1978 Bertram 42 Flybridge

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Class Power
Category Flybridge, Motor Yachts
Year 1978
Make Bertram
Length 42'
Propulsion Type Twin Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Jacksonville, FL
  • Spacious salon with lots of natural light
  • Large port and starboard windows
  • Forward windshield w/wipers
  • Sofa with sleeper
  • (2) chairs 
  • Carpet
  • Lighting
  • Headliner
  • CruiseAir A/C control
  • Storage compartments
  • Sharp flatscreen
  • Overhead rod holders
  • Stereo
  • Entertainment center
  • Large salon sliding door
  • Window shades
  • Engine access through floor
  • Electrical panel
Lower Helm
  • Lower helm located in the salon
  • Stainless steering wheel
  • Controls
  • Gauges
  • Center line
  • Hotpoint fridge/freezer
  • Princess stove top with oven
  • GE microwave
  • Carpet
  • Stainless sink with faucet
  • Storage compartments
  • Drawer storage
  • Bottle storage compartment
  • Lighting
Master Stateroom
  • V-Berth with filler
  • CruiseAir A/C control
  • Opening overhead hatch w/screen
  • (2) opening port holes
  • Stereo speakers
  • Anchor locker access
  • Lighting
  • Large closet
  • Sink with faucet
  • Drawer storage
  • Delta marine head
  • Mirror
Guest Stateroom
  • (2) Crossover Bunks
  • Storage closet
  • Carpet
  • Drawer storage
  • Lighting
  • Sink with faucet
  • Mirror with vanity
  • Cabinet
  • Delta marine head
  • Separate shower stall
  • Carpeting
  • Overhead opening hatch with screen
  • Towel rack


Flybridge / Helm
  • Powder coated frame with soft top
  • Bench seating next to helm for 2
  • Helm captains chair
  • Stainless steering wheel
  • Forward bench seat with storage
  • Helm cover
  • Gauges
  • Dual controls
  • (2) new Honeywell hour meters (still have the old ones)
  • Horn
  • Trim tabs
  • Engine synchronizer



Upper Helm:

  • Garmin GPS Map 4208
  • (2) stereo speakers
  • Icom VHF ICM127
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • Richie Compass

  Lower Helm:

  • Standard VHF
  • Data marine depth
  • Compass
Mechanical and Electrical
  • Twin Cummins 903 - 450hp diesel engines - 1950 hours
  • Steering system professionally rebuilt
  • Kohler 13.5 KW generator (1100 hours)
  • Fuel filters
  • Batteries
  • Battery charger
  • Seacocks
  • (3) A/C units
  • Jabsco water pump
  • Deck completely replaced with newer style Glass Tech deck (nice condition)
  • Cooler
  • Ladder leading to flybridge
  • Coaming pads
  • Hawse pipes
  • Rod holders
  • Cleats
  • Storage compartments (port and starboard)
  • Shore power plug in
  • Aft cockpit shade
  • Spare propellers
  • Pompanette fighting chair included - (stored off boat)
  • Stainless bow rail
  • Bottom professionally peeled and repainted 
  • Non skid
  • Bertram black stripes repainted
  • Window frames sanded and painted
  • Anchor with chain and rope
  • Cleats
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.


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.

Contact Information


CHUCK NEWMAN @ 904-607-7286 OR EMAIL: cnewman@unitedyacht.com


Speed and Distance
Cruising Speed
Max Speed
Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Draft
Dry Weight
Engine Make Cummins
Engine Model VTA 903
Total Power 900hp
Engine Hours 1950
Engine Type Twin Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
1978 Bertram 42 Flybridge

This 1978 42' Bertram has been owned by the same owner for the past 20 plus years and kept in a freshwater harbor.   It is powered with Cummins 903 - 450hp diesel engines.   She has a spacious 2 stateroom/1 head layout.   Also, equipped with a functioning lower helm.   Seller is looking for offers.

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