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1988 Moody 31 Mk II

Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom

£29,950

The Moody 31 Mk II is a quality family cruiser with good performance and comfortable accommodation sleeping six below deck. This particular example has been well maintained and regularly updated and is presented in excellent order throughout.  A fantastic opportunity to acquire a well built cruising yacht that has been cherished by her present owner who is now retiring from sailing.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Moody
Model: 31 Mk II
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Marine Projects Ltd
Designer: Bill Dixon
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 30'9 ft / 9.37 m
Length Overall: 30'9 ft / 9.37 m
Waterline Length: 25'7 ft / 7.8 m
Beam: 10'6 ft / 3.2 m
Max Draft: 5 ft / 1.52 m
Displacement: 4,521 kg
Ballast: 1667 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: 2003
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 28hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 BladeBronze
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Year: 1988
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 24 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 36 L

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cruisers, Sloop

Contact

Howard Ford
Howard Ford Marine Sales

Office

Howard Ford Marine Sales
Tidemill Yacht Harbour
Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
Tel:+44 (0)1394 385577
Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.



Accommodation

The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins and saloon. Teak and teak faced joinery finish with teak and holly style flooring to saloon and carpets to forward and aft cabins.

Forward cabin with V berth and infill creating a double with storage above and below, hanging locker to port and dressing table with shelved locker above to starboard side. Opening hatch to foredeck with blind. Door to saloon with settee berths port and starboard with stowage above and below. Drop leaf table with double bottle storage to centre. Opening hatch to deck with blind. Navigation area aft to port with seat, chart stowage and drawers beneath. L shaped galley opposite to starboard side with Gimballed Plastimo Neptune 2500 two ring gas cooker with oven and grill, Refrigerated cool box, stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurised mixer tap and generous stowage.  Aft cabin to starboard with large double berth, double hanging locker and additional shelved locker. 2 x Opening portlights to cockpit. Heads compartment aft to port with Jabsco sea toilet. Vanity unit with hot and cold water supply with pull-out shower. Wet hanging locker. Full interior lighting. Curtains. Diesel fired warm air cabin heating.

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway. Volvo Penta 2003, three cylinder, 28hp diesel engine. Electric start. Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to two blade fixed propeller. Single lever engine control. Rope cutter. Maximum speed 7 knots. Cruising speed 6 knots. Diesel fired warm air heating. 

Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries

240 volt shore power with sockets

Battery charger

12 volt and 240 volt switch panels

Sails, Spars and Rigging

Masthead rigged sloop. Kemp silver anodised deck stepped aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2009). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to mainsail. Roller furling headsail. Spinnaker pole. All lines led aft to cockpit.

Mainsail  - 2009 - Good

Furling Genoa - 2009 - Good

Spinnaker

Deck Equipment

Manual anchor windlass

Plough anchor with chain and warp

Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, alloy stanchions and guard wires

Sprayhood 

Winter cockpit cover

Stainless steel boarding ladder

Various warps and fenders

Outboard bracket

2 x Lewmar 8 Winches

2 x Lewmar 30 Winches

2 x Mast winches

Navigation Equipment

Bulkhead steering compass

Raymarine hybridtouch Chartplotter

Raymarine i50 Depth and speed instruments

Stowe Wind Instrument

Stowe Close Hauled Display

Standard Horizon Quest X GX1500E DSC VHF radio with aerial

Garmin GPSMap 180 plotter

Brass Clock and barometer

Navigation lights

Safety Equipment

Manual bilge pump

2 x Fire extinguishers (expiry dates unknown)

Gas detector

Fire blanket

Jackstays

Construction

Built by Marine Projects (Plymouth) Ltd in 1988 to a design by Bill Dixon. White GRP hull with blue style stripes. White GRP superstructure with moulded-in, non-slip to decks and cockpit. Cast iron fin keel. Tiller steering to skeg hung rudder. Alloy toe rail. Teak coach roof grab rails. Self draining cockpit and anchor well. Hull Clean and polish Jan 2024

Comments

The Moody 31 Mk II is a quality family sailing cruiser with good performance and comfortable accommodation sleeping six below deck. This particular example has been well maintained and regularly updated and is presented in excellent order throughout.  A fantastic opportunity to acquire a sought after cruising yacht, in great condition, ready for the new season. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.