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2015 Back Cove 34 Express

Freeport, Maine


New Listing, 2015 Back Cove 34

Metaphor is very well equipped and super clean!!

  • Cummins QSB 5.9L 480hp with 310 hours
  • Flag Blue Awlgrip painted hull
  • Garmin 7212xsv Gps/ Radar/ Auto pilot
  • Kohler 6kw Generator with 130 hours
  • Bow & Stern Thruster with wireless Remote
  • Aft Bimini canvas with removable sun shade
  • 4 Piece aft canvas enclosure
  • Custom windshield & side window covers & seat covers
  • Removable Nautley davit system
  • Helm deck AC/Heat as well as Cabin

Basic Boat Info

Price: $379,000
Boat Name: Metaphor
Make: Back Cove
Model: 34 Express
Year: 2015
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Back Cove Yachts
Designer: Back Cove Yachts Design Team
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: NEH34167C515
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 34 ft / 10.36 m
Length Overall: 34 ft / 10.36 m
Beam: 12 ft / 3.66 m
Max Draft: 3'1 ft / 0.94 m
Displacement: 15,000 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Cummins
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: QSB 5.9L
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 480hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2015
  • Engine Hours: 310
Cruising Speed: 23 kn
Maximum Speed: 27 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 185 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Plastic
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 80 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Downeast, Express Cruiser


Yacht Registry is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by DiMillo's Yacht Sales -Freeport.

Helm Deck/Cabin
  • Lounge and Mates Bench on Helm Deck
  • Dinette seating w/ hi-lo Back Cove high gloss table
  • Dinette and mate convert into double berth
  • Storage & freezer 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
  • Fusion Stereo system with Bluetooth
  • 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
  • freezer under seat
  • 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 head with holding tank
  • Waste tank monitor
  • Macerator for overboard discharge
  • Pump out fitting on deck
Navigational Electronics
  • Garmin 7612 12" Gps Multifunction display
  • Garmin Nmea2000 data cord
  • Garmin 18" High Def Digital Radar
  • Garmin Autopilot 
  • AIS
  • ICOM M400 VHF Radio 
  • Glomax 14" Antenna
  • Imtra Bow & Stern wireless remote
  • 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, 50 amp
  • (2) 4D AGM house battery
  • (2) Group 31 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
Additional Equipment
  • Engine Upgrade - Cummins QSB5.9 480hp 310 hours
  • Awlgrip hull paint
  • Interior Cushions - Sunbrella Sailcloth Shore 
  • Helm Cushions - Ultraleather Promessa Tusk
  • Aft Bench - Sunbrella Viento Nautical
  • Generator - Kohler 6Kw 130hrs
  • Ignition Protected Bow & Stern Thruster w/ wireless remote
  • Anchor Windlass
  • Oil Changing System
  • Salt water washdown pump in anchor locker
  • Freshwater Washdown Forward
  • Removable cockpit table with two inserts
  • Air Conditioning in Cabin 9Kbtu
  • Air Conditioning on Helm Deck, 18Kbtu
  • 1800W inverter
  • Mast for Hardtop
  • Flat Screen TV/DVD Player 
  • Helm Deck Trim Package
  • Stidd Helm seat
Canvas & Sun Shades
  • Stamoid canvas covers for aft cockpit seats
  • SunSure 90% screens for forward windshield (one piece) and side helm deck windows
  • Aft Bimini canvas & removable sun shade
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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