Bambola Quatre


Moody 36


Built 1979




This is how she was equipped when I owned her


Centre cockpit fin keel sloop

2 cabins plus saloon

Built:  Marine Projects (Plymouth) Ltd. 1979


LOA -  36ft             11.03m


LWL   30ft -            9.14m


Beam  12ft 4 ins -   3.76m


Draft   5ft -              1.52m


Reg Tonnage            11.62


Actual design         10 tons


Full up cruising with fuel and water - 11.4 tons more or less!



Designer                     Angus Primrose


Construction               GRP hull and deck Wood interior finish  


Engine                          35 hp Thornycroft - folding prop


Bambola Quatre was  very fully equipped and well maintained. A great deal of new equipment has been installed for Blue Water Cruising.

In 1999 all her electronic equipment was replaced at a cost of $37,000 and installed by a specialist marine electronics company in Cambridge Maryland USA.   



    Raytheon Autohelm 6000 autopilot-      1999

    Raytheon Radar SL72                          1999

    Garmin GPS                 (deck)              1999

    Garmin GPS                 (chart)              1994

    Raytheon Depth Sounder                      1999

    Raytheon Speed Log                            1999

      Raytheon Wind Speed/ Direction          1999

    Raytheon Close Hauled                        1999

    Icom VHF M402                                 2003

    Icom 710 SSB                                     2003

    Sterling Power Management                 1999

    Navtext Pro                                         1999

    5 x 90amp hr Batteries

    Water-maker - village marine type        2000

    Battery charger - shore power               2003

    Radio/Cassette player                           1999


    Hydrovane Wind Self Steering  Gear         1998

    Cayman  Electric Anchor Winch                2002


      Small inflatable dinghy - 

    Avon 4 man life raft in canister

    Spray Hood                                              1998

    Bimini                                                       1998

    Sestral compass                                        1994

    AB roll up dinghy - 

2hp2hp + 5hp outboards   

    45lb CQR Anchor  

35  35 lb CQR

F    Fishermans

F    Fortress

    60 Mtrs 10mm Chain                                2002

    10 Mtrs anchor rope extension  


    2 bow rollers

    2 Spinnaker Poles

    Manual Bilge Pump

    Cockpit Gas Locker + 2 x camping gaz bottles

    2 x life buoys

    4 x Jack stays - 2 cockpit - 2 deck

    Mast & Boom - Proctors

    Kicker                                                      1997

    Slab Reefing                                             1997

    2 Granny bars                                           1994

    2 x Siemans Solar Panels 75w                   1999 & 2000

    Wind Generator -   Air Marine                  1999

    Navigation/Anchor/Deck lights/Strobe       1999

    Deck light

    Firdell Radar Reflector

    New Sta-lock bottle screws, connections & standing rigging  - 1998

    2 x Lewmar 42   2 speed winches

    2 x Lewmar 30   2-speed winches

    2 x Lewmar 8     single speed winches

    1 x  Harken 8     single speed winch

    1 x Lewmar No1 wire winch  

      Gusher bilge pump

    Teak folding cockpit table

    4 cockpit cushions with waterproof covers                       


    Mooring warps

    Shore Power Cable

    Orion Wheel steering

    2 horse shoe lifebuoys

    Gates in both guard rails

    Ensign staff + Ensign


Outboard Motor Bracket



    Main - with slab reefing -    Doyles              1998

    Genoa furling reefing           Doyles              1998

    Genoa spare

    Main -   spare

    Storm Jib

    Boom Cover                                              1999





    Thornycroft 35hp diesel engine with 2 bladed folding prop

    Max speed 7.5 knots appx

    Cruising speed 6 knots appx

    Fuel consumption at 2000 rpm cruising = appx. gallon per hour

    Fuel capacity 50 gallons

    Fresh water capacity 60 gallons

    Hot and Cold pressurized water system

    2 camping gaz bottles in vented locker in cockpit

    gas alarm in saloon

    3 x 90 amp hr batteries (1 for engine 2 for domestic)

    2 bilge pumps 1 manual - 1 electric





2 cabins + saloon + pilot berth

There are 7  possible berths including 2 in saloon.  

(Either 2 double and 3 single or 1 double and 5 single.)

Aft double berth in its own cabin with its own heads compartment. 


Between the Saloon and Forward cabin there is a heads compartment with Lavac WC, Holding tank, Electric pump out, hanging locker, shower area with H&C pressurized shower and electric pump out, 2 hanging cupboards, lockers, mirrors, H&C pressurized basin. 


The owners cabin has its own private heads with H&C water and Jabsco Toilet new 2002


    2 single berths

    Infill to make into double

    Fire Extinguisher

    Book Case

    4 small lockers

    Access to chain locker

    Vast locker space under bunks

    Spare sails and storm jib stowed in lockers.

    Hatch with Solar Vent  

Forward Heads  

    Lavac heads with Henderson pump

 Bs Basin and shower with Hot and Cold water supply

    Shower Pump out                                       2001

    Holding tank                                               1996

    Electric Pump out holding tank                    1996

    Hanging wet locker

    Hanging locker




2 single berths + Lee Cloths

    406 Epirb - registered                                 2001


    2 ring, oven & Grill cooker                         2001

    Galley strap  

      Palermo water heater

 Pr  Electric Bilge Pump                                     2001

    Cold Box - Fridge                                      2000

    Pressurised water supply  

       Sea Water hand pump

       Fresh Water hand pump

    Fire Blanket

    Red night light

    Fresh pressurized water pump


    Bank of 3 extra domestic batteries with space and wire for 4th.

    Extra small hatch


    Pilot Berth + Lee Cloths

    2 x Chart table lights  

      Red night light

    Heart Smart charger - Alternator                 1999

    Fire extinguisher +

    Automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment

    Chart table chart stowage below

    Nasa Navtext Pro

    Divider holder

    Radar - Raytheon SL72

    SSB Icom 710

    VHF Icom

    CARD radar alarm

    2nd GPS Garmin 62

    2 x 12 volt sockets

    1 x 12 volt cigarette lighter socket

    British 240 volt mains outlet

    12 volt battery tester

    Red night light

    Circuit breakers, Battery switches,.

    Sterling battery monitor



    Double Bed

    Hanging locker

    Vanity unit

    Bed side lockers


    Hatch with solar vent

    Watermaker and emergency steering tiller under bed

    Fire extinguisher  


      Solar vent


(B)Owners heads

    Jabsco toilet

    H&C wash basin

    Watermaker control panel  

      Solar vent






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