2007 Oyster 56 G5 Deck Saloon

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2007 Oyster 56 G5 Deck Saloon

West Palm Beach FL, US




GANDY DANCER sets the standard for entertainment, luxury and performance. The light and airy saloon, with rich teak and cherry interior combined with elegant light Alcantara upholstery, always feels clean, refreshing and peaceful, with inviting comfort and style for sailing, dining and relaxing. The details of her interior design make this a truly exclusive yacht, perfect for those seeking luxury and comfort.

As one would expect with a yacht of this class, the systems onboard are first-class, with all the essential qualities of a serious seagoing yacht. A color scheme of majestic blue, white and tan, along with wrap-around raised-salon "Seascape" windows and multiple portholes and hatches, keep interior spaces delightfully bright. The saloon layout takes excellent advantage of the 16′-3” beam. The open-plan living area includes the fully-equipped galley, dining area with banquette seating for eight, plenty of counter surfaces and stowage space. Full air conditioning throughout the yacht, with discreet forced-air ventilation and complete household amenities, including washer/dryer, drawer-style dishwasher and ice maker, are powered by the 12.6 kW generator.

The cockpit has been designed for entertaining. The bimini provides full cockpit and helm coverage underway, and the solid teak refrigerated table in the cockpit allows you to enjoy chilled drinks while sailing or relaxing. The cockpit table opens out to comfortably seat six, providing beautiful, spacious al fresco dining with comfortable cushions and pillows.

GANDY DANCER is ideally suited for groups and families, with superbly comfortable accommodations for up to eight guests, with four beautifully crafted guest cabins, each fitted out to the most luxurious standards. All of the cabins are constructed using the highest quality mattresses and each enjoys a variety of premium 100% cotton custom linens.

  • Curtains to windows in all cabins
  • Oceanair ‘Skyscreens’ to all deck hatches
  • Flyscreens to all coach roof ports
  • (8) Hella fans: (2) in Master, (2) fwd double, (1) port cabin, (1) salon, (1) galley, (1) midship cabin

GANDY DANCER comes equipped with an entertainment system, (2) 20" flat screen HDTV’s, DVD players and stereo. Swim platform with hot and cold deck shower. This elegant yacht has always been meticulously maintained, adhering to a strict maintenance schedule to ensure continual readiness and integrity.

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Full Specs



Eight berths in four cabins. Interior joinery finished in yacht-quality solid cherry and cherry plywood. Features include sculpted fiddles and grabrails, 'shadow-gap' joints between panels and Oyster custom knobs for lockers and drawers. V-groove cabin sole in teak. Surfaces in galley in ‘Sandpiper’ Avonite. Headlining in off-white vinyl. Upholstery in ‘Beige’ Alcantara Ultrasuede. Saloon table cover. Lee screens on sea berths. Curtains/blind system Oceanair skyscreens to all deck hatches.

From forward:


Spacious forward cabin has a centerline island double berth with memory foam mattress, split down the middle for lee cloth, upholstered seat with vanity table and mirror, plentiful drawers, lockers, hanging locker, viewing ports and large overhead hatch with sky-screen.


Port forward cabin has upper and lower berths, a vanity unit with mirror, drawers, lockers, hanging locker, viewing port, and overhead hatch with sky-screen.


To starboard, shared by both forward cabins and accessed from the passageway, incorporating a Sealand Vacuflush 500-Series 24V electric fresh water toilet, washbasin and separate shower stall with removable hand-held showerhead. Hans Grohe single-lever mixer taps to sink and shower, towel bar. Lockers, mirror and soap dispenser. Overhead hatch with skyscreen.


Features an expandable table and C-shaped settee area to port, outboard of which is a pair of lockers and a central shelf to the hullport. When closed, the table forms an occasional table. It opens out to form an oval dining table, with two bottle lockers in its pedestal base. To starboard is a settee, with a cabinet forward housing a washer/dryer. Drinks locker with lit glass storage above. Book shelves in stainless steel in front of port saloon hullport.

Access to the saloon from the companionway is down a set of shaped teak and stainless steel steps. Teak grab handles are fitted either side of the companionway opening. Convenient storage area behind.


At aft end of saloon, to starboard. Chart table can accommodate a half-folded admiralty chart. Navigational/electronic equipment flush-mounted with dark grey Alcantara fascia. Bookshelf outboard with pull-down locker below. Fixed navigator's seat. Watermaker controls located on forward Nav fascia.


  • Aft to port, with walkthrough to the aft cabin.
  • Twin stainless steel sinks with Hans Grohe stainless steel faucet, with Whale Gulper 200 grey water discharge pump
  • Force 10 4-burner with oven, gimbaled propane stove
  • Fisher & Paykel dish drawer dishwasher
  • U-line icemaker
  • Front-opening stand-up Frigoboat S/S fridge
  • Top-opening Frigoboat freezer under counter, forward galley
  • Panasonic S/S 800W microwave oven
  • S/S rack in hullport for stowage
  • Oyster custom Wedgwood bone china
  • Oyster custom Sheffield stainless steel cutlery

TWIN CABIN - Midship

Starboard mid cabin has upper and lower berths with foam mattresses, viewing ports, lockers for Racor filters with S/S tray. Access to the engine room through large, insulated double doors.


The master stateroom, aft, has a sumptuous centerline queen berth with memory foam mattress split down the middle for lee cloth, several viewing ports, large overhead hatch with sky-screen, two large hanging lockers, ample drawers and lockers (in lieu of standard settee), bookshelves, mirror, and 4-brick combination safe.


Sealand Vacuflush 500-Series 24V electric fresh water toilet, sink and separate shower stall with hand-held showerhead. Hans Grohe single-lever faucet to sink and shower, towel bar. Lockers and mirror, soap dispenser.

  • Sharp 20” LCD TV with Alpine DVD player in main salon
  • Sharp 20” LCD TV in forward cabin
  • Alpine AM/FM/CD/DVD player in main salon, with speakers
  • Alpine AM/FM/CD/DVD player in forward cabin
  • Cockpit speakers

  • Ship's DC supply: 24V
  • Ringmain: 220V AC ring main with double, 3-pin Clipsal outlet sockets
  • (4) 12 Volt lead/acid 8A8D house batteries (new 2015)
  • (3) Brute Force 12 Volt maintenance-free Group 34 batteries - (2) engine start, (1) generator start
  • 'Emergency link' between house and start batteries
  • Batteries secured and ventilated: Cleated with King Starboard and dead bolts over the top, inside GRP battery compartment under cabin sole with Lexan plastic lids
  • Mastervolt 100 Amp automatic battery charger, 220V MASS 24/100
  • Mastervolt Charger for Engine and Generator Start Batteries (added 2015)
  • Mastervolt Masterlink MICC digital battery monitor and remote panel
  • Mastervolt Alpha Pro regulator
  • AC and DC circuit breaker distribution panels
  • 8 Kva isolation transformer
  • (2) Mastervolt 220V MASS sine inverters 24/2500W
  • 50’ 50A/125/250V dockside shore power cable with Hubble connector

Interior Lighting

  • LED interior lights throughout
  • Reading lights in saloon
  • Reading light for each berth
  • Automatic light to drinks locker
  • Red courtesy footlights at deck saloon steps, nav station and galley
  • Night light at chart table; red and white LED

Exterior Lighting

  • Lopolight LED nav lights
  • LED Tricolor and Nav lights
  • Boom light
  • Masthead light
  • Spreader lights
  • Aft deck light on transom pole

  • Raymarine AIS transponder and receiver
  • Raymarine ST60+ depth/wind/speed in cockpit and ST60+ graphic at nav station
  • Raymarine E120 and E80 plotters with radar
  • Raymarine ST6002 Smart Pilot autopilot at helm pedestal and at nav station
  • Raymarine Ray 240E VHF at nav station
  • Raymarine Ray 240 VHF for cockpit at helm
  • Raymarine E80 GPS in Navpod mounted on coachroof starboard side by companionway in cockpit
  • Raymarine E120 GPS at nav station
  • Raymarine 4 kW dome lined to E120 and E80 displays
  • Iridium satellite phone
  • SIRS Major Marine 150 mm diameter steering compass
  • Raymarine ST290 MOB at helm
  • Windex at masthead
  • Asus Ship Computer with 17” LCD Planar monitor at nav station runs Nobletec Nav Software
  • WiFi booster antenna
  • Cell phone booster antenna



  • Cutter rig
  • Formula Spars white aluminum Stoway mast with hydraulic in-mast furling and boom with hydraulic main outhaul
  • Navtec A850 hydraulic adjustable rigid vang
  • Navtec A250 adjustable backstay
  • Hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Reckmann genoa furler with Lewmar 400 Commander hydraulics
  • Reckmann staysail furler with Lewmar 400 Commander hydraulics
  • Harken spinnaker pole, stowed vertically on mast. Package includes 2 halyards, topping lift and downhaul, sheets, guys and all required blocks and deck fittings. Additional Spinlock clutch for twin foreguy
  • S/S discontinuous 1X19 wire rigging
  • Navtec S/S swaged end fittings
  • Chromed bronze open barrel turnbuckles


  • Quantum main (new 2015)
  • Quantum furling yankee (new 2015)
  • Quantum furling staysail (new 2015)
  • Cruising chute in 1.5oz with sock

WINCHES (All Lewmar)

  • (2) 68 CEST electric, two-speed primaries
  • (2) 54 CST staysail
  • 48 CEST (electric on port)
  • 48 CST two-speed mainsheet and traveler
  • (2) 46 CST two-speed halyard on mast

  • Yanmar 4LHA-HTP four-cylinder diesel engine (160 hp @ 3,300 rpm). Hours: 1,662 as of 10/17
  • Parallel plumbed Racor 500 FG engine and genset filters, with shutoffs at filters
  • ZF Hurth, ratio 2.52:1 reduction gear
  • 1-1/2” S/S shaft
  • Ambassador AM15 rope cutter on prop shaft
  • 24” Max Prop 3-bladed folding propeller
  • 12 Volt with 60A engine alternator to charge engine start batteries
  • Mastervolt 150A/24V high output house alternator with Mastervolt Alpha Pro regulator
  • Westerbeke BTD 12.6 kW generator (hours: 3053, 10/17)
  • Max Power CT165 tunnel bow thruster, upgraded with 6-blade props
  • Frigomatic 24V Model W50F keel-cooled compressor for fridge and cockpit table reefer
  • Frigomatic 24V Model W50F water-cooled twin compressor with twin plate for freezer
  • Spectra Newport 700 watermaker, 24V
  • Cruisair air conditioning/heat in forward and aft cabins and main saloon
  • Splendide Combi Matic WDC 6200 washer/dryer
  • Foam and high-density polymer soundproofing in engine room
  • Yanmar panel gauges/alarms

  • Fuel: 281 US gallons in single GRP tank with Tank Tender gauge
  • Water: 251 US gallons in single GRP tank with Tank Tender gauge
  • Hot water from an insulated 73-liter (19 gal.) C-Warm tank heated by the engine's heat exchanger, or by thermostatically-controlled 120 VAC 1.25 kW immersion heater elements powered by the generator or dockside power
  • Pressurized hot and cold fresh water system
  • Gravity discharge holding tank, with Wema gauge and deck pump out, fitted to each head
  • (2) Tek Tank 24-gallon PVC holding tanks with Wema gauge tank monitors
  • (3) Whale Gulper 220 sump/grey water pumps

  • CQR 34kg (75lb.) anchor on bow roller with 100m of 12mm galvanized chain
  • Anchor windlass: Lewmar V4 vertical capstain and gypsy - 24 Volt, with remote control switch in cockpit
  • Lewmar deck hatches: Size 70 on foredeck (2) Size 31 over forward cabins, Size 60 aft cabin
  • Gebo aluminum opening ports in hull and in coaming, and venting port and starboard windshield in main salon
  • Additional long Gebo portlights between cockpit and galley, and mid-ship cabin
  • (6) Dorade vents
  • Simpson Cooney Series 7 Model S225 S/S dinghy davit system (225 kg max load)
  • S/S swim ladder
  • Cast S/S cleats and chocks


Hull is hand laid up single skin GRP utilizing Isophthalic and Vinylester resin Gelcoat. The deck is teak overlaid on molded GRP sandwich laminate with end-grain balsa wood core and premium grade marine plywood in high load areas, glued and bolted to hull flange. Built to Lloyds approved design specification and to meet category A – Ocean of the EURCD (European Union Recreational Craft Directive).

  • Awlcraft "Majestic Blue" painted topsides and white double boot top (repainted once since new, 2012), blue bottom
  • High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel
  • Fully protected skeg-hung rudder
  • Deck structure molded in GRP with balsa core
  • Teak-laid decks, epoxy-fastened
  • Oyster deck saloon profile with 'G5' styling
  • Bulwark finished with natural teak capping rail with stainless steel fairleads
  • S/S mooring and cockpit cleats
  • Additional pair of S/Sl mooring cleats and fairleads
  • S/S grabrails on deck saloon roof
  • S/S and teak stern quarter pushpit seats
  • Wichard S/S padeyes
  • S/S tube bow rail, split stern rail with steps to scoop transom
  • S/S tube stanchions set into socket bases, port and starboard stanchion gates
  • Aft pushpit and gateway midship stanchions
  • Double S/S wire lifelines
  • Whitlock cable steering system installed with a remote 'Athena' pedestal, incorporating a S/S Lewmar 42” (standard is 48”) wheel and pedestals
  • Leather wheel cover
  • Aft deck propane locker with (2) propane bottles for galley stove/oven
  • Stern post for navigation/communications antennae
  • Stowage compartment, with removable partition, at forward end of anchor locker for kedge warp and chain stowage
  • Lazarette locker with twin stainless steel gas struts

  • All Lewmar deck blocks and jib blocks and cars, main traveler
  • All Lewmar Spinlock line clutches
  • Harken cam cleats

  • Varnished teak drop-leaf cockpit table on stainless steel frame with Frigomatic center refrigeration compartment
  • Cockpit and pushpit cushions, blue and white striped outdoor cloth fabric with vinyl mesh bottoms
  • Stainless steel drink holders and grab rail on pedestal
  • Oyster custom drop-down companionway washboard system
  • Speakers

  • All canvas in ‘Taupe’ Sunbrella
  • Dodger
  • Bimini with Isinglass skylights
  • Full-length boom cover awning with detachable side curtains
  • Cover for cockpit tablewith flap for access to reefer
  • Cover for helm
  • Covers for hatches

  • Stern design incorporates a swim platform trimmed with teak slats and folding stainless steel bathing ladder
  • S/S steps with teak treads and hand cutouts for access to the stern deck
  • Multiplex 3.2m carbon passerelle, including bracing lines and stowage bag
  • Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker

  • Watertight bulkhead forward
  • Winslow 6-person life raft
  • Lifesling
  • Mom 8-A
  • Webbing jacklines
  • Portable fire extinguishers: In each sleeping cabin, galley and aft lazarette
  • Fixed fire extinguisher: Seafire Model CG-225A automatic engine room
  • SeaMe Active radar reflector on mast
  • Jabsco utility 3000 submersible bilge pump with high water alarm at nav
  • Gibb Henderson MkV manual bilge pump in cockpit
  • S/S emergency tiller in aft lazarette
  • Flares
  • First aid kit
  • Search light, Aquasignal rechargeable, hand-held spot
  • Ship’s hailer/horn through VHF Mic

  • Fenders and dock lines
  • Heyco marine tool kit
  • Assorted spares
  • Complete owner’s manuals
  • (2) Aluminum salon/deck folding chairs under sole in port guest cabin

  • Rig removed and inspected (2012)
  • Reckmann furler service
  • Sails vacuwashed and Sailkote-treated (Fall 2017)
  • Toilet hoses replaced, aft (2015)

  • Owners personal effects not included in sale.
  • The 2008 Caribe RIB with Yamaha 25 hp outboard are excluded from sale.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.