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Yamaha Marine Group Lends Support to The Recreational Fishing Alliance

Posted 5/5/2015


Kennesaw, Ga., May 5, 2015 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today its support for The Recreational Fishing Alliance. The RFA is conducting a raffle, announced on April 21, that gives members and the general public an opportunity to support the RFA and enter for a chance to win a Contender® 22 Sport center console fishing boat powered by a Yamaha F300 outboard, transported by an AmeraTrail® custom aluminum trailer; a package valued over $85,000.

"The RFA is dedicated to protecting anglers’ rights as well as ensuring long-term sustainability for U.S. saltwater fisheries," said Ben Speciale, Yamaha Marine Group President. "We are pleased to help them continue to achieve these goals through the funds raised in the raffle.”

Tickets are available now through a special page on the RFA website (, and cost $25 each.  Participants can increase their chances of winning by purchasing five tickets for $100. The site accepts credit cards and PayPalâ payments.  Ticket stubs will be sent to those who enter online. Those interested in purchasing tickets in bulk for club meetings or events, please contact the RFA office at 888-JOIN RFA for details. All ticket purchasers must be 21 years of age to win, and all applicable taxes are the responsibility of the winner.  Visit for complete Raffle terms and conditions.

All proceeds from the raffle benefit the Recreational Fishing Alliance (Registration Identification: 22-5-39533 RL# 3957-2015). The drawing will be held on February 20, 2016, at the New Jersey Boat Expo in Edison, NJ.

About Recreational Fishing Alliance

The Recreational Fishing Alliance is a national, grassroots political action organization representing recreational fishermen and the recreational fishing industry on marine fisheries issues. The RFA Mission is to safeguard the rights of saltwater anglers, protect marine, boat and tackle industry jobs, and ensure the long-term sustainability of our Nation's saltwater fisheries. For more information, call 888-JOIN-RFA or visit



Yamaha Marine products are marketed throughout the United States and around the world. Yamaha Marine Group, based in Kennesaw, Ga., supports its 2,000 U.S. dealers and boat builders with marketing, training and parts for Yamaha’s full line of products and strives to be the industry leader in reliability, technology and customer service. Yamaha Marine is the only outboard brand to have earned NMMA®’s C.S.I. Customer Satisfaction Index award every year since its inception. Visit

RFA is solely responsible for the rules, prize redemption and administration of Raffle.  This document contains many of Yamaha's valuable trademarks. It may also contain trademarks belonging to other companies. Any references to other companies or their products are for identification purposes only, and are not intended to be an endorsement.