Designed for the angler that wants a balance between cruising and sportfishing, the new Bertram 50 is an exciting addition to Bertram Yachts’ offshore family. Space is key on this boat, which features a 17.5′ beam and full-length hatch to the engine room. Matched with the right propellers, the Bertram 50 can reach top speeds of about 44 knots.
Bertram Product Development Manager Tommy Thompson gave InTheBite a tour of the 50-footer and broke down the boat’s specs at the Miami International Boat Show, held Feb. 13-17.
TAMPA, FLA. – October 28, 2019 — Iconic American boat builder Bertram Yachts is delighted to announce today that the company is planning to expand its range of offshore fishing boats to include a comprehensive lineup of outboard powered products.
To build any boat from scratch is a magical thing. Having the gumption to take a big pile of your own money and turn it into a pile of materials that you intend to turn into a boat goes way beyond my perception or capabilities. Taking another fella’s money and trying to do it for the first time must spin the term “nerve wracking” to incredible new heights. Nevertheless, there’s always a few pioneers who step up and make something new that the boat-building industry just can’t ignore. Here are just a few examples of boats that have made a difference…there are plenty many more in North Carolina, Florida and elsewhere….
Iconic American boat builder Bertram Yachts announced at a press conference held today at the Palm Beach International Boat Show that it will follow the new Bertram 35 with a larger convertible model, the Bertram 58. The new yacht is scheduled to launch in late 2017.
“We will start the tooling on the Bertram 58 in three months, right around the same [Read more…]
Bertram Yachts got its start in 1960 when founder Dick Bertram—yacht broker, bluewater [Read more…]
Fort Lauderdale-based Bertram Yacht retained the services of Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston, Maine, to build prototypes of its initial designs. [Read more…]
In response to our July/August 2014 publication feature New from Old which featured a classic 45-foot Rybovich and a 1972 53-foot Hatteras lengthened to 58 feet, John Wendkos contacted us with another classic renovation which he produced with Robin Smith of Manteo, N.C. The scope of the work included engines (cat c15s) and and complete re-engineering of all mechanical and electric systems. Fuel capacity has been increased to 1100+ gallons of fuel. [Read more…]