Wednesday, August 19, 2015

"We never aimed to be the biggest boat company, just the best."


It all starts with Founder, Pack St. Clair’s vision – “We never aimed to be the biggest boat company, just the best.” From there, his team of exceptional leaders has created an essence, a passion that is felt as soon as you walk through the doors at Cobalt Boats. A passion that motivates our boat builders not only to come to work each day, but to take pride in hand craftsmanship, a trait not necessarily taught, but instilled in the people. In their eyes, the same people who mold our hulls and gelcoat boats are just as essential as the leaders themselves.

As individuals, these leaders have exceptional traits that include the obvious skills like hard work ethic and integrity. But what makes this group exceptional is the driving force behind what we do every day. To be an industry leader, it takes more than just being good at building boats. To be a front-runner in this industry, it takes innovation, constant research and the power to execute a quality product. This team does just that – continuously revolutionizing the boating world, investing in the “what else can we do”, and enlisting in a team of experts, not only in the behind the computers, but walking the floors of our facility, too. 

As a result, Cobalt Boats has manifested new innovations that have lured the industry into a different way of thinking. Marker One, one of the company’s innovations, is a platform style boat – an entirely new market. Boat builders and experts took note as the platform boat debuted, and now has the industry thinking creatively about what we typically call “pontoon” boats. Marker One Platform Series embarks on an original idea and has since evolved as the new benchmark for luxury boating. It took this group of leaders to make it all come together – the diligence, research, the re-do’s and un-do’s. Marker One is a success not only because the product is unique, but also because of the people behind it.

And it should not go unmentioned that there are several other product innovations steaming behind this group. This year alone, Cobalt and Marker One will launch eight models. Not just one or two boats that stem from the same lineup, but innovative designs, unheard of for most boat manufacturers.

The worldwide dealer network and team at Cobalt Boats and Marker One have undoubtedly been a catalyst, driving the entire industry to think boldly, get creative and re-energize the market. Cobalt Boats became a leader in the industry not solely because the boats are great, but also because of the team and associates behind the product. It is because of the passion behind the product that makes this company great. The faces on every associate reflect that of our leaders; it’s our DNA.


  Categories: Cobalt Boats, Customer Service, Dealer Partners, Industry News, Innovative Features, Lifestyle | Tags: Award Winning Boat, Boat Builders, Boat Dealers, Boating Industry, Cobalt Boats, Family Boating, Lifestyle, Luxury Boat, Neodesha

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The Ultimate Day Boat: A Review of the Cobalt A40


We can't say enough good things about our Cobalt flagship - the A40. A culmination of the finest craftsmanship married with the most luxurious amenities, the Cobalt A40 has received its fair share of gloats. However, our friends at Boat Dealers in Canada recently took the A40 on a ride, and it proved to be even more jaw-dropping than we described. Read more here.


  Categories: Cobalt Boats, Industry News, Innovative Features | Tags: Award Winning Boat, Boating Industry, Cruiser, Cuddy , Family Boating, Luxury Boat, New Boat, Watersports

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Top Marine Products List for 2015


Boating Industry magazine announced its list of the top 50 products of the year. We are thrilled that Marker One made the list...although it is no surprise to us!

Check out the listing here.


  Categories: Industry News, Innovative Features | Tags: Award Winning Boat, Boating Industry, New Boat

Friday, April 24, 2015

BRP signs engine deal with Cobalt Boats 


Cobalt Boats’ Marker One Platform Series of deck and pontoon boats will now come equipped with BRP’s Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines.

“We’re proud to rig the Marker One Platform Series with the all-new Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine,” Gavan Hunt, Cobalt Boats vice president of sales and marketing, said in a statement. “The power and efficiency of the Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard delivers the torque and fuel economy our customers demand. The added bonus of BRP’s customizable engine panels aligns perfectly with Marker One’s Design Your Dream vision, as well. This isn’t your typical pontoon, and that’s why we’re rigging with an outboard that stands out on the transom.”

The Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine offers more than 400 color options.

“The pontoon boating segment is growing, and we’re committed to meeting this increased demand with unique products to perfectly match each application,” said Alain Villemure, vice president and general manager of BRP’s Marine Propulsion Systems division.

“Whether the Evinrude E-TEC Pontoon Series, specifically designed to enhance acceleration and throttle response, or the all-new Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine, with best-in-class torque for performance-minded consumers, we have what they want,” Villemure said. “This partnership with Cobalt Boats further reinforces our commitment to bring the power of choice to as many consumers as possible.”

Cobalt’s lineup includes runabouts and cruisers ranging from 20 to 36 feet, and now includes the new Marker One Platform Series, which can be rigged with the Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard.

See the entire article here:


  Categories: Cobalt Boats, Industry News, Innovative Features | Tags: Boating Industry, Cobalt Boats, Luxury Boat, New Boat

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Let’s Warm Things Up A Bit, Shall We?


Boat show season is wrapping up. All of us at Cobalt could not be more eager for the boating season ahead. But it's not too late to catch a show and score some great deals before summer is here. 

We have been traveling the country and abroad to show you the very latest from our company. This year’s iteration of shows are presenting again the robust, invigorating sights of the latest and greatest Cobalt models, as well as the new Marker One Platform Series. And we can attest, Cobalt boat shows are a place of utter amazement. Our dealer network goes above and beyond just another booth with a few boats on display. We promise when you leave the boat show doors, you’ll be amped up for boating season, even in the chilly, winter weather. 

Hit up a boat show now and you may even score better pricing during the “off season”! It’s the perfect time to start chatting with your Cobalt dealer and get psyched for boating season. 

So what can you look forward to seeing at one of the Cobalt and Marker One boat shows? The all-new 220-S will be sure to bring in its own oohs and aahs. And of course the A40 will capture some eyes of those who seek magnificence. For those of you who are the fun seekers out there, be sure to catch the Marker One Platform Boat. You won’t want to miss its grand entrance this coming boating season!  

If you haven’t already visited a boat show, please consider dipping a toe in a very sudden summer. Go to or for an event calendar to find a show nearest you.


  Categories: Cobalt Boats, Industry News, Innovative Features, Lifestyle, Shows and Events, Tips and Hints | Tags: Boat Dealers, Boating Industry, Cobalt Boats, Family Boating, Lifestyle

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