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Moody 31 MkII For Sale £29900

Martyn Bevan

Martyn Bevan
Boat name
Boat type
Moody 31 MkII
Cruising area
Solent, West Country, France
Pearl is an easily handled 31 foot bilge keel tiller steered 6 berth sailing cruiser. Based in Christchurch she is now ashore for over-wintering. Pearl has given great pleasure in the 3 seasons we have sailed her voyaging to the West Country, North Brittany as well as local waters between Littlehampton and Weymouth. Selling to purchase a larger boat.
Contact: Martyn Bevan 07761 749563 or email; martynbevan7@hotmail.co.uk

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Constructed by Marine Projects Plymouth 1986 in white GRP

Length overall: 9.37m, Waterline length: 7.75m, Beam: 3.2m, Draft: 1.12m, Displacement 4530 kg

Accommodation; One double in stern compartment, 2 main cabin plus forward cabin double. Good use of space for storage within compartments.

Galley area - Gimballed Neptune 4500-1 ffd gas oven with 2 burner hob and grill. Auto electric pumped hot and cold water. Coolbox with small freeze compartment.

Separate heads compartment with fitted basin and tap and Jabsco seatoilet.

Standard domestic 230V AC power sockets for use when connected to shore power.


Pressurised pumped domestic water system from 136 litre fresh water tank. A small calorifier provides hot water when (and for a short period after) running the engine. The calorifier is also fitted with a manually switched 230 v AC heating element providing hot water when Pearl has shore power connected.


2 separate 12V switched battery ccts charged via engine mounted 50 A alternator or via Waeco Perfect Charge IUI152A battery charger from available shore power. 1 engine start battery, 2 domestic batteries. NASA BM-1 battery monitor.

230v AC Shore power circuit incorporates Sterling Power Products Galvanic Isolator to power the battery charger and supply two 230 V AC sockets and HW calorifier heater.

Sails and Rig

Tab “Mainreef” in-mast furling main (approx. 18 m2). Hood “Seafurl” roller reefed genoa (approx. 28.8 m2 ). Spare genoa.


Below deck– Chart table, Garmin “EchoMap 75S” chart plotter with integrated internal GPS aerial, Standard Horizon “Matrix AIS/GPS GX2200E DSC radio (AIS receive), NASA Weatherman radiotelex receiver. Electrical switch panel

Cockpit - Bulk head mounted Plastimo compass. Furuno 1623 marine radar, VHF radio RAM. Clipper instruments digital displays; depth and speed log; windspeed; GPS repeat (chart plotter interfacing). Raymarine ST2000 auto-tiller pilot

Navigation lights; Masthead LED combination sailing tri-colour/anchor light. Under power navigation lights.


Engine: Single 3 cylinder Volvo 2003 28 SHP @ 3200 rpm. Indirect fresh water cooled

Drive: Gearbox: Volvo MS2B gearbox, 1” Shaft drive to 16” diameter, 14” pitch, 2 bladed propeller, Stern Gland: PSS dripless type. Ambassador rope-cutter.

Fuel: Diesel, capacity: 91 litres

DB Marine’s shaft mod done 2015. New P bracket, cutlass bearing, prop shaft and PSS dripless stern gland seal 2016.


Standard Horizon GX2200E DSC VHF radio with RAM3 remote station mic to cockpit.

Horseshoe life buoy, dan-buoy and throwing line. Coastal flare pack, portable fog horn.

Fire extinguisher, fire blanket.

Manual bilge pump, large aft self-draining cockpit.

Self draining self contained gas bottle storage.


Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit, guardrails. Spray-hood. Bespoke cockpit tent provides enclosed waterproof shaded/sheltered leisure space at anchor or when berthed. Spray dodgers. Sugar scoop with boarding ladder. “ROCNA 10” anchor with chain & warp. Manually operated anchor windlass. Mooring cleats 2 x stern, 2 x bow. Boat hook. Storage locker in cockpit containing fenders and warps.