This Boat is Off Market

  • Off Market
  • Sail / Cruisers
  • Moody / 38
  • 2002 / Used
  • 38'5" / 12'4"
  • 2002 Yanmar 4JH3-E
  • 56 hp
  • Diesel
  • 3-blade

Cruisers 2002 Moody 38

Off Market since Sep 9th 2022

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Moody 38
Great cruising boat, providing her owner with both comfort and performance with her double spreader rig and bulb keel. Her accommodations are exceptional for a 38' sailing yacht. She has a large owners cabin aft, a more than adequate isle galley, a large single head with separate stall shower with both entrance from the owners stateroom and salon. Large nav area, salon with a large drop leaf table and forward stateroom with a large v-berth and storage. The is lots of storage through-out and her interior is beautifully finished in cherry wood.


The Moody 38 is a fast, comfortable center cockpit yacht with a performance hull designed by Bill Dixon. She has a long waterline for fast passage times across the full range of conditions. She is stable and quite stiff under sail thanks to a well balanced sail plan and a bulb keel. She is also easily sailed by two people. All  principal  sail controls are led to the cockpit including the roller furling main sail.

As comfort goes she is in a class of her own. She offers a high degree of privacy for a 38' vessel. This is created by the center cockpit layout, with the V-berth forward, luxurious main saloon, galley and head in between and the owners stateroom being full beam and aft providing for a large space separation. The galley is well equipped and easy to work in while under way.


  –  NEW 8/2022 - Hull Compounded and Waxed
  –  NEW 8/2022 - Bottom Paint
  –  NEW 5/2021  - House bank batteries Lifeline 31 XT 125 amp
  –  NEW 4/2021  - Belmar XT 170 alternator with serpentine belt
  –  NEW 5/2020  - Mercury 9.9 outboard
  –  NEW 2/2020  - Replaced refrigerator
  –  NEW 2/2020  - Solar 3-165 watts solar panels with 3 controllers
  –  NEW 2/2019  - Bottom Paint
  –  NEW 2/2019  - Barrier coat bottom and keel
  –  NEW 5/2019  - Added Spinnaker Halyard
  –  NEW 5/2019  – LED Mast Steaming Light, Foredeck Light and Anchor Light
  –  NEW 5/2019  - Inspected Rigging and replaced all wiring in mast
  –  REMOVED 5/2019  – Mast removed and re-installed
  –  NEW 2/2019  - Replaced all Navigation electronics
  –  REBUILT 2018  - Hatch and replaced glass. 
  –  NEW 2018  - 44lb Rocna and 90 ft of chain with 150ft of Rhode
  –  NEW 2018  – Dodger, Bimini and Full Enclosure
  –  NEW 2017  - Replaced cutlass bearing and dripless seal and check that shaft was straight. 
  –  NEW 2017  - Replaced sanitation hoses (Bruce Johnson)
  –  NEW 2017  - Replaced KEEL BOLTS (Bruce Johnson)
  –  NEW 2016  - Replaced Cockpit Sole (Dutch Wharf)
  –  NEW 2016  - Replaced Battery Charger (Bruce Johnson)
  –  NEW 2015  – In-Boom Roller Furling Main (North Sails)
  –  NEW 2015  - Jib (North Sails)
  –  NEW 2015  - Bow Thruster (Vetus)
  –  NEW 2015  - Dingy AB Rib
  –  NEW 2015  - Installed Dingy Arch (Atlantic Arch)


Hull and deck are hand laid fiberglass construction with isopthatic gelcoat backed by initial layup of mat and isopthatic resin. Hull above the waterline are balsa cored sandwich construction providing less weight above the waterline and greater stiffness. The hull is stiffened by bonding in frames, stringers and bulkheads in conjunction with the interior moldings. Deck areas with molded in limit slip finish for safety. The deck is also stiffened with the use of balsa core and has a raised bulwork with a teak cap to provide extra safety when going forward. The shoal draft keel with a flattened bulb provides the same center of gravity as the deep keel. The bottom has recently been barrier coated and bottom painted. The rudder is a GRP blade hung unit.

  –  Bottom (NEW 2019 Stripped and Barrier Coated Hull and Keel)
  –  Keel (2017, NEW Keel Bolts Installed, Resealed and Installed)


  –  Bow Pulpit (Stainless Steel Double Rail)
  –  Stern Pulpit (Stainless Steel Double Rail with Center Opening to Swim Platform)
  –  Lifelines (Double Stainless Steel with Port and Starboard Boarding Gates)
  –  Swim Ladder (Stainless Steel)
  –  Cleats Bow ( 2 Oversized Stainless Steel)
  –  Cleats Spring (2 Oversized Stainless Steel)
  –  Cleats Stern (2 Oversized Stainless Steel)
  –  Stainless Steel Chafe Plates
  –  Stemhead Fitting with Double Anchor Rollers (Stainless Steel)
  –  Anchor Locker with Fiberglass Lid
  –  Anchor Windlass (Lewmar Horizontal)
  –  Dorade Vents (2 Rubber)
  –  Hand Rails (Teak Coach Roof) (2)
  –  Lazarettes (2 Located Aft Deck)
  –  Arch (Aluminum) Mount for Dingy, Solar Panels)
  –  Radar Tower (Aluminum)
  –  Shower (Transom Mounted, Hot and Cold)


The mast is 15/16 th. double spreader rig with a roller furling boom (mast recently pulled, inspected and rewired). Halyards, topping lift, main sheet traveler and furling lines are all led to the cockpit for ease of handling.
  –  MAST (UNSTEPPED 2019, Inspected, NEW Wiring, NEW LED Lights and Re-stepped)
  –  Lewmar CST 48 Electric Main Halyard Winch (Starboard Coachroof)
  –  Lewmar C16 (Starboard Coachroof)
  –  Lewmar CST 16 (Port Coachroof)
  –  Lewmar CST 16 (Port and Starboard Aft End of Cockpit) (2)
  –  Lewmar CST 44 Electric Primary Winches (2)
  –  Mainsail Boom Furler (Schafer)
  –  Boomvang (Rigid Vang)
  –  Headsail Furler (Furlex)


  –  Roller Furling Genoa (NEW 2015 North Sails) (Cleaned Yearly)
  –  Roller Furling Mainsail (NEW 2015 North Sails) (Cleaned Yearly)
  –  Dodger (Tall) (Captains Navy Sunbrella with Solid Windshield NEW 2018)
  –  Bimini (Full Length Straight Connect to Dodger) (Captains Navy Sunbrella NEW 2018)
  –  Full Cockpit Enclosure (Captains Navy Sunbrella NEW 2018)
  –  Pedestal Cover (Captains Navy Sunbrella NEW 2018)



  –  30 Amp Shore Receptacle (on Stern)
  –  120V. Breaker Panel (at nav Station)
  –  Water Heater
  –  120v. Receptacles
  –  Battery Charger (NEW 2016 NewMar)


  –  Battery Discount Switches
  –  Batteries (House NEW 2021 - 31 XT Lifeline)
  –  Battery (Engine Start)
  –  Battery (Bow Thruster)
  –  Alternator (NEW 2021 - Balmar 170 XT with Serpentine Belt)
  –  Solar Panels and Controllers (NEW (3) 165 Watt Panels with (3) Controllers)
  –  Inverter (Prosine with Remote Panel at Nav Station)
  –  Battery Monitor (Victron Energy)
  –  12v. Panel w/ Volt and Amp Meter
  –  12v. Plugs
  –  Stereo (Fusion MS-UD755
  –  Propane Switch (at Nav)
  –  Refrigeration (NEW 2020 (Cold Plate System)
  –  Bow Thruster (NEW 2015 Vetus)
  –  Fresh Water Pump
  –  Shower Pump
  –  Bilge Pump
  –  Running Lights (NEW 2019 - LED)
  –  Anchor Light (NEW 2019 - LED)
  –  Steaming / Foredeck Light (NEW 2019 - LED)
  –  Fresh Water Gauge
  –  Fuel Gauge
  –  Holding Tank Gauge


  –  Large Full Height Removable Access Panels
  –  Full Surround Sound Proof Compartment
  –  Thermostatically Controlled Exhaust Fan
  –  Automatic Fire  Extinguisher
  –  Remote Fuel Shut Off
  –  Battery Charger (NewMar Phase Three)


  –  Engine Make: Yanmar
  –  Engine Model: 4JH3
  –  Engine Year: 2002
  –  Engine Type: Inboard
  –  Drive Type: Direct
  –  Power HP: 56
  –  Fuel Type: Diesel
  –  Engine Location: Middle



  –  Chartplotter (B G)
  –  Compass (Plastimo Whitlock Olympic 135)
  –  Knot Meter (B G)
  –  Wind Direction/ Wind Speed (B G)
  –  Depth (B G)
  –  Autopilot (Simrad)


  –  Chartplotter / Radar (B G)
  –  VHF (ICOM IC-M506)


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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