Moody 44 for sale

Lefkas, Greece

Listed price £89,000 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

General information
Moody 44
Used sail boat for sale
$113,369 USD | Listed price £89,000 GBP
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Bill Dixon
Length overall
Length waterline
Fin Keel
Lefkas, Greece

About this Moody 44


Moody 44 Centre Cockpit cruiser built 1994. A powerful tried and tested ocean cruiser very well equipped for long term liveaboard cruising.  Accom for 6/8 in 3 cabins, 2 heads, spacious saloon, new carpets 2019, holding tank.  50hp Volvo engine, Bowthruster, wind gen, hydro gen, Inmast furling main (2018) Standing rigging replaced 2012, all nav gear 2012.  British Flag. £89,000


Built by Moody Yachts, UK to Bill Dixon design 1994
GRP hull, deck & structure
Centre Cockpit
Cast iron ½ length fin keel
Skeg hung rudder
Wheel steering
(Last survey on purchase 2012)

LOA:    43’ (13.1m)
LWL:    35’10 (10.9m)
Beam:  13’8 (4.17m)
Draft:     6’6 (2.01m)
Displacement: 10,500kg
Ballast: approx 3 ton


Volvo Penta 50gp engine (original)
Volvo gear box
Approx 3,500 hrs
Shaft drive
3 bladed fixed prop

Vetus Bowthruster
Rutland Wind Gen
Towed hydro water generator (can be lased to aft rails, has spare 3 bladed prop)


12v & 240v systems on board
4 x 6v domestic batteries (2016)
1 x 12v engine start battery
Charging by solar, engine, shore
Bestek inverter – 1000w (at chart table for low watt charging, eg phone)
Spark inverter – 2000w (situated below bed aft stbd side, remote on/off switch below chart table)
Xantrex 45 amp battery charger
Victron energy battery monitor
2 x 350w solar panels + Blue Sky energy solar boost M.P.P.T charge controller



Fuel:      Single 318 ltrs (70 gals) steel tank
Water:    2 x 45 gal tanks (total 411 ltrs)
Holding: Single 80 ltr holding tank

Rig and Sails

Sloop rigged
Standing rigging replaced UK 2012
Aluminium spars
Extendable spinnaker pole

All winches by Lewmar
2 x Genoa 50 winches
1 x main sail 40 winch
2 x hallyard 8 & 30 winches
1 x spinnaker/Main 16 winch
1 x main outhaul 8 winch

Inmast furling mainsail, white by Quantum, (2018)
Roller furling Genoa, white, by Elstrom (2009)
Spinnaker, red/white – age unknown


Accom for 6/8 in 3 cabins + pilot berths in saloon
Double cabin aft, Double V’berth cabin forward, bunk cabin forward.
Wood veneer joinered interior
Grey material carpet in 4 areas of yacht, new spring 2019
2 heads & 2 showers
Approx 2m head room


Force 10 cooker/oven
2 hobs
S/S double sink
Built in fridge & freezer (new Isotherm compressor in fridge)
Calorifier 20-25 ltrs
5 x wall fans, 12v
Samsung TV
Clock barometer
Various/lots of assorted cooking equipment (plates 2016)
Hammock for deck use


Quick electric windlass
Main CQR anchor 45m chain 10mm
Spare 25kg Danforth anchor 40m warp
Various warps & fenders
Sprayhood & bimini (2012)
Canvas canopy over boom shade
Cockpit cushions (2012)
Deck shower, stern
Swim ladder off stern platform
Boarding plank
Fender step
Boat hook
Various tools


All electronics, plotter, AIS, autohelm replaced 2012
Raymarine ST60 Wind
Raymarine Tridata ST60+
Raymarine Plotter/ GPS
Raymarine autohelm autopilot 100/300
VHFs – Fixed ICOM ICM412, handheld
VHF aerial replaced 2016
AIS receiver & transmitter AST200


12ft AB tender – carried on deck
18hp Tohatsu outboard (serviced each year)


4 person life raft (last serviced 2012)
6 fire extinguishers
2 electric bilge pumps
1 manual bilge pump
Sealed pack of flares
Life buoy
Dan buoy
Fire blanket
Radar reflector
Emergency tiller

The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.

Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.

Owners Comments and History

Three owners from new. Cruising in Spain for a few years, then 16 in Croatia back to UK.
The current owner purchased her in Lymington, UK through brokers Berthon in March 2012.

In this 7 year ownership she has cruised;
2012: Solent to France & Portugal
2013: Atlantic crossing Canary Isles to West Indies
2014: Bequia, Union Islands, Grenada, Tobago, BVI’s, Trinidad
2015: ABC Islands, Columbia, Jamaca, Bahamas, USA East Coast, New York
2016: Caribbean, Virgin Isles, East Coast USA, Canada, Nova Scotia
2017: Returned to Med, Majorca, Sardina, Sicily, Greece
2018: Greece, Ionian & Corfu
2019: Greece, Aegean, Crete, Peloponnese

At twenty-four years old I believe she can be described as being in Good / Very Good condition for her age. Regular maintenance expenditure and upgrades have been undertaken as listed below.

Additions and significant expenditures since purchase in 2012: (in date order)

Standing Rigging 2012 (3.5K) : Standing rigging replaced
Electronics Navigation, 2012, (3.5K) . New chart plotter, AIS, aerial and grounding plates for SSB
Autohelm 2012 (2.5K): New Ray marine Autohelm replacement.
Bimini enclosure and sprayhood. 2012, (2.5K) : New installation
Wind generator. 2012 , (1.0 K): Rutland new installation
Towed Generator 2012 , (1.0K) :Installed
TV screen, 2014
Dingy /Outboard, 2016 , (3.5K): New aluminum bottomed 10ft. rib and 18 hp Tohatsu purchased.
Cooker 2016 (1.0K) :, : New replacement US Force 10 stove installed.
Fridge and Freezer, 2016 (1.5K) :: Replacement fridge and new freezer
SS hoist 2018 (1.5K) :, : New hoist for out board designed and installed
Solar panels and gantry 2018,( 1.5K ): Two 300 w solar panels and Gantry installed.
Mainsail ,2018 : (2,0 K) : New main sail.
Cosmetic 2018 (0.8 K) :: All ten of the tarnished mirrors were replaced. Cosmetic 2019 (0.7 K) : The carpets in the three cabins were replaced.

Next on the list would be re-upholstering and the painting or replacement of the Saloon floor. Most of the boat is in good condition.

A decent supply of various spares and miscellaneous collection of tools and service kits is onboard.

Title Documents and Tax

Listed below are the documents/or copies of what we have seen on listing this yacht.

Current Part 1 British Certificate of Registry
Copy Bill of Sale 2012 (to current owners)
Copy Bill of Sale 1998
Copy evidence of IVA/VAT payment 16% Invoice & Spanish customs form.
RCD – Exempt built 1994

Contact Information

Trusted British Yacht Brokers, Established almost 40 years, permanent offices in Lefkas, Ionian Greece & Portsmouth, UK. We specialise in live aboard blue water cruisers. Experienced, Professional, Qualified All Brokers are Full Members of ABYA, we work to a code of practice with safe Clients bank Accounts and carry PI Insurance. As Agents for Allures Yachting we represent a blue water brand of cruiser, Aluminium hulls, GRP topsides and Lifting keels. Experience our Service we sell yachts nothing else. Call us for a chat 00 44 (0)1329 827053


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith, in this case we are acting as Brokers only.  Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate 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 for such engine on our part. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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