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Senator Ted Cruz visits Skeeter Boats

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) visited Skeeter Boats on Friday, Aug. 4 in Kilgore, Texas. Skeeter employs 281 people in its boat and new trailer manufacturing facility. During the visit, Sen. Cruz met with Skeeter employees and toured the facility. He also spent time with Jeff Stone, senior vice president of Skeeter Products, Inc., discussing the Modern Fish Act and issues ...

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Yamaha Marine Systems Company acquisitions address integration, innovation

It’s been a busy summer for Yamaha Marine Systems Company. In June, the newly formed subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. acquired the assets of Kracor, Inc., a rotational molding manufacturer based in Milwaukee, Wis. A month later, Yamaha acquired Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based Bennett Marine, Inc., the company best known for adjustable hydraulic trim tab systems and the recently launched ...

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Yamaha Marine announces “Power the Summer” outboard sales event

Yamaha Marine Group announced the “Power the Summer” outboard sales event, an offer that is available from now until Aug. 31. “The ‘Power the Summer’ sales event gives customers the opportunity to purchase eligible, select, new Yamaha four-stroke outboards from our F2.5 through the F300,” said Dale Barnes, division manager, marketing, Yamaha Marine Group. “This promotion provides a great way ...

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Yamaha announces 4.2-liter F300 V6 offshore “mechanical” outboard

Yamaha Marine Group announced a new mechanical control version of its 300-horsepower 4.2-liter V6 Offshore outboard, available in both left and right-hand rotation. “Yamaha Marine is dedicated to providing premium boating experiences for all of our customers, and we believe it’s important to incorporate a variety of choices throughout our product line to meet specific boat applications and customer demands,” ...

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Yamaha Marine donates F300 outboard to Center for Coastal Studies

Yamaha Marine Group has expanded its conservation efforts to support the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Mass., with the donation of a 300 hp 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, ...

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Yamaha Marine endorses Save Our Seas Act

Yamaha Marine Group 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.). The bill aims to strengthen research and international coordination of anti-debris efforts to protect America¹s oceans, coastlines and inland waterways. In addition to reauthorizing the National ...

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Yamaha Marine announces service division organizational changes

Yamaha Marine Group announced several employee promotions and organizational changes within the marine service division. “The Yamaha Marine Service Division is dedicated to providing exceptional technical training and support for the Yamaha dealer network and customers,” said Ben Speciale, president, Yamaha Marine Group. “These individuals have proven their commitment to our customers and the Yamaha Marine brand. I feel confident ...

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Yamaha Marine announces “Season of Savings” sales event

Yamaha Marine Group announced 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. “The ‘Season of Savings" sales event gives customers the opportunity to purchase eligible, select, new Yamaha outboards in the popular 2.5- to ...

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Outboard engine sales continue to surge on the strength of constant innovation

The growth in recreational boating over the past several years has been achieved in large part due to corresponding advances in outboard power. It’s impossible to walk through any consumer boat show these days and not be struck by the overwhelming prevalence of outboard engines. From lightweight portables to behemoth V8s, outboard engines continue to dominate sales figures not just ...

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Yamaha Marine announces employee promotions, organizational changes

Yamaha Marine Group announced Wednesday 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. “One of our top priorities at Yamaha is to continue to strengthen our brand, and I believe these structural changes will help us in that regard,” said Ben Speciale, president, ...

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