Bertram 54 Convertible Sports Fisher


Price
US $350,000 Finance
Currency
Length
54' 2" - 16.50m
Use
Leisure, Cruising
Vessel Location
South Africa Insurance
Launch Year
1986
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

The Bertram 54 is a proven tournament winner and the sportfishing superstar of her era. She is one of the most popular sport fishing vessels of her size ever built. Only a few boats compared with the 54 when it came to open-water handling and heavy weather performance. This is a large volume cruiser with 3 separate sleeping accommodations each with their own head and shower. She has been imported from Florida to South Africa and has undergone extensive upgrades since 2015 which include a complete change of the vessels electrical system, equipment and generator to 220v in 2016. Some of her top-quality construction features include: Hand laid fiberglass hull, through bolted and bonded hull to deck shoebox joint, isophthalic gelcoat, metal backing plates on stress bearing hardware, custom fiberglass fuel tanks, custom metal engine foundations, all bronze thru hulls, highest grade SS fasteners, leaded foam insulation, highest grade colour coded marine wiring, copper bonding system, extruded aluminium rub rails. If you are in the market for a large volume sport fish, the Bertram 54 is one of the finest boats ever built in this size range.


Price
US $350,000    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Bertram 54 Convertible Sports Fisher
Boat Reference
1219
Launch Year
1986
Length
54' 2" - 16.50m
Beam
5.15m (16ft 11in)
Draft
1.6m (5ft 2in)
Vessel Location
South Africa
Region
Africa and Middle East
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Engine
Engines Total Power: 1960 HP Engine 1: Engine Brand: Detriot Diesel Year Built: 1986 Engine Model: BKX 12V71 TI Engine Type: Inboard Location: Starboard Drive Type: Direct Drive Engine Power: 980 HP Engine 2: Engine Brand: Detriot Diesel Year Built: 1986 Engine Model: BKX 12V71 TI Engine Type: Inboard Location: Port Drive Type: Direct Drive Engine Power: 980 HP Engine Room Detroit Diesel Key Power BKX 1271 TI's 980 HP, Onan 15 KW generators w/sound shield - 650 and 750 hours-CHANGED TO 220v, Oil change system12,32,110,220V 20 Gal. Hot Water Heater, 2 x 32V chargers, 12V charger, Tides Dripless shaft logs w/spare seals, Air compressor 110VAir horns dual trumpet, 220 V electric Crash pump, Algae X Double racors on main engines, Racors on generators, 220V AC pump, 2 AC compressors, Hynautic Steering, Bennett Trim Tabs replaced 2016 CO2 Fire system, Auto & Manual Blowers (2), New PVC rub rails w/stainless steel Striker, 30 Gallon oil res.
Engine Make
Detroit
Fuel Type
Diesel
Max Speed
25 knots
Cruise Speed
22 knots
Fuel
900 Gallons
Accommodation
L shaped couch to port with storage and rod storage within Dinette forward to starboard with storage under and Corian top Custom cut down Galley forward to port with Corian counters w/Sub Zero refrigerator & freezer below Large coffee table w/storage under Garbage disposal2 Sinks & Kitchen Aid 2 burner cook top Kitchenaid convection & microwave Instant hot water at sink.
Grudig TV Bose amp w/Bose Surround Sound Hisense TV. Wood mini blinds w/accent drapes wood interior
Down 3 steps Starboard Stateroom with head & shower, hanging locker & drawer storage Forward to port is Owner Stateroom w/queen centerline bed, storage under also drawers under, 2 end tables w/storage, large hanging locker Head & stall shower
Defy washer/ Defy dryer across to starboard Forward to VIP which has queen berth w/storage under with head & stall shower to starboard, abundant storage in this stateroom.

Salon and cabin
AC new in 2015 w/updated SMX 11 controls Complete 2016 Bottom
Maintenance has been completed at Marina Mile Yachting Centre, Fort Lauderdale that includes complete sanding prep and the application of two coats of anti-fouling paint. The hull was detailed at the same time and a new transducer was installed to accommodate the new bottom sounder being installed. Topsides completely painted.

FLY BRIDGE
3 Pompanette helm chairs,
L shaped seating of front of helm,
New cushions6 Rod holders on aft rail, Stereo speakers, Chart holder 2 Quartz lights
Galley
Located forwarded of the Main Salon the large galley offers all of the amenities typically onboard a vessel of this caliber.
Electronics / Navigation
2016 NEW - SART and EPIRB
2016 NEW - Garmin 1020 XS GPS plotter / Radar
2017 NEW 1Kw Chirp transducer
2016 NEW - Standard Horizon VHF with integrated AIS, hailer etc
2016 NEW - Simrad autopilot AP28X
2017 NEW ICOM AIS
2016 NEW - Satlink Satellite telephone - FB 250
Standard Horizon 2nd VHF
Furuno DSC HF - 2014
2016 NEW Sailor RT6222 DSC VHF - Bridge
2017 NEW Sailor RT6222 DSC VHF - Saloon, with 220V-12V Converter
Furuno GP32 GPS-Saloon
Furuno GP-90 GPS - 2014
Seatell Satellite Television with DSTV decoder
2016 NEW Boss sound system on bridge
Remarks
1986 Bertram 54 Convertible Sports Fish

The Bertram 54 is a proven tournament winner and the sportfishing superstar of her era. She is one of the most popular sport fishing vessels of her size ever built. Only a few boats compared with the 54 when it came to open-water handling and heavy weather performance. This is a large volume cruiser with 3 separate sleeping accommodations each with their own head and shower. She has been imported from Florida to South Africa and has undergone extensive upgrades since 2015 which include a complete change of the vessels electrical system, equipment and generator to 220v in 2016.
Some of her top-quality construction features include: Hand laid fiberglass hull, through bolted and bonded hull to deck shoebox joint, isophthalic gelcoat, metal backing plates on stress bearing hardware, custom fiberglass fuel tanks, custom metal engine foundations, all bronze thru hulls, highest grade SS fasteners, leaded foam insulation, highest grade colour coded marine wiring, copper bonding system, extruded aluminium rub rails.
If you are in the market for a large volume sport fish, the Bertram 54 is one of the finest boats ever built in this size range.

Maximum Draft: 5 ft 2 in
Dry Weight: 65000 lbs

Tanks
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (250 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (50 Gallons)

Vessel Walk Through
VIP stateroom forward has island queen berth, private head with stall shower, TV/VCR, stereo system and A/C control panel. Aft to port is the master stateroom with an offset Queen Island Berth, private head with stall shower, TV/VCR, A/C controls. Aft to starboard is the over/under washer/dryer followed by a third guest stateroom with over/under berths, private head and A/C control panel. Up to main salon with galley forward to port and L shaped dinette forward to starboard. The salon was updated in 2012. The large "L" shaped salon sofa is situated in the aft port corner of the main salon and plenty of room to stretch out and entertain

Deck & Hull
Forward to port is large tackle center housing freezer, drink cooler, sink w/tackle 5 drawers
Engine Room access under Salon door. Live bait well on transom.
Spare props under passageway sole. Head Hunter Mach 5 freshwater pump under sole New fiberglass deck installed. Freshwater washdown. Transom door with gate. 2 Stereo speakers6 Rod holders. Rupp Tripple spreader outriggersCenter rigger

Construction Features
The Bertram 54 is one of the finest boats ever built in this size range. Some of her top quality construction features include: Hand laid fiberglass hull, through bolted and bonded hull to deck shoebox joint, Isopthalic gelcoat, metal backing plates on stress bearing hardware, custom fiberglass fuel tanks, custom metal engine foundations, all bronze thru hulls, highest grade SS fasteners, leaded foam insulation, highest grade color coded marine wiring, copper bonding system, extruded aluminum rub rails

Recent Maintenance
November 2016
Vessel slipped, underwater hull painted;
New Zinc Anodes;
Replaced propellors; spare set onboard
All new injectors on both engines
Replaced trim tabs with new
Replaced life raft with Viking 6 man commercial raft;
Replaced fresh water pressure pump;
Replaced emergency bilge pump with 220V;
Checked and serviced all 12V bilge pumps & float switches - replaced one;
Replaced microwave oven
Overhauled air compressor om port main engine;
Replaced the air accumulator tank
Replaced domestic water pressure tank
SAMSA surveyed for operations up to 200NM from shore as a pleasure boat.

February / March 2017
New carpets throughout
New main engine battery charging alternators
New bridge rev counters
New Bimini cover
New console cover
New bridge knee pads
New bridge cushions
New washing machine - 220V
New tumble dryer - 220V
Boat slipped annually ( 11/2017 ), Transducer replaced. Both ME seacocks removed serviced and replaced:

February 2018
New Infanta semi rigid 3,1m Inflatable
New Mercury 9.9hp outboard motor + 3hours in 2018
New launch davit for RIB
New Horizon Seafari Watermaker - 1000l/day fresh water
New Lofrans 24V anchor windlass
Port side of saloon relined with oak panels.
Steering ram removed and reconditioned;
Gearbox coolers removed and cleaned;
Boat went to Luderitz, Namibia and back to CT in 2017- 1000NM round trip.
Boat went to Knysna for winter layup and back to Cape Town in 2018-500NM round trip.

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
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Telephone
Fax
64 3 337 6259
Address
PO Box 6261
City / Suburb
North Sydney
State
NSW
Country
Australia
Website


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