Search Boats for Sale


Request Price Roxboro, North Carolina
Model R5
Year 2013
Condition New
Price Request Price
Type Power
Class Bowrider
Length 26 ft
Fuel Type Gas
Hull Material Fiberglass
Location Roxboro, North Carolina
Beam 8 ft 6 in
Max Draft 1 ft 9 in
Keel Type Other
Dry Weight 4880 lb
Engine Type Inboard/Outboard
Engine Make Mercruiser
Engine Model 8.2 Mag ECT Bravo 3
Fuel Type Gas
Fuel Tanks 1 x 50 gal (UK)
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 10 gal (UK)
Holding Tanks 1
Hull Shape Deep Vee


Cobalt has built boats for almost 50 years with a careful ear to the water. We listen to what our owners and our dealers tell us. We listen with interest and with respect. We listen, and we learn. Case in point: the revolutionary Cobalt R5. Asked to create a mid-sized runabout with traditional elegance and the smoothest of quiet rides, we went to the prototype shop with an exterior profile first in mind. Sleek, low, and aggressive. Very, very aggressive, per the R5's Edge graphics, set forward of the sculpted truth that is the R5's transom, swim platform, and sunpad -- cohesive in their integrated design, free-flowing in their easy functionality. The transom is walk-thru, of course. The back-rest is convertible, and the space forward is wide and wider still, with an interior beam almost a foot wider than the ever so super-spacious 242's. We then followed with yachtesque, wraparound seating to capitalize on those wishes for a flawless ride, a ride begun of course in that legendary Cobalt hull. This seating configuration, by the way, belongs only to Cobalt in boats of the R5's size. The twice wide passenger seat forward makes the cockpit even more flexible in its service of a good time -- fully convertible in direct reflection of seating aft. A console door, elegant in its woodgrains and crafted vinyls, opens to a head larger above and all-around than any other boat in the class. The helm gleams in hand-craftsmanship, in oil-rubbed ebony Makassar trim and duotone aluminum dash panels and switches of stainless steel and five-inch digital gauges with multi-function readouts and, over all, a form-fitted eyebrow in everlasting vinyl. The wheel wraps in leather: one of the most time-honored of Cobalt traditions, this masterpiece of a steering wheel. Our owners have always insisted on comfort and convenience and accessibility --"ergonomics" to our designers -- and so the R5's armrests and footrests and controls and cupholders and every last little amenity aboard arrives with a form and a function just too ergo for words. And one more name to drop -- the Rockford Fosgate stereo, optimized and ready, as we say, to crank. The new Cobalt R5 then. Good things come to all who have spoken. - 2013 Cobalt R5 w/Merc 8.2 ECT B3 380 HP - Aft walk thru carpet, air compressor, bimini top, bow cushion insert, bow & cockpit canvas, del mar captain's chair, dinette table, docking lights, dual batteries, fender clips, flagpole, motorbox actuator, sink console, stainless foot tread, swim platform lighting, transom shower

Show More…

Total Power

380.0 hp


Get a Shipping Quote

Cheap Boat Transport Services - Save up to 80%

Shipping Estimate: Unavailable
Please request quotes and estimates below:

View Details

Shipping Estimate:Unavailable
Please request quotes and estimates below:

View Details


Related Articles

  1. Boat Reviews

    2014 Cypress Cay Cozumel 240 Pontoon: Video Boat Review

    Jeff Hemmel
    January 21, 2014

    The Cypress Cay Cozumel 240 isn't your grandfather's pontoon boat; it's fast, it's fun, and yes, it's even sexy. Read More

  2. Boat Reviews

    Bayliner 285 Cruiser: Video Boat Review

    Lenny Rudow
    August 29, 2011

    Lenny Rudow reviews this single-engine 28 footer that has sleeping quarters for six passengers. Read More

  3. Boat Reviews

    Cruisers Sport Series 258: Video Boat Review

    Lenny Rudow
    December 22, 2012

    The new Cruisers 258 is prime for wakeboarding and bowrider watersports. Read More

  4. Boat Reviews

    Cobalt Marker One: Quick Video Tour

    Lenny Rudow
    March 7, 2015

    The 2015 Cobalt Marker One combines a pontoon boat hull with traditional fiberglass topsides. Read More

  5. 2014 Baja Outlaw 26: First Look Video

    December 26, 2013

    The new Baja Outlaw 26 is the first speedboat of it's kind ever produced by this company. Read More

  6. Boat Reviews

    Cobalt R5: Runabout Reawakening

    Brett Becker
    February 9, 2013

    The new R5 bowrider from Cobalt is more a culmination then a revolution. Read More