July 2016 Breeze Magazine Review

Blustery grey conditions on the shortest day of the year provided the perfect conditions for viewing Murray Thompson’s Moody 45, for this all-weather cruiser shrugs off the midwinter blues and wraps the crew in comfort.

From the sanctuary of the spacious deck saloon, it is clear that foul weather gear would be seldom called to action in all but the worst of conditions.

On passage, with the sails and course set, the saloon helm station provides excellent all round visibility for watch keeping.

Any requirement to move into the cockpit to attend to sail trim would hardly expose one to the elements with the cabintop extending well aft to provide cover and further shelter provided by a bimini over the twin helm stations