Back to top

2012 Back Cove 30

Crystal River, Florida


** Low hours on Yanmar ** AC/heat throughout ** Genset ** Bow thruster ** Ultraleather ** Factory blue gelcoat ** Plotter/pilot/radar ** Windlass ** Fridge ** Icemaker ** Kept under cover! **

The Back Cove 30 is certainly among the most sought-after designs in her class of downeast style yachts.  With her light use and extensive list of upgrades, MS BETTIE stands out among Back Coves available on the brokerage market.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $245,000 (Sale Pending)
Boat Name: MS BETTIE
Make: Back Cove
Model: 30
Year: 2012
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Back Cove
Designer: Burns
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 30 ft / 9.14 m
Length Overall: 30'6 ft / 9.30 m
Beam: 11'3 ft / 3.43 m
Dry Weight: 12,300 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 8LV370
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 370hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 400


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 160 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 58 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Downeast, Cruisers, Lobster Boat


Yacht Registry is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Crusader Yacht Sales.



  • Low hours on 370hp Yanmar diesel (optional/upgrade)
  • Factory gelcoat blue hull
  • Excellent gelcoat lustre!  (Mostly kept under cover)
  • Many factory upgrades
  • Extensive electronics

The style of the Down East lobster boat is closely associated with Maine's proud boat building heritage. The Back Cove 30 is a grand example of everything that makes the Down East lobster boat a work of art. She has a traditional spoon bow and her transom is gently sloped: a style that will turn heads in any harbor she enters.

  • Upgraded engine (370hp Yanmar)
  • Fisher Panda genset
  • AC/heat - cabin and helm-deck
  • Flag Blue gelcoat hull
  • Aft enclosure for helm-deck
  • Ultraleather for helm-deck seating
  • Stidd helm chair
  • Vitrofridge icemaker
  • Electric anchor windlass
  • Yanmar 8LV diesel 370hp   -- approx. 400 hours
  • Electronic single lever control
  • PSS dripless shaftseal
  • Racor fuel filter 
  • Fisher Panda genset
  • SeaStar hydraulic steering
  • SidePower bow thruster - w/joystick
  • *** Additional specs to be posted soon


  • Rich, varnished joinery
  • Teak & holly sold
  • Centerline dinette, forward, converts to spacious double berth
  • Galley to starboard - with AC/DC refrigeration, Microwave, Origo stove, Sink -w/ hot/cold pressure water
  • Enclosed head to port -w/shower
  • Jensen stereo
  • Garmin 5212 GPS/plotter
  • Garmin radar
  • Garmin GHC-10 autopilot
  • Garmin VHF-100 transceiver

** Some information may not pertain to this particular vessel**


  •  Varnished Cherry interior
  • Dinette with backrest cushions
  • Round table with inlay
  • V-berth with filler cushion
  • Shelves above berth
  • Cedar lined hanging locker
  • Reading light in dinette / berth area
  • Cherry hull ceilings
  • Teak and Holly laminate cabin sole
  • Overhead lighting
  • XM Satellite Radio Ready stereo system with CD and MP3Jack. Interior / cockpit speakers with wired remote
  • Storage under dinette and forward berth


  •  Origo Alcohol / 110V single burner stove
  • Front opening AC/DC fridge
  • Galley sink with single lever faucet & drop in cover
  • Solid surface countertop
  • Countertop cabinet
  • Microwave built into cabinet
  • Drawer and doors below counter


  • Built-in vanity with sink
  • Solid surface countertop
  • Mirror
  • Pull out single lever faucet / shower
  • Shower drain / pump system
  • Fresh water electric MSD with holding tank
  • Waste tank monitor
  • Macerator for overboard discharge
  • Pump out fitting on deck
  • Stainless steel opening port with screen
  • Vent Fan

Deck Features 

  • Port & starboard molded steps leading to side & fore deck
  • Molded-in seating in cockpit port and starboard
  • Transom door on centerline
  • Teak accent stripe on cabin side
  • Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat with graystone anti-skid on walking surfaces
  • Resin infused balsa core sandwich structure
  • Lewmar hatch over salon with screen
  • (4) opening Port lights with screens
  • FRP hard top with anodized aluminum windows and opening windows port, starboard and center. Pilot hatch overhead.
  • Hand rails on hard top port and starboard
  • (3) windshield wipers with washer system
  • Horn
  • Compass, illuminated
  • Running lights
  • Anchor locker
  • Anchor platform with roller
  • Mooring cleats (2) forward, (4) spring line and two aft, pop-up style
  • Custom 1 1/4?? 316L stainless steel bow rail
  • Bentleys helm seat
  • Mates bench seat to port
  • Raised L-settee to port with backrest
  • Raised settee seating aft of helmsman with inlaid table
  • Swim platform and swim ladder
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Self bailing cockpit 

 Hull Features

  •  Advanced prop pocket hull design
  • Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat
  • Vinylester backup resin
  • Resin infused hull with PVC foam core sandwich
  • Awlgrip boot top
  • Encapsulated foam stringers

Engine and Mechanical

  •  Yanmar LP 315 hp engine and marine gear
  • Electronic single lever engine control
  • Engine control panel with alarms and hour meter
  • Emergency cross over switch
  • Internal sea strainer
  • Fuel Filter
  • Engine room lighting
  • 1.5 Aquamet shaft
  • 4 Blade NiBrAl propeller
  • PSS 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 lbs. thrust
  • Marelon sea valves on underwater thru hulls
  • 160 gallon fuel tank with 2 fill
  • Fireboy extinguisher system
  • Macerator with overboard discharge


  •  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
  • (3) 31 DCM house battery
  • (1) 31 engine start battery
  • (2) 12VDC bilge pumps
  • 12V outlet at helm
  • Bonding system with zinc anode
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • GFI protected 110V circuits

Potential purchasers should assume that any items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his/her agents or his/her surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes or withdrawal from market without notice.

Contact Us