United Yacht Sales presents this Express Cruiser 2003 Tiara Yachts 31 Open LE boat for sale.
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This is a well-maintained 2003 31’ Tiara Open LE and is powered with reliable, well-serviced twin 330 HP Cummins diesels with 734 hours. She is stored out of the water in a covered rack. The 5KW Westerbeke generator was extensively refurbished and reinstalled in January 2021. This vessel has the optional swim platform, aft drop-down transom seat, two optional removable in-sole storage boxes in the cockpit, Tiara factory hard top, curved companion seat in the upper cockpit, teak and holly veneer salon sole. The 31’ Tiara Open is a versatile boat, perfect for a family cruiser or offshore fisherman and would be an awesome 31 Tiara to own.
Starting at the transom you will find the optional swim platform with concealed telescopic swim ladder; starboard on the transom is the fiberglass transom gate.
As soon as you step on the Tiara you will notice Tiara’s famous diamond pattern nonskid. In the self-draining cockpit is the fold down aft transom seat and surrounding the cockpit are coaming bolsters. Under the cockpit sole are the two removable flush floor storage boxes. Starboard side is the raw water and fresh water wash down; port side is the cockpit shower.
In the upper cockpit and on the port side is a curved companion seat with jump seat, forward of the seat next to the sliding companionway door is the navigation chart area with cup holders. The captain and passengers are protected by Tiara’s custom aircraft style windshield with ¼ tempered safety glass and electric center vent with two windshield wipers and fresh water wash down.
The upper cockpit is covered by Tiara’s factory hardtop with Anodized rod holder on each side, mounted on top of the hardtop is the Furuno Radar, and new antenna. Under the hardtop are the electronic box and recessed lights. Surrounding the upper cockpit coming off the hardtop is the forward and side Eisenglass curtains and aft from the hardtop to the cockpit is a three-piece drop curtain.
The 31 is built no differently than the larger Tiara Yachts and has a tilt away helm station which allows the owner to get behind the helm and work on the electronics, wiring and VDO gauges.
The Captain’s seat has the back-to-back configuration with storage under it. There is an inspection hatch allowing easy access to preview the engine bay.
The helm is well laid out and has two Nat Nav Furunos that have had soft wear updates, a new VHF, remote pad for the bow light, auto pilot. The toggle switches are in good condition, shifters and throttle move well, and the VDO gauges are nice and clear.
The interior finish is very nice Teak veneer with a Teak Holly veneer sole. To the left is the full fiberglass head/shower with solid privacy door; in the head is the mirror and two vanity storage compartments. Immediately forward of the head is the galley with a Corian countertop, stainless steel sink storage compartments, and a two-burner cooktop (the cooktop does have a crack in it but can be replaced). There are dish lockers, a microwave oven and an AC/DC refrigerator freezer.
On the starboard side you will find the dinette lounge. This area has U-shaped seating that will convert into a berth and has storage below. You will see the pedestal mount table. Above the dinette area are hull side storage compartments. Aft on the bulkhead is the boat’s electrical panel and generator panel. The Tiara’s battery switches are under the companionway steps.
The owner’s stateroom is forward with a double berth with three storage compartments under it and the salon AC unit. Port and starboard side are hull side storage there are two storage compartments above the berth. and one full length hanging closet and two cabin lights. The owner’s stateroom has a pullout full length privacy curtain.
The interior shows very well, all the wood Teak veneer is in wonderful condition, the dinette upholstery shows very well.
Hull and Deck Highlights
– Prop pockets
– 3-blade Nibral props
– Bronze axe head rudders and struts
– Recessed trim tabs
– Two underwater lights
– Two 316L SS spring cleats
– Four 316L SS mooring cleats
– 316L SS rub rail
– One piece SS bow rail
– Bronze seacocks and underwater thru hull fittings
– Six SS hull side oval port lights
– Forward anchor locker with overboard drain
– Hull side exhausts
– Molded in Fiberglass pulpit with windlass and foot controls
– Both Cummins heat exchangers, after coolers, transmission oil coolers, engine oil coolers, fuel coolers were flushed and cleaned per Cummins 1000-hour engine manufacturer’s recommendations. (Engines had only 683 hours at time of service.)
– Replaced fuel primer pumps, cleaned air seps and replaced impellers. Racor filters have been completely cleaned
– (invoices are available)
– New depth sounder was installed, Furuno Nav Nets had software updates (invoices are available)
– Brand new defender fire suppression system was added
12/2020 - 1/2021
– The generator was completely removed from the Tiara. All rust areas on the block and the head were cleaned and painted. New heat exchanger, new seawater pump, new freshwater pump, water pump pulley idler, new sending units, fuel lines, engine mount, belts – to name just a few items.
– When the generator was out of the vessel, the interior of the of the space where the generator was located and between the Cummins engines was painted (invoices are available).
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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