The Toys of Summer: Cast and Cruise

With the new Bertram 540, deep-sea fishing excursions and weekend family getaways no longer have to be mutually exclusive. The 54-foot-long, $2.14 million yacht—built by the Miami-based fishing-boat manufacturer Bertram—can comfortably accommodate a group of six while still leaving room for 25 fishing rods, a bait well, a freezer, and a tackle storage area in the mezzanine. A retractable aft window separating the cockpit and the galley makes it easy to pass beverages or bait back and forth between indoors and out, and a wraparound forward window allows ample natural light into the white-oak interior. A sound system incorporated into the bridge, salon, and cockpit provides music to all passengers, whether they are casting lines out at sea or reeling in friends and family at the bar.

Bertram, www.bertram.com

Photograph by Jeff Brown at Breed Media
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The mod cruiser sports polished mahogany and teak, leather seats, and a windscreen from a Jaguar…
The 130-foot yacht includes both modern and traditional design touches…
Designed to emulate a grand tourer sports car, the yachts have sleek lines and long ranges…
The new sailboat, christened Watermark, can do double duty as a cruiser or a competitive racing...
The versatile boat can be reconfigured to meet the needs of a variety of owners…
With the largest steel hull of its kind, this expedition yacht yearns for extreme latitudes…
A host of helm controls and creature comforts set on high help elevate this 70-foot cruiser…
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The boat offers endless options for play at sea, including fishing, diving, kayaking, and...
The 116-day cruise stops in 25 countries including New Zealand, India, and Greece...