50 years' of boatbuilding

Carpe Diem, Oyster Yachts

Oyster Yachts is celebrating 50 years since the company was founded in 1973. 

The boatbuilder now has more than 600 employees in the UK, USA and Europe and an order book that stretches to 2026.

The company was founded by Sir Richard Matthews who had a vision for an Oyster 34, a cruiser racer designed by Don Pye of Holman and Pye and built using local boatbuilders Landamores in Wroxham, Norfolk.

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