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El Goucho

Swabby
Jun 6, 2006
74
61
Newport Beach
Name
Steve
Boat
8' Livingston, 14' Seasquirt, 20' custom skiff, 28' Bertram
Testing the waters. Hoping to move up in size in the next year. 1977 Bertram 28 full refit in 2014 and constant upgrades through this year including following:
5.7 liter marine power gas engines, gauges, controls, wire harness, etc. 2014
velvet drives 2014
Hull and topside paint 2014
New 185 gallon aluminum fuel tank, filters, fills, hoses, fuel lines etc. 2017
Exhaust risers 2017
Bottom paint 2018
New Raw water pump 2018
New Fresh water pump 2018
3 x bilge pumps 2017 / 2018
Macerator/head pumps and new jabsco control, wiring, hoses, full head system 2018
Garmin gps, sounder, radar 2018
Cockpit lighting (LED) 2018
2000w Xantrax inverter and 110 wiring new in 2019
2 x Haze VRLA Gel house batteries (Size 8D)
2 x new starter batteries 2019 (12V Group27)
New interior upholstery (salon seating) 2019
New V-birth mattress/cushions with memory foam 2019
Full service (water pumps, oil, sparks, all fuel filters, etc.) 2019
New battery controllers 2019 (not yet installed)
New breaker panel 2019 (not yet installed)
New 12V Angel mini fridge/freezer 2019 (not yet installed)
TV DVD digital antenna 2019
Offshore bait tank
full cockpit cover and helm cover
New Bimini
Lewmar Profish 1000 Free Fall Windlass / Breaker
set up with solar panels for charging the house/starter batts on the mooring, Can leave with the boat if needed.
More than I can list.

Have over $60,000 invested in the boat. Im asking $35,000. Make me an offer. Clean boat. Great fishing / island boat, great family cruiser, harbor cruiser.

Best to email me/direct message me so I get an email and will try to respond as soon as possible. Thank you!

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Reel hip

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Feb 19, 2008
5,068
1,706
61
San Diego
Name
Doug
Boat
25ft Skipjack fly
sweet riding boat! 5.7 motors put out the power. Best of luck!
 
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El Goucho

Swabby
Jun 6, 2006
74
61
Newport Beach
Name
Steve
Boat
8' Livingston, 14' Seasquirt, 20' custom skiff, 28' Bertram
She burns the fuel...
Heavy boat for its size (almost 12,000 lbs fully loaded)
No flow scan / fuel burn gauges, but estimated by my average trip to the island/offshore: 24 gph at 3200 rpm / 28 - 30 mph.

Bertram's fuel burn ratings below (based on carbureted model engines), This boat gets better fuel economy with the electronic fuel injected engines:
3200 rpm, 29-30 mph, 27 gph
3000 rpm, 26-27 mph, 20 gph
2800 rpm, 23-24 mph, 17 gph
2600 rpm, 20-22 mph, 16 gph
2400 rpm, 17-19 mph, 13 gph
2200 rpm, 14-16 mph, 12 gph
2000 rpm, 10-11 mph, 10 gph

Full Owners Manual link:
https://www.bertram.com/assets/manuals/20-35/28-Flybridge-Owners-Manual.pdf
 
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El Goucho

Swabby
Jun 6, 2006
74
61
Newport Beach
Name
Steve
Boat
8' Livingston, 14' Seasquirt, 20' custom skiff, 28' Bertram
I fished on a 28 Bertram for years. It is one of the best fishing platforms there is.
Thanks and I agree! These boats were built to fish and built to withstand some heavy seas. Handles like a much larger boat in the chop and swell.
 
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Laukia

boss
Nov 30, 2004
954
352
Carpinteria
Name
Dave R
Boat
28' Carolina Classic (sold) Pursuit 2350 FreeSwimmer
With your recent "upgrades"...........why is the CF/Registration not current?

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MightyMach

Member
Aug 17, 2007
799
238
Corona
Name
Jeff
Boat
Phoenix 29 SFX "Given Inn," 17' Duckhungint boat, "Camo-Toe"
She burns the fuel...
Heavy boat for its size (almost 12,000 lbs fully loaded)
No flow scan / fuel burn gauges, but estimated by my average trip to the island/offshore: 24 gph at 3200 rpm / 28 - 30 mph.

Bertram's fuel burn ratings below (based on carbureted model engines), This boat gets better fuel economy with the electronic fuel injected engines:
3200 rpm, 29-30 mph, 27 gph
3000 rpm, 26-27 mph, 20 gph
2800 rpm, 23-24 mph, 17 gph
2600 rpm, 20-22 mph, 16 gph
2400 rpm, 17-19 mph, 13 gph
2200 rpm, 14-16 mph, 12 gph
2000 rpm, 10-11 mph, 10 gph

Full Owners Manual link:
https://www.bertram.com/assets/manuals/20-35/28-Flybridge-Owners-Manual.pdf


If those numbers are accurate, that’s better than 1 nmpg. That’s stellar for a diesel at that speed let alone gasoline!
 
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El Goucho

Swabby
Jun 6, 2006
74
61
Newport Beach
Name
Steve
Boat
8' Livingston, 14' Seasquirt, 20' custom skiff, 28' Bertram
What are you stepping up to? We are moving up soon, and will be listing our 37 Bert.
Not entirely sure yet, I love the 37! My buddy has one here in NB that we fish a lot. Amazing handling boat. What power do you have in it?
Boat partner and I are thinking more along the lines of an express style. But still not sure.
 
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