Consumers are demanding increasing sophistication from the boats they buy, reflecting the conveniences and advances they have come to expect in modern automobiles. Marine technology companies are responding, developing smarter and more sophisticated electronics, cleaner, quieter and more powerful engines, and pod drives and joystick systems.
The new wake speakers are the first to feature five-color LED lighting.
The two partnered to bring a program to Fort Myers Technical College.
Net sales for the marine business unit were down almost 11 percent.
The outboard manufacturer’s program creates a student-to-technician pipeline for Yamaha dealers and provides technical schools with instructor-led courses and tools.
The Virginian-Pilot released the list last week.
Yamaha confirmed its commitment to workforce development during a visit from U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt.