SOLD | 2015 Back Cove 34 Express

(SOLD) 2015 Back Cove 34 Express

New Listing, this 34 Always kept in New England waters, cared for like no other 34, and her EXTENSIVE equipment list offers some great features for cruising in comfort as well as for extended journeys. This is a must see to appreciate type vessel. See complete specs.  

The Maine boat building industry has, for centuries, produced rugged, sea going vessels. Today the popularity of the downeast cruiser continues to grow worldwide. With her vee-hull and single diesel engine, she'll cruise quietly and comfortably at 20-25 knots. On deck she is a practical and well laid out boat with wide side decks and always a hand hold wherever needed. Below deck the 34 offers plenty of head and elbow room. With 6'5" of interior height, she is one of the most spacious boats in her class. She also offers a roomy enclosed head with a separate stall shower.


  • Manufacturer:Back Cove
  • Model: 34 Express
  • Year: 2015
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Portland US
  • Vessel Name:CONTRAILS
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Back Cove Yachts Design Team
  • Make:Cummins
  • Model:QSB
  • Engines(s):1
  • Hours:580
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:480|horsepower
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:34 ft
  • Beam:12.25 ft
  • Draft - max:2.58 ft
  • Fuel Tank:185|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:80|gallon
  • Holding Tank:185|gallon



Factory Options & Dealer Add-Ons

  • Engine Upgrade to Cummins QSB 480hp - 580hrs
  • Hull Color - Dark Blue - Awlgrip (No Fading)
  • Helm Deck Cushion Upgrade
  • Aft Seat Cushion Up-Grade
  • Generator - Kohler 6kW
  • Bow Thruster
  • Ignition Protected Stern Thruster
  • Anchor Windlass
  • Air Conditioning in Cabin - 10Kbtu
  • Air Conditioning on Helm Deck - (2) 8Kbtu
  • Oil Changing System
  • Salt Water Washdown Fore & Aft
  • Freshwater Washdown Forward
  • Removable Cockpit Table 
  • 1800W Inverter
  • Custom Seaveiw Mast for Hardtop
  • Helm Deck Trim Package 
  • Flat Screen TV/DVD Player
  • Top Load Freezer Under Forward Dinette Seat
  • Custom Mattress from Portland Mattress Makers
  • Custom Bimini Top in Cockpit with Removable Sunscreen
  • Custom (4) Piece Aft Enclosure
  • Custom Windshield Cover 
  • Custom Port & STBD Window Covers
  • Custom Cockpit Seatcovers
  • Custom "Seagrass" Floor Covering in the Wheelhouse
  • Custom Dinette and Cockpit Table Covers
  • Nautley Marine Roll-On XL dinghy davit   

Navigational Equip[ment

  • Garmin GPSmap 8616 xsv - Chirp Sonar, AIS, DSC, Supports Fusion Ent. System
  • Garmin GPSmap 7608 dsv - Chirp Sonar, AIS, DSC, Supports Fusion Ent. System
  • Garmin Auto-Pilot - Fully Integrated to both Plotters
  • Garmin Handheld Remote for Auto-Pilot 
  • Garmin GMR 1224 xHD2 Open Array Radar. (12kw)
  • Garmin GMR 24 xHD Closed Dome Radar (4kw)
  • Garmin VHF 315 Marine Radio - Remote Hand-Set, External Speaker, Fog-Hailer, 40W Loud Hailer, 8' VHF Antenna
  • Garmin AIS Transceiver
  • Garmin GXM 54 Sirius XM Satellite Weather and Audio
  • Garmin GPS/WAAS Antenna - Two Independent Receivers 
  • Furuno GPS SCX20 Satelite Compass
  • Marine LED Light Bar Mounted FWD and (2) LED Cubes Mounted Aft

Recent Upgrades

  • New Victron 100A Charger
  • New Victron BMV-700 Battery Monitor 
  • New Lifeline Batteries - (4) 4D's (Doubled DC Capacity) (3) 31 Series
  • All Sanitation Hoses Replaced with Shields Poly X Series Hoses and New Filter
  • New Seagull X-IF Water Purifier with Faucet
  • New Raw Water Pump
  • New Shower Sump Box
  • Cummins QSB 500hr Service Complete 
  • Generator Annual Service Complete
  • SMX Bronze Freshwater Flush Kit Added to the Engine and Gee-Set 

Helm Deck/Cabin

  • Lounge and Mates Bench on Helm Deck
  • Dinette seating w/ hi-lo Back Cove high gloss table w/ decorative inlay
  • Dinette and mate convert into double berth
  • Storage beneath dinette benches
  • Large engine room hatch incorporates dinette & mate’s bench
  • Cabin
  • Varnished Cherry interior on molded composite hull liner
  • V-berth with filler cushion storage below
  • Shelves above berth
  • Cedar lined hanging locker
  • Reading lights in salon / berth area
  • Cherry hull ceilings
  • L-settee w/ Back Cove high gloss table w/ decorative inlay
  • L-settee converts to berth
  • “Teak and Holly” laminate cabin sole
  • Overhead lighting


  • Galley Up on Helm Deck
  • Electric two burner cook-top with cover
  • (2) Front opening AC/DC fridge with freezer compartment
  • Galley sink with single lever faucet & drop in cover
  • Solid surface countertop
  • Microwave built into cabinet
  • Drawer and doors below counter
  • Head
  • Head with separate shower stall w/ bi-fold door
  • Built-in vanity with sink
  • Solid surface countertop
  • Mirror
  • Single lever faucet
  • Shower drain sump pump system
  • Fresh water electric MSD with holding tank
  • Waste tank monitor
  • Macerator for overboard discharge
  • Pump out fitting on deck
  • Stainless steel


  • Mechanical Systems
  • Electronic single lever engine control
  • Digital engine control panel with alarms and hour meter
  • Emergency parallel switch
  • Internal sea strainer
  • Fuel Filter
  • (2) Engine room lights
  • 2"  Aquamet shaft 
  • 4-Blade NiBrAl propeller
  • Dripless shaft log
  • Electric trim tabs with indicators
  • 6’’ Exhaust with two stage horizontal muffler
  • Teleflex hydraulic steering with tilt helm pump
  • Vetus wood grain steering wheel
  • Hot and Cold pressurized water (110V and engine heated)
  • 6 gallon hot water heater with heat exchanger
  • Bow thruster with joy stick control
  • Marelon sea valves on underwater thru hulls
  • Fireboy extinguisher system & carbon monoxide detector
  • Macerator with overboard discharge
  • Electrical Systems
  • AC and DC control panels with polarity indicator
  • DC system battery management switching
  • DC breakers for electronics
  • 110V AC 30 amp shorepower with 50 foot cord set
  • Galvanic isolator
  • Battery Charger, 100 amp
  • (4) house battery
  • (3) engine start battery
  • (2) 12VDC automatic bilge pumps
  • 12V outlet at helm
  • Bonding system with zinc anode
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • GFI protected 110V circuits
  • (3) windshield wipers with washer system
  • Compass, illuminated
  • Running lights


  • Hull
  • Advanced prop pocket hull design
  • Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat
  • Vinylester backup resin
  • Vacuum bagged PVC core hull bottom
  • Multiaxial E glass reinforcement
  • Awlgrip boot top
  • Molded cove stripe depression with “gold leaf” style stripe
  • Deck
  • Port & starboard molded steps leading to side & fore deck
  • Teak accent stripe
  • Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat with graystone anti-skid on
  • walking surfaces
  • Multiaxial E glass reinforcement
  • Lewmar hatch with screen in main cabin
  • Lewmar hatch with screen over head compartment
  • Lewmar pilot hatches with screens/shades in hardtop
  • (4) opening Port lights with screens
  • Clear anodized aluminum windshield with center opening
  • Trumpet horn on hardtop
  • Sliding companionway hatch system
  • Anchor locker
  • Molded Composite bow sprit w/ stainless steel anchor roller
  • Mooring cleats w/ skene chocks forward, aft & spring line cleats
  • Pop-up cleats at transom corners
  • Custom 1 1/4’’ 316L stainless steel bow rail
  • Stidd 500N series helm seat
  • Swim platform and swim ladder
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Self bailing cockpit
  • Transom Door
  • Seat in cockpit with storage below

DisclaimerThe 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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