Bertram 511

Boat Tests


Builder: Bertram

Model: 511

Model Year: 2010

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 54'10"

Beam: 16'2"

Draft: 5'0"

Weight: 65,489 lbs. (full load)

Standard Power: 2/1,100-mhp MAN V10-1100 CRM diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,152-mhp Caterpillar C18 ACERT or 2/1,360-mhp MAN V12-1360 CRM diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,040 gal

Water Capacity: 185 gal


Teleflex SeaStar hydraulic steering (w/ power-assist off one engine)
Lewmar windlass
Bomar hatches w/ OceanAir screens
Pipewelders bowrail
electronics package (Northstar N2 6100 GPS, Furuno RD-30 depth/water instrument, and Icom VHF)
Kenwood AM/FM stereo/CD player
Amtico teak-and-holly flooring
Corian countertops
Kenyon 3-burner electric cooktop
Sub-Zero drawers (2/freezers, 2/refrigerators)
Brew Express coffeemaker
2/Tecma MSDs
15.5-kW Kohler genset
59,000-Btu Cruisair A/C system
2/40-amp Mastervolt battery chargers and 1/20-amp Mastervolt battery charger
Glendinning CableMaster
removable fishbox w/ macerator
4/Pompanette rod holders
Sea-Fire auto fire-extinguishing system
Bennett trim tabs


UltraLeather interior upholstery
electro-actuated electronics console
ZF Palm-Beach-style engine controls and matching steering wheel (w/ Smart-Command Autotroll and other functions)
upgrade standard 15.5-kW Kohler genset to 23 kW and add second 23-kW Kohler genset
Murray Products helm and companion seats and fighting chair
Pipewelders hardtop and outriggers
teak mezzanine sole
Eskimo ice maker (for transom fishbox)
bait-prep center
cockpit baitwell
Bertram oil-change system

This article originally appeared in the March 2010 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.