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Yamaha Marine Group releases new V MAX SHO outboard

Yamaha Marine Group has announced a new member of its V MAX SHO family for 2018, the V MAX SHO 90. The new addition is the smallest of the SHO family. “The new V MAX SHO 90 is the perfect power solution for boaters looking to replace an older two-stroke 90-horsepower outboard with the clean, quiet efficiency of a four-stroke,” said ...

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The giving season: Good for your community and your team

Another holiday season is upon us and already well underway. While rushing around doing my last minute gift shopping, I had to take a moment to slow down and remind myself that this is truly the giving season. It’s not about what fancy new thingamabob you get from your grandma, or how much you found that doohickey on sale for. ...

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Yamaha purchases Bennett Marine

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. announced the acquisition of Bennett Marine, Inc., creator of the adjustable trim tab. The company is known for hydraulic trim tab systems and the recently launched Bolt electric trim tab and AutoTrim Pro systems. With its manufacturing facility and headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Fla., Bennett Marine will become a part of Yamaha’s newly created subsidiary, Yamaha ...

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Yamaha purchases Kracor, Inc., forms Yamaha Marine Systems Company

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. announced the creation of Yamaha Marine Systems Company, 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. “The creation of YMSC and the acquisition of Kracor are part of Yamaha Marine’s long-term business strategy to expand into more integrated ...

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

Yamaha Marine Group was named 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 Chattanooga. “Recipients of the Chancellors Award for Excellence in Philanthropy are selected based on their generous donation of resources to a Tennessee Board ...

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Yamaha to display new engines at FLIBS

Yamaha Marine will display its latest F350C offshore outboard, as well as its  new 225- and 250-hp mechanical control 4.2-liter V6 offshore outboards at the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show beginning Thursday. New F350C The new F350C, which now provides five full years of limited warranty coverage, is the only outboard available with 5.3 liters of displacement capable of ...

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New industry report urges modernization in federal fisheries management

A coalition of industry and trade associations on Wednesday released a series of recommendations to improve management of and access to federal fisheries. The report, A Vision for Marine Fisheries Management in the 21st Century: Priorities for a New Administration is designed to offer guidance to the incoming administration and the new Congress that strives to balance improving access to ...

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House passes Water Resources Development Act bill

The U.S House of Representatives passed its version of the Water Resources Development Act Wednesday by a vote of 399-25. The Senate passed a different version last week by a 95-3 vote, so the bill will head to conference committee to resolve the differences. The WRDA provides authorization and funding for a wide variety of boating infrastructure projects throughout the ...

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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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