1970 Moody Lancer 42 for Sale

£59,950 tax not applicable

Under Offer
Finance from £434.92 per month *

General Information

Make and Model Moody Lancer 42
Year 1970
Name "Rafales"
Length Overall 42.5 feet (12.95 m)
Length to Water Line 38.5 feet (11.73 m)
Beam 12.7 feet (3.87 m)
Draft 3.7 feet (1.13 m)
Displacement 14,500 kilograms

Hull Fibreglass
Engine(s) Perkins 6354
Engine Power 190 hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity 1454 litres
Water Tank Capacity 909
Cruising Speed 8 knots
Heads 2
Location Bursledon, United Kingdom

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'Rafales' is a very unique gentleman's twin screw motor yacht, she is one of six Moody Lancer 42's built. Completed in 1970 and still has the original, very well maintained Perkins engines she is a real boat to last. Benefiting from wide walkways on deck and having been maintained throughout to a very high standard she would be a perfect option for someone looking to own a true gentleman's classic.  


Designed by Graham A Moody, hull moulded by Tyler Boat Co Ltd and fitted out by A H Moody & Son, Southampton.
One of only six built between 1968 and 1972
British registered: 339674

Built-in White GRP for the Hull, Deck and Superstructure 
Awlgrip painted hull  - Fully repainted professionally in September 2019 
Fresh antifouling in black - Sept 2019
Tekdek in 2010

LOA 12.95m ( 42' 6” )
LWL 11.73m ( 38' 6” )
BEAM 3.84m ( 12' 7" )
DRAFT 1.09m ( 3' 7” )

Mechanical and Electricals

Twin Perkins 6354 Diesel inboard engines 
95 HP /  140KW each
Shaft drive to fixed three blade props - new 2019
Serviced to engine hour schedule
Both engines benefited from a complete rebuild in 2009

Fischer Panda generator

12v and 240v Electrical system
2 x Engine Batteries
2 x Domestic Batteries
1 x Generator battery renewed in 2015
Charged by engine alternator and battery charger
Shower power system


Large open plan layout with cabins in the bow and master stateroom at the aft
Central heating throughout
Matching upholstery (New 2018) and carpets throughout (New 2017)
Solid wood contruction in American Oak. 
Exterior woodwork Sikkens oil Teak coloured

Spacious berths in the bow arranged to starboard and port, with storage and shelving throughout
Large hanging locker to starboard with shelf above
Forward heads with single sink, hot and cold pressurised water, manual marine toilet with holding tank and shower.

'L' shaped settee to port with a folding table.  Converts to a berth when required 
Shelving and storage under settee and behind
Galley to starboard with Nelson gas cooker, 2 x hob and grill (New in 2010)
Single stainless sink with draining rack
Pressurised hot and cold water to a mixer tap
Storage and cupboards along the full-length work surface on the starboard side
12v fridge (New 2010)

Helm station to port with a custom-made dashboard showing engine dials with original steering compass
Twin throttle controls and folding out helm seat
Raymarine E120 chart plotter to starboard
Aft facing nav station with chart table, master control panel above

Large open layout
Twin single berths to port and starboard
Shelving and storage throughout
Windows and opening hatches throughout
Access to steering gear

Separate heads (stbd) and bathing room (Port)
Large heads with a manual marine toiled, with holding tank
Bathing room has a single sink with hot and cold water
Seating area
Small bath with hot and cold water to a tap and/or shower option
Storage and lockers throughout

Navigational Equipment

Raymarine E120 Chart plotter
Icom IC-M411  VHF / DSC radio
Steering compass
Chart table
Engine tacho located at the internal and external helm stations

Deck Equipment

Large open layout with modern TekDek in 2010
Davits at the stern for the tender
High station posts with guard wires surrounding with access gates
Blue dodgers
Teak table with teak folding chairs
Teak grab handles
Lewmar electric windlass with remote control
2 x anchors (60lbs CQR and 25kg Bruce) with calibrated 30m chain
Swim ladder at the stern
Warps and mooring lines
Fender, enough for the French canals
Cleats with fairleads at the bow, stern and midships
Tender 4 man
Suzuki 2.5hp outboard
Passerelle in matching TekDek


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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* The quote above and the rates shown represent what might be offered. The interest rates and cost of finance to you may be different and will be subject to status and underwriting. Why Yachting International Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Financial services register number 707881. We are a broker and not a lender. Where finance is required we will introduce you to SGB Finance who are a finance provider. SGB Finance are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.