The Oyster 885 Series II is a remarkable 90 foot bluewater sailing yacht. Designed and engineered to deliver uncompromising performance, she is a joy to sail, capable of taking you effortlessly anywhere in the world in luxury and style.
Designed with sailing and entertaining in mind, this 90 foot sailboat boasts expansive and luxurious living spaces. On deck there is a choice of generous entertaining areas for all occasions. Below deck, you can choose from a range of alternative layouts; her standard layout offers four en-suite double guest cabins with separate crew quarters for complete privacy. At just under 90 feet, the Oyster 885 comes in just below the 24m Load Line Rule, which means less red tape with many of the benefits of a much larger yacht. This makes her the perfect size if you wish to make the most of your investment by chartering her to other Oyster enthusiasts in breaks between your own adventures.
Like all Oysters, the 885 has soul. This intangible results from the unique combination of design, technology, engineering and handcrafted build quality. Practical, versatile and spacious, she is a true Oyster, designed for onboard living for extended periods. Well-provisioned and equipped with the comforts and luxuries of home – whether you are passage-making on the open ocean or anchored in an idyllic bay, the 885 is always a pleasure to be aboard.
Large protected cockpit
Generous entertaining spaces
Space and privacy assured
The cockpit is the heart of the Oyster 885 with excellent all-round views – perfect for entertaining and keeping guests safe. The large fold-out table sits on a built-in refrigerator and seats eight with ease for relaxed lunches and dinners. A large glazed, power-assisted companionway door gives easy access down to the saloon.
Informed by expert naval architects at Humphreys Yacht Design, her well-balanced, high-performance G6 hull with twin rudders delivers safe, exhilarating cruising. She is responsive and fast-moving, and her ability to deliver consistently high speeds ensures excellent passage-making.
Standard Carbon rig with Park Avenue boom. Precision-engineered for safety and durability with practical tried-and-trusted sail handling in any conditions.
Single point mainsheet with push button-operated captive reel winch for easy trimming when sailing short-handed.
Hydraulic sail-handling systems for easy handling. Hydraulic bow and stern thrusters offer effortless manoeuvring in marinas.
As well as the cockpit, there is a wide choice of entertaining spaces. The sunken foredeck tender well can be filled with cushions and shaded with a bimini to double as a chillout zone and the spacious aft deck is perfect for sunbathing after a dip in the ocean. Down below, the saloon table comfortably seats 10 for memorable dinners. The tables convert to create a spacious daybed where you can relax with a book or catch the latest movie.
The G6 hull creates even more volume and versatile layout choices below deck on this 90 foot yacht. Designed for complete privacy, the owner’s cabin and three guest cabins are all situated away from the crew accommodation. The discrete forward crew quarters mean privacy is never a problem. The crew cabins are all en-suite and there is a dedicated mess with space for the whole crew to eat together, leaving you free to enjoy the company of family and friends.
Four spacious and luxurious ensuite cabins for the owners and guests.
Ensuite bathrooms all feature walk-in showers with glass screens and electric freshwater toilets.
The discrete but well equipped crew quarters with longitudinal galley and engineering space are positioned forward with dedicated access to the deck.
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No two Oysters are the same. Each of our yachts is designed and handcrafted using time-honoured skills, insights and learnings gained over 48 years from a loyal group of visionaries including owners, staff, sales team and project managers. Working with an obsessive attention to detail and the finest materials, our craftspeople know how to translate your vision into a yacht that is an Oyster through and through but is also unique to you.
All our yachts are built with a meticulous attention to detail. Every aspect of the build undergoes exacting scrutiny throughout the build process. The hull and deck are Lloyd’s Register certified for strength and integrity. We have only one rule when it comes to quality – if the smallest detail is not perfect, it doesn’t leave the workshop.
We are a British boatbuilder with an enduring heritage spanning over 47 years. Our yards have been in operation for over 100 years, each individually renowned as part of a local boatbuilding tradition. Time-honoured trades and experience are passed down through generations, from one master to the next apprentice. Our craftspeople are life-long boatbuilders who share our deep pride in bringing our yachts to life.
Oysters are specified well-beyond the normal requirements you would expect in a bluewater cruiser. The Lloyd’s Register-certified single skin hull is extremely robust, affording you the peace of mind that your 885 can easily handle any conditions – from extreme cold to tropical heat or heavy weather.
The combined skills of all our experts contribute to your Oyster’s exceptional quality. They bring pride and passion to the build, which is inherent in the quality and finish of everything you touch and see. When you take ownership of your 885, you know she has been built with the upmost care.
The new Oyster 885GT combines sophisticated blue water performance with the luxury, comfort and safety for which Oyster is world-renowned. Inspired by the Grand Tourer automobiles of the 1950s which were designed for fast, effortless driving over long distances, combining true luxury with exceptional performance capability. This was our inspiration when asked by a long-time Oyster owner with the desire to take the outstanding performance of the Oyster 885 and optimise it for even faster passage making. The result is the Oyster 885GT – a Grand Tourer for the ocean.
Every aspect of performance has been considered to create a lighter boat with reduced displacement to enhance performance. These remarkable bluewater cruisers are true Grand Tourers with optimised performance and luxury all in one.
Many elements of the design have been honed and finessed to offer an even more exhilarating sailing experience. Her taller carbon rig, upgraded winches, optimised sail wardrobe, carbon standing rigging and deeper T-Keel all inform her enhanced performance.
Every ounce counts. A T-Keel and lighter carbon elements are used throughout to give the GT rewarding agility and turn of speed on the open ocean.
Like any true Grand Tourer, luxury and styling is at the heart of the 885GT. She is easily identified by the striking grey or white GT colour schemes. Or select your own favourite colours. Whichever scheme you choose, she will also feature signature GT red rudders and keel.
Our designers have focused on the details that make all the difference. The result is a yacht that is more than the sum of its parts, highly-tuned to perform.
Carbon Hall Spars with a 4-spreader taller mast feature SCR rigging and Park Avenue V-boom. Her carbon rigging is 50% stronger and 70% lighter. A taller rig allows for 5% more upwind sail area and 15% more downwind sail area is achieved from the extended bowsprit.
Specified with optimised North 3Di Ocean sail package with 780 Main and Headsail. This innovative, stronger and lighter composite construction is tough enough to handle multiple circumnavigations. Regatta upgrade Technora ropes for improved heat resistance and better sheet control when you need it.
Fast and sleek, and finished in anodised black, the deck-mounted halyard winches have been upgraded to 88/3 speed.
Fitted with B&G instruments with vang angle data integrated to B&G system, including aft depth sounder and two engine room cameras.
Oyster 885 SII Standard keel sail plan
Oyster 885 SII Waterline sail plan
Oyster 885 SII Waterline plan
OYSTER 885 RAISED SALOON SII WITH STANDARD KEEL SAIL PLAN
OYSTER 885 RAISED SALOON SII WITH WATERLINE SAIL PLAN
OYSTER 885 RAISED SALOON SII WATERLINE PLAN
Oyster 885GT - Black T-Keel sail plan
Oyster 885GT - White T-Keel sail plan
OYSTER 885 SII – DECK PLAN WITH SWIM PLATFORM
OYSTER 885GT – DECK PLAN WITH SWIM PLATFORM
Oyster 885 SII - Interior plan
Oyster 885 - Lowered Saloon Interior plan
Oyster 885 - Raised Saloon Interior plan
Oyster 885GT - Interior plan
We know the right colour combination is the finishing touch for any Oyster. Explore the colour schemes we recommend to bring out the best in the 885.
885 SII GT
Fitted with custom 3 spreader fractional carbon spar and boom. Antal tracks fitted for ease of setup with Lazy lines for efficient reefing and recovery.
Powerful custom Lewmar hydraulic system for sail handling systems including the Mainsheet captive reel winch, headsail furling, winches and windless.
Generous teak-laid swim platform operated by onboard hydraulic systems. A powered letterbox Passerelle extends for easy access while berthed stern too.
Lewmar vertical 28 HP Bow & Stern thrusters make it easy to manoeuvre in tight marina berths.
A 276l/hr desalination system provides a plentiful fresh water supply.
The forced air ventilation and reverse cycle air conditioning is fitted throughout for climate control. This unique system keeps the yacht ventilated and fresh below decks whatever the climate.
Appliances include induction hob, fan oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
A large 24v Frigomatic Custom fridge freezer with digital temperature gauges, heater door seals and internal fans and a cockpit fridge for easy access to refreshments.
This format offers a spacious saloon that seamlessly connects the forward crew area and guest cabins to the main accommodation.
This format increases headroom in the saloon to create one level in the upper deck saloon.
The Oyster 885GT has a taller carbon rig, upgraded sails and deck hardware, deep T-Keel and reduced displacement to optimise the 885’s already outstanding performance.
This package converts the tender well into a chill out space, with deck cushions, table, Bimini, cinema and exterior surround sound speakers.
The additional deck lighting package provides an array of lighting solutions for every occasion, incorporating mast light, bulkwalk lights, hull lights, tender well lights and deck lights.
Create your unique look and feel with a wide choice of painted finishes.
Oyster Yachts are designed for long-distance, live-aboard blue water adventures in comfort and luxury. Every detail is considered based on our understanding of how owners use their yachts and from our own experience as seasoned sailors, with thousands of nautical miles under our collective belts. Luxury comes in all shapes and sizes across the range - reveal below to see what Oyster luxury looks like in all its glory.
All the solid wood that goes into an Oyster yacht is hand-selected from a range of fine hardwoods. There is a choice of woods available to match your personal taste from traditional teak to oak, ash, walnut, cherry and maple. Each piece is chosen for minimal flaws and knots so it can be crafted to a flawless finish.
Leading-edge technology is seamlessly woven into the 885 making it digitally-enabled, so you are always connected wherever you are in the world. Every system is chosen to be rugged and fit for purpose. Digital switching lets you monitor and control various systems managed over a digital network with multiple touch-screens or on your tablet from anywhere on the boat. Everything is tested thoroughly at sea to give you complete peace of mind – we only specify safety and navigation technology that we know is reliable and trustworthy from first-hand experience.
The 885 has WiFi available throughout, connecting through the latest satellite technology. A 4/5G cellular antenna picks up signal when you are close enough to onshore radio masts.
We work with you to specify all the audio-visual equipment. As a result, these entertainment systems are seamlessly integrated into your yacht.
We have refined our approach to lighting to make your Oyster comfortable and relaxing and well-lit throughout. LED light tones are matched all over the yacht, combining recessed LED strips and intelligently-placed spots to offer perfect mood lighting throughout.
We believe yacht ownership begins from the moment you commission your Oyster. The build process is an experience you will savour, and your Project Manager will guide you through every step of the way. Being part of this process adds to the deep sense of ownership you will feel when you step aboard for the first time.
Our Project Managers are all experienced sailors who will help you turn your sailing plans and dreams of adventure into reality. Their practical experience is gained from thousands of sailing miles, previous builds and a deep knowledge of Oyster, making them well-placed to advise you on any topic from complex computer and AV systems to selecting sails and galley equipment.
Your Project Manager will take time to get to know you and understand your plans – what you want to do with your yacht, where you would like to sail her and what is most important to you. They will then help you choose the right options and equipment to meet your needs.
We will keep you up-to-date and make sure you have all the information you need to make decisions at the right time. A key part of owning your Oyster is understanding the craftsmanship and attention to detail that go into her. We arrange regular yard visits in person or online, so you can to see her at key points during the build and see our master craftspeople at work.
No two Oysters are alike, and we know it is the small details that make a boat yours. Throughout the build there are many opportunities for you to personalise your yacht. We take you through every element and work with you to make sure your ideas are incorporated and amplified throughout.
You will be invited to see your 885 at different stages throughout her build, including several visits to the moulding and fit-out yards. Upon completion she will be commissioned – a process that takes five to eight weeks with an extreme attention to detail to meet the most exacting standards, so everything is perfect when you take ownership. This is followed by a week-long handover, when the team will introduce you to your yacht and give you the confidence to set sail on your first adventure.
The Oyster 885 Series II is in a different league to any other 90 foot yacht for sale. Immerse yourself in more details on the Oyster 885 Series II – from reviews to video and images.
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