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Brief Summary

LS stands for Luxury Sport and the 43 LS is the third in Tiara Yachts' four-boat lineup. She’s well suited for spending days above deck and nights below. 

Specifications

Length Overall 43'6"
13.26 m (w/ platform)
Beam 13'
3.96 m
Dry Weight 21,800 lbs.
9,888 kg
Draft 3'1.25"
1.09 m
Deadrise/Transom 21°
Fuel Capacity 400 gallons
1,514 L
Water Capacity 60 gallons
227 L

Engine Options

Std. Power 2 x 600-hp Mercury V12 Verado

Captain's Report

Tiara 43 LS: Ideal Marriage of Sport and Luxury

Editor’s Report by Capt. Steve

Tiara 43 LS

​The Tiara 43 LS is the result of Tiara Yachts blending luxury and sport in an upscale yacht that impresses at all levels.

Brief Summary

The Tiara 43 LS is well suited for spending days above deck and nights below. Her multiple social zones each have unique qualities that make them stand out.

Most notable is the luxury seen throughout the 43 LS that sets it apart from the competition, in true Tiara fashion. Originally powered with triple 425-hp Yamaha XTO outboards, she’s been repowered with the new dual 600-hp Mercury Verado V12s. Combine that with her deep-V hull with a 21-degree transom deadrise and the appeal factor skyrockets.

Mission

The mission of the Tiara 43 LS is to provide a premium level combination day boat and weekender that can tame the harsh conditions of offshore boating. 

Major Features (Including Distinguishing Features)

  • Rotatable aft U-Lounge
  • Dual 16” (40.64 cm) displays at the helm standard
  • 15 speaker JL Audio package
  • Standard diesel generator
  • Mid cockpit galley
  • Twin 600-hp Mercury Verado V12 power
  • Available Seakeeper gyro
  • Hullside boarding door
  • Main deck galley
  • Sleeping for four below deck

Boat Inspection

Cockpit

The cockpit is the first of many social zones and it’s also the most creative.  It starts with a forward-facing U-lounge wrapping around a high gloss teak table on a hi-lo pedestal.  It’s on an elevated platform that is off the main deck.  A latch to the port side can be released and the entire seating area can be rotated to aft-facing — a remarkable way to enjoy the 43 LS when coving or at anchor.  Ahead is aft-facing seating that provides opposing gatherings and overhead protection is from an extendable Makefast sunshade.  An on-deck galley is just ahead of the seating. 

The on-deck mid galley includes a sink, an electric grill and plenty of open counter space.  Below is a full-length bolster, beautiful wood trim work making up the face of several drawers, a trash receptacle with storage for the sink cover, two refrigerated drawers and additional storage.  A 32” (81.28 cm) TV drops down from the overhead. 

Tiara 43 LS

In the cockpit, there’s a large seating area with full walkaround capability. 

Tiara 43 LS Rotatable Cockpit Seating

The entire aft cockpit seating area rotates 180-degrees to convert into aft-facing seating. 

Tiara 43 LS Cockpit Bench

Ahead of the rotatable seating is a 7’ (2.13 m) bench seat with a floating armrest that includes integrated beverage holders and a phone cubby. 

Tiara 43 LS

Even with the large 600-hp engines, there’s still plenty of room at the swim platform.

Tiara Yachts 43 LS Helm

The 43 LS helm includes two standard 16” (40.64 cm) displays. High gloss teak accents the panel.  Three segments of electrical switches are grouped according to use. Controls are all digital and include the JPO (Joystick Piloting for Outboards) joystick, autopilot and a standard electric bow thruster. 

Bow

The bow is accessed from a 17” (43.18 cm) wide starboard sidedeck.  The port side is closed off with an elevated boarding deck.  The wraparound seating includes three across forward-facing lounges with flip armrests and a raisable footrest that resembles a home recliner.  A high gloss teak table has dedicated storage. 

The wraparound bow seating of the Tiara 43 LS

The bow features wraparound seating with three forward-facing seats.  Storage is under the seats and a bow table can complete the picture. 

Tiara 43 LS Bow Lounges

The forward-facing seats have flip armrests, premium upholstery and a footrest that ratchets into multiple positions.

Below Decks

Tiara Yachts 43 LS Floor Plan

The Tiara 43 LS sleeps four down below in two separate berths.  The forward berth measures 80” x 54” (203.2 cm x 137.16 cm) with 28” (71.12 cm) above the berth.  The mid-berth measures 80” x 44” (203.2 cm x 111.76 cm) with 26” (66.04 cm) over the berth.  A bench seat is to port and the head is to starboard.

Options to Consider

  • Seakeeper gyro: $75,030
  • Inverter System: $4,300
  • Galley icemaker: $2,970
  • Forward Mediterranean sunshade: $2,560
  • Garmin Fantom Radar: $8,120

Observations

Power, styling and luxury all seem to blend seamlessly in the Tiara 43 LS.  Everything is well thought-out and the ergonomics throughout are excellent.  She has striking good looks thanks to her well-established pedigree and bragging rights to her ownership come standard.