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Moody 27

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Boat REF# 121164
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.43m (27'8")
Year 1982
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 19hp, Volvo D1-20 (2009)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Bill Dixon
Builder Moody
Lying Essex
Fuel capacity 45.0 ltr (9.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 100.0 ltr (22.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 22/03/2009


Engine 1 x Diesel 19hp
Engine make and model Volvo D1-20 (2009)
Engine Hours engine1:   60
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 2 Blade Folding
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Fitted with a new generation Volvo D1-20 diesel engine in 2009. This modern 3-Cylinder engine is fresh water cooled and has completed no more than 60 hrs running from new.
Batteries (2x90Ah) new in 2010.


LOA 8.43m (27'8")
LWL 6.67m (21'11")
Beam 2.95m (9'8")
Draft Min 1.04m (3'5")
Draft Max 1.04m (3'5")
Displacement 2,608kg (5,750.6lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (1982) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Crusader - Slab (2004)
Headsail - Furling (2003)
Other sails Crusing Chute (with snuffer) (unknown year)
Spinnaker (with snuffer) (unknown year)
Spare Main (unknown year)
Spare Genoa (unknown year)

Carbon fibre spinnaker pole.
Barton mainsheet traveller.
Spinlock rope clutches all running rigging led aft to cockpit.
Lewmar 30ST sheet winches.
Lewmar 30 single speed and Maxwell 17 single speed halyard winches.
Gibb superlink mainblock.
Spinlock tiller extension.
Adjustable backstay.
The sails have just been serviced and cleaned ready for the new season.
Genoa sheets new in 2010.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Chart plotter tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Lowrance 5150C Chart Plotter with NauticPath Europe West chart pack.
Clipper Target Speed/Log & Depth.
Plastimo Contest Compass.
Silva S10 VHF DSC.
Deck Light.

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
1 anchors
10.00m (32'10") of chain
dinghy (2009)
Sail cover new in 2004.
Srayhood in excellent condition.

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Coastal Distress Flares Pack (Expires 12/2013).
Wooden Bungs.
Yellow Lifebouy marked with boat name.
Safety throwing line
2 Fire Extinguishers.
Jack Stays
Bosuns Chair.

Broker's Comments

This Moody 27 has been very well maintained with a lot of recent upgrades not least of which in the new Volvo engine fitted in April 2009. The Moody 27 is a capable seaworthy yacht with good sailing performance. The accommodation sleeps 5 with a double berth forward and three singles in the main cabin.
The inventory included with this boat is exceptionally generous - see details above.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Moody 27 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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