Moody 27

Sailing cruiser from the year 1983 - 8,43m length - in Dumfriesshire (United Kingdom)

Vessel used

Verified boat

12.503 €

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Moody 27 Ever popular Bill Dixon design with a fast hull and bilge keels with  excellent ballast ratio to make her both stiff and seaworthy, The Moody 27 has good head room for her size and has a well planned and practical layout with a vast amount of storage space.. There is seating for 6 at the saloon table. Ceegen has had a resent Raymarine Dragonfly Chartplotter fitted and also new tiller pilot. 

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Features of Moody 27:

Basic data

  • Type: Sailing cruiser

  • Year : 1983

  • Length: 8.43 m

  • Location: Dumfriesshire (United Kingdom)

  • Name: Ceegem

  • Flag: -

  • Shipyard: Moody

  • Material: Fibreglass


  • Beam: 2.95 m

  • Draft: -

  • Ballast: 1148 Kg

  • Displacement: 2608 Kg


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: 2

  • Berths: 3

  • Heads: 1

  • Water capacity: 57 L


  • Number of engines: 1

  • Power: 17 HP

  • Fuel capacity: 61 L

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Volvo MD7B

  • Engine usage (hours): -

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This Sailing cruiser's equipment


Compass, Vhf, Wind speed and direction, Plotter, Gps, Autopilot, Depthsounder

Electricity/ Motor Moody 27

Shore power inlet

Deck equipment

Tender, Spray hood, Tiller, Mainsail cover

Comfort / Interior

Electric bilge pump, Oven, Marine head, Manual bilge pump


Mast and Boom
Alloy Single Spreader masthead Spar. 
Slab reefing Mainsail 
Plastimo Furling Genoa Unit 
Standing Rigging age unknown 
Spinnaker Pole 
Genoa by Jeckells New 2022 
Mainsail By Jeckells New 2020 
Storm Jib

Storm jib, Furling genoa, Battened mainsail


The Moody 27 was introduced in 1981, and was the predecessor of the 1985 Moody 28.
The two designs have many similarities: the main difference being that the 27 has an rear hung rudder. 
Bilge keels allowing of drying out in shallow mainstayages. 
4 years ago a full international Epoxy treatment for osmosis was completed with 4 coats Epoxy applied. 
Aluminum toe rails incorporating stanchion bases, fairleads, stainless steel pulpit & pushpit, stainless steel transom boarding ladder.


Volvo MD7B 2 cylinder 17 hp Diesel 
Shaft Driven 3 bladed fixed prop
Engine serviced by proprietor each year. 
12 volt System potentialed by 2 x 90amp batteries (replace 2020) 
Charged by engine Alternator 
Shore potential with cable 
Water System 
Hand pump to both basins 
Diesel basin 61 Litres made from Steel
Water Tank 57 Litres Made form GRP


5 docks in 2 cabins.
Forecabin has V-dock with insert. Wardrobe & cupboard stowage. Double doors apart forecabin from bar.
Saloon: Port and starboard dock in bar 
Large hinged desk in center of bar with drinks stowage safe in center. Large safes under all docks and plenty of cave safes to seaport/starboard. Good shelving over each bar dock as well as several stowage safes.
Large quarter dock to starboard.
Heads: Separate quantity room with marina toilet, basin with hand-operated chilly water and wet safe
Navigation area incorporates a neat foldable nav desk on seaportside.
Galley: L shaped galley area with New Dometic gimballed gasoline cooker with 2 gasoline burners, grill & apart oven. Stainless steel sink with hand-operated chilly water. Large cool box. Galley stowage under sink, under cooker, above cooker and work surface.


New Plastimo Ships Compass 
Nasa Clipper Depth Sounder 
Nasa Clipper Wind Instrument New Masthead transducer not tailored. 
Raymarina Dragonfly Chartplotter 
New Autohelm Tiller pilot 
Mooring and Anchoring 
6 Fenders and full complement of warps 
Plough Anchor with Chain and warp 
Boarding ladder 
Navigation light 
New Electric and hand-operated bilge pumps 
Fire Blanket 
Life Ring 
New Avon Hybolon Dinghy 

In this case we are acting as brokers only.  The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business.  Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.  The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and / or to have an engine trial conducted, which if carried out by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
Note to seller and purchaser:  If the vessel you are selling or purchasing is registered, please ensure that the registration is completed after the sale of the vessel.  If the purchaser wishes to cancel the registration is the duty of the seller to contact the Registry and inform them that the registration is to be cancelled.  If the purchaser wishes to continue with the registration, it is the duty of the purchaser to complete the relevant forms and post off the bill of sale to the Registrar.

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Information from the shipyard catalogue. This data could vary from the data about the boat on sale published by the advertiser,

Basic Technical Data

  • Shipyard: Moody

  • Model: Moody 27

  • Year of manufacture: 1982

  • Type of boat: Sailing cruiser

  • Construction material: Fibreglass

  • Displacement: 2608 Kg

  • Length: 8,1 m

  • Beam: 2,91 m

  • Draft: 1,41 m

Moody 27

Fibreglass boat, built by Moody, at a sale price of 12.503€. If you are interested in this sailing cruiser, contact the advertiser Sunbird International Yacht Sales now.

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