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MoodyMoody S38
Introduced: September 1995
Ceased: June 1998
Built by: Marine Projects (Plymouth) Limited
Designer: Bill Dixon
Boats Built: 60

Moody S38 was available in masthead or fractional rig. There were two different cabin layouts: One large owners aft cabin or twin aft cabins. Forward cabin has 2 single V berths with fill in piece to convert to double. Forward heads has marine toilet, hot and cold water. Saloon: U'shaped settee, second settee opposite. navigation area. Galley with hot and cold water, refrigerated ice box, cooker. Aft heads: on port side, aft of navigation station, marine toilet, separately plumbed shower. Owner's aft cabin (option 1): Access aft of navigation station on the port side. Double berth. En-suite access to aft shower/toilet. Twin aft cabins (option 2): access to port owners cabin aft of navigation station on port side, large double berth, lockers, en-suite access to aft shower and toilet. Access to second aft cabin aft of galley on starboard side, large double berth, lockers. Escape hatch to cockpit. Knock through access panel between each aft cabin to allow access to escape hatch from either cabin.

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Draft (fin keel)1.91m6'3"
Draft (shoal keel)1.50m4'11"
Displacement8.650 kg19.064 lbs
Ballast8822 kg19.453 lbs
Water364 ltr80 gal / 96 US gal
Fuel182 ltr40 gal / 48 US gal
Mainsail32.2m²346 sq ft
Furling Genoa42.0m²452 sq ft
Volvo MD2040, 40hp diesel engine.

Test Reports: Yachting Monthly x 2 (How a boat is Born) 1995, Yachting Monthly 1996 & Yachting World 1996.

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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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