Back Cove 29 Poughkeepsie NY

The Back Cove 29 is a Downeast-style boat that is a floating catalogue of fundamentals. Based on the traditional, round-bilge, full-keel lobster boat populating every cove and harbor in Maine, a Downeaster is first and foremost practical and utilitarian; its classic proportions and simple beauty follow its function.

Aqua Sports Inc
(914) 454-9283
170 Mansion St
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Hudson Valley Propeller Inc
(845) 473-1092
58 Noxon Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Parts, Aftermarket Accessories, Supplies, Storage

Boat 'n' RV Warehouse
(845) 565-8530
5155 Route 9W
Newburgh, NY
 
Mobile Marine & Power Equipment Maintenance
(845) 566-1941
410 Gardnertown Rd
Newburgh, NY
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M & N Marine Supl
(845) 336-8834
315 Flatbush Ave
Kingston, NY
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Rivers Edge Marine
(845) 452-4257
33 River Point Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Guss Body & Boat Shop
(845) 236-4410
9 West St
Marlboro, NY
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Advanced Custom Canvas
(845) 561-2024
327 Liberty St
Newburgh, NY
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Storm King Marine
(845) 691-1175
2899 Rte 9w
New Windsor, NY
 
Ulster Marine Center
(845) 339-3943
440 Abeel St
Kingston, NY
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

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Introduction
The Back Cove 29 is a Downeast-style boat that is a floating catalogue of fundamentals. Based on the traditional, round-bilge, full-keel lobster boat populating every cove and harbor in Maine, a Downeaster is first and foremost practical and utilitarian; its classic proportions and simple beauty follow its function. These boats also serve a specific purpose, thanks to focused designers"they don't try to be all things to all people. The Back Cove 29 is such a boat, only brought up to date with modern fiberglass construction methods and materials. It is well executed, replacing traditional wooden plank-on-frame construction, and a hard-chine planing hull (with greater speed potential) substitutes for the lobster boat's semi-displacement, round bilge bottom.

Express cruisers, such as those built by Sea Ray and Chaparral, account for the great majority of the cruising boats sold in this size range. So what's the difference between the Back Cove and those best-selling boats? A few highlights: The express cruiser (EC) has primary access to the foredeck through the opening centerline windshield, opening up interior bridgedeck room by eliminating, or substantially narrowing, the side decks; the EC has sterndrive power, which raises the cockpit, making it unsuitable for serious fishing, but opens up room for a mid-cabin, which is where the engine room is located on the Back Cove 29; the same size EC is often marketed as sleeping 4 to 6 passengers (but look carefully to see if those berths are big enough for adults to lay on comfortably), and the Back Cove's inboard diesel burns considerably less fuel per mile than the typical EC's gas sterndrive power.

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