1996 Garlington 44 Express

Sewalls Point, FL


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Vessel Name: Osprey
Manufacture: Garlington
Country: US
Category: Sportfish
Model: 44 Express
Year: 1996


Length: 44 ft
Draft: 3.5 ft
Beam: 13.75 ft


Cabins: 1
Heads: 1


Cruising Speed: 32 kn
Max Speed: 39 kn
Number of engines: 2
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine year: 2006
Fuel Capacity: 420|gallon
Water Capacity: 140|gallon
Holding tank: 1

Osprey is a prime example of a well-cared for 44 Garlington Express updated and proudly owned by her owners both past and present. Just like her remaining sister ships Osprey is a timeless sought after and refined icon of the Sportfishing World. Garlington has always been known for their combination of class, luxury, performance and craftsmanship in the custom boat building world.


Osprey just like many of the 44 Garlington’s went through a major refit period in 2010 at American Custom where much of Osprey was updated and redone by owners who loved and cared for her.


Notable Features Include:


  • New Phasor Generator
  • C-12 Cat Engines MOH 2010
  • Starlink
  • Garmin Electronics
  • Palm Beach Tower (2010)
  • Watermaker
  • Enclosures

Zorn Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by United Yacht Sales - Florida Treasure Coast.

    Garlington History and Construction

    Garlington History and Construction

    The History of a Legend

    Richard Garlington founded Garlington Yachts in the early 1980s after deciding he didn’t like the boats available at the time. Garlington’s vision was to create a practical, streamlined, and first-class sportfishing boat that could catch fish and handle rough seas. He enlisted the help of his friend Dan McCarthy, a famous U.S. Navy submarine designer from the 1960s and 1970s, to design a soft-riding hull with a running surface that could handle heavy seas while remaining comfortable and easy to maneuver.

    44 Garlington Construction

    Garlington Yachts are built with cored composition hulls containing fiberglass, Kevlar and carbon fiber. Yacht construction done this way provides substantial weight savings and rigidity. Cored hulls are made by sandwiching a low-density material between two thin layers of high-modulus, fiber-reinforced-plastic (FRP) skins.

    Cored Hulls have many Advantages:

    • Weight: Cored hulls are lighter than solid hulls
    • Strength and stiffness: Cored hulls are stronger and stiffer than solid hulls for the same weight
    • Impact resistance: Cored hulls can better absorb shock and are less likely to fracture than solid hulls
    • Thermal and sound insulation: Cored hulls provide better thermal and sound insulation than solid hulls
    • Condensation: Cored hulls reduce condensation problems inside the boat
    • Sweating: Cored hulls don’t sweat like non-cored hulls
    • Faster hulls with less horsepower

    Vessel Walkthrough

    Entering the cabin area the U-Shaped galley is to starboard. The sink is all the way to starboard with the 36” stainless steel faced refrigerator against the aft bulkhead. To port is the head with vanity and stand-up shower. Forward of the head on the portside is a large plush leather couch with custom rod storage behind the back rest. The cabinets above the couch store the stereo system. On the starboard side, forward of the galley area is the dinette, comfortable for 4 people and converts to a sleeping area. There is a Bravio TV mounted on the wall, visible from galley and salon area. The interior was new in 2010. Its neutral colors create a very warm and comfortable atmosphere.


    • 2013 All floors and cabinetry were sanded and refinished
    • Teak and Holly sole throughout interior
    • Teak cabinetry throughout interior
    • U-Shaped dinette to starboard
    • Couch on portside
    • Rod storage behind couch
    • Teak dinette table
    • 55” Flat screen TV on forward bulkhead above dinette


    • Forward V-Berth, split twin mattresses, sleeps 2 comfortably
    • Vinyl overhead with recessed LED lighting
    • Teak and Holly sole
    • (2) Reading Lights, (1) port and (1) starboard above berth
    • (2) Pull out drawers, port and starboard
    • Storage below each berth
    • Cedar hanging locker, aft of V-Berth, port side with storage below
    • Overhead deck hatch
    • Storage with shelves starboard side aft at bunk


    • Teak and Holly sole
    • Vinyl overhead with recessed LED lighting
    • Teak cabinetry
    • Entry steps lift for access to battery switch under top step, pump access under 2nd and 3rd step
    • Breaker distribution panel, galley aft
    • 2-Burner electric cooktop
    • LG countertop microwave
    • Double SS sink with faucet
    • SubZero undercounter refrigerator
    • Tool locker with drawers at inboard end of forward galley counter
    • Storage above sink
    • Bridge AC in upper cabinet above cooktop
    • Storage inboard of AC unit
    • Storage under sink
    • Storage under cooktop
    • Custom drawer pulls


    • Teak and Holly sole
    • Vinyl overhead with recessed LED lighting
    • Vanity with Teak cabinetry, Corian vanity top with molded sink and storage below
    • Mirrored sliding upper cabinet door with storage behind
    • Under cabinet lighting
    • Molded fiberglass shower with overhead lighting


    • Garmin (3) GPSMaps 7612
    • Garmin GPS Maps 7608
    • Garmin Fantom Series Radar 72 mile
    • Garmin Sonar
    • Chirp 599 Transducer
    • Garmin Control Panel
    • Simrad Autopilot, installed 2023
    • Garmin Depth Gauge
    • GP Link
    • Icom (2) VHF IC-M602
    • Fusion Stereo MS-US755
    • JL Audio Amp MX-500-4
    • JL Audio (4) 6.5” speakers
    • Ritchie Compass
    • Starlink Installed 2023


    • Palm Beach Tower with hardtop and buggy top, 2010
    • Stainless steel steering wheel
    • VHF Icom radio IC-M304
    • Caterpillar electric engine controls
    • Ritchie Compass
    • Garmin GPSMaps 7608
    • VHF antennas port and starboard


    • Teak Deck
    • Teak covering boards
    • Gunwale mounted rod holders, port and starboard
    • Transom door starboard side
    • Fresh and salt water washdowns
    • Hubbell 50 amp shore power inlet
    • Rod lockers, port and starboard
    • Storage cabinet, starboard forward with lift up lid and 3 drawers
    • Freezer/refrigerated drink box, port forward
    • Pedestal mounted, Release Marine rocket launcher with cover; Stripped and refinished 2023
    • Livewell in deck forward of rocket launcher
    • Corner hawse pipes
    • Cockpit cover

    Deck and Hull

    • (2) Deck hatches on foredeck for cabin exit
    • Anchor locker with (2) Fortress anchors with rode and chain
    • Stainless steel bow and spring cleats
    • Teak toerail, stripped and revarnished 2023
    • Water fill starboard side
    • (2) Transom underwater lights       
    • (2) Underwater lights at transom facing down
    • Triple Spreader Outriggers
    • Cast Nibral struts
    • Custom Stainless steel rudders
    • Trim Tabs – custom tabs with Bennett Marine actuators and controls
    • Splined shafts Aquamet 22
    • Transom Zincs


    • L-Shaped bench seating, port cushions with (2) refrigerated compressors below
    • Sea Recovery Aquatic watermaker controller and high pressure pump under bench seat
    • Bench seating, starboard
    • Full enclosure with aft door added in 2023
    • Teak helm pod with Stainless steel steering wheel
    • Single lever stainless steel control handles
    • Air Conditioning, installed 2023
    • Teak helm chair with cover
    • Miya Epoch US-9R 24VDC teaser reels
    • (4) Overhead lights in hardtop

    Engine Room and Lazarette

    • Oil change pump
    • Air conditioning raw water pump
    • Refrigeration raw water pump
    • Engine room entry from bridge deck hatch
    • Fresh water pump
    • Watermaker, Sea Recovery Aquatic
    • Engine room blowers
    • Racor fuel filters for both main engines and generator
    • Fire suppression system – Halon, Auto/manual
    • Raw water cooling for main engines and generators through intake strainers on bottom of hull
    • Hydraulic steering system
    • Water heater
    • Fuel Tank – Aluminum
    • Fresh Water system
    • Marine Exhaust system

    Engines and Transmissions

    • (2) C12 CAT Acert 705 HP. MOH in 2010 at American Custom Yachts
    • 1,000 Hour Service and Aftercoolers – 2021
    • Caterpillar electronic engine control box
    • Caterpillar Display CMPD


    • Cruise speed 30-32 kts
    • WOT 38-40 kts

    Electrical System

    • Charles Marine 12VDC battery charger
    • Odyssey Group 31 batteries, replaced 2023
    • Battery cut off switch for engine and generator
    • Phasor Generator 12.5 KW, new 2020

    Mechanical Disclaimer

    Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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