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1979 Bertram 3800

Freeport, Texas


The Bertram 38 Convertible Sportfisher is noted for its blend of comfort and performance, and well more than 300 were sold during its production run, making her one of the bestselling 38-foot sportfishing boats ever built. Powered with Cat 3208 325 HP engines and a Norpro generator installed new with 231 hours.  Owners have taken great care of this one and just spent approximately $10,000 on maintenance and upgrades.  The following is a list of work done not he boat in October of 2022:

-Removed both rudders and rudder ports. Removed old rudder boxes. Fabricated 2 newRudder boxes with coosa.

-Installed new rudder


-Clean bilge and paint new boxes with white 2 part paint.

-Installed New Steering cylinder 

-New hose clamps and hose 

-New steering fittings / hoses

-Power Haul includes pressure washingbottom

-Compound and Wax hull sides rub rail down 

-Services remove and build new port and stb cockpit panels with white formica.

-Ablative Bottom 


Basic Boat Info

Make: Bertram
Model: 3800
Year: 1979
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: BERL1086M79L
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 38'5 ft
Beam: 13'3 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 325hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Location: Port
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Year: 1979
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Catepillar
  • Model: 3208
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 325hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Year: 1979
Total Engine Power: 650hp


Fuel Tank Capacity: 400 gal
Water Tank Capacity: 65 gal
Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Convertible Boats, Flybridge


Billy Wiggins
This vessel is listed with Billy Wiggins and you can reach him directly on his cell phone at 409-692-1228 or email him at to get additional information, set up a time to take a look or to make an offer subject to your personal inspection.
Sea Lake Yachts LLC


Sea Lake Yachts LLC
Watergate Yachting Center - Pier 3
Kemah, TX, US, 77565

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Additional Contact Information
For Additional Information
Contact Captain Billy Wiggins
at (409) 692-1228