Moy Toad is a beautiful example of the very popular Oyster 53. Perfect for any family that wants to explore local bays or cruising the world’s oceans in comfort and safety . The electric in-mast furling system and high-quality Hydronet sails from 2016, provide effortless performance cruising. The layout and design provides the perfect balance between comfort, style and space for storage. The soft-feel upholstery and finished teak in the saloon is very light and airy, and the galley is very accommodating and bright. With seven berths in four cabins. Two spacious double cabins, one twin cabin with extended lower berth, and additional single berth with a hinged workbench. The accommodation offered in an Oyster 53 is class leading and extremely versatile meaning any owners sailing plans can be easily accommodated.
Following an extensive refit in 2016 she has been maintained to a high standard. The works undertaken included new sails, canvas work, cockpit cushions, re-painted mast & boom, hull underbody stripped and primed, rudder bearings, keel bolts tested, all winches and furling systems services, new OceanAir blinds throughout, LED lighting in saloon, solar panel, Iridium phone with ‘red box’ management system, carbon spinnaker pole, carbon passerell, folding wheel at helm. She had a new Yanmar 110 engine fitted in 2019 (less than 500 hours) plus recent batteries.
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HULL CONSTRUCTION Laid-up GRP, single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification.
Wooden bungs to all seacocks. All seacocks serviced and replaced as needed
Hull polished winter 21/22
HULL FINISH ‘White’ hull with cove line and double boot top lines in ‘light grey’ (repainted 2016).
Underbody stripped and epoxied / re-primed during 2016 refit
DECK CONSTRUCTION Moulded in GRP with balsa core, featuring Oyster’s renowned ‘Deck Saloon’ profile with eyebrow detail.
Teak laid decks
KEEL High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel. (Keel bolts checked 2016)
RUDDER Fully protected skeg-hung rudder. (Rudder bearings new in 2016 refit)
STERN DESIGN ‘Sugar scoop’ stern design with bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and stainless steel steps with teak treads for access to the stern deck.
Category A – Ocean.
CQR kedge anchor with chain & warp
Deck access to chain locker
Lewmar Ocean 3 vertical capstan type 24V electric anchor windlass with control at bow – (gearbox new 2018)
DECK ACCESS : Midship gateway stanchions to port and starboard.
Pelican fittings to lower rail on both sides amidships for MOB recovery.
Gate to pushpit.
Stainless steel bathing ladder.
Carbon fibre passerelle – new 2016
HATCHES : Oyster custom drop-down washboard system for main companionway.
Lewmar deck hatches – serviced & new lens 2016
Gebo alloy-framed coaming portlights.
Gebo opening hullports, including additional ports from cockpit to galley, and cockpit to fourth cabin.
CANVASWORK – renewed in 2016 - Weathermax
Companionway sprayhood in acrylic with leather covered stainless steel grabrail to aft end and roll up window
Bimini in acrylic with mesh side screens for bimini frame + clear
Steering wheel & Binnacle cover.
Sunbrella acrylic cockpit seat cushions, four loose cockpit cushions and pushpit quarter seat cushions (all new covers 2016).
Cockpit table cover
DECK PLUMBING: Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in starboard transom locker
COCKPIT Teak-laid cockpit.
Drinks holder on steering pedestal.
COCKPIT TABLE Varnished teak with stainless steel frame, folding leaves and GRP box.
Cockpit table cover.
STEERING Whitlock steering pedestal.
Steering wheel with leather cover and folding sides – easy cockpit living
OUTBOARD BRACKET Rail mounted bracket on port side for outboard motor (maximum 15hp).
DAVITS Whittall ED18DGW davits for RIB (maximum 200kg total weight).
GENERAL Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit.
Upgraded stainless steel fairleads, mooring and cockpit cleats.
Additional pair of stainless steel fairleads at transom.
Additional pair of stainless steel mooring cleats for use with aft fairleads.
Lazarette locker with twin stainless steel gas struts on lid – stowage for ALL fenders
Deck locker lid with stainless steel gas strut.
Stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel
Stainless steel antenna pole at pushpit for navigation/communications.
1 x fishing rod holders.
Warps & fenders
Hood Stoway mast with electric drive. (Mast last unstepped 2016, with standing rigging replaced)
Boom repainted ( 2016).
mast repainted (lower half – 2016)
Harken furling to yankee
Furling line to a powered winch - powered furling!
Harken furling to staysail
Seldén solid rod vang.
Bamar manual backstay tensioner
Continuous stainless steel wire rigging.
Burgee halyards port and starboard.
Mast and cap shrouds bonded to keel.
WINCHES Lewmar winches – all self-tailing:
2 x Lewmar #64 CEST electric primary winches.
1 x Lewmar #48 CEST electric secondary winch – port side.
1 x Lewmar #48 CST secondary winch.
1 x Lewmar #48 CEST electric mainsheet winch, also handling vang, mainsail
outhaul and boom topping lift.
In mast electric furling
1 x Lewmar #48 CST genoa halyard winch on mast.
1 x Lewmar #48 CST spinnaker halyard winch on mast.
2 x Lewmar #16 CST mainsheet traveller control line winches.
Button switches for electric winches (replaced with new June 2017).
2 x winch handles.
Single carbon fibre spinnaker pole stowed vertically on mast – new 2016
Package includes guy blocks and fittings, two halyards with masthead blocks, topping lift and downhaul with snatch block.
Harken spinnaker track on mast
SAILS By Dolphin Sails (2016) – Hydra Net
Mainsail with sheet and mast slot protector.
New Alicantara upholstery 2018
Interior joinery finished in teak, with Oyster ‘Millennium’ styling.
Designed to be modern and coordinated, whilst remaining practical and durable at sea. Essential features include sculpted fiddles and grab rails, ‘shadow-gap’ joints between panels and solid shaped teak
Oyster custom knobs for lockers and drawers
Extra shelving in lockers.
Book shelves port and starboard in aft and forward cabins
Spring stays to all locker doors.
Cabin sole in teak parquet flooring style.
Avonite head and galley work surfaces with upstands.
Headlining in off-white vinyl – all in excellent condition
OceanAir Blinds pleated blinds to saloon windows (2016).
Oceanair skyscreens to all deck hatches (2016).
Flyscreens to all opening ports
Removable mast cover for saloon.
7 x Hella fans.
FORWARD DOUBLE Spacious double cabin in the bows with centreline double berth Upholstered seat with vanity table.
Hanging locker and plentiful clothes lockers.
Access to deck via fore hatch.
Water tight door to fwd cabin
FORWARD STARBOARD Starboard twin cabin with upper and lower berths.
Vanity unit with open storage below.
Lockers for clothes and hanging locker with drawers below.
HEAD/DAY HEAD: Incorporating a Jabsco electric toilet, washbasin and shower
Accessed from the passageway and shared by the forward cabins.
Port light through hull
SALOON: Featuring a table with burr wood inlay and perimeter line in holly, surrounded by a curved settee to starboard. The table incorporates a bottle locker in its base and opens to form a large dining table to comfortably seat eight. Outboard of this is a pair of lockers and a central shelf below the hullport.
To port is a two-seater settee and shelf below the hullport.
Large TV on fwd bulkhead - Samsung
Miele washer/dryer (new 2016).
NAVIGATION AREA : The navigation area is situated to port at the aft end of the saloon and is customised around the flush-mounted electronics and navigational instrumentation.
The forward facing chart table fits half-folded Admiralty charts. There is a good size bookshelf outboard of this. AC and DC electrical panels are located aft of the navigator's seat.
PORT (PILOT) CABIN: To port with a single berth, which can be hinged up to allow use as a workbench.
Stowage in locker, drawers and two large spaces under berth.
Stainless steel hanging rail.
Watermaker located in locker
GALLEY Located to starboard of the cockpit, in the companionway to the aft cabin.
Avonite countertops with upstands and ample storage lockers.
Stowage provided for crockery.
Large larder in galley – shelved hamster baskets
SINKS Twin stainless steel sinks
COOKER/HOB Force 10 FT 60451 4-burner cooker with oven and grill.
REFRIGERATOR/ Glacier Bay front opening refrigerator and top opening freezer. Frigomatic K50F
FREEZER refrigeration, including silent keel cooler system and cooling plates
Microwave – new 2017
OWNER’S STATEROOM Double berth offset from centreline with Victoria battening system.
Large hanging locker.
Abundant additional drawer and locker space.
EN SUITE HEAD/ En suite head incorporating a Jabsco electric toilet, washbasin and separate shower
Pair of waterproof cockpit loudspeakers in combing
LCD screen TV in saloon - Samsung
Racor model 500FG fuel filters and water separator. Racor filters are connected with changeover system allowing generator filter to be used for the engine in an emergency
ENGINE HOURS Approximately 500 at August 2022
PROPELLER Max Prop 3-bladed feathering propeller
ROPE CUTTER Ambassador AM15 rope-cutter on shaft.
ALTERNATORS Yanmar 55A/12V alternator for engine start battery.
Second 175A/24V alternator for charging domestic battery bank with Alpha ‘Smart’ regulator.
BOWTHRUSTER Sleipner 10hp tunnel bowthruster – new control unit 2017
STEERING SYSTEM Whitlock steering system.
AIR CONDITIONING/ 220V Cruisair reverse cycle system (fully serviced and replacement parts, plus new:
1 x 16,000 BTU unit in aft cabin.
1 x 16,000 BTU unit in saloon.
WATERMAKER Seafresh 206A 220V watermaker (100 litres per hour).
Webasto central heating system running hotwater throughout
Dive compressor in the aft lazerette
WATER 900 litres approximately in one GRP tank
TANK TENDER GAUGES Tank tender for fuel and water tanks with gauge fitted over AC/DC panel.
HOT WATER From one insulated approximately 54 litres (11 Imp gallons/14 US gallons) tank, heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically-controlled 220V, 2kW Sigmar immersion heater element (September 2017) powered by the generator or dockside power.
PRESSURISED HOT Pressurised hot and cold freshwater system.
Active carbon filter on main feed from freshwater tank.
HOLDING TANKS Plastic holding tanks with gauges to aft and forward heads.
GREY WATER Sump tanks forward and aft for discharge of showers and washbasins.
Tanks fitted with Whale ‘Gulper’ pumps.
SHIP'S SUPPLY : 220V and 110V AC ring main with 12 x 220V and 10 x 110V outlet sockets located as appropriate within the layout.
Twin pole breakers on AC circuits.
OTHER ELECTRICAL SOCKETS: 12 x 220V sockets.
Additional block of 5 circuit breakers.
12V cigar lighter socket at chart table.
Tinned wire above deck (navigation lights, pedestal, bilge pump, mast).
BATTERIES: Domestic: 12V AMG batteries giving a total of approximately 460Ah – new 2019
Engine start: 2 x 12V AMG batteries giving a total of approximately 176Ah – new 2020
Generator start: 1 x 12V battery dedicated to generator starting.
Mastervolt 220V MASS 24V/75A battery charger.
Mastervolt MASS 220V sine wave inverter (September 2018).
SHOREPOWER : 15m (50’) 32A dockside power cable with Hubbell socket.
Additional 15m (50’) shorepower cable providing total 64A for air conditioning.
INTERIOR LIGHTING : Designed to be discreet while directing light where required
Upgraded and added 8 x silver LED reading lights
Automatic door lights to refrigeration.
Red ‘courtesy’ footlights at deck saloon steps.
Chart table LED white/red flexible light.
Red halogen night lights at chart table, galley and heads.
Boom light, switched at pedestal.
Steaming and navigation lights - LED
Tri-colour at masthead - LED
Solar panel to maintain domestic & engine batteries
SAILING INSTRUMENTS Raymarine ST70 instruments.
PEDESTAL Raymarine ST60 multi-function display.
Raymarine ST6000+ autopilot controller.
COMPANIONWAY Raymarine speed, depth, wind speed/direction displays – ST70
Large 12” SIMRAD plotter/radar at helm – 2019
CHART TABLE Raymarine ST60 multi-function display
AFT CABIN Raymarine ST60 multi-function display – visual from bed
SIMRAD repeater PLOTTER/radar – at nav station - 2019
Raymarine VHF at chart table – with command MIC at helm
Iridium open port satellite phone
AIS transponder CLASS B
SSB RADIO Icom HF IC-M802 SSB at chart table.
Wide copper strip from chart table to lazarette and twin large ground plates as SSB earth.
Backstay insulated as SSB aerial.
High gain WiFi aerial with ‘red box’ on board WiFi
Raymarine RM300 – back up GPS
Raymarine remote autopilot
Raytheon MOB button at helm
Echomax - radar enhancement
LIFERAFT Plastimo Safety 6-person liferaft in GRP canister, mounted in stainless steel cradle on pushpit service due 2024
RADAR REFLECTOR Firdell blipper radar reflector on mast.
BILGE PUMPS Jabsco Maxi 3000 electric bilge pump with Par Hydro air switch.
Henderson MkV manual bilge pump operated from cockpit.
DECK SAFETY U shaped Lifebuoy slings – port & starboard
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
Inflatable JON BUOY dan buoy
4 x dry powder fire
Fire blanket for galley.
ALARMS High water bilge alarm.
Gas detector in galley with sensors in galley and bilge.
Suzuki 9.9hp 4 stroke outboard - 2014