NEODESHA, Kansas, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In late July, veteran crab fisherman and Discovery Channel documentary series captain Sig Hansen deadly catchvisited Cobalt Boats to tour the factory and see the completion of the new 2023 model R8 Surf, which we plan to use as our family’s pleasure boat. We spend a lot of time on the water and smile every time we see our children and grandchildren having fun,” said Hansen.
At 27 feet 10 inches, the Cobalt R8 Surf is the company’s top-of-the-line surf boat, offering the most space and the best ride in the Cobalt Surf range. With a wraparound yacht-certified seat, the R8 Surf also features Cobalt’s custom wave technology surf system, a specially designed surf hull, a choice of Volvo forward drive engines and Cobalt Surf Gate technology for perfect wave shaping. . “We use it for all his water sports, like wakesurfing and water skiing, but what I really like is his Cobalt ride,” Hansen said. “The summer before last, I went out with a friend in his Cobalt to Lake Chelan, Washington, which is close to where I live. The Cobalt just went through, we didn’t even feel it! On the field, stability sold me!
Hansen asked his wife, June, to help determine the color and interior choices. “As anyone who has seen the show knows, I take pride in my work boat,” she said. FV Northwestern, But when I saw my R8 Surf coming down the line in the Bayside Blue and Ebony color scheme she chose, it looked so modern and classy that it really stood out,” he said. Mr. Hansen had never visited a cobalt factory before, and he reports that he was impressed with everything he saw. “I had heard that the Cobalt team is like family, people with 20, 30, 40 years of experience who know what they are doing. , it’s art in what they do.As I say in my work, teamwork is what makes everything work.But what really stood out was that everyone was happy with their work. It was clear that he was smart, had a smile on his face, was passionate and took genuine pride in his work.
“I have been working hard but decided now was the time and really wanted this boat. You get what you pay for. If I can tell other sailors anything, it’s this: After seeing how Cobalt is put together I understand and I understand it now And choosing Cobalt by their high standards is a no-brainer. “My new R8 Surf is my baby. Did I mention it’s model year 2023, number 001? I feel like a child in a candy store. I’m more excited now than I was the day I signed the papers and I know this boat will be in our family for a while!”
The new R8 Surf series, now in production, is available through Cobalt’s World Class Dealer Network.
About cobalt: Headquartered in Neodesha, Kansas, Cobalt Boats LLC is a publicly owned, industry-leading manufacturer of luxury family day boats. Cobalt, a division of Malibu Boats, combines uncompromising product quality with customer-focused innovation and value to earn an international reputation for unmatched customer satisfaction through a world-class dealer network.Click here for details www.cobaltboats.com
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