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1971 Bertram 35

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  1. David Posey

    David Posey New Member

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    Recently purchased a 1971 Bert 35, with no books. Looking to find the weight of this year,thanks
  2. David Posey

    David Posey New Member

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    Does anyone have books for a 1971 or close, Bertram 35 flybridge, would like to get a copy,thanks David
  3. RER

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    Weight should be around 22,000 lbs depending what it's got for power and how much stuff's been bolted onto it over the years. If it's a gasser maybe a little less.

    Great boat. One of Bertram's best ever models.
  4. David Posey

    David Posey New Member

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    Thanks for the info Capt.
  5. Capt Ralph

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    These kids may help with more specs and maybe a manual lead.
    The old Bertram web site had some material available but seems all is gone.

    http://www.hightidemarine.cc
  6. PacBlue

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    Curious as to how you rank the 35, when going over my mental rankings for classic Bertram's, I would come up with something like this:

    31 - the start of it all
    54 - true legend, game changer for the company
    46 - battled the Hatt 46 and others in a really competitive segment, maybe the best 46?
    38 - ruled the under 40' crowd as it could do more than a 35'
    42 - solid model in another competitive segment, maybe best 42?
    28 - could be ranked higher as they sold so many, a great starter family model
    35 - never quite got the sales or reputation level of a Cabo 35, limited bridge seating

    Not saying it wasn't a robust model, but the others seemed to carve out better market share?
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    Forgot about the 33, would rank it as the last of the Classics, as the 35' is a better rough water boat.
  8. David Posey

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    Did try them as well as Bertram but not help,thanks for your input Capt.
  9. David Posey

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    Found this boat up near Chicago while attending my Daughters wedding,it was a donation boat and had a new rub rail and new fiberglass deck,also freshwater all its life. I shipped it down to Destin first of the year,where it stays now. I also have a 76, 26 that I keep at my house in Athens.
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    I have a 1970 Bertram 35 foot what gas engines I'm looking for Rutter's and ports also starboard side strut
  11. chesapeake46

    chesapeake46 Senior Member

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    Worton Creek Marina rebuilds those Berts. They may be of help to you.
    Their sire is Wortoncreek dot com.
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    http://www.hightidemarine.cc

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