The 43' Bertram was one of Bertrams very best riding hulls that replaced the 42' Bertram. This 43' Bertram was highly customized in many ways to clearly separate her from a production built boat. She has fresh engines, fresh generator and has been very well maintained since day one and it shows!

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: BERTRAM
  • Category: Sport Fisherman
  • Model: Convertible
  • Model Year: 1988
  • YearBuilt: 1988
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/4 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 43' 0" (13.11m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 15' 0" (4.55m)
  • Min Draft: 4' 5" (1.32m)
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: 43' 0" (13.11m)
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 42,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 150 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 488 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 2
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: 4
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: BERC0518C888
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: Fiberglass
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 6V92 TA
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


L shaped lounge to port is freshly recovered with camel ultra suede leather.  Sofa has hideaway bunk, complimented by the high gloss oak table and tuck away chairs, allowing for easy acces and a roomy feel in the salon.Forward to port is solid oak cabinitry with roll top sliding facings with remote control Daewoo Color TV with dockside connection and KVH satellite TV as well.  Above is the stereo with Technics receiver and APEX digital CD player, rounded lockers inboard that offer lots of extra stowage, below is a brand new Sub Zero freezer.
High Gloss Oak Interior
Galley Up
Two Staterooms
Two heads
Master Stateroom forward


Galley is up to Starboard with Subzero refrigerator, Princess three burner stove under counter top filler.  There is a Panasonic microwave at eye level, stainless steel sink with garbage disposal, mirrored back splash and plenty of below counter drawer stowage.

Guest Stateroom

Aft to starboard featuring upper lower criss cross bunks, seperate AC with SMX controls, reading lamps and indirect lighting and a huge hanging locker, with stowage under bunks as well.  Guest head has a Galley Maid head, phone style shower, sink, vanity and below counter stowage.

Master Stateroom

Features a centerline queen berth with quilted coverlet's and matching throw pillows.  Lots of hull side stowage plus full size hanging lockers, custom brass reading lamps, Sony color TV, and seperate stereo, seperate AC with SMX controls and indirect lighting. Private master head has a full sized stand up shower stall with door, a Galley Maid head, sink, mirrored vanity, tiled deck and below counter stowage.


Custom Teak cover boards with four flush mount rod holders, tuna door with top hinging gate, custom buil;t in tackle centers with cockpit controls, sink and rigging station with drawer stowage below and a giant live well with 110 volt pump.  To port is a huge top loading freezer, Bertram boarding steps both port and starboard side, side fender lockers and custom gaff locker aft across the transom.  Murray Brothers Delux Tuna Chair with all new cushions, freshly varnished and cover.  New cockpit coaming padding, cockpit folding sunshade, courtesy lights overhead and boarding lights.  Huge below deck insulated fish box and dockside water, 50 amp service, TV and phone outlets on both sides!  Pipewelders Palm Beach ladder to the bridge with teak steps.  Custom Salon door replacng the old  sliding one from Bertram.

Pipewelders Tower

Twelve step full tuna tower with fiberglass hardtop and fiberglass sunshade top.  Tower steering and controls, console with cover, tower seat with backrest, Rupp 3x outriggers, Rupp tapered one piece center rigger, custom flybridge aft rail with six rod holders, custom overhead electronics box.


Two Murray Brothers custom helm chairs with new cushions, covers and just varnished, all new arm cushions, too.  The flybridge caoming padding is all new as are the forward lounge cushions.  Custom low profile hand rail replaces the factory Ventury spray shield.  Three sided phone booth dodger enclosures, plus the standard three sided enclosures.  Hynautic steering and controls, engine synchronizers, all VDO instrumentation.

Engine /Mechanical Equipment

Twin detroit Diesel 6V92TA w/150 hours since major over haul.
Hynautic steering
Hynautic controls
New PVC Reef rail on stern half installed and seller has the balance for the forward half.  This replaces the factory standard aluminum (high maintenance)reef rail.
CruiseAir reverse cycle A/C w/SMX digital controls
Fresh water cooling
Hynautic hydraulic steering
Electric overboard holding tanks
Bennett trim tabs
(2) Spare Propellers
(2) Spare Shafts
Racor fuel filters 1000ma w/vacuum gauges
Bilge blowers (2)
4 Auto/manual bilge pumps
Fuel priming pumps
Halon 1301 auto/manual fire protection
Fresh water outlet

Electronics and Navigational Equipment

110/220V AC electrical system
Battery parallel switch
Dockside electrical cables
Furano 72 mile Daybrite radar
Furano 292 Commercial Color Machine
North Star G51x GPS/Plotter
North Star 800x Loran C with repeater in Tower
Racor water seperator fuel filter
Robertson AP-22 auto pilot
ICOM  M180 bridge
ICOM  M180 Tower
Dytex Surface water temp, tower and bridge
12V 40 amp battery chargers
Port & starboard electrical inlets
12V DC electrical system
(4) 8D batteries

Bow Deck

Low profile bow rail, custom fiberglass bow pulpit with teak inlay plus stainless chute, fresh water outlet on bow, 8 man life raft with cradle and cover, custom side cabin hand rails painted into the dark blue stripe.