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LUMA
2000 | 55' Oyster 53 Sailboat for Sale

2000 Oyster

55' (16.76m) 53 - LUMA

The Oyster 53 just might be the best cruising platform in its size. With some 55 hulls sold, the model is well regarded as a benchmark in Blue Water Sailing circles. Features like robust hand-built construction, a bright and airy saloon, high freeboard, a roomy interior, protected cockpit, ease of h


Vessel ID# 2813973      Last Updated: 2024-06-19 09:06:30

$ 545,000 USD

€ 511,975 Euros
$ 750,124 CAD

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Curtis Stokes & Associates is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Wellington Yacht Partners. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Data Sheet

LOA: 55' " (16.76 Meters)

Type: Sail - Used

Year: 2000

Beam: 15' 3"

Bridge Clearance: 72' "

Draft Max: 7' 4"

Draft Min: ' "

Cabins: 4

Heads: 2

Maximum Speed: Knots

Cruise Speed: Knots

Range NMI:

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Fuel Tank: 225 Gallons (851.72 Liters)

Fresh Water: 224 Gallons (847.93 Liters)

Holding Tank: Gallons ( Liters)

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INTRODUCTION

The Oyster 53 just might be the best cruising platform in its size. With some 55 hulls sold, the model is well regarded as a benchmark in Blue Water Sailing circles. Features like robust hand-built construction, a bright and airy saloon, high freeboard, a roomy interior, protected cockpit, ease of handling and comfort at sea are all characteristics of the Oyster 53 design. 

 

LUMA has the preferred 4 cabin layout and warm teak interior with teak and holly soles. She was built in the Windboats yard in the UK. 

 

The owners of LUMA have enjoyed cruising on her throughout the Med and Caribbean. They pride themselves as being detail oriented, and have made upgrades in all the right places for future sailing adventures. 

 

Highlights and Improvements since 2019 include: 

  • New teak decks 
  • New sails 
  • New standing rigging 
  • Main engine minor rebuild and painted 
  • Engine room upgraded, painted,  new insulation 
  • Solar with custom arch  
  • Mast, boom and spinnaker pole stripped and Awl-gripped 
  • Lithium batteries and 5kWt Inverter 
  • AB aluminum RIB, Yamaha outboard  
  • Electric davits 
  • Updated electronics and communications 
  • Starlink and Pepwave LTE & WIFI router 
  • New Alcantara interior upholstery and cushions 
  • Gori 3 blade prop with overdrive 
  • Induction GN Espace Ocean cooker 
  • Miele Microwave 
  • New Fridge and Freezer compressors 
  • Full list of 40+ projects on request 

CONSTRUCTION

  • Single skin solid fiberglass hull layup with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds standards 
  • Deck structure molded in fiberglass with balsa core for strength and insulation, featuring Oyster’s Deck Saloon profile 
  • Bathing platform trimmed with teak slats. Fold down s/s swim ladder 
  • Teak decks (2021) 13mm Burmese teak. TDS caulking 
  • Emergency tiller 
  • Teak interior joinery with teak and holly sole-boards 
  • 6 coats of Coppercoat epoxy based bottom anti fouling (2024) 

 

KEEL 

  • External lead modified bulb high performance keel 

 

TANKAGE 

  • Fuel 855 liters (225 US Gal) in GRP molded tanks 
  • Water 851 liters (224 US Gal) in GRP molded tanks 
  • Tank tender gauge 
  • Hot Water tank 54 liters (14 US Gal) 

 

DECK 

  • The deck is molded in GRP with a core for strength and insulation.  Side decks, forward and aft coachroof, cockpit seats, sole and helmsman's seat are trimmed with epoxy laid teak. Full length teak cap rail on bow to stern bulwork
  • All load-bearing fittings have stainless steel backing plates. Within the aft deck there is a large locker which will allow the stowage of Propane type or other bottled gas cylinders
  • There is a large full beam lazarette (aft deck) full depth locker
  • The stern design incorporates an integral swim platform trimmed with teak slats, drop down stainless steel swim ladder
  • Lewmar pedestal incorporating the engine start/stop controls, together with the gear and throttle shift lever and flush mounted OYSTER 150 mm diameter compass
  • Steering cables, U bolts and Lewmar conduits replaced (2024) 

DECK GEAR

  • 1 ULTRA 45 kg stainless steel anchor with large 5kg swivel 
  • Fresh water deck wash in the chain locker 
  • 100m (328’) galvanized ½”chain 
  • Lewmar Ocean 3 vertical capstan type 24v 2000Wt electric anchor windlass, two way with foot switch. Rebuilt  2022 
  • 6 Gebo alloy framed opening ports in aft coachroof sides 
  • 7 alloy framed, custom made, black powder-coated deck salon windows in toughened, smoked, 12 mm glass, 2 forward windows open (replaced 2020) 
  • 6 alloy framed Gebo opening hullports in cabins, heads and galley  
  • Alloy framed silver anodized Lewmar deck hatches 
  • Teak cap rail 
  • Stainless steel stemhead fitting with bronze anchor rollers 
  • Stainless steel bow pulpit 
  • Stainless stern pushpit with gate for boarding 
  • Aft pushpit seats in stainless steel and teak 
  • Simpson stainless steel electric dinghy davits with dyneema lines rated at 250kg 
  • Pair of gateway midship stanchions and side gates for boarding  
  • Outboard engine lift 
  • Stainless steel guard rails over forward & aft dorade boxes Stainless steel grabrails on coachroof 
  • Mug rack/grab rail 
  • Fold down stainless steel bathing/boarding ladder with custom teak steps on transom 
  • Stainless steel bracket to support 3 meter Passerelle 
  • Hot/cold freshwater shower 
  • Two stern quarter pushpit seats 
  • 5 GRP Dorade boxes with flexible cowls and removable covers  
  • 1 boathook 

INTERIOR ACCOMMODATIONS

The interior woodwork is Satin varnished quarter sawn teak with selected high gloss trim. The joinery styling details are designed to be modern and co-ordinated while remaining practical and durable in use at sea, and feature sculpted fiddles and grab rails; shadow-gap joints between joinery panels; solid, shaped teak and stainless steel grab handles plus Oyster custom fittings for lockers and drawers. All drawers use metal runners which give extremely smooth operation. Custom teak and holly style cabin soles and edge-sealed with epoxy and coated on both sides with satin varnish. The sole boards seat on a rubber gasket, are removable and fitted with flush lifting rings. Interior upholstery and foam replaced (2022). 

 

The interior arrangement allows for a maximum of 8 berths in 4 cabins, without using the saloon for sleeping, with 2 heads and showers. All sea berths have lee cloths and Oceanair "skyscreens" with shades on all deck hatches. 

 

OWNER’S CABIN 

Owner’s cabin aft is configured with a centerline queen berth, a curved settee and berthside table with bookcase above, a large hanging locker, abundant drawer and locker space, and en suite head with separate shower stall. The owner's aft island queen berth is fitted with a high quality battening system beneath the foam mattresses. Lee cloths are fitted down the center and both sides of the berth.  

En-suite head with Avonite countertop, shower stall, sink and locker storage. Electric Jabsco head with Commoderizer sanitation system. All faucets and VIP shower valve replaced 2023. 

 

VIP CABIN  

The forward guest accommodation includes a spacious VIP double cabin with centerline berth, small settee, plentiful clothes lockers, drawers under the berth, a hanging locker and overhead hatch 

 

GUEST CABIN 

Aft to starboard is a Guest bunk cabin with two single berths, hanging locker and storage under the bottom berth. 

 

GUEST/DAY HEAD 

The forward guest cabins share a large head to port, accessed from the passageway, incorporating Avonite counter top, a manual Jabsco toilet, washbasin, shower stall. Faucets and shower valves replaced 2023. SeaSmart auto toilet sanitation system. 

 

Each head and shower compartment is fitted with a GRP lower molding with well radiused corners for ease of cleaning and hygiene. The aft shower cubicle is fitted with hinged doors, the forward shower has a curtain to separate it from the toilet and vanity. 

 

MIDSHIPS CABIN 

A fourth crew cabin, aft of the navigation center on the port side has two single berths currently used as a spares storage and tool room  

 

MAIN SALOON 

The main salon features a large oval settee area to starboard with a pair of lockers and a central bookshelf outboard.  Custom “butterfly” oval table top with Madrona inlay and integrated grab rail. The salon table in its closed position, is mounted on a very substantial pedestal incorporating a bottle locker in its base and butterflies open to form a large full beam dining table. To port is a straight settee with storage underneath and a built in AEG washer in a cabinet forward. Above the washer cabinet is a custom bar unit that accommodates wine glass stowage, and Fusion stereo. The salon is extremely light and airy with seven windows of which two of the three forward open all with custom sliding curtains. Forward opening windows were replaced (2019). Large retractable screen and portable projector for watching movies. 

 

NAVIGATION DESK 

The navigation area is at the aft end of the port side of the saloon, and allows all instruments to be mounted in the optimum viewing position. The table can accommodate a half folded Admiralty chart and a bookshelf is built in outboard.  

The DC and AC service and breaker panel are located aft of the helm seat. 

 

GALLEY 

The passageway galley is located to starboard aft of the saloon, and is the access to the aft cabin. All galley work surfaces are Avonite. Stowage is provided for standard crockery. A 

custom spice rack. A harbor lock and stove bar are fitted on the stove; the freezer lid is insulated and finished with matching Avonite counter top. Box construction incorporates closed cell PVC foam with a vapor barrier and 4" of insulation. 

  • Espace Ocean Chef 3 induction stove and oven (2023, inverted to run off the house battery bank)  
  • Two new 2024 Coolblue refrigeration compressors 24volt DC air cooled 
  • Front-opening refrigerator  
  • Miele microwave grill-oven (2022) 
  • Twin stainless steel sinks inboard 
  • New faucet (2023)  
  • Large rubbish bin inside locker door adjacent to sinks 
  • Also plumbed for GAS if required with an electric-safety gas switch and valve in gas locker 

ENGINE

Yanmar 88hp diesel engine (4,524 hrs). Minor rebuild, painted 2021, new mounts, injectors, oil seals replaced. 

The engine is fitted with twin alternators; the standard Yanmar unit is a 55 amp 12 v alternator that is wired to charge the engine start batteries. The second unit is a high output 170 amp 24 v alternator that charges the domestic battery bank. Rebuild 2021. 

The engine instruments include alarms for low oil pressure and high water temperatures plus a rev counter, hour meter oil pressure and water temperature gauges.  

Aquadrive (new 2020) engine/shaft coupling in the engine room is fitted with a remote greaser at the aft end of the engine room.   

 

Engine Service 2021 includes: 

  • New injectors 
  • New engine mounts 
  • Replace all oil seals 
  • Cleaned oil and water heat exchangers 
  • New raw water pump 
  • Rebuilt turbo 
  • New exhaust elbow 
  • New Aqua-Drive engine coupling 
  • Painted 

 

The engine room is insulated (replaced 2022) and has 24v lighting and a 24v extractor fan installed, switched at the DC electrical panel. 

  • Auto liquid engine room fire extinguisher mounted 
  • Gori Prop with Over-Drive (new 2022)  

 

ELECTRONICS & NAVIGATION

  • Raymarine Smart Pilot X30  computer 
  • Dual Raymarine Linear Type 2 Long Arm drives(rebuilt with bronze gears 2022) 
  • Raymarine Hyper touch Axiom 12” display at helm 2020 
  • Quantum 2 Doppler radar 
  • Raymarine i60 Wind display and transducer 
  • Raymarine i60 Wind Close Haul 
  • Raymarine ST60 speed 
  • Raymarine ST60 depth 
  • Raymarine ST60 multi view 2 units, one on pedestal 
  • Raymarine ST7000 autopilot at helm. ST6002 pilot at nav table 
  • Raymarine VHF with remote station in the cockpit 
  • Icom SSB IC-M801E wired for Pactor modem 
  • CPA 3 Easy AIS system 
  • ST80 fluxgate compass 
  • Starlink converted to 24V (2024) 
  • Pepwave WiFi Router with LTE/4G dual SIM cards Internet 
  • Wilson 4G/LTE antenna on the first spreaders 
  • Integrated Garmin Mini Satellite Tracker(2022) 
  • Waterproof USB Charging station in cockpit 

MECHANICAL

  • Engine and generator Racor water separator with crossover system 
  • Sea water manifold 
  • Sleipner  10HP Bowthruster 
  • Seafresh Watermaker capable of producing 130 liters  of fresh water per hour 
  • 2- Cool Max Air con units in the saloon 
  •  Low pressure and high pressure watermaker pumps rebuilt (2021) 
  • A Jabsco charcoal filter supplies pressurized drinking water 
  • Electric Jabsco Maxi 3000 puppy bilge pump with float switch (2019) 

 

Showers or washbasins discharge into two sump tanks, one forward and one aft. These tanks are then evacuated by a dedicated electric Whale Gulper pump directly overboard. The galley sink also empties via an electric Whale gulper pump. 

Showers discharge into sump tanks. After sump has automatic level switch Holding tanks - gravity and deck discharge 

  • Bilge high-water float switch mounted in the bilge 
  • Forward head manual, aft head electric 
  • Pressurized hot and cold water 
  • 2 HFL Coolmaxx Air con units in saloon 
  • Webasto hydronic heater with outlets and controls in every cabin 
  • Reverso electric oil changer for engine, generator, gearbox and coolant (2021) 
  • Electric Diesel fuel polishing and priming pump (2024) 
  • New Manual Whale MKV pump in the cockpit (2023) 

ELECTRICAL

  • Complete upgrade of electrical systems in 2022 with new: 
  • 24v DC system with Lithium batteries 24V 700 Ah(measured usable capacity 830Ah) REC REC BMS with CAN bus controlling all charging 
  • REC BMS Monitoring screen 
  • REC BMS WIFI 
  • Victron 5000 Quattro inverter, CERBO GX with screen 
  • 730watts of Solar on custom stainless steel arch over davits  
  • Victron MPPT  controller 100/30 
  • Victron DC to DC charger for starting batteries 
  • 55 amp alternator for start batteries 
  • 170 amp alternator for house batteries 
  • Wakespeed 500 CAN bus smart alternator controller 
  • Westerbeke BTD 230VAC 6.5 kW generator (505 hours) in soundproof compartment under companionway steps 
  • 230VAC outlets throughout in every cabin 
  • 30 amp and 15 amp dockside power cords for 230 v 50 Hz operations 

LIGHTING

The LED interior lighting is designed to be discreet while ensuring that the light is directed where it is required. There are overhead lights and cabin reading lights. Main salon and galley lights are double-switched, and all overhead lights are remotely switched. Berth reading lights are self-switched. 

MAST & RIGGING

  • Cutter Rig 
  • Hood electric stoway mast(refurbished and repainted 2019) 
  • Main furling motor new 2019  
  • Harken manual furlers for staysail and headsail Solid rod kicker/vang 
  • Harken backstay tensioner 
  • Bowsprit for off-wind sails 
  • Windex 
  • Tri-color nav light at masthead; Lumitec deck flood; Lumitec first spreader down lights(new 2020) 
  • MPS gear with single pole fitted to mast, halyard, sheets, guys & blocks  
  • Padeye added to boom end for preventer 
  • Preventer lines on each side of the boom with Dyneema soft shackles 
  • Complete standing rigging refit (replacement 2019)  
  • Awl Grip paint on spar, boom and spinnaker pole (2019) 
  • Anemometer with mast head mount  
  • Adjustable genoa tracks with line controls 
  • Running back stays 
  • Lifting point at end of boom 

 

 

SAILS 

  • Dolphin Sails  Tri-radial DYS 14/23 Dyneema Cruise Laminate (new December 2019) 
  • Roller furling main, yankee and staysail in 7 out of 10 condition 
  • Parasailor Cruising Chute 198m2 

 

WINCHES 

  • 2 x Lewmar 64 CST two speed self tailing chrome, electric primary sheet  
  • 2 x Lewmar 54 CST two speed self tailing secondary 
  • 1 x Lewmar 48 CST self tailing electric mainsheet on cabin top 
  • 1 x Lewmar 54 CST two speed, self-tailing main halyard on mast 
  • 1 x Lewmar 54 CST two speed, self-tailing genoa halyard on mast 
  • 2 x Lewmar 16 ST two speed, self-tailing mainsheet traveler control winches  
  • Lewmar winch handles 

 

CANVAS 

  • Sandstone WeatherMax spray hood to main companionway, stitched with Tenara thread 
  • Sandstone WeatherMax cockpit Bimini (2019) stitched with UV Tenara thread 
  • Sandstone WeatherMax covers for cockpit table, pedestal and wheel stitched with Tenara thread 
  • Flyscreens (custom) for salon opening windows 
  • Roll down sun shades for sides and back of cockpit 

SAFETY

  • AB 2.9m AL Aluminum Hull Inflatable (2019)  
  • Yamaha 9.9 HP tiller outboard (2019) 
  • Whale MKV (2021 new)bilge pump in cockpit 
  • 5x Winchard padeyes  
  • Viking eight-person life-raft serviced 30.09.2019 
  • Integrated Garmin Mini Satellite Tracker(2022) 
  • Fire extinguishers 
  • Electric bilge pump

ADDITIONAL

  • Oyster Wedgwood crockery  
  • Dyson vacuum 
  • Fenders and lines 
  • Hella cabin fans 

EXCLUSIONS

Owner’s personal effects 

 

 

SPARES & TOOLS

Extensive spares inventory, nearly everything that could be needed aboard a remote cruising yacht.  

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ENGINES

Engine 1
  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4JH2-DTBE
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type:
  • Drive Type:
  • Power HP: 88.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 4524.00

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