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Yamaha introduces Talon Pontoon SDS Propeller

Yamaha Marine Group announced Thursday the launch of the Talon Pontoon SDS Propeller, designed to provide a solution for many of today’s midrange-powered pontoons. The blade design is combined with the smooth, quiet-shifting and low-speed operational benefits of Yamaha’s exclusive Shift Dampener System (SDS). Talon Pontoon SDS Propellers are made of polished stainless steel and feature a significantly larger blade ...

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Yamaha Marine donates F115 outboard to WoundedNature.org

Yamaha Marine Group donated an F115 outboard and propeller to WoundedNature.org. The donations will help power the organization’s 19-foot Monarch scouting vessel, which is used to identify cleanup sites in hard-to-access coastal areas. The mission of WoundedNature.org arose after the Gulf oil spill, which revealed a dramatic increase of rescued birds, sea turtles, and sea mammals that had ingested plastic ...

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Dreyer joins Yamaha Marine Group as social media coordinator

Yamaha Marine Group announced Monday the appointment of Brad Dreyer as social media coordinator for the marine marketing department. In his new role, Dreyer will support Frank Wilhelm, advertising and digital marketing manager, with the marine group’s social and digital media strategies and tactics. “We are pleased to welcome Brad to our team,” said Wilhelm. “His lifelong boating and fishing ...

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Yamaha introduces new F350C, 4.2-liter V6 offshore mechanical outboards

Yamaha Marine Group on Tuesday introduced three new outboard models. Along with an updated version of the F350, the new 5.3-liter F350C, Yamaha also announced new mechanical control versions of its 225- and 250-horsepower 4.2-liter V6 offshore outboards, available as the F250XB in both left and right-hand rotation, and the F225XB in right-hand rotation only. “Boaters who need mechanical control ...

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Yamaha offers new four-stroke sales promotion

Yamaha Marine Group announced Monday the “Wake Up the Season” sales event, a promotion that offers consumers up to $500 in dealer credit toward the purchase of goods and/or services when they purchase a select new, eligible Yamaha four-stroke outboard. “This promotion offers great built-in value with the purchase of our most popular four-stroke outboard models,” said Dale Barnes, division ...

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Saltwater fishing, freshwater pontoon growth translates to outboard engine gains

In the wake of the economic downturn, it was the pontoon boat segment that was the first to bounce back. With a strong focus on performance-oriented boats that accepted greater horsepower, the growth of the pontoon category paralleled a coincident growth in outboard power. More recently, the large saltwater fishing boat market has also bounced back, and like pontoons before ...

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Yamaha Marine donates outboard to Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Yamaha Marine Group has donated a 40-horsepower engine to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, Calif., to assist rescue efforts of marine mammals along the California coast. The center will use the outboard to repower its 16-foot Zodiac rescue vessel. The PMMC rescues and medically treats marine mammals including California sea lions, Northern elephant seals, Pacific harbor seals ...

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Yamaha launches final installment of service management series

Yamaha Marine Group announced Tuesday the launch of the third and final installment in its new Service Management Workshop Online Training Series. The newest module of the series, Service Management Workshop: Measuring Service Profitability & Performance, is available now through Yamaha Marine University online. The first two installments of the series launched earlier this spring and are also available through ...

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Yamaha Marine Group launches second installment in online training series

Yamaha Marine Group announced today the launch of the second installment in the new Service Management Workshop Online Training Series. This second installment of the series, Service Management Workshop: Customer-Focused Service Processes, is available now through Yamaha Marine University online (YMU Online). The final installment in the series is slated for release later this March. The newest module focuses on ...

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Yamaha names Jonathon Burns general manager of Precision Propeller Industries

Yamaha Marine Group announced the promotion of Jonathon Burns to General Manager of Precision Propeller Industries, Inc. (PPI), a wholly owned, independently operated subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., and the company that produces all Yamaha-branded stainless steel propellers. He will begin his new position with PPI this March. Burns originally joined the Yamaha Marine Group as a sales coordinator ...

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