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Yamaha announces 4.2-liter F300 V6 offshore “mechanical” outboard

Yamaha Marine Group announced a new mechanical control version of its 300-horsepower 4.2-liter V6 Offshore outboard, available in both left and right-hand rotation. “Yamaha Marine is dedicated to providing premium boating experiences for all of our customers, and we believe it’s important to incorporate a variety of choices throughout our product line to meet specific boat applications and customer demands,” ...

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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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SBT now selling its own brand of engines

SBT is now selling its own brand of engines for Yamaha 1.1L and Sea-Doo 1.5L replacement. In the past, customers had to ship in their old cores to complete the remanufacturing process. Now, SBT is offering a new line of SBT engines to customers without the obligation of shipping in old cores. Cj Lammers, SBT president, said, “The program was ...

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Yamaha Marine donates F300 outboard to Center for Coastal Studies

Yamaha Marine Group has expanded its conservation efforts to support the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Mass., with the donation of a 300 hp outboard. In addition to another F300 donation from Napi Van Dereck, owner of Napi’s restaurant in Provincetown, and rigging and labor donation from Nauset Marine in Orleans, Mass., the outboards will repower the twin-engine Ibis, ...

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Yamaha Marine endorses Save Our Seas Act

Yamaha Marine Group announced its endorsement of S. 756, the bipartisan Save Our Seas Act, which was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Cory Booker (D-NJ.). The bill aims to strengthen research and international coordination of anti-debris efforts to protect America¹s oceans, coastlines and inland waterways. In addition to reauthorizing the National ...

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Yamaha Marine announces service division organizational changes

Yamaha Marine Group announced several employee promotions and organizational changes within the marine service division. “The Yamaha Marine Service Division is dedicated to providing exceptional technical training and support for the Yamaha dealer network and customers,” said Ben Speciale, president, Yamaha Marine Group. “These individuals have proven their commitment to our customers and the Yamaha Marine brand. I feel confident ...

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Yamaha Marine announces “Season of Savings” sales event

Yamaha Marine Group announced the “Season of Savings” sales event, a promotion that offers consumers up to $750 in dealer credit toward the purchase of goods and/or services when they purchase an eligible, select, new Yamaha four-stroke outboard. “The ‘Season of Savings" sales event gives customers the opportunity to purchase eligible, select, new Yamaha outboards in the popular 2.5- to ...

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Outboard engine sales continue to surge on the strength of constant innovation

The growth in recreational boating over the past several years has been achieved in large part due to corresponding advances in outboard power. It’s impossible to walk through any consumer boat show these days and not be struck by the overwhelming prevalence of outboard engines. From lightweight portables to behemoth V8s, outboard engines continue to dominate sales figures not just ...

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Yamaha becomes presenting sponsor of Wilmington Boat Show

JBM & Associates, producers of the Wilmington Boat Show September 8-10, in downtown Wilmington, have announced a multi-year partnership between the show and Yamaha Motor Corporation. “After a tremendous first year show, we knew we had something special, but to have Yamaha as our partner, we are ecstatic. They bring a wide berth of possibilities for the show as well ...

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Yamaha Marine Group introduces new technologies at MIBS

Yamaha Marine Group announced the introduction of Set Point boat positioning function for Helm Master, a new CL7 display, digital electronic control engines and more at the Miami International Boat Show. “We are so pleased to introduce so many new products during the first quarter of 2017,” said Ben Speciale, president of Yamaha Marine Group. “The expansion of our brand ...

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