EUR

46000

1978 Moody 42 Ketch for sale in French Polynesia

1978
42 ft
French Polynesia, Tahiti

The Moody 42 Mark 2,  Ketch for sale, crafted in 1978, stands as a testament to timeless design and seaworthiness. This ketch features an aft cockpit, a distinctive characteristic that creates ample space for a luxurious owner’s cabin, complete with a private bathroom for added convenience. The elevated saloon, strategically positioned above the engine, offers a panoramic view of the surroundings, thanks to 12 windows and a large top hatch that flood the interior with light and fresh air, eliminating any sense of confinement.

Boasting a sail plan with five sails, the boat provides a versatile and dynamic sailing experience. The head sails and mizzen are conveniently operated from the cockpit, ensuring ease of handling for solo sailors. This vessel is designed to be single-handed without any compromise in performance.

The boat originated from the reputable Moody shipyard and has received consistent maintenance and upgrades throughout its life, a tradition continued by both the previous owner and the current custodians. Recent high-end additions include a powerful lithium battery system with efficient charging capabilities, enhancing the vessel’s self-sufficiency.

Having covered over 7000 nautical miles in the last 1.5 years, the Moody 42 is now due for some anticipated maintenance. Despite this, the boat remains in a move-in-ready condition, offering a unique opportunity for a buyer seeking a seaworthy vessel equipped for long-distance cruising. The price reflects the need for some maintenance, such as servicing the winches and attending to general wear and tear. The genoa is brand new, an unanticipated bonus from the previous owner’s foresight.

For those who appreciate a great deal and are willing to invest time in regular maintenance, this vessel promises a rewarding sailing experience. It comes fully equipped with modern amenities, including a washing machine, dishwasher, and the option to retain all pots, pans, utensils, tools, spare parts, and more. The current owners are open to leaving the boat as is unless the new owners prefer a different arrangement. With its proven track record and thoughtful upgrades, the sailboat awaits its next adventurous owner to embark on new horizons.

Location: Tahiti, French Polynesia

French Polynesia
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