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MoodyMOODY 44 (circa 1990's)
Introduced: August 1991
Ceased: September 1996
Built by: Marine Projects (Plymouth) Limited
Designer: Bill Dixon
Boats Built: 114
Berths: 6 or 8

Moody 44 was available in three different layouts. The roller reefing genoa and in-mast furling/reefing main were standard.Forward cabin: 2 single 'V' berths with infill to convert to a double, hanging locker. Opening deck hatch, en suite access to forward shower/toilet. Starboard Guest Cabin: Twin bunk berths. Hanging locker. Opening deck hatch. Twin stateroom version: in place of the Starboard Guest Cabin, this area can be incorporated into the Forward Cabin to create a large stateroom with double berth, settee and large hanging locker. Forward heads: wash-basin, marine toilet and separate shower, hot and cold pressurised water, doors from fore cabin and saloon. Saloon: 'C' shaped curved settee with folding leaf dining table, lockers and shelves, 2 built-in easy chairs with contoured arm and backrest cushions, opening deck hatch. (On the later versions of the Moody 44 the Saloon layout was altered to a large 'U' shaped settee to port with second settee opposite, large folding-leaf dining table with integral drinks storage and drawers, lockers and shelves, opening deck hatch). Galley: Twin stainless steel sinks, hot and cold pressurised water, large refrigerated ice box, insulated food store, cooker, worktops both sides, generous stowage lockers for food, crockery and pans, drawers for cutlery. navigation area: teak chart table, electrical distribution board with circuit breakers, chart table seat. Port passage cabin: twin berths, hanging locker, opening portlight. Aft stateroom: large central double berth, opening portlights in hull and cabin side, angled aft facing window, opening deck hatch, settee, hanging locker, stowage locker, dressing table with mirror, en suite shower/toilet compartment with marine wc, wash-basin, shower, opening portlight. Dressing room option: in place of the Port Passage Cabin, this area can be incorporated into the Aft Stateroom to create a larger stateroom with separate dressing area, additional hanging lockers, shelves and drawers.

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Draft (fin keel)2.01m6'6"
Draft (shoal keel)1.50m4'11"
Displacement (fin)10,500 kg23,000 lbs
Displacement (shoal)10,717 kg23,631 lbs
Ballast (fin)4,000 kg8,900 lbs
Ballast (shoal)4,254 kg9,380 lbs
Water454 ltr100 gal / 120 US gal
Fuel318 ltr70 gal / 84 US gal
Roller Genoa58.59m²630 sq ft
In-Mast Furling Genoa33.85m²364 sq ft
Perkins Prima M50 50hp or Volvo MD22L 50hp diesel engine.

Test Reports: Yachting World 1992. Yachting Monthly 1994.

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Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part. All dimensions, speeds & range given are approximate and should be treated as a guide only. Other Engine makes or models may have been fitted. The pictures are from brochures or of a similar boat.

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