1984 Bertram 42 Convertible

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Yacht Overview

Make: Bertram

Model: 42 Convertible

Year: 1984

Length: 42′

Located In: South Padre Island, TX

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8672047


This 1984 42 ft Bertram Convertible has been continuously upgraded over the years. The C-12 Caterpillars provide an easy cruise of 24kts. Key features include.  

  • CAT C-12 Acerts 715 HP (1260 hrs)
  • Phasor 12.5 kw generator 
  • Imron Paint 
  • Fiberglassed windshield and port holes 

Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 42.5
Beam: 14.83 ft


Engine Brand: Cat
Engine Model: C-12
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 715|horsepower

Engine Brand: Cat
Engine Model: C-12
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 715|horsepower


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (125 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (508 Gallon)


Number of heads: 1

Additional Information

Vessel Walkthrough 

     Large Salon with L-shaped sofa to starboard with breaker panels and cabinetry to port. Entertainment center and TV forward in salon. Galley in the companion way to starboard and master stateroom to port. Access to the head from the master stateroom or companion way. The v-berth is located forward with two v-shaped bunks. 


2006-Major Refit 

  • Hull and Topsides Painted with Imron 
  • Windshield and port holes fiberglassed 
  • bottom paint taken all the way down and new barrier coat and antifouling bottom paint applied 
  • All new interior cabinetry, counter tops and carpeting 
  • New bow pulpit, 3 sided instrument console and 1 piece generator hatch from glass tech 
  • New aluminum bow rail, bridge rail, bridge ladder and grab rails. 
  • New Furuno Electronics package
  • Removed Swingback bench on bridge and added an additional teak helm chair 

2010- Repower 

  • Removed original 6V92 Detroits and Installed freshly overhauled CAT C-12 Acerts with new ZF 325-1A Transmissions 
  • New electronic CAT controls with back up station 

2022 Updates 

  • New Eisenglass on bridge 
  • New fusion stereo package including amplifier and 6 fusion speakers 
  • New A/C units 
  • New A/C pump 
  • New 8D batteries for Main engines and house 
  • Repaint engine room 
  • Replaced all Bilge pumps and float switches 
  • New 3 bank battery charger 
  • New 125 gallon freshwater tank 


  • CAT electronic engine displays 
  • CAT engine controls
  • 2 x Furuno NavNet RDP149 10in 
  • Furuno RDP 148 7in 
  • Furuno NavPilot autopilot 
  • Icom IC-604 VHF/ Icom IC-M330 VHF 
  • Fusion Stereo MS-UP755 w/ fusion amp and 6 fusion speakers
  • Ritchie compass
  • Bennet trim tabs 
  • Bluewater helm chairs 
  • Reel Colors pancake teaser reels 
  • Spreader lights 
  • 72mi 6kw Furuno radar

Engine Room/ Mechanical