Oyster  41

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Boat REF# 230546
LOA 12.70m (41'8")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 8
Engine 1 x Diesel 39hp, Volvo MD 2040-D (2005)
Lying Plymouth, Devon UK (by appointment only)

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  • Contact Billy Hallam
  • Telephone +44(0)1752 426 106
  • Mobile +44(0) 7973 675 261
  • Email billyhallam@boatshedplymouth.com


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Extra Details

Designer Stephen Jones
Builder Oyster Marine Ltd
Lying Plymouth, Devon UK (by appointment only)
Fuel capacity 110.0 ltr (24.2 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 110.0 ltr (24.2 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 24/01/2017


Engine 1 x Diesel 39hp
Engine make and model Volvo MD 2040-D (2005)
Engine Hours engine1:   55
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed Aluminium
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Engine spares tick

2017 Sept - Engine service


LOA 12.70m (41'8")
LWL 10.26m (33'8")
Beam 4.19m (13'9")
Draft Max 2.36m (7'9")
Displacement 8,200kg (18,081.0lbs)
Headroom 1.86m (6'1")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Selden Aluminium spars (1980) with stainless steel standing rigging (2005)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Kemp - Slab (2012) Fully Battened, 2 Reefs
Headsail Kemp - Furling (2012)
Other sails Spinnaker Tri Radial (unknown year)
Spinnaker Blooper (unknown year)
Genoa light no 1 (unknown year)
Genoa light no 2 (unknown year)
High Cut Genoa (unknown year)
Genoa Heavy no 2 & Old Mainsail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Double spreader masthead rig
Comprehensive sail wardrobe
New cars 2012
Dyneema halyards

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Copy of last survey available upon request
Half leaded keel with stainless steel bolts
Hull re-epoxied in 2005
New stainless steel fuel tank 2005
New stainless steel water tank 2005


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 6
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
AIS Receiver tick
Echo sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

VHF DSC is a hand held & waterproof Standard Horizon
Standard Horizon CP 300 Chart Plotter
AIS 200 Pro
Tack Tick Dual Speed/Log & Depth
Navico tiller pilot

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

3 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR & Danforth)
5.00m (16'5") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of warp

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Designed by Stephen Jones and built to exacting standards, these swift and spacious yachts have proven themselves to be race winners. This includes five firsts in Cowes Week, RORC Yacht of the year 1985, The Alan Paul Trophy for consistent performance and a class win in the 1985 Fastnet Race. Even by todays standards, the Oyster 41 is a very fast sailing yacht and could still hold it’s own in ORC/IRC regattas.

The accommodation, with it’s smart dark wood finish, has acres of room, plenty of headroom and berths for eight. There’s a full size nav table, a large practical galley and a massive storage / lazarette locker accessible from both the aft cabin & cockpit. Although there is a fairly basic layout at the moment, this could be made into a great family living space. The forward cabin which is currently used for storage could also be converted into further accommodation if required.

If you want a yacht to win races or to make swift passage in comfort to your favourite destinations, this vessel is definitely worth consideration. There is a lot of quality yacht here at a good price.

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

This Oyster 41 has been personally photographed and viewed by Billy Hallam of Boatshed Plymouth. 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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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