Tag Archives: Yamaha Marine Group

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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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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