dining for eight.
Horizontal, baize-lined bottle stowage in table pedestal, including layer for champagne bottles. plentiful lockers including dedicated glass and spirit bottle stowage. bosch washer/dryer. raritan icemaker with seagull water purifying filter. overhead handrail. stainless steel treads on companionway steps.
U-shaped galley down two steps, aft of the saloon to port.
Neff gimballed electric stainless steel 4-burner hob and oven. aeg stainless steel extractor hood. panasonic microwave oven. stainless steel rods set into worktop as hot pan stand. plentiful overhead lockers. locker doors to cupboards above counter tops in stainless steel finish formica. double stainless steel sink with drainage grooves to worktop on either side. seagull water purifying filter with vola tap. 2 x front-opening refrigerators with brushed stainless steel doors. top-opening freezer. custom mug stowage. locker with sliding wire vegetable rack.
To starboard with chart table, locker and bookshelf. upholstered seat with special high back and armrests.
Steps lead down from navigation area into passageway, with access to engine room and draining wet locker for oilskins below companionway.
Sound insulated, with 24V lighting and 3 x electric extractor fans. Stowage racks x 4 fitted to inside of door. Remote triggered fire flaps to engine room inlet and extract ducts.
Twin guest cabin
To starboard, off passageway, with upper and lower berths. hanging locker, drawers and lockers. timber vice edge detail to lower berth.
Owner's stateroom with en-suite heads
Aft cabin with double berth offset to port, with maple headboard set into painted bulkhead and under-berth drawers. sprung mattress. settee/seaberth to starboard with desk and hanging locker, including additional drawers. vanity desk with mirror
and upholstered seat to port with second large hanging locker. full-length mirror on hanging locker. abundant drawer and locker space. recessed bookshelf to port. access from the aft deck via sliding companionway hatch and maple and stainless steel ladder to starboard.
En-suite heads to port with jabsco quietflush electric wc, washbasin with vola tap, and separate lit shower stall with glazed door. locker with sliding mirrored doors plus mirrored locker above washbasin. heated towel rail.
Audio visual systems
Connexus tv antenna mounted on lower spreader. hubbell tv/phone socket at transom steps. audio units fitted inside lockers with stowage for ipod.
Twin crew cabin – forward
Alpine cd/tuner with ipod interface, pair focal headlining speakers.
Double guest cabin – forward
Toshiba tv, alpine cd/tuner with ipod interface, pair focal headlining speakers.
Twin guest cabin – aft
2 x lcd screens flip down over berths with headphone socket at each. alpine dvd/cd/tuner with ipod interface, pair focal headlining speakers.
27" toshiba lcd tv with link to e-series. alpine dvd/cd/tuner with pair focal headlining speakers. magic eye.
32" toshiba tv with hydraulic lifting system (concealed behind settee). alpine dvd player with ipod interface, alpine touch- screen controller, alpine cd/tuner to cockpit audio. magic eye. wireless headphones, alpine 5-way amp, sub woofer, 5 x gallo speakers. sky decoder.
2 pairs alpine waterproof speakers in cockpit. waterproof remote.
Rocna main anchor + chain. spade 30kg (66lb) model 140 secondary anchor. additional 100m (330') 22mm octoplait nylon warp plus 10m (33') 12mm chain. lewmar 3000 electric anchor windlass with foot switch controls.
Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches - all (except sail locker) hinged at aft end. flush rondal foredeck hatch with teak deck covering. sliding companionway hatch over aft master cabin. gebo opening hullports.
By lewmar – all self-tailing in grey aluminum: 2 x 77/3 aest electric primaries 2 x 65 ast secondaries 1 x 77/3 aest electric mainsheet
1 x 44 ast traveller control line
2 x 66/3 aest electric main and genoa halyard
Sprayhood to main companionway in sunbrella plus – colour 'silver' – with roll-up window and cover. leather at aft edge of sprayhood. bimini in sunbrella plus – colour 'silver' – with windows below boom lights.
Covers for cockpit table, pedestals and wheels. cover for rib.
Deck equipment – general
Cockpit table in stainless steel and varnished teak (foam cored construction), with folding leaves and refrigerated coolbox. cockpit cushions with acrylic covers – sunbrella 'charcoal'.
Exit engineering 3.5m carbon fibre passerelle complete with handrail, padded stowage bag and spreader bar. socket in transom step and fitting to lock onto stemhead. stainless steel folding bathing ladder on transom.
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker. saltwater anchor deck wash. oyster custom drop-down acrylic washboard system. flush-fitted wichard padeyes on foredeck to lash down dinghy.
Rig and sail handling
Mast and rigging
Hall spars carbon mast, with increased height and swept-back triple spreaders. clear coat painted. hall spars carbon ez v boom with internal boom preventer system.
Navtec hydraulic boom vang, hydraulic mainsail outhaul and cunningham adjuster ram, and hydraulic backstay adjusters x 2. harken running backstays. bowsprit, removable and integrated into stemhead fitting.
'no strike' ion dissipator at masthead wired into mast step;
Mast step, cap shrouds and battery cable bonded to keel bolt.
Navtec discontinuous rod rigging.
Running rigging upgraded to maffioli marbled effect.
Storm jib attachment point. lewmar racing blocks, including additional for spinnaker and genoa.
Harken ef90-3 electric forestay furler.
Twin spinnaker poles stowed vertically on mast. spinnaker package includes chainplates, deck fittings, halyard,
Topping lift, pole lift, single sheet, guy, fore guy and all required blocks. jockey pole.
Storm jib package
Includes aramid stay, hoisted to mast and tensioned at base with blocks and tackle onto windlass capstan. reinforced attachment point for storm jib tackle.
By north sails:
Mainsail - fully-battened, tri-radial cut, with harken batten car system and lazyjacks. 105% furling genoa, tri-radial cut. g-2 gennaker with snuffer.
S4 spinnaker with snuffer (logo). storm jib in hi-visibility orange. trysail in hi-visibility orange, with wire span and wichard adjuster. v boom sail cover.
Perkins/sabre m185c 6-cylinder turbo-charged diesel engine of 136kw (187hp) @ 2,100rpm.
Max-prop 3-bladed feathering.
Ambassador rope cutter on shaft.
88 amp 24v for engine start battery. mastervolt 150a 24v alternator for domestic battery charging. 12v alternator for generator start battery. mastervolt alpha pro regulator.
Onan 17.5kw 50hz 240v.
Max power 24v vip20 vertical retracting hydraulic thruster.
Webasto blue cool air conditioning/heating system in all cabins, saloon and galley. 50,000btu unit in engine room and webasto dw9kw boiler in lazarette.
Frigomatic 24v dc compressors to refrigerators, freezer and cockpit table.
Seafresh 206 with fresh water autoflush, producing approx 95 litres (21 imp/25 us gallons) per hour.
Tankage and plumbing
1,800 litres approx (396 imp/476 us gallons) in 2 grp tanks.
Duplex system to-racor fuel filtration.
1,600 litres approx (352 imp/423 us gallons) in 2 grp tanks.
Tank tender gauges
Fuel and water tank gauges, with back-up dipsticks.
From insulated 73 litre approx (16 imp/19 us gallon) tank heated by the engine's heat exchanger and by thermostatically- controlled 220v, 1.25kw immersion heater element.
Pressurised hot and cold freshwater system
Jabsco aqm6 fresh water pump system with dry running protection relay.
Polypropylene gravity emptying holding tank to each heads, with electric wema gauges.
Ship's dc supply
230v mains ac ring main with 12 x double, uk 3-pin outlet sockets located as appropriate within the layout, using vimar brushed stainless steel sockets.
Other electrical sockets
24v dri-plug socket on starboard pedestal. 24v socket in anchor locker. 24v socket in sail locker for dinghy inflator. 220v multistrip-style sockets at chart table for computer, etc.
Domestic: 24v varta wet batteries giving 720ah. engine start: 24v optima red top batteries. generator start: 12v optima red top batteries.
Mastervolt mass 24v/100a charges x 2, with remote controller.
Mastervolt btm1 battery monitor.
2-way emergency parallel link system between 24v domestic and engine batteries.ac/dc breaker panels in brushed stainless steel with engraved writing.
Mass sine 24v/5000w, 230v/50hz inverter to supply cooker hood, 230v sockets, microwave, towel rails. mass sine 24v/1500w, 230v/50hz maintained supply inverter to supply icemaker, computer equipment and av system/tvs.
30 amp dockside power cable and hubbell socket in transom.
Second 30a shorepower cable and socket for aircon.
24v frensch led downlighters throughout, with additional led lights, halogen circuit, in saloon. dimmer controls to saloon and aft cabin overhead lights. led bulkhead/reading lights.
Led lighting in hull ports.
Automatic light to drinks locker.
Red led courtesy footlights at saloon steps. red led overhead lights at galley and nav station. concealed red led rope lighting beneath forward edges of companionway steps. vimar light switches in brushed stainless steel.
Boom light over cockpit table. pair of downlighters on lower spreaders. spreader uplighters x 3 pairs. remote control for above lights. aft deck light fitted to stern post. deck courtesy lights at bathing platform, transom steps and cockpit walkthrough. lopolight led bow and stern navigation lights. steaming/foredeck floodlight. lopolight led tri-white anchor/navigation light at masthead.
Navigation and communication
S.i.r.s. marine major 150mm compass to each pedestal.
Raymarine st60 plus as follows:
Speed, depth, wind, close-hauled.
St60 graphic display, wind analogue.
St60 graphic display, wind analogue, mob button.
St60 graphic display.
St60 graphic display.
Starboard aft twin cabin
St60 graphic display.
Raymarine e120 integrated system at starboard pedestal. e80 display at chart table with mast-mounted 4kw radome. ais receiver. furuno gp32 at chart table.
Switch fitted between gps outputs to computer to allow furuno to be used as back up.
Raymarine autopilot with whitlock drive and st6002 smartpilot control head at port pedestal.
Furuno nx-300 receiver.
Raymarine ray 240e with dsc at chart table, with handset in cockpit.
Icom ic-m 801e including atu-dsc. wide copper strip from chart table to lazarette and twin large ground plates as ssb earth. twin insulated backstays as aerial.
Thrane & thrane inmrsat-c communications system with display at chart table. fleet 33 satellite phone.
Digital yacht pc with sony 19" screen, including wifi, printer/fax and satellite tracker.
Ocean safety iso 4-person liferafts x 2 each in grp canister with solas b pack.
Ecoflex mounted on mast. sea-me radar transponder at masthead, with display at chart table.
Jabsco engine driven pump off engine with manually operated clutch system. henderson mkv manual pump. par electric pump with 3-way control.
Jabsco second electric bilge pump.
Jonbuoy. webbing jackstays. raymarine mob lifetag system with 8 transponders. emergency tiller.
Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine room. fire blanket.
Smoke detector in engine room with remote audible alarm. smoke detectors outside cabin doors. carbon monoxide alarm with sensor and audible alarm in saloon. bilge high water alarm.
Other safety features
Raymarine ray 240e hailer/horn on mast. watertight bulkheads to sail locker and lazarette. ply blanking boards for hatches, stowed in lazarette.
Zodiac futura rib. honda outboard motor. warps and fenders. bauer junior ii dive compressor in lazarette. dive bottle stowage for 2 bottles. oyster customised wedgwood bone china crockery. oyster customised sheffield stainless steel cutlery. meteograph electronic precision barograph. cover for saloon table and crew covers for seating. 3-brick combination keypad safe in aft cabin. heyco marine tool kit. inclinometer. stainless steel mug racks x 2 in cockpit. assorted spares and manuals.
NB all personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the above inventory are excluded from the sale.