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Oyster 485

£190,000 (Sale Pending)

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Euroyachts - Troon Office

Troon Yacht Haven
Troon, KA10 6DJ
United Kingdom

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Make Oyster
Model 485
Year 1994
Condition Used
Price £190,000
Type Sail
Class Cruiser
Length 14.78 m
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fibreglass
Location Troon
Tax Status Tax Paid
LOA 14.78 m
Length at Water Line 11.43 m
Beam 4.27 m
Max Draft 2.13 m
Keel Type enums.keel-type.kt-bulb
Displacement 18600 kg
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4JH2-DTE
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 1994
Power 88 hp
Drive Type Shaft Drive
Rope Cutter Yes
Designer Holman and Pye
Builder Windboats Ltd
Double Berths 1
Twin Berths 1
Heads 2
Fuel Tanks 550 litres
Fresh Water Tanks 750 litres
Hull Shape Monohull
Hull Warranty None


The Oyster 485 is a well-proportioned yacht that looks good from any angle and offers a combination of excellent performance, ease of handling, and real comfort. The Oyster 485 is well-proven as a bluewater cruiser with very spacious accommodation, ideal for extended cruising. Six comfortable berths in the forward cabin, bunk berth cabin and large aft cabin.
Main photograph of a similar Oyster 485, all other photographs are of actual boat. Talisman has been laid up ashore from October 2011.

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Forward cabin with V berths and an infill to create a double berth. Hanging locker, lockers and shelving. Under berth storage, opening overhead hatch. Door leading through towards the saloon with bunk berth cabin to port fitted with hanging locker, under berth storage, opening portlight and deck hatch. Forward heads to starboard.
In the saloon, to starboard a small settee with trotter box to convert to a berth and to port, a C shaped settee with extending dining table. Plenty of storage lockers and shelving. Chart table, switch panels and engine access door to port and linear galley to starboard. Further engine and generator access doors off the walkthrough to the aft cabin. Large aft cabin with island double berth, dressing table, seat to starboard, en-suite heads to port, plenty of storage lockers, removable book shelf, opening deck hatch. Curtains and hatch blinds throughout.

Force 10 four ring gas stove with oven and grill
Grunert front opening fridge
Grunert top opening freezer
Double stainless steel sinks
Hot and cold water system
Opening portlights
Grey water tank

Forward and aft heads
Jabsco sea toilet
Separate shower compartment in aft heads
Hot and cold water system
Heated towel rail in aft heads
Holding tank
Grey water tank


Cockpit instuments
Engine instruments
Two Raytheon ST60 multi at helm
Raytheon ST6000+ autopilot at helm
Raytheon ST60 wind in cockpit
Raytheon ST60 log in cockpit
Raytheon ST60+ depth in cockpit

Chart table instruments
Pathfinder RL70C plotter 
Furuno radar 
Autohelm ST7000 autopilot 
Nav 4 Navtex plus 
Raytheon ST60 multi
Raymarine RC400 hand held plotter
Panasonic Toughbook laptop
ICOM HF Marine ICM600 SSB radio with insulated backstay
Shipmate VHF radio
ICOM Command Mic III handheld VHF radio 
ICOM IC-M1Euro hand held radio
Tank tender gauge for diesel and water
Tankwatch alarms for holding and grey water alarms
Engine, domestic, generator voltmeters
Helm compass
Panasonic TV
DVD player
12V fans throughout
Clock and barometer

Sails and rigging

Hood Stoway electric in-mast furling
Furling mainsail 1998
Furling genoa 1998
Gowen staysail 
Gowen cruising chute with Squeeza
Running rigging renewed 2011
Standing rigging renewed 2011
Mast mounted spinnaker pole
Hood roller reefing system
Hydraulic back stay adjuster
Removeable inner forestay
Two Lewmar 58 self-tailing electric winches
Two Lewmar 48 self-tailing winches
Lewmar 40 self-tailing coachroof winch
Yacht stored ashore from October 2011

Engine and machinery

Yanmar 4JH2-DTE 88hp diesel engine
3,468 engine hours June  2016
12V alternator 
24V / 40A alternator
Maxprop 3 blade feathering propeller 
Fischer Panda 6kva generator with sound shield
Generator running time 920 hours
50A shore power socket
Mastervolt 24V 75A battery charger
Magnetronic DCC4000 battery controller
Victron 200W invertor
Emergency link domestics to engine battery
Vetus 6kW bow thruster
Webasto warm air cabin heating
Calorifier heated by engine, generator or shore power


Steering wheel with leather trim and cover
Folding cockpit table
Cockpit cushions
Teak seating and cockpit sole
Sprayhood in beige

Deck gear

Teak decks
Stainless steel pulpit 
Stainless steel pushpit with teak seating and transom gate
Stainless steel stanchions with guard wires
Port and starboard gates
Pushpit gate
Port and starboard stern quarter teak seats
Passarelle in stainless steel and teak
Simpson stainless steel davits
Aft deck lockers
Swim ladder
Lofrans electric anchor windlass
60lb CQR anchor with 80mt chain
Danforth 44lb kedge 10m chain and warp
Freshwater deck shower
Saltwater deck wash
Dorades with stainless steel protection bars
Two deck mounted stainless steel poles for aerials
Various warps and fenders

Safety equipment

Manual and electric bilge pumps
Ocean Safety 4 man liferaft due service
Liferaft stainless steel cradle
Fire blanket
Firdell blipper radar reflector
Two horseshoe lifebuoys
Engine compartment fire extinguisher

Further information

RIB and 30hp outboard included in sale.
A Seafresh 206A watermaker is fitted but is not working.


Talisman, Oyster 485, is hull number 8 and has been stored ashore and winterised from October 2011


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.

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