1979 Bertram 38 Sport Fish
1979 38 FT Bertram Sport Fish is an active boat and is fished on a regular basis. This is a second owner boat that is well maintained and completely upgraded. He has had her for many years. She has a 13 foot beam and chined hull (ridges in hull that help get this yacht to plane faster and usually without trim tabs). She is re-powered with 2007 Cummins 8.3 540 hp motors (QSC 540's) w/ 375 hours. Draft is 3.5 FT. Clearance is 17 FT. She has new 2" stainless steel end shafts & struts, 2 new Cruise Air A/C units; one w/ 18,000 BTU's, the second w/ 13,000 BTU's, a new Koehler 13 KW generator, 8D batteries, & 410 gallon fuel tank. She gets up to plane without trim tabs.
At 20 knots @ 2000 rpm's she can travel 400 nautical miles. She cruises at 24-30 knots at 1800-2000 rpm's and can reach 40 knots depending on conditions. She has a Raritan 125 gallon fresh water heater; sub zero refrigerator and freezer, a couch that converts into a sleeper, plenty of galley space, large sink, cabinets, 6'6" of head space, microwave and custom storage. There is a single head, an oversized master V-Berth with large hatch and the carpet is in good condition.
Electronics include Simrad Auto Pilot, AP24, NSE 12- 72 mile radar, 24V GPS Plotter, city water hookups, shore power, new radios, new stereo system, TV's, impellers and Windless (GOOD) w/ 35 feet of chain. Eisenglass is in excellent condition and is the thickest available. Catapult 4 blade cupped propellers, new stateroom bunks and a bottom paint job round out the details the owner has put into this wonderful Bertram Sport Fish.
There is a full paint estimate available for this 79 Bertram.