Moody 45DS - One Step Ahead - $645,000

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Moody 45DS - One Step Ahead - $645,000

Launched in Sydney in 2011, 'One Step Ahead' is a Moody 45DS now exclusively For Sale with YOTI in Tasmania.

'One Step Ahead' is an extremely well presented example of the very popular Deck Saloon concept by her quality German builders, Moody Yachts. The Moody 45DS offers single level sailing and living from the cockpit to the saloon. Her large protected cockpit with folding table is easily accessed from the dock by her drop down boarding or bathing platform.

Specified with a level of options you would expect in a yacht of this quality, her inventory includes a Selden mast section, Electric winches, Generator, Air Conditioning, Retractable Bow and Stern thrusters, 3 x Fridges, Electric heads with fresh water flushing and 3 x electric engine throttle controls. In immaculate condition, she is a true blue-water cruising yacht.

Contact Tim Vine for further details and to arrange inspection.


Designer : Bill Dixon. Interior by Design Unlimited.
Builder : Moody Yachts Germany
Water (Potable) Capacity (l) : 800L in two tanks.
Hull Construction Material : GRP. Epoxy hull built vacuum consolidated, with Corecell foam.
Hull Type : Monohull
Deck Construction Material : GRP. Teak on side decks. Teak on seats and cockpit floor.
Length (feet) : 45 feet
Length (m) : 13.72 m
Beam/Width (m) : 4.57 m
Draft (m) : 2.04 m
Keel/Ballast : Lead keel L shaped, stainless steel bolts.
Engine Notes : Electronic Vetus engine controls.
Engine Room : Engine accessed under saloon floor, sound insulated and illuminated.
Generator : Generator Fischer Panda 8000i, 515 hours approx.
Number of Batteries : 500AH house battery bank, 400AH thruster battery bank.
Number of Fuel Tanks : 2 x stainless steel
Bow Thruster : Max Power bow and stern thrusters.
Accomodation Notes : 3 cabin version. Full linen package (Sheets Ahoy), Towels (embroidered with OSA logo).
Number of Berths : 6
Number of Showers : Two internal plus deck shower (all H+C).
Shower Type : Pressurised water with heater running from engine and 230V.
Number of Toilets : Ensuite with separate head and shower space (Tecma vacuum head).
Air Conditioning : 2 x Clima reverse cycle units.
Galley Notes : Cutlery, crockery, glasses. Panasonic inverter microwave. Domestic dishwasher. Miele washer/dryer. 1 stainless steel gas bottle.
Stove : 3-burner LPG stove with oven, gimballed.
Refrigeration : Galley fridge front and top loading. Drinks Fridge in cockpit table. Drinks Fridge in saloon.
Number of Sinks : Double Stainless Steel sinks.
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : Digital HD TV. CD Radio stereo.
Anchor / Winch : Dual anchor rollers, Retractable anchor roller, Plough anchor, 60M S/S chain, secondary anchor.
Deck Gear : Lewmar electric 54 winches, Spinlock jammers, Lewmar deck gear. Removable stainless steel dinghy arms, Removable stainless steel outboard bracket, Fold down boarding gates (port and stbd. )
Mast/Rigging : Selden Alloy mast & boom. Wire rigging.
Sail Inventory : Fully battened Main. Code 0 on furler. Self-tacking headsail. A 1.5, A 0.75. Storm jib and trysail with additional track and cars on mast.
Electrics : 3500 watt Magnasine inverter charger, 300 watt Solbian solar system with Genasun MPPT charge controllers. LED lighting throughout. Overhead lighting in cabins, saloon, galley and heads. Lighting in engine compartment. Reading lights in saloon and cabins. Night light on companion way. Storage room aft. Spare globes.
Electronics Navigation : Raymarine navigation package including internal and external GPS screens, radar, AIS, VHF, Additional ICOM handheld VHF, Plastimo compass. Raymarine E90w. Raymarine Sounder/Log. Raymarine Wind. Raymarine Autpilot with smart controller.
Dinghy : Highfield 2.7M. 5hp Mercury 2 stoke.
Safety Gear : Pyrogen fire suppression system, Raymarine MOB wrist bands, Life raft, jackets, 1st aid, manuals, EPIRB, Jon Buoy, horse shoe buoy, 6 person life raft (requires certification), bosuns chair, spare bilge pump and float switch.
Covers : Retractable cockpit awning (2018), Bimini, Full shade and privacy covers plus side clears.
Watermaker / De-Sal : Spectra Newport 70LPH watermaker.
Has Navigation Lights : LED Nav lights.
Remarks : Drop down bathing / boarding platform, Electrical deck wash pump, Boat hook, Mooring lines and fenders, Stainless steel swim ladder, Full cockpit cushions.
Vessel Name : One Step Ahead
Anti-foul : Anti-fouled February 2020.

Engine 1

Engine Make : Yanmar 4JH4-THE
Engine Hours : 1400
Displacement : 13600
Horse Power : 110
Fuel Type : Diesel
Steering : Twin wheel steering system. 2 Leather covered steering wheels. 2 Semi-balanced, profiled rudders wit
Fuel Capacity : 600
Propeller : 3 bladed folding propeller.