Moody 422

65,000 Tax Paid | Lagos Portugal


  • Make Moody
  • Model 422
  • Year 1987
  • LOA 42ft/13m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Centre Cockpit
  • Berths 8
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 30491
  • Name Muscaday


The Moody 422CC 1987 is undoubtedly one of their more popular center cockpit boats launched. Very comfortable blue water cruisers designed by Bill Dixon that have stood the test of time and still prove to be very popular today. We sold this boat to her current owner in 2016 and she has received numerous upgrades and improvements, All new Raymarine electronics installed with an E7 7 inch Hybrid touch MFU in 2017 / 2018 and she is reported to be in excellent condition throughout. Recent engine service in October 2020 along with new anti foul and anodes. No major repairs or modifications since the current owner purchased her 2016. Sleeping 8 people in 3 cabins. The boat is currently in Lagos, Portugal. Please contact Roger Bailey at Ancasta Sotogrande on +34 693 555 696 or email at for additional information or to arrange a viewing.


Designed by Bill Dixon and built by Marine Projects, Plymouth

UK Flag - Registration

White GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Centre cockpit
Scheel Keel
2/3 skeg rudder
Teak cockpit sole in 2 sections
Tec deck cockpit seating

LOA 40' 8" (12.40m)
LWL 34' 3" (10.77m)
Beam 13' 4" (4.07m)
Draft 4' 6"" (1.4m)

Dimensions are all approx

NO holding Tank
Full engine service, anti foul and new anodes October 2020


Selden aluminium spars
SS wire standing rigging, 2005
Running rigging, various
Slab reefing main
Selden electric furling headsail

Standing rigging checked in 2017 and reported ok.
The running rigging was modified so that the mainsail can be hoisted and reefed from the cockpit so all new in late 2017/ early 2018.
The genoa/ jib rigging is as when purchased in 2016, except the furlex changed from a remote control to hard wired from the cockpit to the bow Furlex in 2019.

Genoa, 2 x Lewmar 2 speed self tailing
Spinnaker sheet, 2 x Lewmar single speed self tailing
Halyards, 3 x Lewmar 2 speed, 1 self tailing
Other, 1 x Lewmar 2 speed

Main, Gowan, 2004
Genoa, Gowan, 2006
Storm jib, unknown age


Forward cabin gives a comfortable and spacious sleeping cabin with 2 single berths in a V formation with an in fill to convert the berths to a double. A good sized hanging locker is to port with a dressing table in front. Stowage is also provided along the ships sides in cave lockers and beneath the berths.
Door to the forward toilet gives the cabin an en-suite facility.
Forward heads are situated to starboard and comprises new Jabsco manual toilet with inlet and outlet seacocks, washbasin and shower with hot and cold pressurised water system. A deck hatch provides both light and ventilation. Doors give access to forward cabin and forward end of the main saloon.

Saloon has a U shaped settee/single berth is to starboard with a single settee/berth opposite to port. The drop leaf dining table is fixed and fitted centrally around the mast support pillar and opens out to full width of the saloon. Lockers and shelf space are provided to the ships sides plus additional locker space behind the contoured settee backs. Below the settees are water tanks and additional storage space. A hanging locker is situated on port side at the forward end of the saloon. NOTE: TV at Helm station in pictures is not available

The U shaped galley is to port, aft of the saloon and is practically sited adjacent to the main companionway. It is fully fitted out with twin stainless steel sinks, hot and cold pressurised water with a mixer tap, a large refrigerated ice box, 4 burner gas hob with oven and grill. Plenty of stowage is provided to the ships sides and below work surfaces for food, crockery and pans with drawers provided for cutlery.

Quarter cabin has twin fore and aft single berths, which can be closed off to form a separate cabin, stowage space is provided below the lower berth and a "wet" locker built into the inboard side of this area.

Aft owners cabin is airy, spacious and comfortable as possible with centreline fore and aft double berth. A settee is fitted to starboard and a hanging locker and dresser to port, shelving is provided on the ships sides. Light and ventilation is provided by the deck hatch and opening ports in the coachroof sides as well as deckhead vent. A completely self contained toilet compartment is provided en-suite to cabin, equipped with Jabsco marine w.c. wash hand basin and shower with hot and cold pressurised water. Plenty of stowage is provided with built lockers. Light and ventilation is provided by an opening port in the coachroof side.

Upholstery is light grey stripes.
Interior wood veneer finish
6' 5" headroom
Electric fans throughout
Eberspacher was removed but the trunking and outlets remain in-situ


Marine MP446, 46hp, 2013
4 Cylinder diesel, sea water cooling
Recent service October 2020. Engine hours approx 150
Bowden cable controls
Helical gear
Shaft drive to 2 blade fixed pitch prop
Vetus 3kw bowthruster

12v system
4 new batteries, approx. 100Ah each,
Engine alternator, 75 amp
240v battery charger
Shore power & cable

Fuel, 1 x 60 gallon steel
Water, 2 x 40 gallon steel

Pressurised hot and cold water
Water heated from engine calorifier and immersion heater


All new batteries for engine,windlass,domestic.
New heads.
Reefing and main halyard bought back to cockpit with jammers.New mainsail cover.
New Honda BF 2.3 four stroke outboard.
New hot water tank and immersion.
All through hull valves replaced in bronze.
Keel bolt nuts and washers replaced.
Side window glass and hatches replaced and rebedded.
Gas piping replaced and certified.
New s/s mounting for pod with new canvas wheel and pod cover.


New Raymarine navigation equipment installed
Raymarine E7 7" hybrid touch MFD
New Wind,Speed and Depth
New Autopilot
New VHF radio
EU gold nav sd card

New wind masthead unit, speed transducer, depth sounder - all displays on MFD
Autopilot - new computer, motor unit, and control head - all dispalys on MFD
Radar - Radar shows on MFD with a radar reflector.

AIS650 class B Tranceiver
AIS active Splitter 100

Windlass, Simpson-Lawrence electric
Main anchor, plough
Kedge, Danforth
40m and 5m chain
20m (approx.) warp

Liferaft, 2005 (Recently serviced 2019)
Lifesling, compass rescue harness
2 x lifebuoys
Lifejackets, 5 adult 2 child (Recently serviced 2019)
Fire blanket
4 Adult webbing harnesses with double ended Gibb Hook webbing line

Boarding ladder
Dinghy, Avon R250, 2.5m, 1993
Outboard, electric, small
Warps, fenders and boathook
Bilge pumps, manual and electric but not auto
Nav lights
Pulpit, pushpit and guardwire
Cutlery, crockery and utensils
Food processor
Kettles, 1 electric and 1 gas
PC flat screen monitor 22"
Radio, CD

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