SOLD | 2008 Back Cove Hardtop Express
Removable cockpit seats w/cushions

(SOLD) 2008 Back Cove Hardtop Express

2008 Back Cove 29 Hardtop

Complimenting her great performance and looks, you will find her equipment list complete.  It includes bow thruster and stern thruster, windlass, aft cockpit seats, helm deck teak trim package, Raymarine E120 chartplotter/radar, 4kW 48NM radar, ICOM VHF radio, upgraded fabrics, oil changer, dark blue hull and a crisp red boot stripe.

Her condition, is very, very nice.  Her hull, decks, high-gloss varnish, canvas, bilges, interior, etc. have been kept up to high standards, and it shows.  

For more information about her condition, equipment or history, don't hesitate to call.


  • Manufacturer:Back Cove
  • Model: Hardtop Express
  • Year: 2008
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Portland US
  • Vessel Name:Ripple
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Yanmar
  • Model:6LPA-STP2
  • Engines(s):1
  • Hours:
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:315|horsepower
  • Total Cabins:1
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:29 ft
  • Beam:10.5 ft
  • Draft - max:2.5 ft
  • Fuel Tank:150|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:30|gallon
  • Holding Tank:150|gallon



Steering SystemJoystick Control

Navigational Electronics

  • Raymarine E-120 Radar, Chart, depth and Sea temp
  • ICOM  IC-M422 VHF Radio
  • Raymarine Randome Radar Antenna
  • Raymarine GPS antenna
  • (2) Shakespeare VHF antennas
  • Galaxy Sirius Satellite antenna
  • Single Trumpet Horn


  • Varnished Cherry interior
  • Interior Cushions - Back Cove Navy
  • Hi-Lo table with maple inlay
  • V berth with filler cushion
  • Shelves above berth
  • Cedar lined hanging locker
  • Reading light in dinette/ berth area
  • Ash hull ceilings
  • “Teak and holly” laminate cabin sole
  • Overhead lighting
  • (3) Stainless steel opening ports with screens
  • Stereo system with CD and interior/cockpit speakers with wired remote
  • Storage under dinette and forward berth
  • Cabin Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Exterior cushions - White Vinyl
  • Aft seats and filler cushion - White Vinyl


  • Galley
  • Origo Alcohol/ 110V single burner stove
  • Vitrifrigo Front opening AC/DC fridge with freezer compartment
  • Galley s/s sink with single lever hot/cold faucet and drop in cover
  • Solid surface countertop
  • Countertop cabinet
  • Microwave built into cabinet
  • Drawer and doors below counter
  • Cold water filtration
  • Head
  • Built-in vanity with single s/s sink with hot/cold mixer valves
  • Solid surface countertop
  • Mirror
  • Pull out single lever faucet/ shower
  • Shower drain/ pump system
  • Electric toilet with holding tank
  • Waste tank monitor
  • Macerator for overboard discharge
  • Pump out fitting on deck
  • Stainless steel opening port with screen
  • Vent Fan


  • Yanmar 315 hp engine
  • Single lever engine control
  • Engine control panel with alarms and hour meter
  • Emergency cross over switch
  • Internal sea strainer
  • Fuel Filter
  • Engine room lights
  • 1.75” Aquamet shaft
  • 4 Blade NiBrAl propeller
  • Dripless shaft log
  • Electric trim tabs
  • Tilting helm pump driven hydraulic steering
  • Hot and Cold pressurized water (110V and engine heated)
  • SidePower bow thruster with joy stick control, 88 pounds thrust
  • Side Power stern thruster
  • Marelon sea valves on underwater thru hulls
  • Welded 150 gallon aluminum fuel tank with 2” fill
  • Fireboy extinguisher system
  • Macerator with overboard discharge
  • Anchor Windlass with deck and helm switches
  • Oil Changing System


  • AC and DC control panel with polarity indicator
  • DC system battery management switching
  • DC breakers for electronics
  • 120 volt (VAC) and 12 volt (VDC) systems
  • 30 amp shorepower with 50 foot cord set
  • Guest 30 amp Galvanic Isolator
  • AC to DC converter/ charger, 40amp
  • VDC System: 1) HP 31D Battery & 3) 27DC-2 Batteries
  • (5) - Blue Sea System battery on/off switches
  • (2) 12VDC bilge pumps
  • 12V outlet at helm
  • Bonding system w/ zinc anode
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • GFI protected 110V circuits
  • Anchor Windlass


  • Molded in Graystone contrasting anti-skid on walk surface
  • Port and starboard molded steps Teak accent stripe
  • Dark Blue gelcoat with contrasting anti-skid
  • Multiaxial E glass reinforcement
  • Lewmar #44 hatch in main salon with screen
  • (4) Schmidt opening Port lights with screens
  • Clear anodized aluminum windshield with side vent panels and integral handrails
  • 3) Windshield wipers
  • Remote searchlight
  • Horn
  • Ritchie compass, illuminated
  • Running lights
  • Anchor locker
  • SS anchor roller
  • Mooring cleats with skene chocks forward, aft and spring line cleats
  • Custom 1” 316L stainless steel bow rail
  • Captains helm seat (2)
  • L Settee to port with backrest
  • Swim platform and swim ladder
  • Hot & cold cockpit shower
  • Self bailing cockpit
  • Advanced prop pocket hull design
  • Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat
  • Vinylester backup resin
  • Vacuum bagged Divynicell core in running surfaces
  • Multiaxial E glass reinforcement
  • Awlgrip boot top
  • Encapsulated foam stringers
  • Mast for Hardtop
  • Teak Helm Package

Additional Equipment

  • Dark Blue hull
  • Beige interior cushions
  • Navy helm, deck and aft seat cushions
  • Helm Deck Trim Package
  • Removable cockpit seats with navy cushions
  • Bentley adjustable helm and companion seats in white vinyl
  • Composite Hardtop 
  • Quick Windlass with deck switches and helm switches
  • Delta Plow Anchor w/chain and rode
  • Single roller anchor fairlead
  • Oil Changer System
  • SeaView mast for hardtop
  • Fixed three-sided pilothouse enclosure
  • 1800 watt inverter
  • Docklines - double braided
  • Life jackets
  • Fenders with fleece fender covers


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.

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