Engines from Mercury, Yamaha, Volvo Penta and others that are mentioned in this month’s propulsion roundup are equipped with some form of technology that increases mid-range performance and acceleration. One of those technologies is variable valve timing. So what is VVT?
Yamaha makes outboard engines, personal watercraft, boats and accessories for the recreational marine industry.
Yamaha Marine Group named Austin Roebuck as marine government relations coordinator.
Yamaha Marine Group said bass anglers Terry Scroggins, Grant Goldbeck, Kenyon Hill and Michael Simonton joined the 2014 Yamaha Pro Team.
Yamaha Marine Group said today that it added the F175 outboard to its group of inline four-cylinder engines and launched a new series of high-performance aluminum propellers for its mid-range outboards.
Yamaha Marine Group announced the “Reliable Choice Sales Event,” a new promotion for buyers in the first quarter. “The ‘Reliable Choice Sales Event’ is the perfect way to start the 2014 boat show season,” Yamaha Marine Group marketing division manager Dale Barnes said in a statement. “The value added through this promotion is substantial, giving…more
Yamaha Marine Group announced the appointment of Scott Higgins as regional sales manager for the Midwest division and Ben Mallett as manager of outboard operations and the business planning departments.
Yamaha WaterCraft, a division of Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A., launched redesigned and updated mobile applications for iOS and Android platforms. The Yamaha WaterCraft app was named best in the marine industry by the Marine Marketers Association. The app allows users to see all of the latest WaveRunner and boat models, including specifications, photos, videos, feature…more
The Yamaha Marine Group announced a promotion as the holiday and boat show seasons approach. The “Why Wait for Spring?” promotion gives consumers an opportunity to receive three years of Yamaha limited-warranty coverage, along with the additional protection of a three-year Yamaha Extended Service contract on eligible 2.5- through 350-hp four-stroke outboard models at no…more
B.A.S.S. and the Yamaha Marine Group signed an agreement under which Yamaha will continue to sponsor Bassmaster events through 2016. Yamaha is an official premier engine sponsor of all B.A.S.S.-owned events, which include the Bassmaster Elite Series, Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series, Carhartt Bassmaster College Series and the grass-roots B.A.S.S. Nation regional tournaments. Also…more
Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk led wire-to-wire in the Bassmaster Elite St. Lawrence River Showdown tournament last weekend in Waddington, N.Y., to win with a four-day total of 88 pounds, 12 ounces. The victory carries not only a $100,000 first prize, but also a guaranteed berth in the 2014 Bassmaster Classic world championship. The tournament was…more