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Call: (619) 222-3620

50 Bertram Convertible 1989

For Sale in San Pedro, CA

Just Listed – LLC Owned!

Custom built at the factory to satisfy a very meticulous owner with years of design experience teamed up with a naval architect to truly design a “one-off” one of a kind luxurious and functional vessel. Twin low hours on MAN siesel engines with ZF Gears and Dripless shaft seals. 


LLC owned for potential sales tax advantage
Upgraded interior Teak and Holly Floors
Waterline extension under swim step for efficiency 
Compressed air systems for engine start and engine controls
Power steering
Flybridge extension with ladder rotated off cockpit
Rub rail replaced molded plastic, then faired and painted 
Recent cockpit, transom and gunwale paint
Recent boot stripe paint
Recent bottom paint
Recent NEMA 2000 back bone powered by PC with Nobeltec software

Vessel must be seen to be appreciated is an understatement. Marine survey and builders certified blueprints available. This vessel is not only priced aggressively.  Owned in a LLC and can be sold accordingly for potential sale tax advantages.

Call: Andrew Shoemaker / Ballast Point Yachts, Inc. 
Tel (619) 222-3620 x 1 • Cell (619) 977-6006
Used Bertram Sales • Service • Transport • Financing • Insurance

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:


Designer: Bertram Yacht


LOA: 50 ft Beam: 16 ft Max Bridge Clearance: 16 ft
Max Draft: 4 ft 6 in Dry Weight: 58000 lb Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 2 Number of Cabins: 3 Number of Heads: 2


Engine #1

Engine Make: MAN Primary Engines: Inboard Location: Port
Engine Year: 1988 Hours: 1300 Power: 850 hp

Engine #2

Engine Make: MAN Primary Engines: Inboard Location: Starboard
Engine Year: 1989 Hours: 1300 Power: 850 hp


Fuel Tanks Capacity: 1200 gal



Carpeted, climate controlled, sleeping accomodations for 6-persons with seating and dining facilities, for the same consisting of three, two person staterooms, “UP” galley and two heads.  All counter tops throughout vessel are custom built Corian.

The “UP” Galley features instant hot and purified cold water in addition to sink service, a Kenyon 4-element finger tip control electric cook top, built in Quasar microwave/convection oven, two Sub-Zero under counter refrigerators plus aft deck fridge, custom cabinets with extra length drawers and Lazy Susan corner along with built in coffee maker.  Vessel is fitted with Beam central vacuum cleaner system.  Extra Subzero refrigerator/icemaker in salon.

Interior finish: Floors are wool carpeted in staterooms, head and salon with Oak block stripe flooring in galley; Cabintery is white washed Oak and light oak with solid Oak doors many with custom sliding cabinet doors; Bulkheads are vinyl fabric covered wood finish; Overhead is soft vinyl liner. Custom salon entrance door and aft salon window.


LLC owned for potential sales tax advantage
Upgraded interior Teak and Holly Floors
Waterline extension under swim step for efficiency
Compressed air systems for engine start and engine controls
Power steering
Flybridge extension with ladder rotated off cockpit
Rub rail replaced molded plastic, then faired and painted
Recent cockpit, transom and gunwale paint
Recent boot stripe paint
Recent bottom paint
Recent NEMA 2000 back bone powered by PC with Nobeltec software


Tuna Tower: Pipe Tec, all welded aluminum pipe tower with ladder and control station with canvas instrument cover and Bimini top above.

Flybridge: Is fully zipper curtained with Carbon Fiber top with overhead stainless steel handrail; In general contains cushioned passenger seating forward with flip-up cocktail table; Dual cushioned operator and guest seats at center console; Equipped with steering and engine controls, speedometer, engine gauges, magnetic compass, electronic position locating device and depth indicator, remote searchlight control, communication equipment and solid Lexan spray shield forward and Stratoglass panels set into new curtains; Engine controls located on console to port side of steering wheel.

Main Deck: Contains foredeck with anchor, anchor winch, stowage, one quick connect washdown hose bib, one 30-in. Bomar, watertight Lexan hatch, dinghy mount with adjacent davit, two 19 in. Bomar hatches port and starboard along with custom 1-1/4-in diameter low profile bow rails, followed by fully enclosed cabin containing galley to port, dining settee to starboard followed by salon area containing corner sofa and overstuffed swivel chair; Area has directional overhead lighting and overhead locker on starboard side.

Aft Deck: Open 2-step down from main deck salon to self bailing, fishing cockpit that is partly sheltered by a short canvas awning and equipped with, bait and tackle center; fish cleaning station, hatches to below deck storage and access to port and starboard auxiliary generators and one 7-cu-ft refrigerated fish box all surrounded by 32-in height bulwark with 34-in wide transom door exiting to fiberglass swim platform containing two independently control 19-cu-ft refrigeration boxes.

Lower Deck: Forward cabin is accessed by three steps down from galley area and contains: One master cabin with queen island berth, hanging locker and drawer lockers with entertainment center and ensuite head with toilet, lavatory and enclosed stall shower; VIP stateroom with one queen berth, hanging locker and drawer lockers with sound system to port side with ensuite and companionway accessible head with toilet, lavatory and enclosed stall shower; Starboard guest stateroom equipped with hanging and drawer lockers is configured with upper and lower single berths and is presently used as an office, Washer and Dryer access is from center companionway.


TracVision C-3 satellite receiver system
Panasonic 37 inch LCD flat screen TV
Sony DVD player
(2) 13″ TV’s
(2) Sony stereo systems (Salon & Flybridge).

Electronics & Navigation

Furuno 72-mile radar
Shuttle Computer with Nobeltec chart software
AmbientNAV Monitor
Ritchie digital compass
Icom IC-M604 VHF
Icom IC-M800 SSB radio
Telcor rudder angle indicator & VHF (tower station)
Furuno FCV-585 (cockpit station)
B&G Networking Quad (Depth & Speed)
B&G Wind
ComNav with remote Autopilot
Fuel transfer and monitor from flybridge
Pyrometers with Liquid crystal displays
Northstar 952X GPS/Chart
Hynautic steering
Stereo with amp and sub woofer on flybridge
Dedicated Statpower 800 watt inverter and battery for computer
Icom IC-M800 SSB (salon)
Kenwood TKM-507 VHF (salon)
B&G Wind and Depth (salon)


Twin MAN, model D2840LE4, ten cylinder, 850-shaft horsepower each @ 2,350 rpm, air starting, fresh water cooled by heat exchanger, custom wet type flexible steel, baffled fiberglass pipe exhaust system.

  • Double fuel filters
  • Trolling valve
  • Air compressors on engines
  • Ammonia valves
  • Air shift and start
  • Kobelt electronic controls with remote
  • Chrome & Gold plated engine parts
  • Injectors & injector pump recently rebuilt
  • Extra tail shaft
  • Spare Props
  • Sea Recovery watermaker-32 gallons per hour/auto cycle
  • Central vacuum
  • VacuFlush heads
  • Wesmar bow thruster, 24V variable speed
  • Balmar deep cycle supercharger
  • DSS Dripless shaft seals
  • Gold shaft coupling, dipsticks, fuel shift, valve covers & intercooler tubes
  • Polished stainless steering mechanism
  • 2 stage hydraulic steering
  • Low & high pressure air compressor in cockpit and engine room
  • (3) Air tanks (2-engine room + 1-tower)
  • Cruise Aire reverse cycle heat/air conditioning
  • Engine block heaters
  • Algae X fuel filtration system
  • Fireboy automatic Halon fire extinguishing system
  • WEMA Tank gauge system


  • 7.5 kw Fischer Panda Genset in sound shield
  • 240 volt bow and stern, port and starboard shore power inlets
  • Kapac Electrostatic electrolysis shield
  • 12-volt and 32-volt alternators
  • (2) 12-volt chargers
  • (1) 32-volt charger
  • (4) 6-volt batteries, (4) 8-D batteries, (2) group 31 batteries.
  • Mastervolt 2500-watt inverter/charger
  • Electrical system is relay driven, split bus
  • Miscellaneous shorepower cords and adaptors
  • Advanced Alarm panels for: Engine, Fuel system, Bilge, Water Pumps, Refrigeration, Air Compressors, Heads, Fuel Transfer.

Deck & Hull

Kevlar hardtop with new Eisenglass. Flybridge extended aft with custom ladder.  Custom tower.  Extended to 52′ by Vic Frank. 2′ Extension (1992) resulted in new 1992 HIN#. Never fished.

Watertight Hull Compartmentalization: Four transverse bulkheads, two watertight and two non-watertight bisecting vessel and along with other longitudinal partial non watertight bulkheads forming three major watertight compartments and/or integral tanks consisting of Quarters trunk area; Engine room; Lazarette with tank area and steering aft.

Hull form: Planing type hull with moderately raked, sharp bow, plumb curved transom, strait, near verticle, curved with increased flare forward sides, flat sheer with 15-in step-up at amidships, V-bottom with light dead-rise aft of midsection. Superstructure Form: Two level, trunk cabin with fully curtained flying bridge and open slightly recessed, self-bailing cockpit deck area extending to transom.

Hull Protection: Stainless Steel hull guards all around vessel.

  • Bait tanks
  • Baffle system (no muffler)
  • Steelhead 800lb hydraulic deck crane
  • ACR searchlight
  • Motion activated alarm security system
  • Aft deck & bridge freezer
  • Swim platform/hull extension with fridge/freezer with cold plate control
  • Fresh water at bow & cockpit
  • Custom stainless steel bow railings
  • Custom struts and rudders


Vessel was purchased new however, did not go into service until 1994.  She features a swim step hull extension containing 19 cu-ft of refrigerated space, dual air compressors, separate starting and engine control air receivers, additional forward mounted 120/240 shore power receptacle, custom cabinetry with slide out shelves, salon overhead storage, fold down cockpit steps, cockpit bait & tackle/fish cleaning center. cockpit controls, stainless steel rudder table, custom stainless steel hawse pipes, pop-up dinghy cleats and fender line chocks.

Vessel’s enhanced fuel capacity of 1,265-US Gal for extended cruising.


Ballast Point Yachts, Inc. offers the details of this vessel as of the listing date and 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 representatives or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.  It is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.