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Yamaha Service Skills Training program builds technician career path

As the marine industry faces a shortage of qualified technicians, businesses across the industry will need to take it upon themselves to help address the issue. One notable example of a company taking action is Yamaha Marine Group. Two years ago, the company initiated a pilot program called Yamaha Service Skills Training. The program calls on individuals with a general ...

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Yamaha Marine Group endorses code of ethics for Yamaha’s pro fishing teams

Yamaha Marine President Ben Speciale on Tuesday issued a letter to Yamaha’s freshwater and saltwater Pro Angler teams that endorses a code of ethics regarding safety on the water and stewardship of natural resources to help preserve the future of recreational fishing. The code of ethics, which will be included in Yamaha’s Pro Staff agreements, outlines conduct regarding the environment ...

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Yamalube Advantage expands engine lubrication limited warranty to include new Yamaha watercraft

Yamalube, the lubricant brand of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., announced Wednesday that the newly launched Yamalube Advantage engine lubrication limited warranty would expand to include Yamaha Boats and WaveRunner personal watercraft with a 5,000 hour warranty. Launched back in April at MotoGP in Austin, Texas, the engine lubrication limited warranty was aimed at giving new Yamaha on-road motorcycle owners peace ...

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Yamaha introduces 2017 WaveRunner line, new boats

Yamaha WaterCraft Group, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., introduced its 2017 WaveRunner line and its 2017 boat line. The products were unveiled at the company’s annual dealer meeting being held in Chicago, where Yamaha also set out its strategy to be the No. 1 global marine brand. Yamaha WaveRunners The new WaveRunner models include new EX Series starting ...

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Yamaha renames propeller business to Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc.

Yamaha Marine Group announced Thursday the renaming of its wholly owned subsidiary Precision Propellers Industries, Inc., (PPI, Inc.) to Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc. Yamaha purchased Indianapolis-based PPI, Inc. in 2008. Since then, Yamaha Marine has experienced double-digit growth in propeller demand year over year, the company said. “Today, more than ever, we are focused on meeting the demands of ...

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Yamaha hosts press event for Senator Johnny Isakson and Chamber of Commerce

On Monday, Yamaha Marine Group hosted the first of five Georgia Chamber Fly-Around events with Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) at Yamaha’s Southeastern headquarters in Kennesaw, Ga. This event kicked off a tour of influential Georgia businesses ahead of the Nov. 8 general election, where Senator Isakson will be looking for reelection to the U.S. Senate. Also presenting were Ben Speciale, ...

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Yamaha promotes Ben Mallett to division manager, marine operations and business planning

Yamaha Marine Group announced Wednesday the promotion of Ben Mallett to division manager of marine operations and business planning. In his new role, Mallett will be deeply involved in business planning for both the Yamaha Marine Group and Yamaha companies, Precision Propeller Industries, Inc. (PPI), Skeeter Products, Inc. and G3 Boats. Mallett originally joined the Yamaha Marine Group in 2006 ...

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New sport cowl accessory available for Yamaha F9.9/T9.9

Yamaha Marine Group is introducing a new “sport cowl” accessory for the F9.9 and the T9.9. Designed to closely complement the color scheme of the V MAX SHO, the cowl is an addition for those applications where a 9.9 “kicker” is used with a V MAX SHO outboard as primary power. “The new sport cowl for the F9.9/T9.9 makes a ...

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Yamaha demos latest products at Baltimore event

BALTIMORE - Yamaha Marine Group showed off some of its latest innovations at a media event in Baltimore's Inner Harbor Wednesday. While Yamaha didn't announce any new products at the event, the company had several products available for testing, including its recent introductions of the Talon Pontoon SDS Propeller and the 5.3-liter F350C outboard. Talon Pontoon SDS Propeller Introduced just ...

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Yamaha Marine Group hosts summer media event in Baltimore

Yamaha Marine Group announced Tuesday that it will host a summer media event June 14-15 in Baltimore, a portion of which will be held in conjunction with the National Aquarium® on the evening of June 14. Yamaha Marine sponsors the National Aquarium with outboards for the organization’s 35-foot research vessel, which is dedicated specifically to shark research and sampling, as well ...

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