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National Marine Manufacturers Association endorses Gevo’s biobutanol in marine applications

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today endorsed Gevo, Inc.’s (Nasdaq:GEVO) use of its renewable biobutanol (also known as isobutanol) by the marine industry as an effective, less damaging, more suitable biofuel alternative than ethanol for powering various types of marine and recreational boat engines. Engine manufacturers from across the recreational boating industry have identified biobutanol as ...

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Phil Dyskow becomes legacy lifetime member of the Coastal Conservation Association California

WASHINGTON--  Yamaha Marine Group announced that Immediate Past President, Phil Dyskow, was recently named a legacy lifetime member of the newly formed Coastal Conservation Association (CCA®) California. The appointment is a testament to Dyskow’s continued efforts to fight for the rights of U.S. recreational angler and boaters. "Phil Dyskow is a true champion for all U.S. recreational anglers and boaters," ...

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Yamaha Marine announces Wake Up the Season sales event

KENNESAW, Ga.-- Yamaha Marine Group announced today 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. “Now is the time to invest in Yamaha power,” said Dale Barnes, Division Manager, Marketing, Yamaha Marine Group. “The ...

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Yamaha promotes Bill Boehman to vice president, Precision Propeller Industries, Inc.

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Yamaha Marine Group today announced the promotion of Bill Boehman to Vice President 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 as well as other brands for marine industry businesses. Since joining PPI in 2008, Boehman has overseen ...

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Q&A with Ben Speciale, President, Yamaha Marine

Over the last several years, Yamaha Marine has rolled out several innovations from its Helm Master integrated boat control system to a variety of new engines. But even as the company has developed a wave of new products Yamaha has also been one of the biggest industry advocates, lobbying for the industry at the state and national level on a ...

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Marine Marketers of America announces 2014 Neptune Award winners

MIAMI – Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the winners of its seventh-annual 2014 Neptune Awards for Marketing Excellence during the Miami International Boat Show Industry Breakfast. “There were 122 entries in 14 categories, our largest field ever,” said Wanda Kenton Smith, president of MMA. “There was great diversity – entries came from companies large and small, sail and ...

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Yamaha Marine Group declares 2015 the ‘Year of Outboard Education’

MIAMI -- Yamaha Marine Group declared 2015 the “Year of Outboard Education” this week during the 2015 Miami International Boat Show® in honor of all current and future Yamaha Marine customers. Highlighting the company’s education initiatives is the Maintenance Matters campaign, which is focused on extending the lives of all Yamaha outboards and maximizing customers’ time on the water. The ...

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Yamaha Marine Group unveils six new outboards

Yamaha Marine Group announced the introduction of six new outboards during the Minneapolis Boat Show Sneak Preview. These new outboards support Yamaha Marine’s continued emphasis on further expansion into the freshwater market and Midwest region. Headlining the new product release are four additions to the V MAX SHO outboard family, all of which are compact, light weight and capable of ...

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Dean Burnett named president of Yamaha Watercraft Group

KENNESAW, GA –  Yamaha Watercraft Group, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today announced that Dean Burnett, former Vice President for Yamaha Marine Group, has accepted the position of President of Yamaha Watercraft Group, which oversees the sales, marketing and distribution of Yamaha WaveRunners® and Sport Boats. Effective January 23, Burnett succeeds Mark Speaks, who is leaving the company ...

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Yamaha’s ‘Reliability Starts Here’ event aimed at enticing customers in Q1 2015

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Yamaha Marine Group announced today the “Reliability Starts Here Sales Event,” a new promotion that offers consumers two great ways to build in additional value with the purchase of a new select eligible Yamaha outboard during the first quarter of 2015. “The ‘Reliability Starts Here Sales Event’ offers customers exceptional value with the purchase of a new select ...

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