Tag Archives: Yamaha Marine Group

Yamaha announces partnership with Bonefish and Tarpon Trust

Yamaha Rightwaters announced it's the official outboard of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT). With this sponsorship, Yamaha is committed to BTT’s mission to conserve bonefish, tarpon and permit—the species, their habitats and the larger fisheries they comprise. “Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s mission is critical to ensuring the longevity of these species and their habitat,” said John O’Keefe, Senior Specialist, Government Relations, Yamaha ...

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Jeff Stone, senior VP of Skeeter Products, will oversee G3 Boats

Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today that Jeff Stone, Senior Vice President, Skeeter Products, will now oversee G3 Boats. In his new role, Stone is responsible for manufacturing, operations, marketing and sales for Yamaha U.S. Business Unit subsidiaries G3 and Skeeter Boats. “Jeff’s steadfast leadership, experience and strong financial management principles will allow Yamaha to continue to invest in the people, ...

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Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers becomes INSHARP certified

Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business Unit announced Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers (YPPI) of Indianapolis is a certified participant in the Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP). YPPI is now part of a select group of employers that received INSHARP Certification by exceeding occupational safety and health expectations and demonstrating a commitment to the well-being of workers in the Hoosier ...

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Yamaha Marine expands family to increase technology

By Adam Quandt The world of technology moves fast. Despite playing some catch-up in some aspects of technology due to the harsh operating environment, the same sentiment rings true for technology in the marine space. Even down to the partnerships in play in the marine technology sector, things move increasingly fast. In March of 2021, Boating Industry reported on a ...

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Yamaha Marine expands F25 outboard line

Yamaha Marine F25

Yamaha Marine’s F25 outboard line expands again in 2022 with two short shaft (15-inch) power trim and tilt (PTT) models, and two additional models with a new factory-installed tiller handle. “Yamaha’s F25 won a coveted NMMA Innovation Award shortly after introduction,” said David Meeler, New Product Introduction Manager, Yamaha Marine Engine Systems, in a company press release. “As the lightest 25 ...

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Yamaha to purchase Siren Marine

Yamaha Marine logo

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. today announced its intention to purchase Siren Marine, manufacturer of marine-based IoT (Internet of Things) solutions by its subsidiary Yamaha Marine Systems Company, Inc. (YMSC). Yamaha expects to complete the purchase before the end of the year. The announcement follows Yamaha’s minority investment in Siren last March and underscores the company’s commitment to deliver connected products ...

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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’s Harmo makes U.S. debut

Yamaha Marine introduced its HARMO electric outboard system to the U.S. market during the 2021 International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida. Coupling a 48-volt power supply with a high-yield, low-drag 3.7-kilowatt motor, HARMO’s rim-drive electric motor and specially encased impeller provide an incredible 225 pounds of static thrust - the equivalent of a conventional 9.9-horsepower gas-powered motor. ...

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Yamaha HARMO System advances electric outboard design

Yamaha Marine HARMO electric outboard

Yamaha Marine says their new HARMO is a complete electric boat control system that combines advanced propulsion technology, environmental awareness, future vision and proven joystick control to provide high thrust and maneuverability. “HARMO is the perfect system for horsepower or internal-combustion restricted waterways,” said Ben Speciale, President, Yamaha Marine U.S. Business Unit. “Ultimately, it is up to our boat builder ...

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Pandemic +1: Where are we now?

By David Gee and Adam Quandt Global pandemic. Do you remember when you first heard those words? When dealerships closed their doors and production lines shut down did memories of ’07 and ’08 come flooding back like a bad dream? Did you wonder where this was all headed? Well, we may still be wondering that today, but at least the ...

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