1987 Bertram Convertible

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Freeport, TX

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Class Power
Category Convertible Boats, Sports Fishing Boats
Year 1987
Make Bertram
Length 54'
Propulsion Type Twin Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Freeport, TX

2005 Caterpillar C-18 Repower 1050 HP ea

ZF Transmissions

Engines Hours Port 2996  Stb 3002





Fuel: Four Tanks - 1650 gallons total

                               Two 300 gallon tanks Mid-ship

                               One 600 gallon Aft tank

                               One 450 gallon Aux tank (located aft also)

Fresh Water: 225 gallons


Forward is the guest stateroom with custom cabinets and upper and lower berths, directly aft is the master stateroom with queen berth, across is the tackle locker and next is the guest stateroom with upper and lower berth's. The salon has a 'U' shaped galley forward to port and an oversize dinette forward to starboard. Aft to port is a large 'L' shaped sofa. Aft to starboard is a Sony TV, storage lockers and ships electrical panel..

  • GE refrigerator w/freezer
  • GE convection oven/microwave
  • Origo 2 burner, electric stove top
  • Water heater
  • Pressure water system
  • Ample storage space
  • SS Double Sink
  • Garbage Disposal
Electronics and Navigation
  • Furuno auto pilot 2016
  • Compass
  • Furuno NavNet 3D 12" w/radar at Helm Console 2016
  • Furuno Navnet 3D 8" in overhead electronics box 2016
  • ICOM M-602 VHF
  • ICOM M-604 VHF
  • Sirius satellite radio 
  • Salon speakers
  • EPIRB 
Electrical System


  • 6 Series 4D for Main Engines and House Electrical
  • Main Engine Start is 24 VDC
  • Battery parallel switch
  • 12 VDC Automatic battery charger
  • 24 VDC Automatic battery charger
  • Dockside electrical cable 2016
  • Two Phasor 7.5 kW generators new 2007 approx 7200 hours on each
  • 12V/24V/110V/240V Electrical system
  • Shore power cord inlets new 2016
  • Danforth Aluminum anchor
  • Anchor davit
  • Bow pulpit and rails
  • Flybridge curtains
  • Cockpit Awning
  • Fresh and salt water wash down system
  • Fenders and lines
  • Life jackets
  • Navigation lights
  • Dual ACR electric search lights with remote control
  • Spreader lights
  • Galley Maid electric windlass
  • Bridge cushions 
  • Ladderback helm chair and companion chairs
  • Side vent scoops removed and glassed
  • All stainless bridge rails, ladder and bow rail
  • Vinyl style rub rails 2008
  • Fiberglass spray rails 
  • Auxilliary fuel transfer pump
  • Custom Helm Console
Engine and Mechanical Equipment
  • Cruiseair reverse cycle A/C units (4)
  • Cockpit freezer units (2)
  • Cockpit Drink Box (refridgerated)
  • (3) Automatic bilge pumps
  • Electronic engine controls
  • Engine alarm
  • Automatic fire control system (current)
  • Fresh water cooling system
  • Fuel shut off valve
  • Galley Maid electric heads (2) with holding tank 
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Synchronizers
  • Trim tabs
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Lube oil transfer system
  • (2) Spare props
Fishing Equipment
  • Bait freezer
  • Cockpit sink
  • Fish box
  • Transom door
  • Bluewater fighting chair w/ footrest
  • Hardtop Half  tower w/triple spreader outriggers 
  • Hardtop has spreader lights
  • Center Rigger
  • Shimano 30# teaser reels 
Other Features
  • New Caterpiller 1050 HP C-18's were installed in 2005
  • Dual Racor filters on each engine
  • Single Racors on Generators

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.

Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Bridge Clearance
Single Berths
Double Berths
Engine Make Caterpillar
Engine Model 115 EXLPT EFI CT
Engine Year 2005
Total Power 2100hp
Engine Type Twin Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
Navigation Center
Inside Equipment
Air Conditioning
Microwave Oven
Marine Head
Deep Freezer
Electric Bilge Pump
Sea Water Pump
Battery Charger
Hot Water
Electrical Equipment
Shore Power Inlet
Hull Shape Deep Vee
1987 Bertram Convertible

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