Moody 38 CC

69,950 Tax Paid | Plymouth United Kingdom


  • Make Moody
  • Model 38 CC
  • Year 1994
  • LOA 38ft/12m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drive
  • Layout Centre Cockpit
  • Berths 7
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 41830
  • Name Cara Mara


A well presented and well maintained example of this popular centre cockpit boat. This particular one has seen many updates in the current ownership including coppercoat, engine rebuild and new mounts, holding tank, AIS, wind generator, refurbished deck, heating. Ready now for her next long distance cruise. Both EU and UK VAT paid status!
OWNERS COMMENT: In the last 10 years we have owned Cara Mara we have averaged 4 months a year on board, sailing 15,000 miles to Scotland and then south into the Mediterranean and on to Greece, before returning in 2022.Cara Mara has kept us safe and comfortable thoughout some absolutely wonderful times, which we have enjoyed sharing with family and friends. The time has now come for us to pass our boat on.


Built by Marine Projects, Plymouth to a Bill Dixon design
HIN ends 394
Insurance Survey, new Gas Certificate (2022)
Boat has both EU and UK VAT Paid status

White GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Deep fin keel 1.75m
Solid teak to cockpit (replaced 2018), teak deck (refurbished 2018)
Wheel steering - leather covered

LOA: 11.43m (37'4'')
Beam: 3.6m (12'8")
Draft: 1.75m (5'9")
Ballast: 3,114 kg (6,850 lbs)
Displacement: 8,182kg (18,000 lbs)

Keelbolts replaced 2018.
Copper coated 2014. Keel shot blasted and re-coppercoated 2021.
Below water through hull fittings replaced 2023. Hull polished 2023.


Aluminium mast and boom
Gas kicking strut
Stainless steel standing rigging (2014, 'Inspection Report 2022)
Running rigging (2014)
In-mast furling system
Furling headsail
All controls lead back to cockpit
Telescopic genoa pole

Four Lewmar self tailing Genoa sheet winches
Two Lewmar cockpit winches
Two mainsheet aft cockpit winches
Windlass (2014)

Hyde mainsail, serviced annually
Hyde genoa, serviced annually
Cruising chute with snuffer (only used a few times)


7 BERTHS IN TWO DOUBLES AND THREE SINGLES - single berths fitted with leecloths

With V berth double, electric fan, USB charge point, en-suite access to:

Marine manual toilet and separate shower, hot and cold water, 70L holding tank.

U-shaped settee, second settee opposite, folding leaf dining table, two electric 3-speed fans

Hot and cold water, refrigerated ice box, 2 burner gas cooker with oven and grill, twin sinks.

Chart table, chart table seat. Starboard passage cabin: passage berth with stowage under and lockers above, USB charge point

Large central double berth, opening port lights in transom and cabin sides, USB charge point, en-suite shower/toilet compartment with marine manual WC, shower and hand basin.

Multi-coloured cloth upholstery.
Eberspacher heating with outlets to saloon, forepeak and rear cabin (2023)


VOLVO MD22L 50HP DIESEL ENGINE (dismantled, rebuilt and re-installed with new engine mountings 2020)
Hours since rebuild approx 500.
Shaft drive with fixed propeller
Last engine service 2023
Cruising speed approx. 6 knots
Maximum speed approx. 7 knots

Engine battery. Domestic batteries two 12v 135Ah 850A (2019). Windlass battery (2019)
Charged by alternator (new 2023) and Sterling battery charger
Clipper BM-1 Battery monitor
Shore power and cable

Water - 364 litre (80 gallons)
Fuel - 227 litre (50 gallons)

Pressurised hot and cold water system
Heated by calorifier and 240v immersion heater


Raymarine C80 chart plotter with AIS receiver and radar
C-Map charts for Channel and North France, Mediterranean and Black Sea
Raymarine ST60 wind displays - cockpit
Raymarine ST60 Tridata - depth, speed and log
Autohelm ST6001 autopilot
Raymarine VHF DSC
Clipper Navtex

Reversible electric anchor windlass
Rocna anchor with chain (2018)
Fortress anchor with chain and warp

Sprayhood and full cockpit tent (2015), USB charge point by companionway
Pushpit mounted 4 person liferaft (2021)
Wind generator (2015)
Fenders and warps
Three fender baskets pushpit
LED lighting
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Fire blanket
5 fire extinguishers (2022)
Automatic gas alarm (2015)
CO and smoke alarm
Horseshoe buoy, danbuoy, 5:1 MOB pulley to cockpit winches

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