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1994 Tiara Yachts 40 Express-MOTIVATED!

$99,000 USD

  • $99,000 USD
  • John PetersonCPYB
  • Active
  • Used
  • Express Cruisers
  • 1994
  • Tiara Yachts
  • 40 Express-MOTIVATED!
  • New Bern, North Carolina, US
  • Power
  • 40ft / 12.19 m
  • 14ft 6in / 4.42 m
  • Cummins
  • 6cta8.3
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2015-06-17
  • 2016-07-07
  • 1863577

Feature rich express introduced in 1994 and has enjoyed lasting appeal among upscale express buyers with an eye for quality and workmanship.  Standard mid-cabin interior with heads, open galley, and sleeps 6 in two cabins and a convertible dinette.  Twin transom doors open to the hydraulic TNT swim platform and a hydraulic transom garage to stay large items or dive equipment.  The cockpit features a forward and aft facing seating arrangement with a centered hydraulic cockpit table that rises out of the cockpit sole.  Wide side decks and large bow with sun pad, the Tiara 40 Express is a must see for any express buyer looking for quality. 

The exterior and interior of the Tiara 40 Express are truly impressive with matching interior fabrics and beautiful teak and holly flooring.  You will be impressed with GOLDEN GIRL and truly should not be missed.  The seller’s change of pans dictates that sale.


Step onto the hydraulic TNT swim platform. The transom opens to reveal a huge storage area. Enter from the swim platform and through either the port or starboard transom gates into the cockpit.  The cockpit has fore and aft seating for a crowd and a unique hydraulic cockpit table that rises from the sole.  The entire cockpit sole also lifts to reveal the aft section of the engine room.  Lift the center of the aft facing seat and enter the engine room down a removable stainless steel ladder.  There is a starboard side wet bar with ice maker.  Each of the settee cushions lift to reveal storage and the right side if the aft facing seats has a self-draining cooler.   There are built-in side steps to allow easy access to the wide side decks.  The bow features a bow sun pad with protective stainless steel rails and drink holders.

The helm area has seating for a crowd with a double helm seat that moves fore and aft and seating for four in the adjacent seat.  The helm offers excellent visibility with easy reach of all controls and instrumentation.  Along the port side is the companionway into the main cabin.  Down a few steps, which open for storage, is the main cabin.  Along the port side is the electrical panel protected with black acrylic doors.  Immediately forward of the panel is a galley pantry with storage shelving.  The galley is large and “L” shaped.  The galley features Corian counter tops and black splash, ample storage and cabinets.  The galley has a separate freezer and refrigerator as well.  Immediately aft of the main salon is the aft cabin.  Featuring a queen berth, storage, a vanity and mirrored medicine cabinet, a sitting settee which opens to reveal the head.  The aft cabin is a great cabin for guests.  There is a forward opening that can be left open or closed off for privacy.  The main salon is large with a starboard side settee and a folding hi/low table that can convert into another berth.  Each settee cushion has storage underneath and there are two large storage areas under the elevated table area.  Forward and to port is the head with a separate shower stall and mirrored vanity.  The forward master cabin in all the way forward with a center-line queen berth, outboard storage cabinets and shelving, port and starboard hanging lockers and private head entry.


A large open galley offers a separate refrigerator and freezer, panty, large storage cabinets and plenty of counter space to please even the most discriminating onboard chef.

  • Double stainless steel sinks with stainless steel faucet with sprayer
  • Corian counter tops and black splash
  • Kenyon 3 burner electric stove with folding counter top cover
  • Panasonic Dimension-4 microwave/convection oven
  • Black and Decker Space-Saver coffee maker
  • Kitchen Aid toaster oven
  • GE toaster
  • U-Line refrigerator under the counter
  • U-Line freezer under the counter
  • U-Line ice maker at cockpit wet bar
  • Pantry closet with storage shelving
  • Cabinet and drawer storage
  • Storage shelving above the upper cabinet’s outboard


  • Integral bow pulpit with stainless steel anchor roller
  • Lofrans electric anchor windlass with foot and helm controls
  • Plow anchor with chain and rope rode
  • Stainless steel stanchions and deck hardware
  • TNT hydraulic swim platform with dingy chocks and remote control
  • Hydraulic opening transom garage for storage of large items
  • Port and starboard transom boarding gates
  • Cockpit wet bar with integral sink, folding faucet and cover
  • U-Line ice maker at wet bar
  • Hydraulic cockpit table rises from cockpit sole
  • Fore and aft facing cockpit seating with storage under the cushions
  • Sunbrella black bimini with side curtains’
  • Sunbrella black slanted cockpit cover
  • Stamoid white covers for helm, helm and cockpit seating
  • Bow sun pad cushion with aft safety rails
  • Side steps from cockpit to wide side decks
  • Stainless steel handrails
  • Raw water wash down at bow and cockpit
  • Transom hot and cold water shower


  • Garmin GPS Map 3010 color chart plotter
  • Garmin GPS Map 3212 color chart plotter and radar display
  • Garmin 48 mile radar dome mounted on radar arch
  • ICOM IC M504 VHF radio with DSC
  • Raytheon Ray Pilot RP650 autopilot
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • (3) windshield wipers
  • Center windshield electric vent
  • Electric helm seat adjusts fore and aft
  • Electric stainless steel trumpet horns
  • Ritchie Compass


Panel is located in the salon companionway and protected with a black acrylic door

  • 12 volt DC and 120/240 volt AC power
  • Power distribution panel with circuit breakers
  • AC and DC volt and Amp meters
  • 50 Amp shore power cord with splitters
  • Glendinning shore power system
  • Onan 9 Kw diesel generator in sound shield with 790 hours
  • Generator remote start and stop control in electrical panel
  • Professional Mariner Flyback 40 Amp battery charger10 gallon hot water heater with engine heat exchanger
  • JVC flat screen TV 
  • JVC flat screen TV with built-in DVD player in master cabin
  • Fusion MS IP600 AM/FM/CD and MP3 player with remote speakers and helm remote
  • Marine Air reverse cycle air conditioning and heating with electronic controls
  • Mastervolt battery charger/inverter with remote panel in electrical panel


Engine room access is thought the center of the aft facing cockpit seat and also through the hydraulic cockpit sole.

  • Cummins 420 hp diesel engines, model 6CTA8.3, fresh water cooled, with 900 hours
  • V-Drive transmissions
  • Racor primary fuel filters 
  • Hydraulic steering with stainless steel steering wheel
  • Stainless steel shafts with dripless shaft logs
  • Spare set of three blade propellers mounted in forward engine room
  • Full helm instrumentation at helm
  • Morse stainless steel transmission and engine controls
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer
  • Fuel system selector switch at helm for main and auxiliary fuel tanks
  • Fire Boy fire suppression system
  • Engine and generator oil exchanging system

Broker's Comments

A quality Tiara 40 Express that shows pride of ownership.  Low engine and generator hours, TNT swim platform and updated interior, GOLDEN GIRL is the one to see.


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.




For Sale By United Yacht Sales

110 SW Atlanta Avenue
Stuart, Florida, 34994