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1995 Bertram Convertible

Port Aransas, Texas


This boat has been constantly updated over the years and has less than 100 hours on rebuilds.


Basic Boat Info

Price: $129,000
Boat Name: Bessie Belle
Make: Bertram
Model: Convertible
Year: 1995
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Bertram
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 43 ft
Beam: 14'11 ft
Max Draft: 4'4 ft
Dry Weight: 41,890 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 6V92TA
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 550hp
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 6V92TA
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 550hp
Total Engine Power: 1,100hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 675 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 160 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Sports Fishing Boats, Saltwater Fishing, Convertible Boats


Peter Fox
Call Peter at 361-442-8645
Fox Yacht Sales-Four Gulf Coast Locations


Fox Yacht Sales-Four Gulf Coast Locations
203 West Cotter
Port Aransas, Texas, US, 78373


New style two stateroom layout with mid level galley, light maple interior and upgraded custom interior. Forward is the master stateroom with centerline queen size berth, cedar lined hanging locker, storage drawers, JVC TV and stereo. Directly aft is large double entry head with stall shower starboard side.  To port is large storage locker and guest stateroom with upper and lower berths. Steps up to mid level galley in forward part of salon with Corian countertop, under counter refrigeration lots of storage lockers, large storage area below, plank maple sole and open to salon. Salon features a large L shaped sofa, lounge chair, clear Lexan table, and entertainment center with new flatscreen TV, DVD player and tuner, plus storage. There is a concealed overhead rod locker, halogen plus indirect lighting, maple wood blinds, new carpet and sofa fabrics. There is a hinged door aft to the cockpit and engine room access from the cockpit.

  • Mid level galley
  • (2) Summit refrigerators (07)
  • Princess 2 burner, electric stove
  • GE convection/microwave oven
  • Pressure, dockside fresh water system
  • Water heater
Electronics and Navigation
  • Robertson AP300DLX autopilot
  • Garmin 5212 GPS chartplotter and radar with sirius weather and radio 2012
  • Sea 322 SSB radio
  • Icom IC M125 VHF radio
  • Icom IC M402 VHF in tower 2017
  • Cellular phone system
  • (2) Compasses
  • Furuno FCV 1100L color depth sounder
  • Furuno GP39 2017
  • Sharp flatscreen in salon 2012
  • Yamaha reciever 2012
  • Sony 5-disc DVD player(plays through salon TV and Garmin on bridge) 2012
  • JVC color TV, VCR and stereo in master suite
Electrical System
  • Glendenning Cable Master shoreline cable
  • Cable TV and phone outlets
  • 110V AC electrical system
  • 12V DC electrical system
  • Phasor generator with 453 hours new 2014
  • (2) 40amp battery chargers
  • Battery parallel switch
  • 12V and 110V engine room lights
  • Electric reel outlets (cockpit)
Deck and Hull
  • Murray Bros white helm and companion chairs with covers, upgraded to new screwless upholstery and cushions in 2012
  • Three sided bridge enclosure with U-zips 2018
  • New nonskid on bridge and cockpit 2012
  • Anchor and line
  • Transom door with gate
  • Bow pulpit and rails
  • Cockpit coaming padding
  • Freshwater, saltwater wash down system
  • Cockpit/locker with storage/drink box
  • Simpson Lawrence electric windlass
  • Molded fiberglass electronics box
  • ACR RCL 100 remote search light
  • Underwater lights
Fishing Equipment
  • PipeWelder's tuna tower with molded fiberglass hardtop, steering controls, arch sunshade with bench seat
  • Pompanette International Marlin fighting chair with cover new 2012
  • Rocket launcher with bait tray
  • Fish box with macerator pump
  • Rupp 38' Double gold spreader outriggers
  • Rupp center outrigger
  • Live bait well
  • Manual overhead teaser reel
  • 6 gold rod holders on aft bridge rail
  • 6 gold rod holders on aft tower legs
  • 6 flush mount rod holds
  • Prep center with sink, tackle locker and freezer w/2003 compressor
Engine and Mechanical Equipment
  • The engines received overhauls in 2019 with less than 100 hours since
  • Walker fuel polishing system (2002)
  • Floscan fuel flow meters
  • Holding tank, overboard, electric head
  • Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Bridge and tower engine controls
  • Halon fire control system
  • Fresh water cooling system
  • Upgraded 110V oil change unit
  • Last Drop shaft seals
  • Hynautic hydraulic wheel steering
  • Glendening engine synchronizers
  • Trim tabs
  • Engine temperature alarm
  • Manual oil gear pressure and temp gauges
  • Fuel prime pump system
  • Aluminum rub rails replaced with new style vinyl (1997)
  • Custom fibgerglass spray rails installed (1997)
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 Peter Fox 361-442-8645

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Office Locations

Port Aransas (Main Office)

203 W Cotter Ave. Port Aransas, Texas 78373,
Brokers: Aaron Belcher, Dee Wallace, Chris Fox, Peter Fox, Jay Jones, Danny Blood, Peter Young
(361) 749-4870 (361) 749-4859

Seabrook Office

1900 Shipyard Dr. Seabrook, Texas 77586,
Brokers: Capt. John Cochrane
409-739-4817 281-474-5699

South Padre Island Office

Sea Ranch Marina South Padre Island, Texas 78597,
Brokers: Capt. Michael Walker