‘Esper’ is an Oyster 435, built in 1989.


Photograph credit: O’ Kyam


She is a coach-roofed ketch cutter and is only one of two built to this specification.



Esper’s Technical Specification


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    Esper

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    Oyster 435

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    Designed by Holman and Pye

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    Built in 1989, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

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    Builder Ego Dridge/Oyster Marine

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    Construction Material GRP

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    Flag UK

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    Registered Port London

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    Hull Number 46

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    Length Over All 13.22m

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    Beam 4.18m

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    Draft 2.2m

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    Displacement 13,608kg

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    Ballast Encapsulated cast iron keel


Esper was refitted in 2014

  • Esper refit
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  • Esper refit

We recorded the entire refit into 45 episodes!