About Moody 425

current boat name : No Worries Moody

Previous boat name : Windance

Model: 425

Year: 1989

Designer: Bill Dixon

Construction: Fiberglass

Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 42 ft / 12.80 m

Length Overall: 41’6 ft / 12.65 m

Waterline Length: 34’2 ft / 10.42 m

Beam: 13’2 ft / 4.02 m

Max Draft: 6 ft / 1.83 m

Displacement: 21,219.49 lb

LENGTH42 ft / 12.80 m

The ever-popular Moody 425 (now a rare find) is the perfect live-aboard cruising boat that’s stood the test of time, an ideal layout that focuses on utilising all available space to the up-most and a solid build that you can be sure will look after you what-ever the weather. This example benefits from a new engine and a substantial inventory that has seen many upgrades and indeed is still be upgraded. Yanmar 4J57 Diesel engine installed 2020, Side Power SE100/185 bow thruster, Rutland 914 Wind generator, New diesel tank being fitted, Solar panels. Sleeps 6 in 2 cabins plus 2 in saloon.


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White GRP hull
White GRP deck with integrated non-slip
White GRP superstructure
Iron fin keel
Skeg hung rudder
Wheel steering
Hull stripped back and re-epoxied 2018
1 x Thru-hull replaced 2021
4 x Thru-hulls replaced 2022
All hatch windows replaced and serviced 2018
All side windows replaced 2018
Insurance survey May 2022


Yanmar 4J57 Diesel engine installed 2020
4hrs total
Replace drive shaft
Replaced propeller
Replaced cutlass bearing
Replaced all fuel lines
Replaced exhaust line
New Volvo stern gland
New motor control panel
New throttle and control lines
New insulation in motor compartment
New rope cutter
Herth ZF-30H gearbox
Shaft drive to 3 blade prop
Side Power SE100/185 bow thruster
Rutland 914 Wind generator


12v and 220v onboard voltage
2 x Full River 115Amp/H domestic batteries (2018)
Optima 975CCA Engine start battery (2018)
Optima 975CCA Bow thruster battery (2018)
Victron Phoenix smart charger 50amp with 3 x outputs (2022)
Aerpro 600W inverter
2 x 90W solar panels wired in series on arch
200W portable panel
Victron MPPT Smartsolar controller 100/50 – new 2022
HDMI controller for wind generator
Red box router for wifi – AIS broadcast and SAT comms
Victron Argo battery isolator – 200A – 3 x output
Clipper battery voltage monitor
HP3720 Desktop Printer networked through red box
Numerous USB charging outlets throughout
LED lighting throughout
2kw portable Lanzarotte generator (Spanish)


273ltrs Fuel capacity (steel tank in the process of being replaced)
2 x 20ltrs Plastic jerry cans for spare diesel
2 x Aluminium water tanks, 409ltrs total capacity
2 x 20ltrs Plastic jerry cans for spare water
51ltrs Plastic holding tank

Rig and Sails

Sloop rigged
Seldon aluminium mast
Stainless steel standing rigging (being replaced)
Removable inner forestay and hank on sail (never used by current owner)
Running rigging replaced 2018
Spinnaker pole

Lewmar primary winch
Lewmar spinnaker winch
Lewmar halyard winch
Lewmar main winch
Lewmar runner winch

White, in-mast-furling mainsail serviced 2017
White roller furling genoa serviced 2017
Asymmetrical cruising chute


Sleeps 4 in 2 cabins plus 2 in saloon
Aft master cabin with double berth
Aft cabin heads with manual WC and shower
Passageway with 2 x single bunk berths
Navigation station to starboard
L-Shaped galley to port
Walk-though saloon with U-shaped seating to starboard
Bench/sofa seat to port
Forward heads to starboard with manual WC and shower
Forward cabin with V-berth
Eberspacher heating (never used, will need servicing)
5 x 12v fans. 2 in main cabin, 2 in saloon and 1 in forward bunk


Force 10 cooker with oven, grill and 3 hobs
Hot air extractor fan installed in compressor area
Single top portable electric cooker
Double stainless-steel sink
Tapware replaced 2017
Isotherm fridge
Extra insulation installed in fridge area
Various cutlery and crockery
Pots, pans, and cooking utensils
Pressure cooker
Kenwood music system
Cello Television
Water filter on kitchen tap 
2 x gas bottles + solenoid cut off switch
Dustbuster vacuum cleaner – new 2022
Kenwood music system
Cello Television


Quick 1500 electric windlass with remote
18mm line for second anchor or additional shoreline – unsure of length
2 x anchor bridles + line to attach to mooring balls
Fouled anchor retrieving tool
4 x Mooring warps
Shoreline reel which attaches to rail – nylon chord
60m 18mm floating line to tie off to shore
9 x Standard fenders
2 x Ball fenders
Passerelle (2018)
Side covers for dodger
Hot/cold deck shower
Sunbrella sun cover – covers from mast to rear of bimini – new 2018
Numerous spare lines
2 x Foldable decathlon brand bicycles
4 x Foldable / reclining sunbrella comfort seats
Battery drill, grinder and sander
Numerous tools
Numerous spare parts


Binnacle compass
Raymarine E120W chart plotter
Raymarine ST60+ speed/log
Raymarine ST60+ depth sounder
Raymarine ST60+ wind angle
Raymarine radar
Cobra hand held radio
Raytheon ST600+ autopilot
Raymarine AIS 650 Class B
Iridium sat phone with external aerial
Wifi booster aerial broadcast by Redbox
Furuno chart plotter
Raymarine RC4351 chart plotter


Hero HO4 4-person life raft new 2022
3 x Fire extinguishers 2022
Fire blanket
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
5 x Life jackets
2 x Tethers
Jack stays
Grab bag
2 x Orange smoke canisters, 3 x parachute flares 2022
2 x Horseshoe life rings
Radar reflector
Emergency tiller
Crew saver bosuns chair
Throw line