US boaters have voted for their top motorboats of 2003/04.

US boaters have voted for their top motorboat manufacturers of 2003/04.

Cobalt wins hands down in the Large Runabout (20-29ft) category.

Among the other manufacturers rated for quality, value for money, handling and design are Chaparral, Crownline, Ebbtide, Four Winns, Monterey, Regal and Glastron.

The survey was carried out by consumer research group J.D. Power and Associates, who gathered responses from 12,530 owners of 2003 and 2004 model year motorboats from March 2003 to May 2004.

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