2017 Tiara 48 Convertible

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48 Convertible



  • Design: From the vantage point of a large open flybridge and cockpit, the only thing more inviting than your view of the open sea may be the spectacular salon, luxurious great room and staterooms of the Tiara 48 Convertible's interior. Designed and rigged for offshore adventure and onboard luxury, the 48 Convertible features everything a serious angler could need – with unmatched comfort and confidence standard.
  • Engineering: When there are blue horizons to pursue, the 48 Convertible knows the way. American ingenuity, proven engineering and updated features bring performance and comfort for your fishing adventure or leisurely cruise. The 48 Convertible is built on an unmatched heritage of American Made quality, strength and seakeeping designed to bring you safely home again – no matter where the day or the horizon may take you.
  • Layout: From the vantage point of a large open flybridge and cockpit, the only thing more inviting than your view of the open sea may be the spectacular salon, great room and staterooms of the Tiara 48 Convertible.
  • L.O.A. w/ Std. Pulpit: 51 ft. 5 in. (15.67 m)
  • L.O.A. w/o Std. Pulpit: 48 ft. 5 in. (14.76 m)
  • L.O.A. w/ Std. Pulpit & Opt. Swim Platform: 53 ft. 11 in. (16.43 m)
  • Beam: 15 ft. 11 in. (4.85 m)
  • Estimated Draft: 4 ft. 0 in. (1.22 m)
  • Dry Weight: 45,012 lb. (20,417 kg)
  • Height from Waterline to Top of Optional Hardtop: 17 ft. 5 in. (5.3 m)
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,000 gal. (3,785.41 L)
  • Water Capacity: 150 gal. (567.81 L)
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 50 gal. (189.27 L)
  • Deadrise at Transom: 14.8
Hull and Deck
  • Tiara Yachts' transferable limited warranties: five years on hull, deck & fiberglass fuel tank; two years on accessories. Exclusions apply - refer to 2017 warranty statement for specific details & coverage areas.
  • Fresh white gelcoat hull & deck
  • DuPont® bootline (Carbon is standard)
  • Hull constructed w/ a gelcoat outer layer, balsa cored hullsides and bottom, w/ fiberglass skin coat hand- laid using premium vinylester resin. Closed old tech- nology with premium vinylester resin is used for the remainder of hull process.
  • Deck constructed w/ a gelcoat outer layer, balsa coring, and hand-laid fiberglass using premium resin
  • Tiara custom diamond pattern non-skid deck & cockpit surfaces
  • Wood & foam core stringers, encapsulated by hand-laid fiberglass, are integrated to the hull
  • Gelcoated bilge
  • Bronze seacocks on all underwater thru-hull fittings
  • Molded-in hullside engine room ventilation with filters
  • Bennett Marine® 24V hydraulic recessed trim tabs
  • Three (3) Bomar® cast aluminum & acrylic opening forward deck hatches w/ adjusters & built-in Ocean Air® screens & privacy covers
  • Molded-in fiberglass bow pulpit w/ S.S. roller
  • One-piece welded 1 1/4" brushed aluminum bow rail w/ pulpit, staff & Tiara burgee
  • Flush forward anchor rode locker with overboard drain
  • Automatic rope/chain anchor windlass system w/ operation from foredeck foot pedal & remote switch at helm. Includes one (1) 10" S.S. foredeck cleat, 50' chain rode, 200' rope rode, & Delta® 55 lb. galvanized anchor.
  • Painted brow mask
  • White rubrail w/ 316L S.S. cap
  • Eight (8) 12" S.S. cleats for lines
Lower Cockpit
  • Starboard entry to salon w/ sliding tinted glass door
  • Port mezzanine seat w/ insulated cooler tub under seat
  • Engine room access door in mezzanine seat
  • Teak-covered cockpit step to mezzanine seat & salon entry door. Insulated cooler tub under companion step, & storage tub under seat step.
  • Ladder or stairway to flybridge - see options
  • Molded-in steps to deck walkways, port & starboard, w/ safety handrails above
  • Fiberglass covering boards w/ upholstered coaming bolsters
  • Four (4) Lee® rod holders in covering boards, two port & two starboard
  • Two (2) corner cast S.S. hawse pipes
  • Two (2) 6" S.S. cockpit fender cleats
  • Cockpit LED courtesy lighting with remote control
  • 120V GFI outlet, port
  • Cockpit shower, hot & cold water
  • Fresh water washdown outlet with 25 ft. coiled blue hose
  • Raw water washdown outlet with 25 ft. coiled yellow hose
  • Self-draining cockpit w/ scupper drains
  • Two (2) insulated flush floor storage boxes, one (1) port and one (1) starboard, w/ split lids & hinges. Large floor box includes drain.
  • Aft lazarette hatch
  • Aluminum backing plate, 24” x 24”, laminated in center of cockpit floor (access via lazarette hatch)
  • Molded-in, inward opening transom door & gate
  • Two (2) JL Audio® 6.5" speakers
  • TV antenna
  • Two (2) Release Marine® teak helm chairs w/ footrests
  • Forward center bench seat w/ storage underneath
  • Starboard lounge w/ top-access insulated cooler aft
  • Port lounge w/ top-access storage aft
  • Fusion® UD750 Multi-zone stereo, four (4) JL Audio® 6.5" speakers, one (1) Polk Audio® 8" subwoofer speaker, USB combo port, and bluetooth compatible
  • Exterior upholstery (flybridge & cockpit): white vinyl
  • Weather covers for helm console & helm chairs
  • Mold & mildew resistant vinyl hull and head- liner treatment
  • Teak interior (NOTE: Variations in Teak wood grain are natural and cannot be controlled in the manufactur- ing process)
  • Cable TV outlet
  • 120V outlets throughout
  • 12V/24V DC lighting
  • Teak hardwood floor
  • Starboard lounge/dinette seating w/ storage below. Includes table w/ fixed pedestal.
  • Port l-lounge seating with pull-out sleeper
  • Manually operated blinds for port, starboard & aft windows
  • 40" LCD TV mounted on a hi-lo actuator to conceal the TV when not in use. Includes iPod®/ MP3 / game port interface
  • Bose® Lifestyle home theater system with BluRay DVD player with WiFi
  • Marine Air Systems® 20,000 BTU air conditioner w/ reverse cycle heat (supplies salon & galley)
Galley / Lower Salon Hallway
  • Teak hardwood flooring in galley & teak steps to hallway; hallway is carpeted.
  • Quartz galley countertop and backsplash
  • Stainless steel undermount sink w/ hot/cold water faucet
  • Three-burner surface mount electric cooktop w/ sea rails
  • Forward upper cabinets w/ storage & microwave / convection oven
  • Forward lower cabinets w/ storage
  • Aft lower cabinets w/ safety handrail & concealed trash can
  • Two drawer-style refrigerator / freezer units; one unit includes ice maker
  • Exhaust fan
  • Drawer storage and sub-floor access underneath hallway steps (hinge lift with gas spring)
  • Hallway closet with bi-fold door
Master Stateroom
  • Carpeted floor
  • Full frame door separating master stateroom from hallway
  • Private sliding door entry to head
  • Manually actuated queen pedestal berth w/ deep quilted innerspring mattress, coverlet, two (2) box pillows, & ten (10) throw pillows
  • Storage under berth
  • Two (2) nightstands w/ storage
  • Hanging locker
  • Upper hullside storage cabinets, port
  • Two (2) reading lights, independently switched
  • 19" LCD TV with connection port
  • Fusion® UD750 Multi-zone stereo with two (2) Polk Audio® in-ceiling speakers and USB combo port
  • Marine Air Systems® 12,000 BTU air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat (supplies master stateroom & master head)
Master Head
  • Tile flooring
  • Full fiberglass head w/ shower sump pump & tempered glass window/door
  • Corian® countertop w/ porcelain sink
  • Mirrored vanity w/ storage above sink
  • VacuFlush® toilet
  • Exhaust fan
  • Air conditioner discharge
Forward Guest Stateroom
  • Carpeted floor
  • Full frame door w/ entry from hallway
  • Two (2) bunks, single upper/double lower, w/ inner spring mattresses, coverlets, & two (2) box pillows
  • Storage under lower berth
  • Night stand integrated into cedar-backed hanging locker
  • Three (3) reading lights, independently switched
Guest Head
  • Tile flooring
  • Full frame door w/ entry from forward guest stateroom and hallway
  • Full fiberglass head w/ shower sump pump & tempered glass shower door/window
  • Corian® countertop w/ porcelain sink
  • Mirrored vanity w/ storage above sink
  • Lower vanity storage
  • VacuFlush® toilet
  • Exhaust fan
  • Air conditioner discharge
Side Guest Stateroom
  • Carpeted floor
  • Full frame sliding entry door from hallway
  • Two (2) bunks, upper and lower, w/ innerspring mattresses, coverlets, & two (2) box pillows
  • Cedar-backed hanging locker
  • Two (2) reading lights, independently switched
  • Marine Air Systems® 14,000 BTU air conditioning w/ reverse cycle heat (supplies side guest stateroom, forward guest stateroom & guest head)
Instrumentation, Equipment and Safety
  • Tiara custom 12V/24V and 120V/240V electrical system. Master AC consolidated w/ salon monitoring panel with main DC panel in engine room
  • One (1) 240V 50A 65' shore power cord w/ Glendinning® cord recoiler
  • Cable TV inlet/outlets w/ 65' dockside power cord
  • TV and AM/FM antennas installed in the flybridge
  • Onan® 13.5kw diesel generator with sound shield & helm indicator
  • Battery charger (1), 80 amp
  • 12V/24V two bank battery system w/ batteries & battery switches (four (4) engine batteries & eight (8) house batteries)
  • Battery parallel system w/ battery equalizer for 12V battery bank
  • Reverse polarity indicator
  • Electrical bonding system - hardware bonded to main DC return
  • Zincs - trim tabs, transom & shafts
  • Bronze axe head rudders & high-rake, high performance struts
  • Aquamet® 22 Hi-Strength S.S. prop shafts, 2 3/4"
  • Water cooled shaft logs w/ PSS® dripless shaft seal
  • Two (2) propellers
  • Sea Star® full power steering w/ 15" aluminum steering wheel
  • Electronic engine controls w/ engine synchronizer and push-start ignition
  • Helm instrument panel w/ MPD® electronic display. Separate fuel gauges and rudder position indicator.
  • Beede® indicator LED's for aft bilge pump, mid bilge pump, forward bilge pump, & generator
  • Ritchie® SuperSport SS-2000 compass
  • High output alternators, 140 amps
  • Clean & quiet engine room; includes fiberglass bulk- head covers/centerline floor/chine floor, sound tiles, insulation, vibration isolation, & fuel / water / air separators
  • Six (6) 24V engine room lights
  • Two (2) Racor® fuel filters/raw water intake strainers
  • Plate mounted, thru-bolted engine system
  • Five-port oil changing system for main engines, transmission & generator
  • ProMariner® ProSafe FS galvanic isolator
  • One (1) Delta T® 9" bilge blower fan
  • Three (3) automatic/manual bilge pumps w/ monitors at helm & high-water alarm (2000 GPH each): One (1) forward, one (1) mid, & one (1) aft
  • Two (2) composite fuel tanks, 500 gallons each, w/ electric gauges & fuel shut-off valve on top of tank
  • Dockside water inlet
  • One (1) fresh water tank, 150 gallons
  • Fresh water pressure system w/ variable speed pump, 10 GPM
  • One (1) holding tank, 70 gallons, w/ vent filter
  • Fresh water tank/holding tank monitor
  • One (1) water heater w/ exchanger, 20 gallons
  • Kahlenberg® chrome dual trumpet air horn (shipped loose for dealer installation when hardtop is not ordered)
  • FE-241 agent automatic/manual fire extinguisher system in engine room (HFC-227ea agent for Europe)
  • Five (5) handheld fire extinguishers
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
  • Smoke detectors
  • Eight (8) 5/8" x 50' black dock lines
  • Eight (8) Tiara life vests (domestic boats only)
  • USCG safety & medical kit
  • USCG/international LED navigation lighting (anchor light shipped loose for dealer installation)
  • NMMA certified using ABYC standards
  • International certification options available (European CE and others)



Length Overall
51 ft. 5 in. (15.67 m)
15 ft. 11 in. (4.85 m)
4 ft. 0 in. (1.22 m)
Dry Weight
45,012 lb. (20,417 kg)
Fuel Capacity
1,000 gal. (3,785.41 L)

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