2001 Tiara 3500 Open

2001 Tiara 3500 Open

2001 Tiara Yachts 3500 Open with twin Cummins for sale in Merritt Island, Florida.  Updated and upgraded, Miss Maddi is maintained and ready to go to his home in Bahamas on immediate notice.  Classy and comfortable, her twin 370hp Cummins diesel engines cruise 22Kts @2200rpm burning a combined total of 22gph.  


Fully integrated Garmin electronics: dual 9” multi function displays.  4’ open array digital Radar. Sonar with Airmar thru hull transducer. Charts.  Autopilot with Smart Pump and Shadow Drive. VHF. (2020)  Yes with his Garmin watch he can ‘drive’ Miss Maddi


Cruising or sandbar, listen to your favorite tunes thanks to the custom premium sound package with JL amps, subs, multiple speakers and zones and Fusion head.  


Comfort for the cruise with new soft canvass top and StrataGlass 60 (premium). Cushions recovered with SiTex ‘leather’. (2020)  Lighting updated to LED. Chill in the cabin thanks to 16000BTU Wabasto air conditioning with remote control.  


1000 service performed, currently about 1375  hours, will increase as boat frequently enjoyed. 

Prop shafts and props removed & tuned. New cutlass bearings. New PSS shaft seals. Port transmission coupler replaced. New hoses. 3 new batteries.  Replace pneumatic hatch lifts. Install LED lighting. Lumitec lighting.  New bottom paint. (2020)    


Reason for sale: "she" wants’ a  2nd stateroom.  Miss Maddi will be replaced with a 42+ Tiara in the near future.  


  Call to schedule showing.


Miss Maddi - updates and information

Built from 1998 thru 2004, Tiara Yachts 3500 Open is still today a highly valued vessel. Tiara is known for quality in built and style of design and its no surprise reading then current reviews they wrote  “If you’re looking for a versatile cruiser in the 35 express class of boats and you want quality as well as seaworthiness, then take a look at Tiara’s 3500 Open. It features new sloping sheer lines, a great layout, and superb fit and finish to produce a great cruising vessel that is seaworthy, comfortable, and versatile.   With its 35’6” length overall and its solid deep vee hull design, the Tiara 3500 Open charges across the open water with confidence and grace. The express style hull coupled with the sloping sheer lines give the 3500 Open a distinct profile that is commended and respected out on the water." 


Fast forward to 2021 – timeless beautiful lines!   Miss Maddi is updated.  She is a very comfortable enjoyable express cruiser for a couple or family. 


A large cockpit with transom lounge (plenty of room for fishing), Aft facing seat to starboard directly aft the skippers wide power adjustable seat.  The helm is on the same level, with enough companion seating for four people plus the skipper.  Cushions recently recovered in SiTex ‘leather’. Overhead the canvass is new, clear views thru large windshield and new StrataGlass.   The dash of Miss Maddi features all new integrated Garmin electronics.  Twin 9’ multi function displays linked to Garmin AutoPilot with Smart Pump and Shadow Drive, new Garmin HD 4’ open array Radar, Airmar thru hull transducer, Garmin VHF and Garmin charts. Your guests will enjoy clear crisp sound from a newly installed custom high performance JL/Fusion sound system.     Wide side decks lead forward for docking or lounging on the foredeck. The entire foredeck is surrounded by a husky welded stainless-steel rail, and the bow plank has an anchor roller with chain locker and windless

The entire helm lifts forward for easy access to the 370HP Cummins diesel engines, Westerbeke 5KW generator and mechanicals. Serviced and running smoothly. 


Forward from the helm, thru the sliding door and 3 steps down you're in a spacious and airy saloon. To starboard the large U-shaped lounge.  This a convertible dinette: to a double berth and an additional berth can be raised to provide space for the fifth person aboard.  Flat screen TV, Fusion stereo (with DVD), updated LED lighting.   Directly across, on the port side is your galley.  Corian countertop, stainless sink, 2 burner cooktop, new LG microwave, refrigerator/freezer. Well-crafted cabinetry and one expects from Tiara Yachts.   (Note a small discolored area on teak/holly floor at base of freezer – photo attached.  Cosmetic and on the owners ‘to do’ list.)   Aft of the galley an all-fiberglass enclosed head with VacuFlush head, shower, and vanity with ample storage 

 Forward is a private stateroom with centerline queen-sized berth, storage underneath and hanging lockers. Updated with LED lighting and USB outlets.  


Miss Maddi sits in partially shaded slip behind owners Merritt Island home.  She is maintained to cruise to the Bahamas on short notice.  Comfortable cruise 22kts@2200rpm burning a total of 22gph.  There is a small punch list owner intended to complete.  Reason for selling: “she” now wants a second stateroom boat, thus “He” is seeking another Tiara in the 42+ with two staterooms.  Call, email or text to schedule showing.


Fully integrated Garmin electronics:

Twin Garmin 9” echoMap XS

4’ Open array HD Radar


Transducer bronze thru Hull, Airmar – believed 1000Watt

AutoPilot: Smart Pump with Shadow Drive

Garmin VHF

Links to personal Garmin wristwatch


2020 New canvass top – StrataGlass 60 premium   2020

2020 softgoods recovered with Sitex ‘leather’


2020:Prop shafts and 3 blade, props removed, tuned, reinstalled.

New PSS shaft seals 

Port Transmission Coupler replaced 2020

New cutlass bearings

Bottom Paint


ZF Transmission:  

Full 1000-hour service following acquisition of current owner in 2018. current hours:  1330

New house batteries 2020

Oil change system



New 16,000 Btu AC with remote   Wasasto

LED lighting interior

LED lighting in master with USB charging

Updated sound system throughout and helm/cockpit

JL speakers, two subs, Fusion radio (approx. $10K with installation)

New LG microwave in galley

All hatch pneumatic shocks replaced 

LED underwater lighting

Galvanic Isolator (located next to 2nd battery charger) behind salon aft seat

2 battery chargers




  • Broker

    Broker: John Durkee

    Email: jdurkee@bondyachtsales.com

    Phone: 321-427-4483