This Boat is Off Market

  • Off Market
  • $92,000
  • Power / Cruisers
  • Tiara / 3500 Express
  • 1996 / Used
  • 35' / 13'9"
  • 1996 Catapillar 3208
  • 1996 Catapillar 3208
  • 1239 hrs
  • Diesel

Cruisers 1996 Tiara 3500 Express listed by United Yacht Sales (Off Market)

  • Last advertised price $92,000
  • Powered by twin Catapillar 3208 / 1239 hrs
  • Off Market since Apr 23rd 2020

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The 3500 Express was very popular for Tiara with luxury accommodations, spirited performance and good sea keeping capabilities. Her interior layout is spacious and can accommodate 6 in separate berths and she has all the amenities you would expect in a much larger yacht. She is powered with the preferred 435hp Caterpillar diesels that are very economical. Exceptionally well maintained by her present owner.



Propellers Balanced – 05/2015

New Cutlass Bearings – 05/2015

New Garmin Navigation System w/ Radar and side scan sonar 05/2015

Radar Arch Professionally Sand Blasted and Awl-gripped 05/2014

New Northern Lights 13KW Generator – 05/2015

Port and Starboard Aftercoolers – 05/20016

New Upholstery Cabin – 06/2016

Port and Starboard Port-holes reseated – 6/2016

New Side-liner cabin – 6/2016

New Hatch Hydraulic Lift Pistons - 06/2016

Heat Exchangers Removed and Ultrasonically Cleaned – 10/2017

Belts and Hoses Replaced – 10/2017

New Marine Inverter – 08/2016

New VHF – 05/2015

Vessel Walkthrough

The master stateroom is forward with an offset double berth on the port side. Aft of the master stateroom on the port side is the dinette area (converts to berth) followed by the enclosed head with shower. Aft from the master stateroom on the starboard is the spacious galley area and aft again is the L-shaped settee (converts to berth). Honey Ash woodwork and Teak Holly cabin sole compliment the luxurious interior. Up a couple of steps to the helm deck with the helm to the starboard side and aft of the helm is a rear facing retractable bench seat and bait prep station. Aft in the cockpit area is a forward facing bench seat with transom doors port and starboard then out to a full width swim platform.

Main Salon

The Main Salon is very spacious and offers the preferred Plan A Layout with Honey Ash woodwork and teak and Holly sole. When entering thru the sliding door the Head is to port and a dinette that converts is forward to port. To starboard is a large L-shaped settee that has a hi-lo table. This also converts to a queen berth and has a privacy curtain.

  – Mold and mildew resistant vinyl hull and headliner
  – Marine air air-conditioning with digital controls
  – Honey Ash interior
  – AC/DC Electrical panel
  – 12V lighting
  –  110V lighting
  – 120V outlets throughout
  – Fiberglass companionway steps with hardwood tread and hinged storage compartments below
  – S/S companionway handrail
  – 2 opening hatches with covers
  – 3 opening portals with screens and covers
  – Central Vacuum system
  – Smoke detector
  – Carbon monoxide detector


The Galley area is forward to starboard, is well equipped and offers plenty of space for the chef to prepare meals while cruising.

  – Corian fiberglass countertop
  – S/S galley sink
  – Hot and cold pressure water system
  – Galley storage below countertop
  – Upper and side storage compartments
  – Kenyon Two Burner Electric Cooktop
  – Norcold AC/DC Refrigerator with Freezer
  – Goldstar Microwave Oven
  – 6 Gallon Electric Hot Water Heater with Engine Heat Exchanger Option
  – Dockside Water Inlet

Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is forward with an offset double berth on the port side. This area has a very open feeling and excellent storage. A privacy door is provided to separate the main Salon and Galley area.

  – Double offset berth to port
  – Cedar lined hanging locker
  – Excellent storage
  – Marine air air-conditioning with digital controls
  –  Opening hatch with screen and cover
  – 2 opening portals with screen and covers
  – Carbon monoxide detector
  – 110V lighting
  – 12V lighting


  – The spacious head is to port when entering the cabin area
  – Corian countertop w/ integrated sink
  – Hot and cold pressure water
  – Storage compartment below sink
  – Mirrored vanity above sink
  – 12V Vacuflush toilet with holding tank
  – Full fiberglass head with shower curtain and shower sump pump

Deck & Hull

The Tiara family has always been known as a top builder of fine yachts in the industry. Known for excellent build characteristics and fine sea-keeping ability as well as fit and finish of the interior and exterior.

  – Constructed with a gelcoat outer layer, and hand-laid fiberglass with a special blended, premium resin
  – Wood and foam core stringers, vacuum sealed and encapsulated by hand-laid fiberglass, are integrated to hull
  – Gelcoat boot line graphics
  – Bronze seacock’s on all underwater thru-hull fittings
  – Self-draining cockpit with scupper drains
  – Hullside exhaust
  – Molded-in hullside ventilation
  – Recessed trim tabs
  – Six S/S oval custom opening port lights with screens
  – Tiara custom diamond pattern nonskid deck and cockpit surfaces
  – Molded-in fiberglass bow pulpit with S/S roller system
  – Maxwell windlass with deck control
  –  Plow anchor with 5’SS chain and 150’ Rhode
  – Flush forward anchor rope locker with overboard drain
  – Foredeck cleat
  – Three extruded aluminum and acrylic forward deck hatches with adjusters, screens, and privacy covers
  – One-piece welded, 316L S/S bow rail with pulpit with Tiara burgee and staff
  – Two 316L S/S spring cleats
  – Four 316L S/S mooring cleats
  – Two cockpit fender cleats
  – 316L S/S rub rail
  – Tiara radar arch
  – Tiara custom welded aluminum aircraft-styled windshield with Solex 1/4 tempered safety glass and center vent with actuator, includes polypropylene windshield cap and hand-grabs on side wings,
  – Heads-Up fiberglass tilt-away helm station with full flush mount electronics capability
  –  Acrylic sliding companionway door wits lock and built-in screen
  – Fiberglass companion door shroud with molded-in navigation chart area and drink holders
  – Helm seat with power adjustment
  – Helm console
  – Fiberglass covering boards
  – Cockpit Coaming bolsters
  – Cockpit courtesy lights
  – Dockside water inlet
  – Fresh water wash down
  – Hot and cold shower
  – Two chrome bronze hawsehole deck plates
  – Reverse curved transom with integrated swim platform, folding swim ladder, and transom door and gate
  – Molded-in cockpit steps, port and starboard
  – 120V GFI outlet, cockpit
  – 12V outlet at helm
  – Sink with cold water

Electronics & Helm

The helm station is located to starboard and has full width seating. This area is very well equipped and the center for command.

  – Morse Twin-engine controls
  – Glendenning engine synchronizer
  – Teleflex hydraulic steering system with steering wheel
  – Dual VDO engine instrumentation: Tachometers, Volt Meters, Fuel Gauges, Temperature Gauges, Hour Meters, Engine Oil Pressure Gauges, Transmission Oil Pressure Gauges and Rudder Angle Indicator
  –  5 Ritchie compass
  – Three windshield wipers with washers
  – Horn
  – FireBoy fire system
  – Garmin Radar
  – Garmin GPS/Plotter/Depth
  – Icom VHF
  – Bennett trim tabs
  – Electric window vent
  – Electric adjustable helm seat


  – Northern lights generator with 149 hours
  – Tiara custom 12V and 120V master distribution panel with plexiglass doors
  – Two 120V 30 amp 50 dockside power cord
  – Battery charger, C-Charger 40 amp 5000 series
  – Two bank 12V battery system and battery switches
  – Reverse polarity indicators
  – Amp meters, AC and DC
  – Electrical bonding system
  – 4x group 24 engine start batteries 2012
  – 1x group 24 generator star battery 2012
  – 1x group 27 house battery 2012

Engine Details & Mechanical Equipment

  – Twin Catapillar 435 HP FWC diesel engines with 1249 hours
  – Cooling system serviced complete with water pump rebuilds 2017
  – Morse Twin-engine controls
  – Glendenning engine synchronizer
  – Teleflex hydraulic steering system with steering wheel
  – Bronze axe head rudders and struts
  – Aquanet S/S prop shafts
  – Dripless shaft logs
  – Two propellers
  – Zincs, transom and shafts
  – Three windshield wipers with washers
  – Dual VDO engine instrumentation: Tachometers, Volt Meters, Fuel Gauges, Temperature Gauges, Hour Meters, Engine Oil Pressure Gauges, Transmission Oil Pressure Gauges
  – Fresh water cooling, main engines
  – Engine room acoustical insulation
  – Dual engine hatch lifter, electric
  – Engine access hatch
  – Two Racor 1000 fuel filters/water separators
  – Generator Racor fuel filter
  – Two raw-water intake strainers
  – 12V engine room lights
  – Two bilge blowers
  – Three automatic bilge pumps with monitors at helm
  – Anti-corrosion barrier coated fuel tanks (2) with electric gauges
  – Fresh water tank, 124 gallons
  – Water heater with exchanger, 6 gallons
  – Fresh water tank, holding tank monitor
  – FireBoy fire extinguisher system in engine room certified 2012
  – Two hand-held fire extinguishers
  – Marineair air-conditioning 12,000 BTU with digital controls Salon
  – Marineair air-conditioning 7,000 BTU with digital controls master stateroom

Mechanical Disclaimer

* Engine 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.