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Tiara 3500 Open

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Boat REF# 151450
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 10.67m (35'0")
Year 2000
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Berths 5
Engine 2 x Diesel 350hp, Caterpillar 3126 (2000)
Lying Seattle, WA USA - Shown by Appointment


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Extra Details

Builder Tiara
Lying Seattle, WA USA - Shown by Appointment
Fuel capacity 1,636.4 ltr (360.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 318.2 ltr (70.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 136.4 ltr (30.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Deadrise 16-20


Engine 2 x Diesel 350hp
Engine make and model Caterpillar 3126 (2000)
Engine Hours engine1:   422    engine2:   422
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 4 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 90.9 ltr (20.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 22 knots
Max speed (approx) 30 knots

The 700 HP pair of Caterpillar 3126 turbocharged and aftercooled engines provide ample performance and good fuel economy. Cruising speeds over 22 knots with a range on 360 gallons of 400 miles are typical.

The spacious engine compartment is accessed by raising a hatch which is most of the upper cockpit deck on electric powered jacks, including seating, This provides an almost full width opening exposing boat engines and all systems for easy service access. An additional, hand raised hatch to the engine compartment is located centrally in the forward part of the upper cockpit deck.


LOA 10.67m (35'0")
LWL 9.75m (32'0")
Beam 4.04m (13'3")
Draft Max 1.02m (3'4")
Displacement 6,349kg (14,000.0lbs)
Headroom 2.01m (6'7")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Gelcoat finish

The Tiara 3500 Open is a very high quality, US-built sport cruiser (, Holland, MI). The hull is a deep-V designed for quick planing with a stable, dry ride. The hull is built for strength and lightness with a full stringer system and balsa coring in the deck and hull sides. The cockpit and deck are a one piece molding bonded to the hull with a polyurethane membrane and fasteners every six to eight inches. All moldings are hand layups. Even the interior surfaces, including the engine compartment, bilges and storage compartments are gel coated for finished, stain resistant surfaces. All wiring harnesses meet ABYC standards. All deck hardware is recessed and through bolted with heavy backing plates.

The layout features a 67 square foot lower cockpit aft for fishing and water sports and a step to the 60 square foot upper cockpit with the helm to starboard and guest seating to port. The spacious engine compartment is accessed by raising a hatch which is most of the upper cockpit deck on electric powered jacks, including seating, This provides an almost full width opening exposing boat engines and all systems for easy service access. An additional hatch to the engine compartment is located centrally in the forward part of the upper cockpit deck.

A sliding door leads forward down stairs to the galley, salon and master cabin. The engine compartment is reached through a full width hatch on powered jacks that lift most of the upper cockpit deck, completely exposing the twin diesel engines and their systems.
The large fore deck area is molded with a diamond non-skid pattern and is enclosed with a high railing and provides an anchor pulpit which stores the anchor largely out of sight. An electric windlass raises the anchor and chain is stowed in a locker accessible through a deck hatch in the bow.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Vac flush)
Cooker tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Raw water wash tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Bar Sink tick
Ice Maker tick

The Tiara is a luxury sport cruiser intended to compete with the very best boats in the market. This particular example is in showroom new condition with only 422 hours on the engines and the galley stove and anchor windlass have never been used. It is kept in covered moorage in fresh water.

One enters the boat over the very wide swim step through a transom gate to the lower cockpit area. A large seating area at the transom is also a storage locker and can be tilted up as a unit to open the under deck storage area and access to steering and other systems. Additional seating facing aft is provided at the forward end of the cockpit backed by a wet bar and icemaker. The lower cockpit is fitted with fresh water shower and salt water wash down.
Forward up a step leads to the upper cockpit with a solid, streamlined radar arch and complete canvas enclosure. The helm is to starboard with all controls and instruments fitted into a aircraft style control console in front of a double helm seat. The entire control console tilts aft for easy service access. A high, wrap around windshield protects the upper cockpit even with the canvas removed. All exterior seating has a base of durable, non-rotting, waterproof polyethylene seat framing. Cushions feature quick-drying, drain fast foam.

Steps molded into the aft cockpit with hand holds molded into the radar arch and high railings from the steps forward to the bow pulpit with molded in diamond non-skid pattern on the entire side and fore deck, make access to the fore deck easy. The deck over the forward cabin is relatively low making for an almost flat fore deck area providing ample space for lounging.

A sliding door, with a second sliding screened panel, leads forward from the upper cockpit down stairs to the galley and salon. A complete head and shower is located at the base of the stair to port. The galley and salon floor is really exceptional beveled teak and holly planking. The interior design features outstanding wood work and quality materials. The galley is to port with Corian counters and built-in appliances including a Samsung microwave, Nova Kool double door refer/freezer, a two burner electric stove and a covered sink. To starboard is a “U” shaped seating area around the table which can be lowered to convert to a double berth. The electrical control panels are located on the aft bulkhead under glass doors. The cabin walls and table are finished in teak.

Through a door forward is the master cabin with an island queen size bed and hanging lockers on each side. Additional storage areas is under the mattress.

2 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Fish Finder tick
Echo sounder tick

Navigation equipment includes a Furuno Radar, Furuno FCV-582L Depth Sounder, Horizon depth sounder, Northstar 951X plotter, Simrad autopilot and Icom IC-M127 VHF.

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bimini tick

Electric Maxwell 800 windlass
1 anchors
27.00m (88'7") of chain
Side decks and high railings from midships forward provide for easy access to the fore deck for anchoring or lounging. The entire fore deck area surface has a non-skid diamond pattern molded in. The forward cabin top is low relative to the side decks for an almost flat deck area. The anchor is stowed in an anchor pulpit with external access to the chain locker and electric anchor windlass.


Rod Holders 4 Rod Holders

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

The Tiara 3500 Open is a fast, luxury express yacht built in the US and suitable for cruising, entertaining or fishing. This particular example is truly in show room condition with only 421 hours on the two Caterpillar 3126 engines (700 HP total) yet it is priced far below market value for a quick sale. It can cruise at over 25 knots and still provide luxury accommodations. Outstanding design and construction with features not seen on lesser boats make this a great boat and one that you'll be proud to own.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Tiara 3500 Open has been personally photographed and viewed by Dirk Nansen of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and where appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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