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Bertram 46 Convertible Sportfish

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Boat REF# 45352
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 14.02m (46'0")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Berths 4
Engine 2 x Diesel 720hp, Yanmar 720 (2003)
Lying Sarasota Area


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Extra Details

Designer Bertram
Builder Bertram
Lying Sarasota Area
Fuel capacity 2,909.0 ltr (640.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 720hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 720 (2003)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Prop(s) Stainless
Fuel consumption (approx) 195.5 ltr (43.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 23 knots
Max speed (approx) 32 knots
Generator output 12KVA

When searching for a boat of this caliber, certainly one of the most important factors is the engines.

When comparing apples to apples, please note that these twin Yanmar engines were brand new in 2003 and have approximately 1200 ORIGINAL hours on them. These are not re-builds.

You may also note that these Yanmars are 720 HP and will cruise at 23 kts with a burn of only 43 GPH.

The 2003 Northern Lights Diesel Generator runs great and has approximately 450 hours of total time.

Two battery chargers.

Dripless shafts, Algae X system, Oil X-changer.

Engine room is clean.


LOA 14.02m (46'0")
Beam 4.88m (16'0")
Draft Min 1.37m (4'6")
Draft Max 1.37m (4'6")
Airdraft 7.92m (26'0")
Displacement 20,363kg (44,900.0lbs)
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Paint finish

This classic Bertram had a complete make over from head to toe in 2004.

In addition to the new engines and generator, several enhancements were made including an electronic ignition system, custom live well and drink/ice box installation, three new air conditioning units, sliding door replaced with a solid swing door, etc.

This vessel has been maintained very well since the current owner purchased her in 2003. Owner has put in approx $80K into recent enhancements.

Bottom paint in good condition.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Air conditioning 3 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Vac flush)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Raw water wash tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

Carpet is currently covered as you will see in the photos, but underneath you will find a barber carpet that is in very good shape.

Salon includes an entertainment center including a Sony Aquid 19" flat screen TV, Sony DVD, and Pioneer SX-225R receiver. Equipped for DirecTV.

Galley includes a double fridge, Kenmore, microwave/convection, 2-burner electric stove, a coffee maker, and a lot of storage space including a pantry.

Spacious forward and port side staterooms featuring a v-berth and queen respectively. Plenty of storage in cabins.

2 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
DVD tick
Fish Finder tick
Echo sounder tick


Teleflex single lever electronic ignition/Upper lower stations.

Bow Thruster.

KVH Sat Phone/TV. Two ICOM M502 VHF units and an ICOM M802 including 55 SSB capability.

Northstar 981 WGPS and Garmin 2000C/2010 GPS.

Raymarine Sonar and Furuno FCV 1100L Color LCD Sounder with 3KW Transducer.

Furuno 96 Mile Radar.

Northstar Loran.

Kenwood helm Sirius stereo system.

Bridge includes triple helm seating, forward bridge passenger seating, and a bridge refrigerator.

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

1 anchors
4.57m (15'0") of chain
304.80m (1,000'0") of warp
Custom 220 quart drink/ice box with 4" of insulation located in cockpit.

Fresh and raw wash downs.

Two top spreader lights, plus one 12-volt aft deck light.

Aft cockpit throttle.

Bridge enclosure is clear and in great shape.


Chair tick
Outriggers tick
Tackle centre tick
Bait freezer tick
Bait Boxes 1 Bait Boxes
Rod Holders 20 Rod Holders
Live Well 340.0 ltr (74.8 G) Live Well

If you are looking to catch BIG fish, look no further.

This classic Bertram is ready to fish and has been professionally rigged with Lee Double Spreader Outriggers and Lee Center Riggers.

Full size Rupp fighting chair.

HUGE 75 gallon transom mounted insulated live well with Z pumps.

Large in deck fish/ice box with macerator pump holds four 100 pound tunas comfortably!

Cockpit bait freezer with 4 drawer tackle center.

Six outlet plugs for electric reels.

20 rod holders, plus 10 more in gunwale.

Additional tackle center in salon area.

This boat catches fish!

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

USCG equipped.

Engine room fire extinguising system.

High water alarm.

Broker's Comments

For the serious fisherman only!

This classic Bertram fishing machine was completely made over in 2004 from top to bottom, including BRAND NEW 2003 720 HP Yanmar Diesels (NOT rebuilds), NEW 2003 12 KW Northern Lights Generator, upgraded electronics, and many custom fishing features were added such as the transom mounted 75 gallon livewell and the large in-deck fish/ice box. The custom features added to this vessel are real and practical.

This boat catches fish! Included in Price - good karma/luck to be transferred over to new Captain!

No reasonable offer will be refused. She is turn key and ready to go.

For further information or to set up a viewing, please contact Scott McNally with Boatshed Florida.

These boat details are subject to contract.

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This Bertram 46 Convertible Sportfish has been personally photographed and viewed by Scott McNally of Boatshed Sarasota. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and where appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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