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Yamaha Marine Group presented with Game & Fish/Sportman Magazine’s “Readers’ Choice” Award for Favorite Large Outboard

Posted 8/1/2014


Kennesaw, Ga., August 1, 2014 – Game & Fish/Sportsman Magazine awarded Yamaha with its 2014 Readers’ Choice Award for “Favorite Large Outboard” for bass gear. Todd Grondzki, Manager - Sponsorships & Events, accepted the award on behalf of Yamaha Marine at the 2014 ICAST in Orlando, Florida.

Yamaha submitted the V MAX SHO® 150 in the large outboard category, one of 26 categories of “new gear.” To be considered “new,” gear must have been introduced in the last three years. Game & Fish/Sportman subscribers and e-newsletter recipients – over 2,000 anglers – voted for their favorite gear.

“We are delighted to earn the Readers’ Choice recognition for the V MAX SHO,” said Dale Barnes, Division Manager, Marketing, Yamaha Marine Group. “Outboards are all-important bass gear and the V MAX SHO 150 has what it takes to be the outboard of choice for many bass anglers.”

“Our readers are hardcore bass anglers who know a good product when they use one,” said Game & Fish/Sportsman Publisher Peter Gross. “Many voter comments centered on the fuel economy and power of the V MAX SHO 150. This motor is a game changer, and really has cracked the code when it comes to large four strokes.” 

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




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