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MoodyMoody 41
Introduced: December 1981
Ceased: August 1984
Built by: Marine Projects (Plymouth) Limited
Designer: Bill Dixon
Boats Built: 53
Berths: 6/7

The Moody 41 aim was to produce a genuine cruising yacht which would be elegant, sail exceptionally well, be suitable for serious long distance passage making, offer comfortable and luxurious accommodation, and be able to be handled by a family crew. Forecabin: 2 single berths in a 'V' formation convert to a double. Forward heads: situated to starboard is a marine wc, shower with hot and cold pressurised water system. Forward guest cabin: is to port opposite the toilet. Two single berths are fitted against the ship's sides with a hanging locker and hanging dressing table. Saloon: Two 'L' shaped, contoured settee berths are fitted to port and starboard which centrally fixed table. Galley: aft of the saloon on the port side and is separated from the saloon by a semi bulkhead. The 'U' shaped arrangement. Cooker. Fridge. Hot and cold water system. navigator's area: is opposite the galley on the starboard side immediately adjacent to the companionway, chart table and fixed navigator's seat. Owner's stateroom: is reached from the Saloon through a passageway to starboard. Double berth. Corner seat. Dressing table. Owner's private toilet compartment.

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Draft (fin keel)1.83m6'
Draft (centre board up)1.22m4'
Draft (centre board down)2.29m7'6"
Displacement9344.16 kg20,600 lbs
Ballast3946.32 kg8,700 lbs
Water454.6 ltr100 gal / 120 US gal
Fuel227.3 ltr50 gal / 60 US gal
Mainsail30.5m²328 sq ft
Working Jib36.83m²396 sq ft
No.1 Genoa58.22m²626 sq ft
No.2 Genoa50.31m²541 sq ft
No.2 Jib21.95m²236 sq ft
Storm Jib9.3m²100 sq ft
Thornycroft T108, 48hp diesel engine.

Test Reports: Yachting World 1983.

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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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