Published: Thursday, 01 December 2011

From its leased production facilities in Turkey, UK cruising yacht builder Oyster Marine has launched its much-anticipated first yacht in its superyacht series, the 100DS. Featuring design by Ed Dubois, the 100 provides plenty of internal volume for long-range expeditions in comfort and stability. Dubois has plenty of experience with sailing superyacht design, having worked on such illustrious yachts as Twizzle for Royal Huisman, Lady B for Vitters, Kokomo for Alloy Yachts and Zefira for Fitzroy.

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The 100 offers a raised saloon with a panoramic view. This leads forward and down to a more intimate lounge and separate dining area. Forward of the main living area is the crew mess, galley and two crew cabins.

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The standard accommodation layout offers three staterooms aft and two crew cabins forward. The two family/guest staterooms have two large single beds, which are fitted on slide rails which can be pushed together to form a large double bed. A third fold down bed is also available.

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The complete story will appear in the January-February Print Edition of Asia-Pacific Boating. Read the full review of the Oyster 575.