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Old 20-08-2010, 13:27   #1
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Moody Sailboats

What's the general opinion/rep of late 80s Moody's? Where in the quality scale would they be considered? From what I can see in various web postings they look good, but haven't seen one in person and it is a long trip to go look at the one that has gotten my attention.

PS - if anyone knows specific about the 422 that ould be plus.

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I own a 1985 Moody 34 that I have sailed across the Atlantic and from the East Coast to the Virgin Islands, plus numerous trips to the Bahamas. I have found my boat to be very seaworthy , even in extreme weather.
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Never owned one but have met and know a few owners who have nothing but praise for them... not fast boats.. but not exactly sluggardly either..
High build quality and finish... they were 'top end boats' in their day
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My neighbours have a XXX (3 digit in the 35+ range, I believe she is a 37x).

Seen the boat inside and in the boatyard. Looks very well.

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Dons post was from last August, his profile suggests he has a Hunter 41 now.

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well then,,,, as an F.Y.I I have chartered a moody 43 for 3 weeks and it amazed me.tons of room ,everyting worked and it was fast...At one point in the sir Francis Drake channel we clocked 11.9 but I think the equipment needed to be recalibrated ...in either case , we were screaming along.look down below and with the portholes underwater we could feel the power and speed ...nice boat .,,,,very nice boat
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