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1985 Moody 37

Greenock, United Kingdom


'Rambler' is a well presented example of the respected Moody 37 centre cockpit yacht. From 1985, she has been extensively updated in her current ownership, including a replacement Beta 38hp inboard diesel (2015, c.600hrs). 'Rambler' is in commission, afloat at James Watt Dock Marina and ready for her next adventure.


This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Rambler
Make: Moody
Model: 37
Year: 1985
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Marine Projects
Designer: Bill Dixon
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: PLY019885011
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 38 ft / 11.58 m
Length Overall: 11'2 ft / 3.41 m
Waterline Length: 9'6 ft / 2.90 m
Beam: 3'10 ft / 1.16 m
Max Draft: 1'8 ft / 0.51 m
Min Draft: 1.68 ft
Cabin Headroom: 1'10 ft / 0.57 m
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Beta
  • Model: 38
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 38hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2015
  • Engine Hours: 600
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 6.8 kn


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cruisers, Center Cockpit


Length: 11.28m

LWL: 9.53m

Beam: 3.81m

Draft: 1.68m

Displacement: c. 8.000kg


Beta 38hp 4 cylinder diesel installed Summer 2015 (engine number K33044)

Last serviced April 2017

Hours: c.600

Cruising speed: c.6 knots (consumption c.0.65gph)

Max speed: c.6.8 knots

3 blade fixed propeller

Rope cutter fitted

4 x 110amp leisure batteries (2015)

1 x 110amp engine battery (2015)

All charged by 120amp alternator, 15amp 230v charger, Rutland 914 wind generator or solar panel

16amp RCD protected shore power connection




Water 2 x 250 litres

Fuel: 1 x 210 litres

Holding Tanks: 1 x 50 litres (shoreside discharge or manual overboard)

Fuel tank removed in 2011 and painted. Fuel tank cleaned in 2014

Pressurised fresh water throughout. Engine calorifier / shore power for water heating


6 berths in two cabins configured as:

2 x doubles (one forward and one aft)

2 x singles in the saloon

Cooker - Plastimo Neptune 2000 with 3 burners, oven and grill


2 x Heads

Cabin Heating - Webasto Air Top 2000 (2016)

Upholstery - replaced 2009

Head room in saloon - 1.87m

Navigation and Electronics

Compass - Plastimo at helm and Raymarine electronic compass

Log/Speed - NASA (2015)

Echo Sounder - NASA (2015)

Wind Instrument - NASA (2016)

GPS - Furuno

VHF - Navico VHF

Autopilot - Raymarine AP200 (2016)

Chartplotter - Dedicated iPad 4 with mount and chager in cockpit

Samsung 22inch LCD TV with Glomex aerial

Sony Radion with Bluetooth, USB and inline function

Marlec Rutland 914 Wind Generator and HDI Regulator (2014)

Shell 80W portable solar panel


Gas detector


Anchor 1 - CQR 20kg with 60m chain

Anchor 2 - Fortress Aluminium 30m chain

Lofrans Kobra 100amp 12v electronic windlass

Warps and fenders

Liferaft (requires service)

Fire extinguishers (require service/replacement)

Fire blanket


Sails & Rigging


Mainsail: Doyle (2014) fully battened with 3 reefs (slab reefing)

Headsail: Lucas (2009), serviced yearly and new UV strip fitted 2014

Storm Jib (unknown age)

Cruising chute: unknown make and age but in good condition


Aluminium 2 spreader mast head rig

Furlex 304s unit fitted (2015)

Standing rigging replaced (2015)

Running rigging in serviceable condition (new main halyard 2016)

Additional Information

Hull stripped back and 8 coats of epoxy applied in 2008

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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