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1997 Bertram 54' Convertible

Port Aransas, Texas


This is one of the most custom, most updated 54's to ever hit the market. Almost every aspect of this boat has been upgraded in one form or another and the boat is immaculate.

Custom cockpit mezzanine with freezer, insulated boxes, cockpit grill, redone fish box just to name a few there.

Custom electronics console with newer electronics, electronic CAT display, and electronic engine controls.

CAT 3412's, Twin Generators, Ice Maker, Water Maker

New photos to come, these are a year old.

Full List of Custom Equipment and Upgrades in Full Specs!!!

Basic Boat Info

Make: Bertram
Model: 54' Convertible
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: BERS0715C797
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 54 ft
Length Overall: 54 ft
Beam: 16'11 ft
Max Draft: 5'2 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3412E
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,350hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3412E
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,350hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 2,700hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,450 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 250 gal


Heads Count: 3
Boat Class: Convertible Boats


Dee Wallace
Call Dee Wallace at 361-815-1612
Fox Yacht Sales-Four Gulf Coast Locations


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


Sleeps 6 in 2 guest staterooms and 1 master stateroom. 3 heads with stall showers and new Raritan toilets. The interior is very nice with teak and holly sole in companion way and galley with maple wood through out. New interior carpeting and all new custom fitted bedding Spring of '18.

Master Stateroom
  • Located mid ship and port with queen berth, Tempurpedic mattress '18, and storage below
  • New custom fitted bedding '18
  • Large cedar lined hanging locker
  • Overhead hatch with screens
  • SMX A/C control
  • Night stand
  • Flatscreen TV with dedicated SAT TV box
  • Private ensuite master head with stall shower
  • New Raritan commode
  • Medicine cabinet, sink, and drawers
Guest Stateroom
  • Criss cross berths with new custom fitted bedding '18
  • Overhead hatch with screens
  • Large cedar lined hanging locker
  • Drawer storage
  • Overhead reading lamps
  • Flatscreen TV with dedicated SAT TV reciever
  • SMX A/C control
  • Private head
  • Stall shower
  • New Raritan commode
  • Medicine cabinet, sink, and drawers
  • Over/under bunks with custom fitted bedding '18
  • Large hanging locker
  • Drawer storage
  • SMX A/C controls
  • Access to day head
  • New stacked washer and dryer 
  • Door to companionway
  • Stall shower
  • Raritan commode
  • Medicine cabinet, sink, and drawers


  • Teak and Holly flooring
  • Kenyon 3-burner cooktop
  • Microwave
  • Above and below counter storage
  • Undermount sink
  • New Tankless Water heater
  • New Stainless 4 drawer under counter refrigerator and freezers
  • Large dinette across from galley with newly recovered seating with storage below
  • New custom L-shaped leather sofa with storage below
  • Flatscreen TV mounted in back of galley peninsula with SAT TV
  • Flatscreen TV in aft starboard corner of salon with separate SAT TV reciever
  • New custom valences
  • Custom wine storage below TV
  • SMX A/C control
  • Accent lighting
  • All interior lighting replaced with LED lights
Electronics and Navigation
  • Custom electronics console at helm '18
  • Garmin 8617 '18
  • Garmin 8616XSV '19
  • Chirp 3KW transducer '19
  • 72 mile radar '19
  • KVH TV SAT 5 dome new '19
  • Simrad AP20 auto pilot
  • V3 sat phone
  • FLIR camera gyro stabilized '17
  • Sat TV hooked to bridge electronics with 2 speakers dedicated to it
  • CAT electronic display '19
  • All new helm switches and bilge indicator lights '19
  • New VHF '19
  • Fusion stereo with blue tooth, remote in cockpit, and new speakers '19
Electrical System
    • 4 batteries outside of each engine in custom battery boxes '18 
    • 2  automatic battery chargers New Mar PT-24-60W new '18
    • 2 50amp shore power cords(Cable Masters Removed)
    • 16KW Northern Lights Generator to starboard with 3492 hours(Original but freshly painted)
    • 25KW Northern Lights Generator on port side with 1181 hours New 2014
    • 12/24/110V electrical systems
    • 12V electric reel outlets in cockpit
  • Cockpit Mezzanine added in 2014 and all work done at Dog River Marina
  • Freezer under port side mezzanine seat with insulated storage under foot rest
  • Cockpit grill added under starboard mezzanine seat
  • Large ice dump for Eskimo under salon step
  • Hull sides painted '18
  • Stripes repainted '18
  • New flybridge enclosure '18
  • All new bridge and cockpit cushions '18
  • New helm and chair covers '18
  • Helm chairs sent off and revarnished '19
  • Vitrifrigo refrigerator on bridge
  • New Fortress anchor
  • Simpson-Lawrence windlass rebuilt '19
  • Bow pulpit and rails (Polished Aluminum)
  • Water pressure pump new '19
  • Fold down step boxes converted to storage
  • Aluminum window frames removed '03 and removed again in '18 and rebedded
  • Grab rails port and starboard side of bridge freshly painted in '18
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel cap
  • 3 Hatches on bow
  • Nav lights
  • Forward and aft spreader lights
  • Lazarette access
  • Transom door with gate
  • Sea Dek on bridge and at mezzanine 2020 
Engine and Mechanical Equipment
  • Caterpillar 3412 1350hp with 6892 hours
  • Electronic CAT display added '19
  • ZF electronic controls added '19
  • Water Makers Inc water maker added '14 with new membranes '19
  • Eskimo ice machine added '14
  • Norther Lights 25KW gen new '14 (1576.5 hours)
  • Northern Lights 16KW gen (3606.6 hours)
  • New Gear Coolers 2020
  • Engines painted '21
  • New hoses and fuel lines '18
  • New heat exchangers '18 on main engines
  • New main engine raw water pumps '19
  • Entire bonding system rewired '19
  • New motor mounts '19
  • Power steering added '19 and at that time all steering lines replaced
  • New rudder shelves built '19 and all rudder bearing replaced
  • Shafts pulled and checked '19 and Tides dripless shaft seals added with water flow monitor system
  • New Groco oil change system added in 2019 for mains, gears, and gens
  • New engine room vents '19
  • Engine room LED lighting '18
  • New engine exhaust surge tubes supports
  • New trim tab rams
  • 4 Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioners all new in '14
  • Bilge blowers
  • New Fire Boy System
  • High water alarms
  • Fuel prime pumps
  • Duel Racor fuel system with selector valves for main engines
  • New Crash Pumps on main engines
  • Sight gauge for fuel tanks
Fishing Equipment
  • Custom cockpit freezer under port mezzanine seat '14
  • Ice dump for Eskimo under step to salon
  • Rebuilt and insulated in deck fish box '19
  • Variable speed pool pump plumbed for tuna tube hook up
  • (2) 12V electric reel outlets in cockpit
  • New Blue Water 8 rod rocket launcher with 2 cup holders, tackle drawer, and bait tray
  • Teak Murray Brothers fighting chair with 4 rod rocket launcher refinished in '19
  • 6 rod holders on aft bridge rail
  • 4 rod holders in covering boards
  • PipeWelders tuna tower
  • New Rupp Outriggers '18
  • Command X6 GT Pro over head electric teaser reels new '17
  • Transom fish box
  • Murray Brothers fighting chair with 5 rod rocket launcher
  • Ocean LED Color Changing Underwater lights new '18
Additional Information

You will not find a better equipped and maintained 54' Bertram than "PATRON"

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.

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