Tag Archives: John O’Keefe

Yamaha offers support to Center for Coastal Studies

Yamaha Rightwaters continues its support of the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Mass., by recently helping the marine rescue organization repower a boat with new 300-horsepower outboards. The F300s will power the twin-engine Ibis, a whale disentanglement vessel used to assist with several research and rescue programs in the Cape Cod Bay area. "The Center for Coastal Studies' Marine Animal Entanglement ...

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Yamaha partners with OCEARCH

Yamaha is now the official outboard of OCEARCH. Through the three-year agreement, OCEARCH will power its chase boats with Yamaha outboards. The first boat will have twin 300-horsepower Yamaha V6 Offshore outboards, while two additional boats will have Yamaha F150 and F60 power. Though known for biological studies of keystone marine species such as great white and tiger sharks, OCEARCH ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters goes international

The Yamaha Rightwaters sustainability initiative expands overseas as Yamaha Motor Australia announces plans to build on the company’s commitment to marine conservation by forming a strategic alliance with clean technology start-up Seabin, its first Yamaha Rightwaters initiative. Yamaha Motor Australia joins the Australian-founded company as a major sponsor of the world’s first “100 Smarter Cities for Cleaner Oceans” campaign in ...

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Yamaha supports new boating and fishing alliance

South Carolina Boating & Fishing Alliance

Yamaha joined forces with more than 30 South Carolina-based boating and fishing tackle manufacturers and marine dealerships to help form the new South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance (SCBFA). The SCBFA is dedicated to the protection and growth of the state’s burgeoning boating and fishing industry, and Yamaha is a charter member. The SCBFA has four stated goals: Protect and ...

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Yamaha highlights 2020 advocacy work

Yamaha Marine, along with trade and conservation organizations, worked last year during the 116th Congress to ensure the conservation of U.S. waterways, promote responsible angler practices and increase access to federal land and waterways. The legislation signed into law in 2020 and early 2021 is the result of efforts from many entities promoting conservation and sustainability while achieving access for fishing ...

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John O’Keefe Takes New Position with Yamaha Marine Government Relations

John O’Keefe has assumed the role of senior specialist, government relations for Yamaha Marine. In his new position, he will spearhead the company’s growing sustainability and conservation efforts as well as facilitate Yamaha’s relationships with state and federal agencies that regulate access to fisheries resources. “John’s expertise in government relations and knowledge of political functions on a state and federal ...

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