1978 Bertram Sport Fish Palm Beaches, FL
Posted on September 26, 2017 / 263
1978 Bertram Sport Fish
Price : $79,000
Builder | Manufacturer : Bertram
Condition : Used
Year : 1978
Length : 38ft
Model : Sport Fish
Hull Material : Fiberglass
Engine/s : Other
LOA : 38'
1978 Bertram Sport Fish

Expectations will surpass all your Expectations!!

A repowered Bertram 38 is a rare find at a reasonable price. Expectations cruises at 23 knots burning only 26 gallons per hour with her 3126 Caterpillar diesel engines. This Bertram is ready to fish or cruise, cosmetically and mechanically well maintained.

Boat Name
LOA: 38 ft 5 in
Beam: 13 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 2 in
Displacement: 30400 lbs
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Year Built: 2000
Engine Model: 3126
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 500
Engine Power: 420 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Year Built: 500
Engine Model: 3126
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 2000g
Engine Power: 420 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: (100 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (395 Gallons)

EXPECTATIONS has been under the same ownership for 21 years. Many improvements have been made over the years including upgrading the power to Caterpillar 3126 diesels which provide a cruising speed of 23 knots while burning a combined 26 gallons per hour. This Bertram is in above average condition and ready to fish or cruise.

Vessel Walkthrough
The master stateroom is forward with V-berth, private vanity and sink. The guest cabin is to port with two large over/under bunks. To starboard is the enclosed head with stall shower. Up three steps is the salon with L shaped sofa and chair to port. A full length galley is to starboard. The interior has been refubished and cushions recovered.

L shaped sofa with storage under
Swivel barrel chair
Coffee table
Overhead rod storage
Valances and window blinds
Tinted windows
Insulated interior windshield panels

Galley up to starboard
Drawer and cabinet storage
Full length galley provides generous counter space
Single stainless steel sink
Recessed Kenyon two burner stove
GE microwave oven with convection and grill
Sub Zero under counter refrigerator with top freezer section
Sub Zero under counter refrigerator with bottom freezer section and ice maker

Master Stateroom
V-berth forward
Overhead rod storage
Overhead opening hatch with screen
Two opening ports with screens
Eight drawers, two hanging lockers
En suite vanity with sink

Guest Stateroom
Large over/under bunks
Three drawers, hanging locker
Opening port with screen and curtain
Sliding privacy door

Head Compartment
Stall shower
Opening port
Electric head
Vanity and sink

Aft bulkhead replaced and reconfigured with outward opening cabin door
Fighting chair with four rod rocket

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.
Contact Information

Darren Sell
561 351-7333

Your Personal Yacht Broker/Sales New & Used

Florida Yacht Group
1177 Ave C Riviera Beach 33404


When you buy a boat from Florida Yacht Group we go the extra mile!

· Service department quick and helpful after the sale

· Consulting after purchase equipment outfitting

· Delivery and routing service to get your boat home

· Trusted vendor referrals, equipment install, boat detailing, boat yard services


Florida Yacht Group
Related Listings