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Moody S38

£ 87,500
LISBON, ,
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Overview

Moody S38 maintained by very knowledgeable owner to be sold with new standing rigging and saildrive seal.

She is the popular three cabin version providing comfortable accommodation for six plus two in the main saloon. Fresh upholstery in the main saloon.

Taller fractional rig and deeper keel version provides sailing performance with the renowned build quality of Moody Yachts.

Bow thruster, Avon Riblite and 8Hp Yamaha outboard she is the full package. As she was berthed in the EU on Brexit day she has full EU VAT status, although she could also have UK VAT status.
The berth in Lisbon could be transferrable.

Address: LISBON
Country: Portugal
Price: £ 87,500
Year Built: 1996
Boat Model / Make: Moody S38
Boat Builders: Moody
Boat Designer: Bill Dixon
LOA (metres): 11.58
Beam: 3.95m
Draft: 1.9m
Hull Material: GRP
Engine/Fuel Type: Volvo Penta MD2040
Engine HP: 40
Engine Hours: 2500 aprx
Fuel Capacity: 180ltrs
Water Capacity: 360ltrs
Holding Tank: 99ltrs
CONSTRUCTION
RP hull and decks
Saildrive
Fractional Rig
MACHINERY & ELECTRICS
Volvo Penta MD2040B engine with approx 2,500 hours
Injectors and exhaust elbow replaced winter 2016/7, raw water pump seal replaced 2019, auto extinguisher 2017, new engine compartment lead-lined sound insulation 2022, engine mounts replaced 2015; Speedseal Life (installed 2017 – spare o-ring, plastic rotating disc and studs);

Volvo Penta 120SD saildrive (gator seal and clamp ring plus worn lower shaft and seal all replaced January 2017, seal due for replacement 2024 and we are preparing to do this prior to sale);

Darglow Featherstream feathering propeller (2019) set with Ambassador rope cutter;

Sleipner SE80 Side Power bow thruster with joystick control at helm binnacle and remote control on neck lanyard for thruster and for the anchor windlass, installed during refit in 2017 by well-regarded Osmotech yacht refit company, Hamble Point

Eberspacher Airtronic diesel heating

Stainless arch with 3x80w Victron solar panels (2017).
Victron MPPT solar controller with Bluetooth dongle for app control (2017);
2 (originally 3) x 115Ah Rolls AGM batteries installed in 2017 with new upgraded
Optima battery for bow thruster (2017);
Engine battery to be replaced with Optima prior to sale (at rest voltage reading low on arrival to boat in 2023 and failed to start just once (but started immediately with back up).
Engine/house bank paralleling switch (2017);
Victron Multiplus inverter charger 3,000/120 (charger set to run at 60amps) with control panel at nav station and new 95mm DC cable.
VSR’s between battery banks (2017);
Galvanic isolator (2013);
Balmar 70amp alternator with switch at nav station to select 70 or 35amp setting (before engine start, not while running – use the lower setting when we expect a long motor)
Balmar smart alternator regulator
Deck plugs (2) direct to batteries from cockpit for unfixed/roving solar panel and cockpit second anchor light;
Smartguage battery monitor (2017);
Osmotech’s excellent electrician installed the various electrical upgrades in 2017 (batteries inc new cabling, solar panels, solar and alternator controllers, battery monitor, paralleling switch etc etc);
All LED lighting (inside and out, inc mast, bow and stern lights 2013)
Rule automatic electric bilge pump
ACCOMMODATION
The preferred three cabin version finished in Sepele.

Starboard Aft Cabin
Large double berth with Lewmar escape hatch into the cockpit. Kick through panel for aft port cabin.
Vanity unit Lockers outboard with shelves, hanging locker & dedicated wet locker also Led lighting
Access to saildrive Lewmar portlight to coachroof side
Access panels to transom void for calorifier and steering including self steering drive. Outlet for heating Self contained bilge storage
Fuel tank beneath tank (cleaned 2015)
Mains powerpoint

Port Aft Cabin
Large double berth Vanity unit
Lockers outboard
Led lighting Lewmar portlight to coachroof side
Outlet for heating
Self contained bilge storage 99 Ltr Black water tank custom made for locker by Tek Tanks AIS transceiver unit Access to saildrive
Access to primary fuel filter
Mains power point



Galley Large U shaped preparation area incorporating twin stainless steel sinks with mixer tank Seagull IV water filter system with separate faucet. Wate bin integrated worktop. Excellent upgraded fridge with Ozefridge Eutectic tank system NEW 2017. Plastimo Neptune 2500 cooker with oven, grill and two burner hob. Ample storage for utensils and provisions
Mains power point

Chart table
Forward facing full sized chart table, navigators seat has sensible waterproof finish. 2 single mains plugs
Smart Guage battery monitor Victron Multiplus Inverter charger 3000/120/12 set to run at 60 Amps
Eberspacer Heating control
DSC Raymarine S4E VHF Balmar Regulator for alternator (70 Amps, can be switched to 35Amps)
Automatic bilge pump control ( also Whale manual pump in cockpit)
Battery switches
Fuse for anchor windlass 3 drawers
Moody control panels for a/c & d/c. Red light

Forward Cabin
Double Vee berth with slats and moisture prevention layer 10 opening lockers above & surrounding the bed
Lewmar deck hatch aver bed
Vanity unit with mirror, drawers and lockers
Hanging locker
Bow thruster under bed with emergency cut out.
2 large stowage lockers under bed
LED lighting
Outlet for Eberspacher
Mains power point

Forward Heads

The whole heads unit is an integrated GRP build providing ease of cleaning and maintaining water tight
Jabsco compact manual toilet
Shower Sink unit with mixer tap
Separate shower head
Mirror
Lewmar opening deck hatch

Main saloon
As with rest of the interior the headlinings are GRP moulded with integrated LED lights, in excellent order.
Generous seating for the whole crew around the double leaf saloon table with U shaped seating to starboard and a full settee berth to port with trotter box.
Fresh blue upholstery in excellent condition with aluminiium water tanks beneath providing 360ltrs, also stowage beneath the forward and aft parts.
Stowage behind seating 4x Lewmar fixed portlights
Lewmar opening deck hatch Stainless steel mast support
Mains powerpoint

Aft heads
Jabsco compact manual toilet GRP finished throughout with integrated sink with mixer tap. separate control and shower head
Jack & Jill doors to cabin aft port
Lewmar opening portlight
DECK EQUIPMENT & INVENTORY
Rocna 25Kg Anchor
85m of 8mm galvanised chain
Lofrans Cayman windlass 1000W foot controls
Ocean Safety 4 person canister liferaft ( exp 2025)
Lewmar genoa tracks
Lewmar Mainsheet track across front of sprayhood.
Whitlock Steering and compass
Sleipner sidepower controls at helm
Collapsable cockpit teak table
Engine control panel in cockpit
Large cockpit lockers, port and stb.
Gas locker with 2 Camping gaz.
Opening transom to sugar scoop
Boarding ladder
Cockpit -
2x Lewmar 30 ST winches
2x Lewmar 40 spinnaker sheet winches
2 x Lewmar 48 ST primary winches
6 x Lewmar clutches - starboard coachroof
5 x Lewmar clutches - port coachroof
Single line reefing for reefs 1&2
Double line reefing for reef 3
Sprayhood with front opening
Leather covered wheel
Custom Stainless steel frame on the transom
3 x 80Watt Victron solar panels
Avon Riblite 2.60 collapsable rib
Yamaha 8Hp 2 stroke outboard
NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
Raymarine e95 9” hybrid touchscreen chartplotter (winter 2016/7) mounted in raised pod beneath spray hood, never been doused with water, rarely damp (Navionics Gold 2017);
Raymarine ST60+ depth, wind and speed instruments (3 separate instruments) in protected position beneath sprayhood on companionway (2009) (NB speed through water reads circa 50% -believe needs new through-hull transducer – has been purchased but not yet fitted and will be left on board);
Raymarine ST60 graphic display (VMG, rolling road and various other data) at helm;
Raymarine ST70 autopilot control at helm (2011);
Raymarine linear type 2 S/Stroke autopilot mounted below deck (2011);
Raymarine SPX30 autopilot computer (2011) (Note that in the quotation the previous owner was given the option of either SPX10 or the “heavier duty” SPX30);
Raymarine AIS transponder and signal splitter (2017);
Raymarine Q42c Quantum colour radar on new bracket (winter 2016/7);
Raymarine Ray54e DSC VHF at nav station (2005);
SAFETY
Ocean Safety 4 man ISO 9650 liferaft - new May 2017, last serviced January 2022, next service due January 2025, mounted in transom portrait orientation cradle confirmed by Ocean Safety that this is acceptable.
Handybilly MOB retrieval;
Fireblitz Clean Agent engine compartment extinguisher – 2017, not serviced since;
3 litre water mist extinguisher (approx. 2019? Not serviced since);
1kg powder extinguisher (dreadful but acquired for Portuguese regs – 2022 but not serviced since);
2 x Firetool JE50 extinguishers ( 2023 no-service item expiry date 12/27);
Asbestos blanket x 2;
Dan buoy (quite old);
Horseshoe lifebuoy (2018 but scruffy);
Crewsacer coastal flare pack exp 12/25;
TANKAGE & DOMESTIC
360 litre water tanks (2 linked tanks. 1 beneath each saloon bench seat);
180 litre fuel tank (easily accessible beneath starboard aft berth – it was opened for the first time in 2015 and about 50 litres fuel and sludge was removed and replaced, twice filtered fuel)
99 litre holding tank aft heads (Tek Tanks installed by Osmotech 2017, including overboard diverter valve in heads, deck pump out, emptied by gravity discharge through wider than standard 2” hose and seacock, Gobius level sensor). This is within the hanging locker in the port aft cabin.
Seagull IV water filter, tap at galley
Calorifier with engine and mains electric water heating (2010)
Jabsco Par Max 4 house water pump (new since the 2017 fit out – 2018 or 2019
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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