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Participation in the 42nd Tokyo International Boat Show

January 30, 2003

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (YMC) will mount a booth at the 42nd Tokyo International Boat Show to be held from Feb. 8 to 11 at the Tokyo Big Sight (Koto Ward, Tokyo).
The products to be displayed range widely, from product hardware centering around new 2003 model boats, the new environment-friendly personal watercraft with cleaner emissions and the marine engine line, to introductions of software aspects of YMC’s business such as promotional and educational activities.
The theme of this year’s booth will be “The Sea - One-of-a-kind Weekends” and it is designed to convey the joys of marine leisure in its many forms.
At this year’s boat show the Yamaha booth features special contents aimed at helping children and their teachers find enjoyable ways to deepen their appreciation of marine leisure.

Yamaha Booth

Outline of the Yamaha Booth


“The Sea - One-of-a-kind Weekends”

Booth contents

FRP boats:


Aluminum boats:


Personal watercraft:


Outboard motors:

8 (4 each of 2- and 4-strokes)


1 (at sailboat display area)


marine accessories, marine related software, etc.

Yamaha Booth Contents


CR-33, CR-28Twin EX, Belfino, YF-23, YF-21, UF-26CC, UF-21CC, Cobia 250WA (New), Quintrex 475 Topender (New), AG-21, CARVER 360 SPORT SEDAN


The Yamaha boats displayed seek to appeal to a wide range of visitors, beginning with entry-level and novice boaters, including the popular fishing boat “YF-23” released in the autumn of last year, the “CR-33” with its unique classic styling design to offer relaxed boating.


Personal Watercraft

MJ-FX140 CRUISER (New), MJ-FX140, MJ-GP1300R (New), MJ-XLT1200, MJ-SJ700


The personal watercraft section will focus primarily on environment-friendly models like the world’s first 4-stroke powered PWC, the “MJ-FX140” released in last year, and a cruising version of the same model, the “MJ-FX140CR,” as well as the electronic fuel-injection equipped 2-stroke “MJ-GP1300R.”


Outboard Motors

4-strokes: F225A, F200A, F115A, F60A
2-strokes (Z Series): Z240 (New), Z175, Z150, VZ200 (New)


On display here will be four models from Yamaha’s full 4-stroke lineup and four models from 2-stroke models featuring Yamaha’s HPDI (High Pressure Direct Injection). All eight of these models on display boast an outstanding combination of performance and environment-friendliness.





In the boat show’s sailboat corner, Yamaha will display this 26-ft. sailing cruiser designed and equipped for easier sailing with a small crew.



Boat License School, SRV Rental Boat Club, etc.


Counters have been prepared for getting out various types of information. In these corners visitors can get register for a boat license course or renew their license, join Yamaha’s boat rental club as well as accessing all kinds of information about things like used boats, berthing facilities and events.


Y’s Gear Corner

Boat accessories, PWC accessories, navigational equipment, marine
sporting goods, fishing gear, etc.


Many types of marine accessories are on display. One item of special interest to many boaters is the full line of “Life Raft Jackets” designed to meet the recent needs for full-time lifejacket wearing.


Other Features

Other attractions the whole family can enjoy include a video game machines that gives you a virtual experience of the boat fishing and a Glasstron movie that lets you experience the excitement of PWC riding.
A corner has also been set up for the Japan Marine Sports Promotion Foundation, which YMC supports, to introduce many interesting contents of the “Waterside Activities” program which aims to provide children and educators with enjoyable ways to learn about the fun of marine leisure.

Press Briefing


February 8 (Sat.) 10:20 to 10:40 A.M.


In the Yamaha Booth

Speakers will include YMC President Toru Hasegawa


About the 42nd Tokyo International Boat Show


Feb. 8 (Sat.) ~11 (Tue. and holiday), 2003


Tokyo Big Sight (East Hall 1~3)
3-21-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo-to


Feb. 8 -11:00~17:00
Feb. 9~11 -10:00~17:00 (Press hour begins at 9:20 A.M.)


1,000 yen for people high school age and over
(free for middle school and under)

A scene from the 2002 Tokyo International Boat Show

A scene from the 2002 Tokyo International Boat Show

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