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Oyster 655

£950,000 ex Vat
Lymington, United Kingdom


High performance vesrion of the Oyster 655, built for speed but also comfort.  GRP with teak decks, carbon fibre rig.  Perkins 185hp diesel engine, retracting bow thruster, heating, air conditioning, generator, watermaker.  Tall performance rig with main stowing into the boom.  Sleeps 8 in 4 cabins.  Large master suite aft with private access to aft deck.  Forward cabin with double, en-suite, third cabin with upper/lower bunks and access to day heads.  Fourth cabin aft with upper/lower bunks.  Custom interior in Maple veneer, pale blue leather upholstery.  Fully equipped galley.  Very highly spec'd, with many upgrades from standard.  Fast and luxurious, professionally maintained.
Lying UK, south coast, Ex Tax.

General Information

  • Year Built: 2007
  • Hull Material: GRP
  • Builder: Oyster
  • Designer: Rob Humphreys and others


  • Length: 59.55 ft
  • Beam: 5.62 meter
  • Min Draft: 2.95 meter
  • Max Draft: 2.95 meter
  • Length Overall: 20.6 meter
  • Length at Waterline: 18.15 meter
  • Displacement: 37500 kilogram


  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Total Power: 185 hp


OYSTER 655, 2007
High performance version of the Oyster 655, built for speed but also comfort.  Tall performance carbon fibre rig.
Coded under “small commercial vessels” for commercial operation (expires June 2012).  Roulette has done several successful summers’ seasons in the Mediterranean with the yacht’s skipper


All GRP with teak decks.  Bulkheads upgraded to carbon foam cored.
Carbon Y spoke design steering wheels.
Extended rudder to control the increased power of the rig.


Perkins 185hp diesel engine.  Engine hours of 3,400 (10/11).
Vertical electro-hydraulic Max Power bow thruster, 24v – retracting.
Ambassador rope cutter.
Upgraded fuel filtration system to Duplex system with vacuum gauge.
Webasto Blue Cool air diesel fired conditioning/heating system.

Upgraded domestic batteries to 720ah Varta
Upgraded engine and generator start batteries to Optima Red Top.  Upgrade bank to 6 in total for bow thruster 
Emergency link between domestic and engine start batteries
Onan 17.5kw genset upgrade from standard.  Hours of 1,800 (10/11)
Air conditioning by shore power or generator
Battery charger upgraded to Mass 100a, second unit also fitted
24v/5000w – 230v/59hz inverter to supply cooker hood, 230v sockets, microwave, towel rails, cooker light
24v/1500w – 230v/50hz maintained supply inverter to supply icemaker, computer equipment and AV system/TVs
24v Dri-plug socket on stbd pedestal for hanging bimini light and for MCA fire pump
Low level lighting in saloon
Boom lights and spreader down lighters
Dimmer lights in saloon and aft cabin
Red courtesy lights at saloon steps, and red overhead lights at galley and navigation station
Deck courtesy lights
2 x shore power sockets and cables

Hot and cold pressurised water system
Seagull water filter with tap at galley
Seafresh 206 watermaker – 95 lph 220v unit with freshwater autoflush
Anchor deckwash pump at bow


Sloop rig with fully battened main.  Main stows into the halls Spars V boom.
Carbon fibre performance rig with swept back spreaders for improved sailing.  Halls.
Reckmann electric furler
Standard staysail and Yankee tracks replaced with Lewmar track and car for non overlapping headsail.
Harken running backstays.
Deck gear for spinnaker
Removable bowsprit with stowage in bow sail locker.
2-part jockey pole, with stowage in sail locker.

77/3AEST mainsheet winch
2 x 66/3AEST deck mounted halyard winch

Main, North – fully battened with sail cover
105% furling jib, North
G2 Gennaker, North – with snuffer
Storm jib, North - Hi vis orange
Trisail, North – hi vis orange
Spinnaker, North – with snuffer


Sleeps 8 in 4 cabins.  Large Master cabin aft, full beam with double berth (sprung mattress), en-suite.  Sea berth to starboard with lee cloth.  Private access to aft deck.  Guest cabin forward to port with offset double, en-suite.  Starboard guest cabin with upper lower bunks with access to day heads.  Fourth guest cabin aft to port with upper/lower bunks.  All quiet flush WCs, the day heads has a fresh or seawater flush option.
Interior joinery in Maple (special foam cored construction to save weight).
Spacious salon with folding table (bottle storage built in), upholstery in pale blue leather

The standard Oyster layout was altered to remove the curves of the standard saloon seating and provide a more modern rectangular layout.  All metal hand holds in brushed steel.
LED lighting throughout, enhanced with flush halogen spot lights in the saloon.


ST60 Plus CH wind, wind analogue 
ST60 graphic display
Ray 240E VHF radio with cockpit handset at port helm 
Furuno GP32 GPS at chart table
Antenna on stern post. Can be backed up by computer
Furuno NX300 Navtex.  Can be connected to PC for upload 
Raymarine E80 at chart table with 4kw radome
Raymarine E120 at stbd pedestal 
AIS with antenna on lower spreader. 
Data to PC for overlay
Radar transponder at mast head, display at chart table 
SatCom C unit, display at chart table
Icom ICM 801UK SSB inc ATU-DSC 
Satellite phone
PC at chart table 

Neff 4-ring ceramic hob with oven/microwave 
Avonite galley work surfaces
12v fan at galley and cabins 
Panasonic microwave oven
Bosch washer/drier 
Raritan 84 Icemaker with Seagull filter
Cooker extractor hood 
3 x refrigerators in total

4 x Alpine waterproof cockpit speakers 
Connexus TV antenna
Alpine CD/tuner with ipod interface in both forward cabins, with headlining speakers.  Stbd cabin has TV 
Alpine DVD/CD/tuner with speakers in aft stbd cabin.  2 x LCD screens that flip down over berths
Alpine CD/tuner/DVD in aft cabin with speakers, ipod input.  27” Toshiba LCD TV with link to E Series.  USB outlet 
32” Toshiba TV in saloon with lift system.  Alpine DVD player, ipod interface, Alpine touch screen controller, Alpine CD, wireless headphones, 5 speakers, Sky decoder

Cockpit harness points 
Ocean safety ISO 4-person self-righting liferaft in GRP container with Solas B pack
Float free for MCA and ISAF approved for cat. 2 operation.  2 x 4-person 
2 x float free hydrostatic releases, clips, straps and Solas B grab bag
Stainless steel liferaft cradle incorporated into pushpit quarter seats and allowing float free operation 
Smoke detector in engine room with alarm and detectors outside cabin doors
3 brick safe with keypad 
Ray 240 horn/hailer
Raymarine MOB system and transponders 
Upgraded navigation lights
Electric bilge pump with float switch 
Remote triggered fire flaps to engine room inlet and extract ducts (MCA)
Jabasco engine driven bilge pump 
Bilge water audible alarm
CO2 detector audio alarm 
Fire extinguishers

24v electric windlass 
Spade anchor
Secondary anchor stowed in bow lazarette 
Sprayhood with roll up window
Quarter seats at pushpit 
Exit Engineering 3.5 carbon fibre passarelle with handrail and padded storage bag  
Teak cockpit table with custom cover
Cockpit cushions 
Dive bottle stowage
Outboard stowage bracket in fwd sail locker 
Ocean Air Mk V Skyscreens on all Lewmar deck hatches
Ocean Air Duette drop down blinds in hull ports and WCs Dive compressor
Hot and cold transom shower 
Wheel and pedestal covers
8 x mattress protectors 
Dinghy with 30hp outboard engine
Warps and fenders 
No gas on board, the gas locker redesigned to be a fuel locker for the tender

Broker's Comments

Fast and luxurious, Roulette has competed in Oyster Regattas and Antigua week.
Professionally maintained.


In this case we are acting as brokers only.  The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business.  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 any contract.  A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and / or to have an engine trial conducted, which if carried out by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.


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