Tiara 4800 Convertible

Boat Tests


Builder: Tiara

Model: 4800 Convertible

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

Cabins 1 master, 1 guest

LOA: 48'5"

Beam: 15'11"

Draft: 4'0"

Weight: (dry) 45,012 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/885-mhp Caterpillars

Optional Power: 2/1,015-mhp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 1,000 gallons

Water Capacity: 150 gallons


SeaStar hydraulic steering w/ power assist
Glendinning single-lever electronic controls
13.5-kW Onan genset
teak hardwood sole in saloon
Bose Lifestyle 18 entertainment system
20,000-Btu Marine Air A/C in saloon, 12,000-Btus in master, 14,000-Btus in side guest stateroom
2/Release helm chairs
Bennett recessed trim tabs
4/Lee rod holders
37" Sharp LCD TV in saloon
2/Sub-Zero ‘fridge and 2/Sub-Zero freezer drawers
Kenyon 3-burner electric cooktop
Sharp microwave/convection oven
Quartz galley countertop
Clarion AM/FM/CD stereo player w/ 4/flying-bridge and 2/cockpit speakers


Raymarine G-series electronics package
engine-room and cockpit cameras
swim platform
bow thruster
Xenon underwater lights
Marine Air A/C on flying bridge
teak-and-holly sole in saloon, galley, and dinette
flying-bridge ladder, flying-bridge teak table, ‘fridge, freezer, and 6-disc CD changer
freshwater washdown
Sharp flat-panel TVs in guest staterooms
32-foot Rupp outriggers, center ‘rigger
80-gal. in-transom livewell
garbage disposal
French Vanilla Ultraleather upholstery
saloon ice maker

This article originally appeared in the April 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.