• 67.5833'
  • 2007
  • Lymington, United Kingdom
  • £1,124,000


Performance Oyster 655 from the board of Humphreys with carbon rig and sailors' set up. Stunning maple innards and has the kerfuffle for blue water.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Category: Cruising Sailboat
  • Model: Oyster 655
  • Model Year: 2007
  • YearBuilt: 2007
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: VAT Unpaid
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 4/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 67' 7" (20.60m)
  • LWL: 59' 6" (18.14m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 18' 5" (5.61m)
  • Min Draft: 9' 8" (2.95m)
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 82,673 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 423 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 476 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 9
  • Heads: 3
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 4
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: GRP
  • Deck Material: Teak
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Humphreys Yacht Design
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Perkins
  • Model: /Sabre M185C
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


RCD Status: The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean”


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • GRP hull is hand laid up single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification.
  • Outer hull laminate incorporating hi-tech custom carbon/kevlar laminate.
  • Built to comply with the requirements stipulated in the European Union’s recreational craft directive (EURCD) to meet design category A – 'ocean'.
  • Hull colour white with cove line and double boot top lines in standard oyster blue.
  • Hull polished autumn 2017
  • Topsides and deck gelcoat treated with ‘nano technology’
  • All bulkheads upgraded to carbon foam cored for weight reduction.
  • The stern design incorporates a bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and inset moulded steps for access to the stern deck.
  • Deck structure moulded in GRP with balsa core.
  • Oyster deck saloon profile with 'g5' styling and 'eyebrow' feature.
  • The cockpit is split into separate steering and guest/crew areas.
  • Both cockpits have a clear central walkway through between twin wheels, giving excellent access from the main companionway to either the helm positions, or to the aft deck.
  • Teak laid decks (restored 2015; later cleaned).
  • GRP low profile 'rolled edge' bulwark with Nomen silver alloy folding cleats x 10.
  • Stainless steel caprail plates at guardrail gates.
  • Flush-mounted dorade deck plates with stainless steel cowls.
  • All deck plates set flush into teak deck.


Keel & Rudder:

  • High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel, with 1 ton of weight less than the standard Oyster 655.
  • Fully protected skeg-hung rudder. Rudder tip sacrificial and extended to be same depth as keel draft.


Engine & Gearboxes:

  • 1 x Perkins/sabre m185c 6-cylinder turbo-charged diesel engine of 136kw (187hp) @ 2,100rpm.

Maintenance & Performance:

  • All the machinery aboard ROULETTE has been serviced in accordance with Manufacturers’ recommendations.
  • Engine decommissioned Autumn 2015


Propulsion & Steering:

  • Twin custom carbon y-spoke wheels on twin custom grp steering pedestals.
  • Whitlock ‘Mamba’ torque rod and gearbox steering systems.
  • Max-prop 3-bladed feathering.
  • Ambassador rope cutter on shaft.
  • Prop and rope cutted fully overhauled
  • Max power 24v vip20 vertical retracting hydraulic thruster; new controls


Other Machinery:

  • Frigomatic 24v dc compressors to refrigerators, freezer and cockpit table.

Electrical Systems

Voltage Systems:

  • Ship’s DC supply – 24v.
  • Ringmain – 230v mains ac ring main with 12 x double, UK 3-pin outlet sockets located as appropriate within the layout, using Vimar brushed stainless steel sockets.


Battery Banks:

  • Domestic: Nordyne – 720Ah capacity over 24 hours.
  • Engine start: 24v optima red top batteries.
  • Generator start: 12v optima red top batteries.
  • 88 amp 24v for engine start battery.
  • Mastervolt 150a 24v alternator for domestic battery charging.
  • 12v alternator for generator start battery.
  • Mastervolt alpha pro regulator.
  • Mastervolt mass 24v/100a charges x 2, with remote controller.
  • Mastervolt btm1 battery monitor.
  • 2-way emergency parallel link system between 24v domestic and engine batteries. AC/DC breaker panels in brushed stainless steel with engraved writing.



  • Onan 17.5kw 50hz 240v.
  • Generator serviced and decommissioned Autumn 2017

Shore Power:

  • 30 amp dockside power cable and ustomi socket in transom.
  • Second 30a shorepower cable and socket for aircon.

Other Electrical:

  • 24v dri-plug socket on starboard pedestal.
  • 24v socket in anchor locker.
  • 24v socket in sail locker for dinghy inflator.
  • 220v multistrip-style sockets at chart table for computer, etc.
  • Mass sine 24v/5000w, 230v/50hz inverter to supply cooker hood, 230v sockets, microwave, towel rails (2015).
  • Mass sine 24v/1500w, 230v/50hz maintained supply inverter to supply icemaker, computer equipment and av system/tvs.

Plumbing Systems


  • Sea cocks cleaned and replaced as necessary and plumbing shut down Autumn 2017


Fresh Water & Water Heating System:

  • From insulated 73 litre ustomi. (16 imp/19 us gallon) tank heated by the engine’s heat exchanger and by thermostatically- controlled 220v, 1.25kw immersion heater element (2015).
  • Pressurised hot and cold freshwater system; new fresh water pressure vessel (2015).
  • Jabsco fresh water pump system with dry running protection relay.


  • Seafresh 206 with fresh water autoflush, producing 95 litres (21 imp/25 us gallons) per hour.

Bilge Pumps:

  • Jabsco engine driven pump off engine with manually operated clutch system.
  • Henderson MKV manual pump.
  • Par electric pump with 3-way control. Jabsco second electric bilge pump.
  • Bilge high water alarm.
  • Bilge pumps overhauled and repaired as necessary


  • Tank tender gauges.
  • Fuel and water tank gauges, with back-up dipsticks.


  • 1,800 litres (396 imp/476 us gallons) in 2 GRP tanks.
  • Duplex system to-racor fuel filtration.


Fresh water:

  • 1,600 litres (352 imp/423 us gallons) in 2 GRP tanks.

Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:

  • Polypropylene gravity emptying holding tank to each heads, with electric Wema gauges.

Navigation Equipment

  • S.I.R.S. marine major 150mm compass to each pedestal.
  • Raymarine ST60 plus as follows: Companionway – Speed, depth, wind, close-hauled. Port pedestal -  ST60 graphic display, wind analogue. Starboard pedestal – ST60 graphic display, wind analogue, mob button. Chart table – ST60 graphic display. Owner’s cabin – ST60 graphic display. Starboard aft twin cabin – ST60 graphic display.
  • e165 15.4" HybridTouch MFD (2015).
  • e125 12" HybridTouch MFD (2015); with mast-mounted RD418HD 4kW 18" (456mm) HD Colour Radome (2015).
  • AIS receiver.
  • Furuno GP32 at chart table.
  • Switch fitted between GPS outputs to computer to allow Furuno to be used as back up.
  • Raymarine autopilot with Whitlock drive and ST6002 smart pilot control head at port pedestal.
  • Furuno NX-300 receiver.
  • Raymarine ray 240E with DSC at chart table, with handset in cockpit.
  • Icom IC-M 801E including ATU-DSC.
  • Wide copper strip from chart table to lazarette and twin large ground plates as SSB earth.
  • Twin insulated backstays as aerial.
  • Thrane & thrane inmrsat-c communications system with display at chart table.
  • Fleet 33 satellite phone.
  • New VHF handset at the helm (2015).
  • 2 x RayNet to STHS (female) adaptor - 400mm (2015).
  • 15m Digital Radar Cable RJ45 Connector (2015).
  • Ethernet Coupler (2015).
  • RayNet to RJ45 male cable 10m (2015).
  • ST1 to STNG Adaptor Kit (2015).
  • Backbone Cable 9m (2015).
  • Seatalk NG T Piece (2015).
  • Spur Cable 1m (2015).

Domestic Equipment


  • Bosch washer/dryer.
  • Raritan icemaker with seagull water purifying filter
  • Meteograph electronic precision barograph.
  • Cover for saloon table and crew covers for seating.
  • 3-brick combination keypad safe in aft cabin.
  • Heyco marine tool kit.
  • Inclinometer.
  • Stainless steel mug racks x 2 in cockpit.
  • Assorted spares and manuals.



  • Neff customized electric stainless steel 4-burner hob and oven.
  • AEG stainless steel extractor hood.
  • Panasonic microwave oven.
  • Seagull water purifying filter with Vola tap.
  • 2 x Front-opening refrigerators with brushed stainless steel doors
  • Top-opening freezer.
  • Double stainless steel sink with drainage grooves to worktop on either side.
  • Oyster customized Wedgwood bone china crockery.
  • Oyster customized Sheffield stainless steel cutlery.
  • New glass ware.



  • 3 heads with separate shower stalls.


Heating & Ventilation:

  • Webasto blue cool air conditioning/heating system in all cabins, saloon and galley.
  • 50,000btu unit in engine room and Webasto dw9kw boiler in lazarette.
  • Webasto heater manufacturer overhauled 2015.


Lighting (Interior):

  • 24v LED downlighters throughout, with additional led lights, halogen circuit, in saloon. Dimmer controls to saloon and aft cabin overhead lights.
  • LED bulkhead/reading lights.
  • LED lighting in hull ports.
  • Automatic light to drinks locker.
  • Red led courtesy footlights at saloon steps.
  • Red led overhead lights at galley and nav station.
  • Concealed red led rope lighting beneath forward edges of companionway steps.
  • Vimar light switches in brushed stainless steel.


Lighting (Interior):

  • Boom light over cockpit table.
  • Pair of down lighters on lower spreaders
  • Spreader uplighters x 3 pairs
  • Remote control for above lights.
  • Aft deck light fitted to stern post.
  • Deck courtesy lights at bathing platform, transom steps and cockpit walkthrough.
  • Lopolight led bow and stern navigation light
  • Steaming/foredeck floodlight.
  • Lopolight led tri-white anchor/navigation light at masthead.


Audio Visual Systems:

  • Connexus TV antenna mounted on lower spreader.
  • Hubbell TV/phone socket at transom steps.
  • Audio units fitted inside lockers with stowage for iPod.


Twin Crew Cabin – Forward:

  • Alpine CD/tuner with iPod interface, pair focal headlining speakers.

Double Guest Cabin – Forward:

  • Toshiba TV, alpine CD/tuner with iPod interface, pair focal headlining speakers.

Twin Guest Cabin – Aft:

  • 2 x LCD screens flip down over berths with headphone socket at each.
  • Alpine DVD/CD/tuner with iPod interface, pair focal headlining speakers.


Owner’s Stateroom:

  • 27" Toshiba LCD TV with link to e-series.
  • Alpine DVD/CD/tuner with pair focal headlining speakers.
  • Magic eye.



  • 32" Toshiba TV with hydraulic lifting system (concealed behind settee).
  • New upgraded Alpine IVA¬≠W502R fitted with touchscreen DVD/Tuner (with multi region), Bluetooth connection and iPod dock in the saloon (2015).
  • Magic eye.
  • Wireless headphones, Alpine 5-way amp, sub woofer, 5 x Gallo speakers.
  • Sky decoder.



  • 2 x Pairs Alpine waterproof speakers in cockpit.
  • Waterproof remote.


Summary of Accommodation:

  • Nine berths in four cabins, excluding the saloon.
  • Interior joinery finished in maple with several bulkheads painted in 'linnet white'.
  • Designed to be modern and co-ordinated, whilst remaining practical and durable at sea.
  • Essential features include sculpted fiddles, 'shadow-gap' joints between panels and Timage flush chrome knobs for lockers and drawers.
  • Custom Franchini handles to all cabin doors.
  • Grabrails in brushed stainless steel with knurled features.
  • Custom 'squared-up' styling to furniture, doors and hull ports.
  • Foam cored joinery for furniture and saloon table.
  • Cabin sole boards in maple with strip plank effect. Surfaces in galley and heads in satin finish avonite – colour 'kokura'.
  • Headlining in off-white vinyl.
  • Saloon upholstery in blue/grey bridge of weir Caledonian leather.
  • Seating upholstery in cabins in blue/grey Alcantara. Lee screens on sea berths.
  • Oceanair blind system to all cabins at windows and hullports.
  • Oceanair "skyscreens" to all deck hatches.
  • Flyscreens to all opening hull and coachroof ports.
  • Fans.
  • The owner had significant input in to the interior finishes aboard ROULETTE, assisted by the Rob Humphreys’ design team – the result is rather special.
  • Sheets and towels (2015).


Description of layout from forwards:


Sail Locker:

  • Access only via deck hatch.
  • Warp bar to each side.
  • Outboard motor stowage bracket.
  • Gas struts  for hatch


Twin Crew Cabin:

  • To port, with upper and lower berths.
  • Generous lockers beneath lower berth, hanging locker and locker with shelves.


Day Heads/En-suite Crew Heads:

  • Accessed from forward passageway and shared by occupants to starboard, with double berth, locker, drawers, hanging locker port crew cabin.
  • Jabsco Quietflush electric WC, washbasin and separate shower stall.
  • Bulkhead mirror.


Double Guest Cabin with En-suite Heads:

  • To starboard, with double berth, locker, drawers, hanging locker and under-berth lockers.
  • Maple headboard set into painted bulkhead.
  • Stowage crates below berth and floor. En-suite heads with Jabsco Quietflush electric WC, washbasin and separate shower stall.



  • Features a large, l-shaped settee to starboard around a fixed maple table with fold-over leaf to double its size for dining.
  • Grabrail on centreline edge of table.
  • 'Coffee table' area at aft end of settee.
  • Shorter settee to port, plus 2 loose folding alloy chairs, to allow for comfortable dining for eight. Horizontal, baize-lined bottle stowage in table pedestal, including layer for champagne bottles. Plentiful lockers including dedicated glass and spirit bottle stowage.
  • Overhead handrail.
  • Stainless steel treads on companionway steps.



  • U-shaped galley down two steps, aft of the saloon to port.
  • Stainless steel rods set into worktop as hot pan stand.
  • Plentiful overhead lockers.
  • Locker doors to cupboards above counter tops in stainless steel finish Formica.
  • Custom mug stowage.
  • Locker with sliding wire vegetable rack.


Navigation Area:

  • To starboard with chart table, locker and bookshelf.
  • Upholstered seat with special high back and armrests.



  • Steps lead down from navigation area into passageway, with access to engine room and draining wet locker for oilskins below companionway.


    Engine Room:

  • Sound insulated, with 24V lighting and 3 x electric extractor fans.
  • Stowage racks x 4 fitted to inside of door.
  • Remote triggered fire flaps to engine room inlet and extract ducts.


Twin Guest Cabin:

  • To starboard, off passageway, with upper and lower berths.
  • Hanging locker, drawers and lockers.
  • Timber vice edge detail to lower berth.


Owner’s Stateroom with En-suite Heads:

  • Aft cabin with double berth offset to port, with maple headboard set into painted bulkhead and under-berth drawers.
  • There is a sofa on the starboard side of the owner’s stateroom with a trotterbox and lee clothes, making a 9th berth.
  • Sprung mattress.
  • Settee/seaberth to starboard with desk and hanging locker, including additional drawers.
  • Vanity desk with mirror and upholstered seat to port with second large hanging locker.
  • Full-length mirror on hanging locker.
  • Abundant drawer and locker space.
  • Recessed bookshelf to port.
  • Access from the aft deck via sliding companionway hatch and maple and stainless steel ladder to starboard. En-suite heads to port with Jabsco quietflush electric WC, washbasin with Vola tap, and separate lit shower stall with glazed door.
  • Locker with sliding mirrored doors plus mirrored locker above washbasin.
  • Heated towel rail.

Deck Equipment


  • Sloop rig.
  • Hall spars carbon mast, with increased height of 2.5 metres more than the standard alloy 655 fit. Swept-back triple spreaders (hauled and serviced 2015).
  • Clear coat painted.
  • Hall spars carbon ez v boom with internal boom preventer system. The boom also has a wear preventer fitted.
  • Navtec hydraulic boom vang, hydraulic mainsail outhaul and cunningham adjuster ram, and hydraulic backstay adjusters x 2 (refitted 2015).
  • Harken running backstays.
  • Bowsprit, removable and integrated into stemhead fitting.
  • 'No strike' ion dissipator at masthead wired into mast step; Mast step, cap shrouds and battery cable bonded to keel bolt.
  • Navtec discontinuous rod rigging (replaced 2015; stripped, inspected and replaced where necessary later).
  • Running rigging upgraded to Maffioli marbled effect (replaced where necessary 2015).
  • Storm jib attachment point.
  • Lewmar racing blocks, including additional for spinnaker and genoa.
  • Harken ef90-3 electric forestay furler.
  • Twin spinnaker poles stowed vertically on mast.
  • Spinnaker package includes chainplates, deck fittings, halyard, topping lift, pole lift, single sheet, guy, fore guy and all required blocks.
  • Jockey pole.
  • Storm jib package includes aramid stay, hoisted to mast and tensioned at base with blocks and tackle onto windlass capstan.
  • Reinforced attachment point for storm jib tackle.
  • New main halyard (2015).



  • By Lewmar – all self-tailing in grey aluminium; all serviced, with foot switches renewed as needed in 2015.
  • 2 x 77/3 AEST electric primaries.
  • 2 x 65 AST secondaries.
  • 1 x 77/3 AEST electric mainsheet.
  • 1 x 44 AST traveller control line.
  • 2 x 66/3 AEST electric main and genoa halyard.



  • By North Sails.
  • Mainsail - fully-battened, tri-radial cut, with harken batten car system and lazyjacks.
  • 105% furling genoa, tri-radial cut. g-2 gennaker with snuffer.
  • Storm jib in hi-visibility orange.
  • Trysail in hi-visibility orange, with wire span and Wichard adjuster.
  • V boom sail cover.



  • Stainless steel pulpit with front opening pushpit, seat and gateway midship stanchions.
  • Stainless steel hinging boarding ladders, close up to form the side-gates.
  • Gate to pushpit.
  • Low level stainless steel grabrails either side of mast area.
  • Stern antenna post in carbon for navigation/communications antennae, and it is also a magnificent ensign staff.
  • Stowage compartment in anchor locker for secondary spade anchor.
  • Cockpit and helms seat rope lockers.
  • Lazarette locker with twin s/s gas struts.
  • Rope stowage on stainless steel pole and shelving for plastic stowage boxes.
  • Gas locker used for fuel container stowage.
  • Cockpit table in stainless steel and varnished teak (foam cored construction), with folding leaves and refrigerated coolbox (re-varnished 2015).
  • Cockpit cushions with acrylic covers – Sunbrella 'charcoal'. Exit engineering 3.5m carbon fibre passerelle complete with handrail, padded stowage bag and spreader bar.
  • Socket in transom step and fitting to lock onto stemhead.
  • Stainless steel folding bathing ladder on transom. Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker.
  • Saltwater anchor deck wash.
  • Oyster custom drop-down acrylic washboard system.
  • Flush-fitted wichard padeyes on foredeck to lash down dinghy.
  • Bauer junior ii dive compressor in lazarette.
  • Dive bottle stowage for 2 bottles.



  • Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches - all (except sail locker) hinged at aft end.
  • Flush Rondal foredeck hatch with teak deck covering.
  • Sliding companionway hatch over aft master cabin.
  • Gebo opening hullports.


Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:

  • 48kg Lewmar CQR anchor and 100m of 12mm ISO rated galvanized chain.
  • Spade 30kg (66lb) model 140 secondary anchor.
  • Additional 100m (330') 22mm octoplait nylon warp plus 10m (33') 12mm chain.
  • Lewmar 3000 electric anchor windlass with foot switch controls
  • Warps and fenders.


Covers, Canvas & Cushions:

  • Stainless steel padded backrest with white vinyl covers at helmsman's seats.
  • Stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel.
  • Sprayhood to main companionway in Sunbrella plus – colour 'silver' – with roll-up window and cover
  • Leather at aft edge of sprayhood.
  • Bimini in Sunbrella plus – colour 'silver' – with windows below boom lights Covers for cockpit table, pedestals and wheels.


Safety Equipment:

  • Liferaft cradle in stainless steel incorporated into pushpit quarter seats.
  • Ocean safety ISO 4-person liferafts x 2 each in grp canister with SOLAS b pack. Ecoflex mounted on mast.
  • Sea-me radar transponder at masthead, with display at chart table.
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy. Jonbuoy.
  • Webbing jackstays.
  • Raymarine MOB lifetag system with 8 transponders.
  • Emergency tiller.
  • Raymarine Ray 240E hailer/horn on mast.
  • Watertight bulkheads to sail locker and lazarette.
  • Ply blanking boards for hatches, stowed in lazarette.
  • Safety equipment serviced in accordance with MCA category 2 regulations (2015).


Fire-fighting equipment:

  • Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine room.
  • Fire blanket.
  • Smoke detector in engine room with remote audible alarm.
  • Smoke detectors outside cabin doors.
  • Carbon monoxide alarm with sensor and audible alarm in saloon.
  • Fire extinguishers, torches and smoke alarms