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Designed by Bill Dixon, this is one of the most popular smaller Moody's, the 31 has excellent accommodation including a good sized aft cabin. Capricorn is the bilge keel version, making her perfect for exploring our shallower waters. The owners are retiring from sailing, so Capricorn is sold with everything.
Coming out of the water in September for antifoul and survey.
Built in 1984 to Bill Dixon design. GRP hull, deck and superstructure. The hull was constructed to comply with the Lloyds Class Society standards and inspected during the build by Lloyds surveyors. The Lloyds HCC number is PLY0329/83. Bilge keel and tiller steering.
Non-slip decks and double steel guard wires all round allow for safe movement around the decks. Self draining anchor locker and deep self draining cockpit with large locker to port.
Accommodation and layout
Traditional layout below decks with forward cabin fitted out with two single berths in "V" configuration with infill to convert to double, she has good storage below the bunks and hanging locker, with cave lockers above. Through to the saloon with centrally mounted table and seating to either side which can be converted to single bunks when required. Storage below and behind seating, with cave lockers above. New 'Eagle' windows fitted two years ago.
Galley and navigation table are at the aft end of the saloon area. The galley is well equipped with Neptune 2500 two burner hob, oven and grill and refrigerated cool box. Stainless sink with pressurised hot and cold water, with ample storage for utensils and vitals. Aft of the galley is a further double cabin, fitted out with a large double berth and again good storage for personal gear in lockers and cupboards.
Aft of the chart table to port is the heads. Jabsco sea toilet, sink and shower with wet locker.
Eberspacher cabin heating was installed in 2011.
Engines & Mechanics
Capricorn's auxiliary power comes from a Volvo Penta 2003 28HP diesel engine located behind the companion way. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. The engine has been regularly serviced. New starter motor fitted five years ago, injectors, spline drive and seacocks replaced.
Bank of three batteries charged by either shore power, solar panel or engine. Two services batteries and one new engine start. 230V inverter with sockets throughout.
Sails and Rigging
Sloop rigged yacht, with keel stepped aluminium Kemp mast, folding mast steps. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2006) and terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail, new 11 years ago, furling foresail. Conventional spinnaker.
- Mainsail (very good)
- No.1 Genoa (serviceable)
- No.2 Genoa (good)
- Raymarine auto pilot
- Sestrel compass
- Garmin 65 GPS
- Raytheon radar
- Icom DSC VHF & external speaker
- Nasa speed log
- Nasa Clipper echo sounder
- Nasa Clipper wind system
- Hand bearing compass
- Merlin Dolphin battery charger
- Bosch solar panel
- Radio/CD player
- 230V inverter
- Bruce anchor/chain/warp
- Danforth anchor/chain/warp
- Lofras manual windlass
- Smoke alarm
- Boat hook
- Navigation lights
- Bilge pump
- Boarding ladder
- Lazyjack bag
- Zodiac Cadet Dinghy
- Johnsons 3.3HP outboard
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