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April 18, 2019 at 3:04 pm
2019 Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show When: June 14-16, 2019 Location: Bay Harbor Lake Marina 4000 Main Street Bay Harbor , MI 49770 Boats on Display: Sabre and Back Cove yachts
April 18, 2019 at 2:53 pm
Dates: May 17-19   Location: Grosse Pointe Yacht Club 788 Lakeshore Road Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236   Boats on display: Back Cove Yachts
February 25, 2019 at 4:23 pm
Make plans now to join us at the 34th Annual Palm Beach Boat Show! March 28 through 31. Come and enjoy a very spectacular display of boats, yachts and accessories On the West Palm Beach Waterfront along Flagler Drive. We will represent Sabre and Back Cove yachts on display in the water: Ramp 1 slips 165-170 Additional show information can be found HERE Schedule an appointment by email sales@downeastyachting.com or call 561-744-5740.
November 28, 2018 at 8:32 pm
Down East Yachting is excited to announce Sabre’s latest model! This newest model, which will fit nicely between Sabre’s current 48 and 66 Dirigo, features a galley-up design with large windows for ample natural light, a main door that opens fully from port to starboard, and a full beam master suite. All of this is captured in a sure-to-please design that balances classic charm with contemporary innovation. The 58 Salon Express design features large windows to flood the living areas in natural light, and a main door that opens fully from port to starboard, comfortably merging exterior and interior spaces. […]
Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2018
October 26, 2018 at 1:18 pm
  Join us October 31 – November 4. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the 59th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 31- Nov 4, 2018. The show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. Location: Bahia Mar Lime Zone B Dock 208 – 210 – 212 – 214. Schedule your private viewing via email at sales@downeastyachting.com or call our Michigan office 616-494-8870. Show information can be found HERE. Models on display include the Back Cove 41, Back Cove 34O, Sabre 48, and Sabre 45.
September 26, 2018 at 4:59 pm
Yes, the “O” is for Outboard The Back Cove 34O will make her debut at the 2018 Newport International Boat Show. Her entirely new hull, fitted with standard bow thruster and designed specifically for outboard propulsion, offers cruise and top end speeds approximately 10 knots faster than the traditional single diesel engine Back Cove. Her cockpit and helm deck are meant for entertaining… …with an aft facing seat that converts into a U-shaped helm deck dinette, or second berth. The standard 5kW diesel generator and cabin A/C below deck coupled with the spacious island berth, separate head, and shower, remind […]
September 26, 2018 at 4:58 pm
My favorite thing as Engineering Manager is performing sea trials to validate a new model or engineering change. Launching a boat that is fresh off the production floor is always exciting, though there have been moments of nervousness as I departed the dock knowing one of our infamous New England Nor’easters was brewing. But what better time for a sea trial? Nevertheless, after a rough-weather trial, it is always a relief once the boat returns to harbor and is securely tied. I take comfort that any Back Cove or Sabre will be safe and sound at the dock during a […]
September 26, 2018 at 4:55 pm
The first Back Cove with outboard engines features an entirely new hull design. Kevin Burns, VP of Product Design & Development, explains the new features, and the power of computational fluid dynamics in the design process.   More Info: Introducing the Back Cove 34O