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1975 Moody 33 Mk1 - 33'

Year 1975
Length 33ft.
Price Pounds £15,000
Type: Pre-owned
Location United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Hull Material Fiberglass/GRP
Engine type Single
Contact Information
Builder: Moody
Designer: Angus Primrose
Beam: 11' 05"
Cabin Headroom: 6 ft 0 in
Max Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Draft Drive Up: Direct Drive
Displacement: 10505 lbs
Engine(s): Thorneycroft
Engine(s) HP: 35 HP
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Fuel: 1 (19)
Water: 1 (41)

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Optimist of Kip
Builder: Moody
Designer: Angus Primrose
LOA: 33 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 5 in
LWL: 28 ft 5 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Displacement: 10505 lbs
Ballast: 3815 lbs
Headroom: 6 ft 0 in
Total Power: 35 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Thorneycroft
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 35 HP
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Maximum Speed: 8 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (41)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (19)
Seating Capacity: 8
Electrical Equipment
Electrical Circuit: 12V
Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass

Beam: 11' 05"
Ballast: 3,815 Lbs
Displacement: 10,505 Lbs

Total Power: 35 H.P.

Holding: N/A


Accommodation for six persons in three cabins (Includes the saloon)
The forward cabin has two single berths in the usual 'V' configuration.
One single settee berth in the saloon. This area will convert to a double berth when required.
Galley with stainless steel sink.
Mixer tap.
Pressurized hot and cold fresh water.
Gas cooker with two gas rings, grill and oven.
Head with sea toilet.
Wash hand basin.
Pressurized hot and cold fresh water
Central heating radiator.


Main steering compass.
Garmin G.P.S.
Simrad Chart Plotter.(defective)
Navico autopilot.
Navico Log.
Navico echo sounder.
Navico wind/speed/direction.
Navico Multi at chart table.
V.H.F. radio telephone with additional speaker to cockpit.
Navtex Pro.
Ships clock and barometer.
There is a second echo sounder in the forecabin.

Sails and rigging

The vessel is sloop rigged and all masts and spars are alloy.
All standing rigging is stainless steel.
All running rigging is in good order.
Two Spinnaker poles.
One standing mainsail gybe preventer.
Four sails are listed.
One Genoa.
One Mainsail.
Two Spinnakers
Lazy Jacks

Engine and machinery

Single Thornycroft 35 H.P. 4 cylinder Diesel engine. This engine is a reconditioned unit by A.M.C. Diesels in 1990.
Full engine instrumentation.
New 90 Ltr Diesel tank fitted 2008.
Cruising speed 6 Knots.
Maximum speed 8 Knots.
Range under power 300 miles approx.
The ships electrical system is 12 volts throughout with power being supplied to three heavy duty batteries via two engine driven alternators.
240 volt shore power.


The centre cockpit is deep, safe and self draining.
All lines are led aft for ease of short handed sailing and safety.
Cockpit lockers.
Wheel steering from binnacle.
Cockpit table.
Cockpit cushions.
Custom helm seat.

Deck gear

Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit.
Full stainless steel guard rails.
Two boarding ladders.
Navigational lighting to M.C.A. standard.
Electric Lofrans 1000 watt electric anchor windlass.
Two primary winches.
Two spinnaker winches.
Three control winches.
Omni directional T.V. aerial with amplifier.
Three anchors.
16 Kg Delta anchor.
25 Lb C.Q.R. anchor.
25 Lb Fishermans.
12 Lb Angel.

Safety equipment
Dan buoy.
Four lifejackets.
Remote solenoid gas isolation.

Further information

A selection of warps and fenders.
Cast Iron fin keel.
Skeg hung rudder
Valiant R.I.B. on davits.
3.5 H.P.Yamaha Malta outboard.
Eberspacher hot water radiators.
Hot water supplied via a calorifier and also the Eberspacher hot water system.
Last anti-fouled May 2013.
Engine serviced June 2013.
Engine start battery new 2011.
Two auxilary batteries new 2012.
Gas system checked and pipework replaced 2013.


The Moody 33 Mk1 'Optimist of Kip' has been beautifully maintained by her present owner and viewing is highly recommended.

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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