Moody - 34

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  • LOA: 
    10.2100 metres
  • Length: 
    10.2100 metres
  • Width: 
    3.5600 metres
  • Draft: 
    1.5200 metres
  • Engine manufacturer: 
    thornycroft t90 - 35 hp

Additional Information

  • Waterline length: 
    8.5000 meters
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  • Designer: 
    bill dixon

This Moody 34 Cruiser is in good condition and has been updated and maintained by her various Owners. In 2019, it underwent professional Osmosis treatment and a new ‘P” bracket fitted. Recently, it has had a new North Shore main & Genoa sails, new prop shaft & seal, new Raymarine Chart Plotters at the Nav Station & Helm, new Autopilot & VHF and her standing rigging was new in approx. 2011 when she also had a new boom ( with 3 reefs ) & kicker fitted. Under her current Owner, she has also had a new calorifier, rope cutter & sea toilet. Aside from these extensive updates, this boat presents well and offers 6 good sized berths including the impressive Owners Cabin aft, that has a double bed, additional seating and good wardrobe space with room to get changed and ready. In the forepeak, it has a generous double berth and the main cabin doubles as the extra 2 berths. The saloon has lots of seating for all the crew, a Nav Station, Heads with shower, and linear galley with oven, hob & sink as well as the hot water fed from the calorifier. Her decks are all in good condition with non slip coating. This Moody 34 certainly belies her age & with its good looks & high build quality she offers safe, comfortable & very sociable cruising. She is currently lying Southampton.

Main Specifications
Stock Number : ABS 1989
Year of Build : 1984
LOA : 10.21 m (33’6”)
LWL : 8.50 m (27’11”)
Beam : 3.56m (11’8”)
Draft : 1.52 m
Displacement : 5080 kgs ( 11,200 lbs )
Keel Type : Iron Fin Keel
Engine : 1 x Thornycroft T90 – 35 HP
Fuel Tank : 159 Ltrs
Water Tanks : 181 Ltrs
No of Berths : 6
VHF : Raymarine 55E VHF with DSC Capability
Plotter / Radar : Raymarine E120 W with additional Raymarine E90w Display at Wheel
Displays : Raymarine ST60+ Speed & Depth Individual Displays
Auto Pilot : Raymarine P70 Autohelm
Wind : Raymarine ST60+ Wind
Navtex: Easy Navtex

Main Features

Six berths in three cabins with good headroom.  Jabsco marine toilet in heads compartment with hot and cold pressurised water supply to sink and shower. Double V berth forward. Aft to saloon with two settee berths, folding leaf saloon table and excellent storage.  Aft facing chart table to port.  L shaped linear galley to starboard with gas cooker with grill and oven, twin galley sinks, fridge and lots of stowage.  Through its own corrideor to double aft cabin with double bed, wardrobes and changing space.  Carpeted throughout &  Blue velour upholstery. & Curtains.  240V shore power system with sockets, immersion heater and battery charger & Inverter.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the cockpit. Thornycroft T90 35 hp four cylinder diesel engine. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three blade fixed pitch propeller ( Recent New Shaft & Seal ). Rope cutter to shaft. 35 gallon fuel capacity in stainless steel tank giving approximately 350 mile range at 5 knots cruising speed. Maximum 7 knots. 

Three 12 volt batteries charged vi engine alternator and 240V shore power charger.  Inverter.

Spars & Sails

Masthead rigged sloop. Deck stepped anodised aluminium mast. Boom & Kicker recently replaced with 3 reefs. Stainless steel standing rigging replaced circa 2012. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to mainsail with lazyjacks. Headsail furling system. Two Lewmar self tailing sheet winches. Three Lewmar halyard winches. Two Lewmar additional winches.

Mainsail – North Sails New - 2017

Furling Genoa – North Sails – New 2017

Cruising Chute – Good Condition – Age unknown

Navigation Equipment

Raymarine 55E VHF radio with DSC Capability

Raymarine 2Kw Radar
Raymarine E120 Plotter / Radar ( at Nav Station )- With AIS Transponder
Raymarine E90 Plotter / Radar at Wheel - With AIS Transponder
Raymarine P70 Autopilot
Raymarine ST60+ Depth Gauge – at companionway
Raymarine ST60+ Speed Gauge – at Companionway
Raymarine ST60+ Wind Indicator -at Companionway
Easy Navtex - at Nav Station
Plastimo compass.

DAB Radio/CD player.

TV Antenna.

Deck level and masthead navigation lights.

Deck Equipment

ROCNA anchor with Simpson Lawrence manual anchor windlass. 

Zipped mainsail cover in blue with lazyjacks

Plain Cockpit dodgers in blue.

Stainless steel transom hung boarding ladder
Stainless Steel Removable Davitts

Mooring warps.

Spray Hood

Full cockpit canopy


Safety Equipment

Various fire extinguishers

Gas alarm.

Fire blanket.


Radar reflector

Harness eyes in cockpit.

Ocean safety liferaft, 4 man – In need of a service



Manual and electric bilge pumps


Built by Marine Projects (Plymouth) Ltd  in 1984 to a Bill Dixon design. White grp hull with style stripes.  White grp coachroof with light grey moulded non skid decks.  Cast iron fin keel.  Wheel steering to skeg hung rudder. Self draining centre cockpit. Alloy toe rails.  Stainless steel safety rails and guard wires.

Brokers Comments
This Moody 34 Centre Cockpit Cruiser is a boat that has so much to offer and has clearly been loved and cared for by her owners. Originally built in 1984, she certainly hides her age being presented in good condition. She has been extensively updated over recent years with significant improvements including new sails, New Raymarine Electronics, new Boom & Kicker, new P Bracket, shaft & seal & much more. This Moody 34 has a fantastic, self contained owners cabin aft, as well as a second double cabin fwd. Additionally, there are two further berths in the saloon. She has a good sized linear galley with fridge, cooker & and plenty of workspace. Her saloon is spacious, light & airy with two sumptuous sofas set around a large folding table enabling all crew members to dine together. In addition, this boat has an eberspacher cabin heating system and a full cockpit enclosure fitted to keep you warm and snug on colder nights and provide extra space for socialising. She is fitted with a Thornycraft T90, 35 HP that has clearly been well maintained and provides a good level of power for a boat this size. This is a solid, well built yacht that would be great as a liveaboard or inexpensive Blue Water Cruiser.

The Moody 34 has all the space & quality expected of this great Marque. Having been quite extensively updated, this boat certainly belies its age, feels solid & looks good. This is a must for viewing & offers amazing value for money. She is currently lying Southampton.

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