Yamaha Test-Drive

Checking out the latest engines in Sanibel

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Yamaha hosted a test-drive event in Sanibel Island, Florida, where attendees could air out the engines on a variety of different boats.
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The Big Top "Test Drive" tent is where the fun went down.
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Pursuit craft at the dock ready to go full throttle.
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Mid-size craft such as this Scout powered by Yamaha 200 HP handled superbly.
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Even skiffs like the Ranger powered by Yamaha 75 HP had serious power and stability at high speeds.
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The vessel Ocean, also powered by Yamahas, from National Geographic show "Shark Men". The Shark Men were the guests of honor.
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Denny Wagner, engineer of the Ocean, shows off the hooks needed to bring one-ton great white sharks into the boat for scientific research.
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Chris Fischer, expedition leader, at the helm of the Ocean.
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The crew of the Ocean and Yamaha enjoying some time on deck.
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The Ocean's Safe Boat outfitted with 115 HP Yamahas gets the crew out of precarious situations when needed…
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Such as picking up rope-jumpers when they land in the water!
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Denny Wagner shows off the tight turning radius of the Safe Boat with twin Yamaha 115's on the back.
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The crew of the Ocean and Yamaha enjoying some frosty beverages and good times.
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The Boca Grande Tarpon circus. Tarpon stack up big time, but so do the boats.
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Team Yamaha hooked up with a silver king!
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Again!
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Tournament angler Shaya holds tight to a tarpon.
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Can you spot the tarpon in this picture?