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Falmouth Working Boat Oysterman 16

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Boat REF# 127112
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 4.88m (16'0")
Year 1983
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 2
Engine 1 x Diesel 6.5hp, Yanmar 1GM (unknown year)
Lying South Devon


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Extra Details

Designer Paul Gartside
Builder Riverside Products, Penryn
Lying South Devon
Fuel capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 18/06/1992


Engine 1 x Diesel 6.5hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 1GM (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots

Engine serviced and checked by Marinewise Engineering July 2012


LOA 4.88m (16'0")
LWL 4.57m (15'0")
Beam 1.93m (6'4")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Displacement 1,412kg (3,113.0lbs)
Storage Ashore


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Cutter rigged Riverside Wood spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


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Mainsail Spargo and Bennett - Slab (1983)
Headsail - Furling (2004)
Other sails Staysail, Westaway (2004)
Storm jib (unknown year)

All halyards led aft

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish 2 pack finish


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Cooker tick
Non-Smokers tick

1 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Echo sounder tick

GPS and handheld VHF available by separate negotiation

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Cockpit cover tick
Sun awning tick
All-over cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Beaching legs tick
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1 anchors
10.00m (32'10") of chain
45.00m (147'8") of warp
Trailer (heavy duty, twin axle) is included; would require checking before any long journey is undertaken

Safety Equipment

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Life buoys tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a truly well maintained Oysterman 16. The original prototype of the Oysterman 16 was ‘Marie Louse’ (now owned by Mike Lucas of Mike Lucas Yachting). This original version was an open boat with the mast set further aft than subsequent boats. The production boats were designed with a deck-coachroof to offer a useful and snug cabin and production started in 1979. The first five boats were built by Barcreek Yacht Station in Malpas, Truro until Riverside Products in Penryn took over and built the next 12 Oysterman 16’s. Many Oysterman’s were sloop rigged but the boat looks much better cutter rigged (as this one is). I have been most impressed by this classic looking 16 footer – the current owners have lavished attention and care on her in heaps. Without doubt she is a most enjoyable boat to sail, with a good sized cockpit and plenty of room in the most useful cabin. I have a file full of notes, reviews, original brochure, receipts and more to handover to her new owner. Viewings are by appointment please with Boatshed Dartmouth broker, Paul Singer

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Falmouth Working Boat Oysterman 16 has been personally photographed and viewed by Paul Singer of Boatshed Dartmouth. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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