1988 41' Morgan Classic

Rock Hall, MD


Obsession is "clean".  Not a lot of pictures and general "stuff" added over the years.  She is refreshing for a boat her age.

Owner is ready to sell.  NEW PRICE!   $62,500!


When Charlie Morgan designed the Out Island 41, he created the perfect cruising vessel. Sought after for its stability and spacious accommodations, the Morgan Out Island 41 has proven to be the most popular boat over 40’ ever built. It is simply an ideal classic cruising yacht. OBSESSION is a one-owner, beautifully maintained example of this comfortable passage-making vessel. Her shallow draft and protected cockpit are perfect for island cruising as you visit tropical anchorages and enjoy the breezes, or as you gunk-hole in favorite, out of the way places.

OBSESSION is an outstanding cruising classic that offers a 2 cabin/2 head layout, ensuring privacy for owners and their guests while they enjoy the generous salon and dining areas. This is a must-see opportunity to view this lovingly maintained yacht and to see why this is such a highly sought after design.

OBSESSION has fresh bottom paint (2015) and her hull has been professionally waxed (2016). She has been yard maintained and stored under a winter cover and is ready to go to her next home. 



  • ModelClassic
  • Model Year1988
  • DesignerCharles Morgan
  • LOA41.25 ft
  • Beam13.83 ft
  • Engines Total Power44 hp
  • Number of Engines1
  • Engine BrandYanmar
  • Engine Model4JH3
  • Engine TypeInboard
  • Engine Power44 horsepower
  • Engine Fuel Typediesel
  • Fresh Water Tanks215 gallon
  • Fuel Tanks140 gallon
Vessel Walkthrough

Upon entering the vessel, the large galley is located to starboard, and the nav station with seating is to port. Directly forward the spacious salon, with 6'4" of headroom, features full length setees on both sides. There are pilot berths above both sofas. The large salon table folds against the bulkhead, thus providing additional room for entertaining. Forward of the salon and to starboard is a full enclosed head with an electric commode and shower. The forward cabin has a long v-berth with a filler, and includes solid wood cabinetry, a hanging locker, and plenty of storage. Light and ventilation is provided by the large hatch and hull ports.

A long work area extending along the port side connects the main salon to the owner's stateroom. The segregated stateroom has a king-size double berth, individualized seating, a hanging locker, and plenty of storage in beautiful cabinetry. The ensuite head has a fully enclosed shower area, vanity, commode, and ample counter space.

Galley and Saloon

The galley is located to starboard upon entering the vessel. The galley and salon include the following:

  • Two-burner Seaward propane stove with oven
  • A double stainless sink
  • Hot and cold water faucets
  • An Adler Barbour top-loading refrigerator and freezer.
  • 12 Volt pressure water system
  • Storage above and below
  • Recent interior cushions
  • Hatch screens
  • Infrared light at the nav station
  • TV with digital converter
  • Jensen stereo with CD player
Navigation and Electronics

OBSESSION has an autopilot and depth and speed instruments. In addition, she has the following:

  • Ritchie compass
  • ProMariner battery charger
  • Freedom 10 inverter charger
  • Polaris VHF radio
  • Autopilot
  • Depth and speed indicators
  • Windvane
  • Bell
  • Full required Coast Guard equipment
Sails and Rigging

OBSESSION has a masthead sloop rig and includes these items:

  • Keel stepped mast
  • Furlex roller furling jib
  • Main cover
  • Wire stainless rigging
  • Lazy jacks
Engine and Electrical

Engine make:    Yanmar                      Propulsion:       3-blade

Engine model:   4JHE, 44 HP              Engine Hours:  1074

In addition, the vessel has the following electrical systems:

  • Freedom 10 inverter charger
  • Vetus bow thruster
  • Electric windlass
  • Diesel heat
  • Dockside air conditioning
  • Jabsco electric bilge pump
  • 1-30 amp shore power service inlet with dockside cable
  • 3 marine batteries
  • Engine room access doors
  • Wheel steering with emergency tiller
  • Halon engine room extinguisher both fore and aft
  • Manual Whale Gusher pump
  • 1-12 volt automatic bilge pump
Hull and Deck

OBSESSION has a long fin keel and skeg hung rudder. Her hull and deck include:

  • Vetus bow thruster
  • Long, I-shaped cockpit
  • Wide sidedecks
  • Uncluttered foredeck.
  • Forward locker
  • Plow anchor
  • Danforth anchor
  • Double lifelines with boarding gates
  • Bimini with Isinglass side panels
  • Bimini storage cover
  • Full companionway screen
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cockpit beverage holder
  • Cockpit table
  • Cockpit port and starboard lockers
  • Spreader deck lighting
  • Hatch covers
  • Inflatable dinghy with oars
  • 2-5 lb propane tanks
  • Wind chute

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Listed by Michele Martinage, who has been

helping satisfied customers buy and sell yachts for 30 years.

She's always available at michele@sjyachts.com or by cell which is