This 1981 Bertram 42 Sport-Fish is one of the most popular sport fishing vessels of its time. Her exceptional seakeeping abilities, superb fishability, and quality construction earned for the Bertram 42 a reputation as a classic design. With the added Marlin tower this boat is designed for going big and deep. She has a spacious salon, step down galley, and two staterooms with a dual access head provide the amenities needed for those long fishing trips. Her foredeck includes tender chocks and a Marquipt 650 lb electric winch.
On the flybridge her electronics include Garmin 7212 with XM radar and Simrad Autopilot. add four VHF radios (1 Tower / 2 Flybridge / 1 Salon). The tower has throttle, transmission and VHF radio.
This Bertram is powered by two Detroit Diesels with twin Turbos putting out 475 HP each. With her 500 gallon fuel capacity, her range is 300-500 miles at a cruising speed of 18 knots, Add in her Isuzu/BMX diesel generator, which puts out 12KW of power, she is made for those extended fishing trips.
New interior 2018
New hydraulic steering lines 2018
New tab pump purchased 2018
New hot water tank 2018
Reverso oil pump installed 2019
New twin turbos, risers exhaust manifolds, blankets & water air seps 2021
New battery charger 2021
New Salon Ocean Breeze AC – 2022
New gel coat painted on gunnels and transom 2023
New Stratoglass on flybridge (one panel remains to be completed)
Mini refrigerator/ice box installed on flybridge 2023
2018 – Props and shafts pulled and balanced
2019 – 100 hour oil change on engines and generator. After coolers pulled, acid cleaned and reinstalled
2020 – Bead blast hull fixed any blister found
2020 Three barrier coats and plus three coats of Micron CSC bottom paint followed by two coats of soft ablative Micron CSC. Pulpit and Marlin tower repainted.
Marquipt davit 650lb electronic winch overhauled 2022
2021 – New twin turbos, risers exhaust manifolds, blankets & water air seps. Fuel polished dual Racors cleaned. 100 hour oil change on engines and generator
2022 – 100 hour oil change on engines and generator. New alternator, water pump and belts and cleaned heat exchanger on generator2023
Vessel pulled and bottom wet sanded and painted with two coats of Micron CSC soft ablative pain. Running gear also painted. Hull compounded and waxed