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This Bertram is a 35-foot fly­bridge that pays homage to the builder’s roots.

Yachting - - CURRENTS ON BOARD BERTRAM 35 - By Tom Se­rio

om e t h i ng fa m i l i a r caught my eye. It was the for­ward house struc­ture with curved cor­ner wind­shields, a bridge brow and a fly­bridge. They were in­stantly rec­og­niz­able Bertram trade­marks. But this re­cently in­tro­duced 35-footer is a thor­oughly modern in­ter­pre­ta­tion of the builder’s clas­sic 31. The res­ur­rected com­pany is rein­tro­duc­ing the Bertram brand with this Michael Peters-penned

Smodel that’s based on the Bertram 31. The new in­car­na­tion com­bines tra­di­tional styling with modern fea­tures. The 35 has an over­size cock­pit ready for any fish-fight­ing fanatic, plus an amen­ties-filled in­te­rior.

The sa­lon is ac­cented with teak and maple Amtico soles and over­head dim­mer light­ing. A wain­scot-style ceil­ing houses rod stowage for big-game gear. A gal­ley to star­board has a mi­crowave, two-burner

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