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The top selling center console in the 30 foot category.



The Cobia 296 CC is designed big to handle any conditions Mother Nature throws its way. It also fishes big with twin 28 gallon livewells and a cavernous cockpit with flip down aft seating and two in-deck 64″ macerated fishboxes. All the lures, leaders and terminal gear you own will fit neatly into the tackle organizers in the leaning post and console and your dead baits will be kept fresh and ready for rigging in the two insulated boxes in the tackle station.

All deck hardware and the bow rail are recessed and the deck is level from stem to stern for 360 degree fish fighting maneuverability. Integrated into the console and leaning post, the metalwork of the optional hard top carries the clean lines and stylish looks of the deck upward to a two-tone top with molded-in pods for speakers, LED down lighting and spreader lights. Comfort features include soft and elegantly appointed upholstery on seating for 11 and a full step-down console with forward access.

MSRP $162,888 w/ Twin F300XCA
Base model with motor. Does not include tax, tag, title, freight, dealer prep or other associated fees. Please visit your closest dealer for competitive pricing.


Beam10' 00"
Cockpit square footage82 sq ft
Deadrise21.5 deg.
Fuel capacity230 gal
LOA29' 07"
Maximum HP600 hp
Transom height25" twins
Weight (approx. w/o engine)5,915 lbs


  • Engine Options
Twin F250XCAOptional
Twin F300XCAOptional
  • Hull Color Options
Atlantic BlueOptional
Atlantic Blue BottomOptional
Atlantic Blue All SolidOptional
Custom hull color (standard two-tone)Optional
Custom hull color all solid (no two-tone)Optional
Guide GreenOptional
Guide Green BottomOptional
Guide Green All SolidOptional
Ice BlueOptional
Ice Blue BottomOptional
Ice Blue All SolidOptional
Kingston Grey BottomOptional
Kingston GreyOptional
Kingston Grey All SolidOptional
Painted engine(s) - black, twinOptional
Painted engine(s) - white, twinOptional
Pure WhiteStandard
Two-tone hardtop (underside non-white)Optional
Wheat BottomOptional
Wheat All SolidOptional
  • Steering and Handling
Display upgrade for Yamaha Command Link Plus (XCA/UCA) TwinOptional
Electronic Optimus power steeringOptional
Hydraulic tilt steeringStandard
Optimus joystick control (twin engine)Optional
Power assist steeringStandard
Steering wheel, mahogany w/ power knob upgradeStandard
Trim tab indicatorOptional
Trim tabsStandard
Yamaha 6YC Information StationStandard
Yamaha fuel/water separator & control cables (w/ engine option)Standard
  • Quality Finish and Construction
Powder coating package (black, incl t-top)Optional
Powder coating package (white, incl t-top)Optional
Powder coating package (black, no t-top)Optional
Powder coating package (white, no t-top)Optional
Premium fade-resistant gelcoatStandard
Stainless steel rub railStandard
Stainless steel thru-hulls w/ seacocks below water lineStandard
White rub rail w/ stainless steel insert upgradeOptional
  • Family Features
All white cushion colorStandard
Boarding ladder (covered)Standard
Cockpit bolsters (aft)Standard
Cushion, bow (6 pc set)Optional
Electric head w/ maceratorStandard
Electronically adjusted forward table/sun lounge (flushes into floor)Standard
Forward console access doorStandard
Forward-facing bow backrests (port & stbd)Optional
Fresh water at transomStandard
Fresh water sink in consoleStandard
Head comfort appointments (towel bar, tp holder, mirror)Standard
Insulated cooler in console (72 qt)Standard
Opening port window(s)Standard
Raw water wash downStandard
Reflex faux teak decking console floorOptional
Speakers (4 for Hard-top)Optional
Stereo (4-speaker)Optional
T-top (weblon w/ LED spreader lights)Optional
T-top fiberglass hard top (w/ elec box & spreader light)Optional
Two-tone cushion color upgrade (almond/beige)Optional
  • Fishing Features
Cockpit insulated fish boxes w/ macerated overboard drains (2, 80 gal)Standard
Fish box pump-out w/ macerator (2)Standard
Flush-mount kite rod holder (4)Optional
Garmin transducer B164 upgrade for 12~ systemsOptional
Garmin 16~ touchscreen w/ sonar dual screen (GPSMAP 7616XSV/Optional
Garmin 12~ touchscreen w/ sonar dual screen (GPSMAP 7612XSV/Optional
Garmin autopilot for EPS steeringOptional
Garmin radar (GMR 424)Optional
Garmin VHF 200 radio w/ antennaOptional
Livewell (2, 28 gal)Standard
Outriggers (for t-top)Optional
SS gunnel rod holders (8)Standard
T-top kingfish rod holders (1 port, 1 stbd) hard topOptional
Under-gunnel rod storageStandard
  • Cockpit and Storage
Anchor hanger in bowOptional
Anchor locker (oversized for anchor ball)Standard
Helm seat w/ premium upgraded seating, whiteStandard
Leaning post tackle stationStandard
Self-bailing cockpitStandard
  • Safety, Comfort and Convenience
Bow rail (fully recessed)Standard
Cobia trailer (triple axle)Optional
Cockpit lights, compass & helm footrestStandard
Cockpit toe railOptional
Over-sized bilge access door w/ electronic lift assistStandard
Rear seating w/ backrestStandard
SS flush mount pull-up cleats (5)Standard
Trailer aluminum wheels optionOptional
Trailer spare tire optionOptional
  • Lights and Electric
Battery 31 seriesOptional
Battery charger (w/ inlet)Optional
Line upgrade for windlass system : 400'Optional
SS flush mount flip-up bow light & chocks (2)Standard
Stainless steel anchor upgrade for windlass systemOptional
Underwater lights, blue (set of 2)Optional
Waterproof Deutsch electrical connectorsStandard
Windlass Deluxe: chain, rope, anchor & stem chafing guardOptional
Wireless remote for windlass systemOptional



The top selling center console in the 30 foot category.

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