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Moody 28

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Boat REF# 147751
Off The Market
LOA 8.38m (27'6")
Year 1987
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp, Volvo 2002 (1987)
Lying Medway, Kent


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Extra Details

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Designer Bill Dixon
Builder Moody Yachts
Lying Medway, Kent
Fuel capacity 81.8 ltr (18.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 363.6 ltr (80.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Volvo 2002 (1987)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 2 Blade fixed (+ Rope Cutter)
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Engine details:
The engine was serviced 2011. The owner has only taken the boat out a few times since, A new alternator belt has been put in and the sacrificial anode in the cylinder has been replaced.


LOA 8.38m (27'6")
LWL 7.11m (23'4")
Beam 3.05m (10'0")
Displacement 3,107kg (6,850.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage On marina


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Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1987) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


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Mainsail - (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Cruising Chute (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Further details
Spinnaker pole with uphaul and downhaul and spinnaker halyard. Terylene running rigging with all halyards led aft to the cockpit.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Finish Gelcoat finish

This Moody 28 sailing yacht first went into production in 1985 and continued to be produced well into 1987. This boat was designed by Bill Dixon and manufactured by Moody Yachts known for their solid build quality and steady handling; whilst the design allowed for good sailing performance. The Moody 28 was the more compact version to the succesful Moody 31, although it contained just as many berths as the Moody 31.
The boat was recently antifouled in May 2012 and she looks a lovely example. She has cast iron bilge keels with skeg hung rudder and tiller steering.
The cockpit is good and deep providing a safe haven from the elements.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Curtains tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick

This boat has six berths in three cabins, comprising a double forward berth, double berth aft cabin and two single berths in the main saloon..Teak and holly floors. The interior is bright and very comfortable as you will be able to see in my video and photographs. A great boat for a family or couple.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
1 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain
dinghy (2011)
1.5hp outboard, Seagull, Short Shaft (unknown year)
Webbing jackstays.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Danbuoy tick
Horn tick

Fire extinguishers (not tested)
Fire blanket
Radar reflector

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This is a fine example of a Moody 28 sailing boat. Looks sturdy and well appointed as you would expect from a Moody boat, She is well presented, smells nice and the woodwork looks good too. Bright and airey inside with good size berths too. She certainly appears to have been very well maintained to date by her current owner. Dare I say it but she is definitely a wife pleasing boat. Ideal for a couple or family. Have a look at the photographs and the video I have taken of this lovely vessel.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Moody 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. 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.