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1974 Bertram 42 Motoryacht

$122,300 USD

  • $122,300 USD
  • Available
  • Used
  • Power Boats
  • 1974
  • Bertram
  • 42 Motoryacht
  • Olympia, Washington, US
  • 103084
  • 42ft / 12.80 m
  • 15ft / 4.57 m
  • Cummins
  • 450c Diamond Series
  • Other
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 39000
  • 2016-04-25
  • 2016-04-25
  • 2251564

- Stock #103084 -

Beautiful Classic Bertram Motoryacht! Boathouse kept for ove 20 Years! Repowerd in 1999 with Twin Cummins 450 HP Diesels!

The flush deck profile of the Bertram 42 Motor Yacht with the flybridge aft and the lower helm forward on the aft deck--is seldom seen nowadays, but back in the 1970s this was the way most contemporary motor yachts were designed. One of the few deep-V motor yachts ever produced, the Bertram 42 was built on the same hull used in the production of the Bertram 42 Convertible. The salon floorplan of the 42 MY is quite unusual; by placing the forward companionway to starboard, space in the mid-level galley is vastly enlarged and the salon seems unusually open.

With her proven deep-V hull this 1974 Bertram 42 MY can handle sea conditions that keep other motor yachts her size in port. Along with the chime system at the bow and the 40,000Lbs. of Bertram Yacht with 900 HP gives her all the comfort and safety of a 50' yacht.


The boat was repowered in 1999 with the main power plants being twin Cummins 450c Diamond Series 450 HP 6 cylinder diesel engine. 900 HP total power. The Drive systems uses twin disc transmissions with a 2 to 1 reduction ratio to 2" stainless steel shafts connected to two 28"x28" 4-blade propellers. The main engine fuel system is filtered by a Racor fuel filter system followed by a Walker fuelsep which helps reduce exhaust soot. Each engine is also equipped with airsep.

The 8KW Onan generator has 650 hours. It has a 45 AMP breaker (making more electricity than most docks. The generator has a 12 volt battery and other DC requirements are covered by two 6 volt-12 volt deep cycle batteries.

Adjustable MAX Anchor with a holding capcity of 50,000 Lbs. 150' of 3/8th inch chain followed by 150' of anchor line make it possible to anchor in 100' of water with a 3 to 1 ratio.

Ideal Windlass with push-button up push-button down with raw water washdown.

Forward deck has a bow with propane bottle, line and power cord storage.

Powered davit system aft.

Custom galley with Honduran mahogany cabinets with push-button locks. Stainless steel double sinks, stainless steel propane stove with oven, exhaust fan, large lazy susan, and full extension drawers. The refrigerator is a 7.5 cubic foot 3-way (electric, propane, DC). Refrigerator door is custom to match cabinets. Above refrigerator is a 19" TV with VCR & DVD. Separating the galley from the salon is a raised bar with two stools.

The spacious salon has two recliners, two swivel rockers, two bar stools, under valance lighting and canned lights above a large mirror. The electric fireplace has a second power cord and will heat the salon without using the furnace. While underway a hot water heating system will keep the helm station, salon and forward area warm. There is also a skylight. The stereo is AM/FM/DVR with eight speakers throughout the vessel.

Back stateroom has a queen bed with two large drawers underneath. There are three hanging lockers and a nine drawer chest, built-in dehumidifier, TV with VCR and DVD player. The head has a four foot vanity with sink. There is storage above and below the vanity, vacu-flush toilet and shower.

Going forward there is a V berth stateroom with storage drawers. Below forward berth is a Wesmar Bow Thuster along with four Trojan L 16 H deep-cycle batteries connected to a Zantrex Link 2000 Inverter.

There is a forward head with exhaust fan, four foot vanity sink area two upper cabinets and a vacu-flush toilet. Across from the head is a large cabinet for life jackets and housing a large capacity modified ice-maker used as a freezer.

There are two helm stations. The flybridge has the same controls as the down station. Flybridge has two captain's chairs and a bench seat that extends the entire width of the back of the boat and will accommodate six or more passengers.

The main driving area has a bench seat that will seat three. When enclosed a hot water system will keep the area warm. Behind the helm station there are six chairs, forty inch round table and a bench seat with storage. There is also a wetbar and icemaker. You will also find a lap-top computer with Noble Tech navigation station, autopilot, GPS 24 mile radar and two VHF marine radios.

The engine room accessed through a hatch in the salon.

Boat also comes with an 11' Boston Whaler Side Console with a 25 HP Johnson 2-Stroke Outboard

Seats 4 people

This listing has now been on the market 30 days. If you are thinking of making an offer, go ahead and submit it today! Let's make a deal!

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ConditionThis classic 1974 Bertram 42 Motoryacht is in great condition according to the seller. This vessel has been very well maintained by a meticulous owner. The current owners purchased the vessel in 1994. Since 1995 the boat has been kept in a 50' boat house at the Olympia Yacht Club when not in use. The boat was repowered in 1999 with twin 450 HP Cummins 450c Diamond Series diesel 6 cylinder engines with approximately 2500 hours. PLEASE BRING REASONABLE OFFER ONLY!

Navigational Equipment - Autopilot
- Chartplotter
- Compass
- Navigation Software (Noble Tech)
- Radar (24 Mile)
- VHF (2)

Mechanical - Bilge Blower
- Bilge Pump
- Bottom Paint
- Cooling System
- Engine Alarms
- Engine Compartment
- Engine Cylinders (6)
- Fuel Tank (406 Gallon)
- Steering (Hydraulic)
- Windlass

Electrical Systems - Batteries
- Circuit Breaker Panel
- Cockpit Lighting
- Engine Room Lighting
- Galvanic Isolator
- Gauges
- Generator (Onan 8kw)
- Inverter
- Ship's Power (12v DC)
- Shore Power
- Speakers (8)
- Stereo (AM/FM/CD)
- TV

Accommodations - Berth (2)
- Cabin Appointments
- Cabin Lighting
- Cabinets (Honduran Mahogany)
- Countertops
- Fridge/freezer
- Galley
- Head (2 Vacu-flush)
- Icemaker
- Pressurized Water System
- Salon
- Stateroom (2)
- Stove / Oven
- Table
- Wet Bar

Construction - Flybridge
- Helm Console

Deck Gear - Anchor
- Beverage Holders
- Cockpit Seating
- Davits (Ross Kelly Davit System)
- Storage
- Upper Helm
- Windshield Washer
- Windshield Wipers

Safety Equipment - CO/2 Detector
- Emergency Bilge Pump
- Fire Extinguisher
- First Aid Kit
- Flares

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