Yamaha’s Helm Master Takes Guesswork, Stress Out of Docking

Seasoned boaters know all too well the nuances of maneuvering a big boat in tight spaces. Running longer distances, handling big waves, and more room and storage for gear and passengers are advantages of a big boat. What’s not so great about boats powered by multiple outboards is when it comes time to return to the dock. Maneuvering the big boat into tight spaces, and into waves and current, takes years of experience. Unless you are a seasoned boat captain that is not an option, at least for the average boater.

Yamaha Marine Receives 2017 Silver Star of Excellence

From American Technical Education Association and the National Technical Honor Society® for Contributions to Technical Education RECOGNIZED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MOTORCYCLE AND MARINE SERVICE PROGRAM AT THE TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (TCAT) CHATTANOOGA

Yamaha Recognized Again for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

AWARD MARKS COMPANY\’S SIXTEENTH CONSECUTIVE IN 2017 Yamaha Marine Group announced today from the Miami International Boat Show® that the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) has again recognized Yamaha with a CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in the Outboard Engine category. This year’s award is the sixteenth consecutive, an achievement no other outboard manufacturer can claim.

Winterization Tips from Yamaha Outboards

Every hardcore angler wants to go fishing at the first sign of warm weather in spring. The last thing any fisherman wants is cutting a trip short because of mechanical problems with an outboard engine.

T.L.C. Keeps Boats New

Have you ever pondered the question, “How can some relatively new boats appear so old while so many older boats look like new?”

Repower and upgrade with these five considerations

When it comes time to repower your boat there is much more to consider than installing a new outboard engine. Considering digital and electronic systems as part of the upgrade is a wise move.

Understanding How Marine Electrical Systems Work

  Understanding How Marine Electrical Systems Work   The electrical system on your boat is the power behind the power. Without it, the outboards won’t start, the pumps won’t pump, the lights won’t illuminate and the navigational electronics show only black screen. Many boat owners don’t have a basic knowledge of the electrical system on […]

Freshwater Flushing Adds Years to the Life of an Outboard

  Freshwater Flushing Adds Years to the Life of an Outboard   Most of us take good care of our marine equipment. We wash and wax our boats and outboards, change the oil and oil filter regularly, and replace the fuel filters, but what about your outboard’s cooling system. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked in […]

Maintenance Matters

  Maintenance Matters by Ted Lund Regular maintenance is critical for the continued proper operation of any engine — outboard, inboard, or otherwise. Add in the fact that an outboard operates under some of the harshest environmental conditions imaginable, and maintenance becomes even more critical. High load, high-RPM operation, extreme temperatures, high moisture, and periods […]

GameOver: Yamaha Tops in Dependability

  GameOver: Yamaha Tops in Dependability by Ted Lund After more than 3,200 hours and 50,600 miles on his triple Yamaha 225 four-strokes, nothing says dependability like taking home first place and $25,000 in cash and prizes during the Ed Dwyer’s Otherside Invitational out of Port Canaveral.  That’s exactly the statement that Orlando-based angler Gary […]