1990 Oyster 46 Center Cockpit
|Category||Cruisers, Ketch, Pilothouse|
Total Power: 85
Fuel: 184 Fiberglass
|Accommodations and Layout.|
Forward Cabins and Head:
The galley is located to starboard, aft of the dinette, and at the base of the companionway. Outboard you have the deep double stainless sink, counter space, microwave oven, and a Force 10 3 burner stove and oven, lots of dry storage outboard. The inboard side of the galley has counter top space and the top access freezer box and refrigerator. The design of the galley lends itself to be useful and efficient at sea or shoreside.
|Electronics and Navigation Equipment|
24 volt D.C. ships house system. 24 volt DC.engine and 12 volt generator starting system. 110 volt AC ships generator. 110 volt A.C shore power system. The 24 volt ships house system draws on 2 banks of 4 batteries for a total of 8 new in June 2015 6 volt AGM batteries. These house batteries are charged by a Prosine 3.0 Charger Inverter (2003). This charger can be run by either shore power or the ships generator. 2-12(in series) volt D.C. Engine and 1-12 volt Generator batteries are charged by the main engine alternator and generator alternator. The 7.5KW Westerbeke Generator is fresh water cooled and in a sound box. The Generator has it's own racor fuel filter with audible "water in fuel" alarm. Due to the sound box and extra heavy lead insulation the generator is exceptionally quiet under load.
|Sails and Rigging|
Sail handling is made easy with the high aspect ketch rig design. Kemp Aluminum spars are fitted with steps for going aloft. Each mast is rigged independently. The double spreader main mast is keel stepped and the single spreader mizzen is deck stepped with a substantial compression post. The Mizzen and Mainsail are fully battened and have Fredricksen sail track and cars for ease of hoisting and reefing. The Headsail is managed with a Profurl roller reefing system. The main boom has a Harken traveller system and a boom vang. The Mizzen has twin adjustable back stays and a boom vang as well. There is a main mast mounted Spinnaker pole. All the cars, leads and winch handles are available to make your sail handling a snap.
|Engine and Mechnical Details|
Engine is a 85hp Perkins marine diesel, 4 cylinder, naturally aspirated, fresh water cooled. Primary engine guages are at inside helm with tachometer, hour meter, water temperature, oil pressure, and volt meter. There are audible and visual alarms for low oil pressure and high engine temperature at both steering stations. There is a racor primary fuel filter with audible water alarm, and a secondary fuel filter.
|Hull and Deck|
Hull Topsides were painted with Awlgrip Flag Blue in 2002
"Black Pearl" with Oyster integrity and quality will make an outstanding vessel for anyone that is looking for a cruising yacht of this class. Her design ensures swift and safe passages that can be made easily by husband and wife. Once you have arrived at your favorite anchorage or port she will wrap you in the luxury that you deserve. She has also seen success in the single handed racing circuit around the Great Lakes.
Westerbeke 7.5 BTD-514 50HZ generator
|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.|
|Speed and Distance|
Built as hull number 25 at the Landamores Yard in Norfolk England "Black Pearl" is well founded and ready for "all ocean" cruising. This Oyster 46 is Ketch rigged and designed to be seakindly and solid in heavy air conditions and very nimble in light to moderate winds. She is fitted with the optional Scheel Keel (external lead) and has a fully skeg supported rudder. She is currently for sale by the 3rd owner and located in the fresh water sea known as Lake Michigan. Delivered originally in England, "Black Pearl" has found her way across the Atlantic, through the Carribean, to Florida where she was purchased by the 2nd owner. Brought north, with a brief stop in Kentucky, she is currently located in Charlevoix, Michigan. The current owners have been meticulous in "Black Pearls" care, upgrades and maintenance. Her layout above deck and below make this a wonderful yacht for the cruising couple that would like to invite family and friends aboard. We invite you to take a look at the full Specs to follow and make an appointment for your personal viewing. Black Pearl Is currently in our heated storage building.