This Boat is Off Market

  • Off Market
  • $359,000
  • Power / Express Cruiser
  • Tiara / 3800 Open
  • 2008 / Used
  • 38'4" / 14'2"
  • Cummins QSC 8.3 Common Rail
  • Cummins QSC 8.3 Common Rail
  • 490 hp
  • 452 hrs
  • Diesel

Express Cruiser 2008 Tiara 3800 Open listed by Denison Yacht Sales - MAIN (Off Market)

  • Last advertised price $359,000
  • Powered by twin Cummins QSC 8.3 Common Rail / 490 hp / 452 hrs
  • Off Market since Aug 13th 2015

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Custom ordered by her original and current owner this is a pristine example of a 38 Tiara Open. Features include the Plan B interior arrangement with sleeping accommodations for six, cruise style hardtop with arch, and upper cockpit helm air conditioning. In addition, she is rigged to fish with a cockpit bait prep tackle center with freezer and transom live bait well. Her custom Fighting Lady Yellow hull will turn heads at any dock.


DEVOCEAN is the newest and nicest Tiara 3800 Open available. Custom ordered by her current owner she epitomizes all that has made the Tiara Open series the benchmark for dual purpose, cruising and fishing express boats. W ell engineered and superbly finished, she is equipped with enough gear to chase anything up to a grander while retaining the comforts and amenities ideal for cruising.

Custom options include:

  –  Bait Prep Tackle Center with Freezer in cockpit
  –  Transom Live Baitwell
  –  10 powder coated Rod Holders mounted aft on hardtop
  –  Scoponich Cockpit Rocket Launcher
  –  Cruise Hardtop with Arch Full enclosures
  –  18,000 BTU Helm Deck Air Conditioner
  –  30" Swim Platform
  –  Dual Raymarine E120 Multi Function Displays
  –  Fighting Lady Yellow Hull

The cockpit measures 72 square feet. Molded-in steps on either side of the forward cockpit provide easy access to eight inch wide side decks serviced by handrails on the windshield frame and radar arch. F orward access is easy and safe thanks to the sturdy bow rail that is mounted atop an inch-and-a-half-high toerail and Tiaras famous nonskid.

The fully enclosed and air conditioned helm deck features curved lounge seating with table to port and a wet bar with refrigerator to starboard. The starboard side helm station offers excellent visibility and easy access to all electronics and gauges. A sliding acrylic door center line leads down three steps to the cabin.

The cabin interior features hand rubbed satin finished teak joiner work. Immediately to starboard is the galley and to port is a storage locker and settee which converts to upper lower berths with a sliding curtain for privacy. The TV and stereo system are mounted just above the storage locker. Forward to starboard is a large convertible L shaped dinette with a rectangular hi-lo table finished in high gloss teak with a burled maple inlay. Across from the dinette is the head with stall shower, vanity and mirror. Forward center line is the master with tapered queen size pedestal berth, cedar lined hanging locker, and TV. A sliding privacy curtain separates the master and disappears in a storage compartment to port.Salon

  – Starboard L-shaped dinette w/seating for 6, storage beneath, converts to upper lower berths and/or double lower berth
  – Teak Maple high gloss dining table
  – (2) cushioned stools on stainless steel pedestals
  – Port side cushioned settee converts to upper lower berths w/privacy curtain
  – (2) reading lights
  – Fiberglass companionway steps w/teak hardwood tread and storage compartment below
  – Storage locker w/shelves
  – 15" Majestic flat screen LCD TV
  – (2) overhead acrylic hatches w/adjusters, Ocean Air screens privacy covers
  – Marine Air 12,000 BTU air conditioner w/reverse cycle heat
  – Bose 3-2-1 media system w/DVD/CD player and game port
  – Teak hardwood planked sole
  – Mold mildew resistant vinyl headliner


  – Corian countertop
  – Undermount sink w/single lever Moen faucet
  – Panasonic stainless steel 1300W microwave oven
  – Kenyon 2 burner recessed electric cooktop w/Corian cover
  – Nova Kool side by side AC/DC refrigerator/freezer
  – Exhaust fan
  – (2) under counter storage cabinets
  – (2) storage bins
  – Stainless steel backsplash

Master Stateroom

  – Tapered queen size berth w/inner spring mattress, fitted bed spread, 2 pillow shams 3 throw pillows
  – (2) reading lights
  – Cedar lined hanging locker
  – Privacy curtain
  – Storage compartments under berth w/lift-up manual actuators
  – Hullside shelves and upper hullside storage cabinets, port starboard
  – Overhead hatch w/adjuster, Ocean Air screen privacy cover
  – Majestic 15" flat screen LCD TV
  – 12V DVD player
  – Marine Air 7,000 BTU air conditioner w/reverse cycle heat


  – Corian counter top w/sink
  – Mirrored vanity above sink
  – Storage locker
  – Sealand Vacuflush toilet w/holding tank
  – Fiberglass shower stall w/sliding shower door sump pump
  – Exhaust fan

Helm Deck

  – Marine Air 18,000 BTU "Cool Helm" air conditioner w/reverse cycle heat
  – Fiberglass "Cruise" hardtop w/arch, front side Strataglass enclosures
  – (2) overhead hatches w/built-in Ocean Air privacy covers screens
  – 3 piece Sunbrella drop curtain
  – Curved port side companion seat w/removable jump seat, cooler and storage beneath
  – Table on double stainless pedestal w/3 drink holders for companion lounge
  – Fiberglass companion door shroud w/ molded-in chart area and drink holders
  – Oversized power helm seat
  – Wet bar w/Isotherm refrigerator
  – Aft facing seat
  – Drop down engine room access hatch
  – Acrylic sliding companionway door w/lock, built-in screen and privacy cover
  – Hinged helm console w/flush mount electronics capability and drink holder
  – 22" stainless steel destroyer wheel

Electronics & Navigation Equipment

  – (2) Raymarine E120 12.4" Multifuinction Displays w/GPS, chart plotter, sonar, radar DSS video input
  – RS125 Raystar GPS antenna
  – Raymarine DSM300 digital sounder module
  – Raymarine 4kW radar w/4' open array antenna
  – Simrad AP26 autopilot
  – Icom IC-M504 VHF radio w/hailer
  – Icom IC-M304 VHF radio
  – Ritchie 5" SS2000 Navigator compass
  – Clarion CMD 4A AM/FM/CD stereo w/cockpit remote, amplifier,subwoofer, (4) speakers, Ipod interface
  – KVH M3 Tracvision satellite TV system w/DSS receiver
  – VDO fuel gauges, voltage gauges,rudder angle indicator
  – Smartcraft Vessel View engine monitoring system

Deck Equipment

  – Tiara diamond pattern non-skid deck cockpit surfaces
  – Maxwell 12V chain/rode vertcal anchor windlass w/foredeck foot and helm controls
  – Bow pulpit w/stainless steel anchor roller
  – Delta 22 lb.self launching galvanized anchor
  – Anchor rode locker w/overboard drain
  – One piece welded 316 stainless steel bow rail
  – Black rubrail w/316 stainless steel cap
  – Curved composite windshield with 1/4" tempered safety glass center vent w/actuator
  – (3) windshield wipers w/washers
  – Hand grab rails on side wings port starboard
  – International navigation lights
  – ACR RCL 50 remote search light
  – Port Starboard flag halyards on hardtop aft
  – Dockside water inlet
  – Dual electric air horns
  – 10" 316 stainless steel foredeck anchor rode cleat
  – (4) 12" 316 stainless steel mooring cleats
  – (2) 10" 316 stainless steel spring cleats
  – (2) 6" stainless steel cockpit fender cleats

Cockpit & Fishing Equipment

  – Bait prep tackle center with freezer
  – 42 gallon transom live baitwell w/led light
  – Cockpit fish box w/macerator pump out
  – Cockpit deck live baitwell
  – (4) Lee rod holders in gunnels
  – Scoponich rocket launcher w/ (4) powder coated rodholders tray
  – (10) Custom powder coated rod holders aft on hardtop
  – Cockpit coaming bolsters
  – Fiberglass covering boards
  – Transom door gate
  – Molded-in cockpit steps, port starboard
  – Self-draining cockpit w/scuppers
  – (2) chrome bronze corner hawse pipes
  – Raw water wash down outlet
  – Fresh water wash down outlet
  – (2) flush floor storage boxes
  – 120V GFI outlet
  – Cockpit LED courtesy lights
  – Hot cold cockpit shower
  – Cockpit drink holders
  – 30" fiberglass swim platform w/built-in ladder

Engine Room & Mechanical Equipment

  – Twin Cummins QSC 8.3 490INT 490 h.p. Common Rail Diesels w/452 hrs.
  – ZF 85A transmissions w/1.75:1 reduction gear ratios
  – Oil change system for main engines, generator and transmissions
  – (2) Racor fuel filters
  – Twin Vernay mufflers
  – (2) raw water intake strainers
  – Fresh water cooling, main engines
  – (2) bilge blowers, 250 CFM each
  – (3) automatic 12V bilge pumps w/helm monitors, 2000 gph each
  – 11 gallon hot water heater w/exchanger
  – PSS dripless shaft seals
  – 2" Aquamet stainless steel prop shafts
  – Teleflex hydraulic steering system
  – Teleflex mechanical engine controls
  – FE-241 agent fire suppression system w/manual pulls
  – Bennett Marine 12V hydraulic recessed trim tabs
  – Electric engine hatch actuators
  – Acoustical thermal insulation
  – 12V engine room lights

Hull & Construction

  – Fighting Lady Yellow gelcoat hull
  – Molded-in hullside engine room ventilation
  – Integrated wood foam core stringers encapsulated by hand-laid fiberglass
  – Bronze seacocks on all underwater thru-hull fittings
  – Bronze axe head rudders struts
  – Michigan EPX-300, 25" X 32", 3 blade nibral propellers w/ #7 cup

Electrical System

  – 12V 120V electrical system w/master distribution panel under cabin steps
  – 240V, 50 amp 65' shore power cord w/ 30 amp adapter
  – Glendinning cable recoiler
  – Cable TV/phone inlet w/65' dockside cord
  – 9 kW Onan generator w/sound shield, 604 hrs.
  – 12V two bank battery system, (3) engine batteries, (3) house batteries
  – Victron Centaur 60 amp battery charger
  – Battery parallel system
  – Reverse polarity indicator
  – Central bonding system


This is a low hour perfect example of a 38 Tiara Open. All services are documented and up to date. Batteries and hoses were all recently renewed, as well as the Strataglass helm enclosure.