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Blue Chip
34' Back Cove 34 2015

$ 375,000

Blue Chip is a Back Cove 34' 34 listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Matt Howard. Matt can be reached at 1-757-646-9199 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Downeast and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

This original owner, fully optioned, low hour, lift kept, extremely clean and well maintained Back Cove 34 comes to market as her sellers are moving up. All service is up to date and all records are available. She is turn key and ready to go.


  • Price: $ 375,000
  • Days on Market: 252
  • Builder: Back Cove
  • Model: 34
  • Location: Arnold, Maryland, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 34 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 34 ft
  • Beam: 12'
  • Category: Downeast
  • Water Capacity: 80 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 185 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins QSB 6.7M
  • Engine 1: 2015 256.00 HRS 480.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

BLUE CHIP features the Back Cove 34’ most desirable options including:

  • Cummins QSB 6.7M 480 hp engine (256 hours) with ETS control head
  • Upgraded ultraleather interior cushions
  • Upgraded ultraleather helm deck cushions including STIDD helm seat
  • Bow and Stern thrusters
  • Anchor windlass
  • Oil changing system
  • Hardtop mast
  • Salt water washdown pump fore and aft
  • Salt and fresh water washdown in anchor locker
  • Dual AC units; 8k BTU in cabin and 16k BTU on helm deck
  • Top loading freezer under forward dinette seat
  • Fusion stereo system
  • Custom mattress from Portland Mattress Makers
  • Complete canvas package (4 piece aft enclosure, windshield cover, side window covers, cockpit seat covers, burgee and flag staff covers)

The cockpit is entered via the swim platform and transom door. The large, self draining cockpit features ample seating and storage in two lazarette compartments. An electrically powered telescoping sunshade covering the cockpit is a great and welcome addition.

Moving into the helm deck via sliding door, the dinette with hi-low table (convertible to a double berth) is to port and galley is to starboard. The galley features an electric two burner cooktop with cover, a large SS sink with single lever faucet and drop in cover, built in Contoure convection microwave, drawer and cabinet storage below the counter. Dual Isotherm refrigerator/freezer are located under the helm and companion seats for easy access. All house windows are equipped with Ocean Air shades. These and overhead hatches provide abundant light and ventilation.
Moving down to the cabin, a large convertible settee is to port and the head is to starboard. The spacious berth features a privacy curtain, ample storage, and a custom mattress by Portland Mattress Makers. The interior is highlighted by varnished cherry on a molded composite hull liner. Light and ventilation is plentiful via Lewmar hatches and screens. There is a cedar lined hanging locker to starboard, and a drawer/shelf locker to port. There is ample storage above and below the L-Shaped settee. The head features a separate stall shower with bi-fold door, a molded seat in the shower stall with storage below, built in vanity with sink and storage, Lewmar hatch with screen, SS opening ports with insect screens and shades, full length mirror on door, and fresh water electric MSD.
On deck, starting forward, the pulpit features a molded composite bowsprit with SS anchor roller, electric windlass and salt water washdown pump. There are mooring cleats forward, midships, and aft. All are pull-up style. Rails are custom 1-1/4” 316L SS with SS handrails on hardtop, port and starboard for safe and secure movement fore and aft. Side decks are of generous width, and molded steps lead aft and down to the cockpit.
The helm and companion seats are well laid out. Visibility and sight lines are excellent. The helm is fully optioned to include Cummins electronic throttle and shift quadrant, Garmin GPSmap 7612 touchscreen multifunction plotter, Garmin AIS 300, Garmin HD radar, Cummins Smartcraft VesselView 7 monitor system, electric trim tabs, Garmin GHC 20 Marine autopilot, bow and stern thruster controls, and Garmin GHS 10 radio. Behind the helm is a conveniently located AC/DC/USB charging station.
  • AC and DC control panels with polarity indicator
  • DC system battery management switching
  • DC breakers for electronics
  • Dual 30 amp shorepower with 50 foot cord set
  • AC shorepower system ELCI protected
  • Galvanic isolator
  • GFI protected 120V circuits
  • Battery Charger
  • (2) 4D AGM house battery
  • (3) Group 31 AGM engine start battery
  • (2) 12VDC automatic bilge pumps
  • Bonding system with zinc transom anode
  • Engine room lighting
  • Cockpit courtesy lights switched at transom door and helm
  • Overhead LED cabin lights, with dimmer control
  • Reading lights in salon / berth area
  • Overhead bi-color LED helm deck light with switch
  • 12V outlet at helm and in cabin
  • Gen set 5 KW Onan with sound shield
  • Cummins QSB 480 hp electronically controlled engine with 256 hours
  • Cummins Smartcraft display
  • 2’’ Aquamet shaft 
  • PSS Dripless shaft log
  • Binnacle mount electronic single lever engine control
  • Internal sea strainer
  • 185 gallon fuel tank with 2” fill
  • Racor Fuel Filter
  • 6’’ Exhaust with two stage horizontal muffler
  • Electric actuated trim tabs port and starboard with helm controller
  • SeaStar hydraulic steering pump with tilt helm
  • Below deck 8k BTU air conditioning with reverse cycle heat, 16k BTU AC on helm deck
  • Sidepower bow and stern thrusters with joy stick control
  • Hot and Cold pressurized water
  • 11 gallon hot water heater with heat exchanger
  • Marelon sea valves on underwater thru hulls
This boat literally needs nothing to go cruising right now except your clothes and stores. Absolutely turn key. Aggressively priced and ready to go.

The following items will not convey with the sale of the vessel:

  • Owner's Tools
  • Personal Effects and Clothing
  • Handheld VHF Radio
  • ARC Personal Locator Beacon
  • Inflatable PFDs (Standard PFD Kit To Convey)
  • Inflatable Rescue Float
  • Weems and Plath Distress Beacon and Flag
  • Electrical Charging Cables for Personal Electronic Devices

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.


Our Back Cove listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 34' 34. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Matt Howard who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


United is the largest professional yacht brokerage firm in the world with over 150 yacht brokers in our network. By listing your boat or yacht for sale with us, all 150+ brokers on our team will be notified immediately which greatly increases the chances that your boat may sell before it ever even hits the market. With hundreds of used boats and yachts sold each year, there is no better team than United to help with the listing and sale of your vessel.


Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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