Fishing & Boating News

Cobia Expands Dealer Organization

Adds Six New Dealerships In Florida, Virginia

(Feb. 14, 2007 - FORT PIERCE, FL.) Cobia Boats continues to expand its network with the addition of six new dealerships in Florida and Virginia. The company's new production facilities in Marion, N.C., are in full production and able to meet the growing demand for the company's family-oriented fishing boats. The new dealerships include Aqua Marine Services in Vero Beach, Fla.; Marine Supply in Winter Haven, Fla.; Ships Chandler Marine Sales in Destin, Fla.; Fort Myers Marine in Fort Myers, Fla.; Trapper Custom Marine with locations in Marco Island and Naples, Fla.; and Rivercraft Marine in Gloucester, Va. "Since Cobia came on board two years ago, we have been working very hard to fully support our existing dealer network while positioning ourselves to expand our distribution through first-rate dealers in new markets," said Charlie Johnson, director of marketing. "With the added production capabilities provided by the new plant in North Carolina and four new boat models added to the product line with more to follow, we are now ready to move forward with expanding Cobia's reach. We're very pleased with the quality and dedication of these new dealerships, and we are excited to add them to our dealer network." Cobia Boats are produced by Maverick Boat Company, Inc., the manufacturer and marketer of the prestigious Maverick, Hewes and Pathfinder saltwater fishing boats. Cobia Boats are the standard of excellence in fishing and family fun with a broad line-up of center console, walk around, dual console, sport cabin and bay boat models from 18' to 31'.