Moody 64: Flagship Debut

Moody 64 debuts at Southampton

22nd August 2002.
By Staff

img3507Moody Yachts has a new flagship, the Moody 64, debuting at the Southampton Boat Show this September. The hull design is by Dixon Yacht Design, Bill Dixon has drawn lines for Moody for their 54′ and 38′ models, his design firm also drew the Taswell 60, 58, 49 and 43 and a number of custom cruisers in the 55′ to 65′ range.

img3506The new 64 is a centre-cockpit bluewater cruiser with a tall, high-aspect ratio cutter rig, featuring hydraulically powered furling with a self-taking staysail.

Despite its size, the 64 is designed for shorthanded sailing by a couple, with sail control and deck handling systems powered and controlled from the cockpit. There are twin steering wheels, padded helm seats and integrated instrument and engine consoles. Standard equipment includes a 15 hp bow thruster, chart plotter and generator.

Moody is a 150 year old family business located in the heart of south England’s boating industry: the river Hamble. Their range of products includes custom yachts, production cruisers, and Ministry of Defence vessels, along with full boatyard and marina services. Their reputation for sensibly-priced cruisers has made for a long waiting line for their 47 and 54, doubtless they believe that some prospective 54 customers will take a good look at the 64.

img3504Dimensions

LOA(inc. pulpit) 19.35m 63’5″
Length Waterline 16.55m 54’3″
Beam 5.33m 17’6″
Draft (Fin Keel) 2.59m 8’6″
Shoal Keel 1.98m 6’6″
Displacement(Light) 28.80 Tonnes 63360 lb
Displacement(Full) 31.40 Tonnes 69080 lb
Ballast 10.00 Tonnes 22000 lb
Fresh Water 1365 ltr 300 Imp gal/360 US gal
Fuel 2000 ltr 440 Imp gal/528 US gal
Holding 250 ltr 55 Imp gal/66 US gal
I 24.00m 78’8″
J 7.50m 24’7″
P 21.50m 70’6″
E 7.15m 23’5″
Sail area 166.86m2 1.794 sq ft

A H Moody & Son Ltd.
Swanwick Marina
Southampton, Hampshire S031 1ZL
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1489 885000
Fax: +44 (0)1489 885509
sales@moody.co.uk www.moody.co.uk

For information on the Southampton Boat Show see www.southamptonshow.com


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