Tag Archives: Cobalt Boats

Q&A with Jack Springer and Paxson St. Clair

Last month, Malibu Boats announced it had entered an agreement to acquire Cobalt Boats, which officially closed on July 6. The agreement had been in the works since around the beginning of 2017 and the two companies moved quickly and efficiently through the due diligence process. Cobalt offers a surf package with the Volvo Penta Forward Drive engine, and Malibu’s ...

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Cobalt wins $2.7M patent suit against Brunswick

Cobalt Boats won a $2.7 million verdict in a patent suit against Brunswick Corp. after Brunswick failed to move the suit from Virginia to Tennessee after the U.S. Supreme Court’s TC Heartland decision, according to a verdict form filed Wednesday. A jury found that Brunswick had infringed one of two claims at issue in Cobalt Boats LLC’s case over its “retractable swim ...

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Cobalt Boats adds Off The Hook Yacht Sales to dealer network

Cobalt Boats announced that Off The Hook Yacht Sales LLC has joined its dealer network with a location in Wilmington, North Carolina. Off The Hook is a full-service dealership offering a line of new outboard Cobalt models. “Cobalt Boats is thrilled to have Off The Hook join our family. Jason and his team will bring a great deal of experience, ...

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Cobalt Boats partners with Facheris Design

Cobalt Boats recently partnered with Facheris Design, a full-scale design studio located in Bradenton, Florida. FD specializes in custom boat and yacht design. Owner Patrizio Facheris is an Italian designer who has more than 30 years in marine and industrial design. He has worked in both Europe and the United States with many boat companies and design firms. “His pursuit ...

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Cobalt Boats 2017 dealer meeting honors top dealers

Cobalt recently held its 2017 dealer meeting in Neodesha, Kan., and recognized its top customer satisfaction dealers at the event. Recognition of the outstanding and total dedication to customer satisfaction by the Cobalt and Marker One dealers remains a key highlight to the company’s annual dealer event, according to the company. “These Customer Satisfaction awards are the ultimate recognition of ...

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Boat manufacturing development and design evolves

Since the economic downtown, the boating industry has transformed and, along with it, so has the boatbuilding process. Manufacturers are working to provide high-quality products that are affordable, meet the needs of consumers, attract existing and new audiences, all while maintaining safety and regulatory compliance and keeping their own costs down. It’s a lot to juggle. However, this sea change ...

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Marker One appoints new dealers

NEODESHA, Ks. –Marker One Platform Series has added 18 new dealers after premiering its 2016 model lineup. The 2016 model year brings the introduction of two new models, the ML4 and the ML2. "By broadening our product lines bandwidth, we will increase the opportunities available to our dealer network” said Gavan Hunt, vice president of sales and marketing. “We plan to duplicate ...

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Cobalt & Marker One honor top dealers

Cobalt Boats and Marker One recognized several dealers at its recent dealer meeting in Las Vegas, the best attended in Cobalt's history. The World’s Largest Cobalt Dealer for the fourth year in a row went to Singleton Marine Group, Buford, Ga. And new this year was the addition of the Largest Single-Market Dealer which was awarded to the team at ...

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Cobalt, Marker One debut 2016 product line

Making their debut at the 2016 dealer meeting in Las Vegas this September, Cobalt and Marker One introduced five new models – a record number of new boats introduced by the company in any one year. The Hilton Lake Las Vegas hosted more than 400 dealer and vendor participants all eager to experience the new boats. The Cobalt A40, in ...

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Cobalt Boats names new president

Cobalt Boats has named Terry Clark as its new company president, the company announced Thursday. Clark was formerly with Textron Aviation, recently formed by the merger of Cessna and Beech Aircraft.He has worked in manufacturing, sales and service operations for 25 years, and has 10 years of experience in the machining, metal forming and tooling industry. His experience with performance ...

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