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1989 Moody 471 Custom- SOLD

Updated: Nov 25, 2023

The Moody 471 Custom was introduced in 1982 and ceased in 1989 - 31 hulls were built. Hull molded and fitted out by A. H. Moody & Son Ltd in Southampton, England. Designer: Bill Dixon

Moody 471Custom has a sensible layout. She has a fore toilet, washbasin, shower, storage lockers, doors to the forepeak, and both forward cabins. Forward Guest Cabins (2) are one to port, and one to starboard, each with upper and lower berths at the ship's sides, hanging lockers, and cupboards.

'U' shaped settee to starboard with smaller 'U' shaped settee opposite (seats 8 in total) and bookcases/lockers fitted to ship's sides in the saloon Dining table is centrally mounted with large foldout leaves. The galley is 'L' shaped to starboard, cooker, twin stainless steel sinks, hot and cold water, refrigerator, aft of the galley is a hanging locker/oilskin locker. The chart table is located at the port side of the saloon. The aft toilet split into two areas with the shower compartment and an oilskin locker forward and marine WC and basin aft. There are doors to the chart table and aft cabin. There is a central double berth, settee and wardrobe to starboard, and dressing table, in the aft cabin. Moody 471 Custom had a built-in transom bathing platform and teak decks (replaced in 2005).

The boat is for sale from the second owner. She is in very good condition when you take into consideration the boat's age. She has been maintained by us (TMS) and upgraded by the owner regularly. The boat is fully equipped for immediate sailing (galley/bedding/tools/spares etc.) Demonstrations will be made during the working hours of the week. Appointments are needed to see the boat. Please make an appointment at least 3 days before your planned visit.

You can find the full inventory list below.

Hull Type: Fin keel/semi-skeg rudder

Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop

LOA: 14.17 m

LWL: 11.81 m

Beam: 4.47 m

Displacement: 12,477 kg

Max Draft: 2,06 m

Construction: FG

Ballast: 4,990 kg

Built: 1989

Builder: A. H. Moody & Son Ltd

Designer: Bill Dixon

Last antifouling: May 2023

Last survey: 2019

Center cockpit and wheel steering

Flag: UK (UK VAT paid)

3X Cabins 6 Beds (plus 3 saloon berths)

6 feet+ headroom throughout


1X Fuel Tank 318 Liters.

2X Fresh Water tanks total 545 liters

2X Holding tanks total 110 liters

1X Yanmar 4JH2-TE 63 HP engine/shaft drive, installed in 1999. Currently 4013Hrs.

1X Propeller 3 Blade (plus spare 2 blade)

1X Fixed rope cutter on propeller

1X Vetus GHS4SI 4kVA generator (rebuilt in 2023)

4X80ah Bosh service batteries (2023)

1X80ah Bosh engine battery

1X Multivolt 80 amp plus secondary battery charger

1X Inverter 230Vac

1X Microwave oven 230Vac

Pressurized hot&cold water system throughout

Gas solenoid/and alarm

1X Eberspacher heating system from 2000

Plush upholstery from 2000

Fans in every cabin


1X AM/FM radio w aux input

1X DVD Player

1X 3 burner hob plus oven

1X Refrigerator

1X Toaster 230Vac

2X110W Solar panels with solar regulator

1X Bimini

1X Sprayhood

Fitted cockpit cushions

Teak deck replacement in 2005

1X Simrad VHF

1X Rigel magnetic compass

1X Hand bearing compass

1X Raymarine ST 7000 autopilot in the cockpit and ST 6000 below

1X Autohelm chartplotter

1X Raytheon Radar

Full Raymarine instruments plus repeaters in the aft cabin

1X Aluminum mast

1X Aluminum boom

Granny bars at the mast

Standing Rigging new from 2020

Movement rigging new from 2020

1X In mast Main sail. UK Sails new from 2015

1X Furling Genoa sail in good condition

1X Cruising chute in good condition

1X Storm sail in good condition

Traveler to the rear of the cockpit

1X Rod kicker

1X FG/Kevlar spinnaker pole

1X 10 mm 80 meters galvanized chain

1X Spare anchor and chain

1X 21 kg CQR main anchor

1X Lofrans 1700 windlass . Up&Down cockpit switch from 2015 (plus deck switches)

Fender holders on stern quarters

Rear lazarette lockers

2X Lewmar 55 winches 3-speed

2X Lewmar 46 winches 2-speed

1X Lewmar 43 winch 2 speed on mast

1X Lewmar 30 winch 2 speed on mast

2X Setamar winches

1X Gas Barbecue

1X Life raft

1X Lifebuoy

2X Manual bilge pumps

1X Electric bilge pump

1X Orca RIB 2,4 meters

1X Honda outboard engine 2 HP

2X Simpson davits


Various mooring ropes

Kitchen goodies

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