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Moody - 425

This is a blue water cruiser originally designed by Bill Dixon and manufactured by Marine Projects (Plymouth) in 1990.  Engine Serviced June 2015.

January 2016 - Reduced in Price


Moody 425 - Description

Designed by Bill Dixon and built by Marine Projects (Plymouth)

LOA: 12.7 mtrs / 41'7"

BEAM: 4.07 mtrs / 13'3"

DRAFT: 1.83 mtrs / 6'0"

Construction: GRP White Hull and Coachroof.

Teak Decks.

(Hull CopperCoated in 2010).

Fin & Skeg Keel.

Displacement Weight: 9,900 kgs 


Thornycroft T110 55 hp - 4 Cylinder Diesel Engine (New in 2003).

Engine Last Serviced in June 2015.

Hurth HWB 100 Gear Box.

Cruising Speed: 6.25 knots.

Maximum Speed: 7.25 knots.

Fuel Tank Capacity: 273 Ltrs / 60 Gallons (Galvanised Tank).

Fuel Consumption Approximately 3 - 3.5 Ltrs per hour at cruising speed.


This yacht provides eight berths in four cabins comprising of an owner's aft cabin with an island double berth, two bunks mid-ships on the starboard side, two single berths in the saloon and a forepeak cabin with a double V berth.

Entry from the companionway leads into the saloon with U shaped seating on the starboard side and a bench seat on the port side.  There is also a good size chart table and the galley is located on the port side.  The galley is equipped with a sink, a Flavell gas oven / grill and two gas hob burners.  There is a 12volt Waeco Fridge and a Panasonic Microwave Oven.

Forward of the saloon on the starboard side is a heads equipped with a moulded basin, shower, storage lockers and a marine sea toilet.  This also has a day door from the saloon and a separate door into the forepeak cabin.

The second heads on board is located between the galley on the port side and the owner's aft cabin.  There is a day access door and a separate door leading into the aft cabin.  This heads is also similarly equipped with a moulded basin, shower, storage lockers and a marine sea toilet.

There are no holding tanks on board this boat.


Navigation Lights.

Plastimo Binnacle Compass.

Stowe Instruments - Wind, Speed, Log & Depth Sounder.

Raymarine ST4000+ Autopilot.

Cetrek 725 Pro Pilot.

Raymarine C90W & Integrated Digital HD Radar.

Apelco VXE2c20 VHF Radio.


2 x Lewmar 40 Cockpit Winches.

2 x Lewmar 52 Cockpit Winches.

2 x Lewmar 16 Cockpit Winches.

5 Cockpit Line Clutches.

4 Mast Clutches.

Lewmar 30 & 40 Winches.

Furlex Genoa Furling System.

Stainless Steel Standing Rigging (Replaced June 2009).

Kemp Main Sail (Approximately 14 years old).

Kemp Head Sail (approximately 14 years old).

Simpson Tubular Stainless Steel Davits.

SR270 Dinghy (2011).

Mercury 3.3 hp 2 Stroke Outboard Engine.

Bilge Pump.

Warps & Fenders.

Ocean Safety Life Raft (Expired Jan 2008 - Requires Servicing).


Clock & Barometer.

Kugan LCD Television.

JVC Stereo & Speakers.

2 x Fire Extinguishers.

Fire Blanket.

Blue Canvas Spray-hood.

Assorted Engine Spares. 

Sloop Rigged with KEMP Spars.

4 x 12volt Exrider Marine 110ah Batteries charged via engine alternator or 240volt IVO Smart Charger.

Prowatt 800v Inverter.

240volt Shore Power System with RCD Fuse Box.

Electric Lofrans Tigres Windlass at bow.

Three Anchors (Plough & Bruce).

65 mtrs of 10mm Chain & 60 mtrs of 16mm Anchor Warp.

Simpson Lawrence Stern Windlass.

Aft Anchor System with 60 mtrs of Anchor Chain.

Stainless Steel Boarding Ladder.

Stainless Steel Pulpit, Pushpit & Guard Wires with Side Access.

2 x Water Tanks with a Total of 409 Ltrs / 90 Gallons (Galvanised Tank).

Pressurised Water System With a Vetus Calorifier.

Broker's Comments

This yacht has been owned by the vendor since August 1996 and has been used for a live-aboard for two years. It has been used extensively for cruising, having cruised North West Europe, the Atlantic Coast, completed a circumnavigation of the Mediterranean and returned to the UK via the Rhone River and Euro Canals.  The boat has been based at Eastbourne for the last six years.

This yacht has had two owner's from new and has regularly been the subject of updating and always maintained.  New Deck Hatches & Washboard - 2015.

Annual Maintenance Works Scheduled between 26th January 2016 - 10th February when the boat will be chocked ashore.


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.
Category:Sailing Boats
Subcategory:Blue Water Cruisers
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:1990
Sales status:Sold
LOA:12.7 m/42 ft
Length:12.7 m/42 ft
Width:4.07 m/13 ft
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