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MoodyMoody 47, 471 & Culverneer 500
Introduced: 1982
Ceased: 1989
Hull moulded and fitted out by: A H Moody & Son Ltd, Southampton
Designer: Bill Dixon
Boats Built: 31
Berths: 6

Moody 47 & 471Custom had various layouts please refer to layout plans. Standard layout: Fore toilet: Marine WC, washbasin, shower, storage lockers, doors to forepeak and both forward cabins. Forward Guest Cabins (2 off): One to port, one to starboard, each with upper and lower berths at ship's sides, hanging locker. Saloon: 'U' shaped settee to starboard with smaller 'U' shaped settee opposite and either pilot berths or bookcase/lockers fitted to ship's sides. Dining table is centrally mounted with large foldout leaves. Galley: 'L' shaped to starboard, cooker, twin stainless steel sinks, hot and cold water, refrigerator, aft of galley is a hanging locker/oilskin locker. Chart area: To port navigators seat, chart table. Aft toilet: Split into two areas with the shower compartment and an oilskin locker forward and marine wc and basin aft. There are doors to the chart area and aft cabin. Aft cabin: Central double berth, settee and wardrobe to starboard, dressing table, an optional arrangement of two twin cabins aft was available. Moody 471 Custom had a built in transom bathing platform and teak decks. Moody Culverneer 500 had a traditional transom with larger lazerettes and teak decks. Moody Culverneer 500 layout varies as follows: Saloon: Starboard snail shaped settee around a folding dining table, opposite to port a second settee. Aft cabin double berth offset to port.

Moody 471 photo
Culverneer 500 photo

Moody 47/471 plans
Culverneer 500 plan

LOA (Culverneer 500)15.11m49'7"
LOA (47 & 471)14.17m46'6"
Draft (fin keel)2.05m6'9"
Draft (centre-plate down)2.89m9'6"
Draft (centre-plate up)1.45m4'9"
Displacement12,477 kg27,500 lbs
Ballast4,990 kg11,000 lbs
Water (47)545 ltr120 gal143 US gal
Water (500)682 ltr150 gal180 US gal
Fuel (47)318 ltr70 gal84 US gal
Fuel (500)500 ltr88 gal132 US gal
Mainsail39.05m²425 sq ft
Roller Genoa65.00m²700 sq ft
Thornycroft T140 60hp or T150 66hp diesel

Test Reports: Moody 47 Yachting World 1984. Moody Culverneer 500 Yachting World 1988

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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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