Oyster 68


Price
NZ $700,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable Finance
Currency
Length
65' 7" - 20.00m
Use
Cruising
Vessel Location
Auckland Insurance
Launch Year
1991
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

In The Mood II is hull number 06, and has been in her current ownership for a decade. She has recently completed a circumnavigation of Australia. In The Mood II has a fully battened mainsail for enhanced performance and reliability, whilst her headsails benefit from hydraulic furling.
Below decks she has light oak joinery, which was unusual at the time, and sleeps ten in five cabins. In The Mood II is comprehensively specified and has been very well maintained. Refitted in 1994 by Camper and Nicholson in Gosport, England and having undergone major upgrades and refits in 2005,2016/17 and 2019. She is in beautiful condition.
She is currently in Auckland and is being offered for sale for NZ$800,000 Plus New Zealand Duty if applicable.


Price
NZ $700,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable    Finance    Insurance
Boat Reference
1978
Launch Year
1991
Length
65' 7" - 20.00m
Beam
5.3
Draft
2.8
Displacement
39000 kg
Keel / Ballast
High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.
Vessel Location
Auckland
Region
North Island
Designer
Holman and Pye
Builder
Oyster Yachts UK
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Decks Material
GRP with Teak overlay
Engine
Perkins 185C with a Hurth ZF 630A gearbox. Ugrade of main engine heat exchanger in 2019.
Engine Make
Perkins
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
185 HP
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
4700
Propulsion
Maxprop 3-bladed feathering propeller (fully serviced 2016/17). Spare brand new fixed propeller in Lazarette.
Thrusters
Richfield 16Hp hydraulic retractable bowthruster.
Genset
Onan MDL4 16-220V. (Full overhaul 2016/17).
Fuel
2,273 litres approximately (500 Imperial gallons/600 US gallons) in two GRP tanks.
Water
2,273 litres approximately (500 Imp gallons/600 US gallons) in two GRP tanks.
Dinghy
RIB/DINGHY 3.2 AB Aluminium hull tender (new 2016). Yamaha 15Hp outboard (new 2016).
Accommodation
Ten berths in five cabins, excluding the saloon.
Interior joinery finished in light oak with herringbone veneers to all doors.
Designed to be modern and coordinated, whilst remaining practical and durable at sea. Essential features include sculpted fiddles and grabrails and Oyster custom knobs for lockers and drawers.
Cabin sole in teak and holly.
Surfaces in galley and heads in 'Blue/Grey' Corian.
Headlining in off-white vinyl.
Upholstery in 'Blue' Alcantara.
Curtains/blind system to windows in all cabins.
Oceanair skyscreens to some deck hatches.
Flyscreens to some opening hull and coachroof ports.
FORWARD CREW CABIN
V-berth, hanging lockers, drawers and storage below berths.
Washbasin and access through the large deck hatch to the foredeck.
EN SUITE HEADS/ SHOWER
Heads to port and starboard with manual Jabsco toilet (new 2019) to port and Dometic 8100 24v master flush toilet to starboard (new 2019).
Shower stall located centrally between both heads.
PORT FORWARD TWIN GUEST CABIN
With upper and lower single berths, drawer space below, wardrobe and dressing table.
STARBOARD FORWARD DOUBLE CABIN
Double berth, hanging locker and chest of drawers.
EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER
Dometic 8100 24v master flush toilet (new 2019), washbasin and shared shower stall (new 2016).

SALOON
With semi-circular settees upholstered in Alcantara and a revolving elliptical table, which extends into a maple leaf configuration for dining.
Table and counter tops are veneered in birds eye maple and the unit on the port side houses the drinks fridge. Table re-varnished during 2004/5 refit and remains immaculate.
Freezer space under saloon seating.
NAVIGATION AREA
To port.
GALLEY
To starboard with sculpted Corian counter surfaces.
Cabins
5
Berths
10
Shower
3
Toilet
4
Entertainment
Samsung Smart television (new 2017).
Televisions in master and guest cabins.
Bose home entertainment and sound system in saloon and cockpit speakers.
Air-Con
New 220V Cruisair system fitted and serviced throughout accommodation except crew quarters (2016). N
Galley
To starboard with sculpted Corian counter surfaces.
Twin sinks with macerator pump.
Electrolux - convection grill and microwave.
Refrigeration
Full-height Eutectic refrigerator with two opening doors.
(2 x Hermatique 240V compressors fitted during 2005 refit).
Grunert engine driven compressor.
All refrigeration systems serviced and gassed as required (2019).
Freezer
Single door eutectic freezer.
Stove
Force 10 four-burner cooker.
Water-Maker
Combo 65 Icemaker.
Hot Water
HOT WATER CDEC 2015 hot water system with 12-litre capacity tank under floorboards at mast (fitted
Safety Gear
LIFERAFT
Seasava 8-person liferaft needs service
EPIRB
New EPIRB (2016).
RADAR REFLECTOR
Firdell blipper on mast.
BILGE PUMPS
New main bilge pump (2017).
Jabsco electric.
Engine driven bilge pump.
DECK SAFETY
Horseshoe lifebuoy with light.
Danbuoy fitted with light.
Lifesling.
Webbing jackstays.
Jonbuoy MOB system (serviced 2016).
Emergency tiller.
Hydraulic stay cutters.
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay.
ALARMS
BEP Matrix gas detector with sensor in gas locker and galley (new 2016/17).
Bilge alarms (in 3 zones) and float switches (new 2016/17).
OTHER SAFETY FEATURES
Watertight bulkhead aft of crew quarters.
Life Raft
YES
Epirb
406 Epirb
Electrics
SHIP'S SUPPLY
24V.
RINGMAIN
220V ring main with 11 double sockets and 4 razor sockets located as appropriate within the layout.
BATTERIES
720Ah domestic batteries.
Engine start batteries.
Generator start batteries.
Batteries replaced 2016.
BATTERY MANAGEMENT
BEP DCSM Battery monitor.
4000W Magnasine inverter/charger.
24V/80A ePro battery charger.

SHOREPOWER
Duel 32A shore inlets and leads.
INTERIOR LIGHTING
Downlight type LED lights in white finish.
LED lights and downlights in each heads.
Reading light for each berth.
Red halogen light at chart table.
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
LED boom light over cockpit table.
Pair of lower spreader lights.
LED navigation lights.
Electronics / Navigation
SAILING INSTRUMENTS
B&G H5000 system.
Multi function display and autopilot at companionway console.
Plotter, multi function display and autopilot at pedestal.
Plotter at chart table.
GPS
B&G Zeus 2.
RADAR
B&G H5000 - 24-mile radar with compass (new 2016).
CHART PLOTTER
B&G Zeus 2 with 7" screen by wheel and 12" at navigation station.
New large screen computer with MaxSea TimeZero navigation software -(new 2016).
AIS
AIS fitted.
AUTOPILOT
B&G H5000 (new 2016). Autopilot motor upgraded (2016).
WINDEX
Windex at masthead.
VHF RADIO
B&G V50.
B&G handheld repeater installed on the Binnacle.
SATELLITE PHONE
Thrane and Thrane TT3672A.
PC
Intel i5 NUV navigation station PC with touchscreen and MaxSea TimeZero.
Robustel cellular modem - 4G model with Wi-Fi.
Cisco dual WAN data switch for 4G/Satellite data to PC.
360-degree safety audit and upgrade to Category 1, conducted by Genevieve White. Including Cat 1 medical kit, liferaft service, life jacket service and checks. All new safety harnesses, MOB retrieval system, new personal EPIRBS and PLBs, upgraded grab bag and Jon Buoy service (July 2016 & refreshed in December 2017).
Sail Inventory
By North Sails:
Furling yankee and staysail (2016). New head foils for yankee and staysail (new 2016/17).
Storm jib and tri-sail (2005).
New custom made bag for Storm tri-sail fitted allowing attachment to mast for easy deployment on major Ocean crossings.
Good condition fully battened mainsail by Ian Short Sails.
Mainsail fully serviced, tack, clew reefing points and leech reinforced (2016/17).
2 x asymmetric spinnakers in excellent condition.
New tack lines for mainsail reefing system installed (new 2016/17).
Frederickson batten car system.
Mast / Rigging
MAST and RIGGING
Cutter Rig with triple spreaders.
Proctor spars rigged for fully battened mainsail with lazyjacks, including custom boom.
Stainless steel rod rigging.
Preventer lines.
Solid rod kicker/vang.
Backstay adjuster hydraulic.
Mast steps.
Mast removed and fully serviced and all rigging dye tested and retuned (2016).
HEADSAIL FURLING
Foresail furling - Reckmann RF90.
Staysail furling - Reckmann RF90.
Deck Gear
SPINNAKER GEAR
Twin aluminium alloy spinnaker poles stowed vertically on mast. Package includes chainplates, deck fittings, halyard, topping lift, pole lift, single sheet, guy, fore guy and all required blocks.
New asymmetric spinnaker sheets (2016/17).
New spinnaker pole adjustment lines and tracks serviced (2016/17).
New main boom fore guy system and fore guys installed (2016/17).
WINCHES
Lewmar stainless steel, self-tailing winches. (All winches serviced 2019).
1 x 56 - Fore deck.
2 x 52 - Mast.
1 x 46 - Mast.
2 x 52.
2 x 700 - Electric.
3 x 550 - Electric.
1 x 46
Walk-through teak-laid cockpit.
Stainless steel drinks holders to pedestals.
COCKPIT TABLE
Double folding cockpit table with cover. Revarnished regularly and immaculate.
STEERING
Pedestal type.
Wheel with leather cover.
OUTBOARD BRACKET
Teak mount on pushpit rail.
DAVITS
Petersen davits.

GENERAL
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit.
Stainless steel fairleads, stainless steel/alloy mooring and cockpit cleats.
GRP dorade vents (new).
Lazarette locker.
Liferaft storage forward of mast.
Stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel.
Gas locker for two bottles.
Carbon fibre gas bottles installed (new 2016/17).

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
Busfield Marine Brokers
Telephone
Fax
+64 9 360 5373
Address
103 Westhaven Drive
City / Suburb
Auckland
State
NORTH ISLAND
Country
New Zealand
Website


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