A crisp breeze sweeps through Old Saybrook, Connecticut, as I stand on the dock at my homeport of Saybrook Point, watching the Back Cove 39O approach. Coated in salt from its trip down the coast, the Down East hull looks right at home on the Connecticut River.
The 39O is the second outboard model from Back Cove, following the 34O, which debuted in 2018. With hull number 47 of the 34O about to splash, Back Cove has gathered customer feedback to incorporate into the larger model. While both the 34- and 39-footers have new hull designs specific to outboard propulsion, the 39O is truly a new build...
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Back Cove 39O Guided Walkthrough Tour
Back Cove 39O Hull No. 2
PERFORMANCE REPORT & SPECS
Beam: 13ft. 6in.
Displacement: 26,500 lbs.
Fuel: 500 gal.
Water: 97 gal.
Engines: (standard) 3/350-hp Suzuki 4.4L V6
Engines: (optional) 3x 300-hp Yamaha 4.2L V6; 3x 400-hp Mercury Verado 2.6L V6