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1980 Oyster Mariner 35

Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom


The Oyster Mariner 35 is a substantial centre cockpit ketch offering good sailing performance with outstanding accommodation for a yacht of her size. This particular example is well equipped and set up for periods of extended cruising.  Asking price reduced by £5,000 to £24,950 as engine needs attention Sensible offers on the asking price will be considered. 

Basic Boat Info

Price: £24,950
Make: Oyster
Model: Mariner 35
Year: 1980
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Oyster Marine Ltd / Landamores
Designer: Holman and Pye
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 35'0 ft / 10.67 m
Length Overall: 35'11 ft / 10.94 m
Waterline Length: 29'5 ft / 8.97 m
Beam: 12'0 ft / 3.66 m
Max Draft: 5'3 ft / 1.60 m
Displacement: 7,258 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: 2003 TB
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 43hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 1992
  • Engine Location: Center


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 227 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 455 L


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Ketch, Cruisers, Center Cockpit


Howard Ford
Howard Ford Marine Sales


Howard Ford Marine Sales
Tidemill Yacht Harbour Tidemill Way
Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
Tel:+44 (0)1394 385577


The accommodation offers up to eight berths in two cabins and saloon with good headroom throughout.

Steps leading down and forward from centre cockpit to saloon with settee berth to port and L shaped seating area to starboard side with folding table to centre. Heads amidships to port with Par Brydon sea toilet, moulded vanity unit with H&C water supply via shower, access from heads to large sail locker containing Sobo Babynova 1000 washing machine and microwave. Galley amidships to starboard side with plentiful stowage and good working space, Formica style work surfaces with stainless steel sink and H&C water supply, Force 10 two burner cooker with oven and grill, cool box. Walk through companionway to starboard side with hanging locker and engine access.  Comfortable aft cabin with double berth to port and stowage above and below, settee berth and dressing table to starboard, Escape hatch and two large windows to stern. Teak cabinetry, draylon upholstery, Webasto heating

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway Volvo 2003 diesel engine (1992) - (Engine needs attention hence price reduction) on Volvo 120S-C sail drive. Raw water cooled. Electric start. Two blade folding propeller. Webasto diesel fired warm air heating.  

Alternator charging to 3 x 12V batteries

Sterling battery charger

240 Volt shore power supply.

Sails and Spars

Ketch rigged with Kemp aluminium mast and spars. Stainless steel standing rigging (1992). Terylene running rigging. Roller reefing genoa

Main - Poor condition

Genoa (new 2006) - Good condition

Mizzen (new 2006) - Good condition

Storm jib 

Deck Equipment

CQR 35kg anchor

Bruce 20kg anchor with 60m chain and warp

Seawolf 520 Electric windlass

Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit, alloy stanchions and guard wires

Lewmar mast winch x 2

Lewmar  42 x 2 

Stainless steel bathing ladder

Sprayhood and cockpit canopy (new)

Sail covers

Teak cockpit table

Various fenders and warps

Navigation Equipment

Sestrel binnacle compass

Hand bearing compass

Raymarine C80 Chartplotter

Garmin GPS65 GPS

NASA Marine Target Navtex Std Plus

Raymarine Multi depth sounder/log

Autohelm display at nav desk

NASA Marine SX35 DSC VHF radio and aerial

Raymarine indication instruments to cockpit

Navico LS200 VHF cockpit speaker

Nikkai CD/MP3 player

Clock and barometer

Full navigation lights

Safety Equipment

Manual bilge pump

Electric bilge pump

3 x Fire extinguishers 

Fire blanket



Gas detector

Floating line


Built in 1980 by Oyster / Landamores Yacht Builders of Norfolk to a design by Holman and Pye. White GRP hull with red style line. Centre cockpit with wheel steering. Long fin with encapsulation iron ballast. Skeg hung rudder. Teak cockpit seating and coamings.  Treadmaster to decks. 


The Oyster Mariner 35 is a substantial centre cockpit ketch offering good sailing performance with outstanding accommodation for a yacht of her size. This particular example is well equipped and set up for periods of extended cruising. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales


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.

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