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Moody - 31
Network Yacht Brokers Newcastle
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Moody - 31 for sale

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Sailing BoatsMoody
Model 31United Kingdom
Currency GBP1989
Condition UTrade
available9.14 m/30 ft
9.14 m/30 ft3.05 m/10 ft
1.52 m/5 ftfin keel
volvo penta md2003No. of engines 1
HP 28Diesel
Material hull GRP

Remarks :

Beautifully appointed and maintained sailing yacht built by Moody to a Bill Dixon design. This is the Mark II model which is renowned for its sailing qualities whatever the weather and her voluminous interior and storage options. "Tantrum" has always been admired locally due to her gleaming hull and general clean appearance. Below decks is no different and whoever is lucky enough to buy this yacht will inherit a meticulously maintained craft.
The engine is the Volvo 2003, 28hp unit which was overhauled in 2005 and will continue to provide many more years of reliable service. The engine has an annual service regardless of the amount of use and in 2017 her shaft seal and cutlass bearing were replaced. The standing rigging was "certified" in 2010 and she boasts recent Kemp sails with new lazy bag and lazy jacks. Those of you who want to do serious offshore cruising will be delighted to know that in 2011, all her keel bolts were replaced as a precautionary measure. Most boats of this era will be showing some degradation to the portlights and deck hatches. Not this one as all her windows and hatches have been reglazed making her look pristine. She is a truly lovely boat and will not disappoint. Early viewing is recommended. 2018 Out of water survey available

Accommodation :
Below decks is beautifully maintained and in very good order. The main cabin is accessed from the cockpit via a sliding hatch and twin washboard system. The washboards are the best maintained I have ever laid eyes on and positively gleam. This attention to detail carries on in the cabin, with a place for everything and everything in its place.
The woodwork is a combination of  solid teak and teak veneer/marine ply bulkheads. The upholstery is comfortable, in good condition and finished in a nautical blue. The headlinings are wipe clean and bright which when coupled with the reglazed windows and deck hatches makes the feel of the cabin bright and airy. The interior lighting has recently been upgraded with  LED bulbs. 
This is one of the very few yachts from this era with an aft cabin. This space is bright and spacious with a hanging wardrobe to starboard and hull-mounted cubby hole storage. There are two opening ports into the cockpit allowing ventilation. This area is carpeted and has 12V lighting. Returning to the saloon and continuing on the starboard side is the L-shaped galley. the work surfaces have recently been replaced and are in excellent condition. There is a gas-fuelled Nelson oven with two-burner hob and separate grill. Top loading coolbox for perishables and a circular stainless steel sink with pressurised hot and cold water.
Opposite the galley is the chart table/navigation area. Here you will find the forward facing chart table with seat, chart storage, and drawer storage. Here is the 12V switch panel, Eberspacher heating controls, and chart reading light. There is a Yeoman chart reader, Garmin GPS, Simrad VHF, and emergency VHF aerial. Here you will find the 12/240V inverter with 3-pin socket.
Central drop leaved table with central bottle storage. Well upholstered settee/berths port and starboard, finished in blue dralon. Storage below each berth and hull mounted above the backrests. 
Bow cabin with bi-folding privacy door. Double berth with additional infill cushion. Cupboard storage to starboard and hanging locker to port. Large escape/deck hatch for light and ventilation.
To the rear and aft of the chart table is the heads compartment. This area features a moulded sink unit with hot and cold pressurised mixer tap and storage cupboard below. There is a Jabsco marine toilet with "twist'n'lock" handle. All the toilet plumbing was replaced in the winter of 2014/15. Wet locker aft with zip close curtain. The boat has an Eberspacher Hydronic cabin heating and hot water system installed. The owners and installed a hot water radiator in the heads for additional warmth.

Inventory :
Well equipped yacht suitable for long range or coastal cruising. Included in the sale are:
Plastimo compass
Stowe Navigator Speed/log
Stowe Navigator Depth
Stowe wind speed/direction
Garmin GPS
Yeoman Chart reader integrated to GPS
StarNAV repeater
Simrad RD68 DSC VHF with cockpit speaker
Simrad TP10 autopilot
NASA Navtex
Manual anchor windlass
25Lb CQR anchor with chain and warp
Mooring warps
Mooring cleats
Midship access gate
Security netting
Jack stays X2 - One set unused
Navigation lights with LED bulbs
Liferaft in rail mounted cradle
Horseshoe buoy
Throwing line
Fire blanket
First aid kit
Manual fire extinguishers X3
Automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay
Plastimo gas alarm
Emergency VHF aerial
Radar reflector on mast
Bow fender with securing straps
Solar powered deck vents
New stack pack with boot
Cockpit dodgers with boat names
Sprayhood with New acrylic windows
Shore power cable
Manual bilge pumps X2
Electric bilge pump
Clock and barometer set
Engine spares
Cockpit cushions
Rope cutter

Mechanical :
GRP constructed yacht with 1.52 m, ballast keel and skeg mounted rudder.
Keel bolts were replaced professionally in 2011 as a preventative measure.
Gleaming white gelcoat topsides with navy and pale blue striping.
The vessel is wintered ashore between October and March every year.
Below the waterline was antifouled and anodes changed prior to launch in March 2019.
Raised coachroof in white with blue striping. Wide side decks finished in smart gray nonslip.
Handily placed teak grab rails. Access gate fitted to starboard side making access safe and easy.
Stainless steel bow and stern rails joined by stanchions and guard wires. New safety netting.
Large self-draining cockpit with tiller steering. Large locker to port. Self-draining gas locker starboard aft.
Stainless steel stemhead fitting with offset nylon anchor roller.
Large self-bailing anchor locker with lid. Manual windlass mounted aft.
All coachroof windows and the deck hatches have been reglazed between 2015 and 2018.

Engine & Electrics:
Vessel powered by a professionally maintained, inboard Volvo Penta MD2003 diesel engine.
This 28hp workhorse offers reliability and economy and was serviced in March 2019.
The engine underwent a major overhaul in 2005 including new engine mounts and injectors.
Fuel is stored in a stainless steel tank which was renewed along with all pipework in 2012.
The engine is housed in a soundproofed compartment beneath the companionway steps.
There is easy access to both the front and rear of the engine for daily checks and servicing.
Reduction gearbox driving a stainless steel shaft and 2 bladed fixed bronze propeller. Rope cutter.
The yacht will cruise happily under engine at 6 knots. She has a top speed of 7.5 knots.
The shaft seal and cutlass bearing were replaced during the winter of 2017/18.
Bank of 2X12V, 115amph batteries fitted with rotary style isolator. 
Both batteries have been replaced within the last three years and are marine grade.
The batteries are recharged via the engine alternator or the onboard battery charger.
There is a 12/240V inverter. Fused switch panel situated at chart table.

Sails & Rigging:
Bermudan sloop rigged yacht with deck stepped aluminium spars by Z-Spars.
Stainless steel standing rigging, inspected and certified by rigging company in 2010.
Braid on braid running rigging in good condition and replaced on an ongoing basis.
Majority of the lines are led aft via a series of deck organisers and clutches to the helm.
The yacht is a dream to sail short-handed or with an inexperienced crew.
Self-tailing Lewmar halyard and sheet winches mounted in cockpit. Additional halyard winch on mast.
Fully battened, slab reefing mainsail by Kemp, mounted in a NEW lazybag on boom.
Roller furling genoa with smart blue sacrificial strip. Both sails new in 2002.
There is a spare main and genoa both in good condition.

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Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
Year built1989
Network Yacht Brokers Newcastle
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