Moody S31 Moody S31 (fin keel), 1995 for sale, now reduced to £24,950 > Updated !!

Clive Thomas

Clive Thomas
Boat name
Boat type
Moody S31
Cruising area
South Coast
Sabina was commissioned in 1995 and purchased by us in late 2010. She is currently moored in Eastbourne and typical of the Bill Dixon S31 design.
She has been subject to the following works (2010 until present)
  • Standing Rigging and Selden boom toggle replaced 2014
  • Copper Coated 2015.
  • New Alternator 2011.
  • Raw Water Pump Overhauled in 2011.
  • New Injectors and pump 2011.
  • LED Mast Lights Fitted including mast wiring replaced.
  • VHF cable, and hawk antenna replaced.
  • Furling Halyard swivel, line guard and saver replaced
  • Stainless Steel Fuel Tank Fitted 2011.
  • Pilot Gas Monitoring & Isolation System Fitted 2011.
  • Stack pack with lazy jacks
  • Galvanic Isolator Fitted 2011.
  • Inshore Flares Updated 2018.
  • Seago ISO 6 Man Life Raft - Needs Servicing.
  • Dyneema Main Halyard Fitted.
  • Raymarine AIS 650 TXP Full Transponder Fitted.
  • Stainless Steel Guard Rails Replaced 2015.
  • 2 x 12volt 110ah Batteries Fitted 2015.
  • Jabsco Toilet Replaced 2015.
  • Bilge Pump with Automatic Float Switch Fitted.
  • 4 x Fire Extinguishers Fitted.
  • Kedge Anchor & Chain Stored Elsewhere.
  • Dan Buoy Stored Elsewhere.
  • Copper Coat re-activated, all anodes replaced and sail drive antifouled. 2019

Engine Details

Volvo Penta 2020 19hp In-Board Sail Drive Diesel Engine. (Last Serviced: April 2015, service planned September 2020 )
Total Engine Hours : Not recorded although I estimate Sabina has done less than 200 hrs since our ownership in 2010.
Sail Drive Gator: Age not known.

Inventory Details
  • Navigation Lights. (Including LED mast head light)
  • Electric Windlass, Anchor, Chain & Warp.
  • Adjustable Genoa Deck Cars.
  • 2 x Lewmar 30 Coaming self-Tailing Genoa Sheet Winches.
  • 2 x Lewmar 16 Self Tailing Coach Roof Winches.
  • 8 x Clutches for Running Rigging.
  • Slab Reefed Main Sail (with stack pack) Furling Genoa
  • Tiller Extension.
  • Tiller cover.
  • Raymarine Hybrid Touch Screen GPS Chart Plotter.
  • Icom VHF M 4230 GPS VHF Radio & Cockpit Speaker.
  • Handheld ICOM VHF Radio
  • Raymarine SPX 5 tiller Auto Pilot (Instrument Above Companionway).
  • Raymarine Multifunction Instrument Head (Above Companionway).
  • 2 x Cockpit Safety Harness Secure Points.
  • Winch Handle Cockpit Holder. (Winch handles included)
  • Horseshoe Life Buoy.
  • 4 x fire Extinguishers (Rear Cabin Saloon Forepeak & Automatic in engine bay).
  • Pioneer Stereo & Cockpit Speakers.
  • Saloon Clock & Barometer.
  • Cockpit Manual Bilge Pump.
  • Electric Bilge Pump.
  • Holding Tank
  • Cockpit Slatted Teak Seats.
  • Cockpit Seating Cushions.
  • Bilge Pump with Automatic Float Switch Fitted.
  • Fire Kedge Anchor & Chain (stored elsewhere).
  • Dan Buoy (stored elsewhere).
  • Shore power.
  • Transom Shower.
  • Cockpit table.
  • Bimini Stainless Steel Framework – Canvas available (needs attention).
  • All Warps and fenders.
  • EM230i Inflatable Radar Reflector
  • Washed by professional Yacht valeter monthly.
  • Sails laundered yearly.
  • Dover Straits Chart filo
  • Portland plotter and dividers
  • Plastimo Iris Hand bearing Compass
  • Winterisation heaters for saloon and engine bay
Although a Charter Boat with Neilson until 2010, our son, (as a sail trainer with Neilson) sailed Sabina for 2 years in Greece, during which time we also enjoyed the opportunity to sail her. Having had excellent experience of her during this time we made the purchase and have been very pleased with her. She had been well maintained by Neilson and has been since our purchase with any survey items attended to, replaced or upgraded as required. She has always been reliable and a pleasure to sail.

Our circumstances have changed and it is with regret and sadness we need to sell.

For further details please contact the handling broker "Boatshed" in Brighton. or call +44 (0) 1273 005472 or +44 (0) 079200 22540

Or for further discussion email or call 01892660268


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Tim Kingston

Tim Kingston
Boat name
Boat type
Moody 29
Cruising area
Hi Clive, please excuse the imposition - I run Boatshed Brighton Yacht Brokers and can help you to sell your boat very quickly. We have more 5 star ratings than all other Sussex yacht brokers added together! Give me a call on 079200 22540, if you'd like chat. Kind regards, tim@boatshedbrighton

Clive Thomas

Clive Thomas
Boat name
Boat type
Moody S31
Cruising area
South Coast
Hi Tim,
Now with you, I have updated the information accodingly and added a few items that I missed off originally.