1,2 or 4 man – Black Oyster – SOLD

Name of boat: Black Oyster
Number of crew
: Built as a pair (two rowing positions). But it has completed a solo Atlantic crossing, and has also rowed with four crew members around GB. So extremely versatile
: Fibreglass hull and cabins with a plywood deck.
: Phil Morrison Low profile pairs, ocean rowing boat.
Year built
: 2009
Built by
: Jamie Fabrizio
Previous passages
: 2 Atlantic crossings completed, 67 days as part of the 2009 Atlantic race rowed as a pair under the name Roberto Coin. Rowed as a solo in 82 days across the Atlantic in 2012 under the name KED Endeavour and won the around Great Britain race – setting a new Guinness World Record 26 days, 09hours 09minutes. The boat has never rolled.

Equipment included in sale

  • Kannad Safelink GPS 406 EPIRB
  • Kannad Solo GPS PLB
  • ICOM ICM71 portable vhf radio
  • Handheld GPS
  • Ocean Safety 4 man liferaft, SOLAS B (fully serviced to 2014)
  • 2 pairs of Xcell X3 ocean rowing oars, 310cm (one new pair)
  • Schenker Smart 30 water maker (fully serviced, new filter, new pump, pickled and ready for use)
  • Katadyn Survivor 35 manual water maker (serviced, pickled and ready for use).
  • Para anchor w/ 80m of line.
  • Large sea drogue.
  • 7kg anchor, chain and 10m of line
  • 50m rope
  • Around 300 Expedition spare freeze dried food packets (800cal each) bought in 2013.
  • Bridle
- 2 x 2kg fire extinguishers
  • Two 12volt marine batteries. (in perfect working order)
  • Tool kit and spares (gates, foot plates, etc)
  • Flares (4 white handheld, 2 large smokes, 4 parachute)
  • 3 diving knives and an axe.

Any work required: Re-anti foul.
:  £30,000
Stored at
: Essex (apart from racing, she has always been kept under in dry storage)

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