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    Yamaha Marine Group President Ben Speciale to Testify at U.S. Senate Field Hearing Prior to 2017 Kenai River Classic

    POSTED 8/18/2017

    Live video feed of hearing available on Yamaha Outboards YouTube

    Soldotna, Alaska, August 18, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group President Ben Speciale will testify at a U.S. Senate field hearing held by Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Kenai Peninsula College in Soldotna, Alaska from 1:00-4:00 p.m. AKDT, 5:00-8:00 p.m. EDT.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Marine Launches New Consumer Website

    POSTED 8/16/2017

    All-New YamahaOutboards.com Delivers Enhanced Online Experience for Customers

    Kennesaw, Ga.  – August 16, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today the launch of an all-new YamahaOutboards.com website designed to provide consumers and dealers with an even better online experience from Yamaha.

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  • Fishing Tips

    Yamaha Pro Hamilton Comfortable Competing in Aluminum Boat

    POSTED 7/7/2017

    YOUNG ROOKIE ANGLER USING XPRESS® X-21 IN BASSMASTER® ELITE SERIES

    Yamaha Pro Hamilton Comfortable Competing in Aluminum Boat 
    Young Rookie Angler Using Xpress® X-21 In Bassmaster® Elite Series

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  • Company News

    Phil Dyskow Appointed to Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

    POSTED 6/28/2017

    YAMAHA MARINE IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT TO FILL RECREATIONAL FISHING SEAT

    Washington, D.C. -  June 28, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today that Immediate Past President, Phil Dyskow, has been appointed to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Gulf Council.) Nominated for a Recreational Fishing position by Florida Governor Rick Scott, Dyskow’s appointment underscores his diverse knowledge of marine fisheries and proven business leadership.

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  • Fishing Tips

    Back Bay Flounder North and South

    POSTED 6/22/2017

    FISHING INSIDE WATERS FOR AGGRESSIVE FLOUNDER CAN BENEFIT FROM THE RIGHT BOAT AND THE RIGHT TECHNIQUES NO MATTER WHERE YOU CHASE THEM

    Fishing inside waters for aggressive flounder can benefit from the right boat and the right techniques no matter where you chase them

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  • Product News

    Yamaha Announces New 4.2-liter F300 V6 Offshore “Mechanical” Outboard

    POSTED 6/22/2017

    YAMAHA’S POPULAR F300 NOW COMES WITH MECHANICAL CONTROL, OFFERS PERFECT REPOWER SOLUTION FOR LARGER CRAFT

     Kennesaw, Ga., June 22, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today a new mechanical control version of its 300-horsepower 4.2-liter V6 Offshore outboard, available in both left and right-hand rotation.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha to Purchase Kracor, Inc., Rotational Molding Assets

    POSTED 6/20/2017

    CREATES YAMAHA MARINE SYSTEMS COMPANY

    Kennesaw, Ga.  June 20, 2017 — Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. today announced the creation of Yamaha Marine Systems Company (hereafter “YMSC”), a subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. This newly formed subsidiary has acquired the assets of Kracor, Inc., a rotational molding manufacturer based in Milwaukee, Wisc. 

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  • Company News

    U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season

    POSTED 6/15/2017

    YAMAHA MARINE GROUP APPLAUDS EFFORTS TO IMPROVE RECREATIONAL FISHING ACCESS

    Kennesaw, Ga., June 15, 2017 - – Yamaha Marine Group applauds the U.S. Department of Commerce for its decision to expand the 2017 private recreational fishing season for Gulf of Mexico red snapper, and the many organizations and individuals who have contributed to increasing access for recreational anglers.

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  • Fishing Tips

    Finding Bass During a Mixed Spawn Season

    POSTED 5/24/2017

    SALTWATER FISHIN' VOL. 10, NO. 4

    Yamaha Pro Mark Davis Offers Two Solutions For Catching Bass This Spring
     

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  • Fishing News

    Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk Wins Toyota® Bassmaster® Texas Fest on Sam Rayburn

    POSTED 5/22/2017

    THIRD ELITE VICTORY FOR THE 29-YEAR-OLD IDAHO PRO KNOWN AS “THE PRODIGY”

    LufkinTexas – May 22, 2017 – Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk finished Sunday’s Toyota®Bassmaster® Elite Texas Fest with a catch of 21 pounds, 12 ounces to capture the win on Sam Rayburn Reservoir with a four-day total of 93 pounds, 12 ounces.  It was the third Elite victory for the 29-year-old Idaho pro known as “the prodigy.”

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Marine Donates F300 Outboard to Center for Coastal Studies

    POSTED 5/19/2017

    REPOWERS WHALE DISENTANGLEMENT VESSEL USED FOR RESEARCH AND RESCUE PROGRAMS IN CAPE COD BAY

    Kennesaw, Ga., May 19, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group has expanded its conservation efforts to support the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Mass., with the donation of a 300-horsepower outboard. In addition to another F300 donation from Napi Van Dereck, owner of Napi’s restaurant in Provincetown, and rigging and labor donation from Nauset Marine in Orleans, Mass., the outboards will repower the twin-engine Ibis, a whale disentanglement vessel used to assist with several research and rescue programs in the Cape Cod Bay area.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Marine Endorses Ocean Debris Cleanup Bill

    POSTED 5/15/2017

    SAVE OUR SEAS ACT IS GOOD FOR BOATERS, ANGLERS, AND COASTAL COMMUNITIES

    Kennesaw, Ga.  - May 15, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group today announced its endorsement of S. 756, the bipartisan Save Our Seas Act, which was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Cory Booker (D-NJ.)

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  • Company News

    Yamaha F90 Outboard Named One of Boating Industry®’s 2017 Top Products

    POSTED 5/11/2017

    THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR FOR RECOGNITION FOR YAMAHA OUTBOARDS

    KENNESAW, Ga., May 11, 2017 — Yamaha Marine Group announced today that its new F90 outboard has been named one of Boating Industry’s® 2017 Top Products. The publication’s fourth annual Top Products list was published in the May edition of Boating Industry®magazine. This is the third consecutive year that Yamaha Outboards has made the list.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Marine Announces Service Division Organizational Changes

    POSTED 5/5/2017

    MOVES CONTINUE EXCEPTIONAL TECHNICAL TRAINING AND SUPPORT FOR YAMAHA DEALER NETWORK

    Kennesaw, Ga., May 5, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today several employee promotions and organizational changes within the Marine Service Division.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Marine Announces “Season of Savings” Sales Event

    POSTED 5/1/2017

    BUILDS IN ADDITIONAL VALUE AT BEGINNING OF BUSY BOATING SEASON

    Kennesaw, Ga., May 1, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today the “Season of Savings” sales event, a promotion that offers consumers up to $750 in dealer credit toward the purchase of goods and/or services when they purchase an eligible, select, new Yamaha four-stroke outboard.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Marine Announces Employee Promotions, Marketing Division Organizational Changes

    POSTED 4/19/2017

    MARTIN PETERS BECOMES SENIOR MANAGER, MARINE COMMUNICATIONS AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

    Kennesaw, Ga., April 19, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today several employee promotions and organizational changes within the Marine Marketing Division, including the promotion of Martin Peters to Senior Manager, Marine Communications and Government Relations.

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  • Company News

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

    POSTED 3/21/2017

    DONATIONS OVER LAST FIVE YEARS "REFLECT TRUE SPIRIT" OF AWARD

    Kennesaw, Ga., March 21, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today that it was named the 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.

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  • Company News

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

    POSTED 3/20/2017

    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.

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  • Company News

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

    POSTED 3/16/2017

    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.

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  • Fishing News

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

    POSTED 3/15/2017

    FISHIN' VOL. 10, NO. 3

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

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  • Fishing Tips

    For Cold Weather Bass, Try This Two-Lure Approach

    POSTED 3/3/2017

    FISHIN' VOL. 10, NO. 2

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

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  • Fishing News

    Yamaha Marine Group Welcomes Brett King to 2017 Walleye Pro Team

    POSTED 2/28/2017

    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.   

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Recognized Again for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

    POSTED 2/17/2017

    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.

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  • Company News

    Skeeter® Recognized Again for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

    POSTED 2/17/2017

    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.

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  • Company News

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

    POSTED 2/16/2017

    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.

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  • Company News

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

    POSTED 2/16/2017

    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.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Marine Introduces Digital Electronic Control for the F150 and F175

    POSTED 2/16/2017

    PRECISION OF DIGITAL THROTTLE AND SHIFT NOW AVAILABLE TO MORE BOAT PACKAGES

    KENNESAW, Ga., February 16, 2017 — Yamaha Marine Group today announced that the F150 and the F175 are now available in models with digital electronic control (DEC).

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  • Company News

    New Yamaha Marine Introduces New CL7™ Display

    POSTED 2/16/2017

    DISPLAY AND COMMAND LINK PLUS GATEWAY® IMPROVE BOATING EXPERIENCE

    KENNESAW, Ga., February 16, 2017 — Yamaha Marine Group today announced a new seven-inch CL7™ touchscreen display and a newly-designed, more robust Command Link Plus® gateway. Both are designed to improve the consumer boating experience.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha’s All-New F25 is the Lightest 25-Horsepower Outboard in the Industry

    POSTED 1/19/2017

    THE SMALLEST OF YAMAHA’S MIDRANGE OUTBOARDS IS NOW PORTABLE

    KENNESAW, Ga., January 19, 2017 — Yamaha Marine Group announced today the addition of an all-new F25 to its lineup of four-stroke outboards.  Weighing less than 126 pounds, the smallest of Yamaha’s midrange outboards is now so light and compact, it’s portable.

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  • Company News

    New Yamaha Marine Rigging Options Offer More Convenience and More Control

    POSTED 1/19/2017

    REMOTE VARIABLE TROLLING RPM SWITCH AND "704" SHIFT CONTROL FOR MECHANICAL OPERATION

    KENNESAW, Ga., January 19, 2017 —  Yamaha Marine Group announced today new rigging components that offer boaters more convenience and control.  Yamaha’s new Remote Variable Trolling RPM Switch (VTS™) and new “704” Shift Control for mechanical operation help improve the overall boating experience.

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  • Company News

    Yamaha Introduces New Talon® Pontoon and Talon GP™ Aluminum SDS™ Propellers

    POSTED 1/19/2017

    DELIVERS QUIET PERFORMANCE TO MIDRANGE-POWERED PONTOONS AND LIGHTER BOATS

    KENNESAW, Ga., January 19, 2017 —  Yamaha Marine Group announced today the addition of two new propellers to its Talon family: the new Talon  Pontoon and Talon GP Aluminum SDS  propellers. The two new propellers bring Yamaha’s exclusive Shift Dampener System (SDS) technology to the thrust-optimized Talon family and deliver quiet performance to midrange-powered pontoons and lighter boats.

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  • Fishing News

    Bass Pros Enjoy Their Off-Season in Variety of Ways

    POSTED 1/11/2017

    YAMAHA PRO JARED LINTNER CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY A YEAR LATE

    Ever since the conclusion of the 2016 Bassmaster® Elite season this past September, Yamaha Pros have been spending the off-season in a variety of ways, but none, perhaps, quite like veteran Jared Lintner. The California-based pro and his wife Keri celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary by taking a week-long cruise in the Bahamas.

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  • Company News

    Martin Peters Appointed to National Marine Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council

    POSTED 1/10/2017

    APPOINTMENT UNDERSCORES YAMAHA’S CONTINUED EFFORTS TO REPRESENT THE INTERESTS OF U.S. RECREATIONAL ANGLERS AND BOATERS.

    Kennesaw, Ga. -  Jan. 10, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group announced today that Martin Peters, Government Relations Manager, has been appointed to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Marine Sanctuary Business Advisory Council (BAC).

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  • Company News

    Yamaha’s “Choose Reliability” Sales Event Offers Customers Great Incentives to Choose Yamaha Power During the First Quarter of 2017

    POSTED 1/2/2017

    TWO WAYS TO BUILD IN ADDITIONAL VALUE WITH QUALIFYING PURCHASE

    KENNESAW, Ga., Jan. 2, 2017 — Yamaha Marine Group announced today the “Choose Reliability” Sales Event, a new promotion that offers consumers two great ways to build in additional value with the purchase of a new, select eligible Yamaha outboard during the first quarter of 2017. 

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