Call for Price. Log in. Bertram BERTRAM 38. Share; Bertram is back with a powerful, seamlessly built 35-footer that’s a pretty as the sportfishing exemplar that inspired her, the iconic Bertram 31. Brokerage Boats. Buggemi Yacht. Its just a kind of plain looking and bare IMO and the layout is ugly when compared to something like the 37. For more Boat Reviews, click to proptalk.com/category/boatnotes. If you can find another boat like the Bertram 35, … She carries the legendary Bertram performance and yet also offers modern amenities and features. There was an issue, however. It’s a good boat. The Bertram 31, which he designed using Hunt’s hull shape, is considered one of the best powerboats ever. Or consider the cockpit sole, which can be traditional teak, faux teak, or simple shiny fiberglass. The Bertram 35 was built on the timeless foundation of the original 31s. Regularly serviced and maintained, she has not had a hard life as typified by this model, with short term cruising being her main occupation for almost two decades. And there were screws and aluminum trim pieces covering seams almost everywhere you looked. 1977 Bertram 35 Convertible Few boats can rival the long production run enjoyed by the Bertram 35 Convertible. And then, toward the end of the festivities, the 35 turned out to be an absolute ball to handle dockside. Navigare. Bertram 35 Convertible Fly. I returned to Bertram’s Tampa facility some weeks later for a second sea trial, which confirmed the theory. Tolerances are close in here, but everything’s workable.”. An exclusive inside look at the Bertram 35. US$66,909 * 35 ft / 1986-, Italy. You can get the boat decked out with a full-blown tuna tower or in picnic-boat trim with an open flybridge and no sort of top whatsoever. Probably not. Bertram is back with a powerful, seamlessly built 35-footer that’s as pretty as the sportfishing exemplar that inspired her, the iconic Bertram 31. Of course, there were fish-fighting options too, among them the Sanchez Brothers-built welded-aluminum tower/hardtop assembly that was in part secured to our test boat’s side decks, the teak-paved cockpit sole underfoot, and, on the flybridge above us, the three Re­lease Trillion Series chairs at the Palm Beach-style helm station with its cool, single-lever controls with integrated bow thruster buttons. The curvaceous flybridge incorporates the classic Bertram 31’s looks and lines, while the unbroken sheer and squared-off transom evoke memories of any number of Bertram’s past models. This would be one of the most original and well-kept 35's we have ever seen. Library. It's neat, its cool, Ray Hunt designed it, and everyone loves it even if they wouldn't own one. Find Bertram 35 boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. But if you opt for the Seakeeper stabilization and a genset, it becomes rather cramped. Dick Bertram was a world-class sailor and powerboat racer who popularized Ray Hunt’s then-radical deep-vee hull in the late 1950s and early ’60s. The Bertram 35 is remarkable in many ways. The Bertram name is legendary in yachting. Bertram Yachts range of luxury boats are engineered to provide an exceptionally smooth ride. Call to speak with a licensed yacht And it’s no wonder, with a look this striking and cutting-edge construction and performance, the new 35 is exactly what Bertram needs to once again become an instant classic. Looks are, of course, a matter of personal preference. One aspect in particular stood out. “I know—the engine room’s tight,” Blackwell acknowledged. No, create an account now. As a Bertram, the 35 obviously tends more toward the fishing side of things, but it can pull double duty as a family boat. The test boat was powered by a pair of CAT C7.1 turbocharged diesel engines producing 500 horsepower, which produced outstanding performance, while the widely spaced propellers and rudders gave her the ability to spin on a dime, a light-tackle angler's … And as I drew nigh, I experienced a wave of nostalgia. There’s a lot more to talk about with this boat, starting with the fact that a pair of 507-hp Caterpillar C7.1 diesel inboards drives her to a top end of almost 40 knots. This boat is a must see. Digital Boat Show. [email protected] But I watched with considerable interest as Schenk slid our 35 effortlessly into the haulout slip and then (just for the fun of it, it seemed) walked her sideways, back and forth, using brief thrusts from the mains, forward and reverse, and an occasional burst from the optional Vetus bow thruster. Search. Below, there are accommodations for four in the 35's cozy interior where the galley is to port in the salon, and the head has a separate stall shower. We can’t say if this model will resurrect the company or not, but when it comes to turning heads there’s no argument—the new Bertram 35 is one of those boats that causes traffic jams on the dock. Then there was another attention grabber. gallery. Design. And hey, not a drop of water came over the transom at a full 5 knots. This article originally appeared in the July 2017 edition of Power & Motoryacht magazine, written by Captain Bill Pike. Yes, my password is: 3 years ago | 6K views. Located in New York, New York, this 35-foot used Bertram is a great sport fishing yacht. Techniques were neither invented by Bertram nor unique to that company 28XC 39CC 39XC 35 Flybridge Cruiser has under... Bertram logo eight or nine separate molds, from all I have always been maintained to highest! 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