In brief: Malibu, Tigé, Cobra Electronics

As part of the Malibu Winter Blast promotion, Malibu Boats is offering a free custom options package it says could be worth as much as $3,000. The offer gives customers the chance to choose up to four options from a collection of Malibu Boats accessories. In addition, the company says it will provide discounts on new 2009 and 2010 models. The offers are good through March 31.

Tigé Boats reports that a Texas couple placed the winning bid on a new 2010 Tigé Z1, helping raise nearly $13,000 for the Toys for Tots program this year. Michael and Leslie Cope from Mason, Texas, outbid all others during the annual auction and their Tigé Z1 is currently in production. In addition to the all-new Z1, the Tigé donation included a $500 gas card plus hotel accommodations and dinner in Abilene, Texas, where the Copes will be hosted to a VIP tour of the Tigé manufacturing facility upon delivery of their new Tigé. Diehard Texas Tech fans, the Copes ordered a black and red Tigé Z1 with a Tige Alpha Z tower and Wet Sounds stereo package.

Cobra Marine, a designer of marine communication products and a division of Cobra Electronics, has announced long-term agreement to distribute the European C-Pod Security System, provided by Seakey AB, Sweden. Cobra will now serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor and provide support to C-Pod. “Already well-established in Europe, C-Pod enables owners to effectively communicate with their boat,” Tony Mirabelli, senior vice-president of marketing and sales for Cobra Electronics, said in a release. The C-Pod Security System offers a boat alarm and GPS tracking, while enabling owners to contact their vessel via text message or the Internet. It also monitors position, battery voltage and intrusion with up to 12 sensors.

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