Designed for those who are looking a fast cruising yacht, the Oyster 725 is perfectly capable to impress even the most demanding sailors.

Among the features offered by the Oyster 72 you’ll find triple ‘seascape’ vertical hull windows in the saloon, a flush aft deck, roll edge side decks and a welcoming interior which will impress you with its top notch built quality.

In terms of power, the Oyster 725 is propelled by Cummins QSB 5.9 156kW (212hp) engines which are fueled by a generous 2000 Litres fuel tank.

Other notable features include a hot and cold pressurised fresh water system, a GN Espace gimballed stainless steel gas cooker (5 burners, grill and oven with harbour lock), refrigerators and an electric galley sink discharge pump.

Hit the jump for more information on the Oyster 725.

  • 2014 Oyster 725
  • Year:
    2014
  • Engine:
    Cummins QSB 5.9
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    212

Overview

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a fast cruising yacht with winning ways

The new Oyster 725 is a stunning development of the well-proven Oyster 72, with many new features, including triple ‘seascape’ vertical hull windows in the saloon and a clear, flush aft deck, both features recently introduced on the new Oyster 625 to great acclaim.

She is conceived from the outset to blend the live-aboard and seamanlike qualities of a typical Oyster within a design where high performance is also considered a priority. The Oyster 725 is built using modern composite engineering, producing a hull and deck that are both light and stiff, without compromising the strength, durability and ease of handling for which Oyster yachts are so well known.

The new Oyster 725 has one of our sleekest deck and cockpit designs ever, with her rolled edge side decks, flush deck hatches and fittings, transom stairwell and a host of ‘superyacht’ features. Below decks her interior joinery styling, fixtures and fittings have undergone a subtle yet comprehensive transformation, giving her a modern and contemporary feel.

Most owners in this size range will appreciate the advantages of separating the crew and galley from the owner’s and guest accommodation, a proven configuration that works really well on the 725 with no compromises. The well-appointed owners’ suite, together with double and twin guest cabins aft, provides luxurious accommodation for family and friends, whilst the living area forward of the galley can be configured with two ensuite cabins or as a VIP guest suite. The Oyster 725s spacious, light and airy saloon, with its great outboard vista through the vertical hull windows, complements the large cockpit, which is perfect for alfresco dining, whilst her vast aft deck is a wonderful area for sun worshippers, entertaining and partying.

The standard layout makes best use of space on board the 725, but we are always pleased to configure a custom layout to best match an owner’s individual needs and priorities.

2014 Oyster 725 Standard Features:

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Construction

Hand lay-up GRP hull and deck with Kevlar and Carbon fibre laminates in hull. Laminate in Vinylester resin
One year warranty - 3 years GRP below waterline
Hull style lines - 1 x cove and 2 x boot top lines
Anti-foul - 2 coats
External lead keel
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder
EURCD Design Category ’A’ Ocean

Deck Layout and Equipment

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Oyster Deck Saloon with walk through twin cockpit layout and Twin wheel steering
Cored deck and coachroof laid with teak
Self-draining teak-laid cockpit
Storage recesses either side of main companionway 2
Twin custom GRP pedestals with Whitlock Mamba torque rod and gearbox steering system and SIRS compasses
Leather wheel cover 2
Stainless Steel grab handle to aft hoop of sprayhood frame with leather cover
Reverse stern and integral steps to bathing platform and stainless steel transom ladder
Large lazarette in stern deck with teak laid Rondal/Solimar hatch
Aft sun deck with two flush hatches to aft cabin and a stainless steel ladder to aft cabin 2
Aft companionway hatch with stainless steel ladder direct to master cabin
Vertical, sliding acrylic washboard for main companionway hatch
Hull to deck joint GRP ’rolled edge’
Stainless steel ’wing’ mooring cleats with fairlead chafe strips 10
Varnished cockpit table in stainless steel frame, with insulated GRP box and padded acrylic cover 1
Sprayhood with stainless steel frame over main companionway
Stainless steel stern pushpit seats
Stainless steel life raft stowage - custom
Midship boarding gateways
Stainless steel grabrails atop deck saloon
Stainless steel backrest/grabrails at helm seats - pair
Stainless steel mast guards
Stainless steel dorade vent cowls
Stainless steel dorade guards 4
Dorade box ventilation 6
Single point ’clear Deck’ mainsheet system 6
Feature ’horizon’ vertical windows to hull sides in Saloon
Lewmar deck gear including racing blocks
Flush custom or Solimar accommodation hatches 8
Flush sail locker hatch 1
Flush accommodation hatches 1
Opening hull and coachroof ports 13
Oyster deck saloon windows - 2 forward windows open with gas strut supports 7

Domestic Systems

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Hot and cold pressurised fresh water system
Hot and cold fresh water showers with electric discharge 4
Hot and cold fresh water deck shower at transom
Calorifier hot water heater - engine and 220v heating with thermostatic safety control 2
WCs - Domestic Masterflush 4
Polypropylene holding tanks to all WCs, with contents gauges
GN Espace gimballed stainless steel gas cooker, 5 burners, grill and oven, with harbour lock
Electric solenoid gas safety shut-off valve, switched at galley
Refrigeration - Frigomatic front opening stainless steel fridge, in galley 1
Refrigeration - Frigomatic top opening GRP cool box, including 24v freezer system, in galley
Electric galley sink discharge pump
Stereo CD/FM radio - 2 saloon and 2 cockpit speakers with fader control

Engineering

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Engine Cummins QSB 5.9 156kW (212hp)
4-bladed folding Brunton ’Varifold’ propeller
Drive train - shaft drive, coupling by Aquadrive
DC Alternator - dedicated to charging engine start batteries
Mastervolt DC Alternator 150A/24v with Mastervolt Alpha Pro 3 stage regulator - dedicated to charging domestic batteries
Electric engine room fan 3
Automatic engine room fire extinguisher system with remote light
Generator Onan 13.5 MDKBp (220V at 50 Hz)
Automatic fire extinguisher within generator sound shield
Bowthruster - electric tunnel
Fuel and water tank gauge
Racor fuel filter and water separator with remote warning light, for engine
Racor fuel filter and water separator with remote warning light, for generator
Manual bilge pump operated from cockpit
Electric bilge pump with 3-way control - auto/on/off with high level alarm
Lewmar Commander hydraulic power pack with 3 functions
Zinc anode electrical protection system
DZR (bronze) seacocks

DC Electrics

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24v DC for domestic electrical system
12v DC for navigation electrical system
820 Amphours ’deep cycle’ domestic batteries
Battery chargers and Masterview Easy status monitor/control panel 2
LED downlighters
Vimar DC lighting switches

Rig and Sail Handling

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Keel stepped custom white painted masthead cutter rig with slab reefing fully battened mainsail including lazyjacks
Discontinuous stainless steel rod rigging with hydraulic mast jack for 3 spreader rig
Frederiksen ball-raced mast cars for fully battened mainsail
Fully battened mainsail (with sail numbers), furling yankee, furling staysail and mainsail cover
Radial cut Spectra Cruise-Laminate sails
Lewmar self-tailing primary winches - electric 88-3 CEST
Lewmar self-tailing secondary winches 68 CST
Lewmar self-tailing mainsheet winch - electric 65 CEST
Lewmar self-tailing deck-mounted main halyard winch - electric 65 CEST
Lewmar self-tailing winches - total 8
Reckmann hydraulic headsail furling system 2
Boom vang - hydraulic via remote panel mounted in cockpit
Backstay tensioner - hydraulic via remote panel mounted in cockpit
Spinlock rope clutches
Foredeck light - mast mounted
Tri-White light at masthead
Under-boom cockpit light
Radar reflector mounted on mast

Interior

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Oyster deck saloon with seating and dining area utilising full width of hull
Alternative layout choices available
American white oak interior joinery (optional choice of cherry, teak or maple)
Shadow Gap joinery style
Twin tone veneer detailing and wide sole margins
Flush/concealed hinges on locker doors
Grain matched locker doors and joinery fronts
Oyster custom locker door fittings
Galley worktops in Avonite finish
WC counter tops in Avonite finish
Sole boards - Oyster custom - in teak
Sole boards - rubber mounted for sound insulation
Lee screens on all sea berths
Carpet to aft owners cabin soles
Under sole stowage aft galley
Custom composite foam mattress to owner’s aft double berth
Alcantara upholstery in saloon
Oceanair blinds to all overhead accommodation deck hatches
Oceanair blinds to all deck saloon windows
Blinds to all hull and coach roof ports (except hull port near cooker)
Exposed hull surfaces below waterline - grey
Exposed hull surfaces above waterline - white
Interior varnish - deep satin
Storage lockers above waterline fully lined
Top (secondary) access to galley rubbish bin

220V AC Electrics

220v battery charger - Mastervolt MASS 24v/100 Amp chargers 2
220v immersion heater fitted to hot water calorifier
220v ring main with dockside power cable 1
Galvanic isolator earth-leakage and electrical corrosion protection system
Vimar AC domestic power sockets

Navigational Electronics

Raymarine autopilot - Whitlock Mamba drive
Raymarine i70 Sailing instruments (speed, depth, wind direction/speed)
Raymarine Ray Star 125 GPS module interfaced to chart plotter
Raymarine c95 Chart plotter/GPS/radar (with 4kW raydome), mounted at chart table, interfaced with autopilot
Raymarine ST60+ Graphic multifunction display at helm station 1
Raymarine 240E, class D-DSC VHF

Loose Equipment

Horseshoe life ring 1
Heyco marine toolkit 1
Hydrometer - battery tester 1
Fire extinguishers 5
Fire blanket in galley 1
Fenders 6
Docklines 4
Anchor (CQR) 48kg
Chain (and one chain relieving strop) 100m
Boathook, scrubber, bucket, ensign staff, dustpan and brush
Oyster custom Royal Doulton bone china dinner service For 12
Oyster custom ’Robert Welch’ stainless steel cutlery set For 12
Set of high quality tumblers and wine goblets (polycarbonate) For 12
Alloy folding chairs 3
Owner’s manual with set of schematic drawings
Launching, commissioning, testing and calibration - Fox’s Marina, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

US Specifications

The equipment listed below is in addition to or in lieu of the standard equipment shown in the summary of standard features
4 wire 220v AC ring main with US 2 pin sockets & hot water immersion element
13 KVA Isolation transformer
VHF installed with US weather channels

Specifications

Length Overall (including pulpit) 22.77m / 74’ 9"
Length of hull 22.10m / 72’ 6"
Length of waterline 19.75m / 64’ 9"
Beam 5.85m / 19’ 2.5"
Draft (standard) 2.95m / 9’ 8"
Draft (shoal) 2.34m / 7’ 8"
Standard rig and spar type Masthead cutter with fully battened main
Available rig options In-mast furling
Ballast keel type External lead keel
Displacement (standard keel) 51,500 kgs / 113,538 lbs
Typical engine Cummins QSB5.9 156kW (212hp)
Tanks - fuel 2000 litres, 440 Imp gals, 528 US gals
Tanks - water 1000 litres, 220 Imp gals, 264 US gals
Sail area with 150% foretriangle 310m2 / 3,337 sq ft
Air Draft (Exc. Antennae) Approx. 30.35m / 99’ 6.5"
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