Moody 42

65,000 Tax Exempt | Plymouth United Kingdom


  • Make Moody
  • Model 42
  • Year 1977
  • LOA 42ft/13m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Ketch
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 8
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 35688
  • Name Sabrage


Moody 42 MKI A/C Ketch - Solidly built and seaworthy, this Angus Primrose designed deck saloon will appeal to the serious yachtsmen with ocean-going aspirations with bundles of liveaboard comfort. Encapsulated fin keel. Perkins 72HP diesel engine. 8 berths in 3 cabins plus saloon. Bow thruster (2018), cabin heating, GPS, autohelm, Raymarine Axiom chartplotter, electric windlass.
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Moody 42 MKI A/C Ketch
Built in 1977 by Marine Project Plymouth
Designed by Angus Primrose

White GRP hull, deck & superstructure
Aft cockpit version
Encapsulated fin keel
Skeg hung rudder
Wheel steering
Teak interior joinery
Interior teak & holly flooring – Interior extensively re-furbished 2018
An abundance of natural light & large deck saloon windows

Comprehensive documented service/repair history

LOA: 41.79 ft / 12.74m
LWL: 34.75 ft / 10.59m
Beam: 13.33 ft / 4.06m
Draft: 5.50 ft / 1.68m
Displacement: 24,200 lbs / 10,977 kg
Ballast: 6,600 lb / 2,994 kg
*All figures are approximate


Single spreader mizzen & main masts
Main mast removed for servicing & replacement bearings, May 2014
Stainless steel standing rigging replaced, May 2014

Main Mast:
Facnor roller furling headsail gear (NEW Sept 2014)
New boom, 2018
In-mast reefing on main mast
Foredeck baby stay
Running backstays
Mast stowed spinnaker pole
Boom gybe preventer strop
Lewmar #16 self-tailing main mast winch
Lewmar wire halyard main mast winch
Lewmar #16 main mast winch
Spinlock halyard clutches x 3 on main mast

Mizzen Mast:
Roller boom furling on Mizzen mast
Lewmar#16 self-tailing mizzen mast winch/man overboard winch
Lewmar wire halyard mizzen mast winch

Genoa, good condition
Mainsail by Westaway Sails (new April 2011), still in excellent condition
Mizzen, good condition
Mizzen staysail, good condition
Cruising chute & snuffer, good condition



Forepeak cabin with double berth
Guest cabin with bunk single berths
Forward heads
Chart table
Large open plan saloon
Owners double aft cabin with en-suite heads/shower/basin with electric toilet & holding tank, with shore discharge pipework/fittings
All interior joinery in solid teak
Teak & holly saloon flooring
Deck saloon windows

double 'V' berth with infill for either, 2 x singles or large double berth
Lockers over & under berths
Dressing table with drawers & hanging lockers
Opening deck hatch
Fitted carpet
Mirrored opening hatch to anchor locker

Port Guest Cabin:
2 x single bunk berths
large hanging locker
dressing table with drawers
Opening deck hatch
Fitted carpet

Forward Heads:
Lavac sea water toilet
Molded hand basin
Hot & cold pressurised water
Shower with fresh water
Extractor fan
Teak grating
Ample stowage
Opening deck hatch

Chart Table:
To starboard is navigation area
Full size chart table
Full instrumentation
Various lockers & drawers

Galley positioned to port with step down from the saloon
Stainless steel gimballed gas stove with 2 burner hob & grill (new 2018)
Microwave (new 2018)
Large front opening refrigerator/freezer (new 2018)
Stainless steel sink
Hot & cold pressurised water
Hand pumped salt water
Excellent work surface space
Good stowage with lockers and drawers
Handy mirror in front of sink allowing chef to monitor safety on after deck, and remain in conversation when entertaining.

Spacious saloon
Teak & holly flooring (large opening hatches to engine room & storage compartment)
To port is a large 'U' shaped settee (converts to a large double berth)
Settee bench seating to starboard for two
Dining area with saloon table (2 x stools stored below cabin sole for further seating)
Drinks & glasses lockers
4 x fixed deck saloon windows
2 x opening deck saloon windows
Large sliding coachroof sliding sunroof

Aft Owners Cabin:
Access from the saloon
Large double berth
Hanging locker
Dressing table
Personal locker/vanity unit
Large mirror
Fitted carpet
Opening deck hatch


Perkins 4-236M 72hp diesel engine
Engine & gearbox removed & overhauled in 2000
Borg Warner reduction gearbox (gearbox high pressure oil hoses replaced 2006)
Shaft driven (new shaft in 2003)
Wet to wet exhaust system (new April 2015)
Three blade fixed pitch propeller
Prop protector rope cutter
Sleipner 24V 80kg thruster system fitted 2018

2 x engine start batteries 24v
2 x domestic batteries 24v
2 x instrument batteries 12v (renewed in 2018)
Batteries regularly kept charged via shore supply
NewMar Phase Three, three stage mains battery smart charger 12v system
Sterling power products 24v 20amp mains battery charger
Vtronix 12 amp switch mode voltage convertor
Charging from engine alternator
Engine charging equipment /wiring relocated off the engine into a IP67 box 2018
Sterling Power Products inverter (new 2003)
230V shore supply & distribution system – also ready for addition of a 230V generator Changeover cct breaker plus sea connections fitted in the large aft underdeck space
Comprehensive electrics switchboard – ship standard from Bouteille, Glasgow
Full instrumentation
Glomex TV antenna

Fresh water capacity 727 litres (160 gallons)
Fuel capacity 409 litres (90 gallons)
Fuel tank drained & cleaned 2006, top connections refurbished 2019
Blackwater tank with sea and deck discharge

Hot & cold water
Hot water from calorifier & immersion heater (new 2013)
Pressurised water system
Eperspacher diesel heater (under cockpit) & hot air distribution system. CO monitors in fore & aft accommodation


At the chart table;
Autohem ST40 tridata
Furuno Marine Radar 1715 (new Jan 2011)
Garmin Echo 200 (new March 2012)
Garmin GPS 65
Shipmate RS 8300 VHF radio (extra handset for the cockpit, new VHF aerial Jan 2010)
Shipmate Loudspeaker
Silva mounted compass

In the cockpit;
Raymarine P70 autopilot with
Raymarine course computer replaced in June 2016
Autohelm ST40 wind speed & direction
Silva Star Nav repeater
Magnetic Plastimo steering compass
Raymarine Axiom 9 chart plotter & Sonar (new 2018)

Ground tackle:
Simpson Lawrence Sealion electric anchor windlass, with canvas cover
Stainless steel bow roller
1 main & 1 spare CQR anchor, main anchor with 60M chain
Folder dinghy kedge anchor in lazarette

New grey Treadmaster decking fitted 2018
Lewmar #46 self-tailing, two speed sheet winches
Lewmar #16 self-tailing, two speed sheet winches
Stainless steel davits
Port & starboard boarding gates
Stainless steel pulpit & pushpit
Stainless steel grab bars on the deck saloon roof & forward coachroof
Aluminium stanchions, fairleads & mooring cleats
Port & starboard water filling caps
Fuel filler cap
Sony waterproof cockpit speakers

All Safety equipment listed is included in the sale, but the vendor offers no warranties - the purchaser must service the safety equipment and ensure that it is appropriate for his purposes.
6-man BFA/XM offshore liferaft – servicing expired
Jon buoy
Echomax EM230 radar reflector
Anchor, foredeck, floodlight, tri colour & deck level navigation lights on main mast
Aft cockpit floodlight on mizzen mast
Horseshoe lifebuoy
Stainless steel emergency tiller
Anchoring ball & motoring cone
Gas system overhauled in Jan 2010, gas checked & certified 2017
1 x Gusher manual bilge pump
1 x 24V auto/manual electric bilge pump

Avon 3.8 inflatable dinghy with pump (stowable for long passages)
Canvas cockpit dodgers
Canvas wheel & pedestal cover
Passarelle/Mediterranean Boarding Ladder with rope stanchions
Various warps & fenders
Teak stern mounted stainless steel ladder
Clear washboard for wet days but allows light into the saloon

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Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.