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Orwell Landing
Fox's Marina
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8NJ
United Kingdom
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Make Oyster
Model 56
Year 2007
Condition Used
Price £615,000
Type Sail
Class Deck Saloon
Length 57 ft / 17.37 m
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fibreglass
Location Ipswich, Suffolk
Tax Status Tax Paid
LOA 57 ft 4 in / 17.47 m
Length at Water Line 49 ft 1 in / 14.96 m
Beam 16 ft 4 in / 4.97 m
Keel Type enums.keel-type.kt-bulb
Displacement (Dry Load) 26500 kg
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4LHA-HTP
Fuel Type Diesel
Power 160 hp
Propeller Type 3 Blade
Rope Cutter Yes
  • Bimini Top
  • Spray hood
Electrical Equipment
  • Shore power inlet
  • Generator
  • Inverter
  • Depthsounder
  • Radar
  • Log-speedometer
  • Wind speed and direction
  • Computer
  • TV set
  • Navigation center
  • Plotter
  • DVD player
  • Autopilot
  • Compass
  • CD player
  • GPS
  • Cockpit speakers
  • VHF
Inside Equipment
  • Bow thruster
  • Oven
  • Microwave oven
  • Air conditioning
  • Hot water
  • Refrigerator
  • Fresh water maker
  • Deep freezer
  • Battery charger
Outside Equipment/Extras
  • Teak cockpit
  • Teak sidedecks
  • Outboard engine brackets
  • Gangway
  • Davits
  • Tender
  • Liferaft
  • Cockpit table
  • Swimming ladder
  • Steering wheel
  • Electric winch
  • Spinnaker pole
  • Fully battened mainsail
  • Storm jib
  • Genoa
  • Asymmetric Spinnaker
Double Berths 2
Twin Berths 2
Heads 2
Fuel Tanks 950 litres (GRP)
Fresh Water Tanks 950 litres (GRP)
Windlass Electric Windlass


Sloop rigged G5 Oyster 56 with the latest deck styling, interior joinery finished in hand crafted teak, offering a timeless and contemporary feel below decks. The Hall spars alloy mast with carbon V boom and harken switch track, fully battened mainsail, provide an exhilarating sailing experience. Eight berths in four cabins, excluding the saloon.

Asante has been maintained regardless of cost, fitted out to blue water specification, early viewing recommended.

Asante Detailed Specification


Laid-up GRP, single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyd’s approved design specification. Outer hull laminate in Vinylester resin. Additional epoxy, 5 coats, March 2013.


HULL FINISH                      

White hull with cove line and double boot top lines in dark blue.



Moulded in GRP with balsa core.


DECK FINISH                      

Teak laid decks. Bulwark finished with teak capping rail.

Deck Saloon profile with ‘g5’ styling.



High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.



Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.


STERN DESIGN                   

‘Sugar scoop’ stern design with bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and stainless steel steps for access to the stern deck or counter stern.



Built to comply with the requirements for Category A – Ocean.


CHARTER CODING              

Built to MCA category 1 with all required safety equipment.



75lb CQR main anchor with 100m (328’) chain with coloured chain markers

Delta 20kg kedge anchor with 100m(328’) of 18mm octoplait warp and 10m(33’) of 12mm chain.

Remote switch in cockpit.



Lewmar V4 vertical capstan 24v electric anchor windlass with foot switch.


DECK ACCESS                     

Carbon 3.2m passerelle including halyard, two mast clutches, stainless steel spreader bar, wires and stays. Side teak side access steps.

Increased depth stainless steel bathing ladder with teak treads.

Oyster custom drop-down washboard system.



Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches.

Gebo alloy-framed portlights in coaming.

Gebo opening hullports.

Opening long Gebo port from galley to cockpit.



Marine blue sprayhood with zip opening to central section, and extended version rails. Stainless steel leather-covered grabrail to aft.

Bimini with clear panel and Velcro flap for boom light and additional clear panel with Velcro flap above wheel for helmsman.

Canvas covers to all winches in Sunbrella and to cockpit table & V boom.


DECK PLUMBING                

Freshwater hot and cold deck shower.

Freshwater wash down in anchor locker.



Walk-through teak-laid cockpit.


COCKPIT TABLE                  

Standard cockpit gloss varnished table with refrigerated cool box. Hamster basket insert for cold box.



Custom folding 48” wheel.

Athena pedestal with stainless steel grabrail and mugrack.

Leather wheel cover.



Outboard bracket to take up to 15hp 4-stroke.



Simpson Cooney S300 electric with 300kg max load.



Additional stainless steel fairleads and 10 Cooney CL14 oval mooring cleats.

Stainless steel treads on capping rail with stainless steel plate.

Additional stern fairleads cut into capping rail.

Pair of additional stainless mooring cleats for extra fairleads.

Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, and gateway midship stanchions.

Stainless steel boarding ladder, which can be deployed either side. 

Gate to pushpit with two-pin removable stainless steel rails.

Pulpit amended for Aqua Signal LED navlight.

2m stainless steel pole on transom for aerials – Fleet 33 dome, AIS X2, Navtex, deck floodlight, stern light.

Stainless steel grabrails atop deck saloon.

Stainless steel mast guards.

Liferaft stowage built into pushpit.

Stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel.

Stowage compartment, with removable partition, at forward end of anchor locker for kedge warp and chain stowage.

Lazarette locker with twin s/s gas struts.

Additional stainless steel dorade guards to aft deck.

Warp bar in lazarette.

Two 6kg Propane gas bottles.


MAST and RIGGING            

Sloop with removable inner forestay.

Hall Spars white-painted alloy slab reefing mast and carbon V boom.

Stainless steel spinnaker sheet crash pad to lower edge of boom to prevent chafe.

Navtec hydraulic outhaul.

Harken batten cars with switch track.

Upgraded A850-VC-030 hydraulic vang.

Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster.

Removable inner forestay with adjuster, halyard, sheets, track and cars.

Navtec stainless steel capshroud covers.

Additional Spinlock rope clutch for twin foreguy – one on each side deck near cockpit.

Standing rigging replaced April 2018.



Reckmann EF90 electric foresail furler.



By Lewmar:

2 x 66CEST electric primaries.

1 x 54CST manual self-tailing secondary.

1 x electric 48CEST port secondary.

Lewmar 48 manual secondary winch to starboard.

1 x 54CEST electric on deck beside mast with three upstand blocks off deck ring.


SPINNAKER GEAR               

Single spinnaker carbon pole stowed vertically on mast including deck fittings, 2 halyards, topping lift and downhaul.



By Doyle Sails:




By North Sails:

Asymmetric spinnaker 223m2 in Norlon 150 with snuffer.

Storm jib 18sq m in orange Dacron – 9.5oz cross cut.

Symmetric spinnaker.



Eight berths in four cabins, excluding the saloon.

Interior joinery finished in teak with oyster ‘Millennium’ styling with black Avonite inlay lines in doors and saloon table. Essential features include sculpted fiddles and grabrails, ‘shadow-gap’ joints between panels and Oyster custom knobs for lockers and drawers.

Cabin sole in teak planks.

Surfaces in galley and heads in Avonite with satin finish.

Headlining in off-white vinyl.

Upholstery – mix of Bridge of Weir hide and camel Alcantara and cushions.

Lee screens on sea berths.

Curtains/blind system to all cabins.

Two saloon hullports with bronze roman blinds.

Blackout blinds on hullport windows except galley and saloon.

Oceanair Skyscreens to deck hatches.

Hella fans x 9.


FORE CABIN                       

Double berth with lockers for clothes, vanity unit and hanging locker.


EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER                

To starboard with separate shower stall and PAR QuietFlush electric toilet.

Heated towel rail.


PORT FORWARD TWIN CABIN                   

To port with upper and lower berths (both widened), lockers for clothes, vanity unit and hanging locker.



The saloon is light and airy with surrounding windows, two of the three forward windows open, as well as the two hull portholes. Gas struts to forward opening deck saloon windows. There is a round extendable varnished table and settee area to port, a pair of lockers and a central shelf with wooden fiddles. To starboard is another settee. Additional stowage in drinks locker and angled wine stowage in table pedestal. Stainless steel bookrack to port. Slatted teak surrounds to windows.


NAVIGATION AREA             

Chart table with computer, navigation instruments, chart plotter, VHF etc.



Galley surfaces in Avonite with upstands. Timber mug rack. Additional 220V double sockets. Three wire shelves for food storage.



Twin stainless steel sinks with routed drainers. Seafresh water purifying charcoal filter on galley cold water supply. Galley faucet is extending showerhead type Hansgrohe Allegra Metropole.



A gimballed electric Force 10 gas cooker in stainless steel with three hobs, grill and oven and pan holder clamps.



AEG 900W stainless steel combination microwave/grill.



Stainless steel front-opening fridge and top-opening freezer.

Frigomatic DC compressor for fridge and cockpit table coolbox.

Frigomatic 50F twin compressor with twin plate for freezer box. Direct seawater cooled compressors.



Not fitted - Plumbing for retrofit of Bosch washing machine only.


WORKSHOP/FOURTH CABIN                       

Fitted out as twin upper and lower berths with top berth extended inboard. Timber edge for vice attachment. Aft bulkhead has fitted locker for Racor fuel filters and watermaker. Bookshelf over. Bevelled mirror inside cabin door.



The double berth is offset from the centreline. Large hanging locker. There is abundant drawer and locker space. Additional aft facing desk/dressing table and seat, bevelled mirror inside cabin door.


EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER                   

Separate shower cubicle. Avonite surfaces. Heated towel rail. PAR Quiet

Flush electric toilet.





Two waterproof speakers. Waterproof remote control linked to aft cabin stereo.

Mono amplifier for sub woofer, sub woofer speaker, AV signal distribution amplifier for cockpit E-series video and aft cabin TV in saloon.



Alpine DVA9861Ri multi-region DVD/CD/tuner with amp and iPod interface.

Five-channel theatre surround amplifier.

CD tuner with amplifier to run cockpit audio.

Slide-out widescreen Toshiba LCD TV 20” screen.


OWNER’S STATEROOM                              

Alpine DVA9861Ri multi-region DVD/CD/tuner with amp and iPod interface.

Auxiliary interface for AV socket and TV audio plus Ethernet outlet and magic eye for stereo.

Widescreen Toshiba LCD TV 20” screen linked to Alpine DVD system.



Yanmar 4HLA-HTP (160hp @ 3300rpm) with ZF 45A gearbox and CVB30.20 Aquadrive.

Powered oil sump pump for both main engine and genset.

MCA fire blanks to engine room air inlets/outlets with remote activation of fire extinguisher, including fan switch.

Parallel plumb engine and genset Racor filters so both can run off single unit with vacuum gauges.


ENGINE HOURS                  

Approximately 5,761 at April 2019.



Maxprop 24” feathering 3-bladed prop.


ROPE CUTTER                     

Ambassador AM15 rope cutter on prop shaft.



The engine is fitted with twin alternators – a standard Yanmar 60A 12V to charge the starting batteries, plus a 150A/24V Mastervolt alternator with Alpha Pro regulator for the domestic batteries.



Westerbeke generator 10.4KW complete with water separator, ammeter and voltmeter, 220V @ 50Hz. Generator engine only replaced March 2013.



Approximately 1,500 at April 2019.



Side-Power bowthruster - new January 2013.


STEERING SYSTEM             

Whitlock cable system.



3 x 220V Cruisair air conditioning units (3 x 16,000 BTU at 60Hz. 1 in saloon, 1 in aft cabin, also feeding aft heads, 1 in forecabin, also feeding forward port cabin).



Mermaid MarineAir in saloon.



Seafresh 206A 220V AC watermaker producing approximately 126 litres per hour.



950 litres approximately (210 Imp gallons/252 US gallons) in x 1 GRP tank. Shut-off valves to fuel tank breathers to meet MCA requirements. Cleaned Winter 2017/2018.



950 litres approximately (210 Imp gallons/252 US gallons) in x 1 GRP tank.

Shut-off valves to water tank breathers to meet MCA requirements. Cleaned Winter 2017/2018.


TANK GAUGES                    

Dipsticks to both tanks.


HOT WATER                        

From an insulated 73 litre (16 imp/45 US gallon) tanks heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically controlled 220V, 1.25kW immersion heater elements powered from dockside power. New hot water element Spring 2018.



AND COLD                          


PAR CW 335a twin AX pump.


HOLDING TANKS                

Polypropylene holding tanks x 2 with Wema gauge and gravity discharge or deck pump out systems.



Stainless steel manifold system for seawater inlets to reduce through-hull fittings.


SHIP’S SUPPLY                   




220V/110V mains AC ring main with additional double sockets to chart table, forward cabin, forward twin cabin and workshop using cream Clipsal sockets.



At chart table/lazarette/etc.



Domestic supply:

Bank of 4 x 6V rated gel batteries, plus additional 4 x 6V gel batteries, giving a total of 460Ah.

Engine/Generator starting:

2 separate 88Ah Varta VRLA lead acid batteries (making a total of 176Ah approx.) 12V batteries, wired in parallel. Charged by standard 60A engine alternator.


BATTERY MANAGEMENT                             

Mastervolt 220V MASS 24/100 battery charger for shorter generator running times with bowthruster, electric winches etc.

Mastervolt Masterlink MICC battery monitor and remote panel.

Engine start to generator start battery 12V ‘emergency’ link MCA.



220V MASS sine wave inverter 24/500 for use with PCs, printers and TVs.

Mastervolt 220v MASS Sine inverter – 24/2500W.

Separate 110V 1000W inverter connected directly to 4 US sockets next to existing sockets in forward cabin, twin cabin, aft cabin and workshop/4th cabin.



30A dockside power cable.  Hubbell socket in transom.

Plus second 220V/30A shorepower cable and socket for air/con loads.



Dimmable overhead light switches throughout excluding bulkhead/heads and red lights.

Dimmable x 8 slimline round LED courtesy uplighters in saloon behind seating.

Red courtesy footlights at deck saloon steps.

2 x red halogen overhead night lights over galley and chart table.

Additional red halogen night lights in each heads with LED switches.

Standard overhead lights above aft cabin bunk – 20W.

Flexible chart reading light at navigation station.



Cockpit footlights (6 blue with white rim LED).

Pair of lower spreader lights.

LED navigation lights.

Tri-white anchor/navigation light at masthead.

Deck floodlight to antenna pole.

Upgraded steaming light.



Sirs/Sestrel. Repainted and new LED lamps – Winter 2017/2018.


SAILING INSTRUMENTS                               

Raymarine ST60 PLUS instruments: speed, depth, and analogue wind direction/speed.

Raymarine ST60 plus graphic display at companionway garage with keyboard control at pedestal.

Multi function graphic display at chart table.

Additional ST60 plus graphic on pedestal.

Raymarine ST60 plus graphic display in aft cabin.



Raymarine C120 radar/plotter at chart table linked to 4KW radome on mast.

Raystar 125 GPS aerial in deck.

Raymarine E120 colour radar repeater mounted in companionway.



AIS x 2 and SeaMe.



Standard Raymarine autopilot with ST6001+ control head mounted on pedestal and remote handset.

Autopilot compass is Raymarine S3G course computer.



Windex at masthead.



Furuno NX300 Navtex receiver.


VHF RADIO                         

Raymarine 240E with second handset and speaker at helm.


SSB RADIO                         

Twin large ground plates as earth for future retrofit of SSB.


SATELLITE PHONE              

Thrane & Thrane Fleet 33 OS sat phone.



OS PC Yacht cube under chart table with ethernet sockets, monitor, printer, keyboard etc.



Ocean Safety 8-man liferaft in canister – next service due May 2019.


RADAR REFLECTOR             

Sea-Me radar transponder system – head mounted at chart table, antenna on masthead.


BOAT MONITOR                  

Sail Studio Tech & Stella Maris Yachting Ltd – remotely monitors (via 3G/4G), battery voltages, bilge pump activity, position of vessel, temperature, humidity and bar pressure. Shore power connection and supply.


BILGE PUMPS                     

Electric Jabsco Maxi 3000 puppy with Par hydro air switch. 3-way switch for on/off/auto operation.

Henderson MkV manual bilge pump operated from cockpit.


DECK SAFETY                     

Ocean Safety horseshoe buoys x 2.

Webbing jackstays.

Raymarine MOB button on pedestal.

Raymarine Lifetag system for two people including audible alarm and waypoint strike on E120.



Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay.



New 2018 RIB available by separate negotiation.



Navy blue docklines and assorted fenders.



Oyster customised Wedgwood bone china crockery.



Oyster customised Sheffield stainless steel cutlery.



4-brick safe with key.



Located in engine compartment.


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 ‘Asante’ to be retained by the Vendor.


Issue 2 (GT/OA/lh)


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.



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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Presented For Sale By:

Oyster Brokerage

Orwell Landing
Fox's Marina
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8NJ
United Kingdom
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Fox's Marina
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8NJ
United Kingdom
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