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Oyster  37

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Boat REF# 134675
removed from sale
Length 11.40m (37'5")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 8
Engine 1 x diesel 27hp, Volvo 2003 (unknown year)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Holman & Pye
Builder Oyster Marine
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 130.0 ltr (28.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 320.0 ltr (70.4 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 02/02/2010


Engine 1 x diesel 27hp
Engine make and model Volvo 2003 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 2-Blade Folding.
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Sail Drive Seal replaced in 2010.


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Length 11.40m (37'5")
LWL 9.51m (31'2")
Beam 3.68m (12'1")
Draft Min 1.88m (6'2")
Draft Max 1.88m (6'2")
Displacement 7,500kg (16,537.5lbs)
Headroom 1.95m (6'5")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1980) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (2007) 2 Reefs
Headsail - Other (2007)
Other sails Spare Dacron Main (unknown year)
No 4 Genoa Dacron (unknown year)
Heavy Weight No1 Genoa - Kevlar (unknown year)
Asymetric Spinnaker (unknown year)
Large Spinnaker (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)

The owner believes the standing rigging was replaced in 2004/5 (No Receipt).
Kevlar Main and Genoa.
Foil for headsails - not furling.
Lewmar 58 Self-tailing Sheet Winches.
Lemar Spinnaker Winches.
Lewmar Self-tailing Halyard Winches.
Lewmar Tracks.
Carbon Fibre Spinnaker Pole.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Eberspacher Cabin Heating.
Calorifier and Immersion Heater for Hot Water.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Autohelm ST4000+
ST60 Wind.
ST60 CH Wind.
Garmin GPS Map 5500 - Chart Plotter.
Tridata Speed/Log & Depth.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Instrument Covers tick

4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
2 anchors
(Plough & Bruce)
7.00m (23'0") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode

Safety Equipment

Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

The Oyster 37 is a Holman & Pye design. They were designed to comply with the 1 Ton rules; the result was a superb cruiser/racer with exceptional upwind performance. They have the Classic IOR lines and Oyster pedigree to boot.
The interior is very roomy and comparable with many more sedate cruising yachts. There is a good sized aft double cabin, a spacious saloon with galley and navigation station. Forward of the saloon is the heads and double fore cabin.
The Lewmar self-tailing winches and tracks are recent additions. The sail wardrobe is extensive with many good condition salis.
This yacht is in need of some TLC inside, in particular with regards to headlinings.The asking price reflects her current condition – you will not find many 37ft Oyster Yachts in this price category.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Oyster 37 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.