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Moody 33s 1980

Dick Brodie

Dick Brodie
Boat name
Boat type
Moody 33S
Cruising area
1980 Moody 33S Aft Cockpit. Launched 1981 Registered SSR127057 as Jaseur

Outline Specifications:

Length Overall: 33 ft. 10.05 meters

Length Waterline:

Beam: 11.5 ft. 3.51 metres

Draft (fin keel): 4.9 ft. 1.45 metres

Displacement: 10506 lbs. 4765 kg.

Ballast: 3814 lbs. 1730 kg.

Water Capacity: 2 main tanks under main saloon seats 40gal. 180litres. Additional flexible tank in bow 17gal. 78litres. Tanks can be interconnected or isolated with 2 pumps to separate taps

Fuel Capacity: 40gal. 182litres


Moody 33S is the “sport” version of the Moody 33 with a taller mast and aft cockpit, built by Marine Projects (Plymouth) for Moodys of Southampton.

Hull and superstructure constructed in glass fibre, with high gloss white gelcoat finish. Deck areas are surfaced with integrally moulded in non-slip finish. Hull was stripped and epoxied in 1987. Keel stripped and primed 2013.

The boat has been completely fitted out for extended Mediterranean cruising with passarelle, additional water tank, holding tank, solar panels, wind generator, mains circuits, extra hatches /opening port, extensive sun covers, wind scoops, 240v and 12v fans. Also ultrasonic antifouling system and a new gas flued cabin heater.

Deck Equipment

Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit. Stanchions and sockets with twin stainless steel lifelines. Stainless steel double slot stemhead fitted with single Delrin bow roller.

Simpson Lawrence electric windlass with upgraded motor and 15kg Rocna anchor and new 50m calibrated chain and 50 m warp.

4 heavy duty bow mooring cleats, 2 midship cleats and 2 aft cleats.

2 twin speed self tailing Harken 44 genoa winches and cleats

Single speed self tailing winch for genoa furling on cockpit coaming.

Single speed winch and Spinlock jammers on cabin roof for mainsail halyard and furling lines operated from the cockpit.

2 genoa tracks and adjustable track cars plus turning blocks.

Mainsheet traveller with turning blocks and locking cleats.

2metre aluminium passarelle with bow and stern mounting brackets.

Tape lazy jack safety lines each side.

2 Dorade vents on cabin roof.

Large forepeak hatch, large cabin hatch, hatch in heads and port in aft cabin opening into the cockpit. All hatches have fitted sun covers.

Extended transom swimming ladder drops well below water level.

Side ladder for easy dinghy boarding.

Dan buoy, lifering in cover, outboard motor stowage bracket, Fortress kedge anchor and SS reel with 50m anchor tape.

Very spacious cockpit with cockpit dining table and small drinks table.

Vented gas locker for 2 gas bottles.

Wheel steering pedestal with SS wheel, binnacle and compass. Emergency sterring tiller.

Engine controls and instruments on port side of cockpit.

Aft mounted gantry for 4*solar panels (120W total) and Rutland 513 wind generator.

Hand operated bilge pump.

Large aft locker for life raft and warp storage.

Large port side deep locker with access to additional storage in the aft space. Access to diesel tankshe has been well maintained and kept in perfect mechanical order and gas cabin heater.

Brittany type kedge anchor with chain and rope, and lead anchor angel.

8 fenders with socks and numerous warps some with springs and chains.

Throwing line.

Additional diesel, water and outboard fuel cans.

Sun Protection and Ventilation

Sun cover under solar panels, extendable cockpit cover, cabin cover, cabin window cover, zip on cockpit side and aft sun covers.

Sprayhood with opening window.

Lockable SS grills for main and forepeak hatches for increased ventilation.

Extra hatch in cabin roof and in heads

2 wind scoops, 2 *240v fans and one 12v fan.

Spars and Rigging

Silver anodized aluminium mast with stainless steel standing rigging.

Easyboom in-boom reefing with sprung solid kicker.

Rotostay headsail furling system with self tailing reefing winch in cockpit.

Halyard winches mounted on mast for genoa and spinnaker halyards.

Radar reflector above the crosstrees.


Genoa by Midi Voiles with foam luff strips, clearvue panels and sacrificial sun strip in good condition.

Fully battened mainsail by Lucas sails in good condition.

Cruising chute with snuffer well worn.

Storm jib, never used.


Thorneycroft T90 36HP diesel engine with Hurth reduction gearbox.

Stainless steel propeller shaft with 3 blade Featherstrean feathering prop for enhanced sailing and motoring performance. (spare 2 blade fixed prop available).

Engine is flexibly mounted (new mounts, cutless bearing and acoustic insulation in 2009.). Propeller drive via Centaflex flexible coupling.

Engine instrument panel and engine controls on port side of cockpit

Engine water pump, fuel lift pump, starter motor, alternator and heat exchanger fittings and flexible hoses all replaced at various times. Sea water pump refurbished recently. Fuel injector pump currently being refurbished.


3 heavy duty 12V batteries in 1 bank for domestic use and single heavy duty battery for engine start. 3 position distribution switch. Battery/charging state monitor.

Alternator charging from the engine with Adverc smart controller. Sterling 240V shore power battery charger.

240v ring main with 5*13amp outlets and ELCB safety switch. Mains inlet is fitted with a galvanic isolator.

Rutland 513 wind charger and 4*30w solar panels controlled by Rutland regulator charge all batteries.

3 distribution panels with fuses control all 12v circuits.

All cabin lighting converted to LED bulbs.

Water cooled fridge with holding plate technology for reduced power consumption.

Ultrasonic antifouling system with aft mounted transducer.

Navigation lights including deck flood light.

Automatic fresh water pressure pump feeds from main tanks. Automatic pump feeds from drinking water tank. All tanks/pumps can be interconnected if required.

Shower pump in heads

Macerator pump for emptying holding tank.

Shower drain pump.

Electric bilge pump in engine compartment.

Stereo CD/radio.

12v vacuum cleaner.


Battery state indicator.

Raymarine DSC VHF.

Furunu GPS with feed to DSC radio.

Furunu Navtex.

NASA SSB receiver.

Hand held VHF.

Raymarine 3000 autopilot.

Raymarine ST 60 wind and depth instruments.

New B&G Vulcan 7 Chartplotter with charts for Mediterranean.

Clock, Barometer/Temperature instrument


Forepeak: Currently used to store bicycle and sails, but can provide a double berth with cushions and infill.

Hanging net for additional light storage and pockets for small items.

Long side shelves on each side give lots of storage space.

Underneath the side berths are generous double depth lockers which provide vast storage for spares etc.

3 shelf cupboard and 4 drawer chest of drawers.

Large mirror.

Toilet and shower compartment: Sited to starboard ahead of the main cabin, the compartment is fully fitted out with sealed laminate surfaces, marine toilet, wash basin with hot and cold pressurized water, toothbrush/cup holder, large mirror and toilet paper holder. The shower tray is emptied by a shower pump via the wash basin outlet pipe and seacock. The shower is separated by a curtain from the outboard wet locker for oilskins etc. In the locker is an 80litre holding tank with inlet changeover cock. Emptying is via a deck fitting for shore pump out or via a macerator for offshore emptying.

There is an opening hatch which provides ventilation and allows a solar shower bag to be used in the heads compartment.

Main Cabin: Comfortable seating for 4/6 people and with large table with folding leaf. Bunks can be converted into a single sea berth with lee cloth and another single. Lockers under the seats provide additional storage. Shelves with fiddles and front opening lockers provide book, glasses and bottle storage. At the front of the cabin are 2 hanging wardrobes with zipped curtains. There are 2 dry powder fire extinguishers

A large opening hatch is fitted in the deckhead for light and ventilation with 2 additional Dorade vents in the ceiling. The cabin has LED overhead and angled reading lights.

All cabins are carpeted.

Aft Cabin: The aft cabin has a fore and aft double berth with shelves beside and aft for clothing, bedding etc. This area can be completely screened from the main cabin if required.

Ahead of the bunk is a full size chart table with chart storage and storage below for life jackets and emergency gear.

Access into the rear hull space enables a vast amount of storage for sails, tools and swimming/diving gear.

Galley: Sited to port just inside the main hatch, is fully fitted out with stainless steel sink with pressurized hot and cold water, crockery and food storage. Hot water to the galley and shower is from an instant flow gas heater. There is a gimballed two burner gas stove with oven, fitted with, pan clamps, SS crash bar, and removable work top. The front opening electric water cooled refrigerator is situated under the work surface. There is a cold box under the work surface for vegetable storage.

There is ample storage space for crockery, cutlery and utensils. Teak joinery with easily cleaned laminate worktops.

Other Information

Jaseur comes fully equipped with regularly serviced Plastimo 4 man liferaft, Zodiac 2.3m inflatable dinghy in bag with manual and electric inflators and Suzuki 2HP outboard. All spares, tools, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils are included.

I have owned her since 1987 and she has been well maintained with regular servicing. Currently lying ashore in Croatia where she is being prepared for the season with minor gelcoat repairs, painting and polishing. The fuel injection pump has now been refurbished and will be refitted and the engine tested. She will be fully prepared to go back afloat and ready to sail. Sadly it not will be me who will be sailing.

Asking price is £18000.

For more information and photos please contact me at: dickbrodie@gmail.com or +44 1243 573402