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    Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit Announces 2021/2022 Certified Master Technicians

    POSTED 5/26/2022

    KENNESAW, Ga. – May 26, 2022 – Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today the marine technicians who successfully earned Yamaha Master Technician Certification during late 2021 and early 2022. In order to earn the certification, experienced marine technicians must complete six week-long courses covering outboard engine operating systems, proper installation, service and maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting skills. Out of hundreds of applicants, approximately 30 technicians pass Yamaha’s certification exam on an annual basis.
     

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    Yamaha Executives Promote Hybrid Solution of Electrification and Biofuels, Ask for Improved E15 Labeling During 2022 American Boating Congress

    POSTED 5/23/2022

    WASHINGTON D.C. – May 23, 2022 – Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit executives joined 225 representatives from the boating and fishing industries in Washington D.C. for the 2022 American Boating Congress (ABC), May 11-13. During the three-day event, Yamaha leaders conducted 70 meetings on Capitol Hill educating legislators about the challenges of electrification in boating, the need to support research and approval of biofuels, and requesting improved labeling for E15 fuel through the Consumer Protection and Fuel Transparency Act (H.R. 7731). They also advocated for the passage of the PREPARE Act (H.R. 3207/S.1621), which would allow small businesses the ability to prepare for natural disasters by investing in disaster-resilient infrastructure.

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    Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers Becomes INSHARP Certified

    POSTED 5/10/2022

    Indianapolis, Ind. – May 10, 2022 - Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers (YPPI) of Indianapolis is a certified participant in the Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP).
     

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    Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit President Ben Speciale Receives Conservation Achievement Award

    POSTED 5/5/2022

    WASHINGTON D.C. – May 5, 2022 – The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership® (TRCP®) honored Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit President Ben Speciale with the 2022 Conservation Achievement Award during the 14th Annual Capital Conservation Awards dinner on May 4, 2022. Recognized alongside Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN), 2022 recipients of the James D. Range Conservation Award, Speciale received his award for his leadership in conservation and environmental stewardship.
     

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    Ron Campbell is the New Outboard Sales Division Manager for Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit

    POSTED 4/27/2022

    KENNESAW, Ga. – April 27, 2022 – Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today the appointment of Ron Campbell to the position of Division Manager, Outboard Sales. In his new role, Campbell will oversee all Yamaha U.S. dealer outboard sales initiatives and programs. He succeeds long-time Yamaha team member John Rigsby who retired in March of 2022.
     

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    Andrea Tetto is New Business Planning Division Manager for Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit

    POSTED 4/20/2022

    KENNESAW, Ga. – April 19, 2022 – Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today the appointment of Andrea Tetto to the position of Division Manager, Business Planning. In her new role, Tetto is responsible for all facets of Business Planning, including business and market intelligence, strategy management, research, and the project management office.

     

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    Maitais Rogers of Apopka Marine Completes Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program (YMAP)

    POSTED 4/7/2022

    INVERNESS, Fla.- April 7, 2022 — Maitais Rodgers, marine technician at Apopka Marine, recently completed the Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program (YMAP) offered through Yamaha Marine University™ (YMU). YMAP helps marine dealers combat the current shortage of marine technicians by fostering qualified new technician careers. The program includes 4,000 hours of comprehensive, hands-on Yamaha outboard technician training supported by an online platform.
     

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    Susan Camp Becomes Marketing Division Manager, Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit

    POSTED 4/5/2022

    KENNESAW, Ga. – April 5, 2022 – Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today the appointment of Susan Camp to the position of Division Manager, Marketing. In her new role, Camp will oversee Yamaha Marine advertising, events, tournaments and sponsorships, Yamaha pro staff and Yamaha Marine dealer education. She succeeds Dale Barnes, who retired in March of 2022.

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    Yamaha Creates New Marine External Affairs Division

    POSTED 3/31/2022

    KENNESAW, Ga., March 31, 2022 —  Yamaha today announced the creation of a new Marine External Affairs Division designed to strengthen government affairs activities, increase sustainability efforts and enhance external communications. Martin Peters assumes the role of Division Manager, leading all Yamaha Marine External Affairs initiatives including government relations, corporate social responsibility/sustainability and Yamaha Marine communications and video teams.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Pays Tribute to Congressman Don Young

    POSTED 3/29/2022

    KENNESAW, Ga.- March 29, 2022 — As he lies in state today, Yamaha Marine honors the late Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska), the longest serving member of Congress and dean of the House, for his unwavering commitment to conservation, the example he provided as a true servant of his constituents and the way he energized those he met.   

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    Yamaha Marine Executive Dale Barnes Becomes Legacy Life Member of CCA-California

    POSTED 3/16/2022

    Kennesaw, Ga. – March 16, 2022 – Dale Barnes, Marketing Division Manager for Yamaha Marine Engine Systems, became a Legacy Life Member of CCA-California upon the occasion of his retirement on March 11, 2022. Further honoring his career-long dedication to marine conservation and sustainability, Yamaha Marine committed to 2022 CCA-California matching funds sponsorship, which will help raise additional resources toward conservation projects in the state of California.
     

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    Wounded Nature-Working Veterans Gets Boost from Yamaha Rightwaters

    POSTED 3/9/2022

    Kennesaw, Ga. – March 9, 2022 - Wounded Nature–Working Veterans, a non-profit group dedicated to the removal of debris from hard-to-reach coastal areas, has a new V MAX SHO® 115 outboard on the back of the organization’s 18-foot SeaArk aluminum work boat thanks to support from Yamaha Rightwaters. Technicians from Yamaha Marine University™ also rigging service resources and equipped the boat with Siren Marine technology.
     

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    Yamaha Creates Marine Connected Division, Expands Facilities in Georgia and Alabama

    POSTED 2/17/2022

    Miami, Fla., Feb. 17, 2022 —  Yamaha today announced the creation of a Marine Connected Division to incorporate its connected business model into Yamaha Marine’s business units. The company also revealed plans for a new Marine Innovation Center in Kennesaw, Georgia, and a substantial expansion of its testing facility in Bridgeport, Alabama.
     

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    Yamaha/Siren Marine Update: Yamaha Announces Siren Marine Acquisition

    POSTED 1/13/2022

    Kennesaw, Ga., Jan. 13, 2022 — Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. today finalized the acquisition of Siren Marine®, manufacturer of marine-based IoT (Internet of Things) solutions by its subsidiary Yamaha Marine Systems Company, Inc. (YMSC). Yamaha plans additional announcements about connected boat technology and future product development during the 2022 Miami International Boat Show.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Program Recycles 10,000 Pounds of Plastic, Validates Pilot

    POSTED 1/5/2022

    Kennesaw, Ga. – Jan. 5, 2022 - The Yamaha Rightwaters plastics recycling program returned more than 10,000 pounds of Polyethylene and Polypropylene sheet plastics back to base materials during 2021, proving a pilot concept the sustainability initiative hopes to expand in 2022.  Yamaha Rightwaters announced the program in August and continues to work with Nexus® of Atlanta, Georgia and Tommy Nobis Enterprises® of Marietta, Georgia, to develop a larger national program intended to reduce plastic waste in America’s waterways.
     

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    Yamaha to Purchase Siren Marine

    POSTED 12/15/2021

    Kennesaw, Ga., Dec. 15, 2021 — Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. today announced its intention to purchase Siren Marine®, manufacturer of marine-based IoT (Internet of Things) solutions by its subsidiary Yamaha Marine Systems Company, Inc. (YMSC). Yamaha expects to complete the purchase before the end of the year.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Becomes An International Conservation Effort

    POSTED 12/7/2021

    KENNESAW, Ga. – Dec. 7, 2021 - The Yamaha Rightwaters sustainability initiative expands overseas as Yamaha Motor Australia announces plans to build on the company’s commitment to marine conservation by forming a strategic alliance with clean technology start-up Seabin™, its first Yamaha Rightwaters initiative.

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Supports Effort to Restore Oysters in New York Harbor

    POSTED 11/22/2021

    Yamaha Rightwaters will support the Billion Oyster Project, a community science project that has repopulated 75 million juvenile oysters in New York Harbor, in their mission to restore one billion by 2035.

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    Bennington, Yamaha Donate Outboards to Nation’s Top High School Marine Training Program

    POSTED 10/27/2021

    Kennesaw, Ga. - Oct. 27, 2021 – Bennington Marine this month donated a T50 outboard and an F200 outboard to Impact Institute, a Yamaha Marine Technical School Partner (TSP) in Kendallville, Indiana. Yamaha matched the donation with a 4.2-liter F300 V6 outboard. Students will use the motors and a certified Yamaha curriculum to gain a comprehensive understanding of the brand’s outboard power systems and add value to Yamaha marine dealers around the country.  
     

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    Yamaha’s HARMO® Electric Outboard System Makes U.S. Debut at IBEX

    POSTED 9/28/2021

    KENNESAW, Ga., Sep. 28, 2021 –  Yamaha Marine introduced its HARMO electric outboard system to the U.S. market today during the 2021 International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference (IBEX®) in Tampa, Florida.
     
     

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    Yamaha is First Marine Outboard Manufacturer to Place Maintenance Certifications on Florida’s CAPE Funding List

    POSTED 9/22/2021

    KENNESAW, Ga. – Sept. 22, 2021 - The Florida Board of Education announced the post-secondary school Career and Professional Education (CAPE) funding list for the 2021/2022 academic year this August. That list now includes Yamaha Marine University’s Maintenance Certifications, a first among marine outboard manufacturers and a strong incentive for technical schools to offer Yamaha outboard training courses to students.

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Partner to Bring Trash Interceptor Concepts to Life

    POSTED 9/16/2021

    Kennesaw, Ga. - Sept. 16, 2021 – Yamaha Rightwaters™ joined forces with the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University – Florida State University® College of Engineering (FAMU®-FSU® College of Engineering) to study and prove a land-based trash interceptor concept. The device will assist in cleaning debris out of waterways before trash can reach the ocean.

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Launches Plastic Recycling Pilot Program

    POSTED 8/19/2021

    Topic at Kenai Classic Roundtable on Recreational Fishing

    Soldotna, Alaska – August 19, 2021 -  Working in conjunction with Nexus Fuels® of Atlanta, Ga., and Tommy Nobis Enterprises, of Marietta, Ga., Yamaha Rightwaters aims to return 10,000 pounds of Polyethylene and Polypropylene sheet plastics back into their base materials before the end of the calendar year. It will serve as a proof of concept for an envisioned national program intended to reduce plastic waste in the nation’s waterways.
     

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    New Yamaha Marine Precision Propeller Facility in Greenfield, Ind. Reaches Full Production Capacity

    POSTED 8/11/2021

    Greenfield, Ind. – August 11, 2021 – The new Yamaha Marine Precision Propeller (YPPI) facility in Greenfield, Ind. reached full production capacity this July. The advanced casting facility and foundry uses state-of-the-art robotics to significantly reduce lead times and increase production by more than 67 percent, allowing YPPI to deliver more than 100,000 propellers to customers annually.
     

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    YAMAHA MARINE UNVEILS MYYAMAHAOUTBOARDS

    POSTED 7/13/2021

    Kennesaw, Ga. – July 14, 2021 – This summer, Yamaha Marine introduces MyYamahaOutboards, a new mobile app and web portal that revolutionizes the ownership experience and helps enhance customer satisfaction of Yamaha outboards. MyYamahaOutboards puts essential product and dealer information at owners’ fingertips, including a complete maintenance history for each outboard they own.

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    YAMAHA OUTBOARD MAINTENANCE CERTIFICATION AVAILABLE TO MARINE TECHNICIANS THROUGH EXAM FACILITIES NATIONWIDE

    POSTED 6/18/2021

    Kennesaw, Ga. -  June 18, 2021 – Aspiring marine technicians can now become Yamaha-certified by completing and passing Yamaha Marine University™ Maintenance Certification Program (MCP) exams at designated locations nationwide. MCP offers technicians four distinct certifications covering Yamaha outboard products. Those include portable, midrange, inline (four-cylinder), and v-engine platforms.

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    YAMAHA RIGHTWATERS™ SUPPORTS DUCKS UNLIMITED® GULF COAST INITIATIVE

    POSTED 6/14/2021

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 14, 2021 – Yamaha Rightwaters is a new sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, a multi-year conservation initiative dedicated to rebuilding wetlands lost to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana and Texas. Through the Meraux Foundation Terracing Project in Louisiana and the Sargent Marsh Shoreline Protection Project in coastal Texas, Ducks Unlimited, Yamaha Rightwaters, and other supporters will restore designated seagrass and wetland habitats and contribute to climate mitigation through a combination of protecting buried carbon and sequestering atmospheric carbon at rates up to 530 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year across the two projects.

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    YAMAHA PRO ISH MONROE JOINS FORCES WITH KEEP THE TENNESSEE RIVER BEAUTIFUL, YOUTH VOLUNTEERS AND YAMAHA RIGHTWATERS™ TO CLEAN UP NICKAJACK LAKE

    POSTED 6/2/2021

    Nickajack Lake, Tenn. – June 2, 2021 –  Yamaha Pro Angler Ish Monroe teamed up with Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) and a group of young volunteers on June 1 to clean up Nickajack Lake. Led by KTNRB Executive Director Kathleen Gibi, the group pulled 2,119 pounds of trash from the shoreline near the Shellmound Campground boat ramp in Jasper, Tennessee.

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    YAMAHA RIGHTWATERS™ SUPPORTS CONSERVATION PROCLAMATION, RAISES AWARENESS FOR INVASIVE SPECIES

    POSTED 5/19/2021

    Kennesaw, Ga. – May 19, 2021 – Yamaha Rightwaters and other leading conservation groups kicked off National Invasive Species Awareness week by signing a National Conservation Proclamation highlighting the importance of invasive species awareness and recognizing May 15 as National Clean Drain Dry® Day.

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    YAMAHA RIGHTWATERS SUPPORTS CCA CLEANUP EVENT ON EARTH DAY

    POSTED 4/23/2021

    Washington D.C. – April 23, 2021 – Yamaha Rightwaters joined forces with the Coastal Conservation Association® (CCA®) in Maryland and Northern Virginia to celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up Fletcher’s Cove on the Potomac River. Volunteers met at Fletcher’s Boat House on a chilly morning to spend some time preserving and enjoying one of the more popular fishing spots on the Nation’s River. With help from the Friends of Fletcher Cove and the National Capital Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the group removed debris from the river and raised awareness for a renovation project in the Cove.

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    YAMAHA SUPPORTS SOUTH CAROLINA BOATING AND FISHING ALLIANCE

    POSTED 4/13/2021

    Kennesaw, Ga. – April 13, 2021 – Yamaha joined forces with more than 30 South Carolina-based boating and fishing tackle manufacturers and marine dealerships to help form the new South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance (SCBFA). The SCBFA is dedicated to the protection and growth of the state’s burgeoning boating and fishing industry, and Yamaha is a charter member.

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Powers Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Work Boat

    POSTED 8/11/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – August 11, 2020 – Yamaha Rightwaters joined forces with Anderson Marine to re-power Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful’s (KTNRB’s) 25-foot aluminum work boat with a V MAX SHO® 90 outboard. The organization, which works to preserve, improve and protect the 652-mile Tennessee River, will use the boat and outboard for cleanup missions during scheduled volunteer events going forward.
     

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    “Repower with Yamaha” Offers Customers Zero Down, Rates as Low as 3.99 Percent APR for up to 180 Months*

    POSTED 8/3/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – August 3, 2020 – The “Repower with Yamaha” offer from Yamaha Marine gives customers great incentives to purchase new Yamaha four-stroke outboards between Aug. 1, 2020, and Sept. 4, 2020.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Sponsors Dive during South Carolina Seven Expedition

    POSTED 6/29/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 29, 2020 – Yamaha Rightwaters™ will sponsor a blackwater dive in the Cooper River near Charleston on July 29 as part of the South Carolina Seven (SC7), a first-of-its-kind expedition across the Palmetto State showcasing its unique natural beauty while raising greater awareness of environmental threats (resulting from disastrous storms and flooding) to the most vulnerable areas of the state.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Sustainability Initiative Marks One-Year Anniversary

    POSTED 6/12/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 12, 2020 – Yamaha Rightwaters™ marks its one-year anniversary this week, a milestone that coincides with 2020 World Oceans Day® and Capitol Hill Ocean Week. Serving as the umbrella for all of Yamaha Marine’s sustainability projects, Yamaha Rightwaters champions environmental stewardship and supports marine habitat restoration, invasive species control and scientific research. The mission of the initiative is to improve the quality of boating and fishing waters, and ensure a healthy marine ecosystem for generations to come.
     

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    Yamaha’s CommandBlue™ Philosophy Guides New Marine Product Development

    POSTED 6/9/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 9, 2020 – Yamaha Marine today introduced CommandBlue™, a philosophy that represents the company’s commitment to move engineering development into the realm of the customer, ultimately delivering products that are easier to use and create greater satisfaction and confidence on the water.
     

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    Ben Speciale Earns Industry’s Highest Conservation Honor

    POSTED 5/18/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – May 18, 2020 – Yamaha Marine announced today that Ben Speciale, President of Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit, is the 2020 recipient of the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year award presented by the Center for Sportfishing Policy™. Established in 2012, the award honors extraordinary commitment to conservation by manufacturers.
     

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    Yamaha Marine’s “Spring Savings Sales Event” Adds Value through June 15

    POSTED 5/15/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – May 15, 2020 – Yamaha Marine announced today the “Spring Savings” outboard sales event. Valid from May 15, 2020, to June 15, 2020, the promotion provides consumers one of two sales incentives depending on the model purchased.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Applauds Frazier, Elliott and Davis for B.A.S.S. Conservation Director of the Year Recognitions

    POSTED 4/17/2020

    Birmingham, Ala. – April 17, 2020 –  On March 7, 2020, B.A.S.S.® made an unprecedented move to name three individuals, Bill Frazier, Barb Elliott and Jake Davis, Conservation Directors of the Year. Recognized for their outstanding service and leadership to their state, region or the B.A.S.S Nation, Fraizer, Elliott and Davis accepted the honors during the B.A.S.S. Conservation Summit Awards Banquet, sponsored by Yamaha Rightwaters, which took place in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Bassmaster Classic®.
     

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    Yamaha U.S. Manufacturing Subsidiaries Update Production Status Amid COVID-19 Situation

    POSTED 4/3/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – April 3, 2020 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.’s U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries gave production updates as each entity continues to work to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Actions to be taken by each subsidiary include furloughs, staff reductions, and in cases where regulations and conditions allow, a return to limited production to support essential businesses. All Yamaha U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries previously announced paused production on March 23, 2020.
     

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    Production to Pause at Yamaha U.S. Manufacturing Subsidiaries

    POSTED 3/23/2020

    Kennesaw, GA – March 23, 2020 – All of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.’s U.S.-based manufacturing subsidiaries have decided to pause production in response to the increase in COVID-19 infections nationwide.
     
     

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    Yamaha and Skeeter Provide SX230 Center Console Boat to Florida State University Coastal and Marine Lab

    POSTED 3/16/2020

    Birmingham, Ala. – March 16, 2020 – Yamaha Marine and Skeeter Boats provided a Skeeter SX230 center console boat powered by a Yamaha V MAX SHO® 250 outboard to the Florida State University (FSU) Coastal and Marine Laboratory at the fiftieth annual Bassmaster Classic®, March 8, 2020. The lab will use the boat, sponsored by the Yamaha Rightwaters initiative, to study the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on oyster habitats in the Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Names Duane Kuck 2020 Marine Industry Champion

    POSTED 2/14/2020

    Miami, Fla. – Feb. 14, 2020 – Duane Kuck, CEO, Regal Boats, became the first annual recipient of the Yamaha Marine Industry Champion award on Thurs., Feb. 13, during the 2020 Miami International Boat Show®. The award recognizes individuals who work tirelessly to protect, encourage and grow the marine industry. Kuck’s immediate and unwavering support of the relief efforts in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian and his advocacy efforts highlight his commitment to boating, fishing and communities that foster life on the water.
     

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    Yamaha Recognized for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

    POSTED 2/14/2020

    MIAMI, Fla., February 14, 2020 — At the Miami International Boat Show® today Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business accepted the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in five categories including Outboard Engine, WaveRunner® personal watercraft, and Jet Boat as well as Yamaha’s boat companies Skeeter® and G3® Boats. Yamaha has received this award for its Outboard Engine category every year since the award’s inception in 2001, an achievement no other outboard manufacturer can claim.

     

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    Yamaha Offers Incentive Coupons during 2020 Miami International Boat Show®

    POSTED 2/13/2020

    Miami, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2020 – Yamaha Marine is offering incentive coupons to qualified customers who take demo rides on boats equipped with Yamaha Helm Master® integrated boat control system or on boats powered by Yamaha V6 Offshore outboards during the 2020 Miami International Boat Show®. Outboards eligible for coupon redemption include new Yamaha F300, F250 and F225s in twin, triple or quad configuration. Helm Master demo coupons are also eligible for redemption with new Yamaha F150, F175 and F200 outboards in twin configurations.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Expands Technical School Partnership Program

    POSTED 2/7/2020

    Hot Springs, Ark. – Feb. 6, 2020 – Yamaha expanded its Technical School Partnership program in Ark. with the grand opening of National Park College’s (NPC) new Marine Technology building, Jan. 30. The 7,500-square-foot facility includes a classroom and workshop space for students to train with the latest marine technology.

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    Charleston Water Taxi Owners Specify Yamaha V8 XTO Offshore® Power for Daniel Island Ferry

    POSTED 1/29/2020

    Charleston, S.C. – Jan. 29, 2020 – Charleston Water Taxi Co-Owner Chip Deaton, who logged between 6,800 and 10,000 trouble-free hours* with Yamaha F150 and F200 outboards, has decided on Yamaha V8 XTO Offshore outboards for the 40-passenger Daniel Island Ferry. The Yamaha-powered catamaran, “Indigo,” offers daily service from Daniel Island to Charleston’s downtown Waterfront Park.
     

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    Special Notice: Yamaha Financial Services FAQ

    POSTED 1/24/2020

    On January 11, 2020, Yamaha Financial Services transferred several thousand accounts from Synchrony Financial to a new Servicer, Vervant. During the data transfer process, incorrect account numbers were communicated to the customers in their welcome letter. Payment information is still being transferred, reviewed and validated. Our team is working diligently on manually updating these details to ensure accuracy; however, this process is taking longer than initially anticipated.

    We apologize for the delayed service. Please be assured that no late charges will be assessed, and no adverse credit reporting will occur until these issues are resolved.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Kicks Off New Year with “Reliable Choice” Sales Event

    POSTED 1/2/2020

    KENNESAW, Ga., Jan. 2, 2020 — For a limited time, Yamaha Marine’s “Reliable Choice” sales event, which launched today, allows customers who purchase eligible, new Yamaha four-stroke outboards in the 2.5- to 300-horsepower range the choice of either a dealer credit of up to $1,500 based on MSRP, or the opportunity to add two years of Yamaha Extended Service (Y.E.S.) to their three-year Yamaha Limited Warranty for a total of five years of coverage at no additional cost.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Announces Unprecedented Payout Amounts for Power Pay Contingency Program

    POSTED 10/29/2019

    KENNESAW, Ga. - Oct. 29, 2019 — On the heels of launching Yamaha Power Pay, the first contingency program for Yamaha-powered anglers, Yamaha Marine announced today unprecedented cash bonus opportunities for anglers competing in B.A.S.S.® tournaments.
     

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    Yamaha’s New Power Pay Program Rewards Anglers for Tournament Placement

    POSTED 10/22/2019

    KENNESAW, Ga. -  Oct. 22, 2019 — Yamaha Marine today announced a new contingency program that provides a cash bonus to Yamaha anglers who place in sanctioned salt and freshwater tournaments. The new program, Power Pay, yamahapowerpay.com, gives anglers not currently under a supported contract with Yamaha, or its subsidiaries, the opportunity to receive compensation for running eligible Yamaha outboards.
     

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    U.S. Department of Commerce Honors Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers Inc. for Investment in the State of Indiana

    POSTED 10/17/2019

    Indianapolis, Ind. – Oct. 17, 2019 – Ian Steff, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, presented Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers Incorporated (YPPI) with a certificate of appreciation today honoring the company’s investment in the state of Indiana. The certificate recognizes YPPI as an international company making a significant contribution to the state’s economy.
     

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    Yamaha Marine Announces “Why Wait for Spring” Sales Event

    POSTED 10/2/2019

    KENNESAW, Ga.  – Oct. 2, 2019 – Yamaha Marine’s “Why Wait for Spring” sales event gives customers a great way to add even more value to new, eligible Yamaha four-stroke outboard purchases from Oct. 1, 2019, through Nov. 26, 2019.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Sponsors Bobby Lane Kids Fishing and Conservation Clinic

    POSTED 7/24/2019

    Yamaha Marine’s New Sustainability Initiative Hosts Plastic Bottle Cleanup

    LAKE WALES, Fla., July 24, 2019 – Yamaha Rightwaters™, Yamaha Marine’s national sustainability initiative, sponsored Yamaha Pro Angler Bobby Lane’s “Kids Fishing and Conservation Clinic” at Camp Mack in Lake Wales, Fla., July 13. During the event, Yamaha Rightwaters representatives led a plastic bottle cleanup campaign and attendees collected more than 1,000 plastic bottles, which a local Boy Scouts of America troop sent off for recycling.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Supports NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

    POSTED 7/22/2019

    F300s to Power Research Vessel During 2019 Season

    KENNESAW, Ga., July 22, 2019 – Yamaha Marine recently donated two F300 outboards to Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, which will power the group’s research vessel Shark Cat during expeditions in the 2019 season. Support for the national marine sanctuary is an activity of Yamaha Rightwaters™, a sustainability program that encompasses all of Yamaha Marine’s conservation and water quality efforts.

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    Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc., Breaks Ground on New Greenfield Facility

    POSTED 7/8/2019

    GREENFIELD, In., July 8, 2019 -  Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers (YPPI), Inc. broke ground today on a new 54,000 square foot manufacturing facility on five of 28 acres in Greenfield, Ind. The company’s expansion is slated to add 30 new jobs and increase total manufacturing output by 67 percent. 

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    Yamaha Marine Working with Clearwater Mills to Prevent Marine Pollution

    POSTED 6/27/2019

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 27, 2019 -- Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit and Clearwater Mills, L.L.C. of Pasadena, Md., agreed today to jointly design a device for removing plastics and other floating debris from coastal stormwater systems. Yamaha plans to deploy the device as part of its Yamaha Rightwaters™ sustainability campaign, a national program focused on water, which includes conservation, habitat restoration and projects to reduce marine debris.
     

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    Yamaha Rightwaters™ Sustainability Initiative Bows on World Oceans Day

    POSTED 6/14/2019

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 14, 2019 – Yamaha Marine officially launched Yamaha Rightwaters on World Oceans Day last Saturday with a public service project that targeted the Georgia coast and collected 2.3 tons of debris. The local effort is just the beginning of a far-reaching national sustainability program for the Georgia-based Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit. 
     

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