1963 Bertram 31 Flybridge Cruiser

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Yacht Overview

Make: Bertram

Model: 31 Flybridge Cruiser

Year: 1963

Length: 31′

Located In: Seabrook, TX

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8279436


1963 Bertram 31 Flybridge Cruiser

“Reel Time” is as special & unique as you can get. She had a complete refit and repower in 2008 & another refit by Elite Marine in St. Petersburg, FL in 2019-2020. Current owner found her in 2019. She had been stored on a cradle in a covered slip. She is currently in brackish water in a covered slip at Lakewood Yacht Club on Clear Lake just South of Houston, TX.

  • Cruise 25 Knots 1.25NM per gallon
  • Yanmar 315HP Diesels w/Under 500HRS
  • Bottom Job 10/19/2021
  • New Raymarine Electronics 2020
  • Next Generation Diesel Generator 175HRS Rebuilt 5/2019
  • LED Navigation Lights
  • Paraflex R27 Euro Wall Flex Shade System (Umberella)

Classic Deep V fishing boat with big water DNA has never been equaled in popularity with dedicated offshore anglers. Principle features include spacious fishing cockpit, cushioned engine boxes, efficient cabin layout with enclosed head, top-quality construction. Legendary Deep V hull delivers unsurpassed seakeeping ability. 

Full Specs

Boat Name

Reel Time


LOA: 31
Beam: 11.17 ft


Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 6LP2-STP2
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 315|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 6LP-STP2
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 315|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (18 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (215 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (12 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1

Inside Equipment
  • Air Conditioning – Dometic 12000 BTU Air Conditioner 5/19
  • Vacuflush head
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Battery charger
  • Refrigerator

  • Sound System with upgraded speakers
  • VHF iCom ICM506
  • Raymarine HybridTouch Axiom Pro 9 and Axiom Pro 12 displays
  • Raymarine open array 24NM
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • Ritchie 4” Powerdamp compass at helm
  • Analog gauges at the helm 

Electrical Equipment
  • Next Gen Generator 3.5kW – Overhauled 2019- New in 2005
  • 30 AMP Shore power inlet & 30 AMP Cord
  • Voltage analog in the main electric panel
  • Various A.C. outlets available throughout the yacht
  • (4) GROUP 31 BATTERISE (2019)
  • (3) Main Battery Switches
  • ProMatic 30-3 12VDC 30 AMP Charger

Outside Equipment
  • RUPP Outriggers
  • 2 Custom Built Fish Boxes
  • 1 Custom Built Storage Box in Salon
  • 50 Gallon Custom Built Bait Well
  • Windlass
  • Swim Platform
  • NEW White Paint from rub-rail up 2019
  • Cleaned / Repainted Bilges including engine boxes 5/19
  • Full Canvas Enclosure for Flybridge
  • Underwater Lights – clear

  • Yanmar 315 HP Engines Less than 500hrs
  • 6LP2-STP2 2008 M51791
  • 6LPA-STP2 2015 4655
  • 2.04 to 1 Ratio
  • Racor 900FG Primaries

  • Aluminum Fuel tank with exterior coating 2004 (no corrosion sighted)
  • Thru-Hull Replaced 2020
  • Re-Pack Rudder Shafts 2020
  • New VHF Antenna 2020
  • New AM/FM Antenna 2020
  • New Smoke Detector 2019
  • New Carbon Monoxide Detector 2019
  • New Stainless Thru Hulls 2020
  • New Shower Sump Pump 2019
  • Under Platform Ladder per ABYC Standards 2019
  • All New Cushion Covers with Backs. Sunbrella Fabrice, New Foam 4” Cushions 2020
  • New V Berth Cushions in Ultraleather to Match Settee 2020
  • Engine Cover Cushions 2020
  • Fabricated Fly Bridge Ladder 2020
  • New Fusion Marine Stereo w/ 3 Channels, Bridge, Salon, Cockpit and New Speakers
  • Fusion MS-RA70NSX SteroSirius XM Antenna
  • Sirius XM Tuner Kit
  • XM Antenna Extension
  • New Racor Sight Bowls 2020
  • Tint Lower Windows (Limo Tint) 2020
  • New Bow Hatch 2020
  • New Anchor Locke Access Mirror 2020
  • 15” Fold Down DVD/Monitor w/Mini Sound Bar 2020
  • All New Gauges at Helm 2019
  • Windlass Rebuilt 2020


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.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing.


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