Tag Archives: Yamaha

Yamaha selects Garmin for new integrated marine display

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), announced that Yamaha Marine Group has selected the Garmin 7-inch GPSMAP multi-function display platform to power its new CL7 multi-touch display. As the primary display for Command Link Plus and Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system, the CL7 is fully network capable for NMEA 2000 and the Garmin Marine ...

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Simrad Yachting announces Yamaha Command Link Plus integration

Simrad Yachting announced an agreement with Yamaha to integrate the Command Link Plus interface into Simrad systems. The Yamaha Command Link Plus system allows boaters to monitor the performance of up to four Yamaha outboard engines and critical boat systems on the same screen. The integration gives boaters the capability to monitor that data directly from select Simrad displays. “Our ...

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Yamaha Service Skills Training program builds technician career path

As the marine industry faces a shortage of qualified technicians, businesses across the industry will need to take it upon themselves to help address the issue. One notable example of a company taking action is Yamaha Marine Group. Two years ago, the company initiated a pilot program called Yamaha Service Skills Training. The program calls on individuals with a general ...

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Yamaha Marine Group endorses code of ethics for Yamaha’s pro fishing teams

Yamaha Marine President Ben Speciale on Tuesday issued a letter to Yamaha’s freshwater and saltwater Pro Angler teams that endorses a code of ethics regarding safety on the water and stewardship of natural resources to help preserve the future of recreational fishing. The code of ethics, which will be included in Yamaha’s Pro Staff agreements, outlines conduct regarding the environment ...

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Yamalube Advantage expands engine lubrication limited warranty to include new Yamaha watercraft

Yamalube, the lubricant brand of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., announced Wednesday that the newly launched Yamalube Advantage engine lubrication limited warranty would expand to include Yamaha Boats and WaveRunner personal watercraft with a 5,000 hour warranty. Launched back in April at MotoGP in Austin, Texas, the engine lubrication limited warranty was aimed at giving new Yamaha on-road motorcycle owners peace ...

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Yamaha introduces 2017 WaveRunner line, new boats

Yamaha WaterCraft Group, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., introduced its 2017 WaveRunner line and its 2017 boat line. The products were unveiled at the company’s annual dealer meeting being held in Chicago, where Yamaha also set out its strategy to be the No. 1 global marine brand. Yamaha WaveRunners The new WaveRunner models include new EX Series starting ...

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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 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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Yamaha WaterCraft celebrates 30th anniversary

Thirty years ago, Yamaha WaterCraft introduced its first WaveRunner, the WR500. Every year since then, Yamaha WaveRunners and boats have led the boating industry as one of the most innovative, most reliable and most fun brands on the water. To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Yamaha is launching a new photo-sharing website, MyYamahaMemories.com, that allows Yamaha WaveRunner and boat owners to ...

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PWC makers build stable, reliable products at accessible price points

The personal watercraft segment by nature is one that breeds an atmosphere of enthusiasm. That enthusiasm is matched by personal watercraft manufacturers, as all are in agreement that the state of the segment couldn’t be more positive. According to data from Info-Link Technologies, personal watercraft sales grew 15.1 percent in 2015 overall. A combination of factors contribute to this increase, ...

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