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Benefits

Multi-Point Fuel Injection

Fuel Efficiency

Multi-Point Electronic Fuel Injection uses individual fuel injectors to deliver optimal fuel to each cylinder. This precision means superior engine performance and fuel economy.  

Microcomputer Ignition

Maximum Overall Performance

Microcomputer Ignition adjusts timing to maintain optimum engine performance, economy and power under all conditions. (F8 and up)

No gearcase or propeller

Incredible Maneuverability

With no gearcase or propeller extending below the hull, a jet drive allows you to maneuver around or pass over obstructions that would limit the travel of a conventional, propped outboard. 

C.A.R.B. Three-Star Rated

Ultra-Low Emissions

Yamaha jet drive four strokes are California Air Resources Board (C.A.R.B.) Three-Star Rated for Ultra-Low Emissions and meet all federal EPA requirements.

Benefits

3-year Powerhead Warranty

Warranty Protection

Yamaha covers its jet drive powerheads with a Three-Year Limited Warranty and jet pump systems with a Two-Year Limited Warranty for pleasure use.

No gearcase or propeller

Smart Maneuvering

With no gearcase or propeller extending below the hull, a jet drive allows you to maneuver around or pass over dangerous obstructions that would prove treacherous to a conventional, propped outboard. 

Benefits

No gearcase or propeller

Incredible Maneuverability

With no gearcase or propeller extending below the hull, a jet drive allows you to maneuver around or pass over obstructions that would limit the travel of a conventional, propped outboard. 

Multi-Function Tiller Handle

Ergonomic Control

Yamaha’s award-winning, Multi-Function Tiller Handle (F40 to F115 models only) features an ergonomic design that reduces operator fatigue, allowing you to spend more time on the water. Its smart design places the power trim and tilt switch conveniently above the throttle, which features a large rubber twist grip that requires less rotation to go from idle to wide-open throttle (90°). (Optional on select models. The T9.9 also has tiller models available.)