Oyster 47 SKELLUM for sale with Yeoman Yachts
Oyster 47 for sale:


SKELLUM is an ideal sailing yacht for those who prefer a deck and rig plan for short-handed sailing as well as all the creature comforts of home in the accommodations below. In addition to the extensive overhaul of electrical systems and teak deck restoration, noted below, since its purchase in 2019 the owner has made innumerable additional improvements, upgrades and repairs, large and small, designed to return SKELLUM to the use it was designed for, and that is a comfortable liveaboard cruising yacht, fully found and capable of cruising short or long distances in comfort and safety.

  • Year:

  • Model:

    Oyster 47
  • Location:

    Jamestown - Rhode Island - USA
  • Price:

    $ 299,000 USD

Oyster 47 Specifications

  • Model:
    2002 Oyster 47
  • Hull Number:
  • LOA:
    46 ft 7 in
  • Beam:
    14 ft 0 in
  • Draft:
    6 ft 6 in
  • Displacement:
    35000 lb
  • Keel:
    Fin with bulb
  • Engine:
    Volvo MD22 - 59HP

    For enquries please contact:

    Keith Yeoman - Swan Brokerage

    Keith Yeoman

    Yeoman Yachts

    T: +1 401 846 1090


Solid fiberglass hull

Fin keel with bulb

Skeg hung rudder

Awlgrip Midnight Blue hull paint (2017)

Double white waterline stripe

Single white sheer stripe

Watertight anchor locker bulkhead

Side Power, SP95, tunnel bow thruster

Integral fiberglass water and fuel tanks

All through hulls inspected and 7 were replaced (2022)


Fiberglass balsa cored deck with teak overlay on side decks and cockpit

Teak decking was refurbished in 2022 by the famed Jamestown Boat Yard in RI

Two tone paint with tan non skid paint on coachroof top (2017)

Stainless steel stem head fitting with double anchor roller

Stainless steel bow and stern rails

Seats in stern rails

Stainless steel swim ladder on swim platform

Lewmar V6 12volt windlass with “up” and “down” foot switches (2013)

“D” rings in cockpit for harnesses

Safety jacklines for on deck

6 x Lewmar deck hatches with covers

7 x Lewmar opening ports with screens

3 x Gebo opening ports in hull

7 x custom alloy-framed black powder coated deck saloon windows with 8mm toughened smoked glass

2 x opening deck saloon windows forward

Whitlock wheel steering with new cables (2015)

Stainless steel wheel, 910mm diameter, with friction brake

Wheel folds when not in use


All Lewmar

1 x #46, CEST, electric, for headsail furling line

2 x #58, CST primary

2 x #44, CST utility

1 x #30, CST on mast for main halyard

1 x #40, C on mast for headsail halyards

General Arrangement


Sleeps 6 in 3 separate sleeping cabins plus 2 more in the saloon for a total of 8. Teak furniture below deck. Checkerboard type cabin sole with inset black border. Alcantara “Amber Glow” upholstery.

Forward Cabin

“V” berth with filler piece and cushion. Storage under the berths. Hanging locker. Shelves port and starboard with fiddle rails

Guest Cabin

Located aft of the forward cabin on the port side. Two single bunk beds, one above the other. Ample storage. Hanging locker.

Forward Head

Located opposite the forward guest cabin and on the starboard side. Jabsco manual head.


Located aft of the forward cabins and up a step. “L” shaped settee to port surrounding a table with foldout leaf. There is bottle storage in the table base. To starboard is a straight settee that converts to a sea berth. Tanks and batteries are located under the cabin sole. There is ample storage under each settee and throughout the saloon area.   

Navigation Station

Located off of the saloon and on the starboard side. Forward facing navigation table storage under the table lid for half folded Admiralty charts.

Utility Room

Located aft of the navigation station and on the starboard side. Space for a workstation as well as more storage. Access from the saloon and from the cockpit. Here there is engine access. The washing machine is located in this area. This room may be used as a wet locker.


Located aft of the saloon on the port side. It is a walkthrough galley to the master stateroom aft. Double stainless steel sinks inboard and near the center line. Pressure hot and cold water. Hans Grohe faucet with pull out spout. Gimbaled force 10 four burner propane stove with grill and oven. Frigomatic 12 Volt, 6.5cu ft refrigerator with front opening stainless steel door. Fridge is keel cooled. Microwave (2019).

Master Cabin

Located in the stern with access via the galley on the port side. Queen sized bunk with custom Tempurpedic mattress slightly offset to starboard. There are ample drawers and lockers. Hanging locker. Full length mirror.

Master Cabin Head and Shower

Located forward of the master cabin and on the starboard side.


Volvo MD-22 diesel with 59hp (approximately 3,500hrs)

Volvo, 130-S, Sail Drive transmission (2017)

Single lever engine and transmission control

Racor filter with indicator light when fouled

3-blade Max-Prop propeller—completely rebuilt including new blades (2023)

Plumbing and Ventilation

Water heater, calorifier and immersion heater, 12 gallons (2014)

Pressure hot and cold water in heads and galley

Fresh water hot and cold shower on deck at stern

Manual fresh water hand pump (inoperable)

Village Marine 350 Watermaker, 12 volt, 190 gallons per day (pickled since 2019)

Clothes washer in utility cabin (2024)  

Manual bilge pump in cockpit

2 x stainless steel black holding tank, about 30 gallons

Jabsco manual heads

2 x Shurflow water pressure pumps

Pressure accumulator tank

Jabsco Maxi Puppy 3000 electric bilge pump

Whale Gusher 10mkIII manual bilge pump

Webasto cabin heater

Webasto air conditioning for master cabin only (currently inoperative)

Hella fans throughout


125volt/250volt, 50 amp, AC shore power connector on deck.

3kw Mastervolt Whisper 3000 generator (hours unknown)

Generator powers battery charger, washer and water heater.

House battery bank 7 x 115aH (total 805Amp hours) Victron AGM telecom batteries (2022).

Aft cabin air conditioner operates off the house batteries.

Engine and generator start battery, Lifeline Group 27 AGM (2021)

Parallel switch for house and engine and start batteries

220volt Mastervolt battery charger

Second charger/inverter, 120v Mastervolt Combimaster inverter/charger (3000 watt inverter), allows charging via 110v power source at remote, rural locations (2021)

High output alternator, Balmar XT170 with Balmar Max Charge MC-614 external regulator (2021)

Solar panels, 2 x 145 watt Custom Marine Products monocrystalline semi-flexible solar panels with highest quality SunPower brand cells (23.7% efficiency) mounted on Bimini (2022)

Victron Smart Solar MPPT charge controller 100v/30amp (2022)

Isolation transformer, Mastervolt, Mass GI3.5

All new major wiring, fuse, switches, buss bars, etc. (2021)

All outlets converted from 230v to 110v (2021)

All lighting converted to LED (2021)

Reading lights throughout

Lights installed in fridge, pantry, liquor cabinet, vanity and hanging closet (2022)

USB ports bedside in aft cabin (2022)

New battery combiner, tachometer signal stabilizer, etc. (2021)


Standard Horizon GX 2100 Matrix VHF with AIS

Autohelm ST7000 autopilot with ST6000+ control on pedestal

Autopilot upgrade to gyro compass with MARPA function on radar

Raymarine ST60 at helm (2012)

Raymarine ST60 wind and MFD at navigation station (2012)

Raymarine ST60 depth, knot meter, and wind at companionway (2012)

Raymarine C Series hybrid touch GPS and chart plotter with digital radar with AIS transponder and receiver

4kw digital 14” Radome with 48nm range (2012)

AIS can be switched to silent run

Navionics Gold charts for east coast and Caribbean

Wi-Fi video streaming and waypoint synchronization with i-Phone and i-Pad devices

ICS Nav 4 Navtex Plus

ICOM IC-802 SSB with receiver for e-mail and GRIB files (2017)

SSB opened to Ham radio frequencies

Firdell blipper radar reflector

Fusion Marine stereo (2017)

Serius weather module (2017)


Selden aluminum anodized in-furling mainsail mast

Selden aluminum anodized boom

Keel stepped mast with 62.5ft overall height over WL

Hydraulic integral backstay adjuster (2017)

Harken roller furling for headsail (2017)

Solid boom vang

Harken “big boat” mainsheet traveler system (2017)

Carbon fiber spinnaker pole stows on mast

Halyard for passarelle support

Removable inner forestay, currently used for a storm jib.

Running rigging replaced as needed


North in-mast furling, Norlam mainsail with vertical battens (2015)

North 135% genoa (2024)

Hood 120% Yankee (2009)

150% genoa

Storm jib

Storm trysail

Headsails serviced 2020/21

Spinnaker sock only

Additional Equipment

OceanAir shades and screens for each deck hatch

Curtains for deck saloon windows

Safe in master cabin

Oyster, Wedgewood china

Oyster, Sheffield stainless steel cutlery

Spare autopilot linear drive

65lb CQR anchor with 300’ x 3/8” G4 hi-tensile chain

45lb CQR anchor with 200ft chain

Danforth anchor

Dodger (2017)

Bimini (refurbished 2020)

Cockpit cushions

Varnished teak cockpit table with leaves

10 person, Ocean Safety life raft in canister, ISO 9650, mounted on stern rail (2017)

9’6” North American inflatable dinghy with aluminum floor (2022)

5hp Tohatsu out board engine (2020)

Extensive inventory of spare parts

5 x fire extinguishers

Automatic fire extinguisher in engine space

Tricolor light on masthead

24” TV (2021)

New furnishings, décor, art, linens and towels throughout (2021)

Winch covers

Full, custom made, cabin sole cover

Lee cloths for each bunk

Padded, form fit, saloon table cover

MOM Module




Electrical cords

Delta drogue anchor


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.

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Keith Yeoman

Yeoman Yachts

T: +1 401 846 1090


Yeoman Yachts LLC

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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