Moody 41

£43,000 (Tax Paid)

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  • 1983 Moody 41
  • 1983 Moody 41
  • 1983 Moody 41
  • 1983 Moody 41
  • 1983 Moody 41
For Sale 1983 Moody 41 aim was to produce a genuine cruising yacht which would be elegant, sail exceptionally well, be suitable for serious long distance passage making, offer comfortable and luxurious accommodation, and be able to be handled by a family crew. Centre cockpit sailing cruiser with a lifting keel. There are 3 cabins excluding the saloon and 2 heads. Only 3 owners from new.

Location: Kent
Listing office: Swanwick

£43,000 (Tax Paid)

Boat Details

Make: Moody
Model: 41
Year: 1983
LOA: 41ft/12m
Class: Sailing Cruiser
Hull: Glass Reinforced Plastic
Keel: Drop Keel/Centre Board
Rig: Sloop
Engine: Single Diesel
Layout: Centre Cockpit
Berths: 8
Cabins: 3
Aft Cabins: 1
Ancasta Ref: 31268
Vessel Name: Super Boots
MOODY 41 CENTRE COCKPIT LIFTING KEEL SAILING CRUISER BUILT IN 1983
Comfortable centre cockpit sailing cruiser built by Marine Projects of Plymouth to designs by Bill Dixon

CONSTRUCTION
White GRP hull, decks & superstructure
Extended scoop transom
Grey moulded non slip deck.
Lifting keel hydraulically operated from a new 12 volt hydraulic pump, with manual back up
Rudder on skeg
Wheel steering
Awlgrip epoxy below waterline – renewed 2013
Stainless steel aft gantry

DIMENSIONS:
LOA: 41'0” / 12.50m (Transom extented by 3' so LOA now approx: 44')
LWL: 33'11.5” / 10.34m
Beam: 13'2” / 4.01m
Draught (centre board up): 4'0” / 1.22m
Draught (centre board down): 7'6” / 2.29m
Displacement:.20,600 lbs./ 9,344 kgs
Ballast: 8,700 lbs. / 3,946 kgs
Sloop rig
Proctor mast and boom
Stainless steel wire standing rigging- replaced 2015
Removable inner forestay
Slab reefing main
SSCR furling forestay system
Spinnaker gear and pole

SAILS
Lucas mainsail - 1986
Lucas genoa – 1986
Lucas genoa – 1994
East Coast staysail - 1988
East Coast storm jib 1988 (unused)
East Coast cruising chute - 1989

WINCHES
2 x Lewmar ST48 twin-speed self tailing genoa winches
1 x Lewmar ST30 self tailing halyard winch
2 x Lewmar 30 halyard winches
2 x Lewmar ST16 self tailing main sheet winches
3 x Lewmar/Simpson winches, one electric

RIG
I 15.24m 50'
J 5.03m 16'6"

8 berths in 3 cabin including the saloon

FORWARD CABIN
2 single berths in a 'V' formation convert to a double.
FORWARD HEADS
Situated to starboard is a marine wc, shower with hot and cold pressurised water system.
FORWARD GUEST CABIN
Is to port opposite the toilet. Two single berths with lee clothes, are fitted against the ship's sides with a hanging locker and hanging dressing table.
SALOON
Two 'L' shaped, contoured settee berths are fitted to port and starboard which centrally fixed table.
GALLEY
Aft of the saloon on the port side and is separated from the saloon by a semi bulkhead. The 'U' shaped arrangement. Plastimo 3000 3 burner, grill and oven in stainless steel surround.
Additional under counter locker (formerly used by original fridge compressor)
Original fridge converted to cold box with upgraded insulation. New fridge box positioned between cooker and sink – top access, compressor located behind cooker. Manual fresh water pump to galley sink in addition to pumped taps. Upgraded Sureflow electric freshwater pump. Additional teak storage shelves mounted on bulkhead. Teak and laminate sink covers. Dedicated cooker gas valve. Gas alarm. Hot and cold water system. navigator's area: is opposite the galley on the starboard side immediately adjacent to the companionway, chart table and fixed navigator's seat.
OWNER’S AFT STAEROOM
Is reached from the Saloon through a passageway to starboard. Double berth. Corner seat. Dressing table OWNER’S EN SUITE HEADS Marine wc. sink
Owner's private toilet compartment.

Red upholstery finished
Curtains and carpeted throughout
Teak and Holly finished plywood floor to saloon and passageways
Windows resealed 2012

Volvo Penta D2-55 55hp 4 cylinder diesel engine, fitted in 2003 including new gearbox, exhaust, flexible coupling
Shaft drive to Gori 3 blade folding propeller
Spurs rope cutter
1150 hours approx
Replaced and upgraded exhaust outlet, hose and silencer, overhauled with upgraded pressure plate and flat belt pullies (2013)
Engine room reinsulated & lined with stainless steel sheet and halogen downlights
Second alternator providing direct charging to domestic batteries

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
Studer Combi 50 amp battery charger with 1500 pure sign wave inverter and inbuilt solar panel regulator.
Secondary battery charger 20 amp as backup
5 x Squadron AGM 140amp hour batteries in 2 service banks.
1 x 100amp hour engine start battery with change over switch
240 volt electrical tube heaters located in saloon and aft cabin
Marinco stainless steel shore power socket.
240 volt ring main with power socket outlets in all cabins.
Additional 12v fluorescent light in aft passageway.
Red 12 volt interior night lights in saloon

TANKAGE
Fresh water capacity 454 litres (100 gallons in 2 tanks
10 litre calorifier plumbed into original hot water service
Fuel tank capacity 309 litres 68 gallon in a Stainless steel tank which was fully cleaned 2013
VDO fuel gauge
Stainless steel holding tank, 25 litres, unconnected
VDO water tank gauge
Hot & cold pressurised water system.

HEATING
Eberspacher D4 diesel fired warm air heating and electric heater
NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT
Raymarine RL70 radar & plotter (2008) with 4 kw radome - 2006
Raymarine 7001+ autopilot with remote and heavy duty ram. 2008
VDO wind instruments and log, 2008
Echopilot Forward Looking Sounder on professional transducer with optional log. 2008
Nasa Radiotelex Weatherman receiver.
Seafarer Echo sounder 601 (backup)
Garmin 152 GPS - 2008
Seavoice VHF with handset, heavy duty antenna cable.

DECK EQUIPMENT
S/S pulpit, pushpit and guardrail with side boarding gates
Lofrans electric anchor winch
20 kg Bruce anchor
12kg Danforth anchor
90m of chain and 350m of warp


This is a very versatile and rare yacht due to the lifting keel which was only fitted to 6 boats it permits shallow draft cruising Creek berthing and canal passages as well as ocean sailing the powerful rig which helps sailing performance in light airs and fresh winds it is always comfortable with a good internal and deck layout. I have owned her for 27 years. and there were 2 previous owners to me.