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Moody 31

£22,995
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Albert Edward Dock
Royal Quays Marina
North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 6DU
United Kingdom
+44 (0)191 272 9086

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Make Moody
Model 31
Year 1984
Condition Used
Price £22,995
Type Sail
Class Cruiser (Sail)
Length 31 ft / 9.37 m
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fibreglass
Location Blyth, Northumberland (RNYC)
LOA 30 ft 9 in / 9.37 m
Length at Water Line 25 ft 5 in / 7.75 m
Beam 10 ft 6 in / 3.2 m
Max Draft 4 ft 12 in / 1.52 m
Min. Draft 4 ft 12 in / 1.52 m
Keel Type Fin
Displacement (Dry Load) 4521 kg
Ballast 1667 kg
Total Sail Area 40.23 m²
Cabin Headroom 6 ft 1 in / 1.85 m
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 3YM30
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 2004
Power 29 hp
Drive Type Shaft Drive
Propeller Type 3 Blade
Propeller Material Bronze
Rope Cutter Yes
Engine usage (hours) 800
Covers
  • Spray hood
  • Lazy bag
  • Lazyjacks
Electrical Equipment
  • Shore power inlet
Electronics
  • Depthsounder
  • Radar
  • Log-speedometer
  • Wind speed and direction
  • Plotter
  • Autopilot
  • Radio
  • Compass
  • CD player
  • GPS
  • VHF
Inside Equipment
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Oven
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Marine head
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Refrigerator
  • Battery charger
Outside Equipment/Extras
  • Teak cockpit
  • Swimming ladder
Rigging
  • Tiller
  • Spinnaker pole
Sails
  • Storm jib
  • Battened mainsail
  • Furling genoa
Designer Bill Dixon
Builder Moody/Marine Projects
Cabins 2
Double Berths 2
Single Berths 2
Heads 1
Fuel Tanks 1 x 76 litres
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 100 litres
Hull Shape Monohull
Windlass Manual Windlass

Description

Beautifully appointed cruising yacht with precautionary epoxy treatment using International Gelshield coatings. Gleaming topsides with new decals. 6-Berth accommodation with forward and rear cabins. New upholstery coverings in nautical blue. Galley to starboard with oven, sink and pressurised fresh water.Chart area to port with electronics including plotter, radar and depth. Refurbished Darglow 3-bladed feathering propeller.

October 2019 survey report available.

Construction

GRP Constructed sailing yacht built by Moody to a Bill Dixon design. Fin ballast keel with counter hung rudder. Tiller steering. Underwater areas have been silica bead blasted to remove generations of antifoul build up and the resulting cleaned area has been treated with International Gelshield coatings in 2020.

The topsides have been polished to a hi-gloss finish and are in excellent condition.New decals applied in early 2020 make her look brand new. Large self bailing cockpit with large sail locker to port. Separate gas bottle locker, vents and drains outboard. Transom with stainless steel bathing ladder and grab handle.

Nice wide side decks finished in moulded non slip coating. Anchor locker with lid and drainage. Manual windlass for anchor deployment. Stemhead fitting with bow roller. Stainless steel bow and stern rails for protection. Mooring cleats bow and stern with fairleads. Toerail mounted midship cleats. Teak grab rails. Deck vents.

Engines

Vessel powered by a powerful yet economical Yanmar 3YM30 inboard diesel. Engine is in good shape with key start panel mounted in cockpit. The hour meter is digital and like so many of the Yanmar displays, stopped working some time ago. The engine is believed to have completed circa 800 hours and was serviced in December 2019 prior to lift out for the Winter. The engine and is accessible from both the front and the rear. Fresh water cooled via a heat exchanger providing hot water to the calorifier.

Reduction gearbox driving a stainless steel shaft, The 3-bladed, feathering propeller is a thing of beauty and has just returned from Darglow Engineering who have checked her over, polished and greased the moving parts. Brand new anodes to propeller hub and hull. 

There is a bank of 2x12V, 120 amp batteries. These are brand new and provide engine start and domestic power. The batteries are recharged via the engine alternator or via a plug in battery charger when attached to shore power. Shore power cable.

 

Sails & Rigging

Bermudan sloop rigged yacht with deck stepped spars. All lines are led aft to the cockpit allowing for short handed sailing. The standing rigging is not original and it is believed to have been changed within the last 10 years. The running rigging looks to have been replaced on an ongoing basis and is of varying ages but in a good state of condition.

The mails include a semi battened main and a roller furling genoa. The mainsail lives in a boom mounted stack pack which has been removed for cleaning. The roller furling genoa has had a new UV strip within the past 3 years. All sails including the storm staysail are in good condition and will provide many years of decent cruising.

The yacht is rigged for spinnaker use and has the associated rigging and pole. There is no sail however.

Accommodation

Below decks is in super order. The boat has been cleaned thoroughly including the bilges which have been completely, cleaned, degreased and then coated in Danboline. The woodwork is teak and mahogany and has been cleaned and polished. This provides a classy and warm feeling to the ambience. All the upholstery fabrics, including the foam interiors, have been replaced with nautical blue and will provide many years of comfort.

The boat can sleep 6 in comfort. aft cabin with double berth, two singles in the saloon and a further double in the forepeak cabin. The galley is to starboard and features a gas fuelled Plastimo Neptune oven with 2-burner hob and grill. There is a single sink with pressurised hot and cold water. There is a top loading fridge to keep the food fresh and the beers cold. There is plentiful storage space behind and below. The work tops are cream and in excellent condition.

Moving aft is the double cabin. There is a large hanging space and further storage beneath the berths. There is 12V lighting and opening ports into the cockpit for ventilation. Returning to the saloon and opposite the galley is the chart table/navigation area. This has a swivel seat and chart storage. Also here is the 12/240V switch panel and a selection of navigation aids including, radar, colour chart plotter, GPS and DSC VHF radio. Aft is the heads compartment with moulded sink unit, sea toilet and shower. 

The saloon has a large central drop leaved table. You can sit 6-persons round this with ease. There is bottle storage within the table. Further storage is to be found in the hull mounted cupboards and beneath the saloon seating/berths. There are 12V reading lights and a seperate gas lamp. In the bow is the forward cabin with double V-berth. There is a Hanging space to port and cubby hole storage mounted each side of the hull. 12V reading lights and an opening deck hatch for ventilation.

Boat has teak and holly flooring in good condition. All curtains are new and in navy blue. Boat kept warm by a gas fuelled catalytic heater. New gas hoses in June 2020.

Inventory

Well equipped yacht for coastal cruising. Included in the sail are:

  • Plastimo compass
  • Garmin colour GPS/Plotter
  • Speed/Depth/Log with cockpit repeater
  • JRC1000 radar
  • Tillerpilot
  • TackTick wind instrument
  •  Raymarine 54E DSC VHF
  • MLR GPS
  • Furuno NAVTEX
  • Gas detector
  • Clock & Barometer set
  • Boarding ladder
  • Anchor with chain and warp
  • Manual windlass
  • Mooring warps
  • Fenders
  • Manual and electric bilge pumps
  • Sprayhood and dodgers
  • Cockpit cover
  • Navigation lights
  • Boathook
  • Boom tent
  • Radio/CD Player with speakers
  • Fire blanket

Disclaimer

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.

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Presented For Sale By:

Network Yacht Brokers (Newcastle)

Albert Edward Dock
Royal Quays Marina
North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 6DU
United Kingdom
+44 (0)191 272 9086

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