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Moody 52 Deep draft is a Offshore deck saloon cruising sailboat built by Moody and designed by John Laurent Giles. Her first hull was built in 1976 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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MOODY 52 DEEP DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Builder(s)A. H. Moody & Son Ltd
Designer(s)John Laurent Giles
VersionDeep draft
categoryOffshore deck saloon cruising sailboat
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built7
First Hull Built1976
Last Hull Built1983
AppendagesKeel semi-full keel
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle rudder on skeg
CockpitCenter cockpit
Rigging TypeKetch Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal1365 L / 360.6 gal
Ballast Ratio0.4


Hull Length15.86 m / 52 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.89 m / 39 ft
Beam (width)4.32 m / 14.2 ft
Draft2.26 m / 7.5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 19600 kg / 43211 lb
Ballast Weight7840 kg / 17284 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.37 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)330
Ballast Ratio0.4
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement14.36 m²/T / 155 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area104.4 m² / 1124 ft²
Mainsail Area37 m² / 398 ft²
Genoa Area51.6 m² / 555 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power96 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity1365 L / 360.6 gal
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