UK sailing yacht builder, Oyster Marine, has been widely acclaimed across the globe for its yachts that depict a unique combination of excellence, comfort and performance. A leader in the market of premium cruising super yachts and motor yachts, Oyster Marine Ltd has provided some of excellent yachts such like the little Oyster 46 and Oyster 125 to the yachting world. Headquartered in Fox's Marina, Ipswich, Suffolk, Oyster Marine has also opened its sales branches in the USA, Germany, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Europe and Asia.
With over 40 years’ experience, Oyster yacht builder has constructed more than 1000 yachts of different sizes. Their dedicated team has a deep knowledge of boat building which has been utilised to create superyachts that range from modern classics to lightweight racing yachts. British built with a range of 56ft to 125ft in length, Oyster superyachts are comfortable, stylish and engineered to perfection. Onboard there’s a harmony of equipment, systems and the latest technology which offers a quiet, comfortable home from home feeling. The company was nominated for the best Luxury Cruiser and Cruise of the Year in 2017 as well as taking part in the Oyster World Rally. One thing’s for sure, when you charter an Oyster superyacht you have the opportunity to enjoy a 5-star life on board.
The new range of Oyster Superyachts is being created by the combined resources of three long-established teams, double Queen’s Award yacht builder Oyster Marine, Dubois Naval Architects and RMK Marine. The largest Oyster's today are the Oyster 100, Oyster 125 flybridge and Oyster 125, which complement the existing Oyster range. With their handsome, Dubois designed, outboard profiles they are stunning additions to the Oyster fleet.
RMK Marine has committed considerable financial resources to the building of the latest Oyster superyachts. This includes a new 80m x 40m building hall (3200sq m), which houses a high temperature post cure oven of 40m x 12m (480sq m) capable of operating at 130ºC and believed to be one of the largest of its kind in Europe.
In addition to Oyster’s in-house superyacht project co-coordinator, Hamish Burgess-Simpson, RMK has employed an experienced team to ensure the success of the superyacht project, which includes Stephen Thomas, who ran Projection Yachts, an infusion moulding specialist; Dave Powys of America’s Cup yacht building fame and Matthew Morgan who has worked with Sensation Yachts in New Zealand, DK Yachts in Malaysia and Polyworx, the Dutch infusion specialists Oyster Marine, formed by Richard Matthews in the year 1973, had its first project titled as UFO, a 32 feet prototype which won the RYS de Mass Cup. Some of the significant yachts by the company include Oyster 37, 39, 46, 56, 62 and 72. Oyster shipyard also has its own in-house design team with Rob Humphreys as the lead designer. Moreover, Dubois Naval Architects joined the company’s design team in 2008, providing an additional impetus to the making of elegant yachts by the shipyard.
The shipyard has always paid constant attention to the needs of the owner and the shipyard has proved this with super yachts such as Oyster 46 and Oyster 125. Oyster Marine allows its clients to customize the yachts in terms of joinery timber, interior configuration, and other materials such as counter tops and soft furnishings, along with an array of tried and tested optional tools.
Oyster Marine has also received highly acclaimed award such as the Queen's Awards (Highest British Industrial Award), which still gives the shipyard the needed extra boost to surpass its own performances with every new craft.
Presently, 50% of Shipyard’s quotations are those of their already existing clients. Oyster marine believes in maintaining relationship beyond the business and a perfect example of this is the Oyster Regatta held every year, which records high attendance from all the shipyard’s present and prospective clients. The evidence puts across the fact that Oyster Marine poses a strong competition for its counterparts not because of its innovation alone but also because of other features such as seaworthiness and comfort that it has been incorporating in its yachts.
Oyster Yacht Charters
There are many Oyster charter yachts to choose from which provide guests with a most amazing cruising experience. They are fantastic yachts to charter and are fast enough to get you from one destination to another quickly. These magnificent vessels offer great sailing performance, spacious cockpits for fantastic dining options along with beautiful interior layouts. Expect a bespoke service from the professional crew who will make sure your vacation is at your pace, adventurous and most enjoyable.
Whether you sail to the Med, the Caribbean or anywhere else in the world, you’re sure to have a memorable voyage. The Caribbean offers exotic islands while the Med provides breath-taking locations. The New England coast of the US is another destination Oyster charter yachts sail to. Here there’s a strong heritage of boating, great sailing conditions and rugged coastlines. Why not charter an Oyster superyacht to Alaska, Australia or Thailand? Stylishly finished and well equipped, Oyster superyachts provide a superb yacht charter experience for both seasoned and first-time charterers.