Moody 40/42 (late 90s early 00s) What is the difference between a Moody 40 and 42

Mark Amaral

Mark Amaral
Member
Boat name
CONSENSUS
Berth
Warren, Rhode Island
Boat type
Moody 42 (2000s)
Cruising area
Us East Coast
#1
We are considering a 1998 Moody 40 and 2000 and 2002 Moody 42. Deck layout and Interior space appears to be identical. Does anyone know how the "two" feet were used and if there are any other appreciable differences?
 

Gareth Dop

Gareth Dop
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Boat name
ATHENA OF SALCOMBE
Berth
Poole
Boat type
Moody 42
Cruising area
Channel
#2
The extra space is in the Aft cabin, and additional deck storage. You are welcome to look around my M42 which is for sale...see for sale adverts
 

Neil Eccles

Neil Eccles
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Boat name
CUTAWAY
Berth
Vannes
Boat type
Moody 42
Cruising area
West Coast of France and North Coast Of Spain
#3
And a M42 looks better than the M40 in terms of its lines (IMHO)
 

Duncan Hall

Duncan Hall
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Boat name
GOOSE
Berth
Mayflower, Plymouth
Boat type
Moody 42
Cruising area
South Coast
#4
There may be a difference in shower layout. The M40 had 2 layouts. The latter (Mk 2) is common to the 42 which has a separate shower enclosure to avoid getting the bathroom wet. From my wife's point of view that is a significant improvement.


The locker space on the M42 is far better.


You can inflate a dingy on the rear deck of a 42 the same is not so for a 40.

Regards

Duncan
 
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Mark Amaral

Mark Amaral
Member
Boat name
CONSENSUS
Berth
Warren, Rhode Island
Boat type
Moody 42 (2000s)
Cruising area
Us East Coast
#5
Thank you to all those replied. Yes, the M42 has a separate shower in the aft head and substantially larger aft deck area. We did indeed settle on the M42. Best regards, Mark
 
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