The Nordhavn 47 Model was launched in 2003 as the replacement for the
Nordhavn 46 (one of the most succesful passagemakers in history).
It offered more comfort, a better interior layout, a stand-up engine
room along with a range of nearly 3500 nautical miles.
The Nordhavn 47's exceptional passage making ability is built upon a very safe offshore layout that is perfect for cruising. Her 85,000 lbs. displacement along with the 7,400 lbs of lead in the keel makes for a very tough and stable trawler. Length Over All (LOA) varies from boat to boat (~ 50'). Length of the Water Line (LWL) is 43' 4" with a beam of 16' 1" and a draft just shy of one fathom (6').
The majority of the 47's use a dry stack for the main engine exhast and are keel cooled (like their commercial cousins), making them extremely dependable with no raw water cooling entering the boat when running the main.
Ten years after launching the first 47's, the hull was extended to 52' (hull # 63), allowing for a larger cockpit and lazzeratte. In 2014, the Nordhavn 47 was discontinued in favor of the N52.