2002 Sessa Marine Oyster 40£110,000


Name: --
Builder: --
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Location: Walton on the Naze, United Kingdom


LOA: 11.76
Beam: 3.76 m
Displacement: --
Draft: --


Make / Fuel: Volvo Penta diesel
HP: 260 horsepower
Cruising Speed: --
Max Speed: --


Fuel: --
Water: --
Holding: --
General Description

2002 Sessa Oyster 40 with twin 260hp Volvo diesels with low hours, bowthruster, generator, plotter, radar, AIS, heating, recent canopy, presented in "ready to go" condition!


Built in 2002. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure. Wheel steering. BUILDER
Sessa Marine. IT-SES 38027 E202. SSR 107781


LOA (Length Overall) 11.76 Meters / (38 feet and 7 inch)
Beam 3.76 Meters / (12 feet and 4 inch)
Draft 0.71 Meters / (2 feet and 4 inch)


2 x Volvo Penta KAD 44 260hp inboard diesel engines (2002) with outdrives, duoprops and Bennet trim tabs.
Cruising speed is 18 to 25 knots with a maximum of around 30 knots. Around 540 engine hours


Alternator charging to 3 x 12v 110 Amp/hr batteries. 240v shore power. Inverter. LMG 4000 generator


Vetus Bowthruster.

Navigation Equipment

Ritchie compass, RV-100 RealVision 3D depth sounder, Raymarine i40 log, Ray 52 DSC VHF radio, Raymarine EV-200 Evolution autopilot, 2 x Axiom 9" RV plotters, Raymarine Quantum 2 Doppler radar, GPS, AIS 700 Class B, Weems & Plath clock and barometer, navigation lights, steaming light and anchor light.

Safety Gear

Fire extinguishers, bilge pump

Deck Gear

Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and guardwires, cockpit canopy, winter tonneau cover, cockpit cushions, bathing platform and bathing ladder, Bruce anchor with 43m of 8mm chain, electric anchor windlass, boat hook, mooring warps and fenders

Domestic Equipment

Fusion sound system. Eberspacher D5 Airtronic heating system. Her galley has a combi microwave, icebox, Isotherm refrigerators to cabin and deck, pressurised hot and cold water supply to sink, hot water via engine calorifier or 240v immersion heater. Separate heads compartment with electric Jabsco marine toilet with wash
basin and shower. Beige fabric upholstery with carpets (2017) and blinds

Upgrades since purchase

Grey canvas covers renewed 2017
Sunpad covers 2017
Heating added to cabins and cockpit 2017
Roller blinds to interior 2018
Water pipes and pumps changed 2018
Interior carpets fitted 2018
Stainless steel nav lights 2018
Continental switches/lights changed for UK
Speakers and Fusion head changed
Navigation systems replaced inc twin Raymarine Axion 9" MSD
Raymarine AIS fitted, radar and autopilot fitted
LMG4000 Generator
Holding tank replaced
Engines fully serviced annually and 2 new turbo chargers fitted
All lights changed to LED
Interior vinyl wrapped, custom drink holders & cupboards fitted
Phone charger to helm station fitted
Gas hob replaced with electric
J-Style propellers fitted


"Bella Vita" was purchased by her present owners in 2017 and much updated as above by her engineer owner. She has been used for weekend and holiday trips to the Blackwater and East Coast estuaries and is only for sale due tot he purchase of another boat. You will not find a better one!


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.