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Oyster 435 deck saloon

Wherstead, United Kingdom
Length: 43.37ft / 13.22m

Price £96,500 inc Vat

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Boat Details


  • Construction: GRP


  • Length (Feet): 43.37
  • Length (Metres): 13.22
  • Beam: 4.18 meter
  • Min Draft: 1.83 meter
  • Max Draft: 1.86 meter
  • Displacement: 13608
  • Ballast: 3982
  • LOA: 13.22 meter
  • LWL: 11.25 meter
  • Fuel Capacity: 2 x 225 L (49 Gal)
  • Water Capacity: 3 x 200 L (44 Gal)
  • Holding Capacity: 1 x 100 L (22 Gal)


  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Engine Make: Perkins
  • Engine Model: 4.236
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 3780
  • Type of Propeller: 3 Blade, Bronze, Feathering
  • Total Power: 84


 Ketch rig example of the popular Oyster 435 deck saloon, centre cockpit cruising yacht. VAT

paid, British Part 1 Registered.

Very nicely maintained and equipped yacht with the preferred central aft cabin berth arrangement.

Purchased in 2010 by her present owners, ?Speedwell? underwent a thorough updating in readiness

for the owners liveaboard plans, including cruising the UK and in 2017 a trip down to Spain, sailing

back in 2018.




White GRP hull with blue cove line. Hull waxed & polished June 2019.

Epoxy osmosis treatment beneath waterline 2010.

Coppercoated 2010.

Encapsulated cast iron long fin keel.

Skeg hung rudder with Whitlock wheel steering. Emergency tiller.

White GRP deck, deck saloon, superstructure and self-draining centre cockpit.

   Cockpit coamings modified to increase height for 2’6” from companionway.

Teak laid side decks and coachroof – re-caulked 2010,

Teak laid cockpit seats and sole.

Light Teak internal joinery



Perkins 4.236 84hp 4 cylinder diesel engine –

Approx’ 3,780 engine hours (1,550hrs since 2010).

Hurth reduction gearbox with Aquadrive coupling

Shaft driven 3 bladed MaxProp feathering propeller

Ambassador Stripper rope cutter.

Racor fuel/water separator.

Engine head gasket replaced 2013. Oil, filters etc regularly replaced by owner.




Fuel:                    450 litres in two GRP tanks.

Freshwater:        600 litres in three tanks.

   Tank Tender gauges for fuel and water tanks.

Holding tank:   100 litre tank piped to aft heads with sea and deck discharge with

charcoal filter, Wema gauge at chart table



12 volt system

600AH domestic bank of 4 x 300AH 6v Lifeline AGM batteries – new 2010

110AH sealed engine start battery – new 2019

Original engine alternation charges engine battery

Balmar 150A second alternator with Balmar Maxcharge regulator charges domestic


Victron BMV602 battery monitor.

3 x 100w solar panels on pushpit with Victron regulator – all new 2016

2 x 17w solar panels on coachroof with regulators – new 2010

Bluesea circuit breaker panel new 2015

LED or low voltage interior lighting

LED deck and masthead navigation lights. Steaming light, deck lights to main & mizzen


240 volt system

Shore power socket and lead.

Victron 50A battery charger.

240v sockets in forward cabin and galley

240v immersion heater in hot water tank  

1,500w inverter

Spars and Rigging


Masthead ketch rig

Yacht originally fitted with in-mast mainsail furling. Current owners replaced the

masts, standing rigging and most of the running rigging in 2010 as they preferred

slab reefing for the mainsail.

Selden keel stepped double spreader main mast, slab reefing boom, mizzen mast and

slab reefing boom – all new 2010.

Selden MDS mainsail batten cars

Tri-sail track on main mast.

Mast stowed spinnaker pole.

Selden sprung kicker.

S/s standing rigging replaced 2010.

Insulated backstay with backstay adjusters.

Removable inner forestay for storm jib

Harken roller furling headsail system

Adjustable mainsail & Genoa



2 x Lewmar 55 Self tailing Genoa winches

2 x Lewmar 30 self-tailing secondary winches.

Lewmar 46 and 40 self-tailing halyard/reefing winches on main mast

Lewmar 30 self-tailing winch to mizzen mast



Fully battened mainsail – 2010 – Parker & Kay / Quantum

Fully battened mizzen – 2010 – Parker & Kay / Quantum

Roller furling Genoa – 2016 – Parker & Kay / One sails

Spare roller furling Genoa – Age unknown – Hood

Cruising Chute with snuffer sock – Age unknown - Crusader

Storm Jib – hank on to removable inner forestay

Stackpack main and mizzen covers with lazyjacks – Parker & Kay 2010



Up to 7 berths in 2 cabins and saloon:

    Light Teak internal joinery. Teak & holly cabin soles.

    Burgundy tweed upholstery to saloon, sand coloured tweed to cabin.

  Fully re-upholstered in 2015 by Jeckells

  Webasto Thermo 90 ST diesel fired water circulated cabin heating with fan assisted

radiators to aft cabin, saloon, forward cabin and forward heads. Radiator in wet locker.

    Hot & cold pressurised water system

Fresh water heated by engine and 240v immersion heater.

Penguin keel cooled refrigerator – new 2010

   Pioneer FM/AM radio/CD player


From forwad

Forward heads– Ceramic washbasin, h & c water supply, shower and shower drain,

Blakes marine toilet. Fan assisted radiator.

Forward cabin – double Pullman berth to port with single stowable pipe cot over. Lee

cloths. Hanging locker and dressing table. Assorted storage, including beneath berth.

Fan assisted radiator.

Saloon – Oyster “Deck saloon” with opening forward windows. L shaped settee berth to

port and settee berth to starboard with lee cloths. Fiddled saloon table with folding leaf.

Lots of storage in various lockers. Fan assisted radiator.

Chart table – forward facing to starboard with navigator’s seat, instrumentation and

switch panel. Storage in chart table, drawers, under seat and on bookshelf.

Aft heads – Aft of chart table to starboard, accessed from saloon and aft cabin. Ceramic

washbasin, H & C water supply, shower and shower drain. Blakes Lavac toilet piped to

holding tank. Fan assisted radiator.

Galley – in walkway aft to port, linear style with twin s/s sinks. H & C water supply,

drinking water supply with Seagull filter and manual hand pump supply. Taylor gimballed

gas cooker with two burners, hot plate, oven and grill. Top opening 12v fridge with

Penguin keel cooling. Extensive locker space and worksurface.

Aft cabin - Owners cabin with large central double berth aft with lee cloths, hanging

locker to starboard, seat and vanity unit to port. Access to aft heads.



Navigation Equipment


Plastimo Olympic binnacle steering compass.   

Raymarine ST60 speed, depth, wind and graphic displays over companionway.

2 x Raymarine C90W plotter mfd displays (cockpit and chart table.

UK & Ireland chart cartridge updated 2019

Raymarine 18” digital radar scanner mounted on mizzen mast.

Digital Yacht class b AIS transponder

Echomax Active-X- Band radar target enhancer

Raymarine SPX-30 Autopilot with ST6002 controller and electric ram

ICOM IC-M412 DSC VHF radio with cockpit speaker

McMurdo ICS NAV6 Navtex receiver

Weems & Plath recording barometer and Anneroid barometer

** Plotters interfaced with instruments, autopilot, GPS, radar, AIS & Navtex

Earthing plate & insulated backstay for SSB (no SSB radio fitted)

Echopilot FLS Platinum forward looking sounder – not currently working

Deck Equipment


Raised deck saloon with centre cockpit, wide side decks and spacious aft deck.

Custom built glazed fixed windscreen with blue folding sprayhood

Cockpit dodgers with name on.

Swivelling Simpson & Lawrence LSD davits – new 2015

S/s pulpit, extended pushpit with liferaft holder, stanchions & side/stern gates.

Alloy toe rail. Outboard stowage bracket

Twin bow rollers and draining chain locker

33kg Rocna anchor (2017), 40m chain, 80m warp

Francis Marine electric anchor windlass with chain gypsy & warping drum.

Bow, stern and spring mooring cleats

S/s stern mounted swimming / boarding ladder

S/s granny bars at main mast

Leather covered wheel, drinks holder.

Stern lazarette locker, gas locker & rope locker.

Fortress FX-23 kedge anchor with chain & warp

Aft anchor roller for deploying stern anchor.

Boathook, fenders & mooring warps

** Overall winter boat cover – mast up – in 3 parts.

Safety Equipment


Avon 4 man canister packed liferaft in s/s bracket – service due winter 2021.

Echomax radar reflector

McMurdo G5 Smartfind 406 GPS EPIRB

Manual and electric bilge pumps

Pilot gas alarm.  Carbon monoxide alarm.

Horseshoe lifebuoy with light, MOB  rescue sling, Danbouy.

3 x dry powder fire extinguishers plus auto extinguisher in engine comp’ – all serviced


Mast mounted electric fog horn.

Emergency Tiller.

4 x cockpit harness points


In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.


Lazy bag

Teak sidedecks



Outboard engine brackets




Teak cockpit

Steering wheel

Navigation center

Gennaker cruising spinnaker

Hot water

Spinnaker pole


Log speedometer

Storm jib

Cd player

Shore power inlet

Solar panel

Fully battened mainsail


Radar detector


Manual bilge pump


Spray hood


Electric winch

Battery charger



Wind speed and direction

Marine head

Mainsail cover

Furling genoa

Electric bilge pump


Radar reflector



Swimming ladder

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