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Yamaha Marine Receives Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellors Award for Excellence in Philanthropy

Donations over last five years "reflect true spirit" of award

Kennesaw, Ga., March 21, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today that it was named recipient of the Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellors Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. The award recognizes Yamaha’s contributions to the Motorcycle and Marine Service Program at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Chattanooga.

03/22/2017

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Yamaha Marine Receives 2017 Silver Star of Excellence from American Technical Education Association and the National Technical Honor Society® for Contributions to Technical Education

Recognized for contributions to the Motorcycle and Marine Service Program at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Chattanooga

Kennesaw, Ga., March 20, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today that it was awarded the 2017 Silver Star of Excellence from the American Technical Education Association and the National Technical Honor Society®.  Yamaha was recognized for its contribution to the Motorcycle and Marine Service Program at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Chattanooga.

03/20/2017

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Nominates Phil Dyskow for Appointment to Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

Qualifications include decades of industry, conservation, and fisheries regulation experience

Kennesaw, Ga., March 16, 2017 - Yamaha Marine Group praised Governor Rick Scott for his recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce for appointments to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (GMFMC), which included Phil Dyskow, Immediate Past President of Yamaha Marine Group.

03/16/2017

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Former Classic® Winner Jones Has a New Competitor on the Water

Fishin' Vol. 10, No. 3

This Season Alton Jones Jr. Joins His Father to Fish the 2017 Bassmaster Classic® and the Elites

Never, in all of his previous 26 seasons of bass tournament competition, has Alton Jones been concerned with how many fish any other anglers may be catching, but that will change this year. That’s because the Yamaha Pro’s 24-year old son, Alton Jr., will be joining him on both the Bassmaster® Elite circuit and in the 2017 Bassmaster Classic® as he begins his own full-time professional career.

03/15/2017

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For Cold Weather Bass, Try This Two-Lure Approach

Fishin' Vol. 10, No. 2

Yamaha Pro Bobby Lane Alternates Jigs and Crankbaits in the Same Water

By most standards, Florida-based pro Bobby Lane would be among the last to say he enjoys fishing cold winter water, but just the opposite is true. The veteran Yamaha Pro has developed a two-lure approach that has nearly taken him to victory in the last two Bassmaster Classics,® both conducted in extremely cold weather.

03/03/2017

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Yamaha Marine Group Welcomes Brett King to 2017 Walleye Pro Team

Pro is veteran angler and AIM® Chairman of the Board

Kennesaw, Ga., February 28, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today that walleye angler Brett King has joined Yamaha’s 2017 Walleye Pro Fishing Team.   

“We are thrilled to welcome Brett as one of our newest Yamaha Pro Anglers,” said David Ittner, Tournament, Sponsorship and Pro Staff Manager, Yamaha Marine Group. “Brett is a veteran pro angler as well an ambassador to the sport of walleye fishing, serving as longtime chairman of the board for AIM®. He will be a great addition to the team.

02/27/2017

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Yamaha Recognized Again for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

Award marks company's sixteenth consecutive in 2017

MIAMI, Fla., February 16, 2017 — Yamaha Marine Group announced today from the Miami International Boat Show® that the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) has again recognized Yamaha with a CSI Award for excellence in cusomer satisfaction in the Outboard Engine category. This year’s award is the sixteenth consecutive, an achievement no other outboard manufacturer can claim.

02/17/2017

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Skeeter® Recognized Again for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

Award marks company's fifteenth consecutive in 2017

MIAMI, Fla., February 17, 2017 — Skeeter, a leader in performance fishing boats, announced today from the Miami International Boat Show® that the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) has again recognized Skeeter with a CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in the Freshwater Fiberglass Outboard Boat category. This year’s award is the fifteenth consecutive for Skeeter, an achievement no other fiberglass outboard fishing boat manufacturer can claim.  

02/17/2017

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Yamaha Marine Kicks off 2017 by Introducing Eight New Outboards, Set Point™ Boat Positioning Function for Helm Master®, New Propellers and New Rigging Options

New products give boaters even more options and ways to enjoy their time on the water

KENNESAW, Ga., February 16, 2017 — Yamaha Marine Group began the 2017 boat show season with the announcement of eight new outboards, Set Point™ boat positioning function for Helm Master®, and several new propellers and rigging options.

“We are so pleased to introduce so many new products during the first quarter of 2017,” said Ben Speciale. “The expansion of our brand through these products gives boaters even more options and ways to enjoy their time on the water while benefiting from Yamaha innovation, power and reliability.”

02/16/2017

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Yamaha’s Helm Master® Integrated Boat Control System Offers Greater Control with Set Point™ and New CL7™ Display

New functionality takes Helm Master precision and control to the next level

KENNESAW, Ga., February 16, 2017 — Yamaha Marine Group announced today a new feature that gives its Helm Master® Integrated Boat Control System even greater levels of control. With the Set Point™ boat positioning function, boaters now have the capability to integrate all boat control systems and then guide them with global positioning system (GPS) navigation technology.

02/16/2017

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