About Moon Shadow

Moon Shadow

Moon Shadow is a Sigma 362 built to Lloyds #1 in 1988 by Marine Projects in Plymouth UK.

She is 36 feet LOA with a beam of 11’6″ and a draft of a smidge over 6 feet. She shares the hull with the Sigma 36 racing yacht but has a different interior and coachroof as well as a masthead rig and wheel steering.


Internally Moon Shadow is fairly standard for this type of boat but I particularly liked the heads compartment which is properly designed rather than put in almost as an afterthought as seems the case in a lot of boats I’ve seen. The galley is useable in a seaway and the berths in the main salon are equiped with lee cloths.

Cabin heating is via a Chinese diesel heater that I installed to replace the rather ancient and tempremental Erbespatcher and electric fan heater when on shore power. I’m rather hopng that, where I’m headed, cabin heating isn’t going to be an issue.

Accommodation is a V berth in the forecabin which can be converted to a double. A double and single berth in the main salon and a double aft quarter berth. So strictly speaking there is accommodation for seven but I think that would be rather “cozy”! I sail her mostly two or three up which seem about right.

Moon Shadow is equiped with RADAR, AIS VHF, Raymarine Autopilot and Neptune windvane self steering. She carries a Seago Seacruiser (ISO 9650-2) 4 man liferaft. All instruments are NASA Marine Clipper series – wireless wind speed/direction, depth and speed.

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