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1996 Tiara Yachts 3500 Express

  • 36 ft
  • Express Cruiser
  • Miami Shores, FL, US

Yacht price



           Motivated Seller - All Offers will be considered-


 This Classic 3500 TIARA Express Cruiser is a Fine Example of Tiara's reputation for Engineering, Sea Worthiness and Quality. 

Equipped with the Optional Twin Turbo-Charged 450 hp Cummins Diesels that cruise at 31MPH and reach a top speed of 37 MPH...Equipped LOW - UNDER 1,000 HOURS! 

This 3500 Express is a case in point of Timeless Design  She is a beautifully crafted express cruiser whose classic styling has held up well over the years. Built  on a modified-V hull with a wide 13'3" beam, prop pockets reduce  draft and shaft angles. An elegant and comfortable Yacht Express cruiser, with a large cockpit that provides an excellent platform for fishing and Great entertainment

A transom door, wet bar, and in-deck fish box are included and  the entire bridge deck rises on hydraulic rams for access to the Engines .    Below deck, the spacious single-stateroom interior  can only be described as lush, with handcrafted teak  joinery, and a full teak and holly cabin sole. 

Additional features include an L-shaped lounge opposite the helm, aft-facing cockpit seats, an electric windshield vent, an integral swim platform, and a bow pulpit.                                                                                   SPECS & FEATURES AT A GLANCE:                  

Length w/Pulpit................... 41' 4"

Length on Deck ..................38' 10"

Hull Length......................... 35'6"
Beam................................... 13'3"
Draft...................................... 3'3"
Weight........................... 18,000#
Fuel...............................360 gals.
Water..............................70 gals.
Waste..............................30 gals.
Hull Type.................... Modified-V

  • AIR CONDITIONING - 2 Separate Units for Maximum efficiency
  • 2021 Maxwell Electric windless with Helm & Deck Controls
  • Cabin Courtesy Lights through-out & Under Water Lighting
  • Nova Cool Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Force10 Electric 2 Burner Cooktop
  • 20" Flat Screen TV
  • ZF Marine Transmission
  • Kohler 6K Generator
  • Icom VHF Radio
  • Radar/GPS/ Sounder -Ray-Marine displays at the Helm with Radar/GPS/Plotter
  •  Ray Marine - Auto Pilot
  • Bennett Electric Hydraulic Trim Tabs

Easy to See in Miami Shores - Please contact Herb direct for an Appointment to inspect. 

Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(9008637)


Basic Information

Tiara Yachts
3500 Express
Miami Shores, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Boat Type:
Express Cruiser
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Tiara Yachts engineering team
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Dimensions & Weight

36 ft - 10.97 meter
41 ft 4 in - 12.6 meter
13 ft 9 in - 4.19 meter
Draft - max:
4 ft - 1.22 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
18000 lbs


6CTA 83
Cruise Speed:
31 MPH
299 MI
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
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Fuel Type:
450 (Individual), 900 (combined)
Max Speed:
37 MPH

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
354 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
121 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
45 gallons - 1 tank(s)


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Manufacturer Provided Description

The 3500 Express has cockpit seating for 8, and with an optional aft-facing lounge seats 3 more. Other standard features include: Radar Arch / Integrated Swim Platform and Integrated Bow Pulpit / 95 cubic foot Transom Storage Trunk / and port & starboard Transom Entry Gates. Available in 2 Floor Plans - Plan A has a separate dinette (converts to double berth), full galley, aft lounge that converts to a queen berth (with privacy enclosure), queen-sized forward berth, and head with shower and molded-in sink/vanity. Plan B eliminates the port dinette in favor of a port galley, creating a private forward owner's stateroom with queen-size pedestal bed. As in Plan A, aft lounge converts to queen berth with privacy enclosure. The Plan B starboard head has access from both the salon and the owner's stateroom.

Additional Description
The 3500 Express offers a 30" Swim Platform as standard - an optional 48" Swim Platform is also available ... both with built-in Ladder. Other Options include: Aft-facing Fold-Down Lounge / Honey Ash Interior / Teak and Holly Cabin Sole / Air Conditioning / Plan B interior configuration.

Additional Description
The cockpit on the 3500 Express is designed for comfort and convenience. The helm is a "heads up" fiberglass tilt-away helm station with full flush mount electronics capability. The double wide helm seat with optional power adjustment is comfortable and sits high, providingf clear while idling or throttling up and cruising. The forward facing companion lounge, with tons of storage, sits right next to the helm seat and provides ample seating for four adults to enjoy the comfortable ride. There is chart storage, drink holders, and glove box adjacent to the helm, and the bronze acrylic sliding companion door with lock sits to the port side. Directly behind the companion lounge you can opt for a drop- down aft facing seat. A standard wet bar with sink and optional ice maker sits to starboard behind the helm seat. Across the transom there is a molded-in lounge with storage and a removable insulated cooler below. Dual molded-in transom steps with hinged S.S. gates make entering the cockpit easy, and standard cockpit lighting with remote feature ensures safe footing. There is a large transom storage trunk with approximately 95 cubic feet of storage space. A huge 48" swim platform with built-in folding ladder is typically opted for in place of the standard 30". The cruising arch with handrails, bimini top, and side curtains is also standard.

Additional Description
The standard Plan A floor plan has a master forward berth with storage below the bed, hanging locker, and additional storage. The convertible portside dinette seats five with a removable seat. The starboard galley features Corian countertops, recessed two-burner electric stove, S.S. sink, microwave oven, coffee maker, refrigerator/freezer, and lots of storage. A tall hanging locker separates the galley from the L-shaped lounge - which is also convertible to a queen-size berth and has a wrap-around privacy curtain. The full fiberglass head is to port and features molded-in sink with storage below, mirror, and vanity with storage compartment. As with all Tiaras, a solid teak and holly floor can be opted for to create a beautiful accent to this spacious living quarters.

Additional Description
The electrical system on the 3500 Express features a custom 12V and 120V master distribution panel with Plexiglas door, amp meter, reverse polarity indicator, two 30 amp 50' shore power cords with adapters, a two bank 12V battery system with gel cell batteries, and battery charger.

Additional Description
The galley on the 3500 Express on both the Plan A and B is spacious and well thought-out. Corian countertops, built-in microwave oven, S.S. sink, two burner electric stove, coffee maker, and refrigerator/freezer are featured in both floor plans. There is also plenty of storage.

Additional Description
An array of safety equipment is standard including: Cockpit lighting, automatic bilge pumps, hand-held fire extinguishers, Coast Guard safety and medical kit, and the certification from the NMMA, U.S.C.G., and CE (European.)

Additional Description
The standard diesel engines on the 3500 Express are two Cummins 6BTA 5.9-M3, which are rated at 370 h.p. each. These power plants provide a cruise speed of 31.1 mph and an estimated range of 299 statute miles. Other engine options available are the Crusader 8.1 gas engines at 385 h.p. each, or the diesel Cummins 8.3 at 420 h.p., or the CAT 3208 at 435 h.p. There is a Teleflex hydraulic steering system with 22" S.S. destroyer wheel, high speed bronze axe head rudders and struts, Racor fuel filters, water cooled shaft logs, fresh water cooling on the main engines, twin Verney mufflers, a Quiet Tone underwater exhaust, Armco Aquamet 19 S.S. prop shafts, and the list goes on.

Additional Description
The 3500 Express features a transferable 5 year limited warranty on the hull. It is constructed with a water barrier outer gelcoat layer and handlaid fiberglass with a special formulated resin. The stringers are made of a high grade marine ply-wood called "Tech-Lam" and encapsulated in handlaid fiberglass and integrated into the hull. The seacocks and all underwater thru-hull fittings are made of bronze, and there is molded-in deckside ventilation as well as a Quiet Tone underwater exhaust. The 3500 features six oval custom opening port lights with screens for plenty of air and natural light below. Gelcoated bootlines and recessed trim tabs show the attention to detail on this spacious 35 footer.

Additional Description
The 3500 Express also features a transferable 5 year limited warranty on the deck, and construction is similar to the hull, using a water barrier outer gelcoat and handlaid fiberglass. Tiara's custom diamond pattern non-skid is used on all deck and cockpit surfaces for sure, safe, footing. The windshield is made of welded aluminum and Solex 1/4" safety glass, and handrails, and a center hinged ventilating section make this windshield one the best in the industry. The transition to the foredeck is easy with grab rails and a sturdy one-piece welded bow rail to assist movement forward. Other deck features of the 3500 Express include three aluminum deck hatches with screens and privacy covers, forward deck sun pad with S.S. handrails, drink holders and storage, flush forward anchor locker with overboard drain, and a fiberglass molded-in bow pulpit with standard windlass wiring and S.S. roller assembly.

Engine Notes
Twin gas or diesel power options.
Top speed of boat: 33.8mph

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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