Sailing BoatsBlue Water CruisersMoodyModel 31
This Moody 31 is a desirable twin keel version, ideal for coastal cruising where taking the ground or exploring shallower waters is required. 'Wild Thing Too' is presented in very good condition for her age, has been well maintained and has a good inventory including diesel heating, electric anchor windlass, Darglow feathering propeller and recent canvas pack including full cockpit enclosure. Unexpectedly available again, her keels have been removed, re-bedded and re-fastened with new bolts and plates with receipts for all works carried out in Feb/March 2020! Summary points from a recent very positive survey can be seen on request, with a full copy available to purchase from the experienced YDSA surveyor. Viewing by appointment only through our Essex office - Click here to reveal phone number -
The Moody 31 MkI accommodation offers up to six berths in three cabins with two double berths and approx. 6' 2" max. headroom. FORECABIN - V berth forward with infill to convert to a double berth, good storage and opening hatch to foredeck. SALOON - Laid out with two settee berths either side of a central table with drop leaves and useful storage areas in various lockers and shelves. GALLEY - Aft to starboard and equipped with a Plastimo Neptune 2500 2-burner gas stove with grill and oven (new 2010), 'Supercool' fridge in coolbox, stainless steel sink and storage. CHART TABLE - Outboard facing chart table with swiveling seat, chart storage and navigation equipment. AFT CABIN - Fitted with a double berth, storage locker and portlight. HEADS - Separate heads compartment aft to port with Jabsco marine toilet, shower and washbasin. GENERAL EQUIPMENT - Pressurised hot and cold water supply via a calorifier. The water system has a 130 litre capacity and is fitted with a separate filter and electronic level sensor. The beige upholstery was new in 2015 and Eberspacher diesel cabin heating was installed in 2016.
Sails & Spars
Bermudan rigged sloop with deck-stepped mast. Kemp silver anodised aluminium mast and boom. Spinnaker pole stowed vertically on the mast. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2009). Terylene running rigging, Dyneema for Genoa controls. Slab reefing mainsail. Facnor headsail furling system. Halyards led aft via clutches to coachroof mounted winches. Harken adjustable traveller (new 2013). 2 x Lewmar 30 self-tailing sheet winches. 2 x Lewmar 7 halyard winches on coachroof. 2 x Lewmar 6 spinnaker sheet winches. Fully battened mainsail - Crusader - 2003 - good (serviced 2017) Furling Genoa - Crusader - 2003 - good Spinnaker - Crusader - 2003 - good
Located at companionway, Volvo Penta 2003 28hp three cylinder inboard diesel engine. Freshwater cooled. Stainless steel 90L fuel tank (refurbished and new primary filter 2016). Shaft drive with rope cutter (new 2016) via gearbox to a Darglow Featherstream feathering three bladed propeller (serviced every season). The engine has been regularly maintained with the last service carried out by her owner in Spring 2019. Apart from standard service items there is a good record of works including overhauled injectors and new fuel lines in 2017, new PSS shaft seal and engine mounts in 2012 and the gearbox spline replaced in 2009.
3 x 12v 110ah Batteries (domestic, engine and windlass, all new since 2012) charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains and CTEK automatic battery charger. Full interior lighting with LED bulbs. Solar panel (new 2010). 300w Inverter for powering low drain mains voltage items away from shorepower.
Plough anchor with 40m 8mm chain Lofrans electric anchor windlass Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and stanchions Stainless steel boarding ladder on transom Blue sprayhood (new 2018) with full cockpit enclosure (only used for 2 seasons) Blue mainsail cover and named cockpit dodgers 7 x Fenders 3 x Warps
Plastimo steering compass (new 2012) NASA Clipper electronic compass Navicom DSC VHF radio (new 2013) NASA Clipper depth sounder with repeater at chart table NASA Clipper speed/log (not working) with repeater at chart table NASA Clipper wind instrument with repeater (new 2015) at chart table Garmin GPS MAP620 colour touchscreen chart plotter (new 2011) with AIS feed Raymarine ST2000 tiller pilot (new 2010) Goodmans stereo CD/radio Clock and barometer Navigation lights
2 x Fire extinguishers Automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment Fire Blanket Radar Reflector 2 x Harness eyes Foghorn Seago 4 man cannister liferaft (last serviced 2015, now requires servicing) Manual bilge pump Electric bilge pump with float switch (new 2012)
Moody 31 built by Marine Projects (Plymouth) Ltd. in 1984 to a BIll Dixon design. White GRP hull, superstructure and decks with grey moulded non-slip surfaces. Cast iron twin keels. Tiller steering to skeg hung rudder. Self-draining aft cockpit. Wild Thing Too has been maintained to a high standard with many of the age related issues commonly found already attended to. These include new windows and re-glazed hatches in 2010, all seacocks and skin fittings upgraded to Marelon in 2012, coats of Gelshield 200 and coppercoat then applied in 2012 and new rudder bearings fitted in 2015. A survey in winter 2019 recommended that the keel bolts were in need of attention with the keels requiring re-bedding. This work was carried out professionally to a high standard along with other minor works and she is now ready to enjoy the 2020 season.
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part. General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.
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