Shaya Moya

  • 17.49 m
  • 2004
  • Oyster Yachts
  • Oyster UK, United Kingdom
  • £525,000



With seventy-five examples launched between 1998 and 2010, the Rob Humphreys designed 56 is Oyster’s most popular ever model.  She was the class leader for blue water sailing yachts of this size, offering enough space for luxurious and comfortable long distance cruising, whilst being easy for a couple to handle.  Her medium displacement and fine entry make her comfortable in a seaway, whilst her deep bulb keel and generous sail plan give her excellent performance.  
Shaya Moya was launched in 2004, and is still in her original ownership. She has circumnavigated, and, as you might expect, has a comprehensive specification, along with an exhaustive list of upgrades and refinements. Under sail, she is easy to handle from the cockpit with her versatile cutter rig featuring hydraulic, push button furling to the mainsail, genoa and staysail. Her layout is seamanlike, with three cabins; a spacious en-suite master cabin aft, with double and twin guest cabins forward, sharing a second head/shower.  The fourth cabin has been converted into a practical workshop/utility room with washing machine, water maker, wet locker and main engine access. Her interior joinery is in maple, giving a light and airy feel to the accommodation.   
She has been well maintained and constantly upgraded, her sails, spray hood and Bimini, for example, were all new in 2014. Shaya Moya is a proven circumnavigator, and is ready to do the same again. If you have less ambitious plans, Shaya Moya represents an excellent opportunity to purchase a comprehensively equipped and well-maintained cruising yacht.   

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  • Builder: Oyster Yachts
  • Category: Cutter
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  • Model Year: 2004
  • YearBuilt: 2004
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  • Country: United Kingdom
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  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 4/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 57' 5" (17.49m)
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  • State Rooms: 4
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  • Hull Material: GRP/Wood
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  • Manufacturer: Perkins
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HULL NUMBER  Oyster 56/35  

HULL CONSTRUCTION Laid-up GRP, single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification. Outer hull laminate in Vinylester resin.  

HULL FINISH  White hull with cove line and double boot top lines in Reichold Norpol Black.  

DECK CONSTRUCTION  Moulded in GRP with balsa core.  

DECK FINISH  Teak laid decks, teak capping rail.  

KEEL  High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.  

RUDDER  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.  

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



ANCHOR 34kg CQR anchor with 120m stainless steel chain and anchor counter.  20kg Bruce kedge anchor with 100m of 18mm Octoplait warp and 10m of 12mm chain.   WINDLASS Hydraulic anchor windlass with remote wireless controls at pedestal as well as deck controls on foredeck.   

DECK ACCESS Mid ship gateway stanchions with stainless steel hinged boarding ladders which close up to form the side-gates.  Gate to push pit. Stainless steel bathing ladder. Hydraulic passerelle with wireless remotes.  

HATCHES Oyster custom drop-down washboard system for main companionway. Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches. Gebo alloy-framed coaming port lights in coaming with fly screens.  Gebo long port lights to 4th cabin and galley from cockpit  

CANVASWORK Fold down companionway spray hood in Sunbrella ‘Grey’ with leather covered stainless steel grab rail to aft end. Bimini with additional panels to fully enclose the cockpit and aft deck. Covers for cockpit table, pedestals and steering wheels in Sunbrella colour Grey’        Cockpit cushions.  Awning to cover entire boat from mast to stern.  

DECK PLUMBING Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker  Deck / anchor wash on foredeck  

COCKPIT Walk-through teak-laid cockpit Stainless steel grab rail and drinks holder at pedestal.  

COCKPIT TABLE Natural teak cockpit table with stainless steel frame, folding leaves and refrigerated GRP box.  

STEERING Whitlock ‘Athena’ pedestal with 48” Maxi wheel and leather cover. 

OUTBOARD BRACKET    on starboard side push pit.   

DAVITS Electric Cooney certified davits for up to 300kg.   

GENERAL Stainless steel pulpit and push pit Stainless steel fairleads including extra pair on transom, stainless steel mooring and cockpit cleats. Flexible dorade vents. Lazarette locker with twin stainless steel gas struts. Stowage compartment, with removable partition at the forward end of anchor locker for kedge warp and chain stowage.  Life raft storage built into push pit ahead of quarter seat on port side. Stern quarter push pit seats in teak and stainless steel. Stern posts x 2 at stern for navigation/communications antennae. Gas locker for 2 bottles. 



MAST and RIGGING Cutter rig.   Hood Stoway mast with in-mast furling and hydraulic drive at gooseneck.   Trisail track.   Hydraulic outhaul with bypass valve.   Painted white, (repainted 2014).  Boom preventer lines. Hydraulic A-850-VC-022 solid rod vang. Navtec A250 hydraulic backstay adjuster.  Jumper struts and running backstays.   2 x Mast steps below mast top.  ‘No strike’ ion dissipater at mast head.       All running rigging re sheathed or replaced in 2014.   

HEADSAIL FURLING  Harken hydraulic headstay furler.   Harken hydraulic staysail furler.  

WINCHES By Lewmar,  chrome self tailing:  2 x 66 CEST electric primary winches. 1 x 48 CEST electric mainsheet winch. 2 x 48 CST two speed main and genoa halyard winches on mast. 1 x 44 CST reefing line winch for mainsail on mast.  2 x 16 CST two speed, mainsheet traveller winches.   

SPINNAKER GEAR Hood YS spinnaker gear with single carbon pole.   

SAILS Evolution sails - Hyrdranet radial cloth by Dimension Polyant. New 2014.  Mainsail, furling  Yankee Staysail MPS cruising chute Storm sails 



GENERAL Six berths in three cabins, excluding the saloon, plus one workshop cabin.  Interior joinery finished in Maple.  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 Oyster custom knobs for lockers and drawers. ‘Chequer-board’ style teak cabin sole. Surfaces in galley in Avonite, colour Goldmine. Surfaces in heads in Avonite, colour Harvest. Headlining in off-white vinyl. Upholstery in Alcantara.  Crew covers. Lee screens on sea berths. Curtains / blind system in all cabins. Oceanair ‘skyscreens’ to all deck hatches. Fly screens to all opening hull and coach roof ports. White Hella Turbo fans with 12V dropper.    

FORWARD CABIN Centreline double berth with upholstered seat, vanity unit and hanging lockers x 2. Watertight bulkhead to forward, built to MCA specification.     

TWIN CABIN  To port with wider than standard upper berths and a hanging locker. Alcantara upholstery, colour Amber Glow.     

FORWARD HEADS With electric PAR Quiet flush toilet, washbasin and separate shower stall. 

GALLEY with Avonite countertop, colour Goldmine.   

 SINKS Twin sinks in stainless steel.   

 HOB / OVEN Force 10 FT 645PR stainless steel cooker with four burners, grill and oven.  

 MICROWAVE Panasonic NNA770S microwave oven.  

 REFRIGERATOR Front opening fridge.  

 FREEZER W50 Dual compressor freezer.     

ICE MAKER U-Line ice maker.      DISHWASHER Fisher Paykel DS 603 Dish drawer.  

 WASHER/DRYER Eumenia Sparmeister 880 washer / drier in workshop.   

SALOON With curved settee and oak burr table tp port with corner hand holds and black inlay line and fold over leaf. Additional lockers, bookcase rails and DVD stowage built in. Another settee berth to starboard which can double as a trotter box to act as a sea berth.    Glass and bottle stowage.    Alcantara upholstery in Camel.    Drinks fridge fitted in starboard locker.   

NAVIGATION AREA With forward facing half Admiralty chart- sized table and customized display of electronic systems. PC installed. Seat upsholstered in Alcantara Brown.   

WORKSHOP Workbench. Eumenia Sparmeister 880 washer / drier. Watermaker installed. Tool drawers x 2 and 1 locker built in. Stowage built in for removable cockpit radar unit. Wet locker built in to starboard.   

ENGINE ROOM Insulated with foam and lead insulation. 24V lighting, a 24V extractor fan and automatic fire extinguisher.    

OWNER’S STATEROOM Double berth offset to port with settee, vanity unit and hanging locker. Upholstery in Alcantara Amber Glow, including headboard panels.   

EN SUITE HEAD/SHOWER With electric PAR Quiet flush toilet, washbasin and separate shower stall.  




 LOWER SALOON  Sharp Aquos LC-20E1 LCD TV on slide out stainless steel H frame in Saloon.  Linn Classic DVD/CD player in saloon with connections to saloon and aft cabin TVs.  Linn classic surround sound and music system with CDRB20 interface stereo and Imerge 80 Gb Sound server installed on top of the drinks locker.  Anthony Gallo surround sound speakers. Satellite TV decoder – KVH TracVision 4G.  Permanent connection for Cable TV.   

 OWNER’S  Samsung 17” flat screen TV mounted on flip down panel.  STATEROOM DVD and Imerge system controlled via Infra red ‘eye’.  



ENGINE Perkins M115T.  

 ENGINE HOURS Approximately 4000 in September 2015.  

 PROPELLER 3 bladed 24” diameter feathering MAX-Prop.  

ROPE CUTTER Ambassador AM15 rope cutter on shaft.  

ALTERNATORS 55A for engine start battery.   High output 150A, 24V for domestic battery bank.   

GENERATOR Westerbeke 10.4 kW.  

 GENERATOR HOURS Approximately 3500 hours in September 2015.  

BOWTHRUSTER Sleipner 10Hp tunnel with eyebrow. Wireless remote control as well as controls at pedestal.   

STEERING SYSTEM Whitlock cable system.   

 HYDRAULICS  Harken Hydropack 6 with twin motors to power mainsail furling and outhaul, fore sail and stay sail.      AIR CONDITIONING 3 x 220V Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning units, comprising of 3 x 16,000 BTU units to give a total of 48,000 BTUs.  

 HEATING Reverse cycle air conditioning units.   

 ICEMAKER U-Line ice maker in galley.  

WATERMAKER     Seafresh 206A water maker, 95 L/hr

Tankage and Plumbing

FUEL 1,050 litres approximately (250 imp/277 US gallons) in a GRP tank.    WATER 950 litres approximately (210 imp/250 US gallons) in a GRP tank.  


 HOT WATER From an insulated 76 litre (16.72 imp/ 20 US gallons) tanks heated by the engine’s heat exchanger, or by thermostatically-controlled 220V, 2kW immersion heater elements powered by the generator or dockside power.  


 HOLDING TANKS  Gravity discharge polypropylene holding tanks for both heads with Sealand gauges. 



 RINGMAIN 220V AC ring main with 7 double, 3-pin Clipsal outlet sockets located as appropriate within the layout.  

 OTHER ELECTRICAL  24V socket at pedestal.   SOCKETS      12V lighter socket at chart table, including dropper.          Land line telephone socket at chart table.  Television and telephone inlets.  Extra block of 3 circuit breakers.  

 BATTERIES Domestic: 8 Lifeline AGM deep cycle x 6V 20 hour, giving 460Ah at 24V, new 2009.  Engine start: Delta AGM 88Ah, new 2009.  Generator start: 12V gel cell.  

 BATTERY Charger: Mastervolt 220V MASS 24 24/100A. 

 MANAGEMENT Monitor: Mastervolt BTM1. Emergency link for engine starting / domestic battery bank.   

 INVERTERS Mastervolt 24V/1500W for navigation and entertainment electronics.   Mastervolt 24V/1500W for PC, screen, microwave and ice maker.    

SHOREPOWER 30A dockside power cable. Hubbell socket in transom.   Second 30A dockside power cable for air conditioning.  

 INTERIOR LIGHTING Down light type LED lights in polished chrome finish, with down lighters over reading areas, and additional two overhead red nightlights.  LED lights and down-lights in each heads, as well as over the galley work surfaces. Reading light for each berth. Automatic light to drinks locker. Red “courtesy” footlights at deck saloon steps.  Red LED night step lights at chart table and galley.   

 EXTERIOR LIGHTING Boom light over cockpit table.   Aft deck LED light with remote control.  Pair of lower spreader lights with remote control. Aqua signal / Lopo light bow and stern LED navigation lights. Steaming/deck floodlight. Tri-white anchor/navigation LED light at masthead.

Navigation and Communication

COMPASSES Steering – Sirs Major 150mm diameter.  

 SAILING  Autohelm ST60.    INSTRUMENTS boat speed and wind speed/ direction at companionway console. Multi function display at pedestal. Multi function display at chart table. Multi function display in owner’s stateroom.  

 GPS Raymarine 120 GPS.   

 RADAR / Raymarine widescreen W120 at chart table with W80 repeater on deck.    CHART PLOTTER  

 AUTOPILOT  Autohelm ST6001 at pedestal and chart table plus core pack 400G with gyro rated compass with Raymarine remote control.   

 WINDEX  Windex at masthead.  

 NAVTEX  Furuno NX300.  

 VHF RADIO Raymarine 230E with hailer / horn function in cockpit.   Additional Raymarine 230E with speaker at chart table.   

 SSB RADIO ICOM 802 SSB.  Wide copper strip from chart table to lazarette and twin large ground plates as SSB earth. Backstay insulators.  

 SATELLITE PHONE Fleet broadband FB250 Inmarsat.   

 PC Digital yacht CF100 PC with canon printer / scanner and monitor at chart table.  


10. SAFETY   
LIFERAFT 8 person Lifeguard ISAF, last serviced beginning 2014.   

 EPIRB McMurdo 406.  

 RADAR REFLECTOR Firdell blipper on mast.   SeaMe active radar reflector.  

 BILGE PUMPS Electric Jabsco Maxi 3000 Puppy.   Henderson Mk V manual operated from cockpit. Submersible Jabsco 3550 (24V) 3000 gph in bilge sump with float switch above standard bilge pump.   

 DECK SAFETY Horseshoe lifebuoys / with lights.  Webbing jackstays. Emergency tiller. VHF hailer / horn function.   

 FIRE EXTINGUISHERS Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay  

 ALARMS Gas.  

 OTHER SAFETY Handheld fog horn.  FEATURES Watertight bulkhead in forward cabin.   2 x CCTV cameras on first spreader, one facing forward and the other facing aft.   


11. GENERAL   
RIB/DINGHY 3.4m Avon tender with Raymarine dragonfly plotter and depth sounder.   Honda 20hp 4 stroke outboard motor.   

 WARPS AND FENDERS    including 100m mooring style warps x 2.  

 COMPRESSOR     Bauer junior dive compressor with 4 cylinders in lazarette.   

 CROCKERY Wedgwood bone china crockery  

 CUTLERY Oyster customized Sheffield / Robert Welch stainless steel cutlery  

 SAFE ‘4 brick’ safe in aft cabin.   



 NB All personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the above inventory are excluded from the sale.  

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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.