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Moody 40 built in 1998 to Bill Dixon design a highly respected Centre Cockpit cruiser. 50hp Volvo, Sail drive unit Inmast furling main. Accom for 4/7 in aft master cabin, forward cabin,1 single aft passage berth and 2 berths in saloon. Solar panels, holding tank, comprehensive nav and safety gear, tender/outboard. In the past 9 years she has only been used for 5/6 weeks a year, the rest of the time in dry storage, continually been maintained and is ready for the season ahead. In current British ownership since 2010 Price – VAT not paid Euros 79,500
Built by Marine Projects LtdDesigned by Bill Dixon and Built in 1998GRP Gull, Deck and CoachroofCentre CockpitSolid teak cockpit soleTeak veneer covered cockpit seatsFin keel Hull stripped back to Gel Coat, Re-primed and Antifouled in 2016Re-antifouled 2017 season (used afloat for 5 weeks per season)Keel joint was re-sealed at this time
Wheel steering with binnacle compassBinnacle mounted engine controlLeather covered steering wheel
Volvo Penta MD22L 50HP diesel engine (hours not known)Volvo S1 Sail drive with new seal in 2016Engine service in 2018New raw water pump fitted in 2016 3 - blade Flexofold folding prop (New in 2016)Some tools and spares included
Cruising Speed: 6 KnotsTop Speed: 7 Knots
12v + 220v systems2 x Service Batteries (2017) charged by solar panelsSolar panels 80w each, (regulator in aft cablin)1 x Engine Battery (2017)Battery charger 40amp Hawk MerlinAlternatorShore Power
Fuel Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (274 Litres)Water Tanks: 2 Plastic (364 Litres) gauge not workingHolding Tank: 1 Stainless steel (76 Litres)
Rig and Sails
Masthead rig – age unknown but regularly inspected, thought to have been replaced end of 1st decades use.Very light use since 2010.Selden mast and boom with double aft spreaderGenoa Halyards, topping lift and endless reefing line for mainsail all lead aft to cockpitIn mast furling mainsailRoller furling genoa by FurlexSelden kicker with control lines lead aft to cockpit
Furling mainsail – 2006 by UK SailsFurling genoa- 2007 by UK SailsStorm jib – unusedSpare sails in forward bunk
Winches:2 x Lewmar 48 two speed self tailing Genoa 2 x Lewmar 30 two speed halyard winches 1 x Lewmar 16 two speed mainsheet winch 1 x Lewmar 8 two speed halyard winch on furler1 x Lewmar 18 two speed halyard winch on mast
One Double in aft Cabin, a single Pilot Berth Cabin aft Port side, two singles in main saloon area and another double in forward cabin. 7 use able berths in total.Both main cabins with en suite toilet and separate shower facilities2 single and 1 berth in saloon. 2 singles with lee cloth, stbd uses trotter boxTeak interior with teak and holly floorboardsPatterned soft furnishingsSettee berths port and starboard in saloonDrop leaf dining table
Aft cabin double berth in centre of cabinHanging wardrobes port and starboardStorage drawers port and starboardVanity desk with mirrorEn-suite bathroom with sea toilet, shower, washbasin, vanity mirror and storage
Double V berth in forward cabinEn-suite heads and showerHanging locker and storage
2 burner gas cooker with oven and grill12v fridge, new compressor in 2016, integral freezer box plus cool box.Twin stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressurised waterCalorifier c/w 240v immersion heaterDucting for cabin heating but no heater unit installed12v cooling fans in all cabins (4 in total)All cooking utensils and equipment included.
Lewmar electric anchor windlass with remote radio control CQR anchor 70 meter of 8mm chain Kedge Danforth anchorStainless steel pushpit with gate to bathing platform and swimming ladderStainless steel twin stem-head fittingStainless steel mooring cleats (2 x bow, 2 x midship and 2 x stern)Teak handrails to coach roofStainless steel grab handle to spray hoodPort and starboard gates in guardrailsMooring warps9 x mooring fendersCockpit cushions
Hot and cold shower on transom New Bimini and Spray hood (2016)Full all over waterproof winter coverFixed aluminum passerelle Full sun awning
Raytheon Pathfinder RL 70 plotterRadar reflector to mastRaymarine ST60 speed, depth and log with multi repeater at Nav station Raymarine ST 6000 Auto pilot Garmin 128 GPS Shipmate RS 8300 VHF with second handset ICS Nav NavtexPlastimo Compass
Avon 6 person dinghy2 hp Suzuki outboard (very little usage)Pushpit mounted o/b bracket
Life raft - Serviced in 2018New flare pack Navigational lights Gas detection systemLife jackets x 6 Harnesses x 6 Engine Spares
The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.
Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.
Some background history in our ownership.
Purchased by us as the third owners in December 2010 in Turkey, where for her first eight years or so, she was Chartered by an exclusive, high end charter company Top Yacht, where she was rigorously and meticulously maintained every year. We have enjoyed her since, albeit on a limited basis due to work commitments for only five or six weeks a year sailing the beautiful and fantastic cruising grounds of the south west Turkish coast.
In 2016 we sailed her from Turkey and returned to our old cruising area in the Ionian. During our ownership, she has looked after us very well and is a very comfortable boat both in terms of ample accommodation and at sea. We have experienced 45 knots in big seas in the Aegean and never once did she feel unstable or unsafe. A very capable yacht. She is also very easy to look after and maintain due to her size and volume providing easy access to all systems. Given her size and proportions she is also surprisingly quick too, having regularly seen 8-9 knots on her log.
Title Documents and Tax
Listed below are the documents/or copies of what we have seen on listing this yacht.
British Certificate of Registration - SSR currentBritish MCA Bill of Sale to current owners 2010Builders Certificate 26th June 1998Declaration of ConformityVAT is not paid - no tax invoice
Disclaimer and Travelling to Inspect
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