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MoodyMoody 46
Introduced: December 1997
Ceased: June 2001
Built by: Marine Projects (Plymouth) Ltd
Designer: Bill Dixon
Boats Built: 55
Berths: 7

The Moody 46 is a superb high performance vessel for blue-water cruising. She accommodates seven, but can be sailed comfortably by two people, with all controls located within the long cockpit. Inmast furling mainsail, headsail furling system. Forward cabin: centreline double berth, large hanging locker to starboard, opening deck hatch. Port guest cabin: twin single berths, hanging locker and storage, opening deck hatch. Forward heads: Wash basin, marine toilet, separate shower area, hot and cold pressurised water, opening deck hatch. Saloon: Large C shaped settee to port side with folding leaf table, to starboard are 2 built in armchairs with a built in locker between, the built in armchairs house pull out stools to provide additional seating around the dining table, hull portlights, large saloon windows, opening deck hatch. Navigation area: navigation desk, chart table seat, wet hanging locker aft of chart table seat. Galley: Large U-shaped galley one step down from saloon, twin sinks, large front opening stainless steel refrigerator plus top opening freezer, cooker, microwave, shore support system, extractor fan. Port passage cabin: accessed aft of navigation area the cabin comprises a single mid level height berth above built in locker/sideboard unit. Aft stateroom: large centreline double berth, twin curved seats flowing away from the berth, vanity desk, deck hatch, opening portlights, aft facing coachroof window. En suite: En suite to the aft stateroom, separate shower stall, marine toilet and wash hand basin, opening portlight for light and ventilation. Optional forward stateroom: An option of a large forward stateroom in place of the forward cabin and port guest cabin. This stateroom comprises of a large centreline double berth with drawer space beneath, a large desk/dressing table is fitted aft to port in conjunction with a 2 seater settee.


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Draft (fin keel)2.06m6'9"
Draft (shoal keel)1.6m5'3"
Displacement (fin)14,490 kg31,878 lbs
Displacement14,870 kg32,714 lbs
Ballast4,700 kg10,340 lbs
Water772 ltr170 gal / 204 US gal
Fuel431 ltr95 gal / 114 US gal
Inmast Furling Mainsail41.0m²441 sq ft
Furling Genoa65.0m²699 sq ft
Cutter rig yankee52.5m²565 sq ft
Self tacking staysail19.6m²210 sq ft
Volvo TMD22, 78hp or Yanmar 4JH2 HTE 75hp diesel engine.

Test Reports: Yachting World 1998

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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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