38' Tiara 2003 - Open 38 Sportfisher - YS180430  Video is available for this item

General Description

With over six feet, seven inches of headroom, three opening foredeck hatches and six hullside portlights (with screens), the Tiara 3800 Open interior is large and well-lit. Step up to the hem area where yo will find seating for 6 and an expansive view to operate the vessel.
Three step down into the spacious cabin , you will find that this vessel seems mcuh roomier than hter 38'.
This "Plan B" layout is perfect for families or a group of friends. The portside Galley is fully equipped. The couch/dinette converts into a bed with an additional bunk, sleeping 2-3 comfortably. Mid ship bathroom serves as a head and shower.
The Master Stateroom is tastefully decorated with a custom Queen size mattress. This vessel is the "Total" package - don't let her get away from you.

Actual Condition

The owner is moving out of State after enjoying his yacht for 8 years. The boat was purchased after suffering a grounding on a sandbar in 2010. All repairs were professionally done to better than factory specs. There was no damage to the engines. Repairs and upgrades included: transmissions were rebuilt, new props and shafts and new cutlass bearings in 2016.
The boat currently runs great and appears to be in better than average condition. There is little wear on seat cushions and coaming boards. Low engine hours and generator hours.
Hull is in excellent condition and the paint is in good overall condition. There are two squares on the starboard side that are repairs from when original owner ran into his dock.
Recent Work: New engine gel cell batteries, new a/c pump, new SMX electronic engine gauges, new flybridge cover for back cockpit area, custom table, new upper control canvas, all in 2018, In 2017 new seablaze underwater lights installed.


Galley: Corian counter tops, Nova Cool Fridge/freezer, 2 burner Euro/Kera Hot plate stove top. Emerson microwave, twin tub s/s sink. Ample cabinet and draw storage.
Teak and holly sole throughout Galley, Salon and Master stateroom.
Bar/Sink area in cockpit: Large freezer, live bait-well, large in deck fish box, non skid deck, rod/gaff storage under gunwales,
transom door, large dive platform with ladder, LED lighting, under deck fuel tank system, Deck and Tower, Hard top with built in Navigation lights.
Garmin 5212, Auto Pilot, Furuno RD-30, KVH TracVision C3 Antenna on Buggy hard top, Spare 3 blade Nibral Props under cockpit deck.

A trailer is not included in this sale.

Nationwide transportation is available through CertifiedMarineTransport.com. Custom Cradles and shipment to port for overseas transport also supplied. Call Robert or Brian at (508) 478-0200 for logistics and quotes.

Trailers are available through our Mendon, MA office.

Engine(s) Condition

Twin 480 hp Cummins (with remaining major component warranty). Reverse oik exchange system, six maintenance free batteries, C-Charles 12 Volt Charger, Racor filters, fuel selector panel 2 exhaust blowers, 28 lb Halon Fire System, fluorescent lighting throughout engine room.

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  • Year: 2003
  • Make: Tiara
  • Model: Open 38 Sportfisher
  • Model Type: Open
  • Length: 38'
  • Beam: 14' 2"
  • Draft: 43"
  • Weight: 22,500 lbs
  • Engine(s): Twin Cummins 6 CTA 8.3 480 CE, approximately 1,220 hours, 450 hp
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tankage: 411 gal
  • Water Tankage: 110 gal
  • Holding Tankage: 40 gal
  • Generator: Single Onan 825 hours
  • Generator Size: 9 Kw
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Location: Wareham, MA
  • Boat Name: "HOPE"
  • Stock #: YS180430
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