Subjects: Leisure boats, Boating
Yamaha Motor to Begin Pre-orders of Next-Generation Boat Maneuvering System HARMO in Europe - More comfortable, smart package boat with electric motor quietness -
IWATA, September 15, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that European pre-orders for spring 2022 have begun for HARMO - featuring a new boat-maneuvering technique integrated with an electric propulsion unit and steering control system. This latest arrival will be available for viewing at the Genoa International Boat Show (September 16-21) to be held in Genoa, Italy.
Yamaha Motor Invests in US startup Siren Marine - Smart boat tech for “connected boats” by bringing IoT to the marine industry -
IWATA, March 22, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it made an investment to Siren Marine, Inc. (Siren Marine), a company that has smart boat technology in the United States and provides innovative connected boat solutions to the marine industry.
Siren Marine is a company using smart boat technology in order to provide a greater "peace of mind" to customers who
Yamaha Motor Assists in Marine Plastic Survey
IWATA, December 11, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced today that it will participate as a survey support partner in the "Scientific Survey of Marine Plastic Pollution" being run by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC).
Held in conjunction with the 2019-2020 Japan-Palau Goodwill Yacht Race (hosted by the Kanagawa Prefecture Sailing Federation
Yamaha Motor Opens Orders for YAMAHA 470 CPH - Launch of Newly-Developed International 470 Class Yacht Model -
IWATA, May 8, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) today announced the development of the YAMAHA 470 CPH new model of international 470 class yacht, with orders being accepted from May 30, 2019.
Designed in France in 1963, the 470 class is a compact two-person racing yacht. Internationally, the class features in the Sailing World Cup, contested by the world’s elite sailors, and in Ja
Yamaha Motor and Fujitsu Begin IoT-based Field Trial to Improve Sailing Performance for 470 Class Events
Tokyo and Iwata, Japan, March 11, 2019 – Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., and Fujitsu Limited today announced that they will conduct an IoT-based field trial to improve the performance of the 470 (Four-Seventy), a type of small dinghy used in sailing competitions. The trial will commence from March 13 through April 30, 2019, on Lake Hamana in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
In this field trial, the compa
Yamaha Motor F425A Wins U.S. Innovation Award - Sixth Accolade in Total After F25G in 2017 -
IWATA, October 5, 2018 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that its F425A 4-stroke outboard motor (at 425 horsepower, the most powerful in the Yamaha lineup) has been honored with the IBEX® Innovation Award. Presented during the IBEX® (International Boat Builders’ Exhibition & Conference) international marine trade show held in Tampa, Florida from October 2 to 4, 2018, this award is ju
Yamaha Motor Launches F425A/FL425A Outboard Motor in North America - Highest-Output Model Meets Growing Demand for Large Outboards -
IWATA, May 23, 2018 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced today that it will launch the new F425A/FL425A* 425 horsepower outboard motor in North America in summer 2018.
The highest-output model in the lineup, the F/FL425A is powered by a newly-developed 4-stroke 5,559cm3 V8 engine which delivers a maximum of 425 horsepower. This power unit features the first application in a 4
Yamaha's Marine Business-Growing as a System Supplier -Yamaha Motor Monthly Newsletter（Sep.15, 2017 No.57)-
In 1960, Yamaha Motor followed on its success with motorcycles by entering the marine industry, and began manufacturing and selling FRP (fiber-reinforced plastic) motorboats and outboard motors. By developing a diverse line of products backed by tireless marketing efforts, Yamaha rose to become Japan’s leading comprehensive manufacturer of marine products.
On the global market as well, the out
Yamaha Motor Acquires Two Boat Peripheral Device Manufacturers and Establishes New Company - Moving to Establish a Comprehensive Marine Business and Pursuing Growth Strategies -
IWATA, July 19, 2017 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced that it has acquired the businesses of two U.S. companies, rotational molding manufacturer Kracor, Inc., and trim tab specialist Bennett Marine, Inc. Kracor manufactures and sells plastic products such as boat fuel tanks, while Bennett Marine manufactures and sells products such as trim tabs, which control the position of boats w
Yamaha Motor Produces One-Millionth Motorcycle in the Philippines - Achieved in Ninth Year of Full-Scale Operation -
IWATA, December 1, 2016 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that local Group company Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. (hereafter “YMPH”) has produced its one-millionth motorcycle today since the company’s establishment. To mark this event, the Batangas Province-based YMPH held a memorial ceremony attended by Katsuhito Yamaji, Senior Executive Officer and General Manager Manufactur
Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Fukuoka
Building towards the America’s Cup - hosted in Japan for the first time ever - the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Fukuoka was successfully concluded over two days, on November 19 and 20.
Softbank Team Japan, which is supported by Yamaha Motor, recorded results of 5-1-6-5-6-2 in the six races contested over two days between the six teams, for an overall result of 61 points and fifth pl
Yamaha Motor Releases New 2017 TMAX for Europe
- Enhancements Including YCC-T (Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle) Deliver Greater Riding Quality -
Consolidated Business Results Summary - First Nine Months of Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2016 -
IWATA, November 2, 2016 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announces consolidated business results for the first nine months.
Net sales for Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.'s consolidated accounting period for the first nine months of the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016 were 1,132.8 billion yen, (a decrease of 93.4 billion yen or 7.6% compared with the same period the previous fiscal year), a
Yamaha Motor Achieves Production of One Millionth Yamaha Performance Damper Yamaha Motor Achieves Production of One Millionth Yamaha Performance Damper
IWATA, November 1, 2016 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced that it has today achieved production of its one millionth “Yamaha Performance Damper” anti-vibration damper for automobiles since manufacturing began in 2004. A ceremony to mark this milestone was held at the Numazu Factory of Yamaha Motor Hydraulic System Co., Ltd., a subsidiary manufacturing products such as shock absorber
Yamaha Motor Wins First “German Design Award” International Design Competition — Flagship YZF-R1 Captures Fourth Design Accolade —
IWATA, October 24, 2016—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that its flagship supersport YZF-R1 model has been selected as the winner of the transportation category of the “German Design Award” competition. This achievement represents Yamaha Motor’s first nomination for this Award, and was selected as a first-time category winner from among over 4,000 entries.
Yamaha Motor Releases New 2017 XMAX300 for Europe - Lightweight Scooter with Motorcycle Front Forks and New Engine -
IWATA, October 19, 2016—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that the new model XMAX 300 - a scooter designed with a new body that achieves a fine harmony between fun riding and practical use - is to be released in Europe from March 2017. The XMAX 300 represents a model change from the current XMAX 250 sold in Europe, and is not only destined for European markets, but is planned to
Compatible with Advanced Robotics Automation Platform Yamaha Motor Launches New Single-axis Robot Series AC Servo Motor GX Series and Stepping Motor YLE Series
IWATA, October 17, 2016—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it will launch new single-axis robot products from December 1, 2016. Both compatible with the newly-developed “Advanced Robotics Automation Platform” integrated control robot system, the GX series features AC servo motor, and the YLE series is a stepping motor type.
The AC servo motor GX series now includ
Yamaha Motor Launches New Full Model Change SCARA Robot YKX Series Compatible with Advanced Robotics Automation Platform
IWATA, October 17, 2016—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it will launch the new YKX series of SCARA robots from December 1, 2016, which is compatible with the newly-developed “Advanced Robotics Automation Platform” integrated control robot system.
With this full model change, the YKX series has achieved even higher rigidity and high-speed motion through drive system upg
Built-in Image Processing Capability, Compatible with Advanced Robotics Automation Platform Yamaha Motor Launches YFAEYE Robot Camera Easy Set-up with Enhanced Auto-adjust Functions, Integrated Image Processing in One Unit
IWATA, October 17, 2016—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announces the December 1, 2016 launch of the YFAEYE camera with built-in image processing capability designed for item identification and recognition on an automated production line.
The introduction of the YFAEYE marks the beginning of Yamaha Motor’s entry into the machine vision sector.
The YFAEYE is a camera with built-in image
Compatible with Advanced Robotics Automation Platform Yamaha Motor Launches New LCM-X Linear Conveyor Module Improved Space Efficiency, Conveyance Accuracy, and Acceleration/Deceleration Performance
IWATA, October 17, 2016 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it will launch the new LCM-X linear conveyor module from December 1, 2016, which is compatible with the newly-developed “Advanced Robotics Automation Platform”integrated control robot system. The LCM-X boasts space efficiency significantly higher than previous Yamaha Motor models*, and with significantly higher con