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  • Manufacturer: Moody
  • Price: £24950
  • Location: Swale Marina, Kent
  • Year: 1984
  • LOA: 30'8" (9.35m)
  • Beam: 10' 5'' (3.18m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.12
  • Keel: Twin Keel
  • ID no.: 38348
  • Cabins: 3
  • Aircon: No
  • Heating: No
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 270 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo 2003
  • Horsepower: 28hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 75 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 6.0 Knots
  • Top Speed: 7 Knots

Broker Remarks

This bilge keel 1984 Moody 31 is a  family cruiser that is being reluctantly sold This Moody 31 is well-equipped with good sails, a good inventory of electronics, wheel steering and bilge keels, all of which makes her an ideal yacht to sail the East and South East Coast. She is currently ashore and needs to be prepared for the current season - hence the current asking price.  An early viewing is highly recommended. 


This Moody 31 offers six berths in two cabins and the saloon with two double berths and approx. 6' 1" maximum headroom. Forward is a V berth with infill which converts to double and good storage with hanging locker.  The aft cabin has a good double sized berth, hanging locker, shelves and cave lockers and also under berth storage. Two single settee berths in saloon with drop leaf teak saloon table.

The L shaped Galley is to starboard with Formica work surface, single stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurised water from the engine. The hot water tank does have a small leak currently.   Flavel two burner gas cooker with grill and oven, fridge and lots of storage.  Good sized chart table to port with panel for instruments and lots of storage space. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet, wash basin and shower head.  Floor fully carpeted and curtains, 

There is a large cockpit area with large storage lockers. Lots of room to sit with wheel steering.   

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars:

Masthead Bermudan rigged sloop. Kemp silver anodised aluminium deck stepped mast and boom.. Stainless steel standing rigging (replaced 2000) Terylene running rigging, replaced as required, led aft to cockpit. In-boom reefing mainsail. Furling genoa with Furlex furling system. Alloy spinnaker pole.

•    2 x Lewmar genoa winches.
•    1 x Lewmar Halyard winch self-tailing 
•    3 x Lewmar other winches


•    Mainsail - Jeckells
•    Furling Genoa  - Lucas
•    Jib No1 – Lucas

Mechanical Systems:

Located under companionway steps in vented and sound proofed compartment. Volvo Penta MD2003 28hp three cylinder diesel engine with electric start and reduction gearbox with reverse to shaft drive with 2 blade fixed prop with rope cutter. Single lever engine controls. (Serviced every year) Last service May  2020 by the owner. Plastic 75 litre fuel tank. Cruising speed of 6 knots with a maximum of 7 knots. PSS shaft seal and cutlass bearing replaced 2007

Electrical Systems:

3 x 12v batteries ( 1 x 85AH Engine, 2 x 100AH Domestic new 2019) charging from alternator and 240v shore power, Victron charging system.


Cast iron bilge keels with spade rudder with wheel steering. Hull had preventative Osmosis treatment in 2009 completed by Swale Marina. 



Deck Equipment:

  • 1 x CQR anchor with chain and warp
  • 1 x Kedge anchor
  • Anchor windlass - electric
  • Blue sail cover
  • Blue Sprayhood
  • Cockpit dodgers with name on
  • Binnacle cover
  • Boarding ladder – fixed stainless steel
  • 4 x Mooring warps
  • 8 x Fenders
  • Dinghy -O2Lite 2.3
  • Yamaha 2.5HP
Navigation Equipment:
  • VHF – ICOM with command mic
  • Depth – Walker
  • Log/speed - Walker
  • Wind system – Walker
  • Compass
  • Autopilot – Raymarine Evolution
  • GPS – Garmin with electronic chart
  • Chart Plotter – Garmin 550
  • AIS - Digital Yacht receiver and transponder
  • Radio/CD Player
  • Clock & Barometer
  • Navigation Lights
  • Masthead Tricolour Light
  • Anchor Light
Safety Equipment:
  • 3 x Fire Extinguishers
  • 1 x  Auto Fire Extinguisher in engine bay
  • Fire Blanket
  • CO Alarm
  • 2 x Jackstays
  • 4 x Harness eyes
  • Deck Light
  • Spot light
  • Horseshoe with floating light
  • Liferaft – Waypoint 4  man – needs a service
  • First Aid Kit
  • 1 x Manual bilge pump
  • Radar Reflector
  • 4 x Auto Lifejackets with lifelines

History & Constructions:

This Moody 31 was built in 1984 by Marine Projects (Plymouth) Ltd. with Lloyds Hull Construction certificate to a design by Bill Dixon. White GRP hull with blue style stripes. White GRP coach roof with light grey moulded non-skid decks. Cast iron bilge keel. Self-draining cockpit and anchor well. Alloy toe rails. Stainless steel rails and guard wires. Spade hung rudder. Owned by the current owner for the past 14 years. Owner is selling due to poor health. 

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