Oyster 625 - Black Lion

Oyster 625

Black Lion

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Oyster 625

Black Lion

Black Lion is a stunning Oyster 625 with a dark blue hull and is rigged for enhanced sailing performance with carbon mast and fully battened mainsail. She has electric furling to her genoa and staysail.  

The interior is finished in teak and the light and airy salon features a dining table and settee area. The vertical windows allow for abundant light with great views while at anchor. 

There are four cabins to accommodate four guests or up to six on request. Aft is a spacious master cabin with en-suite heads and shower and a further childrens/guest cabin mid-ships with heads/shower access. Two forward cabins each have their own heads and shower. Crew will sleep in the port forward bunk cabin or double forward upon request. 

On deck she has a large safe cockpit which is further enhanced by a flat clear aft deck and forward sun-deck. Perfect for relaxing in your own private anchorage. 

Trevor Hinckley

Having lived on the East Coast, growing up in Cape Cod, and Martha’s Vineyard, Trevor grew up sailing family boats and working on whale watching boats.  After college, Trevor continued his love of working on the water by pursuing a career in yachting.  He worked his way up from deckhand, mate/engineer to captain on an array of cruising and racing yachts around the globe. He has gained a wealth of knowledge every facet of running and maintaining a boat. He holds the Yacht Master 200 Ton Offshore certification and is a competent scuba and free diver. While aboard, you'll relax, confident in the knowledge that Trevor prides himself on  safety, yet ensuring guests enjoy the experience of their charter, benefitting from his vast local knowledge of the best cruising locations. 

Natalie Jade Ray

As an avid sailor from an early age, Natalie advanced into competitive ocean sailing and crewed aboard sailboats around the world aboard racing, classic yachts and luxury cruisers. Her grandfather and mother are both Cordon Bleu trained chefs, and their love of cooking rubbed off onto Natalie.  While at the San Francisco School of Art’s MFA Photography program she discovered by combining her three loves of photography, sailing and cooking, she could pursue a career in sailing using all three. As a personal chef, her goal is to provide culinary happiness to those on board whether chartering, racing or on  transatlantic deliveries. Her talent of provisioning and galley management with a creative Mediterranean cooking style ensures fresh, healthy meals with attention to dietary restrictions such as vegan, paleo and gluten free.

This fun loving, competent duo work hard as a team to ensure you receive the the best possible cruising experience once they welcome you aboard The Back Lion.