Oyster 46 Hull 20

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Name: Oyster 46 Hull 20
Builder: Oyster Yachts
Length: 46' 10" (14m)
Beam: 14' 6" (4.42m)
Year Built / Refit: 2009
Engines: 0 x Yanmar 4JH4-TE
Staterooms: 1
Flag: N/A
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Oyster have produced some wonderful yachts in the mid forty foot size range including the 435, the HP46, and the 45/47. All have been hand built with the same care, attention and materials as their larger sisters, and offer the versatility of being superb ocean cruising yachts, whilst also offering better access to some more restricted cruising areas, and allowing more straightforward handling and maintenance.

As the first Oyster design by Rob Humphreys in this size range, the 46 represented a move towards a more powerful hull shape, with longer waterline and broader sections aft. This improved form stability, and sailing performance, especially offwind, whilst her increased sail area helps to return enough sensitivity, even in lighter airs, to make her a real sailors yacht.

The Oyster ‘g5’ or fifth generation deck saloon not only increased volume and light below decks, but also gives her a sleek and attractive profile above. Increased beam aft helps creates a larger, allows a large lazarette locker, and also permits a spacious and comfortable owner’s stateroom aft that would shame a much larger yacht.

Good headroom throughout and a spacious three cabin layout sleeps six in comfort, with an additional two sea berths possible in the saloon. The owner’s stateroom enjoys an en-suite head shower, while the forward double and twin cabins share an additional head/shower, which becomes the day head underway. The 46 was an immediate success, twenty-nine were launched between 2005 and 2012, when she was updated to become the new Oyster 475.

This is a beautiful and virtually unused late Oyster 46, with less than 600 engine hours. The next owner will purchase a wonderful example, almost as new below decks with unmarked light oak joinery and traditional teak and holly flooring. She sleeps six in three comfortable cabins, with a further sea berth possible in the saloon.

Sloop rigged with electric in-mast furling to the mainsail and electric winches making her easy to handle. Removable davits, bow thruster, heating, holding tank, freezer and radar plotter feature on her sensible inventory.


HULL NUMBER                    

Oyster 46/20.



Laid-up GRP, single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyd’s approved design specification.


HULL FINISH                      

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

Antifouled – September 2017.



Moulded in GRP with balsa core.


DECK FINISH                      

Teak laid decks.

Oyster Deck Saloon profile with ‘eyebrow’ styling.

Bulwark finished with teak capping rail with stainless steel fairleads.



High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.



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.



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



CQR 60lb anchor with 100m x 10mm chain.

Fortress FX37 kedge with 10m x 10mm chain and 100m x 18mm Octoplait.



Lewmar V4 12V vertical type electric anchor windlass.


DECK ACCESS                     

Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, and gateway midship stanchions.

Gate to pushpit.

Stainless steel bathing ladder.

Socket in top transom step for passerelle, and second main/passerelle halyard fitted.



Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches.

Gebo alloy-framed portlights in coaming. Opening port from galley to cockpit.

Gebo opening hullports.



Sprayhood to main companionway in Sunbrella Plus – colour ‘Sand - with leather-covered, stainless steel grabrail on aft hoop – ‘as new’

Custom made Bimini with detachable side windows panels – ‘as new’

Covers for cockpit table, pedestals, steering wheels and binnacle – ‘almost new’

Winch Covers – ‘as new’

Windlass cover – ‘as new’

RIB cover – ‘as new’

Cockpit cushions.


DECK PLUMBING                 

A hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker.



Walk-through teak-laid cockpit.


COCKPIT TABLE                  

Whitlock folding cockpit table in natural teak.



Steering is by Whitlock cable system, installed with a remote, Constellation ‘Royale’ pedestal, incorporating a 910mm diameter stainless steel wheel.

Leather wheel cover.



Wooden bracket on aft rail - Port side.



Removable Cooney 225 tall davits (225kg max load).



Stainless steel mooring and cockpit cleats.

Pulpit seat in teak and stainless steel.

Stainless steel grabrails on deck saloon roof.

Liferaft stowage built into pushpit.

Stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel

GRP cockpit coaming lockers x 3 with stainless steel surrounds.

Stowage compartment at forward end of anchor locker for kedge warp and chain stowage.

Lazarette locker with twin stainless steel gas struts

Gas locker for 2 bottles.


MAST and RIGGING             

Sloop rig.

Seldén Furlin anodised mast with electric in-mast furling.

Solid rod kicker/vang.

Aft mainsheet option allowing mainsheet to be controlled from helm, using secondary winches.

Folding mast steps x 2 at masthead.

‘No strike’ ion dissipator at masthead.

Standing rigging continuous 1 x 19 stainless steel wire.



Harken Mk IV manual furling system.



By Lewmar:

2 x 58 CEST electric two speed self-tailing primary winches.

1 x 46 CEST electric two-speed self-tailing secondary winch (port side).

1 x 46 CST manual two-speed self-tailing secondary winch (starboard side).

1 x 46 CEST electric two-speed, multifunction winch.

1 x 46 CST two-speed, main halyard winch on mast.

1 x 46 CST two-speed, genoa halyard winch on mast.


SPINNAKER GEAR               

Single spinnaker pole stowed vertically on mast.

Package includes halyard, topping lift and downhaul, sheets, guys and all required blocks and deck fittings.



Package includes removable inner forestay and adjuster, deckplates, halyard, clutch, sheets and cars.



By Dolphin Sails:

Furling mainsail – tri-radial cut in DCP77/66 with anti UV and mildew coating.

Furling genoa – tri-radial cut in DCP77/66 with anti UV and mildew coating.

Storm jib in High Vis Orange.



Six berths in three cabins, excluding the saloon.

Interior joinery finished in American White Oak with Oyster ‘millennium’ styling. 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 in teak and holly.

Carpeted in a light colour in all cabins and saloon.

Carpet covers for Saloon and Owners cabin.

Surfaces in galley in Formica – colour ‘Etna’.

Counter tops in heads in Avonite – colour ‘Fargo’.

Headlining in off-white vinyl.

Upholstery in Alcantara: saloon - colour ‘Olive Green’;

Owner’s cabin – Alcantara colour ‘Porcelain Blue’.

Lee screens on sea berths.

Custom made blinds – throughout the boat.

Oceanair Skyscreens to all deck hatches.

Hella 12V fans x 7.


DOUBLE CABIN                   

With V-berth, provided with infill piece and cushion, under-berth stowage, hanging locker, shelves, lockers and mirror.


TWIN CABIN                       

With upper and lower berths, lockers and mirror.


FORWARD HEADS               

With Jabsco manual WC, washbasin and shower.

Hansgrohe quality mixer taps and matching accessories.

Mirror and stowage lockers.



Features an L-shaped settee area with table to port, with a two-seater settee to starboard. The port settee forms a useful sea berth.

The saloon table is designed to form, in its closed position, an occasional table, with a matching fold-over leaf, supported by a removable strut, which opens to allow both sides of the saloon seating to be used for dining.

Bookshelf to port.

Access to the saloon from the companionway is down a removable set of timber steps, which are shaped and fitted with timber grab rails.


NAVIGATION AREA              

Forward-facing chart area at starboard end of saloon.

Chart table can accommodate a half-folded Admiralty chart.

Navigational instruments flush-mounted in dark grey Alcantara fascia.

Oilskin hanging locker.





Twin stainless steel sinks, with custom made covers.



Gimballed Force 10 FT63451 cooker in stainless steel with 4 burners, grill and oven.



Sharp 800W microwave oven.



Stainless steel front-opening refrigerator and top-opening freezer.

Frigomatic DC units.



Features a double berth offset slightly to port, with a settee and dressing table, hanging locker, drawer and locker space.

Mirror and bookshelf.


EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER                  

With Jabsco manual WC, washbasin and separated shower stall.

Hansgrohe quality mixer taps and matching accessories.

Mirror and stowage lockers.



JVC stereo FM radio/CD player with twin speakers in saloon headlining and pair of waterproof speakers in cockpit.

TV socket in owner’s stateroom – no TV supplied.

TV aerial and 240V socket for saloon.

Status aerial mounted at masthead for TV and FM.



Yanmar 4JH4-TE 55kW (75hp) four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine.


ENGINE HOURS                   

Approximately 530 at October 2017.

Last serviced – September 2017.



Gori 3-bladed folding propeller.


ROPE CUTTER                      

Shaft Shark rope cutter on sail drive.



Mastervolt 90A second alternator with Alpha Pro regulator.



Skin fittings and strainer, exhaust outlet, isolator and AC panel work – fitted for retrofit of generator.



Max Power CT100 bowthruster



Webasto DW Thermo 90 air heating in forward cabins, aft cabin and saloon.



Tank spigot and recessed outlet seacock - fitted for retrofit of watermaker.



750 litres approx. (165 imp/198 US gallons) in single GRP tank.



650 litres approx (143 imp/172 US gallons) in single GRP tank.



Tank Tender gauge for fuel and water tanks.


HOT WATER                        

From an insulated approx. 50 litre (11 imp/13 US gallon) tank heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically-controlled 220V, 1.25kW immersion heater elements powered by the shore power.


PRESSURISED HOT             

AND COLD                          



HOLDING TANKS                

Polyethylene gravity holding tank to each head, with gauge and deck pumpout.


SHIP’S SUPPLY                  




220V AC ring main with 10 double, 3-pin Clipsal outlet sockets located as appropriate within the layout: 2 in each cabin, 2 at Nav station, 2 at Galley.



12V waterproof socket at pedestal.

12V cigar lighter type socket at chart table.



Domestic: 4 x 6V gel batteries giving a total of 450Ah.

Engine start: 1 X 88Ah 12V battery.


BATTERY MANAGEMENT                            

Mastervolt MASS Combi 12/100/2000 charger/inverter.

Mastervolt MICC battery controller.

Domestic/engine battery bank ‘emergency’ link.



30A dockside power cable. Hubbell socket in transom.



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.

Red halogen nightlight over galley and chart table.



Aqua signal bow and stern navigation lights.

Steaming/deck floodlight.

Tri-white anchor/navigation light at masthead.



SIRS 150mm binnacle-mounted compass.


SAILING INSTRUMENTS                              

Raymarine ST60+ with repeaters:

Boat speed/wind speed/direction and depth at companionway console.

Graphic display at pedestal.


CHART PLOTTER/RADAR/ GPS                 

Raymarine C80 with 4kW radome.

Raymarine Raystar 125 antenna on pushpit.

Furuno antenna on pushpit



Raymarine ST7000 autopilot with ST6002 control at pedestal.



Combined Windex/VHF aerial at masthead.



Furuno NX300 Navtex including GPS interface and aerial.


VHF RADIO                         

Raymarine Ray 240E Class D-DSC VHF radio with second handset and speaker in cockpit.



Ocean Safety 6 person liferaft - next service due 2020.


RADAR REFLECTOR              

Echomax 230 on mast.


BILGE PUMPS                     

Jabsco Utility Puppy 3000 electric.

Whale Gusher 10 MkIII manual.


DECK SAFETY                      

Horseshoe lifebuoys/with lights.


Webbing jackstays.

Emergency tiller.



Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay.



Zodiac 3.10 with jockey console and steering wheel - almost new (available by separate negotiation).

Custom made cover – almost brand new.

4-stroke 20hp outboard motor (available by separate negotiation).





Oyster customised Wedgwood bone china crockery.



Oyster customised Sheffield stainless steel cutlery.







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 verified by the owner.


Issue 1 (OG/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.