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, …
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Yamaha offers new four-stroke sales promotion

Yamaha Marine Group announced Monday 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. “This promotion offers great built-in value with the purchase of our most popular four-stroke outboard …
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Yamaha Praises Congressman for Co-sponsoring Gulf Red Snapper Reform Bill

KILGORE, Texas– Yamaha Marine Group today praised U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) 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. “We are extremely thankful […]
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Yamaha Marine Group adds regional marketing coordinator

Yamaha Marine Group announced Tuesday the appointment of Connor Megan as regional marketing coordinator for the marine marketing department. In his new role, Megan will support David Ittner, Tournament and Pro Staff Manager, with marketing’s freshwater and saltwater tournament and sponsorship programs. “We are excited to welcome Connor to the group,” said Ittner. “His lifelong […]
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Yamaha Marine announces fourth video in “Fishing with Helm Master”

MIAMI – Yamaha Marine Group announced today from the Miami International Boat Show the release of “Fishing on Structure” – the fourth short video in the new “Fishing with Helm Master” series that portrays the many real-world fishing applications and maneuvering capabilities of Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system. In the latest video, […]
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Yamaha offers “The Great V8” promotion to consumers

KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Marine Group announced today “The Great V8” Sales Event*, a new promotion that offers consumers a way to build in additional value to the purchase of new V8 Yamaha 350-horsepower, four-stroke outboards. “‘The Great V8’ Sales Event is perfect for customers looking for big offshore power,” said Dale Barnes, division manager, […]
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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 […]
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Yamaha launches ‘Fishing with Helm Master’ video series

Yamaha Marine Group announced today the introduction of a new series of videos – “Fishing with Helm Master” – that portrays the many real-world fishing applications and maneuvering capabilities of Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system. In the first video, “Catching Bait on Structure,” Yamaha Saltwater Pro and Captain George Mitchell demonstrates how […]
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Yamaha Marine Group supports Striped Bass American Heritage Act

WASHINGTON – Yamaha Marine Group announced today its support of Congressman Tom MacArthur’s (R-NJ) Striped Bass American Heritage Act, which would designate this iconic species as the “National Fish” of the United States. Just as the bald eagle is the avian symbol of the U.S., the striped bass is a uniquely American fish that has been […]
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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, […]
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