CW Hood 50

Boat Tests


Builder: CW Hood

Model: 50

Model Year: 2006

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 50'9"

Beam: 17'1"

Draft: 3'5"

Weight: 44,900 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/720-hp Yanmar 6SY-STP diesel V-drives

Optional Power: 2/730-hp MAN D2876 LE 405 diesel V-drives

Fuel Capacity: 700 gal.

Water Capacity: 300 gal.


integral swim platform w/ molded stairway
6/flush-mounted portlights
Epifanes gloss varnish on exterior joiner work (10 coats minimum)
molded hardtop
cockpit wet bar
Teleflex double-shifter engine controls
11-hp Side-Power bow thruster
Racor fuel-water separators
6/8D gel- cell batteries
15-kW Mastervolt genset
2/50-amp shore-power inlets
60,000-Btu Marine Air A/C (5 zones)
Marelon seaocks
Pioneer AM/FM stereo/CD/DVD player
U.S.C.G. safety equipment
teak eyebrows on cabin sides
16/stainless steel cleats
custom-engraved Stazo stainless steel wheel
600,000-candlepower Jabsco searchlight
2/Ultraleather air- suspension helm chairs
U-shape settee
queen berth in master
4/hi-lo bunks in guest staterooms
recessed overhead and bulkhead Cantalupi lighting
4/Dorade vents w/ teak drainage boxes
Corian countertops
GE appliances


Teak-covered aft steps
Herreshoff- style paint and varnished paneled interior
Sampo LCD TVs in saloon and master
Raymarine electronics w/ 2/E120 displays, ST8001 autopilot, and 215 VHF

This article originally appeared in the October 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.