The 5200 Express cockpit is designed around functionality and comfort. To port a large L-lounge sits six comfortably, with plenty of stowage below. The adjacent dual Admiral Stidd helm seat features 8" of forward and vertical movement and has a backrest that reclines 20 degrees. The helm is all Tiara - with plenty of open space for electonics and tilts aft to provide easy access to wiring. A standard wet bar is just aft of the helm, featuring sink with cutting board, glass and bottle stowage, ice maker, refrigerator, and 120V outlet. The lower cockpit has molded-in forward and aft-facing seating, plus a convenient retractable floor table that also converts to a huge sunpad. A handy transom storage trunk features 100 cubic feet of easy access storage. And the standard 60" swim platform includes a recessed hand rail and concealed slide-out S.S. swim ladder.
The standard Teak interior and accompanying teak hardwood floor is a spacious and elegant example of Tiara quality. Two floor plans are available - standard Plan A, with two staterooms, or optional Plan B with three staterooms. The Plan A galley features corian countertops and sink as well as a recessed three burner electric cooktop. The guest stateroom has double twin berths that are quickly converted to a king-size bed. The guest or day head sits just forward of the guest stateroom, and can be entered from the salon or the stateroom. To port, a large U-shaped dinette seats 8. The starboard L-lounge/ entertainment center has a built-in television, VCR, and Bose stereo system with muli disc CD changer and satellite speakers. The master stateroom has a queen-size pedestal bed, vanity, hanging lockers on both the port and starboard side, AND large private head (with sink, vanity, fully enclosed shower).
Tiara features custom 24V DC and 120V/240V AC electrical system with master distribution panels in the engine room. There is one 120V 30 amp 65' dockside power with "pigtail" adapter, aft. One 240V AC 50 amp 65' dockside power cord with Glendinning cable recoiler, aft. One 30 amp 24V battery charger. A 24V DC battery system with gel cell batteries and battery switches. A 12V DC system for helm electronics, electrical bonding system, "smart boosting" isolation transformers, and a battery parallel system are all standard. An optional 24V Inverter is available along with additional 8.0kw generator and forward deck shore power hookups.
The galley on the 5200 Express is a well thought-out working area. It includes corian countertops and sink, and a recessed three burner electric cooktop. There is a built in coffee maker, microwave/convection oven and Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer. The optional dishwasher, garbage disposal and washer/dryer unit provide all the comforts of home. Stowage is plentiful and even features a pull-out pantry below the island bar.
Tiara Yachts always keeps safety in mind during the construction and engineering of all boats, and the 5000 Express in no different. While moving from transom to bow, there are plenty of S.S. grab rails to assist your movement forward. The Tiara Diamond Pattern non-skid helps assure footing, and wide walkways make the transition to the foredeck area safe. A fixed fire extinguisher system manual/automatic is in place as well as handheld extinguishers. Tiara Yachts complies with all U.S.C.G and international navigational lighting and U.S.C.G. and B.I.A. ventilation standards. The yacht is certified by the N.M.M.A. and CE (european)certified.
Engines and Engine Room
The 5200 is powered by two CAT 3406 E engines which produce 800hp at 2300rpm's. There is a Power assisted Teleflex hydraulic steering system with 22" S.S. destroyer helm wheel. Bronze "I" struts and highspeed axe head rudders. Tiara uses Aquamet 22 H.S. 2-3/4" prop shafts and water-cooled, face-seal stuffing boxes. CAT "EMS" dual engine instrumentation give all vital engine statistics and an oil changing system for engines, transmissions, and generator is standard. The engine room is lined with acoustical insulation and overhead fiberglass liner and lighting system. Other standard equipment include Racor fuel filters / water seperators mounted on S.S. brackets; raw water intake strainers; vibration mounts on the engine and generator; anti-corrosion barrier coated fuel tanks and two fuel selection valves. An optional all chain windlass system is available as well as remote spotlight mounted on either the pulpit or hardtop mast. Fresh and raw water washdowns for the anchor locker, reverse osmosis water maker and bow thruster also available.
Hull and Construction
The stringers are constructed of low density closed cell PVC foam enclosed with quad axial fiberglass using epoxy resin and vacuum bagging technology. It features a hullside engine air intake system. A black gel coated bootline with gold accent and black bottom paint. Bilge areas are gelcoated for a smooth clean finish.
It features custom Tiara diamond pattern non-skid surfaces, three forward deck hatches with screens, and plenty of molded-in, recessed portlights. And drop- down engine room access from the helm area as well as a large access from the lower cockpit. Six 10" spring cleats, and four 12" mooring cleats. Tiara's custom composite windshield frame with tempered safety glass and powered opening center section. It includes the Tiara custom washer/wiper system, and safety hand rails. The area aft of the windshield is a charcoal gray gelcoated nonglare surface. There is a foredeck sun pad area complete with drink holders, storage area, and a 316L S.S. handrail.