The Oyster 406 is a well known and well proven centre cockpit family cruiser. This example is fully fitted with modern electronics, easily handled rig with electric halyard winch and all lines led to cockpit, recent sails, bow thruster and copper anti fouling. Decks professionally recaulked, refastened and sanded in spring 2016.
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The interior layout offers up to six berths with two double sleeping cabins separate from the main accommodation. Attractively finished with teak joinery, there is excellent stowage, good ventilation and full standing headroom throughout.
In the forecabin, V berth with infill and stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Wardrobe, fitted drawers and lockers finished in teak. Fitted sheets, duvets and duvet covers.
Separate heads compartment to port, with en-suite access from forecabin or direct from saloon, with Jabsco marine toilet, shower, polished stainless steel washbasin, teak framed mirror, lockers and teak grating.
In saloon two pull-out settee berths. Fixed table with drop leaves. Opening hatch to deck. Velour upholstery, lockers, bookshelves and saloon table with central drinks locker.
The galley and chart table are situated in the walk through space either side to port and starboard. This provides a safe, secure and comfortable place from which to cook or navigate. At the full size outboard facing chart table (with hinged seat) there is excellent stowage for a large portfolio of charts below, with generous space for instrument displays. Opposite, the galley has good sized fiddled worktops, with plenty of stowage for utensils and food. Compressor driven fridge, 2005. Tecma Nelson two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven, 2015. Sanyo combi microwave. Pressurised hot and cold plus manual fresh and sea water pumps at twin stainless steel sinks.
The aft cabin has a large double berth on the centre line with drawers, full height wardrobe and lockers. Fitted sheets and duvet covers. En-suite heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet with holding tank (with flushing facility), shower, teak grating and stainless steel washbasin.
JVC Radio/CD player with saloon and cockpit speakers. Deck head lights in LED, spot lights in halogen and galley with fluorescent strip lights.
Located under the cockpit in well insulated compartment, Perkins 4.108 four cylinder 51hp diesel engine. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed Max Prop feathering propeller. Rope cutter. Single lever control. 477 litre fuel capacity in grp tank. Approx 0.75 gal per hour fuel consumption at a cruising speed of some 6.5 knots (7.2 knots max).
Vetus 95 kgf bow thruster.
Masthead rigged sloop with cutter gear. Anodised aluminium mast (keel stepped) and boom by Kemp Spars. Double spreader rig. Stainless steel standing rigging with removable inner forestay and running back stays for cutter, replaced 2006. Terylene running rigging all led aft to cockpit. Kemp rod kicker. Hydraulic backstay adjuster. Single line slab reefing to mainsail. Lewmar cascade main sheet system. Harken head sail furling system. Spinnaker pole and spinnaker gear. Lewmar winches - 52ST primary, 40ST secondary sheet, 30ST main sheet/furling, 40ST halyard, 40ST electric (2014) servicing all halyards, reefing and furling lines.
Built in 1989. Grp hull with Lloyds hull release note. Sky blue topsides with white stripes in Awlgrip. GRP/balsa sandwich deck. Fin and skeg configuration. Cast iron encapsulated keel. Epoxy/Cuprotect copper below waterline in 2009. Deck saloon with forward opening window. Full laid teak decks. Teak capping to cockpit coaming. Anodised toe rails. Gates in lifelines and at pushpit. Liferaft and gas bottle lockers on aft deck. Large lazarette. Whitlock steering system with leather covered wheel (pedestal replaced in 2006). Teak and holly stripes cabin sole.
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Suffolk Yacht Harbour
Ipswich, Suffolk, Suffolk IP10 0LN