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    Josh Turner of Harbor View Marine Completes Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program

    POSTED 10/20/2020

    PENSACOLA, Fla.  – Oct. 20, 2020 – Harbor View Marine, in conjunction with Yamaha Marine, announced today that Josh Turner successfully completed the Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program (YMAP) offered through Yamaha Marine University™ (YMU).
     

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    Yamaha Marine Announces “Why Wait for Spring” Fall Savings Event

    POSTED 10/13/2020

    KENNESAW, Ga.  – Oct. 13, 2030 – Yamaha Marine’s “Why Wait for Spring” fall savings event gives customers three great opportunities to add value to new, eligible Yamaha four-stroke outboards purchased from Oct. 13, 2020 through Nov. 24, 2020.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Supports AquaTech Eco Consultants

    POSTED 10/8/2020

    Powers Marine Habitat Restoration Efforts in South Florida

     Kennesaw, Ga. – Oct. 8, 2020 – Yamaha Rightwaters helped secure a new F200  four-stroke outboard for AquaTech Eco Consultants. The organization uses the outboard to power its 24-foot Carolina Skiff® during habitat restoration projects along the coasts of Florida.
     

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    Yamaha Claims Innovation Awards for Helm Master® EX for Single Outboard Applications, Phase Angle Control Charging System

    POSTED 9/29/2020

    KENNESAW, Ga., Sep. 29, 2020 – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored Yamaha Marine with IBEX® Innovation Awards in two categories for 2020. Yamaha’s Helm Master EX, the industry’s first fully integrated control system designed for single outboard applications, won in the outboard motor category and its Phase Angle Control Charging System won in the electrical systems category. The awards were presented at the Opening Session and Awards Presentation. Five BWI judges with various technical backgrounds in boating selected the new product winners.
     

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    Yamaha Motor Reinforces Commitment to Workforce Development through Pledge to America’s Workers

    POSTED 9/25/2020

    Welcomes Interior Secretary Bernhardt to Manufacturing Facility

    Newnan, Ga. – Sep. 25, 2020 – Yamaha Motor reinforced its commitment to workforce development within its U.S. manufacturing facilities through the President’s Pledge to America’s Workers. Mike Chrzanowski, President of Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation (YMMC), and Ben Speciale, President of Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit, signed the pledge during a visit from U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt at YMMC’s Newnan, Ga. facility, where the company assembles golf cars, personal watercraft, and ROVs.
     

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    “Get in the Hunt” Offers Yamaha Outboard Repower Customers Zero Down, Rates as Low as 3.99 Percent APR for up to 180 Months*

    POSTED 9/15/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – Sept. 15, 2020 – The “Get in the Hunt” offer from Yamaha Marine gives customers continued incentive to purchase new Yamaha four-stroke outboards between Sept. 15, 2020, and Nov. 6, 2020.
     

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    Potomac Riverkeeper Network Gains Support from Yamaha Rightwaters™

    POSTED 9/8/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – Sept. 8, 2020 – The Potomac Riverkeeper Network has a new 4.2-liter, 225-horsepower outboard for its Parker patrol boat thanks to support from Yamaha Rightwaters™. The organization will use the boat for pollution surveillance and to take water samples of the Potomac River, which provides drinking water for approximately seven million people.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Powers Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Work Boat

    POSTED 8/11/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – August 11, 2020 – Yamaha Rightwaters joined forces with Anderson Marine to re-power Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful’s (KTNRB’s) 25-foot aluminum work boat with a V MAX SHO® 90 outboard. The organization, which works to preserve, improve and protect the 652-mile Tennessee River, will use the boat and outboard for cleanup missions during scheduled volunteer events going forward.
     

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    Dustin Bearden of Sunshine Boats and Motors is First to Complete Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program

    POSTED 8/6/2020

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  – August 6, 2020 –Sunshine Boats and Motors, in conjunction with Yamaha Marine, announced today that Dustin Bearden is the first apprentice to successfully complete the Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program (YMAP) offered through Yamaha Marine University™ (YMU). YMAP includes 4,000 hours of comprehensive, hands-on Yamaha outboard technician training supported by an online platform.
     

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    “Repower with Yamaha” Offers Customers Zero Down, Rates as Low as 3.99 Percent APR for up to 180 Months*

    POSTED 8/3/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – August 3, 2020 – The “Repower with Yamaha” offer from Yamaha Marine gives customers great incentives to purchase new Yamaha four-stroke outboards between Aug. 1, 2020, and Sept. 4, 2020.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Supports Conch Republic Marine Army

    POSTED 7/17/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – July 17, 2020 – Yamaha Rightwaters™ helped the Conch Republic Marine Army secure a new Yamaha 225 four-stroke outboard to power a vessel the organization is currently using for cleanup missions in the Florida Keys. 
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Sponsors Dive during South Carolina Seven Expedition

    POSTED 6/29/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 29, 2020 – Yamaha Rightwaters™ will sponsor a blackwater dive in the Cooper River near Charleston on July 29 as part of the South Carolina Seven (SC7), a first-of-its-kind expedition across the Palmetto State showcasing its unique natural beauty while raising greater awareness of environmental threats (resulting from disastrous storms and flooding) to the most vulnerable areas of the state.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Sustainability Initiative Marks One-Year Anniversary

    POSTED 6/12/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 12, 2020 – Yamaha Rightwaters™ marks its one-year anniversary this week, a milestone that coincides with 2020 World Oceans Day® and Capitol Hill Ocean Week. Serving as the umbrella for all of Yamaha Marine’s sustainability projects, Yamaha Rightwaters champions environmental stewardship and supports marine habitat restoration, invasive species control and scientific research. The mission of the initiative is to improve the quality of boating and fishing waters, and ensure a healthy marine ecosystem for generations to come.
     

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    Yamaha’s CommandBlue™ Philosophy Guides New Marine Product Development

    POSTED 6/9/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 9, 2020 – Yamaha Marine today introduced CommandBlue™, a philosophy that represents the company’s commitment to move engineering development into the realm of the customer, ultimately delivering products that are easier to use and create greater satisfaction and confidence on the water.
     

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    Ben Speciale Earns Industry’s Highest Conservation Honor

    POSTED 5/18/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – May 18, 2020 – Yamaha Marine announced today that Ben Speciale, President of Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit, is the 2020 recipient of the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year award presented by the Center for Sportfishing Policy™. Established in 2012, the award honors extraordinary commitment to conservation by manufacturers.
     

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    Yamaha Marine’s “Spring Savings Sales Event” Adds Value through June 15

    POSTED 5/15/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – May 15, 2020 – Yamaha Marine announced today the “Spring Savings” outboard sales event. Valid from May 15, 2020, to June 15, 2020, the promotion provides consumers one of two sales incentives depending on the model purchased.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Applauds Frazier, Elliott and Davis for B.A.S.S. Conservation Director of the Year Recognitions

    POSTED 4/17/2020

    Birmingham, Ala. – April 17, 2020 –  On March 7, 2020, B.A.S.S.® made an unprecedented move to name three individuals, Bill Frazier, Barb Elliott and Jake Davis, Conservation Directors of the Year. Recognized for their outstanding service and leadership to their state, region or the B.A.S.S Nation, Fraizer, Elliott and Davis accepted the honors during the B.A.S.S. Conservation Summit Awards Banquet, sponsored by Yamaha Rightwaters, which took place in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Bassmaster Classic®.
     

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    Yamaha U.S. Manufacturing Subsidiaries Update Production Status Amid COVID-19 Situation

    POSTED 4/3/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – April 3, 2020 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.’s U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries gave production updates as each entity continues to work to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Actions to be taken by each subsidiary include furloughs, staff reductions, and in cases where regulations and conditions allow, a return to limited production to support essential businesses. All Yamaha U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries previously announced paused production on March 23, 2020.
     

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    Production to Pause at Yamaha U.S. Manufacturing Subsidiaries

    POSTED 3/23/2020

    Kennesaw, GA – March 23, 2020 – All of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.’s U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries have decided to pause production in response to the increase in COVID-19 infections nationwide.
     
     

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    Yamaha and Skeeter Provide SX230 Center Console Boat to Florida State University Coastal and Marine Lab

    POSTED 3/16/2020

    Birmingham, Ala. – March 16, 2020 – Yamaha Marine and Skeeter Boats provided a Skeeter SX230 center console boat powered by a Yamaha V MAX SHO® 250 outboard to the Florida State University (FSU) Coastal and Marine Laboratory at the fiftieth annual Bassmaster Classic®, March 8, 2020. The lab will use the boat, sponsored by the Yamaha Rightwaters initiative, to study the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on oyster habitats in the Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay.
     

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    Yamaha Recognized for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

    POSTED 2/14/2020

    MIAMI, Fla., February 14, 2020 — At the Miami International Boat Show® today Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business accepted the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in five categories including Outboard Engine, WaveRunner® personal watercraft, and Jet Boat as well as Yamaha’s boat companies Skeeter® and G3® Boats. Yamaha has received this award for its Outboard Engine category every year since the award’s inception in 2001, an achievement no other outboard manufacturer can claim.

     

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    Yamaha Marine Names Duane Kuck 2020 Marine Industry Champion

    POSTED 2/14/2020

    Miami, Fla. – Feb. 14, 2020 – Duane Kuck, CEO, Regal Boats, became the first annual recipient of the Yamaha Marine Industry Champion award on Thurs., Feb. 13, during the 2020 Miami International Boat Show®. The award recognizes individuals who work tirelessly to protect, encourage and grow the marine industry. Kuck’s immediate and unwavering support of the relief efforts in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian and his advocacy efforts highlight his commitment to boating, fishing and communities that foster life on the water.
     

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    Yamaha Offers Incentive Coupons during 2020 Miami International Boat Show®

    POSTED 2/13/2020

    Miami, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2020 – Yamaha Marine is offering incentive coupons to qualified customers who take demo rides on boats equipped with Yamaha Helm Master® integrated boat control system or on boats powered by Yamaha V6 Offshore outboards during the 2020 Miami International Boat Show®. Outboards eligible for coupon redemption include new Yamaha F300, F250 and F225s in twin, triple or quad configuration. Helm Master demo coupons are also eligible for redemption with new Yamaha F150, F175 and F200 outboards in twin configurations.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Expands Technical School Partnership Program

    POSTED 2/7/2020

    Hot Springs, Ark. – Feb. 6, 2020 – Yamaha expanded its Technical School Partnership program in Ark. with the grand opening of National Park College’s (NPC) new Marine Technology building, Jan. 30. The 7,500-square-foot facility includes a classroom and workshop space for students to train with the latest marine technology.

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    Charleston Water Taxi Owners Specify Yamaha V8 XTO Offshore® Power for Daniel Island Ferry

    POSTED 1/29/2020

    Charleston, S.C. – Jan. 29, 2020 – Charleston Water Taxi Co-Owner Chip Deaton, who logged between 6,800 and 10,000 trouble-free hours* with Yamaha F150 and F200 outboards, has decided on Yamaha V8 XTO Offshore outboards for the 40-passenger Daniel Island Ferry. The Yamaha-powered catamaran, “Indigo,” offers daily service from Daniel Island to Charleston’s downtown Waterfront Park.
     

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    Special Notice: Yamaha Financial Services FAQ

    POSTED 1/24/2020

    On January 11, 2020, Yamaha Financial Services transferred several thousand accounts from Synchrony Financial to a new Servicer, Vervant. During the data transfer process, incorrect account numbers were communicated to the customers in their welcome letter. Payment information is still being transferred, reviewed and validated. Our team is working diligently on manually updating these details to ensure accuracy; however, this process is taking longer than initially anticipated.

    We apologize for the delayed service. Please be assured that no late charges will be assessed, and no adverse credit reporting will occur until these issues are resolved.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Kicks Off New Year with “Reliable Choice” Sales Event

    POSTED 1/2/2020

    KENNESAW, Ga., Jan. 2, 2020 — For a limited time, Yamaha Marine’s “Reliable Choice” sales event, which launched today, allows customers who purchase eligible, new Yamaha four-stroke outboards in the 2.5- to 300-horsepower range the choice of either a dealer credit of up to $1,500 based on MSRP, or the opportunity to add two years of Yamaha Extended Service (Y.E.S.) to their three-year Yamaha Limited Warranty for a total of five years of coverage at no additional cost.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Announces Unprecedented Payout Amounts for Power Pay Contingency Program

    POSTED 10/29/2019

    KENNESAW, Ga. - Oct. 29, 2019 — On the heels of launching Yamaha Power Pay, the first contingency program for Yamaha-powered anglers, Yamaha Marine announced today unprecedented cash bonus opportunities for anglers competing in B.A.S.S.® tournaments.
     

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    Yamaha’s New Power Pay Program Rewards Anglers for Tournament Placement

    POSTED 10/22/2019

    KENNESAW, Ga. -  Oct. 22, 2019 — Yamaha Marine today announced a new contingency program that provides a cash bonus to Yamaha anglers who place in sanctioned salt and freshwater tournaments. The new program, Power Pay, yamahapowerpay.com, gives anglers not currently under a supported contract with Yamaha, or its subsidiaries, the opportunity to receive compensation for running eligible Yamaha outboards.
     

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    U.S. Department of Commerce Honors Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers Inc. for Investment in the State of Indiana

    POSTED 10/17/2019

    Indianapolis, Ind. – Oct. 17, 2019 – Ian Steff, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, presented Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers Incorporated (YPPI) with a certificate of appreciation today honoring the company’s investment in the state of Indiana. The certificate recognizes YPPI as an international company making a significant contribution to the state’s economy.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Announces “Why Wait for Spring” Sales Event

    POSTED 10/2/2019

    KENNESAW, Ga.  – Oct. 2, 2019 – Yamaha Marine’s “Why Wait for Spring” sales event gives customers a great way to add even more value to new, eligible Yamaha four-stroke outboard purchases from Oct. 1, 2019, through Nov. 26, 2019.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Sponsors Bobby Lane Kids Fishing and Conservation Clinic

    POSTED 7/24/2019

    Yamaha Marine’s New Sustainability Initiative Hosts Plastic Bottle Cleanup

    LAKE WALES, Fla., July 24, 2019 – Yamaha Rightwaters™, Yamaha Marine’s national sustainability initiative, sponsored Yamaha Pro Angler Bobby Lane’s “Kids Fishing and Conservation Clinic” at Camp Mack in Lake Wales, Fla., July 13. During the event, Yamaha Rightwaters representatives led a plastic bottle cleanup campaign and attendees collected more than 1,000 plastic bottles, which a local Boy Scouts of America troop sent off for recycling.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Supports NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

    POSTED 7/22/2019

    F300s to Power Research Vessel During 2019 Season

    KENNESAW, Ga., July 22, 2019 – Yamaha Marine recently donated two F300 outboards to Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, which will power the group’s research vessel Shark Cat during expeditions in the 2019 season. Support for the national marine sanctuary is an activity of Yamaha Rightwaters™, a sustainability program that encompasses all of Yamaha Marine’s conservation and water quality efforts.

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    Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc., Breaks Ground on New Greenfield Facility

    POSTED 7/8/2019

    GREENFIELD, In., July 8, 2019 -  Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers (YPPI), Inc. broke ground today on a new 54,000 square foot manufacturing facility on five of 28 acres in Greenfield, Ind. The company’s expansion is slated to add 30 new jobs and increase total manufacturing output by 67 percent. 

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    Yamaha Marine Working with Clearwater Mills to Prevent Marine Pollution

    POSTED 6/27/2019

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 27, 2019 -- Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit and Clearwater Mills, L.L.C. of Pasadena, Md., agreed today to jointly design a device for removing plastics and other floating debris from coastal stormwater systems. Yamaha plans to deploy the device as part of its Yamaha Rightwaters™ sustainability campaign, a national program focused on water, which includes conservation, habitat restoration and projects to reduce marine debris.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Sustainability Initiative Bows on World Oceans Day

    POSTED 6/14/2019

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 14, 2019 – Yamaha Marine officially launched Yamaha Rightwaters on World Oceans Day last Saturday with a public service project that targeted the Georgia coast and collected 2.3 tons of debris. The local effort is just the beginning of a far-reaching national sustainability program for the Georgia-based Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit. 
     

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