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Moody 38 - SOLD

£69,950 GBP

Med based. Marina fees paid July 2020

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Lying: Italy

General Information

Manufacturer / modelMoody 38 - SOLD
DesignerBill Dixon
New or usedUsed
Price£69,950 GBP
Tax / VAT statusPaid / included
Price commentMed based. Marina fees paid July 2020
LyingSardinia, Italy


Length overall11.43 m
Length waterline9.60 m
Beam3.86 m
Draft1.75 m
Displacement8,182 kg
KeelFin keel


Moody 38 Centre Cockpit For Sale.

Sorry, unfortunately this yacht is now SOLD

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Set up for Mediterranean cruising and just two owners from new.

A well-built, good looking yacht, with ample stowage and an easy to handle in-mast sail plan, the Bill Dixon designed Moody 38 has great sea keeping qualities as well as being comfortable and a joy to sail.

Capable of long-distance blue water passage making, or equally happy cruising locally as a couple or family, the Moody 38 is a fast, safe and easily sailed yacht that will prove herself time and time again.

The Moody 38 also offers excellent accommodation for her size. She has a large island berth double aft cabin and ensuite heads, a single cabin mid-ships, a double cabin with ensuite heads fwd, a well designed L shaped galley and a large comfortable saloon with ample seating, with a good sized dining table for entertaining.

Amiga is British owned and registered (with a complete paperwork history) and is currently berthed in Sardina, with mooring fees paid until July 2020.

More details are in the full specification section but her notable highlights include:

In-mast furling
2 mainsails, one new in 2016
Genoa, new in 2016
Running rigging replaced 2017
2 x 100W solar panels
AIS - McMurdo Smartfind M15 AIS receiver, fitted in 2015
Lowrance Elite 5 chartplotter (shows AIS information)
Seago 4 man offshore liferaft, purchased new May 2016
Zodiac Cadet C260S dinghy
Yamaha 5HP 2-stroke outboard
Cockpit tent
Eberspacher D5LC diesel heater
Keel blasted and epoxied 2018
Marina fees in Carloforte are paid until early July 2020.

Lying: Caloforte Sardina

Available to view by appointment

Please note, all viewings will be conducted by prior appointment with the yacht’s owner.

For more information or to arrange an appointment please contact John Rodriguez Yachts


Boat Name: Amiga

Make & Model: Moody 38 centre cockpit

Year: 1996

Hull Material: Fibreglass

Keel Type: Fin

Length Overall: 37 feet, 6 inches/11.43 metres

Length Over Waterline: 31 feet, 6 inches/9.60 metres

Beam: 12 feet, 8 inches/3.86 metres

Draft: 5 feet, 9 inches/1.75 metres

Displacement: 18,000 pounds/8,182 kg

Fuel Tankage: 50 gallons/227 litres

Water Tankage: 80 gallons/364 litres

Engine Make and Model: Volvo Penta MD22L

Engine HP: 50

Engine Hours: Not known - engine hour counter defective at time of purchase

Date Last Engine Service: January 2019

Sail Drive or Shaft Drive: Shaft

Age of Standing Rigging: 2006

Date Last Antifouled: 2018 – will be antifouled February 2020 TBC


Number of Separate Sleeping Cabins (Excluding Saloon): 3

Number of Double or Single Berths (Excluding Saloon): 2 double, 1 single

Number of Double or Single Berths In Saloon: 2 single

Number of Heads: 2


Plastimo Neptune 2000 cooker and hob
Frigomatic fridge with icebox (compressor replaced 2008)
FireAngel carbon monoxide alarm
Fire extinguisher and fire blanket


Eberspacher D5LC diesel heater
Surecal 22 litre single coil calorifier - replaced 2018
Two oil-filled electric radiators
Meaco DD8L Junior dehumidifier


2 mainsails, one new in 2016
1 genoa, new in 2016


Spars are Kemp by Selden
In-mast furling, Furlin' by Kemp
Furlex genoa furling, by Selden
Standing rigging replaced 2006
Running rigging replaced 2017


Genoa sheets - 2 x Lewmar Ocean 44 (self-tailing)
Halyards - Lewmar Ocean 24
Furling mainsail control - Lewmar Ocean 16 (self-tailing)
Genoa furling line and mainsheet - 2 x Lewmar Ocean 8


2 anchors, one a 20kg Rocna
65 metres of anchor chain, new in 2018
1 kedge anchor
Lofrans Kobra electric windlass, new motor in 2014 - operated either by a plug-in controller or a remote control unit


Domestic batteries - 3 x Victron Energy Deep Cycle AGM, each 110Ah - new 2016
Start battery - Optima Bluetop Starting, 1000A, 50Ah - new 2015
Victron Energy Centaur 12v, 50 amp battery charger
Sterling AB12160 alternator to battery digital voltage amplifier
BEP Marine 600-DCM V3.2 battery monitor
Safeshore Marine G170SM marine galvanic isolator


2 x 100W solar panels
Victron Energy - BlueSolar MPPT 75/15 charge controller


VHF - Sailor Compact RT2048
Entel HT640 handheld VHF
AIS - McMurdo Smartfind M15 AIS receiver, fitted in 2015
Lowrance Elite 5 chartplotter (shows AIS information)
Navtex Nav 4, serviced 2016
Autohelm - ST7000 control unit and type 100/300 drive
Radar - ST 50 Plus
Speed log, depth, trip - Autohelm ST 50 Plus tridata
Wind - Autohelm ST 50 Plus (mast-head unit replaced 2018)
Manual bilge pump - Whale Gusher 10
Electric bilge pump - Rule-A-Matic plus


Sony Bluetooth digital car radio


McMurdo G5 EPIRB - serviced January 2019
Seago 4 man offshore liferaft, purchased new May 2016
Flares - due to expire March 2021
OSCAR Man Overboard Rescue Sling

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as life rafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner's specific needs.


Zodiac Cadet C260S dinghy
Yamaha 5HP 2-stroke outboard


Whitlock Constellation steering system - conduits replaced 2015
Varnished teak wheel, in good order
Removable cockpit table, varnished and in good order
Canvas covers for bimini and for wheel/binnacle
Cockpit tent
Light-weight cover to protect gelcoat and teak whilst away from the boat
Deck shower (hot and cold)


Amiga has had only two owners from new.
We purchased her in 2006 and she has been continually maintained since then.
She is comprehensively fitted out for Mediterranean cruising - solar panels and a smart charger for the summer; for the winter an Eberspacher heater and a full-height cockpit tent with large windows to convert the cockpit into a conservatory.
Marina fees in Carloforte are paid until early July 2020.
The Owner's Handbook and manuals for the engine, spars and virtually all of the fittings and equipment are on board.

Lying: Caloforte Sardina

Available to view by appointment

Please note, all viewings will be conducted by prior appointment with the yacht’s owner.

For more information or to arrange an appointment please contact John Rodriguez Yachts

Tel: +44 (0)7505 485 950
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