Moody 43 Eclipse

1989 — 1991
Designer
Bill Dixon
Builder
Moody Yachts (A. H. Moody & Sons)
Associations
?
# Built
38
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
42 5 / 13 m
Waterline Length
36 1 / 11 m
Beam
14 0 / 4.3 m
Draft
4 9 / 1.5 m
Displacement
23,000 lbs / 10,433 kg
Ballast
8,750 lbs / 3,969 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
790 ft2 / 73.4 m2
Total Sail Area
789.6 ft2 / 73.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
356.5 ft2 / 33.1 m2
P
45 11 / 14 m
E
15 5 / 4.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
433.1 ft2 / 40.2 m2
I
52 5 / 16 m
J
16 6 / 5 m
Forestay Length
55 0 / 16.8 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
M80T
HP
78
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
90 gal / 341 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
100 gal / 379 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.05 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.63
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
38.04
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
218.62
moderate
Comfort Ratio
27.62
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.97
better suited for ocean passages

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