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I just bought a 2001 Moody 46. I still own a 2006 Catalina 387 (now for sale) I had been looking for an offshore boat for some time, bought the cat387 for coastal cruising not expecting to find the offshore boat I was looking for that soon after buying the cat. A couple years ago I had sailed a smaller Moody and there is a significant difference between the Catalina and the Moody. Moody is more stable, tracks better, and feels way safer in large seas. Less hull flex and less pounding. Catalina picks up speed faster in light air. I think for coastal cruising the Catalina is a great boat price adjusted but to me the Moody is a big jump up. I have looked long and hard and hope the M-46 turns out to be all I think she will be. Good luck
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Congrats ortho, thanks for the info. Have fun with her!

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I just bought a 2001 Moody 46. I still own a 2006 Catalina 387 (now for sale) I had been looking for an offshore boat for some time, bought the cat387 for coastal cruising not expecting to find the offshore boat I was looking for that soon after buying the cat. A couple years ago I had sailed a smaller Moody and there is a significant difference between the Catalina and the Moody. Moody is more stable, tracks better, and feels way safer in large seas. Less hull flex and less pounding. Catalina picks up speed faster in light air. I think for coastal cruising the Catalina is a great boat price adjusted but to me the Moody is a big jump up. I have looked long and hard and hope the M-46 turns out to be all I think she will be. Good luck
You'd have to be a hard man to please if she doesn't. Gorgeous boat.

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post #14 of 14 Old 05-09-2007
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so far so good

Just bought a Moody 42 about 2 months ago. So far so good. Sails very well even with in mast furling. Accomodations are great which is why my wife said, "let's get this one". So we did. There are a bunch of things I don't like but I am a pretty basic sailor with the less is more attitude. This boat certainly has more. Damn, the sinks don't even drain without hitting a button. Fit and finish is good (not as good as my Passport 40) not great.
Another complaint is access to everything. With the monocoque construction, much storage is lost as well access to plumbing, wiring etc.
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