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Moody S38

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Boat REF# 220761
Sold / Unavailable
Length 39'0"
Year 1998
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 1 x diesel 40hp, Volvo Penta MD2040B (1998)
Lying West Scotland


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Extra Details

Designer Bill Dixon
Builder Marine Projects Ltd
Lying West Scotland
Fuel capacity 40.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 80.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 07/06/2011


Engine 1 x diesel 40hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta MD2040B (1998)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 3 Blade folding (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Sail drive gaiter new 2015
Alternator and starter motor refurbished 2014
engine professionally serviced annually, last service September 2015
New electronic ignition control unit 2015


Length 39'0"
LWL 32'6"
Beam 13'0"
Draft Min 6'11"
Displacement 19,073.3lbs
Headroom 6'6"
Storage On marina


Sloop rigged Seldon Aluminium spars (1998) with Dyform standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail North Triradial - Slab (2015) 2 Reefs
Headsail North Triradial - Furling (2015)
Other sails Spinnaker (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Spinnaker sheets & guys new 2011
Standing rigging checked by professional rigger 2014
New spray hood and sail cover 2013. Old one kept for winter use
Halyards replaced 2014

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power Batteries new 2014


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Hull antifouling and all anodes changed April 2016
One skin fitting removed to check for corrosion in 2015 - advised nearly as new
Scanstrut SS lifting crane for outboard motor engine new 2014
New Seldon gas ram for Kicker 2015
She is the fractionally rigged version with a tensionable backstay - they also made a masthead version


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

New solid teak cockpit 2011
Thick foam berths and covers in forepeak and stbd aft cabin new 2012
All cabin berths recovered 2012
Cooker replaced with new Neptune 4500 two burner hob with oven and grill 2015
Guard rails new 2011
Ebersapcher heating refurbished 2014
Cockpit three leaf table new 2013
New curtains 2016
The fridge has a small freezer compartment, which is big enough for making ice cubes -
There are shaver sockets in each heads

2 burner Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Chart plotter tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

ST0 Raymarine instruments

ST60 speed, log & wind fitted 2012
Sony VHF
Simrad VHF DSC
Garmin 4008 chart plotter and radar(with radar overlay and Marpa) fitted 2012
Raymarine autopilot
New Furuno navtex fitted 2013

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
262'6" of chain
Avon dinghy (unknown year)
Anchor chain new 2014
All Halyards replaced 2014

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Emergency steering tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

EPIRB battery replacement date: 09-01-2016

There is a gas bubble tester in the gas locker for checking for leaks in the system.

Broker's Comments

This is a superb example of a very well maintained Moody 38S.
Since taking ownership the owners have religiously upgraded and added to her.
New North main and headsail in 2015, new sprayhood 2013, new sail drive gaiter 2015,
New Selden gas ram for kicker 2015, new thick foam berths and covers in forepeak and stbd aft cabin. All cabin berths re-covered in 2012.
Cooker replaced with new Neptune 4500 two burner hob with oven and grill 2015
Are just a few examples which are noted on the listing?
Winterised and serviced annually.

Photographs taken May 2016
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Moody S38 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Sawkins of Boatshed Scotland. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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