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  • Manufacturer: Oyster
  • Location: Dartmouth, Devon
  • Year: 2003
  • LOA: 50'0" (15.24m)
  • Beam: 14' 0'' (4.27m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft:
  • Keel: Bulb wing keel
  • ID no.: 171042
  • Cabins: 2
  • Aircon: Cruisair
  • Heating: Webasto Airtop 5000
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Watertank Size: 120 Gallons
  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Horsepower: 100hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 165 Gallons
  • Engine Hours Port: 3,250

Broker Remarks

An outstanding and well equipped Oyster 485.  Designed by Holman & Pye and built to the exacting standards of Oyster Marine and simply stunning. The Oyster 485 is an especially popular model, and the ideal size for a long term cruising boat that will suit either a couple or small family who enjoy the better things in life. This example was the last built and has two double cabins, both with en suite facilities that include showers, the berth in the spacious forward cabin is fitted with a high qulaity batting system that provides additional comfort as well as allowing air circulation.

The major refit after circumnavigation included new rig, new sails, new canvas and new lether covers for saloon upholstery. The reburbishment of the boat  in 2012 included Anderson electric winches, Deck caulking, Injectors, new Zodiac 3.2 rib, replacement of gas regulator and servicing of the life raft. This Oyster 485 provides luxurious accomodation and features a stunning leather interior that is both practical and extremley comfortable. The interior is finished in teak and this combined with the large saloon windows give a light and airy space.

'White Wings' will go anywhere as she is fully equipped for long distance cruising including comprhensive navigation instruments as well as a bow thruster, generator, watermaker, washing machine, heater, air conditioning and plenty of stowage above and below decks for comfort when living aboard.  Wherever you are going you will get there quickly, feel safe, and look good ...She is ready to cruise the world and viewing is strongly recommended.


Sleeps 5 in 2 spacious sleeping cabins plus 1 sea-berth in the saloon

Webasto Airtop 5000 heating system with 3 outlets
Cruisair air-conditioning (2007)
5 x Hella fans for cabins, saloon, galley and chart table

The interior is finished in teak with sculpted fiddles and grab rails.
Upholstered in beige leather in the saloon and beige Alcantra in the cabins.

The deck saloon is light and airy and features a semi circular settee and table which can be opened to form an oval dining table.  To starboard is a two seater sette that extends into a 'trotter box' to give a useful seaberth with lee cloth. There are several cupboards for storage and plenty of windows and portholes to give an outside view and ventilation.

The navigation area is to port and is equipped with a comprhensive range of communication and navigation systems as well as ample stowage.

The galley is to starboard and offers a Force 10 4-burner cooker with oven and grill, twin stainless steel sinks, lockers, front opening fridge and a separate cold box that can operate as a fridge or freezer.

The owners cabin is aft and offers a centre-line double berth fitted with high quality battening under the mattress, a curved settee, dressing table and large hanging locker.  There is plenty of stowage in various drawers and lockers.  The en suite heads is to port with toilet, washbasin, mirror, stowage and separate shower area.

The forward cabin with double berth to port, plenty of stowage and en suite with toilet,  washbasin , mirror and shower area. There is a further single berth to starboard.

Mechanical and Rigging

Built in 2003 by Oyster Marine
Designed by Holman and Pye
Hull # GB-OYM0350SD303
British Registered # 739047

White GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Kevlar reinforcement below waterline
High performance bulb keel
Skeg hung rudder
Whitlock wheel steering system with leather covered wheel
Teak laid, decks, deck saloon roof, cockpit seats, sole and helm seat
Decks re-caulked in 2012
Bathing platform and all steps are laid with teak strips
Sleipner SP95T 6kW bowthruster with push button control on pedestal

After completing circumnavigation in 2007 this yacht underwent a major refit with an entirely new rig, sails, canvas and saloon upholstery.

Powered by a Yanmar 4JH3-HTBE, 100hp / 73.6kW 4-cylinder diesel engine
New injectors in 2012
Engine hours approximatley 3,250
Aquadrive coupling
3-blade folding Max-prop propeller with 2-blade fixed propeller as spare
ALGAE-X magnetic fuel treatment to eliminate fuel contamination

12v - 88ah engine start supply
24v - 460ah domestic supply
80amp 12v alternator to charge engine batteries
150amp 24v Mastervolt alternator to charge domestic batteries
Fischer-Panda AGT 4000 4kW DC diesel generator (approximately 1,100 hours)
Shore power and 15m shore power cable
Mastervolt 220v 50amp battery charger
Mastervolt 1.5Kw inverter
Mastervolt BTM-1 battery monitor at chart table

Fuel capacity 750 litres (165 gallons) in 1 x GRP tank
Fresh water capacity 550 litres (120 gallons) in 1 x GRP tank
Hot water tank capacity 45 litres (10 gallons)
Holding tank for forward WC with Wema gauge
Tank Tender fuel and freshwater guages at chart table

Water System:
Pressurised hot and cold water throughout
Water heated by calorifier and 1.2kW immersion heater
Whale Gulper pumps for showers, washbasin and galley sink
Jabsco electric pump for aft toilet
EchoTec 380DMS water maker (2005), 24v, 50 litres per hour
Separate tap and water filter in galley for drinking water
Hot and Cold freshwater deck shower
Saltwater deck pump and hose

White finish Selden keel-stepped mast with in-mast furling and solid strut kicker
Cutter rigged with Harken furling gear for headsail & staysail
All standing and running rigging was renewed in August 2007
Selden spinnaker gear with pole stowed vertically on mast
Harken backstay adjuster

2 x Anderson electric primary winches (2012)
2 x Lewmar #48 secondary winches
Lewmar #38 mainsail furling winch
Lewmar #40 mainsheet winch
2 x Lewmar #40 halyard winches

Furling mainsail, crosscut design (2010)
Furling genoa, crosscut design (2007)
Furling staysail, crosscut design (2007)
Tri-radial cruising chute


Navigation Equipment:
Raymarine ST60 wind, speed and depth in cockpit
Raymarine ST60 multi intsrumentation at chart table
Raymarine RN 300 GPS with Raystar 120 aerial
Raymarine RL70CRC Plus Radar/ Chart plotter display at chart table
Raymarine RL80 RC Plus Radar/ Chart plotter display at pedestal
Raymarine S3G autopilot with 400G core pack
ST6000 control head on pedestal
Raymarine autopilot remote control at chart table
C-MAP NT and various charts
Raymarine 4kW radome
Sestrel Major Marine Compass
ICOM M502 DSC VHF radio with remote mic at pedestal
ICOM M802 SSB DSC radio with AT140 antenna tuner
SCS Pactor PTC-IIpro  modem for email, weather charts etc.
RR All-in-one antenna for VHF, Navtex, TV and Audio on masthead
Insulated backstay aerial for SSB
Iridium fixed mast antenna

Ground Tackle:
30 kg Bugel anchor with 80m stainless steel chain
Lewmar Ocean 3 Capstan electric anchor windlass with remote control

General Equipment:
Oyster Wedgewood Bone Chiona crockery and cutlery
Pioneer stereo FM radio tuner / CD player with twin cockpit speakers
Avtex 15" flatscreen TV (2011)
Roadstar DVD player
Zodiac 3.2 RIB (2012)
Yamaha 8hp outboard (2005)
Whitlock folding teak cockpit table with varnish finish
Mooring lines
Heavy duty fenders
Oceannair screens to all hatches
Laminated safe in cabin
Comprehensive set of spares
Owners manuals
Sprayhood (Beige)
Bimini (Beige)
2.5m aluminium and teak folding passerelle
Stainless steel davits with telescopic arms (lifting capacity 200kg each)
Stainless steel pole at stern fitted with davit and tackle for the outboard motor
Outboard motor bracket
Windex at masthead
Spreader lights in addition to fore deck light with switch at the pedestal
Boom light over cockpit table
Tri-colour light at masthead in addition to standard navigation lights
Teak dickie seats

Safety Equipment:
Jabsco Maxi Puppy 3000 electric bilge pump with Par Hydro Air switch
Whale gusher 10 Mk III manual bilge pump
Automatic engine room fire extinguisher
4 x Fire extinguishers in galley
Fire blanket in galley
Firdell Blipper radar reflector on mast
Plastimo Offshore 6-person life raft, serviced 2012
Life sling with strobe water light in fibreglass case
Rescue line and MOB buoy
Webbing jack lines and shackles
ACR Rapidfix 406 EPIRB with GPS interface
Gas regulator (2012)

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