38 Bertram Business
38 Bertram Business
38 Bertram Business
38 Bertram Business
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38 III Flybridge Sportfish


Cat 3208 STA 355HP Diesels


$229,000 w/ Bus/Corp/Permits

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    The Bertram 38 III has one of several hull-forms used this famed builder of quality sportfishing boats, this one has a modified vee with 17 degrees of deadrise. "Intrepid" has been a productive member in Kona's charter fleet for many years and she is being sold with all of her business assets including the corporation, permits, slip, Ford truck, all tackle, cell phone, brochures, phone number—literally the whole ball of wax, ready to operate.  The tournament style flybridge with forward seating and aft mounted helm overseeing the 100 sq. ft. cockpit make these boats very fishable.  She has a two-stateroom layout that is both efficient and well organized, and the galley is located to starboard in the large main salon, for easy access from all parts of the vessel.  This is a chance to obtain a complete the sportfishing charter business in Kona's Honokohau Harbor at a fraction of the normal cost.


    Twin 3208 Caterpillar diesel inboards, 355 HP, with @ 9,000 hours.  Twin Disc MG 507 transmissions turn 3-blade 21 x 21 props on 2" shafts.  6 KW Northern Lights generator. Single fiberglass fuel tank holds 395 gallons.


  • Standard Horizon VHF radio
  • Furuno FCV 582L fathometer
  • Garmin 232 GPS/plotter
  • 406 EPIRB


  • Three Penn 130's
  • 2 Penn 80-TWs and I Shimano 50 LRS reels with rods
  • gaffs
  • fighting harness
  • transom door
  • Pompanette fighting chair
  • Rupp outriggers and center rigger
  • rocket launcher


  • Type I USCG safety equipment
  • dock lines
  • fenders
  • electric anchor windlass with Danforth anchor, chain and nylon line

Particulars given are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.
Subject to prior sale or withdrawal without notice.

Builder:   Merritt Boats                                   Year:       1966
Length:    37'                                                     Engines:  T/Yanmar 315hp Diesels
Beam:       13'                                                     Hull:       Cold-molded mahogany
Model:      Flybridge Sportfish                         Price:      $599,900 w/Lahaina slip/corp

Description:  Location, location, location!  Here is a rare opportunity to own one of the best charter locations in the state along with one of the most highly revered classic sport fishing vessels in the world.   This offering includes a genuine classic, the world famous Merritt "No Problem" as well as front row slip #14 in busy Lahaina Harbor on Maui.  Every Merritt is custom built to the owner's specifications, with incredibly precise interior and exterior joiner work.  They are built for serious sport fishing and are remarkably maneuverable thanks to a low dead-rise at the stern, which also produces a very clean and productive trolling wake. No Problem has been in Hawaii since the mid 70's and has had tons of fish across her decks.  Here is an opportunity to obtain a prime business location in Lahaina Harbor, with the operating permits, business connections and everything else required to starting chartering.

Propulsion:  Twin Yanmar 315 hp diesels.      

Electronics:  GPS, sounder, VHF radio

Additional Equipment:  dock lines, fenders, life jackets, safety equipment, fish boxes, complete fishing tackle,

Listing Broker:  John Jordan   808-936-1405

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