We are delighted to list for sale Oyster 53 Crackerjack. She has recently been shipped from the Caribbean to Genoa, Italy and will be available to view in the Western Mediterranean. Crackerjack has been lovingly used by her owners and cared for and upgraded very meticulously. She presents very well and is attractively priced.
The current owners have owned the yacht for just over 1 year and after attending to previous post survey recommendations and numerous upgrades, they have spent time in the Mediterranean and Caribbean.
The family have greatly enjoyed their cruising and are now planning to buy a larger Oyster yacht once Crackerjack is sold.
Crackerjack is an ideally equipped family cruising yacht, she is sloop rigged with in-mast furling, she features, electric winches, bow thruster, generator, air conditioning, washing machine, sat coms, radar/chartplotter, the list goes on. Crackerjack is beautifully finished with a teak interior and sleeps 7 in four cabins. She is a delight to sail and is in ready to go condition.
The items in italic highlight items recently fitted or upgraded.
Laid-up GRP, single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification.
White hull with cove line and double boot top lines in standard Oyster blue.
New antifouling and anodes, October 2015.
Hull polished and waxed, October 2015.
Moulded in GRP with balsa core.
Teak laid decks with teak capping rail.
Teak and caulking works, October 2015.
High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.
‘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.
Rocna 55kg anchor, new January 2016.
Lewmar Ocean 3 vertical capstan 24V electric windlass.
New windlass motor and gypsy, February 2016.
Stainless steel pushpit with gate, pulpit and midship gateway stanchions.
Protective netting to stanchions for additional safety.
Stainless steel bathing ladder.
Two piece washboard system for main companionway.
Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches.
Gebo alloy-framed coaming portlights.
Gebo opening hullports.
Fold down companionway sprayhood in Sunbrella ‘Oyster’ with leather covered
stainless steel grabrail to aft end.
Covers for cockpit table, pedestals and steering wheels.
Cockpit and pushpit cushions, handmade, new November 2015.
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker.
Cockpit table with stainless steel frame, folding leaves, insulated GRP box.
Whitlock cable steering system with remote ‘Athena’ pedestal.
1065mm diameter wheel with brown suede leather cover.
Bracket at stern.
Whittall davits ED18 (220kg).
Stainless steelpulpit and pushpit.
Stainless steel mooring and cockpit cleats.
Lazarette locker with twin stainless steel gas struts.
Liferaft storage built into pushpit.
Stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel.
Stainless steel grabrails atop deck saloon.
Gas locker for 2 bottles.
MAST and RIGGING
Sloop rig. Selden furling mast, painted white.
Rig surveyed by ‘The Rigging Shop’ in Palma, June 2015.
Standing rigging in continuous stainless steel wire.
Boom hydraulic vang, new November 2015.
Baby stay, new November 2015.
Mainsheet traveller car with end stops, new November 2015.
Selden solid rod kicker.
Harken manual backstay adjuster.
Storm jib package with removable inner forestay, adjuster.
Selden manual in-mast furling.
Foresail furling – Harken Unit 3 genoa furling gear.
Lewmar self-tailing winches –
2 x 64 CEST electric primaries.
2 x 48 CST secondaries.
1 x 48 CEST electric mainsheet.
2 x 16 CST mainsheet traveller control.
1 x 48 electric for in mast furling.
2 x 48 CST main and genoa halyards – mast mounted.
Selden spinnaker pole.
Associated deck gear – downhaul foot blocks, clutches and sheet chain plate.
Sidewinder winch on the mast.
Manufacturer – Dolphin sails.
Tri-radial HydraNet in-mast mainsail, new November 2015.
150% genoa, new November 2015.
Mainsail and genoa treated with Sailkote and Tenara Thread.
Cruising chute with squeezer.
Spare set of sails in Doyle Stratis.
In-mast furling mainsail.
Seven berths in four cabins, excluding the saloon.
Interior joinery finished in teak 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 ‘chequer-board’ style teak cabin sole with black Avonite perimeter lines.
Surfaces in galley and heads in Avonite colour cream.
Headlining in off-white vinyl.
Upholstery – Alcantara cream including headboard and seating in aft cabin.
Lee cloth for forward cabin.
Curtains to all windows, excluding saloon, which has blinds.
Oceanair skyscreens to all deck hatches.
Hella fans x 5 in black.
FORWARD DOUBLE CABIN
Spacious double cabin with centerline double berth, upholstered seat, plentiful lockers
for clothes, a hanging locker and a vanity unit.
HEAD / SHOWER
To port, accessed from the passageway and shared by the forward cabins,
WC compartment incorporating an electric toilet, washbasin, Hans Grohe mixer tap
and shower, mirror. Avonite counter surfaces.
To starboard, with upper and lower berths, lockers for clothes, vanity unit and hanging locker.
Twin stainless steel sinks.
Gimballed Force 10 FT60451 in stainless steel with 4 burners, grill and oven with flame failure cut off device.
AEG stainless steel microwave.
Front opening Frigoboat keel cooled refrigerator.
Top opening Frigoboat keel cooled freezer with twin compressors.
Fridge and freezer compressors and system serviced, October 2015.
Bosch Series 6 EcoSilence, new July 2015.
Features an oval table which folds open and settee area to starboard, outboard of which are a pair of lockers and a central shelf to the hullport. To port is a two-seater settee. The forward bar unit accommodates glass and bottle stowage. Padded saloon table cover.
At the aft end of the saloon. Table can accommodate a half folded Admiralty chart, with a good bookshelf outboard. AC and DC electrical panels are located aft of the navigators seat. Instruments are mounted in the optimum viewing position.
To port, aft of the navigation area. Single berth with storage drawers below.
Accessed through the galley with a double berth offset from the centerline, a curved settee, dressing table and a large hanging locker, abundant drawer and locker space.
EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER
Accessed from the owner’s stateroom to port, with electric WC and separate shower compartment with hinged door. Hansgrohe mixer tap and shower, mirror and Avonite counter tops.
AUDIO VISUAL SYSTEMS
Sharp Aquos TV.
Sony Home Theatre System HT-K25, with surround sound.
Status Omni directional aerial at mast head for TV and AM/FM radio.
Pioneer Stereo FM radio / CD player, with twin loudspeakers in the deck saloon headlining and fader control to a pair of waterproof cockpit loudspeakers.
Yanmar 4JH3-HTBE 4-cylinder diesel, 100hp.
Engine overhauled by Yanmar approved agent: all heat exchangers removed and cleaned, Turbo removed and cleaned, all hoses replaced and new starter motor installed, October 2015.
Approximately 3,985 in June 2016.
Maxprop 3-bladed feathering propeller. Serviced October 2015.
Shaft removed and checked, October 2015.
Cutlass bearing and Aquadrive Hub replaced, October 2015.
Ambassador rope cutter on shaft.
55A, 12V to charge engine start batteries.
175A, 24V to charge the domestic battery bank, new October 2015.
HFL 8kVA generator 220V 50HZ.
Approximately 2,017 in June 2016.
Sleipner 11hp tunnel bowthruster, including eyebrow.
Whitlock cable steering system.
220V Cruisair reverse cycle system, comprising of 2 x 7,000 BTU units and
1 x 16,000 BTU units to give a total of 30,000 BTU’s.
Air conditioning serviced June 2015.
Seafresh 204A, 220V watermaker.
Entire system checked and serviced, and high and low pressure pumps removed
and serviced, October 2015.
700 litres approximately (153 imp/184 US gallons) in a GRP tank.
700 litres approximately (153 imp/184 US gallons) in a GRP tank.
Twin shore water pre-tank filter kit, new November 2015.
From an insulated approximately 54litre (11.8 imp/14 US gallons) tank heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically-controlled 220V, 2kW immersion heater elements powered by the generator or dockside power.
PRESSURISED HOT AND COLD FRESHWATER SYSTEM
Par CW 320 Twin Max pump with pressure accumulator tank, and Acorn polypropylene pipework and fittings. Both freshwater pumps replaced, January 2016.
Polypropylene gravity emptying holding tank to forward electric head with WEMA gauge.
Electric Whale Gulper pumps for grey water system and galley sinks.
220V AC ring main with 4 double, 3-pin Clipsal outlet sockets located as appropriate
within the layout.
Domestic: 8 x 6V deep cycle batteries giving approx. 460Ah, replaced in 2010.
Engine start: 2 x 12V batteries providing a total of approx. 176Ah.
Generator start: 1 x 12V battery, replaced in 2014.
Mastervolt 220V MASS 24/75 charger, including temperature sensor.
Battery charging system tested, October 2015.
Mastervolt MICC battery controller.
Mastervolt 24/2500, 220V.
30A dockside power cable of yellow 3-core double insulated PVC, 18m (60ft) length.
Hubbell socket in aft deck locker.
Downlight type halogen lights in polished chrome finish.
Fluorescent lights and down-lights in each heads, as well as over the galley
Cabin ‘Glassline Minor’ reading lights in chrome with ceramic shade for each berth.
Automatic light to fridge and drinks locker.
Light at chart table.
Dome lights in engine room.
Aqua signal 41 bow and stern navigation lights.
Tri-white anchor/navigation light at masthead.
S.I.R.S. Major 150mm steering compass.
Raymarine ST60 system.
Depth, speed and wind displays at companionway console.
Multifunction display and MOB button at steering pedestal.
ST60 Multi-function display at chart table.
RayNav 300, 12 channel GPS interfaced to autopilot.
RADAR / CHART PLOTTER
Raymarine RL70C radar/plotter at wheel.
Raymarine RL80C radar/plotter at chart table.
Electronic Raymarine charts for the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Irish Sea to Canaries.
Icom AIS transponder, new October 2015.
Raytheon ST7000 with linear drives and a ST6000+ head at the steering pedestal.
Course computer upgraded to 4000G for MARPA function.
Windex at masthead.
ICS Navtex 6 Plus including GPS interface and V2 receiver box and 500hm passive
antenna, (antenna new November 2015).
ICOM VHF IC-M505 at chart table with slave unit in cockpit.
V-Tronix VHF R/T cockpit speaker and switch.
Wide copper strip from chart table to lazaretteand twin large 12” ground plates
for retrofit of SSB. Backstay insulated for retrofit of SSB.
Iridium 9555 Satphone, 10m TNC heavy-duty antenna cable, red box high power wifi,
new November 2015.
Solas B Ocean Safety8-person liferaft, new October 2015.
McMurdo Marine 406 MHzEPIRB.
Firdell blipper on mast.
Electric Jabsco Maxi 3000 Puppy, with Par Hydro air switch.
Henderson MkV manually operated from the cockpit.
Horseshoe lifebuoys / with lights.
Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay, new June 2015.
Highfield CL340, category C, 3.4m aluminium hulled dinghy, new January 2016.
WARPS AND FENDERS
Oyster customised Wedgwood bone china crockery.
Oyster customised Sheffield / Robert Welch stainless steel cutlery.
HEYCO MARINE TOOL KIT
ASSORTED TOOLS, SPARES AND MANUALS
Some of the spares included are as follows:
Spare steering cable.
Greywater, freshwater and bilge pumps.
Various spares for engine and generator (filters, belts etc.)
Watermaker spares kit.
Autopilot Drive Motor.
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.
NB Name ‘Crackerjack’ to be retained by the Vendor.
Issue 1 (GR/OB/nc)
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.
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