Ever been aboard a Sabre Yacht? Well, in 2003 a group of Sabre dealers saw the need for a smaller Downeast style cruising boat. Some of their clients were in awe with the style of the Maine lobster boat and were craving the fuel efficiency of the dependable single diesel engine. The sister company of Sabre Yachts went into play with the Back Cove 29 being launched and, hence, the brand BACK COVE took its place and a great place, at that, now being ranked as a leader in the industry in 30 to 41 foot cruisers!
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It’s not hard to find a BACK COVE around, with over 750 having been built. They make a great boat to grace the ports of any country you desire to moor these beauties. They’ve been seen in Turkey, Norway, New Zealand and many other foreign ports. Of course, being built in Maine, there are more proud US owners then you can count, living either along the coastline or popular lake towns, who keep theirs shining and standing tall.
These two brands make up as the largest recreational boatbuilding company in Maine, whose reputation precedes for building America’s first ships dating back to 1607.
List Of Back Cove On The Brokerage Market
Down Time - 37' Back Cove - 2017 - $524,900 - Boat ID: 2768125
Hampton, Virginia, United States
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IL REGALO - 34' Back Cove - 2014 - $365,000 - Boat ID: 2723195
South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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The Back Cove is known to exceed the highly competitive standards in its manufacturing and design. Using vacuum infusion technology, their place at the top, is holding ground.
Chariman, Ed Miller sold his prior company - Island Couriers - to Federal Express in 1987 and became President of the new brand of Federal Express (Caribbean and South America). Ltd. Daniel Zilkha, BACK COVE’s other Chairman is fully involved in operations of Sabre Yachts, Back Cove Yachts and North End Composites. Jason Constantine, President and Chief Operating Officer, of BACK COVE Yachts, handles manufacturing operations, coming from background of the Sabre Yachts assembly team where he built the Sabreline 47.
Quite an impressive backing of strongly qualified individuals ensure a top quality product is launched time and time again. Let’s not leave out the designers who turn the companies’ drawings into full blown masterpieces! Kevin Burns and Adam Carlson hold the fort down in this area and do so with great finesse.
If you aren’t familiar with the BACK COVE line up, get settled and pour a nice drink of your choice and I’ll take you on a tour of eight models sure to wet your boat buying whistle!
The BACK COVE 30, with its awards for ‘best new trawler and pocket cruiser’ by Yachting Magazine in 2014, has also been called ‘elegant and economical’ by New England Boating in 2010, and seems to hold its own even being the baby of the line-up. Looking for a boat for a day on the water or an overnight cruise, you’ve found her. This isn’t just a simple boat but one whose design is practical and elegant, as she was coined by the publication named above. Her traditional spoon bow and lovely sloped transom make for a style that is sure to gain some favorable attention wherever you moor her. Cruising at 20 knots, and 25 knots, with the optional engine, you’ll find her ride quiet and most comfortable. You and your sweetheart will enjoy many overnights on this grand example of a little work of art!
Next, onto the Back Cove 32, which was launched in 2016 and known for its cutting edge design and custom features! She doesn’t just boast of good looks but also, as the others in the range, superior fuel efficiency from her single diesel engine and comprehensive systems. Known as the ‘gem of any harbor’, you’ll notice superior construction with friendly design features. The upper deck level is perfect for having guests over for cocktails and light bites before you’re off to dinner or lounging out in the sun. Spending an overnight is a pleasure on the Back Cove 32 for sure with a spacious island berth and split head and shower units. Now we see why at the 2016 Newport competition, she was awarded Best New Powerboat under 35’.
Now we take a look at the BACK COVE 340, another award-winning stunner, which features an entirely new hull. She’s got some speed on her hitting 10 knots more than the traditional single diesel Back Cove with a pair of Yamaha 300’s and the option for 350 hp Yamaha or Suzukis. Nicely equipped with a bow thruster, TRELIS ‘D’ design technology makes a perfect cruising machine.
Up next…the Back Cove 37 is built to handle those long range cruises in total comfort. Two staterooms allow you to invite your favorite friends. You’ll be able to cook up a storm in her fully equipped galley. A well-lit interior makes for a happy chef, as well! Socializing with guests is no problem on this sweet model.
Looking for adventure, then you’ll want to check out the Back Cove Downeast 37. Built in the Herreshoff style, she dons white panels and is trimmed in wood. A spacious master stateroom, will please any discriminating owner with it’s island berth and easy access steps on both sides. Packed some nice outfits, no worries…she has plenty of storage with her numerous lockers and drawers. Enjoy cooking in her lovely galley and entertain on her single-level helm deck with easy access to the water right there with her cockpit readily accessible, complete with a retractable awning. Trips to the lake or your favorite ocean port will be a pleasure aboard the Back Cove Downeast 37!
Want to take a look at the Back Cove 390? If a spacious cockpit for entertaining and al fresco dining sounds like you, this could be your boat! Offering a hard back for a fully enclosed helm deck, you’ll have ample protection when the weather gets cold. The interior space makes for great social times as there is a connected feel in the design. You can run this beauty solo or utilize the second stateroom for a crew if a pampered trip is more up your alley. With a 300 mile range and top end speeds of 37 knots, you can make some real headway getting around the deep blue sea. The first will be launched late summer of 2020. Look out for this new outboard-powered model then!
If space is your top priority, the Back Cove 41 is your dream come true. With a cockpit that is open and welcoming, you’ll be able to enjoy cool mornings and warm afternoons in style. Looking for nice galley storage, you’ll appreciate her dual stainless steel refrigerator drawers and will be able to cook up a feast with the awesome amenities here. Back Cove is proud of their 41 as she’s known as the flagship of the fleet! Thrusters, a generator set, and reverse cycle heat and air conditioning systems are some of her superb features allowing for an efficient and comfortable ride.
We hope you enjoyed our walk through the land of Back Cove and are as impressed as the yachting world today is with her!