Paragon Bay is a well specified example of the Oyster 56, with recent upgrades of the electronic package, a new Yanmar engine in 2008 and new diesel fired cabin heating in 2012. Her sails are also as new and the rig was lifted and re sprayed with all standing and running rigging replaced in 2012.
With 75 examples of the Oyster 56 cruising the worlds oceans in safety and style, the 56 has stamped its authority as a class leader in the blue water cruising category. This example has been carefully maintained and is well worth viewing.
Laid-up GRP, single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification.
White hull with cove line and double boot top lines in standard Oyster blue.
Epoxy preventive coating applied in 2011.
Moulded in GRP with balsa core.
Teak laid decks, bulwark finished with teak capping rail.
High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.
The stern design incorporates a bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and stainless steel steps for access to the stern deck.
Built to comply with the requirements for Category A – Ocean.
Rocna 40kg main anchor (new 2010), with 100m galvanised chain (new 2010).
Kedge warp 100m (328’) 18mm (0.7”), Octoplait and 10m (32’8”) chain.
20kg (44lb) Bruce anchor.
Lewmar Ocean 3 vertical capstan type 24V electric anchor windlass, remote control in cockpit.
Fold-down boarding / bathing ladder in stainless steel on transom.
Passerelle – folding aluminium.
Drop down washboard in acrylic.
Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches.
Lewmar size 31 foredeck hatches.
Gebo opening hullports.
Gebo long cockpit portlights x 2 – to galley and workshop/cabin.
Standard coachroof portlights upgraded to Gebo, with flyscreens.
New Dolphin Sprayhood, navy, in Weather Max Xtreme fabric – 2012.
New Dolphin Bimini Canvas, silver grey, in Weather Max Xtreme fabric – 2012.
Covers to steering wheel, pedestal and cockpit table, navy - new 2010.
Dolphin Dinghy Cover, navy, in Weather Max Xtreme fabric – 2012.
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker.
Saltwater anchor deckwash pump and hose in bow.
Cockpit table in teak and stainless steel, refurbished 2016.
Whitlock wheel steering – 120cm (47”) in diameter.
Whitlock leather wheel cover – partial spokes. Premiere central pedestal crashbar pod.
Whittall ED18DGW 200kg (440lb) maximum load.
Stainless steelpulpit, pushpit, and gateway midship stanchions.
Twin stainless steel rubbing strips to capping rail – in three gates.
Alloy mooring and cockpit cleats.
Lazarette locker with twin stainless steel gas struts.
Liferaft storage built into pushpit.
Quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel.
Gas locker for 2 bottles.
MAST and RIGGING
Rig – cutter.
Selden Furling mast with white paint finish.
Hydraulic gooseneck drive, reconditioned by manufacturer in 2012.
Navtec hydraulic backstay tensioner, reconditioned in 2012, with new
remote panel (2012).
Navtec hydraulic vang – new 2012.
8 x rope clutches on mast, new 2012.
Pair of “No Strike” passive ion dissipators.
Standing and running rigging replaced in 2012.
Selden hydraulic headsail furling system, reconditioned by manufacturer in 2009.
New Selden hydraulic staysail furling system – new 2012.
By Lewmar –
#66 electric self tailing primaries.
#54 electric self-tailing secondaries, upgraded in 2012.
#48 electric self-tailing mainsheet winch.
Single spinnaker pole stowed vertically on mast.
By Kemp -
Kemp in-mast mainsail, new 2012.
Kemp furling genoa, new 2012.
Kemp staysail, new 2012.
Tri-sail in high visibility orange.
Storm staysail in high visibility orange.
Seven berths in four cabins, excluding the saloon.
Interior joinery of crown cut light American oak.
Designed to be modern and co-ordinated, 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 of teak and oak. Rubber gaskets to underside of all soleboards.
Surfaces in galley and heads in Avonite.
Headlining in off-white vinyl.
Dark blue Rome suede type fabric in main saloon, new 2006.
Upholstery – dark blue Alcantara in owner’s stateroom and forward cabin.
Lee screens on sea berths.
Oceanair “Skyscreens” to all deck hatches.
Oceanair roller blinds to all WC hullports and portlights.
With centerline double berth, upholstered seat with vanity table, plentiful clothes lockers and a hanging locker. Timber watertight door.
TWIN CABIN FORWARD HEADS
To port with upper and lower berths, lockers for clothes, a vanity unit and hanging locker.
With toilet, washbasin and separate shower stall.
Features an oval table and settee area to port, outboard of which are a pair of lockers and a central shelf to the hullport. To starboard is another settee, provided with a lee-cloth, long enough to double as a useful sea berth with one’s feet in a “trotter box” beneath the forward bar area. The bar unit accommodates glass and bottle stowage. Burr oak inlay to saloon tabletop with Avonite perimeter line.
At the aft end of the saloon, to starboard. Chart table can accommodate a half-folded Admiralty chart. Bookshelf.
Work surfaces in Avonite, with upstands.
Stainless steel double sink.
Force 10 FT645PR four burner cooker with oven and grill.
Panasonic inverter/grill/microwave GD3775 (new 2009).
Frigomatic 24V, water-cooled refrigeration unit with wood paneled door, skin fittings and condensers replaced in 2012.
Frigomatic 24V DC water-cooled refrigeration unit in icebox.
STARBOARD CABIN AFT
Configured as a workshop with single berth.
Configured with a double berth offset from the centreline, a curved settee, dressing table and a large hanging locker, with abundant drawer and locker space.
EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER
With WC, washbasin and separate shower stall.
JVC WMA stereo FM radio/CD/MP3 player (new 2010) fitted with twin loudspeakers in the Deck Saloon headlining and fader control to a pair of waterproof cockpit loudspeakers.
Panasonic 32” Smart television – new 2012.
Raymarine Satellite TV Receiver – new 2012.
Blue Ray player – new 2012.
Yanmar 4JH4-THE, 4 cylinder 110hp diesel, new 2008.
KM4A2 gearbox, new 2008.
Last serviced in 2014.
1,114 @ May 2017.
Maxprop 3 blade 60cm (24”) feathering propeller.
Ambassador AM15 rope cutter on propshaft.
Yanmar 55amp 12V alternator wired to charge the engine start battery.
Balmar 150amp alternator to charge domestic battery bank.
Westerbeke BTD 7.5 kW.
1,527 @ May 2017.
Sleipner 10hp tunnel type.
Lewmar Commander 20-3 hydraulic power pack to operate mainsail, headsail and
Cruisair reverse cycle system air-conditioning, comprising of 3 units giving 44,000 BTU.
New raw water motor, installed January 2013.
Webasto diesel fueled warm air cabin heating, new 2013.
Seafresh (serviced and inhibited in 2013).
770 litres approximately (170 imp/203 US gallons) in GRP tank.
864 litres approximately (190 imp/228 US gallons) in GRP tank.
From Atwood model EH20-220 aluminium alloy calorifier, 76litre (16 imp/20 US gallons) capacity and 2kW immersion heater.
PRESSURISED HOT AND COLD FRESHWATER SYSTEM
Gravity discharge stainless steel holding tank to forward WC.
SEACOCKS / SKIN FITTINGS
All skin fittings replaced in 2009.
All seacocks replaced in 2009.
AC ring main with 5 double 3-pin Clipsal outlet sockets.
Domestic: 8 x Varta batteries giving 460Ah, new 2016.
Batteries dedicated to engine start giving 88Ah and generator battery, new 2016.
Extra block of 5 circuit breakers for DC equipment.
Extra 30A circuit breaker – no 24V/12V dropper.
Mastervolt MASS 24V/75A battery charger.
Magnetronic DCC4000 battery state controller.
Generator/engine starting battery “emergency” link.
Mastervolt MASS 24/500W inverter for TV/VCR and laptop.
30A dockside power cable 18m (60’) long. Hubbell socket.
Second Hubbell shore power socket and lead for air-conditioning.
Downlight type halogen lights in polished chrome finish.
Reading light for each berth.
Red “courtesy” footlights at deck saloon steps.
Extra red light overhead at chart table.
Cockpit table light on pedestal.
All round white masthead anchor light.
LED Tri-colour and anchor light, new 2012.
Remote controlled aft deck light, new 2012.
Sestrel Major 150mm (6”).
Raymarine P70 and i70 Display Instruments, new 2012.
RADAR/CHART PLOTTER/ GPS
Garmin GPSMAP 5015 touch screen, new 2009.
AIS Receiver / Transponder, new 2012.
Raymarine SPX30 autopilot system with single hydraulic drive, new in 2009.
Raymarine P70 control head at helm; i70 Display Instrument repeater at chart table, new
Raymarine windex and long arm anemometer, new 2012.
ICS Nav 4+ with ANT-4 antenna.
Icom ICM-603 with DSC, remote cockpit control and hailer transmitter receiver, new 2010.
Languard 6-person liferaft.
Pains Wessex 406MHz.
Firdell “Blipper” on mast.
Jabsco Maxi 3000 puppy, electric bilge pump with Par hydro air switch.
Henderson MkV manual bilge pump.
Lifebuoys, new 2012.
Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay, all replaced in 2012.
Honda 25hp 4-stroke outboard motor, new in 2009, serviced in 2014.
WARPS AND FENDERS
CLOCK & BAROMETER
CROCKERY & CUTLERY
Full set of Oyster crockery and cutlery.
HEYCO MARINE TOOL KIT
ASSORTED TOOLS, SPARES AND MANUALS
NB All personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the above inventory are excluded from the sale.
Viewing through Oyster Brokerage
Inventory not yet verified by the owner.
NB Name ‘Paragon Bay’ to be retained by the Vendor.
Draft Issue 3 (GE/OB/lh)
In this transaction we are acting as Brokers only. We are informed that this sale is not related to the Owner’s business, trade or profession. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.