Bertram 700

Boat Tests


Builder: Bertram

Model: 700

Model Year: 2008

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 74'2" w/ pulpit

Beam: 18'8"

Draft: 6'0"

Weight: 116,404 lbs. (w/ standard fuel load)

Standard Power: 2/1,825-hp MTU 12V 2000 M72 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/2,200-hp MTU 16V 2000 CR diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 2,008 gal.

Water Capacity: 350 gal.


Kahlenberg air horns
systems monitor w/ alarms
Imron feature stripes
Awlgrip decks
5/bilge pumps
10-hp bow thruster
port and starboard fuel fills
fuel-fill alarm
2/Glendinning CableMasters
4/rod holders
2/23-kW Kohler gensets w/ hushboxes
Delta T engine air intakes
84,000-Btu chilled-water A/C
2/50-amp 24-volt and 1/20-amp 12-volt converters
2/isoboost transformers
42" LCD saloon TV w/ Bose Lifestyle Home Entertainment System
15" LCD TVs in 2 guest staterooms
20" LCD TV in VIP


ZF single-lever side-mount controls
upgrade sofa to leather
recliner in saloon
ARC antiroll gyrostabilizer
rod locker and freezer on bridge
3/under-water lights
premium audio/visual package
master-stateroom windows
Eskimo ice maker for transom killbox
upgraded carpet
saloon Plan B
teak cockpit sole
overhead rod locker in saloon
600-gpd watermaker
fighting chair
polished rails
second freezer under mezzanine
PipeWelders tuna tower
teak coaming and covering boards
mezzanine A/C
upgraded electronics

This article originally appeared in the February 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.