We are pleased to offer the beautiful Oyster 56 Gigi of London for sale. Gigi has been sailed and enjoyed as a private yacht in the Mediterranean for the last few years. She offers a high level of equipment ideal for live-aboard cruising in total comfort. Set up with hydraulic in-mast furling and genoa furling system, bowthruster and electric winches, Gigi is easily sailed by a couple and equally able to accommodate up to seven in comfort. She would make an ideal ocean cruiser for a family wishing to explore the world. Viewing recommended.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Grp hull is laid up single skin with structural stringers and floors to lloyds approved design specification. built to comply with the requirements stipulated in the european union’s recreational craft directive (eurcd) to meet design category a – ‘ocean’.
Hull colour white with cove line and double boot top lines in standard oyster blue. the stern design incorporates a bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and a folding stainless steel boarding/bathing ladder. stainless steel steps on the transom give access to the stern deck. Anodes replaced, October 2013. Antifouled, October 2013. Skin fittings serviced and replaced as needed, October 2013
High performance bulb keel.
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.
Deck structure moulded in grp with balsa core. teak laid decks. oyster deck saloon profile with ‘eyebrow’ styling. bulwark finished with a teak capping rail with stainless steel fairleads.
Stainless steel mooring and cockpit cleats 2 x additional aft deck mooring cleats and aft caprail fairleads for stern-to mediterranean mooring.. stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, and gateway midship stanchions. gate to pushpit. guardrail wires replaced 2010. liferaft stowage built into pushpit. anchor locker for warp and chain stowage. lazarette locker in stern deck with twin stainless steel gas struts. quarter pushpit seats in stainless steel and teak.
Whitlock wheel steering – 48” dia maxi wheel with leather cover including partial spokes. ‘athena’ pedestal.
Seven berths in four 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. ‘chequer-board’ style teak cabin sole. surfaces in galley and heads in avonite. heads colour – sandpiper; galley colour - calgary. headlining in off-white vinyl. upholstery replaced 2010: dark grey, heavy duty woven cloth in saloon; pale yellow alcantara in forward and owner’s cabin. oceanair skyscreens to all deck hatches. lee cloths. hella fans to all cabins.
From forward –
With centreline double berth, upholstered seat with vanity table, plentiful clothes lockers and a hanging locker.
To starboard, with jabsco electric wc (replaced in 2007), washbasin and separate shower cubicle. new macerator pumps and exhaust pipes to both toilets 2012.
To port with upper and lower berths, lockers for clothes, a vanity unit and hanging locker.
Featuring a round table and settee area to port, outboard a pair of lockers and central shelf to the hullport. tv locker with slide- away door. to starboard is another settee. bar unit with glass and bottle stowage. bosch washer/dryer (new 2009) in forward starboard locker. two forward opening windows. drinks cabinet inside table pedestal. 2 x director’s chairs with stowage.
To port with twin s/steel sinks with gimballed force 10 stainless steel gas cooker, 4 burners, grill and oven, gas system upgraded to corgi standards 2007. 1000 watt s/steel combination microwave oven. front-opening refrigerator and freezer.
Oilskin locker at aft end of engine room.
To starboard aft end of saloon, with bookshelf.
Cabin / workshop
To starboard designed for professional crew or children with one berth. access to engine room.
Owner’s stateroom with en-suite heads
With double berth offset from centreline, a curved settee, dressing table and large hanging locker, drawers and lockers. en-suite heads with jabsco electric wc, new 2007, washbasin and separate shower cubicle.
Audio-visual systems below, all new in 2010.
Fusion cd marine stereo unit ms-cd500 fm radio. cd, ipod and pc integration. multi-zone control (saloon and cockpit). 4 x waterproof bose 131 marine speakers in saloon and cockpit.
Cockpit-mounted fusion marine wired remote control enabling cockpit control or the cockpit volume and ipod interface.
Computer / dvd system
Samsung 19” tft display. digital yacht cf-60x pc with ultra rugged, solid state, flash 32gb hard drive, 12v dc direct operation with low power consumption (<2a), windows xp, usb gps. integrated with the fusion sound system offering the ability to playback music and dvd/divx/video playback from the saloon and cockpit.
12v digital yacht 500mw wifi modem and high gain (12dbm) omni-directional antenna, mounted on a scanstrut antenna base midway up the mast, offering up to 6nm range from wifi hotspots.
Cqr 34kg (75lb) with 100m (328’) 18mm octoplait nylon warp plus 10m (33’) 12mm chain tail. additional 60m of 12mm chain. danforth stern anchor.
Kedge anchor – lightweight folding fortress fx55 with stowage in lazarette. lewmar ocean 3 24v electric anchor windlass.
Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches. gebo opening hullports. gebo alloy-framed portlights in coaming. additional gebo long opening portlights into cockpit from galley and starboard cabin.
By lewmar – self-tailing in chrome.
2 x #66 cest electric primaries. 1 x #48 cest electric mainsheet. 2 x #54 cst secondaries. 1 x #44 cst mainsail reefing on mast. 2 x #48 cst halyards. 2 x #16 cst mainsheet traveller control.
Whittal dinghy davits (220kg).
All canvaswork new in 2010, in beige: sprayhood to main companionway with stainless steel grab rail. bimini. sun awning to aft deck.
Deck equipment – general
Varnished cockpit table, with insulated grp box. cockpit cushions (new 2010). fore and aft sunbathing cushions (new 2006). whittall stainless steel passerelle, new 2011. freshwater deck shower, hot and cold.
Vertical drop down washboard with shockcord. stainless steel mugrack on pedestal.
Rig and sail handling
Mast and rigging
Cutter rig. hood stoway in-mast hydraulic furling main mast, painted white, replaced 2005. jumper strut on mast with s/steel guard in lieu of checkstays. alloy vang strut, solid kicker and tackle. navtec hydraulic backstays. extra conduit to masthead for tv antenna and cellphone aerials. supply and fit new baby stay 2012.
Furlex hydraulic furling genoa. furlex manual furling staysail.
Spinnaker package inc. halyard, sheets, guys & blocks, topping lift & downhaul, with deck fittings. extra rope clutches for spinnaker halyard, pole lift and staysail halyard single spinnaker pole stowed vertically on mast.
By dolphin sails:
Mainsail, 2007 staysail, 2007 - new UV strip fitted October 2013, genoa, 2007 cruising chute, 2008. spinnaker, 2008.
Yanmar diesel engine 4lh-te (110hp). engine hours: approx 3,751 @ March 2014. aquadrive engine coupling system and mounts. racor (separ) water separator with remote light. electric engine room fan, new 2010.
Max-prop 3-bladed feathering propeller
Ambassador am15 rope cutter on propshaft.
Leece neville 175a. yanmar 55a.
Westerbeke btd 7.5kw generator complete with water separator, ammeter and voltmeter. generator hours: approx 2,500 @ March 2014.
Sleipner 10hp (sp155tc) tunnel bowthruster. new joystick, 2010.
Lewmar commander hydraulic power pack 200-2 for main and headsail furling.
220v cruisair reverse cycle system, comprising 3 x 16,000 btu units with outlets in the saloon, aft cabin and both forward cabins.
Frigomatic 24 volt dc refrigeration for refrigerator and freezer.
Seafresh 206a 220v giving 95 litres (approx 20 imp / 25 us gallons) per hour.
Tankage and plumbing
1,050 litres (230 imp / 277 us gallons) in a grp tank.
950 litres (210 imp / 250 us gallons) in a grp tank.
Tank tender gauges hot water
From an insulated 76 litre (17 imp/ 20 us gallon) tanks heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically- controlled 220v, 2kw immersion heater elements powered by the generator or dockside power. hot water calorific cylinder and thermostatic valve 2012.
Pressurised hot and cold freshwater system
Par cw320 twin max pump.
Gravity discharge polypropylene holding tank (new 2008) for forward wc, fitted with wema gauge and gravity discharge or deck pump out systems.
Upgraded seawater inlets to a stainless steel manifold system so that all intakes are via two seacocks with oversized strainers.
Mains ac ring main with 5 x 220 volt ac clipsal sockets: in aft cabin, forward cabin, port forward cabin, galley and chart table.
Other electrical sockets
Single 24v to 12v dropper to supply a 12v socket at chart table for charging phones, etc.
Domestic: batteries x 12 giving total of 2000ah (all new 2008). generator/engine: 12v starting batteries.
Mastervolt alpha pro battery manager.
Mastervolt mass 24v/75a battery charger.
Mastervolt 24v/2500w sinewave.
30 amp dockside power cable in 3-core double-insulated pvc, 18m (60’) in length. hubbell socket in transom. dockside end of cable fitted with 3-pin, 32a plug. additional 220v/30a shorepower cable and socket for aircon leads.
Selection of shoreside 64, 32, 16 and 3-phase adaptors.
Halogen overhead lighting with brass reading lights in cabins. engine room lighting, 24v.
Led boom lights over cockpit table, new 2009.
Bow and stern lights. steaming/deck floodlight. tri-white anchor/navigation light at masthead.
Navigation and communication
Sirs major 150mm (6”) dia binnacle-mounted.
Raymarine st60 instruments – wind / speed / direction / depth / distance. companionway console: st60 x3
Raymarine satnav. raymarine rn300 gps. garmin gps as backup with antenna and display.
Raymarine e120 chartplotter with repeater in the cockpit (2007). raytheon 48 mile radar with chart plotter system. ais receiving and transmitting unit (2007).
Raymarine st6001 with st6000+ control head mounted on pedestal.
Icom m503 vhf
Icom 710 inc. atu 130 and dropper. wide copper strip from chart table to lazarette and twin large ground plates as ssb earth. backstay insulators.
Thrane & thrane satphone & fleet 33, 2007. thuriya hand-held satphone with base station.
Built to mca category 2 with all associated safety equipment fitted.
Ocean safety 8-person cannister liferaft, new 2011., mounted on starboard pushpit.
Firdell blipper on mast.
Henderson mkv manual. electric jabsco maxi 3000 puppy with 3-way control.
Rorc safety inventory. dan buoy. jonbuoy. lifebuoys.
Permanent coated s/steel steel wire jackstays. mob button. emergency tiller.
Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay. fire blanket.
Avon 320 jet rib with 70hp yamaha inboard motor (top speed 50kph), new 2010. warps and fenders. crockery and cutlery.
Large tool kit, new 2010.
Assorted spares and manuals.
Nb all personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the above inventory are excluded from the sale.
nb - annual pontoon berth in barcelona available by separate negotiation
Suite B, Orwell House
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8NJ