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Cobalt R Series R30


One of the larger bowriders in the Cobalt lineup, yet the R30 displays the maneuverability and operation you’d expect from a company known for its legendary ride. Designed with touches of comfort, style, and luxury throughout, the R30 features a hydraulic swim step that lowers into the water for easy access, a head compartment that doubles as a changing room and a helm equipped with Garmin screens – all to every moment on the water a memorable one.

Design Your Dream R30


30' 8"


9' 6"

Seating Capacity:


Dry Weight (Twin Engines):

8,800 lbs
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Technical Details

Length Overall w/Swim Platform30' 8''9.35 m
Beam9' 6''2.90 m
Interior Cockpit Width8' 5''2.57 m
Deadrise at Transom21º21º
Fuel Capacity116 gal439 L
Freshwater Capacity18 gal68 L
Holding Tank Capacity9 gal34 L
Bridge Clearance (windshield only)5' 0''1.52 m
Draft Drive Up, Single Eng.25''.64 m
Draft Drive Down, Single Eng.37''.94 m
Draft Drive Up, Twin Eng.27''.68 m
Draft Drive Down, Twin Eng.39''.99 m
Dry Weight, w/Single Engine (varies with options)7,400 lb.3354 kg
Dry Weight, w/Twin Engines (varies with options)8,800 lbs.3992 kg
Boat Certified CapacityYacht Certified
Boat Certified Capacity w/gearYacht Certified
Power Selections+-

R30 Volvo Penta Power Selections

  • V8-380CE DP - 380 hp (283 PkW)
  • V8-430CE DP - 430 hp (321 PkW)
  • Twin V8-300CE-G DP - 300 hp (221 PkW)
  • Twin V8-350CE-G DP - 350 hp (261 Pkw)
  • Twin V8-380CE DP - 380 hp (283 PkW)
  • Twin V8-430CE DP - 430 hp (321 PkW)

R30 MerCruiser Power Selections

  • 8.2 Mag ECT B3X DTS - 380 hp (283 PkW)
  • 8.2 Mag HO ECT B3X DTS - 430 hp (321 PkW)
  • Twin 6.2 L MPI ECT-300 B3 DTS - 300 hp (221 PkW)
  • Twin 6.2 L MPI ECT-350 B3 DTS - 350 hp (261 PkW)
  • Twin 8.2 Mag ECT B3X DTS - 380 hp (283 PkW)
  • Twin 8.2 Mag HO ECT B3X DTS - 430 hp (321 PkW)

R30 Engine Enhancements - Standard

  • DTS (Merc)
  • EVC w/PTA & Cruise (Volvo)
  • Trip Computer (Volvo EVC)

R30 Engine Enhancements - Optional

  • Active Trim, Merc (requires DTS) Detail
  • Active Trim, Merc-twin Detail
  • Anti-Corrosion System (Twin Vol 300hp)
  • Axius Premier (DTS)-Merc twin
  • Joystick Sterndrive (EVC)-Volvo Twin
  • Ocean-X (Volvo) Detail
  • Ocean-X (Volvo)-Twin Engines Detail
  • Seacore (Merc) Detail
  • Seacore (Merc)-Twin Engines Detail
  • Tow Mode (Volvo EVC)
Standard Equipment+-

R30 Dash and Instrumentation - Standard

  • Accessory Power Plug - 12 Volt Detail
  • Color-Matched Helm Switch Panels
  • Compass, Digital
  • Composite Helm Eyebrow, Custom Stitching
  • Dash Perimeter Black Accent Trim
  • Depth & Water/Air Temp Gauge Pkg.
  • Glass Cockpit, Dual Garmin 8610
  • Gloss Black Dash Console
  • Hour Meter(s)
  • Premium Black Leather/SS Steering Wheel
  • Stainless Steel Switches

R30 Entertainment System - Standard

  • Custom Acoustic Speaker Covers
  • iPod/USB/MP3 Port Detail
  • Sound System w 6 Spkrs. (na w/hardtop)
  • Stereo Remote, Dash Detail
  • Stereo Remote, Transom (Prem. Sound)

R30 Interior - Standard

  • Aft Walk-Thru Carpet
  • Air Compressor w/Holder Detail
  • Bench Seat Storage
  • Bow Walk-Thru Door
  • Carpet, 40 oz., Snap-In w/Neoprene Back
  • Cooler, Icon 32 qt. (portable)
  • Dual Sundeck Convertible Lounger
  • Filler Cushion, Cockpit Seat
  • Head w/Pump Out Porta Potti Detail
  • Helm Seat, Double-Wide
  • Passenger Seat Flip Backrest System
  • Removable Bow & Cockpit Carpet
  • Seating Varadense Comfort
  • Sink Console (head compartment) Detail
  • Ski Storage w/Protective Liner
  • Trash Receptacle, 28 gal

R30 Exterior - Standard

  • Aluminum Windshield, Black w/SS Header
  • Anchor Locker
  • Bow Scuff Plate, Stainless Steel Detail
  • Extended Running Surface
  • Fender Clips w/Line (6) Detail
  • Graphics, Molded-In Gelcoat
  • Midship Cleats
  • Motorbox Actuator
  • Ski Pylon - Stainless Steel
  • Sky Light (Head Compartment)
  • Stainless Steel Engine Vents
  • Swim Platform, Hydraulic w/Ladder
  • Transhield Shipping Cover

R30 Structure and Safety - Standard

  • 10/5/3 Year Warranty Protection
  • Battery Switch, Dual w/ACR Detail
  • Circuit Breaker Protected Elec System Detail
  • Composite Floor
  • Composite Seat Bases
  • Composite Transom
  • Fiberglass Cockpit Liner
  • Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Fire Extinguisher(s), Manual
  • Ignition Safety Switch Detail
  • Kevlar Reinforced Hull
  • Stainless Steel Windshield Braces Detail
  • Through Prop Exhaust
Optional Equipment+-

R30 Canvas - Optional

  • Bow Tonneau Cover Detail
  • Cockpit Tonneau Cover Detail
  • Mooring Cover Detail
  • Shade Sail, Bow Detail

R30 Dash and Instrumentation - Optional

  • Glass Cockpit w/12'' Dual Screen Upgrade
  • Makassar Dash/Interior Trim Pkg.
  • Rudder Indicator, Vol (na w/Joystick)
  • XM Weather Detail

R30 Entertainment System - Optional

  • Plat Sound w/Transom & Arch Spkrs-2 pr. Detail
  • Plat Sound w/Transom Spkrs.
  • Prem Sound w/Transom & Arch Spkrs-1 pr.
  • Prem Sound w/Transom Spkrs.
  • Satellite Radio System
  • Speaker Covers, Arch (Premium Sound) Detail
  • Stereo Remote, Transom (Std. Sound)

R30 Interior - Optional

  • Bow Center Cushion Insert
  • Cockpit Heater
  • Dinette Table w/Bow & Cockpit Receptacle Detail
  • Floor Covering, Sea Grass Detail
  • Galley, Cockpit (replaces seat) Detail
  • Gray Water System
  • Head w/VacuFlush Detail
  • Head w/VacuFlush, Macerator Detail
  • LED Interior Accent Lighting (RGB) Detail
  • Quilted Pattern Upholstery Accents
  • Refrigerator (cockpit) Detail
  • Remote Courtesy Lights w/key fob Detail
  • Sof-Trac Mat, Cockpit Detail
  • Stainless Steel Foot Tread (helm only) Detail
  • Throw Pillows, Weighted (10) Detail
  • Throw Pillows, Weighted (4) Detail

R30 Exterior - Optional

  • Arch, SS/Alum w/Hard Top & Retract Shade Detail
  • Arch, SS/Alum w/Sunshade Detail
  • Arch,SS/Alum w/Hard Top & Elec Sureshade Detail
  • COBALT Lettering, Satin Black (exterior) Detail
  • COBALT Oval Logo, Recessed Detail
  • Color-Accented Hard Top Headliner Detail
  • Docking Lights-Stainless Steel Detail
  • Flagpole w/Flag Detail
  • Portal Light (1 in Head Compartment) Detail
  • Sof-Trac Mat, Swim Platform
  • Swim Platform Transom Lighting Detail
  • Transom Shower Detail
  • Transom Tilt Switch Detail
  • Transom Tilt Switches (twin) Detail
  • Underwater Lighting Detail
  • Wakeboard Racks, Elite (Alum) Detail
  • Wakeboard Racks, Triton Detail
  • Arch, Elec. Fwd. Folding w/Rotating Sunshade Detail
  • PTM Board Rack Covers (folding arch only) Detail
  • Roswell Board Rack Covers (folding arch only)

R30 Structure and Safety - Optional

  • Battery Maintainer/Charger, 110v Detail
  • Battery Maintainer/Charger, 220v Detail
  • Captain's Call Exhaust
  • Captain's Call Exhaust-twin
  • Captain's Call Plus (w/Mufflers)
  • Captain's Call Plus (w/Mufflers)-Twin Engines
  • CE Requirements w/Auto Fire Extinguisher Detail
  • Cruise Control-Smart Tow (Merc DTS)
  • Cruise Control-Zero Off
  • Fire Extinguisher, Automatic System Detail
  • Rearview Mirror, PTM w/Custom Cover
  • Tool Kit Detail
  • Trim Tabs w/Indicators w/Autoglide Detail
  • Trim Tabs w/Indicators, w/o Autoglide Detail
  • Windlass, All Chain w/Anchor Detail

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Only A Cobalt R30

Experience Extraordinary

Since its first day on the water over 50 years ago, Cobalt’s commitment to performance, luxury and innovation has continued to set the standard for boating excellence. Only a Cobalt offers:

  1. Patented Swim Step for easy water access
  2. Maximum interior space
  3. Hand-laid fiberglass at keel
  4. Deep-V hull design for smooth ride
  5. Double French-stitched interiors
  6. Molded-in gelcoat graphics on exterior

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