The Cobia 344 CC features a twin-stepped hull and offers an exciting blend of rugged fishing features with luxurious appointments. The 34-foot, 4-inch boat is designed to partner with either twin Yamaha F350s or triple F300s for efficient running in big water. Topside amenities include a side dive/tuna door that opens inward for dockside boarding. The boat comes standard with an electronic table that flushes into the forward deck and lifts with the push of a button to create a forward sundeck or a higher table for the bow-seating area.
Cobia is based in Fort Pierce, Florida, and the 344 offers deluxe helm bolsters, a berth inside the step-down console, forward console seating with armrests and drink holders, and a foldaway aft bench seat. With the addition of the optional cooler to the forward console seating, the area converts to a forward-facing chaise lounge.
The 344 CC includes twin 41-gallon livewells with an optional pressurizing pump box, two in-floor fish boxes that are macerated to pump overboard, and horizontal rod storage hidden underneath the berth in the lockable console. The tackle center features a sink and rigging area along with tackle storage drawers and is designed to offer an aft-facing seat area for watching trolled baits. The helm area features standard Optimus electronic steering and Yamaha’s Command Link Plus display. Bilge access is achieved through a large access door with a standard electronic lift assist, and an in-floor lazarette provides access to additional rigging and the livewell pumping. (772) 460-5258; cobiaboats.com
By Doug Thompson, Southern Boating Magazine July 2015