Climate Controlled Luxury

As soon as you walk aboard, you’ll notice the reasons you might be willing to spend more than $1,064,653 on a Sea Ray 470 Sundancer. There are two decks chock full of amenities, like the salon and cockpit on the upper deck that form a luxurious glass cocoon around you and your guests. On the lower deck, a master stateroom as wide as the 470’s beam features toys like a flatscreen TV and DVD player, a queen-size bed and a private head. A fully equipped galley and a guest stateroom complete the tour of the lower deck. And inside, the whole boat — from stem to stern — is climate controlled.

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Sea Ray builds quality, seaworthy boats; no questions asked, hands down. The trick is that you can’t ignore maintenance with the 470 Sundancer. Older Sea Ray boats had structural problems with stringers and soft spots in the deck that likely resulted from a lack of maintenance by competent technicians. At 47 feet, 3 inches long and 14 feet wide, the 470 Sundancer’s proportions are those of a yacht, not a weekender or a boat hired for a day trip. If maintained as a yacht, rather than a weekender or hired boat, the 470 Sundancer will retain its good seakeeping characteristics and provide a source of pleasure for years. With a choice of reliable Cummins diesel engines, the 470 Sundancer has enough power to handle any reasonable situation, and the optional bow thruster takes a lot of the “white knuckle" factor out of docking in tight quarters.

Creature Comforts

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Abaft the control station in the cockpit, Sea Ray placed a fully enclosed observation deck that serves as a salon. Directly above the galley, the observation deck is equipped with seating along both sides, with a variety of options and amenities that Sea Ray will install during construction. At the stern-end of the observation deck, you’ll find a sliding door that opens the salon onto a sundeck that has an optional grill. The lower deck galley, amidships between the staterooms, has a dual-burner, glass-top stove, microwave oven and ample storage space, as well as seating.

Large staterooms on the lower deck – the master’s lies athwartships at the boat’s waist; the guest stateroom lies along the boat’s midline in the bow – with readily accessible heads and easy access to the galley and the upper deck make for a comfortable living environment.

From the Captain’s Chair

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In the cockpit, you have everything that could make you feel at home – if home is the bridge of the Starship Enterprise — from a drink holder to the SmartCraft engine monitoring system near the joystick helm. Engine-room access is through a power-actuated hatch. The dash itself is gel-coated and, in addition to the SmartCraft system, you have with power steering with a tilt wheel, and all the engine gauges one would expect on a supertanker. You have environmental controls that operate the 12,000 BTU zone-controlled heating and cooling system for the lower deck, and the 24,000 BTU system for the upper deck. You can find your way with the electronic navigation suite and keep track of it with electronic trip logs. A depth sounder keeps you from running aground, illuminated switches make command at night a little easier and there’s an indicator in case the Halon-gas fire-extinguishing system in the engine room goes into action. All in all, the Sea Ray 470 Sundancer’s controls give you unparalleled control over your vessel’s passage.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

• Sea Ray is very careful to point out that, “Some features and options may not be available when a boat is built for outside North America and/or has CE Certification.” The European Union’s CE certification has different standards for lifesaving, fire suppression and emissions control. The potential impact on your boat can be significant. The member states of the EU each have different inland navigation rules and vessel nav light standards that may not conform to those in the U.S. or North America. Be sure that the boat you buy complies with the requirements for the area in which you plan to register or document the boat.
• Choose optional equipment wisely. The 470 Sundancer feels big and offers a lot of options that can amount to expensive clutter. Most can be added later at lower cost.
• Can’t say this enough: You paid more than $1,000,000 for your dream boat. Keep up with maintenance, whether you maintain it yourself or have the maintenance done professionally. Problems left unattended can go really bad, really fast.
• Its cruising range isn’t limited by the storage available for food or water, but by fuel. There’s enough dry storage aboard for a week’s provisions. It’s fuel capacity, though, is only 350 gallons. The optional twin Cummins QSB 6.7L T-Zeus diesels consume about 52.2 gallons per hour when underway, limiting your time between fuel fill-ups to about 6.5 hours.


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The Sea Ray 470 Sundancer is a fine entry-level yacht. On one hand, its limited cruising range, combined with potentially high upkeep costs, might mean your 470 Sundancer will cost you more than a high-maintenance girlfriend. On the other, it might mean the 470 Sundancer characterizes the old yachtsman’s adage: “A boat is a hole in the water you throw money into.”

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2015 Sea Ray 470 Sundancer: Description and Specifications

Climate-controlled cockpit sunroom with huge, electric sunroof & opposing seating
• Optional extended cockpit sunshade provides sun coverage for all seated positions
• SkyFlow™ design brings light & air deep into the boat
• Two staterooms with double berths and private heads
• Standard Raymarine® e125 Widescreen Radar/Chartplotter combo
• Standard inboard propulsion with optional Joystick Control or optional Zeus® propulsion
• Social floorplan with seamless connection between cockpit and salon via three-pane door and flush threshold

Sea Ray’s Disclaimer

* Not all accessories shown or described herein are standard equipment or even available as options. Some features and options may not be available when a boat is built for outside North America and/or has CE Certification. Options and features are subject to change without notice. Not all model-year boats may contain all the features or meet the specifications described herein. Confirm availability of all accessories and equipment with an authorized Sea Ray dealer prior to purchase.
Air Conditioning/Heating
• Custom Integral Vent Systems
• Zone-Controlled Reverse-Cycle System (12,000 BTU) - Lower Cabin
• Zone-Controlled Reverse-Cycle System (24,000 BTU) - Sunroom

Cabin Features

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• Carbon Monoxide Monitors
• Flooring, Hardwood - Autumn Ridge (Galley & Salon)
• Lighting, 12V
• Lighting, 12V Indirect LED
• Outlets, 120V GFI Protected
• Outlets, 12V Accessory
• Pillows, Accent
• Steps, Wood w/Stainless-Steel Handrail
• Storage, In-Floor


• Canvas Colors - Blue, Black or Taupe (Sunbrella®)
• Cockpit Seat Covers
• Meets Applicable USCG & ABYC Standards
• NMMA Certification

Cockpit and Control Station Features

• Beverage Holders
• Door, Transom w/Stainless-Steel Frame & Acrylic Insert
• Floor Liner, Fiberglass - Self-Bailing
• Handrails, 316 Stainless Steel
• Hatch, Engine Room - Electrically Actuated
• Lighting, LED - White
• Outlet, 120V GFI Protected
• Rod Holders (2)
• Seating, L-Shaped w/Storage Below
• Steps, Boarding, Molded-In
• Table, Cockpit - Fiberglass
• Wet Bar w/Sink, Faucet, Solid-Surface Countertop, Stainless-Steel Handrail, Trash Receptacle & Storage Cabinet - Port

Electrical Systems

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• 120V/60 Amp/12V
• Batteries (4) w/Trays
• Battery Charger/Converter
• Battery Switches, 2-Way Solenoid Activated (MDP & Bilge) - Panel Access in Galley
• Cable TV System w/Inlet (Includes TV Shore Cord, Coax Outlets, Gain Control & Omni Directional Antenna)
• Panel, DC Circuit Breaker - Remote
• Panel, DC Main Breaker w/Battery Charger Over-Current Protection
• Panel, Main Distribution - AC
• Panel, Main Distribution - DC
• Shore Power Transformer, 240V/50 Amp/60 Cycle/12 Kva
• Shore Power, CableMaster™, 240V/50 Amp/60 Cycle w/75’ Cord
• Wiring, Color-Coded w/Chafe Protection


• Electronics Circuit, 50 Amp/12V
• Raymarine® e125 Widescreen 12.1" Color LCD, Radar/GPS/Chartplotter w/Integrated 4-kW HD Open Array Scanner
• VHF Radio w/Remote Speaker & 8’ Fiberglass Antenna

Engine Room

• Bilge Pumps, 12V Automatic (2)
• Bilge Pumps, 12V Automatic High Water (1 Bilge, 1 Cabin)
• Blowers, 12V Bilge (2)
• Exhaust, Underwater - Patented
• Fire Suppression System - Automatic w/Manual Pull
• Gel-Coated Engine Room
• Insulation, Engine Room - 2" w/Loaded Vinyl Barrier
• Ladder, Stainless Steel - Removable (Engine Room Access)
• Lighting, 12V

Forward Head - Port

• Door, Access from Forward Stateroom
• Flooring, Tile
• Handrails, Stainless Steel
• Head, VacuFlush®
• Power Vent, 12V
• Robe Hook
• Storage, Gunwale Cabinet
• Storage, Medicine Cabinet, Mirrored w/Lights
• Towels - Sea Ray
• Vanity w/Solid-Surface Countertop, Sink, Faucet & Storage Below

Forward Shower - Starboard

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• Door, Privacy w/Mirror & Access from Forward Stateroom
• Flooring, Tile
• Handrails, Stainless Steel
• Robe Hook
• Shower w/Seat & Adjustable Wand
• Towel Bars

<h3Forward Stateroom

• Bed, Full-Size Island-Style w/Innerspring Mattress, Pillows, Sheets, Coordinated Spread & Drawer Storage Below
• Door, Handcrafted Solid Wood w/Translucent Screens
• Flooring, Carpet
• Lighting, Task - 12V, Port & Starboard (at Head of Bed)
• Speakers (2)
• Storage, Drawers (2) - Under Bed
• Storage, Gunwale Cabinets - Port & Starboard
• Storage, Hanging Lockers (2) w/Lights - Port & Starboard
• Storage, In Floor
• TV, 24" LED / Smart w/Remote Blu-ray™ player-

Fuel System

• Fuel Filters, Remote (Racor® Filters for Diesel Engines)
• Fuel Lines, USCG - Type A-1
• Fuel Tanks, Aluminum w/Electric Shutoff Valves (Manual Valves for Diesel) & Ultrasonic Sending Units
• Fuel Transfer Pump, Electric


• Countertop, Solid-Surface w/Stainless-Steel Sink, Faucet & Sink Cover
• Handrail, Stainless Steel
• Lighting, 12V
• Microwave - 120V
• Power Vent, 12V w/Stainless-Steel Grill
• Refrigerator/Freezer - Dual Voltage
• Storage Cabinets, Upper & Lower
• Storage, Drawers w/Cutlery Insert
• Stove, Two-Burner w/Black Glass Top - 240V


• 11.5 kW Onan® Diesel (120/240V/60 Cycle) w/Sound Shield, Remote Start, Muffler, Freshwater Cooling, Fuel Filter w/Crossover Fuel, Seacock & Seawater Strainer

Hull & Deck Features

• Bottom Paint
• Bow Rail, 316 Stainless-Steel w/Welded Stanchions, Intermediate Rails & Life
• Cleats, Thru-Bolted - Stainless Steel (8)
• Deck Fill Plates, Stainless Steel
• Deck Rails, 316 Stainless Steel
• Drain Plugs, Brass-Threaded - Garboard
• Gel Coat - Arctic White
• Graphics, Striping
• Graphics, Transom Numerator
• Handrails, 316 Stainless Steel
• Hatch, Deck Vent - Translucent w/Locks & Sky Screen Cover (Trapezoid)
• Hull Windows, Large Smoked Acrylic
• Lights, Navigation, Stern & Transom
• Resin, High-Performance Vinylester
• Rub Rail, PVC w/Stainless-Steel Insert
• Skylight, Flush-Mounted , Retractable
• Storage, Transom (For Fenders & Gear) w/Gas Assist
• Stringer System, Fiberglass
• Sun Pad w/Adjustable Backrest - Forward Deck
• Swim Platform w/Concealed Stainless-Steel Four-Step Swim Ladder & Integral Grab Handle
• Thru-Hull Fittings, Stainless-Steel
• Toe Rail, Molded Fiberglass - Deck
• Vent System, Engine Room - Integral w/Stainless-Steel Vents
• Windshield Washer System
• Windshield Wipers
• Windshield, Tempered/Tinted Curved Glass w/Electric Opening Window (Starboard)

Interior Color

• Carpet: Dark or Light
• Window Treatment: Silver Alloy Blinds
• Wood Cabinetry: Walnut

Master Stateroom Head/Shower

• Door, Access from Stateroom
• Enclosed Head & Shower - Full Fiberglass
• Handrail, Stainless Steel
• Head, VacuFlush®
• Shower Enclosure w/Acrylic Door & Teak Flooring
• Shower Wand w/Vertical Adjustment
• Storage, Upper Shelves w/Stainless-Steel Rails
• Towel Ring
• Towels - Sea Ray

Mid-Stateroom Full-Beam Master

• Bed, Queen Size w/Innerspring Mattress, Pillows, Sheets & Coordinated Spread & Storage Below
• Door, Privacy w/Full Length Mirror
• Flooring, Carpet
• Mirrored Bulkhead
• Storage, Full Length Hanging Locker w/Drawers Below
• Storage, Upper & Lower
• TV, LED / Smart w/Remote Blu-ray™ player
• Vanity w/Solid-Surface Countertop, Sink, Faucet & Storage Below

Mooring System

• Anchor Chute, Stainless Steel
• Anchor Rope/Chain Storage w/Gas-Assisted Hatches (2)
• Anchor Washdown Spigot
• Anchor, Galvanized
• Windlass, Rope/Chain w/Foot Switches


• Twin Diesel V-Drives: T-VD-Cummins® QSB 6.7 - 480 HO w/DTS (T-473 hp - 353 kW)


• Entertainment Center:
Gaming System Port
iPod® Interface w/Docking Station
MP3 Port w/12V Outlet
Stereo, 12V AM/FM, Wireless Bluetooth™, SiriusXM® Satellite Receiver w/Antenna, Amplifier, Speakers (2) & Auxiliary Input Jack w/Speaker Selector
TV, 32" LED / Smart w/Remote Blu-ray™ player
DVD Storage
Coax Outlet & Gain Control
• Mirror, Wall Accent
• Seating, L-Shaped Sofa w/Storage Below (Pulls Out to Bed)
• Storage Locker, Under Entry Steps
• Storage, Gunwale Cabinets

Sunroom Features

• Beverage Holders
• Door, Sunroom Entry w/Aluminum Powder Coated Frame (Black) & Tempered/Tinted Glass (Sliding & Lockable)
• Flooring, Carpet
• Hardtop, Fiberglass w/Electric Retractable Sunroof & Overhead Lighting
• Helm Seating: Double-Wide w/Flip-Up Thigh-Rise Bolster, Armrests & Heavy-Duty Pedestal w/Slide & Pneumatic Vertical Adjustment
• Helm Station
• Lighting, Indirect LED
• Outlet, 120V GFI Protected
• Outlet, 12V Accessory (2)
• Refrigerator, 120V, Stainless-Steel Drawer Style
• Seating, Opposing Sofas
• Storage, Stbd Cabinet w/Solid Surface Countertop
• Table, Wood
• TV, 32" LED / Smart w/Remote Blu-ray™ player
• Window Treatment, Silver Alloy Blinds

Underwater Gear

• V-Drives:
Bonding System w/Zinc Hull Plate
Propellers, Nibral 4-Blade
Propeller Shafts, 2" Stainless Steel (2) - Aqualloy 19
Rudders, Manganese-Bronze
Seacocks - Engines
Seawater Strainers - Engines
Shaft Logs, Dripless w/Extra Seal Carrier Kit
Struts, Manganese-Bronze
Trim Tabs, Hydraulic
• Zeus Drives (Optional):
Propellers, Stainless Steel
Trim Tabs, Hydraulic (Integrated w/Zeus Pod Drives)

Waste Systems

• Head System, VacuFlush
• Holding Tank Level Indicator - MDP
• Holding Tank w/Dockside Pump-Out
• Sump Box w/Pump - Automatic

Water System

• Freshwater Washdown Spigots - Transom & Engine Room
• Manifold System
• Pressure Water System w/12V Pump & Charcoal Filtration System
• Shower, Cockpit - Single-Lever Hot & Cold w/Stainless-Steel Door, Braided Hose & Ergonomic Shower Wand
• Water Heater, 220V (11 Gallon)
• Water Inlet, Dockside


Overall Length 47’3" / 14.40 m
Beam 14’ / 4.27 m
Draft (Zeus Drives) 48" / 122 cm
Draft (Inboards) 51" / 130 cm
Dry Weight (Zeus Drives) 33,700 lb / 15,286 kg
Fuel Capacity 350 gal / 1,325 L
Water Capacity 100 gal / 378 L
Holding Tank 42 gal / 159 L
Deadrise 19°
Dry Weight (Inboards) 34,300 lb / 15,558 kg
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