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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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Yamaha praises congressman for co-sponsoring Gulf Red Snapper reform bill

KILGORE, Texas-- Yamaha Marine Group today praised U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, for his support of H.R. 3094, the Gulf States Red Snapper Management Authority Act. By co-sponsoring the legislation, the Congressman signals strong support to the 234 employees of Skeeter Boats, a manufacturer of fishing boats in Texas’s First District, Yamaha said. “We are extremely thankful to Congressman Gohmert ...

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Yamaha Marine releases third “Fishing with Helm Master” series video

KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Marine Group announced today the release of “Trolling with Helm Master,” the third short video in the new “Fishing with Helm Master” series that portrays real-world fishing applications and maneuvering capabilities of Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system. In “Trolling with Helm Master,” Yamaha Saltwater Pro and Captain George Mitchell uses ballyhoo as bait ...

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Yamaha announces new propeller selector on YamahaOutboards.com

KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Marine Group today announced the introduction of an all-new propeller selector to help customers narrow down propeller options, based on their input. The new tool can be found at www.yamahapropselector.com. Customers work through the selection process as they are prompted at three intervals to refine results. Propeller options are refined based on type of craft and ...

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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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