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1988 Bertram 50 Convertible

Motauk, New York


Price Reduced For Serious Buyer

Do The Math.. You Could Not Fund A Better Updated Bertram


Re powered with twin EDC Volvo 780's . This boat is fast, reliable and economical.

Owner's have spend in excess of $200k on recent updates and the re power.

Three Stateroom, Teak & Holly interior, Full Tower,

Updated, YES... "EVERYTHING"

This boat is ready to go.... You Got To See It....


BONUS...Boat Can Be Delivered to any East Coast Port....

TRADES....Maybe, Call the listing broker

VIDEO.. VIDEO.. Watch  the video for a close up look.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $319,000
Make: Bertram
Model: 50 Convertible
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Designer: Bertram Yacht
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 50 ft
Length Overall: 50 ft
Beam: 16 ft
Max Draft: 4'6 ft
Dry Weight: 56,531 lb
Deadrise: 17 °
Electrical Circuit: 240 V
Single Berths: 6

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D-12 800
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 775hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2008
  • Engine Hours: 1300
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D-12 800
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Engine Power: 775hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2008
Total Engine Power: 1,550hp
Cruising Speed: 26 kn
Maximum Speed: 32 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,041 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 200 gal


Drive Type: Direct
Trim Tabs: Yes
Boat Class: Saltwater Fishing


Capt. Ed
Offshore Marine Services, Ltd.


Offshore Marine Services, Ltd.
350 Chestnut St.
Cheshire, Connecticut, US, 06410

Broker's Overview

This has to be the nicest 50 Bertram on the market. Experienced owners make the family owned and used boat the one to buy.

We sold this boat to her current owners in 2003 and she was near perfect then. Since taking ownership they have not only repowered with modern electronic diesels but updated every system to new boat standards...This Boat Needs Nothing.

"Turn Key" reliability, speed (cruise at 26 to in low 30's) and economical. Owner states that on her North south run they saved over 1,000 gallons of fuel over the original 8V92's.


Completely redone and updated. New Teak & Holly Soles through out, settee upholstery,lamberkins, blinds and a custom table with storage. Ice maker and drink storage starboard aft


NEW Stainless Steel  under counter two draw freezer and two draw refrigerator  leave the area open. Loads of counter and working space. recessed cook top, SS Sink and microwave. Loads of cabinet storage. New Teak & Holly sole in the galley, dinette and companionway.


The forward L-Shaped dinette has room for the whole crowd. Flat Screen TV with Satellite and stereo system on the forward built head. Digital climate controls and central vacuum system.


Finished in Teak and Holly, the companionway provides access to the three staterooms  and the laundry center. A stacked washer and separate dryer.


The Guest is to port. Twin berths, loads of storage and direct access to the  head. The guest/day head has a fully enclosed shower, electric head, vanity with sink.  This head can be accessed from the companionway.

The second guest is to starboard and has twin over and under berths, hanging locker and plenty of storage.

The master is forward with a centerline queen. Loads for storage and hanging locker space. The private en suite head had a stall shower, electric head, vanity and lots of storage.

The Cockpit:

Bertram knows how to design a cockpit and it is one of the largest in her class.Transom door for bringing in the big ones, cockpit combing , transom fish box, in deck storage, fold out boating steps. Tackle center with sink and rigging station, tackle drawers. Starboard above deck live well. Cockpit mounted engine electronic engine controls. Removable insulated  cockpit fish box rigging station.

The Bridge:

Up the starboard side ladder to the huge bridge. Large console with forward wrap around seating., The huge console takes on a clean look with the removal of the old analog guages. New Volvo Electronic MFD's tell all at a glance. Bertram systems monitor has been redesigned for a more functional and modern look.

New..EZ2CY Enclosure


Updated electronics on the bridge. Furuno 10" MFD to poet for fishing finder and radar. NorthStar MFD for GPS and Plotting. Furuno Autopilot, Dytec water temp. Tridata.


Repowered with Volvo D-12-800's complete with gears. Less than 1300 hours since new. Modern electronic diesel common rail performance means fast and economical. No smoke clean running diesels that won't smoke out the cockpit crew or soot up the transom.

Duel Racor filters. The lower weight aid in the increased performance and lower fuel burn. The smaller foot print make engine room access a breeze.

Spotless engine room shows great.

Recent generator over haul. The generator has been relocated to the engine room. This not only protects it from rust and corrosion ( a big problem with the duel cockpit mounted original set up) but with the sound shield and engine room sound insulation , Quite is the word.Dockside 240V power with a Glendenning Cable Master



Broker's Comments


We have seen and sold many "Classic Bertram's" and this is truly "One of a Kind'

All work professionally done. Experienced owners learned what to do when they repowered their previous 42 Bertram with a pair of 680 MAN's.

The only thing lacking in the 50 Bertram was the economy , engine reliability and performance due to the old Two Stroke Detroit's.

Problem solved and as close to perfection as one could get.

Call the listing broker today for more information and to arrange for a showing

Definitely No Disappointments Here!

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

Call or Text Capt. Ed's cell at 203-676-7089 for more information and to arrange for a showing..

Florida License Broker # EBK5054, Bonded and Insured


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