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1989 Moody 425 for sale in Turkey

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
1989 Moody 425 for sale in Greece

1989 Moody 425 for sale in Greece

This Bill Dixon designed  Moody 425 is one of Moodys most popular cruising yachts, she can accomodate 8 in comfort in 3 cabins and the saloon and benefits from soft furnishings reupholstered throughout and renewed saloon headlining. A new engine, gearbox, 120Ah alternator, cockpit control panel and propeller (first used 2015).

Scheel-keel with draft 1,42 m

The saloon in this Moody 425 has seating for 8, a full sized navigation table, a full galley and gives access to the forepeak and forward heads. These are very comfortable boats with space for long distance cruising and many are used as live aboards.

Her extensive inventory includes Inverter, Kawasaki portable generator, Raymarine C Series GPS/plotter, Autopilot, Radar, Weather Brass clock and barometer, An extensive sail wardrobe in good condition All sails in good condition, new Sony Radio / CD and speakers in Saloon, new Bosch combination Oven/Microwave,Holding tank, electric anchor windlass, 3 anchors, chain, mooring tape and rope on drum for stern anchoring.

Complete with Avon Redstart tender (2013), Life raft, JonBoy lifesling, 6 x life vest 4 x oil skins, and a good selection of tools and spares.

New batteries – 4 x 95Ah Tudor High Tech TA954 batteries 2017

This Moody 425 was built in 1989 and purchased by her first owner in 1990. She has been used for two or three month each year since and is always wintered ashore. Her second owner, having purchased and cruised her in 2017 is selling her due to family commitments.

Recent survey available.

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2000 Moody 46 CC in Saint Petersburg, US

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
2000 Moody 46 CC in Saint Petersburg, US

2000 Moody 46 CC in Saint Petersburg, US

This Moody 46 centre cockpit is powered by a Yanmar 4JH3TE 75hp turbo-diesel engine. She has been well maintained over her 1560 hours and has a Racor fuel filter and remote cockpit gauge. She has a Max Prop 3-blade automatic feathering propeller and a folding helm wheel.

There is also a Fischer Panda PMS 6500 watt diesel powered generator, with Kubota, Z482 diesel engine, low hours, well maintained.

This Moody 46 CC has an in-mast furling mainsail and a genoa on a Furlex 400D Furling system

Winches on board this Moody 46 include 2x Lewmar 54′ electric winches and a 2-speed Anderson 40′ self-tailing electric winch.

Other deck gear includes: full cockpit dodger/enclosure; Lewmar windlass; Delta 45lb stainless steel anchor; Fortress FX-37 anchor; 200 ft, 3/8?s galvanized anchor chain; Atlantic Tower aluminium stern arch, new 2015; Atkins and Hoyle aluminium dinghy davits; beautiful teak deck in excellent condition; Zarcor removable and lockable, hinging, companionway doors with choice of insertable plexiglass panel or screens. (2015); rail mounted Dickenson gas barbeque with fiberglass propane tank; and a folding swim platform with hot/cold shower.

This Moody 46 CC provides accommodation within two large staterooms.

The master stateroom forward features a centreline double bed, two sofa seats, a vanity area with large central mirror, en-suite bathroom with shower and dressing area with masses of storage space.

The aft guest stateroom also features a centreline bed, plentiful storage in under bed drawers, and an en-suite bathroom with shower.

The spacious saloon of this Moody 46 features a U-shaped sofa with folding dining table to port and built-in armchairs to starboard.

There is also a navigation with chart table and seat.

The interior is finished in cherry wood and benefits from air conditioning throughout from a Marine Air 3-zone system, there are also 5 Colfrano 12v fans.

The galley is well-equipped with an Isotherm refrigerator and large freezer; Magic Chef microwave oven. (New 10/2016); a Smev propane gas 4-burner stove and oven; 2x new propane cylinders for galley stove (2016); propane gas alarm system; double bowl stainless steel galley sinks; and a Seagull IV X-1FP Drinking Water Enhancement System.

This Moody 46 Centre Cockpit also comes equipped with an Avon 340 11’2” Rover RIB tender with 9.9 Johnson Outboard Motor (2000)


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1989 Moody 425 for sale in East Caribbean

Monday, November 14th, 2016
1989 Moody 425 for sale in East Caribbean

1989 Moody 425 for sale in East Caribbean

The Moody 425 is one of Moody’s most popular cruising yachts from the boards of Bill Dixon This boat was launched in 1989 and can accomodate 8 in comfort in 3 cabins and the saloon. The aft cabin has a centreline double berth with access through the en-suite heads to the saloon and through a cabin with 2 single berths.

The saloon has seating for 8, a full sized navigation table, a full galley and gives access to the forepeak and forward heads.

Inmast furling mainsail and furling headsail were standard and there are two lockers in the transom for the essential boating gear.

These are very comfortable boats with space for long distance cruising and many are used as livaboards. She is a brilliant blue water cruiser already in the Caribbean ready for the oncoming season.

Please note that Brilliant is not laid up. The current owners are living aboard and fully utilizing the vessel, ensuring that everything is well maintained. They will deliver Brilliant to a mutually agreeable location for viewing or survey.

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One owner from new 1986 Moody 58 Custom Sloop now for sale

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
One owner from new 1986 Moody 58 Custom Sloop now for sale

One owner from new 1986 Moody 58 Custom Sloop now for sale

This, one owner from new, Moody 58 Custom Sloop ‘Ardent Spirit’ was designed by Bill Dixon and built in 1986 by A.H. Moody & Sons at their yard in Bursledon, England as the first of a series. Four were built.

Under the name ‘Kindred Spirit’ she was sailed across the Atlantic for the Annapolis and Ft. Lauderdale Boat Shows in the fall of 1986. She was then sailed back to England for the 1987 London Boat Show and received excellent reviews in yachting magazines on both sides of the Atlantic.

She was purchased from Moody by Dr. and Mrs Beiser in January 1988 who renamed her ‘Ardent Spirit’ and a few years later had her hull color changed from white to black.

A great many modifications were carried out at Moody’s yard — for instance, electric winches, Maxprop feathering propeller, watermaker, radar, SSB radiotelephone, and a new mainsail with full-length battens and lazy jacks were all added, the lifelines and pulpits were raised, the bow fitting was rebuilt to take a larger anchor and the refrigeration system was improved.

Later additions include a better generator and watermaker, supplementary AC refrigeration compressor, electric jib furler and manual forestaysail furler, new opening portlights at the forward end of the saloon, a lazy bag for the mainsail, and a large fiberglass-bottom inflatable dinghy that stows in chocks on the foredeck and is raised and lowered with an electric winch.

More recently new North Sails, electric toilets and a bow thruster were installed.

‘Ardent Spirit’ has never raced or chartered, normally cruised by owners alone.

Brokers Comments

Unlike most modern yachts which are designed for boat shows rather than sailing, ARDENT SPIRIT has a build standard, specification and sea keeping qualities which make her better than more recent boats.

Having previously owned 6 boats before purchasing ARDENT SPIRIT which they have now owned for 25 years Dr. Baiser (a renowned marine author and journalist) and Mrs Baiser finally found the perfect yacht and with their extensive knowledge and ability have maintained her to the highest standards.

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