POPPIE Back Cove 37 Downeast 2018

Rowayton, CT


37 ft
13.25 ft
600 hp
3.58 ft


POPPIE is very well optioned and lightly used Back Cove 37 Downeast.  Her open and expansive layout on deck and down below makes her an ideal companion for day trips and longer excursions.    



  • Boat Name: Back Cove 37 Downeast 2018
  • Builder: Back Cove Yachts
  • Location: Rowayton, CT
Engine 1
  • Brand: Cummins
  • Engine Model: QSC 8.3L diesel
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hours: 138
  • Engine Power: 600|horsepower


The Back Cove Downeast 37 is ready for all your adventurous days on the water! (Main photo is a sistership).

The interior of the Downeast 37 is built in the Herreshoff style, with white panels and raised wooden trim. The master stateroom offers an island berth with steps on both sides for ease of egress. Storage is plentiful with many lockers and drawers provided. At the base of the companionway, and outboard to port, is a functional galley with microwave oven, fridge, freezer and deep stainless sink. To starboard, aft of the master is a comfortably laid-out head unit with separate stall shower.

On deck, the purpose of her unique design comes into its own. The single-level helm deck and cockpit sole allow all of your guests to be part of the activity on board and seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor spaces. Convertible seating in the pilothouse is elevated so that everyone can enjoy the views.  A retractable Sure Shade awning covers the open aft cockpit for shade and convenience on bright days. Her unique feature is her open cockpit design, offering versatility and smooth transition between activities.

Significant Features and Options Include:

  • Cummins QSC 8.3L 600 hp Diesel (150 hours)
  • Back Cove Easy Dock system (bow and stern thrusters)
  • Garmin 7212 12″ touchscreen MFD
  • Simrad AP24 autopilot
  • Air / Heat in cabin and on helm deck
  • Fusion stereo system with iPhone / Android dock and remote
  • Dark blue hull
  • Sure Shade powered awning
  • Vitrifrigo refrigerator and freezer in galley
  • Ice maker drawer refrigerator in cockpit
  • Stidd 500N captain’s chair
  • Kohler 6 kW genset


  • Back Cove Dark Blue iso-npg gelcoat
  • 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
  • Swim platform w/ SS under-mount swim ladder

DECK Features:

  • Back Cove white iso-npg gelcoat w/ graystone non-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 and fresh and saltwater washdown
  • 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
  • (4) opening port lights w/ screens
  • Port & starboard molded steps leading to side & fore deck
  • SureShade “Silent Glide” cockpit awning system
  • Transom door on centerline
  • Self-bailing cockpit


The Back Cove 37 features a traditional downeast layout, with an open and airy pilothouse and aft deck, full canvas pilothouse enclosure, and large cabin below with generous queen island berth, galley, and head with separate shower.

An expansive, single-level Cockpit features wrap around seating that flows into the open pilothouse.  A transom door on centerline offers easy access from the swim platform.  A full Eisenglass and canvas enclosure closes in the pilothouse.  The port pilothouse settee ingeniously converts from a forward facing seat with back to an open bench or a berth in seconds.


  • White powdercoat aluminum windows w/ opening windows port, starboard and center
  • Three forward facing windows, outboard two are fixed and center opens
  • (3) Imtra windshield wipers w/ fresh water washer system
  • Lewmar sliding hatch w/ OCEANair Skyscreen
  • Stazo wood grain steering wheel
  • Large bilge storage below helm sole, access by gas strut assisted hatch under port settee
  • Large engine room hatch opens by switch-controlled actuator
  • L-Settee to port had removable seat back for conversion from fore/aft facing seat to lounge/berth
  • Settee to starboard with footrest
  • Headliner with padded panels
  • (2) Pilothouse Fusion speakers
  • Isotherm stainless steel refrigerator in aft end of port helm deck settee
  • Raritan Icerette ice maker in aft end of starboard helm deck settee
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • Overhead LED lights w/dimmer control throughout cabin, galley, helm deck/salon and cockpit
  • Saltwater washdown


  • Sliding side window
  • Stidd 500N series helm seat with manual fore/aft adjustment
  • Storage under seat base
  • Varnished teak instrument pod
  • Single lever Cummins engine controls
  • Engine gauges and controls
  • Navigation electronics
  • Bow and stern thruster controls
  • Trim tab controls with indicators
  • Compass, illuminated
  • Overhead LED lights w/dimmer control throughout cabin, galley, helm deck/salon and cockpit
  • Footrest
  • Cupholder
  • Fireboy auto fire system
  • Anchor windlass controls
  • Spotlight controls
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Sea Star tilt helm
  • Lenco trim tab controls with indicators
  • Air conditioning/heat vent
  • Air conditioning controls
  • 120V AC outlet
  • 12V outlet
  • (2) USB charge ports


Helm Navigation/Electronics Equipment:

  • Garmin 7212 12″ touchscreen MFD
  • Simrad AP24 autopilot
  • Garmin GMI 10 network instrument display
  • Garmin VHF 200 radio
  • Ritchie compass

Entertainment Electronics:

  • Fusion NRX-200 remote at helm
  • Fusion Iphone dock
  • Jensen flatscreen TV
  • (2) pairs Fusion speakers
  • Coax input at transom near shorepower connectors


The Forward Cabin is accessed along between the helm station and port settee.  The cabin is finished with a Hereshoff style interior- off-white joiner work and varnished teak trim.

This area features:

  • Queen island berth with forward with storage and hanging lockers and sheer lockers
  • Enclosed head to starboard, with separate shower
  • Spacious galley to port
  • 12,000 BTU Pompanette air conditioning
  • Four overhead opening hatches with OceanAir screen shades
  • “Teak and Holly” laminate sole w/ surface texture
  • Overhead LED lights w/dimmer control
  • Privacy curtain for berth forward

Galley (to port):

  • Kenyon electric two-burner cook-top
  • Vitrifrigo AC/DC stainless steel, drawer-type refrigerator (bottom) and freezer (top) compartments
  • Large undermount galley sink w/ single lever faucet with pull out sprayer
  • Solid surface countertop with drop-in covers for sink and waste bin
  • Cuisinart convection microwave
  • Drawer and cabinet storage above and below counter
  • “Teak and Holly” high pressure laminate sole w/ surface texture
  • Air conditioning vent
  • AC/DC panels
  • Generator controls
  • Fusion entertainment system controls
  • Additional Vitrifrigo freezer in center bilge storage area

Head (to starboard):

  • Head with separate shower stall
  • Molded seat in shower stall with storage beneath
  • Chrome wand shower fixture
  • Vanity with sink undermount sink
  • Single lever mixing faucet
  • Chrome towel bar and towel ring
  • Lewmar hatch with OceanAir Skyscreen
  • Storage above and below vanity
  • Large shelf above sliding cabinet
  • Stainless steel opening port
  • Cherry framed mirror
  • Full length mirror on door
  • Solid surface countertop
  • Single lever faucet
  • Shower drain sump pump system
  • Fresh water electric MSD with holding tank
  • Waste tank monitor
  • Macerator for holding tank overboard discharge
  • Holding tank pump out fitting on deck
  • Molded liner with drain
  • Air conditioning register
  • Sealed overhead lighting with bezel switch
  • Powered exhaust fan (12V)
  • 120V outlet in cabinet

Queen Island Berth forward:

  • Queen island berth with Portland Boat Mattress
  • Herreshoff style interior accommodation
  • (3) Lewmar hatches with OceanAir Skyscreens
  • “Teak and Holly” high pressure laminate sole w/ surface texture
  • Headliner with padded panels
  • Island queen berth with drawers and storage below
  • Sheer lockers outboard
  • Cedar lined hanging locker to starboard
  • Multi drawer locker with drawers to port
  • Cupholders outboard of mattress to port and starboard
  • (1) pair fusion speakers
  • Jensen flatscreen TV
  • Steps outboard of berth both sides
  • Wall sconce lights on forward bulkhead
  • Air conditioning controls
  • 120V outlet
  • (2) USB charge ports
  • Privacy curtain to separate berth from other cabin accommodations
  • (2) opening ports with privacy screens


  • AC and DC control panels with polarity indicator
  • DC system battery management switching
  • DC breakers for electronics
  • Kohler 6.0kw gen set in sound shield with water separator exhaust
  • (2) 110V AC 30-amp shore power with 50 foot cord set
  • Emergency parallel switch between house and engine bank
  • Galvanic isolator- Promariner ProSafe SF60
  • Battery Charger- Xantrax TrueCharge2 40 amp
  • Inverter- Xantrax 1800 Sine Wave inverter
  • (2) 4D AGM house battery
  • (3) Group 31 engine start battery
  • (3) 12VDC automatic bilge pumps
  • 12V outlet at helm
  • Bonding system with anode


  • Cummins QSB 8.3L 600 hp electronic controlled engine
  • ZF 286A transmission, 2.391:1 ratio 
  • 2.25″ Aquamet shaft
  • 4 Blade NiBrAl propeller
  • PSS ‘dripless’ shaft log
  • Binnacle mount electronic single lever engine control
  • Bronze seacocks on engine intake
  • Marelon sea valves on underwater thru hulls
  • Bronze raw water strainer on engine
  • 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 and stern thrusters
  • Hot and cold pressurized water
  • 11-gallon water heater with heat exchanger and 120V AC heating
  • Automatic Fireboy extinguisher system w/manual backup
  • Two zone air conditioning w/reverse cycle heat
  • Reverso oil change system
  • Sound insulated and gasketed compartments and hatches


  • Deck mounted running lights
  • All-around anchor/nav light on hardtop
  • Dock lines
  • Fenders
  • Horn
  • Life jackets

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