1987 Moody 346 Bilge Keel for Sale

£35,500 tax paid

Finance from £263.33 per month *

General Information

Make and Model Moody 346 Bilge Keel
Year 1987
Name "Uplands Lady "
Length Overall 34.5 feet (10.52 m)
Length to Water Line 27.75 feet (8.46 m)
Beam 11.8 feet (3.60 m)
Draft 3.75 feet (1.14 m)
Displacement 11,200 pounds

Hull Fibreglass
Engine(s) Thorneycroft T80D
Engine Power 35 hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity 159 litres
Water Tank Capacity 182
Heads 1
Location Bursledon, United Kingdom


Moody 346. Classic heavy cruiser from the renowned Moody stable, and still looking as fresh and desirable as she did in the 80's. Maintained to a high standard and lightly used, this Moody 346 is a perfect family cruiser with great accommodation and a really decent inventory on the more desirable bilge keel she is a true classic.




MOODY 346 bilge keel centre cockpit sailing cruiser built by Marine Projects (Plymouth) Limited in 1987 and designed by Bill Dixon

White GRP hull to Lloyds specification.
Hull number 219    Yard number G3251
The deck is in white with integral grained non slip surface in grey.
Iron bilge keel.

LOA:10.5m / 34'5''
Beam: 3.53m / 11'6''
Draft: 1.14m / 3'75''
Displacement: 5,080kg

Insurance survey from August 2016 available

Mechanical and Electricals

Thornycroft T80D - 35-hp four cylinder marine diesel
Reduction gearbox.

Engine instruments include tachometer, oil pressure gauge, water temperature gauge, engine charging warning light.
Shaft is in stainless steel with two bladed bronze propeller.
Remote stern gland greaser and fuel tank gauge.
Regular serviced

3 x 12v Batteries ( Engine and two domestics) All New in 2018
240v shore power with power emersion heater
Sterling Pro charger ultra lite (fitted 2019)

Recent gas inspection with upgrade done


Sloop rig Silver anodised aluminium spars
Mast with main and foresail halyard winches and cleats, spinnaker eye and pad for spinnaker winch.
Boom with slab reefing system including winch, 3 reefing eyes and jammers
Main sheet traveller with jamming cleat.
Genoa tracks on side deck with sliders, blocks and turning blocks.
Stainless steel standing rigging - Believed to be original and has been professionally inspected regularly 
Profurl furling genoa system
Pakka Main sail bag system

Mainsail with three rows of reef points and lazyjacks
Spare mainsail which is currently cut for an inmast. In good condition.
Furling Genoa
Working Jib - As New
Storm Jib - As new

WINCHES 2 x Lewmar 40 self-tailing two-speed genoa sheet winches
1 x Lewmar 16 furling line winch
2 x Lewmar 7 winch on mast
1 x Lewmar 6 winch on mast


6 berths in 2 cabins including the saloon.
Teak interior finish.
Cabin Eberspacher heating

FORWARD CABIN: A comfortable roomy cabin with two single berths which are convertible to a double. Underneath the berths are generous lockers Stowage space is also provided around the ship's sides. To the starboard side is a hanging locker with a small vanity unit opposite a large opening hatch is fitted in the deckhead for ventilation, light and emergency exit. The fitting out is in teak with carpets on the floor.

SALOON: The light, airy saloon has a U shaped settee to starboard with a single settee berth opposite. The centrally mounted table folds out to the complete width of the saloon giving ample room. Underneath the settees are the two water tanks and also stowage space. Lockers and further stowage areas are fitted along the ships side. The cabin is fitted out in teak with blue upholstery and teak flooring. Ventilation is provided by 2 Tannoy vents.

HEADS COMPARTMENT: Aft of the navigation area on the port side immediately adjacent to the companionway steps. This compartment is fully fitted out with manual marine toilet, wash basin with hot and cold pressurised water, lavatory paper holder tooth mug holder, towel rail and toothbrush holder, Shower with electric pump-out and teak grating. The whole compartment is fitted out in easily cleaned laminate.

GALLEY: Which is immediately opposite the toilet compartment is L shaped and fully fitted out with hot and cold pressurised water system. Twin stainless steel sinks with mixer taps. Also fitted as a filtered drinking water tap. Two burner gas cooker with oven and grill and a stainless steel crash bar. A fold-away work top is fitted to cover the cooker. A refrigerated top opening. There is ample stowage space and lockers for crockery, food and utensils. The galley is fitted out in teak with easily cleaned laminate work tops.

AFT CABIN: Access through a passageway from the saloon and the galley. In this passageway are two hanging lockers, one for wet gear and one for dry. The aft cabin is remarkably spacious with a full size double berth to port, settee and hanging locker and vanity unit incorporating an inset sink complete with pressurised hot and cold water.

The large centre cockpit has seating on all sides with high coamings for protection and comfort. To port is a large cockpit locker with sufficient room for all necessary gear including sails. Also to port is the self-contained fully drained gas locker with sufficient room to take two 4.5kg gas bottles. Equipment fitted in the cockpit includes steering pedestal, navigation and engine instruments, engine controls, two stainless steel grab handles to companionway, console over companionway hatch for navigational instruments and spray hood.

Navigational Equipment

Garmin GPSMap 451 Chartplotter
Stowe Nvasounder (Cockpit and Nav station)
Stowe Speed and Wind

Streamline ST400
Decca Yacht Navigator IV
Stowe Navigtor1
KH Husun 65 VHF

Toshiba 25w Stereo

Deck Equipment

Stemhead fitting with chain roller.
S/S pulpit & pushpit with liferaft cradle.
Anodised aluminium toe rail.
8 stanchions and sockets
Guard rails with netting.
6 mooring cleats with fairleads.
Ventilators to each cabin, forehatch, saloon hatch & aft cabin hatch.
Fuel and water filters
Folding teak cockpit table

Electric anchor winch.
Anchor with 20 chain

Transom with boarding ladder.
Cockpit cushions
All exterior canvas professionally cleaned and proofed

Safety Equipment

6 man lift raft
2 x Horseshoe buoy
Navigation lights
Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket


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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