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Cobalt & Marker One Boats Launch Five New Models for 2016 Line

 

(Neodesha, Kansas – September 30, 2015) – Making their debut at the 2016 dealer meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada thisSeptember, Cobalt and Marker One introduced five new models – a recordnumber of new boats introduced by the company in anyoneyear. The Hilton Lake LasVegas hosted more than 400 dealer and vendor participants all eager to experience the new boats. The 2016 product line takes innovation to theextreme level with superior construction, exclusive new styling, and inimitable performance and handling.

The CobaltA40, in the hard-top version, made its introduction in2015 and has made big waves in the performance day boat sector. New for 2016 is the A40 Coupe with a sleek windshield and integrated top design. The 12' beam houses roominess for the entire crew, all while they enjoy the luxury that surrounds them. The Coupe features impeccable slim-line styling with a navigation equipment shelf, sliding sunroof, and a retractable sure shade integrated into the design. This new model provides Cobalt customersthe freedom of choice whenit comes to the style of day boating they prefer: the open air feel of the hard top or the comfortable convertibility of the coupe.

The newest addition to Cobalt’s award-winning line of bowriders is the all-new R30 – a luxurious open-bow day boat designed with Free Space Reclamation”, Cobalt’s exclusive technique for cockpitmaximization. Elegant and expansive seating options combine with its endless storage spaces to provide the legendary ride that Cobalt is famous for. The largest ofthe BR Series, the R30 also features an electric actuated swim step astern along with a beach of a sunpad large enough forfour sun worshipers. The port side features a head compartment that doublesas a changing room. At the helm, the captain will find the glass cockpit design provides a birds-eye-view for a safe and enjoyable day on the water – equipped with Garmin screens that keep your systems and route in view at all times.

Cobalt’s R5 Water Sports Series Surfboat featuring the FWD drive from Volvo Pentawas a huge hitat the meeting. Cobalt and Volvo sponsored the SURF SHACK and provided surfing lessons to over 125 participantsduring the launchof this new product. The WSS Surf features a patent-pending surf controlsystem which

automatically tunes the boat’s attitude to the optimal surf configuration. The R5 WSS Surf combines all the advantagesof a sterndrive coupled with the wake-making capabilities of a forwarddrive.

The wake out back is fully customizable providing smooth transitions and a wide push zone. Jumping on plane instantly, the R5 WSS Surf features the same smooth, comfortable, quiet ride that Cobalt owners have demanded since 1968.

The 2016 Cobalt CS3 is making its debut as the newest boat in the Gateway Series. Measuring over 23 feet andperfectly priced the CS3 features a completely new hull and deck design. Innovation married with new interior styling will catch the eyes of younger boaters looking to step into a Cobalt. The CS3 features an island sunpad with port and starboard walk-throughs at the transom. Don’t think you can afford a Cobalt? This boat is the perfect stepping stone into that boating arena and will be especially appealing to those who do not wish to compromise luxury or performance.

Marker One Platform Series launched in to the pontoon market with two fiberglass decked models in 2015 – the M25 and M27. This year, the ML4 will add to the line featuring a popular L-shaped seating layout, new exterior and interiorstyling, and a new aggressive price point. Its elegant styling and broad selection of features will have luxury pontoon seekers taking notes. The fiberglass liner combined with unique fiberglass hull sides willmake this model a contender in this popular segment. Engin