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Old 06-26-2020, 12:17 PM
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Default Purchased cobalt 343, any owners out there??

Hello, just thought I'd see if there are any cobalt 343 owners on this forum. I know the 343 isn't a typical "offshore" but it sort of fits the bill.

I sold my Baja 275 and bought the 2006 cobalt 343 and I already can't believe the difference in quality. The fit and finish and attention to detail is incredible. The boat also feels very solid. The only drawback I am finding is these boats are not common so getting support is not easy. I had my amp go bad and finding it was not easy. I ultimately ended up finding it in the bow compartment behind a panel. I also had some bad luck with an idle air control valve going bad but I think that is very common on the 496 HO.

Another interesting thing about these boats is the huge range in price people are asking for them. I picked mine up for $82k USD (everything mint, marine survey done, everything works, 240 hours) but I am seeing them go as high as $225.

If there are other owners please chime in! I'd love to get a support network going for advice, parts, etc....
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Old 06-26-2020, 12:20 PM
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A friend of mine at LOTO has had one for about 5 years and really likes it.
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Beautiful!

Cobalt builds a hell of a boat.
Have not seen that model before.

More pixs please.
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Originally Posted by Twin O/B Sonic View Post
Beautiful!

Cobalt builds a hell of a boat.
Have not seen that model before.

More pixs please.



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nice boat, made just south of me in Neodesha, KS
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Love it.

I really like the walk through sun lounge.
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Nice! The wrap around helm station is neat. Great looking boat!
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Originally Posted by F-2 Speedy View Post
nice boat, made just south of me in Neodesha, KS
i am pretty sure there is one on table rock. or at least there was.
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That's a beautiful yacht!


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