Oyster 56 ‘Spirit of Spring’

Oyster 56 for sale

The Overview

The 56 is labelled as Oyster Yachts’ most successful model with a notable 75 vessels launched between 1998 and 2010. Designed by Rob Humphreys, the Oyster 56 makes for a perfect blue water cruiser, combining luxury and comfort with a brilliant record for performance.

Often considered a “Gin & Tonic” cruiser of the highest accord, the Oyster 56 packs all of the creature comforts one would expect on a superyacht onto a smaller – yet still just as luxurious – model. The 56 offers the perfect balance for sitting back and relaxing or getting active and competitive on the regatta course, where it is a well-proven winner.

Vortec Marine has extensive knowledge of Oyster yachts, having worked on board the brand’s vessels for more than 20 years. This particular yacht has been looked after by the Vortec Marine team since she left the yard in 2010. Having been maintained to the highest standard, the team is delighted to have the opportunity to find this exceptional Oyster 56 G5 model her next owner.

Oyster 56 Spirit of Spring is a stunning sailing yacht that has been professionally kept and maintained since new. She provides very comfortable berths for 7 people across 4 cabins with ample light and airy living space and accommodation, as well as a well-equipped galley. During their 11+ years of ownership, the current owner has consistently updated and refreshed the yacht; In 2019 she had new cockpit cushion covers, a new sprayhood and bimini and a new hydraulic Besenzoni passerelle fitted.  In 2020 the hull was re-painted, mast re-painted, standing rigging replaced and new Raymarine electronics.

Within the cabin, Spirit of Spring’s interior light oak woodwork and dark blue leather upholstery are in very good condition, providing a deluxe, comfortable living area. On deck she offers a huge amount of deck space to enjoy both at sea and in harbour.

The Oyster 56 is a true Blue Water Cruising Yacht, offering the perfect combination of a luxury sailing vessel to enjoy with friends and family and a build and configuration ideal for long distance journeys.

Additional notes; Hauled annually and kept ashore for most winters.  Never chartered. Many upgrades in 2020 to keep her in great shape.



The Spec

Manufacturer &
Oyster 56 for sale
Year: 2010
Length: 17.47
Beam: 4.11
Draft: 2.52
Price: £650,000 Tax Paid (EU)
Hull Material: GRP
Location: Croatia


The details of this vessel are in good faith but we 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.