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Designed by Holman and Pye to replace their legendary Oyster 435, the 45 did so with aplomb. With greatly en-hanced interior volume, the 45 feels a lot more spacious, whilst retaining the Oyster rugged offshore trademarks of single-skin hull construction, keel-stepped mast, and full-length rudder skeg.
Perhaps the best feature of the 45 is the full width saloon, which has a lovely light and open feel due to the large Oyster deck saloon windows, two of which open to provide superb ventilation. The straight saloon seating provides two sea berths. When opened up, the wonderful saloon table connects the two settees, and enables a large number of guests to be entertained. Just aft of the navigation station is a large walk-in locker, which can also be accessed from the cockpit. A hugely popular feature among 45 owners, this space can be used for storage, a workshop and location for an aft holding tank.
A great performer under sail, the 45 nonetheless has a gentle motion offshore thanks to her balanced hull, fine entry, and the stiffness provided by her external lead bulb keel. The 45 is a proven circumnavigator, long distance blue water cruiser and live-aboard, but due to her compact overall length she is also a great local family cruiser, as she is simplicity itself to handle.
Degree of Latitude is in her third ownership, and remains a great example. Her popular three cabin layout sleeps six in two doubles and one twin cabin, with two further sea berths possible in the saloon. Her hand crafted joinery is in teak, giving a cosy and traditional feel below decks. Her rig is a simple sloop with in-mast furling, so easy to handle from the cockpit. Degree of Latitude benefits from substantial investment and upgrades in the last five years including new hull wrap, coppercoat, TV, windlass motor, standing and running rigging, headsail furler, sails, batteries, autopilot, watermaker, generator, dinghy and outboard. Recently returned from the Carib-bean, she is ready to set sail again.
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Laid-up GRP, single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification.
Below water stripped and coppercoat antifouling applied in 2018.
Hull wrapped in Anthracite vinyl with cove lines and double boot top lines in white in 2018.
Moulded in GRP with balsa core.
Teak laid decks, perforated aluminium alloy toe rail.
High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.
‘Sugar scoop’ stern design with bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and folding stainless steel steps for access to the stern deck.
Built to comply with the requirements for Category A - Ocean.
SPADE 22kg (45lb) anchor new 2016 with 100m x 10mm chain new 2018.
Delta 12kg (25lb) kedge anchor new 2019 with 8mm chain and 40m x 14mm multi- plait.
Lewmar Ocean 2, 12V vertical type electric anchor windlass, new motor and deck switches 2019.
Pair of stainless steel gateway stanchions and side gates for boarding. Gate to pushpit.
Stainless steel bathing ladder.
Aluminium passerelle with spigot in top transom step.
Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches. Lewmar alloy-framed portlights in coaming. Gebo portlight to cockpit.
Gebo opening hullports.
Sprayhood to companionway in navy, with stainless steel grabrail.
Bimini including zip-up rear extension.
Cover for cockpit table, pedestal and wheel in blue.
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker.
Varnished cockpit table with stainless steel frame, folding leaves and varnished teak mug rack.
Whitlock cable steering via a remote ‘Premiere’ pedestal, with 910mm diameter stain- less steel wheel.
Leather wheel cover.
Teak outboard motor bracket.
Sidedecks, cockpit seats, sole and helmsman’s seats are all trimmed with laid teak. Oyster Deck Saloon profile with ‘eyebrow’ styling.
Coachroof painted with non-skid Interdeck.
Alloy mooring and cockpit cleats. Two additional cleats and fairleads on stern. Bow fair- leads upgraded.
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit and gateway midship stanchions.
Stainless steel grabrails atop deck saloon.
Liferaft storage built into pushpit.
Stern quater pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel.
Foredeck full-width stowage locker with Lewmar Ocean 60 hatch. Gas locker for 2 bottles.
MAST AND RIGGING
Selden Furlin anodised mast with in-mast furling.
Solid rod kicker/vang. Harken backstay tensioner. Removable inner forestay.
Standing rigging stainless steel 1 x 19 wire. All standing rigging new in 2014. All running rigging new in 2015 or later.
Harken headsail furling gear, new in 2018.
2 x Pontos 52 Grinder 4 speed self-tailing primaries.
1 x Pontos 40 Trimmer 4 speed self-tailing secondary.
1 x Harken #32.2 self-tailingsecondary.
2 x Harken #32.2 halyard winches at mast.
Twin Selden spinaker poles stowed vertically on mast.
MPS rigging package including halyard, pair of halyard clutches, sheets, deckplates and all required blocks.
Storm jib package including removable inner forestay with adjuster, deckplates, halyards and clutches, sheets and cars.
Furling mainsail in Dacron with vertical battens, by Dolphin 2017.
Furling headsail (approx 135%) in Dacron, including foam luff and UV strips, by Dolphin
Twin headsail for downwind sailing in Stormlite 210, by Dolphin 2018. Storm jib in high visibility orange heavy cloth, 12m2.
Asymmetric spinnaker by Sanders 2015.
Spare sails:- Furling mainsail in Hood Dacron with vertical battens, by Sanders 2006. Furling genoa (approx 150%) in Hood Vektron, including foam luff and UV strips, by Sanders 2008.
Six berths in three cabins, excluding the saloon.
Lee screens on sea berths.
Interior joinery finished in teak.
Designed to be modern and coordinated, whilst remaining practical and durable at sea. Essential features include sculpted fiddles and grabrails, ‘shadow-gap’ joints between panels and Oyster custom knobs for lockers and drawers.
Cabin sole in teak and holly.
Surfaces in galley in Formica colour ‘Champagne Haze Stucco’. Counter tops in heads in Avonite colour ‘Almondine’.
Headlining in off white vinyl.
Upholstery in Alcantara, including seat and headboard in owner’s aft cabin - colour ‘Amber Glow’.
Crew covers for all saloon seats in Jab Sailor colour 1-1183-143. All re-covered in 2015
Curtains to windows in all cabins.
Oceanair skyscreens to deck hatches in forward, port and aft cabins. Flyscreens to
opening hull and coachroof ports. Hella fans in aft cabin.
LED lighting throughout. Overhead lights in all cabins and saloon plus reading lights at
FORWARD DOUBLE CABIN
With V-berth, provided with infill piece and cushion to convert to a double berth, under-berth stowage and a hanging locker with mirror.
To port with upper and lower berths, clothes lockers, hanging locker and mirror.
To starboard, shared by both forward cabins. With PAR Brydon Boy manual WC, washbasin and shower. Mixer taps and shower fittings. Mirror. Toilet hoses and pump assembly replaced 2017.
The light and airy saloon features an L-shaped setee area and table on the port side. To starboard is a two-seater settee that extends beneath the forward counter top into a ‘trotter box’, forming a useful sea-berth with lee-cloth. The table has a matching fold-over leaf, supported by a removable strut, which allows both sides of the saloon seating to be used for dining. Single drawer plus bottle stowage in table pedestal. Drinks locker with glasses stowage. Bookshelf to port. Access to the saloon from the companionway is by a removable set of teak steps, which are shaped and fitted with stainless steel hand rails. Brass electric clock. Framed print by EdwardHopper.
At aft starboard end of the saloon.
Forward-facing chart table which can accomodate a half-folded, full size Admirality chart. Navigation equiptment flush-mounted in matching teak panels. Bookshelf.
To port, with ample drawers and stowage lockers.
Twin stainless steel sinks.
Gimballed force 10 FT 645PR cooker in stainless steel with 4 burners, grill and
Front-opening refrigerator with stainless steel door.
700W 17ltr microwave.
Manual freshwater hand pump.
Features a double berth offset from centre, a curved settee and dressing table, hanging locker, with drawer and locker space.
EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER
With Par Brydon Boy manual WC, washbasin and separate shower stall. Mixer taps and shower fittings.
Mirror. Stowage lockers. Toilet hoses replaced 2017.
Sony stereo FM radio tuner/CD player with twin saloon speakers and a pair of water resistant speakers in cockpit, 2016.
Toshiba flat screen TV with DVD player, 2016.
Volvo MD22P, 4-cylinder 44kW (59Hp) diesel engine with 120 S-Drive gearbox. Engine professionally maintained from new.
Approximately 5200 at March 2019.
Max-Prop 18” 3-blade, variable pitch, feathering propeller.
Ambassador rope cutter on saildrive.
2 x Mastervolt 90amp alternators.
Paguro 4SY-230V 50Hz Generator. New 2018.
Approximately 143 at March 2019.
Eberspacher heater D5L-C.
Dessalator Watermaker-D60 Freedom 12V, 60ltr/hr, new 2018.
454 litres approximately (100 Imp gallons/120 US gallons) in single GRP tank.
636 litres approximately (140 Imp gallons/164 US gallons) in single GRP tank.
TANK TANDER GAUGES - For fuel and water tanks.
From an insulated approximately 34 litre (7.48 Imp gallons/8.98 US gallons) tank heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by the thermostatically-controlled 220V, 2kw immersion heater element powered by the generator or dockside power.
Holding tank on aft head with Wema gauge and deck pump out.
SHIP'S SUPPLY - DC Supply 12V.
RING MAIN - 220V AC ring main with 4 double, plus 1 single, 3-pin outlet sockets.
OTHER ELECTRICAL SOCKETS
12V Dri-plugs mounted on pedestal for cockpit lamp and searchlight.
2 x cigarette 12V sockets at chart table. 4 x USB charging sockets at chart table.
Domestic battery bank 4 x 6V Rolls AGM Deep Cycle Battery, 500AH. New in 2018. Rolls 12V Starter battey new in 2018.
Xtender XTM2000-12 Inverter-Charger with Smart-Boost (230V).
RCC-03 remote control panel. BTS-01 batery temperature sensor. New in 2018.
30A dockside power cable. Hubbell socket in coaming. Adaptor plugs for 6 and 30A.
Downlight type halogen lights in polished chrome finish with downlighters over reading areas.
LED downlights in each heads, as well as over the galley work surfaces.
LED reading light for each berth.
Red ‘courtesy’ footlights at deck saloon steps. Red light at chart table.
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - LED bicolour bow light and stern light. LED tricolour at masthead.
COMPASSES - Sestrel Major 150mm binnacle-mounted compass.
SAILING INSTRUMENT - Raymarine ST80 wind system
GPS - Navtex and GPS antennae.
RADAR - Firdell Blipper radar reflector.
Sea-me active radar transmitter.
CHART PLOTTER - Raymarine C125 12” Multifunctional display at chart table.
i70 multifunctional display at chart table.
Raymarine C90 9” Multifunctional display at pedestal.
2 x i70 multifunction displays for helmsman.
AUTO PILOT - Raymarine Evo Autopilot with P70 control, new 2015. Raymarine Linear drive and rudder feedback new 2018.
WINDEX - Windex at masthead.
NAVTEX - Foruno NX-300 Navtex.
VHF - 2 x Raymarine VHF handsets and speakers, one at chart table and one at pedes- tal.
SSB RADIO - ICOM IV-M802 SSB radio.
SATELLITE PHONE - Cobham satphone handset, connected to Fleet One satellite communication sys- tem with dome on first spreader.
LIFERAFT - Waypoint 8 man container liferaft. Next service due March 2021.
EPIRB - Accusat EPIRB with inbuilt GPS. Next service due November 2020.
RADAR REFLECTOR - Firdell blipper on mast.
BILGE PUMPS - Jabsco Maxi Puppy 3000 electric bilge pump. Whale Gusher 10 MkIII manual in cockpit.
DECK SAFETY - Horseshoe lifebuoys x 2 with lights and drogues.
Jonbuoy automatic danbuoy.
MOB button on chartplotters.
6 x automatic lifejackets and harnesses.
12V One million candlepower searchlight.
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - Fire extinguishers in all cabins and beside engine.
RIB/DINGHY - Inflatable dinghy, 2016.
Nissan 3.5HP outboard engine2019.
WARPS AND FENDERS - 6 fenders, numerous warps andlines
CROCKERY - Oyster customised Wedgewood bone china crockery. (TBC)
CUTLERY - Oyster customised Sheffield stainless steel cutlery.
Large range of spares and manuals.
NB: All personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the inventory are excluded from the sale. Viewing through Oyster Brokerage.
Inventory verified by the owner. Issue 3 (GR/YG/lh)
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