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Available for SalePACIFIC PIONEER54' 1988 Bertram 

PACIFIC PIONEER is the perfect example of a classic sportfisher refit with modern machinery and electronics. Her knowledgeable owner spent over 2 years rebuilding this classic and customized the boat for tournament fishing.

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Northrop and Johnson. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


LOA: 54' (17 m)
Beam: 17' (6 m)
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Capacity: 1,480 gal (5,603 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 120 gal (455 L)
Holding Tank: 40 gal (152 L)
Flag: United States
Location: California, Newport Beach, United States
Build Year: 1988
Refit: 2006
Builder: Bertram
Model: 54 Convertible
Type: Convertible Boats
Cruising Speed: 20 Knots
Max Speed: 28 Knots
Engine Information:
  • Engine Make: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: C18
  • Engine Year: 2004
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Power (HP): 1000.00
  • Power (KW): 745.70
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours:
  • Engine Location: Port


Accommodations / Walkthrough

The beautifully varnished teak door opens to a fully remodeled salon and galley. The large windows provide an abundance of natural light especially from the oversized aft window which was custom built and designed. To the starboard is a flat screen TV with surround sound. A large custom-built couch is to the port with integrated storage and an ottoman. A wine cooler and icemaker are located beneath the entertainment center. Moving forward, to the port is the spacious galley with all modern appliances, drawer refers, and custom teak cabinetry. Across from the galley is a large dinette and custom table with seating for six people. Continuing forward, a set of spacious upper and lower bunks for two guests are featured to the starboard. A hanging locker and cabinets provide plenty of storage for the guests as well as rod storage for 16 fishing rods.

The entrance to the master is to the port where the beautifully appointed master stateroom boasts a queen-sized bed and a beautiful Chanel art piece above the headboard. Copious amount of storage can be found in custom teak cabinetry throughout this cabin. The master stateroom features an ensuite head and oversized shower with beautiful granite counter tops and teak accents throughout. Forward of the master is the VIP stateroom complete with three bunks, storage and an abundance of rod storage. The overhead hatch provides natural light and ventilation. The ensuite head and shower features custom teak joinery, granite counter tops and a custom sink and faucet.


  • Custom couches with storage for fishing tackle.
  • Large dinette with seating for 6
  • Custom Teak cabinetry throughout the salon
  • Teak and Holly teak floors
  • Large windows
  • Entertainment system with large TV and surround sound
  • Modern appliances
  • U-Line wine cooler
  • U-Line bar refrigerator
  • U-line icemaker
  • Entertainment center with large TV and surround sound


  • Miele 4-burner Range
  • GE Profile microwave/convection
  • Custom cockpit BBQ
  • GE Profile microwave
  • U-Line refrigeration: (2) Refrigerators drawers; (2) Freezer drawers
  • Custom sink and faucet
  • Custom built cabinetry

Master Stateroom

  • Oversized bed
  • Ensuite head with oversized shower and custom granite tops
  • Dometic head
  • Custom tackle rod storage
  • Massive storage under the bed
  • Hanging locker
  • Air conditioning controls
  • Custom backlit Chanel art piece

Guest Stateroom - Forward

  • (3) Bunks
  • Hanging locker
  • Rod storage
  • Air conditioning controls
  • Ensuite head and shower with custom granite
  • Custom teak cabinetry
  • Hanging closet

Additional Bunk Room

  • Upper and lower bunks in hallway
  • Rod storage
  • Hanging locker
  • Air conditioning controls
  • Custom Teak cabinetry
  • Hanging closet



  • Length Overall: 54'
  • Beam: 16' 11"
  • Draft: 5'
  • Gross Tonnage: 53


  • Fuel Capacity: 1480
  • Water Capacity: 120
  • Black Water: 40


Main Engines:

  • Engines: Caterpillar C18
  • Engine Hours: 8100/8100
  • Gearboxes: ZF
  • Drive: Direct

Generators and Electricity:

  • Output: 110/220 volt
  • Generators: (2) Kohler 21 kw
  • Generator Hours: 14,000/14,000
  • Shore Power: 50 Amp
  • Batteries: Odyssey

Air Conditioning:

  • Type: CruiseAir

Other Machinery:

  • Watermaker: (2) FCI Max Q
  • Steering System: Hynautic
  • Fresh Water System: 110 Volt/ 24 Volt
  • Bilge Water System: Rule Bilge Pumps


  • Furuno VX2 radar
  • Furuno Nav Pilot autopilot
  • Furuno VX2 GPS
  • Furuno VX2 GPS
  • Furuno VX2 with 3K watt transducer depth sounder
  • Furuno CH250 sonar
  • Ritchie compass
  • Furuno RD 30 Speed Indicator
  • (2) Furuno monitors

Entertainment System

  • Samsung 40" TV
  • Bose Surround sound with speakers throughout the boat
  • JVC Stereo

Communications Systems

  • Intellian i5 Satellite TV System
  • (2) Icom M602 VHF
  • Icom V8000 VHF
  • Simard Taiyo VHF

Engine and Mechanical Equipment

  • C18 Caterpillar engines with 1000hp
  • (2) 21kW Kohler generators
  • Odyssey batteries
  • Sonar Transducer
  • CruiseAir air conditioning
  • Drink box compressor
  • Hynautic steering
  • Dual Racors
  • (2) FCI Watermakers

Electrical Equipment

  • (2) 21kW Kohler generators
  • IsoTransformer
  • 50 amp shore power
  • MagnaSine inverter/charger
  • (2) Lewco battery chargers

Deck and Hull

  • Anchor Windlass System: Muir 3700
  • 80# Anchor
  • 300' 3/8 Chain
  • Brower 1000# Davit
  • Custom stainless bow rails
  • ACR spotlights


  • (2) Custom helm chairs
  • Drink refrigerator on the bridge
  • Full complement of electronics
  • 3/4 enclosure
  • Teaser reels for fishing
  • Stereo and speakers
  • Custom hard top
  • Custom stainless switch panel
  • Cat electronic controls and displays
  • Anchor counter
  • Carpet


  • Custom bait tanks
  • Custom BBQ built into the tackle center
  • Leaning post with rod holders
  • 24' Outriggers with maximizers
  • Huge amount of rod holders
  • Drink box refer/freezer
  • Tackle Center
  • Cockpit controls
  • Custom teak door
  • Cockpit Bolsters throughout the cockpit
  • Cockpit sole storage
  • Transom door
  • Fresh/salt water washdowns
  • Cockpit speakers

Fire Fighting Equipment

  • Fireboy Fixed FM 200 System
  • (6) Fire extinguishers

Safety Equipment

  • 6-man life raft
  • (1) Life ring
  • Flares


  • 14' 6" Caribe (2006), 6hp four-stroke Yamaha outboard engine (2006)


PACIFIC PIONEER is the perfect example of a classic sportfisher refit with modern machinery and electronics. Her knowledgeable owner spent over 2 years rebuilding this classic and customized the boat for tournament fishing.


Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed.

  • Artwork, fishing gear, PACIFIC PIONEER name does not convey

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.

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