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Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori Wins Bassmaster® Elite on Wheeler Lake

Comes from Behind to Capture Sixth B.A.S.S. Win

DECATUR, Ala., May 2, 2016Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori of Emory, Texas claimed his sixth Bassmaster® Elite Series win on Sunday, May, 1 on Wheeler Lake. Coming from behind to beat Day 2- and Day 3-leader Dave Lefebre, Omori brought in five bass on the fourth day weighing an impressive 25 pounds, three ounces to capture the win. In addition, he won the Phoenix Boats®Big Bass award for the final day with a bass weighing in at five pounds, 15 ounces. He finished with a four-day total of 81 pounds, six ounces.

05/02/2016

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Yamaha Marine Announces “Wake Up the Season” Sales Event

Offers up to $500 in dealer credit toward the purchase of goods and/or services with eligible four-stroke outboard

Kennesaw, Ga., May 2, 2016 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today the “Wake Up the Season” sales event, a promotion that offers consumers up to $500 in dealer credit toward the purchase of goods and/or services when they purchase a select new, eligible Yamaha four-stroke outboard.

05/02/2016

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Yamaha Pro Randall Tharp Wins Bassmaster® Elite on Bull Shoals/Norfolk

Yamaha Pros Claim Four of Top Five Positions

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., April 25, 2016Yamaha Pro Randall Tharp of Port St. Joe, Fla. claimed his first Bassmaster® Elite Series win on Sunday, April 24 on Bull Shoals and Norfolk lakes. Keeping a consistent approach across the two lakes during the four-day tournament, Tharp brought in five bass weighing 16 pounds, two ounces on day four of the tournament to claim the win. He finished with a four-day total of 61 pounds, 10 ounces. 

04/25/2016

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Yamaha’s Legendary Reliability Inspires High-Hour Outboard Video Series

Third Pair of Yamaha F150s Powering Water Taxi Clock more than 7,000 Hours

Kennesaw, Ga., April 22, 2016 – In 2013, Charleston Water Taxi repowered its 40-foot, 16,000-pound Corinthian Catamaran with a third set of twin Yamaha F150s, which now log over 7,000* hours and counting.

04/22/2016

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Yamaha Marine Donates Outboard to Pacific Marine Mammal Center

F40 outboard to repower 16-foot Zodiac rescue craft

Kennesaw, Ga., April 14, 2016 – Yamaha Marine Group has donated a 40-horsepower engine to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, Calif., to assist rescue efforts of marine mammals along the California coast. The Center will used the outboard to repower its 16-foot Zodiac® rescue vessel.

04/14/2016

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Yamaha Marine Group Launches Final Installment in New Service Management Workshop Online Training Series

Newest Module Focuses on Measuring Service Profitability and Performance


Kennesaw, Ga. – April 5, 2016 –  Yamaha Marine Group announced today the launch of the third and final installment in its new Service Management Workshop Online Training Series.  The newest module of the series, Service Management Workshop: Measuring Service Profitability & Performance, is available now through Yamaha Marine Universityonline (YMU Online).  The first two installments of the series launched earlier this spring and are also available through YMU Online.

04/04/2016

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Yamaha Marine Group Launches Second Installment in New Service Management Workshop Online Training Series

New Module Focuses on Customer-Focused Service Processes

Kennesaw, Ga. – Mar 22, 2016 –  Yamaha Marine Group announced today the launch of the second installment in the new Service Management Workshop Online Training Series.  This second installment of the series, Service Management Workshop: Customer-Focused Service Processes, is available now through Yamaha Marine UniversityÔonline (YMU Online).  The final installment in the series is slated for release later this March.

03/21/2016

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Yamaha Promotes Jonathon Burns to General Manager, Precision Propeller Industries, Inc.

Will lead key initiatives and business planning in new role

Kennesaw, Ga., March 17, 2016 – Yamaha Marine Group today announced the promotion of Jonathon Burns to General Manager of Precision Propeller Industries, Inc. (PPI), a wholly owned, independently operated subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., and the company that produces all Yamaha-branded stainless steel propellers.  He will begin his new position with PPI this March.

03/16/2016

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Yamaha Praises Governor Rick Scott for His Support of the Fishing and Boating Community

Recent Actions Show Commitment to Florida Jobs

Panama City, Fla.  – March 15, 2016 –  Today, the Yamaha Marine Group praised Governor Rick Scott for once again demonstrating his commitment to over 865,000 Florida jobs dependent on boating and fishing.  The Governor has recently conducted a thorough selection process for nominees to serve on the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Gulf Council), during which he made his top priority to listen to the needs and desires of Florida’s citizens.  By acting upon the feedback he received from Floridians, the Governor has taken action that will support over 5,500 small business in Florida.

03/15/2016

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Yamaha Promotes Bill Boehman to Vice President, Yamaha Marine Group

Will oversee Marine Operations and Manufacturing in new role

Kennesaw, Ga., March 15, 2016 – Yamaha Marine Group today announced the promotion of Bill Boehman to Vice President of the Yamaha Marine Group, Operations and Manufacturing.  In addition to his new role, Boehman will continue to serve as Vice President of Precision Propeller Industries, Inc. (PPI), and will take on the additional title of Vice President, Skeeter Products, Inc.  He will begin his new position in Kennesaw this March.

03/15/2016

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