Oyster LD 43 | 2006

199,950 Tax Paid | Falmouth, Cornwall United Kingdom

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  • Make Oyster
  • Model LD 43
  • Year 2006
  • LOA 43ft/13m
  • Class Performance Power
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Engine Twin Diesel
  • Drive Water-jets
  • Layout Sports
  • Berths 4
  • Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 35721
  • Name Kefi


Oyster LD43 built in 2006. 'Kefi' is the perfect owners boat and is a superbly presented example of this sought after and rare vessel, that has to be seen to be appreciated.

The Oyster brand needs little introduction and Kefi is no exception, she has been fitted to the highest quality. Comprising of a spacious cockpit with centred and beautifully varnished cockpit table, open style saloon with wrap around windows and windscreen, helm position and engine controls. A galley down style layout, forward owners cabin and heads with separate shower compartment. Powered by twin 480 Yanmar diesels, driving Hamilton 292 waterjets which have undergone comprehensive works.

Currently afloat in Pendennis Marina, Falmouth, for further information or to arrange a viewing please don't hesitate to call or email.



Oyster LD43 - layout


Oyster LD 43

Built in 2006
Incorporates a high tech, weight saving, composite structure using vinylester resin and a combination of e-glass, Kevlar and carbon fibre for ultimate strength.
The hull is solid laminate below the waterline.
Gelcoat colour is ‘dark blue’ with a ‘silver’ cove line and single ‘white’ boot top line. Undersides are epoxied and finished in 2015 with a 10 year ‘Coppercoat’ with boat ashore and waterjets antifouled July 2020.

Topsides and deck are cored with high-density foam or balsa for strength and insulation.
Side decks, forward coach roof and cockpit seat tops incorporate a moulded non-slip pattern.
The foredeck area has a flush locker housing the anchor and chain.
Partition in bow locker.
A fold out stemhead roller is housed flush within the anchor locker when not in use.
Stainless steel pulpit and anchor roller extension.
Foredeck and cabin roof wooden grab rails replaced with stainless steel.
Varnished Teak toe rail fitted around the deck edge.
The cockpit sole and stern platform are trimmed with laid teak planking and the sole incorporates a lazarette locker at the aft end for equipment storage and also gives access to the jet drives and steering gear.

LOA 43 ft 6 in / 13.26 m
Beam: 13 ft 5 in / 4.10 m
Maximum Draft: 2 ft 4 in / 0.72m
Displacement (Dry Load) 20950 lb

All figures Approximate

Built to comply with the requirements for Category B – Offshore.


Interior joinery finished in teak
Cream leather upholstery

Double berth with custom mattress on base hinging to access large under berth stowage area
Hanging locker with rail to port, vanity unit with drawers under to starboard. Additional stowage in side lockers
Night screen for overhead hatch. Bose iPod unit

Pushbutton freshwater ‘Quiet Flush’ toilet, washbasin and separate shower stall with hot / cold mixer taps and automatic pump out. Mirror fronted storage cabinets.
Heater outlet and heated towel rail

Two long settees with tables.
Settees double as sleeping berths and the whole saloon settee areas on both sides of the vessel are hinged with power drive to allow access to the engines and machinery area beneath.
A pair of saloon tables on pedestals incorporate varnished folding leaves, which join together when required to create a large table area across the saloon.
2 x Large hatches in saloon floor for access to generator and front of engines.
Storage areas under settees.
Aft window (electric) and door system retract to create an open-plan saloon/cockpit area.
TV at forward end on electric lift
Separate controls for heating and aircon

Counter surfaces in synthetic stone
Abundant stowage including custom stowage for cutlery, crockery and glassware
Double stainless sink. Mixer tap with pressurised hot and cold water supply.
220V Miele electric induction hob.
Combination Panasonic microwave oven and grill.
Front opening stainless steel electric refrigerator.
Wine storage under cabin steps

Pair of shock dampened adjustable pilot seats in cream leather with footrests for helmsman and pilot.
Manual hydraulic steering with engine, navigation instruments and pump controls in line of sight to helmsman.
Pair of stop start controls for engines and individual single lever throttle/gear shift controls.
Pair of jet drive controls.
Single lever joystick and Mouse control for low-speed manoeuvring.
Electric screen wipers with freshwater wash for forward windscreens.
Anchor controls.
Pilot area incorporates a countertop for chart use.


Upgraded 2 x Yanmar 480Hp diesel engines are independently installed with their own water-injected exhaust system, starter battery, electrics and plumbing.
Cruising speed approximately 22 knots. Both engines have sound deadening lead filled jackets.
Hamilton 292 jet units are driven through ZF reduction gearboxes and lay shafts. Jets antifouled.
Pair of electrically operated trim tabs fitted with controls at the helm station.

Diesel fired circulating hot water central heating system with outlets in saloon, forward cabin and heads, plus heated towel rail.
AC system fitted in 2022
Generator fitted in 2022
Central heating in commission.

Fuel - 1660 litres in 2 tanks
Fuel supplied form two baffled aluminium tanks installed under each side deck each dedicated to one engine.
A balance pipe system is installed to facilitate with interconnection of tanks, if required.
Electronic fuel gauges are fitted and displayed at helm position and two Racor fuel filters/water separators are fitted with alarms at the helm station.
Black water holding tank with contents gauge, sea discharge and deck pump out facility.

A stainless steel freshwater tank of 340 litres (75 Imperial gallons/90 US gallons) supplies a hot and cold pressurised system to galley, head and deck shower. Water is heated from engine cooling system and AC immersion heater.
Galley sink drains through own outlet via electric pump.
Automatic discharge pump for shower and head washbasin.


High-speed compass at helm station with night lighting.
Log, boat speed, wind speed and depth displayed at helm station via Raymarine ST60 system.
Raynav 300 12-channel GPS.
Raymarine 12" Plotter - 2022
Raymarine ST6001 autopilot with hydraulic drive.
Raymarine VHF
Engine room cameras - 2022

20kg (45lb) Rocna anchor and 70+ metre chain.

Boarding/bathing platform.
Emergency boarding ladder from sea
Place for swimming ladder but no ladder available
Self-draining cockpit with opening door to the boarding/bathing platform.
Waterproof cockpit speakers
The cockpit seats incorporate stowage lockers with hinged lids.
Cockpit table in varnished teak and stainless steel with folding leaves, permanently secured to the cockpit sole. Centre section incorporates a drinks fridge.
Pair of stainless steel fairleads fitted at bow and stern and a half oval stainless rub rail fitted to protect the deck edge.
6 x stainless steel mooring cleats.
Remote fillers for fuel, water and holding tank pump out.
4 x folding stainless steel deck pad eyes fitted on each side deck for fender attachment.
Gas struts to locker lids.
Additional stainless steel grab handles
Bimini cover in ‘Dune’ and retractable frame including a fully enclosed cockpit cover with zip-up door and acrylic windows. New 2017
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table cover in matching ‘Dune’.
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in aft coaming.
Deck wash in bow locker with hose
Navigation, anchor and steaming lights.

3 x glazed opening hatches over the forward cabin, head area and galley.
Night screen to overhead hatch in forward cabin.
Skyscreens to saloon and galley hatches.
All overhead hatches have two way blackout / insect screens
Blinds for saloon windows with UV protected fabric.
Sound system
AM/FM radio with CD and DVD player.
Clarion speakers in saloon.
Retracting 20” approximately flat screen TV and DVD player in saloon.
Interior lighting fitted and switched as appropriate with halogen lighting throughout, mirror light in head, reading lights in saloon and forward cabin.
Separate forward and aft automatic bilge pumps directly wired and 3-way switching to allow On/Off/Automatic.
Emergency manual bilge pump is fitted in the cockpit.
Foghorns with pushbutton at helm station.
3 x large and 4 x small fenders, 4 docklines - all navy blue.
Oyster customised Crockery for 6
Set of glassware for 6+.
Oyster customised Sheffield stainless steel cutlery for 6.
Heyco marine tool kit
Spares and manuals
Assorted tools

Various fire extinguishers including automatic fire extinguisher in the engine bay.

Broker Comments

Oyster LD43 motor cruiser, professionally maintained from launch. This example has twin 480hp Yanmar diesels and offers superb high-speed sea keeping abilities that make for effortless long distance cruising. The twin Hamilton water jet propulsion system is computer controlled, enabling the vessel to be manoeuvered into the tightest of berths with the greatest of ease.

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Purchase Information

Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.

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