Oyster 406 for sale


£81,000 GBP

General information
Oyster 406
Sail boat for sale
£81,000 GBP
Length overall
12.31 metres
3.80 metres
1.80 metres
Fin Keel

About this Oyster 406

Rapaz is the Deck Saloon version of this pretty go anywhere Holman and Pye designed Oyster. She is cutter rigged, has been continually updated by her present owners since 2004 and has a full maintenance record from 1997. She has been wintered ashore since 1997 and under a full winter cover since 2008. Currently lying in Greece, Rapaz is ideal for warm weather cruising and benefits from:

Fuel Capacity – 500 litres

Water capacity – 1000 litres

Battery Capacity – 770 Amp Hours

Forward opening hatches to catch the breeze

A sumptuous aft cabin with a centre line double bed

Major works carried out include:

New genoa, cabin sole, head linings and Benedetti lighting, engine, propeller, VHF, teak deck recaulked (new 2008), life raft, tender, AIS receiver and EPIRB, autopilot, main control panel, mast wiring and furling, cooker, water cooled fridge, windlass, bimini, re epoxied hull, forward opening hatches, chart plotters (2), HD radar, mainsail, genoa furling, upholstery, waterline valves, Pontos 4 speed genoa winches, mainsheet traveller.

The last survey (2010) stated “Rapaz was found to be a good example of this design and maintained to a good standard by the owners”

Another Oyster 406 owner posted “we met our sister ship Rapaz and admired her many enhancements. Struck with Oyster envy we headed for Marmaris to imitate Rapaz”



VAT invoice

T2L form obtained

Rapaz planned to be in EU at date of Brexit

Full part 1 Registered

Full chain of documentation available

Full Maintenance log from 1997

Invoice file for almost all work mentioned in particulars.

Equipment documentation files.


Hull number 22 built 1988 by Windboats of Wroxham.

White with blue top stripe and boot topping.

Encapsulated keel and alloy toe rail.

Epoxied 1997 and taken back and re-epoxied with 3 coats Duratek 2011.

Teak deck replaced 2008 (12mm finished) and recaulked 2017.

Lewmar hatches with covers. Ocean hatches flexi glass and seals replaced 2010.

Lewmar port lights. Flexi glass, seals and hinges replaced 2012.


Yanmar 4JH5E 53HP and engine mounts 2018. Whole cover can be taken off to give all round access.

Gearbox ZF30M 2018

Valeo 125a alternator 2018

Engine cables Morse 2001

Engine filters – Goo Far magnetic (2012), Racor 500F pre-filter (2007)

Exhaust Muffler (2018) Vetus Swan neck (2019)

Aquadrive drive shaft refurbished 1996

Volvo shaft seal 2019

Feather stream 17in feathering prop with disc rope cutter 2017

Hull and Pillar cutlass bearings 2019

Prop shaft 2010


High Amp wiring rewired 1996

Mast wiring replaced 2014

Blue Systems Type A flat rocker main control panel 2014

Mastervolt regulator splitter 2019

Victron BMV 602 battery monitor 2013

Tecsup HiTec 200W – 300W 3 stage battery charger 2003

GuestCharge Pro 2630 30 Amp battery charger 1999

Rutland HRDi regulator 2009

Sunware 50W Solar Panel 2019

Headlining Lights, Benedetti Orlando LED 2018

Saloon Bulk head lights, EC Smith LED 2014

Forecabin reading lights, Aqua signal halogen 2000

Engine battery- 110a 2009

Domestic Bank 1- 2x110a sealed 2016

Domestic Bank 2 – 2x230a sealed 2018

Honda diesel generator

Shore power.

Rutland 513 wind generator 2007

Aqua signal Tri colour and anchor light (LED) 2000

Aqua signal type 41 steaming and deck light 2012

Pulpit light 2008

Stern light 2018

Tankage and Plumbing

GRP diesel tank, 500 litres with large inspection hatch under saloon floor. Emptied and cleaned 2018

2 off 500 litre GRP water tanks with large inspection hatches under saloon settees.

1 off 80 litre black tank in forward head. Polyprop 1999 with Globus level indicator 2014

Waterline valves replaced with ball valves 2008

Other below waterline valves Blakes (except black outlet ball valve 2014 and engine inlet ball valve 2017)

Water accumulator 1998

Automatic bilge pump (Rulemate 700 – 2016) Deck and below deck manual bilge pumps.

Heads piping replaced 2017


Bermudan sloop with inner forestay on a Highfield lever that converts her into a cutter.

Kemp mast (1988). Wiring, lighting and internal furling mechanism replaced 2014.

Kemp kicker, boom and mast stowed spinnaker pole 1988. Inspected twice a year and washed and oiled annually.

Chain plates inspected and bolts replaced 2014.

10mm forestay, inner forestay, baby stay, cap and lower shrouds and backstay with 8mm intermediate shrouds with bronze bottle screws. Standing rigging replaced 2007.

Facnor genoa furling 2007 (top bearing replaced 2018)

Pontos 46 four speed genoa winches 2017.

Lewmar 30 and 24 winches on mast and cockpit 1988

UK Halsey DCX Genoa 2019

Elvstrom Hydranet 350 Mainsail 2010

Quantum mainsail (cut down but good shape for a spare) 2002

Genoa 2 good as a spare 2000

Staysail, efficient but dirty 1991. Hanks new 2012. Sets on inner forestay and good above 28kts.

Ratsey Cruising Chute 1996

Domestic and Accommodation

6 berths in 3 cabins

Interior joinery teak veneer with solid teak trim

Cabin sole teak on marine ply with 5mm inserts 2016

Upholstery Agua Nova Orion Blue 2009

Head lining and mast cover renewed with Flokster lining 2018

Overhead lighting replaced with Benedetti Orlando LED downlights 2018

Curtains 2009

Ebersbacher DH3 SL Diesel heater to all cabins. Refurbished 1998.

Forecabin, double vee berth with insert and 2 sail/bike bins and 2 luggage/linen bins below. Shelves over , wardrobe, 2 sets drawers .

Forward Head with teak grating, Jabsco manual head (1999), sink with hot and cold taps and shower with 80 litre black tank (1999).

Main saloon, two settee berths with lee clothes and water tanks under. Cave lockers behind and 2 cupboards and a bookshelf each side Water accumulator, fuel tank and domestic bank 1 below Clock, barometer and thermometer. Two forward opening windows from Seaglaze the Oyster supplier (2010). Glass cupboard with drawer and cupboard below.

Chart Table with half size table and storage above and below with wet hanging locker opposite.

Aft head with teak grating, Jabsco manual head (1999), sink with hot and cold taps and shower with 2 cupboards over and linen cupboard opposite, over engine.

Linear galley with water cooled Frigo Boat fridge (2012), Plastimo Neptune 2 ring, oven and grill cooker (2012) with storage over, single bowl sink with hot and cold taps.

Master cabin with centre double bed and 3 lee cloths giving 2 sea berths. Fan each side. Drawer and hot water tank below. Settee each side with lockers above and below. Wardrobe and dressing table with cupboard over with shore power circuit board. Access to stern gear.


Plastimo binnacle compass 2006

Raymarine SPX 30 and P70 Autohelm 2015

Autohelm power arm refurbished 1998

Whitlock Constellation steering rebuilt with new wires and conduits 1999. Serviced and new wheel cover 2018

B&G Hydra 330 instruments

ICOM 323g VHF 2017

ICOM handheld VHF 1999

NASA AIS receiver 2014.

Garmin Map 750 at chart table 2014. Interfaced with radar and AIS

Garmin HD-HDR18HD 2014.

NASA short wave receiver (not used) 1999

NASA Clipper Navtex 2006 (Aerial new 2018)

NASA Weatherman 2006 (Aerial new 2018)

Garmin 450 on binnacle 2010

Garmin Handheld GPS 2012

Lowrance heading Sensor 2014


6 person Seago ISO 9650-1 Group A Liferaft 2016

4 lifejackets, jackstays

3 fire extinguishers, 1 fire blanket

Automatic engine room extinguisher 2019

Emergency tiller

Radar reflector




Bimini, spray hood and sunshades 2010

Overall Sunbrella winter cover 2011

Mercury 220 Aero deck dinghy 2016

Yamaha 4hp outboard 2000

25kg Rocna main anchor 2011

Fortress FX 37 Kedge 2013

Lofrans 100watt Cayman windlass with foredeck foot switch and remote switch on binnacle 2012

80m 10mm chain 2018

5m plus 60m 16mm nylon warp 1996

Kenwood CD player and radio with speakers over chart table and galley 1999

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