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  • Manufacturer: Moody
  • Price: £54,950
  • Location: Chatham
  • Year: 1980
  • LOA: 41'10" (12.75m)
  • Berths: 8
  • Draft: 1.68
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 38190
  • Cabins: 4
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Watertank Size: 400 Litres
  • Engine Make: Beta Marine
  • Horsepower: 75hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 409 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 8

Broker Remarks

1980 Moody 42 CC Ketch - Just reduced 
The Moody 42 CC Ketch is a fantastic long-distance cruiser, ideal blue water cruiser. With centre cockpit this is a very safe go anywhere yacht. Owner is open to offers


The Moody 42 CC Ketch offers 8 berths in 4 cabins, forward cabin with double vee berth. To the port side a double bunk berth with marine heads shower and vanity unit. Large saloon with seating for up to 8 persons, this doubles up to provide another double berth. Red velour upholstery. Galley to starboard fully equipped with stainless steel sink, large working area with plenty of storage, Spinflo Nelson gas cooker with two hobs, grill and oven, fridge. Large double aft cabin with lots of storage space, marine heads with shower and vanity unit. Heated throughout via an Eberspacher.

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars

Ketch rig rigged with masthead main, deck stepped main and mizzen masts 1980, stainless steel standing rigging (2015). Mainsail with in mast reefing, furling headsail, mizzen slab reefing. Alloy spinnaker pole plus retractable bowsprit.


2 x Sheet winches (Lewmar self-tailing)

4 x Halyard winches


1 x Mizzen (Dacron Crusader 2016 good condition last valeted 2017)

1 x Mainsail (Dacron Crusader 2016 good condition last valeted 2017)

1 x Genoa (Dacron Crusader 2015 good condition last valeted 2017)

1 x Spinnaker (year unknown fair condition, last valeted 2017)


Mechanical Systems

The Moody 42 is powered by a four-cylinder Beta 75hp diesel engine, with indirect cooling, (serviced annually by the owner) shaft drive to a three bladed fixed propellor.

Electrical Systems

6 x 24-volt batteries, 4 x 12 volt charging from the engine alternator. Shore power connection with 240-volt ring main, Sterling battery management system, inverter, and immersion heater.


Deck Equipment
  • Anchor (CQR)
  • Kedge anchor
  • Chain/Warp
  • Windlass (Lofrans electric)
  • Sprayhood
  • Bimini
  • Boarding ladder
  • Pasarelle
  • 8 x Fenders
  • 6 x Mooring warps
  • Honwave dinghy
  • Outboard engine (Tohatsu 9.8hp)
  • Aerial cameras for docking
Navigation Equipment
  • Compass
  • Depth
  • Speed/Log
  • Windspeed/Direction
  • VHF Radio
  • VHF Handheld radio
  • GPS/Chartplotter
  • Radar (E120)
  • Autopilot
  • Electronic charts
  • Paper charts
  • Navigation lights
  • Masthead lights
  • Clock/Barometer


Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Engine room extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • C0 detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • Jackstays
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Harnesses
  • Lifejackets
  • Deck light
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Floating light
  • Sea anchor/Drogue
  • Liferaft (Plastimo 4 person)
  • Emergency tiller
  • Bilge pumps (electric & manual)
  • First aid kit
  • Radar reflector
Hull Keel

Fin Keel, Wheel Steering.

History and Construction

This Moody 42 CC Ketch designed by Angus Primrose and built by Moody in 1980. white GRP hull, grey superstructure with moulded non-slip decks, alloy toe rails. Owned by the current owner for the last 12 years, selling as he already has another boat, boat has been sailed throughout Europe and the UK.


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Disclaimer : offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.