Marker One adds two new models for 2016

Marker One Platform Series, which was introduced in the summer of 2014, made an impression during the 2015 model year.

Marker One Platform Series, which was introduced in the summer of 2014, made an impression during the 2015 model year.

The pontoon boat brand built by Cobalt is introducing the ML4 and ML2 for 2016, available with multiple interior configurations and power choices.

“By broadening our product lines’ bandwidth we will increase the opportunities available to our dealer network,” sales and marketing vice president Gavan Hunt said in a statement. “We plan to duplicate the promise of product and service excellence that have made Cobalt the No. 1-selling sterndrive from 20 feet to 40 feet.”

The brand has a dealer network with more than 70 locations. New partners include:

Beacon Marine, Sister Bay, Wis.; Bill’s Marine Inc., Portsmouth, Va.; Boat Shop, Tafton, Pa.; Boating Center, Crestwood, Ky.; Boulder Boats, Henderson, Nev.; C&C Boat Works, Crosslake, Minn.; Coralville Lake Marine, Iowa City, Iowa; Futrell Marine, Heber Springs, Hot Springs and Nashville, Ark.;

Lake Viking Marine, Gallatin, Mo.; Main Channel Marina, Syracuse, Ind.; Nunmaker Boat Sales, Covington, La.; Sara Bay Marina LLC, Sarasota, Fla.; Shady Creek Marina, El Dorado, Kan.; The Harbor, Branson, Mo.; Traveland RV & Marine, Kennewick, Wash.; and Travis Marine, Knoxville, Tenn.


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