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Tiara Yachts Announces Dealer Partnership with DiMillo’s Yacht Sales

Feb. 26, 2024 - Tiara Yachts is pleased to announce the addition of DiMillo’s Yacht Sales, headquartered in Portland, Maine, to their dealer network. DiMillo’s Yacht Sales will accelerate Tiara’s growth in the boating and yachting market throughout Maine.

Tiara Yachts Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

February 18, 2024 - Tiara Yachts is celebrating its 50th anniversary today, February 18, 2024. Founded by Leon Slikkers under the parent company S2 Yachts Inc., Tiara Yachts embarked on a mission to handcraft the highest quality boats in 1974.

Tiara Yachts Earns Marine Industry CSI Award for 16th Consecutive Year

February 15, 2024 – Tiara Yachts announced today it has earned the 2023 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). This marks Tiara’s 16th consecutive year receiving the award, which recognizes manufacturers for providing outstanding customer satisfaction.

Tiara Yachts Refines and Reintroduces the 43 LE

February 14, 2024 - Tiara Yachts today announced interior and exterior enhancements to its 43 LE luxury express cruiser. The refined 43 LE, featuring advanced interior amenities and updated aft cockpit seating as well as an optional fishing module and related accessories, will debut this summer.

Tiara Yachts to Debut EX 54 at the 2024 Miami International Boat Show

February 6, 2024 - Tiara Yachts will unveil the newest addition to its inboard, EX series, the EX 54, at the 2024 Miami International Boat Show (MIBS), February 14-18. Attendees will be the first to see the vessel at Tiara Yachts’ display at One Herald Plaza, D Dock.

A Boat-Building Dream Comes True

January 20, 2024 - The Holland Sentinel's Austin Metz features Tiara Yachts' employee and Great Lakes Boat Building School graduate Charlie McConkey.

Tiara Yachts Voted “Favorite Express Cruiser” in Southern Boating’s 2024 Reader Choice Awards

January 19, 2024 – Tiara Yachts, a family-owned manufacturer of American-made luxury watercrafts, was named the “Favorite Express Cruiser” for the fourth consecutive year in Southern Boating’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Elite Dealer Service Program Promotes Tiara Yachts’ Commitment to Excellence

January 19, 2024 – Tiara Yachts unveiled the nine dealerships that have qualified for the Elite Dealer Service Program for proven excellence in customer service during the second half of 2023. Unveiled in January 2023, the program rewards service departments within our dealer network for sharing in our commitment to an elevated customer experience.

Meet Charlie McConkey: A 2023 Tiara Yachts Student Sponsorship Recipient

January 9, 2024 - Tiara Yachts is rooted in uplifting and encouraging future generations of boat builders. To promote growth in the industry, each year Tiara Yachts partners with the Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) in Cedarville, Michigan, to award two sponsorships to graduates.

Tiara Yachts Announces its Newest Addition to the EX Series, the EX54

December 12, 2023 - Tiara Yachts announced today the newest inboard model to join the EX series, the EX 54. The model embodies the same flexible luxury evident in the flagship EX 60 and marks the second addition to the company’s product portfolio during its 2024 Model Year

Tiara Yachts Reels in Sales Success at the 2023 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

November 9, 2023 - Tiara Yachts reported another year of positive sales today following the 64th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) in October.

WOOD-TV 8 Goes Behind the Scenes with Tiara Yachts

November 7, 2023 - News 8 went behind the scenes of Tiara Yachts in Holland to get a look at the company’s new watercraft add-ons for fishing.

Tiara Yachts Announces Return to Fishing with Options Specific for Outboard Models

October 16, 2023 - Tiara Yachts announces fishing module and optional equipment packages available on outboard models in its LS (“Luxury Sport”) and LE (“Luxury Express”) series.

Tiara Yachts Named “Favorite Express Cruiser” by Southern Boating’s 2023 Reader Choice Awards

September 14, 2023 – Tiara Yachts’, a family-owned manufacturer of American-made luxury watercrafts, was named the “Favorite Express Cruiser” in Southern Boating’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards for a third consecutive year.

Tiara Yachts Dealer Among Top 25 Hispanic-Owned Companies in South Florida

September 11, 2023 – Tiara Yachts, a family-owned manufacturer of American-made luxury watercrafts, is celebrating its Miami authorized dealer, Apex Marine, for being recognized as one of the Top 25 Hispanic-Owned Companies in South Florida by the South Florida Business Journal.

Tiara Yachts Debuts Largest Model in its “Luxury Express” Series, 48 LE

September 6, 2023 - Tiara Yachts has unveiled its newest and largest addition to the Luxury Express series, the 48 LE, which is available in the marketplace. Previously announced in December 2022, the 48 LE provides all the social elements and thrilling performance of its counterpart, the 43 LE, while also supplying amenities ready for extended excursions with full glass enclosure.

2023 Tiara Model Year Awards Unveiled

August 23, 2023 - Tiara Yachts, a family-owned manufacturer of American-made luxury watercrafts, announced its top-performing dealers and salespeople for the 2023 Model Year. The honorees were recognized at an awards dinner on August 22nd.

Tiara Yachts Dealers Recognized as Industry-Leading by 2022 Marine Industry CSI Awards

August 1, 2023 - Tiara Yachts celebrates the accomplishments of 14 of its authorized dealers that have been recognized by the 2022 Marine Industry CSI Awards.

Apex Voted Best Boat Dealership in Miami for Third Consecutive Year

July 6, 2023 - Tiara Yachts is celebrating its Miami authorized dealer, Apex Marine, for being voted the 2023 Best Boat Dealership by Miami New Times’ readers for the third year in a row.

Fawn Filley-Myers Selected for 2023 Boating Industry’s “Women Making Waves” Award

June 22, 2023 - Tiara Yachts announced that Quality Manager Fawn Filley-Myers has been selected as a winner of the 2023 Boating Industry Women Making Waves award.

Whitney Vishey Inducted into 2023 Boating Industry “40 Under 40” Class

April 4, 2023 - Tiara Yachts, family-owned manufacturer of American-made luxury watercrafts, today announced that Director of Marketing and Communications Whitney Vishey has been inducted into the 2023 Boating Industry 40 Under 40 class.

Tiara Yachts Earns Marine Industry CSI Award for 15th Consecutive Year

March 16, 2023 - Tiara Yachts announced today it has earned the 2022 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) for the 15th consecutive year.

Tiara Yachts Showcases Its Largest Model to Date at Palm Beach International Boat Show

March 7, 2023 - Tiara Yachts will showcase its newest inboard model, the EX 60, at the annual Palm Beach International Boat Show from March 23-26. Measuring just over 60 feet and touting a near 17-foot beam, the EX 60 is Tiara’s largest and most ambitious model to date.

Tiara Yachts Announces Dealer Partnership with Yamaha Marine Center of Jacksonville

January 31, 2023 - Tiara Yachts is pleased to announce the latest addition to its dealer network, Yamaha Marine Center of Jacksonville in Orange Park, Florida. Yamaha Marine Center serves the greater Jacksonville area, continuing Tiara’s expansion in the Florida boating and yachting market.

Tiara Yachts Debuts EX 60 at Miami International Boat Show

January 24, 2023 - Tiara Yachts is set to debut its newest inboard model, the EX 60, to the general public at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show from February 15-19. Measuring just over 60 feet and touting a near 17-foot beam, the EX 60 is Tiara's largest and most ambitious model to date.

Fox 17 Airs Segment on Tiara Yachts

December 29, 2022 - Tiara Yachts and the build of the EX 60 were recently featured on a segment on Fox 17 News.

Tiara Yachts Expands Luxury Express Series with Introduction of the 48 LE

December 13, 2022 - Tiara Yachts announced its new addition to the Luxury Express series, the 48 LE. As the largest model in the series, the 48 LE provides all the social elements and thrilling performance of its smaller counterpart, while also supplying amenities fit for extended excursions with full glass enclosure.

Another Successful Year at the 63rd Fort Lauderdale Boat Show | Tiara Yachts

November 9, 2022 - Tiara Yachts reported another year of positive sales today following the 63rd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The company sold a total of 23 retail units spanning from 34 to 48 feet.

2022 Model Year Top Dealers and Salespeople Awards Announced

August 23, 2022 - Tiara Yachts recognized its top-performing dealers and salespeople for the 2022 Model Year. These accomplishments are a result of their dedication to excellence and the customer experience.

Apex Marine Voted Best Boat Dealer in Miami | Tiara Yachts

August 9, 2022 - Tiara Yachts celebrates the accomplishment of its Miami authorized dealer, Apex Marine, for being voted the 2022 Best Boat Dealership by Miami New Times’ readers for the second year in a row.

Tiara Dealers Recognized at NMMA CSI Awards | Tiara Yachts

June 23, 2022 - Tiara Yachts celebrates the accomplishments of 13 of its authorized dealers that have been recognized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association 2021 Marine Industry CSI Awards.

Tiara Yachts Supports Great Lakes Boat Building School | Tiara Yachts

March 8, 2022 - The Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) received a transformational gift of $75,000 from Tiara Yachts in support of the “Come Aboard, Launch Careers” capital campaign that will increase the school’s capacity for educating marine professionals.

Lakeland Boating Interviews Leon Slikkers | Tiara Yachts

March 1, 2022 - Lakeland Boating featured Tiara Yachts founder Leon Slikkers in its March issue. Read the profile entitled 'A Legacy in Innovation' online here.

Tiara Yachts Earns Marine Industry CSI Award | Tiara Yachts

February 17, 2022 - Tiara Yachts announced today it has earned the 2021 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) for outstanding customer satisfaction in multiple product segments.

Tiara Yachts Introduces New EX60 Luxury Yacht | Tiara Yachts

February 15, 2022 - Tiara Yachts, family-owned manufacturer of American-made luxury watercrafts, announced its new inboard-powered yacht model, EX 60, the largest inboard model Tiara Yachts has ever built.

Kelly's Port Added to Dealer Network | Tiara Yachts

February 9, 2022 - Tiara Yachts, family-owned manufacturer of American-made luxury watercrafts, is pleased to announce the latest addition to its dealer network, Kelly’s Port, broadening its reach in the Ozarks region.

Grand Rapids Business Journal: Boating Top Activity | Tiara Yachts

January 12, 2022 - The Grand Rapids Business Journal recently sat down with Tiara Yachts President and CEO Tom Slikkers to discuss the rise in popularity of outdoor activities during the pandemic.

Leon Slikkers Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award | Tiara Yachts

November 18, 2021 - Leon Slikkers’ passion, innovation and craftsmanship were recognized at this year’s seventh annual Boat Builder Awards, where he received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Record Sales at 62nd Fort Lauderdale Boat Show | Tiara Yachts

November 16, 2021 - Tiara Yachts, family-owned manufacturer of American-made luxury watercrafts, announced today that it reached record sales at the 62nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this October. The company sold a total of 58 retail units spanning inboard and outboard models.

Soundings Trade: Q&A with Tom Slikkers | Tiara Yachts

October 25, 2021 - Soundings Trade Only recently sat down with President & CEO Tom Slikkers for a Q&A. Read the entire article at www.tradeonlytoday.com

Chairman Leon Slikkers Retires after 75 Years | Tiara Yachts

September 8, 2021 – Leon Slikkers, a marine industry pioneer, whose career building boats dates back to the 1940s, is retiring from Tiara Yachts, the company announced today.

The 2021 Model Year Top Dealers & Salespeople Awards | Tiara Yachts

August 31, 2021 - Tiara Yachts is pleased to announce the top-performing dealers and salespeople of the 2021 Model Year. Their hard work and commitment to excellence contributed to a year of unprecedented growth despite its unique challenges.

Tiara Yachts Shares 2020 CSI Awards for Sales and Service | Tiara Yachts

July 7, 2021 - The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced boat dealer recipients of the 2020 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards. The 2020 CSI Awards honor boat dealers for customer satisfaction excellence in sales, and for excellence in continued service.

North America Outlook: Innovation at the Prow | Tiara Yachts

July 1, 2021 - Tiara Yachts was featured in the June 2021 issue of North America Outlook. CEO Tom Slikkers talks about Tiara's operations and provision of high-end luxury boating products across the US.

48 LS Lands Spot on Boating Industry Top Products List

May 13, 2021 - The Tiara Yachts 48 LS was recognized by Boating Industry as one of the 50 Top Products of 2021. The Top Products program selects the marine industry’s most innovative products and services to recently hit the market based on their impact on the industry, innovations and how they advance the product category, or in some cases, create a new segment of its own.

Tiara Yachts Debuts Newest Model, 48 LS | Tiara Yachts

February 11, 2021 - Tiara Yachts is excited to announce the launch of the 48 Luxury Sport. The largest outboard-powered model Tiara Yachts has ever built, the 48 LS is also the first outboard-powered model under the Tiara Yachts name.

S2 Yachts Combines Tiara Yachts and Tiara Sport | Tiara Yachts

January 5, 2021 - S2 Yachts is pleased to announce the consolidation of their Tiara brands (Tiara Yachts and Tiara Sport) under the Tiara Yachts banner.

Tiara Yachts Announces Top Dealers and Salespeople for 2020 Model Year

October 21, 2020 - Tiara Yachts and Tiara Sport are pleased to announce our 2020 Model Year top dealers and salespersons. Their hard work and dedication to our brands helps to continue the growth both see in the marketplace.

S2 Yachts adds Dena Meiste to Sales and Marketing Team | Tiara Yachts

May 28, 2020 - Tiara Yachts added Dena Meiste to the Sales and Marketing team as its Marketing Coordinator. In her role, she will provide support to the Sales and Marketing department.

Tiara Yachts Unveils New 43 LE Yacht | Tiara Yachts

May 13, 2020 - Tiara Yachts expanded its lineup with the launch of the 43 LE, the first model in the Luxury Express series. The 43 LE combines sport styling with luxurious amenities and the thrilling performance of outboard propulsion.

38 LS Named Top Product by Boating Industry Magazine

May 1, 2019 - The Tiara Sport 38 LS earns recognition as one of 50 of the top products of 2019, as selected by Boating Industry Magazine.

Forbes.com Features the Tiara brands in their Made in America Series

December 11, 2018 - President and CEO, Tom Slikkers, sits down with Forbes.com to discuss the Tiara Yachts brand, our rich family history and commitment to West Michigan.

Tiara Sport Introduces 34 LX at 2018 Boat Show | Tiara Yachts

November 5, 2018 - Tiara Yachts continues to build its outboard model lineup with the launch of the 34 LX, the first Luxury Crossover model from the Tiara Yachts brand.

S2 Yachts Announces New Director of Marketing and Communications

September 6, 2018 – S2 Yachts is pleased to announce the promotion of Whitney Vishey to the role of Director of Marketing and Communications for the Tiara Yachts and Tiara Sport brands.

Tiara Sport Launches New Model in Sport Series, the 34 LS | Tiara Yachts

August 2, 2018 - Tiara Yachts is expanding the LS product lineup with the launch of the second model in the series, the 34 LS. With a focus on luxury sport yachting, the Tiara Yachts lineup offers sophisticated vessels ready to meet the demands of day yachting.

Tiara Sport Wins MIBS Innovation Award | Tiara Yachts

February 19, 2018 - The all-new Tiara Yachts 38LS, which debuted in the fall of 2017, has been awarded the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award.

Introduction to the 38 LS | Tiara Yachts

May 26, 2017 - S2 Yachts is expanding its presence in the marketplace with the launch of the first-ever outboard-powered Tiara product with the Luxury Sport series.

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