The Moody 27 is a popular family cruiser that is easily handled and fun to sail. 'La Babette' is a cared for bilge keel example which has been continuously upgraded by her owners. She benefits from a replacement fresh water cooled Yanmar engine along with good canvas work and sails. Ready to be enjoyed, an early viewing is highly recommended.
Viewing by appointment only through our Essex office on (01621) 785600
The accommodation offer 5 berths in two cabins with approx. 5'8" maximum headroom. In the forecabin, V berth with infill to form a double berth with stowage under and opening hatch to deck. Saloon with two settee berths either side of a fixed table with drop leaves and further storage areas. Galley aft to starboard equipped with a Plastimo gimballed gas cooker with two burners, grill and oven, stainless steel sink with manually pumped water supply, coolbox and storage. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet, washbasin and wet hanging area to port. Generous quarter berth aft to starboard with open storage lockers above. Blue upholstery with cream carpets and curtains throughout.
Located behind the companionway, Yanmar 2GM20F 2-cylinder 17hp diesel engine (new 1999). Freshwater cooled. Single lever controls with electric start. 70L diesel capacity in steel tank. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller with rope cutter.
The engine was last serviced by her owner in Spring 2017.
2 x 12v Batteries (new 2012) charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains and battery charger. Full LED cabin lighting.
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks & stackpack bag. Headsail furling system. 2 x Lewmar 16 sheet winches. Lewmar halyard winch. Forespar whisker pole (new 2016)
Moody 27 built in 1982 by Marine Projects for Moody to a design by Bill Dixon. White GRP hull (epoxy coated from new) with style stripes, superstructure and decks with moulded non-slip surfaces. Twin cast iron keels. Tiller steering (new tiller 2016) to transom hung rudder. Aft self draining cockpit.
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and 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 conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, 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.
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex CM0 8BL