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MoodyMoody 42
Introduced: September 1999
Built by: Marine Projects (Plymouth) Limited
Ceased: 2002
Designer: Bill Dixon
Boats Built: 55
Berths: 7

Moody 42 is based on the Moody 40. The transom has been lengthen thus giving larger lazarettes lockers and has increased the space on the Aft cabin. She has an inmast furling mainsail and furling genoa as standard. The Forward cabin has two large single berths converting to a double hanging locker, En-suite forward heads compartment, pressurised hot and cold water, a marine toilet, a shower and an opening hatch. The Saloon has a U-shaped settee to port, a second settee opposite to starboard, a large folding leaf dining table, fixed portlights mounted in hull topsides outboard of settees. Navigation area has a navigation desk, electronics and electrical distribution panel, chart table seat, and a wet hanging locker aft of chart table seat. The Galley has a centreline galley unit with twin stainless steel sinks and hot and cold pressurised water. There is a second galley unit outboard with large refrigerated icebox and cooker. Passage cabin is situated to port with access from the navigation area with one mid level single berth. There is a drop in panel to shorten the berth and create an extra hanging locker for the aft cabin, making the passage cabin into a dressing room for aft cabin. Aft heads are accessed from the aft cabin or aft of the galley and contain a separate shower stall, marine toilet, wash basin with hot and cold water. The Aft cabin incorporates a large central double berth, Lockers and a vanity desk on the forward bulkhead. The port passage cabin can be incorporated as a dressing room.


Draft (fin keel)1.85m6'1"
Draft (shoal keel)1.5m4'11"
Displacement (fin)10,520 kg23,144 lbs
Displacement (shoal)10,746 kg23,641 lbs
Ballast (fin)3,149 kg6,927 lbs
Ballast (shoal)3,375 kg7,425 lbs
Water364 ltr80 gal
Fuel274 ltr60 gal
Inmast Furling 33.2m²352 sq ft
Furling Genoa43.8m²471 sq ft
Volvo MD22L, 50hp diesel engine.

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