This Moody S31 Cruiser is a boat that is modern in appearance & has a surprising amount of accommodation for a boat of her size. She is in lovely condition& has clearly been well looked after having only had 2 Owners. It has been constantly updated & comes with a full service & maintenance history. In 2017 she has undergone some substantial upgrade works including a new sail drive unit & new keel bolts & 5 years ago, all her electronics were replaced or overhauled with new plotter, radar & AIS fitted. With six berths including large owners aft cabin & forward double cabin, Chart Table & separate heads down below along with a good size cockpit & spacious decks, this Bill Dixon designed Moody is built for luxurious, comfortable cruising. This particular S31 has a very high spec including Volvo 2020 (19hp) engine, Eberspacher heating, Raymarine touch screen Plotter, Radar, AIS & VHF. This Moody S31 has clearly been well maintained is presented in very good condition & is a must for viewing.She is currently lying Southampton & is available for viewings.
Stock Number : ABS 1742
Year of Build : 1996
LOA : 9.45 m (31’0”)
LWL : 8.08 m (26’6”)
Beam : 3.30 m (10’10”)
Draft : 1.68 m (5’6”)
Displacement : 4634 kgs
Ballast : 1475 kgs
Keel Type : Fin Keel
Engine : 1 x Volvo MD2020 ( 19 HP )
Fuel Tank : 91 Ltrs
Water Tank : 182Ltrs
No of Berths : 6
VHF : Simrad RD68 DSC VHF
Plotter : Raymarine e95 Touch Screen Plotter ( New 2012 )
Radar : Raymarine RD418D Digital Radar Head ( New 2012 )
AIS : Raymarine AIS 650 Class B Transceiver ( New 2012 )
Auto Tiller : Raymarine Tiller Pilot ST2000 ( Serviced 2013 )
Two single berths can be converted into a double using insert.
Generous stowage under berths in moulded storage bins. Stowage shelves over berths. Two hanging lockers. Opening deck hatch.
Settee berths port and starboard. Drop leaf saloon table incorporating bottle stowage. Water tanks under both settees. Stowage space behind settee backrests. Opening deck hatch. Dorado type vents. Opening and fixed windows. Stereo/media system.
Galley to port. Wipe clean laminate worktops. Pressurised water supply with hot and cold water (no immersion heater but could be fitted). Gimballed two-burner gas cooker with oven and grill. Thermoelectric (Peltier effect) fridge. Lockers and drawer for crockery, cutlery etc.
Chart Table and storage locker. Main electrics control panel. Electronic Navigation equipment (see below).
AFT (OWNERS) CABIN:
Large double berth. Upholstered seat. Hanging locker. Under and over berth stowage. Opening hatch to cockpit. Access hatch to stern gear and stowage area.
Raymarine e95 Touch Screen Colour Plotter – at Nav Station - New 2012
3 x Raymarine i70 Instruments – On Bridge - New 2012
Raymarine RD418D Digital Radar Head – New 2012
Raymarine AIS 650 Class B Transceiver – New 2012
Autohelm ST 2000 Tiller Pilot Integrated into new electronics ( Serviced 2013 )
Autohelm ST50+ GPS display – At Nav Station
All electronics Overhauled October 2016
Simrad RD68 DSC VHF Radio
Full Navigation Lights
Volvo MD2020 19hp diesel engine with Fresh Water Cooling – Comprehensive Service History
Volvo Sail drive ( New Unit 2017 ) – Seals replaced 2016
2 bladed fixed propeller
2 x Batteries ( 1 x 105 Starter & 1 x 110 Leisure ) - new 2016
Alternator/240v charging system
Integral Battery charger
Shore power with cable
Eberspacher Cabin Heating
SPARS & SAILS
Kemp Alloy Spars
Single line mainsail reefing with lazy jacks
Lucas Furling Genoa ( 2000 )
Hood Mainsail ( 1997 )
Cruising Chute ( 1998 ) with Snuffer ( 2011 )
No 1 Jib - Hood (1997) – Very lightly used
Kemp Packaway mainsail Cover ( 2016 )
All sails are annually inspected, repaired & valeted
Winches - 2 x 30 Lewmar S/T Genoa, 2 x 30 Lewmar S/T Spinnaker & 2 x 8 Lewmar Halyards etc
Lines led aft to cockpit
S/S Pulpit Pushpit & Guardrails
Forward, Centre & Aft Mooring Cleats
Opening Transom Gate giving access to Swim Platform with Boarding Ladder
Fenders & Warps
CQR High blade Anchor with Chain & warp
2 x Horseshoe Liferings
Spray Hood – Refurbished 2015
Dodgers with Boat Name
Flexi Teak Synthetic Teak Cockpit Seats
MOODY S31 – Launched in 1996
Designed by Bill Dixon, built by Marine Projects, Plymouth UK.
GRP hull, deck & superstructure
CRUISING SPEED 5 Knots
MAX SPEED 7 Knots
This Moody S31 is in very good condition and has clearly been well maintained and loved by her current owner of 13 years. With a truly surprising amount of space for a boat of her size, this S31 has a generous Owners cabin aft, another double cabin forward and the saloon provides an additional 2 berths. In addition she has a good sized galley with fridge, oven & hob, Chart Table & two sofas with drop leaf table between. Her saloon is finished in solid cherry woodwork with accents of gloss cherry to give a feeling of comfort & luxury throughout .On deck, she has a good size cockpit with all lines led aft to the cockpit to enable short handed sailing. This particular Moody S31 has a very high specification with many recent upgrades & improvements including a complete new sail drive unit & new keel bolts in 2017 & in 2012 she had new plotter, radar, digital instruments & AIS fitted. She is powered by a Volvo MD2020, 19 HP diesel engine with sail drive seal replaced in 2016. This wonderful cruising yacht is a great example of the Moody S31 marque and is a real credit to her current owner. She also comes with an extensive documented service & maintenance history which is an asset to her new Owner.
The Moody S31 has all the space, styling & grace expected of this great Marque. Having been very well maintained & frequently updated, this boat certainly belies its age and feels & looks contemporary. In our opinion, this is a very good example of this much sort after Cruiser and is a must for viewing. She is currently lying Southampton. & available for viewings through Aspire Boat Sales.
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Unit 15, Universal Marina
Sarisbury Green, Southampton