Back Cove 34
Back Cove 34
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Back Cove 34

Back Cove 34 Yacht

A cruising yacht built on the classic principles of Back Cove with input from yacht owners, the Back Cove 34 simultaneously gives you timeless style and modern practicality.

Plenty of seating areas, a full galley, a dinette that comfortably seats four and a double mate’s seat highlight some of the features that make this the perfect cruising yacht for couples.

When you want a classic look, modern technology and a smooth, comfortable ride, consider the Back Cove 34.

Back Cove 34

Length Overall (incl. swim platform, bow sprit) 38’ 5” 11.71m
Hull Length (molded) 34’ 4” 10.46m
Beam (Max) 12’ 0” 3.67m
Draft (Hull) 27” .69m
Draft (Prop) 37” .94m
Displacement (typ. full load) 16,000lbs 8t
Fuel 185 US Gals 700l
Water 80 US Gals 302.8l

Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat
Vinylester backup resin
VIP Resin Infused hull w/ PVC foam core sandwich
VIP Resin Infused foam core stringer system
Advanced prop pocket hull design
Awlgrip boot top
Molded cove stripe depression w/ “gold leaf” style stripe

Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat w/ graystone anti-skid on walking surfaces
VIP Resin infused balsa core sandwich structure
Mooring cleats forward, aft and spring line cleats. Aft cleats are pull-up style
Molded Composite bow sprit w/ stainless steel anchor roller
Anchor locker w/ ground tackle storage
Running lights
Teak accent stripe on cabin side
Custom 1-1/4’’ 316L stainless steel perimeter rail
SS handrails on hard top, port and starboard
Compressed air horn on hardtop (mast opt.)
(6) opening Port lights w/ insect screens
Port & starboard molded steps leading to side & fore deck
Molded cockpit seating w/ storage, forward facing and aft
Transom Door to starboard
Swim platform w/ SS under mount swim ladder
Hot and cold cockpit shower
Self draining cockpit

Mechanical Systems
Cummins QSB 380hp electronic engine and marine gear
Cummins Smartcraft display
1.75’’ 2” Aquamet shaft (2” w/ optional engines)
4 Blade NiBrAl propeller
PSS Dripless shaft log
Binnacle mount electronic single lever engine control
Internal sea strainer
185 gallon fuel tank w/ 2” fill
Racor Fuel Filter
6’’ Exhaust w/ two stage horizontal muffler
Electric actuated trim tabs port and starboard w/ helm controller
SeaStar hydraulic steering w/ tilt helm pump
Sidepower bow thruster w/ joy stick control (SE60i)
Hot and Cold pressurized water
11 gallon hot water heater w/ heat exchanger
Marelon sea valves on underwater thru hulls
Automatic Fireboy extinguisher system w/ manual back-up

Electrical Systems
AC and DC control panels with polarity indicator
DC system battery management switching
DC breakers for electronics
Emergency cross over switch / ACR
110V AC 30 amp shorepower w/ 50 foot cord set
AC shorepower system ELCI protected
Galvanic isolator
GFI protected 110V circuits
Battery Charger
(2) 4D GEL AGM house battery
(2) Group 31 AGM engine start battery
(2) 12VDC automatic bilge pumps
Bonding system w/ zinc transom anode
Engine room lighting (2) w/ bezel switch
Cockpit courtesy lights switched at transom door and helm
Overhead LED cabin lights, individually bezel switched
Reading lights in salon / berth area
Overhead dual color LED helm deck light w/ switch
12V outlet at helm and in cabin

Head / Sanitary System
Head w/ separate shower stall w/ bi-fold door
Molded seat in shower stall w/ storage beneath
Built-in vanity w/ sink and storage
Lewmar hatch w/ screen
Stainless steel opening ports (2) w/ insect screen and shade
Cherry framed mirror
Full length mirror on door
Solid surface countertop
Single lever faucet
Shower drain sump pump system
Fresh water electric MSD w/ holding tank
Waste tank monitor
Macerator for holding tank overboard discharge as permitted
Holding tank pump out fitting on deck
Sealed overhead lighting w/ bezel switch
Powered exhaust fan (12V)

Helm Deck
Clear anodized aluminum windows w/ opening windows port, starboard and center
(3) windshield wipers w/ fresh water washer system
Lewmar sliding hatches w/ OCEANair Skyscreens
Compass, illuminated
Stazo wood grain steering wheel
Stidd 500N series helm seat
Smoked acrylic companionway slider w/ lockable latch
Engine hatch opens by electric/hydraulic linear actuator
Large engine room hatch incorporates dinette & mate’s bench
Dinette seating w/ hi-low Back Cove high gloss table w/ decorative inlay
Dinette and mate convert to double berth
Storage beneath dinette benches

Electric two burner cook-top with cover
(2) SS Drawer style AC/DC fridges w/ freezer compartment
Large SS Galley sink w/ single lever faucet & drop in cover
Solid surface countertop
Built-in microwave
Drawer and doors storage below counter

Varnished Cherry interior on molded composite hull liner
Lewmar hatches w/ screens
Island double berth w/ drawers and storage below
Shelves above berth
Cedar lined hanging locker to starboard
Drawer / Shelf locker to port
Cherry hull ceilings
L-settee converts to a second berth
Storage above and below L-settee
Privacy curtain to enclose berth
“Teak and Holly” high pressure laminate sole w/ surface texture
Overhead lighting
XM friendly stereo system w/ CD, MP3 jack and wired helm remote
Interior / Helm Deck speakers

Down East Yachting is pleased to provide performance data for the Back Cove 34:

Back Cove 34′, C-126 – Cummins QSB 6.7 (480-mHp)



-Based on performance measured 12/13/2012 with 5crew(~800lbs.), ~3/4fuel(135gal.), fullwater(80gal.). with no aft enclosure*, 100lbs. of tools., no owner’s gear; optional 5kW Genset
-Clear, Wind – SSE at 0-5kts., Ambient Air Temp.: 35-40deg.F.
-Seas 0-1ft, Sea Water Temp.: 48deg.F.
-Speed measured by GPS. Average of reciprocal runs in Rockland Harbor, Rockland, ME.
-Engine: Cummins QSB 6.7 (480-mhp @ 3350 rpm) with 2.5:1 ZF 85A reduction gear.
-Propeller: 24″ X 31.5″, ZF FPS (0.85 DAR) x 2″ bore, 4-blade, NiBrAl, with #5 cup.
-Fuel Consumption calculated by integral Cummins-Mercruiser engine fuel flow gauging equipment. Range based on 90% of 185gal. fuel capacity.
-Recommended max. continuous cruise speed is @ 3000 RPM.
-Performance data is subject to change depending on tankage, temperature and other factors.

Back Cove 34′, C131 – Cummins QSB 6.7 (380-mHp)



-Based on performance measured 03/8/2013 w/ 5 crew (~1000lbs.), 3/4 fuel (140gal.), full water (80gal.) Vessel equipped with Optional Generator, Hardback, Helm A/C and Cabin A/C.
-Sunny, Wind – NE heavy at 20kts., Ambient Air Temp.: 35-40deg.F.
-Seas 3-5 Swell, Sea Water Temp.: 38deg.F.
-Speed measured by GPS. Average of reciprocal runs in West Penobscot Bay, Camden, ME.
-Engine: Cummins QSB 6.7 (380-mhp @ 3000 rpm) with 1.962:1 ZF 85A reduction gear.
-Propeller: 23″ X 24″, ZF (0.85 DAR) x 2″ bore, 4-blade, NiBrAl, with #3 cup.
-Fuel Consumption calculated by integral Cummins-Mercruiser engine fuel flow gauging equipment. Range based on 90% of 185gal. fuel capacity.
-Recommended max. continuous cruise speed is @ 2800 RPM.
-Performance data is subject to change depending on tankage, temperature and other factors.