NEODESA, Kans. — Cobalt Boats has expanded its international reach by adding Navimer in France to its dealer network, according to a press release from the company.Navimer will unveil Cobalt's 24 SX, 263, 272 and 343 with diesels engines at the Paris Boat Show in early 2006.

The sales and service facilities of 10-year-old Navimer stretch from one coastal end of the French Riviera near the Spanish border to Cannes and Mont Carlo in the east. In France, the dealer works through two primary locations to Golfe-Juan near Cannes and La grand Motte near Montpelier.

Headquartered in Golfe-Juan and La Grand Motte, France, Navimer maintains year-round, full-service branches with storage in both locations. The company also plans to expand into the Atlantic Coast areas near Bordeaux and La Rochelle.

"We're extremely gratified in our new association with Navimer," Paxson St. Clair," president to Cobalt. "Their reputation for care of customers is absolutely unequalled."