1988 Passport AC

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Yacht Overview

Make: Passport

Model: AC

Year: 1988

Length: 41′

Located In: Beaufort, NC

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8203632


The Passport 41 Areion was built as an update to the iconic Passport 40.  The updates include:

– A taller rig providing an expanded sail plan
– Molded swim platform on the transom
– Larger companionway opening
– Less teak topside

Important features on Areion include:
– NO teak decks
– Cutter rig
– Interior with solid teak staving
– MaxProp
– Watermaker
– Drogue
– Dinghy and O/B
– Liferaft

Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 41.25
LWL: 33.58
Beam: 12.67 ft
Maximum Draft: 5.75 ft
Ballast: 8,500 lb
Bridge Clearance: 61 ft
Dry Weight: 22,771 lb


Engine Brand: Perkins
Engine Model: 4-108
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 50|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (150 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (75 Gallon)


Number of heads: 1


Areion has a beautiful teak interior with solid teak staving (vs teak veneered plywood) throughout. The accommodations are comfortable and plush with exquisite joinery.

Layout from forward to aft

Owner cabin forward with a double berth, locker with four shelves, hanging locker, five lockers above the berth, three bookshelves, and voluminous bulk storage under the berth. Light and ventilation from ports, overhead hatches, cabin fan, overhead lights, and reading lights.

Next aft to port is a large head with marble countertop on vanity with lockers under,  separate medicine/toiletry cabinet, and toilet.  There is a stall shower with a teak seat. 

The mast is concealed in a locker.

The main saloon features a U-shaped settee to port. In the middle of the U is a dining table that can convert from a cocktail to a dining table for up to six.  The table and settee can convert to a double berth. To starboard is a straight settee that pulls out and can accommodate a 7' crew member. There is storage behind the seatbacks, side cabinets, and bookshelves. Under the settee just forward and under part of the galley on the centerline is the engine compartment.

Next aft to starboard is the forward-facing navigation station with a chart table and seat with storage under and a cabin fan. 

To port is the U-shaped galley in front of the galley. The galleys are well known for their expansive countertops and the large amounts of storage 

Companionway aft on centerline with battery storage under the ladder and with a door to lead to the compartment under the cockpit and steering gear. 

Aft to starboard is the guest stateroom with a double berth. There is a large locker with three shelves and a hanging wet locker. There is a shelf above the berth outboard and a small bookshelf aft.  There are overhead and reading lights and a fan.

Additional feathers:
- solid teak staving
- solid teak and holly cabin sole
- overhead with Formica panels and teak battens
- light blue upholstery
- headroom 6'5"
- brass clock and barometer
- five cabin fans
- overhead hatches with screens
- Nine opening bronze ports with screens
- Two large stainless steel dorades with stainless steel guards
- Two non-opening 4' long saloon portlights


- Seafront refrigeration with engine-driven compressor and 110-volt shore assist
    One cold plate in the refrigerator and two plates in the freezer
- Hillerange 3-burner propane stove and oven with broiler
- Trident propane sensor and control
- Deep stainless steel double sinks
- Fresh and saltwater foot pumps
- Pressure water system
- 8 gal. hot water heater (110 VAC and engine) 
- Magma s/s propane BBQ mounted on the aft rail with cover
- 2-20 lb aluminum propane tanks stowed in a dedicated cockpit locker
- RO water-make 6 gph
- Seven large drawers, six opening lockers, a large dry bin locker
- Abundant counter space


- Electric windlass
- Double bow roller
- 60 lb Manson Supreme anchor 
- 300' 5/16" chain
- 300' 3/4" nylon rode
- FX-23 Fortress anchor
- 35' chain and 150' 5/8" nylon rode
- FX-37 Fortress anchor
- 35' 5/16" chain and 100' 5/8" nylon rode
- FX-55 Fortress anchor
- Anchor spring
- Saltwater anchor washdown
- Stern anchor rode locker with rollers on the cap rail

- Aft transom with a molded-in platform and folding ladder
- NO teak decks
- NO teak eyebrow
- 48" helmsman wheel with elk hide cover
- Pressure hot and cold shower in cockpit
- Teak cockpit table with separate teak cup holder
- Teak handrails on coachroof
- Full bimini and dodger with a connector in mocha-colored Sunbrella
- Winch cover and mainsail cover in matching Sunbrella
- Cockpit cushions
- Raised helm seat
- Manual bilge pump
- Six bronze fairleads for mooring lines
- Six bronze mooring cleats
- Docklines and fenders
- Stern boarding ladder with built-in swim platform
- Bosun chair
- Avon 12' roll-up dinghy with oars and anchor
- 8 hp Yamaha outboard

Navigation & Communication

- Ritchie SP 5 compass
- Raymarine ST60+ depth
- Raymarine (wind, speed)
- Garmin GPSmap 162 in the cockpit
- Garmin GPSmap 546 GPS in cockpit
- Raytheon R20 radar with antenna mount on the mast
- Icom VHF radio at nav. station
- Icom VHF radio in the cockpit in the portside cubby (with separate antennas)
- Engine controls in starboard side cubby
- Raymarine linear drive autopilot with wireless remote
- Radar reflector
- Icom SSB 700 with autotuner 
- Alpine AM/FM radio with cabin and cockpit speakers
- Samsung TV


- White solid fiberglass hull with Airex insulation
- Fiberglass deck with PVC foam core
- Encapsulated lead ballast
- Bronze sea thru-hulls
- Hull to deck with an inward-turning flange glued and bolted with s/s fasteners on 10" centers and with 2 layers of the biaxial mat with wood cap rails
- The bottom was peeled and a vinyl ester barrier coat applied in 2006 by Osprey Marine

Mechanical & Electrical

- Perkins 4-108 fresh water-cooled
- Hurth transmission - ratio 1.5:1
- 1 1/4" Aquamet s/s shaft 
- Racor 500 FG fuel filter
- The engine is located in the middle of the boat to help concentrate weight and allow for a more horizontal shaft
- Exceptional engine access in the main saloon  
- dual lever engine controls
- 3-blade MaxProp
- Shark shaft line cutter
- Edson cable steering

- 3700 gph automatic electric bilge pump
- Manual bilge pump
- Rainwater collection system
- Raritan manual head

- 30 amp shore power inlet and cord
- Newmar electric distribution panel
- Xantrex Freedom 2500-watt inverter with automatic 3-stage battery charger
- Newmar 45 amp battery charger
- Balmar 100 amp engine alternator
- Six 75 AH 6V lead-acid batteries
- One Group 29 75 AH 12V lead-acid battery
- Internally bonded (chainplates, thru-hulls, engine, shaft)

Sails & Rigging

- Painted aluminum keel-stepped mast with double spreader 
- Mast height 61' + antennas
- 1x19 S/S rigging with Sta-lock and Norseman fittings
- Cutter rig
- Harken roller furling
- Removable staysail stay
- Hall boom vang
- spinnaker pole on mast including rigging and extra blocks
- Mainsheet traveler forward of the dodger
- Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster

- Two mainsail (one nearly new)
- Two 130% genoas
- 100% jib
- staysail
- storm jib
- cruising spinnaker w/ sock incl. Extra blocks

- 2 Barient #36 2 speed ST primaries winches
- 2 Barient #32 2-speed ST halyard and utility winches
- 2 Barient 24 CST utility winches
- 1 Barient 22 CST utility winch
- Winch handles

- 12 lines lead to the cockpit
- 3 x 2 line stoppers cockpit port forward
- 3 x 2 line stoppers cockpit stbd forward

Sail area 832 sq. ft.
Bal/Disp: .38
Disp/Length:  267
SA/Disp:  17

Safety Equipment

- 6 man SWITLIK life raft (hard shell) mounted under boom
- Lifesling
- Man-overboard pole
- Tethers, jack-lines
- Personal strobe lights
- Abandon ship bag
- Coastal medical bag
- air horn and manual blow horn
- bell
- life jackets
- flares
- Sea-drogue


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