Back Cove Downeast 37 Specifications

Length Overall

42′ 6″ (12.95 M)

Hull Length

38′ 2″ (11.64 M)


13′ 3″ (4.01 M)


3′ 7″ (1.09 M)

Displacement (full load)

22,100 lbs (11.05 T)


300 US Gallons (1136 L) 


120 US Gallons (454 L) 


50 US Gallons (189 L)

Air Draft (w/mast)

11′ 9″ (3.58 M)
Designed to ABYC, NMMA, USCG and CE Category B standards



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Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat w/ 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
Molded Composite bow sprit w/ stainless steel anchor roller and windlass
Anchor locker w/ ground tackle storage
LED deck mounted running lights
LED all-around anchor/nav light on hardtop
Teak accent stripe on cabin side
Custom 1-1/4’’ 316L stainless steel perimeter and cockpit rail
SS handrails concealed under hardtop to port and starboard
Compressed air horn in hardtop (mast opt.)
(4) opening port lights w/ screens and shades
Port & starboard molded steps leading to side & fore deck
SureShade “Silent Glide” cockpit awning system
Transom door on centerline
Swim platform w/ SS under-mount swim ladder
Fridge in aft end of port helm deck settee
Ice maker in aft end of starboard helm deck settee
Port side helm deck settee converts to berth with filler cushion
Rail mount gas grille with custom bracket
Hot and cold cockpit shower
Self-draining cockpit
Pop-up fender cleats on cockpit coamings

Mechanical Systems

Cummins QSB 6.7 480 mhp electronic controlled engine w/ ZF gear
2.25″ Aquamet shaft
4 Blade NiBrAl propeller
PSS ‘dripless’ shaft log
Binnacle mount electronic single lever engine control
Raymarine digital engine display
Bronze sea valve on engine intake
Marelon sea valves on underwater thru hulls
Bronze raw water strainer on engine, generator, and AC intake
Racor fuel/water separator
Vented cross-linked polyethylene fuel tank with shut off valves
8″ wet exhaust with dual-stage horizontal muffler
Electric actuated trim tabs port and starboard w/ helm indicators
SeaStar hydraulic steering w/ tilt helm pump
Sidepower bow thruster w/ joystick control (SE80i)
Hot and cold pressurized water
11-gallon water heater w/ heat exchanger, tempering valve and pressure relief valve plumbed to thru-hull
Automatic Fireboy extinguisher system w/manual backup
Battery powered salon and cabin smoke detectors
Two zone air conditioning w/reverse cycle heat                                       

Electrical Systems

 AC/DC control panels with polarity indicator
 DC system battery management switching
 DC breakers for electronics
 Emergency battery bank crossover switch / ACR
 (2) 120Vac 30 amp shore power inlets & 50ft cords
 120Vac shore power system ELCI protected
 Galvanic isolator
 Onan 7.5 kW Genset w/ sound shield with water-exhaust separator 
 GFI protected 120Vac circuits
 40amp battery charger
(2) 4D AGM house battery; (3) Group 31 engine start battery
(3) 12Vdc automatic bilge pumps
Bonding system w/ zinc transom anode
Mechanical /utility space lighting
Cockpit courtesy lights switched at transom door and helm
Cabin courtesy lights switched at helm and Master Stateroom berth
Overhead LED lights w/ dimmer control in cabin, salon, and cockpit
Overhead bi-color LED light at helm station
12Vdc outlets throughout vessel

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
Lewmar hatch w/ OCEANair Skyscreen
Stainless steel opening port w/ insect screen and shade
Cherry framed mirror
Full-length mirror on door
Solid surface countertop
Single lever faucet
Shower-drain sump pump system
Full-size fresh water electric MSD w/ holding tank
Waste tank level gauge (in head)
Macerator for holding tank overboard discharge (as permitted)
Holding tank pump out fitting on deck
Sealed overhead LED lighting w/ dimmer control
Powered exhaust fan

Helm Deck/Salon

Clear anodized aluminum windows w/ opening windows port, starboard, and center
(3) windshield wipers w/ fresh water wash and intermittent control
Lewmar sliding hatch w/ OCEANair Skyscreen
Compass, illuminated
20″ Stazo wood grain steering wheel
Llebroc helm seat
Adjustable, sloping footrests at both helm seats
Large bilge storage below helm sole, access by gas strut assisted hatch
Large engine room hatch
Settee to port and settee to starboard
Headliner with padded panels
SiriusXM ready Fusion stereo system (with Bluetooth and NMEA 2k connectivity)
6 inch, 200-watt Fusion speakers
Charging station (AC/DC/USB)                                                                                             
Port and starboard aft cockpit seating

Lower Galley

Electric two burner cook-top with pop-ups
AC/DC stainless steel, drawer-type fridge/freezer compartments
Large SS galley sink w/ single lever faucet & drop in cover
Solid surface countertop
Convection microwave
Drawer and doors storage below counter
“Teak and Holly” high-pressure laminate sole w/ surface texture

Master Stateroom

Herreshoff style interior accommodation
Lewmar hatch w/ OCEANair Skyscreen
“Teak and Holly” high-pressure laminate sole w/ surface texture
Headliner w/ padded panels
Island queen berth w/ drawers and storage below
8″ polyurethane/latex mattress
Lockers outboard
Cedar lined hanging locker to starboard
Multi-drawer bureau w/ dovetailed drawers to port
Charging station (AC/DC/USB)      
6 inch, 200-watt Fusion speakers