Specifications

Name: Marmax
Builder: OYSTER MARINE LTD
Length: 46' 10" (14m)
Beam: 14' 6" (4.41m)
Year Built / Refit: 2008
Engines: 0 x Volvo D2-75
Staterooms: 3
Flag: N/A
 
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Description

Marmax is a superb example of the Rob Humphreys designed Oyster 46, and the winner of the Concours d’Elégance award at our 2009 Oyster Palma Regatta. Relatively lightly used, mostly UK East Coast sailing, currently lying in the Mediterranean.  

Comprehensively equipped, featuring a fully battened mainsail, electric winches, bow thruster, air conditioning, diesel fired cabin heating, radar/chart plotter, AIS, microwave etc.  Below decks her hand-crafted oak joinery and six berths in three cabins plus two sea berths in the saloon when required, offers her crew superior comfort at sea.

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Specification

HULL NUMBER                     
Oyster 46/14.


HULL CONSTRUCTION         
Laid-up GRP, single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyd’s approved design specification. Outer hull laminate in Vinylester resin.


HULL FINISH
White hull with cove line and double boot top lines in standard Oyster blue.

Copper bottom (new 2013).


DECK CONSTRUCTION
Moulded in GRP with balsa core.

Oyster deck saloon profile with ‘g5’ styling.


DECK FINISH
Teak laid decks.

Bulwark finished with teak capping rail.


KEEL
High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.


RUDDER
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.


STERN DESIGN
‘Sugar scoop’ stern design with bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and stainless steel steps for access to the stern deck or counter stern.


EURCD
Built to comply with the requirements for Category A – Ocean.


ANCHOR
                             
Rocna anchor (new 2015).

Fortress FX23 kedge anchor with 100m x 18mm Octoplait plus 10m x 10mm chain.


WINDLASS
Lewmar V4 12V vertical type electric anchor windlass.

Deck-mounted foot switches and remote windlass controls in cockpit.


DECK ACCESS
Midship gateway stanchions.

Stainless steel pulpit.

Gate to pushpit.

Stainless steel folding bathing ladder on transom.

Teak treads in two transom step rungs.

Folding 2.5m passerelle (new 2009) with handrail and socket in top transom step.


HATCHES
Oyster custom drop-down washboard with shock cord system.

Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches.

Gebo alloy-framed coaming portlights.

Gebo opening hullports.

Lewmar opening port into cockpit (galley side).


CANVASWORK
All in Sunbrella ‘Dune’:

Sprayhood to main companionway (new 2012). Extended stainless steel grabrail on aft of sprayhood hoop.

Bimini with side panels including zip-up canvas stowage cover (new 2011).

Windows in sprayhood and bimini (new 2014).

Mainsail boom cover (new 2012).

Cover for steering wheel/binnacle (new 2009).

Cockpit cushions in closed cell foam.

Foam-backed vinyl cover for saloon table.

Foam-backed vinyl mast cover.


DECK PLUMBING
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker.


COCKPIT
Walk-through teak-laid cockpit.

Stainless steel drinks holder on steering pedestal (new 2009).

Stainless steel drinks holder fitted to pushpit by each stern quarter seat (new 2009).


COCKPIT TABLE
Cockpit table in varnished teak and stainless steel with folding leaves.


STEERING
Pedestal type.                                        

Wheel with leather cover.


DAVITS
2 x lightweight removable davits (new 2015).


OUTBOARD BRACKET
Outboard motor bracket in reinforced teak – enclosed style (maximum 15hp).


GENERAL
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit.

Stainless steel mooring cleats and fairleads set into bulwark.

Cockpit cleats.

Stainless steel grabrails atop deck saloon.

Stainless steel dorade guards on forward coachroof.

Two lockers with stainless steel surrounds built into cockpit coamings.

Lazarette locker with twin stainless steel gas struts. Stowage within full width lazarette for kedge anchor.

Removable pedestal platform in stainless steel and solid teak slats (new 2009).

Liferaft stowage built into pushpit.

Stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel with pushpit backrests (new 2011) in Sunbrella Plus.

Gas locker for two bottles.


MAST and RIGGING
Sloop rig.

Seldén silver anodised aluminium spars with slab reefing.

Twin spreader masthead rig.

Solid rod kicker.

Harken B502 backstay tensioner.

Harken track (new 2013).

Removable inner forestay.

Standing rigging stainless steel 1 x 19 wire.

Mainsail reefing lines rooted back to cockpit for single handed sailing (2013).


HEADSAIL FURLING
Harken Mk III manual furling gear.


WINCHES
By Lewmar:
2 x 58 CEST electric two-speed self-tailing primary winches.
2 x 46 CST self-tailing secondaries.
1 x 46 CEST electric two-speed mainsheet.
1 x 46 CST two-speed main halyard on mast.
1 x 46 CST two-speed genoa halyard on mast.
1 x 46 CEST electric two-speed reef line in cockpit.


SPINNAKER GEAR
Seldén single spinnaker pole stowed vertically on mast.

Package includes chainplates, deck fittings, halyard, topping lift, pole lift, single sheet, guy, fore guy and all required blocks.


SAILS
By Jeckells of Wroxham (2008):

Fully battened mainsail including lazyjacks.

Furling genoa.

Cruising chute.

Top down furler and removable carbon bowsprit (new 2011).

Storm jib. Package includes removable forestay and adjuster, deck fittings, halyard, clutches, sheets and cars.

Mainsail stack pack system (new 2014).


GENERAL
Six berths in three cabins, excluding the saloon.

Five sea berths including the port saloon settee have lee screens fitted with lanyards to through-bolted eyes. Lee screens are not installed to the V-berths in the forward cabin since it is not practical.

Interior joinery finished in American white oak with ‘Millennium’ styling.

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.

Black Avonite trim lines in doors and on table top.

‘Chequer-board’ style teak cabin sole.

Galley work surfaces in ‘Desert Ridge K1-6635 satin finish’ Avonite with upstands.

Heads surfaces in ‘Cozumel K3-8575 satin finish’ Avonite.

Headlining in off-white vinyl.

Upholstery in saloon and aft cabin in ‘Ponpeian Red’ Alcantara with double stitched finish.

Blind system to windows and portlights in all cabins.

Oceanair ‘Skyscreens’ to all deck hatches.

Flyscreens to all opening hull and coachroof ports.

7 x Hella 12V fans.


FORWARD DOUBLE CABIN
Double cabin with V-berth, provided with an infill piece and cushion.

Under berth stowage, shelves, lockers and hanging locker.

Mirror installed.


PORT FORWARD TWIN CABIN
To port with upper and lower berths, lockers and a hanging locker.

Mirror installed.


DAY HEAD/SHOWER
To starboard with Jabsco manual, large bowl WC, washbasin, mirror, stowage lockers and a shower area with curtain.

Floor boards for head and shower area (new 2012).

Hansgrohe quality mixer tap and shower with matching accessories.

Full-length mirror fitted on inside of door with cabin hook to keep door open at 90angle to frame.

This head is shared by the two forward cabins and also acts as a day head.


SALOON
                             
Light and airy the deck saloon features an L-shaped settee area and table on the port side. To starboard is a two-seater settee. The port settee forms a useful sea-berth when used with the trotter box and lee-cloth provided.

The table features a matching fold over leaf, supported by a removable strut, to allow both sides of the saloon seating to be used for dining.

Bottle stowage within the table pedestal.

Glass stowage locker.

Central overhead handrail.

Access to the saloon from the companionway is down a removable set of shaped timber steps with timber grab rails.


NAVIGATION AREA
At the aft starboard end of the saloon the forward facing chart table can accommodate half-folded Admiralty charts.

Navigational equipment is flush-mounted in a ‘dark grey’ Alcantara fascia with a multi-purpose LCD screen on a hinged section of the fascia, to enable TV/DVD to be viewed from saloon.

A door, inboard of the navigator's seat, under the cockpit, gives access to an oilskin hanging locker. Through a removable panel in it one may also gain access into the engine compartment.


GALLEY
To port with the cooker and sinks set into work surfaces on opposing sides of the galley to make for a very practical sea-going layout that is combined with excellent storage space.

Rubbish bin fitted inside locker door.

SINKS
Twin stainless steel sinks inboard, below cockpit.  Seagull drinking water purifier system with separate tap (new 2015).

COOKER/HOB
Gimballed Force 10 FT63451 cooker in stainless steel with 4 burners, grill and oven, all protected by a flame failure gas cut-off device. The cooker incorporates an electronic ignition system. An electric solenoid switch for the gas shut-off valve is fitted adjacent to the cooker.

A fiddle rail incorporating a pair of adjustable clamping pan-holders is fitted around the top of the cooker.

A harbour lock and cooker crash bar are fitted and the cooker is housed in a moulded GRP surround.


MICROWAVE                    
800W microwave oven (operates on 2kW inverter).

REFRIGERATOR               
Frigomatic DC stainless steel front-opening refrigerator.


OWNER’S AFT CABIN
Featuring a double berth offset slightly to port with settee and dressing table.

Hanging locker with drawer and locker space.

Mirror forward of the dressing table seat.

Bookshelf.


EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER
With Jabsco manual large bowl WC, washbasin, mirror, stowage lockers, and shower area with curtain and separate shower tray.

Floor boards for head and shower area (new 2012).

Hansgrohe quality mixer tap and shower with matching accessories.


AUDIO VISUAL SYSTEMS
JVC stereo KD-DV6201 DVD/CD/FM player.

TV aerial (fitted 2009).

19” LCD monitor to accept input from laptop (not included), TV, DVD player and Raymarine E120. Screen is mounted in a hinged section of the chart table fascia to enable viewing from saloon.

iPod lead and connection from stereo to chart table.

Pair of waterproof speakers in cockpit.


ENGINE
Volvo D2-75 4-cylinder 55kW (75Hp) turbo-charged diesel engine with shaft drive, P-bracket and flexible coupling.

Serviced and maintained annually by Volvo Penta agents.

Full service, heat exchanger cleaned/descaled, manifolds and turbo charger newly replaced (2016).


ENGINE HOURS
Approximately 2,100 at March 2017.


PROPELLER                         
Bruntons 20” 3-bladed Varifold folding propeller.


ROPE CUTTER                       
Ambassador rope cutter on shaft.


ALTERNATORS
115A 14V alternator.


GENERATOR
Mastervolt 6kVA 3000rpm Whisper diesel generator.

Full service (2016).


GENERATOR HOURS
To be confirmed.


BOWTHRUSTER
Max Power 7hp tunnel bowthruster, including eyebrow.


STEERING SYSTEM
Whitlock cable system installed with a remote Constellation "Royale" pedestal, incorporating a 910mm diameter destroyer type stainless steel wheel and friction brake.


AIR CONDITIONING
Clima Marine Vega MkII 220V reverse cycle system to saloon and owner’s stateroom (new 2011).


HEATING
Webasto Thermo 90 warm air heating with 5 fan coil units: two in saloon and one in each cabin.


FUEL
750 litres approximately (165 Imp gallons/198 US gallons) in a single GRP tank.


WATER
650 litres approximately (143 Imp gallons/172 US gallons) in a single GRP tank.


TANK TENDER GAUGES
Fuel and water tank tender gauges.


HOT WATER
From an insulated approximately 50 litres (11 Imp gallons/13 US gallons) tank heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically controlled 220V, 1.25kW immersion heater elements powered by the generator or dockside power.


PRESSURISED HOT 
AND COLD FRESHWATER SYSTEM
Seafresh water purifying charcoal filter on galley cold water supply.


HOLDING TANKS
Polyethylene gravity holding tanks for forward and aft heads with Wema gauge and deck pump out.


GREY WATER
Each heads compartment is fitted with an electric Whale Gulper pump, which is operated by a waterproof rocker switch and evacuates water from washbasin and shower directly overboard.

The galley sinks discharge with an electric Whale Gulper pump, which is operated by a waterproof rocker switch.


SHIP’S SUPPLY
12V.


RINGMAIN
220V AC ring main with 5 double, 3-pin Clipsal 13A outlet sockets located as appropriate within the layout.


OTHER ELECTRICAL
SOCKETS
35A 12V Dri-Plug and socket for dinghy pump mounted in lazarette locker.

12V cigar lighter type charger at chart table for mobile phone charging.

Extra block of 3 circuit breakers for additional equipment.


BATTERIES
Domestic: 4 x 6V batteries (new 2012).

Engine/generator start: 1 x AGM-type battery.

Bowthruster: 1 AGM-type battery.

Additional 230 Amp hour deep-cycle batteries (2 extra 6V cells and a fan).


BATTERY MANAGEMENT
Mastervolt MASS Combi 12/100/2000 charger/inverter (refurbished 2014).

Mastervolt MICC battery controller.

Domestic/engine battery bank ‘emergency’ link.


SHOREPOWER
30A dockside power cable. Hubbell socket in transom.


INTERIOR LIGHTING
Downlight type halogen lights in polished chrome finish with downlighters over reading areas.

Reading light for each berth.

Red ‘courtesy’ footlights at deck saloon steps.

Extra overhead red halogen nightlights: one in forward head and one in galley with LED lit switches.

Flexible chart light.


EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Boom light.

Aqua Signal LED bow and stern navigation lights.

Aqua Signal LED steaming/deck floodlight.

Tri-white anchor/navigation light at masthead.

2 x LED downlights to first spreader (new 2012).


COMPASSES
SIRS Major 150mm binnacle mounted steering compass.


SAILING INSTRUMENTS
Raymarine ST60+ sailing instrument pack – MFD, speed, analogue wind and depth, displayed in GRP cockpit console.

Raymarine ST60+ Graphic display at chart table.


CHART PLOTTER/RADAR/GPS
Raymarine E120 chart plotter/radar/GPS at chart table, connected to 4kW radome on mast.

Raymarine C97 digital chart plotter (new 2015).

Raymarine Raystar 125 antenna.

Waterproof hard case for chart plotter mounted at helm (new 2013).


AIS
Raymarine AIS 500 transponder (new 2011).


AUTOPILOT
Raymarine ST7000 autopilot with ST6001+ control at pedestal.


WINDEX
Windex at masthead with combined VHF aerial.


NAVTEX
Furuno Navtex Plus, including GPS interface and aerial on pushpit.


VHF RADIO
Raymarine 240E Class D-DSC VHF radio/telephone with masthead antenna and repeater speaker in cockpit.

Icom IC-M33 hand held VHF.


WI-FI
Router and internet receiver mast aerial (new 2012).


LIFERAFT
Forties 8-person ISAF liferaft mounted on pushpit. Service due.


EPIRB
Jotron 406 MHz EPIRB on pushpit.


RADAR REFLECTOR
Echomax 320 radar reflector on mast.


BILGE PUMPS
Jabsco Utility Puppy 3000 electric bilge pump.

Whale Gusher 10 Mk III manual bilge pump.


DECK SAFETY
Horseshoe lifebuoy with light.

Jonbuoy.

Life sling.

Webbing jackstays fitted to mooring cleats.

Raymarine MOB Life Tag system with 8 x pendants (new 2009).

Raymarine MOB button.

Emergency tiller.


FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay.

Fire blanket.


RIB/DINGHY
Avon 3.10m inflatable dinghy.

Mercury 5hp outboard motor (new 2010).


WARPS AND FENDERS
Warps and fenders including fender step.

CROCKERY                          
Oyster customised Wedgwood bone china crockery.

 
CUTLERY
Oyster customised Sheffield stainless steel 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.

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Inventory verified by the owner.

Issue 1 (GT/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.