Boating industry representatives testify at EPA hearing on year-round E15 sales

E15-Sales-20190401Last Friday, EPA held a public field hearing on its proposed rule to lift the restriction on summertime sales of gasoline with 15 percent.... Click here to read more

Yamaha F150 Stalling At The Dock

Yamaha-F150A technician and I were working on a fairly new F150 engine that was tied to the dock, and no matter what we did, we could not stop this engine from stalling. Click here to read more

Maintenance: Infrequently Used Motors

InHouse-ServiceWe all know how important it is to care for an outboard motor after use to ensure a long, reliable, and enjoyable experience...Click here to read more

Yamaha Outboard Motors Fit In Your Boat

V8Boats are just a floating vessel until you invest enough amount in Yamaha outboard motors. There is a wide range... Click here to read more

Yamaha Outboards - Reliability and Innovation

helm-masterThere have been great changes in the world of outboard motors since last fifty years, all thanks to technology. The development of computers... Click here to read more

Ethanol Effects


What are the effects of Ethanol? After using the boat for two years using fuel with ethanol, the cost savings was destroyed by the repairs required. Click here to read more

9 Yamaha Outboard Maintenance Tips You Cannot Afford to Miss

Boating-Season-Maintenance-TipsWant to learn ways to avoid costly repairs? Click here to read more

Service Department 

Metrics For  Maximum Profit

It’s always such an honor to be included in online and offline publications. We recently were just included in an article from Boating Industry titled ‘Utilizing service department metrics for maximum profit’. Click here to read more 

Millionaires Club

snapper2Have you ever wondered how the situation with Gulf red snapper became such a mess or why millions of anglers are limited to just one weekend a year for red snapper fishing? Well, a recent piece of investigative journalism found that catch shares are a huge part of the problem. Click here to read more

Hurricane Planning

Preparing in advance is important for Mother Nature events such as tornadoes, snow storms, mud slides, volcano eruptions, hurricanes, and others...Click here to read more  

Cocoplum Living Article

2016-05-26-Coco-plum-living-mag-article-MayFor this issue of Cocoplum Living we are featuring an interview with one of our sponsors Eric Raistrick, President and Founder of Eric’s Outboard Marine Service, Inc. He started out as a Mobile Marine Mechanic way back in 1986, and over the last 30 years...Click here to read more

3 tips to Maintain Yamaha Outboard Parts from Algae Bloom

algae-bloom-1Along with concerns for humans, water and beaches, the bloom has affected boat maintenance and requires diligence from boaters wishing to protect their vessel and its Yamaha outboard parts. Click here to read more