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.
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 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 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 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 […]
REPOWERING WITH NEWER OUTBOARDS OFTEN IMPROVES SPEED AND EFFICIENCY There are a lot of benefits to repowering your boat, and the benefits are greater with the arrival of new-generation outboards. Take, for example, a Grady-White® 330 Express. Let’s say you purchased one a few years ago with a pair of 3.3-liter Yamaha F250s. […]